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2014-04-11 12:25:21

DUBLIN, Apr. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w8fmz6/smart_factory ) has announced the addition of the "Smart Factory Market - Global Forecast & Analysis to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Smart factory concept is an emerging trend in the manufacturing world. It is a new dimension of multi-scale manufacturing by using the state-of-the-art ubiquitous/pervasive computing...

2014-03-20 12:21:18

Project to focus on next-generation cooling systems for Lithium-ion battery packs that will help save consumers money at the pump OBERHAUSEN, Germany, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls and Fraunhofer Gesellschaft have signed a collaboration agreement to develop the next generation of more energy efficient, cost effective cooling systems for vehicle batteries. The collaboration pairs the world's leading automotive battery supplier with Europe's largest organization for...

Preserving Independent Living
2014-02-12 20:10:43

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Single seniors lead a risky life: after a fall, they often lie on the floor several hours before their awkward predicament is discovered. A sensor system detects these emergency situations automatically and sends an emergency signal. Mr. S. is visually impaired and dependent on a cane since suffering a stroke. Nevertheless, as a 70-yr old living alone, he would rather not move into a care home. Most older people harbor this wish. They want to stay in their own...

2014-02-06 12:29:55

CAMBRIDGE, England, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The FLASHED (Flexible Large Area Sensors for Highly Enhanced Displays) consortium was formed to develop a large area (A3 size) pressure sensitive display. The development timeframe is 36 months and the goal is to produce a demonstration piece. Cambridge (UK) based Plastic Logic's participation was sought due to its wealth of experience in the development and industrialisation of flexible organic thin film transistor (OTFT)...

2014-02-04 20:21:58

DUBLIN, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/92jw2z/smart_factory) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis on the International Smart Factory Market - Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/92jw2z/smart_factory ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Smart factory concept is an emerging trend in the manufacturing world....

2014-02-03 08:33:51

LONDON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Energy Harvesting and Storage for Electronic Devices 2014-2024: Forecasts, Technologies, Players Energy harvesting is the process by which ambient energy is captured and converted into electricity for small autonomous devices, such as satellites, laptops and nodes in sensor networks making them self-sufficient. Although energy harvesting applications reach from vehicles to the smart grid,...

2014-01-14 08:36:37

EVG®850TB/DB product order follows multi-year process development cooperation in thin-wafer applications for PowerMOS and Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) devices ST. FLORIAN, Austria, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today announced that the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicon Technology (ISIT) has purchased an EVG(®)850TB/DB fully automated...

2014-01-06 04:22:36

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, and Fraunhofer IIS, a leader in the innovation of audio codec technology, today announced that Cadence has licensed the full suite of MPEG AAC codecs from Fraunhofer IIS for use with the Tensilica(®) HiFi DSP. Cadence plans to use the products to enhance the library of over 100 audio/voice software packages optimized for the HiFi DSP family. New...

2013-10-07 16:25:21

NEWARK, Del., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- iBio, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IBIO), a biotechnology company focused on commercializing its proprietary transformative recombinant platform technology for development and production of biologics using transient gene expression in unmodified green plants, today confirmed, as required by Section 610(b) of the NYSE MKT Company Guide, the receipt of an audit opinion for its year ended June 30, 2013, containing a going concern qualification. This...

2013-09-16 08:23:38

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fraunhofer USA is proud to announce that its research center, the Fraunhofer Center for Coatings and Laser Applications (CCL) and its research partner, Michigan State University (MSU), are celebrating their 10th year of collaboration. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091013/DE91693LOGO ) CCL focuses its research on laser materials processing, and diamond materials and coatings. Its business is based on strong industry...