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2014-03-25 08:37:16

Liaison Will Expand Contactless Communication Choices for SD Memory Card Users SAN RAMON, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The SD Association (SDA), a global ecosystem of companies setting industry-leading memory card standards, and TransferJet Consortium, the international group developing industrial standards of close proximity, high-speed data transmission wireless technology, today announced an agreement to collaborate and enable fast and contactless transfer of very large...

2011-03-04 16:17:00

ELGIN, Ill., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- You probably never heard of an electrical connector, but behind the scenes, it's doing amazing things - providing ignition on a rocket, helping to get winery grapes harvested on time, and providing the power to light up the Mardi Gras parade. So when your job entails ensuring that your $1.3 million dollar Mardi Gras float lights up in the nighttime parade - when you only have the one opportunity to shine - your electrical connectors are, to say...

2008-07-22 06:00:18

Sony and 14 other consumer electronics companies have formed a consortium to promote and develop specifications for products using new interoperable wireless transfer technology called TransferJet that enables a high-speed data transmission rate of 560Mbps and eliminates the need for complex setup and operation. The consortium will develop specifications and guidelines on a broad range of products and services that incorporate TransferJet technology. It will also work on interoperability...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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