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2010-05-24 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced the Industry's fastest 12-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC). At 3.6 Giga-samples per second (GSPS), the ADC12D1800 is 3.6 times faster than any other available 12-bit device.

2010-04-26 13:09:00

CHICAGO, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Compliance11(TM), Inc. today announced that its 2010 Spring Release went live today.

2010-04-12 09:00:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Phitek Systems Limited, the global leader in electro-acoustic technologies, announced today that it has selected semiconductor heavyweight STMicroelectronics (ST) as strategic partner in the design and supply of next-generation ANR(TM) Controllers. ANR(TM) Controllers connect to Phitek's ANR(TM) electro-acoustic capsules to provide a complete and best-in-class active noise cancellation solution for use in audio accessory products such as...

2010-04-09 09:00:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Phitek Systems Limited, a global leader in electro-acoustic technologies, announced today that its Sound Stage Enhancement and Parametric EQ is now available through the CSR eXtension Partner Program.

2010-04-02 12:16:02

A new technique for revealing images of hidden objects may one day allow pilots to peer through fog and doctors to see more precisely into the human body without surgery.

2010-03-02 07:00:00

CAMPBELL, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Adaptive Sound Technologies, Inc. (ASTI) announced today that the Stanford University Medical Center has purchased Ecotones Duet Adaptive Sleep Sound Machines.

2010-01-06 17:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Panasonic today announced the debut of its new RP-HC700 Noise Canceling Headphones, which reduce outside noise by 92% (22dB at 200HZ), making them ideal for creating a quieter environment.

2009-12-23 14:09:25

Members of a Syracuse University research team have shown that an obscure phenomenon called stochastic resonance (SR) can improve the clarity of signals in systems such as radar, sonar and even radiography, used in medical clinics to detect signs of breast cancer.

2009-12-01 22:59:00

CAMPBELL, Calif., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Last month on a prominent nationally syndicated radio show, Dr.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.