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2014-09-17 23:03:51

GE Lighting’s 100-watt A-line replacement LED bulb has earned recognition from two influential lighting industry organizations. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 GE Lighting’s 100-watt A-line replacement LED bulb has earned recognition from two influential lighting industry organizations. The American Lighting Association (ALA) has chosen the bulb as a winner of its Lighting for Tomorrow competition, and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) has chosen to include the consumer lighting...

2014-09-17 23:02:47

Mr. Electric of Huntsville and Mr. Electric of Chattanooga, was named Franchisee of the Year by Mr. Electric Corporate office. WACO, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Keith Pinkerton, owner of Mr. Electric of Huntsville and Mr. Electric of Chattanooga, was named Franchisee of the Year by Mr. Electric Corporate during the 2014 International Convention held in Orlando, Fla., Sept. 7-10. Each year, Mr. Electric awards a franchise owner with this honor as a way of commemorating a career of...

2014-09-16 23:08:38

Fuels Innovation and New Market Expansion for Cyber-Security Threat Protection Leader Lawrenceville, NJ (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Edison Partners proudly announced today a follow-on investment in eSentire, joining Georgian Partners, Cisco Capital, Northleaf Capital Partners and VentureLink in the $14M Series C round. Based in Ontario, Canada, eSentire is the leader in next-generation cyber-security threat protection. The company will use funds for continued innovation and delivery of...

2014-09-12 23:09:49

Sound-Eklin®, The Global Veterinary Imaging Leader is pleased to announce that they have executed an extension of their exclusive veterinary ultrasound contract with GE Healthcare for an unprecedented 5 years. This will lengthen the current, 13-year relationship through the 2nd quarter of 2019. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 As industry-leading partners, Sound-Eklin® represents GE’s most widely accepted ultrasound systems such as the LOGIQ e, LOGIQ S7, LOGIQ S8 and...

2014-09-10 12:22:14

HOUSTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAS Energy Inc., a global technology company providing clean, modular energy solutions for the power generation industry, announced today that it has settled a patent infringement suit against San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), relating to a turbine inlet air chilling system at SDG&E's Palomar Energy Center in California. In the suit, TAS Energy alleged that the chilling system at Palomar, which SDG&E purchased from General...

2014-09-09 23:09:28

New agreement provides enhanced flexibility; extends debt maturity to 2019 Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Schumacher Group (SG) today announced that it recently raised $120 million in senior credit facilities. The transaction was led by GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services. GE Capital Markets and Fifth Third Bank acted as Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Book Runners. The new facilities include a $40 million five-year revolving credit facility and an $80 million five-year...

2014-09-08 23:06:18

Leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial grade lighting Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 25 watt PAR 38 LED bulb that produces 2,500 lumens of light and operates on 347-480 voltages. This bulb is designed to fit in standard light bulb sockets and provides durability and multi-color options that makes it ideal for industrial and commercial applications. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 The LED30W-PAR38-480V from Larson Electronics is an LED light bulb that can...

2014-09-04 16:30:08

Boost, the world's first LED + Wi-Fi repeater bulbs and Pulse 7.1 LED + Wireless Audio System are extension of innovative Smart lighting portfolio for consumers ATLANTA, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sengled, a leading LED manufacturer from China introduces its extension of innovative Smart lighting products for consumers in the USA and Europe, with the new Pulse 7.1 LED + Wireless Audio System bulb (1 Master bulb can support up to 7 Satellite bulbs) and the Boost LED + Wi-Fi repeater bulb at...

2014-09-02 08:21:47

Founder and Former CEO Boyd Warner Becomes Co-Chairman IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoAlert, the leading provider of cloud-based data mining analytics and dealer portfolio management solutions to automotive retail dealerships throughout North America, announced today that it has named Brian Skutta the Company's new Chief Executive Officer, and appointed Akshaya Mehta to the newly created position of Chief Technology Officer. Boyd Warner, who served as CEO since...

2014-08-26 23:09:02

Highlights Continued Momentum in Strengthening Firm Leadership Lawrenceville, NJ (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Edison Partners, the leader in growth equity investing, today announced the promotion of Ryan Ziegler to General Partner, and Lenard Marcus and Sever Totia to Partner. The promotions recognize their contributions to Edison and highlight the firm’s continued momentum in strengthening its leadership team. Based in the firm’s Lawrenceville, NJ office, Ziegler joined Edison in 2003 and...


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2010-10-27 22:37:47

The Kinetoscope is an early motion picture device although not a movie projector. It is designed to be viewed by an individual through a window of a cabinet housing its components. It works by creating the illusion of movement by conveying a strip of perforated film bearing sequential images over a light source with a high-speed shutter. Thomas Edison was the first to describe it in conceptual terms; however, William Kennedy Laurie Dickson was the first to develop it. Ten Kinetoscopes...

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2010-10-26 18:09:56

Execution by electrocution, started in the United States, is an execution method in which the person being killed is strapped to a specially built wooden chair and electrocuted through electrodes placed on the body. Although its use is in decline the electric chair has become a symbol of the death penalty even though it was only used in the United States and briefly in the Philippines. The goal of the chair was to incapacitate the organs of the body in order to cause death. This was done...

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2010-10-07 11:54:11

Charles Francis Jenkins and Thomas Armat created the Vitascope, an early film projector, in 1895. They demonstrated the Vitascope at the Cotton States Exposition in Atlanta, they called it the Phantoscope. Armat and Jenkins fought over the rights to the invention and eventually Armat, with legal authority, sold the rights to the Kinetoscope Company. The company eventually approached Thomas Edison to finance the manufacture of their machine before it was outdated. He agreed on the term...

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2010-10-04 16:28:51

The telephone is a telecommunications device that transmits and receives sound generally the human voice. The phone's basic function is to allow people who are separated by large distances to talk with each other. The telephone is used across the world and is one of the most common appliances in the developed world. The phone is designed to have a microphone, an ear piece which reproduces the voice, a ringer, and a keypad to enter the numbers. The microphone, earphone, and the keypad are...

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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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