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2013-07-25 23:24:35

Leading mobile field operations management solutions company specializing in Oil & Gas, Industrial and Environmental Services releases mid-year report showing significant sales growth, as well as the addition of new product capabilities and internal teams. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 LiquidFrameworks is excited to announce tremendous growth in the first half of 2013. This growth spans across sales, the FieldFX software suite, and internally into the expansion and creation of...

2013-07-23 23:31:20

Francia International, a distributor and seller of high quality LED lighting, have announced the launch of their proprietary e-commerce website, designerleds.com. Alongside this announcement, the company have also added a number of new products to their online sales room, adding to their existing range of environmentally-friendly products. (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 With integrated customer service and an easy-to-use basket system, the site provides full solutions for industrial, retail,...

2013-07-19 08:24:06

MILWAUKEE, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) named Allen L. Leverett president, effective Aug. 1. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130719/CG49864-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130719/CG49864-b) Leverett, 46, currently serves as an executive vice president of Wisconsin Energy and head of the company's power generation group. He will succeed Gale E. Klappa as president of the...

2013-07-18 08:23:28

LONDON, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Investment Research, a leading international investment research firm, announces the initiation of coverage of Antofagasta (LSE: ANTO), a major Chilean-based copper mining group with interests in transport and water distribution. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130417/608168 ) Edison's comprehensive report, Rebasing expectations, was published today, and examines the investment case for Antofagasta....

2013-07-18 08:20:09

Good Earth Energy Conservation, Inc. - Fort Worth developer of all-electric fleet vehicles - merges with Numbeer, Inc., and now operates as a fully reporting public company, trading on an interim basis under ticker symbol NUMB effective May 22, 2013. FORT WORTH, Texas, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fort Worth's Good Earth Energy Conservation, Inc. ("Good Earth") has completed a reverse merger with a subsidiary of Numbeer, Inc. (OTCQB: NUMB) (NUMBEER) effective May 22, 2013, with Good...

2013-07-17 23:03:04

UltraClenz, LLC, a pioneer of hand hygiene monitoring and dispensing solutions, and sister company Ventex Technology, a manufacturer of innovative, energy efficient, lighting products, announce the grand opening, of a new 20,000 square foot facility located at 1201 Jupiter Park Drive, Jupiter, FL 33458. Jupiter, Florida (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 UltraClenz, LLC (http://www.ultraclenz.com), a pioneer of hand hygiene monitoring and dispensing solutions, and sister company Ventex Technology,...

2013-07-17 23:00:56

Edison Ventures today announced $5.5 million investment in a $7.0 million total financing round in Ontario, Canada based eSentire. LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Edison Ventures today announced $5.5 million investment in a $7.0 million total financing round in Ontario, Canada based eSentire. Existing investor VentureLink joined Edison in the round. The proceeds will be used to increase sales and marketing, expand product development to address markets beyond financial services...

2013-07-11 16:20:58

Lighting industry entrepreneurs launch Kickstarter project to fund product launch HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Electric (www.smartelectric.net), a leader in problem-solving lighting products, has developed patented computer technology that enables consumers to control the function of the Smart Bulbs with the flick of a switch. Utilizing a computer chip with microscopic parts embedded in the base of the lamp, Smart Bulbs are programmed to perform a...

2013-07-10 12:22:27

LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Helios Entertainment releases THE INVENTOR, a digital version of the graphic novel based on the true story of the famed inventor, NIKOLA TESLA, written by Helios founder and CEO, Ravé Mehta. The release celebrates Tesla Day honoring Nikola Tesla on what would have been his 157th birthday. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130710/CG45075) In conjunction with the ebook publication, musical duo RENAISZANCE releases their new...

2013-07-09 12:20:37

Multi-million dollar Investment in Advanced Manufacturing supports Aerospace Industry BROMONT, QC, July 9, 2013 /CNW/ - GE Aviation opens a new Global Robotics, Automation and Instrumentation R&D Centre in Bromont, Quebec. Jeff Immelt, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GE, welcomed Élaine Zakaïb, Minister for Industrial Policy and the Banque de développement économique du Québec to the official opening of the centre. GE Aviation Bromont manufactures aircraft...


Latest Thomas Edison Reference Libraries

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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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