Quantcast
Last updated on April 19, 2014 at 13:20 EDT

Latest Thomas Edison Stories

2013-05-06 23:03:56

Newly formed holding company plans to invest in Florida-based entrepreneurial ventures while continuing to manage and grow its existing portflio of family-owned businesses. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 The management team of Compuquip Technologies today announced it has formed Dosal Capital, a family-owned and -operated holding company for the portfolio of businesses it currently operates and those in which it expects to invest in the future. With this reorganization, Compuquip and its...

2013-05-06 12:27:40

Company will advance safety in selected Shell locations around the globe SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyco was awarded an Enterprise Framework Agreement (EFA) from Shell Global Solutions International B.V., to provide fire protection products, engineered systems and lifecycle services for Shell onshore and offshore sites in the Americas, Asia and Australia/New Zealand. "Tyco is committed to supporting Shell's fire protection needs. We are excited about the...

2013-05-03 20:20:31

Start-up veteran and former Wilson Sonsini attorney teams up with Palo Alto developer to inspire entrepreneurs to think creatively on issues of energy and wireless information vital to region and planet's future PALO ALTO, Calif., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An online fundraising campaign to bring a statue of Nikola Tesla to Palo Alto, California was launched today on the crowd-funding site Kickstarter.com. Dorrian Porter, a 12 year start-up veteran and former attorney at Wilson...

2013-05-03 12:20:37

MILWAUKEE, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, a global diversified company in the building and automotive industries, is a 2013 Gold Award Winner by the internationally renowned Edison Awards for its recent groundbreaking collaboration with the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (UWM). This distinguished award symbolizes the persistence and excellence personified by Thomas Alva Edison, inspiring creative minds to remain in the forefront of innovation, creativity and...

science-050313-001
2013-05-03 05:36:28

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The last remaining laboratory of scientist, visionary and inventor Nikola Tesla has been sold this week by the Agfa Corporation to Friends of Science East, Inc. dba Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe. Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe is a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit corporation dedicated to saving and restoring Wardenclyffe, with the aim of turning it into a science learning center and museum. Wardenclyffe is a 15.69 acre site in...

2013-05-02 12:28:44

Dakim BrainFitness Wins at Chicago Ceremony; Awards Celebrate 26 Years of Honoring Innovators and Innovation SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edison Awards, celebrating 26 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services, announced that Dakim BrainFitness was voted a silver winner for innovation at the April 25th event at Navy Pier in Chicago. Being recognized with an Edison Award is one of the highest...

2013-05-01 16:33:53

Badgeville joins The Boeing Company, 3M, Mayo Clinic in product recognition at Prestigious Edison Awards for Innovators and Innovation CHICAGO, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Badgeville, the #1 gamification platform, today announced that the company earned a Thomas A. Edison Marketing Award in the category of Measurement & Management Tools, earning top recognition alongside Optify Connect and Nielsen Cross-Platform Campaign Ratings. The Edison Awards recently celebrated 26...

2013-05-01 08:37:48

Open Graphic Navigator(TM) takes the TOP SPOT in 2013 Smart Systems category VAUGHAN, Ontario, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mircom Group of Companies(TM) is the gold winner of a 2013 Edison Award(TM), in the grouping of Smart Systems for its innovative Open Graphic Navigator (Open GN(TM)). The winner was announced at the Awards Dinner and Gala in Chicago, IL on April 25, 2013 attended by 400 international business leaders and innovators. (Photo:...

2013-05-01 08:31:32

Cohera Medical Wins at Chicago Ceremony; Awards Celebrate 26 Years of Honoring Innovators and Innovation CHICAGO, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edison Awards, celebrating 26 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services, announced that Cohera Medical was voted a gold winner for its innovative TissuGlu® Surgical Adhesive, at the April 25th event at Navy Pier in Chicago. Cohera President and CEO, Patrick Daly joined...

2013-04-30 08:24:15

Eco Red Shield Wins the Gold at Chicago Ceremony Awards Celebrating 26 Years of Honoring Innovators and Innovation VISTA, Calif., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edison Awards, celebrating 26 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services, announced today that Eco Red Shield was voted a GOLD winner for innovation at the April 25th event hosted at the Navy Pier in Chicago. Steve Conboy, President & Chief Executive...


Latest Thomas Edison Reference Libraries

0_e671805b206788ce0bca31ca2beaf971
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...

0_8d91a542278eaa69cc776a886214fa56
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...

45_bb30b0f800b1b6443734786e23fca635
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...

0_60a236d763b7722efc809beda995afb2
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...

25_189e43a49b73767fbf8377afb7e64593
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...

More Articles (7 articles) »