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2013-04-29 08:32:51

The leading mobile buyback and recycling company for businesses, organizations and consumers received the global recognition for its innovations in protecting the environment. NEW ALBANY, Ohio, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- e-Cycle LLC, the industry leading enterprise mobile buyback and recycling company, has received the prestigious bronze Edison Award for developing and offering services that adhere to the highest standards of environmental responsibility. e-Cycle was recognized...

2013-04-29 08:31:58

Third major recognition this year for high-speed satellite Internet service CARLSBAD, Calif., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Exede® Internet by ViaSat (NASDAQ: VSAT) earned a 2013 Edison award from the internationally renowned Edison Universe organization, which recognizes systems and services that are at the forefront of innovation. Exede service is the recipient of a bronze award in the IT/Computing category. With download speeds of 12 Mbps, Exede service has transformed...

2013-04-26 23:20:10

Health Initiative Wins Best Funding Model in Lifestyle and Social Impact Category Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 Healthy Heart for All, a new health initiative from Medtronic, the world´s largest medical technologies firm, was awarded the gold seal for best new funding model in the lifestyle and social impact category at last night´s renowned 2013 Edison Awards, held in Chicago. Healthy Heart for All was born out of a collaboration between Medtronic and Innosight, the strategy...

2013-04-26 23:00:03

The TraceLink Life Sciences Cloud was named a 2013 Edison Award winner for innovation in helping protect patients from counterfeit drugs and ensure their access to safe, quality medicines everywhere on the globe. TraceLink's Amazon AWS-based cloud application platform connects people, processes and information for all supply network participants from ingredient to patient through a single point-and-click connection. Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 TraceLink Inc. announced today that...

2013-04-26 12:28:32

CANDIAC, QC, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Cascades today announced that its Cascades(®) Antibacterial paper towel has received Gold honors - the highest available - in the Edison Awards Consumer Packaged Goods: Cleaning Solutions category. The award, named after Thomas Edison, was bestowed to Cascades in a special gala held last night in Chicago and came by way of an international judging panel of more than 3,000 business executives, academics and leaders in the fields of...

2013-04-26 12:27:40

Innovative new funding approach increases humanitarian group's capacity to improve lives and strengthen communities worldwide EVANSTON, Ill., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rotary International has received a silver Edison Award in recognition of the service organization's Future Vision Plan, a new grant model that greatly enhances the scope, impact, and sustainability of humanitarian and educational projects funded by The Rotary Foundation, Rotary's charitable arm....

2013-04-26 12:27:28

Magellan Microprocessor Foot Ankle System Honored as Best Science/Medical Assistive Technology Breakthrough WASHINGTON, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Edison's spirit for discovery is alive and well at Orthocare Innovations (www.orthocareinnovations.com), which the Edison Awards(TM) has recognized with its top award in the Science and Medicine-Assistive Device category (www.edisonawards.com/winners2013.php). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130426/DA02518)...

2013-04-26 08:22:43

AudioEye Wins at Chicago Ceremony; Awards Celebrate 26 Years of Honoring Innovators and Innovation CHICAGO, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AudioEye®, Inc. (OTCBB: AEYE), the creators of the Audio Internet(TM), the patented audio browsing and automated publishing technology, announced that AudioEye was voted a gold winner for innovation in the category of "Lifestyle and Social Impact; Quality of Life" at the April 25th event at Navy Pier in Chicago. AudioEye CEO Nathaniel...

2013-04-25 12:23:08

HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE: MPR), announced today that the Company's Environmental Air Solutions business unit has received an order in excess of $500,000 to supply an air pollution control system to a global developer and supplier of specialty industrial chemicals. The system includes a Met-Pro Systems brand regenerative thermal oxidizer and a Duall brand chemical scrubber with a Fybroc® brand recirculation pump from the Company's Global...

2013-04-24 16:31:52

BEIJING, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- iSoftStone Holdings Limited (NYSE: ISS, "iSoftStone" or the "Company"), a leading China-based IT services provider, today announced that it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2012 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The annual report can be accessed on iSoftStone's Investors website at http://ir.isoftstone.com in the section titled "Financial Reports" or in the section titled "SEC Filings." It is also...


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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