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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...

2013-07-03 23:04:09

Executive conference to focus on the intersection of technology and healthcare in New England’s urban regions. Burlington, MA (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 AdvizeX Technologies and NorthStar Network announced today that AdvizeX Technologies will sponsor Boston’s first Cracking the Code on Healthcare Conference set for Tuesday, July 30, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The conference will feature a unique blend of technology experts and healthcare leaders discussing the impact of technology on...

Latest Thomas Edison Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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