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2014-07-31 23:09:43

Paquin Healthcare Companies, Inc. announced today their CEO, Tony Paquin, has been invited to speak at Qualcomm Life's Connect 2014 to be held in San Diego, California on August 11-12, 2014. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Paquin Healthcare Companies, Inc. today announced that the Company’s Chairman, President and CEO, Tony Paquin, has been invited to speak at Qualcomm Life’s Connect 2014 to be held in San Diego, California on August 11-12, 2014. Qualcomm Life’s Connect 2014...

2014-07-30 23:14:27

Screaming Circuits Creates Campaign to Benefit the Tesla Science Center at Warndenclyffe Canby, OR (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 July 10 marked a day of remembrance for one of the founders of the modern day world, Nikola Tesla. Tesla, founder of the alternating current electrical system, designed a variety of revolutionizing inventions that are still in use today. To celebrate, Screaming Circuits commissioned a t-shirt design commemorating Tesla’s contributions to science and technology. The...

2014-07-29 08:39:10

General Electric, JVP and Poalim Capital Markets continue to support the company's growth, together with new financial investors TEL AVIV, Israel, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThetaRay, a leading provider of big data analytics solutions for advanced cyber security and operational efficiencies, has closed a new $10 million investment round. This B round includes the participation of existing investors General Electric (GE), Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) and Poalim Capital...

2014-07-28 23:08:14

Internet lighting retailer 1000Bulbs.com launches its own line of 60-watt equal LED light bulbs at the groundbreaking price of only $5.99. This low price makes this the new industry low for everyday prices on LED light bulbs by a substantial margin. Garland, TX (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Internet lighting retailer 1000Bulbs.com will be celebrating the launch of its own line of 60-watt equal LED light bulbs at the groundbreaking price of only $5.99. Up until now, the industry-wide average price...

2014-07-24 08:25:26

- GE Measurement & Control (M&C) invests in a minority equity share in Meridium, Inc., the global Asset Performance Management (APM) leader ROANOKE, Va., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium®, Inc. (www.meridium.com), the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and services, announced today that GE's Measurement & Control business has made a strategic minority equity investment in Meridium, and will enter into a new, non-exclusive alliance and...

2014-07-14 23:04:33

Reinforces focus on growth equity leadership and value-added services. Lawrenceville, NJ (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Edison Ventures announced today a new name, Edison Partners, and website, http://www.edisonpartners.com. The new name more closely unifies the firm’s investment strategy with the people and partnership approach behind it. The change is effective immediately. “This is an exciting time for our firm and we believe the name, Edison Partners, not only is representative of our...

2014-07-11 23:04:34

Gray named Managing Director, AgiLight® Europe Brings Strong Market Development and Sales Leadership Experience San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 AgiLight®, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of General LED, Inc. based in San Antonio, Texas, USA, announces the establishment of a European office and the appointment of Robert Gray to the position of Managing Director, AgiLight® Europe. The office will be headquartered in Munich, Germany and Gray will be responsible for...

2014-07-08 08:21:18

Thomas Edison and the inventors of Gatorade and air conditioning among innovators elected as part of the inaugural class TAMPA, Fla., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Edison, Gatorade inventor Robert Cade, and John Gorrie, the air conditioning pioneer whose statue represents Florida in the U.S. Capitol Building, were among the six inventors announced today as the first inductees of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. Also announced as part of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame...

2014-07-03 23:01:36

Mr. Electric is taking a look at the electric feud between Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 One studied alternating current (AC), the other, direct current (DC). And yet, the world would not be where it is today without their contributions to science and electricity. In light of Nikola Tesla’s birthday on July 10, Mr. Electric is taking a look at the electric feud between Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison. Tesla and alternating current The main focus for...

2014-06-27 23:06:50

Nokero International, LLC today announced the availability of its ultra-efficient solar light bulb, the N182, billed as the world’s most affordable LED solar light bulb. Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Nokero International, LLC today announced the availability of its ultra-efficient solar light bulb, the N182, billed as the world’s most affordable LED solar light bulb. At twice the brightness but two thirds the size of the previous N180 model, Nokero’s latest design utilizes the...


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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