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2014-05-01 08:22:34

Edison Awards Program Recognizes Success and Contribution to Innovative Services SEATTLE, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Airbiquity Inc., the global leader in connected car services, has been selected as a gold 2014 Edison Awards(TM) winner in the "Innovative Services - Security & Safety" category for its Choreo(TM) cloud based connected car services platform. The Edison Awards are celebrating their 27(th) year of honoring excellence in new product and service development,...

2014-04-30 16:24:40

- Net cash outlay of approximately $3 million for acquisition and divestiture HOUSTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE, "EP Energy", or the "Company") today announced that it closed on an acquisition of certain producing properties and undeveloped acreage directly offsetting existing Wolfcamp operating areas in Reagan and Crockett Counties in the Southern Midland Basin. The company also announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Indigo Minerals,...

2014-04-29 08:27:33

Unveiling of first operational Ener-Core powerstation pivotal to commercial momentum IRVINE, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ENER-CORE, Inc. (OTCQB: ENCR), whose proprietary Gradual Oxidation technology and equipment generates clean electric power from low quality and waste gases, is pleased to announce that EECT-Turbomachinery (EECT) has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the prospected purchase of an Ener-Core powerstation with SABIC in Geleen, Netherlands, which is the...

2014-04-28 12:35:43

NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, "Industrial and Commercial LED Lighting (Industrial, Commercial, Architectural, and Outdoor) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global industrial and commercial LED lighting market was worth USD 12,927.9 million in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 86,087.9 million by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 30.8%...

2014-04-25 23:07:24

First National Capital Corporation (FNCC), a full-service commercial equipment and aviation finance provider, has announced that they have funded a 2013 Falcon 2000S for a fortune 500 company in the amount of $27.7 Million. Foothill Ranch, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 First National Capital Corporation (FNCC), a full-service commercial equipment and aviation finance provider, has announced that they have funded a 2013 Falcon 2000S for a fortune 500 company in the amount of $27.7 Million. The...

2014-04-22 20:21:01

$615 Million facility will use local natural gas to produce electricity MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A natural gas combined-cycle power plant with a nameplate capacity of 549 megawatts will be built on a 37-acre site in Marshall County approximately four miles south of Moundsville, with construction planned to begin in mid 2015, officials at Moundsville Power LLC announced today. Moundsville Power LLC is a Buffalo, New York-based independent power plant...

2014-04-17 23:06:26

Industrial lighting specialist Larson Electronics reveals their newly designed work area LED string lights. The 10 watt LED lamps on this work site light set provides higher quality light than 50 wattage incandescent lights while creating less heat and using less power. Kemp, TX (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 The WAL-SL-5-LED work area string lights from Larson Electronics consists of five industrial grade LED lamps with 10 feet of 14/3 SJTW cable between each lamp. This temporary LED string...

2014-04-15 16:30:41

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyco (NYSE: TYC) today announced that it has joined the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the nonprofit organization launched last month to catalyze and coordinate the priorities and enabling technologies of the Industrial Internet. "We are excited to be an early member of this visionary group," said George Oliver, Tyco's Chief Executive Officer. "As the leader in the fire protection and security industry, and with...

2014-03-25 08:35:33

Filion to architect HOSTING's national growth strategies with new and existing customers DENVER, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HOSTING, a leading provider of managed cloud and database administration services, has appointed Scott Filion as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Filion will lead HOSTING's sales and marketing teams in growing revenue and brand awareness across all of the company's divisions, with a strategic focus on HOSTING's growing health IT practice....

2014-03-20 23:26:12

HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S. and Canada, today announced that Total Energy Solutions Co. LLC will be a new HIPOWER distributor for the state of Louisiana. This week, Total Energy Solutions completed an intensive 2-day training program with HIPOWER as part of the agreement. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S. and Canada, today announced...


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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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