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2013-11-19 08:25:45

TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dan Sullivan is amused by the unique biographical detail that finds him growing up on a farm outside of Milan, Ohio, just two miles from the birthplace of one of his heroes, Thomas Edison, who created the modern entrepreneurial system that has driven Sullivan's life, work, and passion for 40 years. Finding few playmates as the middle child among six siblings who were far apart from him in age, he related more easily to the fascinating adults in...

2013-11-13 23:20:40

Edison Ventures is pleased to announce a $5 million follow-on investment in NJ-based RedVision. Lawrenceville, NJ (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Edison Ventures is pleased to announce a $5 million follow-on investment in NJ-based RedVision. Edison was joined in this $10M financing round by co-investor Updata Partners. Cumulatively, Edison Ventures has invested $12.1 million in RedVision. Proceeds will be used to expand the Company’s geographic coverage of one of the industry’s leading...

2013-11-13 08:30:35

Global Healthcare Veteran will Lead International Expansion, Accelerate Market Presence and Launch Innovative Brain Fitness Solutions MODI'IN, Israel and WASHINGTON, November 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroTrax, a pioneer and leader in the emerging neuroscience brain health assessment industry, has appointed Robert Pepper, of Washington, D.C., as Chief Executive Officer. Pepper has served on NeuroTrax's Board of Directors since 2008 and, in this new role, will assume...

2013-11-12 23:01:04

Edison Ventures proudly announces that Chris Sugden, Edison Ventures Managing Partner, has been selected by a distinguished panel of judges to be the recipient of the John H. Martinson Technology Supporter Award. Lawrenceville, NJ (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Edison Ventures proudly announces that Chris Sugden, Edison Ventures Managing Partner, has been selected by a distinguished panel of judges to be the recipient of the John H. Martinson Technology Supporter Award. This award recognizes...

2013-11-05 16:23:20

JACKSON, Mich., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CMS Energy announced today that its president and chief executive officer, John Russell, will provide a business and financial outlook at the Edison Electric Institute Financial Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 12. The 40-minute presentation is scheduled to start at 10:30 a.m. EST. To access the presentation webcast, go to the CMS Energy website, www.cmsenergy.com and select "Investor Relations," then "Webcasts & Presentations." An audio...

2013-11-04 12:24:16

LONDON, November 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Investment Research, a leading international investment research firm, announces the initiation of coverage of SLI Systems (NZX:SLI), a technology company with operations in Europe, US and New Zealand. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130417/608168 ) Edison's comprehensive report, Building a high-margin, recurring revenue stream, was published on 1 November and examines the investment case for SLI...

2013-11-02 23:02:13

A' Design Award and Competitions are delighted to share that the project Dahom CFL Pingpong by Dahom FuJian has been announced as a winner of the renowned Silver A' Design Award at Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design Competition. Como, Italy (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 A' Design Award and Competitions are happy to inform that the project Dahom CFL Pingpong by Steven He and Yao Xiaoxiong has been announced as a winner of the renowned Silver A' Design Award at...

2013-10-25 12:23:11

Author Chris Kohout weaves deeply researched historical figures (Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, Winston Churchill) with fanciful technology and creates a rich story of war, betrayal and the melding of man and machine SEATTLE, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Author Chris Kohout weaves deeply researched historical figures (Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, Winston Churchill) with fanciful technology and creates a rich story of war, betrayal and the melding of man and machine. (Photo:...

2013-10-23 04:21:19

Agreement creates world's leading fast-track mobile turbine power business, expanding APR Energy's global reach and its natural gas footprint JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- APR Energy (LSE: APR.L) is pleased to announce a strategic alliance with GE (NYSE: GE), extending the reach of both companies in the growing fast-track turnkey power solutions space. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120207/FL48583LOGO ) Under terms of the deal, GE contributes its...

2013-10-21 00:21:29

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) MONDAY, OCTOBER 21: SHEDDING LIGHT Profile America -- Monday, October 21st. An invention was demonstrated on this date in 1879 that lit the way for a dramatic change in the rhythm of Americans' daily lives. At his Menlo Park, New Jersey laboratory, Thomas Edison set up the first...


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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