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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...

2014-03-20 16:26:57

ACQUISITION WOULD CREATE A GLOBAL LEADER IN CARDIO-RESPIRATORY DIAGNOSTIC PRODUCTS ST. PAUL, Minn., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGC Diagnostics Corp. (NASDAQ: MGCD) a leading global medical technologies company, today announced it has entered into a letter of intent to acquire Medisoft SA of Sorinnes, Belgium. Under the proposed agreement, MGC Diagnostics would acquire all the outstanding shares of Medisoft stock. Medisoft, a privately held independent manufacturer of Cardio-Respiratory...

2014-03-18 12:35:01

CARDIFF, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sockets and switches specialist Socket Store has a new-look website, including a mobile version for easier use for customers on the move. The sockets, switches and lamps retailer has refreshed its existing website to keep the appearance contemporary and to reflect the rapidly increasing range of stock it carries. And the new site coincides with a move to bigger premises for the Socket Store team, as part of an ongoing commitment...

2014-03-15 23:04:38

LIGHTUP LED is a leading manufacture and wholesaler of LED lights, offering numerous energy-efficient and modern LED products. Today, the company introduced its popular LED bulb lights to the global clients. (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 LIGHTUP LED is a leading manufacture and wholesaler of LED lights, offering numerous energy-efficient and modern LED products. Today, the company introduced its popular LED bulb lights to the global clients. The CEO of the company says that LED bulb lights will...

2014-03-10 08:33:08

DALLAS, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers "Smart Factory Market by Technology (SCADA, DCS, PLC, ERP, MES, PLM, MOM), Field Devices (Industrial Network, Robotics, RFID, And Motors & Drives, Relays & Switches, & Sensors), Application (Process, Discrete) - Global Forecast & Analysis (2013 - 2018)" research report in its store. The Smart Factory Market by Technology (SCADA, DCS, PLC, ERP, MES, PLM, MOM), Field Devices (Industrial...


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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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.