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2010-10-04 19:41:30

Research published today by materials engineers from the University of Leeds could help pave the way towards 100% lead-free electronics. The work, carried out at the UK's synchrotron facility, Diamond Light Source, reveals the potential of a new manmade material to replace lead-based ceramics in countless electronic devices, ranging from inkjet printers and digital cameras to hospital ultrasound scanners and diesel fuel injectors. European regulations now bar the use of most lead-containing...

2010-09-29 07:00:00

WAUKESHA, Wis., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- MedPro Imaging, a premier provider of economic ultrasound solutions, today announced the launch of its Ultrasound Transducer Repair Division. Based on proprietary repair technology not previously available in the U.S. market, MedPro Imaging will offer high quality computer-based transducer repair services designed to counter a growing emphasis in the industry on probe exchange programs. "The industry has been moving away from repairing customers'...

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2010-02-03 10:18:23

The water content of leaves, their thickness, their density and other properties can now be determined without even having to touch them. A team of researchers from the CSIC Institute of Acoustics and the Agri-Food Research and Technology Centre (CITA) of Arag³n has just presented an innovative technique that enables plant leaves to be studied using ultrasound in a quick, simple and non-invasive fashion. Tomas E. G³mez, one of the authors of the study and researcher at the CSIC...

2009-11-02 13:47:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The nowire Wireless Tank Monitoring System (TMS) was first released mid-summer this year. That initial version incorporated SensaTank II tank sensors for monitoring fresh, gray and black water tanks. SensaTank II sensors read through most plastic tanks eliminating the need for calibrating, cleaning or servicing. The nowire TMS is not just for water anymore! SensaTank II sensors are very reliable but do not offer a solution for non-plastic tanks or...

2009-10-27 06:45:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- T Bur Associates, a Rockville, MD manufacturer of scientific instruments, has launched a new instrument system for online, real-time monitoring of plastics and chemicals processing. The instrument design is based on a central platform concept that incorporates multiple sensors that are capable of simultaneously measuring electrical, optical and rheological material properties. The instrument is easily customizable and can utilize dielectric, optical,...

2009-08-10 04:06:00

BROADVIEW, Ill., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Parallel parking a vehicle in a tight space may not be easy. Despite taking extra care and checking all mirrors, there is always the possibility of an obstacle in your path. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090810/NYFNSB01) To help drivers avoid a rear end collision, Bosch recently introduced Bosch Park Assist(TM), a premium retrofit warning system using ultrasonic sensors. Based on intelligent technology, this system alerts drivers...

2009-01-06 01:00:00

LONDON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 Frost & Sullivan European Ultrasound Entrepreneurial Company Award is presented to SonoScape Co. Ltd. With a strong focus on developing highly sophisticated and ergonomically friendly ultrasound technologies at affordable prices, the company has been able to attract significant brand loyalty among small and large healthcare practitioners in both public and private settings. Backed by its pioneering S8 color Doppler system and its portfolio of...

2008-12-11 07:31:00

HAMBURG, Germany, December 11 /PRNewswire/ -- - New 'Trophon EPR' Device Offers Unique Solution Current methods of ultrasound transducer disinfection are in many cases not sufficient for clinical practice. This is the latest alarming result issued by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the leading US public health agency, in its recently published Guideline for Disinfection and Sterilization in Healthcare Facilities (1). The guideline is the CDC's response to...

2008-11-04 12:00:26

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Misonix, Inc. , today announced that its Sonora Medical Systems subsidiary ("Sonora Medical"), a leading supplier of after market products, services and test equipment to the medical imaging market, presented an ultrasound probe study in Sweden at the country's annual clinical engineering meeting recently held in Goteborg, Sweden. The paper was presented by the School for Technology and Health, the Royal Technical University, the Biomedical...

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2008-09-02 12:38:20

Japanese researchers are now able to use ultrasonic waves to produce "virtual" objects in mid-air. Integrating computing and the sense of touch, known as the field of haptics, has been around for some time but has required gloves or mechanical devices to impart a sense of feeling. Now researchers have developed a system that uses focused ultrasound to do the job and its inventors may soon commercialize the approach. Multimedia expansion on the web has left our eyes and ears flooded with...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.