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2013-08-14 23:18:25

Limited time promotion bundle allows musicians to get the most out of their MOTIF XF. Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Yamaha premiered its MOTIF XF Premium Collection promotion at Summer NAMM 2013. Musicians who purchase a MOTIF XF6, 7 or 8 keyboard workstations between June 1, 2013 and Sept. 30, 2013 will receive the free bundle. The MOTIF XF, the world’s best selling music workstation, offers up to 2GB of Flash memory expansion to give producers and performers complete control...

2013-08-08 23:20:23

DTS ARS PRO is the world’s smallest, high shock and vibration tolerant angular rate sensor. ARS PRO is designed for dynamic testing including aerospace, automotive safety, blast and biomechanics. Seal Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Diversified Technical Systems, Inc. (DTS), a global industry leader in the design and manufacture of highly rugged data recorders and sensors, announced the market launch of the ARS PRO series of high performance angular rate sensor for dynamic testing...

2013-08-01 23:26:24

InventHelp®, America’s Leading Inventor Service Company, attempts to submit an invention, Mute Control, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Remote controls have caused us to expect immediate results when we press a function button, but finding the mute button isn't always easy to do. "Sick and tired of having to try to find the small mute button on my remote control every time I wanted to mute commercials, I decided that there needed to be a...

2013-08-01 23:00:32

911 Signal USA has released its updated 2013 State-by-State-Guide to Emergency Vehicle Lights Jupiter, Florida (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 911 Signal USA has just released its updated 2013 State-by-State Guide to Emergency Vehicle Lighting that is ideal for fleet managers, but also contains vital information for all emergency first responder vehicles. This interactive guide will allow any emergency vehicle driver to quickly and easily find the correct color choices for police lights in...

2013-07-31 23:27:24

DTS wins Superior Performance Award for Exceptional Technical Services and Quality. DTS data acquisition systems and sensors are used worldwide for critical automotive safety and regulation testing. Seal Beach, California (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Diversified Technical Systems, Inc. (DTS), a global supplier of data recorders and sensors for safety crash testing, won the Superior Performance for Technical Services Award at Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.’s...

Chirp Of A Rare Bushcricket Is As Loud As A Power Saw
2013-07-23 14:56:24

AlphaGalileo Foundation A recently rediscovered species of bushcricket uses elastic energy and wing movement to reach high ultrasonic frequencies involving sound levels of about 110dB -- comparable to that of a power saw. The reason for a bushcricket species' unusually loud and ultra-high frequency calling song has been detailed in a new paper. Ben Chivers, who is studying animal behavior at the University of Lincoln, UK, co-authored the paper which illustrates the process in which...

2013-07-22 23:01:52

In addition to 100's of stock and customized cases, a recent addition to Road Cases USA’s product line is a new, inexpensive photo booth case set. Holbrook, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Road Cases USA has been manufacturing and offering stock and custom cases in an expansive variety of both styles and colors for decades from the firm’s Long Island, New York-based headquarters. In addition to 100's of stock and customized cases for musical instruments and equipment storage the...

Flexible E-Skin Responds To Touch
2013-07-22 09:33:10

[ Watch the Video: E-Skin in Action ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Engineers from the University of California, Berkeley and Michigan State University have created a new electronic skin, or e-skin, that lights up when touched and responds to increasing pressure with increasing brightness, according to a report in Nature Geoscience. "We are not just making devices; we are building systems," said team leader Ali Javey, UC Berkeley associate professor...

2013-07-19 23:02:17

Audibel Hearing Center will be a participating member in a star-studded event at the end of July. (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 The 13th annual “So the World May Hear Gala,” presented by the Starkey Hearing Foundation, celebrates the spirit of giving and showcases the tremendous impact of reflecting caring and sharing into the lives of others. Hearing is their primary vehicle to improve lives around the world and empower individuals to reach their full potential. With the support received at...


Latest Waves Reference Libraries

Seismology
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Seismology is the scientific study of earthquakes and the spread of elastic waves through the Earth or through other planet-like bodies. The field includes studies of earthquake effects, such as tsunamis in addition to diverse seismic sources such as tectonic, volcanic, oceanic, atmospheric, and artificial processes. A related field that utilizes geology to infer information regarding past earthquakes is paleoseismology. A recording of earth motion as a function of time is a seismogram. A...

Basic Ocean Terms
2013-02-05 12:52:11

Image Credit: Meteorologist Joshua Kelly When meteorologists are forecasting for ocean-going vessels, there are a few terms that we need to understand. The first term is wavelength. Wavelength is defined as the distance between two crests or between two troughs as seen in the image above. The example above highlights the crest to crest concept of wavelength. The next term that we use is wave height, and to determine this, we first must look at the wave when it passes our station. When...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Radiation -- Electromagnetic radiation is a combination of oscillating electric and magnetic fields propagating through space and carrying energy from one place to another. Light is a form of electromagnetic radiation. The theoretical study of electromagnetic radiation is called electrodynamics, a subfield of electromagnetism. When any wire (or other conducting object such as an antenna) conducts alternating current, electromagnetic radiation is propagated at the same...

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Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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