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Content tagged with Electronics & Test posted in June 2010
Freescale Rolls ‘Contextual Sensing' Platform
6/29/2010  Post a comment
Technology adds intelligence, decision-making abilities to sensors
IEEE Makes Two Smart Grid Standards Announcements
6/28/2010  Post a comment
IEEE 1815 DNP3 standard for electric power systems communications has been ratified and IEEE P1547.8 is a draft standard establishing a common technical platform for distributed resources interconnection applications.

New Nylon Targets Miniature Electronics

6/23/2010  1 comment
Phosphor chemicals replace halogenated compounds in a new nylon with high-temperature resistance for electronic connectors
Freescale Rolls Out Industrial Microcontroller Families
6/23/2010  Post a comment
Two hundred new devices take Freescale beyond automotive
Beyond the Smart Grid: Utilities Will Still Need Electric Storage
6/21/2010  Post a comment
In the coming era of renewables, pumped hydro and battery farms will be more important than ever
Prismatic Ultracapacitors Could Give a Boost to EVs
6/21/2010  Post a comment
Devices could provide sudden bursts of power for cars, buses, trains and smart grids
New Miniature Proximity Sensors
6/19/2010  Post a comment
Longer sensing range in small package reliably detects small and narrow metal targets
Converting Trash to Steam
6/18/2010  Post a comment
Waste-to-energy plant achieves huge savings with regenerative crane drive retrofits
BP Deploys Sensors to Measure Gulf Oil Spill
6/14/2010  Post a comment
Robotic submarines position sensors inside ruptured well
USB Interface Simplifies Sensor Connections
6/13/2010  Post a comment
Industrial systems designers and integrators are learning that the familiar USB connection can simplify sensor platform architecture, reduce signal-to-noise ratio issues, and ease sensor validation concerns.
Sensor Detects Differences in Plastic Materials
6/7/2010  Post a comment
IDEC and Osaka University develop a sensor that can detect six different plastic materials using five-wavelength laser beams. The sensor is currently being used in a plastic sorting system designed for recycling purposes.
Strong Demand Triggers Tight LED Supply
6/2/2010  Post a comment
New backlight designs feature fewer LCDs per panel due to strong demand and materials' constraints

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