ELECTRONICS: OMEGA ENGINEERING’s new stand-alone datalogger — OM-EL-USB-2-LCD — features a high-contrast LCD that can show a variety of temperature and humidity information. With this unit the user can cycle between current readings, along with maximum and minimum stored values for temperature and humidity. It features immediate, delayed and push-to-start logging, and logging and alarm status is shown using two high-intensity LEDs. The data logger is supplied with a long-life lithium battery and Windows® Control Software. It is ideal for food, chemical and water industries, and for applications involving labs, HVAC and food processing. Pricing starts at $97.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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