ELECTRONICS:TT electronics’ component divisions - AB Mikroelektronik, BI Technologies, IRC, OPTEK Technology, Semelab, TT ims and Welwyn - deliver a comprehensive range of products and services for the medical market. From passive components, to optoelectronics, to semiconductors, TT electronics’ products are being specified for a number of applications in medical equipment. In addition to components, TT electronics also provides complete solutions through advanced manufacturing services for medical systems, including design support, application engineering assistance and advanced testing for medical electronics. TT electronics’ passive components, optoelectronics and semiconductors are used extensively in diagnostic, imaging and laboratory equipment; patient monitoring systems; instrumentation and pharmaceutical delivery and dispensing systems. The TT electronics component divisions have manufacturing sites strategically positioned worldwide, three of which are ISO 12485:2003-certified, allowing them to manufacture medical electronic systems. All manufacturing facilities are ISO 9001 certified, and several of the sites are TS 16949:2002 certified as well. Visit TT electronics in booth #1649 at the MD&M West show from February 9-11, 2010.
Science fiction author Isaac Asimov may have the best rules for effective brainstorming and creativity. His never-before-published essay, "On Creativity," recently made it to the Web pages of MIT Technology Review.
Much has been made over the potentially dangerous flammability of lithium-ion batteries after major companies like Boeing, Sony, and Tesla have grappled with well-publicized battery fires. Researchers at Stanford University may have come up with a solution to this problem with a smart sensor for lithium-ion batteries that provides a warning if the battery is about to overheat or catch fire.
In this new Design News feature, "How it Works," we’re starting off by examining the inner workings of the electronic cigarette. While e-cigarettes seemed like a gimmick just two or three years ago, they’re catching fire -- so to speak. Sales topped $1 billion last year and are set to hit $10 billion by 2017. Cigarette companies are fighting back by buying up e-cigarette manufacturers.
Advertised as the "Most Powerful Tablet Under $100," the Kindle Fire HD 6 was too tempting for the team at iFixit to pass up. Join us to find out if inexpensive means cheap, irreparable, or just down right economical. It's teardown time!
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