The company uses its own PCB-mounted Series 70 switches instead of ordinary metal dome membrane switches in its custom-built interfaces. The switches have a reactive click that is easy for the user to feel and hear, making them more comfortable to use. They are reliable, too, offering up to 5 million operations. They have an LED illumination in a variety of colors, and white LED illumination behind removable color insertion strips is also available, making it easy for customers to customize their model. They are designed for instrumentation, machine tools, and other applications. EAO Switch Corp.http://rbi.ims.ca/4928-600
Artificially created metamaterials are already appearing in niche applications like electronics, communications, and defense, says a new report from Lux Research. How quickly they become mainstream depends on cost-effective manufacturing methods, which will include additive manufacturing.
Sharon Glotzer and David Pine are hoping to create the first liquid hard drive with liquid nanoparticles that can store 1TB per teaspoon. They aren't the first to find potential data stores, as Harvard researchers have stored 700 TB inside a gram of DNA.
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