Given Imaging, the makers of the first camera pill, is using Zarlink's ultra low-power wireless chip to aid the pill in its trip through one's digestive system in finding gastrointestinal diseases. Part of the M2Aģ capsule endoscope, it takes a series of pictures while using as little power as possible. The pill has been in use since the FDA approved it in 2001. Go to www.givenimaging.com.
Californiaís plan to mandate an electric vehicle market isnít the first such undertaking and certainly wonít be the last. But as the Golden State ratchets up for its next big step toward zero-emission vehicle status in 2018, it might be wise to consider a bit of history.
A customer who was thermal printing strip steel had a problem: When the strip's speed increased, the thermo printer would catch fire. When he set a flame to a piece of the strip, he couldn't get it to burn. What was the problem?