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.
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PowerStream is deploying the microgrid at its headquarters to demonstrate how people can generate and distribute their own energy and make their homes and businesses more sustainable through renewables.
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