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Gionee ELife S5.1: Thin, thinner, thinnest
December 18, 2014
Last week, over a corporate lunch with a few business leaders in Delhi, I noticed some of them eyeing my smartphone. Minutes later, one of them approached me and asked, "Which phone is this? It looks slimmer than my new iPhone 6." The Gionee ELife S5.1, at a thickness of 5.1 mm, indeed is one of the slimmest smartphones in the world. In fact, Gionee claims that the ELife S5.1 has been crowned the world's slimmest phone by Guinness World Records. Ultra-slim it certainly is, but how good is the ELife S5.1 as a phone?

penveu® Pad Offers Enhanced Remote Interactivity; New Features in System Update 1.2 for the penveu Interactive Display System
December 17, 2014
penveu®, an Interphase Corporation (NASDAQ:INPH) business, today announced the release of system update version 1.2 for its award-winning penveu® interactive display system . The update is now available for download to existing penveu customers and will ship on new systems. With the penveu system, teachers and presenters can increase student and audience engagement because it lets them control presentations or other software, draw and write with digital ink both at the display and from anywhere in the room. It frees them from the board or computer keyboard for more effective personal interactions while maintaining content interaction.

Sparton Acquires Industrial Electronic Devices (IED)
December 17, 2014
Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Sparton IED, LLC completed the acquisition of certain assets of Industrial Electronic Devices, Inc. on December 3, 2014 in an all-cash transaction. IED, located in Flemington, NJ, designs and manufactures a full line of ruggedized displays for the Industrial and Marine markets. Their catalog spans over 600 standard, semi-custom, and custom configurations, incorporating some of the most advanced flat panel displays and touch screen technology available. These product lines will be consolidated into the Aydin Displays facility, located in Birdsboro, PA. "Although not material in size, the addition of IED meets the criteria of our growth strategy by growing our ruggedized electronics platform with additional ruggedized display and touch screen offerings in the harsh and demanding sectors of the Industrial and Marine markets, diversifying our customer base, and increasing the utilization of our existing assets," stated Cary B. Wood, president and chief executive officer of Sparton. "Additionally, IED brings solid, long term customer relationships that will benefit from Sparton's expanded list of service offerings."

Sparton Closes Industrial Electronic Devices Acquisition
December 17, 2014
17 December 2014 - US-based electromechanical device maker Sparton Corp.'s (NYSE: SPA) Sparton IED, LLC subsidiary has completed the acquisition of certain assets of Industrial Electronic Devices, Inc. in an all-cash transaction, the company said on Wednesday.

Analogix Ships Over One Billion DisplayPort Devices
December 17, 2014
Calif., Dec. 17 -- Analogix Semiconductor, Inc., has announced that it has now shipped more than 1 billion DisplayPort devices into the consumer electronics market. This important milestone underscores Analogix's leadership in DisplayPort technology, which enables smartphones, tablets and notebooks to connect with the latest high-resolution TVs, projectors and monitors.

Analogix Ships Over One Billion DisplayPort Devices; Milestone Reflects Company's Leadership in Mobile Display Connectivity
December 16, 2014
Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. , today announced that it has now shipped more than 1 billion DisplayPort(TM) devices into the consumer electronics market. This important milestone underscores Analogix's leadership in DisplayPort technology, which enables smartphones, tablets and notebooks to connect with the latest high-resolution TVs, projectors and monitors.

Royole Develops World's Thinnest 0.01 mm Full-Color AMOLED Flexible Display
December 16, 2014
Royole Corporation has successfully demonstrated the world's thinnest full-color flexible display that has been integrated with a smartphone in July 2014. This flexible display can be easily bendable as well as rollable. The thickness of the whole display is only about 0.01 mm (10 μm), which is less than one fifth the diameter of the human hair. The bending radius of this flexible display can be less than 1 mm, which is even thinner than a pen refill.

Quantum Dot Technology To Join LG's 4K ULTRA HD TV Lineup In 2015; LG Offers More Choices for Premium Home Viewing Experience
December 16, 2014
LG Electronics (LG) will unveil a new 4K ULTRA HD TV series with quantum dot technology as a new component of its expanded TV lineup at the 2015 International CES®, Jan. 6-9 in Las Vegas. LG's 4K ULTRA HD TVs with quantum dot technology will offer a wider color palette and improved color saturation than conventional LCD TVs and will be available in 2015 to complement LG's other ULTRA HD TV and OLED TV offerings.

U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command: Electronics Engineer NCAS144634081282602
December 16, 2014
The United States Office of Personnel Management has issued the following job announcement: Job Title:Electronics Engineer Department:Department of the Army Agency:U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Job Announcement Number:NCAS144634081282602 SALARY RANGE: $75,621.00 to $138,136.00 / Per Year OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 to Tuesday, December 16, 2014 SERIES & GRADE: DB-0855-04 POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time - Term NTE 5 years DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy in the following location: Fort Belvoir, VA View Map WHO MAY APPLY: Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles) SECURITY CLEARANCE: Top Secret SUPERVISORY STATUS: No JOB SUMMARY: Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army. About the Position:

Data Recorder Market Worth $1,794 Million by 2020
December 15, 2014
According to market research "Data Recorder Market by Type (cockpit voice recorder, flight data recorder, quick access recorder, voyage data recorder, data logger), by technology (flash card, cloud computing and solid state) by Geography (North America, Europe, APAC, Middle East, Latin America and Africa) - Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 - 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the report offers an in-depth analysis of the market from 2014 - 2020. The data recorder market is projected to reach $1,794 Million by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 4.52% from 2014-2020. Browse 76 market data Tables and 59 Figures spread through 151 Pages and in-depth TOC on "Data Recorder Market".


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