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New CHES(R) 500 Furnace for Production of Massive 300kg Sapphire Boules
October 31, 2014
Nashua, Oct. 31 -- ARC Energy today announced the CHES(R) 500 crystal growth furnace, designed to produce the world's largest-ever sapphire boules with a mass of 300kg and 500mm diameter. This new furnace will also have the lowest cost per unit for critical growth markets, yielding impressive quantities of up to 6,000 smartphone covers, up to 5,600mm of 4-inch LED wafers, or up to 2,500mm of 6-inch LED wafers per boule.

Toshiba Launches System Power Management IC for Mobile Products
October 31, 2014
Tokyo, Oct. 31 -- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced the launch of a system power management IC, "TC7734FTG," for mobile products, such as tablets and smartphones. Sample shipments start today, with mass production scheduled to start from January 2015. The new product is fabricated with the latest 0.13um analog process technology and integrates various power supplies units-charger, power path [1], Buck Converters, LDO Regulators-and the LED Driver required for mobile devices in one chip. Housed in a compact 7mmx7mm QFN (Quad Flat No-lead) package with excellent thermal performance, "TC7734FTG" will contribute to space-saving and device downsizing.

5 tech myths you hear all the time
October 30, 2014
Kim Komando, Special for USA TODAY Humans are great at creating myths. From Marduk and Zeus to unicorns and mermaids, there's no end to what we can imagine. That's even true with technology. There's old tech advice that no one questions, half-remembered instructions you just keep doing, misunderstood terms and more that you believe to be true. I'm going to tackle some of these tech myths and set the record straight.

Eaton releases new stacklight solutions to improve process control
October 27, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Eaton Corporation Plc, a power management company, has released a new range of stacklight solutions designed to improve control over processes and enhance machine availability in industrial applications.

Nikon releases two FPD lithography systems
October 27, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Nikon Corporation, a manufacturer of optics and imaging products, has released two FPD lithography systems, FX-86S2 and FX-86SH2.

MAYOR WALSH ACCELERATES CITY'S LED STREETLIGHT RETROFIT PROGRAM
October 22, 2014
BOSTON, Oct. 21 -- The city of Boston issued the following press release: Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that the Public Works Department (PWD) has retrofitted 38,838 of its 64,000 streetlights to Light-emitting Diode (LED) technology, which use less energy, last longer, and provide better lighting for Boston's streets as of September 26, 2014. These retrofits are saving the City an estimated $4.25 million each year in energy costs. The program also takes advantage of financial rebates provided by NSTAR.

ROCK DOC: BETTER WAY TO SHINE LIGHT IN DARK WORLD
October 21, 2014
PULLMAN, Wash., Oct. 21 -- Washington State University issued the following news release: Years ago I purchased a headlamp - a small flashlight that straps around your head to light your way. It's useful because it leaves both your hands free as you work or walk. I used my headlamp during the dark half of the year to exercise my dog in pastures and an undeveloped No Man's Land on a steep hill near my house.

LED RETROFIT EXPECTED TO SAVE $690,000 A YEAR IN ENERGY COSTS FOR ROADWAY LIGHTING
October 20, 2014
CHEYENNE, Wyo., Oct. 20 -- The Wyoming Department of Transportation issued the following news release: Work is underway on a statewide project to convert all of WYDOT's roadway lighting to LED, an upgrade expected to save the department about $690,000 a year in energy costs. The upgrades being completed by Casper's Modern Electric Co. are beginning in the Casper area, and will spread across the rest of the state over the course of the coming year, ending with the retrofitting of the lighting in the Green River Tunnels on I-80 sometime next summer.

Green residents open their doors to the public this weekend
September 27, 2014
Bath & North East Somerset Council, UK Government has issued the following news release: Now in its third year, Bath Green Homes’ popular Open Homes Weekend is back on 27 & 28 September, showcasing an exciting range of energy efficient homes in and around Bath. Bath Green Homes is organised by Transition Bath, Bath Preservation Trust and Bath & North East Somerset Council, and sponsored by Curo and Crest Nicholson. All the homes are free to visit, although some do require booking, and some are only open on one of the days. Pick up a leaflet map check the website www.bathgreenhomes.co.uk or call 01225 477528 for full details and visiting arrangements.

India: Profile of "Jona Photo"
September 12, 2014
Following is the company profile of "Jona Photo" as available: Company Name: Jona Photo Profile Description: Driven with motivation, Jona is located amongst the renowned Importers and Wholesale Suppliers of an expansive range of products. Our offering includes Full Color Led Display, LED Dance Floor, LED Accessories, Ceramic Spray Coatings, Album Making Machines, Paper Cutting Machines, Round Corner Cutting Machine, Thermal Lamination Machines, Fully Automatic Die Cutting Machine, Photo Album Covers, Album Making Raw Material, Heat Transfer Machine, 5 In 1 Printing Machine, Flat Pressing Machine, Dye Sublimation Accessories, Mug Pressing Machine, Ceramic Coffee Mugs, Epson Printers, Halogen Lights, Designer Cushion Covers, Photography Cameras, Videography Cameras, Camera Accessories and Electric Cutting Machine. A revolution was ensued with the advent of Amiga Computer, and we quickly identified its worth. This resulted in, us becoming a Marketing Partner of Amiga Computer that has brought a change in the video-graphic vision.


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