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Introducing Axiomtek's High-Performance 4th Generation Intel Core Mini ITX Motherboard with Rich I/O and HDMI - MANO881
July 31, 2014
City of Industry, CA, July 31, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Axiomtek, one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers of innovative, high performance and reliable PC-based industrial computer products, is pleased to announce the arrival of the MANO881, its new mini-ITX motherboard with Intel H81 Express chipset. The product offers socket H3 - LGA1150 that supports the 4th Generation Intel Corei (Haswell) processors. This feature-rich board has two sockets for DDR3 system memory of up to 16 GB. The high-performance mini-ITX motherboard MANO881 supports one PCIe x16 slot and integrated with Intel HD 5000 graphics supports powerful graphic processing and dual-display capability through HDMI, VGA and LVDS interfaces. The embedded board also includes rich I/O expansions which can help system integrators to develop solutions quickly at a more competitive price. The MANO881 is excellent for in-vehicle PCs, medical imaging and gaming devices, in-flight entertainment systems, industrial automation systems, and other portable devices.

Transparency Market Research Publishes Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Report
July 31, 2014
According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, "Pressure Sensitive Adhesives (Water-based, Solvent-based, Hot Melt, Radiation Cured) Market For Tapes, Specialty, Labels, Graphics, and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global pressure sensitive adhesives market was valued at USD 5.58 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 7.96 billion by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 5.2 percent over the forecast period from 2013 to 2019.

PROGRAM INSPIRED PARTICIPANT TO LEARN ABOUT SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY
July 30, 2014
ENOMONIE, Wis., July 30 -- The University of Wisconsin-Stout issued the following news release: Meghan Walters learned plenty from the STEPS for Girls program at University of Wisconsin-Stout, not the least of which is that the program is appropriately named. Walters is a shining example of how STEPS, a summer experience for middle school girls, can be a stepping-stone to a career in fields that typically are male-dominated. STEPS stands for Science, Technology and Engineering Preview Summer program.

GameStop Technology Institute Builds On IT Technology Innovation To Drive Positive Customer Experiences; New Partnerships with Shelfbucks, BestFit Mobile and Dynamic Signal to Help GameStop Address the Needs of Today's Empowered and Informed Consumer
July 30, 2014
GameStop (NYSE: GME), a family of specialty retail brands that makes consumers' favorite technologies affordable and simple, announced today that its GameStop Technology Institute (GTI) business unit has entered into strategic partnerships with Shelfbucks, BestFit Mobile and Dynamic Signal to further extend its focus on driving technological innovation and change within its store environments. Dedicated to harnessing the power of new and emerging technologies to better address the needs of today's empowered and informed consumer, GTI was launched by GameStop to pursue an open innovation strategy whereby the Company partners with leading organizations and institutions to explore and build best-in-class research and development capabilities.

VIZIO Launches All-New VIZIO.com for A More Beautifully Simple Consumer Research and Shopping Experience; Special Product Bundle Deal and Free Shipping on All Orders For Limited Time
July 30, 2014
 VIZIO, America's #1 Smart TV1 and Sound Bar2 company, launched today the all-new VIZIO.com, featuring a consumer-centric user experience designed to inspire, inform, entertain and simplify the journey for consumers looking to purchase their next product. Distinguishing itself as the industry leader, VIZIO's reimagined platform optimizes the user experience with a fully responsive design and easy-to-use research and shopping tools. Using large-scale visuals and motion graphics, VIZIO technology is easy to digest in the context of relatable, everyday settings and use cases. In celebration of the launch, VIZIO.com is offering free shipping on all eligible products3 and a special product bundle through August 64. Committed to offering a streamlined, best-in-class shopping experience, the intuitive user interface empowers consumers with convenient research and shopping tools, along with an easy checkout flow. While shopping, consumers can browse highlighted products, learn about key features and benefits of new technology and compare models with ease. A new predictive search tool also makes it easy to find products or customer support information quicker across desktop, tablet or mobile devices.

Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium Awards Funding to Binghamton University for Development of Electronics and Biometric Sensor Platforms; Project selected for its focus on optimizing packaging to ensure robustness of wearable sensors
July 30, 2014
The Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium (NBMC), an industry-academia partnership with the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), has awarded funding for a project proposed by Binghamton University to develop electronics and biometric sensor platforms for human performance monitoring (HPM). The $425,000 project, with contributions from the University of California, Berkeley, and electronics packaging firm i3 Electronics, Inc. (Endicott, N.Y.), is scheduled for completion in early 2015.  The electronics platform includes a flexible substrate, battery, processor, WiFi communications and interface electronics. The biometric sensor platform includes temperature and electrocardiogram (ECG) sensors, allowing calculation of the wearer's heart rate.  ECG signals from human subjects and from an archive of human ECG recordings (from both healthy individuals and those with clinical conditions) will be utilized to test the sensor electrodes and onboard electronics. The processed data will be used to calculate heart rate, and data transmitted to a local network will be compared to the input signals. These tests will then be repeated on 10 units produced in the manufacturing run, all of which will be used to transmit ECGs, heart rate and temperature from human subjects. A second LED-based oximeter sensor will also be evaluated for the detection of blood oxygen levels and heart rate.

Industry's First 256-Channel, 24-Bit Current-to-Digital Converter Module for CT Scanners Simplifies Design and Reduces System Costs; ADI's new current-to-digital converter module doubles channel count while requiring 33 percent less real estate than alternative devices, plus mounts on standard PCB substrates.
July 30, 2014
Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI), a global leader in high-performance signal processing technology and leading provider of ICs for medical imaging, introduced today a current-to-digital converter module that reduces the cost and complexity of computed tomography (CT) scanner system design. The ADAS1131 is a 256-channel, 24-bit current-to-digital converter module that is available in a 15-mm² BGA package with a 0.8-mm pitch. The device uses approximately 33 percent less PCB area than alternative devices that offer only half the channel density. The 0.8-mm pitch packaging feature enables designers to mount the ADAS1131 on a standard PCB substrate, a less costly and higher yield option than high density, specialized PCB substrates requiring laser vias.

WiTricity Hires Farooq Butt as SVP of Business Development & Strategy; Wireless power pioneer hires industry veteran to accelerate commercial momentum
July 30, 2014
WiTricity , the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced that it has named Farooq Butt as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy. Farooq brings more than 20 years of global experience in driving strategic agendas and revenues for innovative technologies in the wireless and computer/IT industries, serving most recently as VP of Worldwide Business Development and Strategy for Dell's End User Solutions group. This announcement comes as WiTricity continues to build commercial momentum, counting Intel and Toyota as investors and licensees of its pioneering wireless power transfer technology. Both Intel and Toyota have recently announced that products using WiTricity technology will be available to consumers within the next 24 months.

Industry’s First 256-Channel, 24-Bit Current-to-Digital Converter Module for CT Scanners Simplifies Design and Reduces System Costs
July 30, 2014
Washington, D.C.: Biotechnology Industry Organization has issued the following news release: ADI’s new current-to-digital converter module doubles channel count while requiring 33 percent less real estate than alternative devices, plus mounts on standard PCB substrates.

Hardware Engineer (FPGA/Verilog)
July 30, 2014
National Defense Industrial Association has issued the following news release: Job Title: Hardware Engineer (FPGA/Verilog) Company: BAE Systems Location: Reston, VA 20190


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