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CEA announces availability of 4K Ultra HD logo license.

November 24, 2014

Licensing agreement for logos for use by manufacturers to designate 4K Ultra High-Definition TVs, monitors, and projectors for the home is now available. CEA also announced licensing agreements for promotional and educational use by retailers, buying groups, organizations, and companies engaged in 4K UHD ecosystem. Two logos – 4K Ultra HD and 4K Ultra HD Connected – address attributes of picture quality and help move toward interoperability, while providing clarity for consumers and retailers. Read More

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AEM Announces Five Inductees into its 2014 Hall of Fame.

November 24, 2014

AEM announced 2014 inductees into AEM Hall of Fame, which recognizes and celebrates outstanding individuals in off-road equipment industry for their legacy of innovation, service, and leadership. Amongst 2014 inductees were E.G. Melroe and the Melroe Family of Melroe Manufacturing & Bobcat Company, Agustin Ramirez of HUSCO International, Robert J. Ratliff of AGCO Corporation, John D. West of The Manitowoc Company, and Rollin Henry White of Cleveland Tractor Company (Cletrac). Read More

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IPC APEX EXPO 2015 Program highlights technology, innovation.

November 24, 2014

Registration is open for IPC APEX EXPO 2015, which will take place February 22–26 in San Diego, CA with focus on changing technologies driving electronics industry. In keeping with its "Upgrade Your Tech-NOW-ledgy" theme, technical conference will feature ~100 technical papers detailing original research and innovations from global industry experts. There will also be 30+ professional development courses that detail practical solutions that can be immediately implemented immediately. Read More

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ASTM Textiles Standard aids materials thermal effusivity testing.

November 21, 2014

ASTM WK43374, Test Method for Measurement of Thermal Effusivity of Fabrics Using a Guarded Modified Transient Plane Source (MTPS) Instrument, will aid measurement of thermal properties of textiles. According to ASTM member Shannon Yawney, proposed standard will become benchmark scale test method for textile mills to compare and develop new technologies for managing heat. While intended for apparel fabrics, other areas of use include household textiles, upholstery, and automobile industries. Read More

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Electrical Impedance Scanner Standard applies to roofing surveys.

November 21, 2014

ASTM D7954/D7954M, Practice for Moisture Surveying of Roofing and Waterproofing Systems Using Non-Destructive Electrical Impedance Scanners, was developed by Subcommittee D08.20 on Roofing Membrane Systems. Used at various points in roofing/waterproofing system life cycle, standard covers use of electrical impedance scanners to monitor moisture level of roofing system. Standard offers guidelines for moisture scanners, their use, and on which roofing systems scanners are most effective. Read More

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IEC Electronics Corp earns QML certification to IPC/WHMA-A-620.

November 21, 2014

IPC's Validation Services Program awarded first IPC/WHMA-A-620 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to IEC Electronics Corporation's Newark, NY and Albuquerque, NM locations as well as Southern California Braiding facility in Bell Gardens, CA. These facilities completed audit to IPC/WHMA-A-620 and met/exceeded requirements for electronics industry's Class 3 classification. They will be listed as IPC-trusted source capable of manufacturing in accordance with industry best practices. Read More

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NEMA 2015 Board of Governors elected at Illuminations Weekend.

November 21, 2014

During annual meeting, NEMA elected Donald J. Hendler, President and CEO of Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc., Chairman of the 2015 Board of Governors. Other officers elected include: First Vice Chairwoman Maryrose Sylvester, President and CEO, GE Lighting; Second Vice Chairman Michael W. Pessina, President, Lutron Electronics Company, Inc.; Treasurer Thomas Gross, Vice Chairman and COO—Electrical Sector, Eaton; and Immediate Past Chairman John Selldorff, President and CEO of Legrand North America. Read More

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ABC's Shark Tank coming to 2015 International CES.

November 21, 2014

On Jan 8 at the 2015 International CES®, "Shark Tank" will host an open call for entrepreneurs who wish to appear on the show. Exhibitors at CES, as well as the general public, will have the opportunity to present their original product or idea to producers in hopes of getting the chance to appear on "Shark Tank" and potentially take their business to the next level. Collaboration underscores CEA's commitment to support and promote innovation across the consumer technologies industry. Read More