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Business Climate Index is in tune with industrial supply event.

March 21, 2013

Industrial Supply will feature streamlined layout and comprehensive program at HANNOVER MESSE 2013 (April 8–12). Shortly before industrial supply solutions and lightweight construction trade show's start, ArGeZ supplier industry association's business climate index shows this sector expects positive change of mood. This outlook is further confirmed by current exhibitor registration for trade fair, reflecting companies' continued strength of identification with Industrial Supply. Read More

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AWMA issues Call for Abstracts for International Conference.

March 21, 2013

Scheduled for October 21-23, 2013, 32nd IT3/HWC provides general forum for the discussion of state of the art information, regulations, and public policy on thermal treatment technologies and their relationship to air emissions, greenhouse gases, climate change, renewable energy or alternative energy production, and sustainability. Papers will address approaches to safely managing waste streams amenable to thermal treatment processes, and evaluate associated costs, risks, and impacts. Read More

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NIST Advisory Committee issues 2012 Annual Report.

March 21, 2013

Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology has sent its annual report to Congress, which addresses NIST’s role in support of Public Safety Broadband Network and recognizes need for interoperability at all levels of public safety operation. Report provides recommendations related to proposed NIST Centers of Excellence as well as National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence. It also endorses NIST’s strategic planning process and emphasizes organization’s progress in developing positive safety culture. Read More

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Guides Seek Interoperability for automated fingerprint ID systems.

March 21, 2013

Issuance of 3 NIST Special Publications (SPs) will help forensic examiners better understand and more effectively use Extended Feature Set (EFS) as well as provide organizations with guidance on procuring interoperable automated fingerprint identification system (AFIS). Publications include NIST SP-1134–Extended Feature Set Profile Specification, NIST SP-1151–Markup Instructions for Extended Friction Ridge Features, and NIST SP-1152–Latent Interoperability Transmission Specification. Read More

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Revised ISO/IEC Standard boosts computer security.

March 21, 2013

ISO/IEC 8652:2012, Information technology - Programming languages – Ada, revised third edition includes addition of contract-based programming, a rare computer programming feature that significantly bolsters protection against viruses and other digital threats. Ada programming language is widely used in aviation, railway, satellite, financial services, and healthcare sectors, as well as by U.S. military, all of which require security and dependability from digital networks. Read More

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IPC ESTC Keynote to address achieving exceptional package design.

March 21, 2013

Amkor Technology senior VP Dr. Choon Lee will deliver "System Integration Challenges in Packaging" keynote at IPC Electronic System Technologies Conference and Exhibition (ESTC) on May 22, 2013. He will present common applications and uses of micro-EMS, module-level packaging that integrates functional aspects of both SoC and SiP; discuss benefits/limitations for major market segments; talk about simulation and modeling tools; and divulge Amkor's holistic approach. Read More

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SME MicroManufacturing Event fosters discovery and inspiration.

March 21, 2013

MicroManufacturing Conference and Exposition will take place in Minneapolis, MN from April 16–17, 2013. Keynote presentations will explore global issues facing manufacturing, while conference sessions will cover range of related topics. SME's Medical Manufacturing Innovations series, which looks to help facilitate technology exchange and improve product development, will be premiering with track featuring live, interactive panel discussions and new technology displays and demonstrations. Read More

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Field of ISO Technical Activity to focus on audit data services.

March 21, 2013

Standardization Administration of China (SAC), Chinese member body to ISO, submitted proposal for new field of technical activity on audit data services. As U.S. member body to ISO, ANSI invites interested stakeholders to submit comments on said proposal by April 26, 2013. Technical activity would focus on work related to standardization in field of audit data services, including audit data acquisition, utilization of audit data, and audit data management. Read More