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VESA Announces DisplayPort Audio/Video Standard Enabling Support for Enhanced Data Bandwidth Performance

Video Electronics Standards Association announces DisplayPort 2.0 audio/video standard. DP 2.0 provides single, dual and triple display resolutions. It improves user experience with augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR) displays. DP 2.0 enables higher frame rates and resolutions up to and beyond 8K, greater flexibility in display configurations, multiple monitor setups, and improved power...

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NFPA Conference to Discuss Opportunities for Fluid Power Industry

NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) is going to take place in August 12-14, 2019 at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort in Oak Brook, Illinois. Those interested in attending can book their hotel rooms to ensure room availability and to get best rate. The IEOC will offer help to fluid power business leaders translate economic trends into competitive intelligence.

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U.S. EPA Proposed Changes to the Toxic Substances Control Act to Protect Human Health and the Environment

Offers regulatory relief for printed circuit board fabricators whose manufacturing byproducts are subsequently recycled offsite, a longtime goal of the association. Supports efforts to better align reporting requirements under both TSCA and the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) program. Supports the proposed use of NAICS codes to enable industry-specific analyses that will improve uniformity and...

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IPC Announced Committee Leadership, Special Recognition and Distinguished Committee Service Awards

IPC awarded individuals who made significant contributions to IPC and the industry in the development of electronics manufacturing standards. Dave Hillman, Collins Aerospace; Jason Keeping, Celestica; Doug Pauls, Collins Aerospace; and Linda Woody are presented with Committee Leadership Award. Ross Wilcoxon, Collins Aerospace awarded with Recognition Award where as Jim Blanche, Ben Gumpert, Eric...

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UL/CLEB Discusses About Confirmatory Tests, Lab Tests, Anchor and Fastener Testing at Seminar on Building Guard Standards

Principal engineer Robert Jutras hosted a seminar "The Canadian CSA A500 Building Guards Standard Explained." Jutras discussed Part 5 of the standard, covering confirmatory tests, lab tests, anchor and fastener testing, penetration cone testing, markings and in-situ testing. Jutras explained about rigidity and resistance under different loading conditions.  

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IPC Introduces Two Courses to Learn About PCB from Concept to Completion

IPC Introducing PCB Design Fundamentals with two-part online course featuring a live instructor. It helps to generate accurate IPC-compliant schematics from initial schematic to final layout. Course one will introduce you to schematic capture and the basics of PCB Design and it is suitable engineers, designers, and other knowledgeable professionals. Course two will introduce layout and practices...

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IPC Now Accepting Applications for 2020 Program to Become Emerging Engineer or Mentor

IPC is conducting an Emerging Engineer program to enable professionals learn from industry mentors about IPC Standards development. Professionals must have worked in the industry for less than 5 years or be a university student. Mentors must have minimum of 7 years’ experience in industry and on an IPC committee for at least five years. Emerging Engineer will receive complimentary registration...

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NEMA Updates Performance Parameters for SPECT Scanners

NEMA Published NEMA NU 1-2018 (SPECT), a grade which provides a uniform and consistent method for measuring and reporting performance parameters of SPECT scanners. Updates have been done for pixelated detectors, image quality metrics and co-registration accuracy between the CT and SPECT components of a hybrid SPECT/CT scanner.

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New Machine Tool Payback Calculator from CDA Helps Manufacturers Know Machining Capabilities of Brass

Copper Development Association Inc. introduced Machine Tool Payback Calculator which helps manufacturers to realize the significance of using brass on machine tools. Tool helps shops to input the production, material and equipment data to assess the impact of new technology. The results includes net tool, material, utility, labor and maintenance costs, length of payback period and annual profits.

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