Siemens to Build a Combined Cycle Power Plant in Mexico

Siemens Energy has been awarded a contract for the turnkey construction of a combined cycle power plant in Mexico. The customer is Minera Mexico, a subsidiary of Grupo Mexico, the country's largest mining company and one of the world's largest copper producers. The plant is scheduled to achieve commercial operation in the summer of 2013, at which point it will be able to supply electricity to the...

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Blackhawk's New, Single-Package Shipping Standard Offers Economy, Flexibility, Efficiency In Installation

Blackhawk's New, Single-Package Shipping Standard Offers Economy, Flexibility, Efficiency In Installation

Motor, control and downhole components ship together to improve customer operations; Also new: Pneumatic, electric, solar drive-motor trial and rental options GLEN ELLYN, IL-Blackhawk Technology Company, the industry leader in above-well-drive piston pumps, now ships all drive motor, control and downhole components as a single package to simplify customer operations, ease record-keeping and speed...

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Deva and Nikon Metrology Unveil Innovative CMM Laser Scanning Solution

Integration of Nikon Metrology's Focus Scan with Deva CMM controller delivers winning combination Deva Electronic Controls recently teamed up with Nikon Metrology to integrate the Deva CMM Controller with Nikon Metrology digital laser scanning probes and Focus Scan software. Laser scanning is a developing technology well suited to today's quality control and reverse engineering challenges...

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Control System supports 100+ FireWire, Indexer drives.

Control System supports 100+ FireWire, Indexer drives.

ServoWire Motion and Logic Controllers (SMLC) typically coordinate network of ServoWire (FireWire) drives for applications requiring high-performance, multi-axis motion. XD-Indexer drive can be integrated, via Modbus TCP communication, to serve cases where axes are required that do not need as tightly coordinated motion. Capable of controlling 100+ drives, system lets users choose optimal drive...

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Space-Saving Socket Option for Energy Friendly Microcontrollers

Oslo, Norway - Energy Micro, the energy friendly microcontroller company, has announced it is making its EFM32 Gecko and Tiny Gecko product lines available in the space-saving QFP48 package. The smaller 48-pin ARM® Cortex(TM)-M3 based microcontroller options will enable manufacturers to take device footprint down to 7mm x 7mm at a pin pitch of 0.5mm. The QFP48 Gecko product offers the same range...

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STMicroelectronics to Hand Out up to 7000 Microcontroller Discovery Kits at 'embedded world' to Encourage Creativity and Nurture Development of Outstanding Embedded Applications

Printable vouchers and further information on www.st.com/ew2011 GENEVA - At the upcoming embedded world trade show in Nuremberg, STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a world leader in microcontrollers, will give away 7000 quick-start development boards for fast evaluation and low-risk prototyping with ST's popular...

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TRW Defines New Level of Safety with Integration of Active Seatbelt and Automatic Emergency Braking Systems

LIVONIA, Mich., Feb. 16, 2011 - TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW), today unveiled a new, intelligent safety system designed to enhance the protection of occupants in challenging driving situations or mitigate the effects of a crash. The system combines TRW's Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) system with its Active Control Retractor (ACR) seatbelt technology to reinforce driver warning;...

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Lumencor Updates Light Engine Offerings: Intense Solid State Outputs with Added Flexibility, Control and Precision

Lumencor Updates Light Engine Offerings: Intense Solid State Outputs with Added Flexibility, Control and Precision

Superior intensity with user changeable filters, easy control and camera-ready synchronization Beaverton, Oregon-Lumencor, Inc., a biotechnology company developing lighting solutions for the life sciences, announced its newest offerings to the largest crowd on record at the BiOS and Photonics West divisions of SPIE 2011. Featured were a family of options and accessories for Lumencor's solid state...

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STMicroelectronics Teams with LifeNexus to Produce the iChip Microprocessor for the Personal Health Card

GENEVA and BROOMFIELD, CO, Feb. 16, 2011 - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a world leader in semiconductor solutions, and LifeNexus, the developer of the iChip(TM) and Personal Health Card-®, today announced that STMicroelectronics will produce the iChip microprocessor for the LifeNexus Personal Health Card. The Personal Health Card is the first multi-purpose electronic health card utilizing the...

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Maxim Extends TacTouch(TM) Family with 4- and 10-Finger Multitouch Capacitive Touch-screen ICs

Maxim Extends TacTouch(TM) Family with 4- and 10-Finger Multitouch Capacitive Touch-screen ICs

o The MAX11871 is a projected capacitive touch-screen controller that enables full 10-finger multitouch detection from gloves or a ballpoint pen on standard mutual capacitive touch screens. o The MAX11855/MAX11856 are economical versions for up to 4-point touch with no ghosting effect. o These parts are the newest additions to Maxim's growing TacTouch(TM) product line of haptics (tactile...

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