MKS Exhibits New Control Solutions at SEMICON West 2007

MKS Instruments, Inc. will exhibit the CONTINUUM(TM) Universal Industrial Network Gateway with cLogic(TM) and the MacroNode(TM) I/O Controller with EtherCAT interface at SEMICON West, July 17-19 in San Francisco. These new solutions offer more precise process control through faster network performance and improved web browser diagnostics. The MKS CONTINUUM quickly connects any serial device to...

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Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Engines Use New Performance Monitors on Shuttle Launch

CANOGA PARK, Calif., June 8 / / -- A trio of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME), fitted with new controllers to actively monitor engine health and performance, powered the launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis from NASA's Kennedy Space Center today. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is a United Technologies Corp. [NYSE: UTX] company and has provided the SSME since the first...

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Motion Control Card features modularized design.

Model PCI-8154 4-axis pulse train motion control card controls steppers, servos, and linear motors. Features include pulse rates of up to 6.55 MHz, hardware-controlled emergency stop, software security protection, 13 homing modes, modularized design with extension board support, and card index switch to support multiple cards. Controls enable movement through multiple axes with linear and...

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DC/DC Buck Controllers accept input voltage up to 30 V.

Housed in 2.9 x 2.8 mm TSOT6 package, Models SP6125, SP6126, and SP6127 feature frequencies of 300, 600, and 900 kHz, respectively. Step down controllers are appropriate for generating 5 or 3.3 V system bus, as well as providing 1.x V core voltage for devices such as Altera's CycloneÂ-® and Xilinx's Spartan(TM) FPGAs. Specified over -40 to +125Â-

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SGI Technology Powers L'ecole Gobelins Final Push for 31st Annual Annecy International Animation Festival

Rendering Deadlines for Millions of HD Images Easily Realized with SGI Altix XE Systems, PipelineFX Qube!(TM) Render Farm Management and Microsoft Windows Compute Cluster Server SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 14 / / -- To render millions of high-definition image files in time for opening night festivities of the famed Annecy 2007 International Animation Festival, June 11-16 in Annecy, France, Gobelins,...

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Interphase and Surf Complete I-TDM Interoperability Enabling Multi-Media Solution Delivery on AdvancedTCA-® and MicroTCA(TM) Platforms

- Joint Solution Enables Cost-Effective Development of IP-to-TDM Applications for VoIP, 3G and IMS Networks PLANO, Texas and YOKNE'AM, Israel, June 14 // -- Interphase Corporation (NASDAQ:INPH), a leading provider of robust building blocks, highly integrated subsystems and innovative gateway appliances for the converged communications network, and Surf Communication Solutions ( Surf ), a leading...

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Microcontroller is suited for e-tokens and embedded systems.

Based on ARMÂ-® SC100 CPU, Model AT91SC192192CT-USB 32-bit RISC secure MCU features 192 Kb of FLASH program memory, 192 Kb of EEPROM, and 24 Kb of RAM. It includes cryptographic accelerators, USB 2.0 interface with 5 endpoints, SPI interface to communicate in embedded system environment, and dedicated hardware to connect to NAND Flash. Unit is compatible with ROM-based AT91SC512384RCT, and...

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Reliant Energy Completes $10 Million Upgrade of Pollution Control Equipment at Elrama Power Plant

Additional Improvements, New Technology for Monitoring to Further Lower Emissions PITTSBURGH, June 6 // -- Reliant Energy announced today that it has completed installation and placed in service the final module of upgrades to the flue gas desulfurization system (scrubber) at its Elrama Power Plant. The plant, located in Elizabeth, Pa., about 25 miles southwest of Pittsburgh, is a 465 megawatt,...

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Readout and Control Units suit mass flow meters/controllers.

BRIGHT Series offers local indication and operation, flow rate in actual values/percentage, fluid selection, setpoint, counter, and alarms. Modules are designed for lab-style instruments and for instruments with IP65 housing. Communication between such instruments and product is established over RS-232 digital communication port. OLED display technology offers bright and wide angle visibility....

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Biometric Terminal is designed for door-locks and turnstiles.

FingerPass IC controls physical access and recording of employees' work hours by identifying them with fingerprints, contactless cards, and/or PIN-code (used separately or in combination). After successful identification, it issues command to open electromagnetic door-lock, turnstile, or gate, and simultaneously registers employee's arrival/departure event in system. Unit can operate separately...

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