News tagged with electronic equipment

1000 calibration reports . . . and counting

The U.S. Internet – and indeed any communication system that sends information by fiber-optic cable – depends critically on strong, clear signals propagating reliably through transmission lines. The principal measurement ...

dateNov 22, 2012 in General Physics
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Sony-Olympus alliance aims for high-tech surgery

(AP)—Sony's new alliance with scandal-tarnished Olympus will focus on producing endoscopes and other surgical tools packed with the Japanese electronic maker's three-dimensional imaging and super-clear "4K" display technologies.

dateOct 01, 2012 in Business
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Analyzing energy potential

Sensors, radio transmitters and GPS modules all feature low power consumption. All it takes is a few milliwatts to run them. Energy from the environment - from sources such as light or vibrations - may be enough to meet these ...

dateMay 04, 2012 in Engineering
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Microsoft deal with AOL part of patent scramble

(AP) -- AOL's $1 billion deal to sell and license patents to Microsoft is another in a series of "Antiques Roadshow" moments in the technology world. Faded companies have been rummaging through their assets recently, and ...

dateApr 10, 2012 in Business
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