Linear Technology acquires Dust Networks

December 20, 2011

MANHASSET, NY — Linear Technology has acquired Dust Networks a provider of low-power wireless sensor network (WSN) technology. While terms of the transaction were not disclosed and there will be some transaction-related costs, Dust’s ongoing results are not expected to be material in the short term to Linear’s financial statements, according to Linear. Dust Networks’ […]


‘Spinning In’ and ‘Spinning Out’: Industry Partnerships the focus of USU …

December 20, 2011

slideshow In the near future, as many as six severe weather satellites bearing special Utah State University-developed sensing technology may be in orbit 5,000 kilometers above the Earth. This fleet of satellites will transmit enhanced weather data that will be analyzed to predict severe weather before it happens, potentially saving both lives and property across […]


XIMEA Introduces World’s Smallest USB 3.0 Industrial Camera Based on Cypress …

December 19, 2011

MUNSTER, Germany SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — XIMEA GmbH has set a new benchmark for high-speed industrial cameras with the introduction of the MQ series USB 3.0 SuperSpeed industrial machine vision cameras based on Cypress’s /quotes/zigman/70818/quotes/nls/cy CY -4.97% EZ-USB(R) FX3 USB 3.0 controller. With its USB 3.0 SuperSpeed data interface, XIMEA’s […]


UBM Electronics’ Design News Partners with Digi-Key to Create the Digi-Key …

December 19, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO and THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., Dec. 19, 2011 — SAN FRANCISCO and THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — UBM Electronics, a UBM company and the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry‘s decision makers, and electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as […]


Infrax Systems (IFXY) Executes Teaming Agreement with AwiaTech to Incorporate … – PR

December 18, 2011

  Infrax Systems, Inc., (OTCBB: IFXY), a global provider of unified Smart Grid-related products and services for the Energy and Utility industries, announced today that it has entered into a Teaming Agreement with AwiaTech corporation to jointly develop and deploy advanced wireless capabilities for Automation applications for the Smart Grid. Future development and deployment may […]


Cautious optimism prevails in North Jersey industrial real estate

December 18, 2011

<!–Saxotech Paragraph Count: 8–> As the economy continues its rocky pace in New Jersey, commercial real estate brokers are seeing some hopeful trends: First, they say that the Garden State is now competing more effectively with Pennsylvania for new industrial leases, and second, vacancy rates are going down. If these trends continue — and brokers […]


Large Interest Shown By Asia In VISION 2011

December 16, 2011

Leading international machine vision trade fair draws 7,055 visitors – Increase in international guests – Medical technology and integrated systems gain in importance VISION 2011 was once again able to top its best result from the previous year. More visitors than ever poured into the halls in Stuttgart from 8 to 10 November 2011, with […]


All-Dielectric Self-Blocking SWIR Filters from Optics Balzers

December 16, 2011

JENA, Germany, Dec 16, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Optics Balzers Jena offers customized all-dielectric band-pass filters for the SWIR spectral region with a unique self-blocking filter design. They combine a wide blocking range and high pass-band transmittance in a single all-dielectric interference coating. All filters are deposited by in-situ monitored plasma-assisted sputter and evaporation processes […]