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Cognex’s Checker Now Offers More Tools, Lighting, Options     October 19, 2011

The Checker 4G7X adds new position tools, colored lighting, and filters.More>>

LAPIS Semiconductor Intros Low-Power Microcontrollers     October 18, 2011

Unique sensor interface simplifies component count, cost and power while enabling accurate measurement of temperature, humidity or carbon monoxide in small battery-operated devices.More>>

NASA to Launch New Earth-Observing Satellite     October 13, 2011

The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Preparatory Project is the first mission designed to collect data to improve weather forecasts and increase understanding of climate change.More>>

Novelda Announces Nanoscale Sinuous Antennas     October 11, 2011

The high-precision, directional radar technology is a new electromagnetic sensor that offers enhanced visibility in human vital-sign, personal security, environmental, and industrial automation applications.More>>

Sofradir Awarded MUSIS/CSO Contract     October 11, 2011

The multi-million euro project will manufacture infrared detectors for the engineering and flight model phases of the MUSIS/CSO next-generation Earth observation military satellites.More>>

CALSEC and Hitachi to Collaborate     October 6, 2011

With the signing of a joint product development accord in Tokyo, CALSEC will integrate Hitachi’s ultra-fast sensor technology with its Digital Dog Nose for improvised explosive device detection.More>>

European Space Agency Selects Greenpeak     October 5, 2011

ESA/ESTEC assessed and endorsed the company’s radio communication controller chip for use in aerospace applications, recognizing the unit’s performance, low power consumption, and interference robustness.More>>

DigitalGlobe and Ball Review WorldView Design     October 4, 2011

The successful WorldView-3 critical design review keeps the next-generation remote-sensing satellite on schedule for a mid-2014 launch, expanding the company’s ability to deliver comprehensive high-quality earth imagery and geospatial information.More>>

Measurement Specialties Acquires Celesco     October 4, 2011

The purchase adds a competitive long-stroke position technology to the MEAS portfolio.More>>

Battery Ventures Acquires Detcon     September 29, 2011

Acquisition creates a comprehensive fixed and portable gas detection portfolio with global coverage.More>>