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Publication Date: 03/1/2012

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Electronic Paper Displays Get Closer

Phoenix, AZ — Which is the best display for our data, entertainment, office work, movies on the go? The three major technologies — LED, backlighted LCD, and plasma all have their pros and cons. Now another player is anxious to get into the mix — electronic paper or electrofluidic  display (EF) — a technology that has some serious advantages, not the least of which is near-zero power operation. The display is like paper — flexible, rollable, foldable, and provides superior optical contrast in direct sunlight. Further, it can offer panel integration with PV power source ...
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Cool Nano Loudspeakers, Better MRIs, Quantum Computers

Gaithersburg, MD — Okay, it's still just a theory, but a team of physicists from the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI), the Neils Bohr Institute in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Harvard University has developed a theory describing how to detect weak electrical signals and cool electrical circuits using light and something ...Read More
"Made In USA" Gets Boost at ACD

Richardson, TX — EMS company Automated Circuit Design (ACD) has just completed an 18-month program of upgrading its internal infrastructure with solid new investment in capital equipment. This is in anticipation of dramatically increased domestic production, combined with today's trend toward more ...Read More
Semicon Industry Posts Record-Breaking Revenues

Washington, DC — Worldwide semiconductor sales for 2011 reached a record $299.5 billion, a year-on-year increase of 0.4 percent from the $298.3 billion recorded in 2010, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design.Read More

Indium Corporation’s Dr. Lasky to Teach Statistics, DOE, SPC at SMTA Ohio Valley Chapter Training
CLINTON, NY - Indium Corporation’s Dr. Ron Lasky, Senior Technologist, will deliver a special statistics training at the SMTA Ohio Valley’s Chapter meeting on April 19 at Corporate College, Warrenville Heights, Ohio. 
SEMICON West 2018 to Spotlight Smart Technologies, Workforce Development
MILPITAS, CA - SEMICON West, the flagship U.S. event for connecting the electronics manufacturing supply chain, has opened registration for the July 10-12, 2018, exposition at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. 
TTI Dedicates Andrews Distribution Center to Honor Founder and CEO, Paul Andrews
Bill Speer, left, TTI Facilities Director; Hobey Strawn, TTI Vice President Operations Americas; Don Akery, President, TTI Americas; Paul Andrews, TTI CEO; Mike Morton, TTI COO; Chris Goodman, TTI Sr. Vice President Finance and CEO 
Fort Worth, Texas – During a company kickoff event for employees attending the annual TTI sales leadership conference, a special dedication ceremony took place to unveil the name of TTI’s newly constructed distribution center. Named in honor of the company’s founder and CEO, Paul Andrews, the facility has been crowned the Andrews Distribution Center.

Avnet Adds Programmable Logic Alternative to 96Boards Community with New Ultra96 Development Board
PHOENIX, AZ – Avnet , a leading global technology distributor, today announced the new Ultra96™ development board. Avnet’s Ultra96 board adds a wide range of potential peripherals and programmable logic acceleration engines not previously available on the 96Boards platform. Avnet will be previewing and accepting pre-orders for the new board at the Linaro Connect Conference, March 19-23, Regal Airport Hotel in Hong Kong.

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