Sustainable Minds has recently released Sustainable Minds 1.0, a comprehensive SaaS software and information service that enables companies to create more environmentally sustainable products. It integrates on-demand, Web-based software with educational content and uses life cycle assessment (LCA) to measure the potential environmental and human health impacts of the concepts.
Banner Engineering's FlexPower Solar Supply, BWA-SOLAR-001, includes an integrated charge controller, rechargeable battery pack, AC wall charger and mounting hardware for powering SureCross Wireless Network devices. The supply can be used in a variety of configurations.
Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc. has announced the introduction of UNCD Horizon, the world’s smoothest vapor-deposited diamond, to its family of award-winning diamond products. UNCD Horizon represents a generational leap in diamond wafer technology that brings the surface roughness of diamond films to levels comparable to electronic grade silicon wafers; opening up new vistas for the application of diamond into a wide variety of electronic and biomedical devices.
ASafeDrive, LLC released a highly-innovative mobile platform device—ASafeDrive. The new technology, now available for $0.99 at the Apple App. Store within iTunes or at www.asafedrive.com, specifically aims to help commuters maintain vehicle speeds within legal limits throughout the Los Angeles area and across the United States.
Today, developers of a new federal disaster response technology demonstrated how the Rapid Deployment Shelter System (RDSS) will shape the future of emergency preparedness and disaster relief. The compact, highly portable rigid wall shelter is easily transportable to domestic and global disaster sites, and may be deployed by one person in less than two minutes with the push of a button.
Morgan Technical Ceramics has developed a new bioceramic material for surgical implant devices. Vitox AMC is an alumina matrix composite material which can withstand high shock without fracture.
Exxon Mobil Corporation announced an alliance with biotech company, Synthetic Genomics Inc., to research and develop next generation biofuels5 from photosynthetic algae.
Joule Biotechnologies unveiled its Helioculture technology—a process that harnesses sunlight to directly convert carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) into SolarFuel liquid energy.
ETV Motors successfully completed a milestone test of its novel Range-Extended Electric Vehicle (REEV) architecture.
Antares DLR-H2, the world's first piloted aircraft capable of taking off using only power from fuel cells, demonstrated this capability at Hamburg Airport.
Pacific Crest announced the new Advanced Data Link (ADL) generation of radios with the introduction of ADL Foundation, a 0.1 -1.0 Watt programmable transceiver.
Symyx Technologies, Inc. announced its ChemMobi App is available for free on the App Store. ChemMobi gives on-the-go scientists access to over 30 million chemical structures from their iPhone.
Caterpillar introduced Precious Metals In-frame Overhaul Kits for on-highway engines—four pre-packaged engine overhaul options that are backed with Cat warranties.
SUSS MicroTec and Thin Materials are cooperating on a temporary bonding solution to be used for challenging thin wafer handling technologies required for emerging 3D Integration and Packaging technologies.
To provide organizations with a foundation of trusted information for all their key business processes and decisions, SAP announced enhancements to SAP BusinessObjects Data Services and SAP BusinessObjects Data Federator software, part of SAP BusinessObjects information management (IM) solutions.
At more than 160 teraFLOPS, the newly installed $21.3 million Chinook supercomputer is over a dozen times faster than its predecessor the EMSL's MPP2.
Biotechnology leapt ahead as the biggest recipient of U.S. venture capital money in the second quarter, but first-time venture investments in companies overall dropped to a 15-year low, a trade association reported.
The NVIDIA Quadro line of professional solutions is now optimized for Autodesk AutoCAD 2010.
Onsolis (fentanyl buccal soluble film) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of breakthrough cancer pain.
ARM announced that Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has licensed ARM Mali-SVG-t software for use in a wide range of mobile handsets, enabling clear graphical rendering of 2D objects and scaling for different display resolutions and zoom factors.
Microsoft announced the release to manufacturing (RTM) of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, the next versions of its flagship desktop and server operating systems.
Mozilla released Firefox 3.5, a major update to its free and open source Web browser. Coming one year after the launch of Firefox 3, Firefox 3.5 introduces new features, as well as support for a wide variety of Web standards.
HP announced the integration of the Six-Core AMD Opteron 2400 Series processor into the family of HP Workstations. the HP xw9400 Workstation is ideal for high-end workstation applications in fields such as engineering, 3-D digital content creation, oil and gas, and science.
John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) will begin production of three new marine engines. The PowerTech 6068AFM75, 6090SFM75 and 6135SFM75 marine engines are the newest additions to the John Deere lineup and offer a power range of 139 kW (186 hp) up to 559 kW (750 hp).
Batteries from EnerDel, the only U.S. lithium?ion car battery manufacturer with commercial?scale production capability, may power the Fisker Karma, scheduled to be the first plug?in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) to market in June 2010.