News 2008.09.01

OE-A to Host Large-area Organic and Printed Electronics Convention
From June 23-25, 2009, the Organic Electronics Association (OE-A) will host the world premiere of LOPE-C, the Large-area Organic and Printed Electronics Convention. Experts from commerce and research will meet at the Congress Center, Messe Frankfurt to exchange knowledge and ideas on opportunities, products and developments in the field of organic and printed electronics.

IMEC, Plextronics Team on Organic Solar Cells
IMEC and Plextronics, Inc. signed an agreement to collaborate on state-of-the-art materials and inks for organic solar cells. With this collaboration, IMEC aims to develop a reproducible process for high-efficiency organic solar cells using Plextronics’ Plexcore® branded materials and inks, which have demonstrated world-record efficiencies as high as 5.9%, according to recent testing at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Colorado.

FLIR Launches i-Series Thermal Imaging Cameras
FLIR Systems launches the all-new, class-leading FLIR i-Series thermal imaging cameras. The affordable three-camera FLIR i-Series range — the i40, i50, and i60 — offers stand-out infrared diagnostic capabilities designed to help in-house plant maintenance, electrical and HVAC technicians, building inspectors, and pro thermographers alike find problems faster and more easily.

Korenix JetBox 9310 Industrial PoE Networking Computer Monitors Weather
Global warming carries the hidden jeopardy for all human on earth. This global danger is projected continuation. Beyond Controversy, mastering the global warming effects in the Weather Center is the priority of the environment protection. Owing to monitoring conditions and effects on deserts and glaciers, where the temperature varies outrageously, global scientists and technicians are seeking the method to challenge the severe conditions from the on-site weather stations.

e-con System Becomes Gold Level Partner in Windows Embedded Partner Program
e-con Systems Inc., a leading Embedded Design Services company based out of St Louis, USA & Chennai, India announced that it has been escalated by Microsoft as a GOLD LEVEL Partner with Windows Embedded Partner Program (WEPP), a premium level status in strategic worldwide initiative that provides partners with increased business opportunities, market awareness and technology advice.

Ethernet Direct Rolls Out HMG-628G Industrial Gigabit Managed Switch
Ethernet Direct Corporation, a professional and primary provider of industrial networking and communication solutions, pioneers the Industrial switch technology by offering Full Gigabit Managed Switch with 6 port 10/100/1000T and 2 SFP ports, making it the best choice for Gigabit deployment especially in security and surveillance applications.

Analog Devices Unveils ADP2503, ADP2504 Compact Buck-Boost Regulators
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) introduces one of the industry’s smallest buck-boost regulators — and the first to support switching frequencies at speeds up to 2.5 MHz. Designed to regulate voltages above and below the battery output voltage in portable electronics, ADI’s ADP2503 and ADP2504 step-up/step-down dc-to-dc regulators incorporate a patent-pending architecture that delivers seamless mode transitions.

Gleichmann Announces NEC uPD720171 Wireless USB Host Controller
NEC Electronics’ new µPD720171 Wireless USB host controller enables wireless data transfer rates of up to 480 Mbits/s between PCs that have MiniCard or Half-Minicard expansion cards and PC peripheral devices such as wireless hubs, printers, external storage equipment and digital cameras. Furthermore, the host controller, which is designed for PCI Express[tm] bus interfaces, can be directly connected to laptop computers via an ExpressCard[TM] slot.

Dolomite Releases Mitos Microfluidic Circular Connector
Royston based microfluidics experts, Dolomite, have announced the release of a new generation of microfluidic connectors that will enable chemists and scientists to more easily benefit from advances in microfluidic technology. As part of the Mitos range of standard products that includes microfluidic chips, connectors and pumps, the Mitos circular connector will enable the fast and easy integration of microfluidic devices into new and existing systems.