A new approach to stroke treatment initially developed by Dr. Jeffrey Saver’s group at the UCLA Stroke Center combines the ability to restore circulation and remove clots using only a single device … and it’s showing significant promise in trials. In a study comparing the Covidien Solitaire FR Revascularization Device with the FDA-approved Merci Retriever, the device successfully and safely treated roughly 60 percent of stroke patients, compared to roughly 30 percent when the Merci…"A new approach to stroke treatment initially developed by Dr. Jeffrey Saver"
Adobe Photoshop Touch is now available for the iPad 2. Adobe made the image-editing app official at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and the app is already available to be downloaded from Apple’s App Store.The photo editing app contains some of Photoshop’s core features, as well as a few unique features designed for creating content and sharing it from a tablet. As you might expect, users can apply effects to photos they have taken,…"Adobe Photoshop Touch is now available for the iPad 2"
LG arrived at Mobile World Congress (MWC) this year with a number of new and updated Android smartphones. The company’s new L-Style series kicks off with three handsets ranging from the 3.2-inch L3, through the 4-inch L5, to the flagship 4.3-inch L7. Meanwhile the Optimus 3D gets an update in the form of the Optimus 3D Max, while the new Optimus Vu with its 5-inch display pits itself against Samsung’s Galaxy Note. The show also…"LG’s Optimus L7, Optimus Vu:, Optimus 4X HD and LG Optimus 3D Max at MWC 2012"
At Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona, HTC announced its new flagship handset, the HTC One X. Like the Optimus 4X HD from LG also unveiled at MWC 2012, the phone will be HTC’s first quad-core handset. The 4.3-inch One X comes sporting a NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM and a 4.3-inch 1,280 x 720 HD display. With an 8-megapixel rear-facing and 1.3-megapixel forward-facing camera, the phone is capable of capturing high-resolution…"The HTC One X unveiled at MWC 2012 is HTC’s first quad-core smartphone"
Samsung has officially unveiled an updated version of the Galaxy Beam, a smartphone with its own built-in pico projector. The biggest feature of the phone as you might guess is its ability to project pictures, video, and other media onto walls, ceilings or any other flat surface via a 15 lumens projector that Samsung says can display images up to 50-inches wide.Samsung originally showed off the Galaxy Beam at Mobile World Congress in 2010. At…"The Galaxy Beam is a smartphone with its own built-in pico projector"
Finetech will donate a high-accuracy die bonder in a drawing this summer that is open to U.S. and Canadian qualified universities and colleges. Th with 5 micron placement accuracy is valued at $100,000. n conjunction with the company’s 20th anniversary this year, Finetech is celebrating the university R&D segment of its business. With a wide installed base of systems at some of the most prestigious institutions, FINEPLACER die bonders provide an ideal solution with precision…"The FINEPLACER Pico MA is an “all-in-one” modular platform"
The half-pitch TDA series DIP switch features bifurcated contacts that is claimed to provide increased electrical reliability when compared to other contact technologies. In addition, the series is process-sealed for both surface-mount soldering and washable-processing, making them ideal for hand-held electronics devices, portable computer devices, and instrumentations and controls. The RoHS-compliant switch series is available in two termination styles, S-termination (Gullwing) and J-termination (Bend). The single pole, single throw (SPST) DIP switch is available in…"TDA series DIP switch improves electrical reliability"
Soon, you may never have to play Russian roulette with potato salad again. Instead of just hoping that E. coli bacteria aren’t present in your foods or drinks, you could instead use your mobile phone to find out for sure. That phone would have to be equipped with a bacteria-detecting scanner, which researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science recently created – in a prototype version, for now. The device…"Scientists have created a scanner that can be attached to a mobile phone"
Former multiple world champion Max “the Roman Emperor” Biaggi took his Aprilia RSV4 to victory in the first race of the 2012 World Superbike season at Australia’s Phillip Island today. Starting from second on the grid behind Tom Sykes on the Kawasaki ZX10R and in front of reigning champion Carlos Checa riding his #7 Ducati, Biaggi rode a dominant race after an early incident saw early race-leader Checa retire after a dramatic high-side while exiting…"world champion Max “the Roman Emperor” Biaggi took his Aprilia RSV4 to victory in the first race of the 2012"
Current World Superbike Champion Carlos Checa piloted his Ducati 1098R to an emphatic 5.7sec victory in the second and final race of the opening round of the season at Phillip Island in Australia.In hot, blustery conditions which saw wind assisted top speeds of 202 mph (325 km/h) by Biaggi’s Aprilia, Checa led from the early part of the race and extended his lead as Rea (Honda) and Sykes (Kawasaki) fought out the minor places. While…"2012 World Superbikes at Phillip Island, Australia"