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White Paper: Making Industrial Touch A Reality

Making Industrial Touch A Reality

Avnet Electronics Marketing published a white paper about how to make industrial touch screen a reality. The technical paper provides design engineers with the information that they need to take industrial touch solutions from fantasy to reality. The article encapsulates that background for the design engineers who are incorporating touch screens into industrial applications. The title of the white paper is Making Industrial Touch A Reality.

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IEEE 1394 Trade Association Develops FireWire Reference Tutorial

The 1394 Trade Association has developed a comprehensive new reference tutorial to assist engineers in evaluating the IEEE 1394 (FireWire) standard, understanding how it works, and maximizing FireWire performance in their application. The tutorial provides a comprehensive technical background for engineers unfamiliar with FireWire, enabling them to build a complete understanding of how the standard operates, and to evaluate FireWire’s benefits for their application. The 77-page document includes diagrams, descriptions and illustrations.

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Duke University Develops Next Gen Lens for Telecommunications, Radar

Duke University engineers have created a new generation of lens that could greatly improve the capabilities of telecommunications or radar systems to provide a wide field of view and greater detail. But the lens they fashioned doesn’t look anything like a lens. While traditional lenses are made of clear substances – like glass or plastic – with highly polished surfaces, the new lens looks more like a miniature set of tan Venetian blinds. Yet its ability to focus the direction of electromagnetic rays passing through it dramatically surpasses that of a conventional lens, the engineers say.

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