Current Headlines

  1. Berg Insight Says 3G/4G Technologies Will Dominate Cellular M2M Communications By 2018

    According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the global cellular M2M market has entered a period of transition from 2G to 3G/4G technologies.

  2. Boeing Commercial Crew Program Completes Critical Design And Safety Reviews

    Boeing recently completed the Phase Two Spacecraft Safety Review of its Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft and the Critical Design Review (CDR) of its integrated systems, meeting all of the company’s Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) milestones on time and on budget.

  3. Launch Date For Lockheed Martin-Built CLIO Satellite Set For September 16

    The launch date for the U.S. government’s CLIO satellite, built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], has been set for Sept. 16, 2014. CLIO will launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.

  4. Microsoft And TracFone Collaborate To Offer Innovative Mobile Health Management Solution To The Healthcare Market

    Microsoft Corp. and TracFone Wireless on Thursday announced a collaboration that will bring the benefits of smartphone technology and services to underserved and high-risk populations through a new mobile health management solution offered through providers and insurers.

  5. The Internet Of Things Will Drive Wireless Connected Devices To 40.9 Billion In 2020, Says ABI Research

    According to an updated market forecast from ABI Research, the installed base of active wireless connected devices will exceed 16 billion in 2014, about 20% more than in 2013.

  6. Harris Corporation Receives National Security Agency Type-1 Certification For New Multi-Channel Manpack Radio

    Harris Corporation has received Type-1 National Security Agency (NSA) certification for its Falcon III RF-340M multi-channel manpack radio.

  7. New Ground X-Vehicle Technology (GXV-T) Program Aims To Break The “More Armor” Paradigm For Protection

    For the past 100 years of mechanized warfare, protection for ground-based armored fighting vehicles and their occupants has boiled down almost exclusively to a simple equation: More armor equals more protection. Weapons’ ability to penetrate armor, however, has advanced faster than armor’s ability to withstand penetration. As a result, achieving even incremental improvements in crew survivability has required significant increases in vehicle mass and cost.

  8. The Future of CubeSats

    To investigate climate change, scientists and engineers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center are developing the IceCube satellite, which will be no larger than a loaf of bread. In 2016, this satellite will mature technology that scientists will use to analyze cloud ice in the atmosphere.

  9. Aircraft Set To Become More Human As Engineers Develop Smart Skins Which Can Detect Injury

    Engineers at our Advanced Technology Centre are investigating a ‘smart skin’ concept which could be embedded with tens of thousands of micro-sensors.

  10. Exar Introduces Ultra-Low Jitter Programmable Clock

    Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of high-performance integrated circuits and system solutions, today announced an addition to its family of universal clock products.

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