Baby Brain Stimulation is Focus of New Mobile App

HuggaMind, Inc. (HM), announced the release today for Father’s Day of ‘Baby Symbolizer’, its first mobile device app available on iTunes, specially designed to stimulate early brain development in newborns through the use of interactive high contrast universal symbols, shapes, patterns, and sounds. According to Mies Hora, HuggaMInd President, “The majority of designs used in typical nursery accessories and decor are either pastel colors that babies can’t see, or complex... Read More

NASA Tests AJ26 Commercial Rocket Engine Design

Bay St. Louis, Miss. (Dec. 17, 2010) – NASA conducted a test fire Friday of the liquid-fuel AJ26 engine design that will power the first stage of Orbital Sciences Corp.’s Taurus II space launch vehicle. The test at the agency’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi supports NASA’s Commercial Transportation Services partnerships to enable commercial cargo flights to the International Space Station. Orbital’s Taurus II uses a pair AJ26 rocket engines... Read More

HRL Tech Launches Boost Case Which Doubles Battery Life for iPhone 4

LOS ANGELES (December 4, 2010) – HRL Technologies today revealed the Boost Case for iPhone 4, a light-weight and ultra-thin protective battery case that doubles the original battery life of iPhone 4. The new Boost Case is one of several products in the line of Apple certified Made for iPhone battery cases. “The Boost Case line embodies HRL’s mission to create innovative products that empower Apple users,” says James Requa, Chief Executive Officer at... Read More

Fujitsu Introduces Docomo STYLE Series F-02C Mobile Phone

Tokyo (November 22, 2010) – Fujitsu today announced that its new docomo STYLE series F-02C mobile phone will be available in Japan from NTT DOCOMO, Inc. beginning November 27, 2010. The F-02C is based on a new concept that allows users to have fun changing the mobile phone’s design depending on their mood on a particular day by interchanging a decorative “feeling piece”, expressing the user’s mood, on the bottom of the handset. Fujitsu is also... Read More

Autodesk Demonstrates Latest Conceptual Energy Analysis Design Tools

CHICAGO (November 16, 2010) – Autodesk, Inc. a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, demonstrated its latest conceptual energy analysis (CEA) tools at the Greenbuild Expo in Chicago. These tools are designed to help address the critical need for sustainability to be a factor during the early phase of a building’s design. Technology highlighted includes the Autodesk Revit Conceptual Energy Analysis tool, which converts conceptual design models... Read More

Fujitsu Develops Optical Switch that Cuts Power Consumption by Half

Kawasaki, Japan (November 9, 2010) – Fujitsu Laboratories Limited today announced that it has been able to halve the power consumption of an optical waveguide switch based on silicon photonics(1) through the world’s first use of fine-patterned silicon germanium (SiGe) for this application, rather than conventional silicon (Si). This achievement will allow for high-speed optical switches capable of operating across a wide range of wavelengths, while featuring the world’s... Read More

Surrey-based Company SSTL to Design Space Satellite

Small satellite pioneer Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has today been awarded a grant to commence the design phase of a national technology demonstration satellite called TechDemoSat-1. The UK’s Technology Strategy Board and the South East England Development Agency (SEEDA) have together provided a grant of £770,000 to fund the core mission design elements. SSTL, UK industry and UK academia will fund the novel payload technologies and the grant will enable the final... Read More