Siemens: New range of controllers for OEM applications in the fields of air conditioning and refrigeration

Climatix is the new range of controllers from Siemens Building Technologies for OEMs operating in the fields of air conditioning and refrigeration. Thanks to its modular design, Climatix is very versatile and offers the right solution for any type of application ranging from primary plant with AHUs, chillers and rooftops to fan coil units on the consumer side.
With its Climatix range, Siemens supports the trend toward integration of the controllers in air conditioning and refrigeration equipment on the OEM’s production line. As a result, the effort required for installation and commissioning of plant will be minimized. For energy efficiency reasons with these types of plant, the requirements placed on control technology become more and more …

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Konica Minolta Unveils a New High-Speed Inkjet Textile Printer, Nassenger VII

Konica Minolta IJ Technologies, Inc. announces the launch of Nassenger VII, a high-speed inkjet textile printer equipped with newly developed high-performance inkjet printheads. Sales of the printer will begin in the European market in mid-April, 2009.
The new Nassenger VII, is characterized by newly developed 512-nozzle high-speed drive inkjet printheads to deliver a maximum print speed of 210m2 per hour (about 3.6 times faster than its predecessor, Nassenger V) making it one of the fastest inkjet textile printers in the world. This printing speed allows Nassenger VII to be highly productive, comfortably meeting the needs of print works for short-run production of a variety of printing in small lots. Furthermore, equipped with a multi-gradation recording mode …

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WD ENTERS SOLID-STATE DRIVE MARKET WITH ACQUISITION OF SILICONSYSTEMS, INC.

Western Digital Corp. (NYSE: WDC), a world leader in hard drive storage for computing and consumer electronics applications, announced that it has completed a $65 million cash acquisition of SiliconSystems, Inc., Aliso Viejo, Calif., a leading supplier of solid-state drives for the embedded systems market.
Since its inception in 2002, SiliconSystems has sold millions of SiliconDrive® products to meet the high performance, high reliability and multi-year product lifecycle demands of the network-communications, industrial, embedded-computing, medical, military and aerospace markets. These markets accounted for approximately one third of worldwide solid-state drive revenues in 2008. SiliconSystems’ product portfolio includes solid-state drives with SATA, EIDE, PC Card, USB and CF interfaces in 2.5-inch, 1.8-inch, CF and other form factors. …

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