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Tomorrow, August 21 is a big day in the American celestial calendar: the 2017 solar eclipse. Referred to by some as the “Great American Eclipse,” its track across the entire continental United States gives millions the opportunity to see the sun disappear for a few minutes — in some places, completely — behind the moon. read more

The world’s first electric vertical take-⁠off and landing jet.

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Travel from London to Paris in one hour – Commute without emissions and noise pollution – Order your air taxi to the nearby landing pad.

The Lilium Jet enables you to travel 5 times faster than a car by introducing the world’s first all-electric vertical take-off and landing jet: an air taxi for up to 5 people. You won’t have to own one, you will simply pay per ride and call it with a push of a button. It’s our mission to make air taxis available to everyone and as affordable as riding a car. (content/video credit:                                      read more

Sweet Dreams! Tracking Sleepers By Analyzing Radio Waves

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An algorithm devised by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can closely monitor sleeping patterns by analyzing radio waves reflected off the human body.

The software, described in a paper presented this week at the International Conference of Machine Learning, measures frequency changes that occur when radio waves emitted from specialized sensors reflect off a person’s body. That could let anyone analyze their sleep patterns at home without wearing smart wristbands and rings to bed. read more

U.S. Navy Taps Lockheed for More eCASS Test Sets.

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Navy taps Lockheed Martin to provide seven more eCASS avionics test & measurement sets

Test and measurement experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. will provide seven more advanced combat avionics test instruments to the U.S., Australian, and Japanese navies under terms of a $17.8 million order.

Officials of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division in Lakehurst, N.J., are asking engineers at the Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems segment in Orlando, Fla., to build seven electronic Consolidated Automated Support System (eCASS) full-rate initial production (LRIP) units. read more

Ultra-Cool & Ultra-Luxe Give-a-Way for Total Solar Eclipse Viewing Experience!

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You could win a stay in a geodesic dome and a private plane ride to an exclusive viewing point.

If you forgot to book your hotel along the path of this month’s total solar eclipse and are feeling like you missed your chance to witness the rare event, Airbnb has got your back.

The home-rental company announced a contest on Tuesday that gives entrants the chance to win a free one-night stay in a luxurious geodesic dome near Bend, Oregon, on Sunday, August 20, “eclipse eve,” and take a ride the next morning in a private jet that will carry the lucky winner (and one guest) above the clouds to maximize eclipse viewing time and visibility, see the reflection of the eclipse on the clouds below, and be one of an extremely exclusive group of people to witness the crossing of the eclipse from the Pacific Ocean onto land. read more

Coaxicom Quiets Down!

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The Cable Assembly Department at Coaxicom is usually a hub of activity with music playing and lots of conversation. But when it’s time to do quality checks and product inspection… there is definitely a hush that blankets the room. That’s because while we enjoy what we do… quality and pride of work takes precedence ALWAYS! Take a sneak peek… read more

Variety is the Spice of RF Life!

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Quality RF/Microwave products at competitive prices, coupled with our extensive inventory and rapid turn-around has created satisfied Customers for over 30-years.

FREE RF Variety Sample Pack will include:

6111-1-1 – SMB Straight Male 4 Hole Flange .375 Square Receptacle – 50Ω DC-4 GHz.  Gold Plated Brass or Beryllium Copper Construction. read more

Foxconn announces new factory in Wisconsin. A $10 billion investment and up to 13,000 jobs

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Foxconn, one of the world’s largest electronics manufacturers, unveiled plans Wednesday to build a $10 billion factory in southeastern Wisconsin.

The new facility, which will make flat-screen displays, will be located in the congressional district of House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.).

The move by Foxconn to open its first major factory in the United States is a break with global manufacturing trends over the past 30 years. Foxconn builds electronic gadgets for nearly every major technology company, including Apple, Google and read more

Personal Robots: Artificial Friends with Limited Benefits

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Several companies are developing appealing robot companions, but they aren’t yet capable of helping out around the house.

f you visit Softbank’s flagship store in downtown Tokyo, you may be greeted by a charming, slightly manic new member of the staff: a gleaming white humanoid robot that gestures dramatically, cracks odd jokes, and occasionally breaks out dancing to music emanating from its own body. If you laugh at these antics, and the robot can see your face, it will quite likely giggle along with you. read more

Coaxicom partners with Potomac Technical Sales in the Mid-Atlantic

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For Immediate Release – Stuart, Florida – July 25, 2017 – Coaxial Components Corp. (Coaxicom) a trusted U.S. manufacturer of precision and non-precision RF/Microwave components including top performing connectors, non-magnetic options and cable assemblies now proudly partners with Potomac Technical Sales based in Salisbury, MD, as a new representative serving the Mid-Atlantic area: Virginia, Delaware, West Virginia, and  Maryland.  Potomac Technical Sales will also soon be expanding their coverage territory to include Eastern Pennsylvania, and some of Southern New Jersey. read more