Monroe College Board Approves Match For Career Tech Center

Monroe County Community College has approved an $8.5 million match for the construction of a 71,300-square-foot Career Technology Center to prepare students for jobs in fast-growing fields.


Parrot Rolls Out Game For AR.Drone Quadcopter

Parrot, the French electronics firm with North American operations in Southfield, Thursday announced AR.Pursuit, a game in augmented reality that takes advantage of the exceptional technical and flight capabilities of the Parrot AR.Drone. Available at […]


New I/O Modules From Wixom's Acromag

Wixom-based Acromag has introduced new bus modules for a popular U.S. Department of Defense bus to interface avionics and weapons subsystems to an embedded control system.


New Industrial-Grade Isolator Shields Devices from Surges and Noise

Wixom-based Acromag has introduced a new compact, industrial-rated USB isolator provides a high-voltage isolation barrier for USB 2.0 or 1.1 connections from computers to USB devices. Isolation also helps to eliminate ground loop errors and […]


Cell Phones In Novi Schools

What was the subject of an outright ban is now being used as a possible learning tool.


SAE Convergence 2010 to Feature Ford, Microsoft Partnerships

SAE Convergence 2010 will focus on partnerships — traditional and non-traditional — that are enabling the future of automotive electronics. The premier two-day automotive electronics conference will be held Oct. 19-20 at Cobo Center in […]


Advanced Photonix Loss Shrinks On Higher Sales

Ann Arbor-based Advanced Photonix Inc. (NYSE Amex: API) Monday reported a loss of $273,000 or 1 cent a share in its fiscal first quarter ended July 2. That’s an improvement from a loss of $846,000 or 3 […]


Dow Turns Profit, But Not Enough For Wall Street

Wall Street is wondering if Dow Chemical Co. has been too optimistic in its profit forecasts after second-quarter results fell short of expectations.


GENIVI Releases Infotainment Software Architecture Report

The GENIVI Alliance, a San Ramon, Calif.-based automotive and consumer electronics industry association driving the development and adoption of an open In-vehicle Infotainment reference platform, Monday released its GENIVI IVI Software Architecture Report.