Cell Phones-Are They Helpful or Harmful to Us?

The debate has been going on for as long as we've had cell phones.  They can summon help when we are in trouble, and allow pretty much instantaneous contact with the people we love.  They can help us find our way when we're lost, and help us check out at a store with the wave of a hand.  We all know that cell phones operate within radio frequency bands, acting as receivers and transmitters of RF to help us...

Radio Frequency Devices: Are They Harmless, or are We Playing With Fire?

Microwaves have long been known to cause damage to body tissues when used at amplified power levels.  The noticeable damage caused at those exposure levels is basically heat-related, causing toasted skin syndrome, with "possible" links to tumors due to fragmented DNA, mutated cells, and cancers. It has also been speculated that even lower power microwaves can possibly impact the central nervous system, causing symptoms of dizziness, confusion, and memory issues.  The American neuroscientist, Allan Frey, who first noted in 1961...

Fly Me to the Moon….with the Least Amount of Interference Possible!

NASA has announced that its next moonshot will be a joint public-private project called Next Space Technologies for Exploration Project (NextSTEP).  Eleven United States companies are being asked for help in designing the spacecraft systems that will facilitate the successful completion of this project. This project will culminate with the first woman and next man to walk on the moon arriving there in 2024.  A portion of their work will be funded by NASA, and the companies will be...
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V Technical Textiles, Inc. Named “Business of the Year” by Newark Chamber of Commerce!

V Technical Textiles, Inc. has been named "2019 Business of the Year" in Newark, New York for 2019.   The award was given at the Newark Chamber of Commerce's Annual Dinner at the Elks Lodge on November 14, 2019.  VTT is a thirteen year old Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business, owned by Jeanne Hoge.  Jeanne's  husband, William Hoge, is the company's Chief Technical Officer, her son, Shawn DeCook, is the company's Operations Manager, and her daughter, Heather Bushart,...

Want to Protect Your Server System AND Cut Down on all the “Noise” in the Server Room? Put your Server in a Rack Cover!

When a company needs to protect its sensitive digital information, they improve their digital security by incorporating firewalls and virus scan programs into their network servers.  This is smart practice by the network administrators, but today's criminal is always developing new techniques to steal digital information.  By eavesdropping on the wireless signal of the servers, a "digital criminal" can access a company's most sensitive information. You store a lot of sensitive information in your Server or Blades.  How are you...

The Autonomous Car, Can Electronic Systems Defeat Human Error?

Though it seems like something totally unbelievable, a car that can take you where you want to go without your ever having to do anything more than tell it where to go, this "car of tomorrow" is already starting to become a reality.  Many major automotive companies are now offering cars with "driver assistance" as standard equipment.  These "cars of today" can help you with braking if they feel that you are closing on another vehicle too quickly, they...

Wearing “Healthy Clothing” can be Both Stylish and Good for You!

                                                         Do You Have Any of these Symptoms? Fatigue Depression Hot Flashes/Cold Sweats Sensitive Skin/Rashes Circulatory Issues Recent Surgery Check our Silverell® Garments and Accessories!  All of our garments are made of fabrics with a high content of Silver.  Silver's antibacterial and antimicrobial effects have long been...

Minimizing UV and RF Radiation Exposure, A Great Idea for Either End of the EMR Spectrum

UV Radiation When I was a child fifty-five years ago, my mother often encouraged us to go outside and "get a nice healthy suntan".  As time went on, we took it a step further and used tanning beds, as they provided the necessary UVA and UVB to get the tan.  Along the way, we also learned that there is an element of truth about being exposed to the sun being healthy for us.  Limited exposure to the sun gives the positive...

Electronic Evidence-Secure in the Bag

It may seem strange that a textile company would be involved in Forensic Science, but it's true!!  In today's world, even the criminals (from "white collar" criminals to drug dealers) use computers, phones, and electronic devices to store information.  In many cases, this information can be used as key evidence in trials.  When these devices are seized with a warrant, they become part of the "Chain of Custody/Evidence".  In legal context, this refers to the documentation or paper trail...

RF EMI Shielding-Helping Our Systems Work Well Together

You know how it is in the workplace.  If one works in a "cubicle farm" with large open spaces and no privacy, all of the ambient noise created by co-workers makes it very hard for one to concentrate on the project at hand.  The noise and interference present in the environment make doing one's best work much harder.  It's nicer and more efficient to have a private office, protected from outside distraction by four walls, a ceiling, and a...