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YouTube makes virtual reality push with 360-degree 3-D

July 24, 2015 9:10 am | by By RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

YouTube says it's making a further push into virtual reality, promising to add 3-D support for videos that play back in its 360-degree format...

Could Twitter stop the next terrorist attack?

July 24, 2015 9:08 am | by Anne Flaherty, Associated Press | News | Comments

Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials....


People are still volunteering to die on Mars

July 24, 2015 8:21 am | by Kasey Panetta, Editor, @kcpanetta | Blogs | Comments

Even though their plan to get to Mars by 2020 (or 2024 depending on which part of the website you're reading) has been roundly dismissed by the scientific and space communities, Mars One is still going strong. Well, at least that's the story they're pitching...


What's in your way?

July 23, 2015 6:10 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Blogs | Comments

If you're attempting to cross the median of a busy four-lane highway, it's entirely possible that there's a Jersey Barrier in your way. In that particular setting, having something sturdy blocking your way is probably a good thing. On the...

PC/104 OneBank board with Zynq Z7015

July 23, 2015 3:59 pm | by Sundance Multiprocessor Technology, Ltd. | Sundance Multiprocessor Technology, Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

The EMC²-Z7015 is a PCIe/104 OneBank™ SBC with a Xilinx Zynq SoC, Artix-7 FPGA fabric and a VITA57.1 FMC™ LPC I/O board. The main processing power of the EMC²-Z7015 is a Dual Core ARM9 and combined with traditional FPGA fabrics/gates + High-Speed I/O interfaces, like USB2.0, HDMI, 1Gb Ethernet and SATA and provide an total solution for any Embedded Application. The PCIe/104 OneBank™ design e...

Spring loaded LVIT linear position sensor

July 23, 2015 3:49 pm | by Alliance Sensors Group | Product Releases | Comments

The LRS-18 Series Spring Loaded LVIT Linear Position Sensor Get More Sensor for Less MOORESTOWN, NJ --- July 15, 2015 H.G. Schaevitz LLC Alliance Sensors is pleased to introduce its first spring loaded LVIT (Linear Variable Inductive Transducer) series. The LRS-18 series are spring loaded, contactless devices designed for dimension or position measuring applications in factory automation an...

Digital IC amplifier with high color contrast display

July 23, 2015 3:33 pm | by Mahr Federal Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Mahr Federal has introduced the Millimar C1200, a new low-cost easy-to-view and easy-to-use Digital IC Amplifier. Incorporated in the C1200 is a new high resolution, high color contrast display that provides clear and very responsive analog readings with selectable scales...

MCUs with core-independent peripherals

July 23, 2015 2:34 pm | by Microchip Technology Inc. | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. announced from ESC Silicon Valley two new 8-bit families that expand its growing portfolio of innovative PIC® MCUs with Core-Independent Peripherals (CIPs). 8-bit MCUs can now be used in a much broader range of applications, due to the growing number of these intelligent, interconnected CIPs that combine to perform functions autonomously, without the core...


Regenerative AC load bank reduces energy costs by 90%

July 23, 2015 2:30 pm | by Welcomm, Inc. | Welcomm, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Intepro’s Regenerative AC Load Bank Reduces Energy Costs by 90% New PEL Series 60 kVA electronic load can simulate wide range of test capabilities including load sequence transient generation, power factor and phase control; can be paralleled for higher-power applications; returns over 90% of load test power to the utility grid Tustin, CA— July 7, 2015—Intepro Systems, a market leader in...

Advanced optical sensing modules reduce board space requirements

July 23, 2015 2:23 pm | by ams ag | Product Releases | Comments

Ams announces a new series of advanced optical sensing modules, the TMx4903, integrating multiple functions including universal remote control, barcode emulation, RGB color sensing, proximity and 3D gesture detection in a low-profile 5.0x2.0x1.0mm package...

High performance explosion proof LED drop light

July 23, 2015 1:32 pm | by Larson Electronics LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Larson Electronics has announced the release of a new explosion proof LED drop light designed to provide cooler operation and higher performance than standard incandescent drop lights...

"Enchanting" objects with IoT

July 23, 2015 12:40 pm | by element14 Community | News | Comments

A miniature IoT-enabled cottage was named the winner in the “Enchanted Objects” design competition, organized by the element14 Community. As part of the challenge,  15 individuals from around the world competed to give new life to everyday objects by “enchanting” them with the power of the Internet of Things.


Texas A&M Engineering co-sponsors 2015 Chancellor’s Summit on Academic Technology

July 23, 2015 12:04 pm | by Texas A&M UniversityTexas A&M University | News | Comments

The Texas A&M Engineering Program co-sponsored the 2015 Chancellor’s Summit on Academic Technology that was held recently at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center on the Texas A&M University campus. The A&M System Council on Academic Technology and...


Developing the 21st century silicon

July 23, 2015 11:39 am | by Julie Cohen, UC Santa Barbara | News | Comments

With a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation, UC Santa Barbara materials scientist Stephen D. Wilson is on his way to finding the 21st century’s silicon, a key element used in the semiconductors of today’s electronics...


Richardson Electronics and Ohmite sign global distribution agreement

July 23, 2015 11:29 am | News | Comments

Richardson Electronics, Ltd. announced a new global distribution agreement with Ohmite Manufacturing Company, a Chicago-based provider of resistive products for high-current, high-voltage and high-energy applications. The agreement supports Ohmite’s efforts to expand sales and technical support of its high-performance resistor technology.


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