(Air Force Office of Scientific Research) Dr. David Awschalom, professor of physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara has been selected as the recipient of the 2010 Materials Research Society Turnbull award for research funded in large measure by the Air Force Office of...
VIA Technologies, Inc, announced the addition of the VIA COME8X80 module to its COM Express portfolio; the first COM Express type product utilize the 64-bit VIA Nano E-Series processor. The VIA COME8X80 is
I recently came across an interesting news item in Wired about how the EU was adopting the Universal Charging Solution (UCS) cell-phone power interface. USB has been a kind of power lingua franca for smart phones, but that ubiquitous interface is burdened by a plethora of connector styles.
For several years now, many of the gadgets we use around the house, on the move and in the workplace have contained some form of visual display to impart status information to the user and even allow the user to interact with them via a touch screen.
McObject has released its Data Relay technology as a key building block for fast and flexible data-sharing between real-time applications based on eXtremeDB, and external systems such as an enterprise DBMS.
Alchimer who recently received an investment from the Panasonic group held a workshop at Semicon West in San Francisco highlighting their ?fully wet? 3D process.
(Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres) By using X-ray absorption spectroscopy, researchers from Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin fur Materialien und Energie have observed the moving of electric charges from solute to solvent (electron transfer). They can even make assertions on the...
Ten years ago, in the wake of tragedy, NREL set up a fund to help students at Columbine High School. The investment still pays dividends.
Transpired solar collector technology developed at NREL boosts the efficiency of the new Research Support Facility on the Lab's campus.
Participant in NREL's executive leadership class aims to bring solar and wind energy to Afghan farms; researchers advise military on powering bases.
The do-it-yourself approach to a real-time operating system appeals to many an engineer’s desire to control, schedule, and manage application interrupts. So ten years ago, the number of in-house RTOS applications outstripped all commercial RTOS implementations. Although the do-it-yourself (DIY) RTOS remains the number-one competitor to commercial RTOSs, industry analyst Embedded Market Forecasters has found
The risks to users of wireless technology have increased as the popularity of wireless grows. Hackers are becoming more sophisticated so it's very important that wireless device manufacturers secure their devices properly.
A ruling forcing a website to delay releasing the research findings of financial firms is not an attack on free speech and would not lead to widespread attacks on the media, a lawyer for financial companies that sued the website told federal appeals court judges Friday.Attorney Bruce Rich told...
Kaiser-Francis Oil Co. president and chief executive officer H.G. “Buddy” Kleemeier and his wife, Dottie, have endowed a scholarship for petroleum engineering undergraduates at Texas A&M University. “My education at Texas A&M allowed me to commence my career as a petroleum...
Thomas Pepinsky, assistant professor of government, won the American Political Science Association's 2010 Franklin L. Burdette/Pi Sigma Alpha Award.