Advertisement
Serving the Electronic Design Community Since 1956
Subscribe to ECN Magazine All
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

ECN Daily

"Ringing" in the New Year with $5.1 million in funding

January 22, 2015 12:06 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real-Time Digital Reporter @abmdigi | News | Comments

Wearable technology startup Ringly raised $5.1 million in Series A, led by Andreesen Horowitz. High Line Venture Partners, Silas Capital, PCH and others also participated in Series A funding for the smart ring company, Ringly founder and CEO Christina Mercando said in a press release.

TOPICS:

5 ways to protect intellectual property

January 22, 2015 11:07 am | by Jennifer Collins, Morningstar Law Group | Blogs | Comments

Prior to embarking on product development activities, it is critical that companies take time to protect their intellectual property rights. Several separate partnerships, alliances and agreements may be needed to go from the research phase to the marketplace. Each strategic alliance ...

TOPICS:

Simulation & Analysis Workshop

January 22, 2015 10:45 am | Events

Mark your calendar to join members of CIMdata's Simulation & Analysis Knowledge Council on April 29 & 30 for our 12th-annual workshop designed specifically for the simulation and analysis community. This year the workshop will take place in Peoria, Illinois....

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Technical hard-coats extend the life of electrostatic chucks

January 22, 2015 10:43 am | by Morgan Advanced Materials | Product Releases | Comments

Morgan Advanced Materials (Allentown, PA) announces new solutions in sacrificial wear layers to extend the life of alumina or beryllia electrostatic chucks (ESCs) for semiconductor, solar, and LED applications. Applied as a final protective layer, the Diamonex technical hard-coats ...

TOPICS:

Photovoltaic isolator offers high output current

January 22, 2015 10:15 am | by Dionics-USA Incorporated | Product Releases | Comments

Dionics-USA (Westbury, NY) announces a new class of high-current photovoltaic isolators. The 8A100-1 and 8A100-2 family of devices are dual high-current PVI milli-watt power sources. These devices achieve the highest output current of any PV isolator on ...

TOPICS:

New York City’s largest wind turbine stands 160-feet tall

January 22, 2015 10:05 am | by Megan Crouse, Real-Time Digital Reporter, @abmdigi | News | Comments

Sunset Park in Brooklyn gained New York City’s first commercial-scale wind turbine on Tuesday, Jan. 14. The almost 160-foot tall wind turbine will power Sunset Park’s Material Recovery Facility, the principal sorting and separation center for New York City’s ...

TOPICS:

Engineering Update #94: A quantum dot-powered laser

January 22, 2015 9:30 am | by Jon Dipierro, Multimedia Production Specialist | Videos | Comments

Quantum dots have only recently gained traction in the consumer display market, but they were discovered back in 1981, and their utility appears to be growing. Scientists at Princeton used these semiconductor nanocrystals with quantum mechanical properties to design ...

TOPICS:

Uncovering hidden magnetic messages from the early solar system

January 22, 2015 9:11 am | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Geologists from the University of Cambridge uncover hidden magnetic messages from the early solar system in meteorites measured at BESSY II. A team of scientists led by Dr. Richard Harrison from the University of Cambridge, has captured information stored ...

Advertisement

Stepping stones to NASA's missions beyond low-Earth orbit

January 22, 2015 9:07 am | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

"That's one small step for (a) man; one giant leap for mankind." When Neil Armstrong took his first steps on the moon, many strides came before to achieve that moment in history. The same is true for a human mission to Mars. One step towards that journey begins ...

TOPICS:

Getting the best results when solving complex engineering problems

January 22, 2015 9:04 am | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Optimization algorithms, which try to find the minimum values of mathematical functions, are everywhere in engineering. Among other things, they're used to evaluate design tradeoffs, to assess control systems, and to find patterns in data....

Doubt cast on global firestorm generated by dino-killing asteroid

January 22, 2015 8:59 am | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Pioneering new research has debunked the theory that the asteroid that is thought to have led to the extinction of dinosaurs also caused vast global firestorms that ravaged planet Earth. A team of researchers from the University of Exeter, University of Edinburgh ...

Developer has plans to preserve Westinghouse atom smasher

January 22, 2015 8:54 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

A developer has knocked over the Westinghouse atom smasher east of Pittsburgh but plans to preserve the structure no matter what happens to the property it was on. The brick building at the base of the five-story, lightbulb-shaped atom smasher was ...

Reports: Google planning to sell wireless phone service

January 22, 2015 8:46 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Google is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile, according to reports published Wednesday. If everything falls into place, Google Inc. could offer discounted wireless data plans that would ...

Advertisement

Making wearables effective is going to be a group effort

January 22, 2015 8:25 am | by Sam Brusco, Associate Editor, MDT | Blogs | Comments

Americans are constantly looking for new methods to drop undesirable weight. Last week, MDT’s Sean Fenske discussed a recently-approved implantable device that helps to control your appetite, by way of vagus nerve stimulation. As he points out ...

TOPICS:

Video-based therapy might benefit babies at risk of autism

January 22, 2015 4:10 am | by The University of Manchester | News | Comments

Researchers at The University of Manchester have, for the first time, shown that video-based therapy for families with babies at risk of autism improves infants’ engagement, attention and social behaviour, and might reduce the likelihood of such children ...

Pages

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading