Can computers understand emotions? Can computers express emotions? Can they feel emotions? The latest video from the Univ. of Cambridge shows how emotions can be used to improve interaction between humans and computers.
Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 26 Commander Scott Kelly of NASA and Flight Engineers Cady Coleman of NASA and Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency offered Christmas and New Year's greetings to all people on Earth from the orbital outpost on Dec. 21 as they flew...
This videoclip from CAMI Research shows its computer-assisted technique for assembly of circular connectors used in aerospace and other high-reliability applications. The "Light Director" system uses light fibers driven by super-bright LED lamps to individually illuminate target cavities...
This videoclip from CAMI Research shows its computer-assisted technique for assembly of circular connectors used in aerospace and other high-reliability applications.
In Cree's lighthearted skit, they have grandma and grandson follow the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines for cleaning up a CFL. Since fluorescent light bulbs contain mercury, special steps should be taken to clean them up if they break.
In this week’s episode of “The Ben Heck Show,” Ben and element14 salute the troops with a military-grade portable gaming system designed for a couple working with the military overseas.
In a truly interdisciplinary effort, a team of biomedical scientists and engineers from the Univ. of Houston (UH) and physicians from The Methodist Hospital Research Institute (TMHRI) are collaborating to develop a platform for image-guided and robot-assisted surgeries on beating hearts...
Todd Stonewall from Sharp Microelectronics discusses the anatomy of an LCD.
Noel Giamello and Todd Stonewall from Sharp Microelectronics discuss LED backlighting.
ECN's Editor-in-Chief, Alix Paultre, interviews Microchip's Alex Martinez about the company's Real-Time Clock/Calendar device family.
Editor-in-Chief Alix Paultre interviews Fanie Duvenhage of Microchip Technology at the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference.
A five-year project led by the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a novel approach to space electronics that could change how space vehicles and instruments are designed.
Dave of the EEVblog describes the design of his open source hardware uCalc credit card sized calculator / computer.
Maxim demonstrates their smart-grid energy metering system at electronica 2010.
Fairchild Semiconductor describes how their various smartphone component solutions benefit the engineer at electronica 2010.