Shouts of "Kill him! Kill him!" ring out as the preteens train their virtual assault rifles on the last remaining terrorist and spray him with bullets. Blood splatters. The enemy collapses. And they cheerfully wrap up another game of "Counter-Strike."
Today, many people are looking to high technology sectors — like alternative energy — to be the growth engine that revives the U.S. economy and gets it back on track. They're in for a shock. During the boom years, when all seemed well, capabilities that underpin innovation in a wide range of products were continuing to deteriorate.
University of Michigan physicists have created the first atomic-scale maps of quantum dots, a major step toward the goal of producing "designer dots" that can be tailored for specific applications.
A new internet game is about to be launched which allows 'super snooper' players to plug into the nation's CCTV cameras and report on members of the public committing crimes.
North America's professional sports leagues are all a twitter over tweeting and have pushed through guidelines to ban player access to social networking sites during games. Following the lead of the NFL and NBA, the NHL said it
Provided in an IP67-rated 33.0 x 10.4 x 15.9-mm package, the Burgess V3NS microswitch from Johnson Electric can deliver a minimum of 200,000 operations at 6 A and 250 VAC.
I want to take a look at PID loops and how they are typically handled in software. I'm going to contrast how the motor control folks do things vs. how the chemical industry folks do things. Now there are all kinds of things you can control with such a loop (in a motor control context).
Electronic readers could be the hottest gift this holiday season as a new crop of portable media devices begins to join iPods and other music players as must-have tech accessories. The number of readers bought will be
The current state of healthcare today in the US is one which focuses upon cost containment, while at the same time, providing the advancements of modern technology to an aging population. Finding effective treatment methods at affordable levels, while at the same time providing patients with high quality care is certainly a tightrope act many healthcare providers walk.
With a 0-ppm frequency synthesis error for any combination of frequencies, the CMOS Si5355/56 Any-Rate Clock Generator from Silicon Labs can synthesize four unique non-integer related frequencies from 1–200 MHz.
Medical electronic assemblies have unique requirements that set them apart from other types of electronic devices, such as consumer electronic products. Often, thermal management issues must be anticipated in the design, and assemblers must conform to certain quality standards such as ISO 13485.
The medical market, while on the frontier of human sciences, has always been conservative and cautious when it comes to analyzing the market’s technology adoption rate. While the rest of the industrial and consumer markets were immersed in the potential of wireless connectivity, networking and the Internet, the medical market continued to build devices with tried and tested technology.
TDK-Lambda has introduced the RFE1000 Series; a 1 kW embedded 1 U high single output AC/DC power supply for stand alone and distributed power architecture (DPA) applications requiring reliable 24 V, 32 V and 48 V bulk power. Up to 20 percent output voltage adjustment is
Power Sources Unlimited announces the new TOP-60 Series open-frame, high-efficiency, AC/DC power supplies. Compliance with global safety and EMC standards, qualifies these power supplies for industrial and ITE applications. The series has a universal 90 V to 264 VAC input and features
Analog Devices expanded its Advantiv advanced television portfolio with the introduction of the first HDMI 1.4 transceiver for home and pro audio/video (A/V) designs. The ADV7623 HDMI 1.4 transceiver incorporates Xpressview fast switching technology, which enables