On Monday, Chris told you about ten ways he plans to save energy in 2011. Whether you like to make resolutions or not, the new year is a great time to renew your commitment to energy savings and to outline how you plan to live efficiently for the next twelve months and beyond. So tell us:
To examine what to expect for 2011, we must understand the spectacular successes of the recent past as well as the failures. Printed electronics has often been an industry with poor business planning and marketing.
Wireless sensor nodes need to run on batteries for many years. SiTel Semiconductor and RTX Telecom are proposing a new ultra-low-energy extension to the existing DECT standard especially for this kind of application.
This year for Christmas, Santa was kind enough to bring me a new wireless printer to replace my old one. When I opened the box, you can't imagine my glee. I'm a fan of using my laptop as its name implies, so you'll typically find me typing away with it on my lap while snugly ensconced in...
"Keeping things simple" and "getting back to basics" are two ideals I naturally gravitate to. And while I'm not usually someone who makes New Year's resolutions, I am a big fan of top 10 lists. While pretty straightforward, these easy tips are great way to save money and energy...
This month's Roundtable question is, "What do you feel is the most challenging aspect of incorporating a multicore processor into a design for the engineer?”
On Monday, John told you about some changes to television labeling that will help you compare the energy use of different models when you're shopping. Many households have more than one television, and many of those televisions are always on! Unless you're paying attention, that could add...
We've been busy all through the holiday season on EnergySavers.gov and the Energy Savers Blog. Here are some highlights.
Isn't this a great time for consumers who are interested in purchasing a new television set?
The Navy made history on December 18 when it launched its first rollercoaster, er, aircraft, using the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) technology. The F/A-18 Super Hornet, piloted by Lt. Daniel Radocaj, was launched from Naval Air Systems Command, Lakehurst, N.J.
This year, we've been encouraging people to switch to LED light strings for their holiday decorations. With the many options for shapes, colors, and sizes, people are discovering that they like or dislike various aspects of the lights.
Gesture recognition is exciting new technology that lets a person control applications by using gestures or body movements instead of using a controller, remote or other device...
Terminal blocks are popular alternatives with system designers, and therefore continue to evolve based on users’ current application needs.
Happy holidays, everyone!
Why do you turn on all your facility’s lights, at full brightness, every day? Actually, why do you turn your lights off in the first place?