One of the more obscure controls on an oscilloscope is the Trigger Holdoff control. A dedicated control on most high end analog oscilloscopes, and a main menu option in modern digital scopes, yet often poorly understood.
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Ashok Reddy, Director of IBM Rational about computers, engineers, and how IBM is helping bring the two together in new ways to solve problems.
This video from Digi-Key and Cree introduces Cree's new series of LED modules and explains the advantages of integrating the LMR4 module into LED luminaire designs as well as the unique benefits of Cree's TrueWhite Technology.
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Chris Forbes, CEO of Knovel and continue our discussion on computers, the web, and engineering.
Rooster Teeth Shorts has made one of the funniest videos I've seen in a while. "Angry Birds" is a phenomenon in the handheld space, and may yet spawn a "real" movie. It wouldn't be the first film based on a video game.
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Matt Williams of TE Circuit Protection about their latest circuit protection devices based upon Hybrid PPTC (MHP) and Reflowable Thermal Protection (RTP) technology.
This is a demonstration of Maxim/Teridian's new family of power-management ICs that perform metering functions for smart-grid applications at their booth during APEC.
At CES 2011, Technical Editor Jason Lomberg had the chance to try out Waterloo Labs' eyes-only video gaming tech ("electro-oculography").
This video is an excellent example of what can be done in a public space with Augmented Reality and only hints at future applications.
In this video we see a booth demonstration of Transphorm's new GaN Power Electronics at APEC 2010.
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Sriram Peruvemba of E Ink about their technology and how it stands in the marketplace. We discuss related bistable technologies as well as E Ink's endeavors in the LCD space.
This video shows Deepak Savadatti of International Rectifier giving a demonstration (with heat imaging) of the high-power performance of the new PowIRstage power management ICs at their booth at the APEC Power industry event.
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Dr Arnon Friedmann of Texas Instruments about one of their latest devices, a new small cell base-station platform focused on 3G and 4G high speed data systems.
This video shows a booth demonstration of TI's new SWIFT family of synchronous, step-down DC/DC converters for point-of-load applications.
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Jim Templeton at the recent APEC event. Jim is one of the first advocates of digital power, first as a founder of Zilker Labs and currently as a director of Maxim's digital power effort.