MIT professor Karen K. Gleason explains how graduate student Miles Barr folds a solar cell into a paper airplane.
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk with Chad Hall of Ioxus about his company's new hybrid capacitor technology, which enables an energy density 115 percent higher than standard electric double-layer capacitors (EDLCs).
IBM unveils its fifth annual "Next Five in Five" -- a list of innovations with the potential to change the way people work, live and play over the next five years.
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...
Listen to or download Sharp's new Podcast, "The Switch." Episode One features LCD Marketing Manager Dave Hagan, who shares thoughts about the trend toward LED backlighting and what it means for designers, as well as Sharp’s commitment to a future “all-LED” display product line. Right-click to download the podcast
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.
This episode of the Tinker's Toolbox has an interview with Binay Bajaj of Atmel, who discusses their latest touchscreen and microcontroller technology. Right-click to download the podcast