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
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.
In this episode, Alix Paultre and Kevin Parmenter discuss the coming year and some of the technical and industry issues that will be influencing it and the design community. From ubiquitous computing to the smart grid, this episode of the Tinker’s Toolbox covers many of the things that will be dominating the news next year. Right-click to download the podcast
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.