In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox, we talk to Lex Kosowsky of Shocking Technologies about their new XStatic polymer nano-composite for protecting electronic products from the effects of ESD.
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox, we talk to Steve Fossi of Symmetricom about their new chipscale atomic clock (CSAC), the first commercial device of its kind. Right-click to download the podcast
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox, we talk to Piyush Sevalia of SiTime about their SiT1052, the first MEMS resonator for real time clock and time-keeping applications.
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox, we talk with David Borison of Ralink about their mobile Wi-Fi product line for cell phones and portable consumer Electronics
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).
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
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
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
The latest episode of the ECN discussion webcast “Tinker’s Toolbox” is a look back at the previous year. In it, our panel guests discuss the news, tech, politics, trends, and products from 2010 and about the things, events, and issues we felt were important. Right-click to download the podcast
This month's Tinker's Toolbox podcast revisits our discussion on standards and regulations and their impact on the design engineer. Topics include: when standards may or may not be needed, the role of industry and government in creating them, time and cost issues...
In this episode of the Tinker’s Toolbox podcast, we talk about Standards and regulation, and their impact on the design community
This month’s Tinker’s Toolbox podcast is about the issues and hurdles facing the commercialization and adoption of advanced technologies. For example, Solid-State Lighting, “green” devices, and even relatively well-developed technologies Like MEMS are still pushing for greater adoption in the marketplace.
With all the discussion about rules and responsibility in the wake of the Gulf disaster, this installment of the Tinker's Toolbox deals with electronic safety regulation and the role of the engineer in the process.
WIth the recent spate of natural disasters occurring around the globe, this month's installment of the Tinker's Toolbox continues our migration from a discussion of general engineering tools to a more focused debate on an engineer's role in disaster relief and what should be in an engineer first-responder toolkit.
This TTB conversation included participants from National Instruments and FCI. Topics covered included a recap of previous discussion and the nature of the toolbox discussion in the context of engineering needs for disasters like Haiti.