As more details of our lives are converted into digital formats, demand for computing devices and network systems will continue to rise. With critical information (i.e. medical health records) now available in electronic form, professionals and individuals require their devices and networks to be secure and reliable.
Infineon Technologies introduced an innovative package technology providing high-current capability and high efficiency for demanding automotive electronics applications, including electric and hybrid vehicles.
Held this year in Cocoa Beach on January 16 and 17, Embedded Tech Trends 2012 is a networking event for companies in the critical embedded computing industry.
Americans will pick the most innovative start-up companies using laboratory inventions to create new businesses, products
Fastrax Decreases GPS Power Drain and Reduces Time to First Fix in Portable, Battery-Operated DevicesJanuary 26, 2012 6:09 am | Product Releases | Comments
Fastrax introduced the Fastrax IT530, an ultra-low power consuming and super-sensitive OEM GPS module in a tiny form factor. Advanced power-saving features ensure very fast time to first fix (TTFF) without sacrificing battery life...
STMicroelectronics introduced what is presented as the market’s first multi-functional door-zone driver with an integrated electric-window control.
TDK-EPC has extended the range of its standard ERU Series of power inductors with the EPCOS ERU 20 Series. These new components are characterized by a particularly high current capability. At inductance values of between
In today's podcast we talk to Melissa Chee of Fresco Microchip, a leader in RF, analog and digital semiconductors, about consumer product design.
People may imagine the battery as being an energy storage device that is similar to a fuel tank dispensing liquid fuel. For simplicity reasons, a battery can be seen as such; however, measuring stored energy from an electrochemical device is far more complex. The battery fuel gauge is generally poorly understood in the medical field, and this article describes the challenges of measuring energy in a battery.
This video shows the Xtrinsic capacitive and resistive touch sensing platform (CRTOUCH) running graphic apps on a resistive screen.
A study reports that a species of roundworms combine chemical fragments to create precise molecular messages that control social behavior. Study unravels 'worm speak' that uses chemicals to communicate.
MEMS Industry Group (MIG) will host its first MEMS Executive Congress® Europe, March 20, 2012 in Zurich. This European edition of MIG’s highly successful executive event features an opening presentation by MIG Managing Director Karen Lightman, keynotes by Audi AG and STMicroelectronics, and panels on innovative uses of micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) in both established and emerging markets
Texas Instruments introduced a 100-V synchronous buck regulator with integrated MOSFETs. The 600-mA LM5017 is appropriate for telecommunication, industrial, smart grid and automotive systems. Used in conjunction with the WEBENCH online design tool, the regulator is
Stackpole Electronics Inc. announced the addition of the 1210 size to the CSR/CSRN Series of thick film SMD current sensing chip resistors. The CSR1210 has a 0.5-Watt power rating and can achieve
LynuxWorks announced that the Mission Systems and Sensors Division (MS2) of Lockheed Martin in Owego, NY, has selected the LynxOS real-time operating system (RTOS) and Luminosity Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for use in conjunction with the United Kingdom (UK) Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS).
Texas Instruments Incorporated announced the MSP430F673x/F672x family of ultra-low-power 16-bit microcontrollers. According to the company, these new devices guarantee no interruption of operation through a backup capable microcontroller
In this edition of Design Talk Live!, ECN's Technical Editor, Jason Lomberg, chats with Mark Wagner, Vice President of Government Relations at Johnson Controls, about the company's new project and other initiatives.
B&K Precision introduced model 1657, an AC power source. It delivers up to 1500 VA in two selectable output voltage ranges of 135 VAC or 270 VAC, at frequencies from 45 Hz to 450 Hz. With a standard 19" rack-mountable design, this new AC power source is
Visure Solutions today announced the release of IRQA Systems Engineering Template, an IRQA extension designed to address the challenges of increasingly complex embedded software systems.
Soitec and Sumitomo Electric Announce Milestone in Joint Development of Engineered Gallium Nitride SubstratesJanuary 24, 2012 11:20 am | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments
Soitec and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. have reached a major milestone in their strategic joint development program started in December 2010 by demonstrating four- and six-inch engineered gallium nitride (GaN) substrates and launching pilot...
Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) announced fourth-quarter revenue of $3.42 billion, net income of $298 million and earnings per share of 25 cents. EPS includes 16 cents in charges associated with the company’s acquisition of...
A new report has been released from IDC Energy Insights that quantifies expected explosive global growth in manufacturing capacity of Lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries of approximately 390% from 6,689MWh in 2011 to 26,149MWh in...
Mouser Electronics today announced its plans to sponsor a NASA In-Flight Education Downlink designed to inform and entertain students. The unique event is scheduled for January 31.
Cirrus Logic Inc.’s CS5484/80/90 family of analog front end (AFE) ICs features the highest energy measurement accuracy in the industry, according to the company, to give designers of single and polyphase utility meters and smart energy products a desirable
NKK Switches announced the availability of the YB2 Series of 24-mm square, flush mount and tamperproof panel seal pushbutton switches. These devices are appropriate for applications requiring a low-profile, yet secure and splash proof design. Available in