Booming demand for Apple's iPhone and phones using Google's Android software lifted second-quarter smartphone sales in Western Europe by 48 percent year on year, while former market leader Nokia fell further behind.
DirecTV is expanding its NFL Sunday Ticket television package, which lets viewers watch football outside their local markets, to see if it can make some extra money from broadcasting the games on the Internet.
Sparked by Apple Inc.’s adoption of accelerometer technology in its iPhone and iPad lines, the market for motion sensor devices in smartphones and tablets is set to nearly double during the next five years, according to a new IHS iSuppli MEMS & Sensors Special Report from information and analysis provider IHS
A new technology that allows wireless devices to "talk" and "listen" on the same frequency could pave the way for 4.5G and 5G networks and could allow wireless phone companies to double throughput on their networks without adding a single cell tower.
Atmel Corporation announced the availability of two stand-alone LIN (local interconnect network) transceiver ICs in DFN packages. The DFN14 package for the ATA6670 measures 3 mm x 4.5 mm, while the DFN8 package for the ATA6663 measures 3 mm x 3 mm. The ICs are
Comchip Technology has developed a 3.3-V unidirectional four-line electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection diode array that meets the immunity requirements of IEC 61000-4-2 level 4 (±20 kV air, ±15k V contact discharge)
Shares of Nvidia Corp jumped more than 11 percent on Wednesday, as investors bet on strong sales for the company's chips used in mobile devices like smartphones and tablets.
France's highest administrative court rejected a bid by telecom operator Iliad to block the government's auction of fourth-generation mobile licenses.
Tectrol introduced the TIP400, which increases the industry-standard 3.3 x 5” footprint up to 400 Watts. The supply features >90 percent efficiency with forced air cooling. The supply is designed for
It is hard to recall of the time where EMI shield coatings and seal gaskets were not available, but those times existed not so long ago. EMI shielding has evolved in many respects through the years and will likely have an increased and expanding role in future of high performance electronics.
Researchers are Developing Technologies to Improve the Treatment for Premature Fusion of Skull Bones in ChildrenSeptember 7, 2011 12:22 pm | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments
Researchers in the Atlanta-based Center for Pediatric Healthcare Technology Innovation are developing technologies to better diagnose and treat children with craniosynostosis.
The Schaffner Group has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire the dry-type transformers operations of American transformer manufacturer MTC Transformers, Inc. as of September 1, 2011. Under the transaction, Schaffner is acquiring MTC...
Corvus Energy, the makers of what the company says is a revolutionary lithium-polymer battery, announced that its 6.5 kWh batteries passed the requirements of Lloyd’s Register Type Approval certification tests. Lloyd’s Register North America, Inc.,...
I'll admit to having been a software engineer in the late 1970s and early 1980, coding for 4,8 and 16 bit processors respectively.Thirty years on, and the embedded software revolution has transformed design engineering.
In today's podcast we talk to Eric Siegel, product marketing engineer for touchscreen controllers and haptics at Texas Instruments about haptics feedback in touch-enabled consumer electronics devices.
The HyperSpeed Plus cores have been proven to process complex data streams in continuous real-time at data rates in excess of 52 Giga samples per second for a 2048 point FFT implemented on a Xilinx Virtex-6 FPGA device.
Advanced Energy Industries announced today that the company's Ascent DC Power Supply has been selected as the process tool of record by one of the world's largest suppliers of flat panel manufacturing systems. Orders have been placed under the agreement...
Eaton Corp. announced that it has acquired the assets of IE Power, Inc. IE Power, which was founded in 1985, is based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada and employs 24 people. The company is a...
Qualstar Corp. reported financial results for the fourth quarter and the fiscal year ended June 30, 2011. Fiscal 2011 fourth quarter financial results Revenues for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011 were $4.7 million, compared...
NorthStar announced its new SiteStar™ HiCap 2-2, which the company states is the first outdoor cabinet in the telecom industry to feature two separate climate zones with individual compressor systems: one for batteries and...
Sprint Nextel (S.N) sued to block AT&T Inc's (T.N) $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile USA saying the deal would lead to higher prices for consumers and create a duopoly between AT&T and Verizon Communications (VZ.N).
Sony Corp picked a former official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the new post of chief information security officer, months after a massive hacking attack leaked information on 100 million user accounts on its games networks.
For automotive electronic stability control, rollover detection, and pitch detection applications, Analog Devices, Inc (ADI) today introduced the ADXRS800 iMEMS gyroscope, featuring a patented differential quad-beam architecture designed to minimize the influence of linear shock and vibration.
There are many positive use cases for enabling wireless device connectivity, including the smart grid, gas and water distribution systems, building energy management, shipping container tracking, and more. Only recently has technology been developed to address the particular needs of this segment.
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