MEMSIC, a leading provider of MEMS devices and sensor- based systems, has announced the availability of its MXC6226XC MEMS two-axis digital accelerometer, presented as the world’s smallest, fully-integrated MEMS accelerometer.
SemiSouth Laboratories has announced that silicon carbide JFETs made by the company are being used in small 0.5 litre inverters to achieve an output power density of 30kWh/l.
The Apple Thunderbolt Display has features including two channels of 10-Gbps throughput in both directions, up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0 and up to 12 times faster than FireWire 800.
Microchip Technology announced the expansion of its enhanced core 16-bit dsPIC33 and PIC24 “E” Digital Signal Controller (DSC) and microcontroller (MCU) families to include on-chip op amps and Microchip’s Charge Time Measurement Unit peripheral.
Russia raced on Thursday to salvage a spacecraft bound for a moon of Mars that is stranded in the Earth's orbit, with just days left before the window closes on its first interplanetary mission in 15 years.
Cable companies will offer high-speed Internet service to low-income families in the United States at around a fifth of the national average price, the top communications regulator said on Wednesday.
TDK-EPC celebrated the opening of its second factory in Málaga, Spain. The new plant for the development and manufacture of power capacitors is located in the industrial park, Parque Tecnológico de Andalucía, and offers 6000 square meters of production space.
Fluke Corporation introduced the Fluke 430 Series II three-phase power quality analyzers, the first tools to use a patented algorithm to measure energy waste and quantify its cost.
STMicroelectronics announced the Freeman Premier family of TV System on Chip devices has been certified for Security Application by Irdeto, a global software security and media technology company.
GAIA Converter has released a new family of high input voltage DC/DC Converters targeting Avionic, Aerospace, Military and Missile applications. The MGDS-75-S series have an input voltage range of 155-480V...
In this podcast we talk to Ed Pazmino of Accent about the smart grid and the smart devices needed to operate within it.
Europeans continue to rise to the challenge of advancing communication, imaging and radar integrated circuits to work at high frequencies. A case in point is a team at Interuniversitair Micro-Electronica Centrum Vzw in Belgium; they recently presented the device 'fT/fMAX 245/450 GHz...
Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of over 20 PXI Fault Insertion solutions with the introduction of the 40-199. Fault Insertion (FI) modules are used within an Automatic Test System to simulate common fault conditions such as an open, short to ground or a short to
Microchip Technology Inc. announced the RE46C180 — said to be the world’s first ionization smoke-detector IC with programmable calibration and programmable feature selection, and the first with horn synchronization and auto alarm locate. This ASIC also
M/A-COM Technology Solutions introduced the MASW-000932, a new High Power SPDT switch, and the MADR-010574, a 250 V PIN Diode Driver at MILCOM 2011 in Boston.
Logic Supply introduces the NC108-1HD AMD Fusion System, designed around a Nano-ITX motherboard featuring the 1.6 GHz AMD T56N embedded G-series Fusion APU.
Qualcomm Inc. announced that it has acquired substantially all of the technology and other assets of HaloIPT, a leading provider of wireless charging technology for electric road vehicles. All members of the HaloIPT team...
First Solar, Inc. has inaugurated its second manufacturing plant in Frankfurt (Oder) and celebrated the production of the new plant’s one millionth module. Brandenburg Minister President Matthias Platzeck; Katherina Reiche, State Secretary in the...
Ener1, Inc. announced that Alex Sorokin has joined the company as interim chief executive officer to lead the company’s continuing efforts to improve its performance and shift its business toward heavy-duty transportation and electric...
Potential for patient falls or unanticipated patient movement, which may result in serious injury or death.
MIPS Technologies and SYSGO announced they are collaborating to bring SYSGO’s embedded virtualization technology to MIPS32 processor cores.
Adobe Systems is halting development of its Flash Player for mobile browsers, surrendering to Apple in a war over Web standards, while signaling a strategic about-face that left Wall Street nervous about future growth.
The transformation of Seattle's South Lake Union district stands as a metaphor for this city's emergence as what some would argue is the West Coast's second most important hub of technology and entrepreneurship.
ON Semiconductor has introduced two new LED drivers to help designers optimize their solutions for automotive, industrial and general lighting applications.
TREK introduced a new DC-stable high-voltage linear amplifier – Trek Model 50/12 – which is the first in the industry to deliver ±50kV performance (100kV peak-to-peak).