CES 2012 was a mammoth display of the trend toward smart, connected devices for every form of consumer activity: toys, appliances, entertainment, health, mobility, etc.
Fairchild Semiconductor announced results for the fourth quarter ended December 25, 2011. Fairchild reported fourth quarter sales of $339.4 million, down 16 percent from the prior quarter and 15 percent lower than the...
Nissan North America, Inc. and ABB, along with 4R Energy and Sumitomo Corporation of America, have formed a partnership to evaluate the reuse of lithium-ion battery packs that power the Nissan LEAF, the world’s...
Alpha Technologies Ltd. (ATL), a specialist in the design, manufacture, service and installation of powering solutions for the Telecom, CATV, Traffic, Security, Industrial and Renewable Energy industries, has had its Quality Management System approved...
Texas Instruments introduced what it asserts is the industry’s fastest, highest-performance analog front end (AFE) for femtocell base stations and portable software-defined radio (SDR) applications. The low-power, 12-bit AFE7225 integrates
Perfect Image Solutions Topical Hair Regrowth Products: Recall - Unapproved Drugs, Risk of Health HazardsJanuary 20, 2012 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
Systemic absorption of topically administered Minoxidil could cause low blood pressure, heart palpitations and associated cardiac symptoms.
Although the last official DMC 12 left the production line in the early 80's, a company in Texas have all the original factory presses and parts to start making 'as new' cars again in 2013, one option will be an Electric model.
In today's podcast we talk to Bart Giordano, Director of Product Marketing for Wireless at Marvell about wireless architectures, industry standards issues, and the rise of older tech in new places like beamforming in smaller systems.
OKW has added more versions and accessories to its ‘MINITEC’ range of miniature enclosures. These multi-colored housings are designed for personal electronic devices which are carried in the hand, on a key ring, wrist strap, or lanyard. Typical applications
Schaefer announced the PRP-750 Series of highly efficient, pure sine wave inverters that provide up to 750 VA of power in a chassis mount package. The series has versions that meet industrial (EN60950) or rail (EN50155) standards. Standard input voltages of
ADLINK Technology, Inc. announced the release of the new Matrix MXE-5300 Series of rugged, quad core, fanless computers, based on the high performance 2nd Generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3 processor and QM67 chipset. It is presented as offering
New iDigiÂ® Telehealth Application Kit features Freescale Home Health Hub reference design
Thirty-Sixth Consecutive Quarter of Profitability, Despite Thailand Flooding Impact
GE Energy announced the next step in the integration of its acquisition of Converteam by renaming the business Power Conversion. Power Conversion’s technologies in process controls, automation systems and high-efficiency power electronics, motors and...
Green Automotive Company and Niyato Industries jointly announced that they have signed a Letter of Intent in an effort to accelerate the plans of both companies to bring domestically manufactured all-electric vehicles to the...
Vishay Intertechnology announced the acquisition of HiRel Systems LLC, a supplier of high reliability transformers, inductors, coils, and power conversion products. The purchase price was approximately $85 million, including repayment of HiRel debt, and...
Designed with a programmable function, NMB’s new LED driver offers high efficiency, 10-W to 20-W power rating, and a 0 to 10W voltage dimming function. The programming function presents the opportunity to program a wide range of output current with
News that VIZIO plans to enter the PC market caught quite a few CES attendees off-guard, and it was a common topic of conversation at the show this week. The company announced plans to market all-in-one (AIO) and notebook PCs.
The KB-39500 Frequency Synthesizer from EM Research operates fixed at 39.5 GHz, features low phase noise (<-80 dBc/Hz MAX at 10 kHz) and +18 dBm output power. The unit locks to an external 10 MHz reference. It is available in
Apple Inc unveiled a new digital textbook service called iBooks 2 on Thursday, aiming to revitalize the U.S. education market and quicken the adoption of its market-leading iPad in that sector.
EU regulators set on Thursday a new February 13 deadline to decide whether to clear Google's takeover of U.S. handset maker Motorola Mobility after the Internet search engine came forward with new documents to support its case, the EU Commission said.
16-bit sensor signal conditioner provides energy-efficient high accuracy amplification and high resolution outputJanuary 19, 2012 9:10 am | Product Releases | Comments
ZMD AG (ZMDI) today introduced a class-leading 16-bit sensor signal conditioning IC (SSC) for calibrated resistive sensor modules. The ZSSC3016 combines high accuracy amplification, 16-bit precision analog-to-digital conversion...
Molex Incorporated introduced today the Mini-Fit Plus HMC (High Mating Cycle) crimp terminals for applications that require a high number of mating cycles including medical devices, consumer appliances, networking and telecommunications equipment and
Microchip Technology Inc. announced the HID-class MCP2210 USB to SPI protocol converter — the simplest, smallest-footprint and most cost-effective option for adding USB-Certified connectivity to SPI-based systems, according to the company. Microchip also
One of the first topics you stumble over when discussing multicore and performance is Amdahl's law. This law is often used in parallel computing to calculate the theoretical maximum multicore performance. For example, if your code is serial to 50%...