Developers looking to ease and accelerate their industrial automation designs can now benefit from the industry’s first ARM® Cortex-A8 system solution with multiple integrated industrial communication protocols, offered by Texas Instruments. The Sitara AM335x ARM Cortex-A8 microprocessors, launched last month, deliver
The FGPMMOPA6C, from Alpha Micro, is a single-chip ultra-small GPS module with integrated patch antenna from GlobalTop Technology. Ideal for asset tracking and telematics applications, the PA6C single chip solution measures just 16mm x 16mm x 6.2mm...
CEVA, Inc., a licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) platform solutions and DSP cores, announced that it has made a minority equity investment, together with Mitsui & Co. Global Investment Ltd, in eyeSight Mobile Technologies, a leader in touch-free interfaces
Thin Film Electronics and Xerox PARC announced they have produced a working prototype of the world’s first printed non-volatile memory device addressed with complementary organic circuits.
Keeping all communications systems up and running including computer servers, phone systems, radio communications network and even the lights, is a serious issue as these systems must be available at all times for Gem County residents.
The Keesler Hospital's operating room is once again "going green." In 2004, Capt. Wendy Wilkins, an 81st Surgical Operations Squadron operating room nurse, began reprocessing the Flowtron compression hoses used in the operating rooms.
Teseq has introduced a new line termination clamp as required by CISPR test methods. Reproducible emissions measurements require a defined line termination for the frequency range where connected lines provide a significant
The popularity of smartphones and other mobile devices has changed the way we communicate, and the Fort Meade Public Affairs Office is taking advantage of those changes.
A mobile phone unit connecting isolated communities to the rest of the world using satellites and solar power has caught the attention of ESA and the World Economic Forum.
ESA's tracking station at Perth, Australia, established contact with Russia's Phobos-Grunt spacecraft. The contact with the Mars mission was lost shortly after launch on 8 November. ESA teams are working closely with engineers in Russia...
Energy Micro, the energy friendly microcontroller and radio company, has introduced a software tool enabling designers to accurately predict battery cell life expectancy in applications based on its low power EFM32 Gecko microcontrollers.
Meeting IT equipment safety specifications and stringent medical safety standards, the EMH series of single-output 250 Watt and 350 Watt AC-DC power supplies suit a broad range of IT, industrial, and medical applications.
Atollic announced the launch of a complete embedded development package comprising its award-winning Atollic TrueSTUDIO C/C++ development tool, and the J-Link JTAG debug probe from SEGGER Microcontroller.
Struggling telecoms gear maker Nokia Siemens Networks is to axe 17,000 jobs to help cut annual operating costs by around 1 billion euros ($1.35 billion).
Western Digital has secured conditional approval from the European Union's competition regulator to purchase Hitachi's hard disk drive business for $4.3 billion, after it agreed to sell several production operations.
Amphenol Industrial introduced the ModLink junction box. This modular plug-and-play system allows manufacturers, distributors, installers and owners/operators to insert 'smart' modules as needed at any time onto
Novotechnik U.S. introduced the Vert-X 90E Series of touchless rotary angle sensors. These sensors use a magnetic pick up that is secured to the rotating object, so that there is no direct mechanical linkage between the shaft and the measuring system, and therefore
Mersen announced that it has entered into an agreement in principle to acquire Eldre, a specialist in laminated busbars. According to Mersen, this acquisition allows it to expand its current product range supporting the...
The U.S. cable industry announced a new initiative dedicated to improving the energy efficiency of consumer set-top boxes and other devices and developing advanced cable-enabled services designed to promote innovative consumer energy conservation measures....
According to recent patent filings, Apple Computer is considering building a universal power adapter producing multiple dc outputs to simultaneously charge several devices such as a MacBook, iPhone and iPad. The company has also...
Vishay Precision Group announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors division (VFR) has introduced a new series of ultra-high-precision Bulk Metal Z1-Foil hybrid chip resistors designed for demanding high-temperature applications
Available with voltage ratings up to 3Kv and resistance values from 100k up to 100Gohms, the new Ohmite HVC Series of wrap around terminal chip resistors have a standard TCR of 100ppm and standard tolerances of 5%, although tolerances as low as 0.50% can be achieved.
MAKE editor-in-chief Mark Frauenfelder would like to introduce you to some of his favorite makers, and the projects they've brought to Maker Faire.
SII's lithium-ion rechargeable battery protection ICs protect lithium-ion battery packs from overcharge, over-discharge and over-current. High-accuracy voltage detectors and delay circuits are included.
PC Kit Includes Eden X2 Processor, HD Video, HDMI Connectivity, 64-bit Computing in Palm-sized ChassisNovember 22, 2011 7:06 am | Product Releases | Comments
VIA Technologies announced the launch of the VIA ARTiGO A1150 a sub-liter dual core DIY PC kit. The kit is suitable for home server, media streaming and surveillance applications or great as a regular desktop PC, using only a