Conventional AC-DC power supplies and DC-DC converters provide an output that is regulated to provide a “constant-voltage.” However, LEDs work most efficiently and safest with a “constant-current” drive. As a result, many new devices have been developed to provide this type of LED drive.
In this podcast we talk to Marc Serughetti of Synopsys about next-generation virtual prototyping, systems simulation, and design.
element14 has today announced it is hosting a two-day virtual event “the element14 Innovation Series” on the 16th and 17th of January 2012.
A free political climate is essential to economic innovation, and countries that try to censor the Internet are pursuing a "dead end," U.S. Vice President Joe Biden told a group of young entrepreneurs gathered in Istanbul on Saturday.The international forum, which drew hundreds of attendees,...
PROFIBUS (Process Field Bus) is a standard for industrial automation technology. It was first developed in 1989 in Germany, and today, there are more than 35 million PROFIBUS nodes installed. The PROFIBUS industrial field bus is used to connect controllers to remote
GM Offers Buyback and Loaner Programs for Owners of Chevy Volt in Wake of Concerns Over Battery SafetyDecember 2, 2011 11:21 am | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments
General Motors (GM) is responding to safety concerns about the Chevy Volt following reports of damaged lithium-ion battery packs in three cars that caught fire following testing carried out by the National Highway Traffic...
Premier Farnell plc announced that it become a globally franchised distributor for Infineon Technologies AG, enabling engineers worldwide to take advantage of Infineon’s advanced, high-quality semiconductor solutions and Premier Farnell’s broad range of...
The market for energy efficiency services and equipment is on the rise as national governments look to reduce energy consumption by improving the efficiency of the building stock. With buildings being one of...
Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine now is one of only two vet schools in the country to offer ablation for dogs - a cardiology procedure that can cure racing hearts.
STMicroelectronics introduced a high-speed voltage comparator with what it asserts is the market’s best ratio of current consumption to response time. This high-speed voltage comparator addresses applications where fast response time is critical, such as in data communications equipment. When a
American Sensor Technologies has developed the AST 2000H2 Hydrogen ASIC Pressure Sensor for use on hydrogen-powered vehicles and in other emerging hydrogen applications. The sensors are already certified for use by European and Asian automobile manufacturers as
Newport Corporation announced the 1830-R Optical Power Meter. A newly designed optical meter, the 1830-R provides a ‘drop-in’ replacement for the company’s legacy 1830-C Power Meter which has been widely used in fiber optic component production and testing. The DC power measurements can
Google Inc is pondering an Internet service to help consumers shop online and take advantage of same-day delivery, hoping to stanch the loss of Web traffic to Amazon.com Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
The German government, Deutsche Telekom AG's biggest shareholder, is growing increasingly worried the company's disposal of its T-Mobile USA subsidiary may run aground over antitrust concerns, the Financial Times reported on Thursday.
Apple is facing its first major controversy over well-received voice software Siri, as the cutting-edge iPhone search service ran afoul of abortion rights advocates.
Future Energy Solutions, a division of Future Electronics dedicated to smart and clean energy, has partnered with Enhanced Solar Power to offer design services as well as shaped solar panels to customers integrating solar into their product design.
Dawn VME Products announces its PSC-6234 VITA 62 compliant 6 channel 3U VPX power supply with VITA 62 power connector pin-out and full OpenVPX support.
Equipment Solutions introduces the RVC-5 Rotational Voice Coil Motor, setting a new standard for rotational voice coil stages. It is an instrument with the extreme precision of a galvanometer and the compact size and reliability of a resonant scanner.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that it began mass production of 40-inch ‘Optical Sensor in Pixel’ LCD panels, which feature highly advanced optical sensors, in November 2011. The Optical Sensor in Pixel LCD panel detects
Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced that two new breakthrough products are currently shipping. The GefenPRO ELR (Extra Long Range) Extenders for HDMI with POL I and II both offer an extra long range extension of multiple signals up to 330-feet (100m) over just one CAT-5 cable.
Once you’ve selected the right low power microcontroller, how important is your application code in achieving energy saving and efficiency goals? And how do you go about optimizing it for ultra low power operation? Answering such questions has always been difficult, since correlating current consumption with software code has traditionally been a somewhat inexact and cumbersome task.
Samsung Electronics announced volume production of SSDs (solid state drives) that support the Mini-Serial ATA (mSATA) interface. The drives are designed for use in ultra-slim notebooks such as Ultrabook PCs. Combining the company’s
Apple's iPhone edged past major news events, celebrities and pop stars as the top searched term on the Web in 2011, according to Yahoo!
AT&T Inc accused the U.S. communications regulator of being one-sided and cherry-picking facts when it issued a stinging rebuke of the company's plan to buy T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom.
The EMerge Alliance has moved up to the Diamond Sponsorship level for the Fourth-Annual Green Building Power Forum (GBPF ’12) to be held January 23-25 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel San Jose – Silicon...