A Russian cargo ship is poised for liftoff on Sunday to the International Space Station following a launch accident in August that forced a cut in staffing levels aboard the orbital outpost.
In today's podcast we talk to Jason Kridner of Texas Instruments to discuss the BeagleBoard in its third anniversary year and other tools engineers can use to ease development pains.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced today its record number of automotive exhibitors at the upcoming 2012 International CES. At least six of the industry’s top ten manufacturers will showcase their latest technologies among CES' enhanced lineup of automotive technology exhibits...
The new Sitara AM335x ARM Cortex-A8 microprocessors from TI allow designers to explore infinite possibilities for upgrading their systems without increasing cost or power consumption.
Communications Research Centre Canada Uses ORBexpress to Successfully Port Software Defined Radio to AndroidOctober 31, 2011 6:37 am | News | Comments
Objective Interface Systems announced that Communications Research Centre Canada used ORBexpress communications software to achieve a record-time adaption of a complete Software Communications Architecture radio system to a handheld Android device.
Parade Technologies today announced three new additions to the company’s USB 3.0 Repeater/Redriver IC product line. Parade’s new PS8711 is a single-channel unidirectional USB 3.0 Repeater/Redriver with both pin- and I2C-configurable performance controls...
Zinc Oxide Microwires Improve Performance of Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) Through the Piezo-phototronic EffectOctober 31, 2011 6:02 am | News | Comments
Researchers have used zinc oxide microwires to significantly improve the efficiency at which gallium nitride light-emitting diodes (LED) convert electricity to ultraviolet light. The devices are believed to be the first LEDs whose performance has been enhanced...
Japanese electronics maker Panasonic Corp forecast an annual net loss of 420 billion yen ($5.5 billion), its biggest in a decade, as restructuring costs ballooned, and a soaring yen and weak demand in the United States and Europe eroded income.
Consumer electronics giant Sony Corp said on Monday it will split its television business into three divisions to make operations more accountable as part of efforts to turn around the loss-making business.
Beijing on Monday denied a U.S. commission's claim that China may have been responsible for hacking incidents on U.S. environment-monitoring satellites, saying that the committee had "ulterior motives" in writing such a draft report.
Movea Executive Vice President to Moderate the MEMS Technology Showcase at the MEMS Executive Congress 2011October 31, 2011 5:25 am | News | Comments
Bryan Hoadley, Executive Vice President of Movea will be moderating the first “MEMS Technology Showcase,” a panel discussion where companies present a variety of the most unique and compelling MEMS-enabled applications in the marketplace.
Researchers have used zinc oxide microwires to significantly improve the efficiency at which gallium nitride light-emitting diodes (LED) convert electricity to ultraviolet light.
Micrel, Inc. announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. Third quarter revenues of $64.2 million decreased by $4.3 million, or 6.2% compared to revenues of $68.5 million in the second...
AgileSwitch, LLC announced that it has received funding from Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP) of Southeastern Pennsylvania for design, development and testing of Advanced Power Conversion Assemblies (APCA) modules to be delivered to potential...
The IEEE Gerald Kliman Innovator Award 2011 is going to the PCIM Advisory Board Leo Lorenz from Infineon Technologies. The award may be presented annually to an individual for meritorious contributions to the advancement of...
Xilinx introduces the Virtex-7 2000T -- the world's highest capacity programmable logic device ever built.
Olympus Corp risks possible lawsuits unless a planned probe of acquisitions at the heart of a scandal engulfing the endoscope maker is truly independent, the head of the Tokyo Stock Exchange warned Friday.
CHELMSFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ZOLL Medical Corporation (NasdaqGS: ZOLL), a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced today that more than 50,000 patients at high risk of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) have been prescribed the LifeVest® Wearable Defibrillator.
Amazon.com Inc is in talks with Chinese regulators to bring in its popular e-reader Kindle and its recently announced tablet Kindle Fire, local media reported quoting an Amazon executive.
NASA evacuated astronauts and scientists participating in an underwater space simulation in the Florida Keys over concerns about Hurricane Rina, officials said on Wednesday.
Google Inc is making another push to bring its Web savvy to television sets, hoping to tap into a vast new market despite consumers' lukewarm reaction to its initial offering.
Renesas Electronics and California Eastern Laboratories (CEL) are now shipping two new high frequency GaAs MMIC SPDT switches, the UPG2422TK and the UPG2411T6R.
With little room left to maneuver in the tough TV system-on-chip (SoC) market central to the ambitious Google TV initiative, Google partner Intel Corp. is quietly reshuffling resources away from the connected television semiconductor space and redirecting attention to the more profitable arena of chips for mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, according to
Keystone Electronics Corp. offers wide selection of surface mount, automotive blade fuse clips engineered to secure fuses in place even after multiple insertions. Suitable for high-density applications, these new, compact, low profile clips are
Yokogawa Electric Corporation’s DTSX200 Distributed Temperature Sensor (DTS) was released to the global market. The unit is used to monitor temperature and flow in oil/gas upstream unconventional and conventional in-well applications