Many automobile industry executives believe that sales of traditional vehicles will peak before 2020 and are looking to electric-only vehicles (EVs) as one of the next hot products, but they will first have to...
RF Micro Devices, Inc. today announced it has achieved a major performance milestone related to its PowerSmart power platforms. RFMD’s PowerSmart power platforms are a new product category reshaping the future of multimode, multi-band cellular RF architectures.
IntertechPira released the agenda for the 4th annual Image Sensors Europe conference, packed with speakers from leading manufacturing, supplying, end-use companies as well as academia and research centres.
Advantech, an embedded platform and integration services provider, announces the introduction of the Intel Atom N455/D525 ISA half-size single board computer (SBC).
The QuasarBrite 0404 RGB LED’s compact 1.0 x 1.0 x 0.25 mm package size is the smallest RGB LED package available today and is ideally suited for multicolor LED indicator applications in restricted spaces.
The proven precision and flexibility of Schleuniger’s indexing cutter head technology has now been paired with powerful servo drives, state-of-the-art electronics, and unparalleled user-friendliness.
Spectra-Physics, a Newport Corporation Brand, introduces the Mosaic 532-11, a new product platform in the Q-switched diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) industrial laser family.
High-growth economies such as Brazil, Indonesia, India and China have an emerging middle class and rapidly growing automotive markets. The vehicle retail price in these markets must be relatively low, putting cost pressure on components in these vehicles.
American Aerospace Controls (AAC)today announced that it has received the 2010 “Boeing Performance Excellence Award”. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance.
The EcoCAR Challenge is an opportunity for university students to apply cutting edge technology and experiment with solutions to the problems of the future. The goal of the three-year student competition is to design practical vehicles that improve efficiency, emissions, and performance while remaining functional.
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox, we talk to Piyush Sevalia of SiTime about their SiT1052, the first MEMS resonator for real time clock and time-keeping applications.
Advances in lithium-ion battery technology have created new opportunities for the development of portable devices. Contemporary lithium-ion cells offer energy densities that are significantly higher than legacy battery chemistries such as nickel cadmium (NiCd), nickel metal hydride (NiMh) and lead acid (LA).
Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX12005, the industry’s first 8 x 4 satellite IF switch IC that is expandable to allow up to 16 satellite signals. Highly integrated, the MAX12005 is flexible and adaptable for a wide range of space-constrained, satellite IF distribution and multiswitch applications.
The ilumisys MK2 light-emitting diode (LED) tube, an energy-efficient, mercury-free replacement for traditional fluorescent light tubes, achieves excellent light transmission and light diffusion qualities with Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s Makrolon 6717 polycarbonate.
The SEMI--Yole Développement 3-part webinar series on HB-LED manufacturing will take place on February 9, March 2, and March 23 at 10:00am Pacific (1:00pm Eastern).
Scanning prints at two meters could mean safer security checks.
(Academy of Science, St. Louis) Excellence in science and technology will be recognized at the Academy of Science-St. Louis' 17th annual Outstanding St. Louis Scientist Awards. Corporations represented include Boeing, Emerson and Sigma-Aldrich. University researchers hail from Washington...
To paraphrase David Farragut, damn the sales figures; full speed ahead! If CES 2011 signaled anything, it was the industry’s intent on shoving 3D down our throats. The most vocal proponent, Sony, claims they’ll “lead the industry’s charge for 3D.” Yet for the industry, it’s more like a holy crusade.
SINGAPORE--Tapping on the growth of consumer electronic devices, Globalfoundries is ramping up its microelectromechanical systems (Mems) production and has set its sight on becoming worldwide leader in this area within the next four years, says a company executive.
Evergreen Solar, Inc. announced its intent to shut down operations at its Devens manufacturing facility to better position the company to pursue its industry standard size wafer strategy and preserve the company’s liquidity. The...
GE announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately-held Lineage Power Holdings, Inc., from The Gores Group, LLC. Lineage Power is a leading global provider of high-efficiency power conversion infrastructure technology and...
ABB has invested $10 million in San Francisco-based ECOtality, a clean electric transportation and storage technologies company, to enter North America’s electric vehicle (EV) charging market and provide ECOtality with a strong global ally...
With an unrivaled feature-set to satisfy global requirements right from the base hardware, AKM8 motors deliver higher torque density to cover the broadest torque/speed range in a housing that is 30% shorter than any standard motor in its class available today.
The Series CNR960 and CNR96XX are high capacity and high accuracy tension/compression load cells specifically designed to resist the affects of extraneous bending and off-axis loading.
DKN Research, a leading engineering firm specializing in microelectronics and packaging technology, now carries a variety of flexible devices and materials for printable & flexible electronics.