STMicroelectronics has expanded its portfolio with a new device that combines three-axis sensing of both linear and angular motion.
The 2012 Audi new car models will be the first following National Semiconductor Corp.’s arrangement with Audi AG to provide analog integrated circuits (ICs) and subsystems for Modular Infotainment Device technology for Audi’s next-generation vehicles.
The SMTA and Chip Scale Review magazine are pleased to announce the presentation line-up for the 8th Annual International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference. The IWLPC will be held October 3-6, 2011 at the Santa Clara Marriott Hotel in Santa Clara, California. Registration is now available...
TI?s recent announcement about volume production of their PowerStackTM packaging technology, gives iMicronews the opportunity to discuss this packaging, as well as the NexFET power MOSFET technology behind it, with Matt Romig TI?s Analog Packaging Productization Manager.
Mind-machine interface could lead to new life-changing technologies for millions of people. "Brain cap" technology allows users to turn their thoughts into motion. Source: Univ. of Maryland read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news-Headgear-Turns-Thought-into-Motion-072811.aspx
The DLR German Aerospace Center and the European Space Agency are inviting 60 Twitter followers to the first joint European Space Tweetup as part of German Aerospace Day on 18 September in Cologne, Germany. A Tweetup is an informal, educational gathering of people who use the Twitter social messaging medium.
Gowanda Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of electronic components for RF and power applications, recently completed a recapitalization of the company with Addison Capital Partners. The new structure will enable Gowanda to accelerate its...
Exar Corp. reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 ending July 3, 2011. Net sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 were $37.0 million compared to net sales of $33.8...
Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) announced that it has shipped more than 30 million units of its PowerStack™ packaging technology, which significantly boosts performance, lowers power and improves chip densities in power management devices. "Performance requirements...
“The growth in machine vision revenues shows signs of slowing”; so says John Morse, Senior Analyst at IMS Research. He continued that this was not entirely unexpected following the dramatic recovery during 2010 from recession. Quoting from IMS Research’s Machine Vision 2011 report, he continued by saying
For more than a decade, the International Space Station has been a busy orbiting research lab. But it could soon take on a new role as a testbed for ambitious missions deeper into space.
The Connor-Winfield Corporation is pleased to announce their newest 125 Series product - the Xenith TBR (Model FTS500).
Spire Corporation announced that it has begun the expansion of its Advanced Technology Center (ATC) Lab at its corporate headquarters.
In today's podcast we talk to Arlon Martin, VP of Marketing, Government Contracts & Industry Relations at Kotura, specialists in silicon photonics.
Pulse Electronics introduces its new Sidewinder AC current sensors. Sidewinder products differ from traditional current sense transformers because they do not need a core.
Cambridge Consultants launched Sidewinder, said to be the smallest commercially available 2G and 3G small-cell platform. Suitable for use in mobile phone communications and professional radio, Sidewinder is
If you doubt the power of the human brain, ponder this for a moment: It takes today's state-of-the-art supercomputer eight-and-a-half minutes to simulate just five seconds of normal human brain activity.
The IEEE Communications Society will hold its next “Virtual Intensive Course on Wireless Communications” from 22-26 August 2011.
Digi International introduced the XBee Wi-Fi, an embedded module that enables industry leading low power, serial-to-Wi-Fi networking in the popular XBee form factor. Because of the XBee’s common footprint and application programming interface (API)...
Stonestreet One has licensed its Bluetopia Bluetooth protocol stack to Texas Instruments for incorporation in TI’s newly announced Stellaris 2.4 GHz CC2560 Bluetooth Wireless Kit (DK-EM2-2560B).
Any new innovation experiences obstacles. In LED lighting, one problem is the issue of Electromagnetic Interference (EMI), or unwanted noise signals.
Most of the current high power semiconductors are optimized for switching frequencies between 4 and 8 kHz.
STMicroelectronics and Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna of Pisa have announced the creation of a joint laboratory for research and innovation in bio-robotics, smart systems and microelectronics.
Teseq Inc. introduced an aerospace test application for use in its Compliance 5 EMC test software. The DO-160 RF emissions and immunity test module is asserted to make set-up and testing fast and easy. Preloaded, standard hardware configurations and limit lines enable
Aepona has earned a Distinguished Honoree medal in the International Company of the Year – Telecom category of the 2011 International Business Awards.