MEMS Industry Group (MIG) will highlight advancements in micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), the tiny micro-machines providing intelligent sensing and actuation to mobile phones, video games, automotive safety systems, heart monitors, insulin pumps, smart home-automation systems, and a host of other applications, at SEMICON West 2011 (July 12-14, 2011, Moscone Center, San Francisco). Joined by MIG member-companies who are driving a market predicted to reach
They call it "Tiger University" - a set of classrooms in Kandahar where Soldiers can take a radio crash course before returning to their posts.
Consumer electronics focused motion sensor supplier, Qualtré Inc., announced that with their successful demonstration of the world?s first tri-axial solid-state silicon BAW (b...July 11, 2011 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments
Achieving better CoO by further enhancing productivity and yield for high-volume manufacturing of HB LED chips.
Spendvision announced the availability of its new eMoney module, which allows businesses to capture, manage and report on purchases made using Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. The module will enable eMoney transactions to be integrated with all other types of spend, making it easier for staff to record all expenses, irrespective of the payment method used, ultimately affording businesses greater insight into what employees are spending.
Texas Instruments Incorporated premiered its first module platform housing the WiLink™ 6.0 (WL1271) single-chip, wireless combo solution with TI’s open source, Linux-based OpenLink™ drivers. The OpenLink drivers are built on the community-validated mac80211 Wi-Fi driver and BlueZ Bluetooth® protocol stack.
This year, a rocket will carry a boxcar-sized module into orbit, the first building block for a Chinese space station. Around 2013, China plans to launch a lunar probe that will set a rover loose on the moon.
Space shuttle Atlantis arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday to deliver a last batch of supplies to the orbiting outpost on the final flight of the U.S. shuttle program.
Leading mobile phone tracking service provider Trace A Mobile has been quick to reassure worried callers to their mobile phone tracker helpline after they received a flood of callers fearing they too may have been victims of the recent mobile phone hacking scandal.
Renaissance has designed a new octave band drop-in circulator, 3G7BH, that covers a bandwidth of 5.2 to 11 GHz over -20° to +85° C. With insertion loss less than 0.95 dB over the entire band, the circulator is robust to handle 20 Watts of incident RF power.
Derdack announced the launch of a new enterprise alerting app for Windows Phone 7 (WP7) that delivers enhanced IT systems management. The app, which will be launched in late July, enables Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), Service Manager (SCSM), HP Operations Center and IBM Tivoli Monitoring users to manage business critical incidents directly from a WP7 smartphone.
DYMAX Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Ieraci as Marketing Communications Manager. Tony will report to Stephen LaCroce, Director of Strategic Marketing, and will be responsible for creation and implementation of the global communications programs that most effectively describe and promote DYMAX’s brand, products, and services.
STMicroelectronics has made a significant step forward in its advanced high-definition TV System-on-Chip (SoC) platforms at the forefront of technology development for the next generation of connected TVs that are enabled to run Adobe AIR-based games and other applications.
National Semiconductor introduced a family of analog-to-digital converters that are the industry’s first to directly sample RF signals beyond 2.7 GHz, with third-order intermodulation distortion up to -71 dBc and sampling at up to 3.6 Giga-samples per second.
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Texas Instruments premiered its first module platform housing the WiLink 6.0 (WL1271) single-chip, wireless combo solution with TI’s open source, Linux-based OpenLink drivers.
Apacer is launching a new industrial SD card designed for embedded systems in harsh storage environments. The new industrial SD card features high reliability, high storage and resistance to extended temperatures.
IAR Systems announced an upgrade to IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas RX with advanced software performance analysis functionality to help users understand how well an application performs on the microcontroller.
InCheck Technologies’ low-power, lightweight MEMS accelerometers are based on Analog Devices’ ADXL001 chip and feature MEMS accuracy and temperature stability with no field calibration required. Two sensors in one, these accelerometers with
Bill Hutchings of Microchip Technology talks about the company’s new 60 MIPS 16-bit dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) and PIC24 microcontrollers (MCUs).
http://www.farnell.com/analog-devices/ The AD8283 is designed for low cost, low power, compact size, flexibility, and ease of use. It contains six channels of a low noise preamplifier (LNA) with a programmable gain amplifier (PGA) and an antialiasing filter (AAF) plus one direct-to-ADC...
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has issued its California Solar Initiative (CSI) Annual Program Assessment, which shows that the rate at which Californians are installing rooftop solar energy systems to meet their electric...
ABB announced the acquisition of Epyon B.V., an early leader in electric vehicle charging infrastructure solutions focusing on dc fast-charging stations and network charger software. The acquisition is in line with ABB’s strategy to...
Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA, Inc. (Mitsubishi Electric) and Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) debuted a solar-powered charging station for electric vehicles at the MMNA headquarters in Cypress, California. This charging facility, the...
VICTORIA-based bluechiip says the US Federal Communications Commission has granted it a waiver, allowing its wireless technology to operate in specified restricted frequency bands.
Just a few months after coming out of stealth, SpringLeaf Therapeutics Inc. of Boston, a maker of combination drug delivery devices and therapeutic products, has bumped up its initial $15 million Series B fundraise to $19 million, the company reported.