The benefits of LEDs are driving adoption in a wide range of general illumination applications due to the unique characteristics of this novel light source. The reasons for choosing LED are many, but the deciding factor is strongly dependent on where the fixture is used.
In today's podcast we talk to Piyush Sevalia, VP Marketing of SiTime, on timing issues in general and their MEMS timing devices in particular.
Multi-modal interfaces allow us to choose the input technique that looks the most appropriate for a given task or context: the tip of our finger to flip the pages of a book, a stylus for drawing or annotating it.
IR was founded on the principles of energy efficiency back in 1947, and our founder’s 1912 Baker electric car (which IR modified to become the world’s first solar-powered car in 1958) is still on display at our Temecula wafer Fab.
In today's podcast we talk to Brett Fox, CEO of Touchstone Semiconductors on analog circuits and the challenges to today's designers.
There is a lot of speculation in the industry as to what is behind the Google purchase of Motorola Mobility and likewise a plethora of speculation on the future of Motorola Mobility now that they are part of Google.
In today's podcast we talk to Jonathan Chien, Audio Marketing Director of Conexant about audio management in home telepresence and speech recognition applications as well as next-generation Smart TV and video game consoles.
Where does innovation – true innovation – get implemented in your product roadmap? How do you as a product development or R&D team ensure you are pushing the envelope and enabling next-generation electronic solutions?
The Tinker's Toolbox - Tim Colleran of Qualcomm Atheros on the Smart Grid and the 'Internet of Things'August 15, 2011 11:23 am | Podcasts | Comments
In today's podcast we talk to Tim Colleran, Director Internet of Things, Qualcomm Atheros. The 'Internet of Things' is the idea that everyday objects can be readable, recognizable, locatable, addressable, and controllable via the Internet.
SEGGER Microcontroller has developed a new tool to help the engineer shorten the time to create their application by replacing the tedious task of creating user interfaces in hand written code with a simple straight forward drag-and-drop interface.
In today's podcast we talk to Akros Silicon's President and CEO, Parviz Ghaffaripour about power electronics today and the challenges to the design engineer.
Gartner Group estimates that by 2015 over 294 million tablets and over 1 billion smartphones will be in use - making mobile devices one of the hottest platforms for software developers to migrate to.
In today's podcast we talk to Cees Links, the Founder and CEO of GreenPeak, a fabless semiconductor company with a strong focus on wireless for sense and control networks in combination with battery-less technology.
Here is a demo on several interesting and innovative electronic embedded systems from Schmid Engineering using LABView at this year's NIWeek.
Excelitas Technologies envisions a broad spectrum of promising application areas that will benefit from the integration of solid state lighting but perhaps the most exciting and promising area is in the specialized medical illumination arena.
In today's podcast we talk to Alex Zilberman, Market Development Manager of Intel on their efforts in the area of medical electronics.
Battery power has seen remarkable expansion with the introduction of a score of portable devices for business, industry, medicine, personal and recreational uses together with lighter, smaller, higher-powered cells.
In today's podcast we talk to Mark Cejer of Keithley about high-power semiconductor testing, with an emphasis on solid state lighting.
Microchip Technology announced the Low-Cost Controllerless Graphics PICtail Plus Daughter Board, which enables the development of graphics applications without an external graphics controller.
In today's podcast we talk to Nelson Quintana of Renesas about their new RL78 microcontrollers.
I felt intimidated yet confident as I entered the Javits Center in New York. Hundreds of men and women in business attire strolled by as if I didn’t exist. But as I listened to snippets of conversation about the latest electronic and medical technologies, I realized I was exactly where I wanted to be.
In June I mentioned a promising new sensor technology that can be used for non-invasive measurement of muscle movements with potential applications in patent monitoring (ECG, EMG, to name a few). The technology comes from
More than 14 years ago, the IEEE adopted the first WLAN standard, which would go on to serve as the foundation for all further developments in creating today’s Wi-Fi networks. Today, August 2, 2011 is the perfect day to consider the importance and growing uses for connectivity.
You have heard this one for years no doubt, but it has made a recent splash in the popular press. Walter Russel Mead is taking a quick look at Moore's Law and thinks that it may be running out of gas. He quotes The New York Times...