Energy is essential to everyone. Often we do not give thought to where energy comes from or how much we consume until energy is not readily available. Energy has become an area of focus for governments, private industry, and citizens.
Of all of the important electronic gizmos in our life that we use every day most have gone wireless – with the exception of the desktop monitor.
In this episode, we talk to Steve Grady of Cymbet on energy harvesting, low-power circuitry, and the challenges to the engineer in evaluating and implementing the technology.
Microchip Technology released a family of 60 MIPS 16-bit dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers and PIC24 microcontrollers with features such as a larger Flash memory, more RAM, and greater I/O capability.
Lauren Sommer wrote a great blog over the weekend about how supercomputers have hit the “energy wall” – a decidedly real supercomputing problem...
In this episode, we talk to Maury Wood, Senior Director at NXP Semiconductors, about high-speed data converters.
In this episode, we talk to Mike Stout of Falcon Electric about Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) and the various ways they can benefit the engineer. It isn't always just about backup power.
In this episode we talk to Tom Cross, X-Force Researcher at IBM Internet Security Systems, on software, systems, and device security.
In this episode we talk to Kerry Thacher of Librestream about their mobile collaboration technology.
In this episode we talk to Peter Green of International Rectifier about solid-state lighting and the electronics needed to drive them.
A new study shows nearly 40% of the U.S. military's supply chain is made up of counterfeit parts.
In this episode, we talk to Harry Ostaffe of Powercast on energy harvesting technology with a focus on RF power capture. The company’s RF energy harvesting technology addresses the efficiency of converting radio waves into DC power over a wide operating range.
Essemtec Brazil’s Second Anniversary – Review, Balance and Future in One of the Leading Growing Markets WorldwideJune 20, 2011 6:08 am | Blogs | Comments
Two years ago, the Swiss company Essemtec AG entered the Brazilian market directly. By founding Essemtec Brazil in Sao Paulo, the Swiss family business invested in one of the worldwide leading future markets for electronics.
InfoComm, which took place this past week in Orlando, Florida, is by far one of the world’s biggest B2B events in the video industry, with more than 30,000 resellers, integrators, and commercial end-users attending to collaborate on commercial, educational, or governmental projects.
In this episode, we talk to David Grey of Vishay Siliconix on power technology at the board level, in particular power MOSFETs and what Vishay is going in that area.
In this episode, we talk to Chief Tyrone "Ty" Morrow of the City of Freeport, Texas on the first stage of the deployment of a WiFi-based municipal surveillance system being installed by ADT with the assistance of Motorola.
IAR Systems and Qualcomm Atheros Collaboration Creates First Wi-Fi System-in-Package Development SystemJune 16, 2011 4:17 am | News | Comments
IAR Systems today announced its collaboration with Qualcomm Atheros on its new AR4100 solution, a highly integrated, Wi-Fi system-in-package for microcontroller based design.
The near-term viability of the Japanese manufacturing infrastructure has been shrouded by a lack of information, bureaucracy and factors such as limited power output. JPCA was the first occasion for many observers to observe and report on industry conditions with a wide range of first person input.
Texas Instruments announced its C2000 Concerto dual-core microcontroller (MCU) series. They combine the company’s C28x core and control peripherals with an ARM Cortex-M3 core and connectivity peripherals to provide
Keith Ogboenyiya of Texas Instruments recently stopped by the ECN offices to demonstrate the company's new C2000 Concerto dual-core microcontroller (MCU) series.
Himax Technologies, today unveiled an industry-leading 3D timing controller for naked-eye 3D panels, suitable for handheld applications including tablet PCs, digital photo frames, portable DVD players and gaming devices.
The stated mission of EcoCar is to find new ways to reduce the environmental impact of motor vehicles and prepare future engineering leaders for that task by providing
As the president and CEO of Automated Circuit Design, I’m always looking for ways to keep the company one step ahead of competition, building on 27 years in business.
Everyone loves to receive awards. It’s a feather in the cap. But it’s important that our opinion about a recipient of an award isn’t masked by the number of distinctions, but why it was awarded and who nominated them.