Millions of smartphone users will soon begin receiving text messages about severe weather from a sophisticated government system that can send a blanket warning to mobile devices in the path of a dangerous storm.
Data acquisition continues to migrate from the desktop to smaller, portable solutions. This portability, combined with advances in USB and wireless connectivity plus applications for smart phones and tablets, has made the process of gathering and analyzing data from remote locations simple and ubiquitous.
Electronic Assembly has designed the EA DIP203-4 LCD module for applications where the display has to be clearly legible. The module comes with a high-contrast alphanumeric LCD supertwist display for showing four 20-character lines. LED background lighting supplied as a standard feature makes the text clearly stand out.
A month after Facebook Inc's rocky initial public offering, some of Wall Street's top analysts have published their first assessments of prospects for the world's No. 1 social network. And most are cautiously optimistic.
Mark Pincus - the other Mark of Silicon Valley - helped usher in the Facebook era with catchy games that got people clicking on virtual cows and building virtual cities while staying on Facebook for hours on end.
Canon is debuting their Mixed Reality Glasses—just in case you suddenly have the desire to totally throw off your entire vestibular system and sense of reality. You know, like at a fun weekend party. The goggles fall somewhere between Google Glass and RED Classic ViewMaster 3D Viewer and Collector Reel. If you’re still not experiencing a vivid mental image, they look awful, heavy, and awkward...
UC Irvine will anchor a new $12.5 million, Intel-funded research center that applies social science and humanities to the design and analysis of digital information.
Berkeley researchers design strategies for extracting interesting data from massive scientific datasets.
The promise of ultrafast quantum computing has moved a step closer to reality with a technique to create rewritable computer chips using a beam of light.
Researchers in Finland and Germany have developed an open-source software that will make it significantly easier to process bioimaging data. The software, named BioImageXD, will help in analysing cell and tissue functions.
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –June 21, 2012-- Oscium's oscilloscope has been recognized as one of the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace over the past year. An independent judging panel and the editors of R&D Magazine selected Oscium’s iPad oscilloscope (iMSO-104) for the prestigious R&D 100 Award.
Two British hackers linked to the notorious Lulz Security group pleaded guilty to a slew of computer crimes Monday, the latest blow against online miscreants whose exploits have grabbed headlines and embarrassed governments around the world.
TEKO Enclosure Solutions extends the TEKAL series of extruded aluminum enclosures with TEKAL-E.
Shares of Lenovo Group Ltd, the world's No.2 PC maker, fell by more than 6 percent to a more than four-month intraday low on market concern over the outlook for the PC market amid the global economic slowdown.
The powerful Flame computer virus is not only capable of espionage but it can also sabotage computer systems and likely was used to attack Iran in April, according to a leading security company, Symantec Corp.
That coffee you're drinking while gazing at your iPad? It cost more than all the electricity needed to run those games, emails, videos and news stories for a year. The annual cost to charge an iPad is just $1.36, according to the Electric Power Research Institute, a non-profit research and development group funded by electric utilities.
Between the heat, the busy weekends, and the school-free kids, summer can be more stressful than stress-free. Don’t worry, like every problem these days, there’s an app for that. For the sake of sanity, we’ve compiled a list of the best apps to keep your summer from feeling like a punishment. Nothing kills a day at the beach like an unexpected, hostile Facebook message from your mom...
One day in March 2000, just days before the dot-com bubble began its journey back to earth, German engineer Thomas Alt first glimpsed the future of technology.
The cost of insurance claims for lightning strikes nearly doubled between 2004 and 2011, even as the actual number of claims shrank dramatically, and an industry trade group says fancy new TVs and videogame consoles are to blame.
Greenliant Systems, is now sampling its e.MMC NANDrive GLS85VM embedded solid state drive (SSD) product family to select customers. The new NANDrive devices support the JEDEC e.MMC 4.4 standard and are backward compatible with 4.3. While the JEDEC operating temperature range specification is -25 to +85 degrees Celsius, e.MMC NANDrive operates at full industrial temperatures between -40 and +85 degrees Celsius, giving customers data storage that can withstand the most severe conditions.
When Microsoft announced their not-so-secret news that they were releasing a tablet on Monday, it didn’t really take anyone by surprise. It was only a matter of time before the big-name competitor delivered a platform for Windows 8. For the sake of full disclosure, I am an Apple fan(atic). I haven’t owned a non-mac computer in years—after watching every single Dell laptop crash in college...
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. unveiled two new series of high performance and low power LNAs for multiple industrial, scientific, medical (ISM) bands and next generation cellular infrastructure applications. Skyworks’ newest low noise amplifiers enable enhanced wireless receiver sensitivity, wider dynamic range and a high level of design flexibility. With the addition of these latest devices, Skyworks now powers solutions with continuous coverage from 30 to 3000 MHz. Various customers are already leveraging Skyworks’ devices for power line monitoring and security systems, government radio networks, in-building wireless devices and cell signal boosters.
Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) introduces the XCalibur1600, a 6U CompactPCI Single Board Computer (SBC) supporting Freescale QorIQ P4080 processor. Available in either conduction- or air-cooled versions, the XCalibur1600 utilizes the eight Power Architecture e500mc cores running at up to 1.5 GHz, making it an ideal solution for high-end military, communications, and industrial applications.
Applied Motion Products is pleased to announce the addition of eight integrated drive+motors to their line of Ethernet and EtherNet/IP motion control products. The new STM23 models fuse a high performance motion controller with 100 MBit Ethernet communications to a high torque NEMA23 step motor. Connecting to an Allen-Bradley ControlLogix, CompactLogix or MicroLogix PLC. EtherNet/IP is also available.
American travelers don't want to leave home without their laptops and smartphones, fear the devices will be stolen, and suffer outlet outrage if they can't find somewhere to recharge them, according to a new survey released on Wednesday.