VITA, the trade association dedicated to fostering American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited open system architectures in critical embedded system applications had several of its specifications reach ANSI recognition in the past year. A total of eight specifications completed the process and reached full recognition under the guidance of the VITA Standards Organization (VSO).
Rochester Electronics, the world's largest authorized manufacturer of discontinued semiconductors, is announcing that it will provide, under a license from Intel, continuing manufacturing and customer support for Intel's IXF1002 Dual Port Gigabit Ethernet Media Access Controller, which facilitates simple network management protocol and remote monitoring management in gigabit Ethernet server environments.
Global power supply manufacturer TDK-Lambda has announced its latest high density, cost-effective, DC-DC converter family with the introduction of the new CC-P-E Series. These are ultra compact, fully isolated converters that feature wide range DC inputs (24V or 48V nominal) which make them suitable for telecom, datacom, distributed power, battery operated devices, FPGA, and process control applications. Available with output voltages of 3.3V, 5V, 12V or 15Vdc, with output power ratings of 15 or 30-watts, these fully-regulated, high efficiency (92% typical) converters can be paralleled for higher power applications, says TDK-Lambda.
Optrex America Inc. has developed capacitive touch switch technology that detects variations in position and command, eliminates air gaps and reduces the number of layers required. Optrex says that this technology offers the highest standards of optical performance with exceptional ease of design for human machine interfaces, handheld terminals, gaming, medical equipment, and point-of-sale and mobile applications.
Taking advantage of ink's natural tendency to create "coffee rings," a group of Israeli scientists has developed a type of ink jet dye that could one day create a range of devices.
China said any U.S. suggestions that China condoned or directed hackers’ attacks against Google were “groundless.”
The 6 A OKR-T/6 and the 10 A OKR-T/10-W12 are new additions to Murata Power Solutions' Okami family of non-isolated Point-of-Load (PoL) DC/DC power converters. The SIP packaged though-hole mounting miniature devices combine a wide input voltage range with programmable output voltage to
Search engines no longer lack the sophistication to find new information, the company says. It’s just that there is less new information to be found.
Westlaw and LexisNexis are trying to beat back low-cost competitors with more relevant and faster search results for lawyers and researchers.
Industry executives credit a combination of incentives for music fans to switch, including tougher action on illegal file-sharing and the spread of legal services.
Dr. Alfonso Nieto-Castañón, a PhD in cognitive and neural systems, was the winner of the programming challenge posed by The MathWorks on MATLAB Central, an online open exchange for the MATLAB and Simulink user community.
Inphi Corporation, a high-speed analog semiconductor company, announced that it is sampling the industry’s first JEDEC-compatible memory buffer designed to create a new class of standards-based memory modules – LRDIMMs, or load-reduced, dual-inline memory modules – capable of delivering upward of four times the memory capacity and nearly double the bandwidth, while reducing the overall power consumption. Inphi’s JEDEC-compatible memory buffer enables data center servers to take better advantage of multicore and virtualization technologies by isolating the CPU from the memory components and then buffering the memory, I/O, control and data signals.
Artisan Software Tools and Aonix have merged to create a new, stronger independent force in the mission- and safety-critical systems and software development tools market. The merged company is named Atego and headquartered in San Diego CA, USA. Artisan Software Tools is the world’s largest independent supplier of industrial-grade, collaborative modeling tools for complex, mission and safety-critical systems and software and Aonix is a leading supplier of critical systems development tools, virtual machines and services for real-time/embedded Java and Ada solutions.
Sealevel’s Relio R5200 embedded computer offers solid-state operation with no fans or other moving parts. The computer is powered by a 2.2 GHz Intel Core2 Duo CPU that is designed to run fanless up to 45°C. The compact chassis has
Intel's fourth-quarter earnings breezed past Wall Street's expectations, and its rosy profit outlook for 2010 was another sign that a lasting recovery for the recession-battered personal computer market is under way.
China's population of Internet users, already the world's largest, soared nearly 30 percent last year to 384 million as the number of people surfing the Web by mobile phone more than doubled, a research group reported Friday.
Microsoft says a security flaw in its Internet Explorer browser played a role in the recent computer attacks against Google and at least 20 other companies.
El Puerto de Liverpool S.A.B. de C.V., the leading retailer in Mexico with more than 78 stores and $3.1 billion USD in annual revenue, has implemented a comprehensive RFID solution for its suppliers that has delivered quantifiable improvements to its inventory management processes. The initiative, which affects more than 200 suppliers and uses 3 million RFID tags and inlays annually, is one of the largest in the country.
Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, today announced it has acquired ZeroG Wireless, Inc. (http://www.microchip.com/get/9B6V), an innovator in low-power embedded Wi-Fi® solutions based in Sunnyvale, Calif. ZeroG is a privately held fabless semiconductor developer of Wi-Fi-certified transceivers and FCC-certified modules, which further strengthen Microchip’s wireless offerings by enabling embedded designers to easily connect to this ubiquitous networking protocol with any 8-, 16- or 32-bit PIC® microcontroller. The terms of the deal are confidential.
Sustainable Minds, a greener product design software and information company, today announced a partnership with the Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA), the leading organization representing product, interaction, experience and service design, to advance the adoption and integration of ecodesign and sustainability practices in product design. The partnership will bring together software and information to educate, inspire, and ensure that product development organizations have the knowledge, tools, and value systems in place to support greener product design practices.
GE Intelligent Platforms introduced the CT12 6U CompactPCI high performance single board computer, which is based on the latest 2.53 GHz Intel Core i7 (Arrandale) processor technology and features
RIX® Technology LLC announces the release of new online technology, Resource Information Xchange (RIX®), for tracking and documenting research and development activity for procuring Federal and State Research Tax Credits.
ECN Editor-in-Chief Alix Paultre looks back at some of the memory technologies rendered obsolete at the beginning of the last decade.
While China's censorship policies are prompting Google to consider quitting its operations in the country, some technology companies see the restrictions as an golden business opportunity.
Americans are using their cellphones and social media like Facebook to make a donation to the Haiti relief effort.