Seagate announced, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, a new program to allow third-party companies to incorporate slots on their products to support removable GoFlex external hard drives. First introduced in May of 2010, the GoFlex family is the next evolution of consumer external hard drives providing
To examine what to expect for 2011, we must understand the spectacular successes of the recent past as well as the failures. Printed electronics has often been an industry with poor business planning and marketing.
At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, 3M unveiled Patterned Transparent Conductors, used in consumer electronic devices for a variety of applications including projected capacitive touch sensing, that offer key advantages over existing ITO/PET designs.
Researchers at Cornell and Tel Aviv University have developed a new tool for nanofabricators to test the physical properties of thin films created by atomic layer deposition.
Global Display Solutions Inc. released the Clearview Series of high performance displays. The displays are both high bright, 1000+ nits based on LED edge lighting and optical bonding. Ranging from 8.4” to 22” wide screen, this series offers
Dr Wim Vanderbauwhede of the University of Glasgow and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Lowell have created a processor which effectively contains more than a thousand cores on a single chip.
Advantech announced it has a new option available for the TREK-743, 7-inch Vehicle-Mounted Computer with support for Lubuntu, a lightweight, derivative of the Ubuntu operating system.
This month's Roundtable question is, "What do you feel is the most challenging aspect of incorporating a multicore processor into a design for the engineer?”
Researchers revealed a previously unknown aspect of key physics inside Racetrack memory -- a new technology design which stands to improve memory capabilities within mobile phones, laptop computers and business-class servers.
Solarflare, pioneers of 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE), announced today the extension of its family of SFN5000 10GbE server adapters with the launch of a new SFP+ 10GBASE-SR optical transceiver module.
Until now, the common practice for manipulating the electron spin of quantum bits, or qubits, – the building blocks of future super-fast quantum computers – has been through the use of magnetic fields.
MathWorks today announced a new capability that accelerates code generation build times for engineers working on designs that are componentized with model reference.
NXT announces combined haptic touch and audio exciters for touch panels and screens in industrial, home automation, automotive and consumer electronic products.
Mistral Solutions announced CraneBoard, a new low-cost ARM-based development board, offers designers a fully open source printed circuit board (PCB) and design to reduce development costs.
Can computers understand emotions? Can computers express emotions? Can they feel emotions? The latest video from the Univ. of Cambridge shows how emotions can be used to improve interaction between humans and computers.
Gesture recognition is exciting new technology that lets a person control applications by using gestures or body movements instead of using a controller, remote or other device...
Microsemi announced two multi-port additions to its 60W PoE midspan family, the industry's first fully IEEE 802.3at standards-compliant high-power PoE solutions to include four-pair powering and gigabit switching support.
OKW’s ‘SHELL-TYPE’ range of plastic enclosures offers a desirable selection of sizes, styles and battery compartments. These enclosures have been designed to house many different types of small electronic devices including
We keep hearing about it—the “all-digital future”: easier, more convenient, no need to drive to the store. Download all the content you want instantly. Thus, iTunes, OnLive, Steam, and various other services were born. But this convenience bears a steep price. In our rush to embrace the all-digital future, we’ve sacrificed fundamental property rights.
The Opal Kelly XEM6110 integration module is based on a Xilinx Spartan-6 (XC6SLX45) FPGA. In addition to a high gate-count FPGA, the module uses the blazing transfer rate of PCI Express for configuration downloads, enabling
IBM scientists unveiled a new chip technology that integrates electrical and optical devices on the same piece of silicon, enabling computer chips to communicate using pulses of light.
Watteco announced it is collaborating with Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) on an ultra-low-power, intelligent communications solution that will enable the next generation of connected appliances.
Electrical engineers generated short, powerful light pulses on a chip – an important step toward the optical interconnects that will likely replace the copper wires that carry information between chips within today’s computers.
Dave of the EEVblog describes the design of his open source hardware uCalc credit card sized calculator / computer.
Intel announced the configurable Intel Atom processor E600C series, which features an Intel Atom E600 processor (formerly codenamed “Tunnel Creek”) paired with an Altera Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) in a single package.