Lantiq today introduced a chip family supporting the ITU-T G.hn global standard for next generation wired home networks. Lantiq XWAY HNX devices provide manufacturers of consumer, computing and smart home electronics...
VIA Technologies today announced the world's first graphics card designed specifically for the embedded market with the VIA eH1, a DX10.1 compliant, multi-display card that thrusts any system with a PCI Express slot into a new realm of graphics and video capability.
Vello Systems announces the introduction and availability of its ultra-low latency, high-density, 10G CX50T service card. Designed for the company's CX Family of cloud infrastructure systems, the CX50T operates in either the 16-slot CX16000 system...
Two European standardization bodies have agreed to make micro-USB the standard interface port for smartphones in Europe.
IBM unveils its fifth annual "Next Five in Five" -- a list of innovations with the potential to change the way people work, live and play over the next five years.
Power Integrations announced the RDK-251 reference design for a 5-watt offline LED driver that includes flicker-free TRIAC dimming and single-stage power factor correction.
NXT announces combined haptic touch and audio exciters for touch panels and screens in industrial, home automation, automotive and consumer electronic products.
Saelig has introduced IO-Warrior56, a universal USB Controller that allows easy access to input or output functions via a USB bus. Featuring 50 generic I/O lines, IO-Warrior56 is also an I2C/SPI master, allowing interface with a wide range of available ICs.
Since a greater proportion of green than red or blue is needed in a projector to produce white light, the increase in the brightness of the green LED has a significant effect on the overall system brightness.
STMicroelectronics unveiled two System-on-Chip ICs that allow standard- or high-definition equipment to share the same printed-circuit-board (PCB) design and leverage software developed for earlier product generations.
Dialog Semiconductor plc has announced the DA8223, the world's first real time 2D to 3D video conversion chip for portable devices including smartphones and tablet PCs. The device also integrates a parallax barrier screen driver that lets users view 3D content without the need for glasses.
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Fancy new features like 3D screens and Internet connectivity have failed to inspire U.S. television shoppers, dashing a hoped-for recovery in the global consumer electronics industry. TV manufacturers such as Sony Corp, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Sharp Corp are learning that features such as razor-thin LED TVs are just not enough to stage a comeback in the United States.
CNET today announced the panelists for its Next Big Thing SuperSession, taking place Jan. 7 at the 2011 International CES, the world's largest tradeshow for consumer technology. One of the most popular events at CES, CNET's "Next Big Thing" brings CNET editors together with thought leaders from various industries...
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.
With the ongoing development of the Smart Grid, there has been a lot of buzz surrounding smart appliances; devices that can modify their operation following signals from an electricity company.
Allegro MicroSytems, Inc. introduced a new Hall-effect IC for AC or DC current sensing in low-voltage audio, communications systems, white goods, and automotive applications. Typical applications include
It’s that time of year again! No, I’m not talking about Jolly ‘Ol Saint Nick, mistletoe, or trees with stars on top. ‘Tis the season for giving, but also for spoiling ourselves with the latest gadgets, gizmos, toys, and entertainment. We’re never too old to experience the joy of opening presents!
Dave of the EEVblog describes the design of his open source hardware uCalc credit card sized calculator / computer.
Google TV may say more about the power of search and Android than it does about a new paradigm for using your HDTV.
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Fairchild Semiconductor describes how their various smartphone component solutions benefit the engineer at electronica 2010.
Akros Silicon shows off its Power System-on-Chip solution with Power-over Ethernet capability at electronica 2010.
ZMD launched the second wave of its ZLED family of LED control solutions with two new low-voltage ICs designed for battery-powered handheld devices.