Sensors Expo returned to Rosemont Illinois in June and the mood inside the convention center was noticeably more optimistic than last year. Outside, the town was in the grip of a heat wave; but inside it was the technology itself that literally raised both the excitement level and the level of performance for new designs which made things seem, well, hotter. Here are just some of the highlights
Synchronization and timing are essential to telecommunications networks to ensure optimal performance and prevent packet loss, dropped frames and degradation of quality of experience that will affect end user services.
DeLorme announced the Fall 2011 release of the DeLorme inReach, the first Iridium-based device to integrate personal two-way satellite messaging, delivery confirmations, SOS capabilities and remote tracking, for reliable communication anywhere in the world.
GLT Technovations announced its patent-pending TouchTec technology for leather and textiles, that mimics the human touch to enable use with touch screen devices, has been selected by top glove manufacturers.
Pioneering the market for ‘smart’ car keys, NXP Semiconductors announced the availability of its production-ready single-chip solution for multifunction car keys – the NCF2970 (KEyLink Lite).
In this episode we talk to Peter Green of International Rectifier about solid-state lighting and the electronics needed to drive them.
AdaptiveMobile Acquires Sentry Wireless to Extend Mobile Security Portfolio Through to Handset Security ApplicationsJune 22, 2011 10:15 am | News | Comments
AdaptiveMobile is announcing the acquisition of Sentry Wireless, a developer of handset based mobile security applications.
The Spectroline® CellBlaster™ is the world’s first universal UV cell phone sanitizer
Mobile marketing and business solutions company 2ergo has developed a market-first iPhone app for PizzaExpress that enables customers to pay their bill automatically in a restaurant via smartphone.
Intelligent System Is First To Deliver Fully Integrated Email, Mobile and Social Media Customer CommunicationJune 21, 2011 12:11 pm | News | Comments
Europe’s leading enterprise email and mobile communications management company Communicator has launched the first single-platform system capable of intelligently integrating customer communication across multiple channels including email, mobile and social media.
Apple is developing software that will sense when a smartphone user is trying to record a live event, and then switch off the device's camera.
A wireless audio reference design from HiWave Technologies can operate for over 40 hours at 73dB sound press level at 1 metre from a single 1.2V AA battery.
The MAX17710 harvests energy from power sources of 1uW to 100mW for efficiently charging THINERGY(R) Micro-Energy Cells (MECs).
OSD Displays proudly introduces our new 16 x 2 and 20 x 2 character OLED displays!
ILLUMRA announced the release of the CMR. The ILLUMRA CMR works with any Dawn/Dusk sensor to reduce energy consumption by 50% by shutting off lights during the second half of every night.
AdaptiveMobile launches its second Global Security Insights in Mobile report, which examines consumers’ evolving perception of trust in mobile services and highlights a significant gap between users’ concerns about mobile security and their knowledge about how to stay protected.
CYBRA Corporation announced that Maidenform Brands has selected CYBRA as the solution provider for Maidenform’s RFID item-level EPC tagging initiative.
Anaren announced that it has launched a new line of Xinger-brand, subminiature directional couplers measuring only 2 x 1.25 x 0.7 mm (0805 footprint).
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.
Texas Instruments introduced the second device in the family of PurePath Wireless audio products for consumer, portable and high-end audio applications.
ISCO International has issued a new guide that outlines a variety of interference sources that contribute to suboptimal performance in 3G networks.
STMicroelectronics announced a multi-sensor module with five degrees of freedom.
STMicroelectronics announced its new FingerTip technology, which enables a single-chip solution for capacitive touchscreens up to 10 inches in diameter with multi-touch capability.
RFMW and RFaxis announced a distribution agreement for the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa effective June 2, 2011.
Cortus S.A., MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation and Taegee Company, Ltd., have collaborated to develop an advanced, low power, 32bit microprocessor based ASMCU (Application Specific Microcontroller) and associated IP for use in products such as tablet computers, smart phones, laptops and other widely-used touch screen applications.