MaxLinear announced that Ceton has chosen its MxL241SF cable TV tuners for its InfiniTV multi-tuner digital cable TV product line for the PC.
Asian technology vendors Sumitomo Electric, Hitachi, Shenzhen GongJin and Ralink have recently joined the Home Gateway Initiative (HGI), the world’s leading organisation for publishing requirements for key components of the digital home.
Improved cost of ownership and improved light quality can only be enabled if optimized drivers are used. These drivers take into consideration the unique characteristics of the LED semiconductor (i.e. color shift over temperature and age, life expectancy over temperature etc) and enable
The company is launching its mobileDNA service as part of a package to help marketers that do not yet have a mobile strategy to get campaigns up and running in a matter of days.
In today's podcast we talk to Mark Cejer of Keithley about high-power semiconductor testing, with an emphasis on solid state lighting.
u-blox’ latest-generation GPS chip UBX-G6010-ST has been chosen for the entire line of the award-winning Samsung SEN car navigation devices.
Return to Zero is a funny comic strip for engineers, with lab humor, odd situations, and exploding circuits that of course makes a sport out of solving the trickiest of engineering problems.
There are a number of innovative technologies that have been designed to assist in protecting the application and end-user from catastrophic thermal events...
This is how to make 3D glasses out of some older glasses and some markers.
PLX Technology, Inc. announced two new PCI Express 3.0 (PCIe Gen3) switches for emerging applications, including solid-state disks (SSDs), high-end workstations and enthusiast gamer desktop computers. The PLX ExpressLane PEX8713 (12 lanes, 10 ports) and PEX8717 (16 lanes, 10 ports) PCIe Gen3 switches are capable of
National Instruments unveiled NI LabVIEW 2011, the 25th-anniversary version of its system design software. The software is positioned to accelerate the productivity of engineers and scientists who develop and deploy measurement and control systems to
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. introduced 128-Mbit, 64-Mbit and 32-Mbit MoBL (More Battery Life) Asynchronous SRAMs with 32-bit bus widths. The SRAMs cater to applications in telecommunications, computers, peripherals, and consumer, medical and military domains to
Fuel cells were originally considered to be replacements for internal combustion engines used in traditional vehicles and replacements for traction batteries used in pure electric vehicles.
In the latest episode of the “The Ben Heck Show,” modding guru Benjamin J. Heckendorn, a.k.a. Ben Heck, morphs average household products into time-saving and convenient solutions.
STMicroelectronics has expanded its portfolio with a new device that combines three-axis sensing of both linear and angular motion.
Any new innovation experiences obstacles. In LED lighting, one problem is the issue of Electromagnetic Interference (EMI), or unwanted noise signals.
Nokia Siemens Network said it will still build a core network for telecom start-up LightSquared, despite speculation their deal will be called off after a new pact between LightSquared and U.S. carrier Sprint Nextel (S.N).
In this video, Jeri shows how to build a digital direct conversion receiver (Software Radio) using sampling detectors and FPGA DSP processing
The SAM9 ARM926-based family of microcontrollers (MCUs) from Atmel target applications in smart device, human machine interface, and machine-to-machine market segments.
SMSC introduced a programmable USB power controller. The controller comes in three models – the UCS1001-1, UCS1001-2, and UCS1002 – and offers advanced USB based charging capabilities for engineers designing
In this episode we talk to Adrian Woolley, marketing director for microcontrollers for Atmel, on their Sensors Xplained software drivers announcement.
C&K Components, a leading international supplier of pushbutton switches, tact switches, toggle and rocker switches, and smart card interconnect devices, has expanded its switch product offering with the acquisition of Comax Industrial Co. Ltd.
I am always thrilled when I see one of our customers take one of our light sensors and design it into ingenious applications that use light to measure, detect and analyze just about anything.
Several Fortune 500 firms, which attract some of the brightest minds in business, will be setting Hult International Business School students specific ‘challenges’ that help to foster important skills such as identifying growth opportunities in emerging markets, and creating innovative business models that are fit for the future.
New research shows that 95 percent of holidaymakers jet off with at least one Internet-enabled device in their luggage; half demand daily access to content no matter their location