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
With ever increasing demand for high-definition content consumption and distribution within the home, the consumer needs a highly reliable home network.
Wolfson Microelectronics plc has announced the WM5100, said to be the world’s first Audio System-on-a-Chip (SoC), integrating a low power, multi-channel audio hub, with full transmit path (Tx) noise cancellation, receive path (Rx) noise cancellation and
Wolfson Microelectronics the WM5100, presented as the world’s first Audio System-on-a-Chip, with a high performance, low power, multi-channel Audio Hub with full transmit and receive path noise cancellation, and myZone adaptive Ambient Noise Cancellation technology.
Following on from the success of award-winning app Streetmuseum, the Museum of London has joined forces with AETN UK’s flagship channel HISTORY to develop a new app which gives users the opportunity to see Roman London as it was 2,000 years ago.
GE’s research team has successfully demonstrated a micro-holographic material that can support data recording at the same speed as Blu-ray discs. This result builds
Analog Devices introduced its ADP5034 regulator/LDO, an integrated power management IC that combines two 3-MHz, high efficiency, 1.2-A step down regulators with two 300-mA LDO (low drop out) regulators in a
The new ChipLED SFH 4053 infrared emitter (IRED) from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors combines tiny dimensions with high efficiency, making it ideal for low-profile all-in-one computer, tablet PC and laptop displays.
Viruses, identity theft and computer piracy are not isolated incidences that have only recently occurred. However, recent developments have prompted a call for increased security measures. The Playstation Network hack, for example, led to the theft of more than 77 million names...
MPD has invented a category of coin cell battery holders called Snap Dragons, which are asserted to drastically increase the reliability of open top coin cell holders through the use of a snap-on cover piece. They offer
STMicroelectronics announced the availability of the Mentor® Embedded Inflexion™ User Interface (UI) software product on the SPEAr (Structured Processor Enhanced Architecture) family of processors, which are based on ARM® core technology.
The Better Use of Light Bulbs Act (BULB) has been defeated in the House of Representatives. BULB would have amended the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act, thereby staying the incandescent ban. But it was not to be. With no further challenges, the Edison Lightbulb faces mandatory retirement in January 2012.