Microchip Technology Inc. announced the HID-class MCP2210 USB to SPI protocol converter — the simplest, smallest-footprint and most cost-effective option for adding USB-Certified connectivity to SPI-based systems, according to the company. Microchip also
As HD audio and speaker quality continue to evolve, the demand for higher quality audio increases. Audio streaming will compete with other types of media, including HDTV, video streaming and games. To help meet these HD-quality expectations, MPEG Surround enhances the streaming experience.
The SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3000 solution from Texas Instruments is a flagship device family aimed at expanding the “Internet of Things” with easy-to-implement, proven Wi-Fi technology.
As many as 10 fake iPad 2s,Â all made of slabs of modeling clay, were recently sold at electronic stores in Vancouver, British Columbia. Best Buy and Future Shop have launched investigations into how the scam was pulled off.
Wilocity is an Israel-based start-up that has been aggressive in pursuing the WiGig or 802.11ad silicon market. At CES, it has announced a marketing strategy for its 60 GHz solution that emphasizes the ability to use the technology at work, on the go, or at home.
At CES 2012, Qualcomm announced two more e-readers using its 5.7” mirasol display; these will be from Chinese companies Shanda and Hanvon. In November, Korea-based Kyobo released the first e-reader with mirasol display technology.
For a company that changed the world with its PC operating systems and dominated CES for over a decade, Microsoft left a mute impression in its swan song at the world’s largest consumer electronics show. Even the star power of American Idol’s Ryan Seacrest
The Droid RAZR calls on state-of-the-art space-saving technology as well nostalgia, claiming once again to be the thinnest phone in the universe.
The Kindle Fire is Amazon's new 7.5" x 4.7" x 0.45" tablet, with a 7" multi-touch display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixel at 169 ppi with 802.11b/g/n WiFi and the Amazon Silk cloud-accelerated browser.
Ken Chuang, Marketing Director at Conexant Systems, discusses their new low-power, high-compression video encoder.
The year 2011 has unmistakably been the year of smartphone and ecosystems housing this magic gizmo.
A new breed of app could soon be finding its way onto mobiles or set-top boxes, taking advantage of a new open platform for smart buildings put forward by STMicroelectronics. ST's GreenNet Wireless Sensor Networking technology addresses the challenge to most efficiently use energy and for increase consumer safety via monitoring of their environment.
Murata Electronics North America introduced its new wireless power transmission module at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show. The higher power capability of the LXWS Series enables wireless charging systems for
Conexant Systems Inc. announced the CX93610, a low power DIFT JPEG encoder that includes a 656 camera interface and optional microphone input. A monolithic mixed signal Application-Specific Standard Product (ASSP), the CX93610 is designed for monitoring and surveillance camera applications, including
STMicroelectronics has introduced a digital audio processor for multi-microphone applications. ST’s new Smart Voice product family combines exceptional processing performance with desirable scalability and programmability to bring
Dan Simpkins, CEO of Hillcrest Laboratories, discusses the company's motion technology products including the Scoop Pointer along with several new partnerships.
Sherif Hanna, Product Marketing Director at Atmel, goes over their maXTouch S Series, their capacitive touchscreen controllers introduced at CES 2012.
Jaymin Amin, Program Director at Corning, demos the second iteration of the company's award-winning Gorilla Glass.
Sarah Book, Application Engineer with Murata Electronics North America, demonstrates their capacitive wireless charging technology.
Mike Hopkins, Mobile Marketing Manager with Imagination Technologies, discusses a development board that is capable of demodulating worldwide broadcast standards.
Dan Harmon, the Consumer & Computing Interface Product Marketing Manager with Texas Instruments, discusses their SuperSpeed USB 3.0 portfolio.
STMicroelectronics is showcasing its latest-generation connected home platform in Las Vegas during the world's largest Consumer Electronics Show.Â
Dan Harmon, the Consumer & Computing Interface Product Marketing Manager with Texas Instruments, talks about their sub-LDVS display serializers and deserializers.
Introduced in February 2011, Intel’s Thunderbolt technology is near its first anniversary. And a successful first year it’s been. Initially adopted by Apple across its PC line, Intel has announced the adoption of the technology by more PC OEMs and PC peripheral makers. On the Windows side, Lenovo has
As more business is conducted online, it creates new challenges for organizations to meet Web application security and compliance standards.