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Survey Explains Continuing Battle Between Projectors and Flat Panels for Meeting Rooms

December 29, 2011 4:15 am | News | Comments

Pacific Media Associates (PMA), worldwide market information experts on front projectors, have released their findings on the roles of front projectors and large flat panel displays in organizations.

On the Road for 2012: Greener, Leaner Cars

December 29, 2011 3:34 am | Videos | Comments

Car shoppers can expect auto offerings for 2012 to pack more of an environmental punch, with auto makers touting mileage in addition to performance.

Running a country? There's an app for that, almost

December 28, 2011 9:30 am | News | Comments

Britain's government says experts are considering developing a bespoke iPad app that would deliver key data straight to Prime Minister David Cameron's tablet computer.

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Italy anti-trust fines Apple for misleading customers

December 28, 2011 5:05 am | News | Comments

Italy's anti-trust body has fined units of U.S. technology group Apple Inc a total of 900,000 euros for failing to adequately inform customers about their rights to product guarantees and assistance.

LG Display plant in eastern China hit by strike

December 28, 2011 4:55 am | News | Comments

Workers at an LG Display factory in eastern China have gone on strike, halting some production, the company said on Wednesday, in the latest action by China's increasingly assertive workforce.

Growth in Printed Electronics

December 27, 2011 9:35 am | by Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, Technology Analyst, IDTechEx | Blogs | Comments

At the IDTechEx printed electronics and photovoltaics conference and tradeshow the CEO of IDTechEx argued that there lies a great untapped market opportunity in offering final integrated products.

Brainstorm: Consumer Electronics

December 27, 2011 8:14 am | Articles | Comments

What consumer technology will make the biggest splash in the New Year?

High Brightness LED Optimized for Elevated Outdoor Video Screens

December 22, 2011 4:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Members of Cree’s high-brightness P2 oval LED family, the C4SMD offers high-brightess performance at zero degree intensity and the C4SMT offers its brightest peak intensity performance at a -20 degree angle.

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Eureka Park TechZone Triples Since Launch

December 21, 2011 6:16 am | News | Comments

Ninety-four companies will exhibit in the new Eureka Park TechZone at the 2012 International CES, a dedicated area in partnership with the National Science Foundation, Startup America Partnership, CNET and UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), showcasing innovative start-ups and entrepreneurs.

Exclusive: Amazon weighed buying RIM, interest cooled

December 21, 2011 6:14 am | by Nadia Damouni, Reuters | News | Comments

Research In Motion Ltd has turned down takeover overtures from Amazon.com Inc and other potential buyers because the BlackBerry maker prefers to fix its problems on its own, according to people with knowledge of the situation.

11.1-V, 2.6-Ah Battery Pack with Integral Charger Suits Mobile Apps

December 20, 2011 6:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Globtek offers a battery pack consisting of three Samsung Li-Ion cells in a 3S-1P configuration providing 28.86 WHr (2.6 AHr) of power to mobile applications and other applications requiring battery backup with

LED Modules Radiate with up to 100 Lumens per Watt Efficiency

December 19, 2011 10:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

The 50W Mega Zeni models from Sharp have a luminous efficiency of between 3590 and 4770 lm and a light output of up to 100 lm/W in standard operating mode.

Thermal Simulation Service and Advanced Photometric Testing Accelerate LED Product Development

December 19, 2011 10:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cree announced the addition of two new TEMPO (Thermal Electrical Mechanical Photometric Optical) simulation and photometric testing options are designed to remove barriers for LED lighting manufacturers and accelerate broader market adoption of LED lighting.

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Cree Licenses Pioneering Remote Phosphor Patents

December 19, 2011 9:09 am | News | Comments

Cree announced it has granted five LED lighting manufacturers licenses to select Cree patents through its recently launched remote phosphor licensing program.

Europeans lukewarm on Nokia Windows phone: survey

December 19, 2011 6:39 am | News | Comments

European consumers show little interest in Nokia's first smartphone using Microsoft's Windows Phone software, a survey by Exane BNP Paribas showed on Friday.

Samsung expands patent row with Apple in Germany

December 19, 2011 5:52 am | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics has filed new claims in its patent war with Apple Inc over alleged patent infringements in Germany, a spokesman for the company said on Monday.

Americans losing addiction to ''CrackBerrys''

December 19, 2011 5:39 am | by Alistair Barr and Sinead Carew, Reuters | News | Comments

To understand what ails BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd in the U.S. market, just ask eBay Inc Chief Executive John Donahoe.

SBC Touts High Extension Flexibility and Intel Atom N455

December 19, 2011 5:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Advantech announced the arrival of MIO-2260. Designed with the Intel Atom N455 single core processor and DDR3 memory support, this embedded single board computer (SBC) measures 100 mm x 72 mm (same dimension as 2.5” Hard Disk) which is

E-readers: Market Prospects and Technology Developments

December 16, 2011 4:25 am | by Dr Harry Zervos, Technical Analyst, IDTechEx | Blogs | Comments

Electronic paper technology has found its main application in the development of e-book readers, a market that has bloomed in recent years with successful devices such as the Amazon Kindle and the Barns & Noble Nook.

The top of my Holiday wish list

December 15, 2011 5:44 am | by Joe Graves, Stratus Technologies, www.stratus.com | Blogs | Comments

The cool product at the top of my list is the AR quadicopter (http://ardrone.parrot.com/parrot-ar-drone/usa/how-does-it-work) drone by Parrot. It is a small helicopter that is remotely controllable from an iphone, ipad or android-based device.

Yassir Ali of Atmel on the Touch Interface

December 15, 2011 4:48 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this podcast we talk to Yassir Ali of Atmel on the Touch Interface and discuss their maXStylus technology, an active stylus solution for tablets and smartphones.

austriamicrosystems supplies light sensors in high volume for Samsung Galaxy smartphones

December 14, 2011 5:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

austriamicrosystems today announced that the company is supplying high volumes of intelligent ambient light and proximity sensors for four Samsung Galaxy models.

Gifts for Geeks

December 14, 2011 5:08 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Articles | Comments

So you waited until the last minute to complete your shopping list...luckily, your trusty friends at ECN are here to help. And praise the lord for that, because geeks are a tough crowd: They don’t bow to the fashion gods, patronize expensive beauty salons, or play anything that involves cardiovascular activity.

Designing Better ThinkPads

December 14, 2011 3:35 am | by Nick O’Donohoe, a science and technology writer in Providence, RI | Blogs | Comments

The Lenovo ThinkPad line of laptops is known for its striking aesthetics. The shape of the original IBM design was inspired by Japanese bento lunch boxes (a form still used in ThinkPads today).

Scalable One-piece Board-to-Board Connector Touts Design Flexibility

December 13, 2011 1:51 pm | Product Releases | Comments

TE Connectivity introduced a sleek, one-piece compressive board-to-board connector that enables connecting to a gold-plated secondary board by compression of the contacts. This connector is scalable in a number of positions, height and pitch, to enhance design

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