Nokia launched four low-priced handsets and a recharger that can be connected to a bicycle's dynamo which charges when the wheels turn.
Seattle: home of Microsoft, Starbucks, grunge rock, the Mariners, and in 2010, the Society for Information Display (SID) Conference. This year’s show was a remarkable display (no pun intended) of eye candy and emerging technologies. Among the many developments, 3D, energy efficiency, and advanced touchscreens took center stage.
TV shipments continued to show a strong rebound in growth rates from the very weak levels of early 2009 as improving global economic conditions led to greater demand for TVs.
AMI’s Reflex technology solves a common deficiency – the disappearance of the sensation of touching – that has resulted from the emergence of touch screens in consumer electronic devices.
Microsemi’s LXMG221W-0700034-D0 power supply module supports five to 16 LEDs. Its universal input voltage range of 90 to 305 V(AC) enables operation in 100 V(AC), 120 V(AC), 220 V to 240 V(AC) and 277 V(AC), 50 Hz and 60 Hz systems. The new module provides
Tim Bixler from Global Lighting Technologies discusses the company's backlighting solutions from the show floor of the 2010 Society for Information Display (SID) Conference.
Yasuhiro Okada from NEC LCD Technologies goes over the company's Instant Touch Panel at the 2010 Society for Information Display Conference.
Bill Abbott from Endicott Research Group (ERG) discusses the company's LED driver offerings.
The combination of a new kind of optical structure with high-performance LEDs enables completely new compact and brilliant lighting and projection systems.
Robert Dunhouse from Renesas talks about the company's "super reflective natural light technologies" at the 2010 Society for Information Display Conference.
Dave Hagan from Sharp Microelectronics talks about the company's LCD technology, comparing transflective backlit LED displays to transmissive on the showfloor of the 2010 Society for Information Display Conference.
Fujitsu Components America, Inc., purportedly the first manufacturer to obtain Windows 7 logo certification for a resistive multi-input touch panel, is marketing those touch panels in North America. Using Fujitsu’s proprietary technology, the resistive multi-input panels can
AVX Corporation expanded its miniature TransGuard 0201 Series multilayer varistor (MLV) to include 125 pF and 150 pF versions. The series now provides a
Maxim Integrated Products’ MAX2136, a digital terrestrial television tuner for ISDB-T and DVB-T applications combines low power consumption with desirable performance, the device achieves a low noise figure of
Microchip Technology announced from the SID Display Week show in Seattle the availability of mTouch Projected Capacitive Touch-Screen Sensing Technology.
Alpha & Omega Semiconductor, Inc. (AOS) expanded its EZBoost family with their first white LED backlight driver, the AOZ1950. The AOZ1950 is designed and optimized for providing backlighting solutions for the latest portable devices using medium-sized LCD panels such as
It's not enough to just have must have devices like iPad and iPhone (even on an exclusive basis) without thinking about the bigger picture and ensuring you have the necessary infrastructure to support these devices.
ON Semiconductor’s NCP4303A and NCP4303B synchronous rectification controller and driver integrated circuits (ICs) are targeted at use in switch mode power supplies (SMPS) for applications such a
Will tablet computers displace the netbook/laptop? Why or why not?
Last month, Sony essentially neutered the PlayStation 3 by removing its “Install Other OS” functionality. This precipitated a huge customer backlash (and, as of this writing, at least two class-action lawsuits), but there’s one foe Sony hadn’t anticipated—the United States Air Force.
Digi-Key Corporation announced it has stock on Torex's Series XC9235 and XC9236 step-down DCdDC converters. Torex's XC9235 and XC9236 Series are groups of synchronous-rectification type step-down DC-DC converters with built-in
ITT Interconnect Solutions has developed a connector that is said to improve signal transmission and reception in wireless handheld devices. The Perfect Wireless Interconnect features
OKW has developed specific desk/charging stations for its ‘SMART-CASE’ enclosures, which fit the cases exactly, and have a common design theme. The desk stations are
Doug Broadhurst and Ted Lopez demonstrate the new iKit from Scosche in a Subaru STi.
Amulet Technologies announced the availability of GEMstudio, a drag-and-drop GUI development environment for creating high-end, color touchscreen human-machine-interfaces (HMI), with smartphone-like graphics, for 8-, 16-, and 32-bit bit embedded systems. This GUI development environment can