Samsung Electronics announced volume production of SSDs (solid state drives) that support the Mini-Serial ATA (mSATA) interface. The drives are designed for use in ultra-slim notebooks such as Ultrabook PCs. Combining the company’s
Apple's iPhone edged past major news events, celebrities and pop stars as the top searched term on the Web in 2011, according to Yahoo!
APEM Components introduced the P65 series of rotary switches, a high temperature version of the company’s PT65 dual in-line package (DIP) coded rotary switch. The series is specially designed for high temperature soldering and is appropriate for
STMicroelectronics introduced ultra-low-power, high-performance three-axis accelerometers in 2-mm x 2-mm packages. Reducing the size by a factor of 2 over current-generation devices, according to the company, this acceleration-sensor family is
Renesas Electronics Corporation announced a charging control integrated circuit (IC), the R2A20055NS, that achieves further miniaturization and safe charging control for single-cell lithium-ion batteries used in portable devices. In addition to the
Movea announced today that it is making State of the Art gesture recognition and gesture database design capabilities available to Consumer Electronic OEMs and Systems Integrators though its ground breaking GestureBuilder software.
The December 2011 issue delves into the military/aerospace sector. T’Jae Gibson (of army.mil) discuses 3D holographic technology and, in a special salute to our veterans, Technical Editor Jason Lomberg recalls his and former Editor-in-Chief Alix Paultre’s experience in the military.
With the holidays approaching, what product or technology is on your wish list?
After a strong Black Friday showing, Nintendo now has to focus on maintaining the momentum for its products over the next five weeks of the crucial holiday season, the company's U.S. president told the Reuters Global Media Summit on Tuesday.
Samsung Electronics Co is set to resume selling its Galaxy tablet computer in Australia as early as Friday, after the South Korean technology firm won a rare legal victory in a long-running global patent war with Apple Inc.
South Korea's LG Electronics Inc has replaced the head of its home appliances division but kept its mobile chief despite the business posting six consecutive quarters of losses.
Elliptic Technologies has announced the release of its HDCP 2.1 SDK, presented as the first commercially available solution in the market that complies with the High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection 2.1 standard.
This tutorial, provided by Digi-Key and NXP, will provide a brief introduction to Class D audio amplifiers, as well as NXP's product offering in the low, medium, and high power output Class D amplifier markets.
Berkeley Design Automation, Inc. announced that AltaSens, Inc., a supplier of high-performance CMOS image sensors, has selected the company’s AFS Platform for full-circuit post-layout verification, block-level characterization, and device noise analysis of their high-definition (HD) and wide-dynamic-range CMOS image sensors.
Bourns, Inc. announced that it has added 19 new PortNote Solutions to assist designers in selecting the appropriate circuit protection solution for a specific port interface. These new documents add to the company’s series that provides engineers with a simplified design starting point that includes precise information on
Twitter has acquired a start-up company that makes software to improve security and privacy for smartphones and other mobile devices.
A pair of Monday morning notes on Research In Motion paint sharply contrasting views of the company that makes the BlackBerry.
The long-awaited iPhone 4S launch helped Apple Inc (AAPL.O) take top spot in the British smartphone market in October, overtaking phones using Google Inc's (GOOG.O) Android platform, data from research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech showed on Monday.
Clarion, a leading manufacturer of high-performance in-car entertainment systems, is collaborating with Wind River to develop Android-based in-vehicle infotainment systems.
MaxLinear announced today that its MxL601 tuner IC has been selected by the tuner module division of Sharp Corp. for its next generation of global hybrid TV tuner modules.
In this podcast we talk to Jennifer Ernst, the VP of North America for Thin Film Electronics about the state of printed electronics today.
First some definitions: E Ink is the name of the company. Electrophoretic is the name of the technology. Pearl is the brand name for the product. The product also has a generic name - ePaper or Electronic Paper.
This video shows a side-by-side demo of the Analog Devices MEMS gyroscope and a competitive gyro, comparing their responses when erroneous input stimuli are applied. ADI's new gyros exhibit high immunity to shock, vibration & linear acceleration.
The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) is proud to announce that it will partner with For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) to support the FIRST Robotics Competition.