In today's podcast we talk to David Horn of Switch Lighting about solid-state lighting and how it is impacting the illumination market.
Microchip Technology Inc. introduced its MCP1754/MCP1754S low dropout regulators (LDOs). The devices feature a high PSRR of 70 dB at 1 kHz (typical), and a maximum output current of 150 mA at +125 degrees Celsius junction temperature. Both LDOs offer
Thales announces the world’s first software for Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) that enables mobile payment issuers to deliver their mobile payment applications to mobile handsets Over-The-Air (OTA) in a simple, efficient and secure manner.
ON Semiconductor has introduced the NCS8353 stereo audio amplifier, a Class D device with high efficiency levels (>87%), that climates the need for the inclusion of a heatsink in the system design.
The world market for connected cars will see 650 percent growth from 5.4 million units in 2010, to exceed 40.5 million unit sales in 2017, according to IMS Research.
MPD introduced a new battery holder which accepts a Lithium CR2 battery. The part number for the holder is BH-CR2-PC. CR2 batteries are offered in both standard 3-V lithium (925-mAh) and rechargeable, 3.6-V Li-Ion chemistries
Central Semiconductor Corp. announced the CTLSH01-30 and CTLSH01-30L Low VF Schottky diodes in the space saving, low profile TLM2D3D6 surface mount package. These new devices have a peak reverse voltage rating of 30 V and a maximum forward current rating of 100 mA. The CTLSH01-30 has a
Fraunhofer Showcases Dialog Enhancement Tech for Improved Speech Intelligibility and Listening ControlAugust 30, 2011 9:49 am | News | Comments
Fraunhofer IIS, the world’s renowned source for audio and multimedia technologies, is previewing its new dialogue enhancement technology at IFA and IBC 2011. It allows TV and radio audiences to individually adjust the volume of dialogue, music or sound effects within a single broadcast program. Fraunhofer’s technology will be the first of its kind to
Barnes & Noble Inc reported a narrower quarterly loss as strong sales of the largest bookstore chain's Nook e-reader helped mitigate declining book sales.
STMicroelectronics has expanded its motion-sensor portfolio with the addition of what is presented as the world’s smallest high performance 3-axis analog gyroscope.
Analog Devices introduced a 200-MHz version of its ADSP-BF592 Blackfin embedded processor that delivers 400-MMAC performance for $1.99 each (in 1,000-unit quantities). The 200 MHz version achieves
Cambridge Consultants has released a report discussing the foremost business opportunities in wireless technologies enabled by White Space frequencies, predicting the development of the first White Space consumer devices in the next five years. The report, entitled “White Space radio: High Street Hit or Left In the Lab?” is the
Driven by booming sales of low-end models, shipments of smartphone will rise to account for more than half of the worldwide cellphone market in 2015, according to a new IHS iSuppli Mobile Handset Market Tracker report from information and analysis provider IHS (NYSE: IHS). Global smartphone unit shipments will
SRS Labs, Inc. announced that it has signed an agreement with Spice Mobility, an India-based mobile brand, to incorporate SRS WOW HD within their feature phones
In today's podcast we talk to Lior Weiss, Vice President of Marketing of Celeno, about home networks, especially high-bandwidth networking optimized for advanced audio and multimedia management.
Another Geek Moment Video discussing TE Connectivity's Nevalo Solid State Lighting System and a demonstration of a TE Nevalo's configuration tool.
Just like generations of plants and animals evolve in nature, Cornell engineers are allowing anyone online to guide the evolution of printable, three-dimensional objects, aiming to revolutionize the design of art, architecture and even artificial intelligence.
In today's podcast we talk to Amir Bar-Niv, Vice President of Systems and Applications for TranSwitch, about high-bandwidth signal management in the consumer electronics and telecommunications markets.
Technology company Apple is now worth as much as the 32 biggest euro zone banks. That's the stark result from a steep fall in the share price of banks including Spain's Santander, France's BNP Paribas, Germany's Deutsche Bank and Italy's Unicredit...
Hillcrest Labs announced today that Roku has licensed Hillcrest's patented Freespace MotionEngine software for use with its motion-sensing remote and its new line of Roku 2 streaming players.
ON Semiconductor has introduced the NCN1188, the industry’s first 3:1 high speed USB switch with the capacity to support the new Mobile High Definition Link (MHL) interface standard for High Definition (HD) video and digital audio.
Multi-modal interfaces allow us to choose the input technique that looks the most appropriate for a given task or context: the tip of our finger to flip the pages of a book, a stylus for drawing or annotating it.
American Opto Plus LED Corp is producing ultrathin LED Displays that are 1 mm or less in reflector thickness. This technology allows compact product design and utilization of LED displays in products that failed to have sufficient room in the past, according to the company. This capability also allows
In today's podcast we talk to Jonathan Chien, Audio Marketing Director of Conexant about audio management in home telepresence and speech recognition applications as well as next-generation Smart TV and video game consoles.
High power LED based light fixtures are replacing fluorescent and HID light sources in many general lighting applications. Since LED lighting represents a green technology, the issue of power factor is very important. Power factor is defined as