Transonics has announced the availability of the Displaytronic I²C interface Chip-on-Board LCD module for information display on board-to-board systems. By integrating a special IC in the LCD display module, any system using the I²C control bus can communicate with the … Continue reading &...
Gresham Power Electronics has launched ruggedised versions of its 300W 3U cPCI power supply. Available in 24VDC, 48VDC and universal AC input versions the new power supply range has a conformal coating making it suitable for extreme industrial, MIL/COTS and … Continue reading →...
Britain's data regulator has reopened its investigation into Google's Street View, saying that an inquiry by authorities in the United States raised new doubts about the disputed program.
Physicists investigating the make-up of the universe are closing in on the Higgs boson, an elusive particle thought to have been key to turning debris from the Big Bang into stars, planets and finally life, scientists said on Tuesday.
Shares in Dutch navigation device maker TomTom NV have surged on news that the company will supply map data to Apple Inc.
Private equity firm Apax Partners and technology investment firm JMI Equity agreed to pay about $1 billion cash for software group Paradigm, whose technology helps oil and gas companies analyze drilling prospects.
The European Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) will directly image planets outside the solar system and those orbiting other suns in so-called "habitable zones" to perhaps answer the question of whether there is life elsewhere in the universe.
RS Components has announced the winners of its DesignSpark chipKIT Challenge, an online competition launched to encourage energy-efficient electronics design for embedded system applications. Engineers, students and hobbyists from around the world were invited to produce an open source energy-efficient … Continue r...
The Full Service Foundry business unit of AMS today announced an extension of its dedicated test solutions for its customers. This move is an extension of the company’s ”More Than Silicon” initiative, under which AMS provides a package of intellectual … Continue reading ...
Despite the EU being a more promising arena for antitrust business than the United States, Google faces a four-billion-dollar fine.
Young adults who make particularly heavy use of mobile phones and computers run a greater risk of sleep disturbances, stress and symptoms of mental health. "Public health advice should therefore include information on the healthy use of this technology," says researcher Sara Thomée from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
The event, "RoboCity12: Robots para los ciudadanos" (Robots for the people), hosted by the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales (School of Industrial Engineering - ETSII) of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), gathered nearly 40 robots "made in Spain" for two days. The objective was to present the most recent advances in robotics that have been developed in the Community of Madrid, as well as the main innovations that have appeared on the national and international scenes.
Vector Fabrics, the company that specialises in programming tools to optimise software for multicore architectures, has launched its new development tool, Pareon. Pareon allows software developers to optimise their applications for multicore systems in hours or days, a task that … Continue reading
TTI has acquired UK franchised distributor Campbell Collins. Based in Stevenage, UK, Campbell Collins is a specialty distributor focused on power related products from manufacturers of power supply and capacitor products. The company is a franchised, design-in distributor for a … Continue reading
Internet search provider Google and authors group Society Men of Letters of France (SGDL) have reached an agreement that ends a dispute dating back to 2006 over the publishing of snippets of books on the internet. The deal puts an end to an appeal procedure, the two groups wrote in a joint statement on Monday.
Large-scale engineering projects aimed at fighting global warming could radically reduce rainfall in Europe and North America, a team of scientists from four European countries have warned. Geoengineering projects are controversial, even though they are largely theoretical at this point. They range from mimicking the effects of large volcanic eruptions by releasing sulphur dioxide into the atmosphere...
StarChip has partnered with Keolabs to develop Starbox, its new generation of Smart Card development tools. The new generation of Starbox is tailored to the requirements of the Smart Card developer community and prepares the way for introduction of future … Continue reading
Zytronic, via its Australian distributor JEA Technologies, has been able to show the effectiveness of its Projected Capacitive Technology (PCT) touch sensors in the most severe applications. A bespoke 15-inch version of the company’s ZYTOUCH product has been specified by … Continue reading
XP Power has added two new families to its line-up of ultra-compact metal cased 15 Watt DC-DC converters. Available in an industry standard 24 pin DIP measuring just 31.75 x 20.32 x 10.16 mm (1.25 x 0.8 x 0.4 inches), … Continue reading →
Avnet Abacus will be showcasing a variety of energy harvesting technologies at the inaugural Elektronik Energy Harvesting Congress, which is to be held in Munich, Germany, on 4th and 5th July, 2012. The distributor will be hosting a series of … Continue reading
Toshiba Electronics Europe has debuted a 32-bit RISC microcontroller built around the ARM Cortex-M0 processor core. The TMPM061 is also Toshiba’s first Cortex-M0 device specifically designed for smart metering applications; it allows designers to replace the conventional two-chip analogue front …
Plessey Semiconductors has announced an ultra-low cost version of its award winning EPIC sensor that provides remote sensing for high volume consumer markets. A novel electrode design has been devised to replace the expensive titanium dioxide electrodes currently used for … Continue readi...
IMS Research forecasts continued stable growth in the screw jack market over the next five years. The global screw jack market is mature and has had a low single digit growth profile in recent years. Screw jacks perform important handling and lifting functions in industry, civil transport and energy sectors. According to the IMS Research report,
Deutsche Telekom launched its M2M Marketplace. It is a platform for manufacturers and dealers from around the world to offer their hardware, software, apps and full-package solutions relating to M2M communication. In future, Deutsche Telekom will also offer the requisite SIM cards and SIM chips via the M2M Marketplace. The Marketplace provides
Dedicated graphics processing units (GPUs) are forecast to become increasingly prevalent in automotive instrument clusters and infotainment systems according to IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS Inc. This uptake of technology and the associated silicon will drive semiconductor revenue growth, with the combined instrument cluster and infotainment semiconductor market reaching