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MEMS Microphones Enhance Audio Experience in MobilePhones and Portable Computers

May 9, 2011 5:20 pm | by ECN Europe | Blogs | Comments

STMicroelectronics today introduced two new digital MEMS microphones. Combining superior sound quality with robustness and reliability at reduced size and cost, ST’s MP34DB01 and MP45DT02 microphones enable enhanced audio experience in mobile phones and portable computers, as well as in...

Signature Watchdog supports ASIL-D Safety Applications

May 9, 2011 5:20 pm | by ECN Europe | Blogs | Comments

Infineon Technologies today announced its intelligent Signature Watchdog CIC61508. In combination with the company’s powerful 32-Bit TriCore microcontrollers and the dedicated SafeTcore software, the CIC61508 can provide monitoring features compliant up to the highest risk level of...

element14 Announces Partnership with PCB Fabrication Manufacturer Pentalogix

May 9, 2011 11:47 am | News | Comments

To further support the design process from concept to prototype, element14, the first collaborative engineering community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, today announced a partnership with leading printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturer Pentalogix...


Complex Vehicle Systems: Modeling, simulating and validating in real-time

May 9, 2011 9:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

IBM and INCHRON GmbH together are providing a new software tool suite for the development of complex vehicle systems. With this system, developers can model, simulate and validate the realtime behavior of electronic control units and systems.

Novaled Develops World's Most Power-Efficient Fluorescent White Pin OLEDs

May 9, 2011 9:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

Novaled today announced it has developed the world’s most power-efficient fluorescent white OLED structures – achieving 36 lumen per Watt (36lm/W). Using its proprietary organic materials and a new flat light outcoupling method of extraction...

Science Park visionary gets top academy award

May 9, 2011 9:23 am | News | Comments

One of the people behind the creation of the Northern Ireland Science Park is to be recognised for his outstanding contribution to engineering by the Royal Irish Academy.

Tool Suite Provides Requirements to Object-Code Traceability

May 9, 2011 8:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

LDRA has developed requirements-to-object–code traceability for its tool suite. In the safety-critical domain, devices required to meet the most critical levels of certification must verify software traceability from requirements through

Industry veteran joins Peratech, the Touch Technologists, to accelerate the growth of the company

May 9, 2011 7:02 am | News | Comments

Neil Jarvie, an electronics industry veteran, has joined Peratech, the innovators in touch technology. In his role as Vice President of Sales, Jarvie will be responsible for continuing the development of Peratech’s business...


Micro PMIC features programmable start-up sequences

May 9, 2011 6:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

austriamicrosystems has introduced the AS3605, a highly integrated power management integrated circuit (PMIC) designed specifically for portable devices powered by a single-cell Li-Ion battery.

Posedge selects EnSilica’s eSi-3250 processor for innovative 7-core Residential and SMB Gateway SoC

May 9, 2011 6:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

EnSilica has announced that Posedge, a semiconductor intellectual property and solutions provider based in Sunnyvale (California, USA), has licensed its high-performance eSi-3250 32-bit processor core for an innovative, new Residential and SMB Gateway solution...

Infineon for Austria

May 8, 2011 3:20 pm | by ECN Europe | Blogs | Comments

Infineon invests Euro 198 million in Austria in production, research and development, and creates 400 jobs As part of the investment volume planned for the 2011 fiscal year, Infineon Technologies (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is investing about Euro 198 …

Deutsche Telekom profit down 37 pct to $696 mln

May 6, 2011 7:28 am | News | Comments

German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom AG saw net profits fall 37 percent in the first quarter as it lost mobile phone customers in the U.S. and its business suffered in crisis-stricken Greece.

Alcatel-Lucent loss narrows in 1st quarter

May 6, 2011 7:25 am | by GREG KELLER, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Alcatel-Lucent SA said Friday its net loss narrowed sharply in the first quarter compared with a year earlier, when a components shortage caused the telecommunications gear maker's losses to balloon.


GOEPEL electronic supports open source Initiative

May 6, 2011 5:23 am | News | Comments

During Technology Days UK GOEPEL electronic announces the accession to the open source initiative goJTAG. The networking founded by various universities and the Company Testonica Lab pursues the goal to provide the industry JTAG/Boundary Scan tools and knowledge...

Meet the EIT at the Europe Festival

May 6, 2011 3:22 am | by European Institute of Innovation and Technology | News | Comments

On Saturday, on 7 and 8 May the EU institutions represented in Hungary organise a two-day...

Signal Conditioner Shrinks Board Space and System BOM

May 5, 2011 7:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

ZMD AG today introduced a single-chip sensor signal conditioner IC for resistive bridge sensors. This new single chip solution is ZMDI’s first device combining a fast and precise sensor conditioning IC with a robust LIN transceiver.

LASER World of PHOTONICS 2011 presents an extensive schedule of events

May 5, 2011 5:05 am | News | Comments

LASER World of PHOTONICS 2011 has lined up an impressive roster of events and opportunities for technical exchange. These events include practical talks presented during the World of Photonics Congress, the CEO Round Table...

Star Projects - Spotlight on OLEDs

May 4, 2011 7:06 am | News | Comments

OLEDs mark a revolution in lighting. These highly energy efficient panels of organic luminescence are far removed from the bulbs and filaments of current lighting technology.

New fuel from old straw

May 4, 2011 7:03 am | News | Comments

Straw that farmers would normally leave to rot or simply burn is now being turned into second-generation biofuels. At the landmark Inbicon plant in Kalundborg, Denmark, Innovation magazine shows how the newest developments in enzyme and processing technology...

Exploring Rio Tinto Eurobotically

May 4, 2011 6:59 am | News | Comments

No wonder it is called Red River: it looks like it could be on the red planet rather than in Spain. The landscape and terrain make it a perfect place for simulating a Mars sortie.

Future EU research and innovation funding: consultation showing broad support for Commission ideas

May 4, 2011 6:56 am | News | Comments

Researchers and entrepreneurs across the EU welcome the Commission's concept of a Common Strategic Framework for future EU research and innovation funding. This is the interim conclusion based on over 470 responses received so far to the consultation...

Space sensor helps produce ‘greener’ glass

May 4, 2011 6:54 am | News | Comments

What has making glass in common with space exploration? The special technology to measure oxygen atoms outside space vehicles is now being used in the glass industry to produce super-efficient energy-saving windows.

Shuttle Endeavour launch no earlier than 10 May

May 4, 2011 6:49 am | News | Comments

NASA Space Shuttle and International Space Station managers met Monday and determined that Tuesday 10 May is the earliest Endeavour could be launched on the STS-134 mission with ESA astronaut Roberto Vittori and the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer.

ESA expands its Earth-exploring service

May 4, 2011 6:46 am | News | Comments

Since 2006 ESA has been making satellite images of Earth available to anyone wanting to explore the planet in near-real time. ESA has now added nearly 13 000 radar images to the service, bringing the number of viewing possibilities to about 58 000.

Innovation Union stand at the European Commission Open Days

May 4, 2011 6:43 am | News | Comments

On Saturday 7 May, the Research and Innovation DG will be represented at the Open Days of the European Commission at the Berlaymont building from 10am to 6pm.

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