Varying the “touch” or “feel” of tomorrow’s touchscreens represents the next wave of mobile device customization thanks to advances in Electroactive Polymers (EAP) actuator technology. Imagine downloading customized effects that enable a mobile device’s smooth touchscreen...
About two years ago, the Radio Frequency for Consumer Electronics (RF4CE) Consortium joined with the ZigBee Alliance to create a wireless protocol specifically for consumer-electronic products. Manufacturers and consumers have tired of handheld infrared (IR) controls...
Technology advances in electronic consumer devices and the telecommunications industry are converging at a rapid rate with medical device technology. For example, the medical industry now embraces membrane switches from the appliance industry...
McObject’s New eXtremeDB Cluster Provides a Powerful Distributed Database Solution for Real-Time ApplicationsJuly 20, 2011 9:39 am | Product Releases | Comments
McObject announced the release of eXtremeDB Cluster, the first clustering database system built from the ground up for distributed embedded software as well as real-time enterprise applications.
Circular connectors can be used in a wide range of high power and harsh environment applications. Whether designing casualty power connectors for shipboard use, high-power connectors for electric submersible pumps in oil wells...
VPT Inc., a HEICO company expanded its line of point of load (POL) DC-DC power converters with the introduction of a new 20A module.
The new ChipLED SFH 4053 infrared emitter (IRED) from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors combines tiny dimensions with high efficiency, making it ideal for low-profile all-in-one computer, tablet PC and laptop displays.
Microchip Technology announced its expanded MiWi Development Environment for designing star and mesh wireless networking products.
Anritsu Company introduces the MD8475A Signaling Tester that offers the capability to test a wide range of applications and operating systems on the latest high-speed, multi-mode LTE devices.
Cymbet Corporation today announced that their EnerChip solid state battery energy harvesting evaluation kits now support the popular Texas Instruments MSP430 Value Line LaunchPad development kit.
The ergonomically designed Wahl C150 On-site Multifunction Calibrator features unique built in “easy connect” terminals, portable and bench top flexibility, and easy to use intuitive embedded software.
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Viruses, identity theft and computer piracy are not isolated incidences that have only recently occurred. However, recent developments have prompted a call for increased security measures. The Playstation Network hack, for example, led to the theft of more than 77 million names...
MPD has invented a category of coin cell battery holders called Snap Dragons, which are asserted to drastically increase the reliability of open top coin cell holders through the use of a snap-on cover piece. They offer
I must admit I am still surprised when I see technical people dismiss art as useless. Art is not only a pleasant aesthetic; it is often essential to design.
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) introduced the ADA4096-2 dual, precision-micropower operational amplifier (op amp) -- the industry’s first precision op amp with more than ±30 V of integrated input over-voltage protection (OVP).
Return to Zero is a funny comic strip for engineers, with lab humor, odd situations, and exploding circuits that of course makes a sport out of solving the trickiest of engineering problems.
STMicroelectronics announced the availability of the Mentor® Embedded Inflexion™ User Interface (UI) software product on the SPEAr (Structured Processor Enhanced Architecture) family of processors, which are based on ARM® core technology.
Crystek's CVCOT8BE-2700-3400 TO-8 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) operates from 2700 MHz to 3400 MHz and provides high-performance frequency control in harsh, demanding environments.
OSRAM OSTAR Lighting Plus is a high-power SMT LED that provides a large amount of light from a small area with high efficiency, impressive brightness, and high color stability.
Narda today introduced the SEM066 high-performance SP6T electromechanical microwave switch that covers 2 to 18 GHz and is an excellent choice for defense applications that require broad operating bandwidth along with ruggedness and long-term reliability in the field.
Avnet Electronics Marketing Brings Bluetooth Connectivity to Customers with the Addition of BluegigaJuly 19, 2011 12:48 pm | Product Releases | Comments
Avnet Memec, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, has inked a distribution agreement with Bluegiga Technologies, a manufacturer of Bluetooth-based wireless module and access device products, including new Bluetooth 4.0 low-energy offerings.
The Better Use of Light Bulbs Act (BULB) has been defeated in the House of Representatives. BULB would have amended the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act, thereby staying the incandescent ban. But it was not to be. With no further challenges, the Edison Lightbulb faces mandatory retirement in January 2012.
Avago Technologies announced what is said to be the market’s highest-resolution Hall-effect magnetic encoder. The AEAT-6600-T16 encoder provides advanced positioning information with the performance
The NQB Series isolated dc-dc quarter-brick from CUI is based on Solus Power Topology. The 720- W intermediate bus converter will initially support an input range of 36-60 V with an output of 12 V at an efficiency of up to more than 96%.