MIT professor Karen K. Gleason explains how graduate student Miles Barr folds a solar cell into a paper airplane.
Freescale Semiconductor introduces the i.MX 6 series of quad-, dual- and single-core applications processors designed to deliver outstanding performance and scalability to manufacturers targeting the hottest selling smart mobile, automotive infotainment and embedded device categories. Integrating one, two or four ARM Cortex-A9 cores running at up to
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk with Chad Hall of Ioxus about his company's new hybrid capacitor technology, which enables an energy density 115 percent higher than standard electric double-layer capacitors (EDLCs).
Advanced Power Solutions (APS) announces the MPM-815H Series of ATX 12V.0 Compliant U-Frame Switchers featuring convection cooled operation for medical and patient-care equipment.
TDK-Lambda Americas introduced the DPX Series of DC-DC converters that can be easily mounted onto DIN rails with both 2:1 and 4:1 input voltage ranges from 9.5V to 75V, with 40 to 60W output ratings.
Cavium Networks has paired its ECONA ARM-based processors running D2 Technologies' VoIP software with the DECT/CAT-iq Module from DSP Group to create a market-ready reference design for a multi-service gateway. This gateway design has advanced features such as HD voice, PBX functionality and address book synchronization.
Hillcrest Labs, a leader in motion-control technology and interactive television applications, announced a new low cost, embedded motion-control system for TV manufacturers.
TranSwitch announced that it will be showcasing its patented HDP technology, the HDMI and DisplayPort integrated solution, at CES with live demonstrations of HD-PXL 1.4, the Company’s latest intellectual property (IP) core.
Seagate announced, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, a new program to allow third-party companies to incorporate slots on their products to support removable GoFlex external hard drives. First introduced in May of 2010, the GoFlex family is the next evolution of consumer external hard drives providing
To examine what to expect for 2011, we must understand the spectacular successes of the recent past as well as the failures. Printed electronics has often been an industry with poor business planning and marketing.
At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, 3M unveiled Patterned Transparent Conductors, used in consumer electronic devices for a variety of applications including projected capacitive touch sensing, that offer key advantages over existing ITO/PET designs.
TranSwitch announced that its Atlanta 2000 processor family achieved a CaffeineMark score of 7,000, , a Java performance level reflecting an ability for more software applications to run simultaneously on home gateways, integrated access devices (IADs) and IP-PBXs.
Animatics introduced its Class 5 SmartMotor integrated servo. With the optional feature of patent-pending Combitronic technology, more than 100 SmartMotor servos can be linked over CAN to create
Global Display Solutions Inc. released the Clearview Series of high performance displays. The displays are both high bright, 1000+ nits based on LED edge lighting and optical bonding. Ranging from 8.4” to 22” wide screen, this series offers
Wireless sensor nodes need to run on batteries for many years. SiTel Semiconductor and RTX Telecom are proposing a new ultra-low-energy extension to the existing DECT standard especially for this kind of application.
Analog Devices, Inc. announced the availability of the ADP1850 synchronous DC-to-DC switching controller high-current, high-efficiency applications. The controller provides a wide input voltage range of
Tektronix, Inc. expanded its spectrum and vector signal analysis offerings with the introduction of the RSA5000 Series Signal Analyzer. The series is appropriate for spectrum management, radar, electronic warfare, radio communications and EMI/EMC. Featuring advanced
SiTel Semiconductor today announced that its new SC14461 Green VoIP processor is at the heart of LG-Ericsson’s recently-launched IP8802 low-end enterprise VoIP desktop phone.
Supertex introduced HV9967, an open loop, average-mode current control LED driver IC that includes a 60V, 0.8 ohm MOSFET that can be used as a stand-alone buck converter, or connected as a source driver output...
Texas Instruments introduced the industry’s first Qi-certified wireless power development kit, which enables design engineers to speed the integration of wireless power technology in consumer electronics, at CES.
Imation Corp. today announced new cost-effective, easy-to-implement solutions based on the industry-standard RDX® storage platform designed to help small- and medium-size businesses (SMBs) store...
GreenPeak Technologies today announced the launch of three new chips, allowing the development of robust and low cost ZigBee RF4CE remote control applications for TV’s and set-top boxes, addressing an overall one billion unit annual market.
Tremont Electric, second place winner of the Consumer Electronics Association’s i-stage competition, is exhibiting the nPower PEG at CES Unveiled and the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show.
Lantiq today introduced a chip family supporting the ITU-T G.hn global standard for next generation wired home networks. Lantiq XWAY HNX devices provide manufacturers of consumer, computing and smart home electronics...
VIA Technologies today announced the world's first graphics card designed specifically for the embedded market with the VIA eH1, a DX10.1 compliant, multi-display card that thrusts any system with a PCI Express slot into a new realm of graphics and video capability.