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The Tinker's Toolbox - Talking with Sriram Peruvemba of E Ink

March 21, 2011 5:45 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to  Sriram Peruvemba of E Ink about their technology and how it stands in the marketplace. We discuss related bistable technologies as well as E Ink's endeavors in the LCD space.

The Tinker's Toolbox - A New 3G-4G Small Cell Base-Station Platform

March 17, 2011 10:16 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Dr Arnon Friedmann of  Texas Instruments  about one of their latest devices, a new small cell base-station platform focused on 3G and 4G high speed data systems.

The Tinker's Toolbox - Maxim's 'In Tune' Digital Power Technology

March 16, 2011 6:34 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Jim Templeton at the recent APEC event. Jim is one of the first advocates of digital power, first as a founder of Zilker Labs and currently as a director of Maxim's digital power effort.

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The Tinker's Toolbox - Advanced Bridgelux LED Arrays

March 14, 2011 8:23 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Jason Posselt of Bridgelux about their latest LED arrays, presented as having twice the output of currently available commerical devices...

The Tinker's Toolbox - a Radical Improvement in Sensor Design

March 4, 2011 6:20 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Anita Ganti of National Semiconductor about their new configurable sensor AFE ICs and the enhanced functionality of the WEBENCH Sensor AFE Designer.

An En-lightening Discussion on LEDs

March 2, 2011 4:29 am | Podcasts | Comments

Tim Lovatt, Director of the LED Lighting Summit, discusses LEDs with Paolo from the European Commission.

The Tinker's Toolbox - Top Tech Trends for 2011

March 2, 2011 3:53 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Sinclair Vass, senior director of marketing and business operations at JDSU, about the top tech trends for 2011.

The Tinker's Toolbox - the First 3G CMOS RF Power Amplifier

February 23, 2011 3:39 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Jim Nohrden of Black Sand about their 3G CMOS RF power amplifier (PA) products. The devices promise to significantly improve the reliability and data throughput of mobile products, and are designed as a drop-in replacement for existing 3G GaAs RF PAs.

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The Tinker's Toolbox - Near-Field Communications

February 15, 2011 9:04 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Jeff Miles, the Director of Mobile Transactions at NXP about their work in the Near Field Communications space and their collaborative efforts with product manufacturers to integrate that functionality into their devices.

The Tinker's Toolbox - QuickLink Hotspot Manager

February 10, 2011 9:03 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to David Sperling of Smith Micro about their new QuickLink Hotspot Manager powered by SODA 1.0.

The Tinker's Toolbox - Atmel Tablet-Ready Single-Chip Touchscreen Controllers

February 8, 2011 9:43 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Sherif Hanna of Atmel about their the maXTouch E Series of single-chip capacitive touchscreen controllers for touchscreens from 2 to 12 inches, a sweet spot in the tablet device category.

The Tinker's Toolbox - a Chat with Knovel CEO Chris Forbes

February 3, 2011 5:20 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Chris Forbes, CEO of Knovel.

The Tinker's Toolbox - Integrated CAN Transceiver Microcontroller Solution

January 31, 2011 6:40 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox, we talk to Geoff Lees from NXP about their latest device, presented as the  industry’s first integrated high-speed CAN Physical Layer transceiver and microcontroller with on-chip CANopen drivers.

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The Tinker's Toolbox - XStatic Polymer Nano-Composite Provides ESD Protection

January 25, 2011 5:19 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox, we talk to Lex Kosowsky of Shocking Technologies about their new XStatic polymer nano-composite for protecting electronic products from the effects of ESD.

The Tinker's Toolbox - the first commercially-available Chip-Scale Atomic Clock

January 19, 2011 7:02 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox, we talk to Steve Fossi of Symmetricom about their new chipscale atomic clock (CSAC), the first commercial device of its kind. Right-click to download the podcast

Tinker's Toolbox - The First MEMS Resonator

January 14, 2011 4:46 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox, we talk to Piyush Sevalia of SiTime about their SiT1052, the first MEMS resonator for real time clock and time-keeping applications.

The Tinker's Toolbox - Ralink Mobile Wi-Fi Products

January 10, 2011 7:36 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox, we talk with David Borison of Ralink about their mobile Wi-Fi product line for cell phones and portable consumer Electronics

The Tinker's Toolbox - Ioxus Hybrid Capacitor Technology

January 5, 2011 9:14 am | Podcasts | Comments

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).

Tinker's Toolbox - Atmel's Touchscreen and Microcontroller Technology

December 6, 2010 8:12 am | Podcasts | Comments

This episode of the Tinker's Toolbox has an interview with Binay Bajaj of Atmel, who discusses their latest touchscreen and microcontroller technology. Right-click to download the podcast

Tinker's Toolbox - The New Year

November 29, 2010 9:53 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode, Alix Paultre and Kevin Parmenter discuss the coming year and some of the technical and industry issues that will be influencing it and the design community. From ubiquitous computing to the smart grid, this episode of the Tinker’s Toolbox covers many of the things that will be dominating the news next year. Right-click to download the podcast

Tinker's Toolbox - Year in Review

October 28, 2010 12:43 pm | Podcasts | Comments

The latest episode of the ECN discussion webcast “Tinker’s Toolbox” is a look back at the previous year. In it, our panel guests discuss the news, tech, politics, trends, and products from 2010 and about the things, events, and issues we felt were important. Right-click to download the podcast

Tinker’s Toolbox - Standards and Regulations Redux

October 7, 2010 6:10 am | Podcasts | Comments

This month's Tinker's Toolbox podcast revisits our discussion on standards and regulations and their impact on the design engineer. Topics include: when standards may or may not be needed, the role of industry and government in creating them, time and cost issues...

Tinker’s Toolbox - Talking about Standards

August 25, 2010 5:10 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker’s Toolbox podcast, we talk about Standards and regulation, and their impact on the design community

Tinker's Toolbox - Commercialization and adoption of advanced technologies

July 20, 2010 11:20 am | Podcasts | Comments

This month’s Tinker’s Toolbox podcast is about the issues and hurdles facing the commercialization and adoption of advanced technologies. For example, Solid-State Lighting, “green” devices, and even relatively well-developed technologies Like MEMS are still pushing for greater adoption in the marketplace.

Tinker's Toolbox - A Discussion on Safety and Regulation

June 14, 2010 10:21 am | Podcasts | Comments

With all the discussion about rules and responsibility in the wake of the Gulf disaster, this installment of the Tinker's Toolbox deals with electronic safety regulation and the role of the engineer in the process.

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