This year, the Society for Information Display (SID) returned to Los Angeles for its annual Display Week conference. Apart from the weather, which mimicked last year’s Seattle venue, the show was a smashing success. This being Los Angeles, we had Hollywood royalty on display—visual effects pioneer Douglas Trumbull (2001: A Space Odyssey, Blade Runner)discussed trends in production and exhibition technologies...
Plessey Semiconductors announced that it will be demonstrating its Electric Potential Integrated Circuit (EPIC) sensor technology at Sensors Expo (Chicago, USA June 6-8 2011). The EPIC sensor is a completely new area of sensor technology that measures changes in an electric field in a similar way to a magnetometer detecting changes in a magnetic fiel
Libelium announced the launch of its Waspmote-based Smart Parking platform, designed to be buried in parking spaces and to detect the arrival and departure of vehicles.
Sensirion AG is launching the LG01 micro flow switch for ultra-low liquid flow rates and bubble detection. The sensor makes fluidic systems more reliable by enabling the detection of liquid flow within the range of a few ml/min and less. For such measurements, the sensor offers
More than 150 exhibitors will showcase the newest technologies for sensors and sensors-related industries at the 2011 Sensors Expo & Conference, June 7-8 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The following is a sampling of the state-of-the-art measurement and monitoring devices for MEMS, Energy Harvesting, Mobile Sensing, Wireless Sensor Networking and more that will be on display Tuesday, June 7 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Wednesday, June 8 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Alix Paultre interviews Microchip's John Haroian, Senior FAE, at ESC San Jose. The two discuss Microchip's TCP/IP Protocol Solutions.
John Carey from Cypress Semiconductor discusses the company's true single layer sensor, which can do both self-cap sensing and mutual cap sensing.
Ocular CEO Phil Spivey discusses their 15.6 inch p-touch true touch capacitive panel. This device allows for 16 simultaneous recognitions.
Bill Abbott from Endicott Research Group (ERG) discusses their drop-in replacement LED drivers.
Jeff Blake from Dontech details their "Day Vu" line of displays.
Gauthier Chastan with Stantum explains the benefits of Stantum's Interpolated Voltage Sensing Matrix (IVSM) Multi-touch Technology, which enables 10 touches with stylus input.
Sri Peruvemba with Eink discusses the varied uses of e-paper and their line of color e-ink displays.
David Arthur, CEO of SouthWest Nano (SWeNT), discusses their printable inks which contain their carbon nanotube materials.
Analog Devices released for general availability the ADXL206 high precision, low power, dual-axis iMEMS accelerometer with signal conditioned analog voltage outputs. The single-chip ADXL206 measures
Meggitt Sensing Systems has announced the global market introduction of the Endevco model 133, a three-channel general purpose piezoelectric signal conditioner with a wide bandwidth of 100 kHz (-3 dB corner), designed to condition accelerometer output signals within
Texas Instruments unveiled its TMP103 digital temperature sensor, which consumes 97 percent less power and is 75 percent smaller than the next closest competitor, according to the company. It also provides
At the Embedded Systems Conferences manufacturers talk about their new and improved hardware and software products. I wish space and time let write something about them all. Instead, the short descriptions below give you brief highlights of some standout products.
This year’s Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) in San Jose, Calif. didn’t disappoint. If you missed the demonstrations from Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc., you’re in luck.
MAZeT GmbH - development and manufacturing service provider for embedded computing solutions and optoelectronics in Jena - is presenting the latest color and spectrum sensor application-specific developments of the JENCOLOR product family at the Nuremberg tradeshow SENSOR+TEST...
RF Monolithics, Inc. today introduced the ZPM3570 2.4 GHz ZigBee Pro module at the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) 2011 in Silicon Valley (booth #1043). Its small size, 1MB data logging flash memory, and ZigBee Smart Energy and Home Automation Profiles support...
The Society for Information Display (SID) together with DisplaySearch today unveiled the final agenda for this year’s SID DisplaySearch Business Conference. The conference presentations will focus on market and investment trends...
AdoptSMT chose SMT 2011 in Nuremberg to celebrate its 20th anniversary, featuring many new products and services. SMT is one of Europe’s key events, where you can network with your peers and detect new products or solutions for SMT production and process optimisation.
The MOS-AK/GSA Modeling Working Group, a global compact modeling standardization forum, held its annual spring workshop on April 7-8, 2011 at LIP6/ Pierre and Marie Curie University (UPMC) in Paris, France. More than 60 international academic researchers...
At the recent annual symposium held in Jacksonville, FL March 28-31, CARTS USA honored several participants with prestigious awards. In the ceremony honoring authors from CARTS USA 2010, Clive Hendricks, Intel, received the John D. Moynihan Best Paper award...
Modern optical technologies, frequently used in automobile manufacturing, are now finding their way into the automobile itself. Car manufacturers already use CO2 and sold-state lasers for cutting and welding automobile body sheet metal.