The 32GB version of Hewlett-Packard Co.’s new TouchPad media tablet carries a bill of materials (BOM) of $318, according to the preliminary results generated by the IHS iSuppli Teardown Analysis Service from information and analysis provider IHS.
When a diffusion furnace team at a 200 mm fab experienced defect problems in specific stocker locations of its high volume semiconductor process, CyberOptics WaferSense Auto Vibration Sensors (AVS) helped test a theory that excessive vibrations created by stocker fans effected die yield.
Molex Incorporated has released a new standard antenna for applications using the 2.4 GHz ISM (industrial, scientific and medical) band and Wi-Fi.
Ultra low power RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor announces that British medical services startup, Isansys Lifecare Limited, has announced the world's first commercially-available, clinical-grade, wireless cardiac monitor to support low cost continuous ECG heart monitoring.
To help alleviate some of this pressure, Leader Tech announces the introduction of a new SMS Surface Mount Shield series.
Radiall is proud to introduce the first to market lightweight and easy-to-use composite BNC 75 ohm HDTV connector to its offering of affordable HDTV BNC series for studio quality broadcast production to video conferencing equipment applications.
SunCastle Microwave announces the availability of its new product: 500 MHz to 20 GHz High Gain Omnidirectional Antenna, patent pending.
Skyworks is pleased to introduce two miniature 0402 varactor diodes for voltage controlled oscillator (VCO), phase noise and voltage tuned filter applications.
Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation and STMicroelectronics have announced Team McGill as the winners of the iNEMO Design Contest.
Although GPS is a widespread technology, GPS positioning is not always possible, particularly in shielded environments such as indoors and enclosed park houses, or when a GPS jamming signal is present.
Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced the addition of UBM Electronics' EE Times, a premier electronics industry news outlet, as a valued community partner for Digi-Key's TechXchangeSM online engineering community.
Smartphone users are spoiled when it comes to on-the-move information. Lost in the city? Just access Google Maps and you’ll know exactly where you are. Need a bar? Look up a few in the area and choose which one you want according to the reviews. Now Cathay Pacific Airways and the Hong Kong Tourism Board, in conjunction with McCann Erickson and XS2Theworld, has created an app that does all of this in one place, and a lot more besides.
The Model 337 Power MOSFET Modulator, Magnetron Transmitter from Applied Systems Engineering is designed to operate magnetrons up to 500 kW.
JTAG Technologies is proud to announce the latest extension to its popular JTAGLive family of boundary-scan powered design and repair debug tools for PCBs. JTAGLive Buzz-plus is an extension to the acclaimed free-of-charge Buzz tool that was launched in 2009.
AWR Corporation, the innovation leader in high frequency EDA, has awarded the top three winning teams of the 2011 International Microwave Symposium High Efficiency Power Amplifier Student Design Contest with fully-functional, one-year, personal-use licenses for its popular Microwave Office® and Visual System Simulator™ (VSS) software suites – inclusive of AXIEM™ 3D planar EM software.
According to the latest research from Informa Telecoms & Media, telecoms and pay TV operators will increasingly need to add new services such as Spotify and YouView to their bundles to keep existing subscribers and attract new ones.
Tektronix, Inc., announced the acquisition of Veridae Systems, Inc. The details of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2009 to commercialize research from the University of British Columbia, Veridae delivers three leading products for ASIC/FPGA prototyping debug, ASIC post silicon validation and FPGA-based system product validation into leading semiconductor and system product companies.
Following reductions in feed-in-tariffs across Europe, the rapid rise in the photovoltaic project pipeline in the US market now represents one of the most compelling PV market growth opportunities anywhere in the world. According to the July 2011 edition of the United States Deal Tracker database released by Solarbuzz today, the US non-residential photovoltaic (PV) pipeline now exceeds 17 gigawatts (GW).
Analog Devices’ Technical Webcast ‘Powering Your Circuit’ Focuses on Power Supply Design ConsiderationsJuly 6, 2011 5:14 am | News | Comments
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) will broadcast its “Powering Your Circuit” webcast on July 13, 2011, at 2:00 pm EDT. This 60-minute webcast is the first dealing with the important – but often overlooked subject – of power supply design.
Laird Technologies announced the release of its enhanced MMCU-4 radio remote control receiver.
Of all of the important electronic gizmos in our life that we use every day most have gone wireless – with the exception of the desktop monitor.
In this episode, we talk to Steve Grady of Cymbet on energy harvesting, low-power circuitry, and the challenges to the engineer in evaluating and implementing the technology.
Micro Power announced IronWorks, a patent pending Iron Phosphate battery solution, which serves as a drop-in replacement for Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) batteries.
Texas Instruments became the first partner to achieve the Netflix Silicon Reference Implementation (SRI) certification for the Netflix HD application on Android.
Leading provider of wireless base station enhancement products, Communications Components Inc. (CCI), has now launched its PiMPro family of analyzers in EMEA, which enable mobile network operators (MNOs) to remove the adverse affects of Passive Intermodulation (PIM) – a form of interference - from their networks, and prevent it from damaging quality of service (QoS) and customer experience.