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Differential pressure sensor provides high accuracy of ±3% RD

July 24, 2013 10:55 am | Comments

The Omron D6F-PH MEMS differential pressure sensor is compact and provides high-accuracy with superior resistance to environments. High accuracy of ±3% RD, linearized and temperature compensated, digital output (I2C communication), and high flow impedance to reduce the influence of bypass configuration...

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The Pulse: Achieving sight through sound

July 24, 2013 8:58 am | Comments

This episode features:  Researchers at the University of Bath are developing a device that trains the brain to turn sounds into images, which could be used as an alternative to invasive treatments for blind and partially-sighted people.

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EEVblog #496 - What is an FPGA?

July 23, 2013 2:28 pm | Comments

What is an FPGA, and how does it compare to a microcontroller? A basic introduction to what Field Programmable Gate Arrays are and how they work, and the advantages and disadvantages. FPGA Stuff in Dave's Amazon store: http://bit.ly/1ayoNiV

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Kickstarter of the Week: 12-year-old designs painting robot

July 23, 2013 9:08 am | Comments

Silvia Todd is launching her first Kickstarter campaign at the age of 12 after designing a painting robot. To make her idea a reality, Silvia approached Lenore Edman and Windell Oskay at Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories (EMSL), a Silicon Valley company that designs and produces specialized electronics and robotics kits.

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Engineer It - How to test power supplies - Overview

July 22, 2013 8:58 am | Comments

TI's Bob Hanrahan kicks off with an overview on testing power supplies.  For more videos on testing power supplies, check out: Measuring efficiency: www.ti.com/measuringefficiency Measuring noise: www.ti.com/measuringnoise. Editor's note: ECN will be running the "Engineer It" video series from Texas Instruments each Monday in our e-newsletters. Stay tuned!

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Engineering Newswire 47: Robotic sea creatures have guts

July 18, 2013 12:57 pm | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, brought to you by Interpower Corporation, we're mapping blood vessels to recognize your face, spicing up swamps with robotic frog mates, and swimming with the robotic fishes, literally, not figuratively, no one died.

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Engineering Update #16: Steerable paper planes and an educational robotic fish

July 18, 2013 10:14 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Comments

A robotics team from the University of Queensland has created two versions of a single-use UAV. The unmanned aerial vehicles, which are usually associated with clandestine military operations, are both designed to relay environmental information.

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Engineer It - How to select an op amp to drive your SAR ADC

July 15, 2013 8:50 am | Comments

Learn how to select the correct operational amplifier (op amp) and RC filter value for your SAR ADC. We’ll even walk you through how to calculate, simulate and evaluate in the video. Editor's note: ECN will be running the "Engineer It" video series from Texas Instruments each Monday in our e-newsletters. Stay tuned!

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Engineering Update #15: A laser gatling gun

July 11, 2013 12:38 pm | Comments

This episode of ECN's Engineering Update is brought to you by Mouser Electronics. In this week's headlines: A Laser Gatling Gun: A German laser weapons hobbyist has built a proof-of-concept Laser Gatling Gun. The aluminum-bodied gun's spinning turret features six blue 1.4-watt Class 4 lasers.

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EEVBlog #492 - Vintage Motorola MicroTAC mobile phone teardown

July 10, 2013 11:32 am | Comments

What was technology like inside a 1994 Motorola MicroTAC GSM mobile phone? From the Wikipedia page: The Motorola MicroTAC was a cellular phone first manufactured as an analog version in 1989. GSM-compatible and TDMA/Dual-Mode versions were introduced in 1994.

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Scientists make 3D structures from liquid metal

July 10, 2013 11:23 am | Comments

Researchers from North Carolina State Univ. have developed three-dimensional printing technology and techniques to create free-standing structures made of liquid metal at room temperature. The researchers developed multiple techniques for creating these structures, which can be used to connect electronic components in three dimensions.

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Engineering Newswire 45: Navy commissions a semi-automatic railgun from BAE

July 9, 2013 9:28 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire we’re further developing BAE systems Railgun, making a bionic eye for the blind, demonstrating robotic apes, and re-reinventing the toilet. BAE Systems was awarded a $34.5 million contract from the Office of Naval Research for further development of the Electromagnetic Railgun under Phase 2 of the Navy’s Innovative Naval Prototype program.

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Engineer It -- Thermal considerations when selecting an integrated motor driver

July 8, 2013 9:10 am | Comments

Learn what specs and characteristics to look at from a thermal perspective when selecting an integrated motor driver from motor driver expert Mike Firth. Editor's note: ECN will be running the "Engineer It" video series from Texas Instruments each Monday in our e-newsletters. Stay tuned!

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EEVblog #491 - Nintendo 64 game console teardown

July 3, 2013 10:13 am | Comments

What's inside a 1997 vintage Nintendo 64 gaming console? All the silicon in the N64 was manufactured by: 1. NEC (CPU, RCP, RDRAM), 2. Rohm (linear a/v), 3. Sharp (regulators, security/contorller PIF), 4. Macronix (rambus clock generators, mask roms)

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M.Net Newswire 2 — The gray area of 3D-printed guns

July 2, 2013 3:12 pm | Comments

In this episode of M.net's Manufacturing Newswire, remaking American security, Amazon eyes the smartphone market, and a blow to the nation's labor unions. We'll also updated you on Window's Blue, take a brief look at the uncertainty in U.S. manufacturing, and the liability surrounding 3-D printed guns.

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