5 Solar Power Tech Trends To Watch in 2015 Blog 7/20/2015 1 comment Increasing the proportion of energy produced by solar power, also known as photovoltaic (PV) technology, is widely touted as a key component in the worldwide drive to slow down or even reverse global warming and reduce our carbon footprint. Here are five technology trends to watch in the solar market for 2015.
Kick the Gearshift Habit Blog 7/15/2015 27 comments High-performance cars are beginning to be offered only with paddle shifters, the Porsche GT3 as an example. Why on earth does any high-performance road car need a manual transmission?
IoT’s Wireless Horse Race Blog 7/13/2015 6 comments In a radio show this week and a live event next week, EE Times hosts contenders for a low cost, wide area network for the Internet of Things.
Open Source Core Advances Blog 7/13/2015 5 comments A recent Berkeley workshop highlighted advances with RISC-V, an open source core already showing architectural advantages over commercial x86 and ARM cores.
Defect Proofing Cars with Big Data Analytics Blog 7/13/2015 5 comments An alarming trend of electrical/electronic recalls in the automotive field rapidly surged over the last 10 years tells us that we need more powerful tools for defect detection in manufacturing in order to prevent field failures.
Apple Watch Transformed Me Blog 7/10/2015 9 comments The Apple Watch has changed my life for the better, solving all the problems I had with the iPhone (such as missing calls while I tried to find it) as well as solving other problems I didn't even now I had until I got it.
Friday Quiz: Measurement in Fiber-Optics Blog 7/10/2015 3 comments Try your hand at answering five questions about measurements in fiber-optic communications networks. If you correctly answer all questions, go ahead and take the rest of the day off. We won’t tell.
Cavemen with Cameras Max’s Cool Beans 7/9/2015 9 comments Max's new scheme for his caveman diorama involves embedding some tiny video cameras around the cave -- Caveman Cam, if you will.
FRAMs in Automotive Applications Blog 7/9/2015 5 comments FRAMs can be used for nonvolatile data logging in most automotive sub systems such as smart airbags, stability control, power train, dashboard instrumentation, battery management, engine controls and infotainment applications. AEC-Q100 qualified FRAMs are built to bear the extended grade temperatures under the hood.
Self/less Sheds Electronic Brain Engineering Pop Culture! 7/9/2015 1 comment Self/less (the opposite of Selfish) is a new movie by Gramercy Pictures in which a dying "Damian"--played by Ben Kingsley--transfers his memories into the body of actor Ryan Reynolds.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.