Opinion: What do you mean the iPad isn't the answer?
Blog 3/30/2010 6 comments
I have no personal bias for or against the Apple iPad, which will start shipping soon. What I do object to is the breathless hype visited on this product before hardly anyone has actually used it at all, and more importantly, used it for a while.
A physics breakthrough
Industrial Control DesignLine Blog 3/30/2010 Post a comment
They finally did it: Scientists at CERN were able to have beams collide at 7 TeV in the Large Hadron Collider marking the start of the LHC research program.
Self-centric design it's all about you
Blog 3/24/2010 Post a comment
Call it self-centered design, but obviating the requirement for engineers to go outside of their productive sphere to gather crucial design information delivers strong dividends throughout the design process.
Free tools for better video
Industrial Control DesignLine Blog 3/23/2010 Post a comment
Analog Devices is offering a free comprehensive video primitives library for use in real time video analytics applications.
Hail to future innovators
Industrial Control DesignLine Blog 3/17/2010 Post a comment
The 2010 Intel Science Talent Search has announced the ten top awards from the 40 high school senior finalists in the yearly talent search event.
MIT unfolds the 'CityCar'
Automotive DesignLine Blog 3/11/2010 3 comments
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are extending the Zip Car rental concept with a project called "CityCar".
What's your take on Actel's SmartFusion?
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 3/10/2010 9 comments
After getting some pretty good responses to a request for perspectives on Tabula, we are going to the well again to ask for reader responses to Actel's new SmartFusion family.
Two ESCs, one 'Max'
Industrial Control DesignLine Blog 3/5/2010 1 comment
Clive "Max" Maxfield is on the road again to explore and to pontificate about embedded design choices at ESC and ESC India.
Worker strife dogs tech firms in France
Blog 3/5/2010 Post a comment
France has seen different forms of social discontent in the past week: Two bossnappings at Siemens Lyon, the occupation of premises at ST-Ericsson Caen and a letter to the press at Wipro-NewLogic Sophia Antipolis.
Atom, Tabula, Samsung lead weekly story ranking
Blog 3/5/2010 Post a comment
Here are the top five online stories for the week beginning Sunday, Feb. 28, as ranked by EE Times readers, up to and including Friday, March 5. The ranking is based on the number of reader "views" or "hits" on a particular article.
Save the DATE!
Blog 3/4/2010 Post a comment
The German city of Dresden will be hosting the Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference (DATE), from March 8 to 12, 2010.
This breaks with a tradition that saw the conference alternate between Munich and Nice for several years.
CeBIT trip report II: Cardboard audio, USB, 3-D
Blog 3/3/2010 Post a comment
As someone who has had the opportunity to visit CeBIT a number of times in the past 10 years, it occurred to me that it might be interesting for those who have not, to also cover some of the things about this venue and the show that perhaps do not make the news.
Corporate citizens wanted
Industrial Control DesignLine Blog 3/3/2010 Post a comment
Texas Instruments put out a press release that the company has been recognized among the world's 100 best corporate citizens.
What's Your Take on Tabula?
Industrial Control DesignLine Blog 3/1/2010 13 comments
On paper, Tabula seems like a surefire winner. But I'm looking for a reality check, asking programmable logic users to share their thoughts on the startup and its newly announced technology.