QuickLogic to roll new CSSPs Product News 3/24/2009 Post a comment QuickLogic plans to introduce new members of the company's customer specific standard products and new proven system blocks next week at the Globalpress Electronics Summit 2009 in San Francisco, the company said.
Yokogawa : New models expand applications for OTDR family Product News 3/24/2009 Post a comment Six models have been added to the Yokogawa AQ7275 Series of optical time-domain reflectometers (OTDRs), extending its range of applications to cover virtually all metro, access and core networks as well as FTTH (fibre to the home) and PONs (passive optical networks).
Module pre-heats diesel engines Product News 3/24/2009 Post a comment A temperature-dependent "pre-heat" module from power management vendor Trombetta is designed to control diesel engine "glow plugs" and air intake heating elements.
Bluetooth Sig wants your low-power entries Product News 3/23/2009 Post a comment The Bluetooth Special Interest Group is launching the Bluetooth Innovation World Cup to recognize outstanding new product and application designs based on the forthcoming Bluetooth low energy wireless specification in fitness, healthcare and sports.
LeCroy expands WaveSurfer oscilloscope line Product News 3/23/2009 Post a comment LeCroy has introduced a line of WaveSurfer Xs-A and MXs-A digital oscilloscopes that offers faster processing, a more responsive user interface, 5 Mpts/ch memory and LXI compliance in bandwidths from 200 MHz to 1 GHz.
NXP first to demo ARM Cortex-M0 silicon Product News 3/23/2009 Post a comment NXP Semiconductors (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) is using this week's Embedded Systems Conference in San Francisco to demonstrate what is says is the first functional ARM Cortex-M0 silicon.
Delphi uses laser for head-up display Product News 3/20/2009 Post a comment Delphi has introduced the prototype of a laser-based automotive head-up display. Unlike conventional head-up displays which use mirrors to project data from a display, Delphi's device generates the virtual image directly on the windscreen.
Simberian updates Simbeor Product News 3/19/2009 Post a comment Simberian, Inc., a developer of electromagnetic software for high-speed interconnects on printed circuit boards, has upgraded its Simbeor tool.
Startup begins shipping MMIC receiver modules Product News 3/19/2009 Post a comment MMIC Solutions Ltd (Ledbury, England), a startup focusing on modules and subsystems for commercial millimetre wave applications, has shipped its first integrated receiver modules to U.S. group HXI LLC, which specializes in radio links for backhaul.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros & cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight, as are piloted airplanes? Is the technology advancing faster than we can answer the questions it poses?
Panelists: Chad Sweet, Director of Engineering, Qualcomm; Yannick Levy, VP Corporate Business Development, Parrot; Jim Williams, ex-FAA drone chief; Michael Drobac, Exec. Director, Small UAV Coalition; Moderator: Junko Yoshida, Chief Int'l Correspondent, EE Times