Vitesse posts fiscal year profit News & Analysis 12/31/2008 Post a comment Vitesse Semiconductor said it posted a net income of $16.6 million, or 7 cents per share, on revenue of $228.5 million for the company's fiscal year, ended Sept. 30.
Cheaper iPhone on the way, says analyst News & Analysis 12/31/2008 Post a comment A lower-cost version of Apple's popular iPhone, unofficially dubbed the "iPhone Nano" by some, could be hitting stores by the second quarter of 2009, according to a Wall Street analyst.
Will Ethernet AV help unify home networks? Design How-To 12/29/2008 1 comment IEEE 802 working groups are in the process of completing Ethernet AV, a set of modifications to existing Ethernet standards to make the protocol "rock solid" for transmitting streaming audio and video. Some are betting on Ethernet to become the answer for home networks by late 2009 and beyond.
Nanotubes shown to boost neuron signals News & Analysis 12/29/2008 Post a comment Researchers explain how carbon nanotubes could someday bypass faulty circuitry in the brain, for instance curing Parkinson's disease, as well as to repair spinal cord injuries and eventually to augment and enhance cognitive functions.
DARPA chief reviews legacy News & Analysis 12/29/2008 Post a comment The head of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency reflected on his nearly eight years at DARPA, refuting charges the agency has tightened spending on basic research.
Trends in RFID--Part III Design How-To 12/28/2008 Post a comment Here are the answers to adoption questions around design, hardware, software, hype, reality, catalysts and more that continually come up with RFID. This segment looks at the architecture for the new network.
Silicon Labs : Ethernet clock IC eases frequency conversion Product News 12/23/2008 Post a comment Silicon Laboratories has expanded its Any-Rate precision clock family with the Si5315, a jitter-attenuating clock multiplier IC that meets or exceeds the performance, integration, frequency and jitter requirements for the 1G and 10G Synchronous Ethernet (SyncE) market.
Trends in RFID--Part II Design How-To 12/19/2008 Post a comment Here' are the answers to such 'adoption' questions as design, hardware, software, hype, reality, catalysts, and more that continually come up with RFID. This segment looks at the architecture for the new network.
Camera design for machine vision Design How-To 12/19/2008 Post a comment The fundamental components of machine vision and a close look at camera requirements, including image sensor technology, architecture requirements, interface standards, resolutions, frame rates and signal processing.
Readers' top ten stories of 2008 Blog 12/18/2008 Post a comment Here are the top ten online stories for the year so far as ranked by EE Times Europe readers, up to and including Thursday, Dec. 18. The ranking is based on the number of reader "views" or "hits" on a particular article.
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