Dell to expand India outsourcing, says report News & Analysis 4/29/2005 Post a comment Dell Computer plans to add 2,000 people in India by the year's end as the PC maker seeks to make the country a hub for software development and back-office work, an Associated Press report said Friday (April 29).
Fan-free Pentium-M boards run Windows CE 5.0 Product News 4/26/2005 Post a comment If you're designing a low power embedded application based on the ubiquitous PC architecture, you'll be interested in this line of boards from Ampro Computers. It now offers four single-board computers based on the Windows CE 5.0 operating system. Best of all, none of these board-level PCs requires a cooling fan.
Ampro releases four Windows CE 5.0 SBCs News & Analysis 4/20/2005 Post a comment Providing additional proof that Microsoft's Windows CE is gaining some acceptance in the embedded market, Ampro Computers Inc., has just released four small footprint Pentium-based single board computers based on Version 5.0 of the OS.
Xybernaut fires CEO, COO amidst scandal allegations News & Analysis 4/20/2005 Post a comment Mobile and wearable computer hardware vendor Xybernaut Corp. said Wednesday (April 20) it had fired several top-level officers and announced the resignation of its accounting firm after an independent audit revealed widespread management corruption, including the use of company funds for personal expenses and nepotism by the company's CEO.
Less-than-$1500 data-acq board packs USB, 300-MHz DSP Product News 4/11/2005 Post a comment Data acquisition board maker Data Translation is now shipping a less-than-$1500 data acquisition and control board. As a 2-channel-in/2-channel-out board, it's intended for price-sensitive systems. "The E in the product designation stands for economy," says DT product manager Tim Ludy.
U.S. Air Force, Sun team on Java News & Analysis 4/5/2005 Post a comment Sun Microsystems Inc. announced Tuesday that the Headquarters Operations and Sustainment Systems Group of the Dept. of the Air Force is the first Dept. of Defense organization to completely implement a Java Center of Excellence (JCOE) program.
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