Maker Faire Meets the Big Apple Slideshow 9/22/2014 2 comments Hundreds of large companies, startups, maker spaces, and scientists converged at Maker Faire, held at the New York Hall of Science in Queens this weekend. Makers big and small came with curiosity to play with hundreds of projects.
Q’comm Does Watches, Glasses, Robots Slideshow 9/19/2014 4 comments Qualcomm showed design wins in smartwatches, VR glasses, and robots at its annual Uplinq event where it also gave updates on AllJoyn and its efforts in smartphones and WiFi.
Cars Made to Order at Retail News & Analysis 9/19/2014 10 comments Local Motors’sporty 3D printed car looks like licorice on wheels and cruised around a rocket playground while eager adults looked on. The vehicle innovation company – not car manufacturing, not motorcycle manufacturing – bills itself as a necessary alternative for consumers who want more choice.
10 Top Video Parodies on User Interfaces Max’s Cool Beans 9/18/2014 40 comments There have been some interesting videos of "user interface parodies" over the years -- some that are "old chestnuts," some that deserve to be called "classics," and some that have only recently appeared on the scene.
Rube Goldberg Rocket Launch Blog 9/18/2014 2 comments For their first real-world project, a group of budding young embedded engineers decided to create a Rube Goldberg rocket launcher and use it to fly some rockets.
Designer of Things Keynote Speaker: Gadi Amit Blog 9/17/2014 Post a comment EETimes is pleased to announce that Gadi Amit will be a keynote speaker at the Designer of Things conference. Gadi shares his passion for bucking technology trends and implementing beautiful design through international talks.
Consumers Expect Full In-Car Connectivity News & Analysis 9/17/2014 17 comments Drivers worldwide increasingly expect their cars to be “the next connected space,” a seamless extension to their already connected homes and offices, according to a global consumer study conducted by GfK.
iPhone 6 Future Revealed News & Analysis 9/17/2014 7 comments Apple's new bigger iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are not just bigger, but have opened up the software door for interoperability among cooperating apps.
Phoneless Billions Lure Google to India News & Analysis 9/15/2014 19 comments Google’s rollout of Android One-branded smartphone in India has suddenly thrust that nation into the middle of the battle for emerging markets among budget smartphone vendors.
RadioShack: The End Is Nigh! Blog 9/15/2014 116 comments Perhaps this is the natural order of business -- Darwinism and RadioShack's impending demise open the door wider for companies like SparkFun and Adafruit to grow.
Ethernet: Ticket to Driverless Car Blog 9/12/2014 6 comments New vehicle applications will depend on high data rates that cannot possibly be supported by today's CAN, LIN, and FlexRay systems. The "eyes and ears" for self-driving systems, for example, will need a high-bandwidth Ethernet backbone.
Marvell's 4K Ultra HD SoC Targets Hybrid Boxes News & Analysis 9/10/2014 5 comments Marvell’s new SoC featuring a variety of interfaces (Gigabit Ethernet for IPTV, DVB-T/S input) is designed for “hybrid boxes,” allowing the reception of terrestrial broadcast, pay TV, and IP content on the same platform.
3D Printer Says Open IP to Make Cool Things Blog 9/10/2014 Post a comment Hasbro and Shapeways embarked on a new venture maybe never before attempted by a major brand: allowing fan art to flourish. Duann Scott of 3D-printing platform vendor Shapeways tells how mutually successful the venture was in his talk "Opening Up IP to Make Really Cool Things" at Designer of Things conference.
Edison Leads Intel into Wearables Slideshow 9/9/2014 9 comments Intel released its Edison PC on a module, giving away development boards free to attendees at its annual developer forum here in hopes os staking out a position for its x86 in the emerging Internet of Things.