Time for a change for the better? Power Management DesignLine Blog 11/3/2008 Post a comment Two historic events are expected to take place this week on opposite sides of the planet that are likely to have a profound effect on the future prospects of global power management markets.
EU researchers develop optical firewall News & Analysis 11/3/2008 Post a comment In response to future network security bottlenecks, researchers from the EU-funded WISDOM project are developing an optical firewall capable of analysing data on fibre optic networks at speeds of 40 gigabits per second.
Wavecom says Gemalto's offer still inadequate News & Analysis 11/3/2008 Post a comment Wavecom SA has again rejected the unsolicited tender offer by Gemalto S.A. to acquire all the outstanding shares of Wavecom, suggesting said Gemalto's offers are insufficient and not in the best interest of the company, its shareholders and employees.
First public European trial of NFC interoperability News & Analysis 11/3/2008 Post a comment StoLPaN, the pan-European consortium driving adoption of NFC near field communication), has announced details of the first public trial of NFC that will integrate this emerging contactless technology in the Dolomite skiing resorts of North East Italy.
Europe drives smart sensor adoption Product News 11/3/2008 Post a comment Europe represents the largest and fastest growing smart sensors market and is projected to be worth $2.1 billion by 2010, according to Global Industry Analysts' latest report.
DSCs provide real-time control options Product News 11/3/2008 Post a comment Digital signal controllers give real-time control apps what they need: the convenience and interrupt response of a microcontroller with the computational abilities of a digital signal processor.
Survival of the Fittest? News & Analysis 11/3/2008 Post a comment These are extraordinary times to say the least. The global financial crisis has everyone in a panic and of course that results in the requisite finger pointing.
High-voltage hype charges up foundries News & Analysis 11/3/2008 Post a comment Despite steady growth in the analog arena, a shakeout is looming in the analog foundry sector amid an IC downturn, a potential price war and fears about intellectual-property theft in China.
Analysis: Hollywood's next digital media gambit Design How-To 11/3/2008 Post a comment Recent interviews with members of the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem shed light on the plans and challenges for the consortium that debuted in late September to create an electronic media specification that could be a successor to DVDs and MP3 files.
Sneak preview: The future of wireless Signal Processing DesignLine Blog 11/2/2008 Post a comment My biggest surprise at ESC? Finding out that Imagination Technologies has a proven software-defined radio (SDR) solution for the consumer market. Read on for details on this and my other adventures at ESC.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and 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? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.