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BOARDS - COM Express modules are compact, low power
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5/31/2010   Post a comment
congatec's new COM Express modules conga-CS45, conga-BS45 and conga-BM45 have 13 variants and re compact, low power.
Designing mobile technologies for children - Part 2: Mobile interaction design
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5/31/2010   Post a comment
Part 2 of an excerpt from the book "Mobile Technology for Children" explores the process of developing new mobile devices and services in a human-centered, inclusive way.
MCU to Intel architecture conversion
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5/31/2010   Post a comment
This white paper gives an overview of the real-time nature of PLC applications and analyzes the interrupt architecture on platforms featuring the Intel Atom processor.
Saxony agrees to aid Abu Dhabi with technology
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5/31/2010   Post a comment
The German state of Saxony has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi's Executive Affairs Authority agreeing to set up opportunities to share and exchange knowledge and expertise in advanced technology R&D, in particular in microelectronics, according to the Advanced Technology Investment Co.
ST-Ericsson launches feature-rich mobile internet platform in China
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5/31/2010   Post a comment
ST-Ericsson has launched a new platform that will enable manufacturers to build feature rich handsets with high-speed internet capabilities at an affordable price point.
Wireless mesh network chipset targets smart lighting
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5/31/2010   Post a comment
Semtech and Virtual Extension have announced a two-chip wireless mesh network chipset that brings a new level of performance and signal robustness to smart lighting applications.
Digi launches out-of-the-box M2M cloud connectivity for embedded platforms
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5/31/2010   Post a comment
Digi International has announced that all Digi and Rabbit embedded products will be configured to easily connect to the iDigi "cloud" out of the box.
Strengths and weaknesses of common resistor types
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5/31/2010   3 comments
Understand the key parameters of this vital passive component and how they trade off against each other
BOARDS - PICMG 1.0 full-size SBC is based on Intel Atom N450, D410 and D510
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5/30/2010   Post a comment
Axiomtek’s SBC81207 SBC, based on Atom N450, D410 and D510 processors, provides an optimized balance between power consumption and system performance, and offers a variety of onboard I/O configurations.
ICs - ETG offers CANopen drive profile update
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5/29/2010   Post a comment
Updated EtherCAT sample code simplifies development of drives, and now includes the CANopen drive profile according to the ETG implementation guideline.
Wi-Fi IC shipments set to grow 33% in 2010, says ABI
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5/28/2010   Post a comment
Global shipments of Wi-Fi ICs are forecast to surpass 770 million units in 2010, up almost 33 percent compared to 2009, according to the ABI Research wing of Allied Business Intelligence Inc.
Will proteins revolutionize computing?
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5/28/2010   Post a comment
A living protein found in every cell of the human body could become a self-assembler of future information processing systems that are smaller, faster and cheaper than the inorganic computer circuitry we use today.
Smart grid standards expected by mid-2011
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5/28/2010   2 comments
Engineers aim to deliver within a year a broad suite of standards needed to build smart electric grids and reported on stepwise progress at the end of Connectivity Week here.
Rambus acquires more lighting and display technology
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5/27/2010   Post a comment
Rambus will pay $2.25 million to acquire intellectual property related to dynamic backlighting, field sequential color displays and time multiplexed optical shutter display technology from Uni-Pixel.
Group breaks logjam over smart meter standard
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5/27/2010   1 comment
Developers have agreed on a process to define by the end of the year a "seed" standard describing how to present data to devices that monitor smart electric grids, breaking a logjam that has drawn attention from Obama Administration officials and others trying to drive the move to a digital networked grid.
Critics again hammer proposed NASA manned flight plan
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5/26/2010   Post a comment
U.S. lawmakers remain skeptical that a new blueprint for NASA will ensure continued U.S. access to low-Earth orbit and beyond.
Two ways to learn and share ideas
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5/26/2010   Post a comment
Check out MEMS symposium at The Sensors Expo on June 7th in Rosemont, IL. Also, here's an opportunity to show and tell your team's industrial control projects.
Sony develops 'rollable' OLED display
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5/26/2010   Post a comment
Sony Corp. has developed a highly flexible OLED display that can be rolled around a pencil and continue to operate.
5 reasons why Samsung scares Japan
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5/26/2010   18 comments
Here are the five reasons why the Japanese are losing confidence against Samsung -- and why they’re feeling whipped by their erstwhile whipping boy, Korea.
Wideband speech communications for automotive: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
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5/26/2010   Post a comment
This paper reviews some of the main benefits, challenges and unresolved issues with wideband speech communications in an automotive environment.
Dell taps Android, Snapdragon for mini tablet
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5/26/2010   3 comments
On the same day Dell Inc. announced an ARM/Linux tablet, a panel of mobile experts—including a designer of the Dell device—suggested alternative platforms for tablets and netbooks are on a road of slow but steady growth.
Despite challenges, heady growth seen for 3-D TV
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5/25/2010   Post a comment
Despite making them available for the first time in March, television manufacturers are expected to ship some 4.2 million 3-D TVs in 2010, thanks to increasing traction and acceptance from enthusiastic early adopters, according to market research firm iSuppli. The firm projects until 3-D TV shipments will triple in 2011, reaching more than 12.9 million, before doubling to 27.4 million in 2012.
16-bit DAC enhances connectivity, system efficiency in remote industrial apps
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5/25/2010   Post a comment
Analog Devices' 4-to-20 mA 16-bit digital-to-analog converter for smart transmitters integrates precision converter with power management circuitry to simplify design and boost available power.
Researchers cast graphene into quantum dots
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5/25/2010   Post a comment
Rice University researchers propose a technique for creating quantum dots with graphene semiconductors, potentially enabling single-molecule sensors, ultra small transistors and on-chip communications with semiconductor lasers.
Think outside the chip: MEMS-based systems solutions
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5/25/2010   Post a comment
Come to ESC Chicago to learn more about embedded systems plus sensors.
3-D, connected TV put positive spin on market growth
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5/25/2010   Post a comment
A state-of-the-state of the display industry reflects the overall trend in semiconductors and other parts of the electronics industry, but new technologies are reinforcing a positive growth for the display industry as a whole.
Survey reveals EUV to be used for making chips in 2014
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5/25/2010   2 comments
A survey of more than 130 attendees at the Sematech Litho Forum recently held here resulted in few surprises, reflecting the general trend in continuing lithography's current course as the best way to manufacture next-generation chips.
IBM, MediaTek to debut 60-GHz chipset
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5/24/2010   Post a comment
IBM and MediaTek plan to debut their 60-GHz transceiver chipset at the IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit Symposium in Anaheim, Calif.
Researchers claims quantum teleportation record
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5/24/2010   1 comment
Chinese researchers have increased the distance of quantum teleportation from a few feet to almost 10 miles, holding the promise of instantaneous speeds for future data communications.
Guidelines for migrating to the Intel Atom processor from another processor architecture - Part 2
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5/24/2010   Post a comment
Part 2 of this white paper looks at some example solutions based on cable modem functionality.
Designing mobile technologies for children - Part 1: Activities and interaction technologies
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5/24/2010   Post a comment
Part 1 of an excerpt from the book "Mobile Technology for Children" begins by exploring possibilities, looking at a range of activities in which children (and even adults) are involved that might be supported by mobile technologies.
Intel rolls mobile CPUs for ultrathin notebooks
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5/24/2010   1 comment
Intel Corp. announced Core 2010 notebook processors geared to create a new class of ultra-thin, ultralow power portables expected to power as many as 40 systems designs less than an inch thick and weighing just two to five pounds.
Clients to become more like servers, says ARM's CTO
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5/24/2010   Post a comment
Processors for mobile clients are going to have to take on many of the functions associated with networking infrastructure, according to Mike Muller, chief technology officer of ARM. This will be part of an explosion of processing requirements for wirelessly-connected devices that will require multiple application-specific processors to keep power consumption down, he added.
An introduction to networking
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5/24/2010   Post a comment
Here's Part I of Chapter 2, Introduction to Networking, an excerpt from µC/TCP-IP: The Embedded Protocol Stack by Christian Legare of Micrium. This chapter segment provides a quick introduction to networking protocols and then moves rapidly to a discussion on TCP/IP over Ethernet.
12-bit ADC clocks 3.6 Gsps with nearly invisible noise floor, strong noise power ratio and IMD
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5/24/2010   Post a comment
National Semiconductor ADC12D1800 family tops out with -147 dBm/Hz NF, 52 dB NPR, -61 dBFS IMD
Liquavista launches transflective e-reader display
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5/24/2010   Post a comment
Electrowetting display provider Liquavista BV has announced the launch of a display platform for transflective displays called LiquavistaVivid.
Freescale rolls microcontrollers for smart meters
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5/24/2010   Post a comment
Freescale Semiconductors has rounded out its line of integrated microcontrollers targeted at use in smart utility meters with two new families targeting low and mid-range meters but communications modules remain separate given the fragmented state of that market.
Who'll provide the power behind the mainstream business tablet?
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5/24/2010   6 comments
I recently got An iPad to try as part of our analysis work on the Apple tablet, and it is becoming apparent to me that devices of this class will grow to be as popular as the current crop of e-mail-enabled smartphones.
Visible light illuminates a new approach for wireless comms
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5/24/2010   3 comments
With preparations well under way for a societal shift to solid-state lighting based on high-output LEDs, a proverbial light bulb has appeared above the heads of some forward-looking engineers.
An overview of the LTE physical layer--Part I
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5/24/2010   Post a comment
This article presents an overview of the LTE physical layer with a focus on essential aspects of the physical layer for FDD mode, which is the dominant mode of operation. Here is useful introduction to practitioners involved in designing LTE based-networks and systems. Part I looks at multiple access techniques and physical layer parameters.
AppliedMicro APM801xx 1-W processor family targets video-enabled consumer apps
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5/21/2010   Post a comment
AppliedMicro’s 1-W APM801xx family packs a Power Architecture into a 10x10-mm BGA for a range of consumer devices from gateways and energy meters to network attached storage systems and displays.
New tube: Interview with GoogleTV's top engineer
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5/21/2010   7 comments
A day after the announcement, we spoke with Vincent Dureau, the engineer behind GoogleTV about the genesis and outlook of the project, its technical specs and why he doesn't see it as a problem that GoogleTV does not have any cable-TV partners yet.
USB device seeks to improve password security
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5/21/2010   Post a comment
A security expert has received patent on a USB-based devices that he claims can solve the secure password dilemma.
Debugging SuperSpeed USB software using virtual prototypes
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5/21/2010   Post a comment
This white paper describes how virtual prototype use models for hardware/software verification and the integration of the LeCroy analyzer software into Synopsys' DesignWare SuperSpeed USB verification environments help solve SuperSpeed USB IP development challenges.
Cable, MIPS missing in GoogleTV picture
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5/20/2010   7 comments
Two big pieces were missing when Google rolled out its picture of the future of integrated Web and TV services at Google I/O—cable TV providers who deliver most of the broadcast content and MIPS Technologies that powers many of the sets.
Touchscreen chip mania hits market
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5/20/2010   Post a comment
Call it national touchscreen chip week.
Coming this fall: GoogleTV on Intel-powered Sony TVs
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5/20/2010   10 comments
Google officially rolled out its GoogleTV initiative at its annual Google I/O conference in San Francisco, promising its designs for set-top boxes and related software and services will reshape television by integrating the Web and TV.
Xsens, Analog Devices collaborate on 'Iron Man' MEMS sensors
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5/19/2010   Post a comment
Xsens' motion suit has 17 inertial measurement units using 85 MEMS accelerometers and gyroscopes. It was used to track actors' motion in real time for the movie "Iron Man 2."
Chip makers back Google's open source codec
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5/19/2010   1 comment
A handful of mobile chip makers--including ARM, MIPS, Nvidia and Texas Instruments--said they will support Google's move to establish V8, a video codec it acquired with On2 Technologies in August.
Virtual conference covers the design of medical systems
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5/19/2010   Post a comment
Designing medical systems can be a mystery, but it doesn't have to be.
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