Wearable computer comes with more communication options Product News 3/27/2011 Post a comment Eurotech launched the Zypad WL1500 series of wearable computers, an improvement over the company’s products that delivers a longer battery life and faster performance, as well as increased cellular communication functionality and improved wearing comfort.
ZTE claims 10-Tbps data transmission record News & Analysis 3/23/2011 2 comments Chinese telecommunications equipment company ZTE Corp. claims to have broken the world record for a single-channel data transmission with a rate of 10 terabits per second over 640-kilometers of optical fiber. This is the equivalent of sending 160 high definition movies every second.
Nokia expects production disruption News & Analysis 3/21/2011 3 comments Mobile phone company Nokia said it expects "some disruption" to its ability to supply a number of products as a result of the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on March 11.
HSPA M2M module available in BGA form factor Product News 3/20/2011 Post a comment To future-proof data transmission devices against non-availability of the 2G network, Telit is launching the HE series beginning with the HE863, a powerful, low-cost and fully equipped HSPA M2M module with embedded GPS receiver and 22 GPIOs in a BGA form factor.
Capacitive sensing applications widen Design How-To 3/18/2011 3 comments HMI technologies have gone through a paradigm shift. This article highlights the importance of capacitive sensing in HMI evolution as well as applications beyond automotive infotainment systems.
ETX-PVR computer-on-module delivers scalable processing power for extreme rugged apps Product News 3/5/2011 Post a comment The Ampro by ADLINK ETX-PVR is ADLINK Technology, Inc.'s latest Extreme Rugged ETX Computer-on-Module (COM). The ETX-PVR module provides scalable processing power by offering a range of Intel Atom processors, from the power efficient single core N450 processor to the high performance dual core D510 processor. Highly integrated with support for legacy I/O, the ETX-PVR delivers the advantage of a standardized form factor, ADLINK’s design-for-ruggedness methodologies, and the latest Intel Atom proc
Intel Atom-based 1U platform provides external PCI card access Product News 3/4/2011 Post a comment The PL-80300 from WIN Enterprises is a 1U rackmount platform with an Intel Atom D510 dual-core or D410 single-core processor, 6 GbE LAN, and externally accessible PCI slot. The externally accessible PCI card support means OEMs and system integrators can easily configure the unit to support a wide range of networking, telecom, and security applications including incremental GbE ports, FXO/FXS, T1/E1, Wi-Fi, and Crypto acceleration.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.