High Density LXI 2 Amp Matrices Product News 1/28/2009 Post a comment Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of customer focused LXI switch matrices with the introduction of the 60-554 High Density 256x16 EMR (Electromechanical Relay) Matrix.
Mitsubishi starts e-car trial in Europe News & Analysis 1/21/2009 Post a comment Mitsubishi has started test runs of its first electrically-driven vehicle, the MiEV. The car will first be available to dealers in Spain, the Netherlands and the UK; other European markets will follow during the year.
Robotic fridge launches beers Industrial Control DesignLine Blog 1/6/2009 Post a comment Couch potatoes rejoice! This robotic "beverage delivery system" seems like something designed by the fictional Buy-N-Large Corporation from the movie WALL-E.
Power-distribution switches provide accurate current limits Product News 1/5/2009 Post a comment Four new power-distribution switches introduced by Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) enable end equipment to handle heavy capacitive loads while preventing short-circuits in a variety of applications, such as USB ports/hubs, cell phones, laptops, flat panel TVs and set-top boxes.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments