Acal results hit by component industry downturn News & Analysis 11/29/2007 Post a comment Electronic components and parts services group Acal plc has been held back in the first part of its financial year ended September 2007 due to tough market conditions, with revenues at Ł77.6 million from on-going activities 1.8 percent lower than for the corresponding period last year.
Loudspeakers lecture by Linkwitz follow-up Audio DesignLine Blog 11/27/2007 Post a comment Listen to an MP3 of a recent AES lecture by loudspeaker designer Siegfried Linkwitz on room-optimized stereo sound reproduction through proper loudspeaker design and placement, or read the summarized lecture report.
Tactile switches target broad range of apps Product News 11/23/2007 Post a comment E-Switch Inc. has introduced its TL3340 series tactile switches for a variety of applications including telecommunications, consumer electronics, audio/visual, medical equipment, computers/peripherals, and servers.
ON Semi buys PC component lines from ADI News & Analysis 11/9/2007 Post a comment ON Semiconductor Corporation is buying, for $185 million in cash, Analog Devices Inc's voltage regulation and thermal monitoring product lines. As part of the deal, ON also gests access to some of the IP related to the business, and will enter into a one-year manufacturing supply arrangement.
Mechatronic violin gives master class News & Analysis 11/7/2007 Post a comment An embedded robotic violin developed by three University of Adelaide mechatronic engineering students had its debut in a masterclass with the Sydney Youth Orchestra in Australia earlier this month.
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