DSCs boost automotive electric motor control Design How-To 3/17/2006 1 comment Digital signal controllers combine microcontroller and DSP functionality on-chip for automotive brushless DC (BLDC) motor applications, such as power steering, fuel and water pumps, and cooling fans.
Switches feature LED illumination Product News 3/6/2006 Post a comment Designed for front-panel applications, Lumex's Chroma LED family of switches feature LED illumination in a variety of colors and styles including toggle, rocker, and pushbutton.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.