Switch selection: Size Isn't Everything Design How-To 3/22/2008 Post a comment For many applications today, smaller isn't always better " a smaller switch might not provide the necessary functionality or reliability for a particular design. Programmable LCD switches and solid-state tilt switches offer engineers flexibility in meeting design and function needs of specific applications.
Micro cooler shrinks in size Product News 3/4/2008 Post a comment JaroThermal has introduced a micro-sized fan for space-constrained applications. The Super-Flow Micro fan measures 15 x 15 x 4 mm, and delivers a rated speed of 26,000 rpm, while producing .3 CFM of airflow.
Leoni attacks Korean cable market Product News 3/4/2008 Post a comment Wiring systems manufacturer Leoni AG (Nuremberg, Germany) has acquired a 50 percent stake in Korean company Daekyeung, one of the leading automotive wiring system vendors in Korea. The move gives Leoni access to the world's fifth-largest vehicle market.
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.