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.
Battle-hardened veterans of the electronics industry have heard of the “connected car” so often that they assume it’s a done deal. But do we really know what it takes to get a car connected and what its future entails? Join EE Times editor Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of movers and shakers in the connected car business. Executives from Cisco, Siemens and NXP will share ideas, plans and hopes for connected cars and their future. After the first 30 minutes of the radio show, our listeners will have the opportunity to ask questions via live online chat.