4U chassis meets VITA 31.1 spec Product News 4/13/2006 Post a comment Elma Electronic Inc. develops a 4U VITA 31.1 chassis for Gigabit Ethernet applications. The Type 15 chassis features an 8-slot Dual Star backplane that conforms to the VITA 31.1 specification.
Motor eval kit targets instrumentation Product News 4/13/2006 Post a comment New Scale Technologies offers the SQ-100N SQUIGGLE motor evaluation kit for designers of laser systems, microscopes, medical and laboratory equipment, and other scientific instruments.
Wedge brake design boosts by-wire stopping performance Design How-To 4/6/2006 Post a comment Intelligently controlled electronic brake converts vehicle kinetic energy directly into braking energy, is faster than hydraulic brakes, requires only 10% the energy to operate, and eliminating hydraulic lines and controllers lowers system weight.
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.