Plastic enclosures are stackable Product News 7/19/2007 Post a comment Bud Industries has released its first stackable plastic electronics enclosure product line. The Plasticase Style H enclosures can be stacked several high without slipping thanks to a unique interlocking design.
Component orders bounce back, says ECA News & Analysis 7/13/2007 Post a comment Electronic component orders bounced back in June from a small dip the month before, according to the four-to-five week average index compiled by the Electronic Components, Assemblies & Materials Association (ECA).
Mixed-signal FPGAs provide GREEN POWER Design How-To 7/2/2007 Post a comment
Electric motors are used in nearly everything, from elevators to home appliances. In 2005, the United States consumed 4,055 billion kilowatt-hours of electrical power. More than 50 percent of this power was used in electric motors, translating into a staggering 2,000 billion kW-hr bill. Unfortunately, many of the motors in use are inefficient and waste a substantial amount of the power they consume.
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.