MOST150 points to technology tipping point
Design How-To 1/24/2012 Post a comment
Carefully balancing technological possibilities, real market requirements, and economic considerations, it is important to show a clear cost-down technological roadmap. But several aspects need to be addressed, including data transport capacity (bitrate), physical media, and topology options.
Plastic memory firm signs partners for printed systems
Research 1/24/2012 5 comments
Thin Film Electronics ASA (Oslo, Norway), a developer of ferroelectric polarization polymer memory, has joined forces with a number of partners to develop a low-cost printed electronic sensor platform that could be used to monitor the temperature of perishable goods such as food and pharmaceuticals.
Auto show musings
Automotive DesignLine Blog 1/23/2012 14 comments
You may have missed these under reported developments coming from the recent auto shows.
Texas Instruments shows off Pico HD projector
News & Analysis 1/21/2012 11 comments
At CES, Texas Instruments was keeping its eye on the big picture, through its littlest chipsets. The firm was literally beaming as it showed off its latest generation of DLP projector chipset, the Pico HD, capable of HD WXGA resolution projections from up to 100 inches away.
Leverage Ethernet to improve passenger safety, comfort, and convenience
Design How-To 1/19/2012 4 comments
As homes become more digitally sophisticated, consumers are developing higher expectations for connectivity and greater levels of safety and comfort in their home away from home—their vehicle. As a result, in-vehicle electronics are growing in number and complexity. Collision warning, comfort controls, infotainment, and advanced driver assistance are just some of today’s sophisticated and diverse applications generating an increasing need for bandwidth and connectivity within and between in-vehi
Flexible OLED displays
Research 1/17/2012 7 comments
A program of research into flexible organic light emitting diode (OLED) displays has begun at Holst Center (Eindhoven, The Netherlands) and IMEC (Leuven, Belgium).