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posted in November 2010
Semtech rolls industry's first smart current sink LED backlighting platform
Product News  
11/30/2010   Post a comment
Semtech Corp. has launched industry’s first smart current sink LED backlighting platform with on-chip digital lighting effects for high-end handheld displays. The new platform incorporates Semtech’s smart Automatic Dropout Prevention (ADP) technology for high-quality current sink drivers that can replace boost converters and charge pumps in high-end handhelds, while providing high-quality display backlighting.
Inside Xbox 360’s Kinect controller
Teardown  
11/29/2010   7 comments
The Kinect sensor peripheral for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 puts players in the game by eliminating the game controller, thanks to PrimeSense’s reference design.
TSMC could make solar modules in Europe
News & Analysis  
11/15/2010   1 comment
TSMC Solar Europe has been formed in Hamburg, Germany, and could have a manufacturing role, depending on how TSMC's energy-related business plans evolve.
ARM TechCon Teardown Smackdown
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11/9/2010   Post a comment
EE Times presents the Teardown Smackdown at ARM TechCon 2010, Nov. 10 at noon.
How to buy the right power supply for LED lighting
Design How-To  
11/9/2010   Post a comment
In addition to technical specifications, you need to review an LED driver manufacturer's design and product support capabilities
Startup opens retina implant fab
News & Analysis  
11/4/2010   11 comments
Retina Implant AG, a developer of electronic sub-retinal implants for the visually impaired, has opened a manufacturing plant to meet anticipated demand for its devices.
Optrex America Super Wide View TFT-LCDs
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11/2/2010   Post a comment
Optrex America, Inc. is sampling a new family of TFT-LCDs featuring its innovative Super Wide View (SWV) technology.


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Energizing the Young Engineers of Tomorrow
Max Maxfield
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It doesn't seem all that long ago when I was a bright-eyed, bushy-tailed young engineer. Now I feel like an old fool, but where are we going to find one at this time of the day (LOL)?

Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock

Jolt Awards: The Best Books
Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock
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As we do every year, Dr. Dobb's recognizes the best books of the last 12 months via the Jolt Awards -- our cycle of product awards given out every two months in each of six categories. No ...

Engineering Investigations

Air Conditioner Falls From Window, Still Works
Engineering Investigations
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It's autumn in New England. The leaves are turning to red, orange, and gold, my roses are in their second bloom, and it's time to remove the air conditioner from the window. On September ...

David Blaza

The Other Tesla
David Blaza
5 comments
I find myself going to Kickstarter and Indiegogo on a regular basis these days because they have become real innovation marketplaces. As far as I'm concerned, this is where a lot of cool ...