Nistica snags first-round funding News & Analysis 5/24/2006 Post a comment Three executives with roots in Lucent Bell Labs and Photoris Inc. have launched a new company, Nistica Inc., which has received Series A funding. William Cadogan, former chairman of ADC Communications, has been named chairman of Nistica.
Optical encoders tout smallest package Product News 5/21/2006 Post a comment Avago Technologies claims to introduce the industry's smallest reflective incremental optical encoder. Available in a surface-mount lead-free package, the AEDR-8400 encoder measures 3.00 x 3.28 x 1.262-mm.
Intel to phase out Giga chip line News & Analysis 5/12/2006 Post a comment Struggling Intel Corp. will halt future development of optical physical-layer products developed by Giga A/S, a Copenhagen company Intel acquired in 2000 for $1.25 billion.
Avanex narrows loss News & Analysis 5/8/2006 Post a comment Photonics product supplier Avanex Corp. posted a net loss of $10.2 million, or 6 cents per share on sales of $40.1 million in its third fiscal 2006 quarter ended March 31, compared with a loss of $18.9 million, or 13 cents per share on sales of $40.3 million in the year-ago quarter.
Bookham books narrower losses in Q3 News & Analysis 5/5/2006 Post a comment Bookham Inc. posted losses of $48 million for its third quarter ended April 1 on revenues up 7 percent to $53 million. The company said it expects fourth-quarter sales in a range of $52 million to $55 million.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.