Dialog Semi heads for future markets News & Analysis 10/26/2007 Post a comment After the fall-out of the BenQ Mobile insolvency has been cleared, Dialog Semiconductor (Kirchheim, Germany) returns to strategic mode. In an interview with EE Times Europe, Dialog CEO Jalal Bagherli explained which targets he is heading for.
ENIAC targets energy savings News & Analysis 10/23/2007 Post a comment The European Nanoelectronics Initiative Advisory Council (ENIAC) has named increased energy efficiency of electronic equipment as a major research target. Up to 30 percent of the world's electrical energy consumption could be saved by using intelligent energy management functions, believes ENIAC Chairman Wolfgang Ziebart.
DS2 readies 400 Mbit/s powerline chip News & Analysis 10/18/2007 Post a comment DS2, the Spanish powerline chip specialist, will start demonstrating next month a device said to double the peak data rate of broadband over powerline equipment and networks to 400 Mbits/second.
Step-down devices up efficiency News & Analysis 10/15/2007 Post a comment More often than not, power efficiency drives the market success or failure of today's consumer electronics products. By dictating the length of a device's operating life between charges, power efficiency plays a pivotal role in users' perceptions of a product's quality.
Power MOSFETs deliver lowest on-resistance Product News 10/10/2007 Post a comment Vishay claims its new family of p-channel MOSFETs sets a new record for lowest on-resistance per unit. Built on a new generation TrenchFET silicon technology, the devices offer maximum on-resistance ratings of 29 milliohms in the PowerPAK SC-70 package.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.