TI releases tiny power management ICs News & Analysis 12/13/2011 2 comments Texas Instruments has unveiled what it claims to be the smallest power management ICs (PMICs) for solid state drives (SSDs), hybrid drives and other Flash memory applications.
Top 10 articles in Smart Energy for 2011 Design How-To 12/13/2011 1 comment What were the important topics within the Smart Energy technical community in 2011? An analysis of what happened with solar power startup Solyndra was the clear winner, followed by articles on LEDs and smart meters.
Hot topics in Smart Energy for 2011 – Part 1 Design How-To 12/6/2011 Post a comment What were the important topics within the Smart Energy technical community in 2011? Judging by traffic to this site’s top articles, they were a varied lot, ranging from LED lighting to the smart grid to new approaches to power conversion efficiency.
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.