QinetiQ power-scavenging turns mechanical News & Analysis 7/27/2001 Post a comment UK technology group QinetiQ (formerly Dera) has switched its research into power-scavenging circuits from electric shoes to devices that fit on to mechanical systems and use their motion to produce power for small devices.
Emerson expects earnings to fall 11% News & Analysis 7/11/2001 Post a comment Emerson announced that it expects to report an 11% drop in earnings per share for its fiscal third quarter ended June 30, and a mid-single-digit drop in earnings per share for fiscal 2001.
Electric Signature Analysis Design How-To 7/9/2001 Post a comment Electric Signature Analysis (ESA) is a technique for analyzing and identifying mechanical and electrical problems in motors, generators, alternators, transformers, and other electric equipment. Framatome ANP's Nissen Burstein shows examples of using ESA for one-time tests or periodic testing to track equipment-usage performance trends.
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.