ARM TechCon Teardown Smackdown: Dell Streak vs. The Archos 7 Blog 10/26/2010 11 comments The promo for this ARM TechCon event is actually a bit misleading: “Which tablet PC will come out on top? Watch as EE Times Editors Brian Fuller and Patrick Mannion dissect the inner workings of the devices and explore which is the strongest contender, based on speed, power consumption, display, features and functionality.”
CEL’s MeshConnect EM357 Module delivers best-in-class ZigBee performance Product News 10/22/2010 1 comment California Eastern Laboratories (CEL) is now shipping its new MeshConnect EM357 module, built on the EM357 integrated circuit (IC) for ZigBee from Ember Corp. Designed for ZigBee Pro applications, the module runs the full ZigBee Pro software stack and Smart Energy profile, enabling applications such as smart meters, smart grid, building automation, remote control, and HVAC.
Digi ConnectPort X3 aggregates local traffic over a cellular network Product News 10/21/2010 Post a comment Digi ConnectPort X3 from Digi International is a low-cost, programmable cellular gateway for monitoring and tracking remote assets. Featuring flexible device interfaces, including ZigBee, RS-232 serial, analog and digital input/output (I/O), and Global Positioning System (GPS), the compact ConnectPort X3 provides global connectivity to remote devices and device/sensor networks via GSM GPRS cellular networks.
Meggitt debuts low-cost array microphones with ISOTRON and TEDS Product News 10/20/2010 Post a comment Endevco models EM40PH and EM40PL from Meggitt Sensing Systems are low-cost, free-field, pre-polarized array microphones designed for multi-channel acoustic measurements of sound power, sound pressure levels and frequencies, sound-field analyses, and concurrent spatial and transient measurements within the audible range in aerospace, automotive and test & measurement applications.
austriamicrosystems' AS5510 linear Hall sensor Product News 10/14/2010 9 comments Packaged in a tiny 1.46 x 1.1 mm CSP, austriamicrosystems’ AS5510 linear Hall sensor is targeting consumer electronics designers seeking high performance contactless linear position sensing in space-constraint applications such as closed-loop position control systems.
Thinfilm, Xerox PARC team on polymer memory News & Analysis 10/13/2010 16 comments Thinfilm Film Electronics ASA, a provider of polymer memory technology, has announced it is working with Palo Alto Research Center Inc., a subsidiary of Xerox, to develop memory technology enabled through printed electronics.
T&M gets dedicated designline Test & Measurement Designline Blogs 10/4/2010 1 comment Welcome to the Test & Measurement Designline, the latest addition to the EE Times Group's 'heads down' communities designed to help engineers tackle practical, technical and software challenges to bring product specification to reality.
My Mom the Radio Star Max MaxfieldPost a comment I've said it before and I'll say it again -- it's a funny old world when you come to think about it. Last Friday lunchtime, for example, I received an email from Tim Levell, the editor for ...
A Book For All Reasons Bernard Cole3 comments Robert Oshana's recent book "Software Engineering for Embedded Systems (Newnes/Elsevier)," written and edited with Mark Kraeling, is a 'book for all reasons.' At almost 1,200 pages, it ...