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posted in November 2010
Intersil Li-ion battery manager IC ensures performance and safety
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11/30/2010   Post a comment
Device emphasizes accuracy, diagnostics, and robust communication.
Maxim's MAXQ7670A lowers cost for precision sensor apps in automotive and industrial
Product News  
11/30/2010   Post a comment
The MAXQ7670A from Maxim Integrated Products is a mixed-signal microcontroller that integrates all the functions needed to accurately measure small-amplitude differential analog input signals.
Inside Xbox 360’s Kinect controller
Teardown  
11/29/2010   7 comments
The Kinect sensor peripheral for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 puts players in the game by eliminating the game controller, thanks to PrimeSense’s reference design.
Diagnostic, patient monitoring, and therapy applications guide
Design How-To  
11/29/2010   Post a comment
This whitepaper features technical information for various patient monitoring, diagnostic and therapeutic applications including digital stethoscopes, patient monitors, ECG, EEG, pulse oximetry, ventilation, CPAP, dialysis machines, infusion pumps, and AED.
Walkman R.I.P., Audi sound
Audio DesignLine Blog  
11/23/2010   6 comments
My take on the fate of the Walkman (maybe it should be renamed the "WalkingDeadman") and on the efforts by Audi - and other companies - to find the "right sound" for their products.
Loudspeakers: Objective evaluations - Part 1: Sound source radiation patterns
Design How-To  
11/22/2010   15 comments
Part 1 of an excerpt from "Sound Reproduction: The Acoustics and Psychoacoustics of Loudspeakers and Rooms" begins with a look at the two basic radiation patterns of sound sources.
Tactile feedback solutions using piezoelectric actuators (Part 2 of 2)
Design How-To  
11/22/2010   4 comments
Understand how these versatile actuators work as well as their design and interface issues and tradeoffs
Tactile feedback solutions using piezoelectric actuators (Part 1 of 2)
Design How-To  
11/17/2010   6 comments
Understand how these versatile actuators work as well as their design and interface issues and tradeoffs
Energy harvesting conference shows you may be able to get something for (almost) nothing
News & Analysis  
11/17/2010   18 comments
Lots of vendors and intensity, plus deliverables, at Energy Harvesting & Storage Conference
Key fob foibles
Automotive DesignLine Blog  
11/15/2010   31 comments
How about a simple solution to this annoying problem?
Android-based Lumigon T1 smartphone boasts high-end audio, universal remote
News & Analysis  
11/13/2010   5 comments
The long waited Lumigon T1 state-of-the-art mobile phone has been unveiled in an international gala show in the city of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Plessey signs to make 'disruptive' sensor
News & Analysis  
11/11/2010   7 comments
An electric potential sensor that promises to be highly disruptive in multiple markets is set to be manufactured and commercialized by Plessey Semiconductors Ltd.
STMicroelectronics launches AIS1xxxDS peripheral-sensor accelerometers for automotive airbags
Product News  
11/10/2010   Post a comment
AIS1xxxDS peripheral-sensor accelerometers from STMicroelectronics comprise a new family of high-g acceleration sensors for advanced airbag systems. These micro-machined devices detect the rapid deceleration of the vehicle during a crash and send instant information to the airbag control unit.
ARM TechCon Teardown Smackdown
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11/9/2010   Post a comment
EE Times presents the Teardown Smackdown at ARM TechCon 2010, Nov. 10 at noon.
Making a product people want – inspired concepts in capacitive touchscreens
Design How-To  
11/7/2010   10 comments
Understand the human/touchscreen interface and usability issues
The effect of vibration on reliability and performance of quartz crystals
Design How-To  
11/4/2010   Post a comment
Understand how vibration impacts the ubiquitous quartz crystal, heart of many oscillator circuits


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