Design brings multi-touch interface to large displays News & Analysis 4/28/2009 Post a comment Moto Development Group, a San Francisco design house, has demonstrated a technology for bringing a multi-touch interface to large screen displays, claiming its approach can cost effectively scale an iPhone-like capability to LCD displays 60-inches in diagonal or larger.
Market watcher predicts solar cell slump News & Analysis 4/17/2009 Post a comment A steep drop in sales for solar photovoltaic systems this year will create a shakeout, pruning back an overbuilt industry, according to one market research company that projects a return to strong growth in 2011.
Diatoms could triple solar cell efficiency News & Analysis 4/9/2009 1 comment Microscopic algae called diatoms could help triple the electrical output of experimental, dye-sensitized solar cells, according to researchers at Oregon State University and Portland State University.
Solar gear firm announces cuts, preliminary revenue News & Analysis 4/9/2009 Post a comment Solar cell production equipment supplier Amtech Systems said that its workforce has been reduced by 22 percent since its peak on Sept. 30, 2008, and reported preliminary revenue for the fiscal second quarter ended March 31 of $10.5 million.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 18 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...