Netherlands center posts 20 research jobs
News & Analysis 9/29/2010 4 comments
A research center in the Netherlands has posted 20 job openings for technical people, particularly for those with experience in advanced lighting technology and body area networks for health and wellness monitoring.
Continua expands specs, adds Microsoft
News & Analysis 9/28/2010 3 comments
The Continua Health Alliance has expanded its suite of design guidelines with new personal and wide-area wireless interfaces for home health systems and added Microsoft Corp. as a member.
FitBit blends wireless, MCUs and MEMS with online interface
Teardown 9/22/2010 20 comments
The FitBit personal fitness monitor combines wireless, MEMS and cutting-edge algorithms and packaging to keep us in shape, but behind its sleek design are lessons for any designer and aspiring inventor looking to turn what seems to be a simple idea into a truly viable, competitive end product.
Researchers develop image sensor for rough environments
Product News 9/10/2010 Post a comment
For automotive applications requiring very low and very high ambient temperatures, scientists from the Fraunhofer institute for microelectronic systems (Duisburg, Germany) has developed a CMOS image sensor capable of working at an extended temperature range from -40 through 115 degrees Celsius.