NEW YORK -- PCs may be declining as the tablet and smartphone markets gain in popularity and sales, but the market for workstations and professional applications ...
NEW YORK -- ST on Tuesday released the new SPV1050 low-power IC energy harvester and battery charger that connects to solar and micro-electric sources. It ...
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Humavox emerged from stealth mode adding another wireless charging technology to what some say is already too large a set of options. ...
Matt Tuley loves knowing how things work and making things work. Having taught high-school physics and digital electronics courses, Tully decided to give up ...
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Kudos to Qualcomm for rallying into an open-source alliance of 23 backers for its Alljoyn software under the new name of AllSeen. But ...
NEW YORK -- Quintic on Wednesday rolled out a new QN9020 wearable platform with integrated nano-power technology. The device is designed for the wearable ...
MADISON, Wis. — Spansion Inc. is playing hardball.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Supreme Court will hear a case next year that raises issues on what can and cannot be patented. The case of Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. ...
Sunnyvale, Calif. -- Rambus Inc. has announced that it has reached a licensing agreement with Micron Technology, Inc. In a conference call on December 10, 2013, ...
TOKYO — Toshiba has launched a new line of enterprise solid-state drives (SSDs) to address the challenge of read-intensive applications.
Why There's No Need to Fear JESD204B
Jonathan Harris & Ian Beavers, Analog Devices 2 comments
A new converter interface is steadily picking up steam and looks to become the protocol of choice for future converters. This new interface, JESD204, was originally rolled ...
Mobile Maturity Leads to Extremes
Bill Boldt 5 comments
The smartphone is becoming a commodity, a lifecycle stage where the strong get stronger, the weak get weaker, and the products standardize and start to look alike. This ...
Industrial Control DesignLine Blog
Texas Instruments Unveils One-Chip 32-Bit Real-Time Control MCUs
Carolyn Mathas 0 comments
Industrial applications demand multiple embedded processing devices to satisfy rigorous performance requirements. Multiple devices, however, add cost and take valuable ...
The Engineering Life--Around the Web
9 Communities Engineering Out Disability
Caleb Kraft 2 comments
We, as tinkerers and engineers, have a special gift: We can design and make things -- a process seen simply as magical to those who lack the skills and know-how we've ...
NXP’s JV Bets on China’s Tenuous EV Market
Junko Yoshida 1 comments
MADISON, Wis. — I suspect that I'm not alone in wondering when the fabless chip companies that have begun popping up in droves all over China in the last few years ...
Toy Startup Enables All Kids to Be Makers
Eric Bogatin 2 comments
Looking for that perfect Christmas gift that will give your 6- to 14-year-old a taste of the most basic engineering principle -- that you can change your world if you can ...
Cloud Giants Rain on Washington
Rick Merritt 4 comments
Ah, the ironies of the Information Age.
R U Bold Enough To Join the EE Live! 2014 Precision Walking Squad?
Max Maxfield 21 comments
I just saw the most amazing thing. I don't know how to describe it. Have you ever seen a drill team from the Army or Marines marching around? Well, it was just like that, ...
Developing, Hosting & Funding: 3 Different Approaches
Caleb Kraft 1 Comment
The hobby electronics industry is really taking off. People from all different geographical locations, all levels of education, and different walks of life are producing electronics at a ...
December's Caption Contest Is On Display
Caleb Kraft 38 comments
December is already rearing its chilly head. Why don't you step into this art gallery and warm up a bit? Have a few moments? Why not admire this fantastic captionless comic and give us ...
Frankenstein's Fix: The Winners Announced!
Caleb Kraft 8 comments
The Frankenstein's Fix contest for the Tektronix Scope has finally officially come to an end. We had an incredibly amusing live chat earlier today to announce the winners. However, we ...
Snow Crash, 20 Years Later
Jeremy Cook 3 comments
As an engineer and avid tinkerer, I'm constantly reading books involving technology. After reading Neuromancer, the cyberpunk classic by William Gibson, someone suggested that I try Snow ...