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Researchers report solid-state quantum leaps
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6/27/2012   5 comments
Labs in the U.S. and Europe separately reported progress in adapting solid-state materials to store spintronic quantum states, a critical hurdle on the path to using spintronics in quantum computing.
Freescale grapples with auto safety mandates
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6/21/2012   3 comments
While automobile makers worldwide grapple with meeting the safety standards set by the International Standards Organization, Freescale Semiconductor aims to help auto makers meet the emerging safety mandate with a new system basic chip thatworks hand-in-hand with its Power Architecture.
RTOS extensions enable embedded apps on multicores
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6/20/2012   Post a comment
Green Hills Software is enabling automotive manufacturers to securely run multiple embedded applications on a single multicore processor by virtue of its new extensions to its Integrity real-time operating system (RTOS).
Panel: ARM to dominate consumer apps
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6/20/2012   1 comment
Vendors defended the mass migration to ARM cores for their low-power, broad spectrum of performance levels and more economical software here at the Freescale Technology Forum.
TI brings HD to 3-D printing
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6/19/2012   5 comments
Digital light processing can be used with ultraviolet light to cure the top surface of a liquid polymer used in 3-D printers, TI said.
Next app for TI's DLP is large touchscreens
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6/19/2012   2 comments
Texas Instruments' digital light processor is 25 years old, and the company is seeking to expand DLP applications to large touchscreens.
Ultra-low-power 32-bit ARM core debuts
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6/19/2012   3 comments
Freescale Semiconductor will debut its Kinetis L series 32-bit microcontroller using ARM Cortex-M0+ processor with one-third the energy consumption of 8-bit processors while delivering twice the performance of a 16-bit processor.
Six-axis sensor fuses accelerometer with magnetometer
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6/18/2012   9 comments
By housing its magnetometer and accelerometer in the same package with a digital signal processor, Freescale Semiconductor hopes to capture a bigger share of the $1.5 billion market for e-compasses forecast by ABI Research by 2016.
E Ink targets new display niches
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6/6/2012   1 comment
Electronic reader specialist E-Ink is rolling out a range of niche market displays to complement its traditional e-reader business.
Blackbox Biometrics testing ADI MEMS for Blast Gauge monitor
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6/4/2012   1 comment
Blackbox Biometrics is testing ADIís ultralow-power accelerometer, which could extend battery life in the Blast Gauges that soldiers wear to measure the concussive forces of explosions.


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