Embedded Systems Conference
Breaking News
Content by SylvieBarak
Member Since: October 17, 2011
Blog Posts: 378
Posts: 378

posted in April 2012

All (18)           Blogs (17)           Comments (1)          
Adafruit announces prototyping Pi Plate kit for Raspberry Pi
4/26/2012   1 comment
Electronics DIY firm Adafruit is adding its own special twist to the coveted $25 Raspberry Pi computer, announcing its own Prototyping Pi Plate Kit, to enable tinkerers to try their hands at home-made embedded projects.
Nvidia, BGI partner on cloud DNA sequencing service
News & Analysis  
4/26/2012   3 comments
BGI, the world’s largest genomics institute announced on Wednesday it would launch a new cloud-based service for researchers to do next-generation sequencing bioinformatics analysis cheaply within the cloud.
Tech that stole the show at Coachella
Social Mania  
4/25/2012   5 comments
Coachella music festival may be the premiere place to see great live acts, but there were more than just living legends roaming the Empire Polo Grounds at this year’s event.
Nvidia to unveil double Kepler GPU card?
4/24/2012   1 comment
Nvidia will be launching a new high-end GPU at the GeForce LAN / NVIDIA Gaming Festival (NGF) 2012 in Shanghai on April 28.
Cray sells interconnect hardware unit to Intel
News & Analysis  
4/24/2012   9 comments
Supercomputer maker Cray Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to sell its interconnect hardware development program and related intellectual property to Intel Corp. for $140 million in cash.
Nokia downgraded to 'junk'
News & Analysis  
4/24/2012   20 comments
Another quarter of disastrous financial results for Nokia last week, with a quarterly loss of $1.7 billion, has led to the Finnish phone maker’s debt being downgraded to “negative” and even “junk” by major financial consultants.
AMD financials down, future looks flat
News & Analysis  
4/20/2012   4 comments
AMD reported that first quarter sales declined on both a sequential and annual basis and said it expects its second quarter revenue to be flat to slightly higher.
Crab computing: building a biological machine
Engineering Pop Culture!  
4/19/2012   5 comments
The buzz around cloud computing is oh so 2011! That’s because the latest and greatest in terms of computational advancements (or should we say "sidesteps") is a sort of biological concept "computer" based on swarms of soldier crabs.
Intel smartphone launched in India
News & Analysis  
4/19/2012   18 comments
The first smartphone with Intel’s Atom inside has launched in India
Intel, Micron on sub 20-nm and insatiable thirst for memory
News & Analysis  
4/18/2012   6 comments
Representatives from Micron and Intel discussed their 20-nm multi-level cell NAND flash after the device was recognized by UBM TechInsights as the Semiconductor of the Year.
Buying MIPS would bring AMD nothing much, say analysts
Engineering Pop Culture!  
4/17/2012   9 comments
A rumor doing the rounds on a couple of tech sites claims Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) might have set its sights on buying MIPS Technologies Inc.
TriQuint and U.S. military team up on gallium nitride ICs
News & Analysis  
4/16/2012   15 comments
TriQuint Semiconductor will work with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory to develop high-frequency and mixed signal integrated circuits based on gallium nitride technology.
Sunovia secures financing for 10k LED fixtures a month
News & Analysis  
4/16/2012   3 comments
LED lighting firm Sunovia Energy Technologies has secured $5 million in financing to increase production of its Aimed Optics lights to more than 10,000 fixtures per month.
Touchscreen technology that will hold you in rapt attention
Engineering Pop Culture!  
4/5/2012   2 comments
Though in its very early stages, RAPT has big plans for the $17 billion touchscreen industry, with ambitions to plaster multi-touch surfaces everywhere, not just on computers, but to walls and even curved surfaces.
National security threat: hacking the smart grid
News & Analysis  
4/5/2012   4 comments
The nation’s smart grid is constantly under threat of real attack and potentially no amount of investment in securing it will help, according to a white hat security expert.
HTC's free-fall fashion shoot ad campaign
4/4/2012   1 comment
Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC marked the launch of its One series smartphones with a free fall fashion shoot at 12,000 feet.
Apple green-lights NXP engineering app
News & Analysis  
4/3/2012   6 comments
Semiconductor company NXP has had its engineering workbench iPad app approved by Apple and launched in the App store.


NASA's Orion Flight Software Production Systems Manager Darrel G. Raines joins Planet Analog Editor Steve Taranovich and Embedded.com Editor Max Maxfield to talk about embedded flight software used in Orion Spacecraft, part of NASA's Mars mission. Live radio show and live chat. Get your questions ready.
Brought to you by

Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Special Video Section
The LTC®4015 is a complete synchronous buck controller/ ...
The LTC®2983 measures a wide variety of temperature sensors ...
The LTC®3886 is a dual PolyPhase DC/DC synchronous ...
The LT®3042 is a high performance low dropout linear ...
Chwan-Jye Foo (C.J Foo), product marketing manager for ...
The LT®3752/LT3752-1 are current mode PWM controllers ...
LED lighting is an important feature in today’s and future ...
Active balancing of series connected battery stacks exists ...
After a four-year absence, Infineon returns to Mobile World ...
A laptop’s 65-watt adapter can be made 6 times smaller and ...
An industry network should have device and data security at ...
The LTC2975 is a four-channel PMBus Power System Manager ...
In this video, a new high speed CMOS output comparator ...
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...
General-purpose DACs have applications in instrumentation, ...
Linear Technology demonstrates its latest measurement ...
Demos from Maxim Integrated at Electronica 2014 show ...
Bosch CEO Stefan Finkbeiner shows off latest combo and ...