Advertisement
The Source on Design and Technology for the Wireless and RF Engineer
Subscribe to Wireless Design and Development All
View Sample

FREE WDD Email Newsletter

Photos of the Day: The Hendo Hoverboard

November 12, 2014 10:02 am | by AP Photo/Jeff Chiu | Blogs | Comments

Skateboarding is going airborne this fall with the launch of the first real commercially marketed hoverboard which uses magnetics to float about an inch off the ground. The creators believe their technology will someday be used to transport large...

TOPICS:

Engineers Dance for STEM Awareness

November 12, 2014 10:00 am | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, PDD | Blogs | Comments

A new YouTube video is gaining popularity as the push for STEM continues to gain traction. Commission by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), in association with Bechtel, the music video “Engineering Happiness” is ...    

TOPICS:

Board Designed for Wearables and IoT

November 12, 2014 9:56 am | by Alexandru Voica Technology PR Specialist | News | Comments

Earlier this year I reported about Ingenic Newton, a new MIPS-based platform targeting a wide range of connected consumer devices, including wearables, smart appliances and e-health sensors. This board was powered by an Ingenic JZ4775 chip...

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Silicon in Space

November 12, 2014 9:51 am | by American Institute of Physics | News | Comments

Silicon, which is one of the most common elements in the Earth's crust, is also sprinkled abundantly throughout interstellar space. The only way to identify silicon-containing molecules in the far corners of the cosmos - and to understand the...

TOPICS:

I/Q Data Recorder Can Record, Store, Play Signals With High Bandwidth

November 12, 2014 9:46 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The R&S IQR100 digital I/Q data recorder from Rohde & Schwarz can now record, store and play I/Q signals with bandwidths up to 79.6 MHz loss-free in realtime. Even parallel recording of position data and automatic gain control (AGC) reference levels is ...

TOPICS:

Optical Sensor Family Integrates Touchless Gesture Detection

November 12, 2014 9:39 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

ams AG released a new family of intelligent sensors that integrate six key sensing functions including gesture detection and Mobeam barcode emulation. The TMG399x product family is ideally suited for touchless gesture control and display...

TOPICS:

Oscillator Family Offers Stability, Small Size

November 12, 2014 9:08 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Vectron International announces another addition to their Evacuated Miniature Crystal Oscillator (EMXO) family. The EX-421 offers superb stability, small size, low power and fast warm-up capability. Features include: Leveraging Vectron's patented EMXO technology

TOPICS:

Venturing Into the Upper Atmosphere of Venus

November 11, 2014 3:17 pm | by European Space Agency | News | Comments

As the end of its eight-year adventure at Venus edges ever closer, ESA scientists have been taking a calculated risk with the Venus Express spacecraft in order to carry out unique observations of the planet's rarefied outer atmosphere. First results from this aerobraking campaign were reported...

Advertisement

Texas A&M Joins the European Wind Energy Master Program

November 11, 2014 1:19 pm | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

The Department of Aerospace Engineering (AERO) at Texas A&M University has accepted an invitation to join the European Wind Energy Master (EWEM) program as an Associate Partner.  This collaborative effort will bring the department into the midst of a very active wind energy research and...

Rosetta Space Probe Features Insulating Products

November 11, 2014 11:49 am | News | Comments

From the time of its launch on March 2, 2004 – and continuing through its mission for the last ten years – DUNMORE Corporation's insulating products have protected the European Space Agency's Rosetta space probe, its sensitive instruments...

TOPICS:

GaN Systems Inc Offering Devices for Google's Little Box Challenge

November 11, 2014 11:47 am | News | Comments

GaN Systems Inc is one of a number of manufacturers offering its devices to contestants entering the Little Box Challenge launched by Google and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).  The Little Box Challenge is an open...

TOPICS:

Watch a drone take off from another drone

November 11, 2014 9:46 am | by Kasey Panetta, ECN Editor | Blogs | Comments

Here at ECN, we like to think you can never have enough drones. So, in the spirit of our drone obsession, I would like to present you with a video of a drone taking off from another drone. It's very meta. I like to think if Isaac Newton was still around, he...

TOPICS:

Wireless Development Kits Aid Manufacturers

November 11, 2014 9:36 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices, Inc. (Norwood, MA) introduced a suite of comprehensive development kits enabling manufacturers of industrial equipment to easily add remote sensing and monitoring capabilities to their Internet of Things and Big Data products via a scalable wireless network...

TOPICS:

Barometric Sensors Designed for Mobile Applications

November 11, 2014 9:30 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Bosch Sensortec has achieved cumulative shipments of 400 million barometric sensors to enable development of new mobile applications such as weather forecasting, altitude measurement, indoor navigation with floor level tracking, used for navigation...

TOPICS:

Microsoft Drops Nokia Name with Newest Lumia Phone

November 11, 2014 9:24 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft has unveiled a cheaper smartphone, costing about 110 euros ($135), as it eyes emerging and other low-cost markets for growth. The new model is the first Lumia smartphone under Microsoft's own brand name. The company has released...

TOPICS:

Pages

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading