Today the Wireless History Foundation announced that nominations for the 2012 Wireless Hall of Fame will be due no later than March 15. Nominations will be accepted in four categories: Service Provider, Technology, Industry Associate, and Pioneer. A candidate must be recommended by one nominator and two seconders.
On 3-4 April, IDTechEx is hosting its 8th annual Printed Electronics Europe event in Berlin, Germany. The event focus is on the commercialisation of printed electronics, with adopters from many verticals discussing their needs and experiences. Also covered in the 100+ speaker conference program are the hottest technology topics.
Honeywell Sensing and Control has launched a new easy-to-use, full-featured website that makes it easy for developers and OEMs to find, order and purchase the right sensing and control components for their industrial, medical, transportation, test and measurement, or aerospace solutions. The newly upgraded sensing.
Axis Teknologies announced the members of a new Advisory Board that Axis has established as a proactive measure for sustained expansion. “Axis experienced 251 percent expansion in the last two years, a growth level we have sustained and expect to increase substantially in 2012 and over the next several years.
Green Hills Software announces new US Government IPv6 (USGv6) support for its INTEGRITY real time operating system (RTOS) and Platform for Secure Networking. Green Hills Software is the first RTOS provider to announce this support. Green Hills Software joins the ranks with other major networking vendors to add support and test with an accredited lab as outlined in the USGv6 test program.
Cavium announced that Cavium's 32-core OCTEON® II CN6880 was selected as the winner of The Linley Group's "Best Embedded Processor" Analysts' Choice Award. The Linley Group First Annual Analysts Choice Awards recognizes the top processor products of 2011 in several major categories including embedded, mobile, PC, server, design IP, and related technology.
Call Anant Agarwal’s work crazy, and you’ve made him a happy man. Agarwal directs the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s vaunted Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, or CSAIL. The lab is housed in the university’s Stata Center, a Dr. Seussian hodgepodge of forms and angles that nicely reflects the unhindered-by-reality visionary research that goes on inside.
FreeWave Technologies said today that 2012 will be a banner year for wireless data radio communications across many industrial and geographical markets. As one of the early pioneers of 900 MHz wireless technology in 1993 (which now has expanded into additional multiple spectrums), FreeWave has seen the evolution of wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) communications grow and gain traction across both traditional and, more recently, newer growth markets, such as the Smart Grid.
International Rectifier announced it will showcase the company’s latest power management solutions at the Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC) which is being held at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando, Florida, February 5-9, 2012. IR engineering and sales staff will demonstrate IR’s latest energy-savings and high power density enabling technologies and products at Booth 501.
Android looks set to replace Apple’s iOS in terms of importance to developers within the next 12 months, according to Ovum. However, despite a clear vie for ultimate supremacy between these two platforms, almost all developers support both. In its second annual developer survey*, the independent technology analyst reveals that while iOS and Android form the core of developer support, there also exists growing interest from developers in BlackBerry OS and Microsoft Windows Phone.
Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry’s largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, has signed a global distribution agreement with Synapse Wireless. “We are excited to provide Synapse Wireless products to our growing global customer base,” said Mark Zack, vice president of semiconductors, Digi-Key Corporation.
Premier Farnell, a leading high-service distributor of technology products and solutions, announced it has entered into an agreement to distribute ARM development tools , software, evaluation boards and debug hardware across the Americas through its Newark element14 brand. As a result of the deal, Premier Farnell will be adding ARM products to its portfolio of electronic design solutions available in the region.
Mouser Electronics announced it is stocking components in support of the Wireless Power Consortium’s Qi (pronounced “chee”) global standards for interoperability between wireless power transmitters and wireless power receivers. The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), consisting of 100 international, leading wireless technology companies, is dedicated to promoting wireless charging stations that are compatible across different companies and countries.
While gasoline running cars will probably outnumber electric cars for years to come, but it is the electric vehicles that represent the vision of the future. Charging electric cars just got easier at Whole Foods Market Arabella Station in Uptown. The store debuted two electric vehicle charging stations for customers.
The Internet of Things has long been a buzz phrase in the technology industry, with a bevy of experts predicting that someday soon, billions of mundane household appliances could be connected to the cloud, yet so far, that notion has remained right around the corner. Texas Instruments, however, believes it has come up with the product needed to give the Internet of Things a kick start, with SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3000, a self-contained wireless processor to give developers a quick way to add internet connectivity to any embedded system using any microcontroller.