Next Generation Automobile Alcohol Detection System to be Developed by Takata and TruTouch TechnologiesJanuary 17, 2011 6:37 am | Comments
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., /PRNewswire/ -- According to the World Health Organization, over 500,000 people die each year as a result of injuries involving alcohol worldwide. Alcohol was a factor in almost 13,000 deaths involving automobile accidents in the U.S. alone during 2008. New technological advancements make it possible to measure a potential driver's intoxication level by quickly analyzing light reflected from a person's skin.
TRW Launches New Turn Signal Cancellation Mechanism on Steering Column Control Modules for Ford Motor CompanyJanuary 14, 2011 6:17 am | Comments
LIVONIA, Mich., /PRNewswire/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corporation has launched its next generation Steering Column Control Modules (SCCM) on Ford Motor Company's Super Duty, F-Series, Edge, Explorer and the Lincoln MKX. The SCCM incorporates high level electronic integration which features functions such as turn signal, headlamp switch inputs, high-low beam selector, front and rear wipe wash, pedal adjust switch, tilt-telescoping steering column switch and motor drivers, hazard warning, steering wheel switch signal processing, steering angle sensing, and the unique feature of electronic turn signal cancel.
TowerJazz and Agilent Technologies Expand SiGe Design Kit Offering for Agilent’s Advanced Design System SoftwareJanuary 14, 2011 6:17 am | Comments
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- TowerJazz announced the availability of additional SiGe process design kits (PDKs) for TowerJazz’s 0.18 µm SiGe process platform. The design kits target high-frequency products for optical networks, automotive radar and 60GHz WiFi, as well as high-power front-end-modules for wireless handsets.
Macworld 2011 Survey Shows That Attendees are ready to Shop - and Email, Music and News Apps DominateJanuary 14, 2011 6:17 am | Comments
IDG World Expo, owner of Macworld 2011, recently released the results of a new survey of more than 3,400 people pre-registered to attend Macworld 2011. The survey found that an overwhelming majority (76.2%) of registered attendees plan to purchase products for their Apple devices—including the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad—on the show floor.
Companies Partner to Share Expertise Across Embedded Processing, Wireless Mobility and Sensor TechnologiesJanuary 14, 2011 6:16 am | Comments
Logic PD, global product development and embedded computing provider, and Roke Manor Research, a telecommunications research & development specialist, announced a strategic partnership. As a result, the companies will develop wireless products that maximize the user experience and offer customers the shortest development times possible.
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cypress Semiconductor Corporation extended the deadline for its ARM® Cortex™-M3/ PSoC® 5 Design Challenge. In order to accommodate exceptional demand, participants now have until January 24, 2011 to complete stage one of the challenge. The design challenge aims to find the most innovative and useful designs from the millions of possibilities available to designers using the Cypress PSoC 5 architecture powered by the ARM Cortex-M3 processor.
MINNEAPOLIS -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- New Boundary Technologies®, a 25-year veteran of providing innovative software solutions, announced the release of Prism Suite® 11.0. In its latest release, New Boundary Technologies enhances Prism Suite’s patented SmartUpdate™ technology and strengthens the integration between software license management and software deployment.
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Antenna Systems 2011 will be held September 20-21 at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, TN. This conference brings the entire value-chain of antennas and antenna systems together – antenna manufacturers, dealers, integrators, end-users and subsystem suppliers.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsys, Inc. announced Android operating system (v2.2 FroYo) support for the DesignWare™ ARC™ 750D processor core. The DesignWare ARC 750D host processor, which runs at 1.1 GHz and delivers 1800 DMIPs in an industry standard 40-nanometer (nm) process, is an ideal choice for designers requiring a high-performance, low-power and cost-effective microprocessor to drive Android-based applications.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble recently launched the Trimble® Mobile GIS Developer Community. The new site provides a rich and growing selection of developer tools and services, hosted within the Trimble Connected Community (TCC) portal. The online community provides members with access to software tools and services as well as documentation, a developer forum, knowledge base and support resources.
CHICAGO, /PRNewswire/ -- ICAP Ocean Tomo, the intellectual property brokerage division of ICAP plc (IAP.L) and the world's premier patent auction firm, announces the sale of Sagem Wireless' extensive patent portfolio of wireless and mobile device technology. Consisting of hundreds of issued patents and pending applications in key markets across North America, Europe, and Asia, the portfolio represents essential technologies that will enable the purchaser the opportunity to successfully operate in the fast-growing wireless mobile market.
WASHINGTON, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International CTIA WIRELESS® 2011 announced the launch of its public voting site for the new Big Idea Contest. Designed to highlight the latest, most innovative use of wireless technology, the program attracted entries from more than 40 applicants vying for the opportunity to present their product, application or service to the attendees at International CTIA WIRELESS.
NEW YORK, /PRNewswire/ -- Crunch Fitness has partnered with IdeaWork Studios, Inc. to launch the brand's first mobile application. The free app, available to both iPhone and Android users, allows members to check-in, retrieve location and class information, and stay connected with the Crunch community, all while on the go.
Intelligent Solution for the Growing Information and Communication Requirements of Electric VehiclesJanuary 13, 2011 6:16 am | Comments
REGENSBURG, Germany and DETROIT, /PRNewswire/ -- To allow the production of electric vehicles suitable for everyday use to be launched as quickly as possible, Continental is not just developing drive components, storage systems and control units for electric vehicles. Continental works with the collective expertise of a company that brought vehicle navigation to production readiness and is a driving force behind the networking of automobiles and the environment to establish the communications infrastructure required for electric vehicles.
PORTLAND, Ore., /PRNewswire/ -- BookBaby throws open the doors to the electronic publishing and distribution world for independent authors, offering the highest pay-out rate for eBook distribution in the industry. Authors will receive 100% of their net sales revenue – paid weekly – generated through all BookBaby's retailer network, including all the major retailers including Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble, and Sony, and soon, Google.