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Europe Targets Leadership in Next-Generation "Smart Systems"

November 18, 2011 5:21 am | Comments

The partners in a new European research project announced details of the multinational/multidisciplinary ‘SMArt systems Co-design’ (SMAC) program. This important three-year project, partially funded by the EU’s FP7 (FP7-ICT-2011-7), aims to develop a leading-edge design and integration environment (the ‘SMAC Platform’) for the design of smart systems.

Analog Bits Accelerates Analog IP Verification Using Magma's FineSim SPICE

November 18, 2011 5:11 am | Comments

Magma Design Automation announced that Analog Bits, the integrated clocking and interface IP leader, accelerates analog IP verification for its precision clocking macros, programmable interconnect solutions and specialized memories using FineSim SPICE multi-CPU circuit simulation technology. Using the FineSim SPICE multi-CPU simulation technology, Analog Bits has significantly shortened simulation runtimes, increasing simulation coverage without sacrificing accuracy.

VMP Partners with Secure Marketing Solutions for Midwest Territory

November 17, 2011 1:09 pm | Comments

Video Mount Products, a leading provider of mounting solutions for the residential, CI, commercial, security, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce it has named Indianapolis-based Secure Marketing Solutions as its manufacturer’s representative for the Midwest territory, which includes Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, and Western Pennsylvania.


Festive Gift Buying Goes Mobile in 2011: Webroot Research

November 17, 2011 1:06 pm | Comments

The power and portability of smartphones and tablets will save time and money for many people this holiday season. Over two times more shoppers plan to purchase gifts and 50 per cent more plan to book travel using their mobile devices this year, according to new research from Webroot, a leader in delivering Internet security as a service.

STMicroelectronics Semiconductors Control Stanford Solar Car

November 17, 2011 1:03 pm | Comments

Market-leading 32-bit microcontrollers from STMicroelectronics have been selected to control electrical and electronic systems in Stanford University’s newest solar car. The state-of-the-art, technology-laden vehicle successfully debuted in this year’s World Solar Challenge, a prestigious sun-powered car race across Australia, October 16-21, 2011.

Stunning 3D Display Advertisements Worldwide

November 17, 2011 12:56 pm | by Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Editor November 17, 2011 | Comments

Cooliris' 3D ads business unit, AdJitsu, and Smaato, a pioneer in mobile advertising technology company, announce a new rich media partnership that will bring AdJitsu 3D ads to Smaato’s global network of 40,000 app developers and premium publishers in more than 230 countries worldwide. AdJitsu immersive 3D display ads offer an unprecedented level of engagement through virtual product experiences, and have proven successful in campaigns in the US and the UK.

High-Speed Automotive M2M Module

November 17, 2011 12:35 pm | Comments

Cinterion launches AH3, its new high-speed automotive M2M module with a new triple-diversity antenna design. AH3 delivers reliable always-on communications across global 2G and 3G cellular networks for advanced applications such as, onboard vehicle computing, internet access, fleet management as well as automatic eCall and emergency roadside assistance, integrated hands free calling and many more.


Ultrabooks to Shake up Semiconductor Markets

November 17, 2011 12:10 pm | Comments

Booming shipments of ultrabooks during the next four years will shake up various semiconductor markets, boosting the prospects for sensors as well as power and analog semiconductors, but decreasing the market opportunity for upgrade memory modules, according to IHS iSuppli Semiconductor Value Chain research from information and analysis provider IHS.


GreenPeak CEO Selected to Speak at BIT U-Home Conference

November 17, 2011 12:05 pm | by Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Editor November 17, 2011 | Comments

Cees Links, CEO and Founder of GreenPeak Technologies, has been selected to speak at BIT’s U-Home-2011 World Congress – Smart Living with Automation to be held during November 27-29, 2011 at the World Exposition Center in Hefei, China. Cees will be presenting on Smart Home Technology - Home Automation and Remote Control on Nov 27th, 2011.

Communications and Tactical Data Sharing at U.S. Army Exercise

November 17, 2011 7:46 am | Comments

A Lockheed Martin team recently demonstrated how software-defined radios can extend the Army’s tactical network by connecting disparate ground troops with the Airborne and Maritime/Fixed Station Joint Tactical Radio System (AMF JTRS). During a recent Army exercise, AMF JTRS demonstrated the system’s range and capability by successfully relaying a combination of voice, data and imagery from a test bed AH-64 Block III Apache helicopter to ground forces over the Internet-Protocol enabled Soldier Radio Waveform (SRW).

E-readers: Market Prospects and Technology Developments

November 17, 2011 7:32 am | by Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Editor November 17, 2011 | Comments

By Dr Harry Zervos, Technical Analyst, IDTechEx IDTechEx's Printed Electronics and Photovoltaics USA onference and tradeshow in Santa Clara this November 30 - December 1 will feature focused sessions on electronics paper technologies, with main technology developers giving updates on their advances and future work.

NDS Surgical Imaging Receives Health Canada Approval for ZeroWire Wireless HD Video Solution

November 17, 2011 5:28 am | Comments

SAN JOSE, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--NDS Surgical Imaging (NDSsi) today announced it received Health Canada approval for its ZeroWire® wireless surgical video technology. Utilizing the ultra-wideband (UWB) frequency spectrum to minimize interference, ZeroWire delivers full high-definition video (1080p60) in the OR with less than 1 frame latency, giving surgical teams a wireless solution for a wide range of interventional procedures.

FreeWave Technologies Demostrate Using Industrial Grade Wireless Solutions for Extending PLC Capabilities

November 16, 2011 5:51 am | Comments

FreeWave Technologies announced it will showcase its latest industrial grade wireless data radio offerings for extending Rockwell Automation Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) at the 2011 Rockwell Automation Fair ( ). FreeWave will be demonstrating a wide array of its popular ruggedized data radios in the booth, including the HT Plus and FGR2-PE Ethernet series, FGR2 line of serial products, (in both board and enclosed configurations), and its wireless I/O Expansion Module family.

Freescale Introduces ‘Home Health Hub’ Solution for Telehealth Applications

November 16, 2011 5:28 am | Comments

DUSSELDORF, Germany--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) today introduced a home health hub (HHH) reference platform to help medical equipment manufacturers quickly and easily create remote-access devices that can collect, connect and securely share health data for improved healthcare management.

Verdi Debug in Advanced Chip Verification Environment Standardized

November 16, 2011 5:19 am | by Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Editor November 16, 2011 | Comments

SpringSoft announced that CM Engineering has adopted the Verdi Automated Debug System as its standard debug platform. By standardizing on Verdi debug, CM Engineering expects to dramatically improve verification efficiency in response to the escalating complexity and demand for third-party verification services.


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