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Digi-Key to Showcase EDA Tools via Hands-On Demos at Embedded World 2015

February 20, 2015 3:21 pm | by Digi-Key | News | Comments

Digi-Key will feature hands-on demonstrations of its design tools and other online engineering resources at next week’s Embedded World conference in Nuremberg, Germany. Visitors are encouraged to visit the Digi-Key booth - Hall 4A, Stand 631– to experience the company’s complete range of web-based tools ...          

Doctors Say Fitness Trackers, Health Apps Can Boost Care

February 20, 2015 2:23 pm | by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

That phone app keeping track of your exercise and meals might keep you out of the hospital one day. Why give your doctors permission to incorporate data from fitness trackers and health apps into electronic patient records? ...

Wireless Minute: Motion Gaming with Force & Resistance

February 20, 2015 10:18 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Wireless Minute, gaming has come a long way since the Atari, and Realm is determined to set the bar even higher with its new system that measures energy expenditure whilst using resistance ...       

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New Approach for Making High-Quality Fiber-Based Electronics

February 20, 2015 10:09 am | by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Scientists have known how to draw thin fibers from bulk materials for decades. But a new approach to that old method, developed by researchers at MIT, could lead to a whole new way of making high-quality fiber-based electronic devices ...

Photos of the Day: Fibers Made By Transforming Materials

February 20, 2015 10:09 am | by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office | News | Comments

fibers created through this method can have a composition that’s completely different from that of the starting materials — an advance that lead researcher Yoel Fink refers to as a kind of “alchemy,” turning inexpensive and abundant materials into high-value ones.

New NIST Tools Boost Wireless Channel Frequencies and Capacity

February 19, 2015 5:21 pm | by Laura Ost, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | News | Comments

To help solve the wireless crowding conundrum and support the next generation of mobile technology--5G cellular--researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are developing measurement tools for channels that are new for mobile communications ...              

Company Sues Apple over Poached Battery Engineers

February 19, 2015 5:09 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Battery maker A123 Systems is suing Apple, claiming it aggressively poached some key staff members in violation of their nondisclosure and noncompete agreements when they left A123 ...              

RFMW and API Technologies Announce Worldwide Distribution Agreement

February 19, 2015 12:44 pm | by RFMW | News | Comments

RFMW Ltd. and API Technologies have announced a worldwide distribution agreement effective February 1, 2015. API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY) ("API") is a leading provider of high performance RF, microwave ...                             

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NIST Tools to Help Boost Wireless Channel Frequencies and Capacity

February 19, 2015 10:13 am | by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | News | Comments

Smartphones and tablets are everywhere, which is great for communications but a growing burden on wireless channels. Forecasted huge increases in mobile data traffic call for exponentially more channel capacity. Boosting bandwidth and capacity could speed ... 

Photo of the Day: Internet of Things: Risk and Value Considerations

February 19, 2015 7:00 am | by ISACA | News | Comments

The Internet of Things (IoT) revolution has the potential to be staggeringly transformational and, at the same time, highly disruptive to business. Business value and organizational competitiveness can be derived as enterprises capitalize on these new capabilities to gain more and better business ... 

In-Circuit, Functional and Boundary Scan Test Solutions at IPC APEX EXPO

February 18, 2015 5:03 pm | by Keysight Technologies | News | Comments

Keysight Technologies will demonstrate in-circuit, functional and boundary scan test solutions at IPC APEX EXPO, Booth 3815, San Diego Convention Center, Feb. 24-26 ...           

Top 3 STEM Toys from 2015 Toy Fair

February 18, 2015 3:59 pm | by Janine E. Mooney, Editor in Chief | @JMooneyWDD | Blogs | Comments

This year's Toy Fair was apparently filled with pretty awesome stuff for kids. Obviously we're all engineers over here so what does the Toy Fair have to do with us? Remember STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)? Well a ton of toy companies were focused on ... 

Interconnect Solutions Drive Performance in Harsh Environments

February 18, 2015 2:13 pm | by Meaghan Ziemba, Editor, @MZiembaWDD | Articles | Comments

At this year’s Autosport International Engineering Show in Birmingham, UK, TE Connectivity displayed its latest innovations from its DEUTSCH connectors and Raychem wire and cable ...              

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In the HotSeat: Dr. Wald Siskens, CEO, EnOcean

February 18, 2015 1:29 pm | by Meaghan Ziemba, Editor, @MZiembaWDD | Articles | Comments

Last year, EnOcean welcomed Dr. Wald Siskens as its new CEO, who prior to EnOcean, had a 17-year career with Phillips Electronics ...          

Global M2M Association Eliminates Borders with Seamless Global Connectivity Solution

February 18, 2015 1:15 pm | News | Comments

The Global M2M Association (GMA), a cooperation of six international tier-one operators (Deutsche Telekom, Orange, TeliaSonera, Telecom Italia Mobile, Bell Canada and SoftBank) in the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) market will showcase its revolutionary new ...      

eWBM Selects Elliptic’s Secure Root of Trust Technology

February 18, 2015 1:06 pm | by Elliptic Technologies | News | Comments

Elliptic Technologies has announced that SoC solution provider eWBM has selected Elliptic’s tRoot technology, a future-proof secure hardware root of trust enabling unique identification and authentication, for their newest IoT chipsets ...       

LTE-Advanced & Carrier Aggregation - An RF Double Whammy

February 18, 2015 12:58 pm | by Jeremy Hendy, VP Marketing, Nujira | Articles | Comments

Although RF engineers are still largely focused on maximizing the efficiency and performance of LTE front ends, LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) will soon introduce a range of new challenges and complexity that need to be overcome in handsets ...           

EnOcean Launches Complete Wireless LED Control System

February 18, 2015 12:09 pm | by EnOcean | News | Comments

LED lighting is one of the most promising and fast-growing technologies of today. EnOcean now enables OEMs to unlock the full potential of LEDs with simple, easy-to-install, industry standard tools that offer energy conservation, personal control, and compliance ...          

Time-Domain Electromagnetic Simulation for Automotive Radar

February 18, 2015 10:37 am | by WDD Staff | News | Comments

​Remcom announces unique benefits of time-domain electromagnetic simulation for automotive radar sensors via XFdtd® 3D EM Simulation Software.  XFdtd enables simulations of full sensor models with a bumper’s fascia, dramatically decreasing development cycles and improving accuracy. Remcom is refining these ... 

Did NSA Plant Spyware in Computers Around World?

February 18, 2015 10:02 am | by BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Did the National Security Agency plant spyware deep in the hard drives of thousands of computers used by foreign governments, banks , and other surveillance targets around the world ...           

Filter Mitigates BAS Interference for Major Telecom Company

February 18, 2015 9:53 am | by Jaymie Murray, API Technologies | News | Comments

Over the years, API Technologies has built a solid reputation among wireless service providers by solving even the most challenging interference issues. API's range of filter designs for the telecomindustry offer a host of customizable topologies and models that can be modified and adapted to meet the ... 

Making Multicore Chips Faster and Smarter

February 18, 2015 9:45 am | by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Computer chips’ clocks have stopped getting faster. To keep delivering performance improvements, chipmakers are instead giving chips more processing units, or cores, which can execute computations in parallel ...

MIPI Alliance Updates its Widely Adopted CSI Specification

February 18, 2015 9:34 am | News | Comments

MIPI Alliance, an international organization that develops interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced industries, today introduced MIPI® CSI-2℠ v1.3, a comprehensive update to its Camera Serial Interface (CSI℠) specification. The new specification enables manufacturers to use the ... 

Photos of the Day: A Super Remote that Declutters Your Coffee Table

February 18, 2015 9:29 am | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The Ray Super Remote wants to declutter your coffee table and become the central nervous system of all of your home entertainment systems. The touch-screen device, released Tuesday, is designed to control TVs, cable boxes, DVRs, video game consoles and Internet streaming players ...            

LG Display May Be Apple Watch’s Sole Supplier

February 18, 2015 9:17 am | by Megan Crouse, Real-Time Digital Reporter, @abmdigi | News | Comments

LG Display will likely be the sole vendor for the p-OLED displays used by Apple Watch, J.P. Morgan said in a study conducted by Asia Pacific Equity Research, the results of which were published on Feb. 13 ...            

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