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Meaghan's Minute: Minimized Signal Transmission Failures

March 24, 2014 1:59 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Multimedia Production Specialist | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by API Technologies, Molex has announced its Expanded-Beam Ruggedized Optical Cable Assemblies, delivering highly reliable interconnects for use in harsh environments...                      

Meaghan's Minute: New Renewable Energy Source

March 21, 2014 12:06 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, Harvard physicists have recently proposed a new device that would capture energy from Earth’s infrared emissions to outer space as a new, renewable energy source...                      

Meaghan's Minute: Doping Carbon Filaments

March 20, 2014 10:28 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, a team of Stanford engineers have developed a process to 'dope' carbon filaments with an additive to improve their electronic performance so they can tolerate...              

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Meaghan's Minute: Tiny Electrical Switches

March 19, 2014 9:41 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, GE Labs has developed tiny electrical switches thinner than a human hair that can transmit kilowatts of power...                       

Meaghan's Minute: CMicrotek's Micro-Current Probe & Micro-Power Analyzer

March 18, 2014 8:50 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, CMicrotek is developing a family of instruments for very low current/power measurements to meet the demands of today’s low-power electronic products...                                    

Meaghan's Minute: Ultra-Battery Energy Storage

March 17, 2014 9:56 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research organization has developed an UltraBattery, a new dimension in lead acid battery technology...                         

Meaghan's Minute: Gesture Recognition to All Devices

February 28, 2014 10:25 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

University of Washington computer scientists have built a low-cost gesture recognition system that runs without batteries and lets users control their electronic devices hidden from sight with simple hand movements...                       

Dramatic Shifts for Test Equipment

February 27, 2014 10:48 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by API Technologies, next generation mobile devices are becoming more powerful and more complex...                          

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Meaghan's Minute: LTE Broadband Internet Access

February 26, 2014 11:00 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Coming straight from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Altair Semiconductor and WNC have launched a new router designed to offer high-speed internet connectivity over 3.5GHz LTE bands in markets where wired Internet connections such as cable or DSL are not feasible or economical...

Meaghan's Minute: Millions More Connected Devices Are Coming

February 25, 2014 1:28 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today at Embedded World 2014 in Nuremberg, Germany, Sierra Wireless introduced the Legato platform, an open source embedded platform built on Linux and designed to simplify the development of M2M applications from the device to the cloud...

Meaghan's Minute: World Lacks RF Design Expertise, Limits DAS

February 24, 2014 1:17 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

With more than 30 billion square meters of global commercial real estate, only two percent is currently covered with a dedicated indoor wireless network. It's a big issue. 80 percent of mobile connections are made inside of buildings and users expect faster, reliable service...

Meaghan's Minute: A Drum Party In Your Pants

December 13, 2013 10:19 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Tyler Freeman is a drummer who has the habit of drumming and patting his pants. So to help other drummers and musicians produce real music while they’re on the go, he created Drum Pants, a wearable and fully customizable on-the-go musical instrument...       

Meaghan's Minute: Advancing the Internet of Everything

December 12, 2013 10:34 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, tech giants are coming together to form the AllSeen Alliance, which will enable interoperability across multiple devices, systems and services and support broadest cross-industry effort to...       

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Meaghan's Minute: Wireless Power Transfer Technology

December 11, 2013 10:48 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, wouldn’t it be great is our mobile devices charged themselves without ever being plugged in, or if we could hang our ridiculously over-sized flat screen TVs on...               

Meaghan's Minute: Wireless Power Antennas

December 10, 2013 10:38 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, we are discussing high-efficiency wireless power antennas from NuCurrent...                                         

Meaghan's Minute: Adoption of Wireless Power

December 9, 2013 2:20 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Keynote speaker, Ryan Sanderson, who is the Associate Director of Power Supply and Storage Components at HIS, gave his perspective on the adoption of wireless power internationally at the Wireless Power Summit in Austin, TX...                       

Meaghan's Minute: Microchip Tombstones

November 18, 2013 10:13 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, Tombstone Thefts are an apparent problem in Johannesburg, so a company will be offering relatives of the deceased microchips that can be inserted into the memorial. An alarm will be triggered if the...

Meaghan's Minute: Wireless Power Transfer

November 15, 2013 10:35 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, researchers from North Carolina State University have developed new technology and techniques for transmitting power wirelessly from a stationary source to a mobile receiver – moving...

Meaghan's Minute: Lithium-Air Batteries

November 14, 2013 9:49 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, lithium-air batteries hold the promise of drastically increasing power per battery weight, which could lead to electric cars with a much greater driving range. However, there has been...

Meaghan's Minute: Driblet Water Sensor

November 12, 2013 10:03 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices,  Dragon Innovation's crowd funding platform is featuring a new project, Driblet, which is a Wi-Fi connected water sensor that harvests its own energy by using the flow of water...

Meaghan's Minute: Power Harvesting

November 11, 2013 9:35 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, researchers at Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering have designed a power-harvesting device with efficiency similar to modern solar panels, with inexpensive materials that are configured and tuned to...

Meaghan's Minute: Green Parking Zones

October 24, 2013 10:11 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, HEVO Power is developing resonance-based wireless charging systems for electric vehicles, and disguising them as manholes. The plan is to deploy the new wireless charging systems in New York’s Washington Square Park by early 2014.

Meaghan's Minute: RFMD’s Power Doubler Amplifier

October 23, 2013 10:08 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, RFMD has unveiled its power doubler amplifier in a multi-chip module to support the requirements of the new data over cable service interface specification (DOCSIS) 3.1.

Meaghan's Minute: Teeny Tiny Pacemaker

October 22, 2013 10:09 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, Nanostim, a secretive California start-up has developed a tiny, wireless pacemaker that has been approved for sale in the European Union. It’s about the size of a triple A battery, and gets directly inserted into the heart in a non-invasive procedure.

Meaghan's Minute: Home Intelligence

October 21, 2013 10:08 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, we have smart phones, smart TVs, smart appliances, smart cars, so why not make our homes more intelligent? The Neurio home intelligence technology does just that by using a Wi-Fi sensor and a cloud service with some smart pattern detection algorithms.

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