Electronics News and Product Design Updates
05.03.2019 - 23:54
McMaster researchers, working with partners at other universities, have created a motion-powered, fireproof sensor that can track the movements of firefighters, steelworkers, miners and others who work in high-risk environments where they cannot always be seen. The low-cost sensor is about the size of a button-cell watch battery and can be in...
Efficient chip enables low-power devices to run today’s toughest quantum encryption schemes
05.03.2019 - 23:46
MIT researchers have developed a novel cryptography circuit that can be used to protect low-power IoT devices in the coming age of quantum computing. Bringing quantum computers online and to market could one day enable advances in areas such as medical research, but if hackers get access, they could potentially break through the powerful encr...
05.03.2019 - 23:29
A team from the University of Cambridge has developed an inkjet-printed transistor, which is sensitive enough to accurately detect electrophysiological signals from the skin when used in conjunction with a wearable device. In the virtual environment, for example, the tracking of subtle eye movements by electro-oculography is needed for a bett...
Cadence unveils first silicon-proven, long-reach 7nm 112G SerDes IP
27.10.2018 - 23:57
Cadence Design Systems has unveiled the industry’s first silicon-proven, long-reach 112G SerDes IP in 7nm. According to Cadence the IP delivers the power, performance and area (PPA) efficiency required to build high-port density networking products for next-generation cloud-scale and telco datacentres. Cadence has been working closel...
UltraSoC and ResilTech partner to further functional safety in automotive systems
27.10.2018 - 23:49
UltraSoC and ResilTech have announced a collaboration that brings together their expertise and technologies to help further the functional safety compliance of automotive systems, focusing particularly on the ISO26262 standard. UltraSoC’s embedded analytics technology provides a powerful platform for developers who need to verify and va...
4G/5G summit: Qualcomm adds to its family of 5G NR mmWave antenna modules
27.10.2018 - 23:44
Qualcomm has extended its QTM052 mmWave antenna module family of fully-integrated 5G NR millimetre wave (mmWave) modules for smartphones and other mobile devices with its smallest additions yet. Compared with the first set of modules announced in July 2018, the latest mmWave antenna modules are 25 percent smaller and engineered to enable mobi...
World’s first TPM for cybersecurity in the connected car
27.10.2018 - 23:35
Infineon Technologies says it is enabling a “crucial” step toward greater cybersecurity in the connected car, as the world’s first semiconductor manufacturer to put a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) specifically for automotive applications on the market. The OPTIGA TPM 2.0 is designed to protect communication between the car m...
4G/5G summit: Qualcomm Quick Charge technology
27.10.2018 - 23:26
Qualcomm has revealed that its Quick Charge technology is now at the core of more than 1000 mobile devices, accessories and controllers. After four generations, the Quick Charge technology’s growing ecosystem consists of more than 200 compatible mobile devices, 700 accessories and 100 controllers. On the device side this ecosystem means...
Semiconductor quantum transistor opens the door for photon-based computing
10.07.2018 - 23:57
Researchers from the University of Maryland claim to have demonstrated the first single-photon transistor using a semiconductor chip. Making a quantum transistor triggered by light has been a previous challenge because it requires that the photons interact with each other, the researchers explain. According to the team, the device is compa...
Smart bandages designed to monitor and tailor treatment for chronic wounds
10.07.2018 - 23:52
A prototype bandage designed to actively monitor the condition of chronic wounds and deliver appropriate drug treatments to improve the chances of healing has been developed by Tufts University engineers. The researchers designed the bandages with heating elements and thermoresponsive drug carriers that they say can deliver tailored treatment...
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