Raspberry Pi with six times the power
02.02.2015 - 23:07
Raspberry Pi 2 - the next generation of the hugely popular single board computer – has been launched by its distributors and features upgraded capabilities, faster processor cores and a doubling in memory capacity to 1GB.Raspberry Pi 2 incorporates the Broadcom BCM2836 application processor, containing a powerful ARM Cortex-A7 quad-core C...
'Designer materials' set to enable ultra thin, flexible displays
02.02.2015 - 23:03
Research published in Nature Materials by the University of Manchester and University of Sheffield shows that new 2D 'designer materials' can be produced to create flexible, see-through and more efficient electronic devices.Research published in Nature Materials by the University of Manchester and University of Sheffield shows that new...
Intel buys Lantiq in connected home move
02.02.2015 - 23:00
In a move targets the connected home, Intel has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies."By 2018, we expect more than 800million broadband connected households worldwide," said Kirk Skaugen, general manager of Intel's Client Computing Group. "The...
Silicon photonics set to enable early stage cardiovascular disease detection
02.02.2015 - 22:56
STM32F042 и STM32F072 – новые представители семейства бюджетных микроконтроллеров STM32F0 на 32-битном ядре Cortex-M0 от ST Microelectronics. В новинках появилась периферия USB, CAN, HDMI, а также стало больше стандартной периферии – USART, SPI, I²C и таймеров.Imec, Medtronic, Ghent University and their project partners are to...
G.fast set to bring 500Mbit/s broadband to 'most of the UK' by 2025
30.01.2015 - 22:40
BT is planning to roll out 'G.fast' technology in a move that could see 500Mbit/s broadband being available to 'most of the UK' by 2025. Testing will start in two pilot locations this Summer.According to the company, G.fast will initially offer download rates of 'a few hundred Mbit/s'. Rates will then increase to around...
Weightless-N v1.0 on schedule for publication in Q2 2015
30.01.2015 - 22:36
The Weightless SIG has completed its first quarter Weightless-N Working Group conference, convened to progress development of the new IoT specification for sub GHz spectrum.Professor William Webb, pictured, CEO of the Weightless SIG, commented: "Solid development work has progressed the specification significantly since October 2014. We ar...
Intel goes to 60GHz to enable 'the end of wires'
30.01.2015 - 22:32
Intel has announced the availability of its 5th generation Intel Core vPro processor family which, it claims, will meet the needs of a more mobile and dynamic workforceThe latest iteration of Intel Core vPro processors offers wireless innovations, built in security, faster performance and improved manageability. It also believes the new process...
STM32F3 range extended to address high performance applications
30.01.2015 - 22:28
STMicroelectronics has extended its STM32F3 MCU family to address applications that require high performance and innovative features at affordable cost. The range now offers memory densities of up to 512kbyte of flash and 80kbyte of SRAM, as well as more capable peripherals for high speed control and off chip storage.Added to the range are the...
Freescale 'outgrows the market' as it continues its recovery
30.01.2015 - 22:23
Freescale is continuing its turn round from the seemingly dark days when it was dealing with the twin problems of large amounts of debt and declining product revenues.Speaking exclusively with New Electronics, president and CEO Gregg Lowe – now about two and a half years into the job – pointed out two things. "Our top line reve...
Five UK universities to lead the Alan Turing Institute
28.01.2015 - 22:19
The universities of Cambridge, Edinburgh, Oxford and Warwick, along with University College London, will lead the Alan Turing Institute, which will be based at the British Library in London. The Institute is intended to position the UK as a leader in the analysis and application of big data and algorithm research.Business Secretary Vince Cable,...
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