Electronics News and Product Design Updates
18.11.2015 - 23:37
According to scientists from the University of Lancaster and spin out company Quantum Base, current authentication solutions, such as anti-counterfeit tags or password-protection, base their security on replication difficulty, or secrecy, which can be broken or forged. Looking to solve this problem, the team is using nanomaterials to create an u...
Huawei demonstrates batteries that charge in minutes
18.11.2015 - 23:34
Huawei has unveiled a range of quick charging lithium-ion batteries that have achieved a charging speed 10 times faster than that of normal batteries, reaching around 50% capacity in minutes. Two demonstrations were shown at the 56th Battery Symposium in Japan showing two types of quick-charging li-ion batteries: one with a 600mAh capacity wa...
Electrodynamic Energy Harvesting for the IoT
18.11.2015 - 23:28
Jennova has introduced an Electrodynamic Energy Harvesting (EH) technology designed to simplify the capture and amplify the energy produced from the rotation or spin of devices and to power smart sensors and IoT applications. “Jennova has worked to create a technology that is virtually error-free and harvest the energy that is typically...
Applied Micro unveils X-Gene 3, with 32 ARMv8 cores
18.11.2015 - 23:18
AppliedMicro has announced third generation of X-Gene, its so called Server on a Chip. Called X-Gene 3, the device is targeted at TSMC’s 16nm FinFET process and will feature 32 ARM v8 cores operating at up to 3GHz, eight DDR4-2667 memory channels and 42 PCIe Gen 3 lanes. According to the company, the device is expected to be offer four to ...
PEZY adds 64-bit MIPS for energy-efficient supercomputing
16.11.2015 - 23:25
PEZY Computing has announced it is working on a MIPS64-based PEZY-SC2 family of many-core chips for supercomputers and HPC applications that will scale up to 4096 processing nodes. The 64-bit MIPS CPUs will act as the host processors for the system, making PEZY-SC2 the first generation of 64-bit HPC processors from the Japanese company. PE...
Photons on a chip could lead to secure communications and quantum technologies
16.11.2015 - 23:18
Researchers from RMIT University in Melbourne, led by Professor David Moss - director of RMITs MicroNano Research Facility, claim to have created photon pairs that fit on a computer chip. The team says the development could lead to the next-generation of integrated quantum optical technology, being compatible with current technology and secure c...
Flexible sensor measures body temperature accurately
16.11.2015 - 23:13
A flexible, lightweight sensor that is said to respond rapidly to changes in body temperature has been developed by a group from the University of Tokyo. The sensor’s resistance is said to change by up to 100,000 times over a range of 5°C, allowing accurate temperature measurement without additional complicated display circuitry. Th...
Smallest LED lighting sensor includes world’s first IoT Artificial Eye technology
16.11.2015 - 23:02
Connected lighting specialist, Gooee has claimed to have created the world’s smallest sensor for LED lighting and the Internet of Things (IoT) that now includes the latest Artificial Eye technology following an exclusive agreement with DELTA Microelectronics. The agreement creates a new ‘standard’ in sensing, data and contro...
SoC debug solution supports monitoring and analysis of multi-core systems
12.11.2015 - 23:12
CEVA and UltraSoC announced that they have partnered to make UltraSoC’s universal system-on-chip (SoC) debug solution available for CEVA DSP cores. Today’s electronic devices require sophisticated, computationally intensive signal processing algorithms in order to execute audio, voice, vision, image, and communications processing ...
ARM Cortex-M cores get upgrade, plus ‘ultra efficient’ A class core
12.11.2015 - 23:09
ARM has launched a new architecture for its M class MCU cores, as well as the first member of a new family of ultra efficient Cortex-A class processors. Nandam Nayampally, vp of marketing for ARM’s CPU group, said v8-M is a 32bit architecture which will run the T32/Thumb instruction sets and bring TrustZone levels of security to the M c...
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