Electronics News and Product Design Updates
14.09.2015 - 23:09
A new series of ARM Cortex-A5 based microprocessors has been launched by Atmel, which says the devices deliver the lowest power consumption of all MPUs in its class. Called the SAMA5D2 series, the parts are said to consume less than 200µA in retention mode with context preserved and to wake up in 30µs. Called the SAMA5D2 ser...
Spectrum monitoring range extended
14.09.2015 - 23:07
CRFS is launching the latest additions to its RFeye node family at DSEI 2015. The RFeye family has been designed for continuous remote monitoring of the spectrum, providing real time information on spectrum use, as well as the ability to map, display and analyse high volumes of data. The devices support direction finding and radio geolocation te...
V2X technology senses danger before you see it
12.09.2015 - 22:14
Continental will presented a left-turn assist based on Vehicle-to-X (V2X) technology in the outdoor area of the New Mobility World at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA). The technology issues an audible and visual warning to alert the driver of an impending collision due to the presence of a hidden approaching vehicle during a left-turn manoeuvre. A...
Using magnetic permeability to store information
12.09.2015 - 22:10
Researchers from Corning Incorporated, the Physics Department at the University of Nebraska, the US Army Research Laboratory and the Naval Research Laboratory have made steps in developing a new magnetic memory technology, which is less susceptible to corruption by magnetic fields or thermal exposure than conventional memory. The findings open u...
MIT researchers develop new many core cache coherence approach
10.09.2015 - 17:17
MIT researchers have unveiled what they claim is the first fundamentally new approach to cache coherence in more than three decades. The development – called Tardis – is said to respond to the need for a more efficient way of maintaining cache coherence in many core devices. In order to know which cores have copies of which data, ...
Freescale introduces industry’s first 10G Wi-Fi enabled home gateway solution
10.09.2015 - 17:14
Freescale semiconductor has released the QorlQ LS1043A residential gateway, claimed to be the industry’s first 10Gbit/s Internet and 10Gbit/s Wi-Fi enabled home gateway solution aimed at driving multi-gigabit broadband access toward mainstream adoption. The QorlQ LS1043A was developed in collaboration with Quantenna Communications and f...
JLR exploring the use of haptics in future vehicles
10.09.2015 - 17:11
Haptic technology developer Ultrahaptics is working with Jaguar Land Rover in the investigation of a mid air touch system for its Predictive Infotainment Screen. The work is intended to help drivers keep their eyes on the road, rather than on the technology in their cars. Using the Ultrahaptics solution, the driver’s hand can be located...
British Engineering Excellence Awards 2015 shortlist announced
10.09.2015 - 17:05
Findlay Media is delighted to announce the shortlist for this year’s British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEAs). “Once again the calibre of entries for this year’s awards has been exceptionally high and the judges have found it difficult to agree on the shortlist,” said Phil Mayo, chairman of the judging panel and M...
Power semiconductor market to grow 5% in 2015
10.09.2015 - 17:01
According to the latest report by IHS Technology the overall power semiconductor market, including both power discretes and power modules, is predicted to grow 5% in 2015 to reach $17billion. In 2014, year-over-year power discrete revenue grew 5% and power module revenue grew 12%. Also, according to the report, the global power module market ...
HyperCat joins the Industrial Internet Consortium
10.09.2015 - 13:51
HyperCat has announced that it is joining the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) to help tackle two key IoT challenges: firstly, how to find relevant and trustworthy data from connected ‘things’; And secondly, how to make it easier for those things to talk to each other. HyperCat is focused on making data from a connected thing ...
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