Lumileds LED arrays up to 6,000 lm
Lumileds has announced chip-on-board LED arrays up to 6,000 lm. Emphasising what is claims is the small size of the emissive areas, there are...
Carnegie Mellon research WorldKit to make anything a remote control
Lost the TV remote control again? Never mind - just create another one on the arm of your sofa with a swish of your hand. While you are at it, why not turn the top of your coffee table into a lighting controller, so you can dim your lamps while you kick back and watch a movie.
Only smart grid can rescue wasted solar in Canada
Incentives in Canada have resulted in so much solar energy that only a move to smart grid can use it all. So claims...
Ofgem guards against smart meter abuse
Ofgem has approved an industry code-of-practice designed to protect consumers during the smart meter roll-out. "With the roll-out of smart meters...
Microchip adds op amps to PIC microcontrollers
The PIC16F527 and PIC16F570 microcontrollers are designed with on-chip dual op amp module, 8-bit ADC and two comparators
MCU market goes 32-bit
In 2012, MCU unit shipments surged 16%, but total revenues declined 3% and ASPs plunged 17%, says IC Insights.
Top 20 MEMS foundries
In 2012, TSMC's MEMS foundry business enjoyed ~80% growth, achieved ~$42 million in sales and moved up to third place in Yole D?veloppement's annual MEMS foundry sector rankings.
Accurate voltage supervisor has wide temperature range
The device features a +/-0.5% voltage threshold accuracy at room temperature and +/-1.5% voltage threshold accuracy over the -40 deg C to +125 deg C temperature range
No substitute for a designer''s experience, says Altium
We must give engineers to draw on their experience when starting new designs, writes Robert Huxel
Digi-Key and Mouser accepting orders for Raspberry Pi rivalStories 1 - 10 of 242
Distributors Digi-Key and Mouser are taking orders for "Raspberry Pi competitor" the BeagleBone Black $45 computer based around a 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor