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Can Kevlar Prevent Lithium-Ion Battery Fires?
University of Michigan researchers have used nanofibers extracted from Kevlar to develop a barrier between the electrodes in a lithium-ion battery that is capable of preventing the type of fires linked with the grounding of Boeing''s 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
Backplanes Hit a Wall at 56G
Backplane-based systems are hitting a wall at 56 Gbit/second speeds, driving a debate over a need for new materials, signaling and equalization, said a Rambus engineer at DesignCon.
Intel 5th Gen vPro Goes 60GHz Wireless
Intel has incorporated Pro Wireless Display (WiDi) and Wireless Docking capability is based on its Wireless Gigabit (60-GHz) technology to automatically connect to monitors, keyboards, mice and USB accessories without the need for a mechanical dock, cutting the last cord to all x86-based computers.
Introducing USB Type-C -- USB for 21st Century Systems
Industry leaders are poised to start rolling out devices enabled with a new form of USB -- USB Type-C -- featuring a small, robust connector that can handle 20 Gbps and 100W.
GaN Pumps Power Revolution
Gallium nitride is ramping up a revolution in power conversion, enabling new apps from wireless charging to autonomous vehicles, said a DesignCon keynoter.
Broadcom Flips on Future Set Tops
Broadcom is nestled between traditional cable companies and newer over the top content providers, which are both battling and enabling each other in a fight for viewers and dollars.
Co-Robots Working Alongside People
Robots can work alongside people helping them without danger of injuries.