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August 18, 2019

Synopsys buys German auto software tools firm

Media -- FierceElectronics - Products and engineers from QTronic are expected to help Synopsys serve automakers who need test solutions for autonomous...

August 18, 2019 11:27 PM

Graphene paves the way for novel product enabling industrial users

Life -- Phys.org - NPL, Chalmers University of Technology and Graphensic, have demonstrated the long-term stability of the epigraphene quantum Hall chip,...

August 18, 2019 12:51 AM

Thinking long term about temporary power

Electronics -- Molex Blog - While applications that call for portable power are inherently impermanent, it's important not to sacrifice safety and increase...

August 18, 2019 12:00 AM

August 17, 2019

What are the most critical sensors?

Electronics -- Gumstix - "A recent survey of our element14 and Hackster communities found that 61 percent of creators believe IoT and sensors are the most...

August 17, 2019 10:50 PM

August 16, 2019

IoT Monitoring and Management Tools

Enterprise -- The ChannelPro Network - Your RMM probably won't cut it when it comes to the Internet of Things; here are some tools that can.

August 16, 2019 06:37 PM

August 13, 2019

Renesas Electronics' 14-Cell Li-ion Battery Management IC Maximizes Battery Cell Life and Driving Range

Media -- eBOM - Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced its fourth-generation lithium-ion...

August 13, 2019 08:26 PM

New atom-flat compounds show promise for optoelectronics, advanced computing

Life -- Phys.org - A Rice University lab wants its products to look sharp, even at the nanoscale. Its latest creation is right on target.

August 13, 2019 07:20 PM

What OEMs Really Think About eSIM and iSIM

Electronics -- ARM IoT - In this blog Arm asks representatives from across the IoT ecosystem about their views on eSIM and iSIM.

August 13, 2019 06:41 PM

August 12, 2019

Synopsys Announces 2019 Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition Results

EE -- Synopsys - Annual Competition Recognizes Student Achievements in Optical Design

August 12, 2019 07:06 PM

August 11, 2019

Hotspot for the PCB and EMS industry

Media -- eBOM - The PCB is one of the most important inventions of the last century. As a backbone of almost every electronic device, it creates the prerequisites...

August 11, 2019 03:47 AM

MadeForSTM32, The New Label for Excellent Software on STM32 MCUs

Media -- Electronics Maker - MadeForSTM32, a new label destined to single out software solutions is launched to significantly enhance the experience...

August 11, 2019 03:39 AM

August 10, 2019

IC Solutions Rev Up for Next Gen Auto Designs

EE -- Circuit Cellar - MCUs, Analog ICs and More Automotive electronics are evolving to facilitate the shift from driver assisted vehicle controls...

August 10, 2019 10:12 PM

August 08, 2019

Pulling shower thoughts from Reddit for a Raspberry Pi e-paper display

EE -- Raspberry Pi Blog - The Reddit users among you may already be aware of the Shower Thoughts subreddit. For those of you who aren't, Shower Thoughts...

August 08, 2019 07:00 PM

We asked our engineers your Raspberry Pi 4 questions...

EE -- Raspberry Pi Blog - We collected some of the most common Raspberry Pi 4 questions asked by you, our community, and sat down with Eben Upton,...

August 08, 2019 07:00 PM

Blue Pill Makes Cheap But Powerful Morse Tutor

EE -- Hackaday - [W8BH] attended a talk by another ham, [W8TEE] that showed a microcontroller sending and receiving Morse code. He decided to build...

August 08, 2019 06:56 PM

New Teensy 4.0 Blows Away Benchmarks, Implements Self-Recovery, Returns to Smaller Form

EE -- Hackaday - Paul Stoffregen did it again: the Teensy 4.0 has been released. The latest in the Teensy microcontroller development board line, the...

August 08, 2019 06:54 PM

August 07, 2019

Altium Gathers Industry Luminaries and Designers for 3rd Annual AltiumLive Summit

Media -- EDACafe - Tech talks, expert keynotes and networking highlight industry's leading PCB design conference

August 07, 2019 07:37 PM

Cadence and UMC Collaborate on Certification of Analog/Mixed-Signal Flow for 28HPC+ Process

Business Wire -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) and United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) ("UMC"), a leading global semiconductor...

August 07, 2019 07:34 PM

August 05, 2019

AMD expands creative workload capabilities with new Radeon ProRender integrations and updates

PRWIRE - Technology -- At SIGGRAPH 2019, AMD announced new integrations, plug-in updates and open-standard rendering functionality for Radeon ProRender,...

August 05, 2019 04:42 PM

Smart NiCs

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Manish Sinha, strategic planning for marketing and business at Achronix, talks with Semiconductor Engineering about...

August 05, 2019 03:38 PM

North American PCB sales growth continues

Media -- Evertiq - Sales growth in June remained positive while bookings slipped and the book-to-bill ratio returned to parity at 1.00.

August 05, 2019 02:17 AM

Ultra-thin transistors could revive Moore's law

Media -- eeNews Europe - Moore's Law has lost a lot of momentum in recent years. Now it looks like Austrian researchers are preparing the next...

August 05, 2019 01:57 AM

Memory spot prices rebounding, contract quotes to rise in August

Media -- DIGITIMES - Spot market prices for DRAM and NAND flash memory chips have been on the rise since the beginning of July, and their contract prices...

August 05, 2019 01:55 AM

Extend IoT device battery life with power-switching regulator

Media -- electronicproducts.com - TI claims new ultra-low-power switching regulator offers

industry's lowest operating quiescent current.

August 05, 2019 01:41 AM

August 03, 2019

Antenna Tuning For GHz Frequencies

EE -- Hackaday - Antenna tuning at HF frequencies is something that radio amateurs learn as part of their licence exam, and then hone over their time...

August 03, 2019 05:22 PM

August 01, 2019

Physicists make graphene discovery that could help develop superconductors

Life -- Phys.org - When two mesh screens are overlaid, beautiful patterns appear when one screen is offset. These "moire patterns" have long intrigued...

August 01, 2019 07:35 PM

Validating your IoT system with PSA and MDK

Electronics -- ARM Tools - Learn how to validate your IoT system with PSA and MDK in this Arm tutorial. API test, timing verification, and power analysis enable...

August 01, 2019 07:04 PM

The Nanosheet Transistor Is the Next (and Maybe Last) Step in Moore's Law

Electronics -- IEEE Spectrum - Nanosheet devices are scheduled for the 3-nanometer node as soon as 2021

August 01, 2019 06:57 PM

Roll with the design punches and overcome power-sequencing challenges

Electronics -- TI - Analog Wire - As boxer Mike Tyson once said, "Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth." Good boxers thrive when they can...

August 01, 2019 06:56 PM

Researchers identify prime compound candidates for new room temperature semiconductor radiation detectors

Life -- Phys.org - Nuclear power plants can withstand most inclement weather and do not emit harmful greenhouse gases. However, trafficking of the nuclear...

August 01, 2019 06:46 PM

Swiss IoT firm u-blox buys Bluetooth business from Oregon startup Rigado

EE -- Enterprise IoT Insights - Swiss IoT module maker u-blox has acquired the Bluetooth module business of Oregon startup Rigado for an undisclosed...

August 01, 2019 03:52 PM

The Arduino Nano 33 BLE and BLE Sense are officially available!

EE -- Arduino Blog - The wait is finally over, the new Arduino Nano 33 BLE and BLE Sense are both available. The boards have been manufactured, delivered...

August 01, 2019 03:50 PM

July 31, 2019

July 30, 2019

Firms Collaborate on CAD Component Data Intelligence Effort

EE -- Circuit Cellar - Zuken has partnered with SiliconExpert, a specialist in in electronic component databases and parts information, has partnered...

July 30, 2019 05:04 PM

Altium's Designer Rev 19.1 Features Stability and Performance Boosts

EE -- Circuit Cellar - Altium's latest release of its Altium Designer 19.1 provides a number of enhancements and further improvements to the product's...

July 30, 2019 04:59 PM

Arduino used for USB lock prototype

EE -- Arduino Blog - Richard J. Prinz wasn't satisfied with pickable physical locks, so he decided to see if he could instead secure physical things...

July 30, 2019 04:35 PM

Take a virtual reality tour of the Raspberry Pi Store

EE -- Raspberry Pi Blog - Some months back, we received an email from Rob Chinery, explaining that he'd created a virtual reality (VR) tour of the...

July 30, 2019 04:31 PM

July 29, 2019

Why Communications Skills Are Critical To Engineers

Electronics -- IEEE Spectrum - Being able to clearly share ideas with others is an important quality in a leader

July 29, 2019 04:26 PM

A New KiCAD Tutorial Hits the Scene

EE -- Hackaday - KiCAD has a rightfully earned image problem regarding beginners. The shiny new version 5 has improved things (and we're very excited...

July 29, 2019 03:03 PM

July 28, 2019

When it comes to the IoT, Wi-Fi has the best security

Enterprise -- Network World News - When it comes to connecting internet of things (IoT) devices, there is a wide variety of networks to choose from, each with...

July 28, 2019 11:09 PM

The new skills you need for IoT

Enterprise -- CRN - You may need some new friends too.

July 28, 2019 10:48 PM

July 26, 2019

Switch Bounce and Debounce (Part 1): Switch Types

Distribution -- EPS News - I'm always amazed how one thing leads to another. As part of documenting our ongoing project to build a 4-bit computer from the ground...

July 26, 2019 07:25 PM

Silicon Labs Announces Second Quarter 2019 Results

Electronics -- Silicon Labs Press - - IoT Powering Ahead on Wireless Strength -

July 26, 2019 07:17 PM

DC-DC Conversion for 48 V - 12 V Automotive Applications

Electronics -- EPC - GaN transistors, with favorable figures of merit (FOM) for 48 V applications, can provide a reduction in size, weight, and bill of material...

July 26, 2019 07:16 PM

Physicists discover new quantum trick for graphene: magnetism

Life -- Phys.org - Sometimes the best discoveries happen when scientists least expect it. While trying to replicate another team's finding, Stanford...

July 26, 2019 06:01 PM

Giant gate-tunable bandgap renormalization and excitonic effects in a 2-D semiconductor

Life -- Phys.org - Investigating the remarkable excitonic effects in two-dimensional (2-D) semiconductors and controlling their exciton binding energies...

July 26, 2019 05:59 PM

Physicists have let light through the plane of the world's thinnest semiconductor crystal

Life -- EurekAlert - An international research team has studied how photons travel in the plane of the world's thinnest semiconductor crystal. The results...

July 26, 2019 05:41 PM

July 25, 2019

July 23, 2019

Arm-based SBC has PoE, Wi-Fi/BT and More

EE -- Circuit Cellar - By Eric Brown Gateworks' headless "Ventana GW5910" SBC runs OpenWrt or Ubuntu on a dual-core i.MX6 and provides GbE with PoE,...

July 23, 2019 05:29 PM