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FIFA World Cup Final was filmed in 360° Ultra HD

Image Processing

FIFA World Cup Final was filmed in 360° Ultra HD

The 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Production of the Final Match was a 360-degree viewing experience thanks to a panoramic, Ultra HD OmniCam developed by scientists at the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute in Berlin. lesen...

'Nano-pixels' promise thin, flexible high-res displays

Display technology

'Nano-pixels' promise thin, flexible high-res displays

A new discovery will make it possible to create pixels just a few hundred nanometres across that could pave the way for extremely high-resolution and low-energy thin, flexible displays for applications such as 'smart' glasses, synthetic retinas, and foldable screens. lesen...

First 8Gb DDR3 components and 16GB unbuffered DIMMs and SO-DIMMs

Higher density DDR3

First 8Gb DDR3 components and 16GB unbuffered DIMMs and SO-DIMMs

I’M Intelligent Memory, a Hong Kong based fabless DRAM manufacturer, announces availability of the world's first 8 Gigabit (Gb) DDR3 components with a single chip-select, doubling the amount of memory per chip compared to other DDR3 DRAM devices on the market. lesen...

Light engine enables highly compact LED luminaires

Light engine

Light engine enables highly compact LED luminaires

Osram, in collaboration with the Munich luminaire manufacturer Markgraf Licht, has developed an LED track spotlight that requires no external control unit. lesen...

First telekinetic app for Google Glass

Computer to brain interface

First telekinetic app for Google Glass

The first Google Glass application that enables people to control the wearable device using their mind has been launched. MindRDR is a new free open source app which bridges the Neurosky biosensor and Google Glass. lesen...

Mentor Graphics acquires XS Embedded to Reduce Time to Start of Production (SOP)

Automotive system architecture

Mentor Graphics acquires XS Embedded to Reduce Time to Start of Production (SOP)

Mentor Graphics Corporation announced the acquisition of XS Embedded GmbH (XSe), a technology leader in the creation of automotive system architectures and hardware reference platforms. lesen...

On the way to the final: Soccer stadia in glamorous light

Lighting technology

On the way to the final: Soccer stadia in glamorous light

The world's gaze falls on Brazil and its brand-new soccer stadia, in which 32 international teams compete over a period of four weeks. lesen...

With light echoes, the invisible becomes visible

Image processing

With light echoes, the invisible becomes visible

Scientists at the University of Bonn and the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada) have developed a novel camera system which can see around the corner without using a mirror. Using diffusely reflected light, it reconstructs the shape of objects outside of the field of view. lesen...

A million times better

Laser technology

A million times better

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and the Technische Universität München created metamaterials with a million times stronger nonlinear optical response, compared to the traditional nonlinear materials, and demonstrated frequency conversion in films 100 times thinner than human hair using light intensity comparable to that of a laser pointer. lesen...

Nanotubes laid out in stripes

Carbon nanotubes

Nanotubes laid out in stripes

New technologies can be realized with thin layers of carbon nanotubes. Würzburg researchers have examined a technique that creates such layers, gaining fresh insights. lesen...

Strange physics turns off laser

Photonic systems

Strange physics turns off laser

Inspired by anomalies that arise in certain mathematical equations, researchers have demonstrated a laser system that paradoxically turns off when more power is added rather than becoming continuously brighter. lesen...

Longer battery life and tight spaces

DC/DC converters

Longer battery life and tight spaces

TI single-inductor DC/DC converters in ultra-small CSP package achieve 95 percent efficiency for personal electronics and industrial designs. The TPS63050 and TPS630250 converters and the bq24192 charger are available now. lesen...

Inova Semiconductors is Expanding APIX2 “ecoline” Product Family

APIX2

Inova Semiconductors is Expanding APIX2 “ecoline” Product Family

INAP375TAQ transmitter and INAP375RAQ receiver devices are now available as part of the APIX “ecoline” family in 9x9 mm 104 pin aQFN package with copper bonding saving space and cost. lesen...

Smallest Hyperspectral Imaging Camera consume only 1.8 W

XIMEA & imec

Smallest Hyperspectral Imaging Camera consume only 1.8 W

A partnership between XIMEA & imec will enable new opportunities in multi-spectral and hyper spectral imaging thanks to highly compact and low-weight camera solutions. lesen...

Tracing and Visualization of Embedded Linux Systems

Embedded Software Development

Tracing and Visualization of Embedded Linux Systems

Tracing is an important method to detect program errors in embedded systems. Visualization tools lend support to a better understanding of the tracing results. lesen...

Create and release a new standard for the embedded market

Call for participation

Create and release a new standard for the embedded market

The SGET (Standardization Group for Embedded Technologies) is about to start a new workgroup named "embedded NUC" and is calling for your participation. lesen...

Current detection in automotive and industrial applications

Low-Ohmic Shunt Resistors

Current detection in automotive and industrial applications

ROHM has recently announced the development of high power ultra-low-ohmic shunt resistors ideal for current detection in applications with increased power requirements, such as automotive systems and industrial equipment. The new PSR series includes PSR400, which is rated at 4W, and PSR500, guaranteed up to 5W. lesen...

TÜV Rheinland certifies IP500 wireless modules worldwide

Internet of Things

TÜV Rheinland certifies IP500 wireless modules worldwide

TÜV Rheinland has joined the IP500 Alliance as a partner for the worldwide certification of IP500 products. IP500 is the global wireless standard / platform for security and safety applications in the IoT (Internet of Things) landscape. lesen...

The award winners 2014

Best Paper Award/Young Engineer Award

The award winners 2014

At PCIM excellent research in power electronics is appreciated with a Best Paper Award as well as three Young Engineer Awards. Here are the winners in 2014. lesen...

Influence of parasitic components in switching behavior

Super-junction MOSFETs

Influence of parasitic components in switching behavior

The faster switching of the power MOSFETs enable higher power conversion efficiency. However, parasitic components in the devices and boards are involving switching characteristics more as the switching speed is getting faster. This creates unwanted side effects, like high voltage or current spikes or poor EMI performance. lesen...

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Trends and highlights for your bike

Eurobike

Trends and highlights for your bike

27.08.14 - Looking ahead to the 2015 model year, the e-bike market will continue to be dynamic, exciting and diverse. The fact that automotive supplier Brose recently celebrated the start of production of e-bike drives at its Berlin facility is also exemplary of an important trend in the e-bike segment. lesen...

Designing a Better Street Luminaire Heatsink with Thermal Simulation

LED Technology

Designing a Better Street Luminaire Heatsink with Thermal Simulation

14.08.14 - High temperatures can reduce an LED’s light output and cause a color shift and, at the same time, shorten the component’s useful effective life. Heat dissipation design is a key factor in the performance of power LEDs. lesen...

History of the Dev Kit

Development kits

History of the Dev Kit

24.07.14 - Development kits have shaped the technology-led world we know today. Originally a basis for prototyping products and applications, Development Kits are now being used to produce some of the world’s most innovative new technologies. lesen...

Daimler and BMW want to charge electric cars

Electromobility

Daimler and BMW want to charge electric cars "unplugged"

16.07.14 - One of the next steps on the way to perfect electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles is wireless charging. Daimler and BMW have now agreed on jointly developing and implementing one common technology. lesen...

Future Truck 2025 Heralds a New Era in Long Distance Traffic

Future Truck 2025

Future Truck 2025 Heralds a New Era in Long Distance Traffic

26.09.14 - The technology of tomorrow is already reality at Daimler Trucks, in the shape of the Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025. The autonomously driving truck was presented on the International Motor Show for commercial vehicles in Hanover, Germany. lesen...

On the way to the final: Soccer stadia in glamorous light

Lighting technology

On the way to the final: Soccer stadia in glamorous light

09.07.14 - The world's gaze falls on Brazil and its brand-new soccer stadia, in which 32 international teams compete over a period of four weeks. lesen...

Automation Keeps the Show Going at the Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest 2014

Automation Keeps the Show Going at the Oktoberfest

22.09.14 - Let the good times roll: Over the next two weeks, millions of people from all around the world will be enjoying themselves at the Oktoberfest in Munich. As in past years, Siemens has supplied drives and control systems for the festival's rides as well as the technologies used by many breweries. lesen...

Sharp's AQUOS Crystal is all screen

Aquos Crystal

Sharp's AQUOS Crystal is all screen

25.08.14 - AQUOS Crystal breaks the mold of traditional smartphone design. From its stunning picture quality and immersive, vibrant display to its sleek, 5-inch edge-to-edge HD screen, AQUOS Crystal revolutionizes the mobile phone experience. lesen...

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