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A Crystal Wedding in the Nanocosmos

Semiconductor Research

A Crystal Wedding in the Nanocosmos

Researchers have succeeded in embedding nearly perfect semiconductor crystals into a silicon nanowire. With this new method of producing hybrid nanowires, very fast and multi-functional processing units can be accommodated on a single chip in the future. lesen...

History of the Dev Kit

Development kits

History of the Dev Kit

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...

Vibration harvester power supply opens door to “fix-and-forget” sensor

Energy Harvesting

Vibration harvester power supply opens door to “fix-and-forget” sensor

OMRON and Holst Centre/imec have unveiled a prototype of an extremely compact vibrational energy harvesting DC power supply with highest efficiency. The prototype was demonstrated first at the TECHNO-FRONTIER 2014 exhibition. lesen...

A dialogue without words

Head-up displays

A dialogue without words

Since the head-up display (HUD) was launched on the market, it has gone from being an innovation to a technology for the mass market. It is not least thanks to its visible usefulness and improved technology that vehicle manufacturers are increasingly using it in mid-range vehicles as well. lesen...

Ultra-Low Jitter Crystal Oscillators

Oscillators

Ultra-Low Jitter Crystal Oscillators

The MX55/MX57 product line is an ultra-low jitter family of industry standard crystal oscillators (XO) designed to maximize performance in networking, storage, server, and telecommunications equipment. lesen...

Mutual- and self-capacitance methods plus high-touch sensitivity

Capacitive Touch Sensing

Mutual- and self-capacitance methods plus high-touch sensitivity

Renesas Electronics Europe announced development of innovative new intellectual property (IP) that implements industry-leading capacitive touch sensing technology suitable for home appliances, and healthcare equipment. lesen...

Daimler and BMW want to charge electric cars

Electromobility

Daimler and BMW want to charge electric cars "unplugged"

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...

A drone that finds survivors through their phones

Autonomous aircraft

A drone that finds survivors through their phones

During his semester project in Computer Science, Jonathan Cheseaux developed a system for locating a person via his or her mobile phone with a drone. This device could be used to find victims in natural disasters. lesen...

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...

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How input Capacitance can filter your Signal

Hardware Specification

How input Capacitance can filter your Signal

03.11.14 - Sometimes a small error has a great influence. In the following a capacitance falsify a measurement signal. The test engineers need to ensure that they have high confidence that the solution is robust. lesen...

Passive Embedding for higher Performance and Reliability

Passive Components

Passive Embedding for higher Performance and Reliability

17.10.14 - The embedding and integration of passive components is making great advances. New miniaturized components designed specifically for embedding enable even more compact and reliable systems. lesen...

The future of LEDs in automotive lighting

LED lighting

The future of LEDs in automotive lighting

07.11.14 - Nothing is as ubiquitous and at the same time as challenging and varied as the lighting for motor vehicles. This has led to a steady stream of developments and new products – from matrix lamps to laser light. lesen...

Optimizing Energy Efficiency in Factory Production Systems

Automation

Optimizing Energy Efficiency in Factory Production Systems

03.11.14 - The steep energy demand of electric motors forces legislative bodies and manufactures to support energy efficient systems. How can a motor drive ecosystem contribute to this industrial trend? lesen...

Expensive Software

Gastkommentar Jack Ganssle

Expensive Software

05.11.14 - One wonders why we as an industry continue to flail around with poor practices that are ultimately expensive and even deadly, when there is a body of knowledge that is provably effective. lesen...

Line camera makes magnetic field lines visible in 3D and real time

electronica 2014

Line camera makes magnetic field lines visible in 3D and real time

27.10.14 - Fraunhofer scientists have developed a high-resolution magnetic line camera to measure and visualize magnetic fields in real time. A prototype will be on display for the first time at electronica 2014 in Munich from November 11-14 (Hall A4 / Booth 113). lesen...

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...

Find your way to electronica

electronica 2014

Find your way to electronica

06.11.14 - Every two years the electronics industry meets in Munich. But the way to the fairground can be tricky and cumbersome. Taxis are a rare commodity, the fare system of Munich's public transport is complicated – and a strike of Germany's train drivers looms. We tell you how to find your way. lesen...

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