News http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25777/more en Grant Program to Honor STEM-Inspired Teachers http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/grant-program-honor-stem-inspired-teachers <div class="node-body article-body">Raytheon’s MathMovesU program awards grants to teachers implementing innovation STEM education programs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/grant-program-honor-stem-inspired-teachers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/grant-program-honor-stem-inspired-teachers#comments Trends & Analysis Robotics Embedded Systems Fri, 10 Apr 2015 15:05:00 +0000 837721 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>The U.S. TARC rocketry team prepares for launch in Farnborough, England on July 18, 2014. (Image courtesy of Raytheon.)</p> Radiation-Hardened EEPROM Completes Qualification Testing http://electronicdesign.com/memory/radiation-hardened-eeprom-completes-qualification-testing <div class="node-body article-body">Northrop Grumman developed erasable programmable read-only memory (EEPROM) semiconductor devices with a potential 200-year lifetime.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/memory/radiation-hardened-eeprom-completes-qualification-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/memory/radiation-hardened-eeprom-completes-qualification-testing#comments Defense Trends & Analysis Embedded Memory Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:57:00 +0000 837711 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>The new EEPROM semiconductor is based on Northrop Grumman&rsquo;s existing 256-kB EEPROM part (W28C256), pictured here. (Image courtesy of Northrop Grumman.)</p> Hybrid Battery/Supercap Endures 10,000-Plus Recharge Cycles http://electronicdesign.com/power/hybrid-batterysupercap-endures-10000-plus-recharge-cycles <div class="node-body article-body">Battery and supercapacitor technologies were merged using a combination of nanomaterials to boost energy storage, enabling more than 10,000 recharge cycles.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/hybrid-batterysupercap-endures-10000-plus-recharge-cycles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/hybrid-batterysupercap-endures-10000-plus-recharge-cycles#comments Trends & Analysis Power Wed, 08 Apr 2015 20:13:00 +0000 837651 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>The new hybrid supercapacitor developed at UCLA stores large amounts of energy, recharges quickly and can last for more than 10,000 recharge cycles. (Image courtesy of UCLA&rsquo;s California NanoSystems Institute)</p> Project Seeks to Streamline LED Production http://electronicdesign.com/leds/project-seeks-streamline-led-production <div class="node-body article-body">A project led by Osram Opto Semiconductors will look to optimize the production of LED components and modules to create new LEDs and reduce fabrication costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/leds/project-seeks-streamline-led-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/leds/project-seeks-streamline-led-production#comments Trends & Analysis LEDs Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:11:00 +0000 837621 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>A project led by Osram Opto Semiconductors will look to optimize the production of LED components and modules to create new LEDs and reduce fabrication costs. (Image courtesy of Osram)</p> Li-Fi Receiver Optimization Program Comes to Light http://electronicdesign.com/power/li-fi-receiver-optimization-program-comes-light <div class="node-body article-body">A new program hopes to further optimize Li-Fi receivers that use visible light communication (VLC) to charge devices without affecting their batteries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/li-fi-receiver-optimization-program-comes-light" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/li-fi-receiver-optimization-program-comes-light#comments Communications News Power Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:51:00 +0000 836101 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>This prototype Alacatel One Touch phone has been fitted with Wysips Connect, capable of recharging the battery and receiving Li-Fi data. (Image courtesy of Sunpartner Technologies)</p> Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (3/9-3/13) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-39-313 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here we've rounded up some of the latest products to optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-39-313" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-39-313#comments ADC Defense Products Energy Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Gallery Digital ICs Embedded FPGAs Memory modules Power Systems Wed, 11 Mar 2015 12:52:00 +0000 836091 at http://electronicdesign.com Controller Platform Mitigates Wasted Kilowatt-Hours http://electronicdesign.com/power/controller-platform-mitigates-wasted-kilowatt-hours <div class="node-body article-body">A controller platform aims for zero no-load power consumption and dynamic load regulation to decrease the wasted kilowatt-hours during device charging.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/controller-platform-mitigates-wasted-kilowatt-hours" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/controller-platform-mitigates-wasted-kilowatt-hours#comments Trends & Analysis Mobile Components Embedded Power ST Microelectronics Tue, 10 Mar 2015 13:19:00 +0000 836051 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Image courtesy of Thinkstock.</p> 4 Things You Missed from Today’s Apple Conference (The Apple Watch! A Fanless MacBook with USB-C!) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/4-things-you-missed-today-s-apple-conference-apple-watch-fanless-macbook-usb-c <div class="node-body article-body">Everything you need to know from Apple's conference today, including the Apple Watch, a fanless MacBook, and a partnership with HBO.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/4-things-you-missed-today-s-apple-conference-apple-watch-fanless-macbook-usb-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/4-things-you-missed-today-s-apple-conference-apple-watch-fanless-macbook-usb-c#comments Trends & Analysis Embedded iOS Wireless Mon, 09 Mar 2015 18:44:00 +0000 836021 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>The Apple Watch has arrived! (All images courtesy of Apple.)</p> Silicon Nanofibers Boost Electric-Vehicle Battery Performance http://electronicdesign.com/power/silicon-nanofibers-boost-electric-vehicle-battery-performance <div class="node-body article-body">A research team discovered that sponge-like silicon nanofibers can be used to enhance the performance of batteries in electronic vehicles and portable electronics.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/silicon-nanofibers-boost-electric-vehicle-battery-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/silicon-nanofibers-boost-electric-vehicle-battery-performance#comments Trends & Analysis Power Mon, 09 Mar 2015 15:46:00 +0000 836011 at http://electronicdesign.com MEMS Mirrors Show Promise in Perceptual Computing http://electronicdesign.com/digital-ics/mems-mirrors-show-promise-perceptual-computing <div class="node-body article-body">MEMS mirrors are being used to advance perceptual computing technology, which promotes human-computer interaction through the use of electrostatic principles. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/digital-ics/mems-mirrors-show-promise-perceptual-computing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/digital-ics/mems-mirrors-show-promise-perceptual-computing#comments Trends & Analysis Digital ICs ST Microelectronics Intel Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:23:00 +0000 835791 at http://electronicdesign.com