News http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25777/more en Consumers Increasingly Opt For Larger Smartphone Displays http://electronicdesign.com/displays/consumers-increasingly-opt-larger-smartphone-displays <div class="node-body article-body">A recent survey has found that the majority of smartphone users have come to prefer displays larger than 4.5 inches, with sizes around 5.0 inches being rated the most popular. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/displays/consumers-increasingly-opt-larger-smartphone-displays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/displays/consumers-increasingly-opt-larger-smartphone-displays#comments Hot Topics Mobile Displays Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:48:00 +0000 841301 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Apple&#39;s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S measure 4.7 and 5.5 inches, respectively. With noticeably larger displays than earlier generations of the smartphone, they represent a growing trend among consumers. Image courtesy of Apple Inc.</p> SDR Evolution Drives Demand for More Flexible Test Equipment http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/sdr-evolution-drives-demand-more-flexible-test-equipment <div class="node-body article-body">The increased versatility of software-defined radios (SDRs) is fueling the demand for more flexible SDR testing equipment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/sdr-evolution-drives-demand-more-flexible-test-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/sdr-evolution-drives-demand-more-flexible-test-equipment#comments Hot Topics Defense Mobile Communications Test & Measurement Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:24:00 +0000 841261 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Frost &amp; Sullivan is predicting that the SDR test equipment&nbsp;market will earn revenues of $2.83 billion in 2021. That is almost double what it earned last year.&nbsp;Image courtesy of ThinkStock.&nbsp;</p> Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (6/28-7/4) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-628-74 <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="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-628-74" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-628-74#comments ADC Defense Products Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Gallery Digital ICs Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:13:00 +0000 841181 at http://electronicdesign.com Synergistic Tools Highlight New Microcontroller Family http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/synergistic-tools-highlight-new-microcontroller-family <div class="node-body article-body">Renesas Electronics revealed a major new hardware and software environment called the Renesas Synergy Platform that’s built around ARM Cortex microcontroller cores.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/synergistic-tools-highlight-new-microcontroller-family" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/synergistic-tools-highlight-new-microcontroller-family#comments Automotive Hot Topics Mobile Robotics Dev Tools Microcontrollers Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:29:00 +0000 841211 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>1. The Renesas Synergy Platform for the IoT is built around a scalable MCU family based on ARM Cortex-M cores and modular, qualified software tools.&nbsp;</p> Gallery: Threading FTF 2015 http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/gallery-threading-ftf-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Thread, from The Thread Group, was linking a host of Freescale boards and modules together in the Internet of Things (or Tomorrow) at the 2015 Freescale Technology Forum.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/gallery-threading-ftf-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/gallery-threading-ftf-2015#comments Products Mobile Dev Tools Microcontrollers Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:07:00 +0000 841131 at http://electronicdesign.com SHARC Processors Come With or Without Cortex Core http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/sharc-processors-come-or-without-cortex-core <div class="node-body article-body">Analog Devices recently released two different varieties of higher-efficiency SHARC processors—one with an ARM Cortex-A5 core and one without.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/sharc-processors-come-or-without-cortex-core" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/sharc-processors-come-or-without-cortex-core#comments Products Embedded Power Thu, 25 Jun 2015 19:39:00 +0000 841091 at http://electronicdesign.com Multidie IoT SoC Blends Micro and Memory http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/multidie-iot-soc-blends-micro-and-memory <div class="node-body article-body">Freescale’s i.MX 6Dual SCM mixes an SoC with DRAM and SPI flash via a multichip carrier for a highly integrated Internet of Things (IoT) platform.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/multidie-iot-soc-blends-micro-and-memory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/multidie-iot-soc-blends-micro-and-memory#comments Products Mobile Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:14:00 +0000 841011 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>1. Freescale&rsquo;s i.MX&nbsp;6Dual&nbsp;SCM (single chip module) mixes an SoC with DRAM and SPI flash via a&nbsp;multichip&nbsp;carrier.</p> Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (6/22-6/26) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-622-626 <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="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-622-626" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-622-626#comments ADC Defense Products Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Gallery Digital ICs Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 23 Jun 2015 15:58:00 +0000 840901 at http://electronicdesign.com Researchers Map Catalyst Degradation in Fuel Cells http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/researchers-map-catalyst-degradation-fuel-cells <div class="node-body article-body">A research team at the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo has introduced a combination imaging technique that has helped to reveal the cause of catalyst degradation in fuel cells.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/researchers-map-catalyst-degradation-fuel-cells" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/researchers-map-catalyst-degradation-fuel-cells#comments Automotive Hot Topics Energy Power Power Sources Systems Thu, 18 Jun 2015 20:49:00 +0000 840721 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>In order for fuel cells to gain traction as a viable&nbsp;power source in consumer products, they must be made more efficient. A Japanese&nbsp;research team has developed a method for measuring catalyst degradation in fuel cells -&nbsp;an important step in&nbsp;improving fuel cell durability. Image courtesy of ThinkStock.</p> Automotive MOSFETS Feature Low On-Resistance http://electronicdesign.com/mosfets/automotive-mosfets-feature-low-resistance <div class="node-body article-body">New power MOSFETs from Toshiba feature low on-resistance, making them suitable for automotive applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/mosfets/automotive-mosfets-feature-low-resistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/mosfets/automotive-mosfets-feature-low-resistance#comments Automotive Products MOSFETs Power Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:16:00 +0000 840651 at http://electronicdesign.com