News http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25777/more en New Transceiver Speeds Data Transfers for Cloud Computing http://electronicdesign.com/communications/new-transceiver-speeds-data-transfers-cloud-computing <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers have built a transceiver that could speed up data transfers between optical modules and semiconductor chips used in servers and switches.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/new-transceiver-speeds-data-transfers-cloud-computing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/new-transceiver-speeds-data-transfers-cloud-computing#comments Hot Topics Defense Analog Boards Communications Optical Power Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:40:00 +0000 868291 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Servers&nbsp;at the headquarters of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).&nbsp;Fujitsu Laboratories and system-on-chip designer&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Socionext">Socionext</span>&nbsp;have built a transceiver that could speed up data transfers between optical modules and semiconductor chips used in servers and switches. (Image courtesy of CERN).</p> Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (2/7-2/13) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-27-213 <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-27-213" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-27-213#comments Defense IoT Products ADC Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Digital ICs Gallery Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:55:00 +0000 868271 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: Tektronix CEO Pat Byrne on New Application Focus http://electronicdesign.com/blog/qa-tektronix-ceo-pat-byrne-new-application-focus <div class="node-body blog-body">Tektronix took thousands of inputs to refine its new game plan to address test and measurement needs from an application-centric perspective—and its new logo is symbolic of the new approach. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/testpass">Test.Pass</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/qa-tektronix-ceo-pat-byrne-new-application-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/qa-tektronix-ceo-pat-byrne-new-application-focus#comments Automotive Hot Topics Mobile Oscilloscopes Test & Measurement Test.Pass Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:45:00 +0000 868131 at http://electronicdesign.com Defeating Top Go Player, Artificial Intelligence Narrows Learning Gap with Humans http://electronicdesign.com/memory/defeating-top-go-player-artificial-intelligence-narrows-learning-gap-humans <div class="node-body article-body">In a major AI breakthrough, a computer program has defeated a top player of Go, an ancient board game that requires a devilish mix of strategy and instinct.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/memory/defeating-top-go-player-artificial-intelligence-narrows-learning-gap-humans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/memory/defeating-top-go-player-artificial-intelligence-narrows-learning-gap-humans#comments Automotive Hot Topics Medical Mobile Robotics Dev Tools Memory Systems Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:55:00 +0000 868041 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>The program, also known as&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="AlphaGo">AlphaGo</span>, defeated European champion Fan Hui in five straight games of Go,&nbsp;one of the hardest tests for artificial intelligence research. (Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p> Custom Sensors Are Leading to More Diverse Wearables http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/custom-sensors-are-leading-more-diverse-wearables <div class="node-body article-body">While early wearable devices have been designed as miniaturized versions of existing technology, the next generation will incorporate sensors and components designed specifically to be worn.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/custom-sensors-are-leading-more-diverse-wearables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/custom-sensors-are-leading-more-diverse-wearables#comments Hot Topics IoT Medical Electromechanical Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:15:00 +0000 867921 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="38" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/s2iri/" title="Go to Sungsil Hwang's photostream">Sungsil Hwang</a>, Flickr).</p> Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (1/31-2/6) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-131-26 <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-131-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-131-26#comments Defense IoT Products ADC Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Digital ICs Gallery Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 02 Feb 2016 20:14:00 +0000 867881 at http://electronicdesign.com Fiber Optics Transmit Data and Power Over Same Cable http://electronicdesign.com/power/fiber-optics-transmit-data-and-power-over-same-cable <div class="node-body article-body">A research team from the University of Electro-Communications in Japan has invented a fiber optic system that transmits both data and power over the same cable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/fiber-optics-transmit-data-and-power-over-same-cable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/fiber-optics-transmit-data-and-power-over-same-cable#comments Hot Topics Mobile Communications Power Fri, 29 Jan 2016 16:40:00 +0000 867731 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>A research team from the&nbsp;University of Electro-Communications&nbsp;has invented a new fiber optic system that transmits both data and power over the same cable. (Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p> Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (1/24-1/30) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-124-130 <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-124-130" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-124-130#comments Defense IoT Products ADC Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Digital ICs Gallery Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 26 Jan 2016 19:42:00 +0000 867551 at http://electronicdesign.com Low-Latency Interconnects Plumb the Depths of Particle Physics http://electronicdesign.com/communications/low-latency-interconnects-plumb-depths-particle-physics <div class="node-body article-body">CERN is updating the interconnects within its massive data center to more efficiently sift through the data produced by the Large Hadron Collider. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/low-latency-interconnects-plumb-depths-particle-physics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/low-latency-interconnects-plumb-depths-particle-physics#comments Hot Topics Communications Embedded Interconnects Fri, 22 Jan 2016 08:35:00 +0000 866561 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>CERN&#39;s&nbsp;main data center is located in Meyrin, Switzerland. It provides about&nbsp;45 petabytes of data storage on disk, and houses the majority of the data center&#39;s 100,000 processing cores. (Image courtesy of CERN).</p> Power Unit Turns People into Generators http://electronicdesign.com/power/power-unit-turns-people-generators <div class="node-body article-body">A research team from Georgia Tech has developed a power management system that could allow wearable devices to harvest energy from running, walking, or tapping your fingers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/power-unit-turns-people-generators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/power-unit-turns-people-generators#comments Hot Topics Energy Mobile Electromechanical Power Systems Thu, 21 Jan 2016 15:50:00 +0000 866201 at http://electronicdesign.com <div>With the triboelectric nanogenerator and two-stage power management system developed by the Georgia Institute of Technology, tapping your finger can generate enough power to operate a scientific calculator. (Image courtesy of Zhong Lin Wang, Georgia Tech).</div>