News http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25777/more en Autonomous Firefighting Robot Finds Its Balance http://electronicdesign.com/systems/autonomous-firefighting-robot-finds-its-balance <div class="node-body article-body">SAFFiR is a bipedal humanoid robot being developed to assist U.S. Navy sailors with damage control and inspection operations aboard naval vessels. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/systems/autonomous-firefighting-robot-finds-its-balance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/systems/autonomous-firefighting-robot-finds-its-balance#comments Defense Trends & Analysis Systems Thu, 12 Feb 2015 16:08:00 +0000 835151 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>SAFFiR is a bipedal humanoid robot being developed to assist U.S. Navy sailors with damage control and inspection operations aboard naval vessels. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy/John F. Williams.)</p> Glass-Welded Hermetic Seals Secure CMOS Sensors from Thermal Shifts http://electronicdesign.com/digital-ics/glass-welded-hermetic-seals-secure-cmos-sensors-thermal-shifts <div class="node-body article-body">Primoceler and ON Semiconductor combined efforts to manufacture CMOS sensor packages that use glass welding to enhance durability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/digital-ics/glass-welded-hermetic-seals-secure-cmos-sensors-thermal-shifts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/digital-ics/glass-welded-hermetic-seals-secure-cmos-sensors-thermal-shifts#comments Trends & Analysis Digital ICs Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:24:00 +0000 835141 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Optical sensors are used in a variety of applications, ranging from military to consumer. (Image courtesy of Primoceler)</p> From Complicated to a Cakewalk: Partnership Focuses on 3D-ICs http://electronicdesign.com/digital-ics/complicated-cakewalk-partnership-focuses-3d-ics <div class="node-body article-body">Fujitsu will leverage ANSYS’ RedHawk and Sentinel power noise and reliability solutions to help simplify the design of three-dimensional integrated circuits (3D-ICs).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/digital-ics/complicated-cakewalk-partnership-focuses-3d-ics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/digital-ics/complicated-cakewalk-partnership-focuses-3d-ics#comments Trends & Analysis Digital ICs Embedded Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:12:00 +0000 835131 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>A graphical representation of a stack of individual chips connected by through-silicon vias (TSVs). (Image courtesy of IBM)</p> Project Paves a Path Toward Optical-System Miniaturization http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/project-paves-path-toward-optical-system-miniaturization <div class="node-body article-body">The Lab4MEMS II project will focus on developing micro-opto-electromechanical systems (MOEMS) for use in miniaturized optical devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/project-paves-path-toward-optical-system-miniaturization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/project-paves-path-toward-optical-system-miniaturization#comments Trends & Analysis Electromechanical Fri, 06 Feb 2015 16:01:00 +0000 834501 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>ST Microelectronics currently offers a variety of MEMS products spanning different applications. (Image courtesy of ST Microelectronics)</p> Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (2/2-2/6) http://electronicdesign.com/components/electronic-design-s-products-week-22-26 <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/components/electronic-design-s-products-week-22-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/components/electronic-design-s-products-week-22-26#comments Products Boards Components Embedded Memory modules Test & Measurement Fri, 06 Feb 2015 13:56:00 +0000 834411 at http://electronicdesign.com With Silicene, Science Turns Theory into Actual Material http://electronicdesign.com/digital-ics/silicene-science-turns-theory-actual-material <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers have created a one-atom-thick layer of silicon that one day may be used to construct faster and more power-efficient transistors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/digital-ics/silicene-science-turns-theory-actual-material" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/digital-ics/silicene-science-turns-theory-actual-material#comments Trends & Analysis Digital ICs Thu, 05 Feb 2015 19:33:00 +0000 834461 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Silicene is a one-atom-thick layer of silicon organized in a buckled honeycomb lattice.</p> IoT-Device Certification Program Embraces DECT http://electronicdesign.com/communications/iot-device-certification-program-embraces-dect <div class="node-body article-body">The Ultra Low Energy (ULE) Certification Program provides standards for DECT-based devices targeting the Internet of Things (IoT).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/iot-device-certification-program-embraces-dect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/iot-device-certification-program-embraces-dect#comments Trends & Analysis Communications Wed, 04 Feb 2015 20:19:00 +0000 834401 at http://electronicdesign.com Variable ISI Channel Helps Reduce Undesired Ringings http://electronicdesign.com/power/variable-isi-channel-helps-reduce-undesired-ringings <div class="node-body article-body">Artek’s CLE1000-S2 represents a new version of the Variable ISI Channel. The S2 channel, based on unique analog-signal technology that leverages advanced electromagnetism theories, helps reduce undesired ringing and overshoot. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/variable-isi-channel-helps-reduce-undesired-ringings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/variable-isi-channel-helps-reduce-undesired-ringings#comments Products Power Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:02:00 +0000 834031 at http://electronicdesign.com Orthogonal Direct Configuration Simplifies Backplane Connector System http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/orthogonal-direct-configuration-simplifies-backplane-connector-system <div class="node-body article-body">Molex recently integrated orthogonal direct configuration into its Impel backplane connector system, eliminating the midplane for direct connection of PCBs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/orthogonal-direct-configuration-simplifies-backplane-connector-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/orthogonal-direct-configuration-simplifies-backplane-connector-system#comments Products Embedded Interconnects Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:00:00 +0000 834021 at http://electronicdesign.com Educational Video Series Addresses Importance of Laminate Materials http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/educational-video-series-addresses-importance-laminate-materials <div class="node-body article-body">Isola announced a new technical education series (TES) aimed at addressing the greater roles assumed by laminate materials in the system-level design process. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/educational-video-series-addresses-importance-laminate-materials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/educational-video-series-addresses-importance-laminate-materials#comments Products Embedded Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:58:00 +0000 834011 at http://electronicdesign.com