News Analysis
Content tagged with Electronics & Test posted in October 2010
Low-Power Accelerometers Could Serve in Mobile Phones, Games
10/27/2010  Post a comment
Low-current draw and 14-bit operation are important for gesture recognition.
K 2010: New Polycarbonates Target LED Lamps
10/27/2010  1 comment
Special grades boost light transmission and thermal resistance for auto headlamps and street lighting.
Eaton Launches S-Max Solar Inverter Series
10/26/2010  Post a comment
Inverters convert sunlight into clean energy for use in residential, commercial, industrial and utility sites.
Toyota Creates Global Bio-PET Supply Chain
10/25/2010  Post a comment
A JV company will produce mono ethylene glycol in Taiwan from Brazilian bio-ethanol.
What is nV/vHz Noise?
10/20/2010  Post a comment
When you look at data sheets for operational amplifiers you'll notice specifications for input noise voltage and input noise current expressed in units of nV/vHz or as pA/vHz.
UPS and EVI Debut Electric Walk-In Van
10/19/2010  Post a comment
UPS and Electric Vehicles International (EVI) have launched a 90-day demonstration trial of their all-electric walk-in van.
Toyota Accelerates Use of Bioplastics
10/19/2010  1 comment
PET made from sugar cane will debut on the Lexus CT200h early next year.
New BMW Electric Car Features Carbon Composites
10/18/2010  1 comment
CFRP costs are slashed in the new BMW vehicle called Megacity through back integration of carbon-fiber supply.
Accuracy, Resolution, Precision
10/13/2010  Post a comment
As you develop an error budget for a circuit or data-acquisition system, you also must think about the accuracy and resolution of the measuring device.
Smart Washer Communicates with Utility Grid
10/8/2010  Post a comment
ZigBee-based home network enables consumers to have "energy awareness."
Miniature Motorized Lens Focusing
10/6/2010  Post a comment
Intelligent motorized focus leverages closed-loop control to add auto focus and zoom.
Federal Stimulus Boosts Carbon Composite Hopes
10/6/2010  Post a comment
New ORNL facility will produce carbon fiber made from low-cost feedstocks such as biomass-derived lignin.
Wireless Eval Kit Needs Support
10/4/2010  Post a comment
Engineers who plan to use IEEE-802.15.4 wireless communications in regional 700-, 800-, and 900-MHz and worldwide 2.4-GHz ISM bands need this kit.
New Triggers for Four-Camera Embedded Vision System
10/4/2010  Post a comment
Single system with four independently operating cameras, each runs its own inspection/guidance program, achieves cost savings and simplifies setup.
Frito-Lay Facility Increasingly Powered by the Sun
10/4/2010  Post a comment
Plant in Modesto, CA, installs a one megawatt Solyndra rooftop solar system to reduce outside electric power use and CO2 emissions.
Suppliers Brace for Looming LED Demand
10/4/2010  Post a comment
Experts say that more than half of all lighting will come from LEDs in 10 years.

Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
Imagine being able to illegally download a physical product the same way you can with music and videos. That’s basically what’s happening with 3D printing and digital manufacturing, with huge repercussions in the intellectual property domain.
Our latest Design News Quick Poll reveals that readers are facing serious cyber security challenges.
Ford will be the first automaker to commercially use Alcoa's tough & fast Micromill aluminum alloy process and materials, debuting on several 2016 F-150 truck components. Alcoa will also license its Micromill process and materials technology to Danieli Group.
Even as an increasing number of instrument manufacturers migrate toward modern touch screens, many engineers say they still prefer the tactile feel of knobs and buttons, a new survey says.
Caterpillar Inc. demonstrated this week at Design and Manufacturing Philadelphia that heavy industry can reap big benefits from 3D printing.
Design News Webinar Series
10/1/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
9/10/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
10/20/2015 8:00 a.m. California / 11:00 a.m. New York
11/10/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Oct 5 - 9, Standards for the Internet of Things (IoT)
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6 |  7

Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2015 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service