News Analysis
Content tagged with Electronics & Test posted in May 2011
NHTSA to Call for Mandatory ‘Black Boxes'
5/31/2011  2 comments
IEEE wants mechanical lockout to prevent investigators from downloading automotive black box data without the vehicle owner's permission.
Inside the Black Box
5/23/2011  Post a comment
Though they are actually bright red or orange, "black box" flight data recorders get a great deal of attention whenever an airplane goes down. So just what are these black boxes and how do they work? Here's an inside look ... literally.
HyperSizer v6 Keys in on Manufacturing Optimization
5/13/2011  1 comment
Structural sizing and analysis tool have been enhanced to bring efficiencies to the design and manufacture of large-scale composite offerings.
New Technology Integrates Phone Antennas into Decorative Films
5/10/2011  Post a comment
The number of antennas in mobile phones may mushroom to 16 as bandwidths explode.
CompactRIO Targets Higher-Volume Applications
5/5/2011  Post a comment
Delivers lower-cost control to "domain experts."
New IDE Could Simplify Embedded Control
5/4/2011  Post a comment
Open-source product supports more than 800 microcontrollers.
Freescale Challenges Engineers With Robot Design Contest
5/4/2011  1 comment
Engineers who want to test their design mettle will get a chance in an upcoming Freescale Technology Forum contest.
Wozniak Wows Crowd at Embedded Systems Conference
5/4/2011  Post a comment
Electronics legend tells engineers to design products that are important to them.
Ultra-Low Power MCU Uses Ferroelectric Memory
5/3/2011  Post a comment
Writes 100 times faster than Flash; uses 1/250th of the power.
Mixed-Signal MCU Targets Medical Apps
5/3/2011  Post a comment
Low-power design aimed at portable sensing applications that require high precision.

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