We’ve all grown accustomed to seeing ads in movies. Today, though, The Wall Street Journal reported that video games will follow Hollywood’s lead and place advertisements in their products. Sony, the newspaper said, will put the ads in its PS3 games. Ads could range “from a bottle of soda consumed by a virtual character to billboards inside a sports stadium.”
If you’re developing an embedded monitoring and control application, then you’ll want to take note of the upcoming Design News Continuing Education Center class, “Embedded Development Using Microchip Microcontrollers and the CCS C Compiler."
At the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, 3,600 exhibitors demoed new products, most of which used sensors. Accelerometers, magnetometers, gyroscopes, cameras, touch screens, infrared and radar sensors endowed products with the ability to see, hear, and feel.
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