XM Radio becomes even more portable with Delphi Corp.’s Premium Sound System, which transmits Satellite Radio sound transmitted seamlessly through the Delphi SKYFi3, Roady XT, MyFi and Audiovox Xpress XM receivers. The MaxxBass DSP chip from Waves Audio Ltd., an Israeli DSP provider, helps provide large-system sound, providing bass enhancement for high sound quality even at low volumes with small speakers. The PSS includes an integrated XM antenna and handle. In addition to the various XM receivers, the $179 unit can be linked to MP3 players, providing even more versatility.
A few weeks ago, Ford Motor Co. quietly announced that it was rolling out a new wrinkle to the powerful safety feature called stability control, adding even more lifesaving potential to a technology that has already been very successful.
It won't be too much longer and hardware design, as we used to know it, will be remembered alongside the slide rule and the Karnaugh map. You will need to move beyond those familiar bits and bytes into the new world of software centric design.
People who want to take advantage of solar energy in their homes no longer need to install a bolt-on solar-panel system atop their houses -- they can integrate solar-energy-harvesting shingles directing into an existing or new roof instead.
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.