In addition to great picture quality, High-Definition Televisions (HDTVs) like the HP-R4262 have numerous connections to simplify interfacing to external equipment. One of the newest solutions is the High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) connection. A number of key manufacturers of consumer electronics defined the connector as a next-generation digital interface specification for consumer electronics products. HDMI carries both the video and audio signals and has sufficient bandwidth for future enhancements. Resembling a USB connector, the HDMI connection is smaller than the Digital Visual Interface (DVI) connector that just handles high-definition video.
Lithium-ion battery prices will drop rapidly over the next 10 years, setting the stage for plug-in vehicles to reach 5%-10% of total automotive sales by the mid- to late-2020s, according to a new study.
Two researchers from Cornell University have won a $100,000 grant from NASA to continue work to develop an energy-harvesting robotic eel the space agency aims to use to explore oceans on one of the moons of Jupiter.
Is the factory smarter than it used to be? From recent buzzwords, you’d think we’ve entered a new dimension in industrial plants, where robots run all physical functions wirelessly and humans do little more than program ever more capable robotics. Some of that is actually true, but it’s been true for a while.
A recent Design News-exclusive study proves that engineering professionals are at the very forefront of this push into the future and making direct financial, performance, and value impact on their organizations by being personally involved or final decision-makers on automation solution and component choices.
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