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.
Earlier this year paralyzed IndyCar drive Sam Schmidt did the seemingly impossible -- opening the qualifying rounds at Indy by driving a modified Corvette C7 Stingray around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Wearables are changing the way we see ourselves. With onboard sensors that have access to our bodies, we are starting to know our physical selves like never before, quantifying our activity, our heart rate, breathing, and even our muscle effort.
Last week, the bill for reforming chemical regulation, the TSCA Modernization Act of 2015, passed the House. If it or a similar bill becomes law, the effects on cost and availability of adhesives and plastics incorporating these substances are not yet clear.
This year, Design News is getting a head start on the Fourth of July celebration. In honor of our country and its legacy of engineering innovation -- in all of its forms -- we are taking you on an alphabetical tour through all 50 states to showcase interesting engineering breakthroughs and historically significant events.
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