Phantom Technologies' iBoss (http://rbi.ims.ca/4921-548).This lightweight 3.80 oz (107.73 grams), portable unit provides mobile users extensive Internet access controls and security. The unit has a user-friendly interface with a menu of 23 specific categories and allows customers to block unwanted Internet pages. Freescale Semiconductor's 200 MHz ColdFire MPU met the design's requirements for a highly integrated embedded processor. The high-performance 32-bit unit has on-board peripherals and integrated communications features for network-connected control applications. In addition to supporting USB, Fast Ethernet and other communication protocols, hardware accelerated encryption helps the iBoss to communicate safely and securely. For more information on Freescale Semiconductor's ColdFire microprocessors, go to: http://rbi.ims.ca/4922-549.
During a teardown of the iPad Air and Microsoft Surface Pro 3 at the Medical Design & Manufacturing Show in Schaumburg, Ill., an engineer showed this "inflammatory" video about the dangers of maliciously mishandling lithium-ion batteries.
The Window Watcher stops the burglar before he does damage or enters the house. House alarm service companies set off alarms and call the service only after the burglar has damaged and entered the house.
If you’re designing a handheld device or industrial machine that will employ a user interface, then you’ll want to check out the upcoming Design News Continuing Education Center course, "Engineering Principles Behind Advanced User Interface Technologies.”
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.