2016-06-15 - Anthony Robinson

Developing medical electronics for EMC

Know the implications of designing medical devices in light of changes to European IEC 60601-1-2 EMC regulations.

2016-06-15 - Spectrum

PXIe digitisers enable data transfer speeds up to 1.7Gbyte/s

The M4x.44xx series devices from Spectrum are packaged in a dual-width 3U module and incorporating a four lane PCI Express Generation 2 interface aimed at high-speed PXIe mainframe systems.

2016-06-15 - Jacob Beningo

Python finds solid place in real-time embedded systems

Over the last few years, the Python programme language has been gaining popularity, especially on platforms such as Linux and Windows, and on single board computers such as the Raspberry Pi.

2016-06-14 - Alpha and Omega Semiconductor

COT buck converters yield 15A continuous output current

The AOZ226X from AOS enables computing chipsets that are pushing the limits of DC/DC converter size such as those in the latest notebooks, ultrabooks, servers and high-end smart TVs.

2016-06-14 - Richard Fassler

EPA unveils charger efficiency draft specification for EVs

Non-charging-state energy savings opportunity could be as high as 265kWh per charger over five years since a majority of home chargers are in standby mode most of the day.

2016-06-14 - congatec

Intel-based server-on-module boosts media processing

The conga-TS170 from Congatec, based on the latest Intel Xeon E3-1578L and E3-1558 processors, boasts integrated Intel Iris Pro Graphics accelerated by 128Mbyte fast eDRAM.

2016-06-14 - Toni Urrutia

Apple WWDC 2016: Tim Cook reveals huge Siri, iMessage upgrades

At Apple's WWDC keynote, CEO Tim Cook dubs iOS 10 as the mother of all updates as it revamps iMessage and Siri.

2016-06-13 - Jessica Lipsky

Micromax enters China-dominated smartphone supplier list

Although Samsung and Apple surpass all other companies in total smartphone shipments by a long shot, both companies are forecast to have slight decreases in overall shipments by the end of 2016. Five of the eight Chinese companies ranked by IC Insights are expected to increase their shipments by at least 5% compared with 2015.

2016-06-13 - Martin Rowe

Optical link tester performs insertion loss measurement

The MaxTester 945 OLTS from EXFO uses a 7in tablet-like user interface that allows them to test optical links that connect to homes and businesses, also known as Fibre to the x (FTTx).

2016-06-13 - Julien Happich

E-waste firm industrialises metal extraction, recycling process

Extracthive aims to leverage the CEA Marcoule lab's know-how in hydrometallurgical processes, consequently easing metal sourcing constraints.