2016-12-19 - R. Colin Johnson

Passwords are here to stay until 2030, Yole says

Biometrics equipment will be less bulky and inexpensive but it doesn't look like these technologies will be replacing passwords anytime…

2016-12-02 - Junko Yoshida

Testy ties: Why Lattice deal may hit a snag

Is Calif.-based buyout fund Canyon Bridge considered a Chinese company? And does Lattice make and sell technology for dual-purpose applications?

2016-12-02 - Junko Yoshida

Of dual-use tech and Chinese smuggling attempts

In 2012, two Chinese nationals were indicted trying to purchase military-grade Lattice PLDs. Although Lattice no longer offers such products,…

2016-11-18 - None

350A DC contactors rough it in military, power app

The KILOVAC EV202 DC contactor is built small but tough for military and commercial vehicles and energy storage systems.

2016-10-04 - R. Colin Johnson

Iris, facial recognition may obsolete passwords

A company has built a suite of algorithms that can eliminate the need for smartphone passwords with face- and iris-recognition.

2016-09-22 - Analog Devices

GaAs-based RF module operates up to 20GHz

The HMC-C582 provides typically 24dB of gain, up to 36dBm output IP3 and up to 26dBm of output power at…

2016-08-24 - Vivek Nanda

IIT-B students ready ‘Pratham’ satellite for ISRO launch

A microsatellite developed by IIT-Bombay students awaits launch next month by the ISRO from Sriharikota.

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…

2016-06-09 - Vicor

Isolated, regulated DC-DC converter delivers up to 500W

Vicor extends its DCM family by adding two 270V and two 28V nominal products to target industrial and process control…

2016-05-25 - Rajan Bedi

Rocket scientist’s guide to RF impedance matching

Here's a look at impedance matching, which is used to make a load or line impedance equal that of a…