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Leading Japanese Electronics Publication Semiconductor Industry News Names Cypress’s USB Type-C Controller Semiconductor of the Year
Leading Japanese Electronics Publication Semiconductor Industry News Names Cypress’s USB Type-C Controller Semiconductor of the Year
6/29/2015 11:24:31 PM
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) today announced that leading Japanese electronics publication Semiconductor Industry News has selected Cypress’s new EZ-PD™ CCG1 and EZ-PD CCG2 USB Type-C controllers for the publication’s 21st annual “Semiconductor of the Year” award. The publication’s editors nominated 123 products and technologies from the thousands of products …
New Cisco Internet of Things (IoT) System Provides a Foundation for the Transformation of Industries
New Cisco Internet of Things (IoT) System Provides a Foundation for the Transformation of Industries
6/29/2015 11:10:02 PM
Cisco estimates that 50 billion devices and objects will be connected to the Internet by 2020. Yet today, more than 99 percent of things in the physical world remain unconnected.  To capitalize on the unprecedented opportunities presented by this wave of digitization, companies and cities are increasingly deploying Internet of Things solutions. However, digitization is …
Huawei Selects Cypress’s TrueTouch Touchscreen Controller for Next-Generation MediaPad X2 Tablet
Huawei Selects Cypress’s TrueTouch Touchscreen Controller for Next-Generation MediaPad X2 Tablet
6/26/2015 11:03:51 AM
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: CY) today announced that Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology solutions provider, has selected Cypress’s TrueTouch® capacitive touchscreen solution for its next-generation MediaPad X2 tablet PC. The MediaPad X2 utilizes the TrueTouch TMA568 controller’s industry-leading gloved finger tracking, robust water …
Internet of Things Turning New York’s Lake George into “World’s Smartest Lake”
Internet of Things Turning New York’s Lake George into “World’s Smartest Lake”
6/26/2015 10:54:45 AM
The Jefferson Project at Lake George, one of the most ambitious research projects to deploy Big Data and analytics technology to manage and protect a body of fresh water, is entering a new phase in which enormous amounts of data will be captured from sensors and analyzed. Scientists anticipate that insights uncovered from the data collection and discovery stage of the project …
Mitsubishi Electric to Launch Red Laser Diode for Projectors
Mitsubishi Electric to Launch Red Laser Diode for Projectors
6/24/2015 11:02:09 AM
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today that it will launch a 638-nanometer-(nm)-wavelength red laser diode (LD) offering pulse operation output power of 2.5 W, the world’s highest level among 638-nm LDs used as light sources for projectors. Sales will begin this September 1. The 638-nm red laser light and highly efficient operation of the LD contributes to the laser …
Mirror-like Display Creates Rich Color Pixels by Harnessing Ambient Light
Mirror-like Display Creates Rich Color Pixels by Harnessing Ambient Light
6/24/2015 1:46:01 AM
Using a simple structure comprising a mirror and an absorbing layer to take advantage of the wave properties of light, researchers at Qualcomm MEMS Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, have developed a display technology that harnesses natural ambient light to produce an unprecedented range of colors and superior viewing experience. An article describing …
Transmode announces next generation of high-density and low-power Terabit Packet Transport Switch
6/24/2015 12:28:17 AM
Transmode’s new PT-Fabric extends the company’s Native Packet Optical architecture to terabit switching with a new optical frontplane-equipped EMXP III switching unit supporting up to 960Gbit/s of switching in a single module. The innovative optical frontplane takes VCSEL (vertical cavity surface emitting laser) technology used in supercomputing and brings it to data transport …
24h Spa “dream team”: BMW Motorsport unveils numerous innovative technical features for the BMW Z4 GT3 raced by Zanardi, Glock and Spengler
24h Spa “dream team”: BMW Motorsport unveils numerous innovative technical features for the BMW Z4 GT3 raced by Zanardi, Glock and Spengler
6/23/2015 4:20:34 PM
Spa-Francorchamps (BE) / Munich (DE), 23rd June 2015. BMW Motorsport has entered the final phase of its very special project: this Wednesday (24th June), BMW works drivers Alessandro Zanardi (IT), Timo Glock (DE) and Bruno Spengler (CA) will join the official test day for the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BE) in their modified BMW Z4 GT3. This year’s staging of the …
Leading TV Brands More Reliant on Chinese Manufacturers in 2015, IHS Says
Leading TV Brands More Reliant on Chinese Manufacturers in 2015, IHS Says
6/23/2015 1:10:28 PM
TVs made by outsourcing specialists are expected to reach an industry record of 43 percent of LCD TVs shipped globally in 2015, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. Outsourcing manufacturing has become one of the most important business strategies for TV brands, because it can improve supply-chain cost management …
Toshiba Develops New Chip Authentication Technology Using Transistor Noise
Toshiba Develops New Chip Authentication Technology Using Transistor Noise
6/19/2015 11:03:44 AM
Toshiba has developed a novel method of utilizing random telegraph noise (RTN) originating from insulating material faults to implement a physical unclonable function (PUF), an important security technology that has attracted considerable attention in recent years. The method, which will contribute to the creation of safe and secure cloud services for smart communities, was …
Cadence to Showcase Comprehensive PCI Express IP and Verification Solutions at PCI-SIG 2015
Cadence to Showcase Comprehensive PCI Express IP and Verification Solutions at PCI-SIG 2015
6/19/2015 10:59:04 AM
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) announced its participation at PCI-SIG Developers Conference 2015 , to be held from June 23-24, 2015 in Santa Clara, California. Cadence plans to showcase its PCI Express® 2.0 multi-protocol PHY, PCI Express 4.0 SerDes, PCI Express 4.0 controller solution, as well as the Indago™ Protocol Debug App. WHAT: Visitors to the …
Philips Says Goodbye To Watching Movies In The Dark
Philips Says Goodbye To Watching Movies In The Dark
6/18/2015 10:46:17 AM
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), the global leader in lighting, has launched a new digital projection technology that removes the need to turn off the lights or close the curtains. Philips ColorSpark is three times brighter than existing LED projector technologies and provides sharp pictures and vivid colors on big screens in any environment. The technology will come to …
New book from Fujifilm Chairman & CEO Shigetaka Komori explains
the company’s dramatic transformation
New book from Fujifilm Chairman & CEO Shigetaka Komori explains the company’s dramatic transformation
6/18/2015 10:40:47 AM
Shigetaka Komori, FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation Chairman and CEO, wrote "Innovating Out of Crisis, How Fujifilm Survived (and Thrived) As Its Core Business Was Vanishing," published by Stone Bridge Press (Berkeley, California). In the book he recounts how he was inspired to lead Fujifilm’s journey from the brink of extinction to its current path of prosperity and growth – and …
Canon’s New Powershot G3 X Digital Camera Delivers Features Pros Need And The Convenience Advanced Shooters Crave
Canon’s New Powershot G3 X Digital Camera Delivers Features Pros Need And The Convenience Advanced Shooters Crave
6/18/2015 10:37:47 AM
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced an exciting addition to its G-series of premium compact digital cameras -- the Canon PowerShot G3 X. Ideal for photographers looking for DSLR-style features and quality in a compact, dust- and water-resistant body, this camera’s large, one-inch, 20.2 Megapixel* High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor delivers …
Agreement Reached for Alibaba and Foxconn to Invest in SoftBank’s Robotics Business
Agreement Reached for Alibaba and Foxconn to Invest in SoftBank’s Robotics Business
6/18/2015 8:59:44 AM
SoftBank Corp. (“SoftBank”), Alibaba Group Holding Limited (“Alibaba”) and Foxconn Technology Group (“Foxconn”) today announced an agreement under which Alibaba and Foxconn will each invest JPY 14.5 billion in SoftBank Robotics Holdings Corp. (“SBRH”), the SoftBank Group’s intermediate holding company responsible for its robotics business. Under the agreement, upon the …
New Fog Chamber Provides Testing Options That Could Improve Security Cameras
New Fog Chamber Provides Testing Options That Could Improve Security Cameras
6/17/2015 11:49:48 AM
Fog can play a key role in cloaking military invasions and retreats and the actions of intruders. That’s why physical security experts seek to overcome fog, but it’s difficult to field test security cameras, sensors or other equipment in fog that is often either too thick or too ephemeral. Until now, collecting field test data in foggy environments was time-consuming and …
Mitsubishi Electric to Build Training Center at Inazawa Works in Japan
Mitsubishi Electric to Build Training Center at Inazawa Works in Japan
6/17/2015 11:35:18 AM
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today that it will build a new training center in Japan to strengthen human resources development as the company further globalizes the sales, manufacturing, installation and maintenance functions of its building-systems business, including elevators and escalators. The center, which is scheduled to start operating in April 2016, …
Toshiba’s Restructuring of Global TV Business
Toshiba’s Restructuring of Global TV Business
6/17/2015 11:28:29 AM
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Toshiba Lifestyle Products & Services Corporation, today announced that they have reached an agreement with a third party on a new business structure for TV brand licensing in the European market. This move continues the process announced in the company’s January 29th press release, ‘Toshiba in …
World’s Thinnest Light Bulb—Graphene Gets Bright!
World’s Thinnest Light Bulb—Graphene Gets Bright!
6/17/2015 10:56:43 AM
Led by Young Duck Kim, a postdoctoral research scientist in James Hone ’s group at Columbia Engineering, a team of scientists from Columbia, Seoul National University (SNU), and Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS) reported today that they have demonstrated—for the first time—an on-chip visible light source using graphene, an atomically thin and perfectly …
Gothenburg’s 100 % renewable electricity bus route with Siemens technology
Gothenburg’s 100 % renewable electricity bus route with Siemens technology
6/15/2015 4:03:34 PM
The new electric bus route 55 between Lindholmen and Johanneberg in Gothenburg, Sweden, is now inaugurated. This nine-kilometer-route will be served by three all-electric buses and seven electric-hybrids, all from Volvo Buses. The vehicles are equipped with battery packs that will be charged with renewable electricity. Siemens, together with the communal energy supplier …