Large Flexible Fingerprint Sensor Reaches 500dpi Julien Happich 10/18/2016 Post a comment FlexEnable together with ISORG have jointly launched a flexible fingerprint sensor with an image resolution of 500 dots per inch (dpi). Only 0.3mm thick, the flexible optical sensor is suitable for applications requiring standard-compliant fingerprint enrolment and/or identification.
Nanium & UTAC Partners on Wafer Level Packaging & Testing Julien Happich 4/11/2016 Post a comment Europe's primary OSAT company Nanium SA has signed a collaborative agreement with the Singapore-based semiconductor assembly and test services provider UTAC Holdings Ltd (UTAC) to provide a complete turnkey backend solution for Wafer Level Packaging (WLP) solutions.
Microsoft Backs Sigfox Cloud on IoT Julien Happich 4/4/2016 Post a comment IoT network infrastructure provider Sigfox announced it will integrate the Sigfox Cloud with Microsoft Azure IoT Hub, enabling its customers to use data for real-time analytics.
Machine Learning Sets the Pace of Distribution Julien Happich 10/27/2015 Post a comment Last July, Dave Doherty took the helm of global component distributor Digi-Key Electronics when long time president and COO Mark Larson handed over the reins to him. For EETimes Europe, Doherty shared his views on today’s consolidation climate and how distribution is set to evolve. Excerpts…
Samsung & Facebook Bring Digital Addiction to the Masses Julien Happich 10/2/2015 Post a comment Samsung together with Facebook's Oculus VR have announced a new smartphone-enabled gear, leveraging the screens and the computing power of the Korean company’s Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+, S6 and S6 Edge smartphones to deliver virtual reality to the masses.
Californian Startup Promises Hack Free Connected Homes Julien Happich 9/29/2015 Post a comment Having designed a hardware-based firewall that sits right between your home WiFi hotspot and the cloud, Californian CUJO LLC. is turning IoT security on its head. Built around a Cavium dual core 1GHz processor with 1GB of DDR SRAM and 4GB of flash, the bowl-shaped device performs deep packet inspections on the transiting traffic and applies a proprietary and adaptive machine-learning algorithm to identify and notify the end-user about abnormal data behavior or stop a hack right in its track.
GlobalFoundries Teams with IMEC on RF CMOS Julien Happich 2/18/2015 Post a comment GlobalFoundries has announced a partnership with nanoelectronics research center IMEC for joint research on future radio architectures and designs for highly integrated mobile devices and IoT applications.
Elastomeric Camouflage Switches Texture & Color Julien Happich 9/22/2014 (15) comments Inspired by nature's most skillful camouflage artists, MIT researchers harness elastomers' ability to change surface texture when voltage is applied to a make a flexible material that simultaneously changes its color and texture on demand.
Winged Parcel Delivery: Google's Way Julien Happich 9/11/2014 (1) comment While there is still debate about if legislation would ever allow swarms of commercial drones to fly over our heads, Google recently unveiled some details of its own drone-based delivery project, named Project Wing.
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