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Smart sensor measures bladder pressure 10/03/2014

Researchers from Norway's Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research (SINTEF) have created a tiny, implantable sensor that can measure bladder pressure in the human body.  Read More

£45m boost for IoT research 10/03/2014

Plans to make the UK a 'world leader' in digital technology were revealed by David Cameron last week. Speaking at the CeBIT trade fair in Hannover, the prime minister announced a £45million investment in the Internet of Things (IoT), as well as a 5G research partnership between the UK and Germany.  Read More

Spin waves boost energy efficiency by 1000 times, says US team 10/03/2014

US researchers claim to have made major improvements in computer processing by building logic devices using a class of magnetic materials called multiferroics. The researchers, from UCLA's School of Engineering, say the approach reduces the amount of power consumed by logic devices and believes the work could result in more energy efficient ...  Read More

Amplifier achieves 235GHz bandwidth, paves way for ultra fast broadband 07/03/2014

A collaboration between UCL and Sweden's Chalmers University of Technology has resulted in the widest band amplifier yet reported.  Read More
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TI has LaunchPad for the IoT 07/03/2014

Texas Instrument's latest LaunchPad ecosystem – the Tiva C Series Connected LaunchPad – is designed to help engineers make the most out of the Internet of Things (IoT).  Read More

Rollable displays a step closer to reality? 06/03/2014

Practical, low cost rollable displays could be a step closer to reality thanks to researchers at the University of Surrey.  Read More

Digital power market set for ‘explosive’ growth 05/03/2014

IHS is anticipating 'explosive' growth in the global digital power market over the coming years.  Read More

Mentor pushes for graph based test standardisation 05/03/2014

Mentor Graphics has proposed that a new Accellera standards committee be formed to investigate the standardisation of graph based test. John Lenyo, pictured, general manager of Mentor's Design Verification Technology Division, said: "Based on customer feedback, we're moving forward to recommend and facilitate a standards effort that brings ...  Read More

Agilent launches 27GHz PXIe vector signal analyser 05/03/2014

The fastest, highest performing PXIe vector signal analyser has been touted by Agilent Technologies.  Read More

SiLabs buys Touchstone for $1.5million, aims for IoT market growth 04/03/2014

Silicon Labs has acquired Touchstone Semiconductor, an early stage power management technology company, for $1.5million.  Read More

Researchers create 2D electron gas, claim semiconductor alternative 04/03/2014

In a move to find alternatives to current semiconducting materials, researchers at the Vienna University of Technology have created a two dimensional electron gas in strontium titanate. The electron gas exists in a thin layer just below the surface where electrons can move freely and occupy different quantum states.  Read More

MCU power consumption benchmark developed 04/03/2014

EEMBC – the Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium – has launched ULPBench in a move to provide designers with a better understanding of MCU power consumption.  Read More

MCUs offer 32bit performance at 8bit cost 04/03/2014

Infineon's has commenced volume production of its ARM Cortex-MO based XMC1000 microcontrollers.  Read More

High security RFID component provides anti counterfeiting solution 04/03/2014

A high security ISO/IEC15693 compliant device from EM Microelectronic is said to act as a universal identity card and as an encrypted tamperproof digital certificate to convey the guarantee of good quality. The developer says the part offers 'unequalled' RF performance while enabling efficient and secure solutions for anti counterfeiting and brand ...  Read More

Distributor plans to have 300 ARM Accredited MCU Engineers by end of year 04/03/2014

Distributor Future Electronics has become the first corporate partner for ARM's Accredited Engineer programme and will aim to get 300 of its engineers around the world certified.  Read More

Nominations sought for £1m QEPrize 04/03/2014

Nominations are now being accepted for the second Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering.  Read More

All in a spin over magnet manipulation breakthrough 03/03/2014

A research group at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), working with researchers from Prague, Cambridge and Nottingham, have predicted and discovered a new physical phenomenon that allows the state of a magnet to be manipulated by electric signals.  Read More

Cypress aims to cut cost of touch control 03/03/2014

Cypress claims its new series of capacitive sensing controllers are at a price point where touchscreens can become a viable alternative to mechanical buttons.  Read More

AMD brings 4K graphics to embedded systems 28/02/2014

AMD's diversification away from its traditional PC and server markets continued at Embedded World 2014 with the announcement of the Adelaar GPU.  Read More

Electronic membrane monitors heart health 28/02/2014

Scientists in the US have created a device which they believe could revolutionise treatment of chronic heart problems.  Read More

Intel has embedded solution for industrial systems 28/02/2014

Intel used Embedded World to unveil a platform designed to speed time to market for OEM's, machine builders and system integrators looking to implement industrial embedded solutions.  Read More

Engineering apprenticeships twice as popular as degrees 28/02/2014

The number of young people embarking on an engineering apprenticeship is more than double that of those choosing to study for a degree.  Read More

TI shipping dual mode wireless power receiver 28/02/2014

Now shipping in volume production, Texas Instrument's dual mode wireless power receiver is claimed to be the first to support both the WPC Qi 1.1 and PMA specifications.  Read More

Embedded World 2014: ARM brings CSR into its mbed community 27/02/2014

CSR has joined ARM's mbed platform as a component partner.  Read More

Embedded World 2014: Bluetooth IC targets wearable healthcare market 27/02/2014

Toshiba has introduced a low power Bluetooth IC that supports Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) communications.  Read More

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