The consumer electronics market is not only one of the fastest moving of all markets, it’s one of the broadest. With mobile phones, tablets and similar devices updated on a rapid time scale, consumers are always on the lookout for the latest products. Those involved in the the sector, as well as those looking to enter the consumer electronics market, need to keep up to date.

New Electronics covers developments in the consumer electronics sector, bringing technology updates and opinion from the market.

Home on the range

How increasing adoption of ZigBee wireless will soon be helping to get our houses in order. By Mike Richardson.

On the tiles

Will a software defined tile based architecture help to crack the consumer market? By Graham Pitcher.

Suited and booted

Nowadays it’s rare that the roles of engineer, entrepreneur and salesman can be combined effectively. By Mike Richardson.

Some light relief

The leading lights of led technology provide some relief for customers whose imaginations are limited by the light bulb. By Mike Richardson.

Finger on the pulse

As biometric security gets government backing, the technology is finding wider application. By Christos Papakyriacou.

More power, less consumption

Multiple power management techniques create compact and multifeatured systems with maximum battery life. By Andreas Biß, Sven Stegemann and Gunter Wagschal.

Giant killing?

Mobile tv is providing an opportunity for start ups to challenge the big names. By John Walko.

Let’s talk

Interoperability in multiformat home networking. By Mario Giani and Marion Derivière.

And I’m a monkey’s uncle!

Ignoring the small things like larger brains and opposable thumbs, what really sets us apart from other species is our ability to communicate. By Philip Ling.

Stay in touch

Why choose capacitive sensing over mechanical forms of switching for touch sensing applications? By Vanessa Knivett.

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