A New Wave of Touch Control for Instruments

The popularity of touch screen controls in research equipment, buttons, knobs, and serial connections are giving way to touchscreens, embedded systems, and even haptics. But does every instrument need a makeover? Advanced equipments in the research industry need proper control,…
LED Growth drives surface mount technology equipment market

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Equipment markets. Global market for Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Equipment is projected to reach US$5.3 billion by 2018, driven by recovery in electronics and semiconductor industries,…
Cyber Thieves Increasingly Attack Mobile Devices

The amount of malicious software targeting mobile devices is exploding, according to security firm Kaspersky Lab. Kaspersky said that in 2013 “nearly 100,000 new malicious programs for mobile devices were detected.” That’s more than two times the number detected the…
Controller IC for Dimmable LED lighting

Dimming LED lamps can save energy and changes the visual appearance and mood of your space. You can use a dimmable LED lamp in a non-dimmable circuit. You should NOT use a non-dimmable lamp in a dimmable circuit as it may cause damage…
Electronics in vehicles with care

Automobiles have come a long way since their beginning in the late 19th century. One of the major things that has helped automobiles to provide more safety and convenience, though, is electronics. The growing demand of electronic generation for navigation, safety,…
The next sunrise @ Electronics & Information Technology

From an interview of Sh. Kapil Sibal, Union minister for Communication & IT, an overview of steps taken by the government for creating an eco-system for promoting Electronics & IT hardware manufacturing in India, is as follows: Outlook of Indian…
Energy Measurement Fulfills Promises of the Smart Grid

A new reference design called Sonoma from Maxim Integrated that meets the high-accuracy and low-cost needs of energy-measurement applications. This subsystem performs accurate AC energy measurement while utilizing a unique, low-cost galvanic isolation architecture Measuring electrical power consumption—dynamic current and…