Power switches cut PCB space by 50%

The industry’s smallest bidirectional protection switches have been launched by Texas Instruments.
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Wearable devices: 7 factors to stand out from the crowd

Wearable devices market analyst Jennifer Colegrove looks at the current generation of wearable electronic smart watch and fitness band devices and recommends seven key factors needed to stand out.
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Wearable devices: 7 factors to stand out from the crowd

Wearable devices market analyst Jennifer Colegrove looks at the current generation of wearable electronic smart watch and fitness band devices and recommends seven key factors needed to stand out.
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Safe and secure object-oriented programming with Ada 2012′s contracts

Ada 2012’s contract-based OOP approach combines the full expressiveness of the object-oriented methodology with the safety and security that have been the Ada language’s underpinnings since it was first designed.
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FMI standard 2.0 integrates simulation models

FMI standard 2.0 is an open, manufacturer-independent interface that lets the user integrate simulation models from different modeling tools into one overall model.
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Do you really need source code?

Do you need the source code for your RTOS or for any other software IP? This article investigates whether source code access makes sense in all cases, when it is needed, and when access is less than useful.
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IBM builds 1million neuron, brain-inspired processor

IBM has taken another step toward its goal of creating a processor that mimics the human brain, with a second, more advanced neurosynaptic chip powered by an unprecedented 1million neurons and 256m synapses.
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Embedded news and analysis: Week of Aug. 4 – 8, 2014

Embedded industry product and technology news and analysis stories for this week from Agilent, Altium, Keysight, MIPI Alliance, Navdy and Nvidia as well as Adlink, Alibaba, Freescale, element14, eSoL, INCHRON, Lauterbach, LDRA, Microchip, Renesas, Samsung, TIA, and Toshiba.
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ADLINK’s SMARC module LEC-BT has ultra-small form factor

ADLINK Technology, Inc. has introduced a new SMARC form factor computer-on-module (COM) running on Intel x86 processors.
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Navdy launches smartphone head-up display (HUD) for any car

Navdy has started a 30-day pre-order campaign for a Head-Up Display (HUD) that allows drivers to access their smartphone’s apps while keeping their eyes on the road.
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