2016-09-04 - John Dunn

Optical devices go beyond imaging applications

Presenting pictures of beautiful scenery is big deal stuff, but there are non-imaging optics applications too.

2016-08-31 - Allegro MicroSystems

Adjustable linear LED drivers slash EMI for car lighting

The low-EMI A6274 and A6284 from Allegro pack an optional pre-regulator gate drive to control an external P-channel MOSFET, boosting…

2016-08-29 - Toshiba

Video processor features reduced frame memory

TC90175XBG targets applications that do not require two-picture composition.

2016-08-12 - Vivek Nanda

Portable PCR tester fits in your hands

A researcher focused on portable, economic PCR has finally hit paydirt with a system that measures about 100mm x 60mm…

2016-08-12 - Vivek Nanda

Researchers deliver 10-minute Ebola tests

A portable microfluidic device can analyse samples for the presence of DNA and RNA of microbes, conducting 40 PCR cycles…

2016-08-12 - Vivek Nanda

Researcher seeks manufacturer for handheld PCR

A handheld PCR device that can detect infections like Ebola for less than a dollar waits in the wings for…

2016-08-08 - Carolyn Mathas

Single-stage LED controllers move dimming to 150W

The AL1663 and AL1663R combine low start-up current and low operating current with the integration of such multiple protection features.

2016-08-04 - Junko Yoshida

Japan wagers on premium TVs with 4K, 8K push

Despite the sharp decline in domestic TV unit shipments since 2011, Japanese CE companies just can't seem to let go…

2016-08-02 - Graham Prophet

Internal timing controllers simplify e-paper displays

Removing dependence on external microcontrollers for timing control simplifies the design of displays.