Thursday, December 18th, 2014

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ScanSnap ix500 wireless desktop scanner

November 2014 – The latest version of the Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 desktop scanner provides a multipaper autofeeder that scans at rates up to 25 pages per minutes in duplex mode to desktop, laptop and mobile devices. The unit is intuitive and easily connected with both wired (USB3) and wireless (WiFI) connectivity. The integrated WiFi allows the device to quickly connect to local networks and also... [Read more]


ScanSnap ix100 wireless portable scanner

November 2014 – The latest version of the Fujitsu Scansnap iX100 is incredibly fast, intuitive and easily connected to both laptops and mobile devices. The integrated WiFi allows the device to quickly connect to local networks and also directly with an integrated WiFi host adapter in the device. The portable scanner has an internal USB chargeable battery that allows the device to work completely... [Read more]


Pericom targets timing for high speed servers

November 2014 - At the Open Server Summit in Santa Clara Pericom was showing major portions of their full server design solution. As the number of cores, high speed interfaces, memory sockets, and board sizes get larger it is becoming more difficult to get the signals across to where they are needed. While semiconductor technology is scaling the performance inside the chip, the physics realities... [Read more]


Pepcom Preview – Mobile dominates as platform

Holiday 2014 – At the Pepcom Holiday Preview in SF the theme for the event was Zombies and that theme carried over into the operating system choices for the products. Currently in Zombie mode was Windows. Caught between the EOL of Windows XP, still IT centric Windows 7 and not working on most consumer hardware without a touchscreen Windows 8.1 – the platform appears as one of the largest installed... [Read more]


Maxim demos target IoT control

October 2014 – Maxim Integrated held an AE and press demo event to show off their new kits for the for the Internet of Things (IoT) product area. These new kits were targeted at wellness and medical electronics as well as standard industrial control. The wellness products had the highlight of the second-generation FIT2 which is the smart shirt with integrated sensors that is used to exercise. They... [Read more]


Micrium bring Spectrum to ARM IoT

 October 2014 – At ARM Techcon in Santa Clara, Micrium was showing their new end-to-end platform for the IoT marketplace called Spectrum. This package is a collection of the embedded software modules protocol stacks, and cloud services to help with applications for Internet of Things (IoT) device development. Unlike most silicon vendor provided tools the Micrium Spectrum solution is silicon... [Read more]


Secure power analysis at ARM Techcon

Differential Power Data Leak- Hardware solution October 2014 - At the ARM conference in Santa Clara, Rambus was showing their new Differential Power Analysis (DPA) product that was developed by their cryptography research division. The DPA space solution is targeted at keeping data private that may be radiated through fluctuations in the power supply to a chip. The EMC certification for a product... [Read more]


AMD shows of dual x86/ARM server

 October 2014 – At ARM Techcon AMD’s network products group was showing their new dual x86/ARM 64bit processor being used in and an advanced SDN application device. They were showing a 10GE switch that was enabled with NFV (network function virtualization). The device featured support for OpenStack in the networking space. The device was also a traditional switch without wireless integration... [Read more]


Women’s Audio Mission

October 10, 2014, Audio Engineering Society Convention, Los Angeles—The Women's Audio Mission is a non-profit organization that is working to further the entry of women into the audio field. WAM’s goal is to share the best practices, increase the enrollments of women and girls, and support underserved girls and women with free and low-cost music production training and services. They are also encouraging... [Read more]


Open Control Architecture Alliance

October 11, 2014, Audio Engineering Society Convention, Los Angeles—The Open Control Architecture Alliance is releasing a new open source specification to allow greater control interoperability in digital audio systems. Three years in the making, the new standard follows the move of A-V workflows from analog to digital and an IT infrastructure. The other work on IT architectures has been on the... [Read more]