Saturday, February 28th, 2015

 January 2015 – In preparation for the big game and playoffs in football and the on-going hockey season with the all-star game and the outdoor stadium series, we took some time to talk to Signiant about their state of their UDP file acceleration technology and their new offerings in the SaaS space for people with [...]

 January 2015 – At the 2015 Storage Visions Conference that preceded CES, we had a chance to review the new Memory Channel Storage (MCS) developed by Diablo Technologies. The product is a NAND Flash memory product that operates in a system through the standard DIMM connections and the memory channel interface. This provides a direct [...]

 January 2015 – Samsung has made an entry into the consumer premium noise cancelling headphone line with the Level Over Headset. The headphones are available in Black and a White & Tan model. Rare in the marketplace is the combination of a stereo headphone product that has both active noise cancellation and is wireless. The [...]

 January 2015 – In the Fitness section of CES, FtiBit was the dominant exhibitor. Leading off with their wrist based wearable, they added a number of new fitness bands in the plan for 2015. The newest will be the HR which includes a heart rate monitor. Joining the product line in late 2014 was the [...]

 January 2015 – The processing power of tablets is rivaling laptops of the recent past. As a result, music creation and has shifted to these lighter devices. To go along with that, Keith McMillen has brought out a new portable keyboard the K-board. The unit is a self-contained USB powered Midi controller for tablets and [...]

 January 2015 – At CES the Lenovo display was showing the new Motorola Droid and Droid X phones and accessories. Among these was the new Hint Bluetooth Earbud. Designed for simplicity and high functionality the earbud comes in a dual use storage and charging case. The earbud is voice controlled and has automatic on-off features. [...]

 January 2015 – Zagg had a number of new products on display at CES 2015. These included a foldable Bluetooth keyboard using the new Bluetooth low power interface and new cases for the iphone6. We had a chance to check one of their 2014 products that is finding a strong niche in the marketplace – [...]

 January 2015 – Kensington is a developer of the current industry standard in laptop protection which is an integrated loop connector in the edge of the chassis of most laptops. The current connector was designed for prior generation devices that incorporated optical drives and rotating storage as the driving industrial design on device thickness. The [...]

December 2014 – At the 60th IEDM conference in San Francisco, IMEC presented a talk on using traditional CMOS processing for enhancing imaging systems. The presentation focused on the the creation of an integrated hyperspectral and multispectral imager. Typical consumer imagers have a three color spectral pickup – Red, Green, and Blue. Many industrial, medical [...]

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 [...]