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Age no hindrance to taking control of semiautonomous vehicles

New research from North Carolina State University finds that older adults have comparable response times to young adults when tasked with taking control of a semiautonomous vehicle. “Before we see fully autonomous cars enter the marketplace, we are likely to see semiautonomous vehicles on the...

Rohde & Schwarz scopes analyze automotive CXPI interfaces

Munich, Germany. Rohde & Schwarz has expanded the functionality of its R&S RTE and R&S RTO digital oscilloscopes to include a triggering and decoding option for the new clock extension peripheral interface (CXPI) protocol. This newly developed automotive bus is a cost-effective alternative to...

As legacy businesses fade, AT&T looks to retraining

AT&T is overhauling itself as it evolves from its legacy businesses related to telegraph and telephone infrastructure toward a focus on the Internet and the cloud. With an emphasis on wireless technologies, the company forecasts that by 2020, a software-defined architecture will control 75%...

Dr. Strojwas of CMU honored with 2016 Phil Kaufman Award

San Jose, CA. Andrzej J. Strojwas, Keithley professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Phil Kaufman Award for Distinguished Contributions to Electronic System Design. The award is presented yearly by the Electronic System...

SEMI reports Q2 2016 worldwide semiconductor equipment figures

San Jose, CA. SEMI has reported that worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached $10.5 billion in the second quarter of 2016. The billings figure is 26% higher than the first quarter of 2016 and 11% higher than the same quarter a year ago. The...

Pickering to showcase ultra-high density reed relays at electronica

Pickering Electronics, a provider of reed relays, will be showcasing its latest high-density range at electronica on November 8-11, 2016, in Munich. The Pickering Series 115, Series 116, and Series 117 are three ranges of small single-pole reed relays suitable for the construction of high-density...

Greenville Technical College targets manufacturing education

Greenville, SC (PRNewswire-USNewswire). Greenville Technical College (GTC) joined with Clemson University, Greenville County Schools, manufacturers, economic development leaders, and officials from state and local government and the community to celebrate opening of the Gene Haas Center for Manufacturing Innovation (CMI) with a ribbon cutting...

U.S. Navy selects TEGAM Model R1L-D1 micro-ohmmeter

Geneva, OH. TEGAM Inc. has announced that the U.S. Navy has selected the TEGAM Model R1L-D1 portable micro-ohm and RTD measurement bridge to fulfill a special test requirement of the nuclear Navy. This new contract requires performance over the next five years with a...

SEMI FabView offers interactive mobile fab forecast

San Jose, CA. SEMI has announced SEMI FabView, a mobile-friendly, interactive version of its World Fab Forecast quarterly report for electronic supply chain players and analysts. The new product was announced during the press conference at SEMICON Taiwan earlier this month, where 43,000 industry...

UPS uses CyPhy Works drone to deliver inhaler to Children’s Island

UPS announced Friday that it had successfully used a drone to deliver an inhaler to an island near Boston, according to Laura Stevens and Georgia Wells in The Wall Street Journal. They quote Chuck Holland, a vice president of industrial engineering, as saying, “UPS has...