Home Carousele Electronics News

Onion pitches MIPS universal cloud-to-hardware interface

Aiming at programmers who want to interface to the real world, Toronto-based Onion has created a tiny MIPS-based Linux cloud-to-hardware development board, and made it the subject of a Kickstarter project.  The firm has an interesting pitch. Called Omega, the PCB is tiny, with on-board…

Read More

Raspberry Pi goes retro gaming

Raspberry Pi continues to inspire young developers of embedded systems products. One games enthusiast has used a Raspberry Pi to create a pocket-sized games console. Dubbed the MicroPi : Play, it is the work of developer and retro games enthusiast Tarsem Dhillon, who decided the micro sized Linux board would…

Read More

Printed circuits can stretch the wearable boundaries

Electronic circuit boards that are stretchable may soon be used in robots and wearable smart clothing, say researchers at a US-based university. The aim of research at Purdue University is to inkjet-print liquid-metal alloys to create a new type of flexible electronic circuit. Elastic technologies could make…

Read More

Nimble liquid crystal makes fast organic FETs

Using a smectic liquid crystal material, researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology have built a polycrystalline organic FET with mobility around 12cm2/Vs. The bottom gate transistors are consistent, exhibiting device-to-device variation of 1.2cm2/Vs across a substrate. “Considering that it could potentially be necessary to fabricate…

Read More