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GD to produce Singaporean airburst grenades for the US military

Singapore based Advanced Material Engineering Pte Ltd (AME) is teaming with US industry giant General Dynamics to produce manufacture 40mm Air Burst Ammunition for the U.S. military.

: Mil/Aero

Superbatteries Combine Capacitor, Battery Technologies

Supercapacitors coupled with a regular battery form a specific kind of “super battery”, offering faster charging and more efficient energy storage. According to researchers at Washington State University, these hybrid batteries are one of the most condensed forms of energy storage.

: EDLC | , ,

In Electronics Becoming ‘Irrelevant’ is a Constant Danger

The last pick of the National Football League draft is called Mr. Irrelevant. Becoming irrelevant seems to be somewhat of a norm in electronics. Washington Irving wrote a short story in 1819 about a man who went up into the Catskill Mountains and fell asleep only to return 20 years later and realize how much the world had changed.

: Trends

Xiaomi to launch smart home device soon

Xiaomi is planning to launch a product for the smart home market between the end of 2014 and January 2015 and expects the product to surprise the market, according to the head of Xiaomi’s smart hardware platform business, Gao Ziguang.

: Consumer

Wearables market expects big fitness boom

Market research indicates that fitness wearables in-use will almost treble by 2018, compared to an estimated 19 million in-use devices this year.

: Data, Wearables

Wearables market expects big fitness boom

Market research indicates that fitness wearables in-use will almost treble by 2018, compared to an estimated 19 million in-use devices this year.

: Data, Wearables

CEO interview: Murata succumbs to IoT temptation

At electronica, EETimes Europe caught up with President and Representative Director Tsuneo Murata for an update on the company’s plans for the future

: Manufacturers, Telecom |