This is a slick idea that
I wish had been around a few years back in the 1990s when I was designing filters.
These proto PCBs from RF Bites
(see their cool logo) are made to accommodate
0603 components for LP, HP, and BP configurations. Available with or w/o a shield
- cheap, too.
Featured Product Archive
The inventions and products featured on these pages were chosen either for their
uniqueness in the RF engineering realm, or are simply awesome (or ridiculous) enough
to warrant an appearance.
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has come up with a MEMS-powered pico projector for your cell phone that projects
WVGA images on any surface. Look for it first in a Motorola phone.
perfect gift: for a mere €120k, this gold-plated, diamond-studded iPhone can be
yours. 18-carat white gold w/ rhodium trim, encrusted with 138 princess cut and
180 brilliant cut diamonds.
is a sure sign that we have turned a corner in the cellphone realm. Evidently SMSers
have gotten so adept at using their phone keypads that they are handicapped when
using a conventional keyboard. This 'cre8txt' device plugs into a computer's USB port to rectify the
WiFi-enabled universal remote control pulls the codes you need from your home wireless
router. Hmmm... I wonder if it sends any info back in the other direction?
"where players compete for fame and glory by buying and selling shares in sites
on the world wide web." This is a trader's version of Fantasy Football - no "real"
money is exchanged. RFCafe.com shares are trading at $3 each. 275 shares are available
for purchase. This might be an SEC violation, but here is some insider information:
RFCafe.com stock is set to soar in 2008 ;-)
This XUV from
Ford ought to give heart palpitations to Greenpeace activists. The F-650 probably
makes a Hummer look like a hybrid in the gas mileage category. No worries though,
because it's the rich and famous who own them - yeah, the ones who tell us to ride
bicycles. Take a look around the website - very cool.
MPK (Glo Paint)is
marketing its "Litrosphere" material - a flexible material that gets its luminescent
power from tritium (triple heavy water) radiating phosphor. It will glow for up
to 12 years with no external power source. Litrosphere can be used as a paintable
coating or even injection molded. Could this be the death knell for the
that use liquid chemicals?
Measure Foundry is is a
rapid application development package that provides a system solution for all types
of measurement instruments. For some reason I had never heard of Measure Foundry,
but it is similar to LabView and Vee.
LucidTouch is a unique device under development that allows users to use all ten
fingers to interact with and control the application running on its LCD. A "pseudo
translucency" effect is created by sensing the hand behind the device and rendering
the fingers on the display in a manner that emulates a translucent medium.
You will wonder how you
ever got along without this breath-operated USB device chargers. It is not on the
market yet, so you will have to build one of your own. Wear one of these and you
will be a babe magnet (or a hunk magnet if you are a babe).
How about a Wi-Fi equipped bed? "The Starry NIght™ Sleep Technology
Bed from Leggett & Platt is the archetype of modern sleep - a pioneering combination
of technology and bedding to create an environment that is intelligent, intuitive
and comfortable." Internet connectivity, wireless remote via Microsoft's Media Center,
iPod docking station, what more do you need?