Category "2012" archive

Top Technology developments that will shape 2013

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Bee Thakore, European Technical Marketing Manager, Farnell element14e

In the consumer world we saw the tipping point for 3D Television, Tablets outgrowing the demand of laptops and the continued rise of the maker movement with Raspberry Pi, Beagleboard  and Arduino, giving more opportunity to experiment, Continue reading “Top Technology developments that will shape 2013” »

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Training on the practical issues of patenting

During 18-19 December, a training on the topic “Patenting. Practical issues” was provided by the Institute of Lithuanian Scientific society in cooperation with the Public Enterprise “Edukacijos ir tyrimo centras” in the premises of the Lithuanian Scientific Society. Continue reading “Training on the practical issues of patenting” »

Activity background in the country (2)

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Vague hopes for education without entrepreneurship

E. Kazanavičius claims that a year ago, he used to order various components of embedded systems for his researches before 12 a.m. and received them the next day at 2 p.m. Today he is happy he receives the components in the period of three months, and for some components it takes even up to six month to be delivered. Continue reading “Activity background in the country (2)” »

About embedded systems – in simple terms (4)

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Similarities and differences between ES and personal computers.

To put in simple terms, ES may be called specialized microcomputers, and this analogy is quite helpful when discussing ES. Common computers are universal and can be used for a variety of tasks using various algorithms and applications. Microcomputers, are in contrary very narrow specialized and intended for a specific task. The software used for microcomputers is a program code, which is simple, fixed, Continue reading “About embedded systems – in simple terms (4)” »

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Activity background in the country (1)

At the end of July, the Institute of Lithuanian Scientific Society has launched the project “Encouraging local and international scientific cooperation, and development of professional expertise” aimed at gathering together the scientists working with the Embedded Systems in the country and partly the employees designing, manufacturing and managing the systems. Continue reading “Activity background in the country (1)” »

About embedded systems – in simple terms (3)

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National defence. Protection of public order

In the system of state border protection, alarms must be adequately responded, and this must be done on time. Situation monitoring through surveillance cameras does not ensure proper control. A growing demand (and possibilities) is observed to use real-time systems for assessing the level of danger thus limiting the number of errors caused by human factor. Continue reading “About embedded systems – in simple terms (3)” »

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