Semtech Wins Smart Grid Design

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Camarillo-based analog and mixed signal semiconductor maker Semtech has scored a new design win in the smart energy grid market, saying today that CAHORS Group , a manufacturer of monitoring products for smart grids, will use the company's LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol in its line fault detection products.

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10 Key Strategies For Innovation Leadership By Design

Startup Professionals Musings

As a business advisor, I strongly believe that continuous innovation and design thinking are the keys to long-term viability and success. A recent survey of design professionals shows strong agreement, but 92 percent expressed some lack of confidence in their organization’s design vision.

Skyworks Gets Design Win With Nordic Semiconductor

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Irvine-based analog semiconductor developer Skyworks has scored a design win with Nordic Semiconductor , a developer of wireless communications products, the company announced this morning. skyworks nordic semiconductor analog wireless communications design internet things

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Semtech Gets Design Win In France

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Camarillo-based analog and mixed-signal semiconductor developer Semtech reported a design win this morning, with a French developer of Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices. semtech design france agriculture semiconductorAccording to Semtech, itk , a supplier of IoT smart agriculture applications, is using Semtech's LoRa devices as part of a new cattle health monitoring solution.

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Semtech Gets Design Win In China

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Camarillo-based Semtech , which develops analog and mixed signal semiconductors, has scored another design win for its LoRa wireless technology. semtech china design wireless water meter internationalAccording to Semtech, Hangzhou Water Meter Co. HWM), Ltd. has incorporated its LoRa technology into a "smart water metering" product. Shipment volumes and financial impacts of the win were not announced.

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Semtech Gets Design Win

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Camarillo-based analog and mixed signal semiconductor developer Semtech announced a design win this morning, saying that smart home technology developer Savant is using the company's chips in a design. According to Semtech, Savant is using its BlueRiver AV-over-IP chipsets for a new IP video product line. Those products provider 4K video over IP to residential and commercial markets. Shipment volumes and financial impact of the win were not announced. READ MORE>>.

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Transphorm Gets Design Win

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Goleta-based Transphorm , which is developing gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductors, reported a design win fo its components this morning. design spply power nitride gallium electronics transphormAccording to Transphorm, the first ever, AC-DC power supply using its GaN FETs has just been announced. The new power supply was developed by Bel Power Solutions , a power supply which Transphorm says has greater than 96 percent efficiency.

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Elon Musk says Tesla Model Y will be revealed at its LA design studio on March 14

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Model Y unveil event on March 14 at LA Design Studio. It’s the fifth new car design to come from Tesla’s shop since the company was founded in 2003.

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Pasadena's ArtCenter College Of Design, 3D Avatar Site IMVU Team

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The ArtCenter College of Design , based in Pasadena, and social networking and 3D avatar site IMVU announced on Tuesday that the two have launched a new "studio partnership", which will let students in a course design their own, 3D experience in the IMVU world. The collaboration also includes an ability for students to test and iterate their design in real-time within IMVU's live platform. pasadena center college design artcenter student school avatar social media networkin

Semtech Wins Audio Networking Design

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Camarillo-based semiconductor developer Semtech said this morning that it has a new design win, this time with its BlueRiver technology. According to Semtech, IDK Corporation, a developer of professional A and broadcast equipment, is linking its audio networking with Software Defined Video Over Ethernet (SDVoE) using its BlueRiver products. Shipment volumes and expected financial impact of the win were not announced.

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Virgin Hyperloop One In Design Link With St. Louis School

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Los Angeles-based Virgin Hyperloop One , which is developing futuristic transportation technology, says it has linked up with the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Financial details of the link were not announced, however, Virgin Hyperloop One said the effort will include workshops and design reviews through the semester, including participating from partners Black & Veatch, the St.

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Blueland launches with a suite of eco-friendly cleaning supplies designed to reduce plastic waste

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Sarah Paiji had the idea to launch the eco-friendly refillable cleaning supply retailer Blueland after hearing about the abundance of microplastics in the water she was using to dilute her child’s baby formula.

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10 Top Attributes Elevate Design Thinking Leaders

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As a business advisor, I strongly believe that continuous innovation and design thinking are the keys to long-term viability and success. A design mindset is not product-focused - it’s solution focused and action oriented towards creating better customer experiences and value.

ISSQUARED Acquires Starnet Data Design

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Newbury Park-based ISSQUARED , an information technology provider, said this morning that it has acquired Westlake Village-based Starnet Data Design. issquared starnet data design merger acquisition consulting ventura countyFinancial details of the buy were not disclosed. BOth companies provide information technology consulting, including consulting in the areas of networking, security, hardware, and other related areas for enterprise to SMB customers.

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Report: Faraday Future's Chief Designer Resigns

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A report this morning says that the Chief Designer for Los Angeles-based Faraday Future , Richard Kim, has resigned--and many employees are skipping work as the company continues to look for investment. The report, from The Verge, follows earlier, high profile executive departures at the electric car designer in November. faraday future executive deadpool chief designer

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USC And Unity Technologies Launch Online Game Design Course

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The University of Southern California and 3D game development engine developer Unity Technologies are launching a brand new, online game design course , aimed at both students and "lifelong learners", to help them design and publish their own original games, the two announced on Tuesday. unity technologies game design education school videogame

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MTS FASHION TALK @PACIFIC DESIGN CENTER

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 -- MTS FASHION TALK @PACIFIC DESIGN CENTER. Join us for a fascinating MTS Fashion Talk bringing together top fashion icons, bloggers and influencers focusing on How Entrepreneurship Is Changing Fashion. See [link] (more

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Masters of Game Design Speaker Series w/ Voldi Way

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Thursday, November 14, 2019 -- Masters of Game Design Speaker Series w/ Voldi Way. The Guide to Great Game Design) as they discuss Voldi's career running one of the longest lasting independent game studios. Join WayForward's "Tyrannical Overlord" Voldi Way (Shantae series, Adventure Time, Duck Tales Remastered, TMNT, Aliens Infestation, Mighty Switch Force!, A Boy and his Blob and many, many more!) in a chat with NYFA's Scott Rogers (God of War, author of Level Up!

Leaf Group Acquires Deny Designs

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Santa Monica-based Leaf Group , which is led by Sean Moriarty, said on Thursday that it has acquired home decor brand Deny Designs. for Deny Designs, split between $6.7M Deny Designs was based in Denver, Colorado. media demand decor home acquisition merger designs deny group leafLeaf Group said it paid $12.0M in cash plus approximately 215,000 shares of its common stock.

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Web Designers vs. Web Developers

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Funny graphic by @shanesnow that captures the difference between web designers vs. web developers: Like the issue of Startup CTO or Developer , often startup founders who are less technical have this same question. Do I need a designer or a developer?

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Shows Off Capsule Design

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Playa Vista-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies , which is one of LA's multiple companies working on next generation, "Hyperloop" style transportation systems, has unveiled a capsule design today in Spain. design ahlborn dirk tech high transport technologies transportation hyperloop

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Skyworks Gets Design Win With Oculus Quest

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Irvine-based analog semiconductor developer Skyworks Solutions , has scored a high profile design win, with the new Oculus Quest virtual reality gaming system. According to SkyWorks, its Skyone solution for WiFi is part of the Facebook Oculus Quest, an "all-in-one" virtual reality gaming system which connects wirelessly to cloud gaming.

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Oculus Buys Carbon Design

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Irvine-based virtual reality technology developer Oculus VR --now owned by Facebook--said Tuesday that it has acquired the team behind Carbon Design , an industrial design and product engineering team. Carbon Design''s project include the Xbox 360''s game controller. industrial design carbon carbondesign acquisition merger headset reality virtual oculusvr

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Design Thinking Workshop

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MaxLinear Gets Design Win In Germany

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Carlsbad-based radio frequency and mixed-signal semiconductor developer MaxLinear has scored a design win in Germany, with GiaX GmBH, the company said today. maxlinear design germany mixed signal semiconductor europe internationalAccording to MaxLinear, GiaX GmbH has selected the company's MxL85110 broadband modem system on chip (SoC) for its HelEOS network system, which will deliver 10 Gbps over Ethernet Coax. Shipment volumes and financial impact of the were not announced.

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Design Mornings - Design Thinking for Sustainability

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Friday, August 19, 2016 -- Design Mornings - Design Thinking for Sustainability. Experience the magic of the design thinking process as we re-design sustainability in LA. education/design-mornings-design-thinking-for-sustainability/los-angeles/28036. General Assembly.

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Semtech Rolls Out Reference Design For Indoor LoRa Gateways

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Camarillo-based analog and mixed-signal semiconductor developer Semtech has rolled out a new reference design for its line of LoRa low power wireless products, with a design for indoor wireless gateways for its LoRa protocol. According to Semtech, the reference design will accelerate time-to-market for indoor gateway applications, targeted at smart home and building and factory automation applications.

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Semtech Gets Design Win With Aerospace Manufacturer

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Camarillo-based semiconductor developer Semtech has chalked up another design win for its LoRa wireless radio frequency technology, saying that its technology has been selected by an aerospace manufacturer, Ineo-Sense , for it smart asset tracking tools.

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DTS Gets Design Win With Philips

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Calabasas-based DTS , the developer of surround sound and other audio processing technology, has scored a win with TPV Technology Limited , the manufacturer of Philips branded TVs and speakers. According to DTS, TPV Technoloogy has licensed its DTS Play-fi whole-home wireless audio technology. The companies said that TPV will integrate DTS Play-Fi technology into its televisions, sound bars, and speakers for sale under the Philips brand in Europe, China, Russia, Latin America, and Asia Pacific.

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MySpace Debuts New Timberlake Design

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MySpace , the online social networking site which is now owned by Specific Media, has finally rolled out its new, Justin Timberlake-inspired web design, in conjunction with the release of a new single from Timberlake and JAY Z. myspace timberlake justin design social networking

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Semtech Wins Design For Art Tracking

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Camarillo-based analog and mixed-signal semiconductor developer Semtech says its wireless LoRa products are being used for tracking art and museum objects, as part of a new product from a company called Conserv. according to Semtech, Conserv has developed an Internet-of-Things (IoT) application which uses its LoRa devices and its LoRaWAN protocol, which helps museums and exhibitions track museum and art collections.

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Smith Micro Adds Design and Development Service

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Aliso Viejo-based software developer Smith Micro Sofware said that it has launched a new, design and development service, which will help its customers develop their own mobile apps. The company said the team already has designed and launched more than thirty mobile apps for its customers. smith micro design development consulting service software mobile android

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Product Design for Iterative Processes

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I recently wrote a post about design simplicity where I encouraged technology design teams to think about “designing for the novice, configuring for the pro&# users. I’ve seen this “error of iteration&# occur many times in software designs.

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Beats Sued By Monster Over Headphone Designs

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Monster , the consumer electronics firm which co-designed the original Beats By Dr. Dre headphones , has sued Beats Electronics , saying that Beats stole the technology behind its immensely popular headphones from the company. beats electronics monster headphone design legal lawsuit

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MaxLinear Teams For Gigabit Modem Design

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Carlsbad-based RF semiconductor maker MaxLinear and partner NewVasTek announced this morning that the two companies have teamed up to develop a joint, reference design for a wireless 5G modem. According to the two, the design combines MaxLinear's AirPHY multi-gigabit modem technology with NewVasTek's resonant wireless power technology.

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