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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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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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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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. BOth companies provide information technology consulting, including consulting in the areas of networking, security, hardware, and other related areas for enterprise to SMB customers. issquared starnet data design merger acquisition consulting ventura county

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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. maxlinear newvastek wireless airphy technology millimeter wave

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AutoESL Design Technologies Gets $2.0M

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AutoESL Design Technologies , a electronic design automation (EDA) firm based on research out of UCLA, has received $2.0M for its technology, which is used for high level design synthesis in the semiconductor industry. Tags: autoesl design technology ucla transfer semiconductor software in an ongoing funding, according to a regulatory filing by the firm today. According to the filing, the firm is in the midst of raising $4.5M

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Semtech Gets Design Win In India

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Camarillo-based Semtech , the developer of analog and mixed signal semiconductors, announced a design win in India this morning, with Indian startup EasyReach Solutions. Semtech said that EasyReach will use its LoRa wireless radio frequency technology into its industrial and smart vehicle monitoring products.

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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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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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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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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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Framework Benchmarks

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How we designed the tests. Let go of your technology prejudices. We discuss technology, development processes, the challenges faced by our clients, and the solutions weve put to use on real projects. About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact. You are viewing a single entry.

Beauty By Design Raises $2.2M

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Los Angeles-based Beauty By Design , a startup offering up "hyper-personalized" beauty products based on a customer's skin, has raised $2.2M David Weissman is CEO and Co-founder of Beauty By Design. According to the company, it uses a consumer's skin data to help them find and buy exactly matched skincare products, using a user's smartphone, computer vision technology, and a user's selfie.

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Semtech Gets Design Win With Taiwanese Company

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Camarillo-based Semtech reported a design win with Taiwanese manufacturer HEX SAFETY today, with its LoRa wireless radio frequency technology. According to Semtech, HEX SAFETY, which is based in Taiwan, is incorporating its technology in a "smart fire evacuation system" used to help provide safer avigation in hazardous environments. Shipment volumes and financial impact of the design win were not announced.

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SpaceX Successfully Launches, Lands New Rocket Design

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Hawhorne-based SpaceX , the rocket and spacecraft developer led by technology mogul Elon Musk, successfully launched and landed a brand new rocket design on Friday, while successfully delivering a satellite into orbit for Bangladesh. SpaceX put its new Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket into space from Cape Canaveral at 4:14 p.m. EDT, successfully deploying the Bangabandhu Satellite-1 into space for Bangladesh.

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Broadcom Scores Design Win With Netatmo

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Irvine-based semiconductor developer Broadcom reports this morning that it has scored a design win, with smart thermostat developer Netatmo. According to Broadcom, its Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED) Wi-Fi technology is being used as part of a smartphone-controlled thermostat designed by French designer Philippe Starck. Shipment volumes and financial impact of the design win was not disclosed.

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The Design Accelerator Launches Incubator At Idealab

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A new, startup incubator-created by the Art Center College of Design and the California Insitute of Technology --said this morning that it has launched a brand new, design-focused incubator, housed at Idealab. According to The Design Accelerator , it will help startups by selecting promising early stage, design-driven technology companies from the Art Center and Caltech communities for an intensive three-month program. >.

Qualcomm Powers New Samsung Galaxy Note7 Design

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Although Samsung has previously used Qualcomm's processors in the Samsung Galaxy Note line, the last generation of the note had used Samsung's own proprietary processor, instead of Qualcomm's technology. qualcomm samsung galaxy phone design processor semiconductorSan Diego-based semiconductor developer Qualcomm said this morning that its Snapdragon processors are being used by Samsung, for its upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note7.

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DTS Gets Design Win With G-Star

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Calabasas-based audio technology provider DTS reports this morning that its DTS Headphone:X surround sound technology has been incorporated into a headphone designed by G-Star Industrial co Ltd. gaming headphone surround sound audio design gstar DTS said its surround sound is being used as part of the G-Star gaming headphones being rolled out by G-Star this week. Financial impact of the win was not announced. READ MORE>>.

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Qualcomm Rolls Out New Biometric Patch Design

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According to Qualcomm, it has released reference designs--used by engineers to develop their own products designs from the technology--that allows for the monitoring of patients with real time data. San Diego-based Qualcomm said this week that it has rolled out a new line of single-use, biometric patches, through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Life.

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D2 Technologies Gets Design Win

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Santa Barbara-based D2 Technologies' embedded software has been selected by U4EA Technologies for a residential gateway product, D2 disclosed this morning.

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Berkeley’s SkyDeck Offers Chip Design Support Worth Millions to Startups

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The current land rush in chip development, spurred as new technologies such as artificial intelligence create new needs, is pitting established semiconductor companies like Intel and Nvidia against tech titans like Facebook that are building their own chips.

Escape from Technology? SMV TechBrew

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Monday, January 28, 2019 -- Escape from Technology? The technology behind designing (and solving) escape rooms. As the popularity has exploded - the quality, sophistication, and overall experience have been enhanced through the novel use of both old and new technology. Escape room design is a constantly changing environment and the technology to support an escape room needs to adapt as well. SMV TechBrew.

RFaxis Gets Design Win

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Irvine-based RFaxis , which develops RF front end ICs, said Monday that it has scored a win with a PCI-E mini card from Gemtek Technology Co. Financial details of the design win were not disclosed. RFaxis said its RFX2402 RF front end ICs are being used as part of a Wi-Fi 3x4 MIMO card being designe dfor a French telecom company. design semiconductor frequency radio rfic gemtek rfaxis

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D2 Technologies Shows WiMax Mobile Phone Design

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Santa Barbara-based D2 Technologies, a developer of embedded communications software for the VoIP market, announced Monday that the firm is showing a new reference design for WiMAX mobile phones. Tags: voip software embedded technologies wimax

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Design for the Novice, Configure for the Pro

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I’ve had a long-standing rule of thumb in product design, which I call “design for the novice, configure for the pro.&# I started saying this back in 2001/02, long before the era of Web 2.0, Design for the novice.

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MaxLinear In Design Win With STMicroelectronics

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Carlsbad-based radio frequency semiconductor developer MaxLinear said Thursday that its products have been designed into a reference design from STMIcroelectronics. MaxLinear said it was chosen to be incorporate into a DVB-T2 set-top box design, aimed at the emerging free-to-air and hybrid terrestrial STB markets in Europe and Southeast Asia. maxlinear stmicroelectronics reference design dvbt2

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What to Expect from Trending Web Design in 2016

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The dynamism of web design ascertains that trends should keep varying to the better with changing times. The changes are usually due to improvements in previous designs to suit current tastes and preferences. Domination of material design. Flat design 2.0 Flat design 2.0

Skyworks Gets Design Win With Sierra Wireless

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Irvine-based analog semiconductor maker Skyworks is in a design win with Sierra Wireless, to power that company's new line of wireless modules. Skyworks said that Sierra Wireless will use its 3G/4G technologies for its AirPrime HL Series wireless modules, which are aimed at the machine-to-machine (M2M) and device-to-cloud applications.

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Hulu's April Fool Joke: 1996 Web Design

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Users who logged into Hulu of Friday saw a Geocities-inspired, framed browser view featuring such notable 1990's shows as the X Files, Sliders, Murder One, and News Radio -- not to mention tacky, 1996-eras web design and highlighted links to the A-Team and Saturday Night Live.

Spyder 3D World Launches 3D Printing Design Site

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Brea-based Spyder 3D World said today that it has launched a new, online marketplace for sharing, selling, and buying 3D printing designs. According to the company, its new marketplace lets users both share and sell 3D designs. The site''s 3D designs include everything from toys and games to household objects, jewelry, and technology gadgets. spyder3d printing design marketplace printer

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MaxLinear Gets Design Win At Hitron

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Carlsbad-based radio frequency (RF) and mixed signal IC developer MaxLinear reported a design win today, with Hitron Technologies Americas. maxlinear radio frequency docsis cable model design hardware semiconductor MaxLinear said that Hitron has selected one of its digital cable front-end receivers for a family of DOCSIS 3.0 cable modems and gateways. Shipment volumes and financial impact of the deal was not disclosed.

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Henrik Fisker Reboots Efforts To Create Electric Cars, Taps Technology From UCLA

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Henrik Fisker , the automotive designer behind ill fated Fisker Automotive, said today that he is starting a new company , Fisker Inc. , to design a new electric vehicle. According to an interview with Fisker by Bloomberg, the new company is based on energy storage and battery technology from "several professors from UCLA". Fisker, before his ill-fated venture with Fisker Automotive, had designed cars for BMW and Aston Martin.

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MySpace Designer's Next Project: The Cord Taco

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Mike Macadaan , the designer behind MySpace''s redesign in 2009 , has a new project: a Kickstarter effort to fund the design of a line of electronics accessories to organize your pile of electronic charging and accessory cords.

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Broadcom Targets Bluetooth Headset Designs

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Irvine-based Broadcom , a developer of a wide range of semiconductors for the electronics market, announced a new reference design today for Bluetooth headsets and car kits.

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