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Wolfson’s myZone technology delivers first digital ANC ASIC

August 3, 2010 9:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Wolfson Microelectronics plc has today announced the introduction of the innovative WM2002 stereo headphone driver, the world’s first commercially available digital ambient noise canceling (ANC) application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC).


Nanowick at Heart of Novel System to Cool Electronics

August 3, 2010 8:49 am | News | Comments

An advanced cooling technology being developed for high-power electronics in military and automotive systems is capable of handling roughly 10 times the heat generated by conventional computer chips.


Trends in Test - Multichannel RF

August 3, 2010 7:53 am | by Kevin Bisking, National Instruments ( | Blogs | Comments

Until now, many companies have been able to incrementally evolve their test architectures to absorb new RF measurement requirements. However, two critical technology trends will change this approach.


Infrared LED Array Delivers Efficient Operation and High Power

August 3, 2010 7:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

Opto Diode Corporation introduces the high power LED array, OD-850-30-030. The 30-Die near-infrared (NIF) LED array delivers more efficient operation and higher power with a beam angle of 30 degrees.

Solar Simulator Utilizes Single 1600W Xenon Arc Lamp

August 3, 2010 7:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

Oriel introduced the Sol3A 12 x 12 Solar Simulator. The Class AAA solar simulator product family features a 12 in. x 12 in. output beam and uses a single 1600W xenon arc lamp with optical design which is capable of


Seiko Instruments’ S-1172 Series CMOS Voltage Regulator

August 3, 2010 6:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Seiko Instruments has developed the S-1172 Series positive voltage regulator integrating a super low dropout voltage, a high output voltage accuracy, and a low current consumption.


New Angle Sensor With Integrated Can Electronics

August 3, 2010 6:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

The new 424CO is a rotary position sensor with an integrated CANopen protocol according to ISO 11898.


Lighting Management Unit for Mobile Applications Offers Flexibility

August 3, 2010 6:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

austriamicrosystems has announced the AS3676, an Integrated Lighting Management Unit (LMU) with ambient light sensing (ALS) and dynamic luminance scaling (DLS). The chip integrates 13 current sinks, a high-efficiency step-up DC/DC converter and high-power charge-pump, an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) and a


Low-Power, Small Form Factor Op Amps From Microchip

August 3, 2010 6:16 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the MCP6401/2/4 Operational Amplifiers (Op Amps), which add to Microchip’s general-purpose op amp portfolio by providing lower power consumption in small packages.


Emerson Electric fiscal 3Q profit surges

August 3, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Emerson Electric Co. said Tuesday its fiscal third-quarter profit grew 51 percent, as U.S. and European sales climbed and the company received a boost from acquisition of network equipment and software maker Avocent Corp.The St. Louis company said it earned $585 million, or 77 cents per share,...

POE Supplies Include an Integral DC Injector

August 3, 2010 5:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

Gresham Power Electronics, the Salisbury based MIL and Commercial power conversion specialist has introduced a flexible range of Power-over-Ethernet (POE) power supplies with an integral DC injector.


Embedded Power Supply Offers in 6 KW in a 1 U Shelf

August 3, 2010 5:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

DongAh Elecomm’s low profile, embedded power supply provides high power density in a 1 U space. The DIRS-4110 Power Shelf is appropriate for telecom and datacom applications such as storage and wireless transmission networks, data centers and Power Over Ethernet (POE)


Pangolin Unveils New “LASORB” Series

August 3, 2010 5:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pangolin Laser Systems, the world’s largest producer of laser display software and control hardware, announced the expansion of its LASORB product line with a series of components designed to protect 445nm laser diodes...


Thermostat Wars

August 3, 2010 5:23 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

The other day, I was visiting a friend's office and noticed something you may have noticed yourself: his building had a variety of micro-climates, ranging from the furnace hot to the freezing cold. The offices with windows that faced south and west were hottest, while offices with windows...


Energy Conversion Process Could Revamp Solar-Power Production

August 3, 2010 5:08 am | by BY LOUIS BERGERON | News | Comments

A new process that simultaneously combines the light and heat of solar radiation to generate electricity could offer more than double the efficiency of existing solar cell technology.



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