Serving the Electronic Design Community Since 1956
Subscribe to ECN Magazine All
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

ECN Daily

Toyoda Gosei, Epistar, and Twin Hill form joint venture to produce LED products

September 27, 2010 7:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Toyoda Gosei, Epistar, and Twin Hill Co. Ltd., a sales agent for Toyoda Gosei, have agreed to establish a joint venture in Taiwan to develop, manufacture, and market LEDs.


Travel and Tourism Satellite Accounts, 2nd quarter 2010

September 27, 2010 7:23 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | News | Comments

Real spending on travel and tourism increased at an annual rate of 3.0 percent in 2010:2, following an increase of 5.0 percent (revised) in 2010:1. By comparison, real gross domestic product (GDP) increased 1.6 percent (second estimate) in 2010:2 after increasing 3.7 percent in 2010:1....

S-Type Load Cells from LCM Systems Available Ex-Stock, Fast Delivery - Credit Card Sales Welcome

September 27, 2010 7:22 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

Load cell specialists LCM Systems announce the availability of the STA series of S-Type tension/compression load cells. Available ex-stock, customers can pay via credit cards for guaranteed quick delivery.


Solarbuzz Defines UK Photovoltaic Market Opportunity as Demand Accelerates

September 27, 2010 7:22 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

The solar photovoltaic (PV) feed-in tariff (FIT) program introduced by the United Kingdom in April 2010 has catapulted the UK into the mainstream of global PV market activity.

Rewiring a damaged brain

September 27, 2010 7:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Case Western Reserve University) Researchers from Case Western Reserve University and Kansas University Medical Center are developing microelectronic circuits to bypass brain damage and induce the growth of axons, rewiring the lost connections.


Resonant transformers designed for a resonant half bridge operation

September 27, 2010 6:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

The low profile restriction for components needed in the flat screen industry has challenged Payton to develop a standard line of under 8mm height transformers for natural cooling.


Lorlin celebrate 50 years of manufacturing Rotary Switches at Electronica 2010

September 27, 2010 6:34 am | News | Comments

Lorlin Electronics will celebrate 50 years of manufacturing their wide range of standard and custom switching products at electronica 2010. Designed, manufactured and assembled in their UK factory the majority of Lorlin products can be fully customised to meet their customer’s exact requirements avoiding any compromises in the end users equipment.


Managing Diabetes with Wireless Connectivity

September 27, 2010 6:32 am | by Alf Helge Omre, Nordic Semiconductor ( | Blogs | Comments

Equipping a blood glucose meter with a wireless connection offers several advantages in the management of diabetes.


MATLAB and Simulink Debut New Capabilities

September 27, 2010 6:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

MathWorks today announced major new capabilities for the design of advanced signal processing and communications systems with MATLAB and Simulink.


Ebix to buy Brazil's Usix, no terms given

September 27, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Software maker Ebix Inc. said Monday it has agreed to buy Brazil's Usix Technologies Inc., which providers Internet technologies to insurance companies and their agents.Ebix did not give financial terms but said it considers the size of the acquisition, which it paid for using cash reserves,...

Analog Devices Announces Industry’s Fastest 16-bit ADC at 250 MSPS

September 27, 2010 6:04 am | Analog Devices, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The industry’s fastest 16-bit ADC (analog-to-digital converter)--at 250 MSPS (mega samples per second)--was unveiled today by data converter market share leader* Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI). The AD9467 16-bit, 250 MSPS ADC operates on 35% less power at 25% higher sampling rate than any other 16-bit data converter...


Amplifiers combine up to four discrete RF-IF blocks into single device

September 27, 2010 5:58 am | Analog Devices, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices, Inc. today introduced a series of highly integrated RF/IF variable gain amplifiers (VGAs). ADI’s new ADL5201, ADL5202, ADL5240 and ADL5243 variable gain amplifiers offer breakthrough levels of integration—combining up to four discrete RF/IF blocks into a single device.


Spark Gap devices intended for overvoltage applications

September 27, 2010 5:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

New MSA series of glass encapsulated Spark Gap devices are now available from Meritek Electronics Corporation. The MSA family of products offers excellent performance at very reasonable cost for most overvoltage applications.


Surface Mount MOV’s available in Varistor Voltages up to 750 VDC

September 27, 2010 5:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

New MVS series Surface Mount MOV’s are now available from Meritek Electronics Corporation. The MVS family of products offers case sizes from 0402 all the way up to 4032 with an excellent array of varistor voltages and energy ratings.


Creating Thin Connectors for High-Density Flexible Substrates

September 27, 2010 5:30 am | by Nakagawa Satoru, DKN Research ( | Blogs | Comments

DKN Research, a leading engineering firm specializing in micro electronics and packaging technology, unveiled a new concept to create the industry’s thinnest connectors for high density substrates.



You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.