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Thomas Medical Products, Inc., Transseptal Sheath Introducer Kits: Class I Recall

March 5, 2010 8:21 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Sheath tip may break off and separate during heart procedures, causing a blockage that could lead to permanent injury and/or death.


Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor Family Extends Temperature Ratings

March 5, 2010 7:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

NIC Components has expanded its NSPE family of high performance hybrid construction aluminum electrolytic capacitors to include extended temperature +135°C and 80 VDC and 100 VDC ratings. The NSPE products feature


Compact Enclosures Suit a Wide Range of Applications

March 5, 2010 6:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Elma Electronic Inc. offers a family of modular enclosures in a compact size. The MiniBox 34 serves a wide range of applications including medical, communications, industrial, test and measurement, military/aerospace, and other markets. Its construction allows


New Windows phones won't run current apps

March 5, 2010 6:30 am | by PETER SVENSSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft Corp. has said its new software for smart phones, Windows Phone 7 series, is a "clean break" with the past. Now it's clear just how clean that break is: The new phones, expected late this year, won't run any applications written for older versions of Microsoft's phone software.In a...

Intel Expands Intel® Atom™ Processor-Based Platform to Home, Small Office Storage Device

March 5, 2010 6:23 am | by Intel | News | Comments

CEBIT, HANNOVER, Germany, March 4, 2010 – Intel Corporation today launched its first Intel® Atom™ processor-based platform optimized for networked home and small office/home office (SOHO) storage devices.

Fairchild Semiconductor Announces Over-Voltage Protection Device with USB/Charger-Detection for Portable Applications

March 5, 2010 6:23 am | by Fairchild Semiconductor | News | Comments

Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS) offers designers of cell phones and handheld mobile products a device with highly integrated over-voltage protection (OVP) as well as USB/charger-detection capabilities. The newest member of Fairchild's OVP family, the FAN3988, allows the end user the...

IR's AUIPS7111S Intelligent Power Switch Delivers Ultra Low On-State Resistance for 24V Automotive Applications

March 5, 2010 6:23 am | by International Rectifier | News | Comments

International Rectifier today introduced the AUIPS7111S high-side intelligent power switch with ultra low on-state resistance for harsh 24V automotive environments such as under-the-hood truck junction boxes.

LTC4425: Programmable 2A 2-Cell Supercap Charger with Automatic Cell Balancing in a Compact 9mm2 Package

March 5, 2010 6:22 am | by Linear Technology | News | Comments

The LTC4425 is a constant-current/constant-voltage linear charger designed to charge a 2-cell supercap stack from either a Li-Ion/Polymer battery, a USB port, or a 2.7V to 5.5V current-limited supply. The part operates as an ideal diode with an extremely low 50m? on-resistance making it...


LabVIEW Developer Education Day

March 5, 2010 6:22 am | by National Instruments | News | Comments


National Semiconductor Introduces Industry's First PMBus System Power Management and Protection IC

March 5, 2010 6:22 am | by National Semiconductor | News | Comments

National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:NSM) today announced the industry?s first system monitoring, protection and control integrated circuit (IC) with on-chip power management bus (PMBus) support. The LM25066 provides designers of blade servers, storage networking systems, routers/switches...

Renesas Technology Expands its Flagship RX Flash MCU Family, Adding Broad Capabilities: Ethernet, USB OTG, CAN, and TFT-LCD Control

March 5, 2010 6:22 am | by Renesas | News | Comments

San Jose, CA, March 2, 2010 – Renesas Technology America, Inc., the world’s number one microcontroller (MCU) supplier, today introduced two new groups, the RX62N and RX621 Flash 32-bit MCUs that combine extreme high performance and low power consumption with diverse...


Metrology and Laboratory Resistors Feature High Accuracy

March 5, 2010 6:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology announced a series of metrology and laboratory ultra-high-precision Bulk Metal Z-Foil resistors built using Z1-Foil technology that features


Non-Captive Programmable Linear Actuator Accommodates Variety of Screw Pitches

March 5, 2010 6:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions introduced the Haydon RoHS compliant IDEA non-captive programmable linear actuator. In addition to full programmability through an easy-to-use graphic user interface, the non-captive actuator configuration is capable of


MCUs Feature Less Than 50 µA-MHz Active Current

March 5, 2010 5:30 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc unveiled several new 8-bit PIC microcontrollers (MCUs) that are asserted to set the industry benchmark for low-power microcontrollers and peripheral integration. These MCUs feature active currents of


US Apple iPad launch slightly delayed to April 3

March 5, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The much-anticipated iPad tablet computer from Apple Inc. will start hitting U.S. store shelves on April 3, slightly later than originally planned.When Apple unveiled the device Jan. 27, the company said the first iPads would reach the market in "late March."Apple did not specify why the tablet...


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