AMETEK, Inc. announced that it has acquired assets comprising substantially all of American Reliance’s Power Division (AMREL Power), a provider of highly differentiated dc power supplies and electronic loads for the automated test equipment...
SMA Solar Technology AG presented its financial report for the first six months from January to June 2010. With group sales of €815.8 million and an inverter output sold of 3,146 MW, the data...
Check-in, tag, and venues are just a few key words that you’ll need to know to use Facebook’s new feature, Places. This feature allows users to update where they are and what they are doing...
Will enhancement mode GaN transistors (eGaN) replace power MOSFET/IGBTs in power management applications? Alex Lidow, CEO of Efficient Power Conversion, believes it will and will explain why at Darnell’s Power Forum ’10.
Everyone in the power supply community wants to know power implications of the Smart Grid, but not much has been agreed upon. Darnell’s Power Forum ’10 will bring some clarity to this question with a session on “Enabling the Smart Grid”.
Portable and battery-powered applications are continually driven to increase battery life and reduce size. Analog circuitry and ultra-low-power microcontrollers (MCU) often reside on the same circuit board, each having their own particular power requirements.
Maxon’s newly improved EC 22 motors are equipped with preloaded ball bearings and latest generation Neodymium permanent magnets.
Posital's Magnetocode (MCD) absolute rotary encoders are available with heavy-duty stainless steel housings that make them ideal for use in harsh environments.
U.S. aerospace and defense companies are stepping up support for educational programs in hope of encouraging students to pursue technical careers to help replace an expected flood of worker retirements.
An aircraft designed to launch Virgin Galactic's suborbital passenger spaceship was damaged in an accident on a California runway, manufacturer Scaled Composites said.
Waytronx, Inc., along with its wholly owned subsidiaries, CUI Inc. and CUI-Japan, its Japanese subsidiary, and Comex Electronics, a partially owned (49%) Japanese subsidiary, announced that it posted results for the second quarter ended...
Bright Automotive and General Motors Co. announced that they have agreed to pursue a strategic relationship and that GM has provided funding to the Indiana automaker, the first funding action by the newly formed...
American Superconductor Corp. announced that it has acquired a 25% ownership position in Blade Dynamics Ltd., a designer and manufacturer of advanced wind turbine blades based on proprietary materials and structural technologies. Founded in...
Darnell's Power Forum (DPF) is an exciting new event that builds on the success of the Digital Power Forum and the nanoPower Forum.
The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has entered into a licensing deal with Hungary-based ChemAxon Ltd. in which the Cambridge institute will license the company’s discovery and desktop toolkits.
Servoflo introduced its MS5701 low pressure sensor with an I2C or SPI digital interface. Available in either differential or gauge models, the MS5701 can measure
XP Power announced additions to its extensive range of ultra compact low power DC/DC converters. The 15 Watt JCM15 comes in a tiny 1 x 1 in. metal package, with the 30 Watt JCK30 being available in a metal case that measures just 2 x 1 in.
Providing absolute output proportional to shaft rotation over a total range of up 120º, Macro Sensors RSE 1500 series of rotary position sensors are suitable for measuring the position of quarter-turn valves, flue dampers, weir gates, dancer arm tensioners, and other applications involving fractional-turn shaft movements.
Ensuring interoperability between components, boards and systems has been an ongoing challenge for virtually all embedded systems designers, and was a factor in stifling the market potential for the powerful new VPX standard.
Dytran Instruments, Inc. has introduced a new high-temperature sensor, Model 3310A -- a low-profile, charge mode accelerometer for use in environmental stress screening (ESS) and mechanical shock testing applications where
IMI Sensors announced ATEX approval of the company’s Series 686B USB Programmable Smart Vibration Switch, designed for 24/7 continuous protection of cooling towers, fin fans, pumps, HVAC systems, and other critical machinery
Cambridge-based biotech Anchor Therapeutics Inc. has closed on $10 million in a Series B funding round, led by investors TVM Capital, HealthCare Ventures and the Novartis Option Fund.
Accu-Scope Inc has introduced the second generation 319CU digital microscopy camera that builds on and improves upon the architecture of its predecessor by offering faster frame rates than ever possible before on USB 2.0 microscopy cameras.
Bioconnect’s replacement leads feature DIN overmolded DIN sockets that have a positive fit with any brand of AAMI approved cables.
TURCK introduced new incremental magnetic encoders designed with a miniature 24 mm diameter housing. The Kübler by TURCK 2430 shaft and 2440 hollow shaft encoders deliver the