Linear Technology Corporation announces the LT3759, a wide input range DC/DC controller for boost, SEPIC and inverting power supply applications, capable of generating either positive or negative regulated output voltages.
Omega’s new wSeries wireless transmitters for analog voltage and current, temperature, humidity and barometric pressure, communicate on a standard 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi network which is desirable for facilities with an existing Wi-Fi network as well as
SL Industries introduced the CINT1200 product family with 200 Watts of output power and eight different models ranging from 12 V to 48 V. This new single output embedded supply accepts wide input range of 90 V to 264 VAC and with over 90 percent efficiency plus
IBM today released the results of its X-Force 2011 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report, which demonstrates the rapidly changing security landscape characterized by high-profile attacks, growing mobile vulnerabilities and more sophisticated threats such as “whaling.”
Premo introduced the SY Series of Hall Effect sensors. The new product has been designed for a double supply voltage of ±12 V to ±18 VDC. SY family is a closed loop technology component in a very small package for THT mounting. The primary winding is
SanDisk, a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, announced that it has implemented the new SATA µSSD specification into its SanDisk iSSD product line of postage stamp-sized embedded SSDs.
The SSD Company, a leading global provider of solid-state drive technologies and products, announced that it has entered into a technology collaboration with OEM and customer Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage company.
University of Virginia Engineering students, led by Professor Jim McDaniel, won first place in the NASA Environmentally Responsible (Green) Aviation College Student Challenge.
One of the biggest barriers to mass adoption of solid-state lighting is the large installed base of fixtures designed for what is a fundamentally different source. LEDs differ optically, electrically and thermally from traditional sources.
Check out the October 2011 Power Systems supplement.
This issue deals with medical electronics managing power interruption issues and high-reliability passives. The Design Talk goes into shrinking electronics while the Brainstorm Q&A section asks about the importance of test and measurement. Former Editor-in-Chief Alix Paultre discusses an opportunity to save the Post Office.
Batteries could get a boost from an Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) discovery that increases power, energy density and safety while dramatically reducing charge time. A team led by Hansan Liu, Gilbert Brown and Parans...
EnerSys announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to launch a joint venture in Germany to produce large format lithium-ion battery cells. EnerSys will have a majority interest in the joint venture in...
A group of Europe’s leading players in the energy sector, including manufacturers, utilities and academic bodies, came together in Brussels to sign the formal constitution for the creation of the European Association for Storage...
John from Cypress Semi demonstrates their latest touchscreen technology, featuring fast response, efficient operation, and very high noise rejection at ESC Boston 2011.
China successfully launched an experimental craft on Thursday paving the way for its first space station amid a blaze of national pride, bringing the growing Asian power closer to matching the United States and Russia with a long-term manned outpost in space.
Mercury may have a lot in common with Earth, but close-up images and data captured by NASA'S MESSENGER probe this year show it's still a bit of a planetary weirdo.
Collaboration to Provide Ultra-Low Power 802.11n Wi-Fi Capability for AVR and ARM-based MicrocontrollersSeptember 30, 2011 6:28 am | Atmel Corporation | Product Releases | Comments
Atmel and Redpine Signals announced that system engineers can easily implement 802.11n Wi-Fi to all Atmel AVR and ARM-based microcontrollers (MCUs) using Redpine Signals’ Connect-io-n and n-Link modules.
BitBlast is a Vector Engine Co-Processor enhancement that is able to achieve the fastest programming speeds for high-density managed NAND devices that utilize the eMMC interface.
The new Power Line Communications (PLC) technology transmits digital information through electrical power lines using OFDM (orthogonal frequency division multiplexing) and is widely acknowledged to be the most reliable, secure and cost effective mode of communication for the smart grid today.
Atmel Corp. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Advanced Digital Design, S.A. (ADD Semiconductor), a privately held company based in Zaragoza, Spain that develops power line communication solutions. The transaction...
American Superconductor Corp. reported financial results for fiscal year 2010 ended March 31, 2011, and the first quarter of fiscal year 2011 ended June 30, 2011. The company’s fiscal 2010 results include previously announced...
The emerging Smart Grid will be the source of the largest-ever opportunity for value-added for makers of ac-dc power supplies, according to the latest analysis by Darnell Group. To effectively connect and interact with...
As signal processing requirements continue to climb in waveform-intensive applications including unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), sonar, radar, signals intelligence (SIGINT) and software defined radio (SDR), the use of multiple digital signal processors (DSP) cores is a key enabler.
Europe's rollout of fourth-generation mobile networks is trailing major operators in the United States and parts of Asia which are already offering the service to millions of customers.