Designing equipment for medical applications is a well-understood discipline. Or is it? There is one area – concerning voltage dips and power interrupts – that warrants particularly close attention.
Power Integrations announced that Ben Sutherland has been appointed Vice President of Worldwide Sales, a role in which he has served on an interim basis since March 2011. Sutherland joined Power Integrations in 2000...
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (Altairnano) reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Of these recent highlights, the most significant by far was the closing of the Canon investment. According to the Altairnano,...
Rep Michael Honda, Congressional representative of Silicon Valley and member of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition, is reintroducing the Smart Electronics Act, to address the greenhouse gas impacts and energy costs of...
Avnet Embedded, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has inked a distribution agreement with SECO, a manufacturer of computer-on-modules (COM), carrier boards, single-board computers and peripheral boards. This distribution agreement encompasses the Americas region.
I felt intimidated yet confident as I entered the Javits Center in New York. Hundreds of men and women in business attire strolled by as if I didn’t exist. But as I listened to snippets of conversation about the latest electronic and medical technologies, I realized I was exactly where I wanted to be.
WAGO Corporation’s 857-402 JUMPFLEX Universal Signal Conditioner (USC) supports 456 signal combinations with exclusive input voltage range and self-resetting fuse. The 6-mm USC offers
Aeroflex Limited announced the addition of the Generic Measurement Suite to its PXI 3000 Series of RF modular instruments to meet the current and future testing needs of wireless communication devices.
Reports of breakage and/or separation of the stylet.
National Instruments announced a one-slot NI CompactDAQ chassis that supports wireless, USB and Ethernet buses, giving engineers and scientists the portability of a data logger with the performance and flexibility of
Britain said Wednesday it will introduce a digital exchange where licenses for copyright works may be bought and sold, as part of a revamp of its 300-year-old copyright laws.
EMS companies typically focus on their ability to deliver PCB assemblies. However, at The Paragon Electronics Group, the remit of a traditional EMS company has evolved into much more.
The 80 watt GRN series power supplies from IPD are the first in a family of products that provide high efficiency over the complete load curve. Providing one to four outputs for industrial and medical applications, the GRN-80 series delivers up to 89% efficiency at full load...
STMicro and the BioRobotics Institute Establish Joint Lab to Develop Advanced Robots and Smart SystemsAugust 2, 2011 1:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments
STMicroelectronics (ST) and Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna of Pisa, a research center of advanced robotics, have announced the creation of a joint laboratory for research and innovation in bio-robotics, smart systems and microelectronics. Supporting the expansion...
Ballard Power Systems announced that Dantherm Power, a Danish system integrator in which it has a controlling interest, has signed a collaboration agreement with Delta Power Solutions (India) Pvt. Ltd. to market clean...
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) announced that it will embark on a €50 million R&D (research and development) investment program at its campus in Raheen, Co. Limerick, Ireland. The investment program focuses on the expansion of...
In June I mentioned a promising new sensor technology that can be used for non-invasive measurement of muscle movements with potential applications in patent monitoring (ECG, EMG, to name a few). The technology comes from
Microchip Technology today announced that a volunteer team of Microchip engineers spent nearly four years working on nights and weekends to develop the ARISSat-1 amateur satellite.
More than 14 years ago, the IEEE adopted the first WLAN standard, which would go on to serve as the foundation for all further developments in creating today’s Wi-Fi networks. Today, August 2, 2011 is the perfect day to consider the importance and growing uses for connectivity.
Mill-Max has added right angle options to its line of .070” (1.78 mm) pitch connectors. These single row right angle sockets and headers can be combined with vertical .070” (1.78 mm) pitch connectors for a variety of interconnect configurations.
PLX Technology, Inc. announced two new PCI Express 3.0 (PCIe Gen3) switches for emerging applications, including solid-state disks (SSDs), high-end workstations and enthusiast gamer desktop computers. The PLX ExpressLane PEX8713 (12 lanes, 10 ports) and PEX8717 (16 lanes, 10 ports) PCIe Gen3 switches are capable of
RIO Device Platform Expands with Intel Core i7 Processor-based System and Small, Single-board DevicesAugust 2, 2011 7:56 am | Product Releases | Comments
National Instruments expanded its NI reconfigurable I/O (RIO) platform with the addition of the highest performance and first multicore NI CompactRIO systems and smallest NI Single-Board RIO devices. The new NI cRIO-908x systems feature
mimoOn Integrates LTE PHY Software on Texas Instruments' New System-on-chips For Small Cell Base StationsAugust 2, 2011 7:48 am | Product Releases | Comments
mimoOn, announced its collaboration with Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) for 3GPP compliant LTE PHY software.
An Atlanta-based company is taking advantage of the basic laws of physics -- and a Georgia Tech innovation -- to provide protection for financial transactions that use the "digital wallet" technology now under development.
NIC Components is pleased to announce the expansion of their High Current Unshielded NPI_P power inductors in inductance ranges and available sizes. Now available in 4 case sizes ranging from 13.2mm X 9.9mm to 22.4mm X 16.3mm (LxW) with component heights of 6.4mm to 12.0mm.