Novotechnik U.S. introduced the Vert-X 90E Series of touchless rotary angle sensors. These sensors use a magnetic pick up that is secured to the rotating object, so that there is no direct mechanical linkage between the shaft and the measuring system, and therefore
Mersen announced that it has entered into an agreement in principle to acquire Eldre, a specialist in laminated busbars. According to Mersen, this acquisition allows it to expand its current product range supporting the...
The U.S. cable industry announced a new initiative dedicated to improving the energy efficiency of consumer set-top boxes and other devices and developing advanced cable-enabled services designed to promote innovative consumer energy conservation measures....
According to recent patent filings, Apple Computer is considering building a universal power adapter producing multiple dc outputs to simultaneously charge several devices such as a MacBook, iPhone and iPad. The company has also...
Vishay Precision Group announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors division (VFR) has introduced a new series of ultra-high-precision Bulk Metal Z1-Foil hybrid chip resistors designed for demanding high-temperature applications
Available with voltage ratings up to 3Kv and resistance values from 100k up to 100Gohms, the new Ohmite HVC Series of wrap around terminal chip resistors have a standard TCR of 100ppm and standard tolerances of 5%, although tolerances as low as 0.50% can be achieved.
MAKE editor-in-chief Mark Frauenfelder would like to introduce you to some of his favorite makers, and the projects they've brought to Maker Faire.
SII's lithium-ion rechargeable battery protection ICs protect lithium-ion battery packs from overcharge, over-discharge and over-current. High-accuracy voltage detectors and delay circuits are included.
PC Kit Includes Eden X2 Processor, HD Video, HDMI Connectivity, 64-bit Computing in Palm-sized ChassisNovember 22, 2011 7:06 am | Product Releases | Comments
VIA Technologies announced the launch of the VIA ARTiGO A1150 a sub-liter dual core DIY PC kit. The kit is suitable for home server, media streaming and surveillance applications or great as a regular desktop PC, using only a
SUYIN’s 020200MA005XX56XX series is specially designed to meet the requirements of consumer products. At the same time, however, due to its particularly robust construction, it is also well suited for use in industrial automation tasks.
In the Asia Pacific region, the photovoltaic market is forecast to grow 39% Q/Q and 130% Y/Y in Q4’11. Q4'11 installations of more than 2 GW of PV capacity are expected, which will raise the region's share of the global market this year.
Wind River and Wurldtech Security Technologies announced that Wind River is the first operating system vendor to be designated a Wurldtech Achilles Communications Certification partner.
A review of crisis response using Earth observation techniques is now available online. The Respond Atlas outlines global events where remote sensing assisted in preparing for and responding to disasters and humanitarian crises.
IAR Systems today announces a new 32-bit kit for STMicroelectronics’ first ARM Cortex-M4 based microcontroller series, called the STM32 F4.
Three astronauts inside a Russian Soyuz capsule parachuted safely back to Earth Tuesday after nearly six months on the International Space Station (ISS), the first landing since NASA retired its space shuttles this summer.
AT&T Inc, the No. 2 U.S. mobile provider, said it is investigating an "organized and systemic attempt" to access wireless customers' information but that it did not believe any accounts were breached.
Retailers are saving some of their deepest discounts on Black Friday for video game products, with large chains Wal-Mart and Best Buy putting some rock-bottom prices tags on hot games to lure shoppers into stores.
EU regulators investigating Apple and Samsung Electronics over their patents dispute are worried intellectual property rights may be unfairly used by some firms against their rivals, the EU antitrust chief said on Tuesday.
GE Intelligent Platforms announced that it had secured orders from Harris Corporation Government Communications Systems Division (GCSD) of Melbourne, Florida for a quantity of GE’s PPC7EP single board computers.
LIGHTFAIR International 2012 will again cover a broad range of today’s most relevant topics, presented by the industry’s leading experts at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
When I was a young engineer, I was involved in a pretty ugly incident with a three-phase power inverter. No, I didn't get hurt, but the incident shook me up a little. I had designed a three-phase matrix converter, and I had just got it working to the point where I could spin a motor.
EnTouch Controls, a provider of energy management systems for small businesses, announced that it has secured $2 million in Series A financing. The financing round was led by Trailblazer Capital and will allow the...
According to the Tenth Edition of Darnell Group’s "AC-DC Power Supplies: Worldwide Forecasts," ac-dc power supply pricing will not follow the traditional patterns, which includes a steady annual pricing decline. As a result, the...
Nissan Selects Coulomb Technologies ChargePoint Network to Provide Complete Public EV Charging InfrastructureNovember 21, 2011 11:20 am | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments
Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) selected Coulomb Technologies ChargePoint® Network to provide comprehensive electric vehicle public charging infrastructure locations for Nissan LEAF drivers. The Nissan LEAF website now has the most comprehensive listing of stations...
In this podcast we talk to Alan Grau, President and CEO of Icon Labs on the issues of security in embedded systems.