Wolfson Microelectronics plc has announced the WM1811, the company’s loudest, smallest Audio Hub. This new ultra-low power stereo audio hub is designed to deliver
Germany's OHB AG confirmed it won a 250 million euro ($330 million) contract to build eight satellites for the European Union's Galileo navigation system.
Apple Inc has hired Dixons Chief Executive John Browett, who revived the British electronics retailer by emphasizing customer service, to lead the iPad maker's global retail expansion.
Covering a range of screen sizes from 5" to 82”, Zytronic's Projected Capacitive Technology (PCT) ZXY100 touch controller solution is now available as a discrete chipset in 32, 64, and 128 channel versions.
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MicroPower Direct announced the availability of its D200ERU Series. Featuring an ultra-wide 4:1 input voltage range, this miniature series of 2-W SIP converters provides miniature packaging, tight output regulation, 1,500 VDC input/output isolation and high
Sanjay Gajendra of Texas Instruments’ High-Speed Interface Products group joins me to discuss signal integrity in high-speed enterprise servers, routers and switches. We’ll also cover signal reach, the ICs’ 6-mW per gigabit power consumption characteristics, and how to
Renco Electronics has announced the release of its latest Thru-Hole AC Line Filter, the RL-9750 Series. Characterized by a new design with 2,500 Hi-pot, the RL-9750 Series is asserted to raise durability and performance standards in order to
The single most important factor in designing a radio-based product – be it GPS, cellular or an ISM-band device – is the antenna plan. Not just the antenna itself, but the whole plan. What kinds of antennas make sense for the product based on size...
Absopulse Electronics announced the BAP 1K-U7712 Series of DC/DC converters that generate up to 1 kW output power with convection cooling – no fans or forced air are required. Housed in a compact, ruggedly constructed 7” x 7” x 12” chassis-mount
Dr. Vladislav V. Yakovlev, who joined the faculty as professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering in January, has been elevated to the rank of Fellow of the Optical Society (OSA). He is...
Exar Corp. and Freescale have collaborated in the development of a sub-1 watt solution offering lower standby power for enterprise and industrial applications. Energy efficiency has been a worldwide initiative for several years and...
Sustainable Energy Technologies Ltd. has filed its Audited Consolidated Financial Statements for the year ending September 30, 2011 along with Management’s Discussion and Analysis thereof. The Company has also filed an updated Annual Information...
ABB and Thomas & Betts Corp. announced that both companies’ boards of directors have agreed to a transaction in which ABB will acquire Thomas & Betts for $72 per share in cash or approximately...
Maxim Integrated Products introduced the MAX16919/MAX16969 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 automotive-grade protectors with iPod/iPhone fast-charge detection and USB host-charger detection for all USB gadgets. The protectors’ fast-charge detection supports
WAGO Corporation’s 2060 Series SMD-Terminal Block line gains 1- and 3-pole variants, bringing push-button actuation to additional PCB-based LED lighting and electronics. This alternative to hand-soldering PCB leads streamlines termination and permits
Here Jeff Fortin of Wind River demonstrates a connected, managed, and secure demo with a Bachmann M1 controller, a state of the art, real time controller installed into a model wind turbine.
Analog guru Jim Williams died in mid 2011, but his work lives on in circuits, magazine articles, books and photographs. Part of his lab lives on, too, in the exhibit, "An Analog Life: Remembering Jim Williams," at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA.
Cree has introduced a series of packaged diodes with what is presented to be the industry’s highest blocking voltage available in SiC Schottky technology.
The smallest metal parts can often be among the most critical components in larger products, and how they are specified, designed, and manufactured can play a vital role in overall product reliability and cost.
TDK-EPC has extended the standard EUR 13 (HPI 13) and ERU 25 series of EPCOS power inductors by offering the new ERU 20 standard series characterized by particularly high current capability. At inductance values between 1.0 and 35.0 µH...
Globalstar announced its commercial and recreational customers are experiencing significant improvements in Globalstar's satellite telephone service. The enhancements to Globalstar's service is the result of the company's recently deployed second-generation satellites...
Backplanes are responsible for data traffic and supplying power to individual function boards managing large volumes of data to meet users’ transfer needs. Understanding the design and functionality of a backplane is crucial to maintaining a high-functioning network.
Vicor unveiled its IBC Power Simulation tool, which enables power system designers to interactively model the electrical and thermal performance of intermediate bus converters in application-specific operating conditions and thermal environments.
CEVA announced the availability of a new silicon-based, software development kit (SDK) for runtime software development based on the CEVA-XC323 DSP architecture.