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Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions and Pittman Motors Join Forces

December 16, 2011 3:43 am | News | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions and Pittman Motors, both units of AMETEK Precision Motion Control, have come together to provide product engineers access to the broadest range of linear and rotary motion solutions available from a single source.

Eltek Restructures Under Single Brand Name To Demonstrate Focus on Power Conversion Products

December 15, 2011 11:20 am | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments

Eltek announced that it has finalized the merger of Eltek Valere into the corporate Eltek brand, creating a single operational organization. Eltek will continue to focus on high-efficiency power conversion technology, and will deepen its...

ON Semi Updates Thailand Flooding Impact

December 15, 2011 11:20 am | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments

ON Semiconductor issued the following update related to the impact of flooding at its Thailand production facilities: The severity of the flood damage to ON Semiconductor’s production facilities in Thailand, and the prolonged inability of...

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Siemens Announces Distributed Power Generation Pilot Project for 50kW Vertical Wind Turbine

December 15, 2011 11:20 am | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments

Siemens Industry Inc.’s Drive Technologies Division has launched a pilot program partnership with Boston-based Eastern Wind Power to test several new solutions for decentralized power generation in the small-mid range. Siemens will provide drive...

ETX Module Supports DDR3, Offers Desirable Flexibility

December 15, 2011 10:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Advantech announced the release of SOM-4463 B1 with further upgraded features, including support for DDR3 memory, a higher memory capacity up to 4 GB, compatibility with 24-bit LVDS, an additional

USB Controlled Power Meter Operates Over 9 kHz to 3 GHz

December 15, 2011 9:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Teseq has introduced the new model PMU 6003 to its power meter product range. The instrument is designed for a variety of applications over the frequency range of 9 kHz to 3 GHz. Features include

Sofradir scores hat trick in space mission contract wins in 2011

December 15, 2011 6:56 am | News | Comments

Sofradir announced today that it has been awarded a contract in the value of tens of millions of euros to manufacture Infrared (IR) detectors for the engineering and flight model phases for the next generation of European meteorological satellites, MTG.

Consumers benefit from smart grid implementation

December 15, 2011 6:09 am | by Bill Kutsche, business development manager, Murata Electronics North America | Articles | Comments

As we look forward to a new year, the Smart Grid and the technologies that enable energy efficiency within the grid will become a part of our daily lexicon as consumers begin to benefit from the grid’s implementation.

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The top of my Holiday wish list

December 15, 2011 5:44 am | by Joe Graves, Stratus Technologies, www.stratus.com | Blogs | Comments

The cool product at the top of my list is the AR quadicopter (http://ardrone.parrot.com/parrot-ar-drone/usa/how-does-it-work) drone by Parrot. It is a small helicopter that is remotely controllable from an iphone, ipad or android-based device.

Yassir Ali of Atmel on the Touch Interface

December 15, 2011 4:48 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this podcast we talk to Yassir Ali of Atmel on the Touch Interface and discuss their maXStylus technology, an active stylus solution for tablets and smartphones.

Evatran Teams Up With Sears Home Services for the Installation of Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

December 14, 2011 11:20 am | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments

Sears Home Services, the residential and commercial installation arm of Sears Holdings, announced its installation agreement with Evatran, a developer of wireless charging systems for electric vehicles. Plugless Power systems, which offer the ultimate in...

Pan-Asian Researchers Present Latest DC-Powering Developments

December 14, 2011 11:20 am | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments

At Darnell’s third-annual DC Building Power Asia conference (DCBPA ’11) in Taipei this week, the latest dc-power developments were presented by researchers from India, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan. During one of the networking breakout...

GE WattStation Electric Vehicle Charger Available at Amazon.com

December 14, 2011 11:20 am | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments

GE Energy has reached an agreement with Amazon.com to sell its GE WattStation™ Wall Mount electric vehicle (EV) charger directly to U.S. consumers through the online retailer’s website. Just in time for the holidays, EV...

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Deadline for 3rd Edition of EN 60601-1 Looms

December 14, 2011 6:32 am | by Jeffrey VanZwol, Micro Power Electronics, jvanzwol@micro-power.com, www.micro-power.com | Articles | Comments

IEC 60601-1 applies to all electrical and electronic medical devices and its accessories. The 3rd edition is in the process of being adopted by global regulatory authorities. But on a national level, regulatory affectivity dates are not harmonized across global jurisdictions.

Renesas Electronics Develops Industry's First 40nm Embedded Flash Memory Technology IP for Automotive Real-Time Applications

December 14, 2011 6:06 am | Renesas | Product Releases | Comments

Renesas Electronics Corporation today announced that it has developed the industry's first 40-nanometer (nm) memory intellectual property (IP) for automotive real-time applications. Renesas will also be the first to launch 40nm embedded flash microcontrollers (MCUs) for automotive applications...

austriamicrosystems supplies light sensors in high volume for Samsung Galaxy smartphones

December 14, 2011 5:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

austriamicrosystems today announced that the company is supplying high volumes of intelligent ambient light and proximity sensors for four Samsung Galaxy models.

Gifts for Geeks

December 14, 2011 5:08 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Articles | Comments

So you waited until the last minute to complete your shopping list...luckily, your trusty friends at ECN are here to help. And praise the lord for that, because geeks are a tough crowd: They don’t bow to the fashion gods, patronize expensive beauty salons, or play anything that involves cardiovascular activity.

PWM Servo Controller Touts High Speed, Bandwidth

December 14, 2011 4:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxon’s new ESCON 36/2 DC 4-quadrant PWM servo controller is for use with DC motors up to 72 Watts. This very fast digital current controller, with desirable bandwidth for optimal motor current/torque control, provides drift-free yet extremely dynamic speed

35 Million Handsets in 2011 Marks Breakthrough Year for Mobile Near-Field Communications

December 14, 2011 4:07 am | News | Comments

According to a new report by IMS Research, a leading independent supplier of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry the number of Near Field Communications (NFC)-enabled phones shipped in 2011 totaled 35 million globally.

12-bit Encoder IC Includes Absolute, Incremental and BLDC Motor Commutation Signals

December 14, 2011 4:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

The iC-MH8 system on chip magnetic encoder device provides fast step response for motor control applications. Combined with a diametrically magnetized permanent magnet, this compact device (QFN28 5x5 package) can be used to

Push-pull Solenoids Offer High Force Using Low Power

December 14, 2011 3:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Intended for remote or renewable energy applications where rechargeable or standard batteries or capacitors are used, the new Geeplus range of small Push-Pull solenoids is presented as a robust solution for a number of applications requiring

Designing Better ThinkPads

December 14, 2011 3:35 am | by Nick O’Donohoe, a science and technology writer in Providence, RI | Blogs | Comments

The Lenovo ThinkPad line of laptops is known for its striking aesthetics. The shape of the original IBM design was inspired by Japanese bento lunch boxes (a form still used in ThinkPads today).

Scalable One-piece Board-to-Board Connector Touts Design Flexibility

December 13, 2011 1:51 pm | Product Releases | Comments

TE Connectivity introduced a sleek, one-piece compressive board-to-board connector that enables connecting to a gold-plated secondary board by compression of the contacts. This connector is scalable in a number of positions, height and pitch, to enhance design

Micro Power Electronics Announces Merger

December 13, 2011 1:21 pm | by Posted by Chris Warner | News | Comments

Micro Power Electronics, Inc., the global leader in portable power solutions for mission-critical equipment, today announced that Electrochem Solutions, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a 100 percent interest in Micro Power from Weston Presidio.

Designing Smart Gas and Water Meters for the Utmost in Energy Efficiency

December 13, 2011 12:59 pm | by Keith Odland, Director of Marketing, Microcontrollers, Silicon Labs, www.silabs.com; posted by Chris Warner | Blogs | Comments

Electronic water and gas meters represent vexing low-power design challenges for embedded control systems requiring RF connectivity. The nature of these applications requires them to be battery powered (i.e., electricity is rarely provided at the point of service for gas or water utilities). The expected battery life for these metering systems is often

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