Smart Meters are currently being installed by the millions around the world: what’s the next step in the development of the Smart Grid? As a delegate at the second-annual Smart Grid Electronics Forum (SGEF...
STMicroelectronics (ST) announced that Enel has selected ST to be its key semiconductor partner in the Energy@Home consortium launched by Electrolux, Enel, Indesit and Telecom Italia in October 2009, with the objective of helping...
Recognizing the importance of a single international approach for DC fast charging, Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ford, General Motors, Porsche and Volkswagen have agreed on the combined charging system as an international standardized approach to...
Agilent Technologies Inc. expanded its PNA-X Nonlinear Vector Network Analyzer to 67 GHz. A new 67-GHz phase-reference calibration standard, configured to work with the 67-GHz PNA-X NVNA, is also now available. Using this hardware, designers can
Tectrol introduces the TIP400 which increases the industry-standard 3.3 x 5” footprint up to 400 watts. The supply features greater than 90% efficiency with forced air cooling.
We’ve cured cancer. Well...not quite, but according to some, early detection will eradicate deadly diseases. This was one of many fascinating topics covered at the 2011 Imec Tech Forum. Imec (Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre) is a Belgium-based R&D center that focuses on nano-electronics.
Multicore MCU Touts Exponential Increase in Performance to Enable Cleaner, More Fuel-Efficient EnginesOctober 13, 2011 10:30 am | Product Releases | Comments
Freescale Semiconductor announced the first of several multicore automotive MCUs that help make it easier for automotive designers to improve engine efficiency and reduce exhaust pollution. The new multicore Qorivva 32-bit MPC5676R MCU provides
Tag-Connect’s In-Circuit Programming and Debug Cables connect directly to a tiny PCB footprint of pads and holes, eliminating most of the space and all of the cost of a traditional programming / debug / test header on every board.
Power Integrations introduced a new reference design detailing an 85%-efficient, 15 W PAR38 downlight driver that delivers flicker-free dimming without the use of unreliable high-voltage electrolytic bulk capacitors.
The IDEA stepper motor drive platform now has the capability of communication using an RS-485 data protocol, overcoming the limitations of other drive communication methods.
A Cornell team of computer scientists plans to develop methods for improving the reliability of cloud computing.
International Rectifier announced the introduction of a family of reliable, efficient 1200 V Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors (IGBTs) for induction heating, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) solar and welding applications.
Atom AMPD has now introduced the Atom OS Kwick Key, a portable software installation key for network and communications bringing users up to a 70% lower total cost of ownership.
This is an FCI Electronics Product introduction video on AirMax connectors for CompactPCI serial applications
Vector Fabrics today announced it is now a member of the ARM Connected Community, the industry’s largest ecosystem of ARM technology-based products and services.
Rovi Corporation announced the signing of a new multi-year licensing agreement for DivX technology with ASUS. Through the agreement, ASUS plans to integrate DivX Plus(R) HD, the premium level of DivX Certification...
Analog Devices will broadcast its latest webcast “Design Techniques for Reducing Power Consumption and Harmful Thermal Events in Industrial Designs” on October 19, 2011, at 2:00 pm EDT.
Shipments of storage devices for computers rose across the board during the second quarter, resulting from the March earthquake in Japan after panicked manufacturers strove to replenish stockpiles, according to a new IHS iSuppli Storage Market Tracker from information and analysis provider IHS.
STMicroelectronics announced that Enel has selected ST to be its key semiconductor partner in the Energy@Home consortium
Micro Power announced its Battery Testing Lab has exceeded 750 Maccor channels for concurrent battery testing and evaluation. With over 750 operating Maccor channels that programmatically charge or discharge an individual cell or battery pack, Micro Power is one of the largest battery testing and evaluation facilities in North America. The computerized Maccor systems can
VCC has developed a new, panel-mounted, ruggedized indicator that meets NEMA 4 requirements for resistance to dust, wind, rain and other threats in harsh environment applications. Designated CNX 480, the
Avago Technologies announced three new digital optocouplers optimized for use in onboard chargers and other high-voltage systems in hybrid and electric vehicles. The new ACPL-K4xT optocouplers are qualified to AEC-Q100 Grade 1 stress test requirements for automotive applications. The devices offer
DATEL announced the DAC-12100 Series of low power 12-bit current output digital to analog converters that have TTL/CMOS compatible inputs. With a 100 MHz conversion rate, these ultra-high speed devices suit speed critical applications such as
Honeywell’s MICRO SWITCH Basic Switch line has been expanded with the addition of the V15W Series of Watertight Miniature Switches. With an IP67 waterproof seal rating and as the only V-switch in the industry rated up to 10 A, according to the company, the new switches can
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. released a series of 600 V and 650 V n-channel power MOSFETs with ultra-low maximum on-resistance from 64 m? to 190 m? at 10 V and with a wide range of current ratings from 22 A to 47 A. Based on the