ROHM Semiconductor announced that OKI Semiconductor Co., Ltd., part of the ROHM group, will change its company name to Lapis Semiconductor Co., Ltd. The name change will became effective on Oct. 1st2011, three years after...
Contour Energy Systems, a portable power company commercializing next-generation battery systems, announced it has finalized its Series C round of financing that now includes SBI Jefferies Asia Fund L.P. as its newest investor. The...
Hitachi, Ltd. and Hi-Rel Electronics Pvt. Ltd. announced closing of a transaction under which Hitachi has made a majority equity investment in Hi-Rel, in a move to strengthen Hitachi’s and Hi-Rel’s power electronics business...
austriamicrosystems announced two new members of its Power Management IC (PMIC) family. According to the company, these devices feature essential power management building blocks and flexibility to provide a complete power solution for the next generation of
In-Taxi dispatch control systems have traditionally consisted of mobile data units, which exchange dispatch information with the central office using Public Mobile Radio (PMR).
Digital Power Corporation increased the output power of its 6U CompactPCI power supply series models CPCI-AC-6U-650 and CPCI-DC-6U-650 to 650 Watts. The product line is fully
Solving the problem of Android apps communicating with other devices, application developers can now use ORBexpress from Objective Interface Systems to connect their Android apps to any platform while also solving the Android device fragmentation problem by using a standard interface.
Energy Micro has announced the availability of a development kit supporting their ARM Cortex-M3-based EFM32 Giant Gecko microcontrollers. Referenced EFM32GG-DK3750, the kit provides users with full J-Trace and J-Link support plus access to the Giant Gecko´s low energy features.
Electric Potential Sensor Detects Changes in Electric Field, in Contact, at Distance, Even Through WallsOctober 10, 2011 8:23 am | Product Releases | Comments
Plessey Semiconductors announced that commercial samples of its Electric Potential Integrated Circuit (EPIC) sensors are available. The first products are optimized for use as an ECG sensor and provide a resolution as good as or better than
Express Logic has extended its NetX Duo TCP/IP IPv4/IPv6 dual stack with support for the IPsec protocol, the de-facto standard for securing connected devices in consumer, medical and industrial markets.
I do radio for a living. I chose it because people said it was hard, (“we choose to go to the moon…”) maybe hard isn’t the best word, but esoteric at least. The arcane specialty of the magic everybody uses and less than five percent of the population understands. Like many things, the more you know about it
Resonant Controller-Power Switch Combination Enables Efficient Power Solution for LED Street LightingOctober 8, 2011 7:51 am | by Wonseok Kang, Sungmo Young, Fairchild Semiconductor, www.fairchildsemi.com | Articles | Comments
This article will explore a total solution for a switching power supply targeted to LED street lighting. The new resonant controller combined with new power switch enable a high efficiency solution for LED lighting power supplies without sacrificing
Maxon’s NEW ESCON 36/2 DC is a four-quadrant PWM servo controller for use with DC motors up to 72 W. This fast digital current controller features a large bandwidth for optimal motor current/torque control. The drift-free and dynamic speed behavior enables
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Micron Technology, Inc., announced the creation of a consortium for OEMs, enablers and integrators that will collaborate in developing and implementing an open interface specification for an innovative new memory technology called the Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC). Micron and Samsung are
DILAS announced the expansion of its QCW high-power vertical diode laser stacked arrays. These devices are now available at 1940 nm with power ranges up to 12 W QCW per bar and optional fast-axis collimation. These compact, completely AuSn soldered vertical stacks are
Designed for applications requiring high power densities and where forced air cooling is present, Ohmite has released a larger version of its MV/MA heat sink which provides even more heat dissipation. The longer
In today's podcast we talk to Jeff Smoot, VP of Engineering and Quality at CUI about DC/DC power at the board level, the challenges to the engineer, and what CUI is doing to address them.
Southwest Microwave, Inc. announced Miniature Microwave Coax Contact Assemblies that fit into the small, standard Size 20 contact cavities of D-Subminiature connectors and also Size 20 (and larger) contact cavities for
RF Micro Devices, Inc. (RFMD) announced a strategic initiative to extend what it describes as its industry leadership in compound semiconductor technologies into a broad array of adjacent non-RF growth markets. The strategic initiative...
NexGen Digital Inc. now counts Microsemi Inc.’s Power Management Group’s power supply and relay products among its distribution portfolio. The new products allow NexGen Digital to further serve original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and contract...
GE Energy Announces OEM Partnership Agreement with Inovateus Solar for Solar Carport Charging StationsOctober 7, 2011 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments
GE Energy Industrial Solutions announced that it has reached a partnership agreement to work with Inovateus Solar, a U.S. solar-power distribution and integration company, to build new solar carports with electric vehicle (EV) chargers. "We’re...
MEN Micro Inc. offers the G215, a universal CompactPCI Serial peripheral board that provides flexible serial communication via an individual mix of UART and fieldbus interfaces. Although equipped with five standard interfaces, the board features
The iPhone 4S wasn't exactly Apple's brightest moment. Yet it will probably still outshine the competition this holiday season.
Newly released images taken by ESA’s Mars Express show an unusual accumulation of young craters in the large outflow channel called Ares Vallis. Older craters have been reduced to ghostly outlines by the scouring effects of ancient water.
While form factor and electromechanical interference (EMI) remain a primary concern for smartphone designers, provisioning all of the high end peripherals in a format which is comfortable to hold and carry, creating a clean EMI ecosystem and not interfering with the wireless transmit and receive functions remains a complex challenge.