Showing remarkable resilience in the face of the Japan disaster and uncertain economic conditions, the global semiconductor industry in 2011 is expected to expand by 7.2 percent because of soaring sales of popular consumer products like tablets and smart phones, according to new IHS iSuppli research.
Berkeley Varitronics Systems' WatchHound Cell Phone Security Monitor Wins New Jersey Technical Council 2011 AwardJune 27, 2011 9:41 am | News | Comments
Berkeley Varitronics Systems has won another award for their WatchHound cell phone security detector and monitor. On June 15th, the New Jersey echnical Council awarded the Mobile Application Forum Award to the WatchHound Cell Phone Security Monitor. Scott Schober and Carmine Caferra (President/CEO & Eastern U.S. & Canadian Regional Sales Manager respectively) were on hand to accept the award that recognizes technical innovation.
Evatronix SA, announced today the introduction of a USB High Speed PHY IP that will complement the long-existing suite of USB 2.0 Device and Host controllers. Evatronix USB 2.0 PHY has already been silicon proven and guarantees compliance with all relevant layers of USB specification for High, Full and Low Speeds.
Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products has added an extrusion process to their current manufacturing methods of ceramic tubular capacitors. The addition of this process enhances Spectrum's design flexibility with an increased custom product offering.
STMicroelectronics has introduced the first member of a family of power transistors that are fully qualified for use in electronic subsystems on board satellites and launchers. According to the Satellite Industry Association, the global satellite industry is growing steadily and currently generates more than $160 billion in annual revenues 1.
AWR announced that the event agendas have been finalized and the registration is now open for its Asia Pacific 2011 AWR Design Forum (ADF).
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has broadened its IDEA™ line of programmable linear actuators with a RoHS compliant, easy-to-use electronic drive and fully programmable control unit integrated with a linear actuator.
Maxon’s EC16 brushless DC servo gearmotor has had a number of modifications and improvements. The most obvious changes are the 60° winding pattern, the NdFeB high performance magnet and the higher power output.
Ethertronics launched Ether 1.3.1, an Adaptive Antenna solution.
MEN Micro now offers the G211F, a rugged 3U CompactPCI Serial Ethernet Interface board that accommodates four fiber optic Ethernet transceiver channels (1000Base-SX) for high-speed connections over extended distances up to 1,800 feet (550 m). Connected to the backplane via a PCI Express x4 link and managed by a single IEEE 802.3x-compliant Ethernet controller, the board's four channels provide data transfers of up to 1,000 Mbit/s when used simultaneously.
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has broadened its IDEA line of programmable linear actuators with a RoHS compliant, easy-to-use electronic drive and fully programmable control unit integrated with a linear actuator. The compact, versatile unit is ideally suited for equipment or systems that require a small footprint.
Picochip and InterDigital Demonstrate Converged Gateway With Integrated 3G Femtocell and Wi-Fi at Femtocells World Summit 2011June 27, 2011 7:28 am | News | Comments
Picochip and InterDigital are collaborating on delivering advanced broadband traffic management solutions across cellular femtocells with embedded Wi-Fi access.
CLIFF Electronics, a leader in components and connectors for audio, engineering, instrumentation, medical, lighting and vending applications manufacture an extensive range of Terminal Binding Posts in their UK factory.
Microchip Technology announced a new series of 16-bit PIC microcontrollers (MCUs) and dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) that bring advanced control to cost-sensitive general-purpose and motor-control designs. The new devices enable low-cost, sensorless motor-control designs, with support for a wide range of motor-control algorithms, and include an on-chip Charge Time Measurement Unit (CTMU), and10-bit Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC), to enable intelligent sensor applications, and mTouch capacitive touch sensing.
Frost & Sullivan's Industry Director Jessy Cavazos and Industry Analyst Prathima Bommakanti, along with guest speaker Matthew Friedman, Senior Product Manager for Automated Test at National Instruments, have completed extensive analysis on the electronic test equipment market.
Tektronix announced the availability of a draft method of implementation (MOI) for PCI Express 3.0 receiver testing using the BERTScope BSA85C.
COMSOL announced the availability of COMSOL News 2011, the newest edition of its annual technical computing journal. COMSOL News 2011 was developed in collaboration with lead users of COMSOL. These users have contributed by submitting over 20 inspiring articles sharing their experience in simulation-driven engineering. COMSOL News 2011 is available immediately as a complimentary PDF download and in hard-copy format.
THine Electronics announced that THine has developed the industry-fastest LVDS transmitter for tablet PC and mobile appliances with the lowest power consumption and has started distributing the engineering samples in June.
ABBYY, announced the availability of ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries 2.0 for iOS, a comprehensive dictionary and translation application for Apple mobile devices. The solution brings to market a new photo translation function that allows users to translate words by photographing them with the iPhone camera and represents the easiest way to look-up and translate words while on the go.
Zenprise announced Zencloud, the industry’s first cloud based mobile security and device management solution with a 100 percent SLA. This innovative and comprehensive security offering protects the entire mobile enterprise in a truly scalable and flexible way.
Neul announced the launch of NeulNET. NeulNET is the first production wireless radio system that is designed to use free, high quality white space spectrum, delivering fast, reliable wireless connections over long distances.
Dialogue Communications, announced that its SMS for Eloqua cloud connector is featured in Eloqua AppCloud, the new open exchange for B2B marketing applications from Eloqua, the leading provider of on-demand Revenue Performance Management solutions.
Movea, a world leader in motion technology, now enables full body gesture recognition with its recently launched MEMS-based MotionPod solution for low cost, full body motion capture.
The RAVF052D is significantly easier for customers to place than the single 0201 chip due to its larger size. In addition, using a chip array eliminates one placement compared to a discrete resistor solution, which lowers cost, size, and weight of a given design. Tolerance and TCR tracking are also improved using a chip array solution instead of discrete chips.
DesignLine Corporation unveiled its all electric bus, the Eco-Smart I, averaging up to 30 miles per gallon (diesel equivalent) in actual, daily passenger service while maintaining 100% up-time. These real world operating results are...