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WEG S.A. announced that it has signed an agreement with GE Energy to acquire the Electric Machinery unit of Converteam. The acquisition is expected to close before the end of the year and is...
Murata Power Solutions announced three senior Product Management and Business Development appointments that have global responsibilities. Bill Smith is promoted to the position of Director Product Management for Board Mount Power products. In this role...
Exar Corp. announced that Pete Rodriguez has resigned as Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company and as a member of the Board of Directors. "I am proud of the successes that have been...
OSD Displays’ OSD160128P0907-10 measures in at 1.45” diagonal active-area in a 160x128 pixel resolution. According to the company, similar size color PMOLED displays feature only 128 x128 resolution, which
Experienced digital power users are normally well aware of the benefits of digital power system management. However, for those who are considering whether it makes sense for their products, its benefits may not be so obvious.
Omega’s iSD-TC Series provides web based temperature monitoring in critical equipment and locations. The device accepts two thermocouple inputs (types J, K, T, E, R, S, B, C, N, L) triggers an alarm if
Maxim to Present Its Line of Security Products and Reference Designs at CARTES & IDentification 2011November 10, 2011 7:54 am | News | Comments
Maxim Integrated Products announces that it will exhibit its security devices and reference designs at CARTES & IDentification 2011, one of the largest events that showcases new products in digital security, smart technologies, mobility, and payment applications.
Rohde & Schwarz has developed a multi-functional universal radio network analyzer that provides advanced drive testing. The R&S TSMW drive test scanner supports LTE (Long Term Evolution) formats in all current and future wireless communication bands, with no additional costs.
MEMSIC, a leading provider of MEMS devices and sensor- based systems, has announced the availability of its MXC6226XC MEMS two-axis digital accelerometer, presented as the world’s smallest, fully-integrated MEMS accelerometer.
SemiSouth Laboratories has announced that silicon carbide JFETs made by the company are being used in small 0.5 litre inverters to achieve an output power density of 30kWh/l.
The Apple Thunderbolt Display has features including two channels of 10-Gbps throughput in both directions, up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0 and up to 12 times faster than FireWire 800.
Microchip Technology announced the expansion of its enhanced core 16-bit dsPIC33 and PIC24 “E” Digital Signal Controller (DSC) and microcontroller (MCU) families to include on-chip op amps and Microchip’s Charge Time Measurement Unit peripheral.
Russia raced on Thursday to salvage a spacecraft bound for a moon of Mars that is stranded in the Earth's orbit, with just days left before the window closes on its first interplanetary mission in 15 years.
Cable companies will offer high-speed Internet service to low-income families in the United States at around a fifth of the national average price, the top communications regulator said on Wednesday.
TDK-EPC celebrated the opening of its second factory in Málaga, Spain. The new plant for the development and manufacture of power capacitors is located in the industrial park, Parque Tecnológico de Andalucía, and offers 6000 square meters of production space.
Fluke Corporation introduced the Fluke 430 Series II three-phase power quality analyzers, the first tools to use a patented algorithm to measure energy waste and quantify its cost.
STMicroelectronics announced the Freeman Premier family of TV System on Chip devices has been certified for Security Application by Irdeto, a global software security and media technology company.
GAIA Converter has released a new family of high input voltage DC/DC Converters targeting Avionic, Aerospace, Military and Missile applications. The MGDS-75-S series have an input voltage range of 155-480V...
In this podcast we talk to Ed Pazmino of Accent about the smart grid and the smart devices needed to operate within it.
Europeans continue to rise to the challenge of advancing communication, imaging and radar integrated circuits to work at high frequencies. A case in point is a team at Interuniversitair Micro-Electronica Centrum Vzw in Belgium; they recently presented the device 'fT/fMAX 245/450 GHz...
Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of over 20 PXI Fault Insertion solutions with the introduction of the 40-199. Fault Insertion (FI) modules are used within an Automatic Test System to simulate common fault conditions such as an open, short to ground or a short to
Microchip Technology Inc. announced the RE46C180 — said to be the world’s first ionization smoke-detector IC with programmable calibration and programmable feature selection, and the first with horn synchronization and auto alarm locate. This ASIC also
M/A-COM Technology Solutions introduced the MASW-000932, a new High Power SPDT switch, and the MADR-010574, a 250 V PIN Diode Driver at MILCOM 2011 in Boston.