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‘Invisibility’ could be the key to better electronics

October 12, 2012 12:39 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A new approach that allows objects to become “invisible” has now been applied to an entirely different area: letting particles “hide” from passing electrons, which could lead to more efficient thermoelectric devices and new kinds of electronics. MIT team applies technology developed for visual "cloaking"...

Mindspeed to attend 2012 China Small Cell Symposium

October 12, 2012 11:56 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSPD), a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions for network infrastructure applications, today announced that the company will address processor demands and small cell base station solutions during the 2012 China Small Cell Symposium in Beijing...

Samsung unveils smaller, cheaper Galaxy S III

October 12, 2012 11:29 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. has unveiled a smaller and cheaper version of the Galaxy S III smartphone with the same screen size as the iPhone 5. Samsung says the Galaxy S III mini features a screen measuring 4 inches diagonally, smaller than the Galaxy S III's 4.8 inch display but the same as Apple's iPhone 5...


Bonso enters new era in Xinxing, China

October 12, 2012 10:50 am | News | Comments

Bonso Electronics International, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of sensor based products, reported the grand opening ceremony of its new manufacturing facility at Xinxing (Guangdong Province, China). Company services include product design and prototyping...

US court sides with Samsung in dispute with Apple

October 12, 2012 10:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A federal appeals court has sided with Samsung Electronics Corp. in one aspect of its ongoing patent dispute with Apple Inc. The Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Thursday overturned a judge's order blocking Samsung from selling its Galaxy Nexus...

Light may prompt graphene devices on demand

October 11, 2012 10:59 am | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Rice University researchers are using graphene with light in a way that could lead to the more efficient design and manufacture of electronics, as well as novel security and cryptography devices. The breakthrough details a novel concept...

New updated PWM controller offers size and cost benefits

October 10, 2012 12:50 pm | News | Comments

Advanced Power Electronics Corp., a leading Taiwanese manufacturer of MOS power semiconductors for DC-DC power conversion applications, has updated two of its most popular PWM controllers to provide customers with space saving and more cost effective devices...

New interactive system detects touch and gestures on any surface

October 10, 2012 11:35 am | by Purdue University | News | Comments

 A new touch-activated system projects onto walls and other surfaces and allows users to interact with their environment and each other. The system identifies the fingers of a person's hand while touching any plain surface. It also recognizes hand posture and gestures, revealing individual users by their unique traits...


Newark element14's new catalog offers customization for engineers

October 10, 2012 9:22 am | News | Comments

Newark element14, the leading distributor of electronic components and engineering solutions announced the launch of its new 2013 catalog. Newark element14 introduced customizable online catalogs with live pricing and availability data last year with great success. The new catalog offers further improvements...

Preview for the print media for Seica SpA for Electronica, Munich, November 13 – 16 2012, Hall A1, Booth 459, New Munich Trade Fair

October 8, 2012 3:07 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Once again, Seica has great news this year for visitors at Electronica.  For the first time the complete COMPACT line of in-circuit and functional testers, including 6 different models, will be on display. Like all of Seica’s solutions, this line is based on the core software/hardware VIP platform,

Oscillator boasts a frequency stability over temperature of ±.28ppm from -40°C to +85°C

October 8, 2012 3:03 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Raltron Electronics has raised the bar in innovation with the launch of the TX057 Stratum III compatible TCXO family. The new 5x7mm Stratum III compatible temperature-compensated crystal oscillator boasts a frequency stability over temperature of ±.28ppm from -40°C to +85°C

Samsung Earns Record-High Profit

October 5, 2012 9:23 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. forecast another record quarterly operating profit, likely driven by strong sales of high-end smartphones. However, analysts said a rise in marketing spending will decrease the company's profit in the October-December quarter.

Connector capabilities fulfill wide range of needs

October 3, 2012 9:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Advanced Interconnections Corp –. will feature a broad array of customized connector capabilities at electronica 2012 in Munich from 13-16 November. In addition to the company’s standard SMT and thru-hole board-to-board connectors, application-specific designs will be showcased, ranging from large,


In the upcoming Electronica Exhibition Densitron will unveil its new Bonding facility, proprietary E-paper Evaluation Kit and RipDraw Display & Design Solution

October 2, 2012 12:37 pm | Product Releases | Comments

London, Wednesday 26 September 2012:  In the upcoming Electronica Exhibition, Densitron’s proprietary E-paper Evaluation Kit and RipDraw™ Display and Design Solution will be unveiled.  These new offerings promise to significantly reduce product development time and cost.  Densitron will also introduce

Energy Micro to demonstrate real-world applications for world’s most energy-friendly microcontrollers

September 24, 2012 9:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Energy Micro will display a range of real-world applications for its EFM32 Gecko families of ARM-based microcontrollers (MCUs) at Electronica 2012. The company will demonstrate how its low-power devices greatly extend battery life of a variety of portable electronic products.

Quartz crystal range delivers significant space and cost saving

September 18, 2012 11:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

IQD has launched two new quartz crystal models housed in unique innovative packages that deliver significant space and cost saving whilst still utilising tried and tested technology. The new surface mount IQXC-74 measures just 7 x 4mm with a height of 2.3mm – this compares with the similar current industry standard HC49/4HSMX design...

Electronica 2012 and the PCB Marketplace

September 18, 2012 11:28 am | by Electronica | Articles | Comments

In close cooperation with the ZVEI (Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers’ Association), the PCB Marketplace communications platform is being initiated at electronica for the first time. Following its successful launch at productronica 2011, now the forum as well as a networking

Embedded platforms featured at Electronica 2012

September 18, 2012 11:22 am | by Electronica | Articles | Comments

At the embedded platforms conference from November 14 – 15, semiconductor and tool manufacturers as well as service-providers will present concrete solutions and services for developing embedded platforms. The conference will cover a wide range of topics, from embedded design

What's new for electronica 2012

September 18, 2012 11:16 am | News | Comments

At electronica from November 13 – 16, leading international companies will present their products, the latest solutions and the most important trends that pertain to the topic of electromobility. In the automotive Forum, industry experts will provide insights into technologies and markets that are relevant to actual practice

Hall Sensor Provides True 3-axis Differential Measurement

November 29, 2010 8:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

The AS540x product family of 3-dimensional Hall encoders from austriamicrosystems provides absolute and highest resolution with angular or linear output data.

Maxim Smart-Grid Solutions at electronica 2010

November 23, 2010 6:07 am | Videos | Comments

Maxim demonstrates their smart-grid energy metering system at electronica 2010.

ARM Cortex-M3 Flash MCU Targets General-Purpose Apps

November 23, 2010 5:09 am | Atmel Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Atmel, a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, announced the new Atmel SAM3N series to expand their ARM Cortex-M3 Flash Family.

Power Factor Correction IC Product Family has Integrated Controller-MOSFET

November 23, 2010 3:57 am | Power Integrations | Product Releases | Comments

Power Integrations has launched the HiperPFS family of power factor correction (PFC) controllers with integrated high-voltage power MOSFETs.

electronica 2010 - impressions of the show

November 22, 2010 10:00 am | by Forrest Sass, Theorem Services ( | Blogs | Comments

After four years of attending Messe München shows (productronica and electronica), I came away with special impressions of this year’s electronica 2010.

Fairchild smartphone circuit solutions at electronica 2010

November 22, 2010 4:36 am | Videos | Comments

Fairchild Semiconductor describes how their various smartphone component solutions benefit the engineer at electronica 2010.

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