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Universal contact interconnects designed for right-angle applications

November 19, 2014 12:00 pm | Itt Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

ITT Corporation (Santa Ana, CA) and its Cannon brand announced a new offering of universal-contact connectors for perpendicular/right angle configurations at electronica 2014. Driven by the growing medical industry need for a low-cost ...

Top 10 products from electronica 2014

November 19, 2014 11:36 am | by Jon Dipierro, Multimedia Production Specialist | Videos | Comments

ECN and WDD attended electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany. The show had more than 70,000...

HotSpot: Top 10 best wireless & RF devices at Electronica 2014

November 13, 2014 8:33 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

This week on HotSpot, we're in Munich, Germany attending electronica 2014 and checking out the...

Automotive-grade film capacitors designed for safety applications

November 12, 2014 3:21 pm | Product Releases | Comments

KEMET (Simpsonville, SC) introduced automotive-grade film capacitors at the Electronica 2014...

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Power divider provides in-phase power splitting

November 12, 2014 3:07 pm | Product Releases | Comments

From Knowles Capacitors (Cazenovia, NY) comes a Wilkinson power divider, the PDW05758, from their Dielectric Laboratories (DLI) facility. It is designed to provide in-phase power splitting or combining over a broad bandwidth in low-power ...

Mouser to distribute products by Advantech, an Intel IoT Member

November 11, 2014 3:51 pm | News | Comments

Mouser Electronics, Inc. announced today it has entered into a distribution agreement for Europe and the Americas with Advantech, an innovator in the development and manufacture of high-quality, high-performance embedded and automation ...

Harwin signs Lacon as German distributor

November 11, 2014 3:43 pm | News | Comments

Harwin has appointed Lacon as its German distributor to help drive increased market penetration in the region.  Lacon has over thirty years’ experience in high value-added distribution services and carries over 100,000 product lines from leading European ...

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Automotive lighting solution capable of driving LEDs up to 60 volts

November 11, 2014 3:39 pm | On Semiconductor | Product Releases | Comments

ON Semiconductor (Phoenix, AZ) has introduced two new devices for use in vehicle lighting systems. The NCV78763 advanced smart power ballast and dual channel LED driver provides a highly efficient single-chip automotive lighting solution that ...

Software-defined sensor draws just 2.5µA of current

November 11, 2014 3:29 pm | Melexis | Product Releases | Comments

Melexis (Tessenderlo, Belgium) introduces a new, fully programmable, extremely compact sensor IC capable of accurately measuring changes in magnetic flux density along its X, Y, and Z axes. Based on the company’s proprietary Triaxis technology ...

Microcontroller family provides closed-loop digital control

November 11, 2014 1:49 pm | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. (Chandler, AZ) announced from Electronica in Germany an expansion of its 8-bit PIC microcontroller (MCU) portfolio, with the peripheral-rich, low-pin count PIC16(L)F161X family. These new MCUs introduce and expand ...

Mouser Electronics announces new partnership with Grant Imahara of Mythbusters fame

November 11, 2014 9:43 am | by Mouser Electronics | News | Comments

Mouser Electronics announced at electronica today a new partnership with longtime Mouser customer Grant Imahara, a celebrity engineer, best known for his role on Mythbusters. As a practicing engineer, Grant can relate to engineers everywhere....

GaN Systems’ power switching transistors offered to participants in Little Box Challenge

November 11, 2014 9:20 am | News | Comments

GaN Systems Inc is one of a number of manufacturers offering its devices to contestants entering the Little Box Challenge launched by Google and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).  The Little Box Challenge is an open competition....

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Ethernet module maximizes process efficiency, boosts reliability

November 10, 2014 9:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

On the PLUG-IN Electronic stand at Electronica, Brainboxes (Liverpool, England) launched the ED-504 3-in-1 industrial Ethernet networking solution, which combines four digital input or output (I/O) channels, a software-selectable RS232/422/485 ...

Circuit protection diode targets industrial equipment CAN bus lines

November 10, 2014 9:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

ProTek Devices (Tempe, AZ) debuts a new electrostatic discharge (ESD) circuit protection diode for industrial applications such as assembly line automation, access control systems, machinery, and more. The new overvoltage protection component ...

Next stop, planet electronica!

November 10, 2014 8:38 am | by Meaghan Ziemba, Editor, WDD | Blogs | Comments

I’ve never traveled outside of the United States, and I’m excited that my first time will be for Electronica 2014 in Munich. The mere thought of the show’s overall size is very intimidating, but I must say, I am really interested to see all of the technological innovations....

electronica 2014: CEOs discuss the Internet of Things

November 6, 2014 3:22 pm | News | Comments

The Internet of Things (IoT) is making it easier for the physical world to merge with the digital world and is revolutionizing our lives. Networked medical electronics is improving how patients will be treated and cared for in the future. In "smart homes" ...

Student Day at electronica 2014: Getting careers in the electronics industry off to a successful start

November 6, 2014 3:19 pm | News | Comments

As an innovation location, Germany needs highly qualified electronics specialists. As technological advancements continue, the need for experts in this field will continue to increase in the next few years. Against this backdrop, the last day of electronica 2014 ...

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electronica 2014 with security solutions for the networked world

September 23, 2014 9:57 am | News | Comments

Everyone is talking about the Internet of Things. The industrial sector is hoping that greater networking will improve working processes. Cars that communicate with each other could lead to enhanced and more efficient traffic management....

More compact, more reliable and more modular: Innovations for embedded systems at electronica 2014

September 15, 2014 8:56 am | News | Comments

The global market for embedded systems is growing at a rate of up to eight percent. Market volume in Germany alone is currently more than EUR 20 billion. Application-oriented solutions and products for this market of the future will be on display....

Energy-efficient solutions for the industry and consumers at electronica 2014

September 3, 2014 4:24 pm | News | Comments

Machines account for two-thirds of all electricity consumed by the industrial sector. According to the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association, 10–15 percent of all energy used in Germany's industrial sector could be saved through the use of intelligent automation systems alone....

The world's leading trade fair for the electronics industry is 50

August 11, 2014 4:45 pm | News | Comments

The world's leading trade fair for Electronic Components, Systems and Applications is celebrating its 50th birthday in 2014. Since 1964, electronica has been showing the electronic trends of tomorrow and providing a comprehensive overview of the international industry....

The future of the automobile at electronica 2014: Connectivity, lighting and autonomous driving

August 11, 2014 4:39 pm | News | Comments

In the future, mobility will to a large extent be influenced by developments in automotive electronics. The latest buzzwords include energy efficiency, electromobility, connected car and autonomous driving. This year, some 1,500 exhibitors will demonstrate these....

electronica 2014

November 22, 2013 12:41 pm | Events

electronica is a global business platform: The high quality of the visitors including decision-makers from Germany and abroad who are willing to invest ensures first-rate potential for new business. Concentrated expert knowledge, from developers to company executives, in nearly all consumer segments and user industries...

electronica Final Report: International trade fair leaves industry feeling confident

November 20, 2012 1:25 pm | News | Comments

The 25th electronica, the International Trade Fair for Electronic Components, Systems and Applications, came to a close today with more than 72,000 visitors. A total of 2,669 exhibitors from 49 countries presented the future of electronics and showcased application-oriented solutions during the four-day fair....

Trending at electronica: More from less

November 16, 2012 11:51 am | by Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director | Blogs | Comments

Okay, so it’s no surprise that the engineering community is continuing to be taxed by a need to shrink both the number of components housed on the board as well as the size of them. So it’s been great to see how a number of semiconductor, power supply, and connector companies are working to provide these solutions.

Raspberry Pi, Android accessory access, a Smarter Zeus and 48-Volt Systems ... someday

November 15, 2012 1:47 pm | by Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director | Blogs | Comments

My first trip to electronica has proven both awesome and challenging. Awesome in the number of new technologies that are on display; challenging in navigating a show that is so expansive. Awesome in how much I love Munich; challenging in that my body is not loving the amount of bier being consumed.

Power supply series adds 310-W and 1500-W models with industrial and medical safety approvals

November 13, 2012 12:15 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Emerson Network Power launched two new models in the LCM Series of AC-DC power supplies. With the addition of the LCM300 and LCM1500, rated for 310 W and 1,500 W loads, alongside the existing 600 W LCM600 unit, the series can now provide

Pressure transmitters lower plant lifecycle costs

November 13, 2012 11:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

Honeywell launched its new range of SmartLine industrial pressure transmitters, which will enhance communication abilities, improve operational efficiency and reduce lifecycle costs for process manufacturers. In industrial process plants, field devices that measure pressure, flow and level are used throughout the manufacturing process...

electronica related-events program – Career Day promotes dialog with future industry professionals

November 13, 2012 10:55 am | News | Comments

When it opens its gates in Munich on November 13, the world’s largest gathering for the electronics industry – electronica 2012 – will have more than 2,650 exhibitors from 48 countries. The fair will be rounded out by a program of related events that include more than 300 lectures at three conferences and five forums.

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