As a result of intense research efforts, VARTA Microbattery succeeded in developing new Lithium-Ion cells that were both small in size and 30% higher in energy density than comparable products. â€œThe Li-Ion cells in this format offer a reliable and robust energy source and are superior to conventional Li-Ion cellsâ€, Herbert Schein CEO VARTA Microbattery states.
VARTA Microbattery GmbH has announced a new line of rechargeable Lithium ion batteries. The new CoinPower family of cells deliver 3.7V with available capacities ranging from 40mAh to 80mAh at 1C rate. The smallest cell measures only 12mm in diameter, 5mm in height and weighs in at a mere 1.4 grams.
Wolfson Microelectronics plc has announced the WM1811, the company’s loudest, smallest Audio Hub. This new ultra-low power stereo audio hub is designed to deliver
Germany's OHB AG confirmed it won a 250 million euro ($330 million) contract to build eight satellites for the European Union's Galileo navigation system.
Apple Inc has hired Dixons Chief Executive John Browett, who revived the British electronics retailer by emphasizing customer service, to lead the iPad maker's global retail expansion.
European Union lawmakers are seeking to further ratchet down the fees mobile operators charge users when they travel abroad, according to a draft plan seen by Reuters, taking aim at a lucrative source of industry profit.
A major revamp at Nokia that includes a deal to use Microsoft Corp software in its smartphones will impact the earnings of the Finnish handset maker throughout most of this year, Chairman Jorma Ollila said on Wednesday.
International Business Machines is sounding out plans to cut thousands of jobs in Germany and other countries to reduce costs and raise earnings, a German union official said.
The global market for power supplies used in LED lighting is forecast to reach $10 billion in 2016, according to a new report from IMS Research, a leading independent provider of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry.
Novaled has passed the DQS certification audit with flying colors. External auditors from DQS GmbH (the German agency in charge of certifying management systems) reviewed all of the company’s quality-related aspects as to compliance with the ISO 9001:2008 international quality management standard...
Technosoft announced a new, micro-sized pluggable servo drive: iPOS3602 MX. Particularly developed for motion control applications where space is critical, this drive can be integrated
Philips swung to a fourth-quarter net loss as government cuts ate into its healthcare equipment business and a slowdown in European construction activity and consumer spending hit its lighting operations.
The CMX7861 ‘FirmCODEC’ is a full featured analog front end for DSP/FPGA/Microcontroller based systems. The device is a combination of codec, embedded signal processing and auxiliary system support functions, allowing
SAP, the world's largest maker of business software, may license its HANA offering to main rival Oracle in the future, its co-chief executive told a German newspaper.
ERNI Electronics announced its entry into the growth market of computer-on-modules (COM). At Embedded World in Nuremberg (28 February to 1 March 2012), the company is presenting the first products of the new WHITEspeed family.
element14 has teamed up with Microchip and Matrix to introduce the new PIC18 Flowcode Developers Kit. This innovative development and demonstration kit is designed to offer a hands-on, easy approach to electronics design using Flowcode...
LG Display today announced that it will showcase a lineup of next generation public display products including a Super Narrow bezel, 55-inch multi-vision public display panel with FPR 3D at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2012.
When Philips Electronics reports earnings on Monday, investors will be bracing themselves for developments on restructuring, costs cuts and whether the TV business will be sold in the first quarter.
France's telecom regulator will carry out an inspection of the network of mobile operator Iliad (ILD.PA), in a bid to address accusations levied by its competitors that the new entrant's infrastructure was not operational.
Roalan Ltd announced Serial Device Servers, powered over the Ethernet connection. The NetCom 111 PoE, 113 PoE and 211 PoE are upgraded variants of the well known Serial Device Servers NetCom 111, NetCom 113 and NetCom 211. They provide
MicroOLED introduced a new 5.4 million pixel density 0.61 inch diagonal, low power consumption OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Display) microdisplay on silicon for applications demanding high picture quality, such as professional camera and camcorder equipment...
SynCardia Systems (www.syncardia.com) announced that it has been nominated for one of the most prestigious awards in the European medical device industry.
Infineon Technologies introduced an innovative package technology providing high-current capability and high efficiency for demanding automotive electronics applications, including electric and hybrid vehicles.
Following a year of expansion in 2011, the global electronics contract manufacturing business is expected to decline slightly in 2012, as continuing economic uncertainty in Europe and the United States constricts growth, according to an IHS iSuppli EMS & ODM Market Brief report from information and analysis provider IHS (NYSE: IHS). Total contract manufacturing revenue this year is
A new survey of more than 400 buyers of PV inverters has revealed a growing acceptance of Chinese products, with close to 30% of respondents indicating they were of acceptable quality, according to IMS Research.