Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. announced a fully integrated proximity and ambient light optical sensor, the VCNL4020, which includes an IR emitter, a photo-pin-diode for proximity, a signal processing IC and a 16-bit ADC.
Already in mass distribution Murata Wireless Solutions today announced that the SN8200 Wi-Fi Network Controller Module is now supporting the access point (AP) and station (STA) dual mode feature. The SN8200 is a small, low power, self-contained, certified Wi-Fi network controller module that provides simple serial-to-Wi-Fi connectivity to the Internet. It is an ideal solution for manufacturers who are looking to add wireless connectivity to home appliances or other devices for the healthcare equipment, industrial control and monitoring markets.
Crystek Crystals Corporation has launched the CVSS-945 – a True SineWave Voltage Controlled Crystal Oscillator (VCXO) providing -172.9 dBc/Hz noise floor at 1 MHz offset and +/-20 ppm min. APR pullability. This high-performance VCXO is available in the industry standard 9x14mm SMD package and is engineered to MIL-STD-883 and MIL-STD-202 specifications.
Phaseda LLC has introduced its RL3-2 rocker switch series. This large button style rocker switch has both single pole and double pole versions. Functions include On-Off, On-On, On-Off-ON and momentary. All have UL, cUL and VDE approvals, and are fully compliant with European RoHS requirement. The UL rating is
Micro Plastics’ has added COLOR to their Polyethylene and Nylon lines of wire routing split loom. To satisfy customer demand, they now offer all sizes of their Nylon Split Loom in orange, to accommodate applications where identification is critical to safety.
Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announces immediate availability of prototype reels of 600 Series capacitors from American Technical Ceramics Corp. (ATC).
The intelligent Ethernet system MSX-E3121 is meant for the acquisition and output of analog and digital signals in a harsh environment. It has 6 differential inputs, 24-bit, 4 analog outputs, 16-bit, and 32 digital I/O, 24 V
Vaunix Technology Corporation has announced the addition of three new models to their family of LDA Series Digital Attenuators. This product family now offers attenuators with up to 90 dB of programmable attenuation through 6 GHz.
Amphenol Industrial Global Operations, now offers a low cost stamped and formed contact option for its H4 solar connector, complementing the already existing machined contact. These low cost contacts are ideal for use in large scale PV installations as well as with 1000V PV modules. All H4 connectors, regardless of contact type, are the only field installable PV connectors approved by UL for use up to 1000V on the market.
The CLX-900 Phase-Locked Oscillator from EM Research operates at 900 MHz and features exceptionally-low phase noise (<-114 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz). Phase-locked to a 100 MHz external reference, the unit offers +7 dBm output power and features low power consumption (+5 VDC @ <65 mA)
Alpha Wire has added the “V-Flex,” a flexible version of its Series V VFD cable, to its line of Industrial Series cable. The new V-Flex cables are the latest innovation in cables designed specifically for variable-frequency drives (VFD). Featuring both UL and CSA tray cable ratings, a low temperature rating of -40°C, and a bend radius that is 5x that of standard VFD cable, the V-Flex offers the best combination of ruggedness and routability in the market.
MEMSIC Inc. announced the availability of the MFA1100R gas flow sensor module. MEMSIC’s monolithic thermal technology, based on the same approach used in its highly successful accelerometer products, uses a precise differential temperature measurement to determine flow rate.
Gallium nitride (GaN) is a highly promising material for a wide range of optical and high-power electronic devices, which can be fabricated by dry etching with plasmas. However, the plasma-induced defects and surface residues that remain after such processes tend to degrade the optical and electrical properties of the devices. A team of Japanese researchers has developed and tested a new way to "heal" such defects.
Molex Incorporated introduces the Sealed Rectangular Connector (SRC) System, the next generation SRC system offers a rugged, sealed wire-to-panel and wire-to-wire hybrid connection system. SRC is designed for high-circuit-count applications in harsh environments such as those found in agricultural machinery, construction and mining equipment.
Mercury Computer Systems Inc. announced the Ensemble™ Series 6000 Dual AMD GPGPU OpenVPX™ GSC6201 module. This new module delivers the defense industry’s highest performing stream processing capability in a 6U form factor. Its flexible, modular design expands the customer’s choice of GPGPU, allowing them to select the best GPGPU for their application.
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced five new PNA-L vector network analyzer models, offering design and manufacturing engineers the highest performance (up to 50 GHz) in a mid-range VNA, along with lower cost and future-proof capabilities.
Gleichmann Electronics now offers two new 10.6-inch (27 cm) WXGA display modules, part numbers NL12876AC18-03 and -03D, from NLT Technologies. The new display modules feature ultra-wide viewing angles of 176 degrees horizontally and vertically, a brightness of 300 cd/m2 and a high contrast ratio of 1000:1.
In today's manufacturing plants, the division of labor between humans and robots is quite clear: Large, automated robots are typically cordoned off in metal cages, manipulating heavy machinery and performing repetitive tasks, while humans work in less hazardous areas on jobs requiring finer detail.
Symantec Corp Chief Executive Enrique Salem told the Reuters Media and Technology Summit in New York that his company was working with the U.S. military, other government agencies and universities to help develop new programs to train security professionals
It’s something we hear a lot: “The [xyz] technology sounds amazing; too bad the advertisers are going to ruin it.” For example, Google Glass. A seemingly exciting and ambitious piece of technology -- until you realize it means having involuntary, interactive advertising experiences one inch from your eye all day.
Cellergy has announced its CLC Series, offering low leakage current (LC) for its small footprint products (12 mm x12.5 mm), with heights ranging from 2.4 mm to 3.6 mm. The maximum LC for single cell configurations is 1.5 µA and for double cell configurations is 3 µA. The supercapacitors are suited for
Binder-USA has expanded its Series 713 and 763 M12 connector line with panel mount connectors featuring screw terminations. With screw terminations it is now possible to attach wires in the field without any special tooling or soldering. This addition is ideally suited for signal and power applications requiring a solderless assembly
Solid State Disks Ltd, has launched the SCSI Bridge drive which solves the growing and increasingly expensive problem of repairing or replacing ageing and failing SCSI-based hard disk (3.5 inch and 5.25 inch HDD), magneto optical (MO), quarter-inch tape (Pertec, QIC DAT, DLT 3490), Jazz, ZIP, Bernoulli and floppy (FDD) drives on computer-based legacy equipment.
Private equity firm Apax Partners and technology investment firm JMI Equity agreed to pay about $1 billion cash for software group Paradigm, whose technology helps oil and gas companies analyze drilling prospects.
TSMC, the world's top contract chip maker, confirmed on Tuesday it is aiming to manufacture bigger silicon wafers that could lower the cost of chip production, but said technical difficulties will remain in the next five years.