TT Electronics' Self-Calibrating Fluid Sensors Enable Engineers to Easily Correct for System VariationsJune 27, 2011 12:42 pm | Product Releases | Comments
TT electronics Optoelectronics Business Unit has developed a self-calibration system for its OPB350 Series optoelectronic fluid sensors that is designed to save engineers set-up time as well as maintain the sensors’ optimum accuracy over years of operation.
ITT Interconnect Solutions has developed a new high-voltage connector series that features a robust and shielded metal housing that is fully RoHS compliant.
Microchip Technology announced a new series of 16-bit PIC microcontrollers (MCUs) and dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) that bring advanced control to cost-sensitive general-purpose and motor-control designs.
AVX has expanded its TRM and TRJ 'Professional' Series of SMD tantalum capacitors.
Evatronix SA, announced today the introduction of a USB High Speed PHY IP that will complement the long-existing suite of USB 2.0 Device and Host controllers. Evatronix USB 2.0 PHY has already been silicon proven and guarantees compliance with all relevant layers of USB specification for High, Full and Low Speeds.
Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products has added an extrusion process to their current manufacturing methods of ceramic tubular capacitors. The addition of this process enhances Spectrum's design flexibility with an increased custom product offering.
STMicroelectronics has introduced the first member of a family of power transistors that are fully qualified for use in electronic subsystems on board satellites and launchers. According to the Satellite Industry Association, the global satellite industry is growing steadily and currently generates more than $160 billion in annual revenues 1.
AWR announced that the event agendas have been finalized and the registration is now open for its Asia Pacific 2011 AWR Design Forum (ADF).
Ethertronics launched Ether 1.3.1, an Adaptive Antenna solution.
MEN Micro now offers the G211F, a rugged 3U CompactPCI Serial Ethernet Interface board that accommodates four fiber optic Ethernet transceiver channels (1000Base-SX) for high-speed connections over extended distances up to 1,800 feet (550 m). Connected to the backplane via a PCI Express x4 link and managed by a single IEEE 802.3x-compliant Ethernet controller, the board's four channels provide data transfers of up to 1,000 Mbit/s when used simultaneously.
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has broadened its IDEA line of programmable linear actuators with a RoHS compliant, easy-to-use electronic drive and fully programmable control unit integrated with a linear actuator. The compact, versatile unit is ideally suited for equipment or systems that require a small footprint.
Picochip and InterDigital Demonstrate Converged Gateway With Integrated 3G Femtocell and Wi-Fi at Femtocells World Summit 2011June 27, 2011 7:28 am | News | Comments
Picochip and InterDigital are collaborating on delivering advanced broadband traffic management solutions across cellular femtocells with embedded Wi-Fi access.
Microchip Technology announced a new series of 16-bit PIC microcontrollers (MCUs) and dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) that bring advanced control to cost-sensitive general-purpose and motor-control designs. The new devices enable low-cost, sensorless motor-control designs, with support for a wide range of motor-control algorithms, and include an on-chip Charge Time Measurement Unit (CTMU), and10-bit Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC), to enable intelligent sensor applications, and mTouch capacitive touch sensing.
Frost & Sullivan's Industry Director Jessy Cavazos and Industry Analyst Prathima Bommakanti, along with guest speaker Matthew Friedman, Senior Product Manager for Automated Test at National Instruments, have completed extensive analysis on the electronic test equipment market.
Tektronix announced the availability of a draft method of implementation (MOI) for PCI Express 3.0 receiver testing using the BERTScope BSA85C.
THine Electronics announced that THine has developed the industry-fastest LVDS transmitter for tablet PC and mobile appliances with the lowest power consumption and has started distributing the engineering samples in June.
Neul announced the launch of NeulNET. NeulNET is the first production wireless radio system that is designed to use free, high quality white space spectrum, delivering fast, reliable wireless connections over long distances.
AVX High Power Surface Mount Capacitors Available with P90 Dielectric to Deliver High-Frequency PerformanceJune 24, 2011 12:08 pm | Product Releases | Comments
AVX has expanded its HQ Series MLC surface mount RF power capacitors to include P90 dielectric versions for high power high frequency applications, such as medical and industrial electronics.
Sensors Expo returned to Rosemont Illinois in June and the mood inside the convention center was noticeably more optimistic than last year. Outside, the town was in the grip of a heat wave; but inside it was the technology itself that literally raised both the excitement level and the level of performance for new designs which made things seem, well, hotter. Here are just some of the highlights
Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation has signed a global distribution agreement with Intematix Corporation.
Lattice and Oregano Systems Announce Comprehensive Versions of the IEEE-1588 Timing Node System IP CoreJune 23, 2011 10:42 am | Product Releases | Comments
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation and Oregano Systems - Design & Consulting announced the immediate availability of three comprehensive versions of the IEEE-1588 Timing Node System IP core for the LatticeECP3 and LatticeECP2M FPGA families.
AML announces the immediate availability of a medium power broadband amplifier model AML0126P3001.
AML910P4215 is a high efficiency, high power density 15 Watt GaN power amplifier. PAE is 30% typical with package dimensions of 3.8" x 3.6" x 0.67".
Ultra low power RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor announced that it has been appointed a Bluetooth Special Interest Group Board of Directors company and along with simultaneously appointed Apple, both Nordic and Apple now join Ericsson AB, Intel, Lenovo, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, and Toshiba on the Bluetooth SIG Board.
LPRS has established itself as a major supplier of wireless modules used in environmental monitoring systems manufactured by Meaco Measurement and Control.