The question of, "What technology do you expect to take the consumer space by storm in 2013?" continues in part II of the February Brainstorm series as experts take on the question of what will be popular in consumer electronics and the consumer technology space in the next 12 months.
The question of, "What technology do you expect to take the consumer space by storm in 2013?" begins in part I of the February Brainstorm series as experts take on the question of what will be popular in consumer electronics and the consumer technology space in the next 12 months.
We here at ECN love to hear what you have to say, so for our March issue we’re opening up the Brainstorm discussion to our faithful readers. We want to hear your thoughts about lighting and the future of technology.Typically, the Brainstorm is an editorial section consisting of short commentary by five or six experts in a particular vertical market. Check out the Brainstorm archive, here.
KEYENCE introduced the PR-M/F Series, said to be the industry’s first miniature metal photoeye. The PR-M/F Series is intended to fulfill three main focuses: durability, stable operation, and ease of use. By employing a “hybrid structure”, which features a
Larson Electronics has announced the addition of the TPM-12 Telescoping Light Pole to its extensive line of industrial grade lighting equipment. The TPM-12 adjustable light pole is designed for permanent attachment to walls, supports and flat surfaces, and provides a highly convenient method of mounting lighting, speakers, and similar devices....
Now available from MicroPower Direct, the LF500RU series is a family of miniature SMT mountable 5W DC/DC converters. These converters combine high performance features such as a wide 4:1 input range, tight line/load regulation and low noise operation with a compact SMT package.
StarTech.com which enables users to add multiple external USB 3.0 connection ports to a PC, server or thin client located within server rooms or industrial operating environments.The industrial-grade hub can be mounted to a wall or DIN rail, and features 350W surge protection on each port as well as a solid metal chassis designed to withstand harsh conditions.
A high-tech robotic fish hatched at Michigan State University has a new look. A new skill. And a new name. MSU scientists have made a number of improvements on the fish, including the ability to glide long distances, which is the most important change to date. The fish now has the ability to glide through the water
American Sensor Technologies, Inc. (AST) has released the AST5300 wet/wet differential pressure transducer for use in Explosion-Proof and Non-Incendive areas. Featuring all 316L and Inconel X750 material, the AST5300 is suitable for various liquids and gases requiring high line pressure (1,500 PSI) and low differential pressure (10 PSID) measurements.
Larsonelectronics.com has announced the introduction of a low profile explosion proof light featuring high output and paint booth certification. Designed to provide compatibility with low profile mounting applications, the EPL-48-216 Explosion Proof Light Fixture from Larson Electronics provides high output in a less obtrusive form factor....
Since its invention in the 1980s, the digital oscilloscope represented a more modern approach to the visualization of waveforms compared with the analog instruments it replaced. Analog oscilloscopes displayed waveforms directly, but digital oscilloscopes use high-speed analog-to-digital converters....
Measurements are key to all scientific and engineering disciplines. For the electronics industry, oscilloscopes provide a number of critical measurements required by engineers to conduct real-world testing and gain needed insight. The majority of today’s oscilloscopes are designed with 8-bit ADCs (analog-to-digital converters).
Larsonelectronics.com has introduced a compact and powerful LED blasting light designed to provide extreme durability and cordless hands free operation. The Larson Electronics BLG-LED-4 Intrinsically Safe Blasting Light provides long run times on a single set of alkaline batteries while providing enough power to cut through dusty media blasting conditions.
Today’s television manufacturers are designing televisions that are smart and have the ability to connect to the Internet so that users can browse web content and socialize. Usually these smart TVs are mounted on the wall and all other entertainment equipment islocated behind the closed doors of an entertainment center.
AtmelCorporation announced it has expanded its ARM Cortex-M4 based Flash family to include the SAM4E series, which features advanced connectivity peripherals, a floating point unit (FPU), advanced analog capabilities, and higher processing power.
Posital announced heavy-duty absolute rotary encoders that feature shock- and vibration-resistant magnetic measuring elements in rugged 316L stainless steel housings that make them suitable for use in harsh environments such as
The world's largest gadget show wrapped up on Friday, and the organizers said it was the biggest ever, beating last year's record in terms of the floor space companies purchased to display their wares. What was it that drew more than 3,500 companies and 150,000 people to Las Vegas for this mega-event?
Need an Avionic AC-DC power supply? Look no further, Gaia Converter the High Rel Power modules specialist, has extended its HGMM AC-DC Front-end module offering with the 150W ½ brick. For all power needs from 35 to 350W or more, Gaia Converter’s state of the art 35W, 150W & 350W PFC modules comply with with the latests standards DO-160E, ABD100, AMD-24, or MIL-STD-704F.
American Sensor Technologies, Inc. (AST) intrinsically safe pressure transmitters for low pressure ranges are now available with ½" NPT Male and 1/4" BSPP male process connections. The non-incendive version of the low pressure series, the AST43LP will also share the same update.
Heyco Products, Inc., has announced availability of their new Heyco Modular Connector System. The Modular Connector System can be used for residential and commercial lighting installations, provides installation flexibility, and helps keep down high labor costs when plugging light fixtures together, making end-to-end connections in coves or under cabinets, and end-to-side connections to make 90° turns.
SIDS is the leading cause of death among infants between the ages of one month to one year. The most recent statistics put the number of deaths at about 2,226 per year, nearly seven infants per day.In hopes of lowering the number of infants who succumb to SIDS,
Omnetics' new Polarized Nano connector line, the PZN series, continues to add pin counts in response to customer demand. These ultra-miniature connectors feature Omnetics' military style pin and socket designs to provide uninterrupted electrical connections for portable applications that are exposed to high shock and vibration environments.
Royal Holloway is among a select group of top universities to receive £21.5 million in government funding to explore commercial uses for graphene.Announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne just after Christmas, the funding will focus attention on the
"The core stage of NASA's Space Launch System -- America's new flagship rocket -- has successfully completed a major technical review by meeting system requirements within acceptable risk, and fell within schedule and budget constraints.
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has expanded the capabilities of its precision lead screw products. Haydon Kerk, recognized globally as a leader in linear motion, has applied its many years of experience and knowledge of precision thread rolling to a new range of lead screw sizes.