The Controller Area Network (CAN) was first introduced by Robert Bosch to address the growing complexity of vehicle functions and networks.
MEMS Industry Group (MIG) will highlight advancements in micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), the tiny micro-machines providing intelligent sensing and actuation to mobile phones, video games, automotive safety systems, heart monitors, insulin pumps, smart home-automation systems, and a host of other applications, at SEMICON West 2011 (July 12-14, 2011, Moscone Center, San Francisco). Joined by MIG member-companies who are driving a market predicted to reach
Spendvision announced the availability of its new eMoney module, which allows businesses to capture, manage and report on purchases made using Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. The module will enable eMoney transactions to be integrated with all other types of spend, making it easier for staff to record all expenses, irrespective of the payment method used, ultimately affording businesses greater insight into what employees are spending.
Texas Instruments Incorporated premiered its first module platform housing the WiLink™ 6.0 (WL1271) single-chip, wireless combo solution with TI’s open source, Linux-based OpenLink™ drivers. The OpenLink drivers are built on the community-validated mac80211 Wi-Fi driver and BlueZ Bluetooth® protocol stack.
Leading mobile phone tracking service provider Trace A Mobile has been quick to reassure worried callers to their mobile phone tracker helpline after they received a flood of callers fearing they too may have been victims of the recent mobile phone hacking scandal.
Renaissance has designed a new octave band drop-in circulator, 3G7BH, that covers a bandwidth of 5.2 to 11 GHz over -20° to +85° C. With insertion loss less than 0.95 dB over the entire band, the circulator is robust to handle 20 Watts of incident RF power.
Derdack announced the launch of a new enterprise alerting app for Windows Phone 7 (WP7) that delivers enhanced IT systems management. The app, which will be launched in late July, enables Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), Service Manager (SCSM), HP Operations Center and IBM Tivoli Monitoring users to manage business critical incidents directly from a WP7 smartphone.
DYMAX Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Ieraci as Marketing Communications Manager. Tony will report to Stephen LaCroce, Director of Strategic Marketing, and will be responsible for creation and implementation of the global communications programs that most effectively describe and promote DYMAX’s brand, products, and services.
National Semiconductor introduced a family of analog-to-digital converters that are the industry’s first to directly sample RF signals beyond 2.7 GHz, with third-order intermodulation distortion up to -71 dBc and sampling at up to 3.6 Giga-samples per second.
InCheck Technologies’ low-power, lightweight MEMS accelerometers are based on Analog Devices’ ADXL001 chip and feature MEMS accuracy and temperature stability with no field calibration required. Two sensors in one, these accelerometers with
Bill Hutchings of Microchip Technology talks about the company’s new 60 MIPS 16-bit dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) and PIC24 microcontrollers (MCUs).
Whether you use a handful or thousands of sensors in a wireless network, communications can occur in many ways. But each approach requires a thoughtful analysis of distances between sensor nodes, node-power requirements, protocols, and network layouts, among other characteristics.
A dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony took place on the evening of June 20, 2011 to mark the opening of a new joint technical center in Houston that will showcase DMG and Mori Seiki machine tools and technology for the energy and oil field industries. The official, three-day grand opening event of the Technical Center followed, with visits by over five hundred attendees. The 22,500-square-foot facility is
LEDtronics announces its new line of ETL-listed LED Tube Light Fixtures specifically designed for energy-efficient, environment-conscious and high-output T8 LED tube lights that help commercial, governmental and industrial facilities reduce their power consumption and maintenance costs as well as minimize their ecological footprint.
Bill Hutchings of Microchip Technology discusses the company's latest offering 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.
Texas Instruments introduced a new Sub-1 GHz RF Value Line family, offering developers low-cost connectivity solutions for sub-1 GHz RF applications such as remote controls, toys, home and building automation, and security systems.
Omega’s new infrared sensor with wireless transmitter features remote IR sensor and radio wireless transmitter in a NEMA enclosure.
ITT Interconnect Solutions has developed a MIL-DTL 38999 Series III style connecter capable of desirable performance in low-pressure applications. The new KJAYA Series Connector uses lightweight aluminum shells that provide a
Engineered Conductive Materials, LLC, a leading global supplier of conductive interconnect materials for photovoltaic applications, introduced the DB-1541-S3 Conductive Stringer Attach Adhesive for use in thin-film, organic and thinned silicon solar modules. This material formulation has
The RPC Series of film based chip resistors is available in a 1 percent tolerance with desirable pulse handling. This performance is achieved by using a robust film element with a limited laser trim. Trimming a chip resistor can
Kontron introduced today its new universal single-width AdvancedMC™ processor module AM4120. This board is the first member of a new Kontron AdvancedMC™ product family with the Freescale™ QorIQ processors. The new AdvancedMC™ family is targeted to cost sensitive applications as well as powerful data plane and control plane applications. The universal Kontron AM4120 offers
SunCastle Microwave announces the availability of its new product: 500 MHz to 20 GHz High Gain Omnidirectional Antenna, patent pending.
Skyworks is pleased to introduce two miniature 0402 varactor diodes for voltage controlled oscillator (VCO), phase noise and voltage tuned filter applications.
Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced the addition of UBM Electronics' EE Times, a premier electronics industry news outlet, as a valued community partner for Digi-Key's TechXchangeSM online engineering community.
Smartphone users are spoiled when it comes to on-the-move information. Lost in the city? Just access Google Maps and you’ll know exactly where you are. Need a bar? Look up a few in the area and choose which one you want according to the reviews. Now Cathay Pacific Airways and the Hong Kong Tourism Board, in conjunction with McCann Erickson and XS2Theworld, has created an app that does all of this in one place, and a lot more besides.