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.
Mouser Electronics is partnering with Anaren to stock its new family of FCC-, IC- and ETSI- compliant Integrated Radio (AIR) modules.
Anritsu Corporation and SATIMO are proud to announce that the Anritsu MT8820C One-Box Tester has been selected by SATIMO as a supported test solution for OTA LTE testing, including MIMO.
Velti has signed a strategic three-year partnership agreement with Vodafone Portugal to launch a Permission Based Advertising program.
Honeywell Launches its Globally Available Industrial Wireless Receiver, Expanding its Limitless PlatformJune 22, 2011 11:32 am | Product Releases | Comments
Honeywell introduced its new Limitless WDRR Wireless Din-Rail Receiver for industrial, construction, machine, material handling, and heavy transportation applications, including agricultural equipment, cranes, lifts, conveyors, grain diverters, and door positions.
Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation announced the addition of Phoenix Contact's PTSM and PTPM miniature connector series to its expansive product line.
TÜV Rheinland and GreenSoft Announce Partnership, Aiding Manufacturers to Meet Environmental RequirementsJune 22, 2011 9:57 am | News | Comments
TUV Rheinland has entered into an agreement with GreenSoft Technology, where the global certification company will have access to GreenSoft’s environmental compliance data collection service, including its multi-million-part database, to provide RoHS and REACH services to its clients.
Vislink announced that on 2nd June 2011 it acquired the entire issued share capital of Gigawave Limited for a cash consideration of £3.75 million.
Murata Power Solutions has introduced the OKI-T/36W series of SMT point of load (PoL) DC-DC converters to its popular Okami range. Offered in the same DOSA standard SMT pinout as the company's OKY-T/3 and -T/5, the 24Vin OKI-T/36W series further extends Murata Power Solutions' point of load product offering.
WAGO Corporation’s 750-880 “ETHERNET 2.0” Programmable Fieldbus Controller packs 1MB data memory and SD port for up to 8GB of extra memory. Third in WAGO’s new “ETHERNET 2.0” platform, 750-880 increases intelligence and high-frequency processing — up to 1000 instructions within 235? — for industrial Ethernet applications.
Molex recently released the ClipLok interconnect clip, an electomechanical connection that easily attaches to secure a membrane switch or FPC tail firmly to a printed circuit board, eliminating the need for mating connectors at each point.