MPD has invented a category of coin cell battery holders called Snap Dragons, which are asserted to drastically increase the reliability of open top coin cell holders through the use of a snap-on cover piece. They offer
Avago Technologies announced what is said to be the market’s highest-resolution Hall-effect magnetic encoder. The AEAT-6600-T16 encoder provides advanced positioning information with the performance
Digi Wireless Gateways, XBee ZigBee Modules and iDigi Device Cloud to Connect Remote Shipping ContainersJuly 19, 2011 7:26 am | Product Releases | Comments
Digi International announced that Inteligistics will use the iDigi Device Cloud, ConnectPort X wireless gateways and XBee ZigBee modules to wirelessly enable its intelligent, asset tracking system.
Four new industrial-grade Panel PCs were introduced today by WinSystems. Available with 12-, 15-, 17- or 19-inch diagonal displays and touch screens, the PPC65 family of Panel PCs is powered by a fully integrated 1.6 GHz Intel Atom based single board computer (SBC)...
IAR Systems announced a complete starter kit for NXP’s ARM Cortex-M3 based LPC1780 microcontroller family.
Soundmatters announced it is delivering foxLTMv2 Bluetooth for iPad, the ultimate wireless portable speaker for the iPad.
Four new industrial-grade Panel PCs were introduced today by WinSystems. Available with 12-, 15-, 17- or 19-inch diagonal displays and touch screens, the PPC65 family of Panel PCs is powered by a fully integrated 1.6 GHz Intel® Atom™ based single board computer (SBC) which offers a multitude of I/O connectivity options.
Apple Inc. in recent years has played a key role in expanding the market for NAND flash—but the company’s newly launched iCloud storage service could cause demand for the memory to weaken in the future, according to the IHS iSuppli Memory and Storage Service from information and analysis provider IHS.
After more than 30 years of domination by a single microarchitecture—Intel Corp.’s X86—the PC microprocessor (MPU) market finally is set for some real competition, with shipments of ARM processors set to soar in the coming years and projected to appear in nearly one out of every four notebook PCs made in 2015.
Infonetics Research White Paper: How Carrier Ethernet Can Solve the Challenges of LTE Mobile BackhaulJuly 19, 2011 5:24 am | News | Comments
Earlier this year Infonetics Research published an 18-page white paper, Using Carrier Ethernet to Backhaul LTE, written by principal analyst and company co-founder Michael Howard.
ThinGap’s laminated-copper DC brushless ironless motors include eight models ranging from 250 oz-in to 600 oz-in of peak torque and maximum continuous speeds ranging from 2,710 rpm to 16,305 rpm. Model 2300 motors are suitable for
While the power from RF energy is typically very low, RF energy is unique among energy-harvesting options because it can either be harvested from ambient energy or intentionally broadcasted to provide more reliable power-over-distance using very little energy from the electric grid.
ComNet has expanded its ValueLine by introducing a cost-effective 26-port modular Gigabit Ethernet switch for commercial security applications
Phaseda LLC has introduced a small power rocker switch. This small size RL3-10 rocker switch is made for compact space application. It has UL rating at 10 A 125 VAC, and VDE rating at
From e-health and e-government to sustainable solutions, next-generation wireless standardisation and deployment and more, the ITU Telecom World 2011 Technical Symposium will take an in-depth look at the cutting-edge technological developments which are defining and influencing the future of networks and services.
STMicroelectronics and Soundchip Announce Substantive Collaboration in High Definition Personal AudioJuly 18, 2011 7:54 am | News | Comments
STMicroelectronics together with Soundchip SA, announced a substantive collaboration aimed at bringing HD-PA to market by leveraging their respective strengths in audio system and semiconductor technology, product design and industrialization methods, audio software and sales and marketing.
ShapeMix Mobile for iPhone enables music fans to simply drag and drop audio tracks with their fingertips to create an original mix and share it via www.shapemix.com, email, Facebook, Twitter and other online sites.
This video datasheet explains how the versatility of the TSL1401CS Linear Array from TAOS enables other technology customers to produce cutting edge applications.
Agilent Technologies Establishes Capacitance Calibration Standard for AFM-Based Scanning Microwave MicroscopyJuly 18, 2011 5:35 am | Keysight Technologies | Product Releases | Comments
Agilent Technologies introduced the first commercially available capacitance calibration standard for an atomic force microscope (AFM).
The new EPOS2 36/2 motherboard from Maxon is asserted to make product development faster and easier, giving the designer either a standalone multi-axis motor controller or one that can be integrated into the final product as a sub board. Starting with
Mini Mills -- local solutions for global demands. Siemens VAI Mini Mills work according to two simple principles: the highest-quality equipment and optimal integration. Following these two guidelines, we plan, implement, and install a plant, that precisely meets the requirements of our customers.
This article provides an overview of PID (proportional, integral, derivative) based servo tuning, and introduce two standard manual tuning methods that work well for a large variety of systems. It also shows that
AC and DC are the two types of motors used in household appliances. DC can be further categorized as either brushed or brushless DC (BLDC) motors. Considerable breakthroughs have recently been made in both the technology and production of BLDC motors. The BLDC motor offers
Banner Engineering introduced the EZ-LIGHT K50L with an independent pushbutton. The pushbutton is mapped to a dry contact output and is designed for use with wireless sensor networks, specifically
Mosaic has added a new member to its family of plug-in I/O modules called the Wildcards. Mosaic’s new PWM Driver Wildcard makes it a snap to interface high current peripherals to any instrumentation or automation project and offers