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.
The Model 337 Power MOSFET Modulator, Magnetron Transmitter from Applied Systems Engineering is designed to operate magnetrons up to 500 kW.
JTAG Technologies is proud to announce the latest extension to its popular JTAGLive family of boundary-scan powered design and repair debug tools for PCBs. JTAGLive Buzz-plus is an extension to the acclaimed free-of-charge Buzz tool that was launched in 2009.
(Crunchgear.com) We will see more of these devices coming in the next few years, I am sure: Panasonic today announced [JP] the BG-BL01, a portable and solar-powered LED light that doubles as a charger for USB gadgets. The device is sized at just 152×104×24mm, weighs 150g, can house two AA batteries and is splash proof.
(Hothardware.com) AMD launched the first volley of their Fusion technology salvo late last year and since then thin-and-light notebook offerings from various major OEMs have come to market. AMD's Brazos platform and specifically the Zacate E-350 processor were obvious successes and the company was able to pull down many strong design wins with manufacturers like Lenovo and HP leading the charge, marketing the product's intrinsic benefits.
(Wired.com) I can think of precisely one use for a headphone jack splitter, and that’s for watching movies on the iPad when I’m on a plane or train, traveling with The Lady. However, I am also aware that there are couples whose individual musical tastes don’t make each other physically sick, and who might like to share a jack socket as they walk romantically down the street.
AWR Corporation, the innovation leader in high frequency EDA, has awarded the top three winning teams of the 2011 International Microwave Symposium High Efficiency Power Amplifier Student Design Contest with fully-functional, one-year, personal-use licenses for its popular Microwave Office® and Visual System Simulator™ (VSS) software suites – inclusive of AXIEM™ 3D planar EM software.
Tektronix, Inc., announced the acquisition of Veridae Systems, Inc. The details of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2009 to commercialize research from the University of British Columbia, Veridae delivers three leading products for ASIC/FPGA prototyping debug, ASIC post silicon validation and FPGA-based system product validation into leading semiconductor and system product companies.
Following reductions in feed-in-tariffs across Europe, the rapid rise in the photovoltaic project pipeline in the US market now represents one of the most compelling PV market growth opportunities anywhere in the world. According to the July 2011 edition of the United States Deal Tracker database released by Solarbuzz today, the US non-residential photovoltaic (PV) pipeline now exceeds 17 gigawatts (GW).
Analog Devices’ Technical Webcast ‘Powering Your Circuit’ Focuses on Power Supply Design ConsiderationsJuly 6, 2011 5:14 am | News | Comments
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) will broadcast its “Powering Your Circuit” webcast on July 13, 2011, at 2:00 pm EDT. This 60-minute webcast is the first dealing with the important – but often overlooked subject – of power supply design.
Laird Technologies announced the release of its enhanced MMCU-4 radio remote control receiver.
Micro Power announced IronWorks, a patent pending Iron Phosphate battery solution, which serves as a drop-in replacement for Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) batteries.
Leading provider of wireless base station enhancement products, Communications Components Inc. (CCI), has now launched its PiMPro family of analyzers in EMEA, which enable mobile network operators (MNOs) to remove the adverse affects of Passive Intermodulation (PIM) – a form of interference - from their networks, and prevent it from damaging quality of service (QoS) and customer experience.
Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of PXI Fault Insertion solutions with the introduction of the 40-197 and the 40-198. Fault Insertion (FI) modules are used within an Automatic Test System to simulate common fault conditions such as an open, short to ground or a short to other connections in a device under test.
RADITEK’s latest YIG Tuned Band-pass Filter, RYBPF-2-6-200M-Sf-24V-nd-i3, is a new leading edge YIG based 2 to 6 GHz filter product. It is in high demand due to its superior 200 MHz pass band, (even at 2GHz).