A new, miniature Lithium button cell retainer suited for high density PCB packaging has expanded Keystone Electronics Corp’s selection of surface mount battery retainers for SMT applications. Designed especially for miniature electronics such as watches, hearing aids, calculators, keyless door entry fob’s, memory backup, small toys, and other applications, these new retainers are engineered with reliable spring tension to assure low contact resistance while firmly securing the battery within the retainer.
Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, today announced it has acquired ZeroG Wireless, Inc. (http://www.microchip.com/get/9B6V), an innovator in low-power embedded Wi-Fi® solutions based in Sunnyvale, Calif. ZeroG is a privately held fabless semiconductor developer of Wi-Fi-certified transceivers and FCC-certified modules, which further strengthen Microchip’s wireless offerings by enabling embedded designers to easily connect to this ubiquitous networking protocol with any 8-, 16- or 32-bit PIC® microcontroller. The terms of the deal are confidential.
Sustainable Minds, a greener product design software and information company, today announced a partnership with the Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA), the leading organization representing product, interaction, experience and service design, to advance the adoption and integration of ecodesign and sustainability practices in product design. The partnership will bring together software and information to educate, inspire, and ensure that product development organizations have the knowledge, tools, and value systems in place to support greener product design practices.
Engineered for wind turbine applications, Micronor’s MR200W series Yaw Position Transducers monitor position, direction, speed and cable twist while providing the necessary feedback to the yaw directional motor drive and brake control system. The transducer can
LeCroy is expanding its WaveAceT oscilloscope line to include four-channel models from 60 MHz to 300 MHz and adding a new two-channel, 40 MHz model.The four-channel models provide 10 kpts/ch memory and up to 2 GS/s sample rate; the 40 MHz model provides 4 kpts/ch and a
RIX® Technology LLC announces the release of new online technology, Resource Information Xchange (RIX®), for tracking and documenting research and development activity for procuring Federal and State Research Tax Credits.
Las Vegas, Nevada and Mountain View, Calif. – Jan. 6, 2010 – NetLogic Microsystems, Inc. [NASDAQ: NETL], a worldwide leader in high-performance intelligent semiconductor solutions for next-generation Internet networks, today announced that its Au1250® processor, a member of its Ultra Low-Power Alchemy® Processor family, has been selected by Samsung Electronics to power Samsung’s industry-leading SP-L305 Networked Video Projector for enterprises and small/midsized businesses. Samsung’s SP-L305 Projector will be showcased by NetLogic Microsystems at this week’s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2010 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, Booth #35268.
MicroPower Direct’s MDR-24 Series of 24W, DIN rail mountable AC/DC power supplies provides a very narrow form factor, DIN rail mounting capability, desirable performance and long field. Standard features include a
National Instruments announced LabVIEW Robotics 2009, a new version of its graphical system design software that provides a standard development platform for designing robotic and autonomous control systems.
Uni-form epoxy preforms, manufactured by Multi-Seals, are now available in a low cure-temperature epoxy called DC-202LT. It will cure as fast as five minutes at 175°C (350°F) or at temperatures as low as
LED lighting provides both promise and challenges for virtually every electric lighting application currently served by earlier illumination technologies such as incandescent and fluorescent lighting. Indeed, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has proclaimed that no other lighting technology offers so much potential to save energy over traditional lighting technologies.
Marktech Optoelectronics announced the availability of Toshiba’s TLxK series red and amber LEDs. The TLxK series has color, brightness and radiation patterns that are suited for traffic and sign applications. These include, but are not limited to
Electronic Assembly Manufacturing announced the release of low VSWR flexible cable assemblies featuring Times Microwave Systems T-Flex cable. Three-foot long, 0.141” diameter assemblies, terminated with SMA male connectors, exhibit VSWR characteristics of 1.35:1 from
Google Inc's venture capital arm, Google Ventures, is bringing more partners onboard as the $100 million fund seeks to build upon the eight investments it has made in companies since its launch last spring.
A federal appeals court reinstated on Wednesday an antitrust lawsuit accusing major record labels of conspiring to fix prices for potentially millions of people who download their music over the Internet.
LEDtronics, Inc., added to its series of high-brightness, LED replacements for A19-style light bulbs for home and commercial use. The DEC-A19-5X1W DécorLED Series comes with softly diffused, precision domed lensing that directs light at
Cree, Inc. released a GaN HEMT MMIC power amplifier, the CMPA0060025F, which offers 25 W output power over an instantaneous bandwidth of 20 MHz to 6 GHz. This product is appropriate for military and ISM (industrial, scientific and medical) applications that require
AVX Corp. has expanded its wire-to-board connector product offering to include board-to-board connectors specifically designed for the LED lighting industry. Designated the 9159 Series, the connectors offer
Binder-USA is pleased to introduce protective caps for the Series 430, push-pull connectors. When mated to a male or female connector, a cap will provide IP67-rated environmental protection. These caps make the push-pull connectors ideal for use in commercial and industrial fields. The cap is designed to provide
The KG Series Dual Inline Package switch offered by CIT Relay & Switch allows automatic mounting with IC insertion machines. With both extended and recessed actuators, this industry standard DIP offers positions ranging from 1 to 12. Top tape seal, which withstands
STMicroelectronics introduced a very advanced multi-touch ‘resistive’ touchscreen controller chip, which detects up to ten simultaneous touches with fingers, nails or stylus and allows application designers to replace complex menu sequences with
Multi-Seals Inc. introduced Wash-Away dissolvable spacers, designed to provide consistent spacing between printed circuit boards and PCB components. These organic polymer spacers locate PCB components during soldering operations. After soldering,
Stellar Technology’s Series AP5201 In-Line Amplifier is a general purpose signal conditioner for DC-excited strain gage pressure transducers, load cells, and torque transducers. The single-channel AP5201 features
Protek Power North America’s PM42 Series of AC/DC power supplies offers 30 W to 48 W of performance and compliance to both EN60101-1 medical safety standards and EN60950-1 ITE safety standards. They are suitable for a variety of applications, including
Pittman brand Series N2300 slotted brushless DC servo motors incorporate internal Hall sensor feedback for linear speed-torque characteristics, high starting torque, and variable speed control with appropriate control electronics. Their six-slot lamination design contributes