National Semiconductor introduced the LM3466, an integrated linear LED driver that targets the design of high power, wide area lighting fixtures such as streetlights. With a few passive components, it provides a
Microchip Expands MiWi Wireless Development Environment for IEEE 802.15.4 2.4 GHz and Unlicensed Sub-GHz NetworksJune 2, 2011 11:33 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments
Microchip Technology Inc. announced its expanded MiWi Development Environment (DE), which is a complete ecosystem for designing star and mesh wireless networking products. The MiWi DE is comprised of
Hirose has developed a 2-mm pitch, multi-functional connector system that provides wire-to-board, board-to-board joint and short-circuit sockets in a single connector design.
Victor Zaderej, manager of advanced solid state lighting development at Molex Incorporated, demonstrates the company's "Versatile Light Module."
Plessey Semiconductors announced that it will be demonstrating its Electric Potential Integrated Circuit (EPIC) sensor technology at Sensors Expo (Chicago, USA June 6-8 2011). The EPIC sensor is a completely new area of sensor technology that measures changes in an electric field in a similar way to a magnetometer detecting changes in a magnetic fiel
Silicon Laboratories introduced a wireless sensor node solution powered by a solar energy harvesting source. The new turnkey energy harvesting reference design enables developers to implement
L-com, Inc. has expanded its line of USB 2.0 type B panel-mount assemblies with two new styles of coupler cables. They are the ECF504-xxBBS products (a female panel-mount connector to a male type B connector) and the
AVX Corporation has developed a discrete wire-to-board ‘poke-home’ connector specifically for LED applications. Designated the 9276 Series, the connectors provide quick and reliable termination in a sleek 2.5-mm pitch SMT package. Featuring
Orion Fans’ OA300ST Series fan tray features three high-performance, sealed ball-bearing fans and can be installed in any standard 19" rack. The tray is appropriate for a variety of racks and enclosure applications including
Thomas Research Products has introduced three compact, economical ATX Stepdown Auto Transformers. They are asserted to reduce voltage for indoor/outdoor lighting applications, and to facilitate the use of LED drivers, ballasts or other controls at
AVX Corporation has expanded its 9176 Series wire-to-board connector family for harsh environment applications. Providing a gas-tight wire-to-board termination that meets stringent automotive environment requirements, the new
More than fifteen leading technology companies— including some of the largest semiconductor companies—have joined forces to speed the adoption of computer vision capabilities in electronic products.
American Ballast has developed a series of high lumen, multi-voltage and energy–efficient ballasts. The High Ballast Factor (HBF) ballast line is asserted to provide energy costs savings in a wide range of applications including
Molex Incorporated and Bridgelux introduced the Helieon 120V AC Sustainable Light Module, a next generation modular solid-state lighting solution that connects directly to 120 VAC line voltage input. Eliminating the need for external drivers simplifies
Everlight Electronics introduced an Ambient Light Sensor (ALS) product family that meets the requirements for power management solutions for the display backlighting of mobile appliances such as mobile phones, notebooks and PDAs. The sensors combine
Panasonic Electric Works Corporation’s Full-2Way control system is a low voltage, two-wire, topology free and polarity neutral system. This affords architects, engineers and specifiers design flexibility. It is easy to
Everlight announced its Chip-on-Board (COB) LED series for general lighting replacement applications. To replace 40W and 60W incandescent A-bulbs, the company created an LED to address heat dissipation, color shift over time and temperature, light distribution and
Philips Lumileds’ LUXEON S LEDs are designed with retail spot and downlighting in mind. According to the company, there are no color bin selections to be made. With a correlated color temperature of
ERG Lighting’s e100W24V-D eDriver is presented as the slimmest 100-W LED driver on the market, powering cove lighting for outdoor illumination accents. The unit features up to 100 W of constant voltage output power, universal input, slim design (<1.30”/33 mm), onboard
Phihong announced the release of a 6-W LED driver for indoor lighting applications. The compact and lightweight driver is appropriate for powering one or two LEDs located in a dry environment. Designated the PDA006A (for AC input of 220 V to 240 VAC) and
NEC LCD Technologies (NLT) and Renesas Electronics Americas introduced two 7.2-inch 3D color thin film transistor (TFT) LCD modules for industrial display applications, the NL8060BH18-01 and NL8060BH18-02. The modules incorporate
Microchip Technology Inc. announced the MCP16301 — it’s first 30-V-input, buck switching regulator with 600 mA output capability. The MCP16301 features a wide input voltage range, from 4 V to 30 V, an output voltage range from 2 V to 15 V and provides
NEC LCD Technologies (NLT) and Renesas Electronics Americas introduced two transflective color TFT LCD modules for industrial applications and applications requiring indoor and outdoor viewability. The display modules
Sensirion AG is launching the LG01 micro flow switch for ultra-low liquid flow rates and bubble detection. The sensor makes fluidic systems more reliable by enabling the detection of liquid flow within the range of a few ml/min and less. For such measurements, the sensor offers
More than 150 exhibitors will showcase the newest technologies for sensors and sensors-related industries at the 2011 Sensors Expo & Conference, June 7-8 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The following is a sampling of the state-of-the-art measurement and monitoring devices for MEMS, Energy Harvesting, Mobile Sensing, Wireless Sensor Networking and more that will be on display Tuesday, June 7 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Wednesday, June 8 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.