Vishay Intertechnology announced the acquisition of HiRel Systems LLC, a supplier of high reliability transformers, inductors, coils, and power conversion products. The purchase price was approximately $85 million, including repayment of HiRel debt, and...
16-bit sensor signal conditioner provides energy-efficient high accuracy amplification and high resolution outputJanuary 19, 2012 9:10 am | Product Releases | Comments
ZMD AG (ZMDI) today introduced a class-leading 16-bit sensor signal conditioning IC (SSC) for calibrated resistive sensor modules. The ZSSC3016 combines high accuracy amplification, 16-bit precision analog-to-digital conversion...
Molex Incorporated introduced today the Mini-Fit Plus HMC (High Mating Cycle) crimp terminals for applications that require a high number of mating cycles including medical devices, consumer appliances, networking and telecommunications equipment and
Being relatively new to the high performance compute market, I thought I might take some time to share some of my observations with others who might also be trying to understand the market and what's going on in this area.
Renesas Electronics Introduces New V850E2P Microcontroller Series with Built-In Resolver Sensor InterfaceJanuary 19, 2012 5:45 am | Renesas | Product Releases | Comments
Renesas Electronics today announced that it has developed a new 32-bit microcontroller (MCU), the V850E2/PJ4-E, which incorporates an on-chip resolver sensor interface. The new MCU realizes both higher performance and lower system cost for automotive control systems...
With the increasing use of tablet PCs and smart phones to view and share video, wide viewing angle performance is becoming a requirement in TFT LCDs.
Electronic manufacturing services company Plexus Corp. said Wednesday its profit fell 29 percent in its fiscal first quarter as sales at its networking and communications business dropped.The company said its income declined to $17.9 million, or 51 cents per share, in the three months ended...
ZMD AG (ZMDI) and edacentrum today announced the results of the SyEnA (synthesis-supported design of analog circuits) research project, which is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
Wireless charging may one day replace plugs and wires similar to how Wi-Fi and Bluetooth have modernized personal communication. Wireless charging with inductive coupling uses an electromagnetic field that transfers energy from the transmitter to the receiver.
Verotec offers four different variants of KM6 subracks, each optimised for specific applications. All meet IEC60297-3, are the most versatile and configurable systems on the market and are available ex-stock with no minimum order value.
The popularity of over-the-top video has created a demand for Wi-Fi in the entertainment cluster of home living rooms.
A new study finds that the anatomy of the heart's tricuspid valve can be used to predict the severity of leakage in the valve, which is a condition called tricuspid regurgitation.
Intelliconnect USA has released the Pisces IP67 and IP68 waterproof connectors for harsh environments. These connectors are qualified to withstand immersion at 60 feet for four hours in their mated or unmated condition without any moisture or dust ingress.
Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) save thousands of lives annually for patients with weak or damaged hearts who are at heightened risk of sudden cardiac arrest. The ICD is battery-powered, and when the battery’s charge depletes, it must be replaced.
Powercast Corporation, a provider of low-power wireless technologies and systems, has expanded the capabilities of its Lifetime Power® Wireless Sensor System with two ultra-long-life, battery-powered sensors. The system provides remote sensing for building automation,...
Respironics, Inc. Trilogy 100 Ventilators: Class I Recall - Device May Stop Delivering Therapy to PatientJanuary 12, 2012 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
Failure of therapy could result in the potential for harm or death of a ventilator-dependent patient.
Endo Pharmaceuticals Opiate Products by Novartis Consumer Health: Public Health Advisory - Potential Safety RiskJanuary 12, 2012 8:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
A packaging problem may result in a pill, tablet or caplet getting mixed in with a different prescription.
STMicroelectronics today unveiled a smart suit prototype with sewn-in new multi-sensor ST iNEMO® motion co-processor that recognize complex movements of the wearer’s body and translate them to a digital model with outstanding precision and speed.
Ford Collaborates with Microsoft, Healthrageous and BlueMetal Architects for In-Car Health and Wellness ResearchJanuary 12, 2012 4:58 am | News | Comments
LAS VEGAS â€“ Ford, Microsoft, Healthrageous and BlueMetal Architects announced an alliance today to research technology to help people monitor and maintain health and wellness while on the move. The alliance was unveiled during the â€œDoctor in Your Carâ€ keynote address...
Beaverton, Ore. â€“ Continua Health Alliance, an international not-for-profit organization of healthcare and technology companies dedicated to creating an eco-system of interoperable personal connected health products and services, today announced it will make its Design Guidelines...
STMicroelectronics unveiled a smart suit prototype with sewn-in new multi-sensor ST iNEMO motion co-processor that recognize complex movements of the wearer’s body and translate them to a digital model with outstanding precision and speed. The iBMR, iNEMO Body Motion Reconstruction technology could improve outcomes in clinical and sports medicine applications, as well as enhancing augmented reality where users could, for example, jog side by side with the world champion on their local running track.
BEI Kimco Magnetics, a brand of Custom Sensors & Technologies, has introduced the new BLDC Limited Angle Torque Motor Model LAT40-48. The LAT40-48 Motor meets market demand for a zero cogging motor with high peak force in a small form factor package.
The PM650 Series’ of AC/DC power supplies from Protek Power offers up to 700 W and is approved to the 3rd Edition of UL60601-1 and EN60601-1 medical safety standards. The units are also RoHS compliant. The series is appropriate for a variety of medical and
Texas Instruments Incorporated announced its new CC2541 Bluetooth low energy system-on-chip (SoC), aimed at Bluetooth Smart sensor applications for consumer medical, sports and fitness, security, entertainment and home automation. The SoC offers
Plessey Semiconductors announced that it has agreed to a product licensing agreement with Intel Corporation and a share warrant agreement with Intel Capital. Under the terms of the licensing agreement, Plessey will be licensed to manufacture, sell and support a select number of products in Intel's digital tuner portfolio. The warrant agreement is for