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Digi-Key Corporation Signs Global Distribution Agreement with LEMO

January 26, 2012 8:13 am | News | Comments

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation and LEMO announced the companies have signed an agreement in which Digi-Key will distribute LEMO’s product worldwide.

Renco Electronics Releases New Surface Mount Inductor

January 26, 2012 8:06 am | Renco Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

As more details of our lives are converted into digital formats, demand for computing devices and network systems will continue to rise. With critical information (i.e. medical health records) now available in electronic form, professionals and individuals require their devices and networks to be secure and reliable.

Online Voting Begins for "America's Next Top Energy Innovator"

January 26, 2012 6:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Americans will pick the most innovative start-up companies using laboratory inventions to create new businesses, products


Battery Fuel Gauge: Factual or Fallacy?

January 25, 2012 12:12 pm | by Isidor Buchmann, CEO & founder of Cadex Electronics Inc.,; | Articles | Comments

People may imagine the battery as being an energy storage device that is similar to a fuel tank dispensing liquid fuel. For simplicity reasons, a battery can be seen as such; however, measuring stored energy from an electrochemical device is far more complex. The battery fuel gauge is generally poorly understood in the medical field, and this article describes the challenges of measuring energy in a battery.

'Worm speak' uses chemicals to communicate

January 25, 2012 11:21 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

A study reports that a species of roundworms combine chemical fragments to create precise molecular messages that control social behavior. Study unravels 'worm speak' that uses chemicals to communicate.

MEMS Industry Group Launches MEMS Executive Congress Europe

January 25, 2012 11:13 am | by Posted by Chris Warner | News | Comments

MEMS Industry Group (MIG) will host its first MEMS Executive Congress® Europe, March 20, 2012 in Zurich. This European edition of MIG’s highly successful executive event features an opening presentation by MIG Managing Director Karen Lightman, keynotes by Audi AG and STMicroelectronics, and panels on innovative uses of micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) in both established and emerging markets

Visure Solutions’ IRQA Offers Requirements Engineering Solution for Embedded Systems

January 25, 2012 4:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Visure Solutions today announced the release of IRQA Systems Engineering Template, an IRQA extension designed to address the challenges of increasingly complex embedded software systems.

Plug-and-play Sensor Prototype Kit Accelerates Gas Analysis Tool Development

January 24, 2012 8:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cal Sensors announced the global launch of a new Sensor Prototype Kit, a plug-and-play tool deigned to accelerate prototyping, validation and product development for new gas measurement instruments. Supporting PbS and PbSe detector technologies, the kit allows


Coverity and Wind River Bring Development Testing for Security to Embedded Software Development

January 24, 2012 8:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Coverity, a leader in development testing, and Wind River, a world leader in embedded and mobile software, have teamed to integrate Coverity’s development testing platform for security with Wind River’s embedded software.

Imaging live mouse spinal cord will aid trauma therapy

January 24, 2012 7:21 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

A study describes an imaging technique that allows researchers to observe a live mouse's spinal cord continuously over time to gain understanding for treating spinal injuries.

Two Component Epoxy Adhesive Features High Peel Strength

January 24, 2012 6:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Master Bond’s EP21TDCHT-LO two component epoxy adhesive is formulated to cure at room temperature or more rapidly at elevated temperatures, with a one-to-one mix ratio. Upon curing, the adhesive offers high shear and peel strength which allows

Configurable power supplies suit medical and IT-industrial applications

January 24, 2012 5:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

XP Power today announced the fleXPower X15 and XM15 series of multiple output configurable AC-DC power supplies that suit high power medical and IT/industrial applications. The X15 series complies with the internationally recognized EN/UL 60950 safety specification for IT and industrial applications.

Next-generation medical power at Southern Electronics 2012

January 24, 2012 12:23 am | by ECN Europe | Blogs | Comments

TDK-Lambda UK will be showing off its newest products at this year’s  Southern Electronics exhibition in Farnborough, UK, 15-16 February 2012. The company will be exhibiting its full line-up of standard and configurable power AC-DC power supplies. On show in …


Saelig Annouces Distribution with Plessey Semiconductors Ltd.

January 23, 2012 12:15 pm | by Posted by Chris Warner | News | Comments

Saelig Company, Inc. and Plessey Semiconductors Ltd. (UK) (jointly announced that Saelig Company, Inc. has been appointed North American distributor for their innovative portfolio of semiconductor products. UK-based Plessey has a 

Korean research a first step toward Dr. Smartphone?

January 23, 2012 11:05 am | News | Comments

Tired of long waits at the hospital for medical tests? If Korean researchers have their way, your smartphone could one day eliminate that -- and perhaps even tell you that you have cancer.

Compact CPU module powered by Intel Atom N2600 and D2700 processors

January 23, 2012 10:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Advantech announces the launch of SOM-6765, the latest COM-Express. SOM-6765 is powered by the super low power Intel Atom N2600 and D2700 processors based on COM.0 R2.0 type 2 pin-out. Type 2 pin-out and legacy I/O support make for easy migration...

CPU Module Touts COM.0 R2 Type 2 Pin-out Design, Low Power Consumption

January 23, 2012 9:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Advantech launched SOM-6765, the latest COM-Express Compact CPU module. This module is powered by the low power Intel Atom N2600 and D2700 processors based on COM.0 R2.0 type 2 pin-out. Type 2 pin-out and legacy I/O support make for

Miniature SMT Reed Sensors Suit Low-Power Microelectromechanical Switching

January 23, 2012 8:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

MEDER electronic introduces its MMS line of surface-mount (SMT) reed sensors, designed for low voltage and low power switching microelectromechanical (MEMS) devices.

Multi-output Regulators Include Supervisory and Watchdog Timers

January 23, 2012 7:23 am | Analog Devices, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices, Inc. introduced its ADP5041 and ADP5040 multi-output regulators. The regulators meet the increasing demand for greater power density by combining a high-efficiency, 3-MHz, 1.2-A buck regulator and two 300-mA LDOs (low dropout regulators)

Off the Shelf and Web-Customizable Clock ICs Suit PCIe Applications

January 23, 2012 6:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

Silicon Laboratories Inc announced the expansion of its PCI Express (PCIe) clock generator and clock buffer portfolio, providing the industry’s broadest range of clocking solutions to address the

Power Rocker Switch Serves Multiple Apps

January 23, 2012 5:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

Made with RoHS compliant material, the RL2-series rocker switch from Phaseda has a UL rating of 16A @ 125VAC and 8A @ 250VAC, with a VDE rating of 16(4)A @ 250VAC T125, with an electrical life over 10,000 cycles.

The Importance of Isolation in Healthcare Applications

January 23, 2012 4:48 am | Videos | Comments

This video explains how iCoupler digital isolators provide a simple solution for connecting patients to a peripheral monitor or PC in a safe and isolated manner.

Flexible Beam Shaper Couples Directly to Laser Diodes

January 23, 2012 3:55 am | News | Comments

SCHOTT has developed a solution for forming “square” laser diode light into a homogeneous beam of light of any desired shape. The beam shaper is made of flexible glass fibers and can be coupled directly with the laser diodes.

Perfect Image Solutions Topical Hair Regrowth Products: Recall - Unapproved Drugs, Risk of Health Hazards

January 20, 2012 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Systemic absorption of topically administered Minoxidil could cause low blood pressure, heart palpitations and associated cardiac symptoms.

Miniature Enclosures House Personal Electronics

January 20, 2012 6:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

OKW has added more versions and accessories to its ‘MINITEC’ range of miniature enclosures. These multi-colored housings are designed for personal electronic devices which are carried in the hand, on a key ring, wrist strap, or lanyard. Typical applications

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