While mobile technology is racing into the future, lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology is stuck somewhere in the ’90s. Neither consumers nor mobile product manufacturers are happy with its performance and battery life issues. The problem is thermal instability.
ZMD AG is proud to announce the ZSSC1856, a new Intelligent Battery Sensor IC for fuel saving start/stop systems and other solutions for measuring State of health (SOH), State of charge (SOC) or State of function (SOF) of a vehicle’s battery.
Red Lion Controls announced the latest addition to its rugged PAX2 Series of dual line display meters. The PAX2D Digital Panel Meter is a single package featuring a dual counter and dual rate meter, with a third counter and rate display that allows the user to perform math functions. With universal features and versatile programming capabilities, this single meter can
The new GVH Series wire-to-board, crimp style disconnectable connectors recently introduced by JST Corporation offer subminiature size and reliable contact construction for high density applications. These 1.25-mm (.049”) pitch, top and side entry, SMT connectors are
Framos Electronics soffers the new Kyocera 8.4-inch LCD module. The Japanese technology corporation Kyocera, a major producer of electronic devices, is extending its product range within the Kyocera Display Group by adding this new 8.4-inch, Super Wide Viewing Angle SVGA LCD module designated TCG084SVLQ*PNN-AN*02. Features include
Return to Zero is a funny comic strip for engineers, with lab humor, odd situations, and exploding circuits that of course makes a sport out of solving the trickiest of engineering problems.
Fairchild Semiconductor developed the FAN6756 PWM controller featuring mWSaver technology, which enables the reduction of standby power loss in the external circuit without using additional support ICs. The single-chip green-mode PWM controller is capable of
The latest addition to BVM Mobile’s extensive family of PanelPCs is the UPC-V312-D525, a 12.1 inch touchscreen fanless unit. Running Win CE, Win XPE, Win 7 Embedded or Linux, the unit is based on the Intel ICH8M chipset, with an Intel Atom D525 dual core 1.8GHz processor and up to 1GB of RAM.
Sensirion recently launched new differential pressure sensors in the SDP600 se-ries. The new SDP6x6 sensor line features especially low energy consumption, making it suitable for long-term battery operation. The SDP606 and SDP616 sen-sors are designed to enter sleep mode after performing each measurement.
METCASE has launched the new RETEX WITRACK range of 19” wall mount cabinets. These modern and versatile 19” wall racks are designed to allow total access to the equipment and cables during installation and servicing.
Is it a Harsh Environment or a “Harsh Harsh” Environment? Most connectors designed for conditions such as water spray and intermittent water submission (IP67) are considered Harsh Environment Connectors. “Harsh Harsh” environment connectors...
Microchip Technology Inc announced its first instrumentation amplifier, the MCP6N11. The new instrumentation amp features the company’s mCal technology, which is an on-chip calibration circuit that enables
In many applications, data recorders collect information while being exposed to mechanical and thermal shock, vibration, high humidity, and high Electro Magnetic Interference (EMI) environments. Designing data recorders for reliable operation...
ON Semiconductor has introduced a new CMOS image sensor that offers the speed, resolution and signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) performance required to address the needs of the growing number of high-end biometric applications such as fingerprint detection...
Count On Tools announces the development of a new series of LED nozzles. Recognizing issues with LED component handling during the pick-and-place process, Count On Tools went back to the drawing board to create a new nozzle approach...
Larson Electronics’ Magnalight has announced the release of an LED work light equipped with a 20 inch long bendable goose-neck and double ball joint magnetic mounting system. Designed to provide extreme adjustability for applications...
Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas (SMA) announced its new 10.1-inch WXGA LED-backlit LCD (LQ101K1LY04), ideal for computer tablet applications. Sharp technology has addressed key issues for tablets, including the prevention of pooling (image distortion) that is common with touch overlays.
Molex Incorporated introduced the MediSpec Molded Interconnect Device family with Laser Directed Structuring for high-density medical applications. This innovative technology delivers packaged interconnect solutions that meet or exceed stringent medical device guidelines while providing multiple benefits
Elma Electronic Inc. now offers the VPX-300, an OpenVPX reference platform designed to ensure interoperability among 3U VPX boards used within high performance, compute intensive applications. The OpenVPX backplane profile provides
GE Intelligent Platforms and Juniper Networks announced at MILCOM 2011 that the two companies will work together to develop a family of rugged, highly secure routing and network security appliances designed for military/aerospace deployment in harsh environments.
Nallatech announced the availability of the PCIe-287N. This network processing card offers Xilinx 7-Series performance for network processing, cyber security, and algorithm-acceleration applications.
JAI has introduced new GigE Vision versions of its 8-megapixel industrial grade CCD camera series. The new AM-800GE (monochrome) and AB-800GE (color) are built around the Kodak KAI-08050 quad-tap sensor, providing
Pepperl+Fuchs has added four new power supplies to the company’s family of K- and H-System intrinsic safety solutions. Single-channel KCD2-STC-Ex.1ES and KFD2-STC4-Ex1.ES transmitter power supplies are assembled to the 35-mm DIN mounting rail with
The MESA 7I69 is a remote 48 point TTL I/O card designed for fast real time PC based control systems. It communicates with the host with a robust RS-422 link with up to 100 ft link length. Standard CAT5 cables are used for wiring convenience. The card is
The new AEGIS Shaft Voltage Test Kit is said to make it easier than ever to measure and document damaging VFD-induced voltages while there is still time to head off bearing damage and equipment downtime. Because the kit is