At Sensors Expo 2010, Les Taylor of Texas Instruments demonstrates smart metering using TI's CC430 microcontroller.
MoSys and CEVA have partnered to deliver a joint PHY plus Controller solution for SATA 3.0, for both Host and Device side applications. The combined solution unleashes the full potential of embedding 6Gbps SATA interfaces in next generation products by leveraging MoSys’ 6Gbps SerDes PHY and CEVA’s SATA 3.0 Controller IP.
Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX98500, a boosted 2.2W Class D amplifier designed for battery-operated portable devices. This device integrates a boost converter to provide a constant output power and, therefore, louder audio output over a wide range of battery supply voltages.
The SH Series is a switch offering a variety of non-illuminated and illuminated package styles to fit nearly any design requirement. This utility switch features non-illuminated, single and bi-color LED options with a wide variety of cap and actuator options.
The emphasis on low-power embedded systems can give engineers heartburn. They must strive to enhance a system's performance, add capabilities, and make its battery last for as many as 10 years. A combination of hardware and software tools now help engineers understand power consumption without the antacids.
Pacific Scientific OECO announced that it has developed a Hall effect current sensor that is intended to simplify the design and improve the performance of solar energy. The CS20 Series Hall effect based current sensor incorporates
Integrated sensing elements for gas detection in the form of polymer-coated microbridges in high-density arrays can detect ppm-level concentrations of vapors using on-chip integrated read-out techniques.
Lightning never strikes the same place twice; but, once is enough to send an aircraft into electrical failure, which can have catastrophic results.
X-FAB Silicon Foundries announced it will expand its foundry service to include 8-inch (200mm) MEMS wafer processing. Moving to the larger wafer diameter and monolithic MEMS/CMOS integration allows significant reductions in manufacturing costs.
Showcased at the 2010 Sensors Expo and Conference, welded precision small diameter feedthrough tubes from A.T. Wall can solve sensing solution design challenges...
Greater capability and reduced complexity are delivered with more memory and incorporation of an on-board USB hub with Ethernet on the new 1GHz pocket-size BeagleBoard-xM.
ConTech, a Division of Calex, announces the “TMJ” Series of DC/DC converters. The TMJ Series offers 25 to 30 Watts of output power in an industry standard 2" x 1" package with two input ranges, 18 to 36VDC and 36 to 72VDC.
Epson Toyocom announced the development of the AH-6100LR, asserted to be the world's smallest six-axis sensor. This low-noise, low-power product comprises a three-axis QMEMS quartz gyro-sensor and an extremely
E-T-A Circuit Breakers announced the PR60 and PR80 Power Relays as the latest addition to its products specifically designed for the commercial vehicle market. The PR60 is a monostable relay containing one coil and one resting position.
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program achieved an important milestone yesterday, with the inaugural flight of the Navy’s carrier-based variant. The F-35C Lightning II is due to replace the Navy and Marine Corps’ F/A-18 Hornet. According to Lockheed Martin, the first F-35C Lightning II carrier variant took off from Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base at 11:46 a.m. and logged a 57 min flight.
OKW has extended their unique ‘ART-CASE’ range of plastic electronic enclosures. Due to customer demand, four new rectangular models have been added, in addition to the existing round and oval versions. These ergonomic and highly tactile enclosures have been designed to house the latest innovations in OEM and consumer electronics.
Enpirion today announced the introduction of the first two members of a family of PowerSoC DC-DC converters for DDR2/DDR3 VTT applications
On June 4th, 2010 at 14:30 UTC the first ever Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40, Kennedy Space Center, Florida.
Mag Layers USA announced itsLow Profile Ultra High Current Power Inductors. The company offers case sizes ranging from 3 mm x 3 mm to 12 mm x 12 mm with a frequency range to
TESEQ introduced its new ITS 6006 radiated immunity test system consisting of an integrated RF signal generator, RF switch and EUT monitoring interfaces. The unit is designed for a wide range of radiated EMC applications in the
Taiyo Yuden’s NRS6010 (6.0 mm x 6.0 mm, with a maximum height of 1.0 mm) and NRS5012 (5.0 mm x 5.0 mm, with a maximum height of 1.2 mm) wire-wound power inductors feature
Narda Microwave introduced the Model 743-60 step attenuator that provides attenuation of 0 dB to 60 dB in 10-dB steps via a thumb-wheel and direct readout, and covers DC to 18 GHz. The Model 743-60 is precise, with attenuation deviation of
STMicroelectronics has unveiled AC switches for controlling appliance motors. These AC switches can be used without many of the additional components normally needed to ensure smooth switching and provide protection.
Selco Products' CP Series and CS Series Thermistor Probe Assemblies can be customized to meet unique demands for specialized application requirements. These negative (NTC) temperature coefficient thermistors can be
Heyco Products has announced that its Snap-In Ratcheting Strain Relief (PN 1280) is now removable. The newly designed strain relief can be easily removed through insertion of standard snap ring pliers with