Kontron introduced its MicroTCA platform OM6040D, which is designed for up to four high-end AdvancedMCs and features a 10 Gbit/s Ethernet switched backplane enabling high data flow rates. In the maximum configuration with 4x Kontron AM5030 processor modules, the 5U platform
In the United States alone, error in medical treatments causes 98,000 deaths a year. For this reason, the American Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI) founded the “100,000 Lives Campaign”, an initiative to improve patient care and prevent unnecessary deaths.
Microchip Technology, a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced a fully digitally controlled Grid-Connected Solar Micro Inverter Reference Designwith an advanced, high-efficiency topology.
GE Intelligent Platforms announced the first in a new family of VME multifunction I/O boards designed specifically to address the problems caused by the growing constraints on size, weight and power in today’s military platforms.
u-blox announces LISA, a new family of small, ultra-fast wireless modems that support a wide range of high-bandwidth applications such as mobile computing, car infotainment, telematics systems and hand-held terminals.
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor expands its synchronous EZBuck portfolio with the introduction of its new low-input voltage DC-DC step-down regulator
This month's question is "How will the jobless recovery impact the way semiconductors are designed, developed, and created?" The question is answered this month by Colin Baldwin of Open-Silicon.
Oriental Motor USA is introducing four motorized linear actuators designed for greater ease of use and high performance in positioning applications. The company’s motorized linear actuators feature the Alpha-Step stepping motor with
PREMO’s Series ZTC0602 high-sensitivity coil for application in hearing aids was developed according to ISO/TS16949:02, ISO9001:2000. It is specially Z-axis-designed for
Patented PEM spinning clinch bolts for thin metal panels have been introduced with a self-retracting feature enabling the fastener’s captive screw to remain retracted when disengaged. During fastener installation, controlled clinching action permanently
W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., has introduced a new, lighter-weight RG coaxial cable for aircraft communication and navigation systems, providing significant weight savings without compromising performance. When compared to standard RG coaxial cables, these new cables reduce operating costs...
C&K Components has developed a new surface-mount option for the JS Slide series of low-profile, cost-effective miniature slide switches.
Macro Sensors offers right angle configurations of its spring-loaded and through bore LVDT position sensors that offer a shortened unit length, and stop debris from accumulating inside the sensor body. LVDTS designed with a radially-mounted electrical connector are
Lantronix launched AccessMyDevice, a new enterprise-grade, Internet-based service enabling business and technology professionals to easily view, manage, control and service virtually any device from a web browser.
The SU12000RT4U and SU12000RT4UHW UPS Systems from Tripp Lite provide up to 8400W of capacity in just 8U of rack space (4U power module plus 4U battery module).
The advantages of FPGAs include reduced time-to-market, field-reconfigurability, and lower up-front costs. These benefits, together with recent gains in size and performance, make FPGAs ideally suited for many commercial and government applications.
Video surveillance is everywhere today, and the rise in camera deployments is making a big financial impact on the public and private sector’s IT departments’ operating expenditures. Storage costs are the main culprit and can add up to 50 percent of the cost of a new surveillance installation.
Safety standards for AC line-powered medical electronic systems require galvanic isolation to protect patients and operators from electrically induced trauma. The direct connection between machine and patient together with the presence of conductive body fluids and gels...
The use of Electrocardiograms (ECGs) has increased dramatically over the years, and technological advances continue to make the results from such devices more and more useful. When designing an ECG, several considerations must be taken into account...
Significant advancements in imaging capabilities have occurred recently in CT (Computed Tomography) scan technology. Improved image resolution, larger image process receivers...
Bentek Solar introduces its new Solar Bi-Polar Array Combiner. The Bi-Polar Array combiner was designed and manufactured specifically for the Schneider Electric Xantrex GT-30 Grid Tie Solar Inverter.
SmartProbe for AMD platforms enables a developer to comprehensively and efficiently evaluate and manipulate the inner workings of the processor, chipset and peripherals.
Ask an engineer who uses microcontrollers whether processor cores matter and you'll likely hear, "Not much." People at three MCU vendors--Silicon Laboratories, Renesas, and Microchip Technology echo this answer. The capabilities and types of peripherals blended into an MCU chip matter much more.
Lineage Power, a Gores Group company , announced its new standards-based DLynx family of non-isolated Point of Load (POL) DC-DC board-mounted power modules are available in DOSA -based digital and analog versions.
Electronic product designers are often asked to add more features and redesign for lighter, smaller formats. Therefore, signal integrity, durability, and long-term reliability are key factors...