Strategic Test is introducing the TX53 Computer on Module - a further addition to its CoM family based on Freescale's multimedia processors. The brand new module integrates the high-performance and energy-efficient ARM Cortex A8-based Freescale multimedia processor i.MX53...
Lantronix today released the next generation of its Evolution Operating System (OS). Evolution OS 5.2 brings open standards, extensible technologies and enterprise-grade networking security to a variety of Lantronix devices, including XPort Pro and EDS 1100/2100.
Texas Instruments Incorporated announced today the next generation of its popular OMAP family: the OMAP 5 mobile applications platform, which is positioned to transform how mobile devices...
CUI, Inc. added a 6 W model to its open frame AC-DC power supply line. With the latest offering, the VOF Series covers a range of power from 6 W through 80 W. The series is suited for consumer, industrial, and ITE applications. All units are
Mersen launched a UL 2579-listed range of dedicated photovoltaic fuses ? the Helio Protection fuse line, which includes the HP6M, HP10M, and HP6J. This photovoltaic fuse line provides
Bel Power announced the expansion of its VRPx Series of SIP (single inline package) footprint POL (point-of-load) converters to include 30-A, 90-A, 100-A, 110-A and 120-A modules. Operating at efficiencies of up to 95 percent over a wide input range of 4.5 V to 13.8 V, the open-frame series offers
GlobTek’s GT-41132 Series of desktop style power supplies with IEC 60320/ C6 or C8 inlets have double-enforced insulation mechanical configurations and regulated output voltage from: 12 V to 24 VDC in 0.1-V increments. They provide up to 60 W of continuous output power. The style enclosed power supplies are
In a similar vein of the brouhaha in the news about Taco Bell's meat product, Intel's new WiDi-2 Intel Wireless Display seems to be a case of taking some liberties with the technologies' naming
Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) face continual demands to bring new products to market with higher levels of performance in time to meet shrinking market windows. In many cases, motion is the key to differentiating the machine...
A Northrop Grumman video of the Feb 4 first flight of the US Navy's X-47B unmanned combat air system demonstrator from Edwrads AFB, Calif.
Power Integrations announced seven new members of its LinkSwitch-PH family of LED driver ICs. Optimized for industrial and commercial settings where high efficiency and system longevity are dominant requirements, the new devices
Premo has introduced a close loop 1000-A Hall effect sensor, the HCT-1000LF. Features and characteristics include accuracy to ± 0.1 percent, linearity of ± 0.1 percent, 1000-A nominal current; 2000-A measuring current, a transformation ratio of
A new series of high-performance infrared LEDs suited for proximity sensor applications is now available from ROHM Semiconductor . The SIM-030/031ST and SIM-040/041ST surface-mount IR LEDs feature a desirable IR wavelength technology providing
Saelig Company, Inc. has introduced PS4224-IEPE - a new 20MHz 12-bit 2-channel PC oscilloscope adapter with an integrated IEPE (Integrated Electronic Piezo Electric - IEEE 1451.4) interface, making it compatible with
The RP8300 series is an illuminated round pushbutton switch that is encased in a metal die cast housing. This pushbutton switch series is for those seeking rounder edges and industrial strength durability without sacrificing style. Multiple color options are available. The RP8300 series switch features
Texas Instruments Incorporated expanded its 1.8-V precision operational amplifier (op amp) portfolio with a new line for low-noise, high-impedance sensor measurement. The first product in the OPAx320 family, the two-channel OPA2320, provides
Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, will highlight green technologies at the upcoming SMTA Dallas and Houston Expo & Tech Forums. The SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forum is scheduled to take place Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at the Richardson Civic Center in Richardson, TX and the SMTA Houston Expo & Tech Forum is scheduled to take place Thursday, March 3, 2011 at the Stafford Centre in Stafford, TX.
SEMA, the Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association, announces a meeting to be held on Thursday, March 3, 2011 in Milpitas, CA from 5-7 p.m. The meeting will address the impact of China’s manufacturing model on the global solar manufacturing industry. Matthew Holzmann, President of SEMA, will present
LeCroy Corporation announced the launch of WaveRunner 6 Zi, a mid-range oscilloscope series. The new flagship WaveRunner features 4 GHz bandwidth and 40GS/s per channel sample rates with a new industrial design, comprehensive serial-data and
Expanding its leadership in providing compelling power amplifier solutions for WiMAX communication equipment, ANADIGICS, Inc. today introduced a new power amplifier (PA) module designed for use in WiMAX Customer Premises Equipments (CPEs) and femtocells.
Bourns, Inc announced its latest series of TBU (Transient Blocking Unit) circuit protection devices for high speed protection of communications ports. The devices are said to be the industry’s first electronic current limiters (ECLs) designed to tolerate AC mains power contact without
Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX8982A/MAX8982X, power-management ICs (PMICs) for LTE/WCDMA/GSM/GPRS/EDGE data cards based on Icera’s E400/E450 platform. These devices integrate four high-efficiency step-down converters and nine low-dropout linear regulators...
Tyco Electronics today announced the expansion of their Elo TouchSystems Interactive Digital Signage (IDS) product line with the addition of IntelliTouch and IntelliTouch Plus product technologies. The addition of new touch technologies will provide developers and customers more integrated, large format interactive display solutions.
The U.S. Army is set to deploy a “revolutionary” airburst grenade launcher, said to be the first small arms “smart” weapon. Described as a “game changer,” the XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement System (CDTE) could fundamentally transform squad and platoon tactics. Most firefights in Afghanistan take place beyond 300 meters (often up to 500 meters).
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Chris Forbes, CEO of Knovel.