Designers of high-availability systems understand that the costs of system down-time can have a devastating impact on their end-customer’s business. For critical business and information systems such as data centers...
It is fascinating how cellular usage varies around the world, its impact on emerging economies, and how that drives economic growth and improves lives.
Corelis, Inc. announced today the availability of Runner-Lite, a free software test executive for performing boundary-scan testing, JTAG Embedded Testing (JET), and in-system device programming using pre-generated test plan files built for specific reference boards.
Available now from MicroPower Direct, the MPU-120 series provides 120W of output power in a compact 1U height U-Chassis case. With 18 CFM, these AC/DC switchers will provide up to 180W of output power. Five standard models operate from a universal input of 90 to 264 VAC, providing tightly regulated single outputs of 5, 12, 15, 24, or 48 VDC.
TDK-Lambda has expanded its line of DC-DC converters, the CN-A Series, with the introduction of the new 200-watt, CN200A models. Like the other models in this series, they operate off a wide range of DC inputs from 60V to 160VDC, which is widely used in the railway industry.
The 9th Circuit of Appeals has reaffirmed the right of software companies to circumvent the first-sale doctrine by “licensing” rather then “selling” its products. The significance of this ruling cannot be overstated—it could singlehandedly destroy the used software market.
LEDs fulfill a growing number of applications. Visible LEDs have a high luminous efficacy as compared to incandescent and fluorescent bulbs – and while incandescent and fluorescent bulbs have already reached near-maximum luminous efficacy...
Vero Technologies’ modular Options Board family provides a method of providing multiple interconnect formats. Available initially in 3U and 6U, 160 mm and 6U, 220 mm and 280 mm boards in single and double sided square pad and stripline formats, and as a square pad PTH board, the new units feature
NKK Swiches announced it has doubled the display life of its OLED SmartSwitch pushbutton switches and reduced the devices’ low power consumption by 30 percent. The display has increased to
With ongoing interest in micro fuel cell development, what are some of the more promising technologies for portable power applications? Darnell’s Power Forum will highlight a number of trends in the “alternative” energy storage market.
TI's latest generation MSP430F5xx ultra-low-power microcontrollers provide designers with enhanced performance and increased design options with new and innovative peripherals on chips...
OSRAM Opto Semiconductors’ LEDs support the highest technical standards for Dolby’s LED-backlit professional reference monitor, which is designed specifically for professional content creation applications and targeted at production and post-production of movies and TV shows.
Holt Integrated Circuits today introduced the world's first ARINC 825 compliant CAN controller with an integrated transceiver. The device meets the requirements of both ISO 11898-1:2003(E) (CAN protocol) and ISO 11898-5 (CAN transceiver).
Binder-USA has expanded its Series 423 and Series 581 connector line with the addition of M16 cable connectors featuring screw termination. The M16 connectors are ideally suited for commercial and industrial applications requiring a solderless assembly.
Movea has announced another customer for its newly launched MotionIC platform that enables customers to easily and quickly add motion intelligence to their products to enhance the user experience. 4MOD Technology is using Movea’s motion sensing and control technologies...
New Avionics Corporation announces the availability of a breakthrough "adaptive de-frost controller" for walk-in refrigerators and freezers, reach-in refrigerated display cases, air conditioners, compressors, HVAC systems, and other self-defrosting chiller systems...
Wireless systems are now fully mainstream in our lives, not only in the consumer world of cell phones, wifi enabled laptops and satellite television, but also in the mission and life critical world of aerospace and defense. Recent applications such as ADS-B (Automatic Dependant Surveillance - Broadcast) managed commercial airline flight...
Maxim Integrated Products introduced the MAX98088 stereo audio codec that leverages the company’s Flexsound audio processor. This proprietary technology is said to improve loudspeaker performance by
CEVA, Inc. introduced the CEVA-X1643, a 1 GHz DSP core designed to boost overall chip performance for a broad range of applications including wireline and wireless communications, surveillance and portable multimedia. Features include
The OSD050T0714-29 features a high-resolution WVGA (800xRGBx480) format in a 5.0” diagonal size. This TFT-LCD display features a parallel 24-bit TTL interface with a high-quality 16.7M color palette. The module has
Stellar’s Series FT31XX clean-in-place (CIP) pressure transmitters are designed to meet the demands of the wet and hostile environments of industrial process applications that use a flush diaphragm and Tri-Clover flange clamps.
Optima EPS, an Elma Company, has announced a new rack with several features geared towards the broadcast and server application environments. Elma’s new IT cabinet features an extrusion-based modular design, advanced cable management, and convex perforated doors.
Ironwood Electronics recently introduced a new QFN Socket addressing high performance requirements for 0.4mm pitch devices - SBT-QFN-4008. The contactor is a stamped spring pin with 34 gram actuation force per pin and cycle life of 100,000 insertions.
ARM today introduced the Cortex-A15 MPCore processor that delivers a 5x performance improvement over today’s advanced smartphone processors, within a comparable energy footprint. In advanced infrastructure applications the Cortex-A15 processor running at up to 2.5GHz...