Cree sets a new industry benchmark with higher performance XLampXP-G2 LEDs. The latest innovation boasts a seven percent increase in brightness compared to the already industry-leading XP-G2 family. The new LEDs provide lighting manufacturers with an unprecedented combination of light output, efficacy and outstanding reliability....
On this episode of Kickstarter of the Week, brought to you by National Instruments, we are 3D scanning, modeling, and printing with a new all-in-one solution from Radiant Fabrication. The Lionhead is a 3D printer with eight print heads, and its counterpart, the Lionhead bunny, is available with four print heads.
Direct Insight announces a flexible, production-quality ARM board, which is configurable by changing a tiny (68mm x 26mm) processor module - from ARM9 to quad core ARM Cortex-A9, thus offering a unique production solution for Linux, Windows CE and Android-based products.
GIGAVAC announces a new 20kV Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) relay, the G24WF. The G24WF features tungsten-‐molybdenum contacts with a unique gas mixture that makes it ideal as a relay for switching in high-voltage loads. Make only load switching is primarily found in circuits discharging a capacitor or safety for interlocks.
CommAgility announced the AMC-2C6678L, a high-performance processing board in the mid-size Advanced Mezzanine Card (AMC) format. With 16 DSP cores and shared memory, the new module is ideal as a DSP accelerator or front-end processor in AdvancedTCA systems, where it can provide the horsepower required for a range of high-performance applications....
PREMO Group is offering a new RFID kit with a set of transponder coils with 30% discount for ams users. The promotion is available for the next 60 days. The kit includes a set of single axis transponders coils designed for a frequency of 125 kHz, with dimensions between 6.6x2.3x1.75mm and 14.3x12x2.5mm.
Ocular LCD announced the addition of an 18.5-inch projected capacitive (PCAP) touch panel to the Crystal Touch: TRUE Multi-Touch PLUS standard product line. Crystal Touch: TRUE Multi-Touch PLUS panels provide a true multi-touch interface with a pre-integrated, optically bonded, soda-lime cover glass with a decorative black border.
RFMW, Ltd. announces immediate availability for Carlisle Interconnect Technologies' WMP series of sub-miniature, blind-mate interconnect solutions. The WMP series is ideal for complex, high performance microwave modules and systems where the use of a light weight connector is a primary issue.
The Rex DD-4 Digital Durometer is the successor to the popular Rex DD-3. With its impressive list of features, the DD-4 is truly state-of-the-art and is the ideal instrument for lab use. Some of the new features are a new larger LCD display, USB data ports for computer compatibility, a locking feature to prevent accidental erasure of tolerances, automatic shutoff and low battery warning.
Pepper's Ghost is a special effects technique for creating transparent ghostly images. This technique has been a staple of theaters and haunted houses since John Pepper popularized it in the 1800s. It works by reflecting an image of the ghost off of a sheet of plexiglass. This special effect is especially impressive because it can be performed live....
Ah, the ‘80s ... the Cold War was winding down, Arnold Schwarzenegger was terminating box office receipts, and hokey office-training videos were at their peak. Grasshopper – a company that provides entrepreneurs with virtual phone systems – captured all that and more in their parody/viral marketing campaign, the “Epic 80s Entrepreneur Training Video.”
Meggitt Sensing Systems has announced the global market launch of the Endevco model 727, an extremely lightweight piezoresistive accelerometer designed for accurate shock measurement during drop testing of consumer electronic devices, among other shock and impact testing environments.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. introduces four linear power amplifiers for LTE and WCDMA applications. The fully matched surface-mount SKY66001-11 (2110 – 2170 MHz), SKY66002-11 (1900 – 2025 MHz), SKY66005-11 (850—920 MHz) and SKY66008-11 (900 – 990 MHz) modules meet the stringent spectral linearity requirements of femtocell applications....
Security surveillance over large distances is now possible thanks to the new infrared Dragon Dome LED from Osram Opto Semiconductors. The focused beam of this high-power Infrared LED (IRED) achieves a range of more than 100 meters. It has a compact design and does not need an external lens.
TOREX SEMICONDUCTOR LTD. has developed the XC8107/XC8108 series of power switches with a low 85mΩ ON resistance. The XC8107/XC8108 series are 85mΩ low ON resistance power switches with an internal Pch MOSFET. These switches are ideal for USB 2.0 and 3.0 applications....
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (AOS) launched the AOZ5019, a third-generation high efficiency power module with an EZPair package. This new generation supersedes the previous generation in a smaller package and with a higher frequency. The AOZ5019 is offered in a 23-pin 3.5mm x 5mm QFN package....
Advanced Power Electronics Corp. (USA) has announced the APE1910-HF-3, a Pulse Frequency Modulation (PFM) DC/DC converter with a low quiescent current of around 30µA and shutdown current less than 1uA. Available in a small RoHS/REACH-compliant halogen-free SOT-23-5 package, the APE1910-HF-3 features a wide input voltage range from 1.2V to 12V.
Richardson RFPD announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new ultra-wideband, SMA-connectorized Bias-T from Wavelex. The WBT000200A offers wide frequency band operation, from 20 MHz to 20 GHz, with a low insertion loss of 0.5 dB and 220 mA DC current handling.
On September 23, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a law requiring all web sites to have an “eraser” button for users under 18 to delete their posts (SB 658). I couldn’t agree more that teens (and adults) posting damaging information about themselves and others is a
ProTek Devices has added to its family of overcurrent protection devices with new surface-mountable poly-switch temperature coefficient thermistor (PPTC) devices that include the company’s first resettable PPTC thermistors. The new components are suitable for circuit protection in many applications such as automotive, mobile device battery packs, computer motherboards, and more.
Allegro MicroSystems, LLC introduces a new, dual full-bridge driver designed to operate one bipolar stepper or two brush DC motors. Each full bridge uses DMOS power devices with integrated freewheeling diodes. Peak motor current can be limited providing higher efficiency and reduced motor heating.
Today on Engineering Newswire, we're microwaving rubble, expanding access to space, designing elastic OLEDs, and flying tinker toys to space. This episode features: DARPA has come up with a new experimental space program -- XS-1 -- which aims to develop a fully reusable, unmanned vehicle that would provide aircraft-like access to space.
KRYTAR announces the continued expansion of its line of directional couplers with the addition of three new models offering high performance over the ultra-broadband frequency range of 0.5 to 26.5 GHz, each in a single, compact and lightweight package.
TE Connectivity (TE) DUALOBE connectors are designed to help withstand extreme temperatures in harsh environments within the military and commercial aerospace industries. The DUALOBE connectors are lightweight, customizable and extremely reliable.
e-con Systems Inc., announces the launch of the Denebola (See3CAM_CX3RDK) Reference Design Kit based on EZ-USB CX3 USB3.0 Peripheral controller from Cypress Semiconductors. e-con Systems has developed this USB Video Class (UVC) reference design kit for EZ-USB CX3.