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Design in a connected world

August 22, 2011 11:18 am | by Alix Paultre, Editorial Director | Articles | Comments

We live in an information-based society, where app-driven cloud-based ubiquitous computing is in the palm of almost every hand and in many of the devices around us. The design engineering community needs to address that reality with products that serve the customer’s expectations by not only delivering the desired functionality...

Return to Zero - Final Report

August 22, 2011 8:28 am | Articles | Comments

Return to Zero is a funny comic strip for engineers, with lab humor, odd situations, and exploding circuits that of course makes a sport out of solving the trickiest of engineering problems. 

Dual Channel Brushless DC Motor Controller Targets Small Electric Vehicles, Robotics

August 22, 2011 7:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Roboteq, Inc. introduced the HBL2350, an intelligent controller capable of simultaneously driving two brushless DC motor up to 75 A each at up to 50 V. This motor controller allows users to

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14-bit ADCs Address Requirements for Communications, Instrumentation and Test

August 22, 2011 6:56 am | Analog Devices, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices released single and dual-channel 14-bit high-speed A/D converters for use in communications, instrumentation and test and measurement applications. The new converters are asserted to

Examining the MicroSIM Slot

August 22, 2011 5:54 am | by Andrew Stewart, Sales Manager, GradConn USA (www.gradconn.com) | Blogs | Comments

With the catapulting of Micro SIM from a ‘parked’ format into the market due to inclusion in high profile Apple consumer devices other manufacturers in the consumer section are taking a look at the advantages using the smaller form factor might bring.

Single-Chip Solution Handles ARINC 717 Protocol

August 22, 2011 5:22 am | Videos | Comments

The HI-3717 from Holt Integrated Circuits communicates with an external microcontroller via a 4-wire SPI and provides selectable HBP and BPRZ channels with encoders/decoder and dedicated line drivers and line receivers for direct connection to the ARINC 717 bus

Optimized Test Suite Generation

August 22, 2011 4:51 am | Videos | Comments

This video shows how Wind River's Test Management's Automatic Test Suite Generator creates an optimized test suite based on changes between builds...

250-W Medical Power Supply Comes In a Low-profile 3” x 5” Package

August 19, 2011 9:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Power Partners’ PPWAM250 Series’ of AC/DC power supplies offers 250 Watts of power with 17 cfm of forced air and is compliant to UL/cUL60601-1 and TUV 60601-1 medical safety standards. The units also

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The benefits of solid state lighting

August 19, 2011 6:18 am | by Irene Signorino, Director of Marketing, Microsemi Corporation (www.microsemi.com) | Blogs | Comments

The benefits of LEDs are driving adoption in a wide range of general illumination applications due to the unique characteristics of this novel light source. The reasons for choosing LED are many, but the deciding factor is strongly dependent on where the fixture is used.

Return to Zero - Solid Ground

August 19, 2011 5:57 am | Articles | Comments

Return to Zero is a funny comic strip for engineers, with lab humor, odd situations, and exploding circuits that of course makes a sport out of solving the trickiest of engineering problems. 

MotionEngine software used in motion-sensing remote for Roku 2 streaming players

August 19, 2011 5:22 am | Hillcrest Labs | Product Releases | Comments

Hillcrest Labs announced today that Roku has licensed Hillcrest's patented Freespace MotionEngine software for use with its motion-sensing remote and its new line of Roku 2 streaming players.

The Tinker's Toolbox - Piyush Sevalia of SiTime on MEMS Timing Devices

August 18, 2011 11:51 am | Podcasts | Comments

In today's podcast we talk to Piyush Sevalia, VP Marketing of SiTime, on timing issues in general and their MEMS timing devices in particular.

DC-AC Inverter Suits Rail and Industrial Applications

August 18, 2011 11:22 am | Articles | Comments

Schaefer announces the PRP-1500 Series of highly efficient, pure sine wave inverters that provide up to 1500VA of power in a flexible package that can be chassis mounted, DIN rail mounted or fits into a standard 3U Eurorack. The PRP-1500 Series has

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Thin-film Capacitors in 0402 with a High Quality Factor

August 18, 2011 11:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

TDK-EPC, a group company of TDK Corporation, presents the new TDK TFSQ0402 series of thin-film capacitors in a 0402 (EIA 01005) package.

Portable Test Instrument Suits Electrical and Maintenance Applications

August 18, 2011 11:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Yokogawa Corporation of America has announced the release of the CW10 Clamp-On Power Meter, combining the basic functionality of a standard clamp on tester, digital multimeter, and power monitor.

Radicom Research Introduces Low-Cost Bluetooth Modules For Short Distances

August 18, 2011 11:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

Radicom Research announced the launch of its new RB4000 and RB4000HM Bluetooth modules for short-range wireless data connectivity.

COTS DC-DC Converters Target Military, Avionic Apps

August 18, 2011 10:52 am | Articles | Comments

XP Power introduced the MTC35 and MTC50 Series of commercial off the shelf (COTS) 35-W and 50-W DC/DC converters aimed at a broad range of military vehicle and avionics applications. These encapsulated

Richardson RFPD Announces the Availability of Low Noise Amplifiers from MA-COM

August 18, 2011 10:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Richardson RFPD announces the availability of a new family of low noise amplifiers from M/A-COM Technology Solutions.

Switch Capable of Supporting both High Definition Video and Audio Data Transfer to 1.3 GHz

August 18, 2011 9:50 am | On Semiconductor | Product Releases | Comments

ON Semiconductor has introduced the NCN1188, the industry’s first 3:1 high speed USB switch with the capacity to support the new Mobile High Definition Link (MHL) interface standard for High Definition (HD) video and digital audio.

Test socket achieves 34 gram actuation force

August 18, 2011 9:50 am | Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ironwood Electronics recently introduced a new Etched spring pin socket addressing high performance requirements for testing ASE's 32 lead QFN - CBT-QFN-7008. The contactor is an etched spring pin with 34 gram actuation force per ball and cycle life of 500,000 insertions.

Cocoon GRID-IT! Used in NASA Experiment

August 18, 2011 9:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cocoon Innovations is excited to announce its GRID-IT! organization system was recently used in an experiment conducted as part of Reduced Gravity Education Flight Program aboard NASA’s “Weightless Wonder” aircraft.

Ethernet device server enables serial-to-Ethernet conversion

August 18, 2011 9:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

Lantronix announced that Quadlogic has selected Lantronix’ UDS1100 Ethernet device server to enable serial-to-Ethernet conversion in its metering systems. As a result, Quadlogic can now offer remote access, monitoring and control of its energy metering technology over Ethernet...

CMOS Oscillator Provides -168 dBc-Hz Noise Floor

August 18, 2011 7:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Crystek Corporation has launched the CCHD-575 , a new Ultra-Low Phase Noise CMOS Oscillator providing a -168 dBc/Hz noise floor.

SMD Offline Transformer Targets LED Lighting Market

August 18, 2011 7:44 am | Articles | Comments

Wurth Electronics Midcom announced a new series of surface mount transformers, created for LED lighting and offline power supply markets. This marks the series as one of the only SMD transformers for

Return to Zero - RF Expert

August 18, 2011 6:27 am | Articles | Comments

Return to Zero is a funny comic strip for engineers, with lab humor, odd situations, and exploding circuits that of course makes a sport out of solving the trickiest of engineering problems. 

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