Seiko Instruments announced the availability of their S-5843A Series temperature switch IC which detects temperature with a temperature accuracy of ±2.5ºC. The output inverts when temperature reaches the detection temperature.
Seiko Instruments, Inc. has recently developed the S-11L10 Series using CMOS technology. The S-11L10 series is a positive voltage regulator IC which has the low output voltage, the high-accuracy output voltage and the low current consumption (150 mA output current).
At the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference, Editor-in-Chief Alix Paultre interviews Fanie Duvenhage with Microchip Technology.
Just how different are linear, LDO and switching buck voltage regulators? I'm glad you asked!
Microchip Technology Inc. announced the PIC18F “K90” 8-bit microcontroller (MCU) family—the industry’s first and only low-power, 5V, 8-bit MCUs that include an on-chip LCD driver module and 12-bit Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC). The new MCUs feature nanoWatt XLP technology for eXtreme Low Power consumption...
Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, today announced the industry’s broadest line of low-power, high-performance 8-bit microcontrollers (MCUs). The PIC18F “K22” MCUs provide features such as operation from 1.8 to 5.5V, numerous communication channels, 8 to 128 KB Flash memory...
Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. announces a new dual-channel, bipolar switch with two Hall-effect sensing elements, each providing a separate digital output for speed and direction signal processing capability. The Hall elements are photolithographically aligned to better than 1 µm...
Advanced Power Solutions (APS) announced the release of its PA1120 Series of 120 Watt External Desktops featuring the latest in efficiency and energy standards with compliance to CEC Level V. The PA1120 Series offers
Maxim Integrated Products introduces the DS3644, a security manager with 1024 bytes of nonimprinting memory to securely store sensitive data. Internal tamper monitors protect against clock, electrical, and temperature tampering, while tamper-detection inputs for external sensors enable complete customization.
The good news is that the current business in the electronic component and subsystem industry will probably continue to improve, but the bad news is most of the jobs lost in the Great Recession aren’t ever coming back. At recent events such as Embedded Systems and the Electronic Distribution Show, every company I spoke to was doing double-digit business percentages over last year...
I can't believe it has been a year since our element14 engineering community launched. And what a year it’s been.
Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of PXI switching products with the introduction of the 40-737 USB switch. The 40-737 is an 8 channel multiplexer designed specifically for switching USB signals.
Smaller tactile domes bring with them manufacturing challenges when it comes to aligning them with the keypad overlays.
Omega Engineering is offering a wireless monitoring and control system that is highly compatible with a wide range of the company’s wireless sensors including the
North Atlantic Industries (NAI) has announced the release of the SIU6 Sensor Interface Unit, a rugged, packaged, turn-key Embedded I/O system for remote data acquisition and distribution for large platform monitoring and control system applications. This high functional density system features
OKW Electronics has launched the extensive CTB93xx plug-in rising clamp PCB terminal blocks from Camden Electronics. These UL, cUL, CE, VDE and IMQ approved terminals blocks are available in pitches of 3.5mm, 3.81mm, 5mm, 5.08mm, 7.5mm and 7.62mm...
Semiconductor Circuits introduced the CPT7B48 “Cool Power Technologies” 12 V, 7 A 16th brick DC-DC converter. This open frame module provides a full 84 W of 12 V power at 55C and 200lfm of airflow – appropriate for
International Rectifier introduced the IR3521 and IR3529 XPhase chipset solution offering best-in-class efficiency over the entire load range for next-generation high performance AMD processors.
Tyco Electronics’ PolyZen ZEN059V130A24LS device helps provide circuit protection for electronics with USB ports and meets Suspend Mode power-consumption requirements for USB 3.0. The polymer-enhanced Zener diodes help provide
Tech9 Corporation’s 1 A buck-boost DC to DC power converter accepts input ranging from 6 V to 70 V while output remains constant. The power converter can be ordered in 3 V, 5 V, 9 V, 12 V and 15 V output models. These power converters are
Quantenna Communications, Inc., a leader in ultra-reliable Wi-Fi networking for whole-home entertainment, today announced its third-generation Full-11n 4x4 Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) Wi-Fi chipset...
Tectrol introduced its high-density / high-efficiency front end power supply modules designed for datacom and storage. The TFE800 Series delivers 800 W in a 10” x 3.3” x 1.6” package with >90 percent efficiency. The TFE-800-48 front-end power supply modules deliver
Maxim Integrated Products introduces a 1.0625Gbps to 11.3Gbps transmit/receive solution composed of the MAX3946 laser driver with impedance-mismatch tolerance and the MAX3945 dual-path limiting amplifier.
At the 2010 Society for Information Display (SID) Conference, Phil Spivey, President and CEO of Ocular, discusses their newest advancements in multi-touch touchscreen technology, with input for up to 10 fingers.
Analog Devices, Inc. introduced the industry’s first 5-GHz differential amplifier able to drive ADC (analog-to-digital converter) signals from DC to 1 GHz at half the power of competing products.