In this episode, we talk to Mike Stout of Falcon Electric about Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) and the various ways they can benefit the engineer. It isn't always just about backup power.
Nordic nRF2460 Audio Streamer IC Delivers Power Optimization for Mono Wireless Audio App at Low CostJune 28, 2011 5:02 am | Product Releases | Comments
Ultra low power RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor ASA announces the immediate availability of the new Nordic nRF2460 audio streamer IC that offers unique, class-leading power optimization and performance specifically for cost-sensitive battery-powered mono wireless audio applications such as microphones, subwoofers, musical instruments, and gaming.
ChiL Semiconductor, now part of IR’s Enterprise Business unit team, applies our mixed signal expertise to digital power management products and faces a plethora of challenges, but process choice and the need for digitally assisted analog precision stand out.
In this episode we talk to Tom Cross, X-Force Researcher at IBM Internet Security Systems, on software, systems, and device security.
TT Electronics' Self-Calibrating Fluid Sensors Enable Engineers to Easily Correct for System VariationsJune 27, 2011 12:42 pm | Product Releases | Comments
TT electronics Optoelectronics Business Unit has developed a self-calibration system for its OPB350 Series optoelectronic fluid sensors that is designed to save engineers set-up time as well as maintain the sensors’ optimum accuracy over years of operation.
ITT Interconnect Solutions has developed a new high-voltage connector series that features a robust and shielded metal housing that is fully RoHS compliant.
Microchip Technology announced a new series of 16-bit PIC microcontrollers (MCUs) and dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) that bring advanced control to cost-sensitive general-purpose and motor-control designs.
AVX has expanded its TRM and TRJ 'Professional' Series of SMD tantalum capacitors.
A new mobile app was launched in time for Wimbledon. Called Pocket Wimbledon the new app created using the MobileNationHQ platform will allow tennis fans to check schedules of play and live scores, as well as locate their nearest tennis club based on their current location.
Evatronix SA, announced today the introduction of a USB High Speed PHY IP that will complement the long-existing suite of USB 2.0 Device and Host controllers. Evatronix USB 2.0 PHY has already been silicon proven and guarantees compliance with all relevant layers of USB specification for High, Full and Low Speeds.
Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products has added an extrusion process to their current manufacturing methods of ceramic tubular capacitors. The addition of this process enhances Spectrum's design flexibility with an increased custom product offering.
STMicroelectronics has introduced the first member of a family of power transistors that are fully qualified for use in electronic subsystems on board satellites and launchers. According to the Satellite Industry Association, the global satellite industry is growing steadily and currently generates more than $160 billion in annual revenues 1.
Ethertronics launched Ether 1.3.1, an Adaptive Antenna solution.
MEN Micro now offers the G211F, a rugged 3U CompactPCI Serial Ethernet Interface board that accommodates four fiber optic Ethernet transceiver channels (1000Base-SX) for high-speed connections over extended distances up to 1,800 feet (550 m). Connected to the backplane via a PCI Express x4 link and managed by a single IEEE 802.3x-compliant Ethernet controller, the board's four channels provide data transfers of up to 1,000 Mbit/s when used simultaneously.
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has broadened its IDEA line of programmable linear actuators with a RoHS compliant, easy-to-use electronic drive and fully programmable control unit integrated with a linear actuator. The compact, versatile unit is ideally suited for equipment or systems that require a small footprint.
CLIFF Electronics, a leader in components and connectors for audio, engineering, instrumentation, medical, lighting and vending applications manufacture an extensive range of Terminal Binding Posts in their UK factory.
Microchip Technology announced a new series of 16-bit PIC microcontrollers (MCUs) and dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) that bring advanced control to cost-sensitive general-purpose and motor-control designs. The new devices enable low-cost, sensorless motor-control designs, with support for a wide range of motor-control algorithms, and include an on-chip Charge Time Measurement Unit (CTMU), and10-bit Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC), to enable intelligent sensor applications, and mTouch capacitive touch sensing.
Tektronix announced the availability of a draft method of implementation (MOI) for PCI Express 3.0 receiver testing using the BERTScope BSA85C.
THine Electronics announced that THine has developed the industry-fastest LVDS transmitter for tablet PC and mobile appliances with the lowest power consumption and has started distributing the engineering samples in June.
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.
Zenprise announced Zencloud, the industry’s first cloud based mobile security and device management solution with a 100 percent SLA. This innovative and comprehensive security offering protects the entire mobile enterprise in a truly scalable and flexible way.
Neul announced the launch of NeulNET. NeulNET is the first production wireless radio system that is designed to use free, high quality white space spectrum, delivering fast, reliable wireless connections over long distances.
Movea, a world leader in motion technology, now enables full body gesture recognition with its recently launched MEMS-based MotionPod solution for low cost, full body motion capture.
The RAVF052D is significantly easier for customers to place than the single 0201 chip due to its larger size. In addition, using a chip array eliminates one placement compared to a discrete resistor solution, which lowers cost, size, and weight of a given design. Tolerance and TCR tracking are also improved using a chip array solution instead of discrete chips.
AVX High Power Surface Mount Capacitors Available with P90 Dielectric to Deliver High-Frequency PerformanceJune 24, 2011 12:08 pm | Product Releases | Comments
AVX has expanded its HQ Series MLC surface mount RF power capacitors to include P90 dielectric versions for high power high frequency applications, such as medical and industrial electronics.