Larson Electronics’ magnalight.com announced the addition of several new explosion proof metal halide lights for portable use in hazardous location areas. The new additions include a quadpod mounted 400 watt metal halide Class 1 Division 1 light and the dual fixture Class 1 Division 1 70 watt metal halide lights on a wheeled tripod.
BEI introduces the Omnicoder, an incremental encoder that allows users to easily program the resolution anywhere between 1 and 10,000 counts per turn. Packaged in BEI’s flagship Model H25 encoder, the Omnicoder allows for virtually unlimited resolution variations.
E-Switch announces the WBL series, an illuminated pushbutton switch. With a right angle design and long travel, this illuminated pushbutton switch offers you the option of 2 or 4 poles. You can choose many LED color options.
Is breadboarding dead?
Dan from LeCroy demos their new logic analyser at their booth at the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference.
VIA Technologies, Inc. announced the VIA Nano E-Series processor, bringing native 64-bit software support, virtualization capabilities and extended longevity support to embedded markets.
Yesterday, Wired posted an inflammatory article calling for transparency in Apple’s App store. A reasonable request, but the piece goes further, arguing that Apple is muzzling free speech—or in the author’s hyperbolic language, Apple could “take control of the press.”
Akya launched its ART2.1, the next generation of its dynamically reconfigurable logic (DRL) IP with several major innovations. According to the company, ART2.1 can run up to twice as fast as its predecessor and will work
Hittite Microwave has launched the HMC-T2100B battery powered, 10 MHz to 20 GHz Portable Synthesized Signal Generator. Designed to fulfill signal generation needs in the field or on the bench, the HMC-T2100B provides
Lumex announced the launch of its InfoVue FSC (Field Sequential Color) family of color alphanumeric LCD displays for monochromatic devices looking to transition to color. These LCDs, compatible with standard LCD drivers, feature
Chroma Systems Solutions’ Solar Application Soft Panel software tool uses the company’s 63600 series DC Electronic Loads to generate PV module I-V curves and track their Maximum Power Point. Through an intuitive graphical user interface, the Soft Panel
Schaefer, Inc. announced a new power converter for subsea mineral exploration or other deep sea applications. Based upon the company’s C3700 power converter, the design provides up to
Stackpole Electronics offers its RSF Series and RSMF Series metal oxide thru hole resistors for applications with power requirements beyond that of standard metal film resistors. Due to its
Micronor’s new MR266 Series Remote Control Rheostats and MR267 Series Remote Control Potentiometers are turn-key devices for upgrading manual potentiometer-based process controls to automated PLC control. The products offer
ON Semiconductor introduced new 30 V N-channel power MOSFETs with integrated Schottky diodes. The NTMFS4897NF, NTMFS4898NF and NTMFS4899NF have maximum RDS(on) values of
Express Logic, Inc. announced the availability of its popular ThreadX RTOS for the MIPS32 1004K Coherent Processing System (CPS). Working cooperatively with MIPS Technologies, Express Logic has developed ThreadX/SMP, an enhanced version of ThreadX that provides synchronous multicore support that preserves real-time responsiveness called “Real-Time SMP.”
(Part 2 of 2) - The folks at the Embedded Systems Conference sent Todd from anengineeringmind to New York to interview their keynote speaker, Dr. Michio Kaku. He's really cool and they spent nearly two hours talking about all kinds of subjects. The following interview includes his favorite parts.
VPT, Inc. added several modules to the DVFL, DVTR, and DVHF Series DC-DC power converter product lines. The new output voltages on these modules address the reliability requirements and varying output voltage needs of the newest avionics and military electronics.The new modules include
Tumbler Technologies + TRUMPower has added the 400W TMPC400-72 medically approved ATX PC power supply to its product line-up. With its medical approvals and leakage current of <90 µA at 264 VAC, the TMPC400-72 is suited for medical applications that require
ON Semiconductor introduced three new flexible synchronous pulse width modulation (PWM) controller devices – the NCP3020A, NCP3020B and NCP3011. Offering a wide input voltage range, from 4.7V to 28V, these devices enable the flexibility to be used with a variety of input sources in consumer electronic equipment...
Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX14544/MAX14545, bidirectional overcurrent protectors that integrate a 28V MOSFET to prevent damage to the host device from faulty overload and/or output-overvoltage conditions.
Last night, at 7:52 PM, the Air Force launched its X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV) on a classified mission that could last up to nine months. The unmanned orbiter is designed to be reusable, though exact details remain classified. Launched atop an Atlas V rocket, the X-37B resembles a mini Space Shuttle.
The folks at the Embedded Systems Conference (http://www.embedded.com/sv) sent Todd from anengineeringmind to New York to interview their keynote speaker, Dr. Michio Kaku.
BEAR Power Supplies announces custom power converters for battery-powered LED lighting applications where high reliability is critical. The company's high-efficiency, constant-current DC/DC converters power LEDs from
Yageo Corporation announced the release of what it asserts is the smallest ceramic chip antenna (PIFA mode) for GPS applications. The PIFA GPS antenna is an advanced design of the 2.45 GHz PIFA antenna released last year. Although the same size, it can now reach