Murata demonstrates their self-balancing unicycle-riding robot at the 2010 electronica conference.
Nearly every electronic device – be it for a consumer, medical or military application – can benefit from a reduction in weight or form-factor size and increased efficiency, performance and functionality. Sounds too good to be true, but in fact, many applications could realize those benefits...
Adaptive Network Solutions, a leading system design house, its @ANY2400SC IEEE 802.15.4/ZigBee RF module for 2.4 GHz ISM band. With an ultra-small footprint of just over 3 square centimeters, the new module offers a combination of
ON Semiconductor’s AMIS-30523 integrates a stepper motor driver and CAN transceiver in a single package, two-die device. This configuration can be used to control multiple motors of the same type on a single bus, and it provides
Future Technology Devices International Limited (FTDI) released the FT4232H USB serial/hub module designed to connect to the company’s V2DIPx modules, as well as any USB Host interface (e.g. PC). This product
Freescale Semiconductor’s 77 gigahertz (GHz) silicon germanium (SiGe) integrated chipsets are intended for use in automotive radar systems. These radar solutions provide long- and mid-range functionality, allowing
Power Integrations introduced HiperTFS, an integrated power supply IC family for high-power applications. The device family members incorporate both a two-switch-forward converter and a flyback standby power converter into a
NXP Semiconductors N.V. today announced the availability of fully integrated, highly flexible driver IC solutions designed for vehicle LED headlights and tail lights, based on automotive-qualified technology. The ASL1010NTK and ASL1010PHN are the industry’s first automotive LED driver ICs to integrate critical functionality...
Emerson Network Power announced a family of standard power supplies for LED lighting, the LDS70 series. The new 70-Watt family of off-the-shelf, low-profile solutions is designed to support system life requirements greater than 70,000 hours in the rapidly growing LED lighting market. They provide
When engineers think about using a real-time operating system they worry about task timing, interrupt latency, and other timing- and task-related concerns. But other aspects of adopting an RTOS deserve equal attention. "Keep an eye on your project's future growth and expandability," said Andy Gryc...
Tim McKoy of Aptina demonstrates their wafer-level camera technology and its high-resolution capability at electronica 2010.
Nextreme Thermal Solutions today introduces the eTEC(TM) HV56 module, the next product in its high-voltage (HV) line of thin-film thermoelectric coolers (TECs) designed to address electronics cooling applications with larger heat pumping requirements.
Murata discusses their new "Magic Strap" RFID technology at the 2010 electroncia conference.
Ted Tewksbury, the CEO of IDT, discusses their latest devices at the 2010 electronica conference.
Today’s commercial avionics, military and space electronics need higher performance while decreasing size, weight and cost. The power supply is a key determining factor in the final system size, weight, and thermal design.
Silicon Laboratories Inc. introduced what it asserts is the industry’s most frequency flexible in-circuit programmable CMOS clock generators. The new Si5350/51 octal clock generators with on-chip voltage-controlled crystal oscillators (VCXOs) replace
Aeroflex announced its S-Series RF signal generator family touting simplicity, portability, modularity, and RF performance at an attractive price. The first in the series is the SGA analog RF signal generators. They are compact and lightweight with
Dissipation of the heat generated by increasingly powerful satellite electronics presents inherent challenges. Today’s satellite applications, especially in the military sector, demand increasingly powerful functionality and a wider variety of electronics...
VPT, Inc. unveiled its latest point of load (POL) DC-DC converter, the DVPL0503S, designed to provide critical reliability performance and efficiency in the distributed power architectures of avionics, military, and space systems. The new 3A DVPL DC-DC POL converter can
Macro Sensors (www.macrosensors.com) Spring Loaded LVDT position sensors (also known as gaging probes) are serving as integral components in control systems that ensure the accurate landing of elevator cars at building floors. As passengers travel on elevators at speeds upwards of 2,000 feet/minute...
Often legacy electronic equipment needs to be used with modern computers that do not support the interface or protocol for the device. Disparate electrical signaling levels, contrasting data rates, and missing or mismatched handshaking signals are among the problems the system engineer may face.
The applications for miniature motors span a wide range, from pumps that deliver insulin to regulate blood sugar, to motors that roll out paper in everyday desktop printers. As expected, application demands also vary greatly over this range...
On today’s battlefield, military vehicles have to perform in harsh environments with increasingly complex and sophisticated on-board electronics. To achieve the required level of complexity, greater demand is placed on the power electronics to deliver higher power in higher densities.
ESG, LLC announces the offering of 22mm push buttons, pilot lights and selector switches in a variety of colors and options. Illuminated versions available in 24VDC or 120VAC. Non indicating versions also on hand. Other voltages attainable upon request.
Microchip Technology today announced its first stand-alone I2C Real-Time Clock/Calendar (RTCC) family. All six MCP794XX devices are highly integrated at a low cost, including ample amounts of on-chip EEPROM and SRAM...