Crystek Corporation has introduced a new series of TO-8 VCOs (Voltage Controlled Oscillators) to provide high-performance frequency control in harsh, demanding environments. Crystek's CVCOT8BE line features a full-functioning VCO in a rugged, hermetically sealed TO-8 package...
Wolfson Microelectronics plc has introduced WM8958 audio hub solution, designed to enable high definition (HD) audio in portable multimedia applications, such as smartphones, tablet computers, eBooks and navigation devices. When combined with
Lumex announced the launch of its through-hole QuasarBrite 4-Leaded RGB LED. With a 120° viewing angle, this four-leaded RGB LED is suited for applications that require high intensity light in spatially restricted spaces. It features
Wolfson Microelectronics plc has officially launched its next-generation digital silicon micro-electro-mechanical-systems (MEMS) microphones, the WM7210 and the WM7220. These MEMS microphones offer
Telit Wireless Solutions, an internationally leading specialist in machine-to-machine (M2M) technology, will be equipping the new 5-inch live navigation devices from NAVIGON. Both companies today announced the decision by NAVIGON AG...
Powerstax, one of Europe’s leading application-rich power solutions manufacturers, specialise in providing custom solutions for the most demanding power system requirements. Electronica 2010 will see the launch of the new Powerstax TVS1001 rugged up-converter designed for use in military tactical vehicle systems...
Innovative Sensor Technology has added the World’s smallest capacitive humidity sensor to its line of thin-film sensors. Measuring just 1.85 mm x 1.85 mm, the P14 202 is capable of measuring from 0 to 100% relative humidity in a temperature range of -50°C to +150°C.
The new Bison ServoNOW integrated intelligence motion control system features a closed loop brushless servomotor with built-in driver, controller, feedback device and universal power supply in a single compact package.
Electrical currents can either be measured by resistive shunts or by magnetic sensors. Magnetic sensors offer system level advantages, such as contactless operation, and no requirement for galvanic isolation between the current conductor and the sensor.
Melexis announced its MLX91206 Series for contact-less current sensing in renewable energy, hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) and electric vehicle (EV) applications. The customer programmable monolithic sensor IC, featuring Triaxis Hall technology, enables
Why is saving energy so important? Saving power reduces carbon dioxide emissions, produces a better environment, promotes a greener lifestyle, and reduces the cost of applications where the electric bill is significant, especially if air conditioning is required to remove dissipated heat.
Self lubricating, sintered bronze and power metal alloy plain bearings from LM76 feature: Very high precision, high load capacity (to 1422 lbs/sq.in.), high speed ( to 30,000 rpm), high temperature (over 1000O F), very low coefficient of friction (0.04), and low noise.
Dynatem is now shipping the VPQ. It is a high performance 6U Single Board Computer (SBC) based on the 6U VPX (VITA 46) form factor. It is Open VPX compatible per profile MOD6-PAY-4F2T-18.104.22.168. This profile indicates a 6U Payload Module having 4 fat pipes (10 GBase-BX4) and two thin pipes (1000Base-T).
Microchip Technology Inc. and Powercast Corporation announced the Lifetime Power Energy Harvesting Development Kit for Wireless Sensors featuring PIC microcontrollers with eXtreme Low Power (XLP) Technology. This kit, composed of a 3 Watt Powercaster transmitter as the power source, two
Following the successful launch of its LS Series of low-cost, convection cooled power supplies rated from 25 to 150-watts; TDK-Lambda has now announced its 200-watt models. The new LS200 Series feature a universal input range of 88 to 264VAC (no select switch)...
Taiyo Yuden’s new Cylindrical Lithium Ion Capacitor (LIC) offers extremely large energy capacitance and high reliability. Combining the strength of lithium-ion secondary batteries with conventional Electric Dual Layer Capacitors (EDLC)s, this next-generation energy device offers an energy density 4 to 10 times greater than EDLCs.
This presentation, provided by Digi-Key and AVX, provides an overview of AVX's TWA Wet Tantalum product line. Topics to be covered include product specifications and applications.
Krayden, Inc. now offers Dow Corning Solar’s ultra fast curing PV-8303 Sealant. The fast curing silicone adhesive sealant is ideal for bonding and sealing photovoltaic module components including PV rail bonding, PV frame sealing and junction box adhesion.
Analog Devices, Inc. today introduced a new highly integrated demodulator for broadband applications, such as cellular base stations, satellite communications, point-to-point (PtP) radios and defense systems. ADI’s new ADRF6850 demodulator expands ADI’s RF/microwave product portfolio...
Advanced Telemetry (www.AdvancedTelemetry.com), developer of the EcoView smart energy management system for light commercial and residential applications, today announced that General Electric Co. has adopted its “EcoView Residential” solution...
Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the MCP6H01 and MCP6H02 (MCP6H01/2) general-purpose operational amplifiers (op amps) with a gain-bandwidth product of 1.2 MHz and supply voltage from 3.5V to 16V.
Murata Power Solutions is set to change the shape of 1 Watt isolated surface-mount DC-DC converters. The introduction of its new high performance MTU1 series marks a step-change in the miniaturization of power modules, setting new standards for footprint, load regulation and efficiency.
ZYP Coatings, Inc. announces its new “Brushable” biodegradable-oil-based lubricant/coating/paint, Keralon-B, for use from ambient to 1000ºC. Its lubrication is based on dual types of components … both organic and inorganic ingredients...
As more information becomes available about the long-term effects of environmental degradation caused by our industrialized society, governments and industry associations worldwide will be forced to start taking increasingly pro-active measures to help protect the future of our planet and its inhabitants.
Autonomous systems that navigate their surroundings are becoming more viable as sensor technology improves and computing power increases. Google’s car is the most recent high-profile system, but even vacuum cleaners and lawn mowers now drive themselves.