There are many industries that depend on the proven design concepts that require high voltages to operate. Radar, X-ray machines, traveling wave tubes, down-hole logging, particle accelerators, aerospace ignition systems, partial discharge detection, power utilities and welding equipment are some examples.
Multi-core and embedded virtualization offer embedded device and equipment manufacturers the chance to consolidate and innovate. They can consolidate multiple individual processors into a single processor, whether single core or multi-core, and innovate by improving the capabilities of their devices beyond what was previously achievable.
Sunsight Instruments has joined with GORE Protective Vents to eliminate condensation in its AntennAware Attitude Sensor (AAS), a permanently mounted or fully integrated monitoring sensor to ensure the ongoing correct alignment of antennae.
Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX36051 security manager. The device provides 128 bytes of nonimprinting memory to securely store sensitive data, while drawing very little battery power in standby mode (1.5microamps).
NTT-AT announces the immediate availability of the world-class NEOCLEAN-E cleaner, a pen style optical connector cleaner designed to clean the end-faces of in-adaptor ferrule. The NEOCLEAN-E is an ideal optical connector cleaner that simplifies the cleaning process...
The WTK-1 Kit includes everything needed to train and practice your wire soldering skills. This kit contains three different gauges of wire and five styles of terminals, representative of what is available in the marketplace.
Lowering static power consumption by 90% and active power consumption by 45%, Atmel's next-generation 32-bit AVR UC3L microcontroller offers picoPower technology and embedded capacitive touch controller peripherals.
Dytran Instruments, Inc. has just released a family of miniature triaxial accelerometers designed for modal analysis testing. The 3363A series are IEPE-type piezoelectric sensors and feature a robust, laser welded titanium design which includes ceramic sensing elements coupled to ultra low noise JFET electronics.
Available as a product platform with up to five LED chips, the Osram OSTAR Headlamp LED has an integrated shutter for horizontal light cutoff to reduce system complexity.
Highly Integrated Step-down dc-to-dc Synchronous Regulators Enable High-density Point-of-load DesignsJuly 6, 2010 7:13 am | Analog Devices, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal-processing applications, today introduced the ADP2119 and ADP2120 dc-to-dc switching regulators, the latest in ADI’s portfolio of integrated power management switching regulators.
Advances in factory automation, process controls, and industrial instrumentation are contributing to higher manufacturing productivity and increased output. The sustainability of such advances is under threat, however, as the density of factory process control systems reaches levels where rising power consumption and thermal issues are beginning to undermine equipment performance, reliability, and safety.
The XBP24-Z7WIT-004 module is part of the XBee Series 2 family which provides ZigBee level interoperability with ZigBee devices from other vendors. This hardware is only compatible with other Series 2 XBee modules; it is not compatible with the XBee Series 1.
The Parallax Mouse Sensor is a module in kit form which, when assembled, provides the tracking functions of an optical mouse. The two-wire serial interface is directly compatible with the Parallax BASIC Stamp 2 family, the Parallax Propeller, and other microcontrollers.
Pentagon research scientists have taken a first step towards "Transformers"-style shape-shifting cars and aircraft, with a robot that can fold itself like origami into different forms.
TURCK introduces M12 true torque connectors, which may be hand-tightened to a predefined torque, preventing overtightening.
Online engineering community Element 14 is celebrating its one-year anniversary. ECN met with Christie Zurcher at ESC Chicago to find out all that Element 14 has to offer electronics designers.
This short video features the new programmer-to-go function of Microchip's PICkit 3 programmer/debugger.
Fairchild Semiconductor announced its FAN7930 active PFC controller for boost PFC applications that operate in critical conduction mode (CRM). This device is appropriate for LCD and PDP TV applications, as well as
The LS02 stainless steel version is a compact liquid level sensor series designed in a robust stainless steel package featuring high temperature resistance up to 120°C as well as high pressure and chemical resistance.
SynaptiCAD has released an updated version of VeriLogger Extreme, a compiled-code Verilog simulation and debugging environment, that adds support for encrypted IP models from all the major ASIC/FPGA vendors.
Omega’s OM-CP-PRTC110 line of differential pressure and temperature data loggers operates in real time. This CE marked product features three channels
Optocouplers and cigarettes have a lot in common. Both burn excessive energy during operation and get hot as a result.
The United States, seeking to modernize technology and reduce costs, is embracing "cloud computing," but privacy and security issues need to be ironed out...
New carbon-trading laws intended to reduce climate-changing pollution emissions took effect Thursday in New Zealand, immediately sending gas prices higher.
Providing a 25W output in one square inch of board area, the UEI25 series 25W output, 2:1 input range, 12V output, high efficiency, isolated DC-DC converter from Murata delivers regulated DC power.