Fastrax, a pioneering supplier of high performance GNSS systems for location-aware devices, unveiled the Fastrax UC430, a combination of a complete high-performance GPS receiver and an integrated chip antenna in a 9.6 x 14.0 x 1.95 mm package.
Crystek's CVCO55CC-0827-0840 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) operates from 827 MHz to 840 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.2V~4.7V.
Molex Incorporated and Bridgelux introduced the Helieon 120V AC Sustainable Light Module, a next generation modular solid-state lighting solution that connects directly to 120 VAC line voltage input. Eliminating the need for external drivers simplifies
Everlight Electronics introduced an Ambient Light Sensor (ALS) product family that meets the requirements for power management solutions for the display backlighting of mobile appliances such as mobile phones, notebooks and PDAs. The sensors combine
Epyon Power, the leading European supplier of intelligent fast-charging solutions for electric vehicles, today announced compatibility with the Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP) and said that it will also embrace other commonly used standards for back-office integration.
Panasonic Electric Works Corporation’s Full-2Way control system is a low voltage, two-wire, topology free and polarity neutral system. This affords architects, engineers and specifiers design flexibility. It is easy to
EnSilica has announced a collaboration with Evatronix to offer fully featured eSi-RISC processor SoC solutions with USB 1.1, 2.0 and 3.0 connectivity.
Everlight announced its Chip-on-Board (COB) LED series for general lighting replacement applications. To replace 40W and 60W incandescent A-bulbs, the company created an LED to address heat dissipation, color shift over time and temperature, light distribution and
Philips Lumileds’ LUXEON S LEDs are designed with retail spot and downlighting in mind. According to the company, there are no color bin selections to be made. With a correlated color temperature of
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.
Recently I read the April 2011 edition of the Deutsche Bank newsletter Signals to Investors that covered testing of cellular data speeds in various parts of the US
Driven by the needs of high-bandwidth Internet applications, next-generation telecom blades are required to achieve 40Gbit/s throughput for Ethernet and IP-based traffic.
ERG Lighting’s e100W24V-D eDriver is presented as the slimmest 100-W LED driver on the market, powering cove lighting for outdoor illumination accents. The unit features up to 100 W of constant voltage output power, universal input, slim design (<1.30”/33 mm), onboard
Growing numbers of museums and art galleries are enhancing the power of active RFID-based object security from Albis Technologies to protect their valuable works of art.
Phihong announced the release of a 6-W LED driver for indoor lighting applications. The compact and lightweight driver is appropriate for powering one or two LEDs located in a dry environment. Designated the PDA006A (for AC input of 220 V to 240 VAC) and
Mercury Computer Systems announced improved radar subsystem performance through a general purpose Graphics Processing Unit (GPGPU) product based on the NVIDIA “Fermi” architecture, and a 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GE) standards-based real time sensor interface module. These products enable
NEC LCD Technologies (NLT) and Renesas Electronics Americas introduced two 7.2-inch 3D color thin film transistor (TFT) LCD modules for industrial display applications, the NL8060BH18-01 and NL8060BH18-02. The modules incorporate
Renesas Electronics announced the availability of its new LED driver IC, the R2A50106FT, for LED backlights (Note 1) in LCD TVs with 20 percent reduced power consumption. The new R2A50106FT device is a driver IC that powers the white LEDs used in the backlight systems.
Microchip Technology Inc. announced the MCP16301 — it’s first 30-V-input, buck switching regulator with 600 mA output capability. The MCP16301 features a wide input voltage range, from 4 V to 30 V, an output voltage range from 2 V to 15 V and provides
NEC LCD Technologies (NLT) and Renesas Electronics Americas introduced two transflective color TFT LCD modules for industrial applications and applications requiring indoor and outdoor viewability. The display modules
Pulse Electronics introduced its new adaptive antenna concept. This smart antenna can be adapted for integration into devices that use an expanding spectrum of operating frequencies and enables
Sensirion AG is launching the LG01 micro flow switch for ultra-low liquid flow rates and bubble detection. The sensor makes fluidic systems more reliable by enabling the detection of liquid flow within the range of a few ml/min and less. For such measurements, the sensor offers
Analog Devices Inc. (ADI) introduced four high-speed data converter products that support signal sampling rates necessary to accommodate multi-carrier radio platform requirements
Ironwood Electronics recently introduced a new stamped spring pin socket addressing high performance requirements for testing Amkor's 24 lead QFN - CBT-QFN-7005. The contactor is a stamped spring pin with 26 gram actuation force per ball and cycle life of 500,000 insertions.
The complexity of today’s products requires measurements throughout the complete design and development process. Engineers face the challenge of testing increasingly complicated designs with ever-shrinking timelines and budgets...