Microchip Technology and Digilent launched the first 32-bit-microcontroller-based, open-source development platform that is compatible with Arduino hardware and software.
Antenna Factor introduced its OC Series 1/2-wave dipole antenna, which is asserted to deliver higher gain than a standard whip antenna, increasing the range and reliability of wireless links. Using loaded coil technology, the antenna
Peregrine Semiconductor announced availability of the RoHS-compliant PE42551 50-Ohm RF Switch for high-performance broadband RF applications such as automated test equipment (ATE), related test and measurement applications, and
Alix Paultre interviews Microchip's John Haroian, Senior FAE, at ESC San Jose. The two discuss Microchip's TCP/IP Protocol Solutions.
Radicom Research announced the release of its WiFiHU Series of USB WiFi modem modules. Using these modules, WiFi connectivity can be added to virtually any processor-based device. They support
Dontech, Inc. has developed IMO-bond, a proprietary process of applying rigid optical filters (e.g., contrast enhancing, EMI/RFI shielding, or Therma Klear transparent heaters) to electronic displays via a refractive index matched optical (IMO) bonding process. IMO-bond includes
Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas (SMA) announced two additions to its small-format LED-backlit LCD product line. These TFT-LCDs include one 7.0-inch display and one 8.5-inch display. The displays deliver
Power-One, Inc. announces the availability of its new i-PWER Low Profile Modular (LPM) AC-DC power supply family. This robust and flexible series offers up to 1500W of power in the form of a six-slot chassis (LPM615 model) or up to 900W of power in a four-slot chassis (LPM409 model).
Ocular announced its largest projected capacitive (PCAP) touch panel offering to the market. This larger-size PCAP will bring the kind of engaging user interface made popular on smart phones to a much wider range of applications, including
Endicott Research Group (ERG) Inc. has introduced a family of LED driver package configurations that provide footprint-compatibility with existing CCFL inverters. The DR Series of LED driver modules are designed
There are many AC-DC power supplies and DC-DC converters with output power ratings that can vary dependant upon the type of air cooling provided. “Convection air cooling” usually refers to situations where a power supply or converter is cooled by the prevailing ambient air temperature...
John Carey from Cypress Semiconductor discusses the company's true single layer sensor, which can do both self-cap sensing and mutual cap sensing.
Ocular CEO Phil Spivey discusses their 15.6 inch p-touch true touch capacitive panel. This device allows for 16 simultaneous recognitions.
Bill Abbott from Endicott Research Group (ERG) discusses their drop-in replacement LED drivers.
Jeff Blake from Dontech details their "Day Vu" line of displays.
To meet the high-speed, low voltage, high current requirements of the latest FPGA designs Bellnix has developed the BSV-1.8S4R0NA POL converter demonstrating unprecedented levels of performance including...
Gauthier Chastan with Stantum explains the benefits of Stantum's Interpolated Voltage Sensing Matrix (IVSM) Multi-touch Technology, which enables 10 touches with stylus input.
Sri Peruvemba with Eink discusses the varied uses of e-paper and their line of color e-ink displays.
David Arthur, CEO of SouthWest Nano (SWeNT), discusses their printable inks which contain their carbon nanotube materials.
Analog Devices released for general availability the ADXL206 high precision, low power, dual-axis iMEMS accelerometer with signal conditioned analog voltage outputs. The single-chip ADXL206 measures
Scintera Networks announced the availability of the SC1869 and SC1889 second generation system-on-chip (SoC) adaptive RF Power Amplifier Linearizers (RFPAL) to address 3G and 4G heterogeneous network deployments. The SC1869/89 are said to
The W3H0830F hybrid coupler is designed for broad bandwidth applications from 800 to 3000MHz. This LTCC coupler is surface mountable and handles up to 100W of RF power yet has a
Famous for their ability to accurately control speed and position, while commutating under open loop conditions, the stepper motor simply is unequalled when it comes to the simplicity of the electronics drive. It also has an inherent ability to maintain a commanded position...
Hexapods were initially introduced to public attention in the late 1800s and first employed in an industrial application in the late 1940s, used on a tire testing machine. Six-axes parallel kinematic positioning systems (hexapods) used in robotics assembly cells debuted in 1954.
Portable applications in the industrial market segment require low power, reliability and high performance. Example industrial applications include barcode readers, shipment data loggers, highway tracking, noise-cancelling headphones...