It’s that time of year again! No, I’m not talking about Jolly ‘Ol Saint Nick, mistletoe, or trees with stars on top. ‘Tis the season for giving, but also for spoiling ourselves with the latest gadgets, gizmos, toys, and entertainment. We’re never too old to experience the joy of opening presents!
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Maxim demonstrates their smart-grid energy metering system at electronica 2010.
The 2011 International CES, the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow, will feature the hottest innovations in gaming hardware and software. More than 35 exhibitors will display the latest gaming technology advancements in the 2011 CES Gaming Showcase.
Atmel, a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, announced the new Atmel SAM3N series to expand their ARM Cortex-M3 Flash Family.
Power Integrations has launched the HiperPFS family of power factor correction (PFC) controllers with integrated high-voltage power MOSFETs.
After four years of attending Messe München shows (productronica and electronica), I came away with special impressions of this year’s electronica 2010.
Fairchild Semiconductor describes how their various smartphone component solutions benefit the engineer at electronica 2010.
AVX demonstrates the advantages of using their new wire-to-board connectors at electronica 2010.
Akros Silicon shows off its Power System-on-Chip solution with Power-over Ethernet capability at electronica 2010.
NXP provides details their new automotive LED Driver ICs with advanced features at electronica 2010.
ZMD launched the second wave of its ZLED family of LED control solutions with two new low-voltage ICs designed for battery-powered handheld devices.
Analog Devices shows off their online reference design tool that aids engineers in creating subsystems to empower their designs.
Energy Micro demonstrates a vibration-harvesting energy-generation system at electronica 2010.
XMOS demonstrates their latest motor-control chip and its flexibility of I/O and control capabilities at the 2010 electronica conference.
Silicon Labs shows off the latest in their timing device portfolio at electronica 2010.
International Rectifier demonstrates their new Gallium Nitride (GaN) transistors and how they can shrink the size and parts count of an audio power amp design.
With electronica now receding in our collective rearview mirrors, we can look forward along the road we are travelling into the future and think about what we saw at the event that will help us along the way. Trade shows can be a great way to discover where we are and where we are heading.
ITT shows off their new UL-qualified EVC high-amperage e-vehicle charging handle/connector that enables faster charging times.
Cree demonstrates half-bridge hard-switched Silicon Carbide (SiC) MOSFET in a 1,000-V DC/DC converter configuration delivering 10.38 kW at 97.5% efficiency.
Nextreme demonstrates how their energy-harvesting technology can use the heat from a human arm to drive low-power (~60 microwatts in this case) electronics with no external power supply.
Rochester Electronics describes their end-of-life critical-part licensed manufacturing services and shows some notable examples of the authorized products they provide.
Fairchild Semiconductor demoed its latest technological advancements for mobile applications, as well as power solutions that focus on the smart grid at electronica 2010.
KEMET Corporation, a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors featured its Flex Mitigation technology this week at Electronica 2010 in Munich, Germany.