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Amphenol’s Data Link Connector Among the Most Durable in its Class

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Amphenol Industrial Products Group has offered one of the most durable data link connectors in its class; meeting SAE J2839 and IEC 61076-2-101 specifications. Ideal for use in heavy equipment, rail mass transit, mining, and process control as well as in applications that require high speed data transmission...

Moxa Brings Rugged PoE+ Switch Technology to Industrial Manufacturing and Outdoor Networks

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Moxa has leveraged its extensive technological resources to introduce one of the world's first PoE+ Ethernet switches engineered to perform in harsh outdoor and industrial manufacturing...

Molex Power Connectors Fill a Critical Power Gap

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Molex Incorporated has introduced the Mega-Fit power connector. This wire-to-board, mid-range product line fills a significant power void in today’s interconnect marketplace by delivering...

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The Installed Base of Wireless M2M Devices in the Oil & Gas industry Reached 423,000 in 2013

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Berg Insight | News | Comments

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of devices with cellular or satellite connectivity deployed in oil & gas applications worldwide was 423,000 at the end of 2013. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.4 percent...

Broadband Amplifier Line from Teseq Offers Low Distortion, Reliability

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Teseq has expanded its broadband amplifier line to include a Class A linear and low distortion model that operates from 10 kHz to 400 MHz with a rated power level of 260 watts.  Used in commercial or in-house EMC test laboratories, the CBA 400M-260 is ideal for automotive, military, and aerospace bulk current injections (BCI) applications...

Acopian's AC-DC Linear Power Supplies UL and CE Certified

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Acopian Power Supplies has announced the UL recognition and CE approval of their mini encapsulated series of linear regulated power supplies. The AC-DC power supply series is encapsulated in an ultra-compact, low profile housing to provide environmental protection in space-limited applications...

Vishay's New Thin Film Chip Resistor Lab Sample Kits

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Intertechnology has announced that the company is now offering laboratory sample kits of its high-stability thin film chip resistors. The TNPW0402 e3 (LTW0402 e3 96/4)...

Rohde & Schwarz's Signal & Spectrum Analyzer with 500 MHz Analysis Bandwidth

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Rohde & Schwarz has expanded the analysis bandwidth for its R&S FSW high-end signal and spectrum analyzers to be used for measurements in a frequency range up to 67 GHz, enabling completely new applications for the signal and spectrum analyzer in research and development. The analyzer is well-suited for sophisticated measurement tasks in radar or satellite applications as well as for tests on fast wireless connections such as WLAN or Beyond 4G (5G). Features include...

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Vishay Intertechnology Inductors for Converters and Common Mode Applications

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology has introduced the first devices in a new series of composite-coupled inductors for use in SEPIC DC-DC converters and other applications. Offered in the compact 4040 case size, the Vishay Dale IHCL devices feature two inductors in the same package with magnetic coupling > 90 percent...

USC Viterbi Researchers Developing Cheap, Better-Performing Lithium-ion Batteries

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by University of Southern California | News | Comments

USC Viterbi School of Engineering professor Chongwu Zhou and his research team have developed a silicon anode and a sulfur-based cathode with low fabrication cost and high electrode performance for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. Researchers at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering have improved the performance and capacity of lithium batteries by developing better-performing, cheaper materials for use in anodes and cathodes...

Vishay Intertechnology Announces HML, New Miniature Axial-Leaded Thick Film Resistor

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology has introduced a new miniature axial-leaded thick film resistor designed for hearing aids and high-frequency probe tips for testing in industrial applications. Encapsulated in a robust plastic housing, the Vishay Techno HML combines an ultra-compact 1.85 mm by 0.91 mm case size with high-temperature performance...

Maxim Analog Integration Solutions

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products will demonstrate their integrated analog solutions at this year’s Embedded World Exhibition and Conference in Nuremberg, Germany (February 25 – 27, 2014). One of the solutions that will be demonstrated includes the energy measurement solution...

GaN Systems Appoints Jim Witham as CEO

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by GaN Systems | News | Comments

GaN Systems has announced the appointment of Jim Witham as CEO of the corporation. GaN Systems’ power conversion devices, based on its proprietary Island Technology, are being commercialized in 2014 and the company is expanding globally. Co-founders Girvan Patterson and John Roberts will continue in their current roles as President and Chief Technical Officer, respectively...

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Pulse Electronics' Sidewinder Current Sensor

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Pulse Electronics has announced the publication of a new test report demonstrating the reliability and longevity of its Sidewinder AC current sensing technology. The report demonstrates that Sidewinder-based products achieve...

Rogers Celebrates Innovation Center Grand Opening in Partnership with Northeastern

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Rogers Corporation | News | Comments

Rogers Corporation has held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to dedicate the company’s new Innovation Center in Burlington, Massachusetts. More than 125 government officials, community leaders, technology company representatives, and other guests were on hand to celebrate and tour the Center located in Northeastern University’s George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security...

Reduce Board Space, Noise, & Power Consumption in Automotive Instrument Clusters

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the MAX16993 PMIC, which enables engineers to design automotive clusters that are smaller, quieter, and more efficient. Automotive OEMs often limit instrument cluster module consumption to less than 100µA in standby mode. Given all the functions that the instrument cluster performs...

PSA Peugeot Citroën and IBM to Launch “Connected Services” for the Car of the Future

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by PSA Peugeot Citroën & IBM | News | Comments

PSA Peugeot Citroën has announced plans to use IBM Big Data and Analytics and IBM MobileFirst solutions to launch a new era of connected vehicles that deliver customized services. The rapid adoption of mobile devices is redefining customer expectations in all areas of life, including transportation. The need to be constantly connected is transforming...

VITA 59 RCE Rugged COM Express Ensures Robust COMs in Harsh Environments

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Rugged Com Express has introduced the new VITA 59 standard, enabling the COM Express technology to be used in mission-critical and harsh environments. New mechanical parameters guarantee operation in a harsh environment. The new VITA Rugged COM Express standard features...

Compact & Convenient Proportional Valve Control

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

WAGO has announced that its new Proportional Valve Module significantly simplifies the connection of hydraulic or pneumatic valves to the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM 750. Just 12 mm wide...

Avago Technologies' New Generation of 100 G Optical Transceivers

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Avago Technologies has introduced its new generation of 100G optical transceiver module solutions, the Avago 100GbE GQSFP28 SR4 and 100G CFP4 LR4, designed for modern datacenter and enterprise...

TI Helps Manufacturers Connect More with Launch of IoT Cloud Ecosystem

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Texas Instruments | News | Comments

Texas Instruments (TI) has introduced a third party ecosystem of Internet of Things (IoT) cloud service providers. This ecosystem will allow manufacturers using TI technology to connect with the IoT more easily and rapidly. The first members of the ecosystem include 2lemetry, ARM, Arrayent, Exosite, IBM, LogMeIn, Spark, and Thingsquare...

Stackpole Expands Value Range of MLF / MLFM Series Melfs

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Stackpole has expanded the resistance range of its MLF / MLFM Series of metal film melf resistors for a wide range of applications where stable operation and thermal stability are important, such as instrumentation and metering, controls, communications equipment, network analyzers, and automotive controls...

New member added to the Balluff Group

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by Balluff Group | News | Comments

Sensor Technologie München GmbH (STM) recently joined the Balluff Group. As development and technology partners in the area of specialty photoelectric sensors, the companies are connected by a long-standing cooperation venture. With the integration of Balluff STM, the area of sensor miniaturization for industrial automation will be further expanded...

SM Series Molded SMD Wirewounds Replace Multiple Ceramic Flat Chips

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Stackpole Electronics has announced that the SM Series offers a robust wirewound product in a surface mountable device capable of handling up to 4W in a single part. A single SM resistor...

Balluff Offers New Industrial Ethernet Cables

May 2, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Industrial Ethernet has expanded its line of industrial Ethernet cables. While Cat5E is the base requirement for industrial Ethernet, when working with a specific network like EtherNet/IP or PROFINET, higher requirements are a must with the components in the network..

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