Measurement Specialties has introduced a rugged, triaxial DC accelerometer for steady state, low-g vibration measurements and high-g transient shock measurements. The new piezo-resistive, MEMS-based Model 3803A provides accurate triaxial measurement under harsh operating conditions.
Pulse Electronics Corporation has introduced its new vehicular mount antenna for 3G, 4G long term evolution (LTE), WLAN, and GPS applications. The GPSDM700/5800SSS (black) and GPSDMW700/5800SSS (white) offer the best gain on the market over multiple frequency bands.
RFMW has announced design and sales support for a small profile, high power termination from EMC Technology. Employing an Aluminum Nitride substrate, the SMT252503ALN2F handles up to 150 W.
Vishay Intertechnology introduced a new series of high-power surface-mount multilayer ceramic chip capacitors (MLCCs) in the quad 0505 and 1111 case sizes. Designed for high-frequency RF applications in telecommunications, medical, military, and industrial equipment and instrumentation.
Phase Matrix has participated in the demonstration of the world's first 100 GHz real-time oscilloscope. The demonstration is a broadband downconverter, which allows the successful acquisitioning and displaying of live signals at 100 GHz bandwidth.
Fox Electronics now offers the FTM Series of surface mount OCXOs that is ideally suited as the timing reference for network synchronization. The new SMD OCXO offers specifications suitable for communication equipment.
Innovative Integration announced the ePC-K7. The ePC-K7 is a user-customizable, turnkey embedded instrument that includes a full Windows/Linux PC and supports a wide assortment of ultimate-performance FMC modules.
AVX Corporation has introduced the new TransFeed Automotive Series, which combines the best electrical characteristics of its TransGuard Transient Voltage Suppressors and its Feedthru Capacitors in a single chip to provide state-of-the-art overvoltage circuit protection and EMI reduction over a much broader range of frequencies than comparable devices.
The Soft-case series of hand held enclosures from OKW is now available from stock molded in Biograde bioplastic material. Biograde is a CO2 neutral material, technically compostable and biodegradable, and has similar mechanical and physical properties to ABS.
MEN Micro now offers an insertion frame that enables the company’s box PCs to be easily incorporated into a standard 19” rack mount system. The 1U, lightweight frame holds many of the company’s expansive line of box PCs, whether the system is designed for mobile, wireless, storage, fieldbus, or graphics functionality.
The Cullen Foundation and The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR) have awarded grants to a robotics research project by the University of Houston (UH) and The Methodist Hospital Research Institute (TMHRI). The Cullen Foundation has directed $495,000 in philanthropic support to the research project and the TIRR Foundation has given $200,000 to purchase Rehab Rex.
Microchip Technology announced a new six-member family of temperature sensor ICs called the EMC118X. This is the world’s first family of temp sensors with 1.8 V SMBus and I2C communications.
ams AG announced that the AS8530 is the world’s first miniature power/transceiver IC to support LIN slave applications, which complies with the ISO26262 functional safety standard.
Cree has released two new gallium nitride (GaN) high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) ideal for use in 1.2 to 1.4 GHz L-Band radar amplifier systems: the 250 W CGHV14250 and the 500 W CGHV14500.
This week on WDD’s HotSpot, brought to you by Wireless Design and Development, an autonomous quadcopter that is powered by an off-the-shelf smartphone; a new stylus that can move content from one screen to another; connecting the world via the Internet; and a field-portable device for common kidney tests.
Microchip Technology announced the expansion of its programmable USB port power controller portfolio with the three-member UCS100X family.
Yaskawa Motoman has updated its graphic-based interface to Lincoln Electric’s Power Wave power sources. A Motoman robot communicates welding information over an Ethernet network using Lincoln’s ArcLink XT protocol.
Harting now offers size 3 A crimp inserts that have a rated delivery capability of 55 A at 40ºC, a lot of power for such a small package. These Han Q 3/0 and Han Q 4/0 inserts are designed to fit into any Han 3 A housing.
Acopian significantly expanded the array of options on their Infinity Series of AC-DC linear regulated (to 150 W) power supplies. Offered in single output or wide-adjust output versions.
The July/August issue of Wireless Design and Development contains features on an assortment of topics. Check out our Brainstorm on Electromagnetic Compatibility, and read about Bringing Wi-Fi to Healthcare, an article by Ixia.
A new technology known as "ambient backscatter," developed by engineers at the University of Washington, could make the Internet of Things a reality. The technology uses TV and cellular signals to provide power and medium for battery-free communication.
Harwin has broadened the range of its Datamate Mix-Tek mixed-technology connector series that is available as standard off-the-shelf products. Now horizontal and coax versions of the popular 2 mm pitch hi-rel family are immediately available for designers, reducing design time.
Virtium Rancho Santa introduced its DecaStor line of solid state drives (SSDs). Designed to help embedded systems OEMs rely on a ready supply of SSDs in hard-to-find capacities, Virtium DecaStor 2.5 and 1.8-inch SSDs are ideal storage solutions for applications designed around 80, 160, and 300 GB capacity points.
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KOA Speer Electronics announced that their TLRH3AW metal plate chip current sense resistor now features an extended resistance range of 10 ~ 270 mOhms with greater corrosion protection and higher temperature resistance up to +170°C.