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New Junction Box Meets Stringent Requirements of the Solar Industry from Amphenol

January 20, 2014 4:11 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Amphenol Industrial Global Operations now offers a new junction box in the Hercules series designed to meet the stringent technical requirements of the solar industry. The UL/TUV approved Hercules II provides a smaller overall footprint of 84.9 x 80.9 x 19.5 mm...

Murata Power Solutions’ DC-DC PoL Module Adopts Powervation’s Digital Controller Technology

January 20, 2014 3:55 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Powervation announced that its PV3012 digital controller is being used by leading power supply innovator, Murata Power Solutions in a new DC-DC module. OKLF-T/25-W12N-C is a non-isolated, DC-DC converter. The new modules are for powering the latest FPGAs and ASICs used in networking, telecom, and computing applications...

Motion Engine Closes Seed Round of $1M

January 20, 2014 2:44 pm | by Motion Engine | News | Comments

The Montreal start-up firm Motion Engine a member of the MiQro Innovation Collaborative Centre (C2MI), has completed a seed stage round of financing totaling approximately $ 1 million to continue the development of its proprietary next-generation motion sensing enabled systems technology. Angel investors from Canada...

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Hotspot Episode 46: Robot-Controlled Sperm: The Future of Fertilization

January 20, 2014 11:49 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

This week on WDD's HotSpot, LG is taking advantage of Natural Language Processing to allow customers to communicate with their appliances; a micro-windmill has been designed to generate wind energy that could potentially charge cell phones; "spermbots" made up of live sperm cells in little tubes that can be magnetically controlled; and 5,000 bees in Australia are being tagged with tiny RFID sensors...    

Holt’s New ARINC 429 Line Receiver Features Built-In DO-160G Level 3 Lightning Protection

January 20, 2014 11:10 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Holt Integrated Circuits has announced the new ARINC 429 line receiver family with fully integrated lightning protection circuitry. The built-in circuitry ensures compliance with RTCA/DO-160G...                     

Energy Storage in Miniaturized Capacitors Boost Green Energy Technology

January 20, 2014 9:20 am | by Jason Socrates Bardi, American Institute of Physics | News | Comments

The capacitors of electronic circuits function something like batteries – storing electrical charge that can be quickly dumped to power devices like camera flashes. So-called "supercapacitors" take the energy-storing abilities of capacitors a step further, storing a far greater charge in a much smaller package...              

HotSeat 15: Coin Cell Developments

January 16, 2014 1:59 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Troy David is a graduate of Boston University’s School Of Management where he majored in Production Operations Management...                                

HotSeat 15: Coin Cell Developments

January 16, 2014 1:57 pm | Videos | Comments

Troy David is a graduate of Boston University’s School Of Management where he majored in Production Operations Management...                                

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BYU's Smart Object Recognition Algorithm Doesn't Need Humans

January 16, 2014 9:11 am | by Todd Hollingshead, Brigham Young University Homepage | News | Comments

BYU engineer Dah-Jye Lee isn’t interested in that development, but he has managed to eliminate the need for humans in the field of object recognition. Lee has created an algorithm that can accurately identify objects in images or video sequences without human calibration...                    

Photos of the Day: Object Recognition without Human Calibration

January 16, 2014 9:10 am | by Todd Hollingshead, Brigham Young University Homepage | News | Comments

Lee likens the idea to teaching a child the difference between dogs and cats. Instead of trying to explain the difference, we show children images of the animals and they learn on their own to distinguish the two. Lee’s object recognition does the same thing: Instead of telling...             

Woman to Testify against Google Glass Citation

January 16, 2014 8:12 am | by JULIE WATSON, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

A California woman believed to be the first cited for wearing Google's computer-in-an-eyeglass while driving says she was within her rights and violated no law...                                     

New SMD True Sinewave Clock Oscillator from Crystek

January 14, 2014 5:03 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Crystek Crystals has launched the CCSS-945 – a True SineWave Clock Oscillator (XO) providing -170 dBc/Hz noise floor at 1 MHz offset. The close-in phase noise performance is an industry-leading -105 dBc/Hz typical at 10 Hz offset...

Balluff Offers New Performance-based Training

January 14, 2014 11:57 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Balluff now offers new performance-based training classes for Ethernet, RFID, and DeviceNet. Balluff’s goal with their new hands-on training is to prepare the customer for tasks he/she will actually need to perform on the job. The training has hands-on exercises at the end of each lesson to...      

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USB 3.0 SSIC and MIPI CSI-3 Protocol-Decoding Software for Oscilloscopes

January 14, 2014 11:30 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies has introduced the industry’s first software for decoding USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Inter-Chip (SSIC) and MIPI Camera Serial Interface 3 (CSI-3) protocols on oscilloscopes. The new protocol decoders provide design and validation engineers with a fast, easy way to validate and debug their...

New Sealed High Power Contactor Ideal for High Current DC Switching

January 14, 2014 11:22 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

GIGAVAC announced an addition to their extensive line of Advanced Switching Solutions — the GX110. The Single Pole Single Throw – Normally Open (SPST-NO) GX110 is rated for continuous duty up to 1000 amps and capable of switching high current loads at voltages to 800 VDC...

Google Says It Will Buy Nest Labs for $3.2B

January 14, 2014 9:50 am | by MARLEY JAY, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Google will pay $3.2 billion to buy Nest Labs, which develops high-tech versions of devices like thermostats and smoke detectors, in its second-largest acquisition ever...                                   

AVX Receives Space-level MIL-PRF-49470 QPL Approval for C0G (NP0) SMPS Capacitors

January 13, 2014 5:23 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

AVX has received T-Level MIL-PRF-49470 qualification approval for its 100V, 200V, and 500V BP characteristic (C0G [NP0]) horizontally stacked SMPS capacitors in encapsulated and unencapsulated styles in case sizes 3, 4, and 5. With the addition of the newly approved components...

Vishay Introduces MicroTan Automotive-Grade Solid Tantalum Chip Capacitors

January 13, 2014 5:16 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology introduced a new series of molded, automotive-grade MicroTan solid tantalum chip capacitors. For the next generation of space-constrained automotive electronics, the TP8 is the first AEC-Q200-qualified tantalum capacitor series to employ a high-volumetrically efficient packaging solution to enable industry-high capacitance-voltage ratings in small case sizes down to 0603...

Freescale Airfast RF Power LDMOS Transistors

January 13, 2014 5:07 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Freescale Semiconductor has introduced two new Airfast RF power solutions that cover all major cellular infrastructure bands and deliver industry-leading gain in a compact package. The AFT27S006N is the next-generation follow-on to the popular MW6S004N product – the industry’s workhorse driver deployed broadly in world-class wireless infrastructure installations worldwide...

New AP4034 Family of Power MOSFETs Suit DC-DC Converter Applications

January 13, 2014 4:56 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Advanced Power Electronics has introduced the new AP4034 family of 30V N-channel enhancement-mode power MOSFETs in several popular package alternatives to meet differing cost/performance points. All the AP4034 MOSFETs provide fast switching performance and feature a low typical gate charge of 15nC for good switching performance...

New VPX Resources from Elma Help Identify Proper Backplane Profiles

January 13, 2014 2:37 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Elma Bustronic has created two interactive charts that take the guess work out of identifying the OpenVPX backplane profile for new VPX designs. Each backplane profile identified in the VITA 65 specification is listed by profile name on the chart, with key features listed...

Fujitsu’s Ultra-Compact Bluetooth Low Energy Modules use Nordic Semiconductor’s Ultra-Low Power SoC

January 13, 2014 2:28 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

With increasing OEM development of compact and low-cost Bluetooth low energy (BLE) devices and accessories, Fujitsu Components has introduced a new family of ultra-compact, BLE modules based on the Nordic Semiconductor nRF51822 SoC...

IRISS Reveals CAP-4-US Combination Infrared Window/Ultrasound Port

January 13, 2014 2:10 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

IRISS has announced the addition of a combination infrared (IR) window ultrasound port product, the CAP-4-US. As their newest innovation, the CAP-4-US enables companies to efficiently detect electrical faults before running into failure...

Broadband Amplifier Line from Teseq Offers Low Distortion, Reliability

January 12, 2014 9:02 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Teseq has expanded its broadband amplifier line to include a Class A linear and low distortion model. Used in commercial or in-house EMC test laboratories, the CBA 400M-260 is ideal for automotive, military and aerospace BCI (bulk current injections) applications that require testing at higher levels...

Pasternack Introduces New Line of Break-Over RF Torque Wrenches

January 12, 2014 8:46 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Pasternack Enterprises announced the release of a brand new line of Preset Break-Over RF Torque Wrenches used to precisely tighten connections between components and systems...

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