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ebm-papst Completes Second Construction Phase

Electronics - ebm-papst - The ebm-papst Group, world market leader for fans and motors (€1.9 billion revenue/14,000 employees) whose headquarters is...
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:14:06 - #ipe

Timing 101: The Case of the Ouroboros Clock

Electronics - Silicon Labs Blog - In the second part of our Timing 101 series, we take a look at a clock chip feedback arrangement that should generally be...
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:14:05 - #siliconlabs #eewire

Using the BNC Adapter

EE - Digilent Inc. - Check out Kaitlyn's short but sweet guide on using the BNC adapter!
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:14:04 - #ipe

CalAmp Partners with GetWireless to Extend Customized IoT Services to Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Electronics - CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP), a telematics pioneer leading transformation in a global connected economy, and GetWireless, a leading value-added distributor,...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:02:50 - #iot #calamp #semiconductor

Broadcom Introduces World's First Dual Frequency GNSS Receiver with Centimeter Accuracy for Consumer LBS Applications

Electronics - Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO), a leading designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of digital and analog semiconductor connectivity...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:02:49 - #wearables #semiconductor

Infineon Technologies to sell Newport manufacturing site to Neptune 6 Ltd.

Electronics - Infineon - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and a private...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:02:48 - #semiconductor

LDO Basics: Thermals - How hot is your application? - TI - Power House - A low-dropout (LDO) regulator's nature is to regulate a voltage by turning excess power into heat, making this integrated...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:56:55 - #ti #pcb #power #eewire

Semtech Expands TClamp Platform to Protect Telecom and Industrial Applications from Surge and ... - Semtech - Optimized for high surge handling, the new TClamp3312N provides extremely robust transient voltage protection in harsh electrical environments
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:56:53 - #semiconductor

Automotive gateways: the bridge between communication domains - TI - Behind the Wheel - Cars use communication protocols such as Controller Area Network (CAN), Local Interconnect Network (LIN), FlexRay, Media...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:56:52 - #ti #refdesign #microcontroller #semiconductor

Xilinx Features FireFly on VCU118 FPGA Dev Kit - Samtec Blog - You can do a lot in three minutes. From counting to 180 to making toast, the possibilities are endless. However, our good friend...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:56:51 - #xilinx #samtec #eewire

Pangea is Born: How will it Impact the Flash Memory Supply Chain?

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - If the planned $18 billion sale of Toshiba Corp.'s flash memory unit to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity, LP survives legal objections...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:56:50 - #flash #semiconductor

IPC: World PCB Market Up 2.2% in 2016

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - The world PCB market reached an estimated $58.2 billion in 2016, up 2.2 percent, while North American PCB production stayed flat, according to...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:28:27 - #pcb #outlook

How to Get One Trillion Devices Online

Think - MIT Technology Review - Chris Doran of ARM-the company that designed the chip in your smartphone-explains why security is the biggest obstacle...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:05:45 - #iot #semiconductor

Bain-Led Group to Buy Toshiba Chip Unit in $18B Deal

Enterprise - Data Center Knowledge - Shares in Western Digital fall after deal is announced; deal moves to resolve contentious 8-month bidding process
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:13:50 - #datacenter #semiconductor

Intel CEO: 'We've Got The Largest Collection Of Technology We Can Bring To AI'

Enterprise - CRN - Brian Krzanich points to Intel's acquisitions of Nervana, Mobileye and Movidius and its $1 billion investment in the AI ecosystem to 'fuel...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:13:41 - #semiconductor

Murata introduces 1210 inch wire wound inductor, 560uH Max., for automotive.

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:13:33 - #ipe

The new service world of managing physical and mobile credentials

Electronics - NXP Blog - As part of a continuing blog series on mobile government (mGov), we've discussed the expansion of online access to government services,...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:13:32 - #nxp #semiconductor

ebm-papst at SPS/IPC/Drives trade show

Electronics - ebm-papst - SPS/IPC/Drives in Nuremberg is the leading trade show for electrical automation, systems and components. It opens its gates this...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:13:31 - #iot #ipe

NEW PRODUCT - Making Things Smart - JavaScript for Microcontrollers - by Gordon Williams

EE - Adafruit Industries - NEW PRODUCT - Making Things Smart - JavaScript for Microcontrollers - by Gordon Williams
Author Gordon Williams writes,...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:12:34 - #microcontroller #android #robotics #eewire

How two engineers used problem solving to turn a terminal diagnosis into hope for their son and countless others - TI - Think. Innovate - Everything changed for TI engineers Matt and Gina Hann on March 7, when they were told to prepare for the end of their...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:13:57 - #ti #semiconductor

QSFP-DD MSA Releases Latest Hardware Specification - Samtec Blog - The battle for next-generation optical transceivers remains active. The three leading specifications duking it out include COBO,...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:13:55 - #pcb #samtec #ipe

Over Temperature Effects of Gm_critical | A Technical Review

Electronics - Abracon News - The emergence of the IoT has accelerated the trend towards lower power consumption on many MCU and RF chipsets, pressuring IC...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:14:20 - #microcontroller #iot #abracon #ipe

ams opens nanoSpace facility

Electronics - ams - New JTC nanoSpace @ Tampines facility follows expansion in Ang Mo Kio earlier this year
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:14:19 - #semiconductor

IoT Hero Q-Free Moves Excess Traffic Off-Road by Helping People Park Faster

Electronics - Silicon Labs Blog - Parking is about to get a lot easier thanks to Brage Blekken and his team at Q-Free, who are harnessing the power of the...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:14:17 - #siliconlabs #iot #semiconductor

2017 Mobile World Congress Americas: Building a Safe, Secure Connected World

Electronics - ARM IoT - By now, most companies understand the importance of security in the connected world and how much IoT impacts their businesses. So,...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:14:15 - #iot #semiconductor

CalAmp Takes Equity Stake in ThinxNet GmbH

Electronics - CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP), a telematics pioneer leading transformation in a global connected economy, and ThinxNet GmbH, a leading German-based,...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:39:24 - #calamp #semiconductor

Cree Delivers New Brighter LED Bulbs to Market

Electronics - Cree (Nasdaq: CREE) announces the expansion of its award-winning bulb family with the launch of new high lumen directional LED bulbs
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:39:23 - #cree #semiconductor

GaN reliability standards reach milestone - TI - Power House - Design engineers faced with the challenges of reduced space and increased power demands are embracing gallium nitride (GaN)...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:43:12 - #ti #galliumnitride #power #siliconcarbide #eewire

"Trust, but verify" SPICE model accuracy, part 3: slew rate and input clamping diodes - TI - Analog Wire - Previous installments of this blog post series discussed the need to verify SPICE model accuracy and how to measure common-mode...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:43:11 - #ti #refdesign #eewire

Ascatron Unveils its First SiC Power Semiconductor

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - Ascatron provides next generation Silicon Carbide (SiC) power semiconductors using its proprietary 3DSiC(r) technology with a quality and performance...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:43:10 - #sic #power #siliconcarbide #eewire

Cisco Awards NXP Semiconductors

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), a worldwide leader in advanced connectivity solutions, today announced that it had received the 2017 Excellence...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:43:09 - #cisco #nxp #semiconductor

Saab Starts Testing of Airport Collaborative Decision Making Solution at Hong Kong International Airport

Military - Saab - Defence and security company Saab announces that Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) commenced successful operational trials of Saab's...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:42:33 - #ipe

Intel has invested more than $1 billion in AI companies

Enterprise - ZDNet News - ​Intel CEO Brian Krzanich ​penned an op-ed Monday that touts the company's AI investments.
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:14:39 - #semiconductor

Molex Drives Development of Next-Generation Network Technologies

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:14:06 - #molex #ipe

Distributed Computing's New Frontier is Wearables

Electronics - ARM IoT - Wearables such as Lumo Bodytech devices are a new frontier for distributed computing, leveraging machine learning.(read more)
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:14:05 - #iot #wearables #eewire

Increase Software Power Measurement Accuracy to 99 Percent in Windows 10 Devices with New Power Monitoring IC from Microchip

Electronics - Microchip - Product - Increase Software Power Measurement Accuracy to 99 Percent in Windows 10 Devices with New Power Monitoring IC from Microchip
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:14:04 - #semiconductor

Leading at the Edge: Intel Technology and Manufacturing

Electronics - Intel - Intel has been leading the pursuit of Moore's Law for its entire existence. We have continuously advanced silicon technology and moved...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:14:03 - #datacenter #semiconductor

Intel Technology and Manufacturing Day in China Showcases 10 nm Updates, FPGA Progress and Industry's First 64-Layer 3D NAND for Data Center

Electronics - Intel Programmable - Intel delivered key updates at its Technology and Manufacturing Day held in Beijing, China, on Sept. 19. Disclosures included...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:14:02 - #datacenter #fpga #semiconductor

150°C rated 1206-inch chip ferrite beads for automotive power lines

Electronics -
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:14:01 - #ipe

Interview with the physicist who has advanced wireless power

Electronics - EPC - Alex Lidow is CEO and co-founder of Efficient Power Conversion Corporation, has demonstrated the ability to transmit power from large surfaces.
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:14:00 - #eewire

PGA TOUR, Intel Launch Exclusive Collaboration to Expand Live Virtual Reality Coverage

Electronics - Intel - The PGA TOUR and Intel announced an exclusive relationship to produce and globally distribute...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:13:58 - #samsung #semiconductor

Modeling of Electromechanical Sensors & Systems

Electronics - IEEE Spectrum - In this webinar, PZFlex will explore and analyze some of the common pain-points, in complex device design and present pragmatic...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:39:37 - #eewire

2017 TDK Sensors Developers Conference

Electronics - EPCOS Press - TDK's wholly-owned subsidiary InvenSense, a leading provider of MEMS sensor platforms, is hosting the 2017 TDK Sensors Developers...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:39:36 - #semiconductor

Littelfuse TVS Diode Arrays Are Ideal for Protecting Chipsets with Geometries of 28nm and Smaller from ESD Damage

Electronics - Littelfuse - Littelfuse TVS Diode Arrays Are Ideal for Protecting Chipsets with Geometries of 28nm and Smaller from ESD Damage
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:39:35 - #littelfuse #semiconductor

Using Portable Stimulus in the Arm World: Creating bare-metal SW coherency scenarios

Electronics - ARM SoC - In this blog we will dig a little deeper into what PSLib supports and how it can be used Out-of-the-box to create a rich variety of...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:39:33 - #eewire

MaxLinear Debuts Breakthrough AirPHY(tm) Wireless Technology Delivering Multi-Gigabit Data Rates Through Concrete Walls and Non-Metallic Barriers Up to 12 Inches Thick

Electronics - Maxlinear - IBC technology demo will showcase 1Gbps and 25 Watts of power through aLow-E glass window
AirPHYTM ideal for GPON and 5G fixed wireless...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:39:32 - #maxlinear #acquisition #semiconductor

KEMET Institute of Technology Series Begins 34th Season

Electronics -
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:39:31 - #kemet #ipe

QuickLogic to Showcase its ArcticPro eFPGA Solutions at Multiple GLOBALFOUNDRIES Events Worldwide

Electronics - QuickLogic - QuickLogic to Showcase its ArcticPro eFPGA Solutions at Multiple GLOBALFOUNDRIES Events Worldwide
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:00:05 - #globalfoundries #semiconductor

Lattice Semiconductor's iCE40 FPGA Enables Low Latency and Concurrent Sensor Processing in SteamVR Tracking

Electronics - Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), the leading provider of customizable smart connectivity solut...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:00:04 - #semiconductor

ADAMOS: Taking the IIoT into New Dimensions

SupplyChain - Software AG - ADAMOS, a new strategic alliance for machine and plant engineering, is going to take the Industrial Internet of Things...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:00:03 - #iot #eewire