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Health, Medical & Mobility

January 2015
Eaton’s Brian Tenters on power quality

Eaton’s Brian Tenters

In this PSDcast Eaton’s Brian Tenters talks to PSD's Alix Paultre about the importance of power quality in a applications from industrial to scientific and from medical to consumer. For example, Eaton has established an integrated power management platform for the Mount Washington Observatory, which experiences
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01/29/2015
Analog Devices, a leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, will showcase high performance, embedded solutions at the Embedded World 2015 show taking place from 24-26 February in Nuremberg, Germany - Hall 5, Stand 328. Highlights at the show include: Analog
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01/22/2015
STMicroelectronics, a semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, and CMP (Circuits Multi Projets) have made ST’s BCD8sP technology platform for smart-power ICs available for prototyping to universities, research labs, and design companies through the silicon brokerage
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01/21/2015

AVX creates the first 0201 tantalum capacitor

AVX's sub-millimeter 0201 TACmicrochip

AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced the world’s smallest and lowest profile tantalum capacitor: the new sub-millimeter 0201 TACmicrochip. Measuring only 0.6mm x 0.35mm x 0.35mm, the new 0201 E case TACmicrochip Series SMD tantalum capacitors deliver
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01/20/2015
Shmuel De Leon is pleased invites all to participate as an exhibitor or sponsor in the 5th Israeli Power Sources Conference & Exhibition (Batteries, Fuel cells, Smart-Grid & EV), which will take place in the Daniel Hotel, Herzelia, Israel on May 21, 2015. The conference is held once a year and
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01/19/2015
Morgan Advanced Materials (MGAM) announced its extensive range of ceramic capacitors for high voltage DC and AC and high power radio frequency (RF) applications. MGAM’s line of high voltage ceramic capacitors includes high voltage encapsulated discs, live line capacitors, and voltage multiplier assemblies,
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01/15/2015
Faster charging technique boosts battery's capacity

A novel rapid charging technique leads to enhanced conductivity and capacity

In the quest to develop higher-capacity, longer-lasting batteries, the focus is typically on materials or fabrication techniques. While developing a new way to study and observe battery performance in realtime, a team of researchers from the University of Maryland also discovered that by altering how their battery
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01/15/2015
Newark element14 has launched the Atmel Xplained Board, (SAMA5D4-XULT) which features an ARM Cortex-A5 microprocessor. This development kit allows users to evaluate, prototype and create high performance, application-specific designs. The SAMA5D4-XULT from Atmel includes 4Gb DDR2 external memory,
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01/15/2015
Stackpole expands tight tolerance and TCR value ranges

Stackpole's thin film precision RNCF Series

Stackpole's popular thin film, precision RNCF Series has expanded its value ranges to be one of the broadest in the industry for 0.01% tolerances and 10 ppm TCR. * RNCF0402 - 49.9 ohms to 12K ohms * RNCF0603 - 24.9 ohms to 100K ohms * RNCF0805 - 24.9 ohms to 200K ohms * RNCF1206
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01/15/2015
Obama Administration to lauch Manufacturing Innovation Institute

Pictured above is the Shelby Cobra, a vehicle 3-D printed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Using advanced composites and 3-D printing both cut the car's weight in half and improved performance and safety

Three times as strong and twice as light as the lightest commonly used metals, advanced composites have the potential to revolutionize advanced manufacturing, transforming clean energy products from wind turbines to next-generation passenger vehicles that are made right here in America. These versatile composites
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01/14/2015
Machine-to-machine methods, (or M2M), intelligent embedded and/or smart fusion have been around in some form for many years. The Internet of Things (IoT) goes way beyond this capability and interconnects virtually unlimited numbers of smart objects and changes the way we interact with our environment. To help
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01/13/2015
The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation is a public-private consortium of 122 leading U.S. manufacturers, universities, and non-profits that will focus on advanced composites—materials that are three times as strong and twice as light as the lightest metals. These advanced materials
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01/12/2015
IHS identifies technologies transforming the world

Trends

The Internet of Everything, cloud computing/big data and 3-D printing are the three technologies most likely to transform the world during the next five years, according to IHS Technology. “We know that technology has the capability to change the world: from the Gutenberg printing press to the steam
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01/12/2015
Dunstan Power of ByteSnap on harvested energy in the IoT

Dunstan Power of ByteSnap

In this PSDcast Dunstan Power, Director of ByteSnap Design, talks to Alix Paultre about embedded systems and the challenges the demand for functionality presents to the design community. Harvested and other  advanced energy storage and management technologies can directly impact the success or failure of
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01/08/2015
Crouzet releases specifications guide on quiet, extended-life brush DC motors

DCmind Brush Motor Series Guide

Crouzet Motors has introduced a new 24 page specifications guide focusing on the award-winning DCmind Brush Motor Series. The full color brochure provides comprehensive information on this innovative motor series as well as the brand as a whole. The new brochure opens with the DCmind Brush Motor Series
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01/08/2015
Indium to showcase their latest lead-free solder paste at APEX

Indium10.1 is a Pb-free halogen-containing solder paste

Indium Corporation will feature its new solder paste, Indium10.1, at IPC APEX Expo 2015 on Feb. 24 in San Diego, Calif. Indium10.1 is a Pb-free halogen-containing solder paste with the lowest levels of voiding for QFNs, BGAs, and pads with large ground planes. The oxidation-inhibiting properties of
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01/08/2015
One year following Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2014, the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) announced it has doubled its membership and expanded the applicability of the Rezence technical specification to include wireless charging of cell phones and smartphones, tablets, notebooks, laptops and desktop PC
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01/07/2015
Revenues for the consumer electronics (CE) industry are projected to grow three percent in 2015 and to reach an all-time high of $223.2 billion, according to The U.S. Consumer Electronics Sales and Forecasts, the semi-annual industry report released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). The total
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01/06/2015
Technological innovation is the wellspring of social and economic progress. Despite this, a growing array of interests—some economic, some ideological—now stand resolutely in opposition to innovation. These “neo-Luddites” have worked to convince the public and policymakers that technological innovation
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01/06/2015
Wearable technology: a materials goldmine

Percentage of cost of wearable technology attributable to electronically and electrically functional materials 2015-2025

In 2025 over $25 billion will be spent on formulations and intermediate materials for wearable technology, as forecast by analysts IDTechEx in the brand new report "Wearable Technology Materials 2015-2025". Companies at this early part of the value chain will enjoy a multiplier over the coming decade.
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01/06/2015
Ideal Power, a developer of a disruptive power conversion technology, announced that the European Patent Office awarded the company a patent (EP2025051 B1) for its core power conversion technology, Power Packet Switching Architecture (PPSA). This patent, along with previously granted U.S. and Chinese patents,
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01/06/2015
Jeremy Rifkin, author of The Zero Marginal Cost Society, joined BK Yoon, President of Samsung Electronics, on stage during Mr. Yoon’s opening keynote address on the future of the Internet of Things at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Mr. Rifkin described how the Internet
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01/06/2015
GreenPeak launches ZigBee chip and module for smart home and IoT

GreenPeak's integrated ZigBee Module for Smart Home and IoT networks

GreenPeak Technologies, the industry leading Smart Home semi-conductor/system company, launched the GP691 ZigBee communication controller chip and GPM6000 integrated ZigBee Modules for Smart Home and IoT networks and devices. The GP691 ZigBee communications controller provides IEEE Standard 802.15.4-compliant
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01/05/2015

 



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