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Health, Medical & Mobility

April 2016
Schurter's KMF power entry module now at Rutronik

KMF power entry module

The KMF power entry module from Schurter is for use in protection class II double-insulated applications. It provides high functionality in a compact package, just like the popular module for use in protection class I. The new version is perfectly suited for medical equipment used at home, and is now available
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04/29/2016
APS' 50W Level VI  desktop supply suits medical & ITE apps

APS56EMG 50 Watt External Desktop Switcher

Advanced Power Solutions (APS) announced the release of the cost-optimized APS56EMG series of 50 Watt External Desktop Switchers compliant with Level VI efficiency standards approved for both ITE & Medical applications. The APS56EMG Series offers outputs ranging from 5 ~ 48 VDC with custom voltage
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04/29/2016
SL Power's MU425 supply meets IEC 4th Edition EMC

MU425S AC/DC power supply

SL Power Electronics, a division of SL Industries and an industry leader in the design and manufacture of rugged, highly reliable power supplies, announced its 425 watt, single output MU425 Series AC/DC power supply. This latest offering addresses the complexity and unique power needs of healthcare systems such
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04/27/2016

ADI and LifeQ collaborate to improve body monitoring in health management

The two companies plan to design low-power sensors that enable personalized, continuous and accurate tracking

Analog Devices announced a collaboration with LifeQ to develop technology that will make it possible for non-invasive body monitoring devices to provide highly accurate physiological data that currently is only available through the use of expensive, invasive and hard-to-access equipment. By combining the market-leading
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04/26/2016
Many interests have been raised within the battery business in 2015 through a number of activities: the launch of Tesla's Powerwall with low prices supported by the capability of Gigafactory, Apple's patent relating to charging and managing power in a device with solid-state batteries, LG Chem's opening of a
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04/25/2016
Torex's 0.8A step-up DC/DC converters serve healthcare and wearables

XC9141/XC9142 Series, Small Package, WLP-6-01 (1.28 x 1.08 x h0.4mm)

Torex Semiconductor has launched the XC9141/XC9142 series of 0.8A step-up DC/DC converters with a load disconnection function. The demand for internal-driver, step-up DC/DC converters in a small package for use in portable devices has been increasing in recent years. There is also an increasing demand for
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04/22/2016
KEMET, a leading supplier of electronic components and Novasentis, a leading developer of haptic and sensory feedback technology for wearable devices, announced a collaboration to develop next generation Electro-Mechanical Polymer (EMP) film-based haptic actuators for wearable devices. Novasentis will provide
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04/19/2016
Cree claims highest efficacy and reliability for the XP-G LED family

XLamp XP-G3 LED

Cree introduced the XLamp XP-G3 LED, which delivers 31% more lumens and 8% higher lumens-per-watt (LPW) than the industry-leading XP-G2 LED. Leveraging key elements of Cree’s SC5 Technology Platform, the high-power XP-G3 LED improves the lumen density, voltage characteristics and reliability of previous XP-G
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04/18/2016
LED technology has developed over recent years, and is now the obvious choice for many applications from energy-efficiency architectural lighting to outdoor displays. These applications tend to vary considerably, each requiring a different number, type, color and configuration of the LEDs, which means that driver
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04/17/2016
Beginning February 10, 2016 power supplies for medical equipment must comply with the new U.S. DoE energy efficiency standards (LEVEL VI). They also must meet the more stringent electromagnetic immunity and other requirements dictated by the new 4th Edition IEC/EC/UL60601-1-2 released in 2014 which becomes effective
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04/17/2016
Transformers can often provide an inexpensive solution for a variety of applications. The purpose of the transformer is to isolate the secondary side of the circuit from the primary power source, transfer power efficiently from the electrical source to the target load and protect users from hazards like electric
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04/17/2016
An effective method for filtering high-frequency power supply noise and cleanly sharing similar voltage supply rails (i.e. analog and digital rails for mixed-signal ICs) while preserving high-frequency isolation between the shared rails is the use of ferrite beads.  A ferrite bead is a passive device that
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04/15/2016
PSDcast - Tony Benson of Applied DNA Sciences on protecting grid Infrastructure

Tony Benson of Applied DNA Sciences

In this PSDcast Tony Benson of Applied DNA Sciences talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about DNA-based supply-chain, anti-counterfeiting and anti-theft technology, product genotyping, and product authentication solutions for the smart
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04/14/2016
In the third part of this series, we’ll see how Dr. Fred Lee’s analysis of current-mode control resulted in a high modulator gain, and also look at the consequences of this gain on current-loop predictions. Current-Mode Control Circuit Figure 1 shows a buck converter
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04/13/2016
Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente has launched a new range of selected products and solutions under Rutronik POWER. It comprises a broad portfolio of power semiconductors, passive components and electromechanical components for industrial, household appliance and automotive applications. A preferred
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04/12/2016
Powerbox, one of Europe’s largest power supply companies and a leader in optimizing power solutions for demanding applications, announced they acquired the assets of former Power Technics in Etten-Leur, the Netherlands. The assets includes products IPs, laboratory equipment, warehouse etc. This acquisition
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04/12/2016
PSDcast - Thomas Riener of AMS on advanced sensors in the IoT

Thomas Riener of AMS

In this PSDcast Thomas Riener of AMS talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about advanced sensors in the Internet of Things (IoT). A truly intellilgent system needs precise measurement systems in order to provide accurate analysis and feedback. The company recently agreed to acquire CMOSIS, a leader
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04/04/2016
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