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March 2017
Maxim’s PMIC Reduces Solution Size By 50% for Wearable Medical and Fitness Applications

MAX20310 supports a low input voltage of 0.7V to provide wearable PMICs for primary cell architectures

Designers of primary cell wearable medical and fitness applications can now significantly reduce solution size by 50% and extend battery life with the MAX20310 ultra-low quiescent current
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03/30/2017
HiperPFS-4 Power Factor Correction ICs from Power Integrations Enable 98% Efficient PFC Designs Up to 550 W

New PFC IC features high PF at light load, low standby power consumption and supports 305 VAC input

Power Integrations, the leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, today announced its HiperPFSTM-4family
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03/30/2017
504W Quarter Bricks offer exceptionally high true useable power

504W Quarter Bricks offer exceptionally high true useable power

TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the iQG series of 504W rated DC-DC converters, further expanding its isolated DC-DC product portfolio.   Packaged in the industry standard ¼ brick form factor, the iQG models offer exceptionally high true useable power, even in demanding thermal environments. 
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03/28/2017

Ultra-Low Dropout 150mA Regulator from Diodes Incorporated Supports Wide Input Voltage Range with Fixed Output Voltages

Ultra-Low Dropout 150mA Regulator from Diodes Incorporated Supports Wide Input Voltage Range with Fixed Output Voltages

The AP7380 series of ultra-low dropout regulators introduced byDiodes Incorporated operates from a wide 24V input voltage range and offers various fixed output voltage options to address common system requirements. These features, combined with high accuracy and an ultra-low quiescent current, make this device
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03/28/2017
Fusible resistors from TT Electronics save PCB space

Fusible resistors from TT Electronics save PCB space

TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, today launched its ULWP2R range of fusible wirewound resistors. By combining the functions of a fuse and a line input resistor in a single, vertical radial formed component
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03/27/2017
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03/27/2017
Versatile DF40GL Series FPC connector supports transmission speeds up to 10Gbps...

Industries first low-profile FPC-TO-Board connector with positive lock

Hirose, a leader in the development of innovative connector solutions, has launched a new low-profile flexible printed circuit (FPC) connector that supports FPC applications in a small package, and operates at USB 3.1 gen 2 speeds up to 10Gbps. The DF40GL Series
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03/27/2017
Danfoss and General Electric join forces in strategic collaboration
Danfoss Silicon Power is establishing production in the US and entering into a collaboration with industrial giant General Electric (GE). The collaboration means that Danfoss Silicon Power will become the world’s leading provider of silicon-carbide (SiC) power modules. The SiC power modules will
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03/27/2017
STMicroelectronics Makes STM8 Microcontrollers Even Easier and Faster to Design with New Graphical Configurator

STMicroelectronics Makes STM8 Microcontrollers Even Easier and Faster to Design with New Graphical Configurator

STMicroelectronics has made starting new designs with its popular 8-bit STM8 microcontrollers easier and faster by introducing the 
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03/27/2017
Downloads of Toolbox App from RS Components exceeds 60,000

Toolbox App from RS Components

RS Components (RS), the global distributor for engineers, today announced that the company’s
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03/27/2017
Now at Mouser Electronics: Microchip PIC18F K40 MCUs  with Core Independent Peripherals

Microchip PIC18F K40 MCUs with Core Independent Peripherals

Mouser Electronics, Inc.,the industry's leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is
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03/27/2017
Industry’s smallest regulated and isolated 9 W DC-DC converters offer 4:1 input range

Industry’s smallest regulated and isolated 9 W DC-DC converters offer 4:1 input range

XP Power today announced the ITZ series of compact regulated 9 Watt DC-DC converters. Believed to be the industry’s smallest 9 W DC-DC converters, the units accommodate an ultra-wide 4:1 input and are available with single and dual outputs. Packaged in an ultra compact metal cased SIP-8 package measuring just
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03/27/2017
Coilcraft’s New Power Inductor Selection Tool Provides Significantly More Performance Data

Coilcraft’s New Power Inductor Selection Tool Provides Significantly More Performance Data

Coilcraft has launched a new suite of Power Inductor Selection Tools that allows users to easily select the appropriate path for their particular search while also providing more application-specific performance data than previously available on any industry site. Len
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03/27/2017
Smooth traffic flow through automatic barriers: infrared LED optimizes license plate recognition

Smooth traffic flow through automatic barriers: infrared LED optimizes license plate recognition

Osram Opto Semiconductors is expanding its family of high-power infrared Oslon LEDs for illumination solutions to include a new wavelength, 810 nm. The new SFH 4703AS infrared emitter will improve the performance
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03/21/2017
Mouser Offers Amphenol Advanced Sensors’ Air Quality Eval Boards

Amphenol Advanced Sensors’ Air Quality Eval Boards

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking
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03/21/2017
Telink Semiconductor, developer of highly integrated low power radio-frequency and mixed signal system chips for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, has announced it is releasing an updated version of its Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) software development kit (SDK) for Apple HomeKit. This means that any Apple
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03/20/2017
Powerbox joins the U.N. Global Compact Initiative

Patrick Le Fèvre, C.M.C.O and Martin Sjöstrand, Powerbox’s C.E.O.

Powerbox, a leading power supply company and force for four decades in optimizing power solutions for demanding applications, and actively engaged in the development of sustainable power solutions, has become a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate responsibility initiative.
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03/17/2017
On Semi's new dev kits enable engineers to accelerate Cloud-based IoT

IoT Development Kit

ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, continues to lead the progression of Internet of Things (IoT) technology with the evolution of its game-changing IoT Development Kit (IDK). Encompassing both hardware and software elements, this multi-faceted product, with a unique modular construction,
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03/16/2017
4D Systems offers intelligent display modules with integrated WiFi

gen4 IoD display

4D Systems has introduced the gen4 Internet of Displays (IoD) series of intelligent display modules with resistive touch. With their integrated WiFi capabilities, the display modules allow users to quickly and easily create GUI (graphical user interface) applications with wireless connectivity. Three
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03/16/2017
Analog Devices completes acquisition of Linear Technology

Analog Devices announced the completion of its acquisition of Linear Technology

Analog Devices announced the completion of its acquisition of Linear Technology. The combination creates the premier analog technology company with the industry’s most comprehensive suite of high-performance analog offerings and integrated engineering, manufacturing, sales and support operations that will
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03/11/2017
Ultra-low-current LDO from Diodes handles up to 150mA with 1% accuracy

AP7350 low dropout voltage regulator

Available with output voltages from 1.2V to 3.3V and supporting load currents up to 150mA, the AP7350 low dropout voltage regulator (LDO) introduced by Diodes Incorporated targets low-power handheld and wearable device applications. Its ultra-low quiescent current of just 0.25μA and 1% accuracy enable designs
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03/09/2017
At the embedded world Exhibition and Conference in Nuremberg, Germany (March 14-16, 2017), Maxim Integrated Products will empower design innovation by demonstrating leading-edge analog technology for industrial, healthcare, internet of things (IoT), and embedded security applications. Highlights
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03/09/2017
Toshiba introduces low reverse current Schottky barrier diodes

Low reverse-current Schottky Barrier Diodes

Toshiba Electronics Europe expanded its extensive portfolio of diodes with the addition of six low reverse-current Schottky Barrier Diodes (SBDs). With a peak reverse voltage of 40V, the new CCS15F40, CUS15F40, CBS10F40, CUS10F40, CTS05F40, and CUS05F40 are suitable for voltage boosting circuits in white LED
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03/09/2017
Coto Tech's RedRock TMR analog sensor offers high sensitivity

RedRock RR110-A111-00 TMR analog magnetic sensor

Coto Technology has released the new RedRock RR110 wafer-based TMR (Tunneling Magnetoresistive) analog sensor. Offering strong magnetic sensitivity, high directionality, small package size, and a highly-competitive price, the RR110 analog sensor is ideally suited for continuous fluid measurement applications
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03/08/2017
The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) Packaging Committee is sponsoring an Industry Session at APEC 2017 titled, “Component, Reliability and Manufacturing Innovations for 3D Power Packaging.” Featuring speakers from leading industry and research organizations, the session will present an up-to-date
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03/08/2017
 Hirose claims lowest profile WTB power connector

DF58 connector

Hirose, a leader in the development of innovative connector solutions, has created an ultra low-profile wire-to-board power connector that enables the continued miniaturization of consumer and portable electronic devices. With a pitch of only 1.2mm and a stacking height of only 1.0mm, the DF58 Series connector
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03/08/2017
Parker Chomerics to showcase at Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo

Parker Chomerics’ thermal management materials meet battery cooling requirements of electric vehicles

Parker Chomerics is showcasing its latest thermal management materials for battery cooling at Electric & Hybrid Europe including a range of thermal gels. The company will also be exhibiting its wider integrated solutions for the automotive industry on stand 404. The growing popularity of
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03/08/2017
The Sumida ESMIT-4180/C Series Isolation Transformer is the latest entry into Sumida’s line of low-profile, surface mounted isolation transformers. It was developed to better respond to the demands of the embedded-circuit based products, including automotive battery monitoring, high-speed modems and other
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03/08/2017
Novel materials bid to create new energy sources

Jayakanth Ravichandran and PhD student Shanyuan Niu in USC’s Laboratory for Complex Materials and Devices

Jayakanth Ravichandran, an assistant professor in the USC Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, believes in a purpose for the supposed chaff of the periodic table: transition metals. Using these seemingly valueless elements, he designs new and complex materials in a bid to create
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03/08/2017
STMicro's Wi-Fi Module simplifies and secures IoT and M2M

SPWF04 Wi-Fi module

The latest Cloud-compatible Wi-Fi module from STMicroelectronics is set to accelerate development of all kinds of IoT and M2M devices. The new module provides advanced Internet-security and application protocols, and features a microcontroller capable of supporting operation in standalone or serial-to-Wi-Fi
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03/08/2017
As the connected devices market enters a new era of connectivity with Bluetooth 5.0, Dialog Semiconductor plc (XETRA:DLG), a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, solid state lighting (SSL) and Bluetooth low energy (LE) technology, announced the next generation in its SmartBond
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03/03/2017
The 15th annual "Create the Future" Design Contest is now open for submissions and runs through July 1, 2017. Contestants are asked to submit innovative product design ideas that benefit society and the economy for the opportunity to receive global recognition and win a cash prize of $20,000 USD. The
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03/03/2017
Maxim’s single-chip MAX2769C universal GNSS receiver for GPS, satnav, and RF apps now at Mouser

Maxim MAX2769C Universal GNSS Receiver

Mouser Electronics, a leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with a wide selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the MAX2769C universal global navigation satellite system (GNSS) receiver from Maxim Integrated. Touted as one of the industry's first universal, single-chip
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03/03/2017
Mouser Electronics, the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader that empowers innovation, extends a warm welcome to all visitors to the Embedded World event – March 14-16, Nuremburg – to join the company on booth 4A, Stand 101. Once again, Mouser will be emphasizing how it supports the design process in a
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Date:
03/02/2017
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