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Miniature Resettable Thermal Cutoff Devices
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Bourns, Inc., introduced the company's smallest miniature resettable Thermal Cutoff (TCO) devices designed for overtemperature and overcurrent protection of lithium polymer and prismatic cells. The Bourns Model CB Series is the company's next generation of axial leaded TCO devices that control
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10/16/2019
Ultra-Low Clamping Voltage High-Surge TVS
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS) introduced the AOZ8621UNI, a series of Transient Voltage Suppressor (TVS) for VBUS protection using the latest high-surge TVS platform. This new series is ideal
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10/16/2019
Traco Power - new 0.6 and 1A POL converters
The TSR-WI line is a set of non-isolated POL converter series with an ultra wide 8:1 input voltage range which come in standard SIP-3 packages. Covering the majority of standard bus- and battery voltages this POL converter line is a versatile solution for many applications
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10/15/2019

eGaN FET Helps Time-of-Flight Lidar Systems 'See' Better
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.— EPC announces successful AEC Q101 qualification of the 15 V EPC2216 designed for lidar applications where increased accuracy is vital such as in self-driving cars and other time-of-flight (TOF) applications including facial recognition, warehouse automation, drones and mapping. The
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10/15/2019
4Gb High-Speed CMOS DDR4 SDRAMs
SAN CARLOS, Calif. — Alliance Memory announced that it has expanded its product offering with a new line of high-speed CMOS DDR4 SDRAMs. For improved performance over previous-generation DDR3 devices, the 4Gb AS4C256M16D4 and AS4C512M8D4 offer lower power consumption and faster data transfer rates in 96-ball
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10/14/2019
MIPI PHY Device Offers Fast Switching
Plano, Texas – Diodes Incorporated announced the PI3WVR648GEAEX five-lane MIPI 2:1 switch, capable of switching physical layers that comply with either C-PHY or D-PHY serial interfaces, as defined by the industry standard specification for image sensors and cameras in smartphones and displays in mobile applications.   As
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10/10/2019
The Only Fully Comprehensive AI-Driven Battery Tester
The battery testing technology will be rebranded BatteryWare under a new wholly owned subsidiary of E-Getx Limited and will be exclusively used for the first in the field tests of the ConFlow Power Device to be conducted during the 1st quarter of 2020.   BatteryWare is unique.
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10/09/2019
Combined ESD and EMI Protection for Audio Equipment
TDK Corporation has expanded its lineup of chip varistors with the new AVRF101U6R8KT242 for audio equipment, which offers both ESD and EMI protection. This product is intended for audio equipment that uses wireless communications in the 2.4 GHz band. Thanks to optimization of its capacitance of 6.8 pF, the multilayer
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10/08/2019
Reducing Bill of Materials in Wireless Audio Designs
CHANDLER, Ariz. – To help Bluetooth speaker and headphone manufacturers maintain product differentiation in the competitive wireless audio market, Microchip Technology Inc. released the next generation of its Bluetooth 5.0-qualified dual-mode audio IC and fully certified module. Measuring
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10/08/2019
Mouser Praises Winners of Create the Future Design Contest
Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global electronic component distributor and sponsor of the Create the Future Design Contest, will join in recognizing the 2019 winners at a special awards reception and dinner in New York City on November 8. Mouser’s valued suppliers Intel and Analog Devices, Inc. teamed with
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10/03/2019
Smartphone Typing Speeds Catching up with Keyboards

A screen capture of the typing test on mobile.

The largest experiment to date on mobile typing sheds new light on average performance of touchscreen typing and factors impacting the text input speed. Researchers from Aalto University, University of Cambridge and ETH Zürich analysed the typing speed of tens of thousands of users on both phones and computers.
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10/02/2019
Linear ReDriver Optimized for Next-Gen Video Applications
Plano, Texas – Diodes Incorporated announced the industry’s first HDMI 2.1 transparent, linear ReDriver optimized for power and cost in digital TVs, laptop and desktop computers, VR devices, and gaming consoles. It is able to support video resolutions up to 10K. The PI3HDX12211
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10/02/2019
AVX Donates $15K to Help Fund a New Splash Pad Park
FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. – AVX Corporation donated $15,000 to help fund the construction of a splash pad park in Fountain Inn, South Carolina, which has been home to its corporate headquarters since 2010. The Fountain on Main splash pad park, presented by Greenville Water, is free to the public and conveniently
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10/01/2019
TVS Diode Arrays Ideal for High-Speed Data Interfaces
CHICAGO — Littelfuse, Inc., introduced a series of low capacitance TVS Diode Arrays (SPA Diodes) optimized to protect high-speed differential data lines from electrostatic discharge (ESD), cable discharge events (CDE), electrical fast transients (EFT), and lightning-induced surges, keeping
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Date:
10/01/2019
Amazon to buy 100,000 Electric Vans

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

As Amazon plows forward with its plans for world domination expansion, they’ve committed to buying 100,000 electric vans and eliminating fossil fuels altogether. EV
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Date:
10/01/2019