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October 2016
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Date:
10/31/2016
On health and medical electronics

Kevin Parmenter, PSD Contributor

The world of medical electronics is changing in new and exciting ways – the wearable’s market opens up the ability of consumers being able to take some of the monitoring and analysis which you used to have to have a physician order tests for. Individuals can use wireless connectivity to monitor
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10/28/2016
ROHM brings SiC to Formula E

ROHM brings SiC to Formula E

ROHM Semiconductor presented its cutting-edge silicon carbide (SiC) technology at the first race of the new 2016/2017 Formula E season in Hong Kong. At the start of season three, the leading Japanese semiconductor manufacturer started sponsoring and officially partnering with the Venturi Formula E team. The
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Date:
10/28/2016

JJPlus and EPC join forces for wireless charging

EPC and JJPlus Corporation Partnership

In an effort to aggressively address the rapidly emerging wireless charging applications, JJPlus and Efficient Power Conversion announced their collaboration to design GaN-based wireless power solutions. JJPlus Corporation is a designer and manufacturer of industrial grade and high power WIFI solutions.
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10/28/2016
Qualcomm and NXP Semiconductors announced a definitive agreement, unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies, under which Qualcomm will acquire NXP. Pursuant to the agreement, a subsidiary of Qualcomm will commence a tender offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares
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10/27/2016
Sub-GHz wireless comm LSI optimized for applications requiring low power consumption

Sub-GHz wireless communication LSI

ROHM Group company LAPIS Semiconductor recently announced the availability of a sub-GHz wireless communication LSI optimized for applications requiring low power consumption over relatively long distances, such as smart-agriculture, gas/fire alarms, smart meters, and home/building security systems.
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10/27/2016
RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents, a distributor for engineers, has become an authorised worldwide distributor for Power Integrations, giving RS customers faster access to new products from the leading innovator in power semiconductor technologies for applications including offline AC/DC
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10/27/2016
AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, is exhibiting at the 26th biennial Electronica — the premier global trade fair for electronic components, systems, and applications — which will take place November 8 – 11, 2016 in Munich. Exhibiting in Hall B6 at
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10/24/2016
Wolfspeed, A Cree Company, and a leading global supplier of GaN-on-SiC high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) and monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) with best-in-class reliability, is exhibiting at the 35th annual MILCOM 2016, which will take place November 1 – 3 in Baltimore, Maryland. Widely
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10/24/2016
Tangent Energy Solutions and Cummins announced the formation of a joint venture named Tangent Generation Resources. The newly formed JV will market edgeGEN, a line of natural gas generators equipped with Tangent AMP, a Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS). Tangent Generation Resources will sell
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10/24/2016
The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has formed a new consortium with five other national labs intended to accelerate the development of commercially viable pathways for hydrogen production from renewable energy sources. The consortium, named HydroGEN Advanced Water Splitting Materials
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10/24/2016
At electronica 2016, Rohde & Schwarz will showcase test solutions for advanced technologies, including those for fifth-generation mobile radio (5G) and wireless gigabit, along with state-of-the-art test systems for embedded designs and automotive systems. The electronica trade fair will be held from November
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Date:
10/21/2016
Ecoplexus to build 30 MW of solar in North Carolina

The Baker, Benthall Bridge, and Turkey Creek Solar Parks represent a combined investment of more than $45 million

Ecoplexus, a leading developer of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, announced today that it has begun construction on three more ground-mounted installations in North Carolina. The Baker, Benthall Bridge, and Turkey Creek Solar Parks represent a combined investment of more than $45 million. These
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10/21/2016
HEITEC continues Rittal rebranding

Product names being converted in a rebranding process

In 2010 HEITEC took over the customer-specific products from Rittal. Then, at the beginning of 2013, the complete product portfolio of electronic packaging systems, including design, manufacturing and marketing of all standard products, was transferred from Rittal to HEITEC as well as the domestic sales of these
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10/20/2016
Envision Solar to build EV ARC transportable solar-powered EV chargers for New York State

EV ARC solar charger

Envision Solar International, a leading renewable energy and EV charging product company, announced that New York State has issued a purchase order for the Company's EV ARC product. Envision Solar has previously delivered the EV ARC product to New York City, but this is the first purchase order from
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Date:
10/20/2016
Exactly what constitutes Industry Revolution 4.0 is little confusing. This revolution will include smart, au- tomated factories where machines will be communicating with each other. In addition, there will be role for Internet of Things, cloud computing and many other emerging new technologies. Will this revolution
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Date:
10/19/2016
Increase in renewables causing changes in energy ecosystem

The energy landscape has changed

The energy landscape has changed with most countries achieving a more diversified energy mix as well as a growth in community ownerships and an evolution of micro grids. A new report launched at the 23rd World Energy Congress on 12 October reveals that the unexpectedly high growth in the renewable energies market,
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10/11/2016
GigaDevice Semiconductor, a leading fabless provider of non-volatile memory and advanced 32-bit MCU solutions headquartered in Beijing, China, is vigorously expanding its sales and marketing activities in the EMEA region, where it has several reps and distributors and is set to open its European Headquarter
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10/11/2016
Silicon Labs, a leading provider of silicon, software and solutions for a more connected world, will demonstrate its latest embedded and wireless sensing innovations for the Internet of Things (IoT) at electronica in Munich, Nov. 8-11, at Booth A4.212. The leading provider of mesh networking silicon and software,
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10/10/2016
TE Connectivity (TE), a leader in connectivity and sensor solutions, announced it will showcase its latest products and innovations at electronica 2016, the world's leading trade fair for electronic components, systems and applications, in Munich, Germany November 8 – 11. Join TE experts in Hall B2, Booth
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10/10/2016
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10/08/2016
To read the October issue of PSDE, simply click here
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10/08/2016
PSDcast - Arrow’s Anderson on Indiegogo, makers, and entrepreneurs

Matt Anderson of Arrow

In this PSDcast, Arrow’s Chief Digital Officer Matt Anderson talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about their collaboration with Indiegogo, and the impact the maker movement and community collaboration have on design and development. Entrepreneurs can apply for certification on the Indiegogo
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10/05/2016
A master supply agreement between e2v, a leader in the high reliability (hi-rel) semiconductor market, and GaN Systems, a leading manufacturer of gallium nitride power transistors, establishes e2v as an international supplier of GaN Systems’ 100V and 650V hi-rel GaN transistor products and customer care for
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Date:
10/04/2016
Using e-paper in IoT devices can extend battery life by decades

The energy consumption profile of an e-paper display as it updates

You’ve carefully selected your sensor, found the lowest power MCU for your battery-powered IoT application, optimized your code to minimize energy consumption and chosen the lowest power wireless solution to send packets of data where they need to go. Now you want to figure out how to add a display to your
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10/04/2016
Carpenter Technology to launch soft magnetic alloy at CWIEME Chicago

CARTECH HYPOCORE

Leading producer of premium specialty alloys, Carpenter Technology Corporation will use CWIEME Chicago to promote its new soft magnetic alloy CARTECH HYPOCORE. The product exhibits excellent soft magnetic properties compared to existing commercialized grades of non-grain oriented electrical steel, allowing customers
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Date:
10/03/2016
Mentor Graphics announced that it has joined the Wide Band Gap integration (WBGi) power electronics consortium to participate in thermal management and power cycling initiatives. The WBGi Consortium, established in 2013 by Professors Katsuaki Suganuma and Tsuyoshi Fuaki of Osaka University in Japan, assembles
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Date:
10/03/2016

 



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