Product News

December 2018
PoE Injectors Meet DOE VI Efficiency Regulations
MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. – Sager Electronics is now stocking Phihong’s POEA30U 30W Single-Port PoE Injector power supplies. The POEA30U 30W Single-Port Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) Injectors are IEEE802.3at mid-spans that meet DOE VI efficiency regulations for external
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12/27/2018
Plug-and-Play Gate Drivers Speed Development
San Jose, Calif. – Power Integrations announced a new plug-and-play gate driver for use with Infineon’s PrimePACK 3+ and Fuji-equivalent IGBT modules for 2-level and 3-level applications. The SCALE-2 2SP0430T2XX gate-driver board suits industrial, traction, UPS and renewable-energy applications,
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12/21/2018
Screwless Terminal Block Reduces Maintenance by up to 40%
DOWNERS GROVE, ILLINOIS -- Hirose has developed a screwless terminal block series that significantly reduces the electrical wiring time and maintenance workload compared to conventional terminal blocks. The Zero ScrewTM EF2 Series features a unique single-action connection design that requires
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12/20/2018

MACOM Debuts New Ultra Low Phase Noise Amplifier
Lowell, Massachusetts– MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. (“MACOM”) announced the first entries in its new portfolio of wideband, ultra low phase noise amplifiers. Available in 2.8 x 1.73 x 0.1 mm bare-die and 5x5mm, 32-lead AQFN packaged formats, the new MAAL-011151 is ideally suited for
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12/19/2018
Flex Servo-Drive for Direct Control of Electric Motors
PLANO, TX – Rutronik has announced that TDK-Micronas’ HVC 4223F Flex Servo-Drive for direct control of electric motors is available at www.Rutronik24.com. The flex servo-drive from TDK-Micronas, a TDK group company and leading German manufacturer
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12/19/2018
TTI Stocks Honeywell MicroSwitch Sealed Switches
Fort Worth, Texas –  TTI, Inc. stocks a broad range of industry-leading Honeywell MICROSWITCH Sealed Switches. Capable of withstanding rapid changes in atmospheric pressure and temperature, the sealed switches provide maximum strength and repeatability for military and aerospace applications. With
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12/19/2018
RPC Pulse Withstanding Chip Resistors Adds 0402 Size
RALEIGH, NC -- The RPC Series from Stackpole is an anti-surge chip resistor with superior pulse handling performance compared to standard thick film chips. Stackpole has recently added an 0402 chip size rated at 0.2W and featuring values from 1 ohm to 1M in tolerances as low as ±0.5% and
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12/19/2018
Driving Range Lighting from Access Fixtures
WORCESTER, Mass. -- Work on your golf game later with custom driving range lighting from Access Fixtures. LED driving range lighting solutions allow golf courses, country clubs, and other outdoor golf facilities to stay open after dark. Since driving ranges are not designed in one particular length or size,
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12/19/2018
MACOM Introduces New Switch Drivers
Lowell, Massachusetts – MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. (“MACOM”) announced two new negative voltage drivers designed for use with a broad range of MACOM’s AlGaAs and HMIC PIN diode switches. The new MADR-011020 and MADR-011022 drivers enable integration that complements the industry-leading
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12/19/2018
Custom Capabilities Catalog Features New Packages
This catalog offers customers over 110 packages as the foundation for a custom design. Five new bobbin packages, including extended rail RM6 and RM10 packages, in addition to EPQ13, EPW15, and EE20/10/6 packages, are featured this year. This catalog also includes
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12/19/2018
Drop-in Replacements for Obsolete Power Supplies
A recent example involved the recommissioning of an ion implant system used in semiconductor device fabrication. Replacing the over 20-year-old power supplies without the need to modify the system chassis or control systems required a custom designed power supply.
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12/19/2018
RS Components adds signal transformers for battery monitoring

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The Bourns SM91501AL and SM91502AL are shipping from RS in the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions.

The new SM91501AL and SM91502AL are dual- and single-channel isolation transformer modules, respectively, with both devices offering common-mode chokes for noise rejection in BMS applications. Offering compliance with the AEC-Q200 standard for automotive applications,
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12/19/2018
3.00mm Pitch Power Connectors with 10A Current Capacity
The units can be accompanied by a variety of cable assembly options (with lengths from 150mm to 450mm supplied). Thanks to the patented 4-finger contact design employed, which relies on a Beryllium Copper alloy
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12/19/2018
RS Components stocks high-density capacitors from Vishay
Designed for energy storage in industrial, renewable energy and automotive environments, MAL2225 polarised electrostatic double-layer capacitors (EDLCs) combine high capacity and energy density with fast charge and discharge rates.
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12/19/2018
THN 15/20/30WI new model extension

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THN 15/20/30WI new model extension

The latest 5 VDC model additions to the THN 15/20/30WI series enable an optimal operation of any 5 Vout LDO (Low Drop-out) linear regulator. This is achieved by an extended trim function up to 6 VDC ensuring it’s correct operation. The LDO will then eliminate almost all ripple & noise components and provide
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12/19/2018
Low profile buck-boost regulator with six-sided shielding
The converter is ideal for equipment such as USB voltage regenerators, 3.3V-to-5V converters, and supercapacitor or Li-Ion battery regulators. The all-round shielding enhances thermal performance as well as preventing electromagnetic interference.
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12/19/2018
Ultra slim, low cost DIN rail power supplies from XP Power
These versatile supplies provide reliable power with a 150% peak load capability in a slimline DIN rail mount metal case. Competitively priced, the DSR’s ultra slim, space saving design features a width of
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12/19/2018
UnitedSiC introduces Kelvin connection parts into UF3C “FAST†FET series
Based on an efficient cascode configuration, this new series provides designers with very fast switching, high-power devices in a package capable of high-power dissipation. The Kelvin package avoids gate ringing
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12/19/2018
Omron launches ultra subminiature 5A switch
Andries De Bruin, Senior European Product Marketing Manager, Omron said, “The D2F-5 microswitch will push designers to minimize their application size. With a rating of 5A, these subminiature switches are ideal for high current applications and have a minimum durability
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12/19/2018
Saft and Socomec develop state-of-the-art backup power system
Total’s supercomputer is a unique decision-support tool used for oil & gas exploration and field management. It allows to improve the accuracy of subsurface imaging, optimize the development and production of Total’s fields as well as save time, by shortening
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12/19/2018
Demo Showcases Mobile Payments Via PIN-on-Glass Technology
The demonstration, which also features technologies from Amadis and Quanta Computer, offers an expedient path for design engineers to develop a secure PIN-on-glass payment system with a pre-certified EMV acceptance stack.
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12/19/2018
Smallest 3 phase Book Style EMC filter
These innovative filters are not only optimised to best serve the requirements of machine tool and machinery equipment but will find wider application areas. Small is not just beautiful, but also very powerful. When
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12/18/2018
Space-saving DIN-Rail power supplies
The slim fitting enclosure sizes range from 22.5mm to 60mm with optional brackets for panel mounting. All models are CE marked, have UL and TUV safety approvals and are RoHS compliant. Key features include
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12/18/2018
TI’s LMG3410R070 GaN Power Stage, Now at Mouser
Boasting ultra-low input and output capacitance, the LMG3410R070 supports new requirements for high-power-density electric motor applications, including industrial and consumer power supplies. The high-performance GaN power stage supports higher currents, temperatures,
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12/18/2018
3D position Hall sensor series with stray field compensation
TDK Corporation expands its Micronas position sensor portfolio with the Hall-sensor family HAL 39xy featuring stray-field compensation capability. The series is built on the highly flexible architecture for
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12/18/2018
New 2-channel isolated gate-driver IC family from Infineon
The new gate-driver IC family is ideally suited for high-voltage PFC and DC-DC stages as well as for synchronous rectification stages in server, telco and industrial switching mode power supplies (SMPS). Further applications are 48 V to 12 V DC-DC converters, battery
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12/18/2018
Low-Power SOTB Process Technology Eliminates Batteries
Renesas unveiled an innovative energy-harvesting embedded controller that can eliminate the need to use or replace batteries in IoT devices. Developed based on Renesas' breakthrough SOTB (silicon-on-thin-buried-oxide)
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12/18/2018
Energy Harvesting Bluetooth Low Energy Switch
The platform demonstrates how the RSL10 System-in-Package (SIP) can enable Bluetooth 5 devices that are battery-less and entirely self-powered, requiring no additional energy source. Application examples include wall and lighting control, building automation, and
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12/18/2018
New 1700V SiC Power Module
The module is optimized for outdoor power generation systems, such as inverters for solar power and converters for industrial high-power supplies. In recent years, due to its energy-saving benefits, SiC is
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12/18/2018
98.5%-Efficient High Voltage BLDC Motor Driver IC Family
BridgeSwitch ICs feature high- and low-side advanced FREDFETs (Fast Recovery Diode Field Effect Transistors) with integrated lossless current sensing, resulting in inverter conversion efficiency of up to 98.5% in brushless DC (BLDC) motor drive applications to 300
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12/18/2018
USB Type-C/PD Controller IC Enables 3A Current Delivery
The FT4233H is an advanced bridge IC with USB Type-C connectivity and USB power delivery (PD) Rev. 3.0 controller capabilities - supporting applications up to 100W. Through use of the FT4233H, it will be possible
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12/18/2018
HARTING and Haug Group supply connector for StreetScooter
The project was successfully completed within a few short weeks by the Haug Group, an electronic component solution provider, and HARTING, one of the leading providers of electronic connectors. The two companies involved recently met at the "electronica"
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12/18/2018
Wearable MAXREFDES101 Health Sensor Platform 2.0 from Mouser
The MAXREFDES101 incorporates a comprehensive range of Maxim products to provide a rapid prototyping, evaluation, and development platform for medical applications, providing accurate monitoring of body temperature, heart rate, and electrocardiogram (ECG).
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12/18/2018
Class-leading isolated DC-DC converter
The new BMR481 DC-DC converter has an input range of 40-60V targeting 48-54V nominal supplies, and a programmable 0.5-1.35V output. The 12 x 27.7mm footprint ‘main’ module provides a maximum output current of 70A and also incorporates a digital interface for
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12/18/2018
AC/DC Power Supplies Designed for Cost-Critical Applications
MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. – Sager Electronics is now stocking Traco Power’s TXM 200 series compact 200 Watt power supplies. The TXM 200 series is a family of 200 Watt encased AC/DC power supplies designed for cost-critical applications. It extends the existing TXM series which ranged from 15 to 150
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12/17/2018
AEC-Qualified Circuit Protection Components
TEMPE, Ariz. – ProTek Devices introduced two automotive circuit protection devices that are AEC-Q101 qualified to guard against electrostatic discharge and electrical fast transients in critical automotive systems. The PAM1IVN27 and PAM2IVN24 devices are ideal for CANBus, LINBus, FlexRay, and SENT
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12/17/2018
TTI Introduces Ohmite Metal Foil Current Sense Resistors
Fort Worth, Texas – TTI, Inc., a leading distributor of electronic components introduces Ohmite FCSL Series Metal Foil Current Sense Resistors. Ohmite’s FSCL series incorporates metal foil technology and an effective combination of low and stable TCRs, available in a wide selection of low ohmic values. The
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12/16/2018
TTI Stocks TT Electronics Surface-Mount Infrared LED Emitter
Fort Worth, Texas – TTI, Inc. introduces TT Electronics Surface-Mount Infrared LED Emitters (OP207CL) for encoder applications, industrial automation, robotics, and more. The compact, infrared LED emitter features the industry’s largest spot diameter of 7mm for reliable optical sensing and position
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12/14/2018
EPC to Display GaN-Enabled Wireless Systems at CES 2019
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — EPC will be demonstrating the power of eGaN technology to enhance two game-changing consumer applications – wireless power and LiDAR for self-driving cars – at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, January 8th through the 11th.   In
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12/14/2018
Current Sense Chips Offer Tolerances as Tight as 0.5%
RALEIGH, NC – Stackpole’s ultra precision current sensing chip resistors, the CSS Series, offers precision tolerances as tight as 0.5% and TCR as low as 15 ppm. Recently, Stackpole extended the value range for the 0603 size adding a 4 milliohm value and the 0805 size adding a 3 milliohm
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12/13/2018
TTI Stocks Amphenol SV SMPM Connector Series
Fort Worth, Texas – TTI, Inc. stocks a complete line of Amphenol SV SMPM Connectors for high-density, high-frequency applications. Offering microwave performance through 65 GHz and less than .140-inch center-to-center spacing, the connectors are ideal when minimum board separation width is needed. SMPM
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12/13/2018
Osram's OSLON Square LEDs Now Available from Rutronik
PLANO, TX – Rutronik, Inc. has announced the availability of Osram’s OSLON Square Series LEDs, a family of compact high-power LEDs that deliver superior performance in a wide range of high-density lighting applications.   Designed for both indoor and outdoor general lighting applications,
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12/13/2018
Chip Resistors Deliver Industry-Leading TCR Characteristics
Kyoto and Santa Clara, Calif. –  ROHM announced the availability of a new lineup of high power wide terminal thick-film chip resistors (10-910mΩ), LTR50 series, ideal for current detection in a variety of applications, including inverters, AC, and energy-efficient appliances. A thorough review
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12/13/2018
New Insulator to Industry's Only 2.55mm-Profile IDC Series
FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. – AVX Corporation has added a new insulator to its 9176-800 Series low-profile insulation displacement connectors (IDCs) — the first and currently only industrial IDCs available in a 2.55mm profile — to accommodate an additional wire gauge and further expand application suitability.
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12/12/2018
MALVERN, Pa. — The Optoelectronics group of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced a new fully integrated automotive-grade proximity and ambient light sensor with four different slave address options. Featuring Filtron technology, the Vishay Semiconductors VCNL4030X01 combines photo detectors
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12/12/2018
Pressure Gauges Accommodate Pressures up to 150,000 psi
Erie, PA - High Pressure Equipment Company (HiP) has added the full line of ASTRAGAUGE high pressure gauges, ROTASEAL high pressure swivels and high pressure Gauge Snubbers to their product offering through its acquisition of ASTRAGAUGE. ASTRAGAUGE has a long established reputation for producing highly accurate
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12/12/2018
Hudson MA – Protek Power North America is pleased to announce its new PMP250 Series of 220-250 Watt, medical ac/dc switching external power supplies.    The PMP250 Series delivers between 220 and 250 watts of continuous output power with a choice of Class I or Class II AC inlets,
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12/11/2018
New StudioPro DMX Digital Decoders Simplify DMX
SAN DIEGO -- Environmental Lights announced the launch of their new line of StudioPro DMX Digital Decoders. StudioPro DMX Digital Decoders take DMX to the next level by simplifying DMX while providing enhanced performance and greater functionality in a high-quality decoder. The StudioPro
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12/11/2018
BEA Lasers Expands MIL Series with Laser Alignment Modules
Elk Grove Village, IL - BEA Lasers introduces two new additions to their MIL Series of Laser Diode Modules for alignment applications. Both new MIL RA Alignment Modules feature a low profile 3/8” rugged laser housing, fitted with a M12 connector.  A PVC jacketed cable 2 meters
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12/11/2018
A Bluetooth Sensor for Intelligent Lighting Control
Salt Lake City, UT/Las Vegas, NV – At CES 2019 in Las Vegas (January 8-11, 2019), EnOcean will be launching a new ceiling-mounted solar-powered occupancy sensor (PIR) for Bluetooth lighting control systems communicating via Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). It will be the first self-powered Bluetooth occupancy sensor
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12/11/2018
Rohde & Schwarz Displays New Generation of Value Instruments
COLUMBIA, MAR — Rohde & Schwarz highlighted a portfolio of value class instruments, spotlighting five key technologies. The value instruments portfolio features more than 100 products and 300 accessories including the R&S RTB2000 Oscilloscope, the R&S RTM3000 Oscilloscope, the R&S RTA4000 Oscilloscope,
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12/11/2018
Princeton, New Jersey: UnitedSiC expands its UF3C FAST Series product offering by introducing an additional range of 650 V and 1200 V high-performance silicon carbide FETs in a TO-247-4L 4-pin Kelvin Sense package option. Based on an efficient cascode configuration, this new series provides
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12/11/2018
Montreal, Canada – December 5, 2018 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is featuring Liquid Tight Strain Reliefs from Altech in the latest edition of THE EDGE.
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12/07/2018
VALENCIA, CA - H2scan announced the Gen 5 System, a first of its kind hydrogen sensor package that offers the high accuracy, small size, and low cost needed to help utilities monitor and protect their distribution transformers. Electronics for the Gen 5 System are consolidated onto
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12/07/2018
SMT Inductors Feature Temperature Rating up to 155°C
SAN DIEGO ― Pulse Electronics’ Power Business Unit has introduced the new PM220X Series SMT Inductors.  Designed for automotive and industrial applications, the PM220X series offers the same quality performance as the recently released PA500X series for commercial applications with the addition
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12/07/2018
Combo Buck-Boost Battery Charger for Mobile Computing
TOKYO, Japan – Renesas Electronics Corporation introduced the industry’s first USB-C buck-boost battery charger to support both Narrow Voltage Direct Charging (NVDC) and Hybrid Power Buck-Boost (HPBB) charging for notebooks, ultrabooks, tablets, and power banks using the reversible USB Type-C
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12/06/2018
RISC-V SoC FPGA Architecture Brings Real-Time to Linux
RISC-V Summit, SANTA CLARA, Calif.—In a new era of computing driven by the convergence of 5G, machine learning and the internet of things (IoT), embedded developers need the richness of Linux-based operating systems. These must meet deterministic system requirements in ever lower power, thermally
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12/05/2018
RICHARDSON, TX – Eltek, a Delta Group Company, announced it has completed the transition of its popular Compact DC Power System to High Efficiency (HE) rectifiers. Eltek’s HE technology offers industry standard 96 percent AC-DC power conversion efficiency. HE-based rectifiers reduce wasted electricity resulting
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12/05/2018
High-Voltage GaN Exhibits 33 Percent More Power Output
GOLETA, Calif. — Transphorm Inc., along with solar energy innovator Inergy and design partner Telcodium Inc., announced that the upcoming Inergy Kodiak Extreme uses high-voltage GaN to reimagine what’s possible
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12/05/2018
PMICs Shrink Power Regulator Size in Half for IoT Devices
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Designers of small, battery-powered electronics can enhance the user experience by extending battery life and further shrinking device size with six new low-power power-management integrated circuits (PMICs) from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. The MAX17270, MAX77278, MAX77640/MAX77641 and
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12/04/2018
Multi-Wavelength Emitters, Detectors, and LEDs for Wearables
Latham, NY, USA –  Marktech Optoelectronics, Inc. announced its dedicated offerings for wearables.   Marktech’s standard and custom emitters and detectors, in both multi-wavelength and hybrid designs and in UV, visible, infrared, and SWIR ranges,
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12/03/2018