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November 26, 2014 | Product

Expanding the company’s line of XLR components are IP rated XLR connectors for use in rugged and harsh environments. more>>


November 26, 2014 | Product

For space-limited designs, the TLP385 photocoupler comes in a four-pin SO6L package measuring 2.3 mm in height, said to be 45% lower than DIP4 packages. more>>


November 26, 2014 | News

Nanalysis announces its newest bench-top NMR spectrometer, the NMReady 60 Pro. more>>


November 26, 2014 | News

TI receiver and transmitter system efficiently charges one- and two-cell battery-powered applications, supports any Qi-compatible 5-W wireless charging system. more>>


November 26, 2014 | News

Xineos radiation-hard detectors with improved dose performance and extended dynamic range to be featured at RSNA 2014. more>>


November 26, 2014 | News

Microchip Technology Inc. announces a new family of 16-bit dsPIC33Digital Signal Controllers (DSC) with thedsPIC33 "EV" family. more>>


November 26, 2014 | News

Every new smartphone or tablet seems to have a bigger and brighter screen; faster processing power; better graphics and a constant stream of new features. more>>


November 26, 2014 | News

Xilinx releases next generation CFR and DPD IP compatible with NXP Gen9 RF power transistors to reach 50% efficiency more>>


November 26, 2014 | News

Touch gesture segment overtakes air gesture due to higher accessibility and value for money. more>>


November 26, 2014 | News

According to a new market research report of "Radiation Hardened Electronics & Semiconductors Market by Component (Processors & Controllers, Logic, Memory, Power Management, ASICs & FPGAs), Manufacturing Technique (RHBP, RHBD), Application (Aerospace & Defense, Space), & Geography - Global... more>>

November 21, 2014 | Article | By Mark Pickhard

Proven and reliable reed-switch technology offers low power, tight tolerances, and precise magnetic sensitivity switchpoints. more>>

November 14, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

Established MEMS infrastructure consists of all the ingredients necessary to design and manufacture MEMS devices. MEMS market research has received average grades and in 2010 received its highest of A-, but dropped to a grade level of B- for the last two years. more>>

November 14, 2014 | Article | By Glenn Longley

Combining new networking technologies with sensor technologies enables new opportunities in process automation, remote monitoring, and control. Wireless input/output (I/O) technology is increasingly in demand; especially for industries like oil and gas, energy, and utilities. more>>

November 7, 2014 | Article | By Scott Schwalbe

In terms of architecture, the name, M2M, says it all. The first “M” is the vast catalog of sensors collecting data at its source, be it electrical, chemical, mechanical, etc. The other “M” is the receiving systems—relays, dashboards, or complex software systems—that get and act... more>>

November 7, 2014 | Article | By Joe Bilotta

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security’s Office of Technology Evaluation, all segments of the commercial, industrial, and defense supply chains have been impacted by counterfeit electronic components. more>>

October 31, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

Standards and roadmaps play a critical role in the commercialization and proliferation of MEMS. more>>

October 31, 2014 | Article | By Alex Vinnage, Dave Jones

The trend towards increased control circuits being employed in both residential and industrial device application monitoring is driving the need for more complex and smarter liquid level sensors that are capable of more than just an open or closed signal. more>>

October 24, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

In this fourth episode of the 2013 MEMS Commercialization Report Card, we look into an important topic that continues to have significant influence on the commercialization of MEMS: Industry Associations. more>>

October 24, 2014 | Article | By Mathew Dirjish

In part one we arrived at an operational definition for the Internet of Things (IoT) as “autonomous products that share information” over a massive common network known as the internet. Now we discuss the challenges for innovation, growth, and profit. more>>

October 17, 2014 | Article | By Mathew Dirjish

The hottest markets, sensor types, and future applications for sensors in the Internet of Things (IoT) are discussed leading OEMs and industry players in Sensor Insights. more>>


November 25, 2014 | Blog

The popup timer that comes embedded in most commercially-available turkeys is a Thanksgiving tradition. more>>


October 20, 2014 | Blog

More evidence that the wearable electronics market is sizzling, Spanish not-for-profit Textile Industry Research Association (AITEX) is developing intelligent clothing more>>


October 14, 2014 | Blog

Technology startup Teiimo unveils what it’s calling the world's first intelligent leather jacket that heats shoulders, back, neck, and kidneys. more>>


October 13, 2014 | Blog

DU/ER Performance Denim essentially stops cellphone rays from penetrating skin on the other side of the denim pocket. more>>


October 7, 2014 | Blog

Pilot Labs is panning funds for its CoinGuard Internet of Things solution for personal home security. more>>


October 6, 2014 | Blog

According to its creator, the Newbeem power outlet uses SMART technology to completely reinvent how users connect to their homes. In addition to basic functions like turning lights on and off, this device allows users to set timing events, dim household lighting systems, protect equipment from... more>>


October 1, 2014 | Blog

Dean Zelinsky Private Label Guitars, in conjunction with Guitars for Vets (G4V), a non-profit organization that provides free guitars and lessons to veterans struggling with post- traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), announced today the release of the official Guitars For Vets Guitar. more>>


September 29, 2014 | Blog

There’s no doubt that wearable electronics is a booming market at the moment. Everything from truly functional health and athletic aids to novelty items draw much interest and coin. One example of a novel idea that may catch your fancy is what is being called the “first wearable beacon”, the... more>>


September 29, 2014 | Blog | By Charlene Soucy

Sensors blog post: The Unexpected Benefits of Speaking at Conferences more>>


September 16, 2014 | Blog

Audio Precision of Beaverton, OR has been setting the standards for audio testing with high-quality instruments since 1984. And the flagship of the company’s offerings is its APx555 audio analyzer. more>>

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