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Test Kit For Sensor Verification

October 22, 2008 by Staff
MTS Systems Corp.’s sensors division has developed a portable test kit for the CAN protocol versions of its off-highway M-series linear position sensors to assist cylinder manufacturers and equipment OEMs in the off-highway market to verify functionality of the sensors…
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Matrox Imaging to Offer Free Technical Seminars During Vision 2008

October 20, 2008 by Staff
Matrox Imaging will offer a series of free machine vision seminars on November 4 and 5, 2008 during next month’s Vision show at the Neue Messe Stuttgart, in Stuttgart, Germany. Presented in English, several seminars will highlight the latest features…
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Radio-via-Ethernet Board for Streaming Audio Without a PC

October 20, 2008 by Staff
Wiz-iRadio is a ready-to-go answer for creating an Internet radio solution that will play streaming audio without the need for a PC. Based on Wiznet’s hard-coded W5100 Ethernet IC and an ARM7 processor and MP3 decoder, Wiz- iRadio’s mother/daughterboard construction…
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Low-profile Linear LED Lighting

October 14, 2008 by Staff
DDP has developed customizable, low-profile linear LED lighting designed specifically for small cove and indirect lighting applications in the commercial and high-end residential building markets. Part of the Emerge LED Lighting product family, the LED CoveWash features a unique optical…
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Circuit Protection Seminar Announced

October 14, 2008 by Staff
The wrong circuit protection can be very costly. Why chance it? X Tronics presents the E-T-A Circuit Protection & Control circuit protection seminar where you will learn the basics of circuit protection, how to apply the right circuit protection for…
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Nortel Glory Days: Linking The Past With The Future

October 10, 2008 by Staff
 {mosmodule module=Digital edition button} Last March, Nortel Networks held a virtual global employee session using a prototype platform developed at its R&D facility in Ottawa. More than 150 people participated in the virtual environment. Hundreds more joined in at real-world auditoriums or large meeting rooms where they could see and hear so-called avatars (cartoon-like fi gures) on large screens, while others logged in from their desktops using more traditional Web conferencing tools.
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Multi-Tap Attenuators

October 9, 2008 by Staff
State of the Art (SOTA) Inc. announces the addition of new multi-tap attenuators to its high frequency product line. The MTA1225 (0.125" x 0.250" x 0.015") multi-tap attenuators are available with wire bondable or a solderable terminations. Constructed using a…
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Avo Photonics Expands Canadian Operations

October 9, 2008 by Staff
Avo Photonics, specialists in optical packaging, design and contract manufacturing, has expanded its services through the relocation of its Toronto facility.
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Switch Family Includes Rugged Industrial Oil and Watertight Pushbuttons

October 7, 2008 by Staff
A family of switches that includes rugged industrial oil and watertight pushbuttons, indicators, knob and keylock selectors, keypads, and emergency stop switches is available from Switches Plus. These precision German-made switch controls are manufactured to exacting tolerances under ISO 9001…
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AMD, Investment Company to Create Foundry

October 7, 2008 by Staff
AMD and the Advanced Technology Investment Co. of Abu Dhabi announced the companies will create a global enterprise, The Foundry Company, to address the market for semiconductor manufacturing.
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DC-DC Converters Perform Voltage Conversions At Low Power

October 3, 2008 by Staff
Endicott Research Group offers DC-DC converters in a range of output power levels from 0.25 W to 25 W for customers who want a converter to perform simple voltage conversions at low power. ERG offers 7 series of DC-DC converters,…
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International Design Competition Gets Underway

October 3, 2008 by Staff
Premier Farnell plc has announced that design entries are now being accepted at www.live-edge.com for the international design competition, Live  Edge – Electronic Design for the Global Environment. The competition invites electronic design engineers, students and hobbyists to design products…