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Calgary hosts WorldSkills competition

February 3, 2009 by Staff
Event promotes vocational training; get involved at worldskills2009.com
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Xantrex inverters used in water district solar energy system in California

February 3, 2009 by Staff
VANCOUVER, B.C., January 30, 2009 – Xantrex Technology Inc., a subsidiary of Schneider Electric, supplied four Xantrex GT Series Three Phase Grid Tie Solar Inverters for a utility-scale solar power installation in Valley Center, California.
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Power supply design software

February 1, 2009 by Staff
PI Expert 7.0 basic design tutorial. More videos at powerint.com.
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Connecting modular I/Os to EtherNet/IP

December 19, 2008 by Staff
The IL EIP BK DI8 DO4 2TX-PAC Inline Ethernet bus coupler for EtherNet/IP from Phoenix Contact acts as a link between the I/O level and Ethernet. It is designed to connect up to 63 functional units, such as digital and…
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Mouser, Tektronix Sign Distribution Agreement

October 30, 2008 by Staff
Mouser Electronics Inc. announced it has inked a distribution agreement with Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement, and monitoring instrumentation.
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ESD Protection for High-Speed Data Lines

October 30, 2008 by Staff
Epcos is expanding its CeraDiode 0402 and 0603 case size product lines. The new offerings are distinguished by extremely low capacitances with typical values of 0.6 pF, making them suitable for the ESD protection of high-speed data lines such as…
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Hemisphere GPS Wins Innovation Award

October 27, 2008 by Staff
CALGARY (CNW) — Hemisphere GPS has been announced as the winner of the Alberta Science and Technology (ASTech) Leadership Foundation Award for its outstanding commercial achievement in science and technology in the businesses over $25 million category.
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Combination Vector Signal Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer, and Digital Oscilloscope

October 27, 2008 by Staff
Tektronix Inc. has announced SignalVu vector signal analysis software for DPO7000 and DPO/DSA70000 digital oscilloscope series, enabling engineers to characterize and validate wideband and microwave spectral events. SignalVu combines the signal analysis engine of the RSA6100A  real-time spectrum analyzer with…
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Fluke Challenge Video Game Demonstrates Thermal Imager

October 22, 2008 by Staff
Fluke Corp. has unveiled the Fluke Challenge, an interactive video game set in an imaginary industrial workplace that makes it fun learning how Fluke thermal imaging technology helps solve system maintenance problems.
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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…