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Software Defined Silicon Development Kit Accelerates Electronic Design

August 5, 2008 by Staff
XMOS Semiconductor, the creator of Software Defined Silicon, has introduced a development kit providing everything needed to develop a wide range of applications using its XS1-G4 programmable device.  Designs are created using a C-based software development flow that shortens the…
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IEEE WCET Certification Practice Examination Available on Web Site

August 5, 2008 by Staff
IEEE Communications Society (IEEE ComSoc), the leading worldwide professional organization dedicated to the advancement of communications technologies, has expanded the resources for its IEEE Wireless Communication Engineering Technologies (IEEE WCET) certification program with a new practice examination available to communications…
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Modular Power Connector Provides 256 Possible Contact Variations

August 1, 2008 by Staff
Designers need options when choosing power connectors, lots of current through a small space. Positronic’s GG series provides these options. GG series tooling is modular. Molding inserts are available for size 20, 16, 12, and 0 contacts. Up to four…
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Schneider Electric Acquires Xantrex

August 1, 2008 by Staff
Schneider Electric announced it has acquired Xantrex Technology Inc. Xantrex is said to be a top three global player in the solar and wind inverter market. According to Schneider, the renewable energy business is poised for continued high growth, with…
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Ordering Guide Focuses on Rail-Industry Connectors

July 31, 2008 by Staff
Franchised assembling distributor PEI-Genesis has brought out an ordering guide for the CIR series of rail-industry connectors manufactured by ITT Interconnect Solutions (Cannon and VEAM). Designed for the hostile environment of rail and mass-transit applications, the CIR series is available…
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Master Distributors offers E-Switch Switches

July 31, 2008 by Staff
Master Distributors, a distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components, announces it has been appointed as an authorized distributor by E-Switch.
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Next Generation of In-House Prototyping

July 29, 2008 by Staff
LPKF Laser & Electronics announces the worldwide release of the ProtoLaser S. The ProtoLaser S is a fully enclosed laser system for PCB prototyping and production on-demand. This stand-alone laser-based system works directly off of CAD data to produce circuits…
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Canadian RFID Lab, PricewaterhouseCooper Team Up

July 29, 2008 by Staff
HAMILTON, Ont. – McMaster RFID Applications Lab (MRAL) and PricewaterhouseCoopers India have teamed up to pursue RFID-related consulting and solutions services in India. 
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Future Signs Future

July 11, 2008 by Staff
Future Technology Devices Int’l Ltd. (FTDI) announces the signing of a distribution agreement with Future Electronics. FTDI’s products will now be promoted, stocked and supported by Future Electronics operations across North and South America. The product line-up includes the full…
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Rugged Membrane Switches

July 11, 2008 by Staff
Membrane switches are rugged, long lasting switch arrays, while graphic overlays are the visual interface and protective layers on top of the membrane switches. Together, they combine ease of use with visual appeal. Separately, each product fulfills a variety of…
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PC-Based Logic Analyzer with Pattern Generator

July 9, 2008 by Staff
The LA-Gold-36 is a high performance logic analyzer with an integrated pattern generator. It was designed to ensure measurements of excellent signal integrity. It offers a comprehensive digital debugging environment for the electronics professional. Key features include: 1 GHz maximum…
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Schurter Fuse Qualified For Use In Space

July 9, 2008 by Staff
Schurter is Switzerland’s first manufacturer to be awarded the official ESA/ESCC (European Space Agency) qualification for its MGA-S SMD fuse. It complies with ESA/ESCC generic specification No. 4008 for use in space. Schurter is reportedly the only European supplier of…