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Fairchild, Zilker to Make Digital Power Products

May 20, 2008 by Staff
Fairchild Semiconductor and Zilker Labs have entered into an agreement to manufacture and sell digital power products, including point-of-load power devices, targeted at the server, networking, graphics and high-end desktop applications. Zilker Labs’ Digital-DC ICs are highly-integrated, high-performance digital power…
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Tantalum Chip Capacitors with ESR of 0.8 Ohms

May 16, 2008 by Staff
Vishay Intertechnology Inc. has released the TR8 series of molded MicroTan tantalum chip capacitors that provide ultra-low ESR values of 0.8Ω (at 100kHz and 47μF) in the 0805 case size, and a low 1.5Ω in the 0603 case size. Low…
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Free Webinar: Using the New SystemC TLM-2.0

May 16, 2008 by Staff
This one hour CoWare webinar gives a technical overview of the key elements in TLM-2.0 and illustrates the effective creation of standards-compliant TLM-2.0 models that satisfy the simulation speed and timing accuracy requirements of different ESL design tasks including software…
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Free Precision Sourcing, Measurement CD

May 13, 2008 by Staff
Keithley Instruments Inc. announces the availability of the Precision Sourcing and Measurement Resource Guide. This CD contains useful and informative sourcing and measurement resources, including application notes, articles, white papers, and product demonstrations, to help engineers reduce their cost of…
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TI Acquires Commergy for Power Supply

May 13, 2008 by Staff
Texas Instruments Inc. announced that it has acquired Ireland-based Commergy Technologies Ltd., a power supply reference design provider that specializes in energy efficient and compact architectures. The acquisition allows TI to broaden its focus on improving energy efficiency in today’s…
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Soft Front Panel Application for PXI/CompactPCI

May 9, 2008 by Staff
KineticSystems has launched SoftView, a tool that integrates KineticSystems’ entire line of PXI/CompactPCI instruments into a single software package. At the touch of a button, the user can invoke operations on the instrument such as calibration, reset, data acquisition start…
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SME DVD Shows RFID Applications

May 9, 2008 by Staff
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) has released RFID: Tool Tracking Solutions, part of its award-winning Manufacturing Insights video series.
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Single-port injector meets IEEE 802.3at specs

April 30, 2008 by Staff
Phihong USA has introduced a 33.6-watt, single-port Power-over-Ethernet adapter that meets power specifications released in draft 3.0 of the IEEE802.3at that was approved for ballot at the end of March. The POE36U, a high-power, single-port injector provides up to 33.6W…
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Machine Guarding Seminars, Tradeshows

April 30, 2008 by Staff
This seminar will provide an overview of Machine Guarding and Machine Safety Current Codes and Legislation, Prestart Health and Safety Review Process, and Introduction of the AS-Interface Network. KITCHENER, May 5; MISSISSAUGA, May 6; WOODBRIDGE, May 8. Featured Solutions: –…
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Printed Electronics Europe 2008 Awards

April 28, 2008 by Staff
Over 600 delegates from 28 countries were present at the IDTechEx Printed Electronics Europe event in Dresden – the industry’s largest event on the topic. The event featured the IDTechEx Printed Electronics Awards in recognition of outstanding achievement. The categories…
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¼-Size and ½-Size I/O Boards

April 28, 2008 by Staff
StackableUSB 104 form factor plug on I/O boards now come in ¼-size and ½-size. The current 104 form factor only supports I/O boards of the same size (3.55″ x 3.775″). The ¼-size and ½-size I/O boards more closely match the…
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Cree Expands Solution Providers Network

April 18, 2008 by Staff
Cree Inc., (www.cree.com/csp) a market leader in LED lighting, announces seven new value-added solution providers have joined the global Cree Solution Provider network. The program, created in November 2007, now includes 21 leading LED solution providers. The Cree Solution Provider…