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Digi-Key, SSI Technologies Announce Global Distribution Agreement

February 7, 2008 by Staff
Electronic component distributor Digi-Key Corp. and SSI Technologies Inc. announced today that the companies have entered into a worldwide distribution agreement. SSI Technologies is a designer and manufacturer of sensors, sensors based monitoring and powdered metal products for the transportation,…
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8.5mm Pitch Saves Panel Space

February 7, 2008 by Staff
BlockMaster’s new Model OTB-351 Modular Thru-Panel Modular Power Terminal Block saves panel space with its tighter 8.5mm terminal spacing. Standard SEMS screws with terminals of nickel plated brass makes the series ideal for easy field service and product assembly usages…
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SMC Best Practice Forum – 'Organic Semiconductors' – Toronto

February 5, 2008 by Staff
As a key component in printed organic electronics, organic thin film transistors (OTFTs) have received much attention in recent years in multi-disciplinary areas including chemistry, physics, materials science, and electrical/electronic engineering. This phenomenal surge in research activities in OTFTs from…
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Screw Terminal Blocks

February 5, 2008 by Staff
The latest generation of screw terminal blocks from Phoenix Contact features a spring-loaded, snap-on PE foot, which automatically contacts the rail when the terminal block is snapped on, and standardized Phoenix Contact plug-in bridges. Both of these features save time…
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MOSAID settles litigation with ProMOS, Mosel Vitelic

February 4, 2008 by Staff
OTTAWA – February 2008 – MOSAID Technologies Inc. has announced the settlement of its patent infringement litigation with Promos Technologies Inc. and Mosel Vitelic Inc., both of Hsinchu, Taiwan.Under the settlement, ProMOS has been granted a six-year, royalty bearing license under Mosaid’s…
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5W to 15W PC-Mount Power Supplies

February 4, 2008 by Staff
Lambda has introduced its new KPSA-family of pc-mountable AC-DC power supplies designed to meet the demand for small, lightweight and low cost power supplies. These single output supplies are available with output power ratings of 5W, 10W and 15 watts…
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Rugged Rotary Encoder

January 31, 2008 by Staff
Elma Electronic has released an all-metal body version of its E27 series encoders. The metal E27 encoder is designed for more robust applications than the standard version, where bushing strength, panel nut tightening torque and side-impact resistance is important. The…
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Xerox Canada Partners with Athabasca University

January 31, 2008 by Staff
TORONTO — (CNW) — As part of Xerox Corp.’s global commitment to science and education, Xerox Canada has partnered with Athabasca University to develop a research program focused on advancing mobile learning and e-learning for students living in remote or…
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Elliptic Security Webinars Focus on IPsec

January 29, 2008 by Staff
Prompted by strong interest and participation in its first webinar on secure boot, Elliptic has announced a three part webinar series on IPsec, a suite of protocols for securing Internet protocol (IP) communications. This IPsec series is extracted from the…
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Screwless Top Entry PCB Terminal Blocks

January 29, 2008 by Staff
OKW Electronics has launched the CSTBV23 top entry screwless PCB terminal blocks from Camden Electronics. These compact terminals have been designed with the cable entry and release mechanism positioned on the top face. This makes them ideal for applications where…
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Class-B Marine AIS Demonstrator

January 28, 2008 by Staff
CML Microcircuits a provider of low-power semiconductors for global wireless and wireline communications markets, announces a marine AIS (Automatic Identification System) Class-B demonstrator. The DE70321 is a complete AIS Class B (IEC 62287) technology demonstrator aimed at speeding manufacturers’ design…
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RFID Pilot to Track Auto Parts

January 28, 2008 by Staff
Ford Motor Company's Land Rover division and Savi today announced they have launched a pilot program that deploys an active radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions that better synchronizes the delivery of auto parts from multiple suppliers...