Long-life USB Type-C 3.1 plug for product testing has no-scratch nose

Omron has launched a long-life USB-C type connector aimed at the inspection and testing of smartphones, digital cameras, headphones, notebook computers and games consoles.

This article was posted on Nov 23, 2020

Pickering adds to PXI simulation modules

Pickering Interfaces of Clacton-on-sea, has launched its model 41-765 Analog Output/Current Loop Simulator Modules, which are aimed at simulating industrial control transceivers, utilizing 4–20mA current loops.

This article was posted on Nov 23, 2020

TrustedObjects security for LoRaWAN validated on STM32WLE5 series

Trusted Objects TO-Protect LoRaWAN, a security product for LoRaWAN nodes, is now validated on STMicroelectronics STM32WLE5 series.

This article was posted on Nov 23, 2020

Panasonic launches EKM versions of PaPIRs

Panasonic has launched EKM versions of Pyroelectric Passive Infrared Motion Sensors (PaPIRs) with two distinct functional purposes.

This article was posted on Nov 23, 2020

O-S-D market to rebound 7.7% in 2021 to reach a record high

The Optoelectronics, Sensors/Actuators and Discretes (O-S-D) market has stabilised and some parts of it are recovering, says IC Insights.

This article was posted on Nov 23, 2020

TI licences Imaginations latest automotive GPU

Texas Instruments has licensed an Imagination Technologies’ B-Series GPU for TI’s Jacinto automotive processor family.

This article was posted on Nov 23, 2020

Washable food-safe motors tested for many years

ABB is claiming many years of operation from its food safe motors following wash-down testing.

This article was posted on Nov 23, 2020

SDR course supports radio-comms understanding

SDRplay has announced a Radio Communications course for under-graduate teaching as part of its SDRplay Educators Programme

This article was posted on Nov 23, 2020

Motor driver works from USB power, Li-ion power and up to 16V

Toshiba has introduced DMOS dual H-bride motor driver that can run from 2.5V to 16V while delivering up to 2A.

This article was posted on Nov 23, 2020

Green Hills teams with Sectigo for embedded TCP/IP security

Green Hills Software has signed a deal with Sectigo to offer Icon Labs Embedded Firewall integrated and optimised with Green Hills’ Integrity RTOS, and its embedded TCP/IP v4/v6 host and router networking stack.

This article was posted on Nov 23, 2020

Automotve mosfet is 1 x 1mm

Rohm is aiming at vehicles with three 1 x 1mm footprint AEC-Q101 qualified mosfets.

This article was posted on Nov 17, 2020

Tiny CO2 sensor works at high concentrations

Sensirion has introduced a sensor for measuring high concentrations of CO2, based on a thermal conductivity technique.

This article was posted on Nov 17, 2020

General Atomics buys Guidestar Optical Systems

General Atomics, the US defence technologies company, has completed the acquisition of Guidestar Optical Systems, a laser comms specialist.

This article was posted on Nov 17, 2020

Window Voltage Detector detects under-voltage down to 0.55V

Ricoh has launched a Window Voltage Detector which monitors over-and-under output voltages from the power supply IC for a microprocessor and a sensor, and detects abnormal voltage of systems.

This article was posted on Nov 17, 2020

The Fabless Five

If the AMD-Xilinx acquisition comes off, then the merged company will be the fourth largest fabless semiconductor player, says TendForce.

This article was posted on Nov 17, 2020

Q3 wafer shipments up 6.9% y-o-y

Q3 silicon wafer area shipments fell 0.5% on Q2 to 3,135 million square inches but were up 6.9% from the 2,932 million square inches shipped in Q3 2019, says the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG) in its quarterly analysis of the silicon wafer industry.

This article was posted on Nov 17, 2020

Q3 chip sales up 11%

Q3 semiconductor sales were 11% up sequentially at $113.6 billion and up 5.8% y-o-y, says the SIA.

This article was posted on Nov 17, 2020

Airbus mission to measure Earth’s reflected light

Airbus has been awarded a climate change space contract to prepare a mission to collect the first ever absolute measurements of the light reflected off Earth’s surface.

This article was posted on Nov 17, 2020

250W LDMOS for solid-state cooking and 2.45GHz ISM applications

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This article was posted on Nov 17, 2020

‘Largest IPO in human history’ called off

The ‘largest IPO in human history’ – Ant Group’s $37bn public offering in Shanghai and Hong Kong – has been suspended by Chinese regulators.

This article was posted on Nov 17, 2020

Electronica: Maxim majors on industrial automation with new parts and designs

Maxim has announced a suite of integrated circuits and reference designs for industrial automation using IO-Link communications.

This article was posted on Nov 16, 2020