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AVX is Showcasing its Extended Portfolio of High-Performance Microwave & RF Solutions at IMS 2018

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C., May 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced … Read More → "AVX is Showcasing its Extended Portfolio of High-Performance Microwave & RF Solutions at IMS 2018"

Artila Launces New WiFi Embedded Module SW-200M for Device Networking

Taipei, Taiwan – May 2018 — Artila Electronics, which specializes in the development and manufacture of Linux-ready ARM embedded industrial computers, launches the brand new FreeRTOS based serial to wireless LAN module. SW-200M supports 2.4GHz, IEEE 802.11b/g/n WiFi and UART interface which is designed to connect serial device to Intranet/Internet.  This module provides serial to embedded wireless solution with 40x45mm compact PCB size, and ultralow power consumption features.

SW-200M Serial-to-Wifi module supports serial, UART, SPI, I2C, PWM and GPIOs interfaces, it integrates 32-bit ARM Cortex M3 … Read More → "Artila Launces New WiFi Embedded Module SW-200M for Device Networking"

See Exactly What MEMS Sensors Are Feeling, with Professional MEMS Development Tool from STMicroelectronics

Geneva, May 16, 2018 — The Profi MEMS Tool development platform by STMicroelectronics lets engineers visualize the behavior of ST’s MEMS sensors, helping accelerate time to market and maximize the performance of new product designs.

Featuring a high-performing STM32F401 microcontroller and flexible power management, the main Profi MEMS Tool board powers the sensors and gathers output data for forwarding to a developer GUI (Graphical User Interface) running on a host PC. Users are free to use ST’s UNICO GUI, which can be downloaded from st.com, or a tool of their choice to analyze the MEMS sensor … Read More → "See Exactly What MEMS Sensors Are Feeling, with Professional MEMS Development Tool from STMicroelectronics"

Powercast’s thin 0.3mm Powerharvester wireless power receiver charges smart cards, other compact devices over the air

PITTSBURGH, Pa., May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Powercast Corporation, the pioneer of radio-frequency (RF)-based long-range power-over-distance wireless charging technology, today announced a smaller Powerharvester® wireless power receiver and RF-to-DC converter chip (PCC114) for its Powerharvester Chipset (comprised of a wireless power receiver chip and complementary boost converter IC). Designed for embedding in space-constrained consumer designs like smart cards or hearing aids, the new chip builds on Powercast’s existing Powerharvester receiver (PCC110), which has been deployed in industrial and commercial wireless power systems for seven years. Powercast used that experience to refine and reduce the size of its … Read More → "Powercast’s thin 0.3mm Powerharvester wireless power receiver charges smart cards, other compact devices over the air"

Concurrent Technologies completed qualification on 3U VPX rugged server boards

Concurrent Technologies, a leading supplier of processor solutions for demanding environments, has completed thermal, shock and vibration qualification testing and is shipping conduction-cooled ruggedized server boards with virtualization capabilities.    The 12-core variants of these 3U VPX™ boards will operate at a card edge temperature of +85°C with 100% processor loading, maximizing performance within a single slot. 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity and direct attached storage are also included to minimize Size, Weight and Power (SWaP) which is vital for many compute intensive applications within the defense market.

Both TR C4x/3sd-RCx and … Read More → "Concurrent Technologies completed qualification on 3U VPX rugged server boards"

Synopsys Introduces Industry’s First ASIL D Ready Embedded Vision Processor IP for ADAS Applications and Self-Driving Vehicles

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —

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Vishay Intertechnology Snap-in Power Aluminum Capacitors Save Space, Lower Costs for Power Supplies, Solar Inverters, and Motor Controls

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Vishay Intertechnology Snap-in Power Aluminum Capacitors Save Space, Lower Costs for Power Supplies, Solar Inverters, and Motor Controls

Devices Offer Increased Ripple Current to 4.42 A and Useful Life of 3,000 Hours at 105 °C

MALVERN, Pa. — May 16, 2018 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new series of miniature snap-in power aluminum electrolytic capacitors. Ideal for power supplies, solar inverters, and industrial motor controls, the Vishay BCcomponents 259 PHM-SI series combines 30 % higher ripple current … Read More → "Vishay Intertechnology Snap-in Power Aluminum Capacitors Save Space, Lower Costs for Power Supplies, Solar Inverters, and Motor Controls"

Artila Introduces New C Programmable Device Server Aport-214PG

Taipei, Taiwan – April 2018 — Artila Electronics, which specializes in the development and manufacture of Linux-ready Arm embedded industrial computers, launches the brand new FreeRTOS programmable device server, Aport-214PG. Merging the legacy RS-485 based devices into an industrial Ethernet network is a challenge task to all of the system integrators today due to the characteristic of slow response and various data format.  To cope with the challenge of speed inconsistency, by skillful programming and design, the programmable device server plays an important role in the field data acquisition.Read More → "Artila Introduces New C Programmable Device Server Aport-214PG"

CTAccel Joins Accelize Ecosystem to Make FPGA-Based Image Transcoding Acceleration Available on AccelStore

Cloud Expo Asia, Hong Kong — May 16, 2018 — CTAccel announced today that it is partnering with Accelize® to make its FPGA-based CTAccel Image Processor (CIP) available on an as-needed basis on the new AccelStore™ marketplace. CIP is a high-performance image processing accelerator that improves server throughput and latency.  

“By joining the Accelize ecosystem, we are making our image transcoding expertise available to a broader audience of cloud and enterprise application developers on all the cloud and enterprise platforms supported by the Accelize framework starting with OVH and AWS,” said Ivan … Read More → "CTAccel Joins Accelize Ecosystem to Make FPGA-Based Image Transcoding Acceleration Available on AccelStore"

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