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Intermolecular and SITRI Form Strategic Alliance to Accelerate Materials Innovation – “More than Moore”

SAN JOSE, Calif. and Shanghai, November 20, 2017 — Intermolecular, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMI), the trusted partner for advanced materials innovation and SITRI, the innovation center for accelerating the development and commercialization of “More than Moore” (MtM) technologies, today announced a strategic alliance to accelerate materials innovation. As part of the partnership, Intermolecular will extend beyond pathfinding and screening by gaining access to test vehicles and device capability through … Read More → "Intermolecular and SITRI Form Strategic Alliance to Accelerate Materials Innovation – “More than Moore”"

Small Size Color E-paper Displays Integrate Controller Electronics for Reduced Cost and Time to Market

Tainan City, Taiwan – 21 November 2017.  Pervasive Displays (PDi), a world leader in e-paper displays, today announces samples available for four new, small size, high resolution, three color, TFT active matrix Electronic Paper Display (EPD) modules with internal timing controllers (iTC).  The new additions to the range are the 1.54-inch (E2154FS091),(Read More → "Small Size Color E-paper Displays Integrate Controller Electronics for Reduced Cost and Time to Market"

TT Electronics introduces the lightest, most effective PCB mounted heatsink specifically designed for power resistors

Woking, UK, 21 November 2017 – TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, has today announced the WMHP-HS heatsink specifically designed to optimise the thermal performance of its WMHP series power resistors. Providing a combination of high surface area, superior cooling performance, compact dimensions and light weight, the PCB mounting heatsink is ideal for use in power supplies, power amplifiers, motor drives and inrush current control applications requiring resistors operating in the 20 to 100W range.

The WMHP-HS heatsink is aimed at designers using TO220 … Read More → "TT Electronics introduces the lightest, most effective PCB mounted heatsink specifically designed for power resistors"

Tosibox Trusted Partner in Cyber Security for Fidelix, a Finnish Leader in Building Automation Systems

OULU, FINLAND – Tosibox, the innovator of easy, scalable, reliable and secure remote connections offers modern-day cyber security for Read More → "Tosibox Trusted Partner in Cyber Security for Fidelix, a Finnish Leader in Building Automation Systems"

Ametherm Glass-Encapsulated Thermistors for Automotive and Industrial Applications Now in Stock at Digi-Key

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nov. 20, 2017 — Ametherm today announced that its DG series of glass-encapsulated thermistors for high-accuracy temperature sensing in automotive and industrial applications is now in stock at Digi-Key. Hermetically sealed DG series devices eliminate errors in resistance readings due to moisture penetration while offering high operating temperatures and a compact size.

Ametherm’s glass-encapsulated DG series provides designers with faster, more accurate, and less expensive alternatives to thermocouples and RTD probes. DG series devices are free from limitations due to solder temperature, which enables them to offer users a wide operating temperature range of -40 °C … Read More → "Ametherm Glass-Encapsulated Thermistors for Automotive and Industrial Applications Now in Stock at Digi-Key"

Sub-miniature PCB mount Toggle Switch from JPR Electronics saves panel and PCB space

Specialist distributors JPR Electronics  is the UK distributor of the Salecom TS40-T range of sub-miniature toggle switches. This compact switch offers designers space savings on PCB layouts and reductions in control panel size. The TS40-T switches are available in horizontal and vertical styles and feature gold plated terminal pins on a standard 2.54mm pitch for direct PCB … Read More → "Sub-miniature PCB mount Toggle Switch from JPR Electronics saves panel and PCB space"

Digitizers allow fast and easy signal processing with new SCAPP Option

Grosshansdorf, Germany – 20th November 2017.  Currently digitizers have a bottleneck caused by having to use either the host PC’s central processor with 8 or 16 cores or a FPGA that is complex to program.  Spectrum Instrumentation has solved this problem with its new SCAPP software option – the Spectrum CUDA Access for Parallel Processing – that opens an easy-to-use yet extremely powerful way to digitize, process and analyze electronic signals.  SCAPP allows a CUDA-based Graphical Processing Unit (GPU) to be used directly between any Spectrum digitizer and the PC.  The big … Read More → "Digitizers allow fast and easy signal processing with new SCAPP Option"

Avnet Expands Commitment to Technology Innovation with First Americas-Based Design Center of Excellence

 PHOENIX — November 20, 2017 — Avnet (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, unveiled its first Design Center of Excellence in the Americas during a grand opening ceremony at the facility in San Jose, Calif. last week. The Design Center of Excellence is focused on design, engineering and on-boarding new products, underscoring Avnet’s commitment to helping customers bring new products to market anywhere in the world.

The Design Center of Excellence brings Avnet expertise directly to its customers and will help drive innovation among original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and independent software vendors (ISVs) … Read More → "Avnet Expands Commitment to Technology Innovation with First Americas-Based Design Center of Excellence"

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