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Introducing the Highly Efficient, Rugged DC-DC Board Mount Series

Bel Power Solutions, a Bel group company, today announced the 0RQB-C5W24x and 0RQB-C5W54LG, a board mount, isolated DC-DC converter that provides up to 162 W of output power from a wide input range. Specifications include an output voltage of 24VDC and 54VDC and an input voltage range suitable for 72 V (74 V), 96 V and 110 V nominal battery voltages.

Conformal coated PCB is … Read More → "Introducing the Highly Efficient, Rugged DC-DC Board Mount Series"

New 650 V CoolSiC™ Hybrid Discrete for Automotive enables performance boost for fast switching On-Board Charger applications

Munich, Germany – 5 March 2021 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) has launched the 650 V CoolSiC™ Hybrid Discrete for Automotive. The device contains a 50 A TRENCHSTOP™ 5 fast-switching IGBT and a CoolSiC Schottky diode to enable a cost-efficient performance boost as well as high reliability. This combination builds a perfect cost-performance trade-off for hard-switching topologies and supports high system integrity in addition to bi-directional charging. This makes the device ideal for fast switching automotive applications such as On-Board Chargers (OBC), Power Factor Correction (PFC), DC-DC and DC-AC converters.</ … Read More → "New 650 V CoolSiC™ Hybrid Discrete for Automotive enables performance boost for fast switching On-Board Charger applications"

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany moves the Silicon Valley Innovation Hub to San Jose’s Intermolecular site

  • Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading science and technology company, has moved its Silicon Valley Innovation Hub team to San Jose’s Intermolecular‘s 150,000 sqft facility, creating a unique space for innovation and collaboration at the intersection of life science, healthcare and electronic materials.
  • The fully equipped cleanrooms, labs and services of Intermolecular allow startups and innovative companies in and around the Bay Area to rapidly grow their business from concept phase to high-volume manufacturing. It boasts 30,000 sqft of cleanroom, chemical labs, offices, a collaboration space and event spaces.

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New KNX touch panel from Siemens makes every room smart

  • Stylish design made of black glass and brushed aluminum
  • Flexible user interface with many symbols for intuitive operation
  • Easy control of lighting, shading and room temperature

Siemens Smart Infrastructure presents the new room control unit KNX Touch Control TC5, which transforms passive buildings into adaptive ones, thus driving the development of intelligent building technologies forward. The user-friendly device enables clear operation and display of all relevant functions in the room thanks to the individually configurable control elements. Thanks to the capacitive 5.0-inch color touch display in a modern, attractive design, the … Read More → "New KNX touch panel from Siemens makes every room smart"

congatec SMARC 2.1 modules with NXP i.MX 8M Plus processor

San Diego, CA, 2 March 2021 * * * congatec – a leading vendor of embedded and edge computing technology – presents its brand new low power SMARC 2.1 Computer-on-Modules with NXP i.MX 8M Plus processor for industrial edge analytics, embedded vision and artificial intelligence (AI) at embedded world 2021 DIGITAL. With its machine and deep learning capabilities, the new ultra low power conga-SMX8-Plus module allows industrial embedded systems to see and analyze their surroundings for situational awareness, visual inspection, identification, surveillance and tracking as well as gesture-based contactless machine operation and augmented reality. 

Technical highlights of … Read More → "congatec SMARC 2.1 modules with NXP i.MX 8M Plus processor"

AEC-Q100 Qualified and Defense-grade PolarFire® FPGAs Now Available in Volume Production

CHANDLER, Ariz., Mar. 4, 2021 – Automotive, defense, aerospace and industrial designers who need automotive- and defense-grade programmable logic solutions can now order PolarFire Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) in volume production quantities. Microchip Technology (Nasdaq: MCHP) today announced it is shipping PolarFire FPGAs qualified for both the Automotive Electronics Council Q100 (AEC-Q100) specification Grade T2 (-40°C to 125°C T< … Read More → "AEC-Q100 Qualified and Defense-grade PolarFire® FPGAs Now Available in Volume Production"

The Antenna Company Launches Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Antennas Enabling Precise Real-Time Location Services

Eindhoven, The Netherlands – March 4, 2021

The Antenna Company, a specialist in the design of high-performance embedded antennas, today announced a family of ultra-wideband (UWB) antennas to enable high precision positioning and angle-of-arrival applications for low-power sensors, anchors, and tags.   The antennas support worldwide operation on UWB channel 5 (6.5 GHz) and channel 9 (8 GHz).

UWB technology enables a location accuracy of 10-cm for real-time location services such as access control, asset tracking, peer-to-peer communication and contact tracing. Applications which utilize 2-way ranging (TWR), Time-Difference of Arrival (TDoA) or Phase Difference of Arrival (PDoA) … Read More → "The Antenna Company Launches Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Antennas Enabling Precise Real-Time Location Services"

AIVION announces a new HDMI to SDI converter with a board-to-board connector

  • Interactable small form factor HDMI to SDI converter
  • The NA1012B-ET has an extended temperature range of -40C to +85C
  • HDMI board2board connector with supported video formats up to 1920x1080p 60Hz

Munich (Germany), 02. March 2021 – AIVION, the leading video interface solution provider, announced the NA1012B-ET, a small form factor HDMI to SDI converter module. It is designed for applications where minimum size and industrial temperature range are required. HDMI video input and power supply voltage are using a board2board connector on the new … Read More → "AIVION announces a new HDMI to SDI converter with a board-to-board connector"

Keysight Launches Test Solution for Electric Vehicle Charging and Grid-Edge Applications

Keysight’s SL1202A Scienlab Regenerative AC Emulator (right) with SL1040A Scienlab Charging Discovery System (middle) testing an EV’s onboard charger (left).

March 02, 2021 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

SANTA ROSA, Calif.- Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that delivers advanced design and validation solutions to help accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, has launched the Read More → "Keysight Launches Test Solution for Electric Vehicle Charging and Grid-Edge Applications"

New Vishay Intertechnology Automotive Grade Through-Hole Inductor Delivers 420 A Saturation Current in Compact 1500 Case Size

MALVERN, Pa. — March 3, 2021 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new Automotive Grade through-hole inductor that delivers a 420 A saturation current for 30 % inductance reduction in a compact 1500 case size. For automotive applications, the Vishay Dale IHXL-1500VZ-5A offers very low typical DCR down to 0.12 mΩ and continuous high temperature operation to +155 °C.

The shielded, composite construction of the AEC-Q200 qualified device released today enables a compact size of 38.1 mm by 38.1 mm by 21.9 mm to support up to 235 A of continuous DC current. This allows the IHXL-1500VZ-5A to replace much larger and more expensive … Read More → "New Vishay Intertechnology Automotive Grade Through-Hole Inductor Delivers 420 A Saturation Current in Compact 1500 Case Size"

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