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eCADSTAR Release 2021.0 Connects Electronic Engineering with PCB Design

May 6, 2021 – Bristol, UK, and Westford, MA – Zuken announces the launch of the eCADSTAR release 2021.0. With this release, eCADSTAR 3D PCB design has been extended to include numerous new features, including 3D creepage safety checks in the PCB design editor, improved bus management and sheet connector cross-references in the schematic editor and enhanced scripting in the COM interface.

The new creepage safety checking functionality makes eCADSTAR an ideal solution for the design of power supplies. Using creepage checks in the eCADSTAR PCB Design Editor, engineers can analyze the electrical safety of nets and defined regions of a PCB … Read More → "eCADSTAR Release 2021.0 Connects Electronic Engineering with PCB Design"

CEVA’s Bluetooth® Dual Mode 5.2 Platform Achieves SIG Qualification, Expedites IC Design for TWS Earbuds and More

ROCKVILLE, MD, May 06, 2021 – CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of wireless connectivity and smart sensing technologies, today announced that its RivieraWaves Bluetooth® Dual Mode 5.2 Platform has achieved  Read More → "CEVA’s Bluetooth® Dual Mode 5.2 Platform Achieves SIG Qualification, Expedites IC Design for TWS Earbuds and More"

Power Integrations Introduces Software for Precise Control and Tuning of BridgeSwitch ICs in Single-Phase BLDC Motor Drives

San Jose, Calif. – May 06, 2021 – Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI), the leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, today released its … Read More → "Power Integrations Introduces Software for Precise Control and Tuning of BridgeSwitch ICs in Single-Phase BLDC Motor Drives"

Ohmcraft Delivers High Performance Leaded Dividers for Mission Critical Applications

NORTHVALE, New Jersey, USA – New Yorker Electronics is now distributing the new Exxelia Ohmcraft HVD Series of Mission Critical High-Voltage Leaded Resistor Dividers. With its patented Micropen precision printing technology, Exxelia Ohmcraft meets the needs of modern electronic warfare, weapons platforms, and military professionals. With voltage ratings of up to 40kV and resistance values to 2TΩ, the Exxelia HVD delivers ultra-high stability in mission-critical applications, and very low noise and tolerances to 0.1%.

Typical applications for this Leaded Divider Series include high-voltage power supplies, X-ray sources, power meters and test & measurement equipment. This … Read More → "Ohmcraft Delivers High Performance Leaded Dividers for Mission Critical Applications"

WIMI Hologram Cloud Applies AR and AI Technology to Autonomous Car Driving, and the Holographic Smart Cockpit Makes Sci-Fi Movies Come True

HONG KONG, May 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tailor Insight, the fintech market research organization, recently released a research report “WIMI Hologram Cloud Applies AR and AI Technology to Autonomous Car Driving, and the Holographic Smart Cockpit Makes Sci-Fi Movies Come True”. You may remember a scene in many sci-fi movies where two characters in different spaces communicate face-to-face in real-time through virtual images, but this is not a video call, and there is no need for a large-sized display screen. It is achieved through holographic imaging technology. In science fiction movies, this technology often provides another … Read More → "WIMI Hologram Cloud Applies AR and AI Technology to Autonomous Car Driving, and the Holographic Smart Cockpit Makes Sci-Fi Movies Come True"

TDK introduces new DC link capacitors with exceptionally low ESL

May 7, 2021 — TDK Corporation presents a new series of EPCOS power capacitors for DC link applications. The new capacitors are available for rated voltages of 700 V DC to 2000 V DC and cover a capacitance range of 20 µF to 270 µF. The current handling capacity can be up to 60 A at 65 °C with the ability to tolerate current peaks of up to 7.5 kA. The maximum permissible hot spot temperature is 85 °C.

The capacitors’ extremely low ESL values can be as low as 13 nH, depending on the type. Thanks to this and the low ESR values of min. 0.9 mΩ, the capacitors … Read More → "TDK introduces new DC link capacitors with exceptionally low ESL"

SmartDV Unveils Automation Tool Suite for Use with Its Extensive Verification IP Portfolio

SAN JOSE, CALIF. –– May 4, 2021 –– SmartDV™ Technologies, the leader in Design and Verification Intellectual Property (IP), today unveiled a tool suite that automates the protocol debugging process and testbench creation by eliminating tedious and error-prone manual approaches and improving productivity. 

The automation suite includes SmartViP Debug™, a tool that automatically identifies protocol violations with visual and tabular views, and SmartTestBench™. SmartTestBench automates the creation of testbench files, either through a graphical user interface or through text files, and supports a … Read More → "SmartDV Unveils Automation Tool Suite for Use with Its Extensive Verification IP Portfolio"

Melexis reveals compact, low-voltage 3D magnetometer for consumer applications

Tessenderlo, Belgium, 6 May 2021 – Melexis, a global microelectronics engineering company, is targeting white goods, consumer electronics, and smart-metering applications with the MLX90392 three-axis magnetic field sensor, which can operate from a 1.8 V power rail shared with other components such as logic devices.

Requiring no dedicated LDO or regulator, the competitively priced MLX90392 simplifies design, trims bill-of-materials costs and saves PCB space. Measuring just 2 mm x 2.5 mm x 0.4 mm, the sensor features a UTDFN-8 ultra-thin no-lead 8-pin package to help designers tackle space-constrained applications. In addition, a 1.5 µA power-down mode helps save energy and thus maximize runtime in battery-powered … Read More → "Melexis reveals compact, low-voltage 3D magnetometer for consumer applications"

STMicroelectronics Introduces High-Performance GaN Family for Automotive Applications

  • New product family to combine Power GaN with intelligence for smaller and more highly integrated system solutions for the EV era
  • STi2GaN offering to include solutions for On-Board Chargers, LiDAR for autonomous driving, bidirectional DC-DC converters, Class-D amplifiers, and power-conversion systems

Geneva, May 6, 2021 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has announced a new family of ST Intelligent and Integrated Gallium Nitride (GaN) solutions, Read More → "STMicroelectronics Introduces High-Performance GaN Family for Automotive Applications"

Kerlink & AIUT Install Largest Smart LoRaWAN® Network in Poland For Water-Supply-System Monitoring and Management

Thorigné-Fouillard, France and Gliwice, Poland – May 6, 2021, 6 p.m. CEST – Kerlink (AKLK – FR0013156007), a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and AIUT, an international expert in IoT-dedicated solutions, have completed Poland’s largest LoRaWAN® network for water-supply monitoring and management using Kerlink Wirnet™ LoRaWAN gateways and Read More → "Kerlink & AIUT Install Largest Smart LoRaWAN® Network in Poland For Water-Supply-System Monitoring and Management"

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