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RS Components launches 94% efficient POL converters covering most standard bus and battery voltages

LONDON, UK, 22 September 2020 – RS Components (RS), a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, has added the new TRACO Power TSR-WI Series of non-isolated POL (point of load) DC/DC converters to its product portfolio. TSR-WI devices offer high efficiencies of up to 94%, along with low standby current and excellent line/load regulation.

The TSR-WI Series comprises two families of single-output switching regulator — known as TSR-0.6WI and TSR-1WI, with 0.6A and 1A maximum output current ratings, respectively — and output voltage options of 3.3V, 5V, 6.5V, 9 … Read More → "RS Components launches 94% efficient POL converters covering most standard bus and battery voltages"

Microchip Introduces No-Cost, License- and Royalty-Free Ensemble Graphics Toolkit to Speed Linux® Graphical User Interface Development

CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Graphical user interfaces (GUIs) and interactive touchscreen displays provide intuitive user experiences in applications from robotic and machine controls to medical user interfaces, automotive instrumentation and home and building automation systems. A well-designed GUI enables users to process information more quickly and interact more effectively with a product. Microchip Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: MCHP) today announced a new GUI development toolkit for its portfolio of 32-bit microprocessors (MPUs) running Linux, helping designers of industrial, medical, consumer and automotive graphical displays to reduce development cost and time-to-market.

Microchip’s new < … Read More → "Microchip Introduces No-Cost, License- and Royalty-Free Ensemble Graphics Toolkit to Speed Linux® Graphical User Interface Development"

L-com Releases New Fiber Optic Pigtails to Address a Wide Range of Telecom Applications

IRVINE, Calif. – L-com, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has launched a new line of distribution-style fiber pigtails that are ideal for telecom, datacom, wireless service provider, security and enterprise networking applications.

L-com’s new Read More → "L-com Releases New Fiber Optic Pigtails to Address a Wide Range of Telecom Applications"

STMicroelectronics Reveals BlueNRG-2N Network Processor Combining Convenience and Scalability, with Bluetooth® 5.0 Features and Security

Geneva, September 22, 2020 – STMicroelectronics has unveiled the BlueNRG-2N Bluetooth 5.0-certified network processor, lowering power consumption and adding support for the latest Bluetooth features that increase data throughput and enhance privacy and security.

The BlueNRG-2N network coprocessor comes pre-programmed, ready for connecting to a host controller … Read More → "STMicroelectronics Reveals BlueNRG-2N Network Processor Combining Convenience and Scalability, with Bluetooth® 5.0 Features and Security"

Newark Now Shipping Nexperia Power GaN FETS for Reduced Power Loss in EVs, 5G and IoT

Chicago – September 21, 2020: Newark, today announced availability of Nexperia’s new to market, innovative Power Gallium Nitride (GaN) FET range. GaN FET products deliver improved density and efficient power usage in a small form factor, enabling the development of efficient systems at a lower cost, and providing the potential to transform power performance in electric vehicles, 5G communications, IoT and more. This innovative range provides real solutions to design engineers as increased … Read More → "Newark Now Shipping Nexperia Power GaN FETS for Reduced Power Loss in EVs, 5G and IoT"

Keysight Technologies Expands Automotive Portfolio with New Radar Multi-Target Simulator and Advanced Automotive Ethernet Solutions

SANTA ROSA, Calif., September 21, 2020

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, has added two new test solutions to its growing automotive portfolio – Radar Target Simulator and Read More → "Keysight Technologies Expands Automotive Portfolio with New Radar Multi-Target Simulator and Advanced Automotive Ethernet Solutions"

Maxim Integrated’s Essential Analog Transceivers Deliver Reliable Connectivity and Industry’s Highest Uptime for Industrial Networks Via Enhanced Fault Detection and Operation Range

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Sept. 16, 2020—Designers requiring longer uptime for industrial automation applications can accelerate troubleshooting and communicate across larger networks with the MAX33012E controller area network (CAN) bus transceiver and the MAX33072E RS-485 half-duplex transceiver from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM). These devices are designed to increase industrial system uptime for factory-floor networks. The MAX33012E features the industry’s most advanced fault detection and reporting, while the MAX33072E provides the ability to connect the broadest range of disparate nodes, increasing reliability by enabling the connection of nodes with large ground differences.

ams introduces ultra-thin sensor bringing new blood-oxygen monitoring capability to earbuds, patches, and other wearable devices

News facts:

  • AS7038RB SpO2 sensor integrates photodiode, filter and signal processing in a compact package just 0.65mm thin
  • Superior optical performance supports use in medical-grade patient-monitoring patches and oximeters, enabling remote monitoring by healthcare teams
  • Sensor includes electrical circuitry for concurrent ECG measurement
  • Can be used to aid COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) early-symptom diagnostics

Premstaetten, Austria (September 17, 2020) — ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today introduces the industry’s thinnest dedicated sensor for blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) measurement, bringing the capability to remotely … Read More → "ams introduces ultra-thin sensor bringing new blood-oxygen monitoring capability to earbuds, patches, and other wearable devices"

Semtech and Amazon Collaborate to Provide Low Power Connectivity for Consumer Applications on Amazon Sidewalk

CAMARILLO, Calif., Sept. 21, 2020 – Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced it has teamed up with Amazon to collaborate on its network, Amazon Sidewalk. Operated at no charge to customers, Amazon Sidewalk is a crowd-sourced wireless network that can simplify device setup, extend the range for low bandwidth applications and provide limited functionality even when devices fall offline. Semtech’s long range, low power LoRa platform in the Amazon Sidewalk network extends the range of a customer’s home network to connect both outdoor and indoor, low-bandwidth … Read More → "Semtech and Amazon Collaborate to Provide Low Power Connectivity for Consumer Applications on Amazon Sidewalk"

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