Category Archive: America’s News

Jun
15

Compact, Cost-Effective & Versatile Magnetostrictive Position Sensor

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MTS Sensors has expanded its EC-Series of absolute position sensing devices. Based on the company’s industry-leading Temposonics® magnetostrictive technology, the new EC-Series models are designed to offer a higher degree of integration – with a choice of serial interface standards supported, plus built-in active signal conditioning functionality. Supplementing the original devices, which have direct signal …

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Dec
18

2-DTech & Dyesol Announce Cooperation to Develop Graphene Enhanced Photovoltaic Devices

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2-DTech has been awarded an InnovateUK grant worth £98,000 to carry out research relating to graphene being integrated into solid state dye-sensitised solar cells. As a result, the company is linking up with solar technology specialist Dyesol in order to undertake this new, high profile project. Currently the vast majority of photovoltaic cells are based …

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Dec
17

FTDI Chip Introduces EVE Platforms Supporting Development of HMIs with Capacitive Touch

FTDI Chip has further enlarged the portfolio of development modules accompanying its award-winning Embedded Video Engine (EVE) technology – which has helped revolutionise how human machine interfaces (HMIs) are implemented thanks to its innovative object-oriented approach. These latest EVE platforms are targeted at the creation of intelligent display systems using capacitive touch and are based …

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Dec
16

Highly Robust MEMS-Based Pressure Sensors

Melexis has introduced two new pressure sensor products which combine high sensitivity and strong linearity. Fully automotive qualified (exceeding AEC-Q100 requirements), the MLX90815 and MLX90816 are discrete micro-electro-mechanical (MEMS) devices for measuring absolute pressure in demanding operational environments. The MLX90815 is designed for optimal performance when determining pressures from 0 to 30 bar absolute, while …

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May
23

IQD Launches New High-Temperature, High-Shock Clock Oscillator

IQD has launched a newly designed high-temperature clock oscillator.

IQD has launched a newly designed high-temperature clock oscillator. The new LHAT series is housed in a 7x5mm dual hermetically sealed ceramic package with gold plated kovar leads attached using a robust eutectic brazing process. The oscillators are capable of operating at temperatures from +25 to +200 degrees C. The LHAT series is available with …

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Mar
14

Celebrating Pi Day with a Raspberry Pi: element14 announces winners of the Pi Day “Raspberry Road Test” Challenge

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Top 3 winners become the lucky recipients of the highly desired Raspberry Pi LONDON – Mar. 14, 2012 – element14, the first collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, powered by Premier Farnell [LSE:PFL], has today announced the three winners of its global “Raspberry Road Test” challenge. Peter Fenech, Gizmo B73 …

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Mar
06

Enter the element14 Pi Day “Raspberry RoadTest” Challenge for a chance to win a Raspberry Pi computer

Enter online for a chance to win a Raspberry Pi computer on the element14 Pi Day “Raspberry RoadTest” Challenge

Online submission for ‘amazing innovations’ now open at element14 LONDON – Mar. 6, 2012 – element14, the first collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, powered by Premier Farnell [LSE:PFL], is giving Raspberry Pi fans around the world a chance to win one of three of these hotly desired gadgets. Launched …

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Feb
15

Premier Farnell prepares to address the final U.S. regulations of the Dodd-Frank Act on “Conflict Minerals”

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15th February 2012 – London, Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl) – has today announced the steps it is taking to be prepared for the final regulations of the U.S. Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act: Section 1502 on conflict minerals when they are published later this year. Under the Act, which was finalised in July 2010, U.S. …

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Dec
12

CadSoft launches EAGLE version 6

A new version of the award winning PCB Design Software creates even more efficiency and productivity CadSoft Computer GmbH, a part of Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl), today announces the launch of version 6 of its easy-to-use ‘EAGLE’ PCB software for professional board design. CadSoft EAGLE Version 6 is available to buy from today and focuses …

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Dec
05

Ben implements FPGAs and CPLDs to brighten up LED displays on element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Modding guru Ben Heck implements FPGAs and CPLDs to brighten up LED displays on element14’s “The Ben Heck Show

Latest episode offers tips for simplifying programming language using FPGAs and CPLDs available on the element14 community element14, the first collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers, and modding guru Ben Heck, showcase the benefits of using Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) and Complex Programmable Logic Devices (CPLDs) to enhance LED-illumination on past projects …

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