Products: Photonics/Optics
Power Supplies

TDK-Lambda Americas (San Diego, CA & Neptune, NJ) has launched a new line of 1600W front-end power supplies for use in distributed, hot-pluggable and redundant power systems. The HFE1600 series operate off a universal AC...

Products: Photonics/Optics
850nm VCSEL LC TOSA

The Optoelectronics Company (Hertfordshire, UK) is pleased to announce the release of the TP85-LCP1F, a high-performance 850nm VCSEL LC Transmitter Optical Sub Assembly (TOSA) designed for high speed data communications,...

Products: Photonics/Optics
Thermal Imaging Camera

The new FTI-E 1000 camera from Land Instruments (Dronfield, UK) is designed for high-temperature applications. Operating at 1μm, the new instrument combines high-resolution thermal imaging with accurate temperature...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Machine Control Interface Module

Trio Motion Technology (Tewkesbury, UK) has added to its MC464 Motion Coordinator machine controller range with the launch of its new EtherCAT Master drive interface module. The new module provides tightly...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Stand-Alone Real-Time Clock/Calendar

Microchip Technology (Chandler, AZ) recently announced its first stand-alone I2CTM Real-Time Clock/Calendar (RTCC) family. All six MCP794XX devices are highly integrated at a low cost, including ample...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Security Software

Express Logic (San Diego, CA) recently announced the integration of the μSSL™ Security Stack from Cypherbridge® Systems. μSSL implements a standards-based solution to achieve chip-to-chip and chip-to-server...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Single-Chip Positioning Device

STMicroelectronics (Geneva, Switzerland) has introduced Teseo II, a new generation of single-chip stand-alone positioning receivers for Portable Navigation Devices, in-car navigation, and telematics...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Mobile Secure Router

The LN1000 mobile secure router from Juniper Networks (Sunnyvale, CA) is an 8 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) port, ruggedized blade router that provides radio router protocol support with hardware based queuing and an integrated...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Embedded Graphics Card

VIA Technologies (Taipei, Taiwan) has announced the world’s first graphics card designed specifically for the embedded market. The VIA eH1 AIB features an advanced DirectX 10.1, OpenGL 3.1, OpenGL ES 2.0 compatible...

The DOE's Fuel Cell Technologies Program is offering up to $12 million to advance hydrogen storage technologies for use in fuel cell powered vehicles and other...

You might think a wind turbine would have more in common with a plane’s propeller than an aircraft wing, but wind blades...

Briefs: Materials
Carbon Nanotubes on Titanium Substrates for Stray Light Suppression

A method has been developed for growing carbon nanotubes on a titanium substrate, which makes the nanotubes ten times blacker than the current state-of-the-art paints in the visible to near infrared. This will allow for significant improvement of stray light performance in...

Products: Energy
30V Power MOSFETs

The NexFET™ power MOSFET from Texas Instruments (Dallas, TX) has been designed to minimize losses in power conversion applications. The MOSFET features ultralow Qg and Qgd, low thermal resistance, and Pb-free terminal...

Products: Energy
High-Power Transformers

Payton Planar Magnetics (Deerfield Beach, FL) offers high-power transformers with 99%+ efficiencies. These types of transformers are used in battery charging stations for HV and can be connected in series to achieve...

TenAsys Corporation (Beaverton, OR) has announced a new scalable real-time OS called INtime® Distributed RTOS. Based on INtime for Windows®, INtime Distributed RTOS enables programmers to write applications that run...

LynuxWorks™ (San Jose, CA) has introduced LynxSecure 5.0, a new separation kernel and hypervisor that adds performance increases for fully virtualized guest operating systems (OSes) by utilizing...

Saelig Company (Pittsford, NY) has introduced Xprotolab - the first mixed-signal oscilloscope with an arbitrary waveform generator housed in a tiny 1" x 1.6" DIP module. It can be mounted directly on a breadboard...

The 75DP3 from North Atlantic Industries (NAI) (Bohemia, NY) is a single slot, 3U cPCI SBC configured with Freescale’s™ PowerPC MPC8536 or Analog Devices’ Blackfin® BF533 processor. When coupled with the...

Elma Electronic Systems division (Fremont, CA) now offers the SATA-based EDM2, a dual-slot 6U VME storage module that retains the SCSI interface while adding the latest in 2.5" SATA drive technology. The new module...

Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have used small-angle neutron scattering to analyze the structure of chlorosomes in green photosynthetic...

Products: Energy
Advanced Diodes

Power Integrations (San Jose, CA) announced the availability of the Qspeed family of advanced diodes. Qspeed diodes use a unique silicon-based process to combine an extremely low reverse recovery charge (QRR) with a very soft recovery waveform. Together, these features help designers optimize the efficiency and EMI performance of...

Though considered a promising large-scale energy storage device, the vanadium redox battery's use has been limited by its inability to work well in a wide range of temperatures and its high cost. New...

The latest issue of Solar & Wind Power is here. Inside the March issue are more feature articles, tech briefs, application stories, and technologies for license - all on the latest alternative...

CgWind is a new, high-fidelity simulation tool designed to meet the modeling requirements of advanced wind energy resources. These new resources, targeting 20% of the US...

An enhanced thin-film silicon photovoltaic device with improved efficiency has been developed. Thin-film silicon solar cells suffer from low material absorption...

Large wind farms are being built around the world, but operators are still searching for the most cost-effective and efficient way to arrange the massive turbines. To help steer wind farm owners...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Capacitive Sensor Signal Conditioner

ZMDI (Dresden, Germany) has expanded its family of capacitive sensor signal conditioners (SSCs) with the addition of the wide-dynamic-range ZSSC3122 cLite device. With new design technology, the chip...

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There’s An App For That

Want to learn how to fire a Patriot missile at something? There’s an app for that. No, seriously…there’s an app for that.

According to a press release I received last week, a company called C2 Technologies has just developed the first of what will be 7 mobile iPhone applications designed to train the U.S...

University of Illinois engineers have developed a form of ultra-low-power digital memory that is faster and uses 100 times less energy than similar available memory. The technology could give...

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