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Chestnut Ridge, NY — Teledyne LeCroy today introduces the DDR Debug Toolkit for complete physical layer analysis of DDR 2/3/4 and LPDDR2/3 signals.
Dave Cipriani, VP & GM, Osilloscopes division, Keysight Technologies, speaks to Canadian Electronics at electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany.
At electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany, GreenPeak Technologies founder & CEO Cees Links describes the fabless semiconductor company's line of wireless, low power home monitoring devices that exploit the Cloud for control and communications.
At electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany, CONEC introduced M8 SMT circular connectors to its existing M12 line, launched a valve connector series design for rugged applications such as agriculture and construction machinery, and introduced a hood D-sub connector series capable of wire-to-wire or PCB mounting.
Today’s smart phones and other high-end mobile devices employ wide bandwidths and complex signal modulation formats such as OFDM to achieve high data rates.
Rittal’s RiLine60 shrouded busbar system has been developed to distribute power up to 1600A and with an extensive range of adaptors allows design engineers total flexibility.
Find out how the U2040 X-Series wide dynamic range power sensors from Keysight Technologies can help users increase production capacity and lower cost of test.
BEAVERTON, OR – Tektronix, Inc., has introduced a new class of affordable spectrum analyzers based on a USB architecture with a list price of US$3,490.
Keysight Technologies, Inc. has introduced transmitter (TX) test support for the USB 3.1 specification with the U7243B USB 3.1 transmitter performance validation and compliance test software.
Internet of Things (IoT) is the new buzzword coined for smart and connected electronic devices to enable greater efficiency and productivity in our daily lives.
Chestnut Ridge, NY — Teledyne LeCroy has introduced the WaveJet Touch oscilloscope, providing a combination of 500 MHz for US$5,000.
ABSOPULSE Electronics has recently released the RSI 300-IP66 series of railway grade dc-ac sine wave inverters.
AutomationDirect has released a new White Paper, “Processor Power and Energy Efficiency” that explains how consumer electronic microprocessor improvements also provide a catalyst for industrial automation advancements.
TDK Corporation announces the introduction of 50W models to the five year warranty TDK-Lambda RWS-B series of AC-DC power supplies, designed to provide solid performance at an economical price. 
Rye, NY - VARTA Microbattery, a global leader in high-technology rechargeable and primary batteries, announces the CellPac BLOX system.
TDK Corporation introduces the addition of 12V and 15V models to its TDK-Lambda ZWS300BAF series of high reliability power supplies.
ABSOPULSE Electronics has released the RWY 200-IP67 Series of railway grade DC-DC converters.
TDK Corporation introduces the TDK-Lambda PFE-SA series of AC-DC full brick power modules, representing a significant upgrade to the popular PFE-S series launched five years ago. 
TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the TDK-Lambda PH-A280 series of DC-DC power modules with high voltage DC input.
Richmond Hill, ON – E-T-A Circuit Breakers introduces the new ESR10 which is a 12V electronic relay that complies with four pole standard relay sockets according to ISO 7588.
San Diego, CA –TDK Corporation has expanded the TDK-Lambda HFE1600 series of racks with the addition of a new dual-output model.
Continuing to pursue its commitment to quality products and service, GlobTek has updated Korean KC Certificates and reports for 24V members of the GT-41080 Series to the latest published standard K 60950-1(2.0)(2011-12).

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NEEDHAM, MA  – PTC has announced the PTC Systems Engineering Solution, purpose-built to help organizations reduce risk and accelerate innovation in an increasingly smart, connected world.
I have been around for many years and have seen the schematic/PCB market change from manual techniques to the remarkably sophisticated products that are available today – such as the maturing, four-year-old Cloud platform from Upverter.com.
THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN – Digi-Key and Mentor Graphics have launched new professional-level EDA/CAD tools, providing a foundation for long-term product design. 
SPARKS, MD - Weller, a global brand of Apex Tool Group known for innovative soldering solutions, has launched the WXA2, a two-channel, 255 watt hot air and soldering station.
Rocky Hill, Conn. – Henkel Corporation has updated the Loctite® Adhesive Sourcebook for 2014 to include the latest adhesive, sealant, lubricant, coating and dispensing/curing equipment technologies.
Waterloo, Canada – Maplesoft has released an all-new Calculus Study Guide based on Maple™, the mathematical computing software for education and research in mathematics, engineering, and the sciences.
Sydney, Australia – Altium has released Altium Designer 14.2, the latest update of the DesignVision Award-winning Altium Designer 14.
WATERLOO, Ontario – Teledyne DALSA has expanded its Genie TS series with the addition of a new 5M camera that can reach speeds up to 51 frames per second (fps) in fast mode.
From the idea to the LDS prototype: Surface activation with LPKF ProtoPaint LDS spray paint, structuring with the LPKF ProtoLaser 3D, and currentlessmetallization with the LPKF ProtoPlate LDS system.
Sydney, Australia - Altium, a global leader in Smart System Design Automation, announces the new version of its flagship product, Altium Designer 14.
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Fairchild Semiconductor, has enhanced Power Supply WebDesigner (PSW) – an online design and simulation tool that provides complete designs in under a minute – to include power train discrete device power loss and efficiency analysis tools.
Freescale Semiconductor demonstrates development tools for Xilinx FPGAs as well as other microcontroller hardware and software at X-fest 2014 in Toronto.
VANCOUVER, BC - Intrinsyc has launched the Open-Q™ 8084 System on Module ("SOM") and Development Kit.
SANTA BARBARA, CA – Green Hills Software has added support for the latest 32-bit microcontroller family from Microchip Technology, a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions.
TAIPEI, TAIWAN -  AMD’s new x86 AMD Embedded G-Series system-on-chip (SoC) and central processing unit (CPU) solutions are now expanded for embedded applications.
Oslo, Norway - Ultra low power RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor and ARM have launched the nRF51822-mKIT, a platform for fast, easy, and flexible development of Bluetooth Smart applications.
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla - Tech Source has announced its new Condor 4000x graphics/video card.
February 13, 2014 – Mouser Electronics, Inc. now has stock available to ship of Intel's popular Galileo Arduino® Certified Development Board, powered by the newest Intel® Quark X1000 SoC.
PHOENIX, AZ – Avnet Electronics Marketing has launched new reference designs, tutorials and training videos for the 7-inch Zed Touch Display Kit.
SUNNYVALE, CA – AMD has launched a new low-power Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) in the award-winning AMD G-Series SOC family with the GX-210JA.
IRVINE, CA – WD is now shipping the world's thinnest 1 TB hard drive, its new 2.5-inch WD Blue 7 mm hard drive.
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation has announced the iCE40 LP384 FPGA, the smallest member of its expanding iCE40 family of ultra-low-density FPGAs.
Hamilton, New Jersey – POSITAL’s high-performance IXARC optical rotary encoders are now available with EtherCAT communications interfaces.
Torrance, CA – Oriental Motor introduces its new RKII Series Stepper Motor and Driver Packages with built-in controller (stored data) type and pulse input type.
Torrance, CA – Oriental Motor is pleased to announce the addition of our Built-in Controller (Stored Data) Type BLE Series Brushless motor and driver package as part of our FLEX network products offering.
MICROMO has released its new FAULHABER high power 0816…SR Series DC‐Micro Motors.
DELO Industrial Adhesives has expanded its lineup for bonding magnets and other components in electric motors with two new anaerobic/light-curing adhesives.
Baldor Electric Company now offers customers a wide variety of permanent magnet and wound field industrial DC motors.
The Stellar SR33 Series basic soft starters from AutomationDirect are designed for general purpose applications where traditional across-the-line starting or wye-delta starting would typically be appropriate.
Galil's Pocket PLC is smart, compact, low-cost, and packed with I/O, 32 digital and 16 analog I/O in a 3.9 x 4.3 x 1.3 in. package. The RIO-471xx features a powerful RISC processor for fast I/O handling.
TDK-Lambda has unveiled its latest addition to its ZWS line of compact AC-DC PCB-mountable power supplies. 
Baldor Electric Company has recently added additional designs to its Baldor Reliance Super-E line of premium efficient motors.
A variety of custom options can be specified to equip Pittman brush-commutated and brushless DC motors with tailored solutions to satisfy particular application demands. Every Pittman motor can be customized to create the optimal motor for the specifications.
Digi-Key Corp. executive vice president, Operations, Dave Doherty speaks to Canadian Electronics at electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany. The Internet of Things (IoT) is upon us in differents ways, he says, from the medical products at home and the sensors in automotive vehicles, to e-commerce and the way Digi-Key customers are shaping their experience with the high-mix, low-volume distributor.
At electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany, Digi-Key president Mark Larson sat down with Canadian Electronics to discuss how the high-mix, low-volume distributor continues to move from success to success. Online tools like the recent circuit design cloud application from Mentor, extending the design engineer's virtual expertise through solutions products, and international growth add excitement to the company's growth, Larson says.
Stories of new uses for 3D printing seem to appear almost daily, as the technology finds its way into everything from cases for mobile phones to firearms.
"Hire Your Buyer: a Philosophy of Value Creation" by John Mill offers a solution to the dilemma of business succession.
Over the past while, major corporations implemented much more stringent accounting, accountability and governance standards and processes.
A speaker at the BATTERIES 2013 conference in Nice, France, flashed charts on the screen that showed continuously rising energy densities.
We live in a world increasingly controlled by interconnected technologies. The “Internet of things” (IoT) is upon us.
There is money, believe it or not, for those individuals and companies with well thought-out business plans. 
With Dell’s announcement in late July that it intended to start accepting Bitcoin for online purchases, speculation about the viability in the industrial supply chain of this digital form of money controlled by cryptography once again heated up.
Intact batteries are safe, but caution arises when you are in contact with damaged packs that have spilled. Concern also exists when handling lead acid batteries; many are open and allow contact with lead and the sulfuric acid, which is extremely corrosive. Several countries label lead acid as hazardous material, and rightly so. Let’s look at the hazards if not properly handled.
Gold always remains a topical subject. At one time many industrial manufacturers used substantial amounts of gold in their products.

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