An Electronicstalk guide
Start with the news release Dates announced for National Electronics Week from National Electronics Week, which we summarised at the time by saying "NEW Events has announced that National Electronics Week 2011 is taking place from 12-13 April at the NEC Pavilion in Birmingham. ". Several months prior to that, we featured the news release RS Components launches power supply microsite from RS Components: "RS Components is boosting its support for designers of power applications with the introduction of 960 power supply products brought together on a dedicated microsite. ".
In December 2010, we covered the news from Altera - take a look at EASA certifies avionics unit with Altera processor which says: "The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified a safety-critical avionics system that includes a DO-254/ED-80-certifiable version of Altera's Nios II embedded processor.".
Take a look also at the news release from Linear Technology, Voltage controller with integrated power MOSFET, as well as System host board for energy and medical sectors from Kontron, and PLDs for low-power consumer design applications from Avnet Memec.
Current mode controllers for military applications (December 2010)
Military-temperature-grade versions of the LTC3803/-3/-5 current mode flyback controllers are available in a six-pin ThinSOT package for industrial, telecom, military and automotive applications.
Tektronix offers architecture for PCI Express 3.0 (December 2010)
Tektronix has announced an addition to what it claims is the industry's most comprehensive solution for PCI Express 3.0.
TFT touch-panel PC for POS/kiosk applications (December 2010)
Avalue Technology has introduced the FPC-08W05, an 8.9in WSVGA TFT touch-panel PC that can be wall mounted or integrated as an HMI, food service panel PC or POS/kiosk display system.
Connector system for engine control units and more (December 2010)
Molex has introduced its CMX sealed, hybrid, high-density and modular connector system, which utilises the CTX terminal system and is suitable for transportation powertrain applications.
Oscillator for PCIe-based embedded applications (December 2010)
MSC Vertriebs has launched the SiT9107, a MEMS-based HF oscillator from Sitime, designed for applications such as Ethernet switches, solid-state drives, optical line terminals and servers.
LCD display modules for gauges and meters (December 2010)
Saelig has announced the availability of uLCD-32PT, a 3.2in QVGA TFT with 65K LCD TFT display with integrated touch screen and smart graphics processor for industrial control and robotics.
RAID controllers for high I/O transaction apps (December 2010)
PMC-Sierra has launched the Adaptec by PMC range of Series 6 RAID controllers for high I/O transaction and high-bandwidth processing applications.
Synchronous buck regulator for POL applications (December 2010)
The SC185 synchronous buck regulator is suited for power-efficient POL regulation applications in storage, networking, communications, consumer, industrial and office automation equipment.
Embedded controllers add wireless options
The latest RabbitCore modules offer a choice of Wi-Fi/802.11 or ZigBee/802.15.4 wireless communications.
Embedded controllers accelerate PXI testers
PXI and PXI Express controllers deliver a performance improvement of more than 100% compared with systems running traditional single-core processors.
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