Breakthrough in blue quantum dot reasearch

Researchers using the Canadian Light Source (CLS) at the University of Saskatchewan have made a breakthrough in blue quantum dot fluorescence.

This article was posted on Sep 1, 2020

UCL breaks data transmission speed record

The world’s fastest data transmission rate has been achieved by a team of UCL engineers who reached an internet speed a fifth faster than the previous record.

This article was posted on Sep 1, 2020

Photorelays have trigger LED current of 1mA

Toshiba has introduced two photorelays in 4-pin SO6 packages, for security systems, building automation and other industrial equipment.

This article was posted on Sep 1, 2020

Arduino IoT Cloud officially sees light of day

Arduino has announced the official release of Arduino IoT Cloud, an “Internet of Things Application Platform” enabling you to easily develop and manage IoT apps.

This article was posted on Aug 31, 2020

Subaru launches Levorg model with stereoscopic camera ADAS

The vehicle has been launched in Japan this week with an enhanced version of EyeSight, the vehicle manufacturer’s vision-based ADAS.

This article was posted on Aug 31, 2020

Cincon DC-DC converters have 8:1 input range, says Relec

The CQB75W8 75W quarter-brick and CHB150W8 150W half-brick DC-DC converters both have an input range 9V – 75V dc, making them suitable for all common battery and bus voltages and 12V, 24V, 36V and 48V systems. They are intended for use in distributed power architectures, telecommunications, battery operated equipment and industrial applications, as well as demanding railway environments applications operating from 24V, 36V, 48V supply voltages.

This article was posted on Aug 31, 2020

Farnell extends Raspberry Pi range

Farnell has extended its range of Raspberry Pi accessories with the addition of five new language variants of the Raspberry Pi keyboard, a 10.1” touchscreen from Multicomp Pro and a new range of HATs (hardware-attached tops) from Pimoroni allowing designers, educationalists, makers and hobbyists to add more functionality to their projects.

This article was posted on Aug 31, 2020

DIN rail ac-dc PSUs deliver 24V at 36, 60 or 90W

Puls Power has introduces a series of DIN rail ac-dc power supplies.

This article was posted on Aug 31, 2020

Semtech, AWS and TensorIoT combine on LoRaWAN For IoT

The Asset Tracking Kit enables users to monitor and track assets and fleets along the lines of regulatory compliance for “just in time” shipping and the need to be able to provide precise information and traceability of inventory from source to destination, including performing a regular automated inventory of assets that are available on site. With the data generated by the GPS industrial trackers included with the kit easily viewable on a Cloud dashboard, users can evaluate the possible benefits of tracking their assets remotely anywhere at any time with an out-of-the-box kit.

This article was posted on Aug 31, 2020

Imagination opens GPU IP to RIOS Lab collab

Imagination has opened up select GPU IP to the RISC-V International Open Source Laboratory (RIOS Lab).

This article was posted on Aug 31, 2020

Functional safety intelligent power switches are fast

STMicroelectronics has introduced fast-starting intelligent power switches for safety-instrumented systems. They are designed to meet IEC 61131-2.

This article was posted on Aug 31, 2020

Covid-19 takes its toll in Q2

The latest report from DMASS shows a downturn in the European semiconductor business across Europe in Q2 and directly links the fall of over 20% to the effects of the global pandemic and ensuing lockdown. The report records a fall in sales of 20.7% to €1.82bn in Q2 compared to the first three months of 2020.

This article was posted on Aug 31, 2020

MEMS capacitive accelerometers for zero-to-medium frequency applications

Silicon Designs of Kirkland, Washington which manufactures rugged commercial- and inertial-grade MEMS capacitive accelerometers has announced its Model 2276 Series for zero-to-medium frequency aerospace and automotive testing, industrial vibration monitoring and robotics instrumentation applications.

This article was posted on Aug 31, 2020

Moortec migrates IP to TSMC N6

Moortec, the in-chip monitoring IP specialist, has migrated its sensing fabric onto TSMC’s N6 process

This article was posted on Aug 27, 2020

Parabolic antennas cover 600MHz to 6.5GHz for 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G

Raltron has developed a parabolic antenna series that provides continuous coverage from 600MHz to 6.5GHz.

This article was posted on Aug 27, 2020

Laser-cut graphite sheet aids flow battery research

Flow batteries are energy storing structures that store chemical energy as liquid electrolytes in tanks, and pump those liquids to a reaction site – a membrane-electrode assembly (MEA) – when electricity must be produced or re-charge is needed.

This article was posted on Aug 27, 2020

Newcastle touch-screen maker wins tough-screen contact in Italy

Newcastle-based Zytronic is to supply rugged 55inch custom touch screens to Italian vending machine maker PharmaShop24.

This article was posted on Aug 27, 2020

Schottky junction turns a neutral crystal piezoelectric

Adding a Schottky junction to certain crystals can turn them into piezoelectric or pyroelectric crystals, even if they were unaffected by deformation or heat before, according to the the University of Warwick, where the research was done.

This article was posted on Aug 27, 2020

Small plastic enclosures, made in Harrogate

BCL Enclosures of Yorkshire is offering the BC range of hand-held cases for measuring instruments, wireless communication devices, and control and data recording devices.

This article was posted on Aug 27, 2020

Isolated defects in thin film for ultra-high energy density caps

The most commonly used capacitors have low energy densities compared to batteries or fuel cells, which in turn cannot discharge and recharge rapidly without sustaining damage.

This article was posted on Aug 27, 2020

Apple cracks $2trn

Five months ago, Apple was worth under $1 trillion. Now it’s worth $2 trillion.

This article was posted on Aug 27, 2020