Biometrics developer licenses CSIR software

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has licensed software that it developed for iPulse Systems, a South African company that specialises in the design and manufacture of biometric ...

  UK invests big in SKA

UK science minister, David Willetts, announced that the United Kingdom will provide a funding boost for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project to the tune of £100 million. Emphasising just how big ...

  Robot solves Rubik's cube in under 4 seconds

The ARM-Powered CUBESTORMER 3 robot has smashed the Guinness World Record for solving a Rubik's cube, recording a time of 3.253 seconds at the Big Bang Fair in Birmingham, UK.      

  Polymer fibre transmits high-res images

OMC has released a new coherent polymer fibre which enables high-resolution remote imaging. The bundle consists of thousands of individual polymer fibre cores which are arranged coherently at each end ...

  SMD infrared emitter
EBV Electrolink, Opto-Electronics

Vishay has broadened its optoelectronics portfolio with the release of a new 850 nm infrared (IR) emitter in a compact 3,85 by 3,85 by 2,24 mm top-view SMD package. Based on SurfLight surface emitter ...

  OLED displays offer performance benefits
ICORP Group, Opto-Electronics

In order to highlight the advantages that OLED (organic light emitting diode) based displays can provide for a wide range of applications, iCORP Group has compiled a comparison of the performance characteristics ...

  Tiny Edison dev board empowers bright ideas
Computer/Embedded Technology

At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich unveiled Edison, the company’s new ultra-miniature development board. Housed in an SD card form factor and based on Intel’s ...

  ETX computer-on-modules
Electronic Products Design, Computer/Embedded Technology

Diamond Systems has released new ETX COMs (computer-on-module) for its Pluto ETX and Neptune EPIC families of single-board computers (SBC). The ETX-GT56 features a 1,65 GHz AMD Fusion G-T56N CPU while ...

  Development software for STM32 designs
Avnet Kopp, Design Automation

STMicroelectronics has unveiled STM32Cube, a powerful and free new design tool and software for its STM32 microcontroller portfolio. The new development platform comprises the STM32CubeMX graphical ...

KH Distributors, DSP, Micros & Memory

Alliance Memory introduced a new line of high-speed CMOS double data rate synchronous DRAMs (DDR SDRAM) with densities of 64 Mb (AS4C4M16D1-5TIN), 128 Mb (AS4C8M16D1-5TIN), 256 Mb (AS4C16M16D1-5TIN) and ...

  USB to SPI bridge controller
NuVision Electronics, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless

New from Silicon Labs is a controller for bridging a USB host and an SPI bus with driver support for Windows, OS X and Linux operating systems. The CP2130 includes a USB 2.0 full-speed controller and ...

  Ride-through DC-DC system IC
Arrow Altech Distribution (AAD), Power Electronics / Power Management

The LTC3355 from Linear Technology is a complete DC-DC system IC featuring a main buck regulator with a built-in boost converter for temporary backup, or ride-through, of VOUT during a sudden loss of ...

  A breakthrough in flexible optical links

For futuristic applications like wearable body sensors and robotic skin, researchers need to ferry information along flexible routes. Electronics that bend and stretch have become possible in recent ...

  High-density LED arrays
Arrow Altech Distribution (AAD), Opto-Electronics

Cree’s new XLamp CXA2590, CXA1850 and CXA1310 high-density LED arrays double the light output of existing standard-density CXA LED arrays without increasing their size. This increase in lumen density ...

  Thermal material for clearer LED-lamp lenses
Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

The Bergquist Company has introduced Gap Filler 1500LV, the first in a new line of low-volatility dispensable thermal interface materials optimised for applications such as LED lighting where designers ...

  Precision laser diode driver
PHD Power, Opto-Electronics

Ixys announced the introduction of the PCX-7401 precision laser diode driver and current source, providing precision pulsed current with accurate microprocessor-based digital power control. The instrument ...



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