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Upgrades to VCcount’s successful SMD counting machine
Testerion, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

VCcount’s SMD counting machine, XRHCount, is in successful operation around the world. New customers can now benefit from various updates that make the machines more smart, reliable, and versatile. ...
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MCUs for low-power industrial and IoT applications
Hi-Q Electronics, DSP, Micros & Memory

Renesas Electronics has expanded its RA4 Series microcontrollers (MCUs) with 12 new RA4M2 Group parts. The new devices deliver an exceptional combination of very low power consumption, high performance ...
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Opportunities for additively manufactured electronics
Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Additively manufactured electronics is an emerging approach that takes printed electronics into the third dimension. Printing both structural material and conductive traces offers benefits that include ...
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Virtual conference exploring power electronics for EVs
Techmet , Events

Indium’s Joe Hertline, product manager – ESM/Power Electronics, will present on power electronics for electric vehicles during the CHARGED EV Engineering Virtual Conference on Wednesday 21 April 2021. ...
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Electronics housings for building automation
Phoenix Contact, Enclosures, Racks, Cabinets & Panel Products

Industry-specific housing solutions are placing new requirements on both electronics development and the electronics housings themselves. At the same time, system solutions are playing an increasingly ...
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Yamaha opens SMT virtual reality showroom
Truth Electronic Manufacturing, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Yamaha Motor Robotics’ SMT Section has opened the Yamaha SMT Virtual Reality Showroom, an efficient way to experience the latest technology for electronics assembly, inspection and component handling. ...
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300 W digital DC/DC power module
NuVision Electronics, Power Electronics / Power Management

The MPC1100A-54-0000 from Monolithic Power Systems (MPS) is a high-efficiency, non-isolated LLC-DCX power card module with a fixed 10:1 transformer turns ratio. The device operates from a 40 V to 60 V d.c. ...
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Strength to the tech industry despite the pandemic
Omnigo, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

“Although the future seems uncertain, history has shown that through adversity, innovation flourishes. We remain cautiously optimistic about the future of this industry.”
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Hannover Fair    12-16 April 2021 Virtual Leading knowledge and networking platform for the manufacturing and energy industries. From AI and robotics to batteries and fuel cells, industry thought leaders ...
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Electronics news digest

South Africa South Africa’s photonics industry is set to benefit from the state-of-the-art Photonics Prototyping Facility (PPF) that was unveiled at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research ...
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Is your dry storage J-standard compliant?
Electronic Industry Supplies, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

With the abundance of misleading information, outdated practices, and simple lack of understanding, you may be at risk of unintentionally producing suspect assemblies.
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Evaluate 3D magnetic sensors in under ten minutes
Altron Arrow, Analogue, Mixed Signal, LSI

You probably think that it’s not possible to evaluate a 3D magnetic sensor in less than ten minutes? Think again! Anything is possible with Infineon’s 2GO kits. Its 3D magnetic sensor 2GO kit is a budget-priced ...
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Nordic SoC powers Bluetooth LE smartwatch
RF Design, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

Nordic Semiconductor announced that Shenzhen, China-based technology developer Mo Young Ltd. has specified Nordic’s nRF52840 Bluetooth 5.2/Bluetooth Low Energy (Bluetooth LE) advanced multiprotocol System-on-Chip ...
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RAD gateways deployed in local security solution
Otto Wireless, News

RAD, an industry pioneer in Industrial IoT (IIoT) and edge computing solutions which appointed Otto Wireless Solutions as its South African distributor last year, has announced that an unnamed South African ...
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New Bluetooth LE microcontrollers from STMicro
EBV Electrolink, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

STMicroelectronics has extended its STM32WB Bluetooth LE microcontroller (MCU) offering with new devices that combine entry-level features with extra power savings for longer-lasting performance. The ...
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DDZ and Ajani create opportunities for Sol-Tech students
DDZ Technologies, News

At the end of 2020, DDZ Technologies had the opportunity to meet with the head of Ajani, a private company that works within Sol-Tech. In December 2020 and January 2021 we needed some temporary workers ...
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Development kit supporting Espressif’s Alexa Connect Kit
iCorp Technologies, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

Espressif Systems announced the launch of its new development kit, the ESP32-PICO-V3-ZERO-DevKit, which uses the Alexa Connect Kit (ACK) module announced by Espressif in July 2020. Both this module and ...
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Multi-constellation GNSS module
Altron Arrow, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

Telit’s high-precision GNSS SE868SY-D is a new multi-frequency, multi-constellation positioning receiver capable of combining GPS/QZSS and Galileo in the L1/E1 and L5/E5 bands, GLONASS in the L1, BeiDou ...
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