STMicro enhances TouchGFX software framework
EBV Electrolink, Design Automation
STMicroelectronics has added new features to the TouchGFX software framework for STM32 microcontrollers (MCUs), streamlining creation of attention-grabbing user interfaces for domestic appliances, home ...
CCM/DCM flyback ideal diode
NuVision Electronics, Power Electronics / Power Management
The MP9989, made by Monolothic Power Systems, is a fast turn-off, intelligent rectifier for flyback converters that integrates a 100 V MOSFET. It can replace a diode rectifier for higher efficiency and ...
4-switch buck-boost controller
Altron Arrow, Power Electronics / Power Management
A common DC-DC converter problem is generating a regulated voltage when the input voltage can be above, below, or equal to the output - that is, the converter must perform both step-up and step-down functions. ...
Low-profile pressure transmitters
Electrocomp, Analogue, Mixed Signal, LSI
TDK has expanded its portfolio with new EPCOS pressure transmitters whose performance profiles are specially tailored to the requirements of Industry 4.0. These low-profile pressure sensors are characterised ...
High-power TVS components
Altron Arrow, Circuit & System Protection
ProTek Devices has introduced a family of high-powered transient voltage suppressor components for circuit protection in DC, AC and remote transmission line applications. The family of TVS components ...
SPIE Photonics West 1-6 February 2020
San Francisco, USA
The world’s largest photonics technologies event, featuring over 5200 technical papers, 65 course and workshop options, notable plenary speakers, ...
ExecuKit has appointed Marshant Benadie in a technical support role.
His duties will include developing business with clients within the electronics distribution and manufacturing industry; managing ...
AREI’s plans for 2020
Erich Nast, chairman of AREI, discusses what the association’s plans are to tackle the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
Additive manufacturing developments powered by RAPDASA
Over the past two decades, South Africa has seen significant advancements in Additive Manufacturing (AM), otherwise known as 3D printing. As a key player in enabling and developing the fourth industrial ...
GaN is breaking barriers for RF power amplifiers
Altron Arrow, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT
The increasing demand for higher data rates in telecommunications and higher resolution in industrial systems is pushing the frequency of operation higher for the electronics that support them. Many of ...
Repro installs new SMT production line
The company is actively seeking business for this new assembly line, which promises extensive flexibility and high accuracy, and can easily be expanded for higher production volumes.
Check out Dataweek’s new-look website
Technews Publishing, News
Our technical design elves have been locked away in our basement for months, improving the visual design and functionality of the Dataweek website.
Online capacitor selection tool
RFiber Solutions, Passive Components
Passive Plus Inc.’s (PPI) brand new Capacitor Application Program (CAP) helps engineers and designers select capacitors according to parameters such as capacitor value and frequency. CAP will provide ...
Double pulse test software for Tektronix AFG
Comtest, Test & Measurement
Comtest announced the availability of Tektronix’ new software plugin for its AFG31000 arbitrary function generator (AFG), making it possible to perform crucial double pulse testing in less than a minute, ...
Battery charge/discharge test system
Conical Technologies, Test & Measurement
The ITS5300 battery charge and discharge test system from ITECH is designed for a variety of power batteries including lead acid, nickel hydrogen, lithium batteries, supercapacitors, hydrogen fuel cells ...
Raspberry Pi power management and UPS HAT
iCorp Technologies, Power Electronics / Power Management
This Raspberry Pi power management and UPS HAT, made by Sixfab, ensures that the device is powered up and that the user has full control over its power supply. The uninterruptible power supply automatically ...
Solderless robotics kit for university education
Avnet South Africa, Computer/Embedded Technology
Texas Instruments introduced the newest addition to the TI Robotics System Learning Kit (TI-RSLK) family, the TI-RSLK MAX, a low-cost robotics kit and curriculum that is simple to build, code and test. ...
V2X: The future of vehicle communications
Avnet South Africa, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT
A recent report by Juniper Research forecasts that more than 62 million vehicles will be capable of vehicle-to-vehicle communication by 2023; up from just over 1,1 million in 2019.