How to Pick the Right Potentiometer Sensor

Alpharetta, Ga. – Hoffmann + Krippner Inc. today posted a new white paper – How to Choose the Right Potentiometer for Reliable Position Sensing. It can be downloaded at http://www.hoffmann-krippner.com/whitepapers.html Created to help design engineers understand how membrane potentiometer sensors work and how to pick the right type of membrane potentiometer for their project, this new…

Power Transformer Market to Reach $28.2B by 2020

San Francisco, Calif. –The global power transformer market size is expected to reach USD 28.22 billion by 2020, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Emerging technological advancements along with rising electricity consumption are projected to elevate industry growth over the next five years. Huge investment in power plant infrastructure coupled with increasing demand for smart meters…

Future Electronics Offers New Panasonic Memory Cards

Designed to exceed the needs of industrial and commercial applications, Panasonic SD card solutions deliver true reliability. Panasonic SD cards utilize the latest in SLC / MLC NAND Flash and incorporate a high-performance, Panasonic designed controller for flexible firmware customization and industrial temperature durability. The SD/SDHC memory cards implement built-in industrial NAND flash memory. The…

Mouser Stocks Maxim MAX77818 Battery Charger

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the MAX77818 Switching Mode Charger from Maxim Integrated. One of the industry’s smallest and fastest battery charging programmable switching mode chargers, this power management integrated circuit (PCIM) utilizes several charging states to safely and quickly charge a wide range of one-cell lithium ion (Li+) or lithium polymer (Li-poly) battery sizes and system loads.…

IPC Releases Base Materials Spec for PCBs

Bannockburn, Ill. — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has released IPC-4101D-WAM1, an amendment to the already valuable IPC-4101D, Specification for Base Materials for Rigid and Multilayer Printed Boards. This newly revised standard delivers trending information for base materials used for rigid and multilayer printed boards. In particular, this standard provides key updates for board designers, specifiers of board…

China Leads in R&D Spending

Bangalore,  — – Companies Based out of Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen Contribute to More Than 95% of the Total R&D Spending in China – Total Global 500 R&D Spend in China to Reach USD 80 Billion by 2020 – Total R&D Investment by Global 500 Companies Reached a USD 614 Billion Mark in FY2014 Zinnov, a leading management consulting firm, released its recent findings on…

Microsemi FPGAs Achieve DPA Logo Certification

Aliso Viejo, Calif.  — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced its SmartFusion®2 system-on-chip (SoC) field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and IGLOO®2 FPGAs have successfully passed certification for resistance to differential power analysis (DPA) in the DPA Countermeasure Validation Program developed by Rambus Cryptography Research Division. This allows Microsemi to use…