Avnet Expands PicoZed SOM Portfolio with New Embedded Vision Carrier Card

Aug 23, 2016 PHOENIX – Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, released the PicoZed™ Embedded Vision kit to help engineers more quickly and efficiently develop custom video applications including video analytics, machine vision, medical imaging, video surveillance and advanced driver assistance systems. The kit builds on the highly flexible and rugged PicoZed…

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Red Lion N-Tron Series Managed Switches Certified by ODVA to Meet CIP Specification

YORK, Pa. , Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Red Lion Controls, the global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, today announced its latest firmware for the N-Tron® series of NT24k® and 700/7000 managed industrial Ethernet switches has been certified by ODVA to meet the requirements of the Common Industrial Protocol…

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Renesas Sets Sights on Intersil

MADISON, Wis. — The Japanese economic newspaper Nikkei, reported early Monday that Renesas Electronics is “in the final stages of negotiations to acquire Intersil.” Neither Renesas nor Intersil is confirming the report at this time. When reached by EE Times, both companies declined to comment. The Japanese newspaper reported that Renesas “is expected to spend…

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Microsoft Gives Peek at HoloLens Chip

CUPERTINO, Calif. — Microsoft gave the first peek inside the custom vision processor it designed for its HoloLens augmented reality headset. The chip handles a trillion pixel-operations/second in a power budget lower than the 4W Intel Atom-based Cherry Trail SoC that acts as its host processor. The HoloLens processing unit (HPU) fuses input from five…

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OEMsecrets.com Launches Electronics Part Search API

OEMsecrets.com, the price comparison website for electronic components, has recently launched an API which gives buyers access to pricing and inventory information from authorised electronics distributors and manufacturers. The OEMsecrets API can be integrated into a company’s internal system or CRM software and helps buyers to quickly find the best price and compare distributor inventory data. Datasheets,…

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Mouser Ships Cree XLamp XT-E LEDs

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the recently upgraded Cree® XLamp® XT-E LEDs. This new generation of the XLamp XT-E platform incorporates key elements of Cree’s SC5 Technology™ Platform and now includes a new high-efficacy (HE) option that delivers a 25 percent increase in efficacy compared to the previous XT-E LED and provides a guaranteed…

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