TTI Stocks Kemet High-Voltage Ceramic Capacitors

KEMET has expanded its commercial and automotive grade high voltage C0G Ceramic Capacitors as increasing use of wide band power semiconductors in power electronics applications drives forward new inverter and DC/DC converter designs with far greater power density, voltage, current and frequency. Now available in Europe through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic…

Sensor Innovation from Wearables to Vehicles at CES 2018

CES never fails to satisfy the consumer’s appetite for new gadgets, which in many cases are fueled by advances in sensor technology. This year is no exception with products enabled for virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR), voice assistants (Will Alexa rule the world?), and artificial intelligence (AI). The result is TVs that act as a smart…

Digi-Key Offers Ametherm Glass-Encapsulated Thermistors

Ametherm today announced that its DG series of glass-encapsulated thermistors for high-accuracy temperature sensing in automotive and industrial applications is now in stock at Digi-Key. Hermetically sealed DG series devices eliminate errors in resistance readings due to moisture penetration while offering high operating temperatures and a compact size. Ametherm’s glass-encapsulated DG series provides designers with faster, more accurate,…

ams, Sunny Opotech Partner on 3D Sensing Cameras

ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high-performance sensor solutions, and Ningbo Sunny Opotech Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Sunny Optical Technology (Group) Company Ltd. (HKG: 02382.HK), a leading manufacturer of integrated optical devices and optical imaging system solution provider, today announced a collaboration to jointly develop and market 3D sensing camera solutions for mobile…

Osram, Continental Announce JV for Automotive Lighting

Technology companies Osram and Continental today announced their intention to establish a joint venture. The idea is to combine innovative lighting technology with electronics and software to develop, manufacture and market intelligent lighting solutions for the automotive industry. The global joint venture will operate under the name Osram Continental GmbH and have its registered office…

Automotive Lighting: LEDs Deliver Greater Functionality

LED adoption is driving growth and advanced functionality in automotive lighting, which is starting to trickle down from high-end to mid-range and low-end vehicles, according to a new report from Yole Développement (Yole) . The research firm expects the market to reach about $27.5 billion in 2017, up from $25.7 billion in 2016. Yole forecasts the automotive…

Samsung Funds Autonomous Driving Tech

Today, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., established the Samsung Automotive Innovation Fund, a new $300-million fund focused exclusively on the automotive market. The Samsung Automotive Innovation Fund will focus on connected car and autonomous technologies, including smart sensors, machine vision, artificial intelligence, high-performance computing, connectivity solutions, automotive-grade safety solutions, security, and privacy. In addition to the fund, HARMAN, which…