Analog Devices Acquires Innovasic

Norwood, Mass. – Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) today announced the acquisition of Innovasic Inc., a leading provider of Deterministic Ethernet semiconductor and software solutions. The acquisition adds a suite of multiprotocol Industrial Ethernet solutions and key enabling technologies to ADI’s Smart Automation Solutions portfolio for industrial automation and Industrial Internet of Things (IoT). With the industrial automation…

AIS Offers Design & Supply Chain Services

Irvine, Calif. – American Industrial Systems, Inc. (AIS), a subsidiary of Ennoconn Corporation (6416.TW) and group member of Foxconn IPC Business is a global provider of Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs), touchscreen interfaces, rugged touch panels and Industrial PC’s, (IPC), AIS announced it offers in-house electronic and mechanical design, software development, manufacturing, production, quality control services and supply chain…

Moxa Offers Industrial IoT 4G LTE Kit

Brea, Calif. — Moxa, a leading manufacturer of communications and networking equipment for industrial automation, is now offering system integrators and OEM machine builders an extremely cost-effective and flexible solution to connect sensors and devices to a management platform or database over 4G LTE wireless networks. Now available in North and South America, the new Moxa…

Icon Labs Adds Security to Industrial IoT Devices

Icon Labs, (www.iconlabs.com), a leading provider of embedded networking and security technology, today announced the release of its Floodgate Modbus Protocol Filtering product.  This extension to Icon Labs’ Floodgate Security Framework adds critical protection capabilities for Industrial IoT and RTOS-based devices. Icon Labs will be demonstrating this solution on the Renesas R-IN32 Industrial Automation development platform in the…

TI Claims Smallest, Lowest Power Battery Management for IoT

Dallas, Tex.  – Texas Instruments (TI) launched a highly integrated battery management solution that features a linear charger, configurable LDO, load switch, buck converter, pushbutton control and battery voltage monitor in one solution. The bq25120 claims the industry’s lowest quiescent current (Iq) at 700 nA with the buck converter, operating at 1.8 V.  The configurable…

Battle of the IoT Standards

If you are involved in the electronic products industry, you are probably swept up into the hype and the promise of the Internet of Things – this includes the Smart Home, wearable, the Industrial Internet of Things- basically any kind of device that can be connected to the internet. That is a great opportunity. But is it going to happen or is the looming standards battle going to put a big hold on all of that?