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Pushing the frontiers of knowledge – WARR Hyperloop team and Panasonic Industry Europe work in tandem

Panasonic Industry Europe is announcing its sponsorship of the WARR Hyperloop team from the Technical University in Munich (TUM) which is taking part in the third annual SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition this summer. The Hyperloop is a new transportation concept for a high-speed train to travel in a near-vacuum tube. …

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Mouser Electronics now stocking Texas Instruments’ award-winning mmWave sensors for smart industry and auto

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorised global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components,is now stocking ultra-wideband millimeter wave (mmWave) sensors from Texas Instruments. The industry’s first single-chip, CMOS mmWave sensors in mass production, the devices support frequencies from 76 to 81 GHz and deliver three times more accurate sensing …

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Infineon: 1st supplier of magnetic angle sensors to achieve the highest automotive functional safety grade with only one sensor chip

Infineon Technologies AG is launching its first magnetic sensors based on TMR technology. This makes the company the world’s first sensor manufacturer to offer magnetic sensors based on all four magnetic technologies: HALL, GMR, AMR and TMR. Infineon will present the new XENSIV TLE5501 angle sensor family at the Sensor+Test …

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Isolated 4-Port 802.3bt PoE++ PSE controller delivers up to 71.3W

Analog Devices announces the Power by Linear LTC4291/LTC4292 isolated 4-port power sourcing equipment (PSE) controller chipset designed for use in IEEE 802.3bt (PoE++) Power over Ethernet (PoE) systems. The LTC4291/LTC4292 provides 4 independent PSE ports comprised of 2 channels each, ensuring fully compliant support for the next generation of IEEE …

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RS Components introduces high-reliability DC/DC converters targeting medical applications

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, a global multi-channel distributor, has announced availability of a new range of DC/DC converters that target use in medical applications. Offering high reliability and excellent value, the TIM 2 and TIM 3.5 series are manufactured by Traco Power and feature 2W …

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Miniature AEC-Q200 certified power inductors from TT Electronics are low profile

TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, has announced the introduction of the HA66 series of SMD power inductors for use in high power density applications where size is critical. The inductors’ compact design, together with their AEC-Q200 certification provide the performance and reliability levels that …

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Connecting custom peripherals to AXI using BRAM Interface for FPGA design – pros and cons

Electronics design consultancy, ByteSnap Design, has released an in-depth guide to FPGA Design, that uncovers how to interface over AXI using a simple data bus. In FPGA design, interfacing over AXI (ARM eXtensible Interface) is an increasingly popular choice due to its status as the most widespread AMBA interface, enabling the …

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Ploughshare Innovations launches world’s fastest 3D microphone array simulation software

Ploughshare Innovations, the technology transfer organisation for the UK Ministry of Defence, makes available to industry A3S – the world’s fastest 3D microphone array simulation software. Based on technology originally developed for the UK Home Office, A3S gives developers the ability to dramatically reduce audio array simulation times, improve the …

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EN62368-1 – what engineers need to know

All electronic equipment put on to the open market needs to be approved to a relevant safety standard. Over the past few decades there have been three standards which are relevant to all electronic products: EN 60950-1 deals with the safety of IT and communications equipment. EN 60065 covers the …

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UltraSoC embedded analytics and Imperas virtual platforms combine to enhance multicore development and debug

UltraSoC and Imperas announced a wide-ranging partnership that will provide developers of multicore systems on chip (SoCs) with a powerful combination of embedded analytics and virtual platform technologies. Under the terms of the agreement, UltraSoC will incorporate key elements of Imperas’ development environment into its tools offering, giving designers a unified system-level …

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