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Smiths Interconnect celebrates significant contract win with Boeing

Smiths Interconnect was recently awarded a contract by Boeing to design, manufacture and supply bespoke connectors for use aboard NASA’s Orion spacecraft and Lunar Gateway. Smiths Interconnect’s docking umbilical connectors will be used to transfer power, signal and communications to different modules on the space station. “These connectors have to …

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Euroquartz Launches Ultra-Low Phase Noise Oscillators for automotive applications

Frequency control specialist, Euroquartz has launched a new range of surface mount ultra-low phase noise crystal oscillators designed for use in automotive applications. Offering wide operating temperature range from -40 to +125ÄC, the new XOY series automotive crystal oscillators feature superior phase noise performance of -155dBc/Hz at 10kHz and -160dBc …

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Industrial IoT Bluetooth low energy mesh networking solution

ON Semiconductor has introduced a new Bluetooth Low Energy mesh networking solution based on its ultra-low-power RSL10 System-in-Package (RSL10 SIP). Using the RSL10 Mesh Platform, engineers can easily implement ultra-low-power mesh networking, using Bluetooth Low Energy technology, and move quickly towards full deployment. Optimised for smart home, building automation, industrial …

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ABB’s YuMi collaborative robots turns five

Originally launched in 2015 to assist workers in lightweight assembly tasks, ABB’s collaborative YuMi robot has gone on to blaze a trail in a raft of diverse applications and industries, opening new opportunities and helping to fire people’s imaginations about what can be achieved with robotic automation. With its ergonomic …

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Rambus CryptoManager Root of Trust Cores Certified ASIL-B/D Ready for Enhanced Security in Automotive Applications

Rambus is pleased to announce its CryptoManager Root of Trust RT-640 and RT-645 cores have been certified ASIL-B and ASIL-D ready, respectively. These automotive-grade secure co-processor IP safeguards SoCs in V2X communications, ADAS, ECU platform management, infotainment and other critical vehicle systems. “As vehicles become increasingly connected, securing communications and the …

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10.2″ Full HD Rugged+ TFT features integrated Pixel Eyes PCap touch technology

Industrial LCD manufacturer KOE (Kaohsiung Opto-Electronics) have announced the introduction of a new 10.2″ Full HD TFT display module. The Rugged+ TX26D208VM0AAA display features a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, a 16:9 aspect ratio, and IPS (in-plane switching) wide viewing-angle technology. The TX26D208VM0AVA is also available with KOE’s proprietary …

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NXP Selects TSMC 5nm Process for Next Generation High Performance Automotive Platform

NXP Semiconductors and TSMC today announced a collaboration agreement to adopt TSMC’s 5-nanometer (5nm) technology for NXP’s next generation, high-performance automotive platform. This collaboration combines NXP’s automotive design expertise with TSMC’s industry-leading 5nm technology to further drive the transformation of automobiles into powerful computing systems for the road. Building upon …

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Quantum technology to ensure resilient maritime navigation

The UK Quantum Technology Hub Sensors and Timing, led by the University of Birmingham, has awarded funding for research to improve the precision of maritime navigation. The project, funded by £600,000 from the Hub’s Partnership Resource Fund (PRF), is being led by Professor Tom Pike at Imperial College London and …

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Analog Devices’ Integrated Isolated RS485 + Isolated Power Transceivers Reduce Design Time

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) has introduced the ADM2867E series of reinforced iCoupler® isolated RS485 + integrated isolated dc-to-dc converters. These new parts provide low radiated emissions and enable solutions that meet EMC compliance with fewer board spins and budget overruns. The transceivers’ simplified PCB layout and small SOIC form factor …

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TTI Europe awarded best 2019 EMEA distributor for absolute growth by Smiths Interconnect

TTI, Inc., a specialist distributor of electronic components has won an award from Smiths Interconnect, a leading provider of technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems and microwave and radio frequency products, for the best performing distributor in 2019 for absolute growth. This is the third year in a row that Smiths …

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