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Industrial programmable input/output module based on Raspberry Pi’s RP2040 microcontroller

Just a few months after the initial release of the Raspberry Pi RP2040 microcontroller, Sfera Labs has introduced what it describes as the first industrial product based on this new chip. The Iono RP is a compact programmable I/O module that combines the ease of use of the Raspberry Pi …

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OKW’s EASYTEC IIoT/sensor enclosures in four new sizes

OKW has added four new sizes to its EASYTEC range of fast-mount flanged enclosures. The new larger sizes suit more complex applications that require extra installation volume – such as IT network technology and smart factory sensor equipment. EASYTEC can be mounted quickly and easily on poles or flat surfaces …

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Farnell’s semiconductor portfolio strengthened by Renesas acquisition of Dialog

Farnell, an Avnet Company and global distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, has increased its semiconductor portfolio following the acquisition of Dialog Semiconductor Plc (Dialog) by Renesas Electronics Corporation (Renesas). Renesas is a major supplier to Farnell and the integration of the Dialog product range will enable customers to …

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New BEDS Series lockable IP66 galvanised steel door enclosures from BCL

New from BCL Enclosures, the BEDS Series of lockable, solid door steel enclosures are designed to provide high-quality, secure, cost-effective protection for exterior electronic and electrical installations. They also provide IP66-rated protection against water and dust ingress as well as meeting IK10 specifications against impact.  BEDS enclosures provide a tough …

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Hirose designs high frequency antenna connectors with reduced footprints of up to 37%

Hirose has reduced the size of its 2.5 GHz high frequency antenna connector to offer  significant space-savings in automotive antenna systems. Employing a one-step crimp termination design, the GT21 Series antenna connector is also said to reduce assembly time and cost. Furthermore, the crimp termination design enables the cable assembly …

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Lattice Semiconductor – Accelerating automation

By Eric van der Heijden, Vice President of Sales, EMEA, at Lattice Semiconductor Globally, smart factories are now leveraging advanced automation applications such as augmented reality, autonomous mobile robots, cobots, and industrial sensors. Even beyond the traditional factory floor, automation is accelerating in areas like warehouse automation and logistics using …

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Fluke launches clamp meters for solar power installations with CAT III / 1500 V safety rating

Fluke has launched a new clamp meter designed to measure solar installation voltages at the new standard of 1500 V, while offering high safety specifications and being easy to use in congested solar combiner boxes. The Fluke 393 and 393 FC are described as the world’s first True-rms solar clamp …

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Analog Devices to bring smart manufacturing to life at SPS 2021

With the resumption of in-person trade fairs, in November 2021 SPS returns to its traditional venue of the Nuremberg exhibition centre. Analog Devices (ADI) will be there to showcase and discuss its comprehensive sensing and connectivity solutions that are driving the transformation to Digital Industry and enable increased productivity and …

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The Linley Group – CertusPro-NX Reinvigorates General-Purpose FPGAs

By Aakash Jani, Senior Analyst, The Linley Group CertusPro-NX, the fourth product developed using Lattice Semiconductor’s Nexus platform in the last 18 months, delivers class-leading power, performance, and size for diverse applications. These general-purpose FPGAs offer low power, small packages, and high-bandwidth I/Os, such as PCIe Gen3 and Gigabit Ethernet. …

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SICK’s next-generation Ruler3000 offers a fast track to 3D vision power

SICK has unveiled the first in a new generation of Ruler3000 3D streaming cameras, designed to offer a fast track for integrators to harness the speed and measurement precision of SICK’s high-definition 3D imaging technology. The SICK Ruler3000 sets a new standard for high-speed 3D image quality in an easy-to-integrate, …

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