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WITTENSTEIN high integrity systems and Real-Time Innovations (RTI) partner to provide safety-critical software for embedded systems

WITTENSTEIN high integrity systems (WHIS) and Real-Time Innovations (RTI) have announced a global technology partnership to enable system developers to expedite the development of embedded applications targeting the safety critical market. Through this collaboration, developers can follow a path to safety certification from prototype to production of safety-critical applications. The …

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Pre-drivers MLX81340 and MLX81344 enable 500W LIN-based mechatronic module miniaturization

Melexis has revealed new LIN BLDC-motor pre-drivers that combine small size with high performance and power capability for automotive mechatronic applications. The MLX81340 (32KB Flash) and MLX81344 (64KB Flash) integrate three channels of high-side and low-side drivers. They control external NFETs with up to 60nC capacitance to handle applications up …

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Arrow Electronics camera modules enable plug-and-play addition of vision capabilities to extensive range of embedded applications

Global technology solutions provider Arrow Electronics has introduced a family of plug-and-play camera modules based on sensor technology from onsemi. The modules provide original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with a simple and cost-effective path to incorporating a wide range of camera functionalities in their products. By releasing development boards with compact …

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Trackwise IHT flex printed circuit technology used in oil and gas leak detection system from Direct-C

Trackwise, the manufacturer of specialist products using printed circuit technology, has announced that Direct-C, a Canadian producer of  gas and oil leak detection systems, is using Trackwise’s patented Improved Harness Technology (IHT) to improve the ruggedness and manufacturability of its WrapSense sensing strip, and to reduce installation costs. WrapSense utilizes …

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CUI Devices introduces HDMI connectors line to connectors portfolio

CUI Devices’ Interconnect Group has added HDMI connectors to its connectors product portfolio. Available in Type A and mini receptacle or plug versions, CUI Devices’ HDMI connectors all conform to the latest HDMI 2.1 standard. The models offer surface mount, mid mount SMT, or through hole mounting styles with horizontal, vertical, …

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ODU toolmaking is put to the test

For the first time, ODU GmbH & Co. KG took part in the 2021 German industry competition “Excellence in Production” and was one of the top finalists  – something to be proud of. For 18 years, the WZL machine tool laboratory at RWTH Aachen University and the Fraunhofer Institute for …

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Microchip to provide silicon carbide MOSFETs and digital gate drivers for Mersen’s SiC power stack reference design

E-mobility and renewable energy systems require power management solutions that drive performance and cost efficiencies in addition to speeding up development time. To keep pace with these requirements, Microchip Technology is collaborating with Mersen on their 150 kilovolt-ampere (kVA) three-phase silicon carbide Power Stack Reference Design. Mersen is a global …

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Most Versatile maXTouch touchscreen controller ever offers extensive screen format flexibility

As the automotive market continues to demand larger touchscreens with more flexibility in size and shape, Microchip Technology’s new maXTouch touchscreen controller allows automotive designers to satisfy various and unique aspect ratios for touch displays in cars. This new offering includes additional functional safety support requested by OEMs. The MXT1296M1T can …

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TouchNetix gains automotive qualification for its aXiom family of touchscreen controller ICs

TouchNetix, a manufacturer of high-performance touchscreen controller ICs, has announced that its aXiom AX112 user interface chip has gained qualification to the Automotive Electronics Council’s AEC-Q100-6 standard, validating the device’s use in applications such as the central information display in passenger cars and other types of vehicles. The aXiom AX112, …

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Medical and industrial power supplies have a 300W convection rating with a 500W peak, or 500W continuous with forced air

TDK Corporation has announced the introduction of the 500W rated TDK-Lambda brand CUS500M1 series of AC-DC power supplies. The series is certified to the medical IEC 60601-1 and audio / visual / ITE (Information Technology Equipment) IEC 62368-1 standards for both Class I or Class II (double insulated) installations. Target …

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