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Space applications scaled with COTS-to-radiation-tolerant and radiation-hardened Arm Core MCUs

Microchip announces the space industry’s first Arm-based microcontrollers (MCUs) that combine the low-cost and large ecosystem benefits of Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) technology with space-qualified versions that have scalable levels of radiation performance. Based on the automotive-qualified SAMV71, the SAMV71Q21RT radiation-tolerant and SAMRH71 radiation-hardened MCUs implement the widely deployed Arm Cortex-M7 …

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New manufacturing method for Green coloured LEDs delivers light output for microLED displays

Plessey, an embedded technologies developer at the forefront of microLED technology for the AR and display markets, has developed their proprietary 2D planar gallium nitride on silicon (GaN-on-Si) process to emit Green light without the need for colour conversion techniques. To produce Green light, LED manufacturers typically apply phosphors or …

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Digi-Key launches a BOM MTBF Prediction Service

Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, and BQR Reliability Engineering Ltd, a worldwide leader of Reliability and Maintenance Engineering solutions, present a collaboration to deliver a simple yet powerful Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) calculator to support Digi-Key’s global customers. Digi-Key has undertaken this venture to enable efficient and …

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HARTING and HIROSE are jointly driving the infrastructure for Single Pair Ethernet

HIROSE Electric Co. Ltd., Tokyo, and the HARTING Technology Group have entered into an agreement to jointly develop, standardise products and market a connection technology system for Single Pair Ethernet (SPE). “The joint development in the area of Single Pair Ethernet continues and consolidates the successful technology partnership of both …

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Eagle Eye Networks launches 4G/LTE Mobile Camera for surveillance applications

Eagle Eye Networks, provider of cloud video surveillance worldwide, has launched the Eagle Eye Mobile Camera MC01 which is available immediately via its reseller partners. The MC01 is a small 4G/LTE camera for use in locations that have difficulty with standard internet access.  Eagle Eye Networks is also making mobile …

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AWS Electronics Invests in 5th SMT Line at UK Facility

AWS Electronics Group, one of Europe’s electronics manufacturing solutions providers, is proud to announce its recent investment in a new Surface Mount Technology (SMT) line at its UK manufacturing site. Continued growth in demand for the leading turn-key solutions on offer at AWS, has fuelled the need for what is …

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Marine electronics – And why it goes wrong

Water is easy to keep out of things – seals and plastics are excellent barriers. However, water vapour can permeate right through those same plastics and barriers almost as if they were not there and in large volumes. Once inside the vapour condenses, causes problems and is kept in the …

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COSEL’s very high reliability 40W DC/DC converter for demanding applications offers 10 year warranty

Cosel Co has announced the release of a very high reliability 40W DC/DC converter, the MGF40. Packaged in an industry standard 1×1 inch, six sided, shielded metallic case, the MGF40 series has been designed to Cosel’s strict criteria for high performance and reliability, contributing to the company’s world class quality …

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Gateway extends its push into the power products market

New dedicated power website and stocking to meet growing demand in PFC and associated products market Strengthening its drive into the power products market, Gateway Electronic Components, the UK based technical specialist component distributor, has launched a new dedicated website www.thepowergateway.com to showcase its rapidly expanding range of associated franchises and …

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Are you ready for the challenge of Industry 4.0?

New technologies, developments in robotics and greater connectivity have all changed the manufacturing and development process and continue to increase production speeds. These advancements bring amazing opportunities. But change at this rate isn’t always great news as it means Industry needs to adapt and innovate to keep up. This of …

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