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One billion sensors on the market

Sensirion, the expert in environmental and flow sensor technology, is celebrating another milestone in the company’s history. Today, the billionth sensor left production. This success has only been possible thanks to the excellent cooperation between employees, suppliers and customers. We hit the one billion mark this afternoon with an SCD4x …

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RS Components collaborates with LEGO Education to deliver enhanced STEM education offering

RS Components has announced it has signed an agreement with LEGO Education as an authorised reseller of LEGO Education products in the UK. This collaboration, with a leader in educational technology (EdTech) products and resources, signals RS’ increased commitment to deliver STEM education technology into the classroom and the home …

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Allegro’s new GMR gear tooth speed sensor gives transmission designers more options than ever before

Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. has introduced a new, state-of-the-art giant magnetoresistance (GMR) speed sensor that measures the rotation of ferromagnetic gears. The ATS19480 speed sensor IC provides a single-channel solution that’s ideal for hybrid and pure electric vehicle transmissions, with use cases extending to two-wheelers, off-road vehicles, and industrial application designs …

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Digi-Key Electronics Enhances Online Returns and Order Issues Portal with Expanded Self-Service Options

Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world’s largest selection of electronic components in stock for immediate shipment, announced that it has launched an enhanced online returns and order issues portal for customers. The updated portal offers a more user-friendly model that allows international customers to fully self-service returns including printing return shipping labels, …

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Winbond HyperRAM & SpiStack and Renesas RZ/A2M accelerate the construction of embedded artificial intelligence (AI) systems

Winbond Electronics Corporation, a leading global supplier of semiconductor memory solutions, announced today the official confirmation that its HyperRAM and SpiStack (NOR+NAND) can be operated with Renesas’ RZ/A2M Arm-based microprocessors (MPUs). Customers of the RZ/A2M can benefit from Winbond’s long-term supply for various types of external memory, including DRAM, NOR Flash, …

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Impulse Embedded Announces New IIoT Gateway for Hazardous Environments from Axiomtek

Impulse Embedded a provider of industrial computing systems and solutions announces the impeding release of the  ICO300-83M: ATEX/C1D2 IIoT Gateway System for Hazardous Environments from Axiomtek. The ATEX/Class 1 Div. 2 certified rugged fanless gateway system, which has been designed with harsh environments in mind, supports 5G high-speed low latency …

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Bus Stop Buttons Are Now Wireless & Battery-Free Using Energy Harvesting Technology from ZF

Thanks to the wireless and battery-free switch technology from ZF, there are various possible application fields to increase connectivity, flexibility, and convenience. Bus stop buttons are another smart application integrating the inductive RF generator module. The target is to avoid cabling (up to 100m) and expensive maintenance work caused by …

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New TySOM-M Series Targets Low Power, High Security Applications

Aldec, Inc., a pioneer in mixed HDL language simulation and hardware-assisted verification for FPGA and ASIC designs, has extended its TySOM family of embedded prototyping boards with the introduction of TySOM-M-MPFS250; the first in a planned series to feature a Microchip PolarFire SoC FPGA MPFS250T-FCG1152 and to have dual FMC …

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Toshiba announces new photovoltaic-output photocoupler with increased open voltage for isolated solid-state relays

Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH has launched a new photovoltaic-output photocoupler housed in a thin SO6L package measuring just 3.84mm × 10mm × 2.1mm, suitable for driving the gates of high-voltage power MOSFETs used to develop a galvanically-isolated solid-state relay (SSR) function. SSRs are semiconductor relay devices that incorporate a photo-TRIAC, …

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Renesas’ New Modular IoT Development Platform Dramatically Reduces Time-to-Market and Design Complexity

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today introduced an innovative new IoT system design platform that significantly eases the prototyping of IoT systems. The Renesas Quick-Connect IoT system consists of standardised boards and interfaces, enabling designers to quickly and easily connect a wide range of sensors …

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