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Megger acquires Power Diagnostix

Global electrical test equipment expert Megger has acquired Power Diagnostix of Aachen, Germany, a leader in the development and manufacture of high voltage diagnostic equipment, and in the provision of diagnostic services for high voltage installations. This acquisition greatly enhances Meggers’ capabilities, particularly in the field of Partial Discharge (PD) …

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Dialog Semiconductor accelerates IoT adoption with new ultra-low power Wi-Fi SoC

Dialog Semiconductor plc, a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, audio, charging and Bluetooth low energy technology, has introduced the FC9000. This will be Dialog’s first Wi-Fi SoC to be released since the closing of the acquisition of Silicon Motion’s  Mobile Communications product line on May 31, …

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Rear mounting option available for Han metal hoods and housings

The metal hoods and housings of the Han B, EMC and M series now offer rear mounting options for contact inserts, a solution which greatly simplifies the pre-assembly of interfaces for control cabinets. With the new Han metal housings, it is possible to lock the prefabricated inserts directly from the …

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IDEC expands HMI family with new 15inch model

IDEC Corporation announces the release of its new HG5G-V 15inch human-machine interface (HMI) touchscreen, the largest model in the High-Performance family. This HMI offers more display real estate so applications can readily show extensive process information with improved aesthetics and visibility. Display and Durability The HG5G-V 15inch TFT-LCD screen features …

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RS Components introduces new space-saving and high-speed industrial connector series from Hirose

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, a global multi-channel provider of industrial and electronic products and solutions, has introduced a highly robust series of connectors for industrial applications. Manufactured by Hirose Electric, a global leader in high-quality connectors, the ix Industrial series meets all the requirements for …

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Wind River joins O-RAN alliance to support growth of open source innovation for 5G networks

Wind River, a leader in delivering IoT software for critical infrastructure, today announced that it has joined the O-RAN Alliance in an effort to further advance 5G network technologies. Championing the principles of openness and intelligence, the O-RAN Alliance is working to evolve radio access networks (RAN). Wind River has been …

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New icotek hygienic cable entry now available from Foremost Electronics

Foremost Electronics, the Essex based specialist distributor of electromechanical components, announces the availability of the new icotec cable entry plate KEL-DPZ 16. The KEL-DPZ 16 fits outbreaks that are standardised for 16-pin heavy-duty connectors. The hygienic design does not create any niches which may collect contamination. The new size 16 …

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Marvell extends strategic partnership with Arm

Marvell has entered a broader strategic partnership with Arm, a subsidiary of SoftBank Group, to accelerate the design and development of next-generation Marvell ThunderX server processor technology. This new agreement includes dedicated Arm support for Marvell’s R&D in the server processor technology area for at least three more years.  As …

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OpenHW Group created and announces CORE-V family of open-source cores for use in high volume production SoCs

A new not-for-profit global organisation aims to boost the adoption of open-source processors by providing a platform for collaboration, creating a focal point for ecosystem development, and offering open-source IP for processor cores. Headed by founder and CEO, Rick O’Connor, the OpenHW Group has already recruited 13 sponsor organisations and …

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Cliff cable reels for custom cables and test leads

Cliff Electronics manufactures test leads for a number of market-leading electrical test equipment OEMs and is now offering its rugged cable reel empty to allow customers to create their own bespoke cable assemblies. Cliff’s very popular standard test leads are predominately used by electrical test and safety PAT testers, electrical …

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