Adapters marry SSOPs to Sowic-based pc boards Product News 8/8/2000 Post a comment A line of Correct-A-Chip adapters that enable devices in shrink small-outline packages to be used on boards designed for the older small-outline wide-body IC (Sowic) packages without board rework or redesign is new from Aries Electronics Inc.
Converters go for high current Product News 8/8/2000 Post a comment Celestica's MicroKool S100 and S150 series dc-to-dc converters provide a high current source (10 and 15 amps, respectively) at low voltages in a single-in-line package for embedded microprocessors, FPGAs, programmable-logic devices and communications processors.
Connectors vary configurations Product News 8/8/2000 Post a comment Harting Inc. of North America is aiming its circular industrial/electrical connector series, the Han R23, at measurement and automatic control systems, as well as field-bus systems.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros & cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight, as are piloted airplanes? Is the technology advancing faster than we can answer the questions it poses?
Panelists: Chad Sweet, Director of Engineering, Qualcomm; Yannick Levy, VP Corporate Business Development, Parrot; Jim Williams, ex-FAA drone chief; Michael Drobac, Exec. Director, Small UAV Coalition; Moderator: Junko Yoshida, Chief Int'l Correspondent, EE Times