More options available for mini pushbutton switches Product News 1/30/2004 Post a comment The new MB2000 series of miniature pushbuttons from NKK Switches offers greater design flexibility with a variety of styles and options. The miniature pushbutton switches are available in single pole, double pole, and four pole, double throw configurations, as well as momentary and alternate circuits.
Central office shelf offers PICMG 3.0 capability Product News 1/23/2004 Post a comment Tracewell Systems Inc., in conjunction with backplane partner Comtel Electronics GmbH, introduced their 14-slot CO-StarT AdvancedTCAT central office shelf that is compliant with the PICMG 3.0 AdvancedTCAT specification. The 19-inch 13U system meets GR-63, GR-1089 and UL/EN 60950 EN55024 (in process) for NEBS Level III.
2U chassis features VME64X and cPCI options Product News 1/14/2004 Post a comment Elma Electronic Inc. has added hard-to-find 3-slot VME64x and cPCI backplane options to its line of 2U Type 39 horizontal chassis. Other options previously available include the 4-slot VME, 4-slot VME64x, 4-slot cPCI, and 3-slot standard VME backplanes.
Snowboarding jacket boasts mobile phone control News & Analysis 1/14/2004 Post a comment Wear it on Mars: Sportswear manufacturer O'Neill Europe Wed. (Jan.14) in Munich, Germany, unveiled its first wearable electronics product in its 2004/2005 winter collection. The snowboard jacket, dubbed The Hub and jointly designed and developed by Infineon Technologies AG, is strong enough to withstand freezing and harsh environments, the company says.
ITT Cannon delivers first mini all-direction trackball Product News 1/13/2004 Post a comment ITT Industries, Cannon claims to offer the industry's first miniature Trackball 360° scanning and select switch to replace navigation keys or mini joysticks used in mobile and smart phones, PDAs, cameras, camcorders as well as keyboards, remote controls and GPS systems.
Tactile switches offer illumination Product News 1/12/2004 Post a comment CIT Relay & Switch offers its new JS series of 12-mm illuminated tactile switches with red, green, yellow or blue LEDs. Applications include audio/video equipment, consumer electronics, and test instruments.
Switches push capacity Product News 1/9/2004 Post a comment NKK Switches offers a new portfolio of high capacity, standard toggle and rocker switches that are available in several circuit configurations. The new S800, S700 and SW3800 series switches are UL Recognized and CSA Certified.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.