Product brochure covers medical capabilities Product News 12/30/2005 Post a comment ITT Electronic Components offers a product brochure that details the company's connector, switch and interface products for medical equipment. These products are designed to meet or exceed crosstalk, RFI/EMI, capacitance/impedance and IEC safety requirements for these applications.
Piezo motor targets portable products Product News 12/29/2005 Post a comment New Scale Technologies, Inc. has developed a tiny SQL series SQUIGGLE piezo motor to replace its larger SQ-306s motor for portable electronic products. The device features precise linear motion at low power and can withstand greater mechanical shock than previous models.
Rugged switches target industrial apps Product News 12/22/2005 Post a comment EAO's Series 84 pushbutton and emergency-stop switches and indicators deliver rugged performance for industrial and commercial applications. With maximum ratings of 42 V/100 mA, these low-profile switches are ideal for PLC level signals.
Toggle switches deliver design options Product News 12/22/2005 Post a comment NKK Switches has announced the availability of medium/high capacity toggle switches. These standard size S series switches are available in a variety of circuit configurations and options.
Rugged keyboards operate in harsh environments Product News 12/8/2005 Post a comment EAO has developed a new series of rugged and vandal-resistant metal keyboards. The W.series keyboards are designed specifically to operate in harsh indoor and outdoor public environments including information and multimedia terminal applications as well as Internet kiosks.
Plastic box targets handheld devices Product News 12/6/2005 Post a comment Bud Industries, Inc. has added a new electronic enclosure to its series of Grabber handheld plastic boxes. The new Grabber - Style J comes equipped with a battery compartment, which fits four AA batteries.
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.