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posted in June 2008
MESA Systemtechnik : Signal transmitter uses inductive principle
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6/30/2008   Post a comment
The INPUD-T contactless transmission system from MESA Systemtechnik is designed to transmit signals from temperature sensors, like PT100 transducers from rotating parts to a stationary device.
Robot plays air hockey
Signal Processing DesignLine Blog  
6/26/2008   Post a comment
Nuvation's air hockey robot is a fun demo of its machine vision capabilities. The demo runs on a ColdFire processor.
Lower costs, higher profits for Apple with 3G iPhone
News & Analysis  
6/26/2008   Post a comment
A preliminary guesstimate by market research group iSuppli suggests the Bill of Materials (BOM) and assembly costs of the latest 8Gbyte 3G iPhone from Apple will be $173, making the device one of the most profitable ever for the company.
Cooling rack delivers more efficient data centers
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6/26/2008   Post a comment
HP has unveiled technology that makes data centers more efficient while increasing system reliability with the launch of its second-generation Modular Cooling System (MCS) G2, a bi-directional liquid cooling rack.
Epson develops ultra-thin kHz-band crystal unit
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6/25/2008   Post a comment
Epson has developed one of the thinnest kHz-band crystal unit with a maximum thickness of just 0.48 mm, making it 20% thinner than its predecessor.
SP2T electromechanical switch covers DC to 26.5 GHz
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6/25/2008   Post a comment
Narda, an L-3 Communications company, has introduced the Model SEM124 single-pole, double-throw electromechanical switch that operates from DC to 26.5 GHz with low insertion loss, high isolation, and low VSWR.
2U MIL/COTS chassis designed for Trenton 32GB SHBs
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6/24/2008   Post a comment
Single Board Systems offers a 2U MIL/COTS chassis designed for installation of Trenton Technology's 32GB system host boards (SHBs) in 19-inch racks.
AMS expands product range with precision mechanical components
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6/23/2008   Post a comment
AMS Technologies has entered into a distribution agreement with Siskiyou Inc., an US-based manufacturer of precision mechanical components like micromanipulators, microscope sample positioners, motion control systems and modular opto-mechanical building blocks .
Buck-boost converters handle cold cranking in automotive electronics
Design How-To  
6/19/2008   Post a comment
From cold crank to load dump, buck-boost converters provide stable, steady supply voltages within the auto battery voltage range.
Analog Devices : MEMS-based inertial sensor reduces complexity of motion control designs
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6/17/2008   Post a comment
A six-degrees-of-freedom (6 DoF) inertial sensor, the ADIS16365 IMU (inertial measurement unit) combines high-performance, simplicity, and an improved data interface that delivers faster response times and lowers power consumption relative to other IMUs in its class.
10-bit magnetic rotary encoder targets automotive apps
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6/9/2008   Post a comment
Aimed at high-performance automotive applications, the AS5243 10-bit magnetic rotary encoder IC from austriamicrosystems combines integrated Hall elements, an analog front-end and digital signal processing in a thin QFN package.


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