source: Stackpole news Stackpole has announced its AEC qualified RTAN series which utilizes tantalum nitride technology to provide moisture proof precision chip resistor performance.
source: EDN news Robert Cox -November 15, 2017. From fitness trackers and smart watches to virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) headgear, wearable devices now permeate the everyday lives of consumers worldwide. People have come to rely on wearables to monitor their health and well-being, keep them connected to the outside world, and provide endless opportunities […]
source: ECN news Mon, 11/13/2017 – by Lobachevsky University. Lobachevsky University scientists under the supervision of Alexey Mikhailov, Head of the UNN PTRI Laboratory of Thin Film Physics and Technology, are working to develop an adaptive neural interface that combines, on the one hand, a living culture, and on the other, a neural network based […]
source: machine design news A flexible polymer device uses graphene-based transistors to support signals within the terahertz band, paving the way for advanced imaging and diagnostics in healthcare and materials, along with short-range wireless communications in the IoT.
source: The guardian news Hand-held device dubbed sKan measures skin temperature to quickly and accurately identify melanoma, and could save lives around the world
source: Würth Elektronik eiSos news Waldenburg (Germany), 27 October 2017 – Würth Elektronik eiSos, a manufacturer of electronic and electromechanical components, announced its collaboration with Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC) by integrating its transmission coil, WE-WPCC, with Semtech’s LinkCharge® LP (low power) platform, an innovative wireless charging solution that concurrently charges multiple, low-power devices using a […]
source: EINpresswire news ROCHESTER, NY, UNITED STATES, October 23, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Designed to correct irregular heart patterns, implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) are small devices placed inside the chest to monitor heart rate, and respond accordingly in the event of arrhythmia. When an abnormal heart rate is detected, the ICD will automatically defibrillate by delivering […]
source: EPS news There’s no short-term relief ahead for electronics manufacturers that are scrambling for components. Tight supplies of capacitors and resistors are expected to last into mid-2018—longer than industry experts expected. The dreaded words “allocation” and “double-ordering” are coming up more frequently, meaning OEMs and EMS providers are facing long-term sourcing challenges.
source: RICE, FEE, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, EPCI e-Symposium Abstract: This paper presents a research focused on textile antennas which are made embroidered from a novel hybrid conductive sewing thread. Thanks to embroidery, which has been recognized as one of the most promising manufacturing techniques for integrating antennas into clothing, the antennas are […]
source: Engineering.com article Many simple electronic systems can behave in a difficult to foresee, chaotic manner, as shown by researchers from the Institute of Nuclear Physics Polish Academy of Sciences in Cracow. The image shows a device built from two recently discovered oscillators. In the background are so-called attractors, illustrating the diversity and richness of […]