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VPG COTS Precision Foil Resistors With Flexible Termination Systems Now Available From Digi-Key

Dec 16, 2014

Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG) today announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors product line (VFR) has introduced the new Flex Series of Bulk Metal® Foil commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) resistors featuring flexible terminations. The devices are designed to minimize transfer of PCB stresses caused by differential thermal coefficients of expansion (TCE), providing load-life stability of
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RUTRONIK SMART: World’s First Integrated Environmental Unit from Bosch

The BME280 Integrated Environmental Unit from Bosch Sensortec combines sensors for pressure, humidity and temperature in a single package. It was designed to support a broad range of emerging high performance applications, e.g. home automation control, indoor navigation, personalized weather stations and innovative sport and fitness applications. The BME280 is available at distributor Rutronik as
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Gems Introduces “Gems Sensors & Controls Connect” Free Digital Catalog Mobile Application

Gems Sensors & Controls (Gems) (, an ISO9001:2008 and ISO13485 certified leading supplier of standard and custom liquid level, flow and pressure sensors, miniature solenoid valves, and preassembled fluid systems, has introduced its “Gems Sensors & Controls Connect”, a free mobile application download for Android, iPhone and iPad devices. “Gems Sensors & Controls Connect” is
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Your new harmonic heroes

In 2014 supply, repair and field service specialist, CP Automation has seen a record level of applications in which its range of harmonic filters, including the active dynamic filter (ADF) range is required. The number and capacity of drives used in plant applications is increasing and with it rising levels of harmonics are beginning to
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Microsemi Announces Successful Completion of Nine NIST Cryptographic Algorithm Validation Program Certifications

Validates Unique Advanced Security Features of SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs and IGLOO2 FPGAs, Including On-chip Cryptographic Services and True Random Bit Generator IP  Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the completion of nine new National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cryptographic Algorithm
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Analog Devices’ Hittite Microwave Products Boost SILICA’s RF Communications Offering to over 2000 Devices

SILICA, an Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) company, has announced availability of Analog Devices’ (ADI) Hittite Microwave products, extending the distributor’s wireless communications portfolio by over 1100 new standard products across 36 device families. Together with ADI products already stocked by SILICA, the total RF and microwave offering is now over 2000 parts covering the complete
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Yokogawa instruments play key role in testing of Heinzmann’s electric bikes

Test instruments supplied by Yokogawa are playing a key role in the final testing of motors for electric bikes manufactured by Heinzmann in the village of Schönau in Germany’s Black Forest region.   Heinzmann has been developing and manufacturing electric drives for over 30 years. The company’s drives are used in a range of industrial
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GaN Systems releases new Application Note on designing with Gallium Nitride enhancement mode power switching transistors: harnessing the advanced features of GaNPX™ packaging

GaN Systems Inc, a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, has released a new Application Note for design engineers that sets out thermal design guidelines and PCB layout choices for its enhancement mode power switching transistors, which are supplied in its proprietary GaNPX™ device packaging. These arethe first discrete power devices to be
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Mouser Launches New Motor Control Application Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced the introduction of their new Motor Control Applications site. Mouser’s new applications site provides developers with the resources they need to learn about the latest advances in motor control, and the newest components available from Mouser Electronics for building motor control systems. The new Motor Control Applications site, available on
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Arrow scoops nine supplier awards at electronica

Dec 9, 2014

Arrow Electronics received a total of nine awards from suppliers in the field of passive, electromechanical, and connector products (PEMCO) for the EMEA region. In recent years, Arrow has continually extended its line card and its technical expertise in this business. Arrow received the following awards: ♦ Bourns: “POS Growth” ♦ C&K Components: “Distributor of the
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