2016-09-15 - Toshiba Corporation

Bipolar stepping motor driver offers 40V max rating

The new motor driver has a QFN32 package, smaller than the QFN48 package housing Toshiba’s current product, TB62269FTG.

2016-08-30 - Julien Happich

Printed Li-ion batteries conform to any shape

Using a simple stencil printing process followed by ultraviolet cross-linking, researchers have demonstrated a new type of Li-ion batteries.

2016-08-12 - Jacob Beningo

Selecting an MCU? Look out for these 5 firmware criteria

Selecting a microcontroller simply from an electrical engineering standpoint doesn’t work anymore.

2016-08-10 - Integrated Device Technology

IDT’s Penang site gets certified for auto-component mfg

The new Penang automotive backend production floor joins the IDT Automotive Centre of Excellence of ZMD AG in Germany.

2016-07-31 - None

Sony negotiates sale of battery business to Murata

Selling a portion of the battery unit marks a reversal for Sony, the first company to launch a Li-ion battery…

2016-07-25 - Murata

2.4GHz-band module complies with ISA100 Wireless standard

The communication module makes it easier to introduce field wireless systems into manufacturing plants.

2016-07-19 - Nancy Crotti

Prosthetic LUKE Arm promises strength, dexterity

It’s been in the making for years, and now it’s hitting the market: the motorised prosthetic LUKE arm.

2016-07-14 - Fuji Xerox

Data format allows 3D printing with complex colour, material

FAV represents 3D models using voxels*4 that can seamlessly model complicated internal structures and attributes.

2016-07-05 - Susan Nordyk

Buck regulator operates from fluctuating input supplies

To enhance efficiency at light loads, the LTM8053 automatically switches to Burst Mode operation, which keeps the output capacitor charged…

2016-06-30 - Max Maxfield

Interactive technique extracts 3D models from 2D photos

Can you imagine combining deep neural network embedded vision systems—possibly binocular versions—with a 3D model extraction technology?