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Samsung says batteries caused Note 7 fires

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd indicated on Monday that its latest flagship Galaxy S smartphone could be delayed as it pledged to enhance product safety following an investigation into the cause of fires in its premium Note 7 devices.

D-Wave Systems launches open quantum computing software environment

D-Wave Systems Inc., Burnaby BC, developers of quantum computing systems and software, has released an open-source, quantum software tool as part of its strategic initiative to build and foster a quantum software development ecosystem.

AI robotics firm Kindred appoints COO

Kindred Systems Inc. has hired former One Kings Lane executive Jim Liefer to be its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Liefer will be responsible for the deployment of Kindred's first commercial product, including day-to-day execution across teams, building implementation and customer support groups, and overseeing procurement, people operations and finance.

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to acquire Toronto-based AI start-up

iGan Partners has announced the pending acquisition of its Toronto-based portfolio company, Meta, by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Launched in 2015 by Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is dedicated to advancing human potential and promoting equal opportunity, with a current focus on scientific research, education, and building strong communities.

Southwest Energy to deliver Lutze power supplies, Nader products

Southwest Energy Control Systems of Canada Ltd., Pickering ON, is now supplying Lutze brand automation components in Canada, including a full selection of DIN Rail power supplies and LOCC Box products.

Harting & Heilind enter disty partnership

Harting Americas has reached a agreement with interconnect distribution specialists Heilind Electronics, Wilmington MA, which aims to increase the German connector firm's growth through online sales and industry presence.

MIPI Alliance rolls out MIPI Discovery, Configuration (DisCo) base architecture

The MIPI Alliance, an international organization that develops interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced industries, has introduced the MIPI Discovery and Configuration (MIPI DisCo) portfolio, a family of specifications that simplifies software driver development when integrating components in mobile-connected products.

Top 3 additive manufacturing predictions for 3D printing

As we enter a new year, leading industry analyst in the AM/3DP space, SmarTech Publishing has just released its top three predictions for additive manufacturing in 2017.

IIoT trend set to impact machine vision market

Global player in machine vision technology BitFlow Inc., Woburn MA, has identified five technology trends that will be strategic for the vision industry in 2017. Each has the potential to significantly impact or even disrupt processes and may poise the need for investment by manufacturers who face the risk of being late to adopt.
Emerging tech markets

ESD and heat protection considerations for LED design

There are several factors that can affect solid state lighting in electronic design from stress issues, to packaging-related issues to component-related issues. Design engineers must take these factors into account. There are five key threats that affect the reliability of LED lighting systems in electronic designs: » Read More

Circuit breaker protects SMPS from hiccup mode

LUTZE Locc-box solid state circuit breaker isolates the over-current that can cause a SMPS to hiccup. » Learn More

High power terminal blocks server electrical distribution panels

BLOCKMASTER HP Series High Power Terminal Blocks are rated 175 Amp and 600 Volt suitable for high power distribution in electrical panels, to transition larger wire gauge, high power mains to smaller gauge lower power branch circuits. » Learn More

Hermetic EN2997 connector provides 22 contacts

TE DEUTSCH 983 Series hermetic EN2997 connectors improve connection extension with gauge 22 contacts in less space with same reliability. » Learn more

UL listed ac-dc converters support many applications

AIMTEC AME1-JZ, AME2-JZ and AME3-CJZ series ac-dc regulated converters are available in 1, 2 and 3 watt configurations. » Learn More

Weld-free cabinet enables use in extreme environments

ELMA Optima Stantron MB Series of rugged MIL-SPEC, weld-free cabinets provides modular, bolted construction suitable for use in environments where welded joints may be considered a potential risk of failure » Learn More

1U MicroTCA Chassis delivers versatility

PIXUS TECHNOLOGIES PXS0108 1U MicroTCA Chassis provides versatile power options for development or deployed MicroTCA applications. » Learn More

Snap-action switches are accurate, reliable, repeatable

Honeywell Micro Switch BZ Series large snap-action switches provide precise operating characteristics, sensitive differential travel and enhanced life. » Learn More

Ultrasonic squeegee cleaner solves lead-free pastes

SAWA SC-145GAE Ultrasonic Squeegee Cleaner system serves as a solution for lead-free solder pastes for squeegees, as well as other tools such as scrapers, spatulas and misprinted pcbs. » Learn more
AEi Systems

Power IC model library supports PSpice

AEi Systems version 4.2 Power IC Model Library for Cadence PSpice simulator provides more than 600 high fidelity and correlated simulation models for power electronic designs. » Learn more

100W GaN power amplifier designed for X-band radar

QORVO TGM2635-CP X-band GaN power amplifier operates from 7.9 to 11GHz and provides 100W of saturated output power with 22.5dB of large signal gain and greater than 35% power-added efficiency. » Learn more

Paste dispenser places, jets in a single pass-through

ESSEMTEC FOX≤ compact Spider jet dispenser combines jetting of solder paste or glue and placement in a single machine. » Learn more

3-Axis magnetic sensor boosts performance, stability

MEMSIC MMC5883MA 3 Axis Magnetic Sensor boosts accuracy, lowers noise and reduces power consumption, combined in an ultra-small, low profile LGA package. » Learn more


Jan 31 – Feb 2
Location: Santa Clara Convention Center » Read More

RIE – Les Conférences Elect

Feb 1
Location: Carrefour Multisports » Read More

IoT Evolution Expo

February 7 - 10
Location: Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center » Read More