Components

ITO and alternative transparent conductor markets to reach $9.4 billion

16 April, 2008

The market for transparent conductors used in display, photovoltaics and lighting markets will reach approximately US$9.4 billion by 2015, according to a new study from industry analysis firm NanoMarkets.


French acquisition

04 April, 2008

Kontron has acquired the French company Thales Computers SA, a subsidiary of Thales SA.


What's at the end of the rainbow?

10 March, 2008

British scientists have revealed a system called 'trapping rainbows' that may be able to slow down, stop and even capture light


USB microcontrollers

10 March, 2008 | Supplied by: Microchip Technology Australia

Microchip has announced 12 high-performance, 8 bit flash microcontrollers, including Microchip's first USB and LCD MCU families to include an on-chip, high-speed 12 bit analog-to-digital converter peripheral.


Dual-valve pressure controllers

10 March, 2008 | Supplied by: Duff & Macintosh

The Alicat PCD series dual-valve pressure controller eliminates the need for bleed ports and relief valves in systems with no inline flow (dead ended systems), giving:


Thermoelectric breakthrough in silicon nanowires

11 February, 2008

Energy lost as heat during the production of electricity could be harnessed using synthesised silicon nanowires


Power correction module

11 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Vertiv Co

Emerson Network Power has launched a 720 W power factor correction module that has a 61 x 89 mm footprint and a mounting height of 14 mm, making it suitable for space-constrained applications.


6U CompactPCI C2K single board computer

11 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

GE Fanuc Embedded Systems has announced its 6U CompactPCI C2K single board computer. The device uses the 1 GHz MPC7447A or 1.4 GHz MPC7448 Freescale processor and extensive I/O ports for improved performance and flexible functionality.


Breakthrough in organic RFID

11 February, 2008

The Holst Centre presented a plastic 64-bit inductively coupled passive RFID tag operating at 13.56 MHz at the International Solid State Circuit Conference.


Sandwich technique solution

22 January, 2008

Complex three-dimensional (3D) integrated circuits involving both optical and electronic elements are now easier to make, thanks to a 'wafer bonding' technique developed by a European research consortium


Pushing the limits of chip miniaturisation

22 January, 2008

Over the last four decades, computer chips have found their way into virtually every electronic device in the world. During that time they have become smaller, cheaper and more powerful


Data acquisition module

11 January, 2008 | Supplied by: Glyn Ltd

FTDI has available the DLP-232PC data acquisition module that is suitable for data acquisition, industrial/process control and process monitoring applications.


Wavecom Wireless CPU

11 January, 2008 | Supplied by: Braemac Pty Ltd

Wavecom has available the Fastrack Supreme Wireless CPU that keeps the same form factor as the previous product but with new features.


Remote controllers

06 December, 2007 | Supplied by: CrispTech Pty Ltd

CrispTech has announced the IP power range of remote power controllers or rebooters. These enable remote control of power outlets via ethernet either from across the street or across the world.


Photonic crystals market slated for high growth

05 December, 2007

The global market for photonic crystals will be worth US$13.9 million in 2007, according to a new technical market research report, Photonic Crystals: Technology and Global Markets (AVM059A) from BCC Research.


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