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Robert Miller Congratulates Future Electronics Team on Distribution Agreement with B+B SmartWorx

July 1, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in 1968 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada by Robert Miller, recently announced a new distribution agreement with B+B SmartWorx. President Robert Miller congratulated the Future Electronics team on completing this distribution agreement with B+B SmartWorx, which will leverage the company's... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Austin Transportation Department Replaces Incumbent with Intuicom Wireless Solutions

July 1, 2016

Intuicom Facilitates High-speed, Secure Traffic Data Communications Boulder, CO - (June 28, 2016) - Intuicom®, Incorporated, a premier supplier of wireless solutions to the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) market, announced today that it has been awarded Wireless Traffic Communications for the City of Austin’s Traffic Signal Expansion Initiative. The award, made in conjunction with... Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Field Testers offer CPRI RF measurement option.

July 1, 2016

With CPRI RF measurement option installed, E Series of Site Master™, Spectrum Master™, and Cell Master™ Analyzers facilitates testing of Remote Radio Heads installed atop 4G towers by identifying interference sources on radio uplink at ground level and eliminating unnecessary tower climbs. Spectrum/Spectrogram Tune & Zoom function allows users to zoom into area of interest on displayed signal to more closely examine interfering signals and better identify their origin. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies Exhibits Latest PCI Express® Design and Test Solutions at PCI-SIG® Developers Conference

June 27, 2016

Solutions Focus on All Stages of PCI Express Architecture Design and Test Workflow Highlights:

  • Keysight experts will demonstrate the latest PCI Express (PCIe®) design and test solutions
  • Featured solutions cover the entire PCIe workflow—from design to compliance
SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced it will... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Test & Measuring Instruments

Microsemi Invests in Veracity to Support Commitment to IoT Security Market

June 24, 2016

- Collaboration brings synergies for industrial customers to address security concerns - Continued product development focused on leading solutions for industrial Ethernet applications complements Veracity solutions ALISO VIEJO, Calif. - Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Radio Transceiver targets IoT and other wireless applications.

June 24, 2016

Featuring on-chip ARM® Cortex®-M0 radio processor that performs radio control and calibration, Model ADF7030-1 supports narrowband and wideband operation across sub-GHz ISM bands and data rates from 0.1–300 kbps using 2GFSK modulation. IC also supports Wireless M-Bus (WMBUS) and IEEE 802.15.4g-based protocols. Smart wake mode provides low overall power consumption, extending lifetime in battery-operated systems. Device can enter low power sleep mode consuming only 10 nA with memory retained. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

TDR Cable Analyzer measures frequency domain S-parameters.

June 23, 2016

Featuring portable design, CT100B TDR Cable Analyzer provides step TDR impedance waveforms with resolution sufficient to show connector detail (~1 cm). Unit is also capable of making calibrated frequency domain S-parameter measurements, including return loss (S11) and cable loss/insertion loss (S21). Fully re-engineered sampling engine allows for waveforms up to 1.5 million points long, while subpixel sampling ensures that every detectable cable fault is visible at every horizontal scale. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Cellular Gateway supports remote sensor monitoring.

June 22, 2016

Featuring battery-powered, plug-and-play design, Digi Connect Sensor provides wireless connectivity at locations with either no power or low power, allowing for remote sensor monitoring in environments previously considered too harsh, remote, or not economically viable. Unit supports LTE CAT 1 and is also available in 3G HSPA+ with 2G fallback. Connect Sensor can work with virtually any 4/20 mA, Analog Out, Digital Out, or Pulsed Output sensor, and can power multiple external sensors. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Managed Ethernet Switches support DLR redundancy mechanism.

June 21, 2016

Supporting Common Industrial Protocol for use in EtherNet/IP networks, Series 7000 features recovery times of less than 3 ms, enabling switch-over to be performed quickly in event of failure. Switches support Device Level Ring redundancy mechanism and enable up to 6 non-DLR-capable devices to be integrated into ring. Functions such as IGMP snooping, multicast source detection, and auto-query port for intelligent multicast filtering are available to optimize network stability. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies' Compliance Testing Solution Selected by Allion for Thunderbolt(TM) 3 Certification Tests

June 17, 2016

Testing Solution Ensures Designs Meet Certification Requirements Highlights:

  • Allion to offer Thunderbolt™ 3 certification testing services using Keysight’s products and services
  • Announcement builds on Keysight’s and Allion’s long-term relationship
  • Allion is now an Intel authorized certification lab for Thunderbolt 3 technologies
SANTA... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

USB Hub features Tru-Iso(TM) signal isolation up to 4 kV.

June 17, 2016

Housed in rugged steel enclosure, USB-104-IHUB makes it possible to expand number of USB ports and provide up to 4 kV isolation between host computer and connected USB peripherals. Users may choose from DC power input jack or screw terminals to provide full 500 mA source at 5 V on each downstream port. With extended temperature range of -40 to 85°C, hub is suited for factory automation, medical, energy management, military/mission-critical, and transportation applications. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Managed Ethernet Switches withstand industrial environments.

June 15, 2016

Enabling configuration, monitoring, and management of industrial LANs, 5-port Managed Industrial Ethernet Switches provide real-time deterministic network operation. IDS-200 models include management VLAN, QoS, RMON, N:1 port mirroring, and local alert log. For enterprise-grade environments, IDS-300 models add RADIUS and TACACS+ security protocols; secure management sessions via SSH, SNMPv3, Telnet, and HTTPS; Management Access Lists by IP address and port number; and Password Strength Checking. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Low-Power Ethernet Switches aid industrial network migration.

June 9, 2016

With flexible interfaces, TCAM-based classifications, 1588 timing, and ring protection, Ocelot series simplifies IIoT network migration to Ethernet backbone. Models VSC7511 (4-port) and VSC7512 (10-port) are layer 2 gigabit Ethernet switches featuring 4 fully integrated copper PHYs, while models VSC7513 (8-port) and VCS7514 (10-port) are layer 2/3 gigabit Ethernet switches. All models feature optimized port configurations, unmanaged and managed options, and IStaX software. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools

High-Capacity Wi-Fi Access Point survives outdoor conditions.

June 8, 2016

Supporting 16 SSIDs and up to 256 users, cnPilot™ E500 dual-band Wi-Fi® (802.11ac) access point offers WLAN solution for enterprises, service providers, and industrial users. Along with 29 dBm transmit power, features include LTE co-existence filter, IP67 rated with pressure vent, and mesh backhauling capability. This AP, managed through cnMaestro™ cloud-based or on-premise Wi-Fi controller, can also daisy-chain power via PoE out port to security camera or wireless backhaul link node. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

CANOpen Gateways simplify motion system applications.

June 3, 2016

Incorporating CANopen encoder profile CIA 406 v.3.2 and supporting data rates up to 1 Mbps, CRG CANOpen Gateways allow rotary or linear absolute position data to be accessed by CANOpen motion control resources. Gateways accept encoder position data using EnDat high-speed serial interface, and allow for exchanging encoders without interrupting bus communication to other nodes in network. Housed in aluminum, IP65-rated devices support mounting via DIN rail or direct screw attachment. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Managed Ethernet Switch supports low-power networking.

May 31, 2016

Providing up to four 1G, four 2.5G, and two 10G ports, VSC7440 SparX-IV-34 supports small and midsize businesses, small and midsize enterprises, and industrial Ethernet applications. Fully L2/L3 managed device features up to 2 integrated copper PHYs and two 10G SerDes. VeriTime™ distributed timing technology delivers nanosecond accuracy IEEE 1588V2 time stamping. In addition, device supports comprehensive application software suite and programming interface packages, accelerating time-to-market. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Safety & Security Equipment

Firewall Appliance protects legacy devices.

May 27, 2016

Measuring 4 x 3.75 x 1.25 in., Floodgate Defender Mark III provides protection from cyber-attacks for legacy devices that comprise IoT including SCADA networks, military equipment, critical infrastructure controllers, and medical devices. Firewall appliance, featuring 2 Ethernet ports, is plugged in between Internet or WAN and device. Unit enforces policies, blocking attacks before connection can be established with target device, without requiring any change to network or target device. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable 100G Field Analyzer include complete network test set.

May 26, 2016

Testing traffic speeds from 64K to 100G, NetBlazer FTB-890 and FTB-890NGE offer complete support of native CFP4, QSFP+/QSFP28, and SFP+ transceiver interfaces to turn-up and troubleshoot 10M-to-100G networks. GUI facilitates use, and preloaded capabilities include iSAM--EXFO's 3-step SLA validation test based on Y.1564 and RFC 6349; pluggable optics validation tool to identify faulty optics, including 100G pluggable transceivers CFP4 and QSFP28; and testing of Fiber Channel rates from 1x–16x. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Advanced Millimeter-wave Assemblies (MMWAs) Introduced by Millitech at IMS

May 25, 2016

Northampton, MA – Smiths Microwave Subsystems is pleased to announce that Millitech, the leader in millimeter-wave technology, will be reviewing a number of their latest and most advanced millimeter-wave assemblies (MMWAs) at the International Microwave Symposium (IMS) May 23-26th in San Francisco, California, in booth #930. Responding to growing demands for E-, W-, and V-band products, the... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Wideband RF Transceiver simplifies wireless system design.

May 25, 2016

Able to replace or eliminate as many as 20 discrete radio components, AD9371 can be used as common design platform across multiple applications and standards. This integrated, carrier-grade SoC radio solution achieves RF tuning range of 300 MHz to 6 GHz, 100 MHz signal bandwidth, and power consumption of <5 W under standard operating conditions. Features include 12 x 12 mm, 196-Ball CSP_BGA package, fully integrated LO and clocking functions, and on-chip calibration and correction algorithms.<br /> Read More