Hubs & Concentrators

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Profibus Concentrator can interface 6 sensors.

September 26, 2016

By allowing users to connect multiple GF Signet sensors, GF actuated valves, and other products to their automation system, Signet 3-0486-D Profibus Concentrator minimizes wires, cables, set-up time, and maintenance. Unit can interface 6 sensors, plus additional 4–20 mA current loop input and output channel with proportionally controlled actuated valves or other 4–20 mA devices. Device meets UL, CSA, and IEC61010 Safety approvals and is certified by Profibus International. 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

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

Multichannel Audio Distribution Hub connects up to 512 receivers.

May 4, 2016

Eight-channel distribution system, powered Analog Audio Distribution Hub, balances input signals, distributes signals on UTP, and converts them back at each receiver. Stereo audio signals can be sent over Cat5 or better wiring for run >100 m. Able to be cascaded twice (3 tiers) to yield total distribution of 512 receivers from one input source, this product is suited for deployment in such multi-display environments as meeting halls, class rooms, auditoriums, and more. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

L-com Releases Serial and USB Converters, Repeaters and Hubs

April 28, 2016

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – L-com Global Connectivity, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has introduced a series of industrial RS232/422/485 repeaters and converters as well as a series of industrial USB hubs, converters and isolators. The addition of these new serial and USB connectivity products complements L-com's existing line... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Robotics

Desktop VMware-Ready Zero Clients are available with DVD drives.

September 29, 2015

By featuring USB 2.0 DVD Read/Write drives, Zero clients accommodate users who need DVD drives to read files for transfer from one location to another via DVD discs. This option is available in CD9924 and CD7924 models, which feature 6 USB ports and integrated smartcard readers, as well as CD9922 and CD7922 (without integrated smartcard readers). Desktop devices communicate with datacenter backend processing resources over Ethernet network connections and feature PCoIP protocol. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mounting & Attaching Products

Low Power Programmable Sensor Hub enhances wearables, smartphones.

April 21, 2015

ArcticLink® 3 S2 LP, featuring active power consumption of 75 µW (68 µA @ 1.1V), extends battery life for smartphone and wearable devices. Simultaneously, support for SenseMe™ sensor algorithm library as well as OEM-developed and third-party algorithms enables designers to add features/capabilities and extend battery life of those same devices.
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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

USB 3.0 Hub Controller comes in 6 x 6 mm BGA package.

December 29, 2014

Intended for mobile and consumer devices, EZ-USB® HX3™ offers full configurability via I²C EEPROM, I²C Slave, and GPIO options. Ghost Charging allows device charging without host, and Accessory Charger Adaptor Dock enables upstream charging for portable devices with USB OTG host. Other features include Shared Link, which enables up to 8 downstream ports; support for USB-IF Battery Charging v1.2 specification and charging of Apple devices; as well as configurable USB 2.0 and SuperSpeed PHYs. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Transportation Industry Products

Smartphone GNSS Location Hub supports Galileo satellite system.

December 10, 2014

While simultaneously supporting Galileo, GPS, GLONASS, SBAS, QZSS, and BeiDou satellite systems, BCM4774 conserves battery life via architecture that enables main AP on smartphone to reduce computation load and stay in sleep mode for extended periods of time by offloading data calculations. Solution recognizes various context states, adding value to data gathered from mobile devices, and ULP on-chip positioning enables background and foreground location using GNSS. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Texas Instruments Expands Its Leadership in Smart Grid Power Line Communication (PLC)(TM) Solutions with G3-PLC Certification

November 5, 2014

Developers can now create the next generation of G3-PLC compliant solutions for multiple countries and regions DALLAS - Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced it has achieved certification of its power line communication (PLC) reference designs from the G3-PLC™ Alliance. As a long-time executive member of the alliance, TI has advanced and promoted G3-PLC technology for... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

FreeWave Technologies Launches WaveContact, a Family of Wireless I/O Solutions for Industrial M2M Automation and Control

October 29, 2014

WaveContact solves challenging requirements of process automation, monitoring and control by providing highly capable Class 1, Division 1 wireless I/O and data aggregation BOULDER, Colo. – FreeWave Technologies, Inc. (www.freewave.com), a leader in industrial, secure Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) wireless networking solutions,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

QuickLogic Partners with Peel to Embed Its Proprietary SmartIR(TM) Technology Into Sensor Hub Solutions

October 16, 2014

• Partnership enables Smartphones, Tablets and wearable devices using QuickLogic's sensor hub platforms to function as "smart" TV remotes • Integrated solution provides complete end-to-end OEM solution Sunnyvale, CA – QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), the innovator of ultra-low power programmable Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs), today announced that it will embed... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Newtec First to Deliver Full DVB-S2X Solution Across Entire Product Line

September 16, 2014

Newtec showcases its DVB-S2X solution on the DVB booth at IBC (Hall 1 D81) SINT-NIKLAAS, Belgium, – Newtec, a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications, is the first to ship a full portfolio of DVB-S2X modulators, modems, demodulators, hubs and OEM boards. Newtec, which has initiated the creation of a new satellite... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

GNSS/Sensor Hub Chip delivers always-on location and sensing.

September 16, 2014

By integrating Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) chip and sensor hub into one chip, BCM4773 minimizes battery drain and adds intelligence to location technology on mobile devices. Architecture enables information from Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth Smart, GPS, and MEMS to be calculated on single SoC instead of application processor (AP), which promotes power conservation. Chip also enhances intelligence for context awareness by integrating GNSS and providing direct connection to Wi-Fi combo chip. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Sensor Hub consumes less than 150 µW at 1.2 V.

September 9, 2014

Utilizing Flexible Fusion Engine to process algorithms, ArcticLink® 3 S2 is suited for sensor-based applications in smartphones and wearables. Unit features dual hardwired 32-bit multipliers, hardwired SPI and I2C interfaces for communication to sensors and to host application processors and/or MCUs, and on-chip oscillators that remove need for external clock sources. Programmable logic cells can be used to integrate customer-specific functions such as IR remote control and LED control. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Trim Design Space and Upgrade Industrial Efficiency with Two IO-Link Reference Designs for Proximity Sensing and Enhanced Distributed Control

August 25, 2014

Maxim Integrated integrates the benefits of IO-Link into a proximity sensor and a 16-channel digital-input hub. SAN JOSE, Calif.,  -- Two new subsystem reference designs from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) provide very accurate, low-power optical proximity sensing (MAXREFDES27#) and enhance distributed control with a compact digital-input hub (MAXREFDES36#). Modern "smart"... Read More

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

OFS Extends FOX Solution® Home and Business Portfolio

June 30, 2014

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - FTTH Conference, Booth 401 - OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network products and solutions, introduces three new products to its broad FOX Solution® Home and Business portfolio that enable deployment of fiber to and into the home or business. Designed and manufactured by OFS, these components continue to reinforce OFS as a... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

USB Charging Station accommodates up to 4 devices.

June 12, 2014

FUEL Station mini 4-Port USB Charge Base enables simultaneous charging of up to 4 USB-powered devices – tablets, smartphones, Bluetooth™ speakers, cameras, and others – from one wall outlet. Along with built-in power supply, portable solution features integrated over voltage, over current, over temperature, leakage, and short circuit protection to ensure mobile device is safe while charging.
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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments, Green & Clean

Carrier Hub enhances MicroTCA-based systems.

May 6, 2014

Along with 40 GbE option, synchronous Ethernet, and advanced clocking/GPS capability, UTC004 MicroTCA Carrier Hub (MCH) provides PCIe Gen 3, SRIO Gen 2, and crossbar switch (CBS) option. Latter allows any fabric to be utilized, including custom solutions. Module enables flexible master/slave clock and time synchronization to multiple clocking standards, features quad PLL clock network synchronizer, and supports JTAG Virtual Probe for remote programming or debugging. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

PoE Injector Hub powers devices in difficult locations.

January 17, 2014

Compliant with IEEE 802.3af and High Power IEEE 802.3at PoE standards, HPOE-460 Gigabit Injector Hub features 4 individual ports that combine maximum of 30 W of power output and data over CAT 5/5e/6 Ethernet cable. Unit meets requirements of high power network devices, such as wireless LAN access points with multiple channels, PTZ cameras, and PoE IP phones. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

VIA Labs USB 3.0 Host, Hub, and Device Controllers Certified for Microsoft® Windows 8.1

November 5, 2013

VIA Labs USB 3.0 Product Line is engineered for great hardware experiences with Windows Taipei, Taiwan – VIA Labs, Inc., a leading supplier of USB 3.0 integrated chip controllers, today announced the Microsoft Windows 8.1 readiness of its USB 3.0 Host, Hub, and Device controllers, corresponding with the recent release of the first major update to Windows 8. The VIA Labs VL805 4-Port and... Read More