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WAGO 2014 Innovation in Automation Tour

WAGO 2014 Innovation in Automation Tour

GERMANTOWN, WI – WAGO Corporation's 2014 Innovation in Automation Tour (IIAT) is off to rolling start. Vehicles 1 and 2 have successfully departed from the Wisconsin headquarters and are making their way across the country, beginning in Southern California. IIAT brings Automation, Electronic Interface and Interconnect Solutions to entire organizations from C-level leadership to technicians....

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Raytheon and PASSUR to Provide Improved Airspace and Airport Efficiency

Powerful new collaboration puts data to work to benefit passengers, airlines and airport authorities TEWKSBURY, Mass. - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and PASSUR Aerospace (OTC: PSSR) are collaborating on solutions to improve the predictability of air travel, increase efficiencies for airlines, and create a safer, more hassle-free travel experience for passengers. The cooperative agreement includes...

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Cyclists Benefit from All-Weather Kiosks Employing Zytronic Touch Sensing Technology

Rugged projected capacitive touch sensors deployed in Japanese self-service bike rental stations. Zytronic's proprietary Projected Capacitive Technology (PCT™) has become synonymous with providing the highest levels of robustness in unsupervised touchscreen implementations. The company has now announced that its innovative and proven interactive technology, through its Japanese distribution...

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RUSHWORKS to Present Revolutionary Production Systems that Save Money, Increase Production Value at NAB 2014

RUSHWORKS to Present Revolutionary Production Systems that Save Money, Increase Production Value at NAB 2014

Products Target Television, Radio and Streaming Applications with Software and Hardware Camera Control Systems, Compact Pan/Tilt Head Flower Mound, TX – Booth SL 7627 at NAB 2014 will set the stage for live demonstrations of RUSHWORKS extraordinary new PTZ production systems that raise production values to new levels while reducing acquisition and operating costs. RUSHWORKS, providing low-cost,...

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A Guide to Quality Control of the SMT Process
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A Guide to Quality Control of the SMT Process

The printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing process begins with cutting-edge equipment capable of accurately picking and placing up to 40,000 components per hour. This innovative equipment keeps error rates extremely low, and those defects that do occur are quickly caught by sensitive laser and optical inspection equipment.

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Graphic Controller IC supports capacitive touch operation.

Graphic Controller IC supports capacitive touch operation.

Expanding- Embedded Video Engine offering, Model FT801 supports display, audio, and touch functionality, with capacitive touch element provided through I-²C interface that is connected to capacitive touch controller. Targeted at displays with up to 512 x 512 pixels, IC employs object-oriented approach, with line-by-line rendering of graphics at 1/16th pixel resolution. Device facilitates...

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Microcontroller Unit provides application oriented control.

Microcontroller Unit provides application oriented control.

In addition to four 8-bit DACs and ADCs, Model FT51 incorporates 8051-compatible processor core operating at 48 MHz with 48 MIPS processing capacity. Hardwired USB hub enables cascading of sub-systems to extend system connectivity, facilitating data collection and downloading of complex systems. Other interfaces/ports include USB 2.0 full-speed peripheral, I2C slave and master, as well as SPI...

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SDR Platforms facilitate system prototyping/development.

Able to be software-configured for RF performance in 2,400–2,500 MHz region or for wide tuning over 70 MHz- to 6 GHz range, AD-FMCOMMS4-EBZ includes AD9364 RF Transceiver IC in 1 x 1 SDR rapid prototyping FMC module. Built around AD9361 RF transceiver on- 2 X 2 SDR rapid prototyping module, AD-FMCOMMS3-EBZ transceiver FMC module is engineered for 70 MHz to 6 GHz wideband tuning applications....

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Buck Regulators address multiple voltage rail requirements.

Integrating both high-side and low-side field-effect transistors, Models- ISL85410 and ISL85418 eliminate need for low-side diode and external compensation. Synchronous buck regulators- down-convert DC voltage from power supply or battery to power multiple microprocessors and board components at various voltage requirements, minimizing power loss. Housed in 4 x 3 mm package, devices support...

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Smart Modules improve PV system performance.

Using embedded cell optimizer ICs that provide sub-panel level Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) functions, Smart Modules correct mismatch issues towards cells and module strings. Underperforming cell or module strings continue contributing power to string while not restricting flow of others. Functionality also minimizes risk of hot spots that can cause module failure.

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