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Portable units sport impressive GUIs, or lack them altogether

Think handheld instrument and you might envision a 3½-digit display and a large knob you can manipulate while wearing heavy-duty work gloves. But portable...

Innovations extend from components to telehealth

This issue’s product roundup covers the gamut from components to systems for medical applications. Making news in the former category, AVX said it has...

Powering chips and systems from FPGAs to shipboard equipment

Power supply makers are addressing a variety of ratings and application spaces, as indicated in this product focus. For example, Intel’s Enpirion business, which...

Sensors Expo offers gamut from components to networks

Sensors Expo & Conference will convene June 27-29 in San Jose. Event organizers say more than 300 exhibitors will demonstrate products that measure acceleration,...

Ensuring high-quality power for today’s product designs

Power can present problems in modern product designs. Rohde & Schwarz notes that the quality of the power supply is a key factor in...

Analyzing light, putting it to work

Light has long been applied to communications, extending back to smoke signals and semaphore flags. The combination of light with electronics has yielded the...

Accelerometers in many flavors

Anyone who has performed vibration tests is familiar with accelerometers, which are positioned on the EUT to measure the acceleration relative to the shaker...

Tools span software to amplifiers

This sampling of products for implementing and testing compliance with EMC requirements ranges from software tools to high-frequency, high-power amplifiers. Software tools include Modelithics’...

Medical Product Focus: Getting a head start on device design and...

Medical electronics design demands reliability and compliance—from design through manufacturing. You can get a boost in the design stage by employing components and subsystems...

Semiconductor Product Focus: Chip and power-device makers offer diversity

emiConsolidation has been the trend among chipmakers and power-device makers. Analog Devices and Linear Technology announced in July they have entered into a definitive...