Only 10 mA for a colour display?

Developers of flat and compact mobile devices are regularly faced with the challenge of integrating a modern display that is not only colourful, but also energy-saving so as not to put additional strain on the battery and to achieve long operating times overall. The latest EA TFT024-23 colour display is specially designed for such mobile … Read more

Tapping into capacitor knowhow

In this question-and-answer style article, Charcroft director, Debbie Rowland, outlines the issues and solutions facing capacitor buyers from lead times to obsolescence. Q: What potential bumps in the road should buyers be aware of when sourcing capacitors? A: One issue is a tight specification which closely defines every aspect of the capacitor. This ties the … Read more

Partnering with trusted supply chain experts

VISIT WIN SOURCE AT STAND 6 — Electronic Component Show 2024 Stop by stand 6 where Win Source will be showcasing its supply chain solutions from global procurement and cost control, to excess inventory management. As a leading global distributor of electronic components, Win Source is showcasing its innovative solutions and supply chain services at ECS. The company … Read more

Centimetre positioning drives precision mowing

Highlighting the growth of autonomous products, this article shows how technologies such as real-time kinematic GNSS are driving the evolution of robotic lawnmowers. U-blox has announced project wins in the robotic lawnmower sector by partnering with the majority of manufacturers in the space. Revenue of $100 million is expected over time, starting 2024. This accomplishment … Read more

Lighting up product innovation

VISIT HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS AT STAND 54 — Electronic Component Show 2024 Visitors with projects involving light from any part of the electromagnetic spectrum should strike up a conversation with Hamamatsu about its capabilities in that area. Hamamatsu Photonics manufactures optoelectronic components and systems. The company’s corporate philosophy stresses the advancement of society through the use of … Read more

Synopsys Advances Automotive Security with Industry’s First IP Product to Achieve Third-Party Certification for ISO/SAE 21434 Cybersecurity Compliance

Synopsys ARC HS Functional Safety Processor IP Accelerates Qualification of Chips for Connected Vehicles. Synopsys ARC HS4xFS Processor IP and Synopsys IP development process both certified ISO/SAE 21434 compliant by accredited, independent auditor SGS-TṺV Saar Achieving ISO/SAE 21434 certification addresses evolving cybersecurity threats and helps provide long-term security and reliability of automotive systems throughout the … Read more

Signal Transformer Supercharges Portfolio with New Magnetic Solutions

Signal Transformer, a Bel Fuse Inc (Bel) company, is strengthening its portfolio of magnetic solutions. Over the past three years, Signal has introduced more than 1,200 new products into the global market, including chokes, inductors, and custom or modified standard products. This milestone underscores Signal’s 50+-year legacy as a leader in transformer design and manufacturing, … Read more

New Vishay Intertechnology 890 nm IR Emitting Diode Offers High Typical Radiant Intensity of 235 mW/sr and Fast Switching Times of 15 ns

Built on Surface Emitter Technology, High Speed Device Features Excellent Temperature Coefficient of VF of -1.0 mV/K. Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) is broadening its optoelectronics portfolio with the introduction of a new 890 nm high speed infrared (IR) emitting diode in a clear, untinted leaded plastic package. Based on surface emitter technology, the Vishay … Read more

Arraid LLC Awarded F-16 ATE Support Contract

Solid State Disks Limited’s (SSDL’s) US-based subsidiary Arraid LLC, headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is supplying the United States Air Force (USAF) with 45 replacement data storage drives for automatic test equipment (ATE) stations designed to support F-16 fighter jets operated by the Air National Guard and allied foreign militaries. The contract was awarded by DLA … Read more

Taiwan Semiconductor Introduces New Line of AEC-Q101-Qualified Small-Signal MOSFETs

New line of small-signal MOSFETs adds to extensive selection of automotive-grade devices. Taiwan Semiconductor – global supplier of discrete power electronics devices, LED drivers, analog ICs and ESD protection devices – introduces a new line of AEC-Q101-qualified, small-signal MOSFETs. The 10 new parts add to the company’s extensive – and unique – offering of TQM … Read more


An innovative connection solution characterized by a 3-in-1 locking mechanism with outstanding performance in demanding applications, the ODU AMC® (Advanced Military Connector) has been inspiring users, both military and civilian, for several years. Now, following discussions with major customers, ODU is expanding this popular product range specifically to meet their retro-fit needs. The new ODU … Read more

Innovative smart cockpit offering from Infineon and MediaTek enable cost efficient infotainment solutions for smart mobility

The trend in the automotive industry is towards digital cockpits, with buttons and controls disappearing from the dashboard and being replaced by advanced displays. As one of the key systems in a vehicle, the digital cockpit system needs to deliver high performance features to the vehicle users while meeting functional safety targets. The traditional way … Read more