Breakthrough Tech Boosts Antenna Performance

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September 13, 2018

Taoglas unveils what it calls a revolutionary breakthrough in antenna design that will deliver significantly increased antenna performance. This innovation is particularly suited to designs with shorter ground planes.   Due to the migration to 4G cellular networks, additional frequency bands are used by network providers to increase service level speeds and throughput. Many IoT […]


Mid-Travel Linear Stages Handle Heavy Loads

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September 13, 2018

MKS Instruments’ Newport MTN-BHLS Series mid-travel linear stages feature a robust, all-steel construction, high load capacity, and reliable stiffness and thermal stability. Available in 100 mm, 200 mm, and 300 mm travel versions, the MTN-BLHS stages can bear up to 100 kg centered load, when mounted horizontally. The axial load capacity is 20 kg.   […]


Graphene-Based Devices Outpace Standard FETs

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September 12, 2018

Graphenea unveils what it calls a ground-breaking range of graphene-based field effect transistors (GFETs) for industrial and commercial use. Reportedly, the GFETs offer sensitivity levels higher than standard FETs, with specified carrier mobility above 1000 cm2/V.s, residual charge carrier density below 2×1012 cm2, and a Dirac point between 10V and 40V.   Graphenea’s GFETs are […]


Epoxy Bonds Metal To Metal

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September 12, 2018

Epoxies, Etc. sees many assembly applications requiring strong structural bonds for metal to metal. The company’s 10-3044 Epoxy Adhesive is said to bond exceptionally well to aluminum and steel.  It also bonds well to a variety of other substrates.    The epoxy is fully compatible with cleaning solutions for stencils and screens. It cures within […]


15W/30W Supplies Trim Size, Extend Temperature

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September 12, 2018

TRACO POWER’s TPP 15A-D and TPP 30A-D series 15W and 30W, PCB-mount, open-frame power supplies measure 1.5 in. x 1 in.  x 0.8 in. (15W) or 2.74 in. x 1.36 in. x 0.95 in. (30W) and feature an extended operating temperature range of -40°C to +85°C. They are safety qualified for industrial and medical applications […]


Bluetooth Radio Family Adds SiP Module

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September 12, 2018

ON Semiconductor expands its RSL10 family of Bluetooth 5 certified radio System-on-Chips (SoCs) with a ready-to-use 6 mm x 8 x mm x 1.46 mm System-in-Package (SiP) module. Supporting Bluetooth low energy wireless profiles, RSL10 devices can be designed into any ‘connected’ application including sports and fitness or mHealth wearables, smart locks, and appliances.   […]


Partners Extend Cyber-Threat Detection With Suricata

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September 12, 2018

Indegy is partnering with the Open Information Security Foundation (OISF), the nonprofit organization that owns and manages Suricata, the network threat detection engine. The integration will combine Indegy’s patent-pending active device-based threat detection with Suricata’s open source network threat intelligence to provide end-to-end protection for operational technology (OT) environments. The companies will collaborate to make […]


Sensors Midwest 2018: Absolute Positioning Ensures Safe Operations

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September 11, 2018

In a wide range of industries, position tracking is a critical task throughout the production cycle. In a factory, for example, positional tracking detects the exact position of products and other devices being manufactured. In the case of virtual reality devices, absolute positioning systems detect position by recording movement.   In most applications, pinpointing position […]