PCB Ethernet connector for rail and industrial use

Smiths Interconnect has created the Intercompact series, a signal + Ethernet PCB connector qualified for demanding rail and industrial applications. The series has PCB-to-PCB and floating mount rack and panel parts, with bodies made from liquid crystal polymer. There are 60 and 41 way signal configurations with ‘Hypertac’ hyperboloid contacts. Described as compact, face-on the connectors ...

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Touch control ICs for harsh electrical environments get automotive approval

TouchNetix has got automotive AEC-Q100-6 qualification for its AX112 touch controller IC, which also includes hover sensing, force sensing and the control of haptic response. “Touchscreens based on the AX112 can support features such as pre-select, zoom-on-approach, dial-on-display and integrated haptic feedback without the need for additional hardware,” said the company. It “also supports the operation ...

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Complete camera-to-cloud people counting eval kit

Analog Devices has introduced a evaluation kit for people-counting using one of its DSPs. In a case and designed to be attached to a ceiling looking straight down, the kit includes a camera and everything needed to get the counted data to the cloud. Its main ingredients are a particular DSP from its Blackfin range, ...

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Webinar: Digi-Key, Truphone talk eSIM technology for IoT

Digi-Key Electronics and Truphone, a connectivity and SIM software specialist, are hosting a webinar to showcase eSIM technology and how it can help IoT devices connect more quickly and efficiently. The free virtual webinar, entitled ‘Why is Cellular connectivity so important to IoT?‘, will be held on Wednesday 8 December at 5pm GMT (11 am ...

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Space to Connect 2022 opens for registrations

The Space to Connect 2022 event, which is hosted by the UK Space Agency (UKSA), has opened for registrations. Aimed at the UK space sector, it’s a free to attend event on Tuesday 1 February 2022. The location is the QEII Centre in central London, opposite Westminster Abbey. Exhibition stands will provide the opportunity for ...

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ST MCU integrates energy harvesting and dCVV connectivity

ST has come up with an MCU which integrates circuitry for energy harvesting and thenadditional connectivity used by biometric and dynamic card verification (dCVV) applications, enabling battery-free smartcards to provide enhanced user authentication in contactless and online transactions. Based on the latest-generation Arm SecurCore architecture for secure MCU, the ST31N600 meets EMV ISO 7816, ISO ...

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Yamaichi connector for high data rate vehicle applications

Yamaichi Electronics has developed a connector to cope with the increasing amounts of data being transmitted inside vehicles. Continuous loads of up to 20A and peaks >40A are not uncommon and clearly show the growing user profile. The “hot-plug” and “always-on” requirements have also been part of OEMs’ specifications for some time. Yamaichi  has developed ...

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Sony Semi joins Si Catalyst

Sony has become the ninth Strategic Partner of Silicon Catalyst. The others are: TI, ON Semi, Soitec, Bosch, Cirrus Logic, Arm, ST Micro and Matrix Capital. The partnership will expand Sony’s access to new innovations in sensing solutions development and facilitate Sony’s ability to create strategic relationships with pioneering young companies that are developing technologies ...

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On Semi’s Bluetooth MCU scores high on low power

On Semi has introduced a Bluetooth wireless microcontroller, which has topped the charts on two of EEMBC’s benchmarks. Dubbed RSL15, it has Arm’s secured Cortex-M33 processor running at 48MHz, plus Bluetooth Low Energy 5.2 wireless. “RSL15 was certified by the Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium,” said On Semi. “The ULPMark CoreMark measures the energy efficiency of microcontrollers ...

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IoT eval kit has cellular, LoRa, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, linked to cloud services

Murata and Pycom have created an IoT node evaluation kit to go along with Pycom’s cloud-based device management platform and a software development kit for managing devices, LPWAN networks and data feed “from commissioning through to deployment stages”, according to Murata. “Our collaboration with Murata offers a hardware and cloud platform that’s flexible through development, manufacture, integration, testing ...

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