The national automation and motion control distributor Minarik has been acquired by Kaman Industrial Technologies (KIT) who is Kaman Corporation’s subsidiary.
IXYS, a leading vendor in MCUs, mixed signal ICs, and power semiconductors for enhanced power management, has recently launched new reference designs that will be exhibited during the Nuremberg, Germany based PCIM Europe 2010 show.
Cypress Semiconductor has announced a new feature that supports hover detection in its capacitive touchscreen technology
Fist-sized sensor probes developed by Dr Kirk Martinez at the University of Southampton’s School of Electronics and Computer Science and Geography Professor Jane Hart have been installed in Mexico’s Los Laureles Canyon, a region that is always under water caused by mud slides and heavy downpours. Dr Martinez was the first to make sensor-based probes in 2003 for monitoring movement of the glacier.
The 50mm2 silicon drift detectors (SDD) designs have been customized by SII NanoTechnology USA (SIINT) recently.
Game publisher Ubisoft and SteelSeries have jointly provided dedicated branded peripherals that can be used for the forthcoming real-time strategy game R.U.S.E.
InvenSense, a leading solution vendor in the motion processor market, has recently introduced the IMU-3000 range of inertial measurement units (IMUs).
A U.S. military organization is collaborating with Flexpoint Sensor Systems to develop an application that is related to the patented technology of the company.
STMicroelectronics, a leading MEMS vendor for portable and consumer applications, has broadened its motion sensor portfolio by launching the L3G4200DH gyroscope, a digtal-output, 3-axis gyroscope that incorporates a first-in first-out (FIFO) memory module for smarter power management.
Topcon IP-S2 Mobile Survey System, a new technology, has been introduced in the Chinese Shanxi Province by the Shanxi Foundation Geographical Information Institute (FGII).