New dual-band Wi-Fi 5 and Bluetooth 5 module PAN9028
Panasonic Industry now presents the PAN9028 Wi-Fi® radio module with integrated Bluetooth® wireless functionality. Nowadays, the fast-paced product development cycles in almost any field of applications require designers to resort to efficient solutions that enable quicker prototyping, shortened certification processes – and a reasonable BOM.
Panasonic Factory Solutions partners with SMD-Tec
Panasonic Factory Solutions, a division of Panasonic Industry Europe, and SMD-Tec, have announced their collaboration. SMD-Tec will distribute the Panasonic Factory Solutions portfolio, particularly Smart Factory software solutions as well as high-end automation products such as Pick & Place machines, printers for various industrial sectors.
Avoiding fatal contact failures in electronic components
During the recent ICEC conference, Panasonic Industry’s component researchers addressed solutions to overcome contact resistances caused by phosphorous outgassing. The company has published a whitepaper on the subject and can be download for free.
Another leap in autonomous driving technology
Panasonic Industry and Sensible 4 have announced research and testing collaboration with a new IMU for full autonomous driving software.
High-power photovoltaic MOSFET drivers released
Modern industrial automation solutions, energy systems and professional equipment are often extremely specialised devices that require high safety and design flexibility for switching elements like semiconductor relays. A photovoltaic driver for galvanic separation in combination with a distinct MOSFET power switch leaves nothing to be desired.
PAN9520 WiFi module for secure networking
The new PAN9520 is based on the Espressif ESP32-S2 microcontroller, which includes a high-performance 32-bit Xtensa LX7 CPU, a high sensitivity wireless radio, a baseband processor, bootloader and 320kbytes of SRAM. An encryption unit supports a range of security and encryption protocols, including CCMP, TKIP, WAPI, WEP, BIP, and AES.
PAN1781 Bluetooth 5 low energy module launched
The PAN1781 is a Bluetooth 5 Low Energy module based on the Nordic nRF52820 single chip controller and is, in a way, the lightweight version of the PAN1780. Bluetooth 5 features additionally a higher symbol rate of 2 Mbps using the high speed LE 2M PHY or a significantly longer range using the LE coded PHY at 500kb/s or 125kb/s.
2021 Access IoT conference at Panasonic Campus Munich
On June 17th, the 2021 Access IoT conference takes place as hybrid event at the recently opened Panasonic Campus Munich – with renowned speakers focusing on various aspects of key IoT technologies.
New micro switch with diagnostic benefits
An application’s functional safety is - first and foremost - a matter of its components’ being as failure-proof as possible. Panasonic Industry now has a new product for anyone interested in functional safety.
High power switching on PCB webinar announced
On June 10th, live in the recently opened Panasonic Campus Munich, Panasonic Industry and Vogel Communications / Elektronik Praxis are inviting you to a dedicated hybrid event spotlighting on the relevance, challenges and opportunities of high power switching directly on the PCB.
Passive pyroelectric infrared motion sensors released
Panasonic Industry has announced that with its latest 'Flat Square Type' it now offers an evolution of its successful PaPIRs (passive pyroelectric infrared) motion sensor, coming with an inconspicuous flat and square 9.6x9.6mm lens that hides the typical motion detector look.
Panasonic opens Customer Experience Center in Munich
Panasonic is consistently expanding its activities in Europe and at its Munich Ottobrunn site. Within the Panasonic Campus in Munich the new Customer Experience Center (CXC) has announced that it is about to open the doors. The building complex consists of over 6,000 square meters and invites B2B customers, trade partners, developers, start-ups, and universities to get valuable insights.
Switching to a more digital PCB design
The seemingly endless quest in product design to simultaneously miniaturise devices while increasing functionality has rendered PCB-based engineering the silver bullet of contemporary applications efficiency.
Inertial sensor for high-performance motion detection
The cars and machines of tomorrow will feature an increasing number of safety and comfort driver aids. Comprehensive sensing is crucial to support many purposes like motion detection, positioning, sensor fusion, inclination detection, and much more. For these purposes, Panasonic Industry Europe developed a six-axis inertial sensor series that provides installation freedom, additional functionalities to onboard systems with this one-chip-solution,...
Industry 1FormA AQV209G PhotoMOS relay launched
The technological progress of industrial equipment has become almost dizzyingly fast - and so have the performance demands on the necessary components. Under these signs, the new Panasonic Industry 1FormA PhotoMOS relay AQV209G provides high power semiconductor switching – claiming a times higher switching capability than the previous generation.
V-FH long life SMT aluminium electrolytic capacitor range
Good performance features are only worth something if they last. Only then can there be any talk of reliability. So, the durability and life-cycle of electronical components and capacitors is vital for the reliability of an entire application – let it be a simple smart home device or an industrial application’s ower supply.
Active optical connectors speed up data transmission
Active optical connectors suit all environments where electromagnetic interferences are prevalent but electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) needs to be assured. Panasonic Industry Europe has given its successful V-series of its AOC connector portfolio another boost in terms of the transmission speed.
CES 2021: The technologies moving us forward
At this week’s virtual Consumer Electronics Show 2021 (CES), Panasonic North America CEO Michael Moskowitz, announced the next generation innovations and emerging technologies that will be driving our society forward through these current challenging times and beyond.
E-bikes come closer to Europe
It has been long time since Panasonic presented its first e-bike 1979 in Japan, that electrically assisted cycling has become a mass (and growth) market. Bicycles always enjoyed a particular attention within the global corporation, as company founder Konosuke Matsushita worked in a bicycle store in his youth, and have therefore been part of the product range since the 1950s.
Board to FPC connector for plug-in 5G data stability
To ensure devices like smartphones, routers and many others meeting those data transmission stability requirements, Panasonic Industry now offers a specific Board to FPC Connector (Flexible Printed Circuit) for 5G, connecting the antenna module with the main board and thus contributing to an immaculate data flow for applications operating in the range of millimetre-waves.