Rutronik and Renesas expand distribution contract to cover all of Europe
Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH will now be distributing the entire Renesas product range throughout Europe. Both companies are working together with particular intensity in the automotive sector: Renesas Electronics has selected Rutronik as its strategic automotive distributor for all of Europe. This means that Rutronik can now also supply automotive customers not previously directly served by Renesas. Other focus markets include Industr...
Silicon Labs Introduces Industry’s First Six-Channel 5 kV Digital Isolators
Silicon Laboratories Inc introduced a family of digital isolators that offers the highest channel count, performance and data rate for demanding applications with isolation ratings up to 5 kV. The new Si86xx 3.75 kV and 5 kV digital isolators replace optocouplers in target applications requiring robust operation and high levels of insulation protection. With its 5 kV rating, the Si86xx family offers an ideal isolation solution for systems powered...
BEC connector for MXM standard in automotive applications
Yamaichi Electronics introduces the BEC-0.5-230-S9-xF-R-EDC, a board-edge connector for MXM/QSeven applications developed and tested especially for the automotive industry. This 90° SMT connector with 230 contacts and a 0.5mm pitch has outstanding features.
ALPS Offers Water-proof Actuator-type Switch for Automotive, Industrial and Home Applications
With the SPVQ4H series, Alps Electric Europe GmbH offers waterproof detector switches for automotive, industrial and home applications. The actuator-type switches are remarkable for their high contact reliability at micro-current range and a long operating life of 300,000 switching cycles. They have compact dimensions of 19.0mm x 5.4mm x 9.4 mm (W x D x H). Together with the actuator they provide a height of 18mm. The necessary operating force ac...
Fully calibrated high accuracy MEMs infrared temperature sensor
Melexis today launches its 3rd generation of contactless MEMs infrared temperature sensors. The high accuracy of the newest member of the MLX90614 family makes it suitable for limitless applications in automotive, medical, industrial and consumer markets.
Simply Cool & Silent
Melexis today announces the launch of a really cool driving solution for silent brushless cooling fans. The MLX90285 provides a robust, high performance and fully integrated Hall effect based fan driver IC, including technology lowering both acoustic and electrical noise. This device is ready to serve demanding cooling requirements in office equipment or consumer electronics such as Laser Printers, Projectors or Flat-Screen Televisions.
Melexis Integrated MEMs SensorPressure Sensor handle more than just pressure
The MLX90807 and MLX90808 fully integrated, relative and absolute pressure sensor die are realized with CMOS technology combined with MEMS bulk micromachining. These monolithic solutions are both fully automotive qualified. Each consists of a silicon membrane with piezoresistors to transform the stress induced by pressure into an electrical signal. An analog signal chain interacting with a digital core, including programmable memory, allows full ...
Automatic Wiper Control IC from Melexis Sets New Reference Standard
Intelligent controls in automobile convenience and safety systems continue to enhance the driving experience. Automatic windshield wipers bring increased driver convenience and enhanced vision quality by reacting autonomously when mist, fog, rain or road spray begin to obstruct light transmission through the front windshield. Early generation reference designs rely on discrete sensing schemes or ASIC based sensor modules. Melexis new MLX75308 Rai...
S12VR: S12 MagniV Mixed-Signal MCU for Relay Driven Motor Applications
The S12 MagniV portfolio of mixed-signal microcontrollers helps streamline your automotive engineering by offering smart, optimized integration of high-precision analog components with the proven S12 MCU.
NXP Unlocks the Potential of Multifunction Car Keys
Pioneering the market for ‘smart’ car keys, NXP Semiconductors N.V. today announced the availability of its production-ready single-chip solution for multifunction car keys - the NCF2970 (KEyLink Lite). Enhancing the functionality of car keys by supporting Near Field Communications (NFC) technology, NXP’s KEyLink Lite enables car manufacturers to offer a new driving experience with keys that connect to external NFC-compliant devices, such a...