NXP – LPC546xx and i.MX 6: See. Touch. Sense.

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Human Machine Interface (HMI) is where people and technology meet. We all use HMIs to monitor and manage machine applications ranging from user-friendly consumer products, home appliances and thermostats, to increasingly secure and reliable automotive driver interfaces, building elevators and access panels, bank kiosks, gas pumps, manufacturing operator panels, and data access terminals. NXP Semiconductor’s […]

ON Semiconductor – Down to the Wire: PoE Converter and Controller Solutions

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Quite often we tend to primarily interact with electronic devices in a mobile or stationary state. Security cameras, controlled lighting, intercoms, and badge card entry scanners are all examples of devices that are removed from ample infrastructure but are not mobile. These remote devices need both power and data communication lines. In the last decade, […]

Renesas – RZ Family of ARM® Microprocessors

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High-Resolution HMI and Embedded Vision for Industrial, Home and Security Applications The Renesas RZ family of ARM microprocessors (MPUs) enables high-resolution human-machine interface (HMI) and embedded vision with a range of single- and multi-core ARM Cortex®-A7, -A9 and -A15 cores with support for multiple cameras and displays with alpha blending, 2D/3D graphics, and H.264 video […]

SCHURTER – CPS switch family: Metal Pushbutton Switch with Capacitive Touch Sensor Technology

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     The CPS switch family caters to the latest technology trend for robust momentary and latching pushbutton switches while sporting an elegant modern look. In addition to the IK 09 and IP67 ingress protection ratings, the series offers a predefined standard range with many visual and functional options to choose from, allowing the customer to […]

SCHURTER – Metal Line Switches Glow with 7 Luminescent Multicolor Options

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     SCHURTER’s MSM series, metal line push-button switches are capable of multiple illumination possibilities. The illumination provides a homogeneous quality in a ring illuminated style, or complete actuator area illumination. Status indication is possible in 7 different colors in a single product. The setting of the individual colors is particularly easy to realize by means […]

Susumu – Precision High Power Chip Resistors: HRG Series

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Susumu, the leader in thin film chip resistor technology, has introduced another high power precision chip resistor series, the HRG series. The HRG series is another innovative resistor derived from the RG technology. Unlike Susumu’s other high power resistor, the PRG series which has long side terminals, the HRG series has conventional short side wraparound […]

TE Connectivity – MULTIGIG RT 2 and MULTIGIG RT 2-R Connectors

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Modular Connector System for VPX Applications Supporting Data Rates to 10Gb/s The MULTIGIG RT 2 connector, the standard for VITA 46, supports data rates up to 10Gb/s and represents a huge step forward in the world of rugged computing and C4ISR enabling technology. The modular connector system features a protected backplane connector and uses a […]

TE Connectivity – MULTIGIG RT 2 connector: “Ruggedizing” Connectors for Next-Generation Embedded Computing Applications

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By: Matthew R. McAlonis, Development Engineering Manager, TE Connectivity Global Aerospace More. That’s the essence of “pushing the performance envelope.” For designers of embedded computer systems in military and aerospace applications, it means higher speed processing to handle the ever-increasing complexity of signals intelligence and networked warfare. This, in turn, requires connectors not only capable […]

Tianma – Superior Display Solutions for Customers

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Tianma America, Inc. (TMA), a Tianma Group company, supplies customers around the globe with many high quality display solutions manufactured by the Tianma factories in China and Japan. In 1984 Tianma began manufacturing TN-LCDs in China and in 1991, Tianma Japan released the first color TFT LCD for laptops in the world. Today as a […]

Tianma – Build With Quality: What to Consider When Designing in a Display

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WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN DESIGNING IN A DISPLAY: FEATURES Display Size Resolution Interface Sunlight Readable Viewing Angle Touchscreen Integration Optical Bonding Power Consumption Temperature Range APPLICATIONS Response Time Controller Single Board Computer Cables Air Gap Surface Treatment Strengthened Glass Bezel Design Graphic Overlays Gaskets and Sealing Avoid pixel failures, dust between layers, cracked glass, end […]