Design > Componentry

Sensor signal tool

01 January, 2009

National Semiconductor has introduced what it claims is the industry’s first sensor signal path design tool that enables engineers to move from concept to simulation to prototyping common sensor solutions used in medical, industrial and high-end consumer products.


Hot swap controller

01 January, 2009

Micrel has launched the MIC2310, a single-FET, constant power-limit hot-plug controller.


Mirror array for industrial applications

23 December, 2008

IMEC has developed a monolithically integrated 11 megapixel micro-mirror array for high-end industrial applications, claimed to be a world first both in terms of pixel density and reliability.


German firm adopts Australian design

24 November, 2008

Heidelberg Instruments has selected Altium as its electronics design standard.


New CEO for EIA

05 August, 2008

The Electronics Industry Association (EIA) has appointed Steve Adcock as its new CEO.


Industrial stainless steel keyboards and pointing devices

08 May, 2008

Interworld Electronics now carries a huge range of stainless steel panel-mount industrial keyboards, keypads, touchpads and trackballs specifically designed for kiosk and harsh environments.


Global electronic components market worth $169 billion by 2010

08 April, 2008

Global electronic components market to be worth $169 billion by 2010, according to a report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.


Office opens in Sydney

15 October, 2007

CrispTech has announced the opening of a Sydney office, which will give the company a much greater ability to support the NSW marketplace with industrial communications products.


Data converters added to portfolio

09 October, 2007

Mouser Electronics has expanded its portfolio of new data converters from Texas Instruments.


Distribution agreement expanded for global reach

05 October, 2007

Mouser Electronics has announced its distribution agreement with Meder electronic has expanded to include the global marketplace.


Tiny antenna delivers high performance in ISM bands

10 September, 2007

Antenna Factor's WRT Series antenna is suited to applications that require an unobtrusive, tamper-resistant antenna solution, such as wireless vending, security, traffic or power equipment.


Merger announced

30 August, 2007

Startronics has merged with Sanmina’s Australian operations. Startronics is owned by Pacific Equity Partners and Allen Capital Private Equity and is a leader in electronics manufacturing in Australia. Sanmina is a global electronics manufacturer listed on NASDAQ.


USA-based distributor opens in Sydney

06 August, 2007

Newark, distributor of electronic components in America, has announced the launch of its operation based in Sydney, Australia.


Division rebranded

27 July, 2007

Mitsubishi Electric Australia signalled a new direction for its digital electronics business with the announcement that the division will be rebranded as Visual Information Systems (VIS).


Distributor of the year announced

17 July, 2007

C&D Technologies has presented its Pan-European Distributor of the Year Award to Farnell.


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