New Vishay Intertechnology Rotational Absolute Magnetic Encoder Displacement Sensor: Higher Durability, Reliability Over Hall Effect Potentiometers

MALVERN, Pa. — Aug. 9, 2017 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new magnetic position sensor that delivers accuracy comparable to Hall effect devices while offering higher reliability and better durability. The one-time programmable (OTP) Vishay Sfernice RAME027 provides accuracy of ± 0.33 % at 25 °C in a small 27 mm form factor. Typical applications will include military and industrial joysticks, electrical actuators, machine tools, textile manufacturing, milling, and robotics.

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STMicroelectronics Unveils Free and Feature-Rich Simulator to Aid Design for Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, is helping protect today’s smart devices by making shirt pockets, car dashboards, office desks, and other statically dangerous locations safer through the introduction of a new software tool that guides the selection of the right protection components for integrated-circuit designs right from the beginning.

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