New STM32 Software Development Kit from STMicroelectronics Makes Motor-Control Design Faster and Easier

Geneva, March 13, 2018 -- STMicroelectronics has further simplified development of advanced, energy-efficient motor drives on STM32* microcontrollers by harmonizing the latest STM32 PMSM FOC Software Development Kit (SDK) with the STM32Cube ecosystem (order code: X-CUBE-MCSDK). The move extends opportunities for engineers to build sophisticated drives for equipment such as air conditioners, home appliances, drones, building automation, industrial machinery, medical devices, e-bikes, and many others, without needing specialized experience.

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TE Connectivity named a 'Top 100 Global Innovator' for seventh consecutive year

TE Connectivity named a 'Top 100 Global Innovator' for seventh consecutive year HARRISBURG, Pa. – Jan. 25, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensor solutions, has been named a 2017 Top 100 Global Innovator by Clarivate Analytics. The annual report highlights the most successful organizations in the world that are active in innovation through research and development, protection of their IP and the achievement of commercial success.

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Vishay Intertechnology VY1 and VY2 Series Ceramic Disc Capacitors Now Extended by a Mini Size Series to Save Board Space and to Lower Costs

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that its popular VY1 and VY2 series of AC line rated ceramic disc safety capacitors are now extended by a Mini Size Series with Y5V ceramic dielectrics. Featuring body diameters down to 7.5 mm, the Vishay BCcomponents VY1…Y5V and VY2…Y5V are designed to save space, lower costs, and increase reliability for Class X1 (760 VAC) / Y1 (500 VAC) and Class X1 (440 VAC) / Y2 (300 VAC) applications, respectively, in accordance with IEC 60384-14.4.

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