New Automation Systems Can Be Smaller, Smooth, and Silent with Advanced Motion-Control Chip from STMicroelectronics

Geneva, November 27, 2017 – The fine motor skills of precision robots can become even more advanced using the latest electronic innovation from STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications. Sophisticated, space-saving advanced laboratory-automation systems are helping medical centers cut clinical costs and accelerate turnaround times - to provide high-quality care for more patients - while industrial robotics including 3D printing have greatly enhanced accuracy and throughput in recent years. 3D printers can produce parts with complex shapes, quickly and accurately, and are becoming more and more affordable, for consumer and professional uses from prototyping to production.

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AVX Releases New 2mm-Pitch Right Angle Board-to-Board Battery Connectors

AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released the new 9155-700 Series 2mm-pitch right angle board-to-board battery connectors, which are rated for 125VAC, up to 2A, and 5,000-cycle durability. Designed to provide miniaturized, mechanically stable, high-integrity connections in harsh environment applications subject to high shock and vibration, including: handheld and portable devices that require dock or cradle charging, patient monitoring devices and other portable medical electronics, industrial programming modules, point of sale (POS) terminals, and a broad range of IoT devices, the new 9155-700 Series connectors feature a compact design with a 4mm connector height, a stable contact point 2.1mm above the PCB, robust and reliable gold-plated beryllium copper (BeCu) contacts, two SMT anchor brackets, and optional plastic locating bosses.

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