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’ Latest Time-of-Flight Ranging Sensor Brings Multi-Object Detection and Multi-Array Scanning to Mobile Applications

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has released its third-generation laser-ranging sensor based on its industry-leading FlightSense™ technology. The VL53L1 sensor benefits from new patented silicon- and module-level architectures, adding for the first time, optical lenses to the module. This combination boosts core performance while introducing many new features including multi-target detection, cover-glass crosstalk immunity at long distance, and programmable multi-zone scanning. These advances deliver new levels of sensor performance to robotics, user detection, drones, IoT, and wearable applications.

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Stackpole Adds High Power 0201 Size Chip Resistor

The RMCP series from Stackpole is a thick film chip resistor series with high power ratings for a given chip size. Stackpole recently added an 0201 size chip resistor with a power rating of 0.063W while the usual power rating for this size is 0.050W. This high power capability allows the RMCP0201 to be used in a wider range of applications requiring small size to power ratio such as handheld and portable electronic devices, industrial automation, controls, and robotics.

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New High Current, Low Profile FPC Connector with Unrivaled Physical & Performance Specifications

AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, and the only authorized supplier of Kyocera Electronic Devices to the Americas and Europe, announces the high current, low profile 6808 Series right-angle FPC connector from Kyocera Connector Products. Suitable for both FPC connections and battery connections in applications including: batteries, power supplies, robotics, and small electronic motors, the 6808 Series is the industry's first - and currently only - ultraminiature (0.5mm pitch), flip-locking FPC connector with a 4A power rating and dual-sided, top and bottom contacts that effectively mitigate FPC insertion and PCB layout restrictions.

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AAEON Technology - NanoCOM-SKU: First ever credit card-size module with 6th Generation Intel® Core™ processor

AAEON’s NanoCOM-SKU, a credit card-size board with SoCs, is powered by an Intel® Core™ i7-6600U CPU, along with a 4GB onboard DDR4 memory. Its high-end design with a COM Express Type 10 platform delivers superior performance for industrial applications, such as robotics, digital signage and telecommunications, to name a few. With performance and compact size being of utmost importance, the NanoCOM-SKU unites these two must-haves to deliver maximum functionality that fits in the palm of your hand.

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