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The world’s first personal assistant that beams sound only to you


January 8, 2019 – Introducing the truly “personal” personal assistant device enabled by Audio Spotlight® directional sound technology.


Holosonics is pleased to announce it has partnered with XMOS to produce a concept design for the world’s first voice-activated personal assistant device that listens to where you are – and then speaks only to you. By combining XMOS highly directional, VocalSorcery microphone hardware with Holosonics’ patented Audio Spotlight directional speaker technology, the concept for the first and only truly “personal” personal assistant has emerged.


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MACOM Introduces New Negative Voltage Drivers Optimized for Use With High-Performance AlGaAs and HMIC PIN Diode Switches


December 18, 2018 – MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions, today announced two new negative voltage drivers designed for use with a broad range of MACOM’s AlGaAs and HMIC PIN diode switches. The new MADR-011020 and MADR-011022 drivers enable integration that complements the industry-leading performance of MACOM’s advanced PIN diodes, providing designers with layout-efficient and cost-effective solutions while eliminating the design complexities and time to market constraints imposed by discrete componentry.


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Mitsubishi Electric to Launch 10.4-inch SVGA Color TFT-LCD Modules with Projected Capacitive Touch Panels for Industrial Applications

 

December 12, 2018 – Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today the launch of 10.4-inch SVGA color TFT-LCD modules equipped with projected capacitive touch panels using cover glass of up to five millimeters in thickness. The new modules are designed for industrial applications, including measurement system machine tools, construction equipment, agricultural vehicles, factory automation, and gas station point-of-sale terminals. Sample sales will begin on January 31, 2019 via Mitsubishi Electric offices worldwide


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SpaceNXT™ Aurora Hard Metric Backplane Connectors

 

December 10, 2018 – Smiths Interconnect announces today the release of its SpaceNXT™ Aurora Series, the first COTS Plus 2mm Hard Metric backplane connector, tested and qualified to ESA ESCC 3401 specifications.

 

The newly released Aurora family of Hard Metric backplane connectors is part of Smiths Interconnect’s SpaceNXT™ initiative, creating a broad range of high-reliability connectivity solutions that are readily available to the market and are pre-tested and qualified for next generation space applications.


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Smiths Interconnect announces today the release of its SpaceNXT™ Aurora Series, the first COTS Plus 2mm Hard Metric backplane connector, tested and qualified to ESA ESCC 3401 specifications.The newly released Aurora family of Hard Metric backplane connectors is part of Smiths Interconnect’s SpaceNXT™ initiative, creating a broad range of high-reliability connectivity solutions that are readily available to the market and are pre-tested and qualified for next generation space applications.The SpaceNXT™ Aurora Series is specifically designed for LEO satellites and currently available in three sizes of 55, 110 and 125 contacts in industry standard gender configuration, in straight and right-angle configurations. SpaceNXT™ Aurora is offered with 1.27 micron gold plating on the contact mating surfaces for improved durability and resistance to fretting corrosion versus standard COTS Hard Metric connectors. SpaceNXT™ Aurora Hard Metric Backplane connectors

PCBSatellites LEOHyperboloid

XMOS selected as a finalist at the 2018 TechWorks awards

 

November 16, 2018 – We’re proud to announce we’ve been selected as a finalist in the Emerging Technology Company of the Year category at the TechWorks Awards 2018 – the highest accolade in the UK Deep Tech industry.

 

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MtronPTI Tunable Bandpass Cabity Filters


November 6, 2018 – Using over 50 years of high performance RF filter design and manufacturing experience, MtronPTI can provide field tunable bandpass cavity filters that could be used to tune desired signals while rejecting interfering signals in Air Navigation Systems Receivers.


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MTE Corporation Introduces Line Extensions for Matrix® AP Harmonic Filters and SineWave Guardian™ Filters

 

October 31, 2018 – MTE Corporation, a world leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of high-efficiency electrical power quality solutions for commercial and industrial applications, is pleased to announce the expansion of its best-in-class SineWave Guardian Motor Protection filter to 600V; 50/60Hz and its industry leading Matrix AP Harmonic Filter to 208-240V; 60Hz.

 

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Smiths Interconnect: Lab-Flex® T offers superior phase performance

 

October 22, 2018 – Smiths Interconnect announces today the release of its Lab-Flex® T Series of flexible coaxial cable assemblies. The T cable assemblies are mechanically robust and specifically designed to minimize phase change when subjected to a wide range of operational temperatures. This makes them an ideal choice for system applications under extreme temperature and environmental conditions such as Radar, Test & Measurement, and Space applications.

 

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MACOM’s New SPDT Non-Reflective RF Switch Affirms Technology Superiority for Broadband Performance and High-Speed Switching

 

September 25, 2018 – MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions, has again extended its unrivaled RF switch technology leadership with the announcement of its new MASW-011102 SPDT non-reflective switch. Building on the established performance hallmarks of MACOM’s GaAs-based SPDT MASW Series switches, the new MASW-011102 is optimized for use in applications spanning test and measurement, EW and broadband communication systems.

 

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Smiths Interconnect: New Wideband Surface Mount Fixed Attenuators

 

September 20, 2018 – Smiths Interconnect announced today the release of its TT9 SMT series, a new DC – 20 GHz wideband surface mount fixed attenuator series optimized to provide performance and power to applications in the defense market.

 

Utilizing more than 40 years of experience in refining attenuation solutions for theTT9 Attenuator defense, the TT9 offers a power handling capability of 500 mW while maintaining excellent impedance matching in an SMT package. The TT9 offers outstanding performance for high frequency applications, both fixed and temperature variable designs in the same footprint and is ideal for the exacting needs of the defence market, specifically for radar, communication and electronic warfare applications.

 

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MtronPTI: XO517X Extended Temperature OCXO

 

July 11, 2018 – MtronPTI is introducing a High Temperature and High Stability OCXO XO517X series as a timing reference for extreme environment applications. XO517X series offers exceptional temperature stability of less than +/-1.0ppb, over an operating temperature of -40°C to +90°C.

 

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