TROY, MI – Oct. 25, 2011 – TE Connectivity (TE) and Juice Technologies, doing business as Plug Smart, announced today their teaming arrangement to provide smart Electric Vehicle (EV) charging solutions enabling customers to meter their EV’s electricity consumption and communicate data via an innovative smart charging cord and socket. TE and Juice have a […]
Standex Electronics introduced a full lineup of planar transformers which are asserted to deliver high-performance from compact, low-profile designs. The planar transformers provide low leakage inductance and repeatable capacitance. Available in standard or custom designs, the transformers are appropriate for various demanding applications including military/aerospace, medical, hybrid and electric vehicles, LED lighting, and renewable energy […]
In this first edition of 5 Questions, I’m joined by Marc Juzkow, vice president of R&D and engineering at Leyden Energy, and Noam Kedem, vice president of marketing at Leyden energy. The company’s Lithium-ion battery technology touts exceptional thermal properties so the battery can operate and cycle at temperatures exceeding those of conventional Li-ion cells. We’ll […]
Hosted by Janine E. Mooney, Associate Editor In today’s podcast we’re at the 2nd Annual World Maker Faire in New York where we talk to Eric Stackpole, founder of OpenROV, about the Telerobotic Submarine. OpenROV is a DIY telerobotics community centered around underwater exploration & adventure. They’ve developed a robotic submarine that can be built with […]
Solvay Advanced Polymers, LLC has expanded its range of Amodel polyphthalamide (PPA) resins for automotive electronics applications. According to the company, the new Amodel Electronic (AE) grades eliminate corrosion issues in high temperature and high humidity conditions for a range of applications including sensors, connectors, electric motors, electronic control unit housings, bobbins, solenoids, and other […]
Wellingborough, UK, 31 August 2011 – The world market for connected cars will see 650 percent growth from 5.4 million units in 2010, to exceed 40.5 million unit sales in 2017, according to IMS Research, the leading independent provider of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry. IMS Research qualifies the term connected […]
WALLDORF, Germany – Molex Incorporated has provided support to the University of Michigan Solar Car team (UMsolar) in its bid to win the 2011 World Solar Challenge. The UMsolar team’s car, named Quantum, features several electronic components from Molex, as well as a variety of solderless terminals. “The interconnect products selected by the UMsolar team […]
Inductive Charging Video presented by Siemens. Electric vehicles can be charged contact-free via inductive energy flow. It is safe and no cables are needed.
Meggitt Sensing Systems introduced Endevco Model 2262A, a rugged, hermetically sealed, critically damped piezoresistive shock accelerometer with 500 mV full scale output, designed to support automotive, aerospace and general in-house laboratory structural, environmental, and impact testing requirements, including transient acceleration measurements on structural members. With available ranges of 1000 g pk and 2000 g pk, […]
The August 2011 issue of ECN discusses trains, planes, & automobiles. Highlights include: “CAN in 30 Minutes or Less,” “Powering the Next Generation of Telematics and the In-vehicle Cloud,” and “Protecting Power Transistors in Automotive Inverter Design.” The Roundtable collaborative Q&A section asks “What does ‘green’ mean to you?” Check it out here.