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February 8, 2017
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EPT OutSourced Services

Uber hires veteran NASA engineer to develop flying cars

NASA's Langley Research Center named Mark Moore is leaving the confines of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), where he has spent the last 30 years, to join one of Google's rivals: Uber Technologies Inc. Moore is taking on a new role as director of engineering for aviation at the ride-hailing company, working on a flying car initiative known as Uber Elevate.


BlackBerry inks hardware licensing deal covering India

BlackBerry Ltd has signed a hardware licensing agreement covering India and nearby countries, the Canadian company said on Monday, filling in the last markets where a third-party will manufacture its once-ubiquitous devices as it turns fully to software.


GM Canada launches Canadian Technical Centre in Markham

General Motors announced its plans to drive future car development at its new Canadian Technical Centre – Markham Campus, where the firm will develop new autonomous vehicle software and controls, active safety and vehicle dynamics systems, infotainment and connected vehicle technologies.


Mouser to distribute SparkFun open source hardware

Strengthening its support of the 'maker' movement, Mouser Electronics Inc. has reached a distribution agreement to handle SparkFun's extensive product ecosystems.


Keystone expands and moves warehouse

Keystone Electronics has moved its warehouse and quality control (QC) lab to a new state-of-the-art facility in New Hyde Park, NY.


Metcal undergoes rebranding on milestone 35th anniversary

With the upcoming introduction of a game-changing technology, new investments in technology and engineering, and a deep product pipeline, Metcal, Cypress CA, announced a revitalization of its brand.


NTS adds 2 labs in Canada

National Technical Systems Inc., Calabasas CA, an independent provider of qualification testing, inspection and certification solutions has acquired Fiarex of Chambly QC and CEM of Boucherville QC. Financial details of the acquisitions were not disclosed.
 
 
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Emerging tech markets

The impact of German automotive OEM connector test specification LV 214-4

It goes without saying that every manufacturer wants to ensure they are producing a quality product. Standards and specifications from various organizations provide a guideline from which manufacturers can measure different areas of quality, while also providing the end user with the reassurance that they are purchasing a trustworthy, long-lasting product. Within the wire processing industry there are many standards that manufacturers may choose or be required to adhere to. » Read More
 
Products 
 
SCHLEUNIGER

Crimping applicators simplify set-up

SCHLEUNIGER Uni-S series of crimp applicators replaces the Uni-A and Uni-G products, while providing a more economical line with a broader range of applications. » Learn More
CONEC

Sensor actor connector junction system distributes, combines signals

CONEC Y-splitter line of sensor actor connector junction systems distributes or combines signals in a small space. » Learn More
WEIDMULLER

Online tool supports connector cable harnesses design

WEIDMULLER HDC Cable Configurator is an online tool created to simplify the task of designing and building custom cable harness and mating assemblies for firm's Rockstar brand of heavy-duty connectors. » Learn more
APEM

Low-profile pushbutton supports handheld devices

APEM MEC Switches Ultramec 6C low-profile pushbutton option for handheld devices is also suitable in applications that are limited in both space and height. » Learn More
AMERICAN ZETTLER

Multi-purpose relay permits low power consumption

AMERICAN ZETTLER AZ7555 multi-purpose relay with extremely low power consumption, serves as a reliable solution for energy efficient plug-and-play switching applications. » Learn More
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS

Dc-dc buck converter senses, supports telemetry voltage remotely

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS TPS546C23 high-density, 18-V input, 35-A synchronous dc-dc buck converter provides full differential remote-voltage sensing and PMBus to support telemetry. » Learn More
ALLIGATOR TECHNOLOGIES

Amplifier gain enhancement serves USB signal conditioning

ALLIGATOR TECHNOLOGIES x10000 amplifier gain enhancement for their popular USB controlled USBPIA-S1 single channel programmable signal conditioning instrumentation amplifier and the USBPGF-S1 instrumentation amplifier with low pass filter. » Learn More
AI TECHNOLOGY

Conformal coating solution is easily sprayable

AI TECHNOLOGY CC7130-PR Prima Protect conformal coating solution matches the performance of parylene coating on critical electronics. » Learn more
DATA I/O

Automated programming solution speeds flexibility, changeover

DATA I/O PSV7000 automated programming solution comes with process control software solutions to meet demanding requirements from Automotive and Internet-of-Things applications. » Learn more
SEMTECH

Next-gen current sense amplifier enhances accuracy

SEMTECH TS94033 High-Performance Current Sense Amplifier lowers power consumption, boosts accuracy across input voltages and simplifies implementation. » Learn more
 
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