Sensors and Wireless Category

EM Microelectronic Bluetooth Low-Energy Proximity Beacons EMBC01 and EMBC02   EMBC01 EMBC02 The EMBC01 and EMBC02 are Bluetooth Low-Energy Proximity Beacons suitable for mass deployment by system integrators. The EMBC01 advertises ID data that is compatible with common beacon standards (UUID, Major ID, and Minor ID). The EMBC01 is part of the coin-cell family of beacons which come in a small, weatherproof enclosure, using a standard coin-cell battery, or as a PCB panel. The difference in the two devices is that the EMBC02 also contains an accelerometer. A push-button withRead More

Posted On September 13, 2017By Component Distributors Inc.In Ewave, Sensors and Wireless, TDK InvenSense

100-FREE InvenSense Developer Kits

100-FREE InvenSense Developer Kits   NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION!   Are you a Sensor Developer? Sign up for Track 1 Developers Tool Kit class session and be one of the first in the world to receive a FREE InvenSense Developers Tool Kit! The 2017 TDK Sensors Developers Conference is now open for registration!! Register for one of the Developers Tool kit class sessions and receive a free developer’s tool kit, part of the new InvenSense SmartMotion Platform! The high-performance Developers Kit includes InvenSense’s 6-axs motion sensor that combines a 3-axisRead More

Posted On September 6, 2017By Component Distributors Inc.In Ewave, Sensors and Wireless, TDK InvenSense

EOL Notification for CA-SDK BOARD

EOL Notification for CA-SDK BOARD   PCN Notification Date Aug 24, 2017 Subject EOL notice for CA-SDK BOARD. Products Affected CA-SDK BOARD Reason For Change As part of TDK’s on-going product lifecycle management process, the CA-SDK BOARD will be discontinued. There are 3rd party components on this board that have been obsoleted. Please contact your local Sales office for alternative options. Description of Change Product discontinuance notice for CA-SDK BOARD. Impact of Change Under the terms of the last time buy program, orders will be accepted until August 24, 2017,Read More

Posted On August 29, 2017By Component Distributors Inc.In Ewave, Sensors and Wireless, TDK InvenSense

2017 TDK-Sensors Developers Conference

2017 TDK-Sensors Developers Conference       Hello, The 2017 TDK Sensors Developers Conference registration is now open! This year’s conference will inspire Developers/Engineers/Partners/Customers with “Multi-Sensor Fusion Experiences and Solutions” bringing together market leaders, executives, developers and will include discussions on how to build solutions and the development of the future of the "World of Sensors." Sign Up early and become eligible to receive one of 100 FREE Developer Tool Kits NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION   What is it? InvenSense is part of TDK! Together with the TDK family of sensorRead More
PLC Communication Controller Modules Xingtera Teams with MegaChips     MOD920 HDPLC Module from Xingtera     MOD923 HDPLC Module from Xingtera Xingtera Inc. has teamed up with MegaChips for two production-ready boards, the MOD920 and the MOD923. MOD920 and MOD923 modules can support multiple cables including coax (video coax or RF coax), twisted-pair (CAT3/5/5e) and DC/AC power line. The MOD920 module has an embedded self-adaption filter and communication controller, which guarantees best performance under different environments and different media. The MOD923 module supports 10/100M Ethernet and UART and simplifiesRead More

Posted On July 21, 2017By Component Distributors Inc.In Ewave, Sensors and Wireless, TDK InvenSense

TDK Invensense NR/ND Replacement Parts

TDK Invensense NR/ND Replacement Parts   Over the past year TDK InvenSense has introduced a number of new motion sensors. This has changed the status from Active to NR/ND (Not recommended for new designs) for a lot of their parts. This does not mean that the products are EOL (End of Life). However, it is safe to say that any user of the older parts should start to consider moving to the newer parts.   MPU-6000 or the MPU-6050 6-Axis Motion Sensors If you are using the MPU-6000 or theRead More

Posted On May 18, 2017By Component Distributors Inc.In Ewave, Sensors and Wireless, TDK InvenSense

TDK Completes Acquisition of InvenSense

Press Release TDK Completes Acquisition of InvenSense Becomes a Leading Global Sensor Solutions Provider   TOKYO, Japan, SAN JOSE, California, U.S.A., May 18, 2017 – TDK Corporation (President and CEO: Shigenao Ishiguro, "TDK") and InvenSense, Inc. (President and CEO: Behrooz Abdi, "InvenSense") announce that TDK has completed the all-cash acquisition of InvenSense. The acquisition price was $13.00 USD per InvenSense share, and the total acquisition price was approximately $1.3 billion USD. TDK currently focuses on three market segments: automotive, industrial equipment & energy, and information & communications technology (ICT). AsRead More
The Latest Integrated IR Sensors from SGX Sensortech: INIR-ME (Methane) and INIR-CD (Carbon Dioxide)   INIR-ME (Methane) INIR-CD (Carbon Dioxide) INIR-EK4 (Evaluation Board) Integrated IR Datasheet SGX Sensortech, a Division of Amphenol Inc. introduces their latest IR sensor, the INIR gas sensor. The first of these devices being released are for Methane, which is the INIR-ME and for Carbon Dioxide, which is the INIR-CD. The INIR is a user friendly digital Gas Sensor, which is designed to use the latest SGX Sensortech infrared technology. The sensor is designed to decreaseRead More
ICM-20948: The World’s Lowest Power 9-Axis MEMS MotionTracking Device   About the ICM-20948 Component Distributors Inc. (CDI) is proud to introduce the new TDK InvenSense ICM-20948, the World’s Lowest Power 9-Axis MEMS MotionTracking Device. These parts are now available and in stock at CDI and are the preferred 9-Axis parts for new designs. The ICM-20948 supports an auxiliary I²C interface to external sensors, on-chip 16-bit ADCs, programmable digital filters, an embedded temperature sensor, and programmable interrupts. The device features an operating voltage range down to 1.71V. Communication ports include I²CRead More

Posted On April 13, 2017By Component Distributors Inc.In Ewave, Fanstel, Sensors and Wireless

Fanstel Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) 5 Module BT832X

Fanstel Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) 5 Module BT832X   Component Distributors is excited to announce the Fanstel BT832X. The BT832X is a powerful, highly flexible, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) module using the Nordic nRF52832 SoC and the Skyworks SKY66112-11, an RF Front-End-Module (PA/LNA). Bluetooth 5 specifications allow reducing bandwidth to achieve up to 4X range while maintaining similar power requirements. Line of sight range between two BT832Xs is measured at 1250 meters for 1Mbps data rate. BT832Xs achieve longer range by superior antenna circuit and an external power amplifier, notRead More