SES Networks Transforms Cruise Market Again as Leading Cruise Companies Choose O3b mPOWER for Enhanced Connected Guest Experiences

Four of the top five major cruise companies have entered into long-term strategic framework agreements, with the majority extending through 2026 and beyond, for services delivered over SES’s next-generation O3b mPOWER communications system, SES announced today. These agreements will enable enhanced connectivity experiences onboard their current fleets as well as ships planned as part of Read more about SES Networks Transforms Cruise Market Again as Leading Cruise Companies Choose O3b mPOWER for Enhanced Connected Guest Experiences[…]

Appealing to the senses – SXTA silicone actuators by Sateco

The dielectric elastomer actuators (DEA), also known as artificial muscles or electroactive polymers (EAP), can create both haptic and tactile feedback. They are quiet, light, and suitable for many different applications such as automotive, VR, AR, gaming, robotics and general industry. The base of the stack actuators is freely selectable and can be customized to Read more about Appealing to the senses – SXTA silicone actuators by Sateco[…]

New eBook from Maxim Integrated and Mouser Explores Next-Generation Applications for Healthcare Wearables

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader empowering innovation, announces a new eBook in collaboration with Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. highlighting the future of wearable technology in healthcare. In Empowering Design Innovation for Healthcare Wearables, subject matter experts from Maxim Integrated and Mouser provide in-depth technical explorations into the nuanced design and development Read more about New eBook from Maxim Integrated and Mouser Explores Next-Generation Applications for Healthcare Wearables[…]

ams announces the pre-release of the miniature NanEyeC image sensor

. The world’s smallest digital camera module News facts: Tiny, light and compact digital image sensor makes the camera invisible in wearable devices like VR headsets At 1mm2, the new surface-mount NanEyeC image sensor’s wafer-level integrated optics make it possible to integrate into any size-constrained application to add visualization 100kpixel resolution and deep focal range Read more about ams announces the pre-release of the miniature NanEyeC image sensor[…]

Advantest Launches Two New General-Purpose Hardware Units Compatible with T2000 Air-Cooled Test Platform

Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) has introduced two new general-purpose hardware instruments – the 500MDM digital module and the DPS32A power supply module – to boost the capabilities of its T2000 test platform for a variety of applications such as system-on-a-chip (SoC) devices, power-management ICs, automotive devices and CMOS image sensors Read more about Advantest Launches Two New General-Purpose Hardware Units Compatible with T2000 Air-Cooled Test Platform[…]

Wearable connectivity solutions now easier to integrate into flexible structures

Fischer Connectors is enhancing the integration capability of its versatile plug & use Fischer Freedom™ Series. The product line has been extended with new products and accessories allowing design engineers to further optimize cable management in line with their SWaP (size, weight and power) requirements, and integrate low-profile connectors, cable assemblies and active devices easily Read more about Wearable connectivity solutions now easier to integrate into flexible structures[…]

Robots partnering with humans: At FPT Industrial Factory 4.0 is already a reality thanks to collaboration with Comau

What will the factory of the future be like? How will it be organized? To answer these and many other questions about the Industry 4.0 production model, all it takes is a trip to the FPT Industrial Driveline plant in Turin, dedicated to the production of transmissions and axles for heavy equipment. Here, in the Read more about Robots partnering with humans: At FPT Industrial Factory 4.0 is already a reality thanks to collaboration with Comau[…]

Qualcomm XR Enterprise Program Doubles Roster of Industry-Leading Augmented and Virtual Reality Solution Providers in First Year

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, announced today that its Qualcomm® XR Enterprise Program (XEP) first unveiled at Enterprise Wearable Technology Summit 2019, has doubled in membership. The Qualcomm XEP is designed to accelerate the adoption of virtual (VR) and augmented reality (AR), collectively known as extended reality (XR), in industries including architecture, engineering and Read more about Qualcomm XR Enterprise Program Doubles Roster of Industry-Leading Augmented and Virtual Reality Solution Providers in First Year[…]

BASF and Casio Computer Company cooperate to reach next level of robustness and performance for digital fitness watches

.  Latest G-Shock model by Casio made with BASF’s Ultramid® Advanced N results in enhanced durability and exceptional mechanical properties under harsh conditions  Extremely low moisture uptake and excellent retention of properties at high temperatures of new BASF polyphthalamide ensure dimensional stability during and after Surface Mount Technology Casio Computer Company, Tokyo, now Read more about BASF and Casio Computer Company cooperate to reach next level of robustness and performance for digital fitness watches[…]

ams introduces ultra-thin sensor bringing new blood-oxygen monitoring capability to earbuds, patches, and other wearable devices

. News facts: AS7038RB SpO2 sensor integrates photodiode, filter and signal processing in a compact package just 0.65mm thin Superior optical performance supports use in medical-grade patient- monitoring patches and oximeters, enabling remote monitoring by healthcare teams Sensor includes electrical circuitry for concurrent ECG measurement Can be used to aid COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) early-symptom diagnostics ams Read more about ams introduces ultra-thin sensor bringing new blood-oxygen monitoring capability to earbuds, patches, and other wearable devices[…]