Mouser News


Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, added a record 113 new manufacturers to its line card during 2021, greatly expanding product choices for design engineers and purchasing professionals around the world. By offering customers a wide selection of the most advanced technology, Mouser helps designers avoid costly redesigns, manufacturing delays or even the termination of a project.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence News

Hexagon launches disruptive open innovation start-up platform to accelerate technology commercialisation in global manufacturing industry

‘Sixth Sense’ scaling platform to take start-ups’ advanced tech and products from Minimum Viable Product to global commercialisation, leading the way for more open innovation in the Smart Manufacturing space and solving higher complexity problems for the industry.


ETSI Announces First Specification for Smart Contracts

ETSI has just published GS PDL 011 the first in a series of specifications that are concerned with the implementation of permissioned distributed ledgers (PDL). This and following specifications will help with the realisation of the numerous operational and security advantages of a decentralised approach to the recording of transactions, while simultaneously being both inexpensive to perform and inherently scalable.

Acceed News

Top-hat rail PC with “Elkhart Lake” platform for increased functional security

The ultra-compact, fanless top-hat rail computer POC-400, now introduced by the German distributor Acceed, provides increased functional security. Its core element is the new 10 nm “Elkhart Lake” Atom x6425E processor from Intel. Despite its highly compact construction, the embedded controller has three 2.5G base-T Ethernet ports, of which two have PoE, four USB interfaces, two display ports and a configurable serial interface.

Veolia News

Veolia Water Technologies delivers a compact & sustainable wastewater treatment solution for Tokoroa plant upgrade

Veolia Water Technologies, a leading solutions provider for both water and wastewater treatment, delivers a compact and sustainable AnoxKaldnes Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) solution as part of the upgrading project at the Tokoroa wastewater treatment plant in South Waikato, New Zealand.


Fraunhofer IAPT

More cost-effective than a milled part

The "door opener" for 3D printing in automotive series production. With approximately 50 percent lower cost and 35 percent weight savings compared to the equivalent milled part, a redesign of the arm of a door hinge for a high-profile sports car shows that innovation with additive manufacturing is economically feasible! This is made possible thanks to 3D printing-centred design methods developed by specialists at Fraunhofer IAPT.

Metz Connect News


MPO/MTP® connectors are mainly used in data centers at transmission rates of e.g. 40 or 400 GBit/s. They are used to connect distribution technology, e.g. 19" panels, and active components such as servers or switches.

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