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  • panasonic sensors
    June 20, 2017
    The most recent U.S. Census Bureau data makes it clear: Millennials are migrating from the suburbs to the cities. A recent Forbes analysis found that major U.S. metro areas added 1.09 millennial residents for everyone who moved to the suburbs. What’s a millennial? Anyone born between 1982 and 2004. NYC had the highest flux, adding 2.17 millennials for every one that moved out. Millennials are adding to the city’s growing population, and putting new pressure on the city’s aging infrastructure.
  • eMMC vs SD Cards
    June 16, 2017
    Different types of non-volatile storage media include EEPROM, Solid State Drives (SSD) and NAND-based devices like eMMC and SD Cards – but which solution is the best? This would depend on the application being designed. Form factor, price and performance are a few key attributes that have to be considered when designing one of these solutions into a product. Here is a quick comparison to consider between two storage media options: eMMC and SD Cards.
  • smart homes are smarter with Panasonic sensors
    April 24, 2017
    Smart Homes Get Smarter As Sensors Become More Sophisticated
  • Panasonic Grid-EYE
    March 21, 2017
    A tiny device is spurring big changes on the retail floor. About the size of a fingernail, Panasonic’s Grid-EYE Sensor is an 8x8 (64) pixel infrared array device that can provide retailers data on consumer behavior without collecting sensitive personal information. Industry leaders are using it to help turn in-store experiences into sales.
  • Maxim's Grid-EYE reference design
    March 17, 2017
    Today’s presence-sensing technologies enable everything from movable holiday displays to robust security systems. More specifically, Infrared (IR) Array Sensors allow systems to detect an individual’s presence and their direction of movement, including motionless. This technology can be useful in applications in areas like medical imaging, retail, building automation and security.
  • Robotic Solutions
    March 06, 2017
    It’s no secret that the global Robotics market is growing substantially. A continual compound annual growth rate of 10% is expected until at least 2023. With an industry attracting so much interest and investment, there are particular challenges on how to drive innovation and enable these machines to operate more efficiently and safely. The capabilities of industrial and service Robots have increased with time, prompting manufacturers to discover new ways in which to upgrade their machines with the latest technology.
  • Panasonic components for commercial refrigeration
    March 06, 2017
    Did you know Panasonic is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of components and devices used within Commercial Refrigeration equipment? Bringing advanced efficiency and optimal performance to the industry, these technologies include advanced Thermal Insulation, high efficiency Fan Motors and Compressors, Sensors, Controls and Communication Modules.
  • March 03, 2017
    Panasonic’s NEW S35 Series Narrow-Pitch Connectors are Tough Contact structured Connectors that boast a mated height of just 0.6mm, a width of 1.7 mm and a pitch of 0.35mm.   This is a 54% reduction in size over previous models and makes the S35 Series perfect for use in miniature devices such as wearable electronics.

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