Microchip Technology Inc. announced today that it is providing the industry's first external CAN Flexible Data Rate (CAN FD) controller. With the MCP2517FD, designers can quickly upgrade from CAN 2.0 to CAN FD, benefiting from the CAN FD enhancement protocol.
Recently, Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) announced the launch of a new series of ruggedized ENYCAPTM electrical double layer energy storage capacitors, the 225 EDLC-R ENYCAP, for energy harvesting in harsh, high humidity environments. And backup power. Vishay BCcomponents 225 EDLC-R ENYCAP is the industry's first product to achieve a lifetime of 2,000 hours at +85°C. It has been tested with live 85/85 1000 hours and has the highest resistance to moisture.