California Eastern Laboratories (CEL), a Renesas Electronics Corp. (formerly known as NEC Electronics) partners in North America and Latin America, exclusively sells products manufactured by its Compound Semiconductor Devices Group (CSDBD). These products include RF components and RFICs, optocouplers, solid state relays, fiber lasers and detectors. CEL has extensive inventory, provideing engineering design and application support through its Design Center in Santa Clara, California. CEL also developed the MeshConnect ? family of IEEE 802.15.4 / ZigBee RF modules and transceiver ICs, which is a member of the ZigBee consortium.
Recently, Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. announced the launch of a new high sensitivity proximity and ambient light sensor - VCNL4200. The sensor uses FiltronTM technology with a detection range of up to 1.5 meters and is available in a small 8mm x 3mm x 1.8mm surface mount package. The Vishay Semiconductors VCNL4200 3-in-1 sensor features a high-power infrared emitter, proximity and ambient light photodetectors, a signal processing IC, and a 12-bit/16-bit ADC. It also provides an interrupt function and supports an I2C bus communication interface for smart homes. Industrial and office products.