We are making it easier than ever to design in Vishay’s IR Receiver products with 3D MODELS available for many of our packages. You can quickly find these models on … Continue reading
Introduction The growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) for consumer electronics was more than evident this last holiday season. Commercials and print ads for the Smart Home, synonymous with … Continue reading
On a recent flight from Toronto to San Francisco I watched Thor: Ragnarok; the perfect way to kill a few hours. In it Thor calls to Heimdall several times for … Continue reading
VishayOpto wishes our friends and colleagues a Happy New Year!
The Heilbronn Miners held their first home game against the Weinheim Longhorns in the German Regional Center League before a capacity crowd in the Frankenstadion Heilbronn on May 20, 2017. … Continue reading
ZVEI, the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association, has published the results of a survey on what consumers in Germany are buying for their Christmas gifts. (The article is in … Continue reading
I am not a fan of the time change from daylight savings to standard time. I would prefer to stay on daylight savings time year round. But when the time … Continue reading
This is an entertainingly weird article from ScientificAmerica – enjoy!
Happy Holidays from Vishay OPTO. Wishing you a healthy, happy, and prosperous 2017!
We are designing some OPTO coasters and need your expert eye (and subjective opinion). Round or Square? vote below
In the Vishay, Heilbronn Germany, Opto lab they decided to have a bit of fun with Vishay components. These little guys have LEDS and IREDs as weapons (and one has a IREDs nose). … Continue reading
Adafruit creates small PCB board using Vishay’s VEML6070 for a quick and simple way to add UV light sensing to any microcontroller project. They also provide a nice library of design documents; pinouts, … Continue reading
We recently posted an article about a “magic” cat doorbell. This doorbell was created for Leonie the cat. Turns out that Leonie, who is 3 years old, had kittens 3 … Continue reading
Today, being physically fit has become a way of life for many. Eating healthy foods, sleeping seven to eight hours a night, and exercising daily are the basic building blocks. … Continue reading
Creating a “Magic” Cat Doorbell with the TSSP4P38 Proximity Sensor By Andreas Freiherr Leonie and her family live in a building with seven other families. Like many cats, Leonie loves … Continue reading
Poecilotheria metallica-Wikipedia February 2016 Here is something fascinating, or perhaps fascinatingly terrifying — depending on your level of arachnophobia. We ran across this article on tarantulas and how their unique … Continue reading
When promoting our new VOW3120 Optocoupler and the story is “widebody”… We like both ads, but some of us have the heart of a 9 year old boy and, well, we … Continue reading