Huber Suhner

RF cable company, Huber+ Suhner have released a new addition to their halogen free cable family for a more ecofriendly presence. Being an addition to an already existing halogen free family series the new Enviroflex cable is most cost efficient and less costly to procure. The reason for the production of the Enviroflex family is to be able to switch any cable that may be RG compatible, typically made of fluorine/ PVC, to be able to switch over to a halogen free one. This halogen free connector will still allow for other existing connectors to be used at the simultaneously.

In efforts of being more cost-efficient HUBER + SUHNER, have decided to use ordinary PE dielectrics and LSFH jackets for parts that aren’t required for advanced programing. The cable has been made with fire preventive material which creates a low chance of smoke or fire to up rise in due chance of flames.

Along with many new traits that have been implanted to reduce prices one of the major keys that allows for H+S to be so successful the use of tin plated braids appose to commonly used silver braids. The use of the tin braids causes the braid to be more agile, more inexpensive and better for the bargain user. The tin allows the highest temperature reach 85oC , causing a reduction from the previously used cables.

Enviroflex have created an exclusive lining to be able to distinguish their cables. A blue lining with small “H” s that streak down from end to end. Envorflex continues to grow and promote their name with their latest lines of new innovative and ecofriendly cable series that have been able revolutionize cables and also better the environment.


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Threadripper CPU

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) a renown semiconductor company has released their personal method on to their production of their thread ripper CPUs. AMD currently makes a thread ripper CPU containing 4 Dies and was curious to see what would happen in the delidding process would cause. Despite the expertise of an over clocker the chip was lost.

Der8auer was one to conduct the delidding which was able to see that the AMD would apply 4 dies on every one of their thread ripper CPUs. The delidding process ruined some of the applications that the CPU had to offer.

“What the delid showed was that AMD had put four dies on the package, but only two of them were apparently active, as opposed to using four cores across each die for a total of 16.”

This left many of these experts confused but where able to conclude on the answer. The reason for the four dies placed upon manufacturing is used as a balancing mechanism for the packaging.

Although some might continue to use the four die configuration many along with AMD, prefer not . Per a test ran on a Ryzen 7 1800X with a 2+2 and a 4+0 showed that it barely had an effect on its capability.

The two-die configuration will often create space between the chips and therefore creating a compressed hot spot formation. Continuously mistaken, the two die aren’t exactly “chips” that do indeed require more support applied then most.

Many different types of CPU chips don’t offer everything what one looks for but should be applied for the specific task the consumer is needing. AMD has found a way to mimic the same type of specification using a different CPU.

They have discovered that, ”The same CCX configurations that power Epyc also power Ryzen 3, though these chips are tested to different specifications and intended for vastly different markets.”

This will and can separate them from competion by tapping into a different market all while being able to perform the same type of work.

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King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is located in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia and is a private research university. In 2003, KAUST was reported to be one of the fastest growing research and citation records in the world. Their mind is set upon people’s safety and that is the reason why the team is using 3D printing functionality to develop a low-cost, dependable system to signal danger. Early warnings in a critique hazard incident, such as forest fire or chemical leak, is the only way to save people’s lives.

Relying on satellite monitoring, watch towers or expensive fixed sensors, this is how existing early warning systems get their job done. On the other hand, a team led by Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Atif Shamim developed a system that functions by saturating high-risk areas with expendable packages of sensors that are linked wirelessly to fewer secured nodes that raise the alarm.

Shamim says they chose 3D- and inkjet-printing, the "next revolution in industrial manufacturing," because they are additive processes, making them quick, cheap and environmentally friendly.

"Material is deposited in precise quantities only at the desired location," he explained. "Traditional manufacturing methods take bulk material and gradually remove material to realize the final shape, resulting in significant wastage."

Ph.D. student Muhammad Farooqui created the node and tested it in loth lab and field. The results were positive after being dropped from a height and temperatures up to 70°C. Shamim believes this is good enough to send an early warning in cases of wild fires.

In the future, the team will develop a single machine, which will exceptionally lower manufacturing time, but for the moment the nodes are created using an incorporation of 3D and inkjet printing because no 3D printer can precisely deposit all the data into the complex design.

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Honeywell Aerospace

Honeywell, a company that invents and manufactures technologies addressing some of the world’s largest challenges regarding energy, safety, security, global urbanization and productivity, was recently contracted by Cathay Pacific, a large airline company based out of Hong Kong, to deploy Honeywell’s part ‘GoDirect Connected Aircraft maintenance’. Honeywell’s aircraft part program combines the airplane’s connectivity, data analytics and product knowledge to predict when mechanical parts need to be replaced or fixed. This Honeywell part can diminish systems that do not operate by up to 35 percent, causing the cost of disruptive and annoying maintenance. This Honeywell part also reduces the risk of flight cancellation and makes customers lives easier by reducing the risk of delays. Honeywell’s airplane part will help Cathay Pacific support their commitment to customers by reducing the risk of disruptions solely caused by aircraft operating systems. Honeywell will be saving Cathay Pacific hundreds of thousands of dollars in operational and reactive maintenance that would have been unavoidable. If this trail with Honeywell parts goes well Cathay Pacific will more than likely extend the program to its fleet of Boeing B777’s.

Honeywell claims that this aircraft part will allow airlines to be able to put the passenger experience first, while still allowing the aircraft to become a more all-inclusive and agile platform that makes flying safer, cost effective and more efficient for both customers and Cathay Pacific. Overall this system allows for airplane maintenance to be scheduled ahead of time rather than being scheduled unexpectedly. Honeywell eventually plans to expand this technology to other parts of the aircraft including wheels, brakes and environmental control systems. This makes Cathay pacific a leader in the shift to predictive flying. This Honeywell aircraft part is aiding the aviation industry in turning digital, a transformation sparked using the big data analytics and the internet. This technology means less cancelled and delayed flights which means more satisfied and delighted customers.

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Pressure Sensors

Researchers from the Korean Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology developed a method to make transistor-type active-matrix pressure sensors using foldable substrates and air-dielectric layers.

It is a 3D sensor and is said to detect wide pressure ranges, from a finger touch to human body weight, and to achieve an electrical signal based on the sensed touch actions. All of this while consuming far less electricity than traditional pressure sensors.

According to the researchers, most transistors are created with a silicon channel and silicon oxide-based dielectrics. However, these transistors have been found to be either lacking transparency or flexibility, which obstructs the development of highly-integrated pressure sensor host and transparent IC device pressure sensors.

The Institute team decided to use highly conductive and transparent IC device graphene transistors with air-dielectric layers to create the sensors. Jang-Ung Professor Park explains, "Using air as the dielectric layer in graphene FETs can significantly improve transistor performance due to the clean interface between graphene channel and air. The thickness of the air-dielectric layers is determined by the applied pressure. With that technology, it is possible to detect pressure changes far more effectively."

In this transistor, the force pressing the elastic body is transferred to the air-dielectric layer and changes its thickness. The development in the thickness are transformed into an electrical signal and transmitted via metal nanowires and the graphene channel, expressing both the position and the intensity of the pressure.

PhD student Sangyoon Ji explains, "This sensor is capable of simultaneously measuring anything from lower pressure, such as gentle tapping, to high pressure, such as human body weight. It can be applied to 3D touchscreen panels or smart running shoes."

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PC Components

IDG News Service reported an overall increase in PC cost due to a shortage in components. Gianfranco Lanci the COO of Lenovo says there is a worldwide shortage in solid state drives, dynamic random access memory, batteries, and liquid crystal displays. Not what you would expect from the seemingly ever expanding tech world that has integrated with us so seamlessly. The shortage of components is pushing up computer prices as is the shrinking PC market.

The PC market is shrinking. User are not buying new machines like they used to. Whether it’s because PCs have reached a point where the average user has all the capabilities they need, or because machines are higher quality is up for debate. To counter this PC makers like Lenovo are restricting their customization options. If you want an increased amount of storage you also have to increase your CPU and working memory as well. This jump from the tier 3 to tier 2 model will cost you a cool $400. Sure a tech savy person can upgrade their devices with individual components as a cost saving strategy. That runs the risk of compatibility issues and an invalid warranty. This is out of the average person’s skillset anyhow, especially when it comes to small compact units like smartphones and laptops. They are not as simple to upgrade as PC towers.

Even with PC sales declining the good news to IT hardware manufactures is that the younger generation is willing to spend more for top of the line specs. Gamers and video editors are a major target these days to PC manufactures. Jobs that are based around high quality content generation demand high performance machines and tech savvy millennials are willing to pay.

ASAP Fasteners has a dedicated and expansive array of hardware components—serving customers as a one-stop shop and primary destination for product sourcing. ASAP will ensure that your needs are addressed in the most expeditious and transparent manner, all the while offering cost-effective component solutions. If you are interested in a quote, please contact our friendly sales staff at www.afrenterprises.com or call 714-705-4780.


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Intel

When computer processors first came out they have changed the world as we know it, they were super big and super expensive, but scientists and business men have predicted that computer prices are going to go down exponentially. They were right. Computer hardware and Intel IT parts have been declining in prices in an incredible way. As production increases it is natural for the prices to drop because the availability of the materials becomes abundant. When computer processors first came out companies started competing against each other because the whole world is being run by computers these days, and it doesn’t stop there because computer technology is getting better and better every day. For example, our cell phones have become computers on their own and they can process information very fluently and efficiently. It doesn’t stop there because we notice computer processors are becoming part of everything else beside a computer such as TVs, cars, airplanes, watches, toys and many other.

Intel has been a great company that makes one of the best computer processors and spare parts out there, there are other companies that reach the level of Intel but it doesn’t stop there because innovation, curiosity drives these companies to always bring something new and make their technology better. Lately, there has been some rumors that Intel might be dropping their prices down because their competition is releasing new processors that can put Intel in less favored position.

ASAP Semiconductor is a proud global distributor of all kind of parts including AMD Ryzen Processor and Intel IT parts, we thrive to find solutions to our customers in terms of providing them with parts that are hard to find and for low prices. In our efforts to stay competitive we have created a platform that makes finding parts much easier, we deal with Computer hardware parts at AFR Enterprises and if you are looking for prices and availability then send us a request for quote online at afrenterprises.com with your part number and quantity and we will send you a quote shortly after. You can also send your request via email at sales@afrenterprises.com and one of our sales representatives will email you a quote right away or you can speak with a sales representative if you call +1-714-705-4780.


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ST Microelectronics Board

STMicroelectronics brings a new developed board to the market with less power consumption than before, this is very critical for saving energy and creating a long lasting products. STMicroelectronics is giving developers a chance to explore and evaluate Low-Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) technology. Also, the board is designed using the lowest power technology such as the LoRaWan module which is available in the market today. The size of the board is very small and the power consumption is around 1.2µA. There are different electronic components and modules such as Murata that integrates an STM32L072CZ micro-controller (MCU). This model utilizes an improved modem which allows low power and long range spread-spectrum communication as it is using a minimum amount of power consumption. Also, the module is designed to be an open source so developers have access to the STM32L072 MCU.

Electronic components are very important today because everybody depends on it. Electronics parts manufacturers have become one of the largest industries in the world because of how important they are to our daily lives. Having said that, producing a huge number of anything can be damaging to our ecosystem and that is why STMicroelectronics are doing their effort in producing an eco-friendly product that can be used without causing damage to the our ecosystem. For example, saving power is a very important way of saving the ecosystem, the materials also are as important.

ASAP Semiconductor is a competitive distributor of all kind of parts and we specialize in finding solutions for our customers to supply those hard to find parts and for low prices. We have created a platform to make finding parts easier, we deal with Computer hardware parts at AFR Enterprises, so if you are looking for parts and need pricing and availability then submit a request for quote online at afrenterprises.com with your part number and quantity and we will respond to you with a quote shortly after. You can also submit your request via email at sales@afrenterprises.com with your part number and you can receive a quote that way. If you want to speak with a sales representative then you can call us at +1-714-705-4780.


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Apple Facial Recognition

In a move reminiscent of Facebook’s 2012 purchase of a facial recognition company; Apple has purchased an Israeli facial recognition company called RealFace. The ten-employee company buyout was valued at two million dollars. Back in 2012 Facebook’s plan was to use its petabyte library of photos as reference to identify people when viewed through a phone’s camera. Thankfully it was suppressed by security administrations in the US and Europe. Apple seems to be moving in a different direction than Facebook, using the technology as a security measure.

Apple will undoubtedly use its software as a method of unlocking the iPhone in conjunction to the fingerprint scanner. Apple’s touch ID software has been an IT industry innovation and highly favored over the traditional passcode. Phones can be unlocked faster and conveniently without looking at the screen. Facial recognition will add another layer of security to iPhone and MacBook users. A year ago Apple purchased another facial recognition company that can identify users emotions. There is no word, as of yet, how facial cues will be used with the software.

Traditionally facial recognition has been used in security systems often with fingerprint or iris recognition. As hackers get better and better it is important to increase security on all electronic belongings. Considering that a cellphone can easily contain everything a thief would need to steal an identity, extra security measures should be more than welcome—as long as they do not inconvenience the user. Some are speculating that Apple will drop the fingerprint scanner altogether on the iPhone 8, in reality it is more likely that it will be used as a secondary security measure. The facial recognition software is also used in augmented reality “selfies,” as seen in the popular app SnapChat. Apple may be incorporating similar themes in its own platforms like Messages and Facetime.

AFR Enterprises is one of the largest online purchasing platforms for electronic components. We offer apple hardware support, IT hardware news, and obsolete and hard to find electronics. Simplify your parts sourcing and supply chain by searching through AFR Enterprises at www.afrenterprises.com or by calling 714-705-4780.


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self driving car

Self-driving vehicles are what every competitor in the automotive industry wants to master. Everyone is trying to come out with self-driving cars but with that comes a lot of stress and liability because it is being driven by a computer. I think it is going to be a hard thing for us as human beings to adapt but I think with time it will just be normal.

These new vehicles are going to be a great help to those who are visually impaired because it’s going to allow them to do something they have never done before. To make this happen they are going to need robotics, drones, smart manufacturing, and distance measurements. This new technology is going to use for real time, 3-D detection, location, and warning of obstacles under all environmental conditions. These warning include the simplest things like smoke, dust, fog, heavy rain, snow and even darkness. It will even be able to tell if you are in an indoor or outdoor environment.

This project is going to take a lot of knowledge, opinions, and dedication so involved in the project are nine partners and planned to take 3 years. One big task that they are dealing with is miniaturizing and reducing the power composition of the sensors. And after being reduces they will be integrated with the inertial measurement unit, environmental sensing, wireless communications, signal processing, data processing, data fusion and a user interface.

The focus of the project is to help those that are visually impaired by giving 3D spatial sound feedback of obstacles real direction and range. These vehicles will have many awareness’s to communicate with the driver like smart traffic lights, navigation beacons and ID tags associated. This project will not work without the trust of certified parts, something that we assure here at ASAP. There are many projects in this world that need reliable parts and that is one thing that we focus on here at asap.


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