Electronic Products announces 2017 Products of the Year

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Electronic Products’ “Product of the Year Awards,” now in its 42nd year, recognizes the best products in the electronics industry. Our editors undertook a rigorous vetting process of products launched in 2017, and they have selected 12 winners as the 2017 Products of the Year.

And the winners are…

ams AG: Multispectral sensors cover visible to near-IR for chip-scale spectrometry

Cadence Design Systems: Platform merges chip, package, and board analysis into unified design tool

Cypress Semiconductor: SoC targets IoT applications by offering low-power, high-performance, dual-core operation

Ethertronics: Active steering platform doubles Wi-Fi performance and range

Littelfuse: Surface-mount fuses rate to 100 A in a single device

Maxim Integrated: Add-on cryptographic controller provides embedded system security without adding software development

Maxim Integrated: Battery-management IC helps keep wearable designs compact and live longer

Microsemi: Mid-range FPGAs feature high-speed transceivers, security options, and non-volatile operation

Tektronix: Mixed-signal oscilloscope offers flexible, mix-and-match channel configuration

Texas Instruments: mmWave chip portfolio offers precision radar sensing for automotive and industrial applications

Vicor Corporation: Current multipliers bring high power direct to chips to ease board design

Wibu-Systems: Blurry Box software security scheme makes code theft more expensive than development