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DC/DC converters support load swings in GSM phones
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
AnalogicTech unveils two DC/DC converters for mobile applications that offer fast transient response to support demanding load swings in GSM phones.
Optocouplers boast high CMR for industrial environments
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor claims its 15 MBd optocouplers offer the industry's highest common-mode noise rejection (CMR) rating, while providing high bandwidth and low-power consumption demanded by industrial control applications.
8 MHz, 500mA synchronous buck regulator fits portable power apps
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
Micrel launches industry’s first 8 MHz, 500 mA synchronous buck regulator for portable power applications. It provides sub 1 mm height for ultra-thin cell phones.
DC/DC lays claim to world's smallest PC supply
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
Mini-box.com (Ituner Networks) says its picoPSU-120 is the world’s tiniest PC power supply. Delivering up to 120 watts (140 watts peak) from a 12 volt input, the 5-output DC/DC supply measures just 31-by-45-by-20 mm.
Fanless MPU scales up to 1.5GHz at no more than 7.5W
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
VIA Technologies' VIA Eden and Eden ULV Processors take fanless computing to 1.5Ghz.
Wideband RF development platform records and plays back
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
Are you invoved with the design of software-defined radios or high-speed RF systems? Check out this product from board maker Pentek for realtime wideband data acquisition, signal processing, and recording. It packs four DAC channels and two up-converters for playback.
High-power IR LED touts SMT packaging
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
OSRAM has unveiled the industry's first high-power IR LED in a surface-mount package. Targeting automotive and security applications, this Golden DRAGON IR LED is suited for CCD and CMOS camera applications in automotive night-vision and security illumination systems.
Israeli startup unveils color LCD technology
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
Israeli start up Genoa Color Technologies has unveiled technology that expands the color gamut beyond red, green, and blue.
XFP transceiver offers best in class jitter performance
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
eePC's Janine Love spent some time talking to the team at Silicon Laboratories to find out more about their new XFP transciver IC.
Denali offering simulation models for Micron NAND flash
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
Denali Software announced the availability of Micron Technology NAND flash simulation models, developed in cooperation with Micron's flash engineering group.
Vector signal analyzer peers into circuit behavior between baseband and RF chips
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
Test-and-measurement supplier Agilent Technologies is rolling out a combination of RF products that tightly integrate digital signal capture of Agilent's logic analyzers with the company's 89600 Series vector signal analysis software.
Rackmount PDUs to support mission critical servers
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
Aphel today announced the launch of their MT3 Series of Rackmount PDUs to support mission critical servers. The MT3 series can be configured to power both standard and blade servers.
STMicroelectronics digital TV solution is worldwide-standard-compliant
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics has introduced a high-performance, dual-channel digital TV solution, called DTV100. The production-ready, worldwide-standard-compliant reference design is based on ST’s latest single-chip high-definition TV processor.
Baseband chipset supports EDGE and GSM/GPRS handsets
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
Analog Devices SoftFone baseband chipset supports 3.0-megapixel camera integration, offers large library of ringtones, and eliminates the need for a co-processor.
Samsung develops 1.72-inch handset LCD screen
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has developed a 1.72-inch super-reflective (SR) LCD screen for handsets that can be read easily outdoors even under bright sunshine.
High-performance controllers boost the PoE connection
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
PoE product recap - With power-over-Ethernet (PoE) the closest thing to “the next big app” in the largely mature power area, vendors are bringing new controller systems to market with higher levels of integration, higher power capability, and a lower cost per port.
Single-chip CMOS transceiver targets HSDPA, WCDMA, and EDGE
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
The first product from Sirific Wireless is an impressive single-chip transceiver that supports WCDMA bands (I, II, III, IV and V), as well as all four EDGE, GPRS, and GSM bands.
SiRF chip integrates GPS, Bluetooth
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
Chipset vendor SiRF Technology has launched SiRFLinkI, a single-chip solution integrating GPS and Bluetooth functions the company said reduces size, cost, and power requirements.
CipherOptics intros security gateway
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
CipherOptics announced the debut of the CipherOptics SG1002, an extensible IPSec security gateway.
RF signal generator will be LXI-compliant
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
Test-and-measurement house Keithley Instruments is introducing a new LXI RF signal generator, and is pre-announcing some related RF test gear that will debut later this year. Coverage will span 400-MHz to 2.5-GHz.
RF interconnects offer choices
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
Samtec has expanded its portfolio of MMCX, MCX, SMA, and MHF connectors with the addition of ganged RF board-to-board jacks, plugs, and cable assemblies.
Microwave circuits improve performance
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
IRC enhances its thin-film microwave circuits with polished ceramic substrates that offer a reduction in propagation delay and in-circuit transmission line losses.
Development kit supports 8051 MCUs
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
Ramtron International is now offering its $99 development kit and evaluation module that supports all of its 8051-based MCUs.
LG.Philips LCD launches mid-size display business
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
Liquid crystal display supplier LG.Philips LCD has launched an Applications Business division to focus on the small to mid-size, thin-film-transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) business.
Current-sink D/A converter measures 3 x 3-mm
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products Inc. says this 10-bit, dual, digital-to-analog (D/A) converter for fiber-optic applications can sink 3.6 milliamps of current per output.
Telairity Semiconductor NAB2006 preview
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
At NAB2006, Telairity will be highlighting their TVM264 High Definition AVC Video Encoder Solution — the ClairityHD board — that enables broadcast OEMs to accelerate time to market by using a complete, easy-to-use and cost-effective HD H.264 video encoding solution.
Auto relay cuts size, weight, costs
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
Fujitsu Components America has released its fourth-generation, ultra-miniature automotive relay for motor applications. The FTR-G1 relay is 28 percent smaller than the previous version, and features a two-piece assembly process to reduce costs.
Chipset supports new 802.11n spec
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
Atheros Communications releases the first WLAN products to meet 802.11n draft specs.
Highly integrated LIN 2.0-compliant chip reduces board space
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
Tailored for automotive systems, Atmel's LIN 2.0-compliant system basis chip integrates a 5-V voltage regulator and a watchdog in a very small QFN20 package.
Rack-mounted unit tests Power-over-Ethernet devices
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
Check out this compact rack-mounted unit for testing Ethernet switches and other devices that provide power-over-Ethernet as per the IEEE-802.3af standard. It contains 24 individually-programmable test ports that support full-powered device emulation, including programmable classification and variable power-loading.
Alps FM tuner module has a footprint of less than 6 x 6 mm
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
Alps has developed the TSM 1 Series FM tuner module, claimed to be the first tuner in industry under 36 sq mm.
QuickLogic offers low-power FPGAs in BGA package
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
In addition to small size and low power, the QL8150 supports a temperature range from –40C to +100C and comes in Pb-free packaging.
New 8-bit MCUs will light up your life
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
Targeting a wide range of lighting applications in the home, commercial buildings, industry and mobile backlighting, STMicroelectronics has just introduced a new series of 8 bit microcontrollers within the ST7Lite family.
WiMAX Getting Real, but What About 802.20?
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
ABI Reserach takes a critical look at where WiMAX is and what's next.
Fingerprint sensor upgrades with advanced security
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
Touted as the industry's first fingerprint sensor with the most advanced security features, AuthenTec has unveiled the EntrePad 1610 with advanced biometric security and a smaller footprint for portable applications including notebook and tablet PCs.
12-bit A/D converters tout low power
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
Austriamicrosystems today launched a family of fully differential 12-bit, 8-channel, 400 ksamples/s, low power analog-to-digital (A/D) converters for battery-powered remote sensor and data-acquisition devices.
Handheld Ethernet analyzer accelerates VoIP turn-up, troubleshooting
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
Test equipment supplier Agilent Technologies announces a VoIP test kit for its existing N2620A FrameScope Pro handheld Ethernet analyzer. The N2620A uses an auto-test feature to measure performance of network resources.
Texas Instruments' PIQUA to dramatically transform quality of service for Internet-based Communications and Entertainment
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI), has unveiled PIQUA, a new system of Internet Protocol (IP) quality management elements that will enable service providers to deliver an advanced level of service quality to consumer and business subscribers moving to Internet and IP-based services, such as Voice over IP, Video over IP, IPTV and Internet-based music services.
36- and 28-port SAS expanders offer full interoperability with controllers
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
LSI Logic is shipping production units of Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 36-port and 28-port expanders that operate at 3-Gbits/s. By adding the LSISASx36 and LSISASx28 to its product portfolio, LSI Logic can now offer storage equipment manufacturers SAS expanders and controllers that are interoperable.
Antennas support WiMAX and mesh networks
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
MTI has introduced 2.4-GHz and 5.8-GHz antennas that are optimized for low cost.
SWIFT DC/DCs power DVDs to DSPs
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
Texas Instruments' wide-input TPS5430 SWIFT converter delivers 3 amps at greater than 90 percent efficiency for consumer electronics and industrial point-of-load power systems. A second converter, the company's low-input TPS5413 synchronous step-down device, provides similar output for 5- and 3.3-volt distributed power systems and broadband and networking infrastructure.
Taiwan to make 31% of LCD TVs in 2006, says report
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
Taiwanese companies, working on their own behalf or for other companies, are expected to grow market share in LCD television manufacturing to 31.1 percent in 2006, up from 28.4 percent in 2005. This is according to a Taiwan government website which cited the Market Intelligence Center (MIC) of the Institute for Information Industry as its source.
MOSFET-driver chip boosts DC/DC efficiency
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
Two new MOSFET-driver chips from Vishay Intertechnology, the SiC714CD10 and SiC711CD10, simplify the design of single and multiphase DC/DC converters and contribute to a significant increase in efficiency over discrete solutions.
Design libraries allow RF and DSP codesign
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
Agilent has developed two more libraries for its ADS software, one for mobile WiMAX and another for 802.11n.
433MHz radio modem delivers half-duplex link
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
Radiometrix announced a 9600-baud radio modem module that is designed to simplify half-duplex links. The five-channel TDL2A effectively replaces a serial cable interface delivering a low power, 100m data link.
Large lithium-ions extend their lead over auto, NiMH batteries
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1/23/2006   Post a comment
Valence Technology's U-Charge RT and U-Charge XP Power Systems, comprising eight new large-format lithium-ion battery models built around the company's Saphion rechargeable technology, offer extended run times with comprehensive self-monitoring.
ASIC prototyping system based on Virtex-4 technology
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1/23/2006   Post a comment
ProDesign Electronics released the latest version of its CHIPit Platinum ASIC prototyping system, featuring an enhanced system architecture based on the latest Xilinx Virtex-4 FPGA technology, new debugging features and new software for system design implementation.
Audio amplifiers cut power consumption
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1/23/2006   Post a comment
National Semiconductor Corp. expanded its ceramic speaker driver family today with two Boomer audio power amplifiers in tiny packages that are said to provide high capacitive loads for portable applications like cell phones, smartphones, and notebook computers.
On-chip capacitive digital isolators transmit data at up to 150-Mbits/s
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1/23/2006   Post a comment
TI has developed what it claims is the first on-chip capacitive digital isolators—the ISO721 and ISO721M—that are three times faster than optocouplers, 35% faster than high-performance inductive and magnetic coupler devices, and offer up to 60% lower power than optical devices.
Micron tips image sensor for mobile apps
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1/23/2006   Post a comment
Continuing its push in a hot market, Micron Technology Inc. is quietly readying a new CMOS image sensor (CIS) for use in camera-based cellular phones and other products.
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