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First 2 TB hard drives from WD
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1/30/2009   Post a comment
The new WD Caviar Green 2 TB claims to be the largest capacity hard drive on the market today.
Integrated bi-directional OVP device protects portable electronics
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1/30/2009   Post a comment
ON Semiconductor has introduced the industry's first integrated bi-directional device, with positive and negative (+/-) overvoltage protection (OVP) for cell phones, MP3/4, PDAs and GPS systems, and overcurrent protection (OCP) for portable accessories such as FM transceiver, load speakers and flash modules.
Tzero readies mobile UWB chip
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1/30/2009   2 comments
Startup Tzero Technologies hopes 2009 will be the year ultrawideband establishes a foothold and sketched out plans for a new mobile chip that is the latest part of its two-pronged strategy.
Environmentally responsible battery chargers enhance internal protection for handsets
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1/30/2009   Post a comment
Improved smaller-dimension circuit-protection devices have been introduced by STMicroelectronics to enable safer use of universal chargers with the aim of reducing the number of battery chargers discarded along with obsolete portable devices such as cellphone handsets, GPS receivers, and personal media players.
New 3-D TV format to be demo'd during Super Bowl
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1/30/2009   Post a comment
The 3DTV format is set to make a splash in primetime during Sunday's Super Bowl and a broadcast movie.
Analog among key business units for Renesas realignment
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1/30/2009   Post a comment
Renesas has announced a major restructuring plan, prompted by a projected sharp drop in 2008 sales and income loss.
Army boosts flexible display research
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1/30/2009   Post a comment
Researchers at Arizona State University developing display technology have renewed an R&D contract with the U.S. Army for an additional five years at ASU's Flexible Display Center.
Tiny blue lasers for micro-projectors, red and green coming soon
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1/29/2009   Post a comment
OSRAM's new blue laser diode has all the important attributes required for micro-projectors.
High performance GaN RF power amplifier targets wireless applications
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1/29/2009   Post a comment
IXYS Corporation's Microwave Technology, Inc. (MWT) division has introduced a family of three high linearity and high efficiency RF power amplifier products with output power up to 10 W based on advanced high quality GaN device technology.
Putin's verbal judo throws Michael Dell
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1/29/2009   Post a comment
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin had a sharp exchange with Michael Dell, CEO of Dell Computers, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Samsung claims it is first to make 4-Gbit DDR3 DRAM
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1/29/2009   Post a comment
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has announced that it has developed a 4-Gbit DDR3 DRAM chip using a 50-nm manufacturing process. The memory operates at 1.35 volts and has a maximum data transmission speed of 1.6-Gbits per second, Samsung said.
New 'green' VCSEL targets optical computer mouse market
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
Bookham, Inc., has launched a new 'green' vertical cavity surface emitting laser, VCSEL, featuring the patented Bookham wide oxide aperture design and consumes less than 5mW of power which is 50 percent less than previous offerings.
LTC3603 step-down regulator delivers 2.5A
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
A wide 4.5V to 15V input range allows the LTC3603 buck converter to serve in applications driven by a dual-cell Li-Ion source or a traditional 12V supply.
Leadis sells display driver unit to startup
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
Leadis Technology Inc., an analog and mixed-signal semiconductor developer of color display drivers, announced the sale of its display driver business to AsTek Inc., a privately-held company located in Korea.
Startup shows chip for non-contact controls
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
Startup company Ident Technology AG (Wessling, Germany) has produced a proof-of-concept chip supporting the company's capacitive data transport technology. The technology enables innovative user interfaces and safety features in the automotive and industrial automation industry.
Interactive robot features 31 proportionally-controlled axes and lifelike movement
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
Engineered Arts Ltd, a company which specialises in hi-tech multi-media, has created an interactive robot - named RoboThespian " which features 31 proportionally-controlled axes and lifelike movement due to Festo fluidic muscles.
Extremely thin wire reduces harness weight
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
Delphi says it has developed particularly thin wires for automotive wiring harnesses. The technology could help to significantly reduce the weight of this problematic part of a car's electrical system.
OPTEK : RGBA LED assemblies have low thermal resistance
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
Integrating four 1-W LED die into a single assembly for solid state lighting applications, OPTEK's star-shaped red/green/blue/amber LED assembly features exceptional thermal performance.
Solution proposed for MEMS temperature stability problem
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
Silicon Clocks Inc. claims to have solved the MEMS temperature stability problem.
RJ45 LAN jacks feature low insertion loss and high noise suppression
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
Epcos has developed RJ45 LAN jacks with integrated magnetic modules for the electrical isolation of common and differential-mode interference.
High Density LXI 2 Amp Matrices
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of customer focused LXI switch matrices with the introduction of the 60-554 High Density 256x16 EMR (Electromechanical Relay) Matrix.
RFID read/write devices with ISO functionality
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
Siemens's Industry Automation Division has redesigned its high frequency 13.56 megahertz range Simatic RF310R and RF380R RFID read/write devices so that they can also work with ISO 15693 standard transponders (tags).
Reflective Memory PMC for maximum data safety
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
MEN presents the Reflective Memory PMC mezzanine card P512 which is suited for use in safety-critical applications, offers a high transmission speed and high flexibility.
PCI Express SDR boards feature direct FPGA connectivity
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
The 7700 is the latest family of Pentek software defined radio products and the first to feature the PCI Express (PCIe) form factor with advanced connectivity options.
C Components : Snap-acting switches provide excellent tactile feedback
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
K5G and K5A2 snap-acting key switches feature silver- or gold-plated dome inserts for enhanced user feel, provide excellent tactile feedback, and are housed in small, low profile packages.
Micrel : PWM buck regulators suit 5- and 3.3-V buses
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
Micrel introduces a family of dual non-synchronous PWM buck regulators.
SL Power : 22-W power supply is medically approved
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
The MINT1022 is a 22-W internal single output power supply designed for applications requiring a medically approved compact internal power supply, particularly drug infusion pumps, portable ultrasound and cardiac monitoring.
TTTech rolls TTEthernet evaluation system
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1/27/2009   Post a comment
TTTech Computertechnik AG (Vienna) has announced the availability of evaluation systems for its real-time based TTEthernet data communication technology. The system enables users to analyze the properties of TTEthernet systems and the development of distributed real-time applications.
Maxim : Step-down controller delivers up to 25 A
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1/27/2009   Post a comment
The MAX15023 is a low-cost, dual-output, synchronous step-down controller capable of driving external MOSFETs to deliver at least 12 A per output.
Unipower : DC power system meets telecoms needs
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1/27/2009   Post a comment
The Gravitas X410R dc power system is designed specifically to meet the requirements of telecom systems applications where reliability, flexibility and battery back up are key factors.
Wolfson: D-A converter targets high-end audio
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1/27/2009   Post a comment
Wolfson Microelectronics announces an addition to its portfolio of high performance D/A converters.
Zuken offers free CADSTAR Schematic download
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1/27/2009   3 comments
Free schematic editor from Zuken for a limited time.
Sigrity unveils Channel Designer
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1/27/2009   Post a comment
Sigrity is introducing an analysis solution for high speed serial links.
NXP reveals world's first fully integrated Doherty amplifiers
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1/27/2009   Post a comment
The world's first fully integrated Doherty amplifiers for TD-SCDMA and WCDMA base stations has been launched by NXP Semiconductors to expand the company's portfolio of RF power transistors.
NXP touts efficiency advance for basestation PAs
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1/27/2009   Post a comment
NXP Semiconductors has started sampling integrated Doherty amplifiers for cellular basestations, based on its RF transistor technology.
Dual-output, synchronous DC-DC controller delivers up to 25 A
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1/27/2009   Post a comment
A low-cost, dual-output, synchronous step-down controller capable of driving external MOSFETs to deliver at least 12 A per output has been introduced by Maxim Integrated Products.
Intersil : Voice and data switches eliminate clicks and pops
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1/27/2009   Post a comment
The ISL54210 and ISL54211 are compact, high-performance mixed audio and data switches that combine superior low distortion performance, high-speed USB 2.0 data rates and use effective suppression technology to eliminate clicks and pops in handheld devices.
Bridgelux rolls LED arrays for lighting apps
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1/27/2009   Post a comment
Seeking to reduce the cost and complexity of light-emitting diode (LED) technology, Bridgelux Inc. has expanded its strategy and rolled out an LED array product line for use in solid-state lighting and other applications.
Microchip: Motor control eval board enhances DSC-based apps
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1/27/2009   Post a comment
Microchip Technology has introduced the dsPICDEM MCLV motor control development board - along with free motor-control software source code and an enhanced IDE - as a cost-effective method for developing dsPIC-based sensored or sensorless BLDC and PM synchronous motor control applications.
Programmable oscillators extend battery life in portables
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1/26/2009   Post a comment
SiTime is getting ready to sample next month the first three devices in a new family of programmable oscillators that it says delivers the lowest power consumption and fastest start-up time in the industry.
SiTime unveils lowest power family of programmable oscillators
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1/26/2009   Post a comment
MEMS-based silicon timing solutions specialist, SiTime Corporation, has introduced a new family of programmable oscillators that are designed to extend battery life in portable and consumer electronics by delivering the industry's lowest power consumption and fastest start-up time.
StanTronic : USB logic analyser comes with free trial software
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1/26/2009   Post a comment
The LA034 LogicPort from Intronix measures just 140 x 56 x 22 mm and provides a full function logic analyzer with 34 channels, a sampling rate of 500 MHz, and a frequency counter.
Low-power MEMS oscillator debuts
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1/26/2009   Post a comment
SiTime Corp. claims to have lowered the power consumption of its MEMS oscillators to less than half that of competitors' chips.
Groups tout single chip DAB receiver design
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1/26/2009   Post a comment
The latest version of DAB/Digital Multimedia Broadcasting middleware from Factum Electronics AB (Stockholm, Sweden) has been ported to Analog Devices' Blackfin BF5xx processors.
Lattice : 40 Gbits per second SERDES utilizes 17 channels
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1/26/2009   Post a comment
Lattice Semiconductor has announced availability of the 40 Gbits/s SERDES Framer Interface, Level 5 (SFI5) IP core in the LatticeSC/M FPGA families.
Radial aluminum capacitors offer low impedance benefits
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1/26/2009   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology has released a new series of radial aluminum capacitors that offers low impedance values, high capacitances, high ripple currents, and high-temperature operation up to +125 degrees C.
Qimonda continues production amidst finger-pointing
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1/26/2009   1 comment
As a preliminary insolvency manager begins sifting through Qimonda's books, the DRAM manufacturer is attempting to continue production.
EE Times ACE Awards open to all ESC attendees
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1/26/2009   Post a comment
Award ceremony now open to conference attendees; entry deadline extended to January 30th.
Step-up DC/DC converter drives up to 40 white LEDs
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1/25/2009   Post a comment
From a 12V input, Linear's 45V, 2.1MHz DC/DC boost mode converter can drive up to four strings of LEDs, each with up to ten 120mA white LEDs in series while delivering efficiencies up to 90%.
Tiny current-sense amplifier delivers precision monitoring
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1/25/2009   Post a comment
Maxim's high-side, current sense amplifier provides 1microamp supply current for battery-powered applications.
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