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Apache releases CPM v2.0 at DesignCon
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1/31/2011   Post a comment
At DesignCon here Apache Design Solutions released CPM v2.0, its next generation Chip Power Model (CPM) intended for co-analysis/co-optimization of the chip, package, and system.
ARM adds to Cortex processors and fills out roadmap
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1/31/2011   3 comments
The ARM Cortex-R5 MPCore and the Cortex-R7 MPCore processors have been launched for use in 3G and 4G mobile baseband, mass storage, automotive and industrial markets. A roadmap for the Cortex R-Series processors also enables ARM's customers to future-proof their designs based on a single consistent architecture.
Plessey unveils 500MHz Logarithmic/Limiting amplifier with 75dB dynamic range
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1/31/2011   Post a comment
Plessey Semiconductors has introduced the PS13201 Logarithmic/Limiting Amplifier, a pin-for-pin, drop-in compatible replacement for the original Plessey SL3522 log amp.
Spectracom launches 16-channel GPS constellation simulator
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1/31/2011   Post a comment
Spectracom Corp. has introduced the Pendulum GSG-55, a 16-channel GPS simulator that supports advanced GPS receiver testing.
IDT says new chips cut touchscreen's cost
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1/31/2011   3 comments
Integrated Device Technology aims to cut the cost of touchscreens with its new multi-touch capacitive touchscreen controller chip that requires only a single transparent layer of sensor pads.
Microchip expands PIC microcontroller family with Ethernet, CAN and USB connectivity
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1/31/2011   Post a comment
Microchip announces a six-member family of 32-bit PIC32MX5/6/7 microcontrollers that provide integrated, CAN, Ethernet, USB and serial connectivity peripherals with new, more cost-effective memory options.
New 10 Gbps repeaters double signal conditioning performance at half the power
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1/28/2011   Post a comment
Provide the industry's highest equalisation gain (36 dB), consume half the power (55 mW/channel) and deliver twice the reach (20 m over 24-AWG cable) of current solutions
Blue Pearl rolls tool suite with native visual verification environment
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1/28/2011   Post a comment
Blue Pearl Software Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) is proposing a transformative approach with the introduction of its Blue Pearl Suite for automating design analysis, CDC (clock domain crossing) checking, SDC (Synopsys Design Constraints) creation, visualization and validation.
Magillem rolls Checker Suite, Compliance Lab conform with IP-XACT/IEEE 1685
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1/28/2011   Post a comment
Magillem SA (Paris, France) is promoting IP Reuse and interoperability through IEEE 1685 with the introduction of the IP-XACT Checker Suite Software and Compliance Lab Services.
TCXO helps tune femtocells and base stations
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1/28/2011   Post a comment
Precision Devices has announced the TS05, a temperature compensated crystal oscillator (TCXO) in a 5mm by 3.2mm by 1.5mm package.
Synopsys aims to ease memory integration with new complier
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1/27/2011   Post a comment
DesignWare DDR PHY compiler enables designers to optimize DDR memory interface IP for specific applications
Introducing Opal Kelly’s new entry-Level Xilinx Spartan-6 USB FPGA module – the XEM6001
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1/27/2011   4 comments
This XEM6001 module is offered as an upgrade to Opal Kelly’s popular XEM3001, providing many enhancements, while keeping the same footprint and pinout.
Cypress’s new single-chip TrueTouch for tablets sports 60 sensing I/O channels
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1/27/2011   Post a comment
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. is offering a new, high-performance single-chip TrueTouch solution for large multitouch touchscreens up to 11.6 inches. The CY8CTMA884 family offers 60 sensing I/O channels with support for up to 884 nodes on the screen, more than any other single-chip solution, according to the company.
New LinkSwitch-PH LED driver ICs are up to 88% efficient, deliver reduced component count
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1/27/2011   Post a comment
Power Integrations has launched seven new members to its LinkSwitch-PH family of LED driver ICs. Optimized for industrial and commercial settings where high efficiency and system longevity are dominant requirements, the LNK413 and LNK419 are suitable for lighting applications ranging from 3 W bulbs to 55 W replacements for fluorescent lighting fixtures.
Bluetooth I/O Module supports iPhone/Android, analog I/O support in industrial apps
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1/27/2011   Post a comment
The Bluetooth I/O module OBI411 from connectBlue implements wireless I/O functionality, enabling the user to either read/write digital I/O signals or read analog I/O signals wirelessly. The new module is targeted for industrial applications such as remote control, Apple iPhone operation and server communication via a mobile phone.
TI TLV320DAC3202 headset driver
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1/27/2011   4 comments
Check out TI’s latest Class-G amp for cost-sensitive media players and mobile handsets
Analog Devices' ADP124 and ADP125 low dropout regulators
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1/27/2011   Post a comment
With a power supply rejection ratio that is double the level of comparable parts, Analog Devices says its latest LDOs can help battery-operated portable equipment run longer and more efficiently.
Parade Technologies PS8330A/B DisplayPort 1.2 repeater/redriver
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1/27/2011   Post a comment
Parade’s repeater supports a 5.4Gb/s main link, fast AUX, and HDMI-compatible dual-mode operation.
Icera aims Espresso at smartphones
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1/27/2011   4 comments
Fabless chip company Icera Inc. has announced it is sampling the latest chip set and software in its Espresso series of platforms targeted at HSPA+ smartphones.
EVE enhances ZeBu debugging capabilities
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1/27/2011   Post a comment
EVE SA (Palaiseau, France) has developed superior debugging capabilities for its ZeBu emulation platform so that designers can quickly and easily generate design waveforms.
Memory and capacitive touch options added to MSP430 16-bit MCU portfolio
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1/27/2011   2 comments
Texas Instruments Inc. has added 64 variants to its ultra-low-power MSP430 Value Line microcontrollers (MCUs) that aim to provide 6-bit performance at an 8-bit price.
Fairchild’s UniFET II MOSFETs reduce switching losses, withstand high current spikes
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1/27/2011   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor has developed an optimized power MOSFET, the UniFET II MOSFET, that features an improved body diode, reduced switching losses and the capability of withstanding double the current stress during diode recovery dv/dt mode.
GE's SBC324 3U OpenVPX rugged SBC features quad core processor operating at up to 2.1GHz
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1/26/2011   Post a comment
GE Intelligent Platforms has rolled the second in its family of new products that take advantage of the 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 processors – formerly codenamed ‘Sandy Bridge’. The SBC324 3U OpenVPX rugged single board computer features a quad core processor operating at up to 2.1GHz, coupled with up to 8GBytes of DDR3 1,333MHz memory for exceptional performance in size-, weight- and power-constrained applications in harsh environments such as unmanned vehicles.
Evaluation copy of OKL4 Verified secure microkernel offered by OK Labs
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1/26/2011   Post a comment
Open Kernel Labs (OK Labs) offers download of OKL4 Verified, a fully verified, bug-free secure microkernel for business-critical and mission-critical applications in mobile/wireless devices. Device manufacturers (OEMs), mobile network operators (MNOs), application developers, researchers, and other interested parties can now download, run, and test OKL4 Verified on embedded ARM11 platforms.
Synopsys launches DesignWare DDR PHY compiler
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1/26/2011   Post a comment
Synopsys Inc. has introduced the DesignWare DDR PHY compiler to facilitate the integration of memory interface IP.
ITT Cannon signal connector
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1/26/2011   Post a comment
ITT Interconnect Solutions has developed a fully sealed (IP69K) RoHS-compliant signal connector, which it says is the first of its kind to withstand temperatures up to 150°C.
EqcoLogic Ethernet over coaxial cable adaptors for IP camera and Networked Video Recorder systems
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1/26/2011   Post a comment
EqcoLogic is shipping Ethernet over 75-Ohm coax cable adapters for IP camera and networked video recorder systems that it says can replace analog camera systems.
Digital radio receiver module optimised for slave mode operation
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1/26/2011   Post a comment
Frontier announced its first digital radio receiver module specifically optimised for slave mode operation in a wide range of home audio products.
Configurable sensor AFE solution aims to simplify sensor systems designs, speeds time-to-market
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1/25/2011   Post a comment
ICs from National Semiconductor aim to slash creation time for a sensor-based designs, with configurable analog front-end (AFE) ICs supported by a new sensor-selection, evaluation tool
Cal Sensors rolls new lead salt infrared detectors and digital drive board
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1/25/2011   Post a comment
Cal Sensors has launched two new families of lead salt infrared detectors as well as a new digital drive board. The new SCD (single channel detector) and MCD (multichannel detector) families provide industry-leading sensitivity and quality for a variety of infrared sensing applications. The new digital drive board optimizes detector performance and speeds product development processes.
Vishay VBUS053CZ-HAF ESD protection array
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1/25/2011   Post a comment
Vishay’s USB-OTG bus port protection array provides low typical capacitance of 0.7 pF and low maximum leakage current down to 0.085 µA in a compact LLP75-7L leadless package.
Vishay VBUS053CZ-HAF ESD protection array
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1/25/2011   Post a comment
Vishay’s USB-OTG bus port protection array provides low typical capacitance of 0.7 pF and low maximum leakage current down to 0.085 µA in a compact LLP75-7L leadless package.
C&K Components' ZMA series switch
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1/25/2011   Post a comment
C&K Components has expanded its snap-acting switch line to include subminiature versions that can be used as detect switches.
Semtech RClamp 0554S TVS diode array
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1/25/2011   1 comment
Semtech has expanded its RailClamp platform with a 5V array that doubles protection levels in high-speed data lines to safeguard new advanced networking transceivers from overvoltage caused by ESD, EFT and lightning.
Vishay Precision Group VPR5Z and VPR7Z Bulk Metal Foil power current sensing resistors
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1/25/2011   Post a comment
Vishay's latest Bulk Metal Foil power current sensing resistors are designed to be direct replacements for certain wirewound devices but without their inductive characteristics.
Virtualisation support for 2nd Generation Intel Core
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1/25/2011   Post a comment
LynuxWorks has announced LynxSecure 4.0 now supports the new Intel Core i7 and i5 processor families. LynxSecure is a separation kernel and embedded hypervisor that provides an environment in which multiple guest operating systems and their applications can execute at the same time, in their own virtual partitions, without compromising security, reliability or data integrity.
Sophisticated test set provides PCI Express 3.0 receiver characterization
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1/25/2011   Post a comment
A complex, demanding test requirement calls for a corresponding solution, as Agilent's PCI Express 3.0 test with J-BERT N4903B demonstrates
Precision pulse function arbitrary noise generator tackles higher speed, bandwidth R&D and test needs
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1/25/2011   Post a comment
Agilent 81160A does 330-MHz pulses, 500 MHz function/arbitrary waveforms with 2.5 Gsample/sec rate and 14-bit resolution
Altera unveils 28-nm FPGA portfolio with a few surprises
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1/25/2011   1 comment
The folks at Altera are taking a very different approach to their forthcoming 28 nm FPGA portfolio as compared to their arch-rivals at Xilinx.
Single-chip receiver works with multiple satellite navigation systems
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1/24/2011   Post a comment
Stand alone receiver targets greater accuracy and sensitivity for In-car navigation, telematics, and portable navigation devices.
Vishay rolls ultra high precision foil surface mount resistors
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1/24/2011   Post a comment
Vishay Precision Group Inc. has released the VSMP, VCS1625Z, VCS1625, VCS1610, CSM2512, CSM3637, Z201, S102C, DSMZ and SMNZ resistors built on Bulk Metal Foil technology for demanding military, avionics and space applications.
Teledyne connectors transmit fiber optic signals
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1/24/2011   Post a comment
Teledyne Reynolds Inc. has released a Hyperion Series of connectors that integrate broadband fiber optic transceivers in their design.
Nordic launches Bluetooth LE slave chip
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1/24/2011   Post a comment
Nordic Semiconductor A/S has announced the availability of the nRF8001 Bluetooth 4.0 slave transceiver, which the company claims is the lowest energy Bluetooth Low Power chip.
Gaming platform based on 1.5GHz and dual core 1.6GHz AMD Fusion
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1/24/2011   Post a comment
Quixant launched the QXi-200 gaming controller, the first such controller to use AMD's new Fusion technology, says the company.
Wireless beacons for new and existing machines
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1/24/2011   Post a comment
Low-power wireless specialist, IDC, is targeting cable-less machine monitoring and enhanced safeguarding with its new range of wireless-enabled stacking beacons.
AMD launches new embedded computing platform
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1/24/2011   Post a comment
AMD has announced immediate availability of its Embedded G-Series processor; what the company is calling the world's first and only Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) for embedded systems.
"Linear" goes semi-digital with step-down DC/DC controller merged with digital management
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1/24/2011   1 comment
LTC3880 from Linear Technology Corp. provides dual output plus I2C/PMBus control
Vishay rolls Bulk Metal Z-Foil power current sensing resistors
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1/24/2011   Post a comment
Vishay Precision Group, Inc. has introduced the VPR5Z and VPR7Z ultra-high precision Bulk Metal Foil power current sensing resistors with very low TCR of ±0.05 ppm/°C from 0°C to +60°C and ±0.2 ppm/°C from -55°C to +125°C, +25°C ref., and resistance tolerance to ±0.01.
Renesas releases DRAM for large-capacity networks
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1/21/2011   1 comment
Renesas Electronics announced the availability of a family of 576-megabit (Mb) low-latency DRAM products for network equipment.
Elliptic launches security processing engine for 4G wireless markets
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1/21/2011   Post a comment
The CLP-620 Security Protocol Accelerator - LTE (SPAcc-LTE) from Elliptic Technologies is a high-performance cost- and power-efficient security engine for the developing 4th Generation mobile wireless markets. CLP-620 is the first security IP on the market that supports all algorithms required for 4G wireless markets around the world, including the ZUC based algorithms which have been recently introduced to target wireless networks in key Asian markets.
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