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Micro/sys flat panel PC/104 SBC powered by 524 MHz PXA270
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10/5/2005   Post a comment
The SBC1670 from Micro/sys combines a flat panel display interface with a fast, yet low-power 524 MHz StrongARM-derived Intel PXA270 in a PC/104 (3.55" x 3.775") footprint that will operate from –40C to +85C.
Full-brick steps up for automotives
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The F351 family from Powerstax is a step-up, full-brick DC/DC converter that delivers up to 350 watts from a nominal 12-volt (11-17 volts) input. These single-output converters provide 12, 24, 28, 42, 48 and 56 VDC and up to 30 amps for battery back-up, automotive, industrial, and IBA applications.
Decoder boasts CPU enhancement
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STMicroelectronics Inc. introduced the first MPEG-2 decoder chip in a new family for low-cost set-top boxes and DVD recording, which are said to boost computing power by over five times compared to earlier devices.
Supply chip simplifies OMAP, XScale powering
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Texas Instruments' TPS65020 has three step-down regulators for providing the core voltage, peripheral, I/O, and memory rails for OMAP-based mobile handsets and XScale-based multimedia devices. The device, which can be powered by a single lithium-ion or lithium-polymer cell, includes integrated FETs and an I2C communications interface that allows full programmability and dynamic voltage scaling of the core voltage.
Photo interrupters offer alternative to switches
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American Bright Optoelectronics has introduced its new photo interrupter family that is designed for use in IR/optical detection applications such as copiers, printers, high-speed industrial machinery, garage door openers and photo encoder-based devices.
Test clip creates new probe points
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Expanding its broad line of probing and logic analysis accessories, Emulation Technology has introduced its new MicroClip test clip that provides new or additional test points on existing printed-circuit-boards (PCBs) by attaching to surface-mount passive components (capacitors, inductors, resistors) in 0201, 0402, 0603 and 0805 packages.
Fan motor delivers high airflow, low noise
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Sanyo Denki has expanded its San Ace 40 family of compact DC cooling fan motors with the availability of the 12-volt G- and J-speed models that deliver as much as 15% more airflow than its predecessors, while consuming 15% less power.
Laptop security card checks for fingerprints
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American Power Conversion's new PCMCIA Password Manager, a personal fingerprint scanner, facilitates an additional level of security for laptop users’ login and password information. An extension to the company's Biometric Password Manager, the new product allows users to access their laptops without the need to memorize logins and passwords.
Fujitsu brings out new 32-bit automotive RISC MCUs for a drive
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As a follow-on to its previous MB92460 microcontrollers, Fujitsu Microelectronics Europe has just come out with a new family of 32-bit RISC MCUs targeted at a range of next generation automotive applications.
HARDI HAPS-34 uses Virtex-4 to up prototype performance
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HARDI Electronics announced at the ARM Developer's Conference the availability of a new series of motherboards with what it claims is unmatched performance and capacity.
VPT promotes military DC/DC system to a higher rank
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Product Review - VPT's new High Efficiency, Reliability Optimized (HERO) Power System is the most efficient DC/DC distributed power solution available to satisfy the unique requirements of military, avionics, and space applications.
Synplify Premier--advanced FPGA synthesis and debug
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Synplicity's Synplify Premier offers an integrated environment featuring FPGA synthesis technology, an FPGA push button physical synthesis flow using graph-based physical synthesis and RTL Debugger.
AVX Crystal Oscillator is designed for telecommunication systems
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AVX offers an ultra-small crystal oscillator designed for telecommunication systems. Designated the CX-2520SB, the surface mount device contains a ceramic package that offers high reliability with repeatable performance in a compact package.
Converters deliver specs for wireless apps
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Analog Devices Inc. unveiled a family of low-power 14- and 12-bit analog-to-digital converters for wireless infrastructure applications.
ST launches ARM-based microcontrollers
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European chipmaker STMicroelectronics has introduced a family of ARM-based microcontrollers, the STR730F series, optimized for industrial applications at single-dollar unit prices.
Companies claim first integrated solution for SystemC users
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Calypto Design Systems and Forte Design Systems announced plans to integrate Calypto's system-level equivalence checker with Forte’s Cynthesizer behavioral synthesis tool.
Xilinx confirms automotive commitment--expands XA PLDs
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Addressing the burgeoning automotive electronics market, Xilinx announced the expansion of its automotive family of PLDs.
-48V hot swap controller features onboard ADC & I2C interface monitors board current, voltages, faults
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The LTC4261 negative high voltage Hot Swap controller features an onboard 10-bit ADC and I2C compatible interface, allowing sophisticated power monitoring by measuring card voltages and currents as well as recording past and present fault conditions.
Rugged connectors eye industrial, medical and telco applications
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10/3/2005   Post a comment
Rugged connectors aren't just for military applications. Whether they are RJ-45, circular, D-sub or optical connectors, interconnect manufacturers are making them tougher and more robust for the harshest environments found in industrial, medical and telecommunications applications.
TI unveils VoIP platform for TI/EI apps
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Texas Instruments Inc. has announced a voice over IP (VoIP) platform for TI/E1 enterprise applications based on its digital signal processing (DSP) technology and Telogy software.
Sharp claims LCD has highest contrast
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Sharp Corp. has developed an LCD panel that exhibits a contrast ratio of 1,000,000 to 1 the company will aim at the professional monitor market.
New models, software boost waveform generator family
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Agilent Technologies is adding two additional models to its arbitrary waveform generator family. The company now has four different AWGs with various bandwidths and fidelity ranges. Three new software options boost versatility, too.
Process augments op amp performance
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Santa Clara, Calif. — National Semiconductor Corp. believes its new VIP50 manufacturing process will raise the bar for bandwidth-to-power ratios found in op amps today — with this process resulting in a huge bandwidth boost and 90 percent savings in current consumption.
TI adds video to residential gateways
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Texas Instruments unveiled a new residential gateway reference design that serves as a DSL modem, router and IPTV set-top box.
Bi-directional SFF & SFP transceivers simplify FTTH network architectures
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NeoPhotonics today introduced its new product line of SFF & SFP bi-directional transceivers.
Transceiver saves battery power in industrial/medical applications
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eeProduct Center's Janine Love gets the scoop on AMI Semiconductor's AMIS-53000, the latest low-power transceiver that delivers impressive data rates and frequency agility for handheld and remote/implantable products.
SFF PLC power splitters provide performance, reliability in ultra compact package
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NeoPhotonics has introduced their new Small Form Factor (SFF) PLC power splitter product line.
Adlink brings its PCI-7260 relay output card to industrial apps
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Adlink Technology Inc. is increasing is visibility in industrial automation and machine control with the introduction of its PCI-7260 high-power eight-channel relay output card capable of switching 5A current at 250VAC or 5A current at 30VDC.
INTERNET PROTOCOL: M'soft TV gains IC support
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Wischip International Ltd. has become the second chip maker, after Sigma Designs Inc., to announce support for Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Protocol TV software platform, as the Redmond giant attempts to secure a market toehold for its Microsoft TV IPTV Edition.
Startup spins digital power IC
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Zilker Labs Inc. plans to join the digital power fray today with an IC that combines digital power conversion with power management, at conversion efficiencies that rival analog power conversion solutions, according to the company.
NETWORKS: Multiprocessor nets get middleware
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Enea is moving into networking middleware with the introduction of a suite of networking services dubbed Element.
WIRELESS: MIMO tech firmly set for home IPTV
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Ruckus Wireless Inc. is using its multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) antenna technology for Internet Protocol routing diversity along with spatial diversity, achieving the ability to distribute reliable multicast IPTV for in-home broadband systems.
SILICON PROCESSING: DFM software eyes random defects
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Promising to take IC design-for-manufacturability (DFM) to a more proactive level, Predictions Software Ltd. has released the PEYE Yield Finder, which can identify specific shapes or geometrics in an IC layout that might cause yield problems.
DC/DC converter takes all-digital form
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Emerson Network Power bills its Astec DTX as the industry's first all-digital DC/DC (isolated) converter. The first offering as part of the company's Digital Power Initiative, the DTX42K48, with a footprint approximately the size of an industry-standard eighth brick and just 5 mm high, delivers up to 50 watts at 0.96 to 1.44 volts from a 36-75 volt input for OEM designers seeking the performance and flexibility of an all-digital approach (control, monitoring, and power conversion circuitry).
Transceiver streamlines high-volume EDGE designs
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eeProduct Center's Janine Love takes a closer look at Silicon Laboratories' new transceiver that is optimized for performance and specifically designed to speed production manufacturing throughput.
Peregrine Semiconductor delivers "world's most linear, high-power RF switches" for 3G phones
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Advances in the company's UltraCMOS technology have enabled it to develop RF Switches with improvements in harmonic results, linearity, and overall performance for GSM and WCDMA.
Virtutech system-level simulator features Hindsight technology
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Virtutech released version 3.0 of its Simics system-level simulator, which includes Hindsight, a debugger that can run backwards.
Switch isolates Bluetooth from WLAN
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10/1/2005   Post a comment
Unique MMIC SP3T Switch from NEC targets transceivers that combine WLAN and Bluetooth
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