ON Semi's MOSFET drivers deliver 9 A Product News 11/1/2000 Post a comment ON Semiconductor's NCP4421 (inverting) and NCP4422 (noninverting) single-output MOSFET drivers, an extension to the company's power management portfolio, provide up to 9 amps (peak) and virtually latchup-proof operation.
Startup aims first chip at Bluetooth wireless comm Product News 11/1/2000 Post a comment Global Communication Technology has capped a development effort in South Korea with its corporate launch here and the launch of its first product: an 8 x 8-mm chip, the GDM1100, that integrates a 2.4-GHz transceiver and a Gaussian frequency-shift-keying modem for implementing Bluetooth wireless communications.
Mitsubishi rolls CAN MCUs in N. America Product News 11/1/2000 Post a comment Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA Inc. has launched 8-, 16- and 32-bit controller-area network (CAN) microcontroller families in the North American marketplace, all aimed at automotive industry applications.
Converter integrates flash Product News 11/1/2000 Post a comment Analog Devices Inc. has added the ADuC816 to its MicroConverter line of data-acquisition system-on-chip ICs for sensor-based applications such as calibrating and conditioning analog and digital sensor signals in portable applications, medical instrumentation, power supply management or intelligent sensor interfacing.
Atmel 80C51 MCU packs A/D on board Product News 11/1/2000 Post a comment Atmel Corp.'s wireless and microcontrollers unit, based in Nantes, France, has introduced a line of 8-bit, 80C51 microcontrollers with a 10-bit, eight-channel analog-to-digital converter plus a programmable dual-clock system that's said to allow advanced mastering of speed and power consumption.
8051 microcontroller core hits 50 Mips Product News 11/1/2000 Post a comment The latest redesign of Dallas Semiconductor's 8051 processor core has produced a microcontroller that's able to execute one instruction per clock cycle at 50 MHz, equivalent to 50 Mips.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros & cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight, as are piloted airplanes? Is the technology advancing faster than we can answer the questions it poses?
Panelists: Chad Sweet, Director of Engineering, Qualcomm; Yannick Levy, VP Corporate Business Development, Parrot; Jim Williams, ex-FAA drone chief; Michael Drobac, Exec. Director, Small UAV Coalition; Moderator: Junko Yoshida, Chief Int'l Correspondent, EE Times