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DC/DC pin-compatible regulators make upgrading easy
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Linear Technology has introduced the LTM8022 and LTM8023, 1A and 2A high voltage DC/DC uModule regulator systems, respectively, with up to 36V (40Vmax) input voltage and up to 10V output voltage.
Mouser beefs up LCD product portfolio
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Catalog distributor Mouser Electronics beefs up LCD product portfolio with two new global distribution agreements.
Solid-state drives aim at HDDs' heart
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he landscape is shifting in the emerging market for solid-state storage drives (SSDs). Micron Technology last week entered the fray, and Toshiba stands poised to join the rapidly crowding field, whose proponents promise to propel the technology into the mainstream PC market at the expense of the lowly hard drive.
Solid-state drives aim at HDDs' heart
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he landscape is shifting in the emerging market for solid-state storage drives (SSDs). Micron Technology last week entered the fray, and Toshiba stands poised to join the rapidly crowding field, whose proponents promise to propel the technology into the mainstream PC market at the expense of the lowly hard drive.
300-V IGBTs offer power MOSFET replacement
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IXYS Corp. has released a new generation of fast 300-V IGBTs that may be used as an alternative to 300-V power MOSFETS.
DC/DC converter modules meet COTS requirements
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VPT Inc. has added three DC/DC converter modules to its new commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) product line.
Three French firms team on high-end controllers
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Dolphin Integration SA, Cortus SA and Raisonnance SA announced they have concluded a collaboration agreement related to the cores of price-sensitive high-performance systems-on-chip (SoCs).
Global electronics market slated for high growth, says BCC Research
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The world market for electronic products is expected to reach $3.2 trillion in 2012, up from $2.0 trillion in 2007, according to BCC Research.
Power inductors extend inductance values
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Renco Electronics has expanded the RL-8100 series of SMD power inductors with extended inductance values, higher current capabilities and additional package sizes.
XMOS gets working silicon, sets product launch for Q1 2008
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Fabless semiconductor startup XMOS Semiconductor Ltd. (Bristol, England) has got working silicon back from its foundry supplier and is now touting an aggressive roll out of its XS-1 family of programmable silicon in 2008.
Ceramic capacitors feature ultra-high-capacitance values
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Kemet has expanded its surface-mount MLCC product portfolio in the C0G dielectric with the addition of more than 80 part types that offer ultra-high-capacitance values with the stability and performance of a Class 1 dielectric.
High-speed cable assemblies provide alternative to fiber optics
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FCI has introduced the EyeMax 4x and 12x cable assemblies that provide high-speed serial I/O copper links for data network and communications devices.
Mini TCVCXO delivers 10- to 40-MHz frequency range
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Bliley Technologies has introduced a RoHS-compliant TCVCXO with a frequency range of 10 to 40 MHz for cellular infrastructure, GPS and telecommunication system applications.
Split-core transducers measure bipolar current up to 2000A
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Measuring 174 x 86 x 54.1-mm, these split-core transducers from LEM International combine Hall-effect technology and signal conditioning in a single housing with a large rectangular sensing aperture for non-contact measurement.
Freescale expands 8-bit MCU line
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Aimed at consumer, industrial and automotive applications, Freescale's S08 MCU family has gained 30 highly integrated devices that include USB connectivity, 5V-operation and motor-control options.
ST unveils power MOSFET to boost power-supply efficiency
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European chipmaker STMicroelectronics NV has introduced a low micro-Ohm ON-resistance power MOSFET aiming to reduce losses and improve efficiency in demanding power supply systems.
Extension kit boosts HDTV video signals over Cat5 cable
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Hall Research Technologies Inc. (HRT) has developed for the balum market a YPbPr active extension kit dubbed Model UVB1-CP that is aimed at extending SD or HDTV video and power signals.
Evaluation kit shows engineers design ease of PSoC devices
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Cypress' CY3209 ExpressEVK includes four different PSoC devices and gives designers an easy-to-use platform to try a multitude of designs.
Image processing IP for camera phones includes enhanced depth of field, optical correction
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DxO Labs announced the availability of three new embedded image processing solutions specifically designed for camera phone applications and available as silicon IP licensed to silicon vendors.
Multiple-out controllers reduce BOM, save board space
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Intersil Corp. has introduced a pair of multiple-output standard buck ICs that integrate power management functions to reduce the bill of materials (BOM) and save board space.
Passive protection device reference layout addresses HDMI 1.3 interfaces
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Tyco says it has released the industry's first ESD and over-current reference layout for HDMI 1.3 interfaces based on passive protection devices.
Level shifting buffers deliver improved performance
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Linear Technology has expanded its I2C and SMBus bus buffer and rise time accelerator family with the introduction of the LTC4308 and LTC4309 level shifting hot-swappable buffers.
REACH antimony consortium to meet in January 2008
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The International Antimony Oxide Industry Association has announced that the first meeting of the REACH antimony consortium is scheduled for January 30, 2008 in Paris.
Designer kit simplifies connection design
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FCI has developed the Basics+ connector system designer kit to help simplify connection design issues.
Front-end power modules deliver high power density
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Emerson Network Power has launched four DC-input bulk front-end power modules for systems that use distributed power architectures.
Shake your phone to check messages, battery power
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Researchers at the University of Glasgow have demonstrated an interface that allows mobile phone users to check if the power is low or whether there are unopened messages by simply shaking the device.
High-current POLs shrink chip footprint 70 percent
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SupIRBuck point-of-load regulators, touting 8-10 percent higher efficiency than monolithic ICs, integrate HEXFET MOSFETs and a synchronous buck control IC in a 5-by-6 mm Power QFN package
Leoni buys fiber optics vendor
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Wiring systems manufacturer Leoni AG (Nuremberg, Germany) expands its business activities: The company hitherto focusing on automotive and industrial wiring systems now takes the majority in optical fiber manufacturer Fibertech GmbH (Berlin).
Silicon Sensor raises sales, profit
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In the first nine months of the year, Silicon Sensor raised sales and profit in the double-digit percentage range. The company announced to continue its growth.
eDevice, Simcon Wireless ready GSM/GPRS modules
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eDevice SA, French provider of complete M2M solutions, and Shanghai Simcon Wireless Solutions Ltd, supplier of wireless communication module solutions, announced a collaboration agreement to develop GSM/GPRS modules with AT# Internet interface.
Gate drive optocoupler minimizes PCB space
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Avago's high output current gate driver with under voltage lockout combines optocoupler technology with a 5-A power transistor into a single 8-pin package.
White paper advises on choosing right EMS provider for medical products
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EMS provider Federal Electronics is offering a free white paper that advises medical device OEMs on choosing the right EMS provider for medical products outsourcing.
A/V interface card brings analog connectivity to FPGAs
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SingMai Electronics has introduced DP1, an A/V interface card that provides analog connectivity to Altera and third-party FPGA development boards.
Automotive HDDs deliver higher capacity, improved altitude specs
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Toshiba SDD has expanded its automotive-grade hard disk drive (HDD) line with the introduction of an 80 GB offering with improved altitude specifications.
Modbus side tank indicator debuts for liquid-level sensors
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MTS Systems Corp.'s Sensors Division has developed a display meter to work with the Level Plus MG transmitter with Modbus interface.
Freescale offers touch-panel software 'absolutely free'
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Free software from Freescale enables capacitive touch panels with up to 32 pads to be created with their microprocessors, or for eight pads using their MPR08X chips.
Freescale launches touch sensing technology
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Freescale Semiconductor has introduced a pair of next-generation capacitive sensor controllers and a proximity sensing software solution that works with hundreds of the company's microcontrollers.
Data logging software simplifies data acquisition
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Agilent Technologies has introduced its BenchLink Data Logger Pro software for the Agilent 34970A and 34980A data acquisition/switch units.
Optocoupler targets hybrid electric vehicles
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Avago Technologies has released its automotive-grade ACPL-M46T 1 MBd intelligent power module (IPM) digital interface optocoupler for hybrid electric vehicles.
LAN switch lowers cost, saves space
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Maxim introduces the MAX4927 quad, high-speed, high-bandwidth, Gigabit-LAN switch with integrated electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection that eliminates the need for external ESD diodes.
Aeroflex base station tester adds encryption support
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The new feature provides a field portable and easy-to-use base station test solution for installation and commissioning, routine maintenance and fault finding.
Micron enters solid-state drive market
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In a major move, Micron Technology Inc. has entered the emerging solid-state drive (SSD) market.
Siemens simplifies group structure
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As an indirect consequence of the bribery scandal at Siemens, CEO Peter Loescher has implemented a new organization, greatly reducing the complexity of the industry giant.
Powerline chip maker sets terms for IPO
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Powerline chip specialist Intellon Corp (Ocala, FL) is set to push ahead with an IPO that could value the company at nearly $330 million.
Carrier-class FPGA-based network timing solution for wired and wireless networks
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Programmable FPGA-based solution from Xilinx and Brilliant Telecommunications offers highly accurate and customizable timing for broadband and wireless applications.
Solid-state switching matrix sustains surge currents up to 0.75-A
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Available in 2, 4 and 8 slot BRICs, these solid state matrices from Pickering Interfaces are suitable for applications requiring hot switching since they can sustain short term inrush currents and full load operation without any degradation in operational life.
Low-pin count 16-bit MCUs provide 40 MIPS performance
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Microchip Technology Inc. has added to its PIC24H 16-bit microcontroller (MCU) family three devices that feature low pin counts with up to 32 Kbytes of flash program memory in packages as small as 6x6 mm.
Alcatel-Lucent wins $1.1 billion deals with Chinese telcos
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Following French president's trip to China, Paris-based network supplier Alcatel-Lucent announced it has signed a package of framework agreements, amounting to €750 million (about $1.114 billion), to deliver mobile communication solutions and services with Chinese state-owned operators China Mobile and China Unicom.
Galileo coordinating consortium to be wound up, report says
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ESN Industries, the consortium established to coordinate development and tests of the Galileo satellite project, is about to be phased out, reports German newspaper Handelsblatt. The move reflects a compromise recently agreed upon by the parties involved.
Stereo audio selector ICs offer low distortion
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The NJW1110 and NJW1111 nine-input/three-output stereo audio selectors and adjustable gain buffers from NJR offer low distortion, output noise and crosstalk.
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