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UltraVolt : High voltage modules have a 10 ppm temperature coefficient
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11/28/2008   Post a comment
UltraVolt now offers a 25 ppm option on its AA Series product line. This option was available earlier on larger modules, the 10 to 25 A, and the 30 to 4A A Series.
Maxim : NiMH charger IC features alkaline-cell detection
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11/28/2008   Post a comment
Maxim introduces the DS2710, a stand-alone, NiMH charger IC that incorporate fast-charge control and alkaline-cell detection.
RF Micro : 3G front ends target next-generation handsets
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11/28/2008   Post a comment
RF Micro Devices has broadened its portfolio of 3G front ends for the open market with the release of two WCDMA/HSDPA power amplifiers (PAs) – the RF3267 and the RF6266.
CamSemi : PSS flyback controllers offer 5 percent I and V regulation
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11/28/2008   Post a comment
CamSemi has announced a breakthrough in the Primary Side Sensing (PSS) market, following on from the success of its C2470 series of Resonant Discontinuous Forward Converter controllers that were launched in late 2007.
Linear Technology : Dc-dc regulators meet Gigabit SERDES specs
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11/27/2008   Post a comment
Linear Technology's LTM4606 and LTM4612 ultralow noise dc/dc uModule regulators are designed to deliver low noise power by attenuating both radiated energy and conducted wideband harmonic energy.
Improved interface between CANoe and Matlab
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11/27/2008   Post a comment
The new 2.1 version of the CANoe/MATLAB Interface simplifies data exchange between the two standard tools considerably, and MATLAB models may be parameterized directly from CANoe. Vector is supplying the interface free-of-charge, and it is part of every CANoe license effective immediately.
Keithley : Component test solution integrates a powerful curve tracer
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11/27/2008   Post a comment
Keithley announces ACS Basic Edition, characterization and curve tracer software for component test applications.
ERG : EL inverters offer plug-and-play solutions
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11/27/2008   Post a comment
The family of Smart Force dc-ac EL inverters from Endicott Research Group provides a wide range of standard and custom solutions for display and device designers who need to power electroluminescent (EL) backlit LCDs or devices where EL is used for accent and decorative lighting.
LCOS driver chip for mobile projectors
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11/26/2008   Post a comment
The new Aurora ASI9100 driver chip has been designed specifically for optical engines embedded in internet enabled mobile products.
Elpida claims low power lead with 50nm SDRAM
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11/26/2008   Post a comment
Elpida Memory, Inc. has completed development of a 50nm DDR3 SDRAM, claiming the chip hits a new low in power consumption for DRAMs.
Nordic Semiconductor : USB dongle chip enables ultra-low power peripherals
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11/26/2008   Post a comment
Nordic Semiconductor releases the nRF24LU1+ USB dongle single chip solution for ultra-low power (ULP) wireless peripherals. By integrating a full-speed USB 2.0 com
650W medical power supplies provide PFD and thermal protection
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11/26/2008   Post a comment
Tumbler Technologies + TRUMPower has released the TM650 series of 650 W AC/DC switching power supplies which is approved to medical standards.
TTControl : Electronic control units are designed for mobile applications
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11/26/2008   Post a comment
TTControl has developed a modular electronic architecture for its latest electronic controller family.
Power Integrations : CV offline switcher IC provides 5 percent voltage accuracy
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11/26/2008   Post a comment
Power Integrations has introduced the LinkSwitch-CV series of ac/dc switched-mode power conversion ICs. The family includes the LNK626PG, which the company claims to be the highest-power accurate constant voltage (CV) integrated switcher IC with primary-side control on the market.
NXP, Phonak team for enhanced acoustics
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11/26/2008   Post a comment
NXP Semiconductors and Phonak have jointly developed a single chip ultra low power radio for use in hearing systems that is being integrated into Phonak's forthcoming range of hearing aids and wireless accessories.
Italy plays host to MEMS 2009
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11/25/2008   Post a comment
The advance registration deadline of November 30th is about to expire for the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2009).
Nokia lab to conduct mixed reality research
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11/25/2008   Post a comment
Nokia has chosen to locate its latest research lab in Hollywood, where it conduct work on technologies related to film, music, games, web and TV, many of which are likely to be sensor based.
Programmable analog sensor signal conditioning
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11/25/2008   Post a comment
Texas Instruments has added to its range of digitally calibrated sensor signal conditioning ICs with a single-supply, auto-zero bridge sensor amplifier.
8-bit MCUs offer cost-effective USB control
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11/25/2008   Post a comment
Freescale Semiconductor has expanded its 8-bit JM microcontroller family with the MC9S08JM16 MCUs - offered as cost-effective USB control solutions for industrial and consumer applications.
Enterprise SSDs offer low power consumption and high IOPS rates
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11/25/2008   Post a comment
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., has started mass producing 25 and 50 gigabyte (GB) solid state drives (SSDs) for performance-optimized server applications such as video on demand, web serving and on-line transaction processing.
Industrial-, automotive-grade Atom processor coming, says report
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11/25/2008   Post a comment
The world's largest chip maker Intel Corp. (Santa Clara, Calif.) is developing a variant of its Atom processor for use in harsh environments such as automotive applications, according to a Nikkei Electronics article. The industrial or automotive Atom, currently named Embedded Menlow XL, is due to ship to customers in 2009, the report said.
MCUs: Renesas SH74504/SH74513 MCUs speed response of driver-assist safety systems
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11/25/2008   Post a comment
Operating at 240MHz, the 32-bit devices rapidly process large volumes of sensor data for implementing "preventative safety" features.
DiBcom enables free-to-air digital TV on LG phones
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11/25/2008   Post a comment
As part of an ongoing collaboration with LG, mobile TV chip specialist DiBcom SA (Palaiseau, France) announced it has integrated its latest generation of mobile TV receiver so as to enable free-to-air digital TV broadcasts on LG's multimedia handset.
CiA integrates safe communications into microcontroller
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11/25/2008   Post a comment
The CAN in Automation (CiA) industry group integrates the CANopen safety protocol into the firmware of a Renesas 16-bit microcontroller and provides it to customers. The device, dubbed CSC02, will be available in lieu of the discontinued CSC01.
NXP : LDMOS transistor targets L-band radar applications
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11/25/2008   Post a comment
Expanding its portfolio of RF power transistors, NXP Semiconductors has introduced the BLL6H1214-500 laterally diffused metal oxide semiconductor (LDMOS) transistor for L-band radar applications.
Space saving NiMH charger IC speeds time to market
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11/25/2008   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the industry's smallest stand-alone NiMH charger IC to incorporate fast-charge control and alkaline-cell detection, the DS2710 saves space and cost while speeding time to market.
Switching DC/DC uModules strive to yield LDO-class low noise
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11/25/2008   Post a comment
No need to go LDO to get low noise and EMI, with the LTM4606 and LTM4612 switching-regulator modules from Linear Technology Corp.
NETWORKING: Digi releases 802.11a/b/g secure embedded networking core
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11/25/2008   Post a comment
New module is targeted for environments with wireless interference
Ultra-long FFT IP core for Xilinx FPGAs
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11/24/2008   Post a comment
Dillon Engineering releases a pipelined Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) processor targeted specifically to Xilinx FPGAs.
1.5 A linear battery chargers maximize AC adapter and USB input power
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11/24/2008   Post a comment
Texas Instruments has introduced four 28 V, 1.5 A linear charge management ICs with integrated FETs designed to address smart phones and other portable electronics.
Has Imagination added Sony to Apple consumer design win?
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11/24/2008   Post a comment
Word on the street is that Imagination Technologies Group plc, licensor of graphics processor cores, has added Sony to its tally of international electronics systems company licensees.
Ex-head of TI wireless chip unit joins French startup
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11/24/2008   Post a comment
Gilles Delfassy, ex-senior vice president and head of Texas Instruments Inc.'s wireless terminals unit, has been appointed chairman of the board of directors of Open-Plug, a French startup that creates and commercializes ELIPS, an open application development environment designed for mass-market mobile phones.
Fast InGaAs camera now with double CameraLink
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11/24/2008   Post a comment
Xenics' new high-speed digital Cheetah-640CL, covering the SWIR spectral band 0.9.to 1.7m, offers a 640x512 pixel resolution at 20m pixel pitch and a record full frame rate of 1,730Hz.
High-speed multi-channel ADCs reduce system board space
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11/24/2008   Post a comment
ADI's AD9239 and AD9639 quad 12-bit analog-to-digital converters use 50 percent less PCB area, yielding space savings for high-bandwidth data acquisition applications.
DC fans meet IP-58 water-proof standard
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11/24/2008   Post a comment
JARO Thermal announces the newest addition to the Aquas (AQ) line of water protected fans which are now IP 58 protected.
M8/M12 connectors include passive I/O distribution boxes
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11/24/2008   Post a comment
Erni Electronics has expanded its M8/M12 connector product line with the introduction of a line of passive I/O distribution boxes.
Mixed-signal, 16-bit microcontroller extends battery life in power-sensitive applications
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11/21/2008   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the MAXQ2010, a 16-bit mixed-signal microcontroller with a power-saving stop mode that reduces power consumption to 370nA typical and 6.5 uA maximum at +85 degrees C, thus extending the life of battery-powered devices.
8-bit MCU market still alive, says ST executive
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11/21/2008   Post a comment
At a roundtable during the ARM European Technical Conference this week in Paris, Daniel Colonna, marketing director at STMicroelectronics NV (Geneva, Switzerland), said the 8-bit microcontroller (MCU) market is not dead and remains interesting to serve.
Silicon based batteries promise longer life
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11/21/2008   Post a comment
Researchers in South Korea have developed a silicon-based material for rechargeable batteries which they say can run mobile phones, cameras and laptops for much longer, and could be a potential replacement for lithium ion batteries, according to a report from Reuters .
Featured Product: TI Class-D amps cut car audio costs
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11/21/2008   Post a comment
Increased integration and channel flexibility offered.
High voltage LDO has 3µA IQ
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11/21/2008   Post a comment
Linear Technology Corp.'s LT3008 is the newest member in a family of high voltage, micropower PNP-based LDOs, featuring quiescent current of 3µA.
ADI shrinks high-frequency DC-to-DC regulator
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11/21/2008   Post a comment
ADI's 6-MHz ADP2121 buck regulator is an ultra-small, cost-effective product for space-constrained portable devices.
ST joins MIT industry consortium
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11/21/2008   Post a comment
Geneva-based chipmaker STMicroelectronics NV announced it is the first European company to join the Microsystems Industrial Group (MIG) industry consortium at the Microsystems Technology Laboratories, an interdepartmental laboratory supporting research and education in micro- and nanosystems at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Multi-sensor camera with up to four image sensors
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11/21/2008   Post a comment
At the Vision 2008 trade fair, VRmagic presented a FPGA camera with up to four pixel-synchronous sensors.
Compact and flexible vision system
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11/21/2008   Post a comment
Xpectia from Omron Electronics is a vision system featuring real-colour sensing, high resolution, 3D functionality and intuitive user guidance to deliver simple operation, no matter how complex the application.
Xilinx offers free circuits for LTE basestations on FPGA
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11/21/2008   Post a comment
FPGA vendor Xilinx Inc. (San Jose, Calif.) has announced the availability of a "digital front-end" or DFE for 3rd Generation Partnership Protocol (3GPP) Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless communications systems.
Super wide angle lens for industrial imaging
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11/21/2008   Post a comment
Carl Zeiss has introduced the Distagon T* 3,5/18 ZF for industrial applications and technical automation " a compact wide angle system covering an extremely wide image angle.
AMS, NXP roll FlexRay transceivers
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11/21/2008   Post a comment
Independently from each other, Austriamicrosystems (AMS) and NXP have expanded their FlexRay transceiver spectrum. In addition, there are hints that production start for more FlexRay-equipped vehicles is imminent.
Maxim hot-plug switch targets enterprise drives and servers
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11/20/2008   Post a comment
The DS4560 powers a load from a 9V to 13.2V sources and delivers as much as 4A of continuous current.
XMC module features four SRIO ports, PCI Express
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11/20/2008   Post a comment
nnovative Integration has announced the X5-COM XMC IO module. The module features a Xilinx Virtex-5 FPGA, four 4.125 Gbps serial Rapid IO (SRIO) ports, and a PCI Express host interface.
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