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Semtech rolls industry's first smart current sink LED backlighting platform
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11/30/2010   Post a comment
Semtech Corp. has launched industry’s first smart current sink LED backlighting platform with on-chip digital lighting effects for high-end handheld displays. The new platform incorporates Semtech’s smart Automatic Dropout Prevention (ADP) technology for high-quality current sink drivers that can replace boost converters and charge pumps in high-end handhelds, while providing high-quality display backlighting.
QuickLogic’s DPO technology extends single-charge battery life by up to 36% in handheld devices
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11/30/2010   1 comment
Display Power Optimizer (DPO) technology from QuickLogic increases battery life in every system tested, regardless of form-factor or display size.
Intersil Li-ion battery manager IC ensures performance and safety
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11/30/2010   Post a comment
Device emphasizes accuracy, diagnostics, and robust communication.
Maxim's MAXQ7670A lowers cost for precision sensor apps in automotive and industrial
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11/30/2010   Post a comment
The MAXQ7670A from Maxim Integrated Products is a mixed-signal microcontroller that integrates all the functions needed to accurately measure small-amplitude differential analog input signals.
austriamicrosystems and NXP Semiconductors deliver tracking reference design
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11/30/2010   Post a comment
austriamicrosystems and NXP Semiconductors N.V. have jointly developed the first in a range of reference solutions for product authentication in embedded consumer applications.
AMS, NXP team up for RFID authentification
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11/30/2010   6 comments
Analog chip company Austriamicrosystems AG and Dutch company NXP Semiconductors NV have announced that they have developed a reference design for product authentication in embedded consumer applications.
COM Express FPGA Starterkit enables extremely flexible I/O
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11/30/2010   Post a comment
Kontron's COM Express FPGA Starterkit features the Altera Cyclone IV GX FPGA and provides all the required components to evaluate board designs with open-definable I/Os.
Linear Technology's LTC2165, LTC2185 and LTC2195 analog-to-digital converters
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11/30/2010   Post a comment
Linear Technology launched three families of low power 16-bit, 25Msps to 125Msps ADCs that it claims dissipate approximately half the power of competing 16-bit products.
austriamicrosystems AS1310 DC-DC converter
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11/29/2010   2 comments
austriamicrosystems has introduced the AS1310, an ultra low quiescent current hysteretic step-up DC-DC converter optimized for light loads (60mA) and the highest efficiency – up to 92 %.
Allegro Microsystems SX68000M series motor drivers
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11/29/2010   Post a comment
Allegro MicroSystems is housing its latest high voltage three-phase motor driver family in a small package that minimizes board space and expands the use of inverter technology in low power motor drivers.
LatticeECP3 low-cost FPGA supports Broadcom HiGig protocol
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11/29/2010   1 comment
The folks at Lattice Semiconductor have just announced the immediate availability of the HiGig MAC IP core for their low-cost LatticeECP3 FPGA family.
Inside offers NFC system-in-package for mobile
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11/29/2010   1 comment
Smart card IC company Inside Contactless SA has launched its SecuRead system-in-package for NFC mobile devices.
Texas Instruments 12-bit, 8-channel DAC7678 DAC
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11/29/2010   Post a comment
TI’s 8-channel DAC from TI provides low power and high accuracy in a small package.
CEA-Leti unveils HgCdTe array for defense, security apps
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11/29/2010   Post a comment
CEA-Leti has developed an infrared imaging array in the 8-10µm band capable of returning an image with a minimum temperature difference, or thermal resolution, of 1 to 2mK, at ambient temperature and with traditional image cadences of 25-50 Hertz.
Powercast RF energy harvesting kit enables wireless battery charging
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11/28/2010   4 comments
Powercast Corporation has announced its Lifetime Power Energy Harvesting Development Kit for Battery Charging.
Vishay launches DSCC-approved, zero-ohm chip resistor
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11/25/2010   5 comments
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has introduced the RCWPM Jumper, a DSCC-approved, zero-ohm chip resistor that is MIL-PRF-32159-qualified.
Sitara ARM processor supports Profibus
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11/25/2010   12 comments
Texas Instruments Inc. has announced the availability of its AM1810 Sitara ARM processor, which integrates an ARM9 processor core with a Profibus interface. Profibus is a popular fieldbus used for communications between factory automation equipment.
Synopsys unveils LightTools version 7.1
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11/24/2010   Post a comment
Synopsys Inc. has made enhancements to its LightTools illumination design and analysis software.
D&R readies Intelligent Project Architect
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11/24/2010   Post a comment
Design & Reuse SA (D&R) has delivered Intelligent Project Architect (IPA) as part of its IP management platform. It is suitable for IP-based collaborative design project between geographically distributed teams using various revision control systems.
Altera’s next-gen industrial networking, motor control, and safety solutions
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11/23/2010   1 comment
Good grief – it sounds like the place to be at the moment is the SPS/IPC/DRIVES 2010 Electric Automation Exhibition and Conference in Nuremberg, Germany,
Xilinx FPGA development platforms accelerate industrial system designs
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11/23/2010   3 comments
New industrial networking, machine vision and motor control platforms short-cut design and integration of hardware, software and IP for high-performance system-on-chip designs.
High-voltage thermoelectric power generators provide energy harvesting for self-powered distributed sensors
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11/23/2010   3 comments
Nextreme Thermal Solutions has introduced the new eTEG HV37 thermoelectric power generator, the next entry in the high-voltage (HV) series of clean energy generators based on thin-film thermoelectrics.
STMicroelectronics L6470 dSpin motor controllers
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11/23/2010   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics has unveiled a single-chip motor controller, dSPIN, containing digital, analog and power circuitry to control stepper motors.
Fairchild’s FAN5400 Li-Ion battery switching charger shortens charge time and reduces heat
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11/22/2010   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor's FAN5400 family of USB-compliant, Li-Ion switching chargers with USB On-The-Go (USB-OTG) capabilities provides faster charge times and overcomes the thermal issues.
IRS2053M 3-channel Class-D audio driver offers superior sound quality in a smaller footprint
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11/22/2010   Post a comment
International Rectifier has introduced the IRS2053M 200 V driver IC for use in Class-D audio applications including high-performance home theater systems and car audio amplifiers requiring a compact footprint.
Audio jack detection and configuration switch enables detection of different audio accessories
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11/22/2010   2 comments
Fairchild Semiconductor has developed the FSA8008 audio jack detection and configuration switch as a one-chip audio jack detector and switch for 3- or 4-pole accessories.
Class-D audio amps and current limiting switches target portable, consumer apps
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11/22/2010   Post a comment
At Electronica in Munich, Germany, ON Semiconductor (Hall A5, Stand 225) is introducing four new devices designed to support portable and consumer electronics applications.
AVB reference design reduces barriers for A/V standards
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11/22/2010   Post a comment
A joint reference design for audio/visual bridging (AVB) applications is claimed to provide the lowest cost solution for Ethernet AVB endpoints.
USB audio/video codec board measures 38x70mm, draws 1.5W for embedded apps
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11/22/2010   Post a comment
The Model 2253 from Sensoray is a compact USB audio/video codec with a low power consumption well suited for embedded applications.
Customer convenience port modules connect state-of-the-art audio and video into cars
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11/22/2010   Post a comment
Molex has released the Customer Convenience Port (CCP) modules, which provide the automotive and non-automotive transportation markets with access to the high-speed audio and video connections needed for computers, video displays, CD players, DVD players and video games.
Narda: 3dB attenuator handles 6GHz
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11/22/2010   Post a comment
Narda miniature fixed 3-dB attenuator covers up to 6 GHz and handles 200W peak power.
Energy Micro adds low-energy sensor interface for EFM32 MCUs
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11/22/2010   Post a comment
Energy Micro has added a generic low-energy sensor interface to its EFM32 microcontroller product family. The LESENSE function block enables autonomous monitoring of up to 16 external sensors in the microcontroller's sub-microamp Deep Sleep mode.
Vicor PFM VI Brick Isolated AC-DC converter
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11/22/2010   Post a comment
Vicor’s PFM VI BRICK module provides isolation, voltage transformation and PFC regulation in a single stage using advanced, high-frequency soft switching technology.
DDR3 DRAM from Viking
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11/22/2010   Post a comment
DDR3 stacking technology enables 8GB VLP DIMM and 16GB LR-DIMM for demanding environments
International Rectifier AUIRS2191S driver IC and AUIRGP50B60PD1 IGBT
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11/22/2010   Post a comment
IR introduced the AUIRS2191S 600V driver IC and AUIRGP50B60PD1 600V non-punch-through insulated gate bipolar transistor for use in energy-efficient DC-DC automotive applications.
Acromag's new I/O modules offer single/dual MIL-STD-1553 interface
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11/22/2010   Post a comment
Acromag has released new MIL-STD 1553 bus modules to interface avionics and weapons subsystems to an embedded control system. Two versions of the 1553 bus interface module are available. The IP570 is an Industry Pack ANSI/VITA-4 card that plugs into VME, CompactPCI, and PCI bus mezzanine carrier cards or high-performance single-board computers. IOS-570 models are designed for use within Acromag's I/O Server industrial PC, a small fanless box computer. Both 1553 bus modules offer the choice of on
On Semiconductor AMIS-30523 CAN transceiver and NCP1090, NCP1091 and NCP1092
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11/22/2010   Post a comment
ON Semiconductor launched two products specifically targeted at the industrial market sector: an integrated stepper motor/CAN transceiver, and high-power PoE-PD interface controller family.
Fairchild FSA8008 audio jack detection and configuration switch
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11/22/2010   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor developed the FSA8008 audio jack detection and configuration switch as a one-chip audio jack detector and switch for 3- or 4-pole accessories.
Analog Devices AD9278 and AD9279 receiver chips
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11/22/2010   Post a comment
Octal ultrasound receivers integrate ADI’s data conversion technology to provide high output-referred large-signal SNR, enabling improved sensitivity in diagnostic ultrasound systems while reducing board space up to 40 percent.
Semtech SX8120 SX8121 LED and motor timer-controllers
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11/22/2010   4 comments
Semtech Corp. unveiled two new sub-1 V mixed-signal LED and motor timer-controllers, the SX8120 and SX8121 for consumer home and office appliance applications.
Linear Technology LT3694
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11/19/2010   Post a comment
Linear Technology unveiled the LT3694, a 2.6A, 36V step-down switching regulator with dual linear controllers.
Synopsys rolls DesignWare ARC processor core for Blu-ray Disc players
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11/19/2010   Post a comment
Synopsys Inc. has introduced the DesignWare ARC AS 221 BD dual-core processor and released enhancements to its DesignWare ARC 600 32-bit configurable processor family.
Narda rolls miniature fixed 3-dB attenuator
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11/18/2010   1 comment
Narda has delivered the Model 4772-3 miniature fixed 3-dB attenuator that has flat frequency response, low VSWR, and meets environmental requirements for MIL-A-3933
Exar's XR16M890 and XR20M1280 UARTs
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11/18/2010   Post a comment
Exar’s latest single-channel UARTs with selectable bus interfaces simplify mixed voltage designs for next generation systems.
GPS receiver features 20Hz update rate
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11/18/2010   1 comment
SkyTraq Technology has released the Venus638FLPx, a GPS receiver that features industry leading 20Hz update rate
It’s crazy – Xilinx Virtex-7 FPGAs to support 2.78 terabits/sec!
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11/17/2010   5 comments
Xilinx have announced their forthcoming Virtex-7 HT family of devices, which will enable 100-400 Gbps applications and beyond – in a single FPGA – for next generation communication systems.
Synopsys unveils DesignWare STAR ECC IP
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11/17/2010   3 comments
Synopsys Inc. has delivered the DesignWare STAR ECC (Self-Test and Repair Error Correcting Codes) IP as part of its DesignWare STAR Memory product family to help reduce embedded memory transient errors.
TSMC qualifies Synopsys' IC Validator for 40nm, 65nm
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11/17/2010   Post a comment
TSMC said it has qualified Synopsys' IC Validator physical verification tool for 40nm and 65nm interoperable DRC/LVS runsets.
C&K Components TSW navigation switch
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11/17/2010   Post a comment
C&K Components has developed a new series of 3- and 5-way navigation switches that feature push and rotary functions with 24 detents at 12 pulses in a compact and slim design.
AVX 9276 Series discrete wire-to-board 'poke-home' connector
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11/17/2010   Post a comment
AVX's 9276 series discrete wire-to-board 'poke-home' connector simplifies installation and provides a quick and reliable termination in a 2.5mm pitch SMT package.
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