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IBM, Toshiba, AMD build "smallest SRAM cell"
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12/17/2008   Post a comment
Toshiba, IBM and AMD have developed what they says is the smallest functional SRAM cell that makes use of FinFETs. The trio outlined details of the cell at this week's International Electron Devices Meeting in San Francisco.
Linear Tech IEEE 802.3at PoE+ controller delivers 25.5W
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12/17/2008   Post a comment
With the LTC4265 PoE controller, Linear Technology addresses high-power applications such as pan-tilt-zoom cameras with a second-generation design that meets the newer 802.3at standard also referred to as PoE+.
HDMI transmitter from ADI is first with both CEC and Deep Color
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12/16/2008   Post a comment
The highly-integrated Advantiv ADV7510 Deep Color HDMI transmitter with CEC reduces component count, eases design complexity and reduces time-to-market.
USB tools ease development of Piccolo 32-bit MCUs
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12/16/2008   Post a comment
The $39 Piccolo controlSTICK and $79 USB Experimenter's Kit from Texas Instruments are designed to make it easier to evaluate the company's TMS320F2802x 32-bit MCUs and to develop real-time control applications.
New MOSFETs provide 60 percent improvement in package current rating
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12/16/2008   Post a comment
A new range of trench HEXFET Power MOSFETs has been introduced by International Rectifier that features a high package current rating for industrial battery, power supply, high power DC motors and power tools.
Filters pass more audio, less noise than discrete or integrated alternatives
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12/16/2008   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics has developed a miniature filter that will help handset designers improve noise reduction in phones with MP3 capability.
0.7-V input boost converter supports 5 uA operating current
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12/16/2008   Post a comment
A 2 MHz DC/DC boost converter that operates at 5 uA of quiescent current while maintaining a high efficiency at light load conditions has been introduced by Texas Instruments.
Broadband digitally controlled VGA improves signal integrity performance
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12/16/2008   Post a comment
This broadband digitally programmable gain IF amplifier from Linear Technology features a 48dBm OIP3 (output 3rd order intercept) at 200MHz.
MHS Electronics in receivership
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12/16/2008   Post a comment
MHS Electronics, a privately held electronic component and systems maker near Nantes, France, announced the opening of insolvency proceedings at the Commercial Court of Nantes on Dec. 5, 2008.
Dark Fire robot guitar debuts
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12/16/2008   Post a comment
Dark Fire, a new "robot guitar" based on a Les Paul guitar body, features improved automatic tuning functions plus tone technology.
Reduced-voltage breakthrough for the SQUIGGLE motor
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12/16/2008   2 comments
New Scale Technologies and EPCOS AG have successfully created a reduced-voltage version of New Scale's smallest linear SQUIGGLE motor - an ultrasonic piezo motor that use vibrations and friction to generate continuous movement without gears.
Ericsson : Voltage regulator is rated at 40 A
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12/16/2008   Post a comment
Ericsson Power Modules’ BMR451 is a digitally controlled, non-isolated voltage regulator rated at 40 A.
Mentor quadruples Veloce hardware emulation capacity
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12/16/2008   Post a comment
At up to 512 million gates, the Veloce Maximus product was designed to offer the required capacity for effective functional verification.
Knitter-Switch : Pushbutton switches are rated up to IP67
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12/16/2008   Post a comment
The MAV series of pushbutton switches from knitter-switch is designed to satisfy applications where resistance to vandals, water ingress and difficult environments is important.
SiGe claims smallest footprint PA for embedded WLAN
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12/16/2008   Post a comment
SiGe Semiconductor has released the SE2568U - an 802.11 b/g WLAN power amplifier (PA) that connects directly to baseband.
SL Power : 65-W medical supplies have output voltages of 12 to 48 V
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12/16/2008   Post a comment
A series of internal power supplies from SL Power Electronics offers medical OEMs a high performance at a popular power level.
NETWORKING: TR3M narrowband transceiver serves low power multi-channel apps
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12/15/2008   Post a comment
Radiometrix's new transceiver operates in 860-870MHz bands over 80 channels
TTControl's Electronic TTC 50 controller features flexibility/safet
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Electronic controller unit serves mobile applications
AdvancedMC modules enable time-division multiplexing in AMC form factor
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New communications controllers support Performance Technologies' MicroTCA platform
Rohde & Schwarz baseband generator tailored to UWB, aerospace
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12/15/2008   Post a comment
The AFQ100B can generate signals for a wide variety of digital communications standards in addition to WiMedia UWB, including WCDMA, HSPA+, WiMAX, WLAN, LTE
High-voltage, step-down controller family provides input voltage range up to 75V and high-performance regulation
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12/15/2008   Post a comment
National Semiconductor Corp. has introduced four new high-voltage, non-synchronous buck controllers that include a feature set of high input voltage range, high-performance pulse width modulation (PWM) control and reduced electromagnetic interference (EMI).
TI's new Piccolo USB tools provide cost-effective 32-bit real-time control development
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12/15/2008   Post a comment
Texas Instruments has released two new USB-based tools for Piccolo 32-bit TMS320F2802x microcontrollers (MCU) to help designers bring 32-bit real-time control to cost sensitive applications.
Altera starts shipping its 40-nm Stratix IV FPGA family
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12/15/2008   Post a comment
The industry's first 40 nm FPGAs from Altera provide high density, performance, and system bandwidth, all at the lowest power for high-end FPGAs.
Mercury upgrades RACE++ series with PowerPC 7448
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12/15/2008   Post a comment
The RACE++ Series PowerPC 7448 Multicomputer is a drop-in upgrade that adds improvements in processor speed, L2 cache size, and application performance over previous RACE++ products.
Tela Innovations closes additional round of financing
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12/15/2008   Post a comment
Tela Innovations has closed an additional round of financing totaling $5.5 million.
MicroEmissive Displays Germany insolvent
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12/15/2008   Post a comment
The German subsidiary of polymer microdisplay developer MicroEmissive Displays has filed insolvency. The Edinburgh, UK, based parent company has fallen into administration already in November.
Lattice releases ispLEVER 7.2 FPGA design tool suite
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12/15/2008   Post a comment
Latest ispLEVER software from Lattice Semiconductor includes advanced place-and-route algorithms for more efficient FPGA design.
DO-254 certifiable ARINC 429 IP core for Actel ProASIC3 FPGAs
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12/15/2008   Post a comment
Barco's DO-254 certifiable ARINC 429 IP core targeted for Actel's ProASIC3 FPGAs selected for commercial avionics certification.
Virtex-5 FXT devices in production; new Virtex-5 TXT FPGA platform becomes available
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12/15/2008   Post a comment
Backed by extensive IP, hardware platforms, tools, and software support, the Xilinx Virtex-5 FPGA family continues to grow...
ST-NXP pushes on 3G-Wi-Fi converged handsets
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12/15/2008   Post a comment
ST-NXP Wireless (Geneva, Switzerland) has started volume production of a chipset that enables seamless roaming and handover between 3G and Wi-Fi networks.
IDT : PCIe Gen 2 switching solutions support multicast functionality
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12/15/2008   Post a comment
IDT announces two new PCI Express (PCIe) Gen 2 switching solutions that are optimised for computing and embedded applications.
TESEQ : ESD test generator suits smaller engineering labs
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12/15/2008   Post a comment
TESEQ's NSG 3040 ESD test generator is small, smart and has a high-contrast 7-inch touch-screen color display and rotary control wheel to simplify programming with simple and intuitive operation.
Update: Samsung sweeps up photo frame chips
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12/15/2008   Post a comment
Samsung Electronics is sweeping components found in digital photo frames into a new family of system-on-chip devices, aiming to win sockets from small Asian companies who have supplied less integrated solutions to date.
Amplifier reduces board space, complexity in industrial equipment
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12/15/2008   Post a comment
ADI's AD8295 precision in amp front-end uses half the space of discrete solutions while providing the a common-mode rejection ratio of 80 dB to 8 kHz.
1A protected high-side load switch housed in PowerPAK TSC75-6 package
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12/14/2008   1 comment
Vishay's latest device provides user-selectable current limit and fault flag, and operates under a supply voltage range of 2.4 V to 5.5 V.
SiGe Semiconductor claims world's smallest Wi-Fi front end
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12/12/2008   Post a comment
Integrating two fully-matched power amplifiers on a single die, the SE2566U measures 3x3mm
MEMS oscillators break into consumer, comm apps
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12/11/2008   Post a comment
Two new MEMS chip families from SiTime Corp. are said to bring the technology into the high-frequency stability and multiple-frequency output realms.
TV tuner chip for automobiles does 125 mph, worldwide DTV and analog
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12/11/2008   Post a comment
Microtune's MT2067 is engineered to solve the technical challenges associated with receiving analog and digital TV signals in a constantly changing, fast-moving environment.
Featured Product: STM, LG Chem develop advanced hybrid/electric vehicle battery
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12/11/2008   Post a comment
Pack combines Li-ion technology and battery-management IC.
Control IC offers high density, scalable power solution for POL converters
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12/11/2008   Post a comment
The device provides overall control of a scalable number of phases along with an internal gate driver, current sense and sharing, and PWM to provide a stand-alone single-phase regulator or interface with additional phase ICs enabling a power solution with any number of phases.
Tanner EDA announces support for Linux
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12/11/2008   Post a comment
Tanner EDA celebrates 20 years in business and expands its offerings to the Linux platform.
New AES encryption IP cores for FPGA designs
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12/11/2008   Post a comment
CAST is offering a special deal on a new line of high-performance AES encrypt / decrypt cores for use in FPGA and ASIC designs.
Texas Instruments : RS-485 transceivers survive overvoltage faults
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12/11/2008   Post a comment
The SN65HVD17xx family of ±70-V, fault protected RS-485 transceivers achieves overvoltage protection with no external termination needed.
EPCOS : PFC capacitors are designed to be rugged
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12/11/2008   Post a comment
EPCOS has developed the B25836B A305 series of especially rugged PFC capacitors.
Digital radio weighs on Imagination's profits
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12/11/2008   Post a comment
A slowdown in sales in several regions and reduced margins at its Pure digital radio subsidiary saw pre-tax profits decline for the six months to October 31 at Imagination Technologies Group plc (Kings Langley, England), but the company says it managed to grab important licensing deals for its SoC intellectual property during the period.
BVM : Fanless panel PC is sealed to IP54
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12/11/2008   Post a comment
The latest addition to the range of low cost fanless panel PCs from BVM is the PT-170PF, a 17 inch touch screen unit, and a larger version of the companys PT family of 12 and 15 inch units.
Cadence rolls parallel circuit simulator
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12/11/2008   Post a comment
Cadence Design Systems announced the availability of Virtuoso Accelerated Parallel Simulator, the company's next-generation circuit simulator.
Startup's LTE protocol stack wins major design-ins
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12/11/2008   Post a comment
4M Wireless, a start-up focusing on protocol stacks for LTE technology, has won a major design-in with Sandbridge Technologies for the latter's multi-mode baseband/multimedia processors for mobile devices.
OPTEK : Design kit calibrates optoelectronic sensors
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12/11/2008   Post a comment
TT electronics OPTEK Technology has developed an automatic calibration design kit that provides design engineers with a simplified means of compensating for device-to-device variation in optoelectronic sensors.
Lattice : Small form-factor CPLDs target high volume handheld devices
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12/11/2008   Post a comment
Lattice Semiconductor offers two new, small footprint packages for its ispMACH 4000ZE CPLDs (complex programmable logic devices), making them attractive for use in high volume, handheld designs that demand ultra low power.
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