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EMI filters integrate ESD protection
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2/28/2006   Post a comment
Vishay has launched six EMI filter arrays with integrated ESD protection diodes in ultra-small leadless, plastic packages. These devices provide both EMI filtering and ESD protection for data lines in space critical mobile applications.
Push-pull connectors enable quick mating
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Amphenol Industrial Operations has introduced a series of push-pull aluminum shell connectors that allow for quick mating and unmating. The Amphe-PPM series provides signal and power interconnects in medical instrumentation and process control applications.
PCI Express connectors target server applications
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FCI has developed press-fit, vertical PCI Express card-edge connectors to extend the use of high-speed serial PCI Express architecture to thicker system boards found in server applications.
Lower system costs with tiny D/A converter
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Analog Devices, Inc. expanded its nanoDAC family with eight devices including a 16-bit, quad, digital-to-analog converter in a 3 x 3-mm, 10-lead LFCSP.
ATCA platform supports DSP, network processors for WiMAX
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Mercury Computer Systems is rolling out a modular AdvancedTCA platform for the dataplane that's built around the performance, scalability, and reliability of the serial RapidIO embedded system interconnect. The platform's architecture supports DSP, communications processors, FPGAs, and network processors.
May 23 to be called Blu-ray day
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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) and Lionsgate are targeting May 23 to deliver the first wave of Blu-ray Disc (BD) titles at retail, it was announced. Delivery will coincide with the launch that day of the first commercially available BD player from Samsung Electronics, which will be followed shortly by BD players from Pioneer and Sony along with a BD compatible VAIO PC from Sony.
Cypress offering eval kit for auto image sensor technology
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Cypress Semiconductor introduced an evaluation kit for its automotive image sensor technology. The company said the kit enables designers to quickly develop automotive safety systems using Cypress's image sensor technology for various applications.
Actel offers development kit for ARM7-enabled FPGAs
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Actel introduced what the company described as a complete hardware and software development environment for the implementation of Actel's CoreMP7 soft ARM7 processor core.
Lab test system gets handset trace capability
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RF test equipment vendor Aeroflex adds handset trace capability to its existing SystemAT test system. The SystemAT is used for regression testing wireless network software prior to rollout, and handset validation/interoperability testing. It also accommodates network load and capacity testing.
BVR Systems, Veritouch team on airline security
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The Israeli company BVR Systems, which develops defense training and simulation systems, has joined forces with Veritouch Ltd. to produce a new airline security package that includes biometric iris and fingerprint scanners.
DSP development tools target Serial RapidI/O
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Texas Instruments has launched its TMS320C6455 DSP evaluation module (EVM) and a TMS320C6455 DSP developers starter kit (DSK), both with a Serial RapidIO (sRIO) bus interface.
Green Hills adds tools, OS to TI's video effort
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Green Hills Software announced an integrated development environment and real-time operating system to support Texas Instruments' DaVinci video technology.
RFID reader module targets embedded designs
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Sirit introduces 13.56-MHz RFID reader module for secure transactions in portable and fixed devices.
7-phase DC/DC boosts supply efficiency 3 percent
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International Rectifier‘s improved XPhase family of scalable multi-phase DC/DC chipset devices, the IR3084 and IR3084U control ICs, help achieve up to three percent higher efficiency in 130-amp applications with seven phases, as compared to five-phase designs.
PDU monitors current on each phase
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Pulizzi Engineering‘s VPC2864 series of 3-phase power distribution units includes current metering on each phase to properly balance and load the system.
20-W amp boosts commercial and military signals
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M/A-COM introduces a 20 W X-band high-power amplifier that operates across 7.5 to 10.5 GHz.
Pentium-M chassis to underscore software productivity
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Thales Computers and IBM are readying a chassis called the PowerMP6. When it debuts in the near future, it will consist of multiple Pentium-M boards in a 19-in. rack. The PowerMP6 will be available in various customized configurations with up to eight processor boards per rack.
Op amps draw 13 uA per amp
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Exclusive to eeProductCenter: Linear Technology Corp. says its 1.8-volt dual and quad operational amplifiers are the first available in a tiny DFN package.
Optical sensors target corded and cordless mice
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Avago Technologies has expanded its optical mouse sensor line with a sensor bundle for cordless laser-based mice, and two small sensors for cordless and corded LED-based mice.
Programmable power management solutions from Lattice
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Lattice expands its Power Manager II family with programmable power management solutions for high-volume applications
16-bit MCU boasts 1.8 mW/MIPS power consumption
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NEC Electronics America’s 16-bit 78KOR series flash microcontrollers boasts low power consumption of 1.8 milliwatts per million instructions per second and six times the power/performance ratio of NEC Electronics' 8-bit 78K0 MCUs.
PCI-X board runs parallel TI DSPs
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Designed for high-speed I/O and processing, here's news of a board-level PCI-X drop-in that harnesses the power of up to nine TI TMS320C6414T DSPs. With that you can get over 2000-Mbytes/s of concurrent I/O, and the ability to combine any number of customer-specific channels of data for up to 500-Mbytes/s of continuous data input from an external source.
French startup offers compact 32-bit RISC
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A French startup company, Cortus SA, has developed a highly compact 32-bit RISC processor for embedded applications which it has begun offering for license.
Industry’s first and most advanced three input, dual output HDMI receiver chip announced for next-generation Digital TVs
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Vativ Technologies, Inc., has announced their VTV2320 chip, which enables the connection of three independent HDMI inputs to a digital television. Furthermore, the VTV2320 allows any two of the three input sources to be selected for simultaneous or parallel HDMI and HDCP decoding and display.
Optical meter takes pulsed measurements up to 10-kHz
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Newport Corp. introduces a series of optical meters that are capable of making pulsed measurements up to 10-kHz. The company claims that's an order of magnitude higher than other commercially available products.
Akustica launches single-chip CMOS microphone
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Akustica Inc., a start-up developing acoustic components in silicon using MEMS manufacturing processes, has said it can now offer the first single-chip CMOS microphone.
How one-chip Akustica mic does it
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The standard way to add a microphone to a digital appliance such as a notebook PC, Bluetooth headset or PDA is through a combina- tion of four components: a miniature electret condenser microphone, a discrete field-effect transistor (FET), a separate operational preamplifier chip and an analog-to-digital converter chip. Akustica's digital-output CMOS microphone chip concentrates all four functions in a single device.
POWER MANAGEMENT: PWI spec charged for battery apps
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National Semiconductor Corp. and ARM Holdings plc have released a second-generation PowerWise interface (PWI) specification that provides enhanced power-management interconnect capability to feature-rich, multidomain system-on-chips (SoCs) in battery-powered, handheld electronic devices.
Custom supplies cut delivery time with fractional-turn transformer
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2/27/2006   Post a comment
Product Review - XP Power’s RCL175 series, using fractional-turn transformer technology, allows OEMs to modify a supply’s specs quickly, cost-effectively, and without loss of agency approvals.
Receiver targets high definition digital TV signals
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Vativ reports it has the industry's first and most advanced three-input, dual-output HDMI receiver chip for next-generation digital TVs.
Network-on-chip solution to support AMBA 3 AXI protocol
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2/24/2006   Post a comment
French network-on-chip solution startup Arteris plans to release the latest version of its Arteris NoC Solution, including support for the AMBA 3 AXI protocol from ARM.
Software radio transceiver provides 245 channels
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2/24/2006   Post a comment
Pentek's 7140-430 Software Radio Transceiver works with a Xilinx FPGA to provide 256 individually tunable receive channels in a full-function PMC/XMC transceiver module.
IC multi-supply powers TV/monitor's LCD panels
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2/24/2006   Post a comment
Maxim's MAX8728 power supply IC generates all the supply rails for thin-film transistor (TFT) liquid-crystal display (LCD) panels in TVs and monitors.
Cable plug simplifies hot swapping
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2/24/2006   Post a comment
Tyco Electronics has added a cable-mounted plug to its MULTI-BEAM XL cable assembly, giving engineers the design flexibility to easily connect hot-swap power supplies to other components in a power distribution system.
Super-bright LEDs target automotive apps
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2/24/2006   Post a comment
Vishay has introduced six TELUX series clear, non-diffused red LEDs featuring one of the industry's brightest AllnGaP on GaAs technologies. The LEDs incorporate a special oval lens that reduces the number and cost of LEDs required in automotive and other lighting applications.
Epoxy resin compound adheres to plastics and metals
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Master Bond has developed a two-component epoxy resin compound specifically for bonding, sealing and casting to engineering plastics and metals. The EP40 is said to feature exceptional shear and peel strength
LVDS SerDes packaged in space-saving 5-mm x 5-mm QFN
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TI is offering its LVDS SerDes devices in a, 5-mm x -5-mm QFN package, helping designers of wireless base stations, data communication backplanes and industrial and video systems save board space.
AVX 3dB 90-degree couplers are based on thin-film technology
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Based on thin-film technology which allows for excellent repeatability, lot to lot, part to part and over any period of time, AVX’s new surface-mountable 3dB 90degree coupler delivers increased performance at high frequency.
Full-brick DC/DCs deliver 700 watts for radio and wireless
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2/24/2006   Post a comment
Tyco Electronics' FHW500 and FHW700 full-brick converter series delivers 500, and 700 watts, respectively, for RF power amplifiers and wireless and switching networks.
A/D simplifies digital audio conversion blocks
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Cirrus Logic Inc. claims these are the smallest stereo analog-to-digital (A/D) converters available for consumer and automotive audio applications.
DC/DCs toughen up for military and aerospace
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International Rectifier's AHP line of hybrid DC/DC converters, for analog and digital circuits that require a well-regulated power source, adds over-voltage protection circuitry on the input while minimizing internal components count.
Bipolar chopper drive is easy to use for development projects
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2/23/2006   Post a comment
Haydon's DCS4020 bipolar chopper drive is designed for easy set-up and use. Connect a single power supply, motor and the DCS4020 drive and it's ready to run for development projects.
Card-edge connector supports MicroTCA standard
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2/23/2006   Post a comment
FCI has developed surface-mount, card-edge connectors specifically for the MicroTCA standard currently under development by PICMG.
Optical sensor touted as law enforcement tool
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ODF Optronics has introduced a new electro-optical sensor originally designed to help Israeli troops gather intelligence in combat zones.
VITA 46 chassis prototype is available
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2/23/2006   Post a comment
Elma offers a prototype chassis based on the upcoming VITA 46 and VITA 48 standards developed by the VITA Standards Organization.
Single-cell Li-ion IC competes with traditional linear chargers
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2/23/2006   Post a comment
Summit Microelectronics says its SMB135 lithium-ion charger IC, designed to operate with the universal serial bus (USB) and other current-limited power sources, cuts charge time by 66 percent and power dissipation by more than 90 percent compared to traditional linear chargers.
USB data-acq modules synchronously sample multiple analog signals
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2/23/2006   Post a comment
Check out this series of analog-input multi-function data acquisition modules for USB 2.0. They provide two or four channels of simultaneous 16-bit analog measurement at throughput speeds up to 2-MHz/channel. Each channel has its own 16-bit A/D converter that uses a common clock and trigger for synchronous sampling of all analog and digital inputs at the exact same instant in time.
Multi-chip package joins 1-Gbit NAND flash with 512-Mbit LPSRAM
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2/23/2006   Post a comment
Multi-chip package memory products from STMicroelectronics combine NAND Flash and LPSDRAM to satisfy demands for more memory in less space from manufacturers of portable multimedia devices.
TELSONIC ultrasonic wire splicing machine handles a large cross section range
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2/23/2006   Post a comment
TELSONIC Ultrasonics, a Swiss based company specialized in ultrasonic technology, introduces the innovative ultrasonic wire splicing system TelsoSplice to the cable and wire harness processing industry.
Cirrus Logic, Genesis team on HD-AVR design
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2/23/2006   Post a comment
Image processing semiconductor supplier Genesis Microchip Inc. and audio IC supplier Cirrus Logic Inc. have jointly developed a reference design for High Definition mainstream audio/video receivers (HD-AVR).
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