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Multi-chip LED modules integrate eight RGB chips
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2/29/2008   Post a comment
Allegro MicroSystems has released the SEPM series of RGB multi-chip LED modules that provide a range of high-powered ALGaInP red, and InGaN green and blue LEDs.
Video scaling ICs offer deinterlacing support, HDMI 1.3 deep color, and xvYCC capabilities
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Anchor Bay's new low-cost ABT1012 and ABT1015 ICs are designed to independently scale SD and HD images horizontally and vertically for outstanding picture quality up to 1080p resolutions.
MCUs deliver USB connectivity to consumer, industrial apps
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Freescale Semiconductor has introduced its Flexis JM family of 8- and 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) to help designers easily incorporate USB connectivity into a wide range of consumer and industrial applications.
Digitally-controlled potentiometers housed in tiny package
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Touted as the industry's smallest, Intersil launches its ISL23511 and ISL23512 low-power, single pushbutton digitally-controlled potentiometers (DCPs) in a 2 x 1.6-mm micro-TQFN package.
Power PLCC-4 LEDs offer more colors
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Avago has added four new colors -- cool white, warm white, blue and green -- to its family of super half-watt power PLCC-4 surface-mount LEDs for automotive and electronic sign applications.
Zener diode micro-assemblies protect automotive infotainment peripherals
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Tyco Electronics has added two devices to its line of PolyZen precision Zener diode micro-assemblies that feature a higher hold current of 2.3 A.
Rohde & Schwarz adds MIMO precoding to its LTE signal generators
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By including the latest revisions of the 3GPP LTE standard in the firmware, Rohde & Schwarz is enabling greater test flexibility at lower cost.
Memscap's operational result up 85% in 2007
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French provider of micro-electromechanical systems Memscap SA has reported that its gross margin, amounting to 7.5 million euros, represents 46 percent of the consolidated revenue for fiscal year 2007, ending Dec. 31. The consolidated operational result is negative of 0.9 million euros, compared to a loss of 6 million euros for fiscal year 2006, up by 85 percent on a year-on-year basis.
Single-conversion TV tuner saves space in DVB-T, PAL applications
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Maxim's single-conversion, hybrid (analog and digital) television tuner integrates a tracking filter, RF and IF VGAs, and VCOs, and consumes only 760mW from a single +3.3V supply.
Ikanos Communications : Single-chip IFE enables multi-mode triple play residential gateway
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Ikanos Communications, Inc. has announced the FXS60IF1, a single-chip integrated front end (IFE) that enables cost effective, low power, multi-mode VDSL2/ADSL2+ triple play residential gateways.
SiliconLabs : Low voltage MCUs double battery life of portables
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Silicon Laboratories has announced microcontrollers (MCUs) capable of operating down to 0.9 V, enabling portable devices to derive power from a single-cell battery.
Analysis: TI bets big on medical, energy and safety apps
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There's semiconductor gold to be found in medical, energy and safety apps, and Texas Instruments intends to go after it with a laser-sharp focus on low-power processing and advanced analog/mixed-signal building blocks.
32-bit MCU integrates powerful ARM926EJ-S CPU
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The latest microcontroller (MCU) from Toshiba also combines an LCD controller with numerous other peripherals to bring feature-rich processing to consumer electronics.
Single-chip inverters improve energy efficiency in brushless motor apps
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Toshiba America Electronic Components has announced a series of nine monolithic single-chip inverter driver ICs targeted at direct current motors in energy-saving appliances.
Step-down converters improve power efficiency
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Toshiba has introduced two single-chip dc/dc converter ICs that deliver high efficiency and high-output current for digital consumer product applications.
Keypad-controlled switching power supplies provide precise programming
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AMREL/AMERICAN RELIANCE has introduced its "K" family of keypad- and encoder-controlled switch-mode power supplies for industrial test and measurement applications.
Triple controller optimizes tradeoffs in performance, size, and cost
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Maxim Integrated Products has released the MAX15003, a triple-output synchronous step-down controller that delivers at least 15-A per output while maintaining excellent line and load regulation.
Power resistor combines thin-film precision with thick-film power handling
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IRC has developed a cylindrical surface-mount power resistor with enhanced precision specifications for high surge applications.
Single-chip controller ICs designed for intermediate bus converters
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Vishay has introduced two new controller ICs for intermediate bus converter (IBC) applications that the company boasts are the first such single-chip devices to integrate high-voltage, 1.6-A half-bridge MOSFET drivers with a full range of protection features.
Adaptive digital power controllers target efficiency-sensitive apps
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Zilker Labs Inc. has introduced adaptive DC-DC power controllers that are intended to maximize efficiency in power-constrained applications, particularly in the embedded computing, storage and telecom/datacom sectors.
Graphics switch connects to PCIe, DisplayPort in PCs
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Pericom is offering a switch that allows connection to monitors using either DisplayPort or PCI Express Gen2 graphic output ports.
Agilent scopes boast industry's biggest display, fastest waveform update rate
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Agilent Technologies Inc. has introduced 10 new oscilloscope models with bandwidths up to 1 GHz and a memory waveform update rate of up to 100,000 waveforms per second.
160-Gbit/second PCB bus goes optical
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IBM Corp. described what it claims is the world's first optically-connected circuit board at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference in San Diego.
Image reject mixer enables frequency conversions across 32 to 42GHz
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Mimix Broadband, Inc. introduces a GaAs MMIC sub-harmonic image reject mixer that achieves 9 dB conversion loss and 18 dB image rejection
ST raises the bar with 8-bit MCU platform
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ST has revealed details about its latest 8-bit microcontroller (MCU) platform that is implemented around a high-performance 8-bit core and a set of state-of-the-art peripherals.
Power controller features dynamic phase dropping
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Check out Primarion's PX3664, a digital multi-phase power controller with dynamic phasing for synchronous DC/DC buck converters in computing and communications applications.
Microchip puts USB OTG function into 32-bit PIC32 MCUs
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Microchip Technology has integrated USB 2.0 On-The-Go (OTG) functionality to its 32-bit PIC32 microcontroller (MCU) family and increased its maximum operating frequency to 80-MHz.
CommAgility : Signal processing module targets wireless baseband applications
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CommAgility's AMC-6487C, an advanced mezzanine card, offers high signal processing performance and bandwidth in a compact package.
Tecate Industries : Supercapacitors suit portable and hand-held applications
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Ultra-thin G series general-purpose supercapacitors in Tecate's CAP-XX family offer a solution to the power delivery limitations of batteries and other current-limited energy sources, including conventional capacitors.
Harting : Industrial Ethernet switch has 16 ports in a compact housing
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2/28/2008   Post a comment
The Harting eCon 2160-A is a compact, robust and cost-effective industrial Ethernet switch that allows the connection of up to 16 Ethernet ports in a very small space.
Intelleflex Extends Temperature On Tags
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Intelleflex extends temperature on tags to withstand ranges from -40 degrees Celsius to +125 degrees Celsius without a decline in performance.
Green Hills rolls support for OMAP35x
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2/27/2008   Post a comment
Green Hills Software, has announced plans to support the Texas Instruments OMAP35x superscalar applications processors.
ARM tools add support for DaVinci and OMAP35x
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The ARM RealView family of development tools will provide enhanced support for the Texas Instruments DaVinci and OMAP35x platforms, including the recently-released DaVinci TMS320DM355 digital media processor and OMAP35x processors.
Buck regulators deliver high efficiency
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Semtech Corp. has introduced three step-down (buck) regulators with high-input voltage and programmable frequency needed for networking and digital consumer applications.
Infineon launches 900-V Superjunction MOSFET line
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Infineon Technologies AG is touting its latest product line as the industry's first 900 V superjunction MOSFETs specifically intended for high-efficiency SMPS (switched-mode power supply), industrial and renewable energy applications.
ac-dc reference design exceeds ENERGY STAR specs
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This energy-efficient GreenPoint open reference design from ON Semiconductor supports the emerging market for digital television adapters.
Magma Releases a Titan
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Magma Design Automation Inc. today announced Titan, a full-chip mixed-signal design, analysis and verification platform.
Highly integrated power management IC maximizes battery run-time
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Linear Technology's LTC3566 switch-mode USB power manager integrates a switching PowerPath manager, a stand-alone battery charger, a synchronous buck-boost regulator, an ideal diode and controller, plus an always-on LDO, in a compact, low-profile 4 x 4-mm QFN package.
2-W dc/dc converter delivers 89% efficiency
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Setting new standards in load and efficiency, Murata Power Solutions' NMK series of 2-W single-output dc/dc converters offers 89% typical efficiency and 2.5% maximum load regulation, at 15-V output.
Microchip Technology announces new low-cost, general-purpose 8-bit PIC microcontrollers
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New 28- and 40-pin 8-bit Flash MCUs from Microchip feature 16 MHz internal oscillator, operation down to 1.8V, and enhanced peripherals.
TI launches RF transceiver for ZigBee, proprietary low-power apps
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The CC2520 can be used in a wide variety of standard-based and proprietary wireless systems for industrial monitoring, building automation, remote controls and wireless sensor networks.
Synchronous rectification module increases efficiency in power supplies
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Fairchild Semiconductor offers power supply designers a Power-SPM module that increases efficiency in power supplies to meet ENERGY STAR requirements.
DDR2 RDIMM doubles memory capacity of Opteron, Xeon-based systems
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Hynix has launched a 2-Rank 8-Gbyte PC2-4200 RDIMM that doubles the memory capacity of AMD Opteron-based and Intel Xeon-based systems, while improving power efficiency by up to 30% when compared to 8-Gbyte 4-Rank or 4-Gbyte 2-Rank modules.
Micrel expands high power density line
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Micrel has added a member to its high power density family of products, a fully-integrated 4A synchronous buck regulator dubbed the MIC22400 for powering systems from 3.3V and 5V supply rails.
France to subsidize ST's development program in Crolles, Grenoble
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The French government has agreed to provide subsidies for STMicroelectronics' sites in Crolles and in Grenoble, France. This decision follows an in-depth analysis of the group's development program from 2008 until 2012, submitted in July 2007.
One RF Technology : RF module offers good propagation through walls
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One RF Technology has completed is TinyOne OEM RF module family, giving engineers the choice of four ISM frequencies and four different firmware options, including ZigBee networking.
France buys 2.85% stake in ST
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The French government has bought 2.85-percent stake in STMicroelectronics NV from Finmeccanica SpA for about 260 million euros so as to preserve ST’s independence, reported French President Nicolas Sarkozy's office.
Jazz Semi improves advanced high-voltage BCD power platform
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Jazz Semiconductor has announced enhancements to its advanced bipolar CMOS DMOS (BCD) process platform including the addition of an ultra-low Rds(on) scalable NLDMOS device.
Low-cost dc/dc converter delivers high efficiency, small package
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2/26/2008   1 comment
Murata Electronics North America has introduced the low-cost MPD6S022S dc/dc converter, aimed at digital consumer home electronics.
Functional interconnect chips reduce development time, costs
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2/26/2008   Post a comment
IDT has launched a new family of CPRI-based functional interconnect chips (FICs) that span the interface between the wireless radio card and a Serial RapidIO-enabled baseband processing system.
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