250mA LDO withstands 80V input Product News 2/26/2009 Post a comment Linear Technology has announced a high reliability (MP) grade, wider temperature range version of the LT3013, a micropower LDO with input voltage capability up to 80V.
NEC miniaturizes DPAK form factor Product News 2/26/2009 Post a comment After the introduction of its HSON-8 power transistor package, NEC Europe again rolls a new package form factor and design aiming at power devices in particular for automotive applications.
Software tool automates ECU software checks Product News 2/24/2009 Post a comment Automotive realtime networking expert TTTech Automotive (Vienna) has announced a software tool to validate the consistency of Autosar components in electronic control units (ECUs). TTX-Autoverify increases the engineering efficiency during system integration and thus helps to reduce time-to-market and costs, the vendor claims.
Lattice : Mid-range FPGAs offer 3G SERDES Product News 2/24/2009 Post a comment Lattice Semiconductor has announced the mid-range 65nm LatticeECP3 family, its third generation high value FPGAs, which claims the industry’s lowest power consumption and price of any SERDES-capable FPGA device.
Marvell rolls plan for 'plugtop PCs' Product News 2/24/2009 Post a comment Marvell Technology Group Ltd. has announced a so-called Plug Computing initiative and a $99 developer's kit using its 1.2 GHz ARM-based processor to drive to its vision of a variety of "wall-warts" that build in its Sheeva CPU and act like embedded home computers.
Silicon Lab : Wireless radio offers high output power Product News 2/23/2009 Post a comment Silicon Laboratories’ EZRadioPRO embedded wireless radio family claims the highest single-chip output power (up to +20 dBm) and highest sensitivity (-118 dBm), providing a best-in-class link budget that increases communication range while minimizing power consumption.
Blog Make a Frequency Plan Tom Burke 17 comments When designing a printed circuit board, you should develop a frequency plan, something that can be easily overlooked. A frequency plan should be one of your first steps ...