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Gennum coax video interface delivers uncompressed HD for surveillance, industrial imaging applications
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2/27/2009   Post a comment
Aviia (Advanced Video Interface for Industrial Applications) is a robust interface for high definition (HD) video over coaxial cable lengths up to 100 meters.
Xilinx unveils two next-gen FPGA families for targeted design platforms
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2/27/2009   Post a comment
Xilinx's Spartan and Virtex reach 6th generation. See them at Embedded Systems Conference in March.
Fraunhofer's flexible printed battery allows series connection
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2/27/2009   Post a comment
The Fraunhofer Research Institution for Electronic Nano Systems (Chemnitz, Germany) has demonstrated a flexible printed battery.
MicroFET MOSFETs extend battery life in consumer devices
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2/27/2009   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor has introduced dual N-Channel and single N-Channel MOSFETs that aare designed to extend battery life in applications such as cellular handsets, electric toothbrushes and shavers.
DSP and microprocessor algorithms re-factored for FPGA acceleration
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2/26/2009   Post a comment
FPGA image processing design services and IP from Impulse Accelerated Technologies reduces project risk.
Xilinx Spartan-6 family delivers low-power and high-speed connectivity to cost-sensitive systems
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2/26/2009   Post a comment
Xilinx unveiled a new generation of its low-cost Spartan FPGA family that integrates ubiquitous connectivity standards for a broad base of cost-sensitive applications.
250mA LDO withstands 80V input
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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.
Report: $2B chip market in alternative energy
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2/26/2009   Post a comment
Alternative energy systems and the semiconductors used in them could grow at an annual rate of as much as 40 percent over the next several years, according to a new market research report.
Vishay launches Gen VII Power Module Series featuring current ratings up to 400 A
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2/26/2009   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., has launched its Gen VII series of general-purpose high-voltage power modules, which feature increased current handling capability, lighter weight, lower thermal resistance, improved reliability and a totally lead (Pb)-free construction.
NEC miniaturizes DPAK form factor
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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.
Link Microtek : Field analyser performs isotropic measurements
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2/26/2009   Post a comment
Available from Link Microtek is an innovative field analyser designed to provide accurate isotropic measurements of both electric and magnetic fields in the vicinity of long-, medium- and short-wave broadcast transmitters.
2G dual-band transmit modules target emerging market handsets
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2/26/2009   Post a comment
RF Micro Devices' family of dual-band GSM/GPRS transmit modules provides a small footprint, improved efficiency and robust ESD protection.
UMTS femto base-station chipset drives adoption in access points, residential gateways
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2/26/2009   Post a comment
The receiver and transmitter in Maxim's new UMTS femto base-station chipset use the company's proprietary high dynamic range MAX-PHY interface to eliminate the need for a mixed-signal analog front-end.
Toshiba adds 40-, 60- and 80-V MOSFETs to lineup
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2/26/2009   Post a comment
Toshiba's higher power UMOS VI-H MOSFETS for use in the primary side switch of isolated DC-DC bus converters achieve high power efficiency through lower on-state resistance and reduced gate charge.
STMicroelectronics : CMOS image sensors have integrated EDoF
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2/26/2009   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics has introduced the VD6853 and VD6803 high-performance 3.15-megapixel CMOS image sensors with integrated Extended-Depth-of-Field (EDoF).
Atmel : RF transceiver is IEEE P802.15.4c compliant
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2/26/2009   Post a comment
Atmel announced the AT86RF212, an IEEE P802.15.4c compliant RF transceiver for the Chinese wireless market.
Hall-effect switch drives lower voltage, deeper micropower and higher ESD
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2/26/2009   Post a comment
Aimed at portable handsets, PDAs and personal entertainment devices, Melexis' MLX90248 New Generation micropower and omnipolar Hall-effect switch provides what the company says is the industry's lowest current consuming magnetic, contactless solid-state switching.
6W LED driver integrates DC-DC boost converter for larger LCD panel backlighting
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On Semiconductor's CAT4106 4-channel LED driver includes on-chip diagnostics to maximize efficiency.
ESL : Interface converter changes Ethernet to RS485, 422, 232
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2/26/2009   Post a comment
Electro Standards Laboratories announces the model 4163/4164 Ethernet-to-RS485/422/232 interface converter.
RFMD : 3G/4G front end offers nine-band coverage
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2/26/2009   Post a comment
The RF6460 is currently RFMD’s most highly integrated and scalable 3G/4G cellular front end platform.
GRAPHICS/VIDEO: Testing starts on 40-nm low power HDMI transmitter analog IP core silicon
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Silicon Image ultra low-power IP core targets mobile products requiring HDMI or MHL interconnect to digital TVs
Altera's Stratix III selected for largest ASIC prototyping engine
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2/25/2009   Post a comment
The Dini Group uses Altera's Stratix III in its single-board prototyping engine for custom ASICs that are devoted to wireless communications, networking, and graphics processing.
Module combines Virtex-5 and embedded PowerPC core for high-performance I/O signal processing
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2/25/2009   Post a comment
Acromag's PMC-VFX modules enable users to offload CPU-intensive operations such as video/3D data processing or floating-point math to improve system performance. See it at Acromag's booth at the Embedded Systems Conference.
AnalogicTech : Battery charger supplies up to 2A
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2/25/2009   Post a comment
With the AAT3620, AnalogicTech claims the industry’s first fully integrated single-cell Lithium-ion battery charger capable of supplying up to 2A charge current in a small 3x3 mm TDFN package.
Recom : LED drivers deliver up to 1200 mA
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2/25/2009   Post a comment
The RCD series of constant current LED drivers from Recom has been extended to a maximum of 1200 mA to provide the higher currents needed by the next generation of high brightness LEDs.
FTDI : USB cables support RS-422 and RS-485
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2/25/2009   Post a comment
Two serial interface converter cables from FTDI incorporate transceivers to facilitate connecting RS-422 or RS-485 based peripherals to a PC’s USB port.
Molex : 85 Ohm backplane connector supports Intel QPI standard
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2/25/2009   Post a comment
Molex’ Impact 85 Ohm backplane connector is designed to support the Intel Quick Path Interconnect (QPI) standard, PCI Express Generation 2.0 and 3.0, as well as any proprietary system design where 85 Ohm differential impedance is desired.
Yokogawa : Mixed signal scope suits automotive bus testing
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2/25/2009   Post a comment
With the launch of the DLM2000 mixed-signal oscilloscope, Yokogawa is now able to offer a complete package of test & measurement solutions for analysing the serial bus systems that are increasingly being used in the automotive sector.
ADI acquires 'smart grid' technology
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2/25/2009   Post a comment
Analog Devices Inc. has acquired a Canadian developer of power-line communications and other smart grid technologies.
Market dims for mobile handset displays
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2/25/2009   Post a comment
Shipments of displays for mobile handsets will decline to 1.5 billion units in 2009, down 6.2 percent from 1.6 billion units in 2008, according to market research group iSuppli.
Clock generator eliminates oscillators in networking systems
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2/24/2009   Post a comment
ADI's clock generator reduces cycle time and complexity in networking and communications systems.
OLEDs fare well in current downturn
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2/24/2009   Post a comment
Active-matrix organic light-emitting diodes (AM OLEDs) have emerged as a diamond in the rough for the embatted display and electronics industries.
6-Watt LED driver with integrated DC-DC boost converter focuses on larger LCD panel backlighting applications
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2/24/2009   Post a comment
ON Semiconductor has introduced a new 6 W LED driver with an integrated, high-power DC-DC boost converter and on-chip diagnostics to maximize efficiency in larger, general purpose LCD panel backlighting applications.
Optoelectronics set to benefit from BiCMOS manufacturing developments
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2/24/2009   Post a comment
Analog/mixed-signal foundry, X-FAB Silicon Foundries, has added several new options to its 0.6micrometer BiCMOS technology platform, two of which X-FAB boasts are 'first-of-a-kind capabilities' for the optoelectronics market.
Texas Instruments : Hot-swap managers suit 3 to 20 V voltage rails
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2/24/2009   Post a comment
Texas Instruments has introduced three hot-swap managers that help protect against over currents for voltage rails between 3 and 20 V and an operating current of up to 5 A.
16bit industrial DAC exemplifies integration trend
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2/24/2009   Post a comment
A 16bit, industrial digital-to-analog converter that incorporates a voltage-output amplifier, current-output amplifier, and pass transistors on the same silicon, is the latest offering from Maxim.
BOARDS: Direct Digital Synthesis Board offers higher speed, powerful signal generation
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dSPACE has added new APU slave interface, enlarged memory, and new DSPs
Microchip : Low-voltage EEPROM offers two write-protect options
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2/24/2009   Post a comment
Microchip announces a series of I2C EEPROM devices that claim the lowest operating voltage available on the market.
picoChip : Baseband solution covers eight-user WCDMA femtocells
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2/24/2009   Post a comment
picoChip has announced the PC8219, a complete baseband solution for eight-user WCDMA femtocells designed to run on its PC202 processor chip.
Software tool automates ECU software checks
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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.
MEMS energy harvesting challenges go beyond energy density
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2/24/2009   Post a comment
MEMS energy harvesting challenges go beyond energy density, says Yole Dveloppement's 'MEMS Energy Harvesting Devices: Technologies & Markets Report'.
Gowanda : Power inductors are military-approved
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2/24/2009   Post a comment
Gowanda Electronics introduces three MLP inductor series which have qualified for MIL-PRF-27.
Vishay : Aircraft weighing is accurate to 0.1 percent
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2/24/2009   Post a comment
The Vishay Systems JetWeigh-5 aircraft weighing system combines digital technology with software enhancements and hermetically sealed load cells.
Lattice : Mid-range FPGAs offer 3G SERDES
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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'
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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.
At ESC Silicon Valley, survival's in the bag
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2/23/2009   Post a comment
Books, scholarships, games, training, and more, all in a pretty cool Safari bag--yours if you register quickly for ESC Silicon Valley.
2009 EE Times ACE Awards finalists announced
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2/23/2009   Post a comment
See the companies, executives, teams, and others selected as ACE Award finalists.
Cadence offers single license for verification IP
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2/23/2009   Post a comment
Cadence Design Systems announced the availability of a single-license model that grants verification teams access to its Incisive verification IP portfolio.
Lattice Semiconductor's third generation FPGAs consume half the power of competitive devices
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2/23/2009   Post a comment
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation has released its third generation FPGAs, the mid-range 65nm LatticeECP3 family, which claims to offer the industry's lowest power consumption and price of any SERDES-capable FPGA device.
Silicon Lab : Wireless radio offers high output power
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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.
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