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Smart meter reference design targets residential market
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2/28/2011   4 comments
NURNBERG, Germany: - A smart meter reference design developed by Freescale Semiconductor will form part of aSmart Energy Wall display during Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany.
congatec new conga-ca6 COM Express module touts low power consumption, superior graphics for extended temps
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2/28/2011   Post a comment
The conga-CA6 COM Express module from congatec is based on the new Intel Atom E6xx processor series and the Intel Platform Controller Hub EG20 for COM Express Type 2. All components of this embedded design are specified for the industrial temperature range of -40 to +85°C, making the conga-CA6 an ideal solution for extreme applications.
ST boosts bipolar power transistor current by 50 Percent
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2/27/2011   Post a comment
The 3STR1630 NPN transistor from STMicroelectronics is the first member in a new family of high-performance bipolar power transistors manufactured using a new low-voltage planar technology. This technology incorporates a double-metal process that allows the cell density to be almost doubled without requiring the use of sophisticated photolithography equipment. In addition to increasing the current capability by about 50 percent for the same die size, the double-metal process enables transistors
Embedded Wi-Fi SoC for the Internet of Things market
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2/27/2011   Post a comment
The AX220xx family, from ASIX Electronics, is a single-chip MCU with TCP/IP and 802.11 WLAN MAC/baseband.
NXP expands industrial control series to support energy-efficient controls and appliances
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2/27/2011   Post a comment
NXP Semiconductors N.V. has unveiled its LPC1200 Industrial Control Series featuring the ARM Cortex-M0 processor, which extends NXP’s 32-bit ARM microcontroller continuum and targets a wide range of industrial applications in the areas of factory and home automation.
Front-end module support for WiLink platform
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2/27/2011   Post a comment
Manufacturers designing around the WiLink 6.0 and WiLink 7.0 platforms from Texas Instruments can integrate RFMD's RF3482 to gain reliable, flexible WiFi connectivity.
Double-width AdvancedMC processor module
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2/27/2011   Post a comment
Kontron has announced the double-width AdvancedMC processor module AM5020 equipped with an Intel Core i7 Mobile processor and Intel Hyper-Threading technology.
Closing the gap between MCU and x86
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2/27/2011   1 comment
At the Embedded World conference and exhibition, MSC will be promoting an ARM-based module concept that targets cost-sensitive embedded applications.
SYSGO's SSV RTOS PikeOS offers Android Personality
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2/26/2011   Post a comment
SYSGO has announced that its Safe and Secure Virtualization (SSV) product PikeOS now supports the Android operating system as a guest OS, or 'Personality'. PikeOS technology enables Android apps to run concurrently with other executive environments having more real-time, safety and/or security constraints on the same hardware device, and allows strict partitioning between critical and non-critical applications.
Carbon TLM-2.0 for AMBA protocol solution
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2/25/2011   Post a comment
Carbon Design Systems Inc. has released a solution for AMBA TLM-2.0 modeling that enables virtual mode reuse in any SystemC environment.
Linear Technology LT3512 high voltage isolated flyback regulator
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2/24/2011   Post a comment
Linear’s high voltage monolithic flyback regulator simplifies isolated DC/DC converter design.
Emerson Power LCC250 embedded power supply series
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2/24/2011   Post a comment
Emerson Network Power has started to sample fully enclosed 250 W fanless AC-DC power supplies, featuring a 12 Vdc output and a wide operating temperature range.
ADI releases transceiver for ZigBee
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2/24/2011   Post a comment
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), has introduced the ADF7241 RF transceiver for 2.4 GHz ISM (industrial, scientific and medical) frequency band applications.
Linear Technology LTC6803 battery stack monitor
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2/24/2011   Post a comment
This device is Linear’s second generation high voltage battery monitor, which includes a 12-bit ADC, precision voltage reference, high voltage input multiplexer and serial interface.
TI TPS54060 and TPS7A30/49 development kits
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2/24/2011   Post a comment
TI’s latest power solutions generate clean positive and negative voltage rails for powering data converters and amplifiers.
Allegro Microsystems A4934 three-phase drivers
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2/24/2011   Post a comment
Allegro MicroSystems designed its latest three-phase DC motor driver IC with BEMF sensing circuits, eliminating the need for Hall sensors in fan and blower applications.
Cree C2D05120E Schottky diode
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2/24/2011   1 comment
Cree’s 1200V silicon carbide Schottky diode can enable smaller, lower cost, and more efficient solar power micro-inverters.
Vishay SiR870DP and Si4190DY 100V N-Channel TrenchFET power MOSFETs
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2/24/2011   1 comment
Vishay released two 100 V n-channel TrenchFET power MOSFETs with on-resistance ratings down to 4.5 V VGS in SO-8 and PowerPAK SO-8 packages.
Fairchild Semiconductor FAN6204 secondary-side synchronous rectification (SR) controller
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2/24/2011   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor has developed a secondary-side synchronous rectification controller that increases power efficiency while integrating more functions.
AVX UQCL multilayer capacitor chip series
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2/23/2011   Post a comment
AVX has developed a multilayer capacitor chip series with new dielectric and internal electrode materials in a 0402 size.
Linear Technology LTC4444/-5 N-channel MOSFET
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2/23/2011   1 comment
Linear’s 100V synchronous N-channel MOSFET drivers operate from -40°C to 150°C.
International Rectifier's IR347x and IR386x SupIRBuck families
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2/23/2011   Post a comment
IR's expanded SupIRBuck line is aimed at energy-efficient computing and consumer applications.
Maxim Integrated Products' MAX44007 and MAX44009 sensors
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2/23/2011   Post a comment
Maxim's second generation of digital ambient-light sensors maximize battery life and simplify system design.
Mentor claims comprehensive support for UVM 1.0
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2/23/2011   Post a comment
Mentor Graphics Corp. announced its comprehensive support for Accellera's Universal Verification Methodology (UVM) across a host of products including Questa advanced functional verification platform, the Questa MVC Verification IP library, the Veloce emulation platform and the Certe Testbench Studio tool.
National Semiconductor LM21212-1 and LM21215 buck regulators
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2/23/2011   Post a comment
National's 12A and 15A buck regulators deliver greater than 97 percent efficiency for high-performance FPGAs, ASICs and microprocessors.
Check out the new HDR video camera dev kit and reference design from Lattice
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2/22/2011   2 comments
Production-ready development it and FPGA reference design accelerate time-to-market and enable full HD HDR camera designs at lowest system cost.
CML Microcircuits unveils single chip multi-transcoder IC for SDR and VoIP applications
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2/22/2011   Post a comment
CML Microcircuits has launched a single chip G.711/G.729A/CVSD (speech compression) full duplex multi-transcoder device suited for SDR, VoIP, wireless PBX and privacy type digital voice communications.
Single-chip audio system solution sets new standard for audio quality
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2/22/2011   Post a comment
Intersil Corporation has introduced a new family of single-chip audio system solutions that provides improved audio quality in consumer products.
Imperas supports Micrium OS running on ARM model
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2/22/2011   3 comments
High-level modeling and simulation company Imperas Ltd. has released a reference virtual platform based on the ARM Cortex-M3 processor core that runs the Micrium uC/OS II real-time operating system.
ST's new HVLED805 combines high-voltage integration and ultra-efficient operation for LED-lighting control
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2/22/2011   Post a comment
The HVLED805 family of mains-operated LED lamp drivers from STMicroelectronics will enable designers to deliver more reliable and efficient LED retrofit lamps featuring primary-side current regulation.
Op-amps raise audio performance without increasing BOM costs
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2/22/2011   Post a comment
Diodes Incorporated is meeting demands for higher performance audio without an increase in BOM cost by introducing dual channel op-amps that offer a low input noise performance.
ADI's SPICE simulation tool upgrade allows engineers to design larger, complex circuits
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2/22/2011   Post a comment
Analog Devices, Inc., (ADI) has collaborated with National Instruments (NI) on a new release of NI's Multisim component evaluation tool with added features and functionality to provide engineers with an easy-to-use environment for the simulation of linear circuits using ADI components.
SoC integrates power with audio and touch-screen controller
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2/22/2011   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products has developed a range of integrated Power SoCs that combine power management with mixed-signal functions such as digital audio, a high-speed interface, and a touch-screen controller on a single chip.
High-speed ADC at lower power
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2/22/2011   2 comments
Intersil Corporation has announced its newest family of analogue-to-digital converters (ADCs); pin-compatible 12-, 14- and 16-bit ADCs with sample rates from 130 to 500 megasamples per second (MSPS). The entire family is claimed to provide a significant reduction in power consumption over competitive devices, consuming as little as one-third the power.
Industrial and military grade ruggedized GTR II SLC solid state drive
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2/21/2011   Post a comment
Memoright unveiled its 2.5” GTR II series SLC solid state drive ruggedized for industrial and military applications. GTR II supports SATA II interface and is available in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB capacities.
NI blows the lid off VSA performance in PXI form factor
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2/21/2011   Post a comment
Last week I sat down with a team from National Instruments, they had a new vector signal analyzer (VSA) in a PXI form factor to show me that offers industry-leading performance for automated test.
Fairchild’s FAN6204 SR controller for flyback and forward topologies has multiple operating modes
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2/21/2011   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor's FAN6204 is a secondary-side synchronous rectification (SR) controller designed to meet increased power efficiency demands and regulatory standards for desktop PCs, All-in-One (AIO) PCs and notebook adaptors. Using a proprietary, innovative linear prediction timing-control technique not limited to the RDS(ON) of the SR MOSFET, the FAN6204 is suitable for fixed frequency or quasi-resonant (QR) flyback converters and discontinuous or continuous conduction mode (DCM and CCM
Touch screen vision sensors with Ethernet connectivity
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2/20/2011   Post a comment
Banner Engineering introduced the iVu Plus, adding Ethernet connectivity and more advanced inspection capabilities to the iVu's intuitive platform.
Integrated SoCs target mid-range automotive infotainment systems
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2/20/2011   Post a comment
The R-Car M1 series of SoCs released by Renesas Electronics represent the integration of the company’s SH-Navi series and EMMA Car series products.
Wireless Ethernet bridges for point to point 60GHz communications
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2/20/2011   Post a comment
The Sencity Link SL60 wireless Ethernet bridge from Huber+Suhner is now available to the UK following the recent announcement by the regulator OFCOM that it has made the 60GHz band available licence-free for fixed wireless links.
Modular Smart Meters deliver flexibility, accuracy and cost savings
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2/20/2011   Post a comment
Presented as the industry's most cost-effective smart-meter chipset, STMicroelectronics combines configurable 'measurement' IC with separate smart sensor chips to boost performance and hardware scalability.
Fanless design exceeds expectations in high-end digital signage applications
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2/20/2011   Post a comment
NEXCOM's NDiS 166 Digital Signage Player is built around the Intel I5/I7 processor series and QM67 integrated graphics controller.
Secure microcontroller brings smart card security to device authentication
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2/20/2011   Post a comment
NXP Semiconductors N.V. has introduced the au10tic family of secure ICs designed specifically for device authentication.
Master Bond silver-filled epoxy passes ASTM 595 for NASA low outgassing
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2/18/2011   Post a comment
Master Bond Inc. (Hackensack, NJ) said its EP21TDCS-LO electrically conductive silver-filled epoxy meets NASA ASTM 595 low outgassing specifications.
Skyworks antenna switches assist smartphones, tablets, datacards
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2/18/2011   Post a comment
At the Mobile World Congress, Skyworks Solutions, Inc. introduced a new family of antenna switch modules (ASMs) for dual and triple-mode smart phones, tablets and datacards
Amp module from Avago safeguards WiMAX
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2/18/2011   Post a comment
Avago Technologies fully-matched power amplifier enables WiMAX to coexist with other radios in portable devices such as handsets, tablets, and USB dongle applications
TI transmit/receive processors take aim at base stations
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2/18/2011   Post a comment
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) recently introduced what it reports is the industry’s widest bandwidth, fully-integrated transmit/receive processors with digital pre-distortion (DPD) for 3G and 4G wireless base stations, remote radio heads, and government communication systems.
Maxim MAX11871 capacitive touch-screen IC line
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2/17/2011   Post a comment
Maxim has expanded its TacTouch family with 4- and 10-finger multitouch capacitive touch-screen ICs that yield high sensitivity and noise immunity levels.
Spansion flash targets embedded applications
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2/17/2011   Post a comment
Spansion Inc. has expanded its family of NOR Flash memory devices to address applications in automotive, consumer electronics, and gaming.
TI ISO1176T RS-485 transceiver
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2/17/2011   Post a comment
The ISO1176T provides what TI says is the smallest isolated signal and power system design with highest efficiency and lowest EMI.
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