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Sensors drive into auto rearview cameras
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3/28/2006   Post a comment
CMOS image sensor maker OmniVision Technologies Inc. has signed a deal with Germany’s Hella KGaA Hueck & Co., one of the world’s largest suppliers of automotive parts and accessories.
Less-than-$1000 signal generator spans 1-Hz to 1-GHz
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3/28/2006   Post a comment
Check out this $985 PC-controlled digitally synthesized signal generator that spans 1-Hz to 1-GHz. Developing analog and digital outputs, it accommodates a variety of waveform modulation options, operating as a signal source, function generator, and ARB.
Li-Ion battery compatible DC/DC converter IP ideal for SoC designs
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3/28/2006   Post a comment
A synchronous step-down (buck) DC/DC converter IP block from LTRIM Technologies is the ideal power management solution for System on Chip (SoC) designs powered by batteries.
Active doubler delivers 15 to 45 GHz
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3/28/2006   Post a comment
Mimix Broadband, Inc. introduces a 7.5-22.5/15.0-45.0 GHz active doubler housed in a RoHS compliant, 3x3mm QFN, surface-mount plastic package
Adaptable DC-DC converter IP blocks meet SoC system requirements
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3/28/2006   Post a comment
LTRIM introduces a buck-boost DC/DC converter IP block for SoC designers needing operating frequencies and output voltages that meet battery powered applications.
Digital attenuator serves high-accuracy applications
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3/28/2006   Post a comment
The HMC-CO25 digital attenuator module from Hittite Microwave Corp. which is well suited for Military EW/ECM, Space, Test Equipment, and Microwave Radio applications from DC to 13 GHz.
Fairchild integrated PFC controller reduces power loss up to 320mW
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3/28/2006   Post a comment
To meet the stringent green standards confronting today’s design engineers, Fairchild Semiconductor introduces a power factor correction (PFC) controller IC that reduces standby power as much as 320mW in switch-mode power supply (SMPS) designs under 250 W, such as notebook adaptors.
Motor drive platform facilitates high-efficiency air conditioning
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3/28/2006   Post a comment
International Rectifier's new iMOTION motor control platform for air conditioning applications promises mechanical simplicity, quieter operation, and very high efficiency.
Metalink targets HDTV with wireless LAN
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Metalink Ltd., a provider of wireless and wireline broadband communication silicon solutions, announced that it has concluded a series of live demonstrations of its WLANPlus chipset, a technology based on the emerging 802.11n standard, with unique capabilities for wireless multimedia distribution.
Agilent offering 802.11n wireless library
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3/28/2006   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies announced the availability of the 802.11n wireless library for use with Agilent’s Advanced Design System EDA platform.
Fabless startup claims first ARM Cortex-M3-based products
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3/27/2006   Post a comment
As expected, Luminary Micro, the fabless semiconductor startup formed in 2004 to bring ARM Cortex-M3 processor-based microcontrollers to market, rolled out its first Stellaris MCUs.
A/D converters handle 250 MSamples/s for cable and wireless
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3/27/2006   Post a comment
If you have an application that requires high sample rates, low power, and small footprint, check out Analog Devices AD9230 12-b A/D converter.
RF connector kit features 3.5-mm adapters
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3/27/2006   Post a comment
RF Industries targets high-frequency applications with its RF connector kit that features three 3.5-mm precision adapters.
Eighth-brick bus converter delivers 200 watts
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3/27/2006   Post a comment
Synqor's BQ55120ETL16 eighth-brick, part of the company's BusQor family of bus converters, delivers up to 16 amps at 12 volts.
Light guides lower part count, cost
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3/27/2006   Post a comment
GLT's MicroLens molded light guides use only one LED to backlight displays for a variety of applications. The light guide is said to provide higher brightness than other LED-based backlighting solutions with a reduced part count and lower cost.
Device software tools shorten development cycles
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3/27/2006   Post a comment
CoWare Inc.’s new Virtual Platform product family offers tools that support the creation, distribution, and use of virtual hardware platforms for device software development and validation. The virtual hardware platforms are models of the device hardware and the environment they evolve in.
EMI filters offer surge suppression
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3/27/2006   Post a comment
Foster Transformer offers EMI filters with optional surge suppression. These devices can be mounted with ¼-inch quick connect terminals for easy implementation.
Design and simulation tool expands its MOSFET library
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Fairchild's FETBench on-line design and simulation tool has an expanded library of low-voltage MOSFETs for computing, ultraportable, and DC/DC converter applications.
InPhase Technologies demonstrates half-terabit holographic data storage capability, home video applications
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InPhase Technologies has announced that it has demonstrated the highest data density of any commercial technology by recording 515 gigabits of data per square inch. Holographic storage is a revolutionary departure from all existing recording methods because it takes advantage of volumetric efficiencies rather than only recording on the surface of the material.
A/D converters tout true 16-bit resolution
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Analog Devices, Inc. rolled out two analog-to-digital (A/D) converters for high-end instrumentation, medical and wireless communications applications that are said to maintain low noise and high dynamic range — even at high input frequencies.
ARM7TDMI-based MCU targets smart card reader/writer apps
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Oki Semiconductor’s new ML675050 ARM7TDMI-based Advantage Microcontroller for Smart Card reader/writers meets ISO-7816 and EMV (Europay, MasterCard, Visa) IC Card standards.
SigmaTel challenges German giant with TV audio chip
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SigmaTel has entered the TV audio market with a family of multistandard TV audio processors.
Realtime scope analysis option targets CAN serial busing
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Oscilloscope maker Yokogawa announces serial data bus analysis capabilities for some of its existing digital oscilloscopes. Capabilities now include standard triggering on CAN serial data buses, and optional realtime CAN protocol analysis.
Zoran's HD display processor drives TPV's new line of LCD TVs
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3/27/2006   Post a comment
Zoran Corporation announced that it has a partnership with TPV Technology Limited (TPV) to provide next generation LCD televisions based on Zoran's Generation 9 Elite high definition display processor.
ARM-based MCUs boast entry-level price of $1.00
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Semiconductor start-up Luminary Micro has launched its first family of ARM Cortex-M3-based microcontrollers. The entry level price is $1.00.
Optical wireless link to speed High-Definition Television broadcast video and embedded audio
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3/27/2006   Post a comment
LightPointe, a designer and manufacturer of high-speed outdoor wireless products, has introduced the FlightStrata HD, a high-bandwidth, easily deployable wireless solution for meeting High-Definition Television (HDTV) requirements, including the delivery of real-time, remote HDTV-quality broadcast video and audio feeds
Prema 0.9V white LED driver requires only one external component
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3/27/2006   Post a comment
The core of the Prema white LED driver PR4401 consists of a step-up converter with current output, that provides an output voltage of typically 3.6 V. The input voltage can be as low as 0.9 V, thus allowing a single cell battery operation.
Ultimate Products of the year
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3/27/2006   Post a comment
Here is a list of the most significant products introduced in the past 12 months, chosen by qualified readers of EE Times and eeProductCenter. Electronic balloting was conducted quarterly, based on a list of 10 nominees submitted to readers by expert editors.
Omron antenna boosts RFID performance
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3/27/2006   Post a comment
Japan-based Omron Corp. has developed a electronic control antenna technology claimed to be the first embedded in an UHF-band RFID reader that can improve RFID tag reading performance.
Self-contained LXI instruments talk Ethernet in distributed test systems
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3/27/2006   Post a comment
Instrumentation house Agilent Technologies rolls out a series of LXI Class C instruments in 1U-sized half-rack form-factors. The company's L4400 Series are industry-standard units that can be placed right at a DUT and controlled remotely using your favorite Web browser.
Position sensors simplify set-up for automation apps
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3/24/2006   Post a comment
Macro Sensors introduces the GHSE 750 line of 24-volt spring-loaded position sensors with accurate position measurement for a variety of dimensional gaging applications.
Electrolytic capacitors are RoHS compliant
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3/24/2006   Post a comment
JARO has expanded its ACHM series of aluminum electrolytic capacitors with a RoHS-compliant version that withstands the high temperatures of lead-free solder processing.
512-Mbit XDR DRAM transfers data at 8-Gbytes/s
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3/24/2006   Post a comment
Elpida Memory Inc. is sampling 512-Mbit XDR DRAMs that operate at 4-GHz, providing a data transfer rate of 8-Gbytes/s that is claimed to be more than four times the peak bandwidth of DDR2 memory devices.
Schurter filtered DC power entry module meets tough demands for EMC
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3/24/2006   Post a comment
Schurter announces the 5003 series filtered power entry module for DC applications. The compact filter is designed for DC power supplies used in information technology equipment.
White LED touts high brightness, small size
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3/24/2006   Post a comment
Vishay offers a small and super-bright white MiniLED in a low-profile 2.3 x 1.3 x 1.4 package. This surface-mount LED can be used in high-power applications even in harsh automotive and industrial environments.
Lead screw assemblies offer advanced coatings
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3/24/2006   1 comment
Haydon Motion Europe has added lead screw assemblies to its line of linear motion products that include a variety of acme lead screws, advanced coatings and anti-backlash nuts.
LNA targets in-vehicle GPS receivers
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3/24/2006   Post a comment
NEC has launches the UPG2311T5F low noise amplifier, optimized for in-vehicle GPS applications.
Multi-layer switches advance 10-GbE adoption in enterprise networks
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3/24/2006   Post a comment
Aimed at accelerating 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10-GbE) adoption in data center and enterprise networks, Broadcom Corp. has developed a series of stackable, 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10-GbE) switches that feature multi-layer switching.
Solar pack targets laptops
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3/24/2006   Post a comment
A flexible, foldable solar pack from Global Solar is made for marine environments and laptop charging applications.
Motor control kit simplifies AC, DC designs to 3 kW
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3/24/2006   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics' Motor Control Reference Design Kit simplifies the evaluation and implementation of 3-phase brushless direct current (BLDC) and AC drive applications across three power ranges, up to 3 kW.
5.7-inch VGA display makes it easy to upgrade
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3/23/2006   Post a comment
Kyocera has expanded its V-Series of TFT displays with a high resolution 5.7-inch VGA LCD in the same form factor as its standard QVGA product for industrial control, test and measurement, and medical equipment.
Dual RF power detector handles WiFi and WiMAX apps
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3/23/2006   Post a comment
Linear Technology reports that its LTC5533 dual-channel RF power detector is the first in the industry to reach the 11-GHz range, making it well suited for multi-band WiFi, WiMAX, and other radio applications
Capacitors deliver low ESR for high-current apps
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3/23/2006   Post a comment
AVX targets high-current applications with its line of RoHS-compliant medium- and high-voltage ceramic capacitors
Solar panel adds 2 years to photoeye's battery
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3/23/2006   Post a comment
EMX Industries says it's the first manufacturer of photoeye access control products to offer a solar panel power option for its photoelectric emitters. The company says its SP44 solar panel, for its P44 Thru-beam Photoelectric Sensor/Transmitter, will extend emitter battery life by up to two years.
Analog switches minimize return signal attenuation
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3/23/2006   Post a comment
Supertex Inc.'s eight-channel analog switch ICs feature robust latch-up protection and a quiescent current of 10 microamps.
Report: Flex display market to grow 83.5% a year
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3/23/2006   Post a comment
Driven by cards and small public viewing screens, the flexible display panel market is expected to grow from $5 million in 2006 to $339 million in 2013, or 83.5 percent a year, according to iSuppli Corp.
STMicro unveils STB middleware for Chinese market
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3/23/2006   Post a comment
Semiconductor supplier STMicroelectronics has announced that its affiliate company Shanghai-BMC has released a complete digital video broadcasting-multimedia home platform (DVB-MHP)-compliant middleware solution for TV set-top boxes for the international market.
Cherry keyboard has integrated fingerprint sensor
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3/23/2006   Post a comment
Cherry introduces the G83-14000 Fingertip™ ID board with integrated fingerprint sensor, USB hub and PC/SC smart card reader, enabling secure, password-free log-on and authentication.
Stratix FPGAs qualified for military sector
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3/23/2006   Post a comment
Altera has qualified its Stratix FPGA family for military temperature operations as part of its commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) strategy.
Ultrawide-input quarter-bricks cut the need to inventory
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3/23/2006   Post a comment
Touting an 18-to-60 volt input, Power-One's QMS quarter-brick DC/DC converters eliminate the need to inventory multiple brick part numbers for 70-82 watt wireless base station applications.
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