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Stealth PA targets 700MHz band
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Stealth Microwave introduces the SM07080-47, a 50W GaAs FET solid-state power amplifier (PA) designed for next generation 700 MHz applications.
GreenPeak Academy provides training for ultra low power wireless sensor networks
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Initiative offers courses for designers of ultra low power sensor networks utilizing energy harvesting
WiMAX forum expects 133 million using WiMAX by 2012
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The study estimates that approximately 70 percent will use mobile and portable WiMAX devices to access broadband Internet services
LDOs target automotive, industrial apps
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Microchip Technology has introduced the MCP179X high-voltage linear regulators (LDOs) targeted at automotive and industrial applications.
48-volt DC/DC converters deliver power selection flexibility
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Murata introduces the MPD7D06*S 48-volt input isolated DC/DC converter series with power selection flexibility and parallel operation.
CEL's ZigBee radio module features TI's transceiver platform
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The Matrix radio module's 10mW maximum power makes it well-suited for regions where regulatory agencies limit transmission power.
Maxim claims first 28-V, single-input battery charger for handhelds
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Maxim claims the highly integrated MAX8814 is the industry's first 28-V, single-input lithium charger in a 2 x 2-mm TDFN package for handheld devices.
Wireless channel emulator adds bi-directional MIMO, beamforming testing
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Spirent Communications has released new packaged configurations for its Spirent SR5500 wireless channel emulator targeted at WiMAX and LTE developers.
CTIA: TI integrates GPS with Bluetooth, ULP and FM
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Texas Instruments has leveraged its Digital RF Processing (DRP) technology to integrate assisted GPS (A-GPS) capability with Bluetooth 2.1 EDR, ULP and FM to lower power and space requirements on handsets starting in the $70 to $100 range.
TI rolls single- and dual-channel DAC family
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TI has introduced the DAC568x family of single- and dual-channel DACs, which includes a high-performance 16-bit, dual-channel, 1 GPS device with 1 Gbits/s LVDS inputs.
New capabilities for programming massively parallel processors
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Ambric's new release of the aDesigner tool suite includes performance analysis capabilities to optimize program execution across hundreds of processors.
National Semi claims first high-current flash LED driver with adjustable over-voltage protection
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National Semiconductor unveiled what it claims is the industry's first high-current LED driver that enables dual LED operation for the camera flash function in portable multimedia devices.
Synopsys Extends Design Compiler Topographical Technology
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Synopsys has released Design Compiler Graphical.
Audio processor improves voice clarity in portable communication devices
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The BelaSigna 300 audio processor from ON Semiconductor claims to deliver superior audio clarity for portable communication devices without compromising size or battery life.
ARC, Toshiba extend licensing deal
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ARC International and Toshiba have extended their partnership developing configurable multi-processor technology and, as part of the deal, the Japanese chip maker has also extended its license to use the ARChitect Processor Configurator.
Nitronex : GaN power transistor addresses 2.5 and 3.5GHz markets
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The NPT1004 gallium nitride high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) delivers 45 W at 28 V for high PAR (peak to average ratio) and pulsed applications.
NEC LCD Technologies : 7.0-inch wide-format LCD modules feature white LED backlight system
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The NL8048BC19-02, a 7.0-inch (18 centimeters diagonal) amorphous-silicon TFT liquid crystal display with wide video graphics array (WVGA) resolution, is an enhancement to NEC’s lineup of LCD modules featuring white LED backlight systems.
Analog Devices : Fully-programmable audio ICs heighten HDTV experience
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Analog Devices has introduced two audio processors for HDTV sound that provide uninterrupted, high-fidelity audio connectivity from a variety of digital and analog home entertainment sources.
ADLINK : PCI Express frame grabber has 800 Mbps transfer rates
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The PCIe-FIW62, a PCI Express IEEE1394.b frame grabber is designed specifically for area scan color / monochrome inspection applications, such as circuit board inspection and FPD surface inspection.
Linear Technology : 12 A dc-dc regulator targets military and avionics applications
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Linear Technology introduces the LTM4601AHVMPV, a complete and encapsulated 12 A switching uModule (micromodule) dc/dc regulator system featuring phase-lock loop and output tracking, designed for rugged military and avionics applications.
SARFT-compliant silicon tuner targets STB market in China
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NXP has launched a highly integrated silicon tuner—TDA18252HN—with multi-standard digital cable reception to address the domestic Chinese set-top box (STB) market.
EoPDH mapper simplifies Carrier Ethernet system design
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Maxim's DS33X162 is a highly integrated Ethernet-over-PDH (EoPDH) mapping device that enables the delivery of new Carrier Ethernet services over the existing PDH telecommunications infrastructure.
Give your input for a chance to win iPod Touch
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Byte Paradigm will be conducting a customer survey at booth 433 during the Embedded Systems Conference 2008; participants will get a chance to win an Apple® iPod® Touch.
ACTIS computer box targets small form factor applications
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ACTIS Computer has introduced the XBOX-9347 computer box that is based on a PowerPC processor.
ESC: Fast Ethernet controllers provide connectivity to embedded systems
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ASIX launches two new 2-port Fast Ethernet controllers for embedded Ethernet applications
AMD launches first x86 triple-core processors
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AMD announced the availability of AMD Phenom X3 8000 series triple-core processors, providing gamers and digital media enthusiasts with high performance at mainstream price points.
16-bit MCU contains high-resolution dot matrix LCD driver
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Epson has developed the S1C17702, a 16-bit flash MCU that contains what the company claims is the industry's highest resolution dot matrix LCD driver, and features low power consumption equivalent to an 8-bit device.
S-band coaxial resonator oscillator delivers low-phase noise
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Z-Communications is offering a lead-free, RoHS-compliant, coaxial resonator oscillator (CRO2715D-LF) that supports the S-band (2670-2760 MHz) and delivers an ultra low (typ) phase noise performance of -108dBc/Hz @10kHz offset.
HDMI/DVI control switch matches any voltage level
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Maxim's MAX4929E is a HDMI/DVI control switch that features three independent voltage inputs, allowing the user to match any voltage level encountered in switching without additional components.
32-bit ARM9 MCUs bring LCD, Ethernet and USB OTG to the masses
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NXP expanded its ARM7 and ARM9 MCU line with the LPC3200 family that is based on the ARM926EJ processor and targeted at consumer, industrial, medical and automotive applications.
Desktop supply delivers 180 watts
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Single-output, CEC and Energy Star-compliant AC/DC supplies tout the highest output
320-watt switchers feed industrial applications
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Supplies, in six models for 5-48 volt applications, offer DIN mounted option
Mango DSP and Steelbox Networks create analytic-enabled intelligent video networks
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Mango DSP, a provider of intelligent video servers for the CCTV, video surveillance and homeland security defense markets, and Steelbox Networks, developer of "the world's fastest media appliance", have signed a partnership agreement. The partnership will present the industry with a comprehensive intelligent video, processing, distribution, storage and management solution.
Small LC fiber-optic connector meets Lucent, Telcordia requirements
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ITT Interconnect Solutions has developed a LC fiber-optic connector for operation in harsh environments.
EMI-filtered D-sub connectors offer shorter lead time
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Spectrum Control has reduced the lead time of its Series 700 D-subminiature filtered connectors to as short as two weeks.
LGA socket operates up to 40 GHz
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The XG-LGA-7000 socket from Ironwood Electronics are designed for a 12-mm package size, and operate at bandwidths up to 40 GHz with less than 1dB of insertion loss.
USB instruments target ASIC, FPGA, and board test and debug
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Byte Paradigm is expanding its GP Series with 2 new devices: the GP-24100 and GP-24200.
Legend Silicon powers aigo's new USB HDTV receiver
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Legend Silicon has partnered with China's aigo to create a revolutionary new product for viewing high definition television anywhere at any time. The USB Dongle will enable Chinese consumers to view terrestrial high definition television being programmed by China Central Television.
Fairchild Semi streamlines supply chain in China
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Fairchild Semiconductor has opened a regional fulfillment center located in the Suzhou Logistics Center (SLC), allowing direct shipments from Fairchild to China-based customers.
Ultra-low-profile board-to-FPC connector targets handheld devices
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Omron Electronic Components has released a series of 0.4-mm pitch SMD board-to-FPC plug and socket connectors for low-profile handheld devices.
Image sensor delivers true HD video in all lighting conditions
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OmniVision Technologies has released a true high-definition (HD) image sensor optimized for use in indoor and outdoor applications for the security and surveillance markets.
Profinet controllers are IRT-enabled
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In recognition of the fact that an increasing number of Profinet industrial Ethernet installations uses high-speed Isochronous Realtime communication schemes, Siemens has equipped several Simatic controllers with the respective interfaces.
Microtune raises compliance issues with NTIA re subsidized DTV STBs
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Microtune sent a letter on March 25th to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) identifying a matter of critical importance to the U.S. government and to American consumers in the successful implementation of the U.S. digital television transition.
Continental to close French site, says report
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Four months after the acquisition of Siemens VDO, automotive supplier Continental AG announced its intention to close ex-Siemens VDO Automotive site in Sophia-Antipolis, on the French Riviera, according to French local news website SophiaNet.
Scalable coding: video boon or bust?
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Scalable video coding (SVC), an extension to the H.264 standard, is emerging as a hot feature for next-generation video surveillance.
Researchers tout foldable, stretchable Si circuits
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Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a new form of stretchable silicon integrated circuit that can wrap around complex shapes such as spheres, body parts and aircraft wings, and can operate during stretching, compressing, folding and other types of extreme mechanical deformations, without a reduction in electrical performance.
Mentor Releases Questa Codelink for Processor-Driven Tests
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The Questa Codelink product from Mentor Graphics is an integrated, source-level debug environment targeting processor driven tests.
Authorities fear worst for missing Russian tech mogul
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Leonid Rozhetskin, a Russian-born US citizen and telecom mogul disappeared March 16 from his villa in Jurmala, Latvia and authorities fear the worst.
Silicon Labs : Clock multiplier generates any output frequency
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Silicon Laboratories has expanded its portfolio of reconfigurable, frequency-agile precision clocks with a single input, single output jitter-attenuating clock multiplier IC.
Texas Instruments : IP network camera matches analog video camera price
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Texas Instruments and Aptina Imaging offer the DM355IPNC-MT5 high-definition (HD) IP network camera reference design based on TI's DaVinci TMS320DM355 digital media processor and Aptina's 5-megapixel HD security image sensor.
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