Torex : Voltage regulators feature very low dropout Product News 3/3/2009 Post a comment Available in the space-saving, ultra-small USP-4 package (1.2 x 1.6 x 0.6 mm), as well as in standard SOT-25 and SSOT-24 (SC-82) versions, the XC6225 series of voltage regulators offer exceptionally low dropout voltage – typically 70 mV with 30 mA load.
Optocoupler provides high noise immunity Product News 3/3/2009 Post a comment Fairchild Semiconductor is targeting its FOD8001 optocoupler at industrial system designers engineers looking to design an industrial fieldbus network with low transmission error rates, low system failure rates and proven reliability over an extended period of time.
Updated: Intel rolls four embedded Atoms Product News 3/2/2009 Post a comment Intel Corp. will spin four versions of its Atom mobile PC processor and two new companion I/O chips tailored for different embedded systems markets, such as in-car entertainment, industrial control and media phones.
Vishay : Power modules have ratings up to 400 A Product News 3/2/2009 Post a comment Vishay Intertechnology has unveiled 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.
Dresden establishes Energy Efficiency Innovation Center Product News 3/2/2009 Post a comment German research organization Fraunhofer Gesellschaft and the Technical University of Dresden have launched the Energy Efficiciency Innovation Center. The research topics cover a broad range from photovoltaics and energy-efficient lighting to fuel cell technology and surface technologies aiming at reducing friction losses for vehicles.
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.