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Tiny digital environment sensor goes to market
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3/19/2010   Post a comment
Sensirion has shipped thousands of samples of its SHT21 digital humidity and temperature sensor in 2009 and will start volume production next month.
POWER - Miniature DC/DC converters require minimal board space
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3/18/2010   Post a comment
SingaporeXP Power has launched its ISF, ISG and ISL series of low-cost miniature surface-mount DC/DC converters. The ISF and ISG 1 Watt series measure just 0.60 x 0.44 x 0.25 inches (15.24 x 11.2 x 6.5 mm).
Smart grid protocol will ride Wi-Fi at home
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3/17/2010   Post a comment
Zigbee and Wi-Fi backers will collaborate to on bringing the Smart Energy 2.0 protocol to Wi-Fi networks as the first phase of a broad collaboration between the Zigbee Alliance and the Wi-Fi Alliance on wireless home area networks for smart grid applications.
1/8 brick power module optimizes 5V bus voltage to match load
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3/17/2010   Post a comment
Ericsson Power Modules has designed its latest 1/8 brick power module for 5V intermediate bus voltages and other applications requiring a tightly regulated 5V supply.
Xilinx to demo 40-Gb OTN muxponder with partial reconfiguration
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3/17/2010   Post a comment
Xilinx Inc. plans to demonstrate 40-gigabit optical transport network (OTN) developments for integrated multiplexer/transponder (muxponder) applications at next week's 2010 Optical Fiber Communication (OFC) conference and exposition, the company announced.
Web voting for space, energy innovation awards begins March 29
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3/16/2010   Post a comment
Voting begins March 29 to help select the winners from among high school teams competing for technology innovation awards in aerospace, renewable energy and clean technology along with a space nutrition category.
SOFTWARE TOOLS - People Power announces SuRF Developer's Kit for home area networks
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3/16/2010   Post a comment
People Power Company has announced the SuRF (Sensor Ultra Radio Frequency) Developer's Kit for OSHAN (Open Source Home Area Network). The kit is designed to ease development of smart, environmentally friendly applications for household electronics and devices.
Intel launches 32-nm Xeon secure processors
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3/16/2010   Post a comment
Intel launched a new line of secure processors implemented at 32-nanometer and offering two new security features said to offer data centers a stronger foundation for cloud security.
PowerDI5 bipolars save board space
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3/16/2010   Post a comment
Size and thermal advantages of Diodes' PowerDI5 package produce space saving alternative to much larger SOT223 and DPAK products.
Stackpole expands chip resistor array line
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3/16/2010   Post a comment
Stackpole Electronics Inc. has added the RAV052D chip array to its convex termination chip resistor array product offering.
Dual-channel buffer with power-saving mode supports SATA 6Gbps speeds
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3/16/2010   Post a comment
Maxim's latest SATA redriver supports data rates up to 6.0Gbps while offering multiple low-power operating modes to extend battery life and conserve energy.
Intel brings affordable solid-state computing to netbooks, desktop PCs
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3/16/2010   2 comments
Intel Corp. is aiming its latest SATA solid-state drive (SSD), the Intel X25-V, at value-segment netbooks and dual-drive/boot drive desktop set-ups.
20V switching regulators simplify intermediate power bus, PoL designs
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3/15/2010   Post a comment
ADI's ADP2300/01 step-down dc-to-dc non-synchronous regulators feature internal compensation to enable design engineers to reduce power system design complexity while generating power conversion efficiencies of greater than 90 percent.
Li+ battery charger has GSM test mode in a 6mm2 TDFN
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3/15/2010   Post a comment
Maxim's MAX8922L 30V battery charger offers a GSM test mode to facilitate production-line testing and calibration of cell phones with Micro-USB connectors.
Philips, researchers light up clothes with LEDs
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3/15/2010   6 comments
Philips and several European research institutes have formed an initiative to design LED lighting into a wide variety of consumer products under the so-called PLACE-it program that has won nearly $15 million in funding from the European Commission under its Seventh Framework Program.
16-bit quad, SPI DAC with internal reference achieves ±4LSB INL (Max)
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3/15/2010   Post a comment
Linear Technology has introduced the LTC2654, a quad voltage output 16- and 12-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC family) with internal reference and SPI interface.
Analyst: Smartphones sales surged in 4Q '09
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3/15/2010   Post a comment
Smartphone sales surged 25 percent in the fourth quarter of 2009 compared to sales in the previous quarter with Apple, Nokia and Research in Motion all riding the wave, a particularly sharp rebound from generally depressed sales last year, said an analyst from ABI Research.
SpringSoft presents IC place-and-route tools
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3/15/2010   Post a comment
Taiwanese EDA company SpringSoft Inc. (Hsinchu, Taiwan) has expanded its Laker custom IC design platform with the introduction of Laker Custom Row Placer and Laker Custom Digital Router.
WLED flash driver improves picture quality in mobile phones
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3/15/2010   Post a comment
austriamicrosystems announced the AS3645, an inductive, ultra small, high-efficiency single/dual LED flash driver that it claims offers 25% higher output current than existing equivalents.
Power amplifier series provides high linear output power
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3/15/2010   Post a comment
Avago Technologies announced two new high linear power amplifier (PA) modules that feature low power consumption and improve signal quality for WiMAX and WiFi applications that operate in the 2GHz range.
Tabula tips comms-oriented FPGA products
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3/15/2010   Post a comment
A couple of weeks after fabless chip startup Tabula Inc. tipped its time-sharing FPGA architecture the company has launched its ABAX family of chips. The company said the chips will sample in third quarter and go into mass production in Q4 2010.
POWER - 12-/8-channel system monitors integrate current monitoring and nonvolatile fault registers
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3/14/2010   Post a comment
The MAX16070 and MAX16071 from Maxim Integrated Products are flash-configurable system monitors that supervise 12/8 voltages plus one current. Designed to simplify power-management schemes in multivoltage systems, these devices feature an integrated current monitor, nonvolatile fault registers, and an easy-to-use graphical configuration tool.
SOFTWARE TOOLS - UAD3+ tests and debugs complex SoCs
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3/13/2010   Post a comment
The Universal Access Device 3+ (UAD3+) from pls (Programmierbare Logik & Systeme) is a hardware tool for high-end trace, multi-core and multi-target debugging, profiling, and calibration targeted for users of complex 16-bit and 32-bit microcontrollers (e.g. ARM7/9/11, Cortex-M3/R4/A8, PowerArchitecture, TriCore, XC2000/XE166 and SH-2A).
Are 18 and 20 bits now the new 16 bits?
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3/13/2010   3 comments
Recently introduced 20-bit DACs are truly impressive, and revisit the eternal question: how do you measure this level of performance? . . . . .
Bill Schweber, Planet Analog Editor
HARDWARE TOOLS - ConnectCore Wi-i.MX51 JumpStart Kit speeds wireless multimedia dev
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3/12/2010   Post a comment
Digi International's ConnectCore Wi-i.MX51 Digi JumpStart Kit includes the ConnectCore Wi-i.MX51 core module, the industry's first core module designed specifically for low power, wireless multimedia applications, as well as development board, Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 board support package, and a 7-inch WVGA LCD.
Energy efficient Atom platform fits SOHO storage apps
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3/11/2010   Post a comment
Intel Corp. debuts its first Atom processor-based energy efficient platform optimized for networked home and small office/home office (SOHO) storage devices.
Siemens e-car engine makes charging electronics obsolete
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3/11/2010   Post a comment
At the Geneva Motor Show, Siemens is presenting new key components for electromobility including an integrated battery charging system and a dual-engine concept for electric sports cars.
Network-based LED lighting technology for commercial buildings
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3/11/2010   3 comments
Redwood Systems launched what the company claims to be the first network-based technology for LED lighting and building performance systems.
Quad output 200W power supplies are compact
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3/11/2010   Post a comment
With a 3-in. x 5-in. footprint and a height of 1.32-in., Emerson's latest power supplies offer a power density of more than 10 W per cubic inch and are capable of achieving efficiencies of up to 84 percent at full load.
Fairchild minimizes power losses in multi-stage power supplies
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3/11/2010   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor has developed a CCM PFC controller for 300W to 2kW power supply designs that bring high system efficiency, high power factor and low total harmonic distortion (THD).
Stratix IV passes Interlaken device interoperability testing
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3/10/2010   Post a comment
Altera said its Stratix IV FPGAs passed the Interlaken Alliance's device interoperability testing, certifying that its FPGAs interface with third-party components using the Interlaken protocol.
Lattice claims 200 million ispMACH 4000 CPLDs shipped
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3/10/2010   Post a comment
Lattice Semiconductor said it has now shipped more than 200 million ispMACH 4000 complex programmable logic devices.
RTOS vendor announces support for Actel's SmartFusion
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3/10/2010   Post a comment
Embedded software component provider Micrium announced that it has successfully ported its uC/OS-II and uC/OS-III kernels and uC/TCP-IP stack to Actel SmartFusion mixed-signal FPGA.
Mono audio subsystems extend battery life in portables
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3/10/2010   Post a comment
The MAX97000/1/2 combine a Class D speaker amplifier with a Class H headphone amplifier to maximize efficiency in applications requiring high audio quality, output power, and efficiency.
Audio codecs, algorithms target the ARM Cortex-M4
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3/10/2010   Post a comment
Ittiam Systems has announced audio processing software for the ARM Cortex-M4 processor, including a fully optimized implementation of MP3 and WMA decoders, complemented by a set of audio effects and acoustic processing algorithms.
60V DC/DC controller draws 50µA in battery-powered systems
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3/10/2010   Post a comment
Linear Technology has introduced a high voltage dual output synchronous step-down DC/DC controller that draws only 50µA when one output is active and 60µA when both outputs are enabled.
BOARDS - Digi launches industry's first 'foolproof' programmable ZigBee module
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3/10/2010   Post a comment
Digi launches industry's first 'foolproof' programmable ZigBee module with isolated software that speeds ZigBee development.
Magma releases alternative to Monte Carlo analysis
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3/10/2010   Post a comment
Magma Design Automation Inc. claimed its FineSim Fast Monte Carlo statistical simulation method delivers superior accuracy and up to 100 times speed improvement over traditional Monte Carlo analysis.
Magma readies static timing analysis platform
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3/10/2010   Post a comment
Magma Design Automation Inc. has introduced the Tekton timing analysis platform that is claimed to deliver fast multi-scenario analysis on a single CPU.
WIRELESS/RF - Rabbit 6000 is first wireless comm and control on chip for industrial automation
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3/10/2010   Post a comment
The Rabbit 6000 is the first wireless communications and control on chip for industrial automation. Rabbit plans easy-to-use, ultra-compact MiniCore networking modules based on new chip.
Monolithic DAC offers 18/20-bit performance, targets high-end MRI and related applications
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3/10/2010   Post a comment
Analog Devices AD5791 digital/analog converter yields >1 ppm accuracy, resolution, noise, and output drift; 1 μsec settling and update rate
Analyst: Apple to ship 5 million iPads in first half of year
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3/9/2010   1 comment
Apple plans to build at least 5 million units of its forthcoming iPad tablet in the first half of 2010, according to an analyst, who cited production checks.
Small-sized PA reduces component cost
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3/9/2010   Post a comment
Targeted at Bluetooth, 802.15.4/ZigBee and other 2.4 GHz applications, California Eastern Laboratories is now shipping its new µPG2251T6M GaAs power amplifier (PA), which eliminates the need for RF component matching.
ACCES I/O releases USB analog output modules for less than $300
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3/9/2010   Post a comment
ACCES I/O Products announced the latest addition to its line of small form factor USB-based data acquisition and control I/O modules—the USB-AO Series, which consists of 12 and 16-bit USB modules.
Microsemi expands backlight controller line
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3/8/2010   Post a comment
Microsemi has introduced a new CCFL controller featuring mega-contrast dimming for 24-volt cold cathode fluorescent light (CCFL) inverter applications in small- to large-sized LCD displays.
Analog Devices offers WSN transceiver
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3/8/2010   Post a comment
Analog Devices Inc. has announced today the availability of an RF transceiver targeting short-range wireless systems in the 2.4-GHz ISM band.
Carbon readies virtual models for ARM Mali GPUs
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3/8/2010   Post a comment
Carbon Design Systems (Acton, Mass.) has released virtual models for ARM Mali Graphic Processor Units (GPUs).
China rolls iPad knockoffs
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3/7/2010   5 comments
Don't look now, but here comes the iPad knockoffs or copies from China!
WIRELESS/RF - Rabbit launches first wireless comm and control on chip for industrial automation
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3/6/2010   Post a comment
Rabbit launches first wireless comm and control on chip for industrial automation, plans easy-to-use, ultra-compact MiniCore networking modules.
DoE awards $72 loan guarantee for smart windows
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3/5/2010   1 comment
The Department of Energy awarded a $72 million loan guarantee to Sage Electrochromics to build a smart window that uses electronically controlled inorganic coatings to save energy.
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