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Vishay PLTT series thin-film resistor
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3/31/2011   Post a comment
Providing nearly a 100°C extension in operating temperature range over traditional thin film chip resistors, Vishay's product features a low standard TCR of ±5 ppm/°C and tolerances down to ±0.02 %.
Ambarella rolls camera SoC for surveillance
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3/31/2011   Post a comment
Image processing IC vendor Ambarella rolled out a new camera SoC that the company said brings high-quality 1080p60 H.264 performance to the video surveillance market.
Fairchild uses DesignWare USB 2.0 nanoPHY IP for OTG transceiver
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3/31/2011   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor Inc. claimed it has achieved first-pass silicon success for its FUSB2500 UTMI+ Low-Pin Interface USB On-The-Go transceiver chip with Synopsys' DesignWare USB 2.0 nanoPHY IP.
1000x bandwidth increase for 4G mobile networks
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3/31/2011   Post a comment
Addressing the astronomical and historically underestimated increase in mobile data traffic demand, Broadcom unveiled its BCM56440 StrataXGS switch series this week, capable of delivering 1000x more bandwidth than legacy time-division multiplexing (TDM) networks
Magma unveils Excalibur-Litho fab analysis framework
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3/31/2011   Post a comment
Magma Design Automation Inc. has released Excalibur-Litho, a complete fab analysis framework that supports the development and monitoring of advanced lithography solutions.
Synopsys offers IP for TSMC 28-nm process
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3/30/2011   Post a comment
EDA company Synopsys Inc. has announced that is interface physical layer intellectual property cores and embedded memory SRAM for the 28-nm process technology from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
Linear Technology LTC2145 analog-to-digital converters
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3/30/2011   Post a comment
These low power 12-/14-bit 25Msps-125Msps ADCs operate at less than 100mW at 125Msps.
FCI Minitek horizontal SMT headers
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3/30/2011   Post a comment
FCI expanded its 2.00mm-pitch Minitek board-to-board and wire-to-board product portfolio with a series of 2.00mm horizontal surface-mount headers.
CONEC expands IP67-rated series with fiber-optic LC connectors
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3/30/2011   Post a comment
CONEC has advanced its water-resistant series of connectors to include fiber-optic duplex LC connectors.
New compression and encryption IP cores for Lattice FPGAs
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3/30/2011   1 comment
Lattice and Helion Technology have created scalable, resource-efficient compression system IP cores that are particularly well-suited for the wireless microwave backhaul market.
$29.99 breakout boards from Lattice accelerate PLD design and hardware evaluation
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3/30/2011   1 comment
Three new low-cost I/O breakout boards for the MachXO, ispMACH 4000ZE, and Power Manager II devices provide easy access to I/O pins.
Curtiss-Wright's VPX3-685 secure router undergoes NIST cryptographic validation
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3/29/2011   Post a comment
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing announced that its 3U OpenVPX VPX3-685 secure Ethernet switch and router is undergoing a stringent Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 Level 2 cryptographic validation at National Institute of Standards and Technology under the Cryptographic Module Validation Program.
Large diameter high temperature solder-in EMI filters
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3/29/2011   Post a comment
Large diameter high temperature solder-in EMI filters Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products added a high temperature version to its solder-in filter product line of 10.16mm (0.400") diameter mounting EMI filters, with a construction able to withstand 300°C.
Li-ion charger maximizes battery cell performance
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3/29/2011   Post a comment
Li-ion charger maximizes battery cell performance Norwegian power design specialist, Mascot AS has introduced a high-quality, high-performing charger for lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, which features 3-stage charging for maximum battery performance.
VCO spans 2184 to 2238 MHz
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3/29/2011   Post a comment
Z-Communications, Inc. has announced a RoHS-compliant voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) model CRO2211B-LF in S-band.
Receiver aims for GLONASS, GPS
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3/28/2011   Post a comment
SkyTraq has introduced a 25mmx25mm GLONASS/GPS receiver optimized for high-performance and low-power.
Mentor extends TSMC's Reference Flow 11
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3/28/2011   Post a comment
Mentor Graphics Corp. and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSMC) announced they have collaborated to enrich TSMC's Reference Flow 11 low power verification solutions.
iWatt deploys Magma's Titan to to shorten analog design process
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3/28/2011   Post a comment
iWatt, Inc., specializing in a power control ICs, has licensed the Titan mixed-signal design platform from Magma Design Automation Inc. to improve analog design and layout productivity and to automate difficult routing tasks analog cell layouts and chip-level assembly.
Cal Sensors LMA infrared detector arrays
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3/28/2011   Post a comment
Cal Sensors’ latest line of infrared detectors features a 256-element array, providing sensitivity in the 1.0 to 5.5 µm wavelength region.
The eyes reveal all: ultra-fast logic analyzer tackles DDR, other high-speed, multichannel challenges
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3/28/2011   Post a comment
Agilent U4154A AXIe-based unit captures 4 Gb/s; 68 channels, sees 100 ps/100mV eyes; adds advanced probe sets
Honeywell SL353 Hall-effect sensors series
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3/28/2011   Post a comment
Honeywell has launched a series of Hall-effect sensor ICs that features a low supply voltage and typical current, promoting energy efficiency in battery-operated applications.
Wearable computer comes with more communication options
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3/27/2011   Post a comment
Eurotech launched the Zypad WL1500 series of wearable computers, an improvement over the company’s products that delivers a longer battery life and faster performance, as well as increased cellular communication functionality and improved wearing comfort.
Wireless MCUs Power sub-GHz mesh network modules
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3/27/2011   Post a comment
Silicon Laboratories is providing the wireless microcontroller technology for a new line of sub-GHz wireless mesh networking modules from California Eastern Laboratories (CEL).
ST launches market's smallest 3-axis analog gyroscope
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3/26/2011   3 comments
The L3G462A from STMicroelectronics (ST) is a motion-sensor with what the company claims is the market’s smallest 3-axis analog-output gyroscope. Housed inside an ultra-small 4mm x 4mm x 1mm package, ST’s newest gyroscope combines superior performance and reliability with smart power management and design flexibility. The new sensor is designed for high-precision gesture control and intuitive user interfaces, and is targeted for mobile phones, tablets, game controllers and other consumer devices
Synopsys deploys MunEDA's WiCkeD tool suite
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3/25/2011   Post a comment
Synopsys Inc. has integrated the WiCkeD tool suite from MunEDA GmbH (Munich, Germany) in its HSPICE, CustomSim and Galaxy Custom Designer design and simulation environments.
Vishay RCG e 3 series thick-film rectangular chip resistor
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3/24/2011   Post a comment
Vishay has released what it claims is the industry's first green, RoHS-compliant (without any exemptions) thick-film rectangular chip resistor in 0603, 0805, and 1206 case sizes.
Mentor's next gen emulation PF speeds high-speed Ethernet products verification
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3/24/2011   Post a comment
Mentor Graphics Corp. has released its next-generation emulation platform to accelerate the verification of 100-Gigabit Ethernet products.
Macro Sensors CD 375 series LVDT position sensors
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3/24/2011   Post a comment
Macro Sensors has developed miniature LVDT position sensors that provide accurate position feedback in robotic applications.
DAP Technologies unveils new rugged mobile tablet computer
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3/24/2011   2 comments
What does ‘rugged’ actually mean? Well, if this tablet computer is anything to go by, it means the little rascal can handle almost anything you can throw at it (metaphorically speaking).
STMicroelectronics STM1831 voltage detector
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3/24/2011   1 comment
STMicroelectronics' new generation of voltage detectors has been refined with features that enhance system safety and reliability for a wide variety of applications.
Vishay T86 series Hi-Rel COTS series of solid tantalum chip capacitors
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3/24/2011   Post a comment
Vishay’s latest Hi-Rel COTS series of solid tantalum chip capacitors combine Weibull grading and surge-current test options per MIL PRF 55365, a low-ESR option, and built-in fuses.
Linear Technology Corp has LTC2632 and LTC2633 families of dual 12-bit, 10-bit and 8-bit rail-to-rail, voltage output digital-to-analog converters
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3/24/2011   Post a comment
Linear Technology has launched two families of dual 12-bit, 10-bit and 8-bit rail-to-rail, voltage output DACs with serial SPI and I2C interfaces.
Xelerated's HX336 NPU reduces power consumption by 50%, rapid transition to 100GE
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3/23/2011   Post a comment
The HX336 from Xelerated is a wirespeed single-chip network processor (NPU) with advanced traffic management and deep packet buffering for 100GE/OTU4 systems, the latest addition to Xelerated's HX family of network processors. The HX336 reduces power consumption by approximately 50 percent compared to competing multi-chip packet processing and traffic management solutions.
Synopsys rolls next gen DesignWare Data Converter IP
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3/23/2011   Post a comment
Synopsys Inc. has released the next generation DesignWare Data Converter IP solutions to help designers significantly reduce the area and power dissipation of their system on chips (SoCs), simplify system integration and lower overall silicon cost.
High sensitivity coils for use in hearing aid applications
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3/23/2011   Post a comment
Premo announced two high sensitivity coils for use in hearing aid applications.
Online pulse energy calculator helps designers select the right wirewound resistor
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3/23/2011   1 comment
Vishay's new Joule School online pulse energy calculator is a free service that helps designers select the right wirewound resistor for their application.
Altair, Alcatel-Lucent okay LTE chipset
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3/22/2011   Post a comment
Mobile communications chip company Altair Semiconductor Ltd. has announced that a combination of its FourGee 4G-LTE chipset and Alcatel-Lucent infrastructure has completed a three-month field trial with a U.S. wireless carrier and is now commercially available.
RoHS compliant high CV stacked capacitors
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3/22/2011   Post a comment
AVX Corporation has expanded its switch mode power supply (SMPS) capacitor series to include a RoHS compliant version. The addition of the RoHS TurboCap to this product series increases the global product range.
SMT Hi-Rel COTS series of solid tantalum chip capacitors
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3/22/2011   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology’s latest surface-mount Hi-Rel COTS series of solid tantalum chip capacitors combines Weibull grading and surge-current test options per MIL PRF 55365, a low-ESR option, and built-in fuses for high reliability and protection against short circuits in critical applications.
Efficient Power Conversion EPC2001 and EPC2015 lead-free, RoHS-compliant enhancement-mode gallium nitride on silicon (eGaN) FET
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3/22/2011   Post a comment
Efficient Power Conversion says its eGaN FETs provide performance advantages over similar state-of-the-art silicon-based power MOSFETs.
C&K components TSW scroll switch
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3/22/2011   2 comments
C&K has developed 7-way compact scroll wheel switches for consumer and navigation applications.
Clock jitter cleaner boasts lowest phase noise
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3/22/2011   Post a comment
National Semiconductor introduces clock jitter cleaner family with industry’s lowest phase no
Xilinx ships first 28nm Kintex-7 FPGAs
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3/21/2011   2 comments
A friend at Xilinx just emailed me to say: ‘We shipped parts to two customers on Friday and we’ve posted a video to YouTube – everyone here is ecstatic about how quickly these came in and how well they’re testing.’
Xilinx announces it is shipping 28-nm FPGAs
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3/21/2011   2 comments
Xilinx Inc. has announced it has started to supply 7 Series FPGAs made using 28-nm manufacturing process technology. The first device is the Kintex-7 K325T.
Cypress nvSRAM targets metering, industrial, automotive apps
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3/21/2011   2 comments
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. has released serial non-volatile static random access memories (nvSRAMs) that feature I2C and SPI interfaces
Multichannel 16-bit, Gsps-class DAC targets base stations, slashes dissipation
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3/21/2011   Post a comment
Texas Instruments' DAC3484 invokes innovative packaging and design as keys to performance, I/O, small size, thermal attributes
HSPA M2M module available in BGA form factor
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3/20/2011   Post a comment
To future-proof data transmission devices against non-availability of the 2G network, Telit is launching the HE series beginning with the HE863, a powerful, low-cost and fully equipped HSPA M2M module with embedded GPS receiver and 22 GPIOs in a BGA form factor.
5 GHz WiFi front end modules for handsets, smartphones and tablets
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3/20/2011   Post a comment
RF Micro Devices has announced the expansion of its industry-leading 5 GHz WiFi product portfolio to include two 5 GHz high-band WiFi front end modules (FEMs) with integrated power amplifiers (PAs).
Multi-protocol wireless router connects ZigBee sensor networks to the Internet
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3/20/2011   Post a comment
The Meshlium Xtreme multi-protocol router from Libelium supports five wireless standards, WiFi, ZigBee, GPRS, Bluetooth and GPS, as well as wireline Ethernet.
Wireless sensor system for industrial measuring and control
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3/20/2011   Post a comment
At the centre of the Wireless Sensor System is a simple-to-use Base Station designed to receive data from remote wireless devices.
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