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Automotive CameraChip beefs up image performance, temperature range
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4/28/2006   Post a comment
OmniVision upgrades its CameraChip family with the OV7949 CMOS image sensor that features a wide operating temperature range, improved low-light performance and reduced blooming and smearing effects.
GPS gets easier to implement
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4/28/2006   Post a comment
Focus-On: Global Positioning System satellite receivers are proliferating for myriad nomadic systems applications. If you’re not comfortable crafting RF circuits at 1.5-GHz, however, vendors are making it easier to embed critical high-performance GPS blocks. Off-the-shelf products range from receiver/active-antennas to LNAs to single-chip and modular GPS receivers. Here's a sampling of recent product roll-outs for OEMs.
CCFL inverters have smallest form factor
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Endicott Research says its S and SE Series (DC/AC) inverters, which can power up to two cold cathode fluorescent lamps (CCFLs) in display backlighting applications, have the industry's smallest form factor. They're available in both open-frame (S Series) and encapsulated (SE series) versions.
Spring-type terminal blocks replace older styles
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RIA CONNECT launches the ASP129 series of pluggable spring-type terminal blocks as a replacement for older screw-type terminations.
Lumus develops personal display technology
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Israeli start up Lumus has developed an optical imaging technology that enables a wide range of ultra-compact personal displays for mobile applications.
Resistors extend ohmic value range
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Stackpole Electronics has expanded the ohmic value range and TCR values for its popular RN 1/4 series of metal film resistors.
Power resistor offers 85-watt power rating
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Ohmite offers a TFH85 thick-film power resistor with an 85-watt power rating (at 25 degrees C case temperature) in a compact TO-264 package.
Multi-gate logic claims highest ESD protection of 5-kV
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The 74AUPxGxx Advanced Ultra-Low Power (AUP) single, dual and triple gate logic CMOS chips provide two times the industry standard in ESD protection, which is becoming increasingly crucial in mobile applications such as cell phones.
Front-end filter brings industrial DC/DCs into military compliance
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XP Power's DSF200LV, a filter and active surge suppression module, brings industrial DC/DC power systems into MIL-STD compliance for EMI and transient response.
Sequence offers enhanced power-grid verification products
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4/27/2006   Post a comment
Power-focused EDA provider Sequence Design has released enhanced versions of its CoolTime and CoolCheck power-grid verification products.
Resistors extend ohmic value range
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Stackpole Electronics has expanded the ohmic value range and TCR values for its popular RN 1/4 series of metal film resistors.
Power-grid quality monitors are GPS-equipped, networked
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With summer weather on the way, and air conditioners about to be cranked up, power-line quality will soon be an issue for generation companies. Here's a monitoring system that lets you---over the Web---identify site trends and power events. Embedded compression supports true-time data sampling, with values and trends continuously stored.
Perpendicular recording yields 750-Gbyte, 3.5-inch disk drive for desktops
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Seagate has released for the desktop market its perpendicular recording, 3.5-inch hard disk drive that boasts a capacity of 750-Gbytes.
Low-profile inductors enable smaller mobile devices
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Cooper Bussmann claims its SD3112, SD3114 and SD3118 series of low-profile, RoHS-compliant ferrite core inductors offer one of the highest power density-to-size ratios.
Enclosures are environmentally friendly
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Antec has upgraded its Solutions Series line with high-efficiency, advanced cooling enclosures.
Terminal blocks are RoHS compliant
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Available in RoHS-compliant versions, Spectrum Control's filtered terminal block line is offered in barrier strip or PCB models for filtering of AC power, DC power and control lines.
Cadence 'segments' PCB product line
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4/27/2006   Post a comment
Cadence Design Systems has segmented its Allegro PCB product line into three different "tiers" representing different price levels and capabilities. Cadence is also rolling out a new version of its Design Workbench data management product, and a new Design Publisher tool that places designs into PDF files.
Narrow band multi channel radio transmitter/receiver for industrial use
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4/27/2006   Post a comment
Circuit Design Inc has developed the CDP-TX-02E-R transmitter and CDP-RX-02E-R receiver as the successor models to the CDP-02 series industrial use radio modules. The products comply with the RoHS Directive that comes into force in Europe from July 1, 2006.
GPS timing antenna synchronizes networks
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Trimble's Smart GPS timing antenna is designed to add GPS timing and synchronization into any application where ease of installation and long-term reliability is critical.
Reconfigurable processor firm offers FFT support
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IPFlex Inc., a Japanese developer of a reconfigurable paralleling processing platform in the form of its DAPDNA-2 chip, has teamed up with Sobal Corp. to offer a codeveloped FFT development kit. The FFT/inverse FFT library in the kit was developed by Sobal.
Digital power IC takes control of analog supplies
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Product Review - Maxim's MAX8688 digital power supply IC works with any analog power supply to provide full control and monitoring.
RFID readers streamlined for embedded designs
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SkyeTek has released five new products in its embedded RFID reader line based on the company's Advanced Universal Reader Architecture (AURA).
Terminals target audio equipment
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
SMK's ES series terminal consists of a multi-channel socket and plug for audio equipment.
Pressure sensor available in hydrogen-compatible package
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AST expands its line of hydrogen-compatible pressure sensors with the Model 5000 device that measures the differential pressure of hydrogen and other gases.
1U CompactPCI enclosure features hot swapping
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Elma Electronic offers a Type 39 1U EasyPlug CompactPCI enclosure with hot swapping and optional redundancy features.
Google sued in Israeli court
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Just months after opening up its Israeli subsidiary, Google is facing a lawsuit in the country.
Altera IP suite targets video and image processing
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
Altera Corporation announced a comprehensive, high-performance FPGA solution for designers of video and image processing applications.
Connector module increases I/O port density
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Fujitsu Components America, Inc. released the first in a series of new connector modules for 4x I/O to support high-speed signal transmission.
Xpedion unveils transistor-level closed loop PLL verification solution
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
Xpedion Design Systems announced what it says is the industry's first transistor-level phase-locked loop (PLL) solution for verifying complete closed loop noise and jitter.
IntruGuard claims next-gen rate based intrusion prevention
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
IntruGuard Devices announced their second-generation Intrusion Gateway appliance, the IG2200.
Battery sensor monitors individual cells, cuts cost
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LEM S.A., announces Sentinel, a battery monitoring sensor, designed for monitoring standby batteries. The sensor measures voltage and impedance per cell, as well as the internal temperature of the cells.
QDR-II dual-port devices deliver 250-MHz clock speed
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IDT has expanded its multi-port product portfolio with QDR-II dual-port devices, as well as a family of x72 synchronous parts.
Clock supports multiple distribution networks
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Lattice Semiconductor Corp. unveiled the first member of its ispClock5300S family of in-system programmable, zero-delay, single-ended universal buffer devices with four operating configurations to support the implementation of multiple clock distribution networks.
Zaxel ships video server with lossless compression
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Zaxel Systems Inc. came to the National Association of Broadcasters conference with the first video server implementing its algorithms for lossless compression.
Sharp posts record sales as LCD TV sales boom
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Strong LCD TV sales helped Japan-based Sharp Corp. post record sales and profits in its 2005 fiscal year ended March.
Semtech’s 700mA Charge Pump Provides Innovative Protection
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Semtech has announced the SC618, a constant-current charge pump for white LEDs that offers innovative protection features for flash applications in cell phones, portable digital assistants (PDAs) and digital cameras.
SSRs feature fast switching
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
Avago launches a pair of fast switching, dual-channel optically isolated MOSFET-output solid-state relays that operate over a wide industrial temperature range of -40 degrees C to 85 degrees C.
WhiteBlox, Amino team on set-top boxes
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
WhiteBlox, a division of Continental Vista Broadcasting Group Inc., announced at the National Association of Broadcasters show here it will collaborate with U.K.-based Amino Communications Ltd. to provide dynamic content and video services over Amino’s AmiNET set-top boxes.
Serial digital interface ICs consume half the power of competitive parts
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
National has developed six serial digital interface (SDI) products that are optimized to perform to Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) standards requiring ultra-clean, low-jitter signal transmission.
GbE switch replaces fast Ethernet stackables
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
Stackable Layer 2 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) switch is designed to replace existing fast Ethernet stackables, enabling entry-level GbE applications.
Fuel-cell additions power broadcast, emergency service applications
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
Jadoo Power Systems' expanded line of hydrogen-based fuel cell products for "off-grid" power markets (professional broadcasters, portable office applications, and emergency responders) include the company's FillOne refill station, PowerBase desktop support stand, and N-Stor360 fuel cannister.
Encirq improves data-centric software framework
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Encirq Corp. has launched Version 2.2 of its data-centric software framework for embedded applications. Enhancements include user-extensible indexing that gives designers the flexibility to implement customized indexing strategies to achieve the best possible search performance for a given application.
Tiny display targets mobile devices
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
One Stop Displays targets mobile devices and other embedded products with its tiny 0.66-inch OLED that measures 21.0 x 18.4 x 2.2 mm.
I/O connector module supports high speed, increases port density
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
Fujitsu launched the first in a series of connector modules for 4x I/O to support high-speed signal transmission. The modules increase I/O port density and available PCB space, and simplify high-speed signal routing on the main PCB.
Transceivers enable fiber optic network to transport HD video
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
MRV Communications has released a family of digital video fiber-optic transceivers that allow transport of uncompressed high-definition (HD) video over standard fiber optic networks.
6-kW PFC modules cut board requirements in half
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Fairchild's Smart Power Modules for 3-6 kW motor drive applications cut real-estate requirements in half for power factor correction.
HDD controller cuts across 5-, 12-volt applications
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics' motor control chip integrates all of the circuitry required to drive both the spindle motor and the voice-coil of a personal computer's hard disk drive for both 5- and 12-volt applications.
Lattice releases ispLever 6.0 FPGA design tools
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4/25/2006   Post a comment
ispLever 6.0 includes new productivity-enhancing design planning and support for Lattice's latest 90nm FPGA families and IPexpress solutions.
RF switches target automated test platforms
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4/25/2006   Post a comment
National Instruments introduces PXI and SCXI RF multiplexing switch modules to route signals ranging from DC to 5 GHz.
Analog crosspoint switches boost bandwidth
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4/25/2006   Post a comment
National Semiconductor Corp. claims these 16 x 8 analog crosspoint devices are the industry's fastest switches for high-resolution professional, broadcast and industrial video applications.
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