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Automotive linear regulators integrate voltage tracker, protection circuitry
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Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the highly integrated MAX15008 and MAX15010 300-mA automotive linear regulators with a voltage tracker and load-dump protection.
Wire-to-board connectors offer secure mating retention
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Molex Inc. has introduced a series of 2.00-mm pitch SMT wire-to-board connectors designed for applications that require secure electrical contact.
Power amplifiers offer high linearity, low current consumption
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Avago Technologies has introduced one- and two-watt families of high-performance power amplifiers designed for next-generation cellular and WiMAX infrastructure applications.
PTC thermistors provide improved resistance tolerance
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Bourns has expanded its line of ceramic Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) thermistors for telecom over-current protection. Theses devices offer improved resistance tolerance and reduce the number of devices required per board.
Tektronix, LitePoint address LTE design, troubleshooting
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Tektronix, Inc. and LitePoint Corp. have partnered to deliver a solution for LTE development.
Berkeley Design Automation Delivers Noise Analysis Tool
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Berkeley Design Automation, Inc., announced the availability of the Noise Analysis Option.
Micronas fancies with industrial markets
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Against the background of problems with its consumer business and encouraged by substantial success in its automotive division, Swiss chip maker Micronas eyes to industrial markets.
Competition winners highlight breadth of NFC applications
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A system that allows hotel guests with NFC-enabled mobile phones to bypass the check-in process and unlock their doors using their phones was one of the winners in a competition held this week at the 2nd European NFC Developers Summit in Monaco.
Synaptics advances gesture recognition technology for ClearPad solutions
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Enhanced Gesture Recognition (EGR) eases integration of gestures for touchscreen devices.
A simple, cost-effective solution to protect FPGA designs
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Maxim Integrated Products and Altera offer a simple, cost-effective solution to protect FPGA designs.
Elmos raises sales, confirms guidance
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Automotive and medical chip vendor Elmos AG (Dortmund, Germany) reports sales and earnings improvements in the first quarter. The results are in line with excpectations; the company reiterated its guidance — under the condition that the U.S. dollar maintains its current value.
Avago delivers tiny FETs for multiple wireless apps
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VMMK-1218 and -1225 do not require negative voltage to operate, which results in lower costs and ease of use for RF designers.
Maxim : Versatile class D amplifiers combine high efficiendy with low cost
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Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX9736A/B, a family of versatile single-supply, filterless Class D speaker amplifiers, which provide high-performance, thermally efficient amplifier solutions at a low solution cost.
Bosch Sensortec : Triaxial acceleration sensors have three analog outputs
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The BMA140 is an analog acceleration sensor in a 3 x 3 x 0.9 mm miniature 12-pin LGA package.
Innovative FET RF PA topology benefits radar, avionics applications
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FETs based on an innovative vertical structure boast higher efficiency, smaller size, improved thermal management, and high VSWR tolerance
UPS eases scaleable backup for dense computing environments
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10-kVA Pulsar MX Frame is billed as a low-cost entry solution to easy-to-populate modular systems.
Off-the-shelf LF antenna driver IC for hands-free car access systems
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Claiming an industry first, the ATA5279 is an LF coil driver IC from Atmel Corporation that has been designed for Passive Entry Go (PEG) and Passive Go (PG) hands-free car access systems.
C-shaped encoder module easily integrates into industrial motors
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Avago Technologies has released a high-temperature, six-channel, optical incremental C-shaped encoder module for brushless DC motors used in industrial and factory automation equipment.
Stackpole extends sulfur impervious chip resistor family
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Stackpole Electronics, Inc. has expanded its RMCG series of sulfur impervious chip resistors, extending the resistance value range from 1 ohm to 10 Megohm.
Tyco rolls Impact backplane connector system
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Tyco Electronics has released the high-speed, high-density Impact backplane connector system with 20+ Gbits/s performance.
PXI accessory attaches to any NI eight-slot PXI or PXI Express chassis
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National Instruments has introduced the PMA-1115 portable touch-screen monitor with integrated keyboard that attaches to any NI eight-slot PXI or PXI Express chassis.
Power management IC simplifies CDMA phone designs
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AnalogicTech has introduced the AAT2601, the company's first power management IC designed for the specific requirements of mid-range CDMA handsets.
PA powers EGSM WCDMA networks
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Engineered specifically for use in advanced 3G handsets for EGSM (Band 8) UMTS wireless networks, Anadigics' WCDMA linear power amplifier (PA) reduces average current consumption by 75 percent compared to competing devices.
Agilent EEsof enhances ADS
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In this version, the company reports a 10x speedup in its 3D planar electromagnetic (EM) simulator (known as Momentum), and a 10X speedup in its non-linear harmonic balance circuit simulation with an advanced matrix preconditioner.
Patch antenna receives/transmits two different frequency bands
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Spectrum Control has designed a single element patch antenna that can receive and/or transmit two frequency bands in one 45mm package.
Cadence Speeds Analog and Mixed-Signal Verification
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Cadence has introduced acceleration technology in its Spectre simulator while maintaining accuracy of results.
Cadence Strengthens Custom IC Design Tools
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Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announced an array of new custom IC design capabilities in the Virtuoso design suite.
Teridian launches third generation power meter ICs
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Teridian Semiconductor has launched its third generation of electricity metering chips that includes residential single phase, commercial and industrial three phase ICs, offering up to 256K bytes of storage with 10 MIPS processing power, advanced power management, LCD contrast adjust, and 0.5 second/day hardware RTC which consumes only 0.5µA.
RF transceiver targets WiMAX
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Maxim Integrated Products reports it has the industry's first production-ready, single-chip, 2.3GHz to 2.7GHz, WiMAX MIMO RF transceiver that improves receiver SNR by 10dB
AMD rolls out three Phenom X3 triple-core processors
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AMD announced the availability of three AMD Phenom X3 triple-core processors that, when combined with the AMD 780 series chipset, can give consumers a full HD experience and visually stunning gaming and digital performance.
Mezzanine card design makes FPGA integration easy
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VMETRO announced its first FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC/VITA 57) module dubbed the ADC510, which is available in air-cooled and conduction-cooled rugged versions, integrates two 12-bit 500MHz A/D chips for use in DSP applications such as Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), Electronic Counter Measures (ECM), and Radar.
16-bit A/D converter line delivers 0.5-µA shutdown current
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Linear Technology has introduced the LTC2451 and LTC2452, a pair of 16-bit delta sigma A/D converters with 0.5µA (max) shutdown current in ultra-tiny 3mm x 2mm DFN packages.
Group drives Gbit home network effort
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Eleven companies have officially launched the HomeGrid Forum, a new consortium to accelerate work on a way to unify the fragmented world of home networking and aiming to speed up work on an ITU standard to define chips that can carry data at rates up to a gigabit per second across coax, phone or power lines.
NXP to acquire Conexant's set-top box business
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NXP Semiconductors announced it is acquiring the Broadband Media Processing (BMP) business of Conexant Systems, Inc. for $110 million in cash with an additional payment of up to $35 million based on financial performances over the period from closing through 2009.
SwissQual unveils platform extension for optimization of WiMAX nets
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The Switzerland-based company's Diversity is a quality measurement platform that provides simultaneous, end-to-end testing for voice, data and video.
Infineon : Power control IC brings substantial energy savings
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Infineon presents an improved version of its NovalithIC, a 1 cm3 package that accommodates three chips – two power chips and a logic circuit to control and monitor the power stage.
Analog Devices : Low-noise opamp offers high speed and precision
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The ADA4898 operational amplifier offers designers a blend of low distortion, low noise, and high speed for applications that also require high precision.
Contrinex : Photoelectric sensors offer high performance at competitive prices
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Available from Contrinex is a new generation of photoelectric proximity switches designed to provide a high level of performance at competitive prices.
Leadis rolls out standalone Class-G headphone amplifiers
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Leadis Technology Inc. is sampling standalone Class-G headphone amplifiers that are well suited for power sensitive applications such as mobile phones, MP3/PMPs, portable gaming, GPS/PNDs, notebook computers, and other portable audio products with a headphone output.
Single junction circulators target cellular base stations
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RF Micro Devices has introduced five single junction circulators that deliver optimum electrical performance and rugged construction required by the demanding operational requirements of the high power, linear amplifier and transceiver sections of cellular base stations, repeaters and other forms of transmission equipment.
Innovations in capacitive touchscreen technology to debut at the Society for Information Display exhibition
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Wacom's patent-pending technology employs newly designed low-power circuitry and revolutionary reversing ramped electro-static fields to deliver pinpoint precision and drift-free performance to touchscreen users.
MCU embeds CAN interface, EEPROM and emulation/debug tools
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Freescale Semiconductor has extended its S08D family with the introduction of the highly integrated 9S08DZ128 MCU that offers high 8-bit performance and on-chip functionality for industrial and automotive designers.
ESD protection device passes HDMI 1.3a, 20-kV ESD tests
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Cal Micro claims the XtremeESD CM1234 protection device is the only ESD solution that passes both HDMI 1.3a compliance and 20-kV ESD tests.
LF coil chip is first off-the-shelf antenna driver
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Atmel is calling its LF coil driver chip, the ATA5279, the industry's first and only off-the-shelf antenna driver IC that is designed for Passive Entry Go (PEG) and Passive Go (PG) hands-free car access systems.
Processing engine supports latest FPGA mezzanine card standard
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VMETRO announced one of the industry's first FPGA processing engines with support for the FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC/VITA 57) standard.
Vocoder IC offers full duplex capability
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CML Microcircuits has added to its voice coder/encoder (vocoder) family a robust advanced low complexity waveform interpolation (RALCWI) IC dubbed the CMX638 that offers full duplex capability.
White LED driver powers up to 10 LEDs
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Linear Technology has introduced a high-efficiency constant current white LED driver packaged in a 2 x 2-mm DFN (or ThinSOT) package. The LT3593 driver powers up to ten LEDs.
Circular connector provides high contact density
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ITT Interconnect Solutions has developed the KPTC series of miniature circular connectors, aimed at harsh environments.
Tessera zooms in
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Tessera announced low-cost optical zoom capabilities with OptiML Zoom. The image enhancement technology combines Tessera's specialized algorithms with a unique lens design to replace mechanical zoom.
DO-254-certifiable Nios II embedded processor
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Altera and HCELL Engineering announce DO-254-certifiable Nios II processor core for use in airborne hardware environments.
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