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2.4 GHz industrial wireless Ethernet products for M2M data communications
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4/29/2010   Post a comment
AvaLAN Wireless Systems, Inc., a provider of outdoor long-range industrial wireless Ethernet products, announces a secure, robust 2.4-GHz solution offering 38 non-overlapping independent operating channels.
Atmel development tools target ZigBee-certified Smart Energy applications
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4/29/2010   Post a comment
Atmel Corporation has released the Atmel BitCloud Profile Suite, a ready-to-use framework for rapid development of ZigBee-certified applications.
TI unveils lowest power JFET-input audio operational amplifiers
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4/29/2010   Post a comment
Extending its Burr-Brown Audio line, Texas Instruments has introduced a family of JFET-input op amps featuring ultra-low noise and distortion to maximize audio system quality and performance.
Firm launches IP directory for FPGAs
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4/28/2010   Post a comment
Privately held Parallel Engines announced the availability of a directory indexing more than 17,000 IP blocks and FPGA devices.
ESC - Xilinx Extensible Processing Platform combines best of serial and parallel processing
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4/28/2010   Post a comment
Xilinx Extensible Processing Platform combines best of serial and parallel processing, with ARM-based processing architecture that delivers ultimate levels of performance in embedded systems.
ESC - Plurality launches world's first scalable 256 multicore processor for wireless infrastructure
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4/28/2010   Post a comment
Plurality has launched the world's first scalable 256 multicore processor for wireless infrastructure, creating a new category of acceleration co-processors, dubbed HyperCore, that simplifies code compilation, delivers performance that scales linearly with the number of cores, and offers power consumption that rivals hard-wired ASICs.
Samsung ships multi-chip package with a PRAM chip for handsets
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4/28/2010   Post a comment
Samsung has started to ship what it claims is the industry's first multi-chip package (MCP) with phase-change random access memory (PRAM) for use in mobile handsets beginning later this quarter.
QuickLogic says technology boosts OLEDs
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4/28/2010   Post a comment
Programmable logic vendor QuickLogic announced the verification of the company's Visual Enhancement Engine and Display Power Optimizer technology with OLED displays.
Actel demos motor control solutions based on SmartFusion
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4/28/2010   Post a comment
At the Embedded Systems Conference here this week, Actel is demonstrating a solution for high complexity motor and motion control applications based on its SmartFusion mixed signal FPGAs.
ESC - CebaFlex FPGA-based subsystem boards boost protocol processing up to 10x
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4/28/2010   Post a comment
CebaFlex FPGA-based subsystem boards boost protocol processing up to 10x. The PCIe-enabled CPU-offload solution reduces time to market, lowers power consumption, and increases ROI through fast and easy in-system upgrades.
1-GSPS quad DAC yields design efficiency in wireless base stations
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4/27/2010   Post a comment
ADI says its 1-GSPS quad-channel DAC is an industry-first at this speed and integration level, and reduces PCB area by 20 percent compared to dual-channel options.
ESC - Synapse and Silicon Labs introduce complete solution for wireless mesh networking
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4/27/2010   Post a comment
Synapse and Silicon Labs introduce complete solution for wireless mesh networking. SNAP and Si1000 wireless MCU enable sub-GHz connectivity for smart meter, building automation, and personal medical devices.
NXT acquires Audium Semiconductor's IP to offer USB-powered loudspeakers
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4/27/2010   Post a comment
NXT plc announced the strategic purchase of the IP of Audium Semiconductor and associated assets. The company intends to use Audium ICs to produce complete audio platforms incorporating its Balanced Mode Radiator technology together with ultra-efficient power amplifiers.
ESC - Digi enables all M2M embedded products with out-of-the-box cloud connectivity
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4/27/2010   Post a comment
Digi International today announced that all Digi and Rabbit embedded products will be configured to easily connect to the iDigi "cloud" out of the box.
ESC - IAR Systems pioneers low-power debugging
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4/27/2010   1 comment
IAR Systems has developed low-power debugging technology that marks significant advance in software development for low-power embedded systems.
IDT debuts power converter, timing chipset with coupled inductor technology
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4/27/2010   Post a comment
IDT has announced a new family of voltage regulators designed to help customers reduce their total system power loss by combining its timing portfolio with a multi-phase controller and featuring coupled inductor technology.
LED driver features dynamic headroom control for high-power applications
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4/27/2010   Post a comment
National has started to sample what it says is the first LED driver with dynamic headroom control and multiple outputs for high-power applications that accurately and efficiently drives up to four strings of LEDs.
Green Hills forges alliances with Freescale, Cavium
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4/27/2010   Post a comment
Increased processor support, including multicore, is added to Integrity OS, IDE, debugging tools.
Fasten your seatbelt: go for a 32-GHz real-time, analog-bandwidth, oscilloscope ride
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4/27/2010   Post a comment
Agilent Infiniium 90000 X-Series family features 10 models (16 to 32 GHz); extremely low noise and jitter; sophisticated probe system; 40 application packages
ESC - Wi2Wi introduces industrial temp WLAN-Bluetooth module
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4/27/2010   Post a comment
The W2CBW009Di industrial temp WLAN-Bluetooth module from Wi2Wi measures a mere 16mm x 16mm x 2.1mm and operates in temps of -40C to +85C.
Four automotive converters fit in a 25mm² IC
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4/26/2010   Post a comment
Maxim has announced an automotive-grade PMIC with two DC-DC converters, two LDO regulators, and a power-good reset output for voltage monitoring-all in a 5mm x 5mm footprint.
Netronome debuts cards, system for packet processing
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4/26/2010   Post a comment
Netronome will debut at the Multicore Expo two PCI Express Gen2 adapter cards and a chassis-based system using its 40-core network processor announced late last year at a time when rival Cavium Networks is expected to announce a 32-core device.
Vitesse expands broadcast video IC line
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4/26/2010   Post a comment
Vitesse recently expanded its broadcast video IC portfolio with what it claims is the industry's highest performance, lowest power, smallest footprint crosspoint switch.
Controller safeguards low voltage electronics from input power surges
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4/26/2010   Post a comment
Linear Technology has introduced the LTC4361, a 2.5V to 5.5V overvoltage and overcurrent protection controller designed to safeguard low voltage, portable electronics from damaging input voltage transients and current surges.
Tensilica launches third generation 8-MAC VLIW DSP core
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4/26/2010   Post a comment
Tensilica Inc. has introduced its third generation ConnX 545CK 8-MAC (multiply-accumulate) VLIW (very long instruction word) DSP core for SoC designs.
ESC - NFE-3240 is highest performance PCIe Gen2 acceleration card
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4/26/2010   Post a comment
Netronome's NFE-3240 PCIe Gen2 acceleration card delivers first 2-port 10-gigabit Ethernet with enhanced I/O virtualization support.
ESC - The ARMADA 310 processor drives greener embedded enterprise apps
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4/26/2010   Post a comment
Marvell's new sub-one watt GHertz-class ARMADA 310 processor drives greener embedded enterprise apps, combining high performance and extensive feature set with makedly lower power.
ESC - ARM-based MCU adds functionality and precision for industrial/white goods apps
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4/26/2010   Post a comment
Toshiba's TMPM380 ARM-based MCU is a low cost 32-bit MCU for analog circuit control that adds functionality and precision for industrial/white goods apps.
AMD rolls seven embedded CPUs at ESC
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4/26/2010   Post a comment
Advanced Micro Devices will roll out at the Embedded Systems Conference embedded versions of PC chip sets, graphics and as many as seven x86 processors, including AMD's first embedded chips to support DDR3 memory and the HyperTransport 3 interconnect.
Facility can test steering hardware
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4/23/2010   Post a comment
Laboratory of Mechatronics at the Cologne University of Applied Science has implemented a HiL test stand for steering systems.
Dongbu HiTek rolls BCDMOS PDK
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4/22/2010   Post a comment
South Korean analog foundry vendor Dongbu HiTek has rolled out what it calls a Low Vgs BCDMOS process design kit (PDK).
ESC: Via rolls 64-bit MPUs for embedded apps
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4/22/2010   Post a comment
Taiwan's Via Technologies Inc. has rolled out the VIA Nano E-Series processor line, a family of x86-based, 64-bit devices for the embedded markets.
Synopsys announces enhanced synthesis tool for Actel's SmartFusion
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4/22/2010   Post a comment
EDA and IP vendor Synopsys announced enhanced FPGA synthesis support is available for Actel's SmartFusion mixed-signal FPGAs.
WIRELESS/RF - CC430 MCU RF platform jump starts RF designs
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4/21/2010   Post a comment
The CC430F513x microcontrollers (MCUs) from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) are supported by a rich developer ecosystem, offering complete, scalable hardware and software for single-chip radio frequency (RF) solutions.
QuickLogic rolls low-power system block for mobile devices
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4/21/2010   Post a comment
Programmable logic vendor QuickLogic announced a new proven system block for its customer specific standard products (CSSPs) that the company said enables handheld mobile system developers to conserve energy through effective power management by shutting down the CPU and the CSSP between bursts of activity caused by peripheral devices.
Audio/video clock generator needs no external clock conditioning
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4/21/2010   Post a comment
A new triple-rate (3G/HD/SD) audio/video clock generator from National Semiconductor Corp., eliminates the need for external clock conditioning in professional and broadcast video equipment.
Yageo develops smallest PIFA GPS antenna for handhelds
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4/21/2010   Post a comment
Yageo Corp. has released what it claims is the smallest ceramic chip antenna (PIFA mode) for GPS applications.
Multicore communication processor requires no external memory
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4/21/2010   Post a comment
LSI Corp.'s APP3100 is a multicore communication processor that gives networking equipment providers a space-efficient and cost-effective product for accelerating carrier Ethernet and network security functions.
Numonyx launches serial-interface phase-change memory
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4/20/2010   5 comments
Nonvolatile memory maker Numonyx BV (Geneva, Switzerland), has announced the Omneo range of NOR-compatible phase-change memories.
Multiplexers provide higher data rates without compromising signal integrity
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4/20/2010   Post a comment
ON Semiconductor has expanded its multiplexer product line with devices that are designed to function at high input rates/clock frequencies.
Energy management SoC measures eight single phase outlets simultaneously
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4/20/2010   Post a comment
Teridian Semiconductor has launched an energy measurement SoC, the 78M6618 (6618), for use in data center power distribution units (PDUs) and applications in the smart home, including intelligent power strips and circuit breaker panels.
High current power inductors employ advanced flat wire technology
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4/20/2010   Post a comment
Bourns has introduced two new power inductors that feature advanced flat wire technology for lower DC resistance and higher current ratings in an ultra small package.
Digitizer board supports 12-bit, 500 MS/s with 350MHz of input analog bandwidth
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4/20/2010   Post a comment
The CompuScope 1250X is what manufacturer DynamicSignals LLC claims to be the world's highest fidelity high-speed digitizer.
NXP unveils automotive qualified Power SO-8 MOSFETs in LFPAK
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4/20/2010   Post a comment
NXP Semiconductors claims to be the first supplier to launch a full range of automotive power MOSFETs housed in the compact, thermally enhanced Loss Free PAcKage (LFPAK).
FCI expands D-Sub high density connector series
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4/20/2010   Post a comment
To address a growing number of applications where higher density packaging is required, FCI expanded its D-sub high density series to include right-angle male, straight male and female,solder bucket male and female, and crimp male and female versions to its initial line of right-angle female connectors only.
ST samples low-power ARM microcontrollers
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4/20/2010   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics NV has announced it is sampling the STM32L series of ultra-low-power ARM Cortex-M3 microcontrollers
Bluetooth backers explore 60 GHz future
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4/20/2010   Post a comment
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group is expected to create a study group to help pick a transport for a future gigabit-class version of the short-range wireless technology, and the leading candidates are the two rival flavors of 60 GHz technology promoted by the WirelessHD Consortium and the Wireless Gigabit Alliance.
Update: Altera details Stratix V innovations
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4/19/2010   Post a comment
Programmable logic vendor Altera disclosed more details about its 28-nm high-end Stratix V FPGA family, saying the devices will offer up to 1.6 terabits per second of serial switching capability, 1.1 million logic elements and 53 megabits of embedded memory.
Samplify introduces ultrasound beamformer IC
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4/19/2010   Post a comment
Samplify Systems Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) has announced an autofocus beamforming technology for ultrasound imaging.
Venture investments up 12 percent in first quarter
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4/19/2010   Post a comment
Venture capitalists invested $4.7 billion in 597 deals during the first quarter of 2010, up 12 percent from the $4.2 billion invested in 522 deals during the same period in 2009, according to Dow Jones VentureSource.
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