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STMicro adds new MCU to STM32F4 Series
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4/30/2013   Post a comment
The STM32F401 is the entry-level MCU in STMicro’s high-performance STM32F4 series featuring the ARM Cortex-M4 32-bit/DSP core.
PhD student monitors patients with Parkinson's Disease
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4/30/2013   1 comment
I just heard about a really interesting project being undertaken by Georgia Tech PhD student Teresa Sanders.
Atmel introduces ultra-low-power single-chip touch controller for screens up to 15.6”
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4/30/2013   Post a comment
Next-generation maXTouch T series brings high-performance adaptive architecture and intuitive user interface solutions including maXStylus and maXFusion.
Microchip expands LIN 2.1/ SAE J2602-2 portfolio
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4/30/2013   Post a comment
Flexible LIN portfolio complies with global automotive standards; combines eXtreme low power consumption, high robustness, reliability, and integration.
Fairchild Semiconductor FAN3180 gate driver
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4/25/2013   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor’s low-side gate driver incorporates a 3.3-V LDO regulator in 5-lead SOT 23 package.
Microchip brings PIC16F527 and PIC16F570 integrated op amps to 8-bit PIC MCUs
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4/25/2013   Post a comment
New MCUs feature on-chip op amps, high-speed comparators, and ADC for general-purpose, signal conditioning and sensing applications.
NKK adds brushed chrome to YB2 Series IP65-rated pushbuttons
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4/25/2013   Post a comment
NKK Switches has updated its YB2 Series of tamperproof pushbuttons with a brushed chrome cap and bezel option for non-illuminated models.
Stackpole expands current sense chip resistor line
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4/25/2013   Post a comment
Stackpole has added 0402 and 0603 sizes to its CSRF Series of foil on ceramic carrier current sense chip resistors.
TI's chip for lead-acid battery monitoring
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4/25/2013   Post a comment
Texas Instruments introduces lead-acid battery management gas gauge integrated circuit with TI's proprietary Impedance Track capacity measurement technology.
SiC MOSFET technology improves PV inverters
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4/25/2013   1 comment
Delta Energy Systems' solar inverters use SiC power MOSFETs from Cree to enable new milestones in power density.
Econais rolls out Wi-Fi audio-streaming ref design
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4/24/2013   Post a comment
Based on the company’s WiSmart EC32S13 WiFi module, Econais now offers the WisAudio reference design for streaming raw uncompressed (WAV) and compressed (MP3, FLAC, AAC) audio over WiFi.
Converged Bluetooth digital radio module
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4/24/2013   Post a comment
Frontier Silicon's Tuscany module allows audio devices to operate with any combination of high-performance Bluetooth, dual Band DAB/DAB+, FM with RDS and Apple Lightning/Android docking.
Single-chip digital radio receivers support HD Radio and DAB/DAB+
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4/24/2013   Post a comment
Silicon Labs has released what it claims to be the industry's first single-die antenna-input-to-audio-output digital radio receiver solution developed for the global portable and consumer electronics markets.
Eight-channel PWM HD audio processor with dual asynchronous sample rate converters
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4/24/2013   Post a comment
Texas Instruments has introduced the industry’s first 8-channel pulse-width modulator (PWM) audio processor with dual asynchronous sample rate converters (ASRCs) integrated on a single chip.
Industrial strength PCIe/104 form factor A/V codec
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4/24/2013   Post a comment
Sensoray has introduced the ultra-low latency, high performance Model 953-ET: PCIe/104 Form Factor A/V Codec, a board that can simultaneously capture four channels of analog video and four channels of stereo/mono audio.
Acoustic adhesive vent protects openings in portable electronics
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4/24/2013   Post a comment
The GAW113 acoustic vent from W. L. Gore & Associates' Portable Electronic Vents group is designed to provide dust and splash protection for acoustic openings in portable electronic devices such as scanners, two-way radios, tablet and laptop PCs.
Ohm’s Law iPhone app helps back-solve electrical power calculations
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4/24/2013   Post a comment
Cressall Resistors is usually associated with heavy engineering but the company also has software engineering expertise in-house, the first fruit of which is an iPhone app for solving Ohm's Law.
SP/Silicon Power unveils two new SSDs
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4/22/2013   Post a comment
The SATA III 6 Gb/s devices feature read/write speeds of up to 550 MB/s and 440 MB/s.
Microchip expands embedded wireless portfolio with new Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and ZigBee offerings
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4/22/2013   Post a comment
Expansion includes PIC32 Bluetooth Digital Audio Kit, feature-rich Wi-Fi modules, IEEE 802.15.4 and proprietary radio, and XBee-compatible Bluetooth and Wi-Fi modules.
Altera announces new Cyclone V SoC development kit
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4/22/2013   3 comments
Available for ordering now, new kit Includes Altera SoC EDS featuring ARM DS-5 Altera Edition toolkit.
Tektronix releases PA4000 power analyzer
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4/19/2013   Post a comment
Marking its entrance into the power analyzer market, Tektronix this week debuted the PA4000 power analyzer.
Symtavision adds Ethernet timing analysis to SymTA/S
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4/19/2013   Post a comment
Symtavision has added Ethernet timing analysis to its SymTA/S tool for the design and verification of embedded real-time systems.
Micrel MIC826 voltage supervisor
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4/18/2013   Post a comment
Micrel’s latest microprocessor supervisor improves accuracy of power supply monitoring, reduces solution size up to 70 percent, and cuts current consumption up to 75 percent.
Xilinx, the Embedded Vision Alliance Summit, and DESIGN West 2013
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4/18/2013   Post a comment
Presentations and demonstrations highlight combination of SoC silicon, tools, and IP resulting in smarter embedded vision solutions.
3-phase transformers made rugged
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4/18/2013   Post a comment
Modular IPI Three-Phase Transformer Series from Innovative Power, Inc., delivers superior power management in a wide range of instruments and controls designed for heavy-duty industrial use.
API adds GaN to power amplifiers
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4/17/2013   Post a comment
API Technologies expands high-performance power amplifier line to includes GaN-based power amplifier.
Energy Micro extends Keil RTOS with tickless mode
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4/17/2013   Post a comment
As an enhancement to its family of power efficient EM32 Cortex-M MCUs, Energy Micro has added a ‘tickless’ extension to the free ARM Keil RTX RTOS.
Microchip's PIC24 Lite MCU features extreme low power
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4/17/2013   Post a comment
The low-cost PIC24F KM family is the latest addition to Microchip Technology Inc.'s 16-bit PIC microcontroller (MCU) portfolio.
Freescale Freedom dev platform for Kinetis K20 MCU available from Premier Farnell
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4/16/2013   Post a comment
Arduino compatible with more power and functionality, the FRDM-K20D50M is the newest member of the Freedom Development Platform family.
ARM Keil RTX RTOS offers ‘tickless’ power-saving mode on Energy Micro EFM32 Cortex-M MCUs
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4/16/2013   1 comment
The free Keil RTX real-time operating system, optimized for ARM Cortex-M devices, is now available in Energy Micro’s Simplicity Studio tool suite with additional ultra-low power mode.
TI's new Tiva C Series ARM Cortex-M4 MCUs for connected applications
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4/15/2013   3 comments
New Tiva C Series TM4C123x MCUs are in production today and offer connectivity and sensor aggregation, along with tools and software for development.
FPGA-based image sensor extender reference design from Lattice
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4/12/2013   Post a comment
Low-cost solution uses inexpensive twisted-pair cable to separate image sensors up to eight meters from image signal processors.
FCI launches Minitek 127 modular connector system
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4/11/2013   Post a comment
FCI's Minitek 127 is a modular connector system on a 1.27 (.050”) pitch.
Linear Technology Corp.’s LTC6957 is a DC to 300MHz dual output buffer/driver/logic translator
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4/11/2013   Post a comment
Linear Technology’s dual output sine wave to logic converter uses selectable input filtering for lowest additive jitter.
Pericom PI3PD22920, PI3PD22919, PI3TB212, PI3WVR12612, PI3WVR12412, mobile connectivity platform
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4/11/2013   Post a comment
New switching and power management products target Thunderbolt, USB and video protocols.
Altera demos industry’s first QPI 1.1 FPGA Home Agent for enhanced server capabilities
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4/10/2013   Post a comment
Demo features Stratix V FPGA configured to extend co-processing for Intel processors.
Accelerate DSP design productivity with All Programmable FPGAs and SoCs
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4/10/2013   1 comment
I just received news about a whitepaper and video…
3G cellular router for M2M
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4/10/2013   Post a comment
The single-box solution provides local M2M network connectivity through its built-in Wi-Fi Hotspot, Ethernet 10/100 and I/0 ports, and connects to the Internet via CDMA and HSPA+ cellular telephone networks.
Xilinx announces Real-Time Video Engine 2.1
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4/8/2013   Post a comment
The RTVE 2.1 reference design allows for multiple video processing pipelines, running at 10-bit color depth and full 4:4:4 color subsampling.
Altera demos 32-Gbps transceiver with leading-edge 20nm device
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4/8/2013   Post a comment
Demonstration highlights latest success in Altera's 20nm FPGA early access program.
ZigBee transceiver adds Wi-Fi coexistence, deep packet inspection for Wake-on-LAN
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4/6/2013   Post a comment
GreenPeak Technologies has developed a new generation of ZigBee transceivers to make the smart home more reliable, secure and power efficient.
Dual-interface NFC tags connects smartphones to any device
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4/6/2013   Post a comment
Inside Secure has released an innovative near field communication (NFC) tag that creates virtually limitless possibilities for interactions between NFC mobile devices like smartphones and a broad range of medical, communications, entertainment and other electronic devices.
Hypervisor boosts 'bring your own device' strategies
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4/6/2013   Post a comment
Green Hills Software has launched a major new release of its INTEGRITY Multivisor to allow enterprise and government mobile device users and administrators to take advantage of off-the-shelf, BYOD mobile phones and tablets for both personal and business use.
Video codec hardware IP doubles performance
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4/6/2013   Post a comment
Renesas Electronics announced a multi-format video codec hardware IP product that supports low-delay processing for automotive information terminals supporting High Definition Television (HDTV), mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, and industrial equipment.
Touchstone Semi expands NanoWatt analog IC line to include TS3003, TS3004, TS3005, TS3006
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4/5/2013   Post a comment
The company’s latest additions include four new 1.55V to 5V, 1.9µA one-resistor-tunable timer ICs.
Emerson’s new 750 watt DS750PED and 1100 watt DS1100PED power supplies
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4/4/2013   Post a comment
Emerson Network Power has launched two ultra-compact AC-DC front-end power supplies that meet the 80 Plus Platinum Standard for efficiency.
GPS simulator verifies WAAS LPV navigation systems
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4/4/2013   Post a comment
Aeroflex has added the ability to simulate WAAS LPV approach procedures to its GPSG-1000 portable GPS simulator to expedite and validate the installation of WAAS-capable navigation systems in aircraft.
Toshiba low power OS targets Many-Core embedded designs
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4/3/2013   Post a comment
Toshiba has taken the wraps off an innovative, low power operating system it has developed for many-core processors, targeting application in embedded systems, including automotive products and digital consumer products.
RGBW LED emitters targets narrow-beam stage lighting
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4/3/2013   Post a comment
LED Engin announced the LZ4 flat lens family of compact, 4-die RGBW emitters for wash lamps and follow spots used in stage lighting applications.
Texas Instruments Inc. SN65LVDS324 image sensor receiver IC
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4/3/2013   Post a comment
TI’s 1080p60 sensor-to-processor IC reduces video system size and power consumption.
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