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FLCOS technology could achieve $999 microdisplay TV, say CRLO execs
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5/27/2005   Post a comment
CRLO Displays Ltd. is betting that its ferroelectric Liquid-crystal-on-Silicon (FLCOS) technology will make possible a 42-inch microdisplay-based TV for $999 in a few years.
Athlon dual-core processor fits in 939-pin micro PGA packaging
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AMD says its new Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processor delivers the performance of a multi-core processor with the same 939-pin micro PGA type packaging as the single-core Athlon 64 CPU
Half-price instrumentation amplifiers deliver precision
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Analog Devices Inc.'s instrumentation amplifier is said to combine accuracy, low noise and low price for portable medical devices and low-voltage industrial and communications applications.
Low-power Wi-Fi radio for embedded mobile applications
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802.11g chip targets multimedia cellphones and hand-held devices.
Configurable medical supplies are pre-approved
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The AC/DC power sources in the MM family from Powerstax plc (formerly Advanced Power Conversion) are pre-approved, configurable medical supplies designed to reduce costs associated with safety agency clearances and time-to-market design issues. Available in two industry standard sizes, the Powerstax MM series delivers 400, 600, and 1,000 watts from up to 12 isolated outputs (1.45 to 28 volts), which represents 46,656 possible output configurations.
Module speeds Bluetooth development
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5/27/2005   Post a comment
National Semiconductor's "Simply Blue" module supports Bluetooth 2.0 by embedding a complete Bluetooth node including a CMOS radio transceiver, a protocol stack, application-specific profiles and a high-level command interpreter for communication with the host using the on-chip UART interface.
Fujitsu Hitachi Plasma Display to increase production
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Soaring demand from the flat-panel TV market is prompting Hitachi Ltd. to further increase plasma display production at its FHP subsidiary at Miyazaki Works in Japan.
UC Irvine launches embedded systems certificate program
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5/27/2005   Post a comment
This summer the University of California, Irvine, will begin offering courses as a part of its new Embedded System Engineering Certificate Program.
NEC doubles plan at 300-mm fab launch
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NEC Electronics Corp. has officially celebrated the launch of its 300-mm wafer fab at Yamagata and has started to ramp its manufacturing capacity towards 20,000 wafers a month.
Ultrasonic flowmeter has pulsed or analog output
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5/27/2005   Post a comment
Crydom introduces a dual output mode for its Ultrasonic Flowmeters. Its Flowsonic's range now comprises pulsed output and analog 4-20-mA output.
Low-voltage analog switch family targets portable systems
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5/27/2005   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. today released a family of low on-resistance and low-level logic control analog switches designed for direct battery operation in portable applications.
Smart card IC partitions memory between code and data
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5/27/2005   Post a comment
EM Microelectronic has developed a smart card IC that allows users to divide 176-kilobytes of memory between code and data. The EMTCG176-3G is designed for Java subscriber identity module (SIM) cards, which are located in GSM phase 2+ phones.
Radstone advances multi-processor software development
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With the aim of simplifying multi-processor software development and enhancing interoperability between its boards, signal processing and sensor I/O, Radstone has introduced its AXIS integrated software environment.
Verification tool adds SystemVerilog support
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5/26/2005   Post a comment
Verification tool provider VeriEZ Solutions Inc. will off SystemVerilog support for its EZVerify product, the company said. SystemVerilog support will be available to beta customers in the fourth quarter.
Dual controller daisy-chains for multitracking
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5/26/2005   Post a comment
Linear Technology's LTC3828 is a dual step-down switching controller with integrated tracking for sequencing multiple voltage rails, a phase-locked loop (PLL) for precision synchronization, and PolyPhase operation for reducing input capacitance and noise. The chip, which enables the design of compact multiple output power supplies in applications such as single-board computers, industrial equipment, automotive electronics and FPGA-based systems, can daisy chain to multiple LTC3828s or other DC/D
Tantalum polymer capacitor meets lead-free requirements in new case size
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5/26/2005   Post a comment
AVX Corp. has developed a new low-profile, tantalum solid electrolytic chip capacitor with a conductive polymer electrode that meets the lead-free 260°C reflow requirements.
Less-than-$1200 frame grabber leverages PCI Express
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5/26/2005   Post a comment
Board maker American Eltec has a frame grabber board that marries four simultaneous async inputs with the high-speed PCI Express bus. The board can supplant up to four monochrome frame grabber boards for the acquisition of four independent non-synchronized camera signals.
Embedded controllers simplify migration for cost-sensitive applications
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Freescale Semiconductor says its two new ColdFire device families called the MCF520x and MCF521x ease the migration to 32-bit performance for applications that require low power consumption and flexible integration at an affordable price point.
Board mates PCI bus with FPDP
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5/26/2005   Post a comment
This Front Panel Data Port digital I/O board should go a long way to solve the problem of interfacing FPDP systems with PCI buses; it can operate in 5-V and 3.3-V environments. Click here to learn more.
DDR SDRAMs geared for mobile market feature new proprietary technology
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Micron Technology has launched a family of DDR SDRAM devices tailored specifically for the mobile market. Using a new technology called Endur-IC, the latest devices offer more aggressive power specifications than what the company has been able to provide.
Pentium M 6U-sized Eurocard handles realtime applications
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5/26/2005   Post a comment
Here's a single-board computer that's optimized for embedded realtime applications and for low power. Running a 1.6-GHz Pentium M, it achieves performance comparable to that of a 2.4-GHz Pentium 4, but at sharply reduced dissipation.
Thrifty half-bricks put wireless on the air
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Designed to provide economical, high-reliability service, Ericsson's PKJ-N half-brick series of DC/DC converters are suited to RF power amplifier systems and 2G and 3G base station applications.
AKM low power stereo DAC has built-in 3D enhancement
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Asahi Kasei Microsystems (AKM) has introduced the AK4368, a low power stereo DAC with built-in 3D enhancement, high output headphone amplifier and PLL - all features that make it ideal for ultra-compact mobile phones, smart phones and PMPs.
Data Device Corp's Gigabit Ethernet controller targets real-time military applications
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Data Device Corporation (DDC) announces sample shipments of the GigEXTREME (ET-71000 Gigabit Ethernet network controller and TOE cards to lead customers. Applications span avionics and vetronics, including high speed video processing, motor control and sensor interfacing.
EPCOS ESD protection diodes respond in less than 0.5 ns
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EPCOS has added the CDS4C12GTA type to its CeraDiode range for ESD protection. Measuring 2.5 x 0.8 mm, the new type has the same solder pad dimensions as TVS diodes in SOD-223 packages and can thus be used as a drop-in replacement for more expensive diode solutions.
Simulation software sets power designs in motion
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International Rectifier's new web-based simulation tool for three-phase, variable-speed, motor drive inverter circuits simplifies recursive calculations and expands the design support for the company's iMOTION integrated design platform.
PC/104 extenders link I/O across noise-free optical waveguides
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5/25/2005   Post a comment
Here's news of an FPGA-equipped PC/104 plug-in that can find a home in electrically noisy environments, such as industrial data acquisition systems. The board comprises a bus extender that lets you extend the range of any PC/104-based data-acq and control stack. It does that by means of a multi-mode fiber optic channel. eeProductCenter Senior Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn reports.
Quarter-brick fields semi-regulated bus, TCA apps
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5/25/2005   Post a comment
Power-One's QKS48T21120 quarter-brick DC/DC converter, specifically suited to loosely-regulated intermediate-bus and advanced TCA (Telecom Computing Architecture) applications, delivers up to 21 amps at 12 volts from a 36-75 volt input.
Flow-control management ICs buffer data at 13.3-Gbits/s operating speeds
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5/25/2005   Post a comment
Integrated Device Technology has launched its second family of Multi-Queue flow-control ICs that offers up to 10-Mbits of storage density and supports high-speed operations exceeding 10-Gbits/s using clock rates up to 166-MHz double data rate (DDR).
IAD features dual T1 capacity
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5/25/2005   Post a comment
The new eLink-300 integrated access device (IAD) offers enhanced bandwidth provisioning flexibility through the implementation of dual T1 uplinks, dial back-up capability, and advanced fail-safe, self-test capabilities
Digital potentiometers are simple to operate
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5/25/2005   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products Inc. introduced low-cost 64-tap, one-time-programmable digital potentiometers.
PCI Express x16 graphics card to drive dual monitors
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5/25/2005   Post a comment
Need to drive more than one monitor? Then check out this low-profile plug-in card for PCI Express applications. Priced at less that $250, it will feature native PCI Express x16 support and 64-Mbytes of graphics memory, and can drive two digital or analog monitors at a time in either an independent mode or in a stretched linked mode.
Sealed inverter rebuffs the elements
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5/25/2005   Post a comment
Absopulse Electronics' PSI 1000 series inverter, whose internal modules are fully encapsulated within a thermally conductive MIL-spec silicon rubber compound to ensure immunity to shock, vibration, moisture, humidity, salt, and fog, delivers 1000 VA at 50, 60, or 400 Hz for powering industrial, railway, marine, mining, utility, and aviation ground support equipment.
RF data transceiver delivers +16-dBm output power for low-power/long-range applications
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Home automation, alarm and security, and automatic meter reading applications spanning 400 to 950 MHz get a boost from Atmel's improved RF wireless data transceiver.
FCI's disk drive connectors comply with SAS 3.0Gbps specifications
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5/25/2005   Post a comment
For server, storage, telecom and industrial embedded computing applications, FCI's serial attach SCSI (SAS) backplane receptacles are offering system designers the means to optimise the integration of SAS and serial ATA drives.
Henkel soldering iron de-oxidizer suits lead and lead-free applications
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5/25/2005   Post a comment
New from the electronics group of Henkel, TTC-LF is a product that allows soldering irons to be re-tinned, even when conventional methods such as sponges, pads or rosin-cored solder wire are not effective.
Microcontroller evaluation board includes development tools
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5/25/2005   Post a comment
This microcontroller evaluation board comes with the company's patented Integrated Development Environment. The combination enables rapid development, configuration and debugging of the company's 16-bit microcontroller.
Circuit Design Inc's low power radio modem uses relay function to extend range
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5/25/2005   Post a comment
Circuit Design Inc has updated the MU-1 low power radio modem launched last year with new relay and communication margin measurement functions. With the relay function users can achieve long distance communication (1 leg about 600 m) using a maximum of 10 relay stations, with the 10 mW output authorized for the European harmonized ISM 434 MHz license exempt band.
US-Forscher implementieren Fourier-Transformaton in Qubits
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5/25/2005   Post a comment
US-Forscher haben die Fourier-Transformation in Quantenbit-Registern (Qubits) implementiert. Das Verfahren erfordert keine Quantenkohärenz der gesamten Qubit-Gruppe. Außerdem soll sich die Entwicklung einfach auf größere Systeme übertragen lassen.
Devices expand Ethernet's reach
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5/25/2005   Post a comment
The ISG 140 and the ISG 180 deliver differentiated Ethernet services over single or bonded T1 or E1 copper lines and allow service providers to reach customer locations not served by fiber
Dual-output regulator simplifies notebook designs
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5/25/2005   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products' MAX8737 is a dual, high-power, linear-regulator controller that (with external n-channel MOSFETs) provides two independent low-voltage supplies for notebook computers, point-of-load regulators, and low-voltage bias supplies. The chip, working from a nominal 5 volts, delivers a highly regulated 0.5 to 2.5 volts at each output (no-load accuracy is ±5 mV), with the external MOSFETs faciliating a scaleable current design that provides good load regulation (±1 p
LSI Logic eliminates mask charges for entry-level platform ASICs
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5/24/2005   Post a comment
LSI Logic is offering two new slices on its RapidChip Integrator2 platform that are designed to provide a low cost option for high-volume applications.
Multiple-processor VME boards serve air-cooled MIL applications
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5/24/2005   Post a comment
Mercury Computer's got a conduction-cooled so-called multicomputer that can scale more than seventy PowerPC nodes connected by a high-bandwidth communications fabric. This product can dish up a total of 460-GFLOPS in processing power.
Agere to launch multimedia storage chips for home nets
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5/24/2005   Post a comment
Agere Systems has developed a family of storage chips designed for use in digital media servers, multiuser personal video recorders and network attached storage devices.
Video converter renders dual images
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5/24/2005   Post a comment
National Semiconductor Corp. today introduced what it claims is the first dual-channel video format converter for high-definition television that features two video conversion channels and a dual 3-D architecture.
Raza Micro's XLR processors get JTAG emulation support
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5/24/2005   Post a comment
Boundary-scan equipment vendor Corelis now has a family of JTAG/IEEE-1149.1 emulators for the Raza Microelectronics XLR microprocessor. The emulators give you source-level debug capability for multiple processors, partitioning individual processor hardware and software resources into a multi-windowed environment.
ARM-based chip targets audio apps
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Royal Philips Electronics says its PNX0106 chip will make it easy for OEMs to build hard disk drive based portable audio players with optimal battery life.
Samsung LCD chief predicts 100-inch TV screens
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5/24/2005   Post a comment
Samsung Electronics' LCD President and CEO Sang-Wan Lee predicted a "third wave" of liquid-crystal displays that would propel annual flat-panel LCD TV sales to 100 million by 2010 and yield screen sizes exceeding 100 inches.
DC/DC converter optimized for RF load requirements
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5/24/2005   Post a comment
Ericsson introduces a highly efficient DC/DC converter optimized for RF power. It uses a technology that significantly improves thermal management and performance over other designs.
Tiny log amp spans 1 MHz to 10 GHz
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5/24/2005   Post a comment
Designed to measure and control RF signals, Analog Devices' new log amp is optimized for accuracy, power, and size in order to target wireless infrastructure, broadband wireless and radar applications.
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