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Buck regulators improve power efficiency in portable devices
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5/28/2008   Post a comment
Freescale Semiconductor has added the MC34726/27 dc/dc buck regulators to its analog portfolio optimized for space-constrained, battery-powered portable devices.
NI TestStand 4.1 offers multicore support
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
National Instruments has released NI TestStand 4.1, the latest version of the company's test management software, which now helps engineers develop faster test systems with multicore processor support.
Clock generator boasts ultra low jitter
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
An ultra low jitter, dual-output clock generator, suited to Ethernet switches/routers and other networking applications, has been introduced by Maxim Integrated Products.
Supply voltage monitors draw only 500 nA of quiescent current
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
Aimed at portable electronics applications, Linear Technology Corp. has introduced the LTC2934 and LTC2935 ultra-low-current voltage monitors that draw only 500 nA of quiescent current.
USB-based instruments deliver modular test system
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
Agilent introduces a family of USB-based modular instruments, comprised of oscilloscopes, function generator, source/measure unit and switch matrix, for electronic functional test and troubleshooting applications.
Intermediate bus PWM controller increases energy efficiency
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
Texas Instruments has introduced a pulse-width modulated (PWM) power supply controller for intermediate bus architectures.
DIVA consortium unveils a new interface standard for next-generation interactive digital TV and CE networking
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
Unlike current industry interface standards, DIVA technology combines a reliable, high-speed, bi-directional data channel with an uncompressed video and audio channel to allow users to connect, configure and control various home CE devices from their digital TVs.
30V MOSFET line achieves low on-state resistance
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
IR's 30V DirectFET MOSFET line is said to achieve higher levels of performance and current density for synchronous buck converter designs.
Gate drive optocoupler targets hybrid electric vehicles
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
Avago Technologies has introduced the ACPL-312T gate drive optocoupler, aimed at automotive hybrid electric vehicle applications.
PSoC features enhanced A/D converter for fast analog sampling
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. recently introduced a PSoC mixed-signal array with an enhanced A/D converter for fast analog sampling and expanded 8 Kbytes of flash memory capacity for complex algorithm processing.
Tiny video filter amplifier lets portables output SD video signals to SDTVs
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the MAX9515, the industry's smallest, lowest pin-count video filter amplifier for standard-definition (SD) video connections from portable devices to TVs.
DSP/FPGA co-processing demos 20X acceleration using SW-to-HW design flow
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
Impulse C-to-FPGA compiler and 3L Diamond tools link to accelerate signal processing in a hybrid DSP/FPGA multiprocessing system.
LED driver delivers high-intensity lighting for camera phones
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5/27/2008   1 comment
AnalogicTech is claiming the industry's first 2-A flash LED driver IC capable of delivering high-intensity WLED lighting for high-megapixel camera phones.
Power-over-Ethernet splitter delivers up to 45W
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
Phihong's Power-over-Ethernet splitter is intended for Wimax, multi-radio access points last-mile wireless and computer workstations.
64-Kbit serial FRAM specified to AEC-Q100 auto standards
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
Ramtron has expanded its line of AEC-Q100-specified FRAM memory devices, qualifying the FM24CL64 64-Kbit serial FRAM to operate over the Grade 3 automotive temperature range of -40 to +85°C.
Step-down DC/DC regulator housed in tiny surface-mount package
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
Linear's LTM4616 is a complete dual DC/DC µModule regulator system in a tiny surface-mount package measuring 15mm x 15mm with a height of only 2.8mm, providing a low profile that allows smooth air flow for cooling in densely populated circuit boards.
ST extends ESBT voltage rating for low-loss SMPS design
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
The STC03DE220HV is the first in a new family of ESBTs from ST rated for 2200V breakdown voltage, allowing designers to use a single-switch flyback topology in universal-input converters operating from 90V AC to 690V AC.
Applied and others invest in SunEdison
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
SunEdison LLC, North America's largest solar energy services provider, has closed $131 million of private equity and $30 million of debt financing from various investors, including Applied Materials Inc.
Bipolar gate drivers provide faster switching
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
Zetex Semiconductors has announced the ZXGD3000 series of bipolar gate drivers that are said to charge and discharge gate capacitances faster than comparable gate driver ICs.
Synopsys Unveils New IC Compiler Router
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
Synopsys, Inc. unveiled Zroute, a new multi-threaded router fully integrated into IC Compiler.
ST, Ericsson to codevelop analog baseband
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics NV and Ericsson Mobile Platforms (EMP) have extended an existing partnership to develop an analog baseband for a high-volume EMP platform.
EVE unleashes DW-FPGA for FPGA synthesis
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
EVE says that its DW-FPGA DesignWare component library is available for use with most popular FPGA synthesis software.
Harting : Ethernet switches offer Gigabit performance
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
The rugged Harting eCon 2000 switch family sets a standard for dependable performance in industrial Ethernet applications. The eCon 2050-AA introduces Gigabit performance into the product family.
Atmel : RF transmitter boosts flexibility for car access and TPMS applications
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
Atmel has announced the fully integrated fractional-N PLL RF transmitter IC ATA5749 for car access and TPMS applications.
Freescale rolls mobile media processor
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
In the wake of its acquisition of Sigmatel, Freescale Semiconductor is rolling out its i.MX37, a applicaitons processor using new video and imaging blocks to attack high end media players and navigation systems and the first in a series of applications processors targeted at specific market segments.
VeriWave's eco-system test generators target vertical applications
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
WaveClient allows wireless device manufacturers to create in the laboratory the actual network eco-system surrounding the device.
OmniVision adopts backside illumination technology for CMOS imager
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5/27/2008   1 comment
OmniVision Technologies, Inc., together with Taiwan Semiconcutor Manufacturing Corp. , developed a novel sensor design that adopts backside illumination (BSI) technology. OmniVision's competitors such as Micron Technology and MagnaChip, however, have been also granted patents related to BSI.
picoChip : LTE femtocell designs offer 5- and 10-MHz solutions
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5/26/2008   Post a comment
picoChip announces the PC8608 Home eNodeB and PC8618 eNodeB LTE femtocell and picocell reference designs. Both products can be combined with the company's HSPA products and run on the same common hardware platform as the company’s WiMAX reference designs.
Solomon Systech : Single chip TFT LCD drivers have dynamic backlight control
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5/26/2008   Post a comment
Single chip TFT LCD drivers SSD2118B and SSD2225 feature a dynamic backlight control (DBC) technology and are aimed at portable device applications. The DBC technology reduces backlight power consumption while maintaining image fidelity and quality.
Phihong : PoE splitter suits multi-radio access points
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5/26/2008   Post a comment
The POE45-120, a gigabit-compatible, 45 W dc-dc power-over-Ethernet splitter for high power needs divides the power and data and converts the PoE source to a regulated dc power source.
UPC Studio Software simplifies AC power testing
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5/24/2008   Post a comment
Test Manager feature saves time and money with user-definable test plans
Trimble rolls out enhanced surface mount GPS receiver
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5/24/2008   Post a comment
The Copernicus II GPS receiver with higher sensitivity than its predecessor and low power is well suited for drop-in, ready-to-go positioning.
Mobile WiMAX device integrates baseband, RF and memory
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5/23/2008   Post a comment
WiMAX chipmaker SEQUANS Communications announced availability of its newest chip, the SQN1170, which integrates baseband, RF, and memory in a single device.
Dual-channel delay line provides 5 ns of delay per channel
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5/23/2008   Post a comment
Micrel has introduced its programmable dual-channel SY89297U delay line IC that can be serially programmed to provide 5 ns of delay per channel while running up to 3.2 Gbits/s.
Samtec expands Edge Rate family of interconnects
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5/23/2008   Post a comment
Samtec Inc. has expanded its line of board-to-board and cable-to-board interconnects featuring its rugged Edge Rate contact.
ADCs deliver high-precision industrial measurements
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5/23/2008   Post a comment
TI introduces the 4-channel ADS1174 and 8-channel ADS1178 16-bit analog-to-digital converters with simultaneous sampling for precision signal acquisition.
PCIe edgecard connectors offer 1.00-mm contact centers
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5/23/2008   Post a comment
Sullins Connector Solutions has expanded its family of 1.00-mm edgecard connectors with a full series of PCI Express (PCIe) parts.
DIP rotary switches sport ultra-thin design
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5/23/2008   Post a comment
NKK Switches has announced the availability of the FR series of 10-mm ultra-thin DIP rotary switches as a replacement for the DR series rotary switches.
Linear Technology's RF power detector targets WiMAX
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5/23/2008   Post a comment
The LT5538 handles RF power amplifier power control and monitoring for a wide range of wireless systems, including WiMAX and cellular.
All-in-one multi-touch development kit
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5/23/2008   Post a comment
The new SMK 15.4 development kit comes with everything needed for a high-performance, one-stop multi-touch system, including a wide-screen TFT LCD display.
Display conference highlights green technologies
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5/23/2008   Post a comment
Along with a number of display industry firsts at the Society for Information Display conference, manufacturers acknowledged the need to incorporate "green" technologies and production processes.
GDDR5 enters picture for next-gen graphics
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5/23/2008   Post a comment
A high-speed memory interface is emerging to feed the next-generation graphics controllers expected to ship as early as June from Advanced Micro Devices and rival Nvidia Corp. Parts are expected initially to deliver a whopping 4 Gbits/second per pin, scaling to as much as 7 Gbits/s per pin.
MPU supervisor provides precision power monitoring
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5/22/2008   Post a comment
The MAX6394 +/-1% accurate microprocessor supervisor from Maxim Integrated Products delivers precision monitoring for demanding applications.
SID slideshow: E-paper, displays that bend
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5/22/2008   Post a comment
See our slideshow from the floor of the 46th annual Society of Information Display conference this week in Los Angeles.
Test system reduces test time for automotive devices
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5/22/2008   Post a comment
Advantest's T7723 mixed-signal test system cuts test time by up to 30% for high-density automotive devices.
WEDC expands standard enhanced LCD display family
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5/22/2008   Post a comment
White Electronic Designs Corp. has expanded its family of enhanced LCD displays with the introduction of three standard displays aimed at a variety of applications.
Forward Concepts publishes cellphone market study
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5/22/2008   Post a comment
Forward Concepts has published its annual study of the worldwide cellphone market and the chips that go into them. The study contains a number of interesting findings.
Applied forms new solar group
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5/22/2008   Post a comment
Expanding its efforts in an exploding market, Applied Materials Inc. has formed a new solar group.
Laird Technologies launches modules to optimize M2M transition to Wi-Fi
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5/22/2008   Post a comment
The WISM modules include an advanced scripting engine that allows users to write programmable scripts to control the wireless behavior.
Touch controllers integrate haptics driver for mobile phone apps
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5/22/2008   Post a comment
Leadis Technology claims to offer the industry's first touch controllers with integrated haptics driver for mobile phone touch-input controls. These devices are now available in sample quantities.
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