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ST-Ericsson launches feature-rich mobile internet platform in China
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5/31/2010   Post a comment
ST-Ericsson has launched a new platform that will enable manufacturers to build feature rich handsets with high-speed internet capabilities at an affordable price point.
Wireless mesh network chipset targets smart lighting
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5/31/2010   Post a comment
Semtech and Virtual Extension have announced a two-chip wireless mesh network chipset that brings a new level of performance and signal robustness to smart lighting applications.
Digi launches out-of-the-box M2M cloud connectivity for embedded platforms
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5/31/2010   Post a comment
Digi International has announced that all Digi and Rabbit embedded products will be configured to easily connect to the iDigi "cloud" out of the box.
Freescale rolls airbag system products for PSI5 standard
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5/31/2010   Post a comment
Freescale Semiconductor announced it has developed two airbag system products for the Peripheral Sensor Interface 5 (PSI5) protocol, including an inertial satellite sensor family and a mixed signal analog IC.
Bosch launches volume production of cost-optimized steering angle sensor
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5/31/2010   Post a comment
Bosch's latest sensor supports basic ESP functions and integrates signal processing in the system control unit.
VW acquires Italian Italdesign
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5/31/2010   Post a comment
German automaker Volkswagen AG announced it has acquired 90.1 percent of Italy-based Italdesign Giugiaro S.p.A, provider of automotive engineering services. The remaining 9.9 percent will continue to be with the Giugiaro family.
Ramtron's 1-Mbit F-RAM adds Grade 3 qualification
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5/31/2010   Post a comment
Ramtron International Corp. said its FM25V10-G, a 1-Mbit, 2.0-3.6V serial F-RAM memory device, has been upgraded to AEC-Q100 Grade 3 standard, the automotive-grade qualification established by the Automotive Electronic Council’s Stress Test Qualification for Integrated Circuits.
Maxim sponsors EV startup
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5/31/2010   Post a comment
Chipmaker Maxim Integrated Products said it is supporting, financially and technically, OptaMotive, a Californian startup that is building an electric vehicle (EV) to compete for a $10m competition for clean, production-capable vehicles that exceed the electric equivalent of 100mpg (MPGe).
EVE's ZeBu supports TLM-2.0
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5/31/2010   Post a comment
DAC is around the corner, and EVE SA (Palaiseau, France) said it has added TLM-2.0 support to its ZeBu hardware-assisted verification platforms.
BOARDS - PICMG 1.0 full-size SBC is based on Intel Atom N450, D410 and D510
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5/30/2010   Post a comment
Axiomtek’s SBC81207 SBC, based on Atom N450, D410 and D510 processors, provides an optimized balance between power consumption and system performance, and offers a variety of onboard I/O configurations.
Premo claims smallest automotive 35 Amp current sensor
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5/28/2010   Post a comment
Inverters and DC/DC battery chargers for electric and hybrid vehicles require minimum space and maximum power handling per cubic cm. The new CS-100-AU automotive current sensor from Spanish manufacturer Grupo Premo uses just 2.4mm3 and handles 14.6A/cm3.
3-axis accelerometer cuts power, add features
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5/27/2010   2 comments
STMicro three axis accelerometer lowers power, extends battery life, shrink size and integrated with other MEMS devices like gyroscopes for mobile handsets, remote controls, gaming controllers.
BOARDS: SBC suits display control in railway and mobile markets
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5/27/2010   Post a comment
MEN Mikro Elektronik has developed the SC21 single-board computer for intelligent displays for use in the railway and mobile markets.
X-ES bases OpenVPX module on Freescale eight-core P4080 processor
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5/27/2010   Post a comment
The XPedite5470 from Extreme Engineering Solutions Inc. (X-ES) is a high-performance 3U OpenVPX single-board computer featuring a Freescale QorIQ P4080 processor with eight Power Architecture e500 cores at up to 1.5 GHz.
Arbitrary waveform generators produce high sample rate, resolution
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5/26/2010   1 comment
LeCroy Corp. recently launched the ArbStudio series of arbitrary waveform generators (AWG) capable of generating signals up to 125 MHz with high sample rate, long memory and high resolution, as well as a variety of operating modes, modulation capabilities and a digital pattern generator.
Flat-flex cable-compatible driver boards power LED-backlit LCDs
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5/26/2010   Post a comment
Endicott Research Group (ERG) is offering two LED driver boards that provide compact, economical products to OEM panel designers looking to get the maximum performance out of their displays.
Real Intent's DFT tool to achieve fault coverage at RTL
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5/26/2010   Post a comment
Real Intent Inc. has extended its Meridian product family with the introduction of a Design-For-Test (DFT) software tool.
Analog FastSPICE Multi-Core Parallel solution offers up to 50x higher performance
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5/26/2010   Post a comment
Berkeley Design Automation, Inc., provider of the Analog FastSPICE unified circuit verification platform (AFS Platform), has unveiled a new platform - the AFS Multi-Core Parallel operating mode (AFS MCP).
16-bit DAC enhances connectivity, system efficiency in remote industrial apps
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5/25/2010   Post a comment
Analog Devices' 4-to-20 mA 16-bit digital-to-analog converter for smart transmitters integrates precision converter with power management circuitry to simplify design and boost available power.
Isolated DC-DC converter delivers 60W in tiny package
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5/25/2010   Post a comment
Picor has introduced the PI3101 Cool-Power high-density isolated DC-DC converter that delivers 60W of output power in half the size of existing products, setting a new standard for power density by delivering over 105W per square inch.
H.264 evaluation on choice of FPGAs
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5/25/2010   Post a comment
Evaluation of H.264 video encoding has got easer via a solution that can run on either Altera or Xilinx FPGAs on commercial prototyping boards.
Three-output DC-DC controllers seamlessly control core, I/O voltages
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5/25/2010   Post a comment
Maxim's new buck controllers offer three regulated output voltages and integrated tracking/sequencing to seamlessly control core and I/O voltages.
2.4-GHz RF SoC delivers CD-quality wireless audio
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5/25/2010   Post a comment
Targeted at consumer, portable and high-end audio applications, TI says the first RF device in its new PurePath Wireless product line can reduce bill of materials cost by 50 percent.
EdXact enhances parasitics reduction, analysis tools
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5/25/2010   Post a comment
Post-layout verification specialist EdXact SA said it will release version 5.0 of Jivaro netlist reduction platform for analog circuits and version 3.2 of Comanche post-layout analysis tool at this year's DAC in Anaheim. Enhancements include interactive debugging capabilities, hierarchical file handling and improved selectivity features.
Intel rolls mobile CPUs for ultrathin notebooks
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5/24/2010   1 comment
Intel Corp. announced Core 2010 notebook processors geared to create a new class of ultra-thin, ultralow power portables expected to power as many as 40 systems designs less than an inch thick and weighing just two to five pounds.
Integrated baluns shrink Bluetooth antenna connection
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5/24/2010   Post a comment
Two passive ICs from STMicroelectronics NV allow designers to connect an antenna to a Bluetooth transceiver using a single chip.
12-bit ADC clocks 3.6 Gsps with nearly invisible noise floor, strong noise power ratio and IMD
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5/24/2010   Post a comment
National Semiconductor ADC12D1800 family tops out with -147 dBm/Hz NF, 52 dB NPR, -61 dBFS IMD
Freescale rolls microcontrollers for smart meters
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5/24/2010   Post a comment
Freescale Semiconductors has rounded out its line of integrated microcontrollers targeted at use in smart utility meters with two new families targeting low and mid-range meters but communications modules remain separate given the fragmented state of that market.
AppliedMicro APM801xx 1-W processor family targets video-enabled consumer apps
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5/21/2010   Post a comment
AppliedMicro’s 1-W APM801xx family packs a Power Architecture into a 10x10-mm BGA for a range of consumer devices from gateways and energy meters to network attached storage systems and displays.
PLL synthesizer incorporates 30V charge pump
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5/21/2010   Post a comment
ADI's latest PLL features a 30-V charge pump, which can be used to directly drive high tuning-voltage external VCOs, removing the need for active loop filters.
Solarflare samples 40-nm quad-port 10GBASE-T PHY chip
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5/21/2010   Post a comment
In an effort to accelerate the mass adoption of 10GbE, Solarflare Communications has begun sampling the industry's first 40nm quad-port 10GBASE-T PHY chip.
Cypress debuts 32-, 64-Mbit fast asynchronous SRAMs
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5/21/2010   Post a comment
Aimed at storage servers, switches and routers, testing equipment, high-end security and military systems, Cypress Semiconductor Corp. has introduced 32-Mbit and 64-Mbit fast asynchronous SRAMs, featuring fast response times and the smallest footprint at these densities.
PNA-X network analyzer option offers accurate noise figure measurements up to 50 GHz
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5/21/2010   Post a comment
Agilent has introduced Option 028 to its PNA-X series of microwave network analyzers, allowing highly accurate, source-corrected noise figure measurements of amplifiers, frequency converters and mixers up to 50 GHz.
Junction Box solution focuses on silicon PV solar panel installations
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5/21/2010   Post a comment
Molex has released the SolarSpec Junction Box and Cable Assemblies designed for installation on the back of mono- and polycrystalline photovoltaic (PV) solar modules.
Compact power electronics systems for vehicles offer power density of 20 kVA/liter
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5/21/2010   Post a comment
Semikron has introduced a series of SKAI 2 modules that claim to offer the most compact power electronic systems for hybrid and electric vehicles for use in the agricultural industry, construction industry, materials handling and battery-powered vehicles of any kind.
Bosch jumps on e-bike bandwagon
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5/21/2010   Post a comment
They will conquer the markets much faster than e-cars: Electric bikes are already a growth market. Automotive supplier Robert Bosch GmbH now has announced to collaborate with bike vendor Cannondale in this segment.
Fleet management system is web-based
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5/21/2010   Post a comment
Navigation software companies Kraemer Automotive GmbH and Map & Track Ortungssysteme have jointly developed the KR-7 Map & Track fleet management system. The software permits controlling a fleet of vehicles through a simple PC connected to the Internet.
Mentor, NetLogic seal multicore collaboration for embedded Linux
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5/20/2010   Post a comment
NetLogic Microsystems Inc. announced it is using the Linux Technology from Mentor Graphics Corp. for its XLP, XLR and XLS multicore, multithreaded processors.
Chip makers back Google's open source codec
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5/19/2010   1 comment
A handful of mobile chip makers--including ARM, MIPS, Nvidia and Texas Instruments--said they will support Google's move to establish V8, a video codec it acquired with On2 Technologies in August.
Inside Microsoft's Kin reveals surprise
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5/19/2010   Post a comment
The heart of Microsoft's Kin is Nvidia Corp.'s Tegra APX2600 processor.
Data capture and multiprocessing board uses Virtex-5 SX95T
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5/19/2010   Post a comment
Sundance Digital Signal Processing Inc., is using a Virtex-5 SX95T FPGA on the DSP464, the latest addition to its family of high performance ADC/DAC hardware solutions.
Boards show NXP CGV converter / Lattice ECP3 FPGA interoperability
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5/19/2010   Post a comment
NXP Semiconductors is developing two boards designed to demonstrate the interoperability of its CGV JESD204A-compliant high speed data converter family with Lattice Semiconductor's ECP3 FPGA family.
ST uses Alango's echo cancellation, noise reduction technologies
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5/19/2010   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics NV said it has integrated echo cancellation and noise reduction technologies from Alango Technologies Ltd into its advanced Bluetooth chips for car infotainment applications such as hands-free kits.
ART2.1 DRL IP doubles speed, shortens design times
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5/19/2010   Post a comment
Akya has enhanced its dynamically reconfigurable logic (DRL) IP. ART2.1 can now run up to twice as fast as its predecessor and is designed to work better with code generated by high-level-language compilers.
ASIC prototyping using six Virtex-6 devices
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5/19/2010   Post a comment
The DNV6F6PCIe is a complete logic prototyping system that enables ASIC or IP designers to prototype logic and memory designs uses six Xilinx high I/O-count, 1759-pin, flip-chip BGA packages. The larger devices (LX550T, SX475T) have 840 I/Os and 36 high-speed serial GTXs. The smaller devices (SX315T, LX365T, LX240T) have 720 I/Os and 24 GTXs.
Automotive-qualified touch-sensing portfolio features capacitive touchscreen solution
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5/19/2010   Post a comment
Cypress Semiconductor Corp., has announced automotive qualification of the company’s TrueTouch touchscreen and LIN capable CapSense touch-sensing controllers.
Actel releases ARINC 429 development kit
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5/18/2010   Post a comment
Actel announced a new ARINC 429 development kit using Actel's Core429 IP core.
Wipro selects Lattice MachXO for server platfroms
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5/18/2010   Post a comment
Design services provider Wipro Technologies selected Lattice Semiconductor's MachXO programmable logic device family for use in its new server platforms, Lattice announced.
Xilinx, Hitachi announce new LongBench platform for system-level verification
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5/18/2010   Post a comment
The Japanese subsidiary of the No. 1 ranked vendor of programmable logic, Xilinx, has collaborated with Hitachi Information & Communication Engineering on a new LongBench platform for system-level verification designed around Xilinx Virtex-6 LX760 FPGAs and other members of the Virtex-6 families, the companies announced.
Three-phase step-down DC/DC controller targets high-current rails
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5/18/2010   Post a comment
Linear Technology has introduced a three-phase single-output high-efficiency synchronous step-down DC/DC controller with PolyPhase operation, differential output voltage sensing and integrated PLL clock synchronization for applications including high-power audio amplifiers.
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