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Integrated codecs and DACs offer enhanced audio features in eBooks
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5/18/2010   Post a comment
Texas Instruments Incorporated has introduced audio codecs and DACs for eBooks, mobile Internet devices and portable navigation devices.
Ethernet controller IP implements new audio video bridging features
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5/18/2010   Post a comment
Synopsys, Inc., has unveiled the DesignWare Ethernet Quality-of-Service (QoS) Controller IP which implements the new IEEE specifications for audio video bridging (AVB) features.
Low-power ANC ICs improve listening quality in mobile accessories
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5/18/2010   Post a comment
Austriamicrosystems has released a duo of active noise cancelling (ANC) ICs for mobile accessories such as headphones.
Dialog Semiconductor licenses NXP's CoolFlux DSP and accompanying firmware
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5/18/2010   Post a comment
Dialog Semiconductor has signed a licensing agreement to use NXP's ultra-low-power embedded digital audio signal processor (CoolFlux DSP) technology and accompanying firmware, including NXP Software's LifeVibes Voice speech enhancement engine.
Microchip extends LIN/SAE J2602 transceivers range
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5/18/2010   Post a comment
Microchip Technology Inc. has introduced the MCP2003 and MCP2004 standalone LIN transceivers for automotive applications, including rain sensors, sunroofs, window lift and other sensor or actuator-based systems.
Mediatek tapes out chips with Synopsys' IC Compiler
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Taiwan chip maker Mediatek Inc. said it has standardized on Synopsys' IC Compiler physical design solution to improve performance, power and area on its wireless communications chips.
Magma's Titan supports IPL 1.0 iPDK standard
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5/18/2010   Post a comment
Magma Design Automation Inc. announced its Titan full-chip mixed-signal design, analysis and verification platform supports the IPL 1.0 Interoperable Process Design Kit (iPDK) standard.
ST, Micropelt launch energy-harvesting kit
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Leading European chip company STMicroelectronics NV and Micropelt, a specialist in Peltier and Seebeck effect devices, have announced an autonomous wireless sensor evaluation kit.
Leipzig University students use Altium Designer
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Australian design tool provider Altium Ltd. said masters students at the Institute of Process Automation and Embedded Systems at Leipzig University of Applied Sciences for Technology, Economics and Culture are using Altium Designer as part of their “Embedded Systems” module to improve their skills in circuit design, analysis and testing.
High-speed op amp touts lowest noise
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5/17/2010   Post a comment
National Semiconductor claims that its latest high-speed operational amplifier delivers the industry's lowest noise (0.69 nV/sqrt Hz) with -3 dB bandwidth of 900 MHz at a gain of 10.
Power switches provide USB port protection
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5/17/2010   Post a comment
Diodes has launched a dual-channel power switch line aimed at a wide range of self-powered, bus-powered USB and other hot-swap applications.
Cloud-based consumer backup revenue to increase five-fold by 2015
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5/17/2010   Post a comment
Revenue related to consumer use of cloud-based backup/storage sites will grow from almost $75 million in 2009 to more than $372 million in 2015, according to ABI Research.
ZigBee PRO network module reduces time to market
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5/17/2010   Post a comment
Radiocrafts AS has expanded their product line with a compact ZigBee PRO Network Module (ZNM) for use in ZigBee based mesh networks.
Radio module delivers complete custom solution without customer in-house RF
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Shortlink's radio module realizes complete custom solution without customer in-house RF or electronics expertise and offers quick time to market
Universal debug engine for Cortex-M4 and Cortex-M3 derivatives
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The UDE 2.7 universal debug engine from Programmierbare Logik & Systeme (PLS) offers a complete test and debug environment for Cortex-M4 devices and new Cortex-M3 derivatives from different manufacturers.
Micronas tackles automotive, industrial applications with programmable hall-effect transducer
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The CUR 3105 from Micronas can be adapted to contactless current sensing applications by selecting the magnetic field range, by programming the required output characteristics and by choosing the suitable package.
Waterproof detector switch for automotive applications
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With the SPVQ7 series, ALPS ELECTRIC EUROPE GmbH offers waterproof detector switches for automotive applications. The horizontally actuated switches are remarkable for their compact dimensions of 14.7mm x 5.4mm x 6.7mm (W x D x H) and long operating life of 300,000 switching cycles.
Contactless magnetic angle sensor features SAE SENT J2716 interface
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austriamicrosystems has unveiled a contactless magnetic angle position sensor for accurate angular measurement over a full 360 degrees.
64-bit graphics processor powers Audi A8 instrument cluster
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5/17/2010   2 comments
Automotive supplier Bosch has provided details on the instrument cluster for the Audi A8 luxury sedan. A mysterious 64-bit processor controls the graphics.
TTTech Automotive to supply ECUs for Aptera
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U.S. electric car manufacturer Aptera will use TTTech Automotive's TTC 90 High Safety Controller in its ambitious Aptera 2e electric vehicle.
Single-port PSE controller delivers up to 40W to powered devices
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Maxim's new PSE controller integrates a power MOSFET and sense resistor to save space and cost, while delivering up to 40W to high-power powered devices.
Magma's Titan supports TSMC's 40nm iPDK
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Magma Design Automation Inc. said it has qualified its Titan full-chip mixed-signal design, analysis and verification platform for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp.'s 40nm Interoperable Process Design Kit (iPDK).
Philips replaces 60-W standard bulb with 12-W LED alternative
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5/13/2010   5 comments
At the Lightfar International tradeshow here, Royal Philips Electronics today unveiled its 12 watt EnduraLED light bulb it claims is the first LED replacement for a 60 watt incandescent light bulb.
LEDs offer expanded features
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5/13/2010   1 comment
Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas (SMA) unveiled two LED product families recently, the Double Dome and the Mini Zenigata.
Enables ZigBee function integration in smart energy end devices
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5/12/2010   Post a comment
SyChip has introduced SyNode, a smart energy embedded module dubbed SN3020 that it claims is the smallest, lowest-power, fully compliant ZigBee module supporting Smart Energy and Home Automation profiles.
SyChip rolls low-power smart energy device
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SyChip Inc. has introduced SyNode, a smart energy embedded module that it claims is the smallest, lowest-power, fully compliant ZigBee module supporting Smart Energy and Home Automation profiles.
Actel rolls library of IP cores for SmartFusion
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Actel announced the availability of a broad portfolio of Actel IP cores available for its SmartFusion mixed-signal FPGAs.
Impulse C enhanced for Xilinx-based acceleration cards
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DRC Computer and Impulse Accelerated Technologies announced that the Impulse C-to-FPGA tools have been integrated with the DRC Accelium coprocessor card, enabling software engineers to access hardware acceleration using C programming methods.
Lattice plans SRIO interoperability with Cavium's Octeon II
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Lattice Semiconductor said it plans to interoperate between Cavium Networks' OCTEON II CN63XX processors and the LatticeECP3 FPGA family via a Serial Rapid IO specification 2.1 link.
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Freescale enters GaAs MMIC market
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5/11/2010   Post a comment
Freescale Semiconductor entered the GaAs MMIC sector with the launch of four devices aimed at macro base stations, repeaters and femtocells employed in wireless networks.
Cavium packs 32 cores in latest Octeon II
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5/11/2010   Post a comment
Cavium Networks formally rolls out two new members of its Octeon II family upgrading and doubling to 32 the number of cores available on the communications processors, highlighting the trend to use of multicore architectures to handle increasing processing needs in broadband networks.
16-bit sensor signal conditioner integrates DSP
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5/10/2010   Post a comment
ZMD's 16-bit sensor signal conditioning IC for resistive bridge sensors combines high accuracy amplification, 16-bit precision analog-to-digital conversion, and an 18-bit DSP for linearization and calibration functions.
12-bit absolute encoder is compact
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5/10/2010   Post a comment
CUI Inc has added a new absolute encoder to its high resolution, low-cost AMT modular encoder line.
Apache unveils ESD physical integrity tool
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Apache Design Solutions Inc. (San Jose, Calif.) has introduced what it claims is the industry’s first electro-static discharge (ESD) integrity solution targeted to address the increasing reliability challenges faced by nanometer designs.
Magma expands SiliconSmart IP characterization product range
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Magma Design Automation Inc. said it has introduced SiliconSmart ACE Memory Characterization that embeds its ultra-fast FineSim Pro simulator to enable faster, more accurate timing, power, noise characterization of memory instances.
Interconnect withstands manufacturing stresses, maintains stability on PC board
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5/7/2010   Post a comment
ITT Interconnect Solutions' latest connector is designed to improve signal transmission and reception in handheld devices.
RF mixers enable designs with high dynamic range, low noise reqs
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Analog Devices has introduced two new high-performance RF passive mixers for a variety of wireless applications.
ST enhances AC motor switches
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ST's AC switch families for white goods and industrial applications provide built-in protection and enhanced switching for robust motor controls with minimal parts count.
Startup rolls automatic assertion synthesis tool
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5/6/2010   Post a comment
Santa Clara-based EDA startup NextOp Software Inc. is bridging two worlds, design and verification teams, with the introduction of what it claims is the first assertion-based verification solution to automatically generate high quality assertions and functional coverage properties from testbench and RTL.
Dolphin Integration presents bug detection tool
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EDA and IP company Dolphin Integration SA (Meylan, France) has introduced Bird Owl, a built-in real-time debugger that applies the technique of Property Checkers to locate program bugs. The objective is to accelerate the iterative debug-correction process.
Microtronix offers scatter-gather DMA engine for Altera PCIe cores
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Integrated video imaging and IP development solutions provider Microtronix Datacom this week rolled out a Lancero scatter-gather DMA Engine for PCI Express for Altera FPGA's incorporating PCI Express Hard IP cores.
Chip pair helps bridge transition from LVDS to DisplayPort
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5/4/2010   Post a comment
Chrontel has started to sample two new devices that will help computer and display manufacturers as they navigate the transition from LVDS to DisplayPort.
MEMS microphones target high-fidelity audio playback
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Two new MEMS microphones from Analog Devices enable advanced audio functions for portable electronics, including high-fidelity audio/video playback, hands-free communication, and voice recognition with built-in wind noise suppression, as well as TIA-920-compliance for VoIP apps.
Wolfson steps closer to releasing new family of digital MEMS microphones
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Wolfson Microelectronics is planning to introduce a new family of digital silicon MEMS microphones to complement their existing analog MEMS products.
DMOS microstepping motor drivers tout overcurrent protection
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Allegro MicroSystems recently expanded its microstepping motor driver line to include four new devices that require fewer external components and use a simple STEP and Direction interface.
2.5-A step-down DC/DC converter supports input voltages up to 60V
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TI is offering a wide input-voltage converter that is designed to provide fast transient response and high efficiency to industrial low-power systems and GSM/GPRS modules.
Xilinx ISE 12 adds intelligent clock gating
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5/4/2010   2 comments
Xilinx introduced a new version of its ISE Design Suite to support its Virtex-6 and Spartan-6 FPGA families. According to the company, ISE 12 adds intelligent clock gating technology, advances in timing-driven design preservation, AMBA 4 AXI4-compliant IP support and easier-to-use partial reconfiguration capabilities.
ESC - New Synopsys Universal DDR Controllers Improve Performance and Reduce Cost of Embedded DRAM Interfaces
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5/3/2010   Post a comment
New Synopsys Universal DDR Controllers improve performance and reduce cost of embedded DRAM interfaces. DesignWare now features a DFI 2.1-compliant interface and support for DDR2, DDR3, Mobile DDR and LPDDR2 standards.
Energy-efficient synchronous rectification drivers target computing, consumer apps
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5/3/2010   Post a comment
ON Semiconductor has expanded its portfolio of products to support next-generation power system design.
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