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New text book on RTL design from Atrenta
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5/31/2011   5 comments
A new text book – Principles of VLSI RTL Design, A Practical Guide - is now available.
Data converters target cellular base stations
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5/31/2011   Post a comment
Analog Devices Inc. (ADI) has introduced four high-speed data converter products that support signal sampling rates necessary to accommodate multi-carrier radio platform requirements for 3G and 4G cellular infrastructure communication standards, including CDMA2000, UMTS/LTE, TD-SCDMA and TD-LTE.
Wireless sensor node includes solar harvesting
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5/31/2011   Post a comment
Silicon Laboratories Inc. has introduced a wireless sensor node solution powered by a solar energy harvesting source.
Brazilian IP startup makes PMU for Lfoundry use
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5/31/2011   Post a comment
Chipus Microelectronics SA, a Brazilian startup licensor of analog and mixed-signal circuit designs, has announced the availability of a power management unit for use on LFoundry's 150-nm mixed-signal process technology.
Intel embeds Mirics in PC-with-TV motherboard
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5/30/2011   6 comments
Mirics Ltd., a developer of a software modem technology for digital TV reception, has said that Intel Corp. is planning to deliver global broadcast TV reception through an Intel branded PC motherboard.
Handheld analyzer adds DMR test and WiMAX fixed and mobile capabilities
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5/30/2011   Post a comment
With the addition of fixed WiMAX and mobile WiMAX capabilities, Anritsu's LMR Master S412E handheld analyzer is designed to continue to address market needs as WiMAX is expected to be used as a backhaul technology for distributed land mobile radio networks.
CAST adds FPGA / ASIC video and image processing IP cores
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5/28/2011   Post a comment
New image scaler, graphic accelerator, and video deinterlacer IP cores expand family of H.264, JPEG, and JPEG 2000 compression IP.
Curtiss-Wright unveils rugged rack mount chassis
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5/27/2011   Post a comment
Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems has released the RM810, an 8U high OpenVPX forced air cooled deployable rack mount chassis that provides cooling for >150W per slot.
Super wideband voice input processor targets home telepresence and Smart TV apps
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5/27/2011   1 comment
The CX20708 dedicated super wideband (SWB) voice input SoC from Conexant Systems is designed to ease the design challenges of integrating voice input capabilities into modern home electronic appliances.
Curtiss-Wright rolls 12-port Gigabit Ethernet switch
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5/27/2011   Post a comment
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing (CWCEC) has introduced what it claims is the embedded military market’s first managed XMC Ethernet Switch.
New TI motor drivers for stepper and brushed DC motors lower RDSon more than 60 percent
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5/26/2011   Post a comment
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) has expanded its DRV8x motor driver family with eight new devices supporting up to 5 A for higher-current bipolar stepper and brushed DC motors.
Vishay VLPC0601A2, VLPC1201A2J, and VLPC1201A2 cool white LED modules
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5/26/2011   4 comments
Vishay's white LED modules offer a color temperature range of 5000 K to 7000 K.
AVX TransGuard series of automotive varistors
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5/26/2011   1 comment
AVX has expanded its automotive product portfolio to include a compact radial leaded, high temperature varistor.
CONEC SAL series connectors
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5/26/2011   Post a comment
CONEC has developed a sensor actuator line of circular connectors for industrial automation applications.
C&K Components ITS series Vertical and right angle illuminated tactile switch line covers wide app range
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5/26/2011   Post a comment
C&K Components’ latest switches are available in many different single LED colors and bi-color options that are independent from the switching function.
Hirose DF57 wire-to-board connectors
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5/26/2011   Post a comment
Hirose's DF57 Series delivers 2A per contact in a compact package.
Conec EMI-filtered connectors
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5/26/2011   Post a comment
CONEC has developed a series of EMI-filtered connectors that provide near linear performance up to 1GHz and beyond.
Orion Fans OA300ST Series AC fan trays
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5/26/2011   Post a comment
Orion Fans' three-position AC fan tray is ready for insertion into any 19" rack.
FCI launches XCede backplane connector line
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5/26/2011   Post a comment
FCI released XCede vertical backplane headers and right-angle daughter card receptacles designed for 25 Gb/s performance.
Meggitt Sensing Systems 8510B series piezoresistive pressure transducers
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5/26/2011   Post a comment
Meggitt Sensing Systems has expanded its Endevco piezoresistive pressure transducer offerings with units that offer high resonance frequencies for accurate measurements over the full audio range, with five times minimum burst pressure and 20K g shock survivability.
Silicon Labs offers energy harvest WSN design
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5/26/2011   5 comments
Silicon Laboratories Inc. has produced a wireless sensor node (WSN) reference design based on its Si10xx wireless microcontroller (MCU) family and powered by a solar energy harvesting source.
Carbon Adds AMBA MCU analysis SoC Designer Plus
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5/25/2011   Post a comment
Analysis package adds advanced traffic-generation capabilities with multi-run profiling tools, giving users a way to optimize system-on-chip (SoC) designs for the AXI protocol.
MIPS, Carbon team on cycle-accurate CPU virtual platform
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5/25/2011   Post a comment
Companies are collaborating on virtual platform models of MIPS Technologies’ CPU intelectural property cores.
PLX demos 10G chip 300 meters with 50% power reduction
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5/25/2011   Post a comment
PLX Technology just announced a successful demo of 10Gbps Ethernet data and electrical transfer over a breakthrough distance of 300 meters using common and economical Cat6A unshielded twisted pair copper cable, and in full compliance with IEEE 802.3an.
EVE, Xena team on Ethernet hardware-assisted verification
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5/25/2011   Post a comment
XenaCompact generates multi-port Ethernet traffic through EVE’s in-circuit emulation (ICE) speed-rate adapter with traffic buffering to manage dataflow to ZeBu for design under test (DUT) emulation. Keywords: EVE, Zebu, Xena Network, Ethernet Tester, Co-Verification, Ethernet, Network Infrastructure, Emulator, Hardware-Assisted, Co-Verification
STMicroelectronics STripFET VI DeepGATE power MOSFETs
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5/25/2011   Post a comment
ST's power devices employ its proprietary technology that trims watts and weight from comfort, body and power-train electronics.
New easicopy cell-based ASICs from eASIC
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5/25/2011   2 comments
The new easicopy cell-based ASIC from eASIC mitigates the traditional risks associated with cell-based ASIC design.
ITT Cannon Nemesis series connectors
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5/25/2011   Post a comment
ITT's rugged miniature circular connector provides sealed, space-saving design for handheld and medical devices.
BSV-nano FPGA POL converter from Bellnix
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5/25/2011   4 comments
Partnering with Xilinx and Altera, the BSV-nano POL converter is said to provide optimal performance for the latest FPGAs designs.
Hirose DF59 series connector system
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5/25/2011   1 comment
This connector system from Hirose provides wire-to-board, board-to-board, and short-circuit connection with a common receptacle design.
Wireless stereo audio modules feature audio codec firmware update
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5/25/2011   Post a comment
Laird Technologies, Inc., has released its enhanced Bluetooth BTM510/511 and BTM520/521 wireless stereo audio modules with new firmware update.
Sound terminal IC for heatsink-free 50W audio systems
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5/25/2011   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics' Sound Terminal digital audio SoC supports up to 50W of output power, without requiring any external heatsink.
Slide potentiometer with 60mm travel length for professional audio
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5/25/2011   Post a comment
The RS6011 series a family of compact, smooth-running slide potentiometers from Alps Electric Europe has been designed for use in professional audio applications such as mixing console faders.
Mixed-signal MCUs on 90nm process
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5/25/2011   Post a comment
Targeting designers of industrial and consumer applications who need solutions with low power consumption and increased integration, Freescale has introduced the ColdFire+ MCF51Qx and MCF51Jx microcontroller families.
Switches offer guaranteed latch-up prevention and low charge injection, leakage
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5/25/2011   Post a comment
Analog Devices, Inc., has introduced the ADG5212 and ADG5213 high-voltage, latch-up proof quad switches that offer guaranteed latch-up protection for industrial, instrumentation, and automotive applications operating at up to ±22 V.
AVX 9276 series wire-to-board connector series
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5/25/2011   Post a comment
AVX's 9276 Series dual-contact connector simplifies installation and provides quick and reliable termination in a 2.5 mm pitch SMT package.
AFE for auto radar provides signal path: 6-channel mux, PGA, LNA, filter, and 14-bit, 80-MapsADC
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5/25/2011   Post a comment
Analog Devices AD8283 analog front end integrates analog signal chain, facilitates design and adoption of car radar
New Roboteq programmable motor controller touts advanced features, small size
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5/24/2011   Post a comment
The SDC2130 motor controller from Roboteq, Inc can directly drive two DC motors up to 20Amps each at up to 50Volts, or one motor up to 40Amps.
Skyworks broadband quadrature modulators support cellular infrastructure
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5/24/2011   1 comment
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. has introduced three wideband quadrature modulators for cellular infrastructure and high performance radio link applications.
FPGA development board help drive electric vehicles and the Smart Grid
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5/24/2011   1 comment
Microsemi and Ariane Controls are working together on a development platform to support key emerging electric-vehicle charging and related Smart Grid standards.
IMEC, Atrenta to show 3-D design flow at DAC
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5/24/2011   3 comments
EDA company Atrenta Inc., working with the IMEC research institute on a 3-D integration project, has developed a planning and partitioning design flow for heterogeneous 3-D stacked IC assemblies. They plan to demo the flow at the DAC exhibition.
Pentek's Cobalt Virtex-6 family now supports CompactPCI system designs
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5/23/2011   Post a comment
Pentek, Inc.'s Cobalt Virtex-6 board family is now available for use in CompactPCI (cPCI) systems. The migration to cPCI gives system designers full access to Pentek’s modular technology, which features high-performance signal acquisition and the processing power of Xilinx Virtex-6 FPGAs.
RF switch targets high-precision broadband
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5/23/2011   1 comment
Peregrine PE42551 50-Ohm RF switch minimizes phase and IL drift after switching event
Microchip and Digilent launch first Arduino-compatible 32-bit microcontroller development platform
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5/23/2011   3 comments
Platform includes development boards, open-source software; 32-bit performance and low cost enable hobbyists and academics of all disciplines to integrate electronics into projects.
Embedded Workbench supports TI's new ultra-low-power MSP430 FRAM MCUs
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5/23/2011   Post a comment
The software development toolsuite IAR Embedded Workbench from IAR Systems now offers complete support for the ultra-low-power MSP430FR57xx FRAM (Ferroelectric Random Access Memory) microcontroller (MCU) series from Texas Instruments (TI).
SpringSoft’s Protolink Probe Visualizer speeds verification of FPGA-based prototype boards
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5/23/2011   1 comment
Protolink Probe Visualizer enables real-time design visibility and RTL debug of off-the-shelf and custom boards for fast prototype verification and early SoC system validation.
Tiny quad-channel 14/16-bit, 100 MSPS ADC targets medical MRI, available without magnetic "personality"
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5/23/2011   Post a comment
TI ADS5263 delivers low power, small footprint with high SNR; optional non-magnetic package
On-Chip ECC: Addressing SRAM SER in a COTS World
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5/22/2011   Post a comment
GSI Technology has developed a family of 72Mb SRAMs with on-chip ECC, referred to collectively as “ECCRAMs.”
Open source protocol targets 'Internet of things'
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5/22/2011   Post a comment
NXP Semiconductors has announced it will make the IEEE 802.15.4 based wireless connectivity network layer software it inherited from the acquisition of Jennic, JenNET-IP, open source, in a bid to generate greater interest in the 'Internet of Things' concept.
NXP's GreenChip smart lighting solution opens new dimension in energy efficient lighting
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5/22/2011   1 comment
NXP Semiconductors has introduced its GreenChip smart lighting solution that makes the Internet-enabled, energy-efficient lighting network a reality – not only for businesses, but also for consumers trying to make the most of energy savings in the home.
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