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ViASIC introduces 2-mask standard-metal structured ASIC fabric
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6/30/2006   Post a comment
ViASIC have introduced a new standard metal structured ASIC fabric intended for use in reconfigurable SOC designs.
Qimonda delivers DDR3 SO-DIMM samples to ATI for future notebooks
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Qimonda AG has delivered sample quantities of its new Double Data Rate 3 Small Outline Dual In-line Memory Module to 3D graphics supplier ATI.
SoftRISC's echo canceller software enables voice over Wi-Fi
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SoftRISC's echo canceller eliminates the need for separate DSP or AEC chips on CPUs.
Ultra-thin tactile switches provide full illumination
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Touting a distinctive appearance and functionality, NKK Switches offers the JL series of ultra-thin, full-face illuminated tactile switches for human interface displays.
Circular I/O interfaces target harsh industrial applications
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Samtec rolls out its Acclimate IP68 sealed circular I/O interfaces for industrial or harsh environments.
Photovoltaic connection system expands configurations
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Tyco Electronics has expanded its SOLARLOK photovoltaic (PV) connector system with new junction box configurations and positive latching.
Inductors offer saturation currents up to 9.5 amps
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Vishay expands its IHLP family of high-current inductors with devices in a 2525 case size that offers a low 3.0-mm height profile and inductance values from 1 to 22 microhenries.
Pushbutton switches offer blue and white LEDs
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EAO has added blue and white LED illumination options to its Series 84 pushbutton switches.
Protection device safeguards telephony and VoIP apps
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Raychem Circuit Protection's 2Pro series features integrated overcurrent/overvoltage circuit protection technology to prevent damage to telephony communications equipment from power surges.
Second-half forecast: hang on to your hat
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We've dusted off our crystal ball again to provide some insight into where the industry's headed for the remainder of what is shaping up as a turbulent year.
Small adapter powers MPEGs, PDAs, and digital cameras
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6/30/2006   Post a comment
Phihong's PSAA05A linear AC/DC adapter, measuring just 2.59-by-1.55-by-1.07 inches and weighing 3 ounces, delivers 5 watts for MPEG players, PDAs and digital cameras.
High density FPGA prototype for space-bound systems cuts design risk
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6/30/2006   Post a comment
Aimed at space-bound systems, Actel's four million-gate RTAX4000S FPGA prototype enables designers to obtain the same architecture, density and timing properties, and packaging options offered by space flight-quality RTAX-S devices, without the added costs of MIL-STD 883 qualification and hermetically sealed packaging.
Color sensor board measures active light sources
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6/30/2006   Post a comment
MAZeT offers the color sensor board 'Colorimeter 2' which delivers the MTCS-ICs from MAZeT in a board level product. Colorimeter 2 is designed as a new hardware solution for the measurement of active light sources such as LED mixed color control.
LabVIEW voice blocks speed Blackfin development
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6/29/2006   Post a comment
NCT is making its noise and echo cancellation libraries available as a LabVIEW block for the Blackfin processor. The move is intended to ease development of applications including mobile phones, radio systems, intercoms, hands-free kits and voice recognition systems.
Color sensor assembly combines 64 photodiodes
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OPTEK's OPB780 reflective color sensor assembly combines 64 photodiodes to provide a programmable color output frequency. The sensor assembly gives design engineers the capability to sort or match surfaces by color.
OCXOs tout performance at a low cost
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MMD Components offers a series of low-cost OCXOs with an AT cut crystal design that gives designers OCXO performance at the price of a TCXO.
Altium offers 'drop in' tool for Nios II IDE
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Altium announced the release of a new Tasking VX-toolset for the Nios II family of embedded processors from programmable logic supplier Altera.
Buck regulator for portables offers four output-voltage options
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Semtech Corp.'s SC194A 1-amp DC/DC buck regulator provides a digitally programmable 1- to 1.8-volt output for portable applications.
Chip resistor operates up to 500 volts
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KOA Speer has introduced the HV73 series of high-voltage thickfilm flat chip resistors with a maximum working voltage of 500 volts.
A/V pushbutton switches offer more options
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NKK Switches has expanded its KP01 series of miniature audio/video (A/V), silent pushbuttons to include options for rectangular and home key versions for front panel broadcast designs.
Atmel's AVR32 gets $499 development kit support
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Atmel is offering a $499 "program-and-go" development kit based on its AVR32-based AP7000 family of 32-bit digital signal controllers for multimedia, point-of-sale and small office/home office applications.
Miniature encapsulated AC/DC power modules offer single, dual outputs
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TRACOPOWER introduces the TMT series of ultra-compact AC/DC power modules offering 15 and 30W models with single- and dual-output voltage configurations.
Monolithic quad-band GSM/GPRS PA debuts in CMOS
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Stemming from breakthrough technology developed at the California Institute of Technology, cellphone device supplier Axiom Microdevices says it's sampling a patented quad-band CMOS-based PA that will give you access to the advantages of mainstream CMOS instead of GaAs. This device should help make cellphone design smaller and more highly integrated.
Watchdog timer touts automotive edge
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EM Microelectronic says its EM6152, EM6152A, and EM6153 are the only system power ICs for automotive applications that incorporate a multi-mode windowed watchdog timer, reset logic, and 5-volt, 400-mA LDO.
Fujitsu Microelectronics launches mobile WiMAX SoC
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Fully IEEE 802.16e-2005 compliant, the SoC optimizes performance and power consumption.
Pre-matched PAs serve WiMAX applications
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RF components supplier Mimix Broadband rolls out samples of internally pre-matched PAs designed for linear WiMAX applications. Its surface-mount plastic-packaged PAs are slated for operation in 700-MHz, 2.5-GHz, and 3.5-GHz circuits.
Protocol analyzer gets Wireless USB security support
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6/29/2006   Post a comment
At the recent Certified Wireless USB Developers Conference, test-and-measurement vendor LeCroy Corp. demonstrated the benefits of its extensible UWBTracer protocol analyzer. The company's platform now supports multiple Certified Wireless USB Association and Security models.
Dual UART rolls with 16-Mbits/s data rate
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Exar claims that its latest UART product family dubbed the XR16V2x5x series is the first to support a data rate of 16-Mbits/s.
Reference design optimizes six-channel, Class D audio amp
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International Rectifier's IRAUDAMP3 Class D audio reference design is a complete six-channel, 120-watt half-bridge Class D audio power amplifier.
U.K. firm preps chip for NFC tagging of objects
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6/29/2006   Post a comment
Innovision Research & Technology plc, supplier of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Near Field Communication (NFC) design services and intellectual property, has produced a passive integrated circuit for embedding NFC capability in consumer objects, such as posters and the pages of books and magazines.
Enhanced myPower tools accelerate DC/DC reference designs
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6/28/2006   Post a comment
International Rectifier's POWIR+ chipset reference designs, an enhanced expansion to the company's myPOWER collection of on-line design services, simplify and accelerate the design of single-phase synchronous buck converters appropriate to the power level for computing and high-end consumer applications.
End effectors target automation industry
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CPS Corp.'s AlSiC metal matrix composite end effectors tout the strength and stiffness of steel at one third the density for robotics and automation industries.
Ultramini coax cable assembly meets wireless demands
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Tyco Electronics has introduced a lower profile Ultraminiature Coax Connector and Cable Assembly (UMCC) series for next-generation wireless applications.
Wireless suite supports IMS and quad-play networks
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Mindspeed Technologies announced a comprehensive wireless software suite for its Comcerto VoIP processor family.
Comcerto VoIP processor supports IMS networks
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Mindspeed Technologies announced its seventh-generation Comcerto VoIP processor, optimized for emerging IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) networking applications.
Tenor Call routes calls on a smaller scale
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Quintum Technologies, a leading innovator in VoIP technologies, is pleased to announce that they have redesigned their Tenor Call Routing Server to offer its powerful call routing capabilities on a smaller scale.
Fingerprint biometric device provides secure network access
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6/28/2006   Post a comment
Privaris, Inc. announced the world's first mobile, handheld device that eliminates the need for employees to use multiple access cards and passwords.
LEDs are RoHS compliant
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Philips Lumileds Lighting has announced its LUXEON, SnapLED and SuperFlux LEDs are fully compliant with the EU's RoHS directive.
Card-edge connectors target power apps
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FCI has developed a low-cost Power Card-Edge series that can be used for DC power output from embedded AC/DC power supplies or for power distribution between boards within an enclosure.
RGB color sensor targets automotive lighting
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Avago said it has developed the industry's first automotive-grade RGB color sensor that meets the AEC-Q100 Stress Test Qualification for ICs.
Synopsys rolls USB 2.0 IP for TSMC low-power process
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6/28/2006   Post a comment
Synopsys released DesignWare USB 2.0 nanoPHY intellectual property (IP) for the Nexsys 90-nanometer low-power process from leading silicon foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC).
16-bit PCI-bus plug-in lets your PC do high-speed signal analysis
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6/28/2006   Post a comment
PC instrumentation house AlazarTech says it's got the world's fastest 16-bit PCI waveform digitizer. Designed for both OEM applications as well as lab use, the digitizer can be used for RF signal analysis, biomedical imaging, ultrasonics, radar, and more. The plug-in's two simultaneous analog inputs can each be sampled at rates up to 125-Msamples/s.
Azimuth's power tester targets Wi-Fi devices
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The software suite helps designers predict average power consumption over a battery life.
Secure processor touts integrated RFID
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Broadcom's BCM5890 secure processor with integrated radio frequency identification technology is designed to secure personal authentication transactions associated with physical access, logical access (into a PC or network) and contactless payment applications.
Integrated power, cooling architecture with smart power module targets server rooms, data centers
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American Power Conversion announces a fully assembled InfraStruXure system integrated with a Smart-UPS VT power module, hot-swappable batteries and integrated power distribution.
TecHarmonic roll out gas abatement system
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TecHarmonic Inc. (THI) has rolled out what the company claims is the industry's first point-of-use gas abatement system for a range of toxic emissions.
Smart-UPS with InfraStruXure delivers for small data centers
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6/28/2006   Post a comment
Product Review - American Power Conversion's first fully assembled InfraStruXure system using UPSes from the company's new Smart-UPS VT family is designed to bring new flexibility to small to medium data center applications in the 20-30 kVA range.
Wireless functional tester slashes cost-of-test
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6/28/2006   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies now offers a mobile-phone functional tester that's priced starting at about $25,400. The tester includes a mobile test station and test software, as well as a special RF-shielded box with build-in antenna coupler.
A6-size electronic paper achieves Quad-XGA resolution
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6/28/2006   Post a comment
Epson has developed A6-size (7.1” on the diagonal) electronic paper using a plastic substrate. Drawing on the company’s original SUFTLA technology, the electronic paper achieves Quad-XGA resolution (1536 x 2048 pixels), and shows the potential for increasing screen size.
Datatypes accelerate algorithm validation by 10X, Mentor says
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6/27/2006   Post a comment
Mentor Graphics has made available new high-speed datatypes based on ANSI C++ that the company claims can accelerate algorithm validation by 10 fold.
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