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Globespan still in the red
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7/31/2000   Post a comment
Merinta's iBrow Software Complements National's Geode WebPAD
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7/20/2000   Post a comment
Internet technology is great, but it's fairly useless unless you can actually do something with it. Tonja Miller, director of engineering for Merinta, explains how it used National Semiconductor's Geode WebPAD platform in development for its iBrow solution.
RF switch connector has its own built-in test point
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7/3/2000   Post a comment
Murata Electronics North America's TWD switch connector, the MM6430-2600, is a dual-function device that serves as the primary RF connection in car kits and other mobile applications. Its secondary function is as a manufacturing test point.
RCD spins high-current inductors for tight spaces
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7/3/2000   Post a comment
RCD Components Inc. is targeting its PIC Series of high-current inductors at applications where space savings is a key requirement.
Fiber-optic cable system senses traffic
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7/3/2000   Post a comment
The Sensor Products Division of Measurement Specialties Inc. has introduced the SPZ fiber-optic traffic load sensor for installation in roads.
AVX voltage suppressors can fill in for TVS diodes
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7/3/2000   Post a comment
AVX Corp.'s TransGuard series of bidirectional transient voltage suppressors (0805 size or smaller) are suitable substitutes for scarce TVS diodes.
Differential connector handles Gbit rates
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7/3/2000   Post a comment
Fujitsu Takamisawa America Inc. has introduced its Micro GigaCN high-density differential connector series.
SynQor high-power half bricks cover the Internet
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7/3/2000   Post a comment
SynQor says its Tera series of dc/dc converters provides full-brick output in a half-brick package, delivering 60 amps at 2.5 volts and below, or 165 watts at 3.3 V and higher.
The action in high voltage
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7/3/2000   Post a comment
Power MOSFETs rated to 800 volts are beginning to arrive in quantity, as much due to a favorable economic outlook at wafer fab facilities as to expanding applications in switching supplies and industrial systems.
Ferroelectric memory challenges 8-bit SRAMs
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7/3/2000   Post a comment
Ramtron International Corp. has introduced its FM25640, a 64-kbit ferroelectric RAM (FRAM) with an SPI interface.
Chip brings broadband to the masses
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7/3/2000   Post a comment
Broadcom Corp. has launched the first in a family of products said to enable low-cost, scalable, broadband voice, data and video access within apartment buildings, hotels and smaller office buildings-or multidwelling and multitenant units (MDUs and MTUs), as the telecom industry calls them.
A/D converters packaged in a space-saving SOT23
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7/3/2000   Post a comment
Analog Devices Inc. is offering 8-, 10- and 12-bit, pin-compatible, successive-approximation architecture analog-to-digital converters in six-lead SOT23 packages that occupy about one-fourth the space of eight-lead SOIC packages.
IDT enters communications processors
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7/3/2000   Post a comment
The Internetworking Products Division of Integrated Device Technology has launched the first in a planned line of communications processors.
Comparator thresholds are factory-set
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7/3/2000   Post a comment
Temperature thresholds are factory-set in the MAX6505-MAX6508 family of dual thermal comparators from Maxim Integrated Products, so no external components are required.
DSP chip puts video clout in PC camera applications
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7/3/2000   Post a comment
The SAA8116 single-chip digital signal processor (DSP) from Philips Semiconductors integrates video signal processing, video compression, audio encoding and Universal Serial Bus (USB) 1.1 functions for PC cameras.
TI's LDO voltage regulators serve DSPs
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7/3/2000   Post a comment
Four new families of low-dropout (LDO) voltage regulators from Texas Instruments Inc. are designed to work with the company's TMS320C5000 and TMS320-C6000 digital signal processor chips.
Datel data acquisition boards target PCI
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7/3/2000   Post a comment
The PCI-441C and PCI-441D I/O boards from Datel Systems Inc. focus on high-resolution analog input and output sensors, actuators and transducers.
3U-size computer board peps up CompactPCI bus
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7/3/2000   Post a comment
The CP320 from PEP Modular Computers Inc. is a PowerPC-based 3U processor board for the CompactPCI bus.
Standalone CPU board reduces footprint
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7/3/2000   Post a comment
The SBC0486 board computer from Micro/sys Inc. provides "truly single-board solutions in a 5 x 5-inch footprint" for building compact PC/AT-compatible control systems, said company president Ken Finster.
AMP transceivers work up to 156 Mbits/s
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7/3/2000   Post a comment
Tyco Electronics Corp.'s Fiber Optics Division has begun taking volume orders for its next-generation AMP OC-3 and Fast Ethernet multimode MT-RJ transceivers, which operate at 156 and 125 Mbits/second, respectively.
AMD's Duron CPU zeroes in on value PC
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7/3/2000   Post a comment
AMD is aiming its new Duron processor at the "value" PC market, where models are typically priced below $1,000.


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