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Actel offers free IDE for 32-bit ARM7 MPU core
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Programmable logic supplier Actel released a free development environment for Actel's CoreMP7, claimed to be the industry's only soft 32-bit ARM7 microprocessor core for FPGAs.
Sierra Wireless' PCI Express modules ease 3G integration
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The modules have common interfaces for both Sierra Wireless UMTS and CDMA modules.
Intel and Micron sample 50 nanometer NAND flash memory devices
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Micron Technology, Inc., and Intel Corp. have begun sampling NAND flash memory built on 50 nanometer (nm) process technology. The samples were manufactured through IM Flash Technologies, a joint development and manufacturing venture from Micron and Intel.
Digital power management IC targets lower power applications
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Zilker Labs introduces highly integrated 3 amp power management and conversion IC that complements existing company products.
DDC-I's SCORE compilers available to Wind River Workbench developers
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DDC-I's SCORE compilers are available for the Wind River Workbench, an eclipse-based development suite, and Wind River's VxWorks real-time operating system.
Power amp enables cutting edge 3G WCDMA handsets
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Anadigics offers a heterojunction bipolar transistor power amplifier for a WCDMA cellular handset that features advanced designs including an integrated MP3 audio player, digital camera with video capabilities, and two-inch color screen.
Platform provides RF hardware measurement for wireless networking
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Agilent Technologies announces Connected Solutions Workbench for testing wireless systems.
Patent granted to Theta Microelectronics to reduce power in wireless transceivers
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Theta Microelectronics has been granted US patent No. 7,010,033 entitled “Power Dissipation Reduction in Wireless Transceivers,” a key element of the company's dynamic biasing and adaptive radio IP portfolio.
Conexant continues DVB-S2 leadership with demodulator shipments exceeding 1M units
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Conexant Systems, Inc. further solidified its industry-leading DVB-S2 market position with shipments of the world's first DVB-S2 satellite set-top box (STB) demodulator and forward error correction (FEC) decoder exceeding 1 million units.
Schottky diode saves power in EPC Gen 2 chip from TI
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Texas Instruments Inc. today will announce an RFID chip that complies with the Electronic Product Code Generation 2 (EPC Gen 2) specification. The latest RFID spec, designed for a global market, operates in the UHF band centered around 900 MHz.
DC/DC chip packs the most power management for 3-amp applications
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Product Review - Affording a one-chip solution for basic power-with-power management designs, Zilker Labs says its ZL2105 is the industry's only such offering for 3-amp service with complete digital-power management facility, and is the mostly easily configured.
MOSFETs offer superior synchronous rectification performance
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A new and expanded range of 60 V and 75 V HEXFET MOSFETs from International Rectifier can be used in DC-DC converters and low-voltage motor drives and for AC-DC synchronous rectification in servers, laptop adaptors, and desktop power supplies.
Microsoft offers 3D photos
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Microsoft researchers will detail a new 3D software technology designed to create an immersive 3D online photo sharing capability for consumers.
ATEME launches DaVinci A/V software
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ATEME has developed an audio/video software system for DaVinci. It consists of a GStreamer-based framework, a set of streaming protocols, and common file containers.
Agilent makes full 3D EM simulation accessible at a lower price
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EMDS lets designers analyze and visualize EM effects to fine tune the performance of high-frequency RF circuit designs.
Inductors exhibit low DCR, no thermal aging
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The PG0426NL series of flat-coil, power inductors from Pulse features low DCR, high saturation current, and no thermal aging up to 150 degrees C in a low-profile, surface-mount package.
DC/DC controller for all n-channel MOSFETs drives 20-amp applications
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Linear Technology's LTC3822 is a 750-kHz step-down DC/DC controller that's suited for driving all n-channel MOSFETs in 20-amp applications. The synchronous device further improves efficiency by using MOSFET drain-to-source resistance for current-sensing, doing away with the sense resistor traditionally employed.
64-bit eXtremeDB supports massively larger databases
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McObject has launched eXtremeDB-64, the 64-bit version of its eXtremeDB 3.0 in-memory embedded database for real-time enterprise and embedded systems. eXtremeDB-64 supports databases that are hundreds of times larger than the 32-bit version.
Express Logic's ThreadX RTOS supports Luminary Micro's Stellaris microcontrollers
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Express Logic's ThreadX real-time operating systems now supports Luminary Micro's Stellaris microcontrollers based on the ARM Cortex-M3 microcontroller core.
Lead-acid batteries seal in more power, extend life
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EnerSys has upgraded its flooded lead-acid C family of PowerSafe and DataSafe batteries, adding a Slide-Lock post seal design to its PowerSafe CC and CA and DataSafe CX lines to prevent leakage, and a slightly taller jar to increase the electrolyte reserve and enable the batteries to deliver 100 percent initial capacity.
Calibre powers next video processor scaler with Realta HQV video engine
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Calibre launches its Vantage-HD Home Theater video scaler and switcher, powered by the Silicon Optix Realta HQV video processing engine.
Single-oven OCXO touts ultra-high stability
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MMD Components introduces a single-oven OCXO with ultra-high stability that is said to rival more expensive double-oven units from competitors.
Tantalum capacitors operate up to 150 degrees C
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Designed for high reliability, Vishay unveils TH3 molded solid tantalum chip capacitors with a high-temperature capability of 150°C with 50% voltage derating.
RF cable builder speeds up cable design
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Samtec has released an online RF Cable Assembly Builder program to help customers design and easily create valid Samtec part numbers for RF cable assemblies.
Chassis touts VXS processor mesh technology
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Elma Electronic claims to offer the industry's first VXS processor mesh chassis. The 12-slot chassis comes in 9U to 12U heights in various configurations.
Power film resistor handles 20 watts
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Stackpole expands its power resistor offering with a TO-220 style power film resistor capable of handling up to 20 watts.
Tiny rotary switches target digital camera mode dials
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With the SRBD series, ALPS Electric Europa GmbH offers tiny rotary switches for digital camera mode dials. The components feature a compact, low-profile design with external dimensions of only 10 x 10 x 1.7 mm (W x D x H) and a change-over angle of 36°.
Compact, rugged supplies serve industrial applications
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The Trio family of rugged DIN-rail mountable AC/DC supplies from Phoenix Contact delivers 5, 10, 15, and 20 amps at 24 volts (four models) for general purpose through industrial applications.
Variable-precision fixed/floating-point formats for Verilog
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7/27/2006   Post a comment
Fintronic say that their variable-precision fixed- and floating-point formats provide the ability to perform true ESL design space exploration in Verilog.
1U-high AC/DC supply delivers up to 400 watts
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XP Power's SMM400 series of AC/DC switchers, at 400 watts, claims considerably more power capability in a 1U-high enclosure than most competing products (typically 250 watts).
Relay available in three styles
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7/27/2006   Post a comment
CIT Relay & Switch offers its low-cost J115 series relay in three versions: PC termination, combination PC and quick connect (QC) terminals for contacts, and panel-mount style QC for both coil and contacts.
Programmable in-amp yields outsized specs
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Precision op amp offers dc and ac performance with small size, low power
ON Semi's buck converter targets mobile TV market
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The NCP1526 features an integrated low noise LDO and is sold in a unique 0.55 mm ultra-thin DFN package.
ATR chassis suits rugged, mobile applications
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Aitech Defense Systems has introduced a lightweight and compact full ATR short VME chassis that is capable of withstanding a variety of harsh environments.
Matsushita to close Malaysia CRT operation
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Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. announced it would discontinue operations at MT Picture Display (M) Sdn. Bhd., a Malaysian subsidiary of Matsushita Toshiba Picture Display Co. Ltd. (MTPD).
SystemC synthesis tool adds improved C++ support
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Celoxica Holdings said it has enhanced C++ coding support in its Agility Compiler high-level design tool, raising the level of design abstraction above SystemC for designers who need to boost productivity and for programmers less familiar with hardware design.
CoWare releases SystemC modeling library source code
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CoWare has released SystemC modeling library (SCML) source code and reuse methodology guidelines, a kit that openly extends SCML's standards-based approach to all IEEE 1666 SystemC-compatible tool environments.
PTC thermistors target power line voltages
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EPCOS introduces a PTC thermistor chip with maximum voltages up to 265 volts. Packaged in a 1210 case size, this PTC thermistor can handle rated currents up to 15 mA.
Intel officially rolls Conroe, Merom chips
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Intel Corp. rolled out 10 microprocessors, including its next-generation, codenamed Conroe and Merom chips for desktops and notebooks.
Module embeds DAB receiver in portables
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Digital audio receiver vendor RadioScape Ltd. announces its first module in a series of low power software-defined Digital Audio Broadcasting modules. The module also uses the company's latest component-slashing RF IC front-end chip.
Samsung MMC cards raise density, performance bar
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Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has developed two different types of MMC (MultiMediaCard) cards, designated MMCplus. The company claims the cards feature higher density and performance than existing cards.
Microcontroller reset IC meets core requirements
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Renesas Technology says its RNA50C27AUS is the industry's first reset IC that incorporates a core power-on sequencing function for microcontrollers that operate core logic circuits from a 1.8-volt power supply and I/O peripheral circuits from a 3.3-volt supply.
Stand-alone differential encoder ICs cut cost, real-estate overheads
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Product Review - Inphi Corporation's 13650DE and 13651DE, which the company says remain the only stand-alone differential phase shift keying (DPSK) and Duobinary encoders in the industry, are now offered in a QFN plastic package to cut cost and footprint and to provide a measure of compatibility with the company's new 13-series flip flops for use in NRZ applications.
Details of ST's Nomadik processor disclosed
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An STMicroelectronics executive provided a glimpse of its future Nomadik multimedia processor platform consisting of multiple CPUs, DSPs and subsystems on a single chip.
Sensors operate in harsh environments
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MTS Systems offers a new housing option for the C-Series sensors that is lighter weight, less intrusive, and offers IP67 environmental protection.
Pressure sensor targets steel mill apps
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American Sensor Technologies offers the AST47SM series pressure sensors for the rugged environments of the steel and aluminum industry.
Dynamically adjustable 7-13 volt front-end minimizes bus losses
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Power-One's FNP1500-12G AC/DC 1500-watt front-end is widely programmable, from 7-13 volts, and thus users can choose a bus voltage that minimizes their system-specific I2R distribution losses while increasing the efficiency of downstream bricks and point-of-load converters.
Inphi encoders maximize transmission flexibility
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Inphi Corporation introduced differential encoders in low-cost quad flat no-lead (QFN) plastic packages.
Macraigor announces USB 2.0 debug for Freescale ColdFire processors
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Macraigor Systems LLC announced support for Freescale's ColdFire family of 32-bit microprocessors.
Connect One chip offloads cryptography, security and TCP/IP tasks
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Connect One announced the release of iChipSec CO711AG, a secure Internet protocol (IP) coprocessor chip that easily adds encrypted WiFi connectivity to price-sensitive machine-to-machine (M2M) applications.
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