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Axiomtek’s new fanless embedded computer is silent, power-optimized
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7/30/2010   Post a comment
Axiomtek's eBOX622-831-FL fanless embedded box computer has a 1.60 GHz Intel Atom N270 processor and features six COM ports (RS-232) and front-accessible CompactFlash socket. A 200-pin DDR2 SODIMM socket supports up to 2GB system memory.
IR rolls automotive-qualified power MOSFETs
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7/30/2010   Post a comment
International Rectifier (IR) announced it has extended its family of automotive-qualified power MOSFETs for applications low on-state resistance such as on-board power supplies and heavy loads on Internal Combustion Engine platforms, micro and full hybrid platforms.
SMT termination targets SSL and industrial applications
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7/30/2010   Post a comment
AVX has developed what it claims is the smallest available 6A SMT single IDC discrete wire-to-board contact.
AC-DC power supply achieves 92% efficiency at 50% full load
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7/30/2010   Post a comment
Emerson Network Power has introduced the DS460S-3 bulk front end AC-DC power supply that can achieve a high typical conversion efficiency of 92 percent at 50 percent full load, meeting the Climate Savers Computing Gold standard.
TTI delivers copper flex assemblies for the military and aerospace industry
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7/30/2010   Post a comment
TTI is now offering Molex's range of Copper Flex interconnect products that can be designed and manufactured to meet the challenging demands of the military/aerospace market.
JESD204A data converters cut power, board space in high-speed data apps
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7/29/2010   Post a comment
Expanding ADI’s JESD204 data converter portfolio, 14-bit analog-to-digital converters increase signal fidelity and simplify board layout in wireless infrastructure and data acquisition equipment.
EnSilica declares 'open season' on 8051 MCU
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7/29/2010   2 comments
EnSilica has established a special licensing deal to encourage existing 8051 licensees to switch their next ASIC design start to an eSi-1600 16-bit soft processor core.
MIPS Technologies delivers reference implementation for Skype devices
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7/28/2010   Post a comment
MIPS Technologies Inc. has announced that MIPS architecture is now included in new SkypeKit developer tools available from Skype.
Analog audio subsystem integrates noise suppression for smartphones
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7/28/2010   1 comment
National Semiconductor's LM49155 analog audio subsystem provides uplink noise suppression and downlink SNR enhancement for smartphones and other handheld applications while consuming minimal power.
ADI - Xilinx collaboration streamlines base station design
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7/28/2010   2 comments
Analog Devices Inc. has collaborated with Xilinx Inc to introduce a radio architecture development platform that helps multi-carrier cellular base station manufacturers reduce engineering resources and improve time to market.
Synopsys delivers audio IP in 40nm, 55nm process technologies
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7/28/2010   Post a comment
Synopsys Inc. announced the availability of the DesignWare 96 dB Hi-Fi Audio IP in the 40nm and 55nm process technologies.
Jasper unveils DFI formal verification proof kits
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7/28/2010   Post a comment
Jasper Design Automation Inc. (Mountain View, Calif.) has released proof kits for the DFI (DDR-PHY) specification.
Synopsys' Design Compiler Graphical used for hearing-aid DSP
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7/28/2010   1 comment
Synopsys Inc. said Oticon A/S, a hearing aid manufacturer, has taped out the digital signal processor (DSP) chipset for the next generation hearing-aid devices using its Design Compiler Graphical RTL Synthesis, a component of the Galaxy implementation platform.
Microchip unveils MCP6401/2/4/ op-amps
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7/27/2010   Post a comment
Eyeing power demands in consumer, industrial, automotive and medical applications, Microchip's new MCP6401/2/4/ operational amplifiers (op amps) offer lower power consumption and smaller packages.
Embedded MCU gives power management chip programmability, flexibility
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7/27/2010   Post a comment
IDT’s latest microcontroller-based power management chip integrates all the system power regulation and management functions along with human interface subsystems, such as audio and touch user interfaces, for portable consumer applications.
LNA features separate AM and FM signal paths
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7/27/2010   1 comment
Maxim Integrated Products is offering a low-noise amplifier (LNA) with integrated automatic gain control (AGC) for automotive antenna applications.
Aluminum clad wirewounds rated up to 1000W
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7/27/2010   Post a comment
Dubbed the MHL series, Stackpole’s latest resistors are available in power ratings from 60 watts up to 1000 watts, and are typically less than half the height of traditional aluminum housed wirewounds.
Virage puts NXP's IP to work
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7/27/2010   2 comments
IP licensor Virage Logic Corp. has announced the expansion of its portfolio with the introduction of SiANA, Integra and a dual-core ARC processor for the implementation of audio systems targeting Blu-ray Disc 7.1 channel 192kHz/24-bit output.
MosChip launches four multi-function PCIe controllers
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7/26/2010   Post a comment
MosChip’s multi-function PCI Express (PCIe) controller chipset consists of four devices that provide built in support to enable a variety of PCIe to multiple I/O connectivity options.
Thin-film chip resistors feature 215°C maximum operating temperature
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7/26/2010   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology Inc. is adding to its passive component portfolio for extreme high-temperature environments with a new series of SMD wraparound thin-film chip resistors optimized for use in multichip modules for down-hole drilling and aerospace applications.
ITT unveils power interconnect series
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7/26/2010   Post a comment
Shortly after the release of the SAE Electric Vehicle J1772 charging specification, ITT Interconnect Solutions has introduced its latest automotive power interconnect series, the EVC Series of J1772 connectors and cable assemblies.
Infineon rolls wireless control receivers for automotive, consumer apps
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7/26/2010   Post a comment
Infineon Technologies AG announced it has introduced wireless control receivers that offer enhanced sensitivity, lower power consumption and flexible multi protocol support.
6U CompactPCI processor blade sports Intel Core i7 and QM57 chipset
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7/23/2010   Post a comment
ADLINK Technology’s highly integrated cPCI-6510 series supports optional extended temperature ranges and incorporates two PMC sites and DDR3 memory with ECC.
Software simplifies Bluetooth/WLAN module testing
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7/23/2010   Post a comment
Anritsu’s CombiTest PC application is designed to speed design verification and production test of the latest generation Bluetooth/WLAN modules.
Humidity sensor passes AEC-Q100 automotive standard
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7/23/2010   Post a comment
Sensirion's new SHT21 humidity and temperature sensor has now been qualified in accordance with the AEC-Q100 automotive standard. This confirms the reliability, stability and robustness of the sensor, which has been in regular production since April 2010.
dSpace offers Diesel exhaust system simulation
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7/23/2010   Post a comment
The limits for nitrates in diesel engine emissions defined by international standards are becoming increasingly strict. Compliance with these limits requires electronic controls for catalytic converters. Selective catalytic reduction (SCR) systems that use urea injection (with AdBlue) are said to be an effective solution. Simulating the control algorithms plays a vital role in the development of these systems.
Microchip development board for dsPIC33F and PIC24H
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7/23/2010   Post a comment
Microchip has released a new development board with integrated debugger for its 16-bit PIC24H microcontrollers and dsPIC33F Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs).
Samsung begins mass producing 30nm, 2-Gbit Green DDR3
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7/23/2010   Post a comment
Aimed at the new generation of servers optimized for cloud computing and virtualization, Samsung has started to mass produce 2-Gbit Green DDR3 using 30-nm class process technology.
Frame rate conversion processors integrate resolution-enhancement engine
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7/23/2010   Post a comment
IDT has started to sample motion-compensated frame rate conversion processors with an integrated resolution-enhancement engine for use in 120Hz and 240Hz televisions and high-definition video projectors.
VIA modular expansion board and chassis dev kits speed embedded PC design
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7/22/2010   Post a comment
VIA Technologies, Inc, is offering device development kits for the VIA AMOS-5000 series. The kits are designed to facilitate a more rational and efficient design infrastructure for a broad range of application-specific, fanless Em-ITX-based devices.
Silicon Labs rolls wireless remote control SoC
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7/22/2010   2 comments
The EZradio system-on-chip ditches the quartz crystal in favor of auto-tuning circuitry that uses CMOS oscillators and variable capacitors to lock-in radio frequency without external components.
Power Integrations rolls two new power supply reference designs
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7/21/2010   1 comment
Power Integrations released two new standby power supply reference designs for its TOPSwitch-JX IC product family, the DER-246 and DER-247.
Cadence, ARM to develop ARM-optimized system realization solution
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7/21/2010   Post a comment
Cadence Design Systems Inc and ARM Ltd. announced an expanded collaboration to develop an optimized system realization solution for ARM processors.
Boost converter platform touts smallest step-up regulators
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7/21/2010   Post a comment
Semtech has developed a boost converter platform that offers the smallest step-up regulators for low-voltage applications
Dolphin Integration, Infolytica claim mechatronic system simulation
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7/21/2010   Post a comment
Dolphin Integration SA (Meylan, France) and Infolytica Corp. (Montreal, Canada) announced they have joined forces so that their solutions for mixed signal simulation and electromagnetic field simulation work together to perform mechatronic system simulation.
SiGe mixer delivers high linearity, low noise
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7/21/2010   Post a comment
Maxim has expanded its family of pin-compatible, dual, downconverting SiGe mixers with a new device targeting the 1500MHz WCDMA/LTE market.
Synchronous DC-DC controllers enable single-supply operation
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7/20/2010   Post a comment
Micrel has expanded its family of Hyper Speed Control Synchronous DC-DC controllers with the MIC2166, a wide input voltage range, adaptive on-time device that features an internal 5V VDD regulator enabling single-supply operation.
1500-mA LED flash driver sharpens picture quality in camera-enabled cell phones
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7/20/2010   Post a comment
With its high efficiency and compact size, Analog Devices’ ADP1650 maximizes flash brightness in low light while minimizing battery current draw during flash events.
Vishay launches 4-terminal, snap-in power aluminum capacitor series
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7/20/2010   Post a comment
Vishay has introduced a series of 4-terminal, snap-in power aluminum capacitors with voltage ratings from 350 V to 450 V and a long useful life of 10,000 h at + 85 °C in 17 large case sizes.
IntelliMAXT load switches simplify complex power design challenges
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7/20/2010   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor is offering advanced load management switches that provide a monolithic, one-chip solution to the designers' challenge of reducing in-rush current, or high di/dt, when a switch is used to disconnect loads with high output capacitances.
Digital ADC IP uses digital library cells, benefits ASICs and FPGAs
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7/20/2010   2 comments
Stellamar technology eases embedding 12-bit, lower-speed ADC in all-digital silicon
ST preps HD radio chipset for next-gen car-radio reception
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7/20/2010   Post a comment
As HD Radio Technology is picking up popularity in the automotive industry, European chipmaker STMicroelectronics NV announced that its HD Radio Technology chipset has been certified by iBiquity Digital Corp.
Nonvolatile voice/audio IC integrates telephony functions
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7/20/2010   Post a comment
Nuvoton Technology Corp. has introduced its first ChipCorder nonvolatile voice/audio device to enable telephony functions in commercial and consumer systems.
CUI adds 10 and 15 W models to power supply line
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7/20/2010   Post a comment
CUI has expanded its V-Infinity power product line by adding 10- and 15-W models to its VOF series of low cost open frame ac-dc power supplies.
Microchip and Cymbet partner on energy-harvesting dev kit
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7/20/2010   Post a comment
Microchip Technology and Cymbet have partnered to provide the XLP 16-bit Energy Harvesting Development Kit, a customizable energy-harvesting application development kit with a modular development board populated with the PIC24F16KA102 microcontroller—featuring eXtreme Low Power—and the capability to add PICtail daughter boards for the rapid evaluation of a wide variety of system functions, including ZigBee and proprietary wireless connectivity, and SD memory cards.
Energy Micro adds Giant Gecko MCU for memory heavy applications
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7/19/2010   Post a comment
Energy Micro has announced details of the EFM32 Giant Gecko microcontroller (MCU) product family, designed for sensitive applications with high memory requirements.
J-Link Ultra debug probe for ARM Cortex enables power debugging
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7/19/2010   Post a comment
The J-Link Ultra debug probe from IAR Systems supports power debugging within IAR Embedded Workbench and is designed for use with ARM Cortex devices.
Xilinx rolls rad-hard, reconfigurable FPGA for space apps
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7/19/2010   1 comment
Xilinx announced what it called the industry's first high-density, radiation-hardened reconfigurable FPGA for use in outer space applications.
Vishay rolls automotive-qualified PIN photodiodes, NPN planar phototransistors
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7/19/2010   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. announced it has introduced automotive-qualified PIN photodiodes and NPN planar phototransistors. Available in 1.8-mm gullwing and reverse gullwing surface-mount packages, the photo detectors are claimed to be sensitive to visible and near-infrared radiation and to offer a compact footprint of 2.3 mm by 2.3 mm by 2.8 mm.
3V smoke detector features interconnect, timer and latching alarm indicator
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7/16/2010   Post a comment
Allegro MicroSystems has introduced a new low-current BiCMOS photoelectric smoke detector circuit with a low standby current allowing an average 10-year battery life.
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