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M8/M12 cable connector systems target industrial automation
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8/31/2007   Post a comment
ERNI has expanded its M8/M12 family of cable connectors with a wide selection of accessories ranging from ready-assembled connecting cables, distributors and adapters to components using quick-connect terminal technology.
Radio communication analyzers offer TD-SCDMA test options
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Anritsu Company has introduced three options for its MT8820B/MT8815B radio communication analyzers that allow for testing of TD-SCDMA 3G mobile terminals.
Simberian tool takes package design out of the cold
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Simberian has updated its Simbeor software tool for PCB and package designers by synthesizing differential via-holes geometry for impedance-controlled high-speed channels.
Epson, u-blox team up on GPS dead reckoning
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The Swiss GPS company has added Epson's XV-8000-CB gyro to the reference design based on its LEA-4R dead reckoning GPS module.
LXI trigger device enables precise synchronization over LAN
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Agilent says it has launched the industry's first LXI Class B triggering device for precise instrument synchronization over LAN.
Kemet debuts MLCC with enhanced flex mitigation
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Kemet Corp. has expanded its X7R multilayer ceramic capacitor flex mitigation portfolio with the introduction of the FF-CAP that uses two existing Kemet technologies.
Sharp finally announces Blu-ray Disc player at IFA
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Sharp has unveiled its new BD-HP20S AQUOS Blu-ray player at IFA 2007 in Berlin, as the latest addition to its AQUOS home entertainment family. This powerful BD player provides high definition content in 1080p screen resolution, and features 24 frame per second (fps) capability.
LED driver boards offer brightness stability over wide input range
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Endicott Research Group has introduced two Smart Force LED driver boards as standard products for a wide range of industrial LCDs.
Texas Instruments presents 3-D DLP technology
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On the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, Texas instruments has introduced an enhancement to its DLP projection technology that enables TV sets to display three-dimensional images. Mitsubishi and Samsung are among the first OEMs to implement the technology in their products, TI said.
Sealed cable systems offered in power and high-density versions
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Samtec has introduced power and high-density AccliMate IP68 sealed circular cable plugs and receptacle systems.
Driver amplifier lab instrument features front-panel control
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Picosecond Pulse Labs has introduced the Model 8001 LABware instrument that integrates a 12 Gbits/s amplifier, a power supply, amplitude control, and crossing point control in a single instrument.
Agilent releases oscilloscope-based DDR3 compliance test software
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Agilent Technologies claims the industry's first oscilloscope-based DDR3 compliance test application. The U7231A DDR3 test application runs on Infiniium 54850 and 80000 Series oscilloscopes.
Blocks minimize crosstalk in structured cabling systems
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Stewart Connector has released the SS-51 series of punch down blocks that allow the field termination of insulated AWG 22-26 solid copper wire in Category 6a and Category 7 cables.
Eighth-brick DC/DC converter delivers 24-V output
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SynQor has expanded its eighth-brick DC/DC converter family with a 24-V output device.
Single-phase energy meter IC supports 80-segment LCD displays
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austriamicrosystems has introduced the AS8267, a single phase energy meter IC providing security protected on-chip data and program memory with reliable data-retention specifications over an extreme temperature range.
A/D converter delivers 16-bit resolution at 10-MHz
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The ADS-939 sampling A/D converter from C&D Technologies is a fully integrated data acquisition system that provides 16-bit resolution at a 10-MHz sampling rate over the entire operating temperature range.
Fraunhofer researchers improve solar cell efficiency
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A manufacturing technique developed by Fraunhofer Institute ISE (Freiburg, Germany) helps to increase the energy yield of solar cells.
Allegro boosts thermal stability in power transistors
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Targeted at the home and professional audio amplifier markets, Allegro has launched a new series of Darlington transistors that deliver a high safe operating area, and low thermal resistance derived from a thinner-die technology.
NDS vows revamp of STBs, DVRs to save energy
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NDS Group plc, a supplier of software, conditional access systems and architectural blueprints for digital pay-TV, has announced plans to reduce the energy consumption of digital televisions, set-top boxes and digital video recorders as well as its own "carbon footprint."
LED driver IC is optimized for LCD and DLP TV
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The HV9980, a three channel, high voltage LED driver IC is well suited for both LCD and DLP television applications. It features three channels of pea
Qualcomm joins IMEC TAD design program
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Mobile technology provider Qualcomm has joined IMEC's Technology-Aware Design Program (TAD). The Belgian research center and the U.S. fabless chip vendor will collaborate on innovative circuit and system design methodologies.
Secure supervisor circuit incorporates tamper detection
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Maxim says the SPI-compatible DS3650 is the industry's first secure supervisor with tamper detection to meet the payment card industry's voltage- and temperature-monitoring requirements. It integrates a battery-backup controller, system power monitor, CPU supervisor, temperature sensor, along with two tamper-detection comparators.
PoE interface controller delivers precise regulation
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Linear Technology has introduced the LTC4268-1, a PoE interface controller with a synchronous, current mode, switching regulator for delivering precise regulation and high efficiency to powered devices.
Multiplexer supports high-voltage and dual-voltage SD/SDIO/MMC
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Fairchild Semiconductor says the FSSD06 is the first multiplexer that supports high voltage and dual-voltage secure digital (SD)/secure digital I/O (SDIO)/ multimedia cards (MMC), enabling an application's processor to multiplex between a SD card, SDIO card, MMC card and peripherals
Nordic Semiconductor's 2.4 GHz transceiver enables high-performance wireless USB dongles
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The nRF24LU1 provides native support for up to five bidirectional ultra-low power wireless peripherals communicating via a single, ultra-compact full-speed USB 2.0-compliant dongle.
Thick-film copper substrates address power issues
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The TFC series of solderable thick-film copper substrates from IRC Advanced Film targets high-current and power module applications.
Panasonic delivers world's first 3LCD 1080p microdisplays
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Panasonic has started to ship a new line of High Definition LCD Rear Projection Display televisions featuring their revolutionary long-life LIFI, a first-of-its kind light fidelity projection display application that ensures image brightness over an extended period of time as well as greatly reduced start-up time.
Inductorless DC/DC boost converter delivers high efficiency
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The AS1301 inductorless DC/DC boost converter from austriamicrosystems is capable of output currents as high as 50 mA at 5 V.
Ethernet camera has GPIO and RS232 interfaces
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GigE is a Gigabit Ethernet camera equipped with a C-mount lens connector with adjustable mounting dimensions.
Channel stacking ICs target European DBS market
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The RF5218 and RF5219 channel stacking switch RF ICs are designed to address the low power requirements of the European Digital Broadcast Satellite (DBS) market.
1-W processor makes X86 accessible to embedded market
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With an idle power of 0.1 watt, the 500-MHz VIA Eden ULV processor has been designed to meet the low power requirements of a wide range of industrial, commercial and ultra mobile applications.
NXP video post processor to improve HD image quality
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In the run-up to the IFA consumer electronics trade fair in Berlin, NXP has rolled out a video post processor chip that, according to the company, improves HD images by a series of 'smart' algorithms.
LED driver features on-chip oscillator for programmable brightness control
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Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. has introduced a three-channel constant-current LED driver with an on-chip oscillator for programmable brightness control.
High-voltage LED driver integrates current regulator switch
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Supertex has introduced the HV9980, a three-channel, high-voltage LED driver aimed at LCD panel backlighting and DLP television (TV) applications.
HDMI transmitter features on-chip consumer electronic control support
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8/28/2007   Post a comment
The ADV7520NK from Analog Devices simplifies portable HDMI product design by integrating consumer electronic control functions allowing end users to command multiple A/V devices with one remote.
Processor enhances picture, sound quality in 1080p flat-panel TVs
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Micronas has started to sample its third-generation VCT-Premium processor, which integrates audio, video, Teletext, OSD, controller-related functions, and a dual input port HDMI receiver.
AMIMON chipset delivers wireless, uncompressed HDTV
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Systems operate in the 5-GHz unlicensed band, in compliance with FCC regulations.
Mini pushbutton switches offer several legend and color options
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NKK Switches has introduced the UB2 series of miniature lighted pushbutton switches with built-in multi-element LEDs.
Mini surface-mount encoder delivers 180 LPI resolution
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Avago Technologies says it has introduced the industry's first reflective encoder with an analog output.
Step-down converters simplify system design
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AnalogicTech has released the AAT1112 (1.5 A) and the AAT1145 (1.2 A) constant frequency current mode step-down converters, which don't require external compensation components.
4-port midspan reaches 60W per port
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Phihong USA has introduced the Ultra PoE POE480U, a 4-port midspan that reaches full power of 60W per port and requires no power management.
Fujitsu introduces new H.264 transcoder
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Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. has extended its family of high-performance H.264-compliant ICs, announcing a new transcoder designed to compress full high definition (1920 x 1080) MPEG-2 video data to H.264 data for high-volume consumer applications.
Enhanced LED driver cuts propagation delay by 50%
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Supertex is phasing out its existing HV9910 LED driver in favor of an enhanced version, HV9910B, which will be a drop-in replacement for the existing HV9910.
Mobile processor enhances gaming notebooks
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AGEIA Technologies has launched the PhysX 100M mobile processor for high performance gaming notebook PCs that features low power and thermal design with power dissipation of nearly 10-W under game-play conditions.
Agilent adds 3D-planar electromagnetic simulation to EDA platform
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Fully integrated with the Genesys EDA platform, Agilent's Momentum GX enables RF and microwave designers to reduce design steps and speed the design and verification process for complex RF and microwave passive circuit designs.
Smaller players gain share of global digital STB market
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The worldwide market for digital set-top boxes experienced continued strong growth in 2006, with smaller Asian manufacturers advancing up the market share ladder. Traditional STB stalwarts still remain the worldwide leaders, but are facing increased competition from lower tier manufacturers. The digital STB market reached an estimated 122 million units shipped in 2006.
Amimon's WHDI chips now avaialbe for wireless HD
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AMIMON Inc. has announced the availability of its Wireless High-definition Interface (WHDI) chipset. The WHDI chipset (AMN2110 and AMN2210) enables CE display and device manufacturers to develop HD home entertainment products that connect wirelessly.
Xilinx development tools boost DSP performance
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Xilinx's DSP development tools now deliver up to a 38 percent faster Fmax performance for multi-rate DSP designs and improved ease of use.
Low-cost 8-bit MCU series targets fan, universal motor control apps
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The 8-bit MCUs in the Z8F083A series from Zilog provide the fundamental features required for electric fans and universal motor control, including a faster internal precision oscillator and A/D converter to speed up response times for critical motor control loop operations.
RF protocol stack optimized for wireless 2.4-GHz control devices
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Nordic Semiconductor has developed a complete off-the-shelf RF protocol stack for leading-edge wireless desktop control devices using its low-power 2.4-GHz transceivers.
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