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Rail mounted electronic over-current protection in automation applications
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8/26/2008   Post a comment
E-T-A Circuit Breakers has introduced a new version of its compact ESX10 electronic overcurrent protection product for automation applications.
Robust industrial Panel PC with AMD platform
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8/26/2008   Post a comment
The high-performance AMD processor technology makes the new DSM Panel PC P4 suitable for sophisticated automation tasks and for processing large data volumes.
Vishay : Power MOSFETs come in a small PowerPAK SC-75
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8/26/2008   Post a comment
The SiB419DK and SiB415DK are -12 , and -30-V single p-channel power MOSFETs respectively in a PowerPAK SC-75 package.
Agilent Technologies introduces RF conformance test system for 3G mobile handsets
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8/26/2008   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced a new member of its GS-8800 family of RF design verification and conformance test solutions: the GS-8853 3G RF Conformance Test (RCT) system.
Optical spectrum analyzer delivers higher throughput, greater accuracy
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8/26/2008   Post a comment
Providing higher throughput and greater measurement accuracy, Yokogawa Electric Corporation has released the AQ6370B as an enhanced replacement for the AQ6370 optical spectrum analyzer.
Interchangeable plug adapter features Micro-USB output connector
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8/26/2008   Post a comment
Phihong USA has expanded its adapter offering with an 8W version featuring interchangeable input plugs and a micro-USB output connector.
400W AC/DC power supply eliminates additional system airflow
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8/26/2008   Post a comment
Murata's active power-factor-corrected power supply features an integral fan enabling it to deliver 400W of continuous power in a low-profile 1U package without the need for additional external airflow.
4GHz modulator targets basestations
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8/26/2008   Post a comment
Texas Instruments new 4-GHz quadrature modulator is designed to support multiple wireless communications standards on a single transceiver card.
Power MOSFETs yield 0.052-ohms in tiny footprint
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8/26/2008   Post a comment
Vishay has released a family of p-channel power MOSFETs rated from 8V to 30 V that are housed in the PowerPAK SC-75 package.
PMICs boost digital TV
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8/26/2008   Post a comment
PFC and DC/DC chips for the 2009 rollout of DTV improve efficiency, cut energy consumption
Step-down DC/DC converter operates up to 150°C
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8/26/2008   Post a comment
Linear Technology has announced the H-Grade version of the LT3481, a 34V (36V(MAX)), BurstMode, step-down switching regulator that maintains quiescent current under 50µA.
High linearity SP3T switch targets WLAN, Bluetooth markets
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8/26/2008   Post a comment
Tyco Electronics M/A-COM announced the MASW-008955, a DC-3.5 GHz SP3T RoHS compliant switch for applications that require high linearity, low insertion loss, and fast settling time over a wide frequency range in an ultra small package size.
PMICs reduce energy consumption, improve efficiency for digital TVs
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Texas Instruments has introduced two power management chips that are designed to improve efficiency and reduce energy consumption in digital TVs.
RJ modular connectors feature protective coating
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8/26/2008   Post a comment
Stewart Connector offers RJ modular connectors with an EPP-918A protective coating that shield contacts from corrosive elements and wear due to line cord insertion/reinsertion.
Frame-rate converter supports 240-Hz LCD panels
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8/25/2008   Post a comment
Micronas' fifth-generation FRC-Q frame-rate converter with improved picture performance adds scalability to support latest 240Hz LCD panels.
Step-down switching regulator optimizes battery charger efficiency
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8/25/2008   Post a comment
Linear Technology Corp. has introduced a 1.2-A, 1.5-MHz monolithic current-mode, step-down switching regulator with a programmable output current limit for battery charger applications.
Op amps integrate EMI filters
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8/25/2008   Post a comment
National Semiconductor has introduced three op amps with integrated EMI filters that maintain the accuracy of analog systems by reducing the effects of RF interference.
RTOS Support for Xilinx PowerPC 440 Processor on Virtex-5 FPGA
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8/25/2008   Post a comment
Express Logic and Avnet say the Avnet XC5VFX30T board and Xilinx Virtex-5 Embedded kit (ML507 board) now run the ThreadX RTOS.
Magma rolls analog mixed-signal design platform
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8/25/2008   Post a comment
Magma Design Automation introduced Titan Analog Migration, a model-based design platform said to dramatically reduce design porting time of analog mixed-signal circuit designs.
H.264 acceleration support for Apple Mac
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Ambric now shipping the Am2045 GT Video Reference Platform with significant acceleration for Apple Mac Pro and MacBook Pro
DTV chips: No longer prime time market
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Digital TV chips are no longer a prime time market.
Lattice ispLEVER Classic design tools support new CPLD family
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8/25/2008   Post a comment
The ispLEVER Classic design tools from Lattice Semiconductor now provide full production support for ultra-low-power ispMACH 4000ZE CPLDs.
KT spins off crash test company
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Aerospace and automotive engineering company Kayser Threde GmbH (Munich, Germany) has spun off its automotive business. Specialized on sensor and dummy technology for automotive crash tests, the new company hopes to tie up to its present global market share of about 70 percent.
Harting : M12 panel feed-through offers ease of assembly
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8/25/2008   Post a comment
A panel feed-through based on the industry-standard M12 connector is available from Harting.
Stewart Connector : RJ modular connectors have an environmentally protective coating
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8/25/2008   Post a comment
A range of RJ11 and RJ45 connectors are offered with EPP-918A (Environmentally Protective Product) coating.
Tyco : Metal oxide resistors suit applications in adverse conditions
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8/25/2008   Post a comment
Available from Tyco Electronics is the RR series of highly stable and reliable metal oxide resistors providing high power in a small package.
Opinion: Recharge your engineering batteries
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8/25/2008   1 comment
Lithium-ion batteries are currently the preferred power source of a number of today’s most popular consumer products: including laptops, mobile phones and, increasingly, cars. However, the alarm bells have been ringing for lithium-ion technology.
Vestas Wind Systems picks Pueblo for world's largest turbine plant
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8/23/2008   Post a comment
Vestas Wind Systems of Denmark announced that Pueblo, Colorado will be the site of its $240 million wind turbine tower manufacturing plant.
Intel, AMD race to put graphics in notebook CPUs
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8/22/2008   Post a comment
Intel Corp. will release late next year a notebook CPU that combines two microprocessors with a graphics accelerator and archrival Advanced Micro Devices says it will debut a similar chip in the architectural race to mix and match types of processor cores in a single product.
Design kit simplifies getting started with voice synthesis
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8/22/2008   Post a comment
A complete Say it! demonstration kit from NEC Electronics, which includes all the essential hardware and software components to demonstrate voice synthesis functions, is available from Gleichmann Electronics.
LDOs target automotive applications
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8/22/2008   Post a comment
ON Semiconductor delivers AEC-Q100-qualified LDOs with power-on reset options, built-in protection and quiescent currents down to 22 uA for automotive modules requiring very low ignition-off currents.
microSD card connectors help control card ejection in mobile devices
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8/22/2008   Post a comment
Molex has introduced a series of microSD card connectors that offer additional features to help control card ejection in mobile and compact devices.
Mini slide switches target low-height board applications
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8/22/2008   Post a comment
C&K Components has developed a family of miniature slide switches designed specifically for applications where height or surface area is restricted.
Ceramic and disc capacitors are halogen-free
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8/22/2008   Post a comment
Holy Stone has introduced a family of halogen-free leaded ceramic and disc capacitors.
Ferrite beads housed in 01005 package
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8/22/2008   Post a comment
Murata Electronics North America has claimed the industry's smallest ferrite beads, measuring 0.4 x 0.2 x 0.2 mm.
Fire causes heavy damage in battery factory
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8/22/2008   Post a comment
A fire at Batterie-Montage-Zentrum (BMZ) GmbH in Karlstein, Germany, during the night of August 20 has caused a damage in the double-digit million euro range. A production hall and a warehouse were destroyed.
Micronas : 120Hz truD solution provides superior picture quality and reduced system cost
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8/22/2008   Post a comment
Micronas has announced the FRC-Q, its fifth generation of motion estimation / compensation (ME/MC) frame-rate converters, delivering the Real Motion experience on Full HD 1080p LCD, PDP and OLED TVs.
NEC : 16-bit all-flash MCUs include a CEC control circuit
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8/22/2008   Post a comment
NEC has announced four models of a 16-bit microcontroller with on-chip flash memory ("All flash microcontroller"), with a consumer electronics control (CEC) circuit enabling interdependent control of digital televisions, DVD recorders, and other devices via a single cable connection.
Free phase-locked loop (PLL) analysis software
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8/21/2008   Post a comment
This free PLL analysis software from Agilent Technologies is PCI-SIG approved for PCI Express 2.0 compliance testing.
Agilent enhances full drive test functionality for wireless measurements
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8/21/2008   Post a comment
Agilent has announced a new software feature for handheld wireless measurements on its E6474A network optimization platform that turns a standard WiMAX PC card (CPE) into the industry' smallest WiMAX scanning solution for drive test.
Keithley debuts 8x8 RF MIMO test system
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8/21/2008   Post a comment
Keithley Instruments has claimed the industry's first measurement-grade RF 8x8 MIMO system. The system is used for primary research of next-generation RF MIMO devices and technologies.
Oscilloscopes deliver 10 to 20 times faster throughput
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8/21/2008   Post a comment
LeCroy has introduced the WavePro 7 Zi series of digital oscilloscopes that enhance the design, debug and validation process in the 1.5-GHz to 6-GHz bandwidth range.
Actel's FPGAs achieve rigorous SAE/AS9100 aerospace certification
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8/21/2008   Post a comment
Actel says that it is the first programmable logic vendor to obtain SAE/AS9100 aerospace certification for its FPGAs.
Group peers into 3-D future for Blu-Ray
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8/21/2008   Post a comment
The Blu-Ray Disc Association is working on its strategy for supporting stereoscopic 3-D under growing pressure from Hollywood studios who want to create a home video market for their rising number of stereo 3-D titles.
Silterra targets mobile displays with high-volt technology
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8/21/2008   Post a comment
With an eye on the consumer electronics market, particularly higher-resolution displays for smart phones, silicon foundry provider Silterra Malaysia is promoting its 0.13-micron high-voltage technology.
Spice model developed for organic TFTs
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8/21/2008   Post a comment
Cambridge Display Technology has collaborated with Silvaco Data Systems to develop Spice model organic thin-film transistor technology. Organic TFTs form the basis of future organic electronic circuits.
AM-OLED market to reach $4.5 billion in 2014, says iSuppli
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8/21/2008   Post a comment
The worldwide AM-OLED market will grow to US$4.6 billion by 2014, representing a CAGR of 83.3 percent, up from US$67 million in 2007, according to iSuppli Corp. In terms of shipments that is expected to grow to 185.2 million units by 2014, rising at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 84.2 percent up from 2.6 million units in 2007.
Fresco Logic demos first super-speed USB 3.0 on FPGA-based development platform
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8/21/2008   Post a comment
USB 3.0 development platform is based on a Xilinx Virtex-5 FPGA device implementing Fresco Logic's SuperSpeed USB Host and Device Controller IP.
Cadence tackles issues in IC package/SiP design
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8/21/2008   Post a comment
The announced release of SPB 16.2, due in November of this year, from Cadence Design Systems, focuses on addressing current and emerging chip package design challenges.
ISSI tailors 8Mx32 DDR2 SDRAMs for automotive market
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8/21/2008   Post a comment
Integrated Silicon Solution Inc. has introduced its first DDR2 SDRAMs—the IS43DR32800A, and IS43DR32801A—which are being touted as the industry's first 256-Mbit DDR2 SDRAMs with a 32-bit bus.
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