Device server speeds networking Product News 9/26/2002 Post a comment Lantronix Inc. says its UDS100 single-port device server allows OEM engineers to network almost any product, from home appliances to medical systems, in less than 30 minutes.
Motorola flash MCUs encroach on OTP applications Product News 9/26/2002 Post a comment In the latest round of 8-bit flash microcontrollers that effectively lower the cost of reprogrammability, Motorola Inc. last week launched the first six members of its Nitron family, some priced as low as 70 cents each if ordered in quantities of 10,000 or more.
Mini half-bricks tackle thermal issues Product News 9/19/2002 Post a comment Offering an alternative approach to addressing the wide collection of power issues facing the application of dc/dc converters, particularly thermal, di/dt Inc. has introduced a reduced-size half-brick in a standard half-brick pinout.
Force Computers offers network processor blade Product News 9/19/2002 Post a comment Force Computers' latest network processor blade offers dual Intel IXP network processors, a 14-port multilayer Gigabit Ethernet switch fabric and a Compact-PCI form factor for Internet Protocol processing in telecommunications and data communications.
Stratum 3 timing eased Product News 9/9/2002 Post a comment 9Co. LLC has added two low-cost, low-power (3.3-volt) modules to its STSG (Simplified Timing Signal Generator) family for Stratum 3 timing applications.
Board fit for rugged uses Product News 9/9/2002 Post a comment Designed for high reliability in harsh environments, VersaLogic's Bobcat single-board computer packs a 586 CPU running at 100 MHz and operates in an extended-temperature mode ranging from -40 degrees C to 85 degrees C.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
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