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Media processor offers boost in CPU performance
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Sigma Designs announced the availability of its SMP8644 media processor SoC, designed for feature-rich consumer products, including next generation IPTV set-top boxes, IP cable set-top boxes, and Blu-ray players.
Low-cost ARM9 MCUs roll with High Speed USB 2.0 OTG
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NXP's latest devices are providing embedded designers with cost effective, power efficient single chip solutions for USB connectivity.
WiMax emulator debuts
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Elektrobit Corp. rolled out what it claims is the industry's first radio channel emulator aimed at manufacturers of basestations and subscriber devices using WiMax, LTE and other 4G wireless network standards.
Analog switch enhances audio quality
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austriamicrosystems has introduced the AS1747, a dual single-pole/double-throw (SPDT) low-voltage analog signal switch.
Hot swap controller with constant current limiting
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The MIC2310 is a single-FET, constant power-limit Hot-Plug controller that Micrel has just released to provide constant power limiting in situations that require safe insertion and removal of PC boards.
Amplifier suits batteries in deep discharge
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Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the MAX9928/MAX9929 current-sense amplifiers for monitoring charge and discharge currents.
Analog front-ends satisfy handheld ultrasound
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Texas Instruments has introduced 8-channel and 16-channel analog front ends (AFEs) especially for handheld ultrasound systems.
Programmable clock generator minimises component count
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Providing a programmable clock that serves as both source and system clock, Analog Devices'AD9520/2 multi-output clock generators boast a 512byte embedded memory block that enables easy configuration.
Signal integrity targeted by circuit simulator
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Designers of high speed data links were in mind with the latest update to Agilent's Advanced Design System EDA tool, ADS 2008 Update 2.
Fully integrated legacy demodulator/digital IF processor reduces component count
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Fresco Microchip has introduced its FM1100 family of worldwide legacy audio/video demodulator and multi-standard digital IF processor solutions for television broadcast reception.
Samtec expands Micro Rugged interconnect system
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Samtec has expanded its Micro Rugged product offering with a new 0.8-mm pitch terminal and socket interconnect system that features Samtec's high reliability, multi-finger Tiger Eye contacts.
ON Semi extends current range, flexibility for stepper motor designs
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ON Semiconductor has extended its bipolar stepper motor control family to include two Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) versions of a motor driver capable of peak currents up to 800 mA and for use with an external microcontroller for added flexibility.
DrMOS delivers over 92% peak efficiency in 6 x 6-mm module
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Fairchild Semiconductor has introduced the XS DrMOS, which the company claims as the industry's first high-performance and 6 x 6-mm DrMOS solution for synchronous dc/dc buck regulators for computing, game console and consumer point-of-load (PoL) applications.
LatticeXP2 and Altera Stratix III support added to Altium Designer
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The Altera Stratix III and LatticeXP2 programmable devices form part of Altium's growing list of supported device families.
Pipelined FFT Core for Xilinx FPGAs
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Dillon Engineering announce the availability of a pipelined Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) processor core targeted for (and tuned to) Xilinx FPGAs.
Synopsys claims 2-3X speed-up with IC Compiler release
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Claiming a 2X to 3X speed-up in overall design turnaround time compared to the previous release, Synopsys released IC Compiler 2008.09.
Toshiba demos notebook with super-charge ion battery
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Toshiba Corp. showed off at Ceatac Japan a new notebook computer and an electric bicycle, both featuring its Super Charge ion battery called SCiB.
New BioSolar processes potentially reduce the cost of solar cells by 50%
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BioSolar has announced a new technique that can potentially reduce the cost of its bio-based solar cell component by up to a 50%.
Analog front end chips are 70 percent smaller, use 40 percent less power
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In an effort to drive the new market of handheld ultrasound systems, TI has introduced what it says are the industry's smallest, lowest-power analog front ends.
8-Mbit asynchronous SRAM boasts access time of 8-ns
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ISSI is offering a high-speed, low power 8-Mbit high speed asynchronous SRAM for automotive, networking, telecommunications, and industrial applications.
New analog switch enhances audio quality, extends battery lifetimes
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austriamicrosystems has expanded its analog switch portfolio with the AS1747, a dual SPDT (single-pole/double-throw) low-voltage analog signal switch.
TTi : DC power supplies are web enabled
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The PL-P series of high performance dc power supplies from TTi offers a wide range of remote-control interfaces as standard. These include USB for simple PC connection, RS-232 for legacy applications and Ethernet for single PC or LAN based system applications.
LEM : Voltage transducer meets IRIS requirements
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LEM introduces the DV series voltage transducer for insulated voltage measurements from 1200 to 4200 Vrms.
KOA : Flat chip resistors use metal glaze thick film
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KOA has developed flat chip resistors with very high resistivity against sulphurated environments, high humidity and high temperature.
Calex : Infra-red temperature sensor has remote adjustable emissivity setting
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Calex' PyroEpsilon series of non-contact temperature sensors measures the temperature of inaccessible or moving objects and materials.
Vicor : Power modules target redundant power architectures
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Vicor announces the Cool-ORing family of full-function Active ORing solutions (PI2121, PI2122, PI2123, PI2125) and discrete Active ORing controllers (PI2001, PI2002, PI2003).
Trango's virtualization tool for TI OMAP receives certification
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Trango Virtual Processors, French provider of embedded processor virtualization IP, announced its HyperVisor embedded virtualization technology, dedicated to Texas Instruments' OMAP 2430 system-on-chip (SoC), complies with the CSPN (First level security certification) criteria, defined by the French National Security Agency.
Next-generation DrMOS delivers 92 percent efficiency in industry's smallest package
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Fairchild touts its next-generation family of DrMOS devices---the XS DrMOS series---as the industry's first high-performance 6-by-6 mm DrMOS solution for synchronous DC/DC buck regulators.
TI rolls low-power floating-point processors
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TI's new floating-point DSPs and DSP-plus-ARM processors combine low cost, low power, and new connectivity options.
Programmable clock generators simplify system design
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ADI's AD9520/2 multi-output clock generators deliver a high-quality clock signal and flexible outputs, while on-chip memory reduces system start-up programming requirements.
40-GHz bandwidth socket tailored for 0.5mm pitch QFN packages
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Ironwood Electronics' customers can socket their 24 pin QFN packages without significant performance loss and with minimal increase in PC board footprint.
Advanced mezzanine card targets wireless baseband applications
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Targeted at Xilinx Virtex-5 FPGAs, the AMC-V5F Advanced Mezzanine Card from CommAgility provides optical CPRI/OBSAI antenna interfaces and SRIO, for AdvancedTCA and MicroTCA systems.
3U VPX FPGA processing engine supports FMC-VITA 57 standard
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VMETRO has developed a 3U VPX FPGA processing engine with support for the FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC/VITA 57) standard.
CD/MP3 stereo 2:1 multiplexer delivers low distortion, high off-isolation
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Intersil's multiplexer delivers high-quality clickless audio in computer sound cards and home theater applications across all load types with low power consumption in a compact, cost-effective package.
Sanyo to build new solar ingot and wafer production plant in Oregon
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To meet increasing demand in the solar photovoltaic market, Sanyo North America Corp. has announced plans to build a new plant in Salem, Oregon, to manufacture silicon ingot and solar wafers.
Fotowatio buys four solar plants
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Fotowatio, one of Spain's largest solar companies, has acquired four solar photovoltaic power plants that produce 32 megawatts (MW) of energy in Murcia, Spain.
32 X 32 video crosspoint switches provide low-power, high bandwidth
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ADI's ADV320x family of crosspoint switches use 40 percent less power and deliver 300 percent more bandwidth, enabling wide range of video routing applications.
Power switch family protects USB ports in consumer, computing applications
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Diodes has introduced a family of 12 USB power switches, providing a cost effective and small form fit for USB ports in a wide range of consumer and computing applications.
Multi-port LVDS crossbar switches reduce point-to-point links
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Maxim's high-speed, multiport LVDS crossbar switches route multiple sources—such as navigation, camera, satellite TV, and DVD signals—to multiple displays, reducing the number of point-to-point links.
1340W modular power supply debuts in 1U height
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Excelsys Technologies' has introduced the XCE 1450W modular power supply that measures 10.55 x 5.00 x 1.59-in. and offers 1340W continuous/1450W peak power with efficiencies up to 90%.
Surface mount gate drive transformer is highly resistant to EMI
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With a small surface mount package featuring rugged housing materials that are highly resistant to the effects of EMI, the SM580 gate drive transformer from Datatronic Distribution Inc. provides efficient pulse control in gate drive circuits used in MOSFETs and IGBTs for switch mode power supplies and other electronic equipment.
Buck-boost LED driver offers wide input voltage range
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Designed to drive high current LEDs, Linear Technology's 100V, high-side current sense DC/DC converter features a 6V to 100V input voltage range that makes it well-suited for a wide variety of applications, including automotive, industrial and architectural lighting.
Dolphin Integration launches audio converters
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Dolphin Integration SA, French provider of embedded memories and audio converters in the form of intellectual property cores, has introduced digital audio converters (DACs) for resident consumer applications.
Intellitech ships multi-voltage JTAG multiplexer
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Intellitech is shipping a multi-voltage eight ring JTAG multiplexer in a 16mm x 16mm VQ100 package to early adopters.
Fanless network appliance features Intel Tolapai
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HABEY USA is offering what is says is the first Intel SoC-based fanless NAS/Network Appliance embedded platform.
Long reach optical transceivers offer extended temperature support
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Avago's 10 Gbit/s SFP+ LR (long reach) optical transceivers offer extended temperature support and bring new levels of high speed and high port density to next-generation networking equipment.
Anritsu enhances Site Master handheld analyzers
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The enhancements include a 30% improvement in sweep speed, optical Distance-To-Fault (DTF) measurement capability, advanced post analysis tools, and a ruggedized phase stable cable with reinforced handgrip.
Fujifilm pushes consumer 3-D camera
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Fujifilm unveiled a compact 3-D camera integrated with dual lenses and dual 6-megapixel CCDs.
9.0-inch wide-format LCD module for industrial equipment
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NEC LCD Technologies introduced a 9.0-inch amorphous-silicon thin-film-transistor LCD module, with wide video graphics array (WVGA) resolution for industrial equipment, including factory automation and measurement equipment.
PoE-PD takes on 40-watt applications
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NCP1081 is designed for anticipated high-power applications meeting IEEE 802.3at Draft 3; NCP1083 will soon arrive to add auxiliary supply support
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