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Texas Instruments' THS770006 fully differential operational amplifier
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9/13/2010   Post a comment
TI has enhanced its latest operational amplifier to deliver 16-bit full-scale precision up to 200 MHz IF.
Sonics MemMax Amp memory scheduler
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9/13/2010   1 comment
IP vendor Sonics Inc. introduces MemMax AMP, a stand-alone memory scheduler in a single ip block.
Linear Technology's LTC4365 reverse protection controller
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9/13/2010   1 comment
Linear is offering an overvoltage, undervoltage and reverse protection controller for portable instrumentation, industrial automation and automotive applications that require windowed supply protection.
Actel FPGAs with cryptographic cores offer DPA resistance
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9/13/2010   2 comments
Actel just announced that several of its FPGAs are now usable with cryptographic cores offering differential power analysis (DPA) resistance.
QuickLogic introduces VEE Apps Builder for Android
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9/13/2010   1 comment
QuickLogic’s customizable VEE Apps Builder Android application facilitates mobile product differentiation by offering a better viewing experience and longer battery life.
SPI Bus EEPROM optimized for automotive ECUs
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Rohm Semiconductor has announced an EEPROM product family which is optimized for a number of automotive ECUs. The BR35Hxxx feature SPI bus and a high reliability with guaranteed operational functionality at temperatures up to 125 degrees C.
Freescale DSP tackles scalable video coding
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9/13/2010   4 comments
Freescale Semiconductor's embedded DSP enables cost-effective media gateways and IPTV distribution systems by eliminating the need for Pentium-grade processors for coding.
Dolphin Integration's dual voltage panoply cuts power consumption by 7
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EDA and IP company Dolphin Integration SA now tackles the dynamic power consumption challenge at the architectural level with the introduction of a panoply of memories and standard cells that offer dual voltage capability for the 180nm process.
MathWorks MATLAB and Simulink Enhancements: SimRF, System Objects, HDL Coder
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9/13/2010   4 comments
Launching new capabilities for RF modeling, streaming applications, and FPGA design flow, MathWorks supports algorithm-intensive wireless and multimedia system designs.
Agilent launches broad-spectrum assault into modular PXI and AXIe markets
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Lots of boards and advanced chassis—46 in all—mark company's entry into modular test and measurement instrumentation arena
Webench tool tackles challenging FPGA power-rail specs, offers up various plays and tactics
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National Semiconductor FPGA Power Architect extends Webench to solve supply-scenario complexity, assess price, performance, footprint, efficiency tradeoffs
Xilinx demos real-time H.264/AVC-I compression
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9/10/2010   Post a comment
Xilinx and Vanguard Software Solutions have just demonstrated the ability to deliver a very low latency, ITU and Panasonic AVC-Intra compliant FPGA implementation of the industry-standard codec real-time video broadcast applications.
Xilinx FPGA development platform for 3D TV
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Xilinx has just announced a new development platform for engineers working to meet the rapidly growing demand for 3D TV broadcast and other high definition video applications.
Audio FPGAs Codecs from Xilinx and Coreworks
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9/10/2010   1 comment
Xilinx and Coreworks have just announced the availability of a range of new Dolby and other audio codec IP cores for compressing multichannel audio in FPGAs.
Analog Devices' AD8207 high-voltage current sense amplifier
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ADI’s latest high-voltage current sense amplifier is said to be the first to deliver a max 1 µV/°C offset temperature drift while featuring negative common-mode voltage operation and high bandwidth.
Researchers develop image sensor for rough environments
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For automotive applications requiring very low and very high ambient temperatures, scientists from the Fraunhofer institute for microelectronic systems (Duisburg, Germany) has developed a CMOS image sensor capable of working at an extended temperature range from -40 through 115 degrees Celsius.
CEA-Leti prototypes scalar magnetometer for space flights
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The CEA-Leti research center has developed, together with CNES, a scalar magnetometer that will be deployed in the three satellites of the SWARM space mission, a project of the European Space Agency.
Silicon Image uses Synopsys' test compression tool
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Silicon Image Inc. announced it has licensed Synopsys' DFTMAX compression, an integral part of the Galaxy Implementation Platform, to reduce manufacturing test cost and time.
NKK Switches' OLED SmartSwitch pushbutton switches
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NKK Switches has doubled the display life and reduced power consumption by 30 percent of its OLED SmartSwitch pushbutton switches.
Littelfuse's SP3011 series low capacitance diode arrays
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Check out Littelfuse’s latest low capacitance diode arrays that provide ESD protection for all six channels of USB 3.0 in several applications, including set top boxes, LCD/PDP TVs, external hard disk drives, notebooks, desktops, and smart phones.
Vishay Intertechnology's RCL0612 e3 and RCL1218 e3 thick film chip resistors
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Vishay Intertechnology's long side termination thick film chip resistors feature power dissipation to 1.0 W and high temperature cycle withstand ability.
RMS detector protects basestation PAs
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9/9/2010   1 comment
Linear Technology just released its model LTC5583, a 40MHz to 6GHz dual-channel, matched RMS power detector that seems exceptionally well suited to monitor VSWR in a basestation transmitter RF power amplifier (PA).
Gennum's new 3G switch family GX3290 GX3202 GX3074
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9/8/2010   Post a comment
Gennum's new 3G family of non-blocking crosspoint switches includes the GX3290 and targets high-definition broadcast demands.
TI's lowest power DSPs run at 150 MHz
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Texas Instruments Incorporated's TMS320C5504 and TMS320C5505 ultra-low-power digital signal processors (DSPs) run at 150 MHz, providing 25 percent higher performance than previous C55x devices,allowing designers to create energy-efficient portable and battery-powered applications at higher levels of performance.
New TI C2000 Peripheral Explorer Kit and free Teaching ROM
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9/8/2010   1 comment
Texas Instruments Incorporated is offering its enhanced floating-point F28335 Delfino microcontroller (MCU) Peripheral Explorer Kit and free C2000 MCU Teaching ROM to give students and new real-time control developers an easy-to-use, cost-efficient foundation for jumpstarting designs.
International Rectifier's AUIRF7648M2 and AUIRF7669L2 Power MOSFETs
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9/8/2010   Post a comment
IR's first automotive grade DirectFET devices tailored to DC-DC applications offer low gate charge and on-state resistance (RDS(on)) to help minimize switching and conduction losses in a variety of switching applications.
Tanner EDA rolls Linux version of analog IC design suite
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Tanner EDA announced it has delivered HiPer Silicon v15.02, a Linux version of its HiPer Silicon full-flow design suite, so that customers can choose –and change as desired- between the Windows and the Linux platforms.
CEVA x1643 DSP core
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Ceva Inc. announced its fourth-generation CEVA-X1643 DSP core with support for TI C6x code.
Bourns TBU-CA circuit protectors feature broad range of trigger currents & voltages
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9/7/2010   Post a comment
The Transient Blocking Unit (TBU) Series of circuit protection devices from Bourns, Inc., are designed to protect a broad selection of industrial and telecommunications applications. 
AT4 adds MIMO 4x2 capabilities to test set
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AT4 Wireless has added the LTE Rel-8 MIMO 4x2 option to its E2010 broadband wireless test set.
QuickUSB Module offers 20 megabytes/sec transfer rates
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The QuickUSB Module from Bitwise Systems provides an alternative for adding hi-speed USB 2.0 for speeds as much as 40X faster than USB 1.1. 
Voice/audio IC offers low-cost playback in industrial, automotive apps
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The ChipCorder ISD15D00 from Nuvoton Technology is offered as the lowest-cost voice/audio playback device for industrial, medical and automotive applications.
Samsung launches dual-core A9 processor
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9/7/2010   10 comments
Samsung has introduced a dual-core Cortex A9-based applications processor, codenamed Orion, capable of running at a clock frequency of 1-GHz and intended for advanced mobile applications.
Toshiba uses Catapult C for complex ASIC designs
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Toshiba Information Systems Corp. said it has expanded the deployment of Mentor Graphics Corp.'s Catapult C tool for the high-level synthesis of next generation ASICs for audio, communications and image processing systems.
Custom core takes on standard DSPs
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Silicon intellectual property (SIP) platform solutions and DSP cores provider, CEVA, has introduced the CEVA-X1643, a 1GHz DSP core which is claimed to support easy migration from off-the-shelf DSP chips to incorporating DSP cores into customer SoC designs. The CEVA-X1643 is the latest family member of the CEVA-X DSP architecture, which has been licensed by more than 25 customers and shipped in over 100 million devices to date.
Xbox team uses SpringSoft's Verdi debug tool
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Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox development team said it has licensed SpringSoft's Verdi Automated Debug System to slash design time and manage new levels of complexity in the latest generation of chips.
Transmit/receive chipset for portable ultrasound systems offers eight channels, superior imaging
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Four-IC set (LM96511, LM96530, LM96550, LM96570) from National Semiconductor integrates all major front-end functions; includes reference design, evaluation kits, development tools
AWR readies visual system simulator 2010
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9/6/2010   Post a comment
EDA vendor AWR Corp. said the 2010 Visual System Simulator (VSS) software suitable for the design of today's complex communications systems is now commercially available.
RF inductors score 'Established Reliability' certification from US military
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Gowanda Electronics’ ER10M and ER17S thru-hole RF inductor series are approved to MIL-PRF-39010, Level M.
Radiocrafts claims world's smallest KNX-RF module
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Aimed at building automation applications, the new module measures 12.7x 25.4 x 3.3 mm.
MEN Micro A602 6U FPGA-based VMEbus single board computer
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9/3/2010   Post a comment
Check out MEN Micro’s 6U FPGA-based, triple-redundant A602 64-bit VMEbus SBC that employs a lock-step architecture, keeping software development at a minimum.
MAX1441 one-chip proximity/touch sensor solution
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9/2/2010   Post a comment
Maxim’s MAX1441 is a fully integrated, 2-channel, proximity and touch sensor IC for automotive passive-entry (PRKE) and user-control systems.
CAN bus modules IP560, IOS-560 connect network sensors/actuators
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9/2/2010   Post a comment
Acromag has released two new CAN bus modules to interface network sensors and actuators to high-performance control systems.
Lime offers design kit for multi-transceiver
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Lime Microsystems has introduced a design kit and reference design for its multi-band, multi-standard RF transceiver IC for femtocells, the LMS6002D.
Stealth keys in with rugged keyboard
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9/1/2010   Post a comment
Rugged and vandal resistant, the Stealth model KYBX-400 series keyboard, complete with built-in trackball mouse and adjustable backlit keys, is ideal for dirty and wet environments.
JST Corp. SFH Series wire-to-board crimp style connector
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9/1/2010   Post a comment
The SFH Series wire-to-board crimp style connector from JST Corp. is a compact, low-profile connector with both polarization and a secure friction locking device to ensure reliable contact in low current, low voltage conditions.
Zlinx Xtreme wireless I/O modules and modems eliminate up to 40 miles of wiring
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9/1/2010   Post a comment
B&B's unveils its Zlinx Xtreme IP67 outdoor-rated wireless radio modems and I/O modules for harsh and remote environments.
Automating static timing analysis process
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EMA Design Automation announced TimingDesigner 9.25 with enhanced Automerge functionality, which the company claims, dramatically decreases the time required for performing interface timing analysis.
GlobalFoundries shows 28-nm AMS design kit
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9/1/2010   1 comment
GlobalFoundries is making a 28-nm analog/mixed-signal design flow development kit available to customers, the company said at the opening of its Global Technology Conference in Santa Clara, California.
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