DAB 5.0 Software Development Kit Product News 9/26/2012 Post a comment Frontier Silicon's DAB 5.0 software development kit introduces a closer level of integration between smartphones/tablets and radio/audio devices for a simple and intuitive user experience.
Amplifiers span 700 MHz to 2.8 GHz Product News 9/26/2012 Post a comment Milmega, now part of Teseq, offers the AS0728 range of broadband amplifiers, which covers a frequency range of 700 MHz to 2.8 GHz at various power levels to meet test requirements within wireless frequency bands.
Cadence announces Allegro 16.6 Product News 9/25/2012 Post a comment Allegro packs a bunch of new capabilities into this new release hoping to accelerate timing closure for high-speed interfaces through timing-aware physical implementation and verification within an ECAD team collaboration environment...
Maxim advances analog integration strategy Product News 9/21/2012 4 comments The analog IC maker has released five new highly integrated products for the factory automation and automotive markets, as well as collaborated with the companies to product a reference design for a telehealth fitness shirt.
Snapdragon S4 processor goes embedded Product News 9/18/2012 Post a comment Intrinsyc, a product development company that helps other companies develop smartphones and tablet computers, is offering an embedded development system for Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 processor.
TI offers 5-V, Qi-compliant wireless power transmitter Product News 9/14/2012 Post a comment Texas Instruments has expanded its portfolio of wireless charging technology for portable electronics with the bq500211, a wireless power transfer controller that allows users to use a Qi-compliant charging pad from any USB port or 5-V power adapter..
FCI’s first USB 3.0 connector debuts Product News 9/13/2012 Post a comment FCI has released a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 connector that minimizes user-wait time by supporting a 5 Gbps data rate and providing a faster sync time, which is a 10x performance increase versus USB 2.0 connectors.
NI releases stand-alone CompactDAQ system Product News 9/12/2012 Post a comment National Instruments has expanded its CompactDAQ platform with a stand-alone data-acquisition system that is compatible with over 50 sensor-specific I/O modules to allow mixed-measurement data logging.
Frequency synthesizer boasts low phase noise Product News 9/12/2012 Post a comment Noise eXtended Technologies (Noise XT) announced the LNS-18, a general-purpose low-noise synthesizer that can be used as a signal source for driving up-converters and down-converters in defense and aerospace applications where phase noise is critical
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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