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Current sense amplifiers offer -0.1-V to +28-V input range
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Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the low-cost MAX9928 and MAX9929 current sense amplifiers for monitoring charge and discharge currents, targeting battery-powered handheld devices and emergency backup supplies used in hybrid cars.
High security keylock switches available in flat and tubular styles
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NKK Switches has released the CKM series of high security keylock switches, aimed at industrial control equipment, computer peripherals, and instrumentation and sensor equipment.
$100,000 design competition is now open for entries
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Electronic components distributor Premier Farnell plc has said that it is now accepting design entries for its $100,000 Green design competition.
Cable-to-board connectors deliver high reliability in many configurations
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ERNI Electronics has expanded its MaxiBridge cable-to-board connector family with additional positions and configurations.
U.S. execs are behind Atmel's German fab move
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A trawl through the incorporation documents of Tejas Silicon Holdings (UK) Ltd reveals little about the intentions of the company that has just bought the Heilbronn, Germany fab operation of Atmel, nor of the exectives behind the venture.
Carl Zeiss takes stake in 3D nanotech startup
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Optical company Carl Zeiss AG (Oberkochen, Germany) has taken a 40 percent stake in Karlsruhe startup Nanoscribe GmbH. How much Carl Zeiss is paying for its stake was not disclosed.
RMS detector offers high accuracy, linearity
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Linear Technology has introduced the LT5581, a broadband 6-GHz RMS detector that features a 40-dB dynamic range and a low operating supply current of 1.4 mA.
NTT Docomo's new handset: 'separate' but not equal
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NTT Docomo demonstrated at CEATEC Japan here, new mobile handsets which can be separated in two parts: a display and a touch screen-based key operation unit.
Groups push for full color flexible displays
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Liquavista BV, (Eindhoven, the Netherlands), a spinoff from Philips Research Labs, is setting up an operation in Cambridge, England, following the successful bid for a £12 million co-operative research program to develop next generation flexible electronic displays that support full color and video.
Inventory is not an asset
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Inventories can easily become a drag on a company's ability to respond nimbly to changing market conditions and their classification in the asset column of the balance sheet perpetuates the myth about how quickly manufacturers can turn this liability into cash.
IT market defies global turndown; to exceed $1 trillion, EITO says
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Despite the US economic slowdown, high energy costs and a global financial crisis, demand for information technology products and services worldwide is forecast to grow 5.2% to 963B euro ($1.36 trillion) this year, the EITO says.
Estonian startup developing 3D standard for web
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Estonian startup 3D Technologies R&D is developing a de facto standard for displaying 3D-content on the web.
MicroEmissive Dispays considering company sale as losses rise
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MicroEmissive Displays Group plc, a publicly held developer and manufacturer of light-emitting polymer microdisplays, has until mid-December to sort out its finances. That's when the money is expected to run out, if no refinancing is put in place, the company said.
Foxconn sues Molex over DisplayPort rights
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Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, has filed a lawsuit against connectors specialist Molex, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois alleging a range of business torts and anti-competitive behavior.
Gore Joins Ethernet Alliance
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Gore has joined the Ethernet Alliance, an industry group dedicated to the promotion of Ethernet technologies.
ST offers tri-axis automotive MEMS accelerometer
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STMicroelectronics has introduced its first automotive-qualified three-axis MEMS accelerometer priced at $3.75 in volume.
Powerline communications body issues smart grid requirements
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The Universal Powerline Association (UPA), an international industry consortium providing a forum for the design and development of interoperable and open specifications for Powerline communications, has announced that it is issuing two market requirement documents for powerline communication based Smart Grid and Command and Control applications.
Neue Rutronik-Tochter Rusol setzt auf Wachstumsmarkt Solartechnik
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Nach eigener Einschätzung steigt Rutronik als erster europäischer Distributor mit der neuen Tochter Rusol jetzt in den Solar-Markt ein. Damit setzt man auf den Wachstumsmarkt alternative Energien und beschreitet neue Wege im Vertrieb von Photovoltaik-Lösungen.
Keithley : Source meters allow easy I-V characterization
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The series 2600A is Keithley’s latest version of its SourceMeter instrument platform that combines a precision power supply, true current source, DMM, arbitrary waveform generator, V or I pulse generator with measurement, electronic load, and trigger control – all in a single instrument.
TSMC 'solidifies' automotive engagement
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Leading foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. is moving closer to becoming a leading supplier of silicon to the carmakers, according to Maria Marced, the company's top European executive.
ELMA : Concentric rotary switch doubles switch functionality
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ELMA introduces the E37 concentric rotary switch which integrates two complete rotary switches into a single unit.
Demmel : Flash memory of intelligent color-TFTs stores display content
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Demmel Products expands its intelligent iLCD panel portfolio with two 7 and 10.2 inch panels.
Diodes : USB power switches optimize port protection
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Diodes Inc. has extended its series of USB power switches with 12 new parts, providing a cost effective and small form fit for USB ports in a wide range of consumer electronics.
Single-board computer combined with compiler
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Micromint is shipping IAR Embedded Workbench with Eagle 100 controller board
EnerSys targets renewable energy generation applications with launch of EcoSafe batteries
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EnerSys has launched its EcoSafe product line to broaden the global battery supplier's product support for the renewable energy market.
E-tec : RF-coaxial connectors handle frequencies up to 18 GHz
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E-tec announces a series of RF/coaxial connectors suitable for frequencies up to 18 GHz.
Dominant Semi : White LEDs suit automotive lighting
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The InGaN white Midi DomiLED comes in a high temperature resistant package with dimensions of 3.0 x 2.0 x 1.3 mm (LxWxH), and offers a low thermal resistance.
Compact cable connectors handle high power
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Erni Electronics has expanded its MaxiBridge cable-to-board connector family to include an enhanced set of positions and configurations.
Toshiba to launch 'Cell TV' in 2009
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The Cell processor chip, originally developed for Sony's PlayStation 3 game console, will power "Cell TV," Toshiba Corp.'s next-generation, flat-panel TV scheduled for launch in the fall of 2009.
Web functions key to mobile-phone growth, says NTT Docomo
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The future growth of the mobile handset industry, according to an NTT Docomo executive, will be the expansion of Internet functions on each device, with software standardization allowing global expansion.
Panasonic will 'shortly' move to 30 nm for its UniPhier SoCs
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Panasonic will "shortly" announce a transition to a 30-nanometer CMOS process for the company's home-grown digital consumer SoC platform called UniPhier at its own Uozu fab in Japan.
IBM 'fab club' tips foundry roadmap
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IBM Corp.'s ''fab club'' alliance has outlined its foundry process roadmap, tipping a 28-nm ''half-node'' technology, and, in some cases, positioned its 32-nm offering as a better alternative to 40-nm.
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