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Desktop supply delivers 180 watts
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3/29/2008   Post a comment
Single-output, CEC and Energy Star-compliant AC/DC supplies tout the highest output
320-watt switchers feed industrial applications
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3/29/2008   Post a comment
Supplies, in six models for 5-48 volt applications, offer DIN mounted option
Mango DSP and Steelbox Networks create analytic-enabled intelligent video networks
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Mango DSP, a provider of intelligent video servers for the CCTV, video surveillance and homeland security defense markets, and Steelbox Networks, developer of "the world's fastest media appliance", have signed a partnership agreement. The partnership will present the industry with a comprehensive intelligent video, processing, distribution, storage and management solution.
Small LC fiber-optic connector meets Lucent, Telcordia requirements
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
ITT Interconnect Solutions has developed a LC fiber-optic connector for operation in harsh environments.
EMI-filtered D-sub connectors offer shorter lead time
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Spectrum Control has reduced the lead time of its Series 700 D-subminiature filtered connectors to as short as two weeks.
LGA socket operates up to 40 GHz
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
The XG-LGA-7000 socket from Ironwood Electronics are designed for a 12-mm package size, and operate at bandwidths up to 40 GHz with less than 1dB of insertion loss.
USB instruments target ASIC, FPGA, and board test and debug
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Byte Paradigm is expanding its GP Series with 2 new devices: the GP-24100 and GP-24200.
Technology Week in Review: Of graphene and hyper-entanglement
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
R. Colin Johnson offers this multimedia look at the best and most interesting of the past week's technology news and developments.
Legend Silicon powers aigo's new USB HDTV receiver
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Legend Silicon has partnered with China's aigo to create a revolutionary new product for viewing high definition television anywhere at any time. The USB Dongle will enable Chinese consumers to view terrestrial high definition television being programmed by China Central Television.
Ultra-low-profile board-to-FPC connector targets handheld devices
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Omron Electronic Components has released a series of 0.4-mm pitch SMD board-to-FPC plug and socket connectors for low-profile handheld devices.
Fairchild Semi streamlines supply chain in China
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor has opened a regional fulfillment center located in the Suzhou Logistics Center (SLC), allowing direct shipments from Fairchild to China-based customers.
Image sensor delivers true HD video in all lighting conditions
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
OmniVision Technologies has released a true high-definition (HD) image sensor optimized for use in indoor and outdoor applications for the security and surveillance markets.
NXP selects Southampton firm for phase-change memory R&D
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
NXP BV (Eindhoven, The Netherlands) has selected materials discovery company Ilika Technologies Ltd. (Southampton, England) to share in a research collaboration to accelerate the development and optimization of phase-change memory materials.
India's people power is also its problem
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
One of India's biggest challenges is managing its biggest strength: its deep well of young and talented people.
MIT solar startup aims to beat coal on price
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3/28/2008   1 comment
Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Ely Sachs has said he plans for a startup company called 1366 Technologies (Lexington, Mass.) to develop an improved silicon-based solar cell that can beat coal on cost efficiency.
Continental to close French site, says report
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Four months after the acquisition of Siemens VDO, automotive supplier Continental AG announced its intention to close ex-Siemens VDO Automotive site in Sophia-Antipolis, on the French Riviera, according to French local news website SophiaNet.
Microtune raises compliance issues with NTIA re subsidized DTV STBs
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Microtune sent a letter on March 25th to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) identifying a matter of critical importance to the U.S. government and to American consumers in the successful implementation of the U.S. digital television transition.
Profinet controllers are IRT-enabled
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
In recognition of the fact that an increasing number of Profinet industrial Ethernet installations uses high-speed Isochronous Realtime communication schemes, Siemens has equipped several Simatic controllers with the respective interfaces.
Scalable coding: video boon or bust?
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Scalable video coding (SVC), an extension to the H.264 standard, is emerging as a hot feature for next-generation video surveillance.
Mentor Releases Questa Codelink for Processor-Driven Tests
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
The Questa Codelink product from Mentor Graphics is an integrated, source-level debug environment targeting processor driven tests.
Researchers tout foldable, stretchable Si circuits
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3/28/2008   1 comment
Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a new form of stretchable silicon integrated circuit that can wrap around complex shapes such as spheres, body parts and aircraft wings, and can operate during stretching, compressing, folding and other types of extreme mechanical deformations, without a reduction in electrical performance.
Kill Qimonda, ST strike lead story ranking
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Here are the top six online stories for the week beginning Sunday, March 23, as ranked by EE Times Europe readers, up to and including Friday, March 28. The ranking is based on the number of reader "views" or "hits" on a particular article.
Workers protest over site closures, jobcuts in Brittany
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
About 300 people gathered yesterday (March 27) in the streets of Douarnenez, in the French region of Brittany, France, to show their discontent over successive restructuring plans in the local electronics industry, according to French press reports.
Indian WiMax developer Sloka seeks funding from Intel, Motorola
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
WiMax startup Sloka Telecom is in talks with Intel Capital, Motorola Ventures and independent venture capital firms to raise its first round of funding.
S-band coaxial resonator oscillator delivers excellent phase noise
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Z-Communications has announced the introduction a lead free, RoHS compliant, coaxial resonator oscillator (CRO2545B-LF) in S band (2500 to 2590 MHz) offering an ultra low (typical) phase noise performance of "107dBc/Hz at 10kHz offset.
Cheap car trend pushes development to Eastern Europe
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
The growing momentum among carmakers to turn out low-priced cars in high volume is sending more auto electronics development to lowcost Eastern Europe.
Authorities fear worst for missing Russian tech mogul
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Leonid Rozhetskin, a Russian-born US citizen and telecom mogul disappeared March 16 from his villa in Jurmala, Latvia and authorities fear the worst.
Intersil : Battery authentication ICs provide effective device security
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
The ISL9206 and ISL9206A are cost-competitive battery authentication ICs that incorporate Intersil’s FlexiHash+ engine.
Tough times to continue for RF IC suppliers
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Profits are going to be hard to come by for RF chip makers over the next year, just as they have been for the past two years, according to market research group Strategy Analytics.
Tyco Electronics : RFI filter IEC connector packages are very versatile
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Dependant upon the application, EJ series RFI filter connectors are supplied for snap-in (EJS version) or screw mounting (EEJ version).
CSR : Audio processor includes Bluetooth functionality
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
CSR has introduced MusiCore1, a fully featured single-chip stereo audio processor+Bluetooth for mobile phones. The technology present
ITT Cannon : Circular connectors suit power distribution applications
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Specially designed for power-distribution applications in the entertainment market, robust and highly reliable Powerlock connectors from ITT Cannon are suitable for multiple applications such as 3-phase motors, generators, load banks, lighting distribution panels and in-house supplies.
Silicon Labs : Clock multiplier generates any output frequency
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Silicon Laboratories has expanded its portfolio of reconfigurable, frequency-agile precision clocks with a single input, single output jitter-attenuating clock multiplier IC.
Texas Instruments : IP network camera matches analog video camera price
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Texas Instruments and Aptina Imaging offer the DM355IPNC-MT5 high-definition (HD) IP network camera reference design based on TI's DaVinci TMS320DM355 digital media processor and Aptina's 5-megapixel HD security image sensor.
Texas Instruments : USB 2.0 on-the-go solution uses smallest form factor
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Texas Instruments' TUSB6020 high-speed USB 2.0 On-The-Go (OTG) dual-role controller provides flexible architecture to meet a multitude of user-defined applications.
TDK : Inverter transformers enable thinner backlight designs
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
TDK Corp. has developed and begun mass production of the IVT series high-reliability inverter transformers. The units feature a low-profile package to enable inverter designs for backlighting in slimmer LCD displays.
Endicott Research : CCFL inverters have a very low profile
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
SFW series dc-to-ac inverters are designed for display applications that require high efficiency, wide range dimming and lamp current stability over a wide input range.
Continental verordnet Powertrain-Sparte Schlankheitskur
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Continental will im Zuge der Restrukturierung seiner Powertrain-Sparte erheblich mehr Stellen abbauen als bisher angekündigt. Bei dem Maßnahmenpaket sollen Qualität und Profitabilität im Mittelpunkt stehen.
EPRI joins Ford-SCE to analyze plug-in hybrid vehicles on power grid
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Research will draw from battery technology data, vehicle systems, customer usage, and grid infrastructure.
Southern California Edison launches largest solar panel project
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Will convert 65 million square feet of unused roof space into solar generating stations to initially help meet peak summer demands
Single I/O any-rate clock multiplier is ideal for low jitter applications
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Silicon Laboratories has announced the expansion of its broad portfolio of reconfigurable, frequency-agile precision clocks to include a single input, single output jitter-attenuating clock multiplier IC.
LNAs improve receiver sensitivity of picocell or femtocell base stations
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Avago Technologies has announced a new family of MMIC low noise amplifiers (LNAs) designed for cellular and WiMAX infrastructure applications. The company's ultra compact MGA-12516, 13516 and 14516 base station LNAs achieve low noise figures and high gain performance at low current consumption levels.
Apple shuns Wolfson in next generation iPods
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Wolfson Microelectronics (Edinburgh, Scotland) is believed to have lost out in its bid to supply Apple's next generation iPods with audio chips.
30V power MOSFET achieves ultra-low on-resistance
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3/28/2008   Post a comment
Vishay's first part in a new third-generation TrenchFET power MOSFET family is an n-channel device in the PowerPAK SO-8 package that features maximum on-resistance of 2.25 milliohms at a 4.5-V gate drive voltage.
Step-down converter supports systems with USB interface
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3/27/2008   Post a comment
Exar has introduced a synchronous inductive step-down converter dubbed the SP6669 that is capable of delivering up to 600mA, and achieving output voltages as low as 0.6V.
20 to 38 GHz GaAs MMIC low noise amplifier delivers broadband performance in a QFN plastic package
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3/27/2008   Post a comment
Mimix Broadband has introduced a GaAs MMIC low noise amplifier (LNA) in an RoHS compliant, standard 3- x 3-millimeter QFN plastic package, covering 20 to 38 GHz.
Hall-effect sensors offer adjustable bandwidth for current sensing
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3/27/2008   Post a comment
Allegro MicroSystems has introduced a new family of fully programmable linear Hall-effect sensors with low noise and a very high bandwidth for automotive and industrial current sensing applications.
AMD processors deliver high-performance gaming, video
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3/27/2008   Post a comment
AMD has released four new AMD Phenom X4 processors for PC users that demand high-performance for gaming, HD video playback, and advanced multi-tasking capabilities.
Planned Sirius/XM merger: what does it mean to the chip industry?
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3/27/2008   Post a comment
The Department of Justice's decision clearing the way for the XM/Sirius merger is likely to mean gains for ST Microelectronics and other semiconductor companies and may breed new baseband chip designs.
DVR reference design for PC-based video surveillance records 8 channels
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3/27/2008   Post a comment
The design includes Conexant's CX25853, the world's first eight-channel video decoder, which allows users to capture and record multiple analog video streams simultaneously.
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