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Torex Semiconductor : LDO regulators are available in a variety of packages
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XC6701 series 28-V high speed low dropout voltage regulators are well suited for 24-V systems and industrial applications.
Kontron : COM Express Computer-on-Module is equipped with 45nm Intel processors
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Equipped with space- and energy-saving 45 nm high-end processors, the Kontron ETXexpress-PC COM Express Computer-on-Module sets new performance-per-watt standards for embedded applications with high demands on data processing and/or multi-media conversion and output.
IMS : 3-way power splitters operate from dc to 7 GHz
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IMS, a manufacturer of thick film resistors, attenuators, terminations, planar dividers and planar filters, announces the IPS2480 and IPS2481 3-W three-way resistive power splitters.
Vicor : Dc front-end meets military requirements
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Vicor has introduced a dc front-end module that provides EMI filtering and transient protection.
Photonic Products : 705nm laser module suits low level laser therapy
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Photonic Products has expanded its range of laser diode modules with the near-infrared PM-606-P Photon laser module which uses a 705 nm semiconductor laser diode from Opnext.
ODU : Thermal element connectors match high-precision probes
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To connect high-precision temperature probes and evaluation devices in all measurement, laboratory and test engineering fields in an optimal manner, ODU supplies "thermal contacts" in nickel-chromium/nickel (NiCr/Ni – model K).
Franz Binder : M 12 socket connectors have a tin-plated shielding sheet
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Franz Binder GmbH has equipped its male/female socket connectors of the 763/766/876 series (coded A, B and D) with a tin-plated shielding sheet.
Melexis : RF receiver chip's frequency band is determined by software
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Melexis launches the MLX71122, a frequency agile version of a new highly integrated RF receiver family.
No more judder in digital video broadcast
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The Heinrich-Hertz Institute (Berlin) has enhanced the H.264-AVC standard to eliminate judder. The researchers added redundancies into the signal that allow reconstructing single lost data packets.
Renesas : 65 nm dual-core processor enables high-performance multimedia
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Renesas Technology Europe has announced the SH7786 dual-core processor fabricated with a 65 nm process for high-performance multimedia equipment such as car navigation systems.
Ultrawideband chip debuts at tough time for wireless USB
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Staccato Communications aims to escape a predicted shakeout in ultrawideband chips for wireless USB with its Ripcord2 that uses 65 nm process technology to hit size, power and cost levels it hopes will attract the kinds of volume uses that have eluded the technology to date.
Alcatel Lucent picks new CEO, chairman: WSJ
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Alcatel Lucent has selected two European executives to replace outgoing CEO Patricia Russo and chairman Sergey Tchuruk as the company overhauls its management as part of an ongoing reorganization meant to return the company to profitability.
Solar cell technologists receive award recognition
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Professor Antonio Luque Lopez of the Institute for Solar Energy at Madrid University is the winner of the SolarWorld Senior Einstein Award 2008 with Bram Hoex of Eindhoven University receiving this year's SolarWorld Junior Einstein Award.
Analysis: Chip sales ease in July
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The three-month moving average of global semiconductor sales came in at $22.18 bn for July according to figures from the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization, in line with expectations. However, the figures confirm this ends a run of strong chip market growth.
Intel buys British mobile Linux developer
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Intel has acquired, for an undisclosed sum, mobile Linux development firm OpenedHand (London, England).
EU blocks WTO investigation into high-tech tariffs
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The European Union blocked a World Trade Organization investigation of its duties on high-tech imported goods such as satellite boxes, flat-panel computer monitors, and digital scanners and printers.
World's first fuel cell-driven passenger ship sets sail
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Fuel cell developer, Proton Power Systems has unveiled the world's first fuel cell driven passenger ship, running on a hybrid fuel cell drive technology produced by the company's wholly owned subsidiary, Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH.
OFDMA startup Runcom raises $10 million
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Runcom Technologies Ltd. (Rishon Letziyon, Israel), a provider of OFDMA ICs for mobile WiBro and WiMax user terminals and basestations, said Monday (Sept. 1) that it has secured a $10 million Series C investment from TLcom Capital LLP. Runcom said it would use the money to sustain its market share in the broadband wireless market.
Japan's SBI to launch $100M investment fund for Eastern Europe
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Japan's SBI Holdings Inc has agreed with the Hungarian Development Bank to jointly set up an investment fund aimed at privately held firms in Central and Eastern Europe.
German customs raid Hyundai at Berlin's IFA, say reports
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German customs police raided Korea's Hyundai IT Corp in Berlin over the weekend, seizing flat-screen televisions from its stand at IFA, the world's largest consumer electronics fair.
IMEC, Plextronics partner on solar cells
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European research organization IMEC (Leuven, Belgium) has teamed with Plextronics, Inc. (Pittsburgh, PA.), a specialist in printed solar, lighting and other organic electronics, to develop a reproducible process for organic solar cells using Plextronics' materials and inks.
e2v set to buy US group QP Semiconductors
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Sensors, semiconductors and electronic tubes specialist e2v technologies plc (Chelmsford, England) is to buy QP Semiconductor, Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) for an initial cash consideration of $65 million.
Leistungs-Halbleiter mit solidem Wachstum
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Der Markt für Leistungshalbleiter ist im vergangenen Jahr um fast 10 Prozent und damit recht solide gewachsen, hat das Marktforschungsinstitut IMS Research ermittelt. Infineon hält im fünften Jahr in Folge die Pole Position in diesem Markt.
Global semi sales up 2.8% in July
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Sales of semiconductors in Europe in July grew by 0.7 percent to reach $3.39 bn according to the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization, up 3.3 percent on the corresponding period last year. On a year to date basis, sales increased by 1.6 percent against the same period last year.
Maxim : Overvoltage protectors offer negative polarity protection
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The MAX4970/-71/-72 family of 2 x 1.5 mm overvoltage protectors (OVPs) protect low-voltage systems against faults up to 28 V.
Linear Technology : Step-down switching regulator has a programmable output current limit
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Linear Technology announces the LT3653, a 1.2 A, 1.5 MHz monolithic current mode step-down switching regulator with a programmable output current limit.
Stepper motor unit with integrated motion control
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The PANdrive PD-140-42-SE mechatronic unit from Trimanic contains a motion control element in combination with a 42 mm stepper motor (NEMA 17).
BVM : 5.25 inch motherboard supports two independent displays
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The LS-572 5.25 inch form factor motherboard from BVM supports current and 45 nm next generation processors of the LGA775 packaged Core 2 Duo and Quad processors with up to 1333 MHz system bus.
CADEKA : High-speed amplifiers have a 500 MHz to 1.5 GHz bandwidth
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CADEKA introduces 7 current feedback (CFB) and voltage feedback (VFB) high-speed amplifiers that offer 0.1 dB gain flatness above 100 MHz with VOUT of 2 Vpp.
AAEON : XTX carrier board offers expansion flexibility
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The ECB-910M XTX carrier board adopts the ITE IT8712KX as its I/O chipset and features four serial ports, one parallel port, three USB ports, PS/2 keyboard and mouse, IrDA and 8-bit programmable digital I/O.
Pickering Interfaces : PXI solid state switches have high current handling capability
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Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of PXI high current switching solutions with a family of high power capacity solid state relay solutions.
Infineon retains power semi pole position
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The market for power semiconductors has grown almost 10 percent to a volume of $13.6 billion in 2007, market researcher IMS Research has found out. For the fifth consecutive year, Infineon (Munich, Germany) holds the position of the the top supplier.
Fraunhofer demos DAB Surround broadcast
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At the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, Fraunhofer IIS demonstrates a method to transmit 5.1 surround sound across DAB radio channels. The technology is compatible with existing DAB radio.
Atmel rolls $399 customizable MCU kit
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Atmel debuts a starter kit for its CAP customizable MCUs. The kit speed migration of ARM7-plus-FPGA designs to single chip solutions.
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