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NEC expands MCU portfolio for inverter control
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NEC's latest 32-bit RISC microcontrollers for inverter-control applications deliver a four-fold increase in resolution of the A/D converter that detects motor rotation and an approximately six-fold increase in gain ratio of the operational amplifier that adjusts the level of motor status signals compared with the company's previous generation parts.
Bluetooth modules feature high-output antenna
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In an effort to help designers easily implement wireless connectivity into their systems, Free2move AB has launched a series of Bluetooth modules that support Bluetooth Version 2.0 + enhanced data rate (EDR) and are certified according to CE and FCC.
M-LVDS receivers cut board space, power in backplane apps
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TI has developed a pair of dedicated M-LVDS receivers that are aimed at cutting board space, power consumption and cost in backplane applications, such as cellular base stations, central office switches, network switches, routers and AdvancedTCA systems.
Metalink losses put at $16.2 million for 2006
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Revenues at fabless semiconductor supplier Metalink Ltd. (Yakum, Israel) fell in the fourth quarter to $3.6 million, compared to $4.2 million for the third quarter of 2006. Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2005 were $4.4 million.
Vertigo project to raise EU role in embedded design
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Work has started on a European research project that aims to ensure that Europe's electronics industry can maintain its competitive position in embedded systems. Dubbed Vertigo — for Verification and validation of Embedded System Design workbench — and part of the EU's Sixth Framework Programme , the project brings together ST Microelectronics, Aerielogic and TransEDA Systems linked with four Universities.
Weak Christmas, inventory glut slows Wolfson growth
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Sales at Wolfson Microelectronics for the last quarter of 2006 were $52.6 million (£27.6 million) , 9 percent down on the corresponding period last year, and the company warned of a relatively slow start to 2007.
China's Actions Semi pursuing acquisitions
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In an unusual move for a Chinese design house, Actions Semiconductor is combing the landscape, looking for acquisition opportunities at home and abroad as it seeks to grow beyond its core MP3 market.
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