Smallest Class-D audio amplifier reduces codec noise
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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) has introduced a 3.2-W, mono Class-D audio amp with an integrated digital-to-analog converter (DAC) noise filter that reduces codec noise by as much as 82 percent, compared to devices without this feature.
Dash7 sensor network alliance rolls working groups
News & Analysis 2/2/2010 Post a comment
The Dash7 Alliance, a coalition of organizations promoting a standard for wireless sensor networks based on the ISO18000-7 standard, has announced it now has more than 40 participating organizations, including leaders from the semiconductor, supply chain and RFID industries.
Full-year chip sales fell 9% in 2009, says SIA
News & Analysis 2/1/2010 1 comment
Global semiconductor sales were $226.3 billion in 2009, a decline of 9 percent from 2008 when sales were $248.6 billion, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA). The full-year decline was as had been expected in the last month but much less than had been predicted in the first months of 2009.