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Analyst: PC demand slipping broadly
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PC demand started falling in emerging markets including China in mid-August and has been on the decline globally most of September, adding a major economic headache for the electronics industry to the existing U.S. financial worries, according to one market researcher.
Murata adds four new series to inductor portfolio
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Murata Power Solutions has expanded its radial-leaded and toroidal surface-mount inductor product lines with the addition of four new series of RoHS-compliant components.
Agilent claims fastest signal integrity circuit simulator
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Agilent Technologies has claimed the EDA industry's fastest signal integrity circuit simulator for multi-gigabit, high-speed data link design.
Hot-swap controller delivers true power limiting
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Micrel Inc. has launched the MIC2310, a single-FET, constant-power-limit hot-plug controller, aimed at numerous power-limiting applications.
Health warning: quantum dots can penetrate skin
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Semiconducting nanoparticles known as quantum dots can penetrate the skin with unknown health effects, according to researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center.
Step-down converter delivers fast transient response
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AnalogicTech has released a high-performance, 500-mA monolithic step-down converter with a fast transient response and high switching frequency for mobile electronics applications.
Standard to unify powerline shot down in Madrid
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A proposal to unify competing powerline networking technologies failed in a vote at the IEEE P1901 standards meeting in Madrid, sending engineers back to the drawing board in a failure that could help fuel a broader effort to set a standard for all wired home networks under the ITU G.hn group that is said to be on track to hit a major milestone in December.
SEMI acquires used fab-tool group
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Fab-tool trade group SEMI has acquired SEC/N, a used IC-equipment organization.
TI bundles free software for video apps
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Texas Instruments said it would provide free software video codec bundles along with several digital media processors based on the company's DaVinci technology.
24-bit, 625kSPS ADC combines wide bandwidth with AC and DC performance
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Texas Instruments has introduced a high-resolution (24-bit), high-speed (625kSPS) delta-sigma analog-to-digital converter (ADC).
How to transform silicon with dynamic reconfiguration
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A microcontroller capable of reconfiguring its resources needs to provide the integration of an ASIC with the configurability of a FPGA...
Cleantech venture investment reaches record $2.6 billion in Q3 2008
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The Cleantech Group announces a record quarter for global clean tech venture investments, recording $2.6 billion in the third quarter of 2008. Investments range from smart grid and thin-film solar technologies to algae.
Physical Modeling Consortium serves a wake-up call on the automotive industry: Part 2 - Latest techniques in physical modeling look to enhance 'signal-flow' methods
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Symbolic computation provides simulation speed improvements and allows tackling large systems.
Groups to collaborate on WiMedia radio tesing
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The WiMedia Alliance, which promotes the adoption, standardization and multi-vendor interoperability of ultra-wideband (UWB) worldwide, has teamed with the Wireless Alliance for Testing Experiment and Research (Walter) grouping to focus on European development of the technology needed for measurement, calibration and testing of UWB radio products.
DoE invests up to $17.6 million in solar photovoltaic technologies
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The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) has announced investments up to $17.6 million for six early stage photovoltaic (PV) module incubator projects.
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.
"n-ary" (non-Boolean) Gray codes
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A reader poses a pert and perky problem for us to ponder; to cogitate, consider, and contemplate; to reflect, revolve, and ruminate...
Free FPGA Fundamentals Online Course
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Hurrah! My FPGA Fundamentals course went live just a few seconds ago as I pen these words...
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.
$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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
LED - revolutionary backlighting for industry LCDs?
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Light emitting diodes are used in an increasing number of medium- and large-format displays as backlight. As could be seen recently at the ifa, the Consumer Electronics sector is assuming a pioneering role here " all liquid crystal display manufacturers presented ultra-flat LCD TV appliances with LED backlighting. But is the new backlight technology also suitable for industrial applications?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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