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Meeting the requirements for video-grade Wi-Fi Access Points
Design How-To  
9/4/2011   3 comments
This article shows how current-day Wi-Fi technology has matured and when properly implemented and tailored for the task, it can sustain and deliver multiple HD video streams across an entire home.
Silicon Labs boost audio with multi-band receivers
Product News  
9/4/2011   6 comments
New Si484x multi-band receivers aim to boost RF performance, reduce BOM and manufacturing costs for radios
M/A-COM 1-bit digital attenuator targets CATV applications
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M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. introduced a 1-b digital attenuator for CATV and set-top box (STB) front-end applications.
Crystal filter targets RF applications
Product News  
9/4/2011   5 comments
Precision Devices Inc. has announced the FTR80220, its latest 124.800MHz fundamental crystal filter.
OSRAM'S new 3-in-1 hybrid sensor
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9/3/2011   Post a comment
The new 3-in-1 SFH 7773 digital sensor from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors makes it easy to install both proximity and ambient light sensing in smart phones and similar devices by combining the functions of a digital ambient light sensor and a digital proximity sensor in a single compact unit.
Chips in Space: Design challenges, intrigue and solutions
Blog  
9/3/2011   4 comments
We’ve covered a lot of ground in the past seven blog posts. The story had a beginning of an idea (hey, let’s fill a suit with electronics and toss it out of the International Space Station!). Twist and turns (we lost the suit, now what?!). Heroic recovery (that’s a nice aluminum space frame you got there!). And a happy ending (We have liftoff! ARISSat-1 is successfully operating in space!).
OWC goes for high speed and low price on 60GB SSD
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9/2/2011   Post a comment
Other World Computing (OWC®) announced the $129.99 MSRP 60GB capacity model to its OWC Mercury Electra™ 6G Solid State Drive line. 
Semico cuts IC forecast, sees decline for year
News & Analysis  
9/2/2011   5 comments
Semiconductor market watcher Semico Research cut its 2011 semiconductor industry forecast, saying it now expects chip sales to decline 2 percent compared to 2010.
Iomega announces network storage array
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9/2/2011   Post a comment
Iomega, an EMC company, announced the launch of the Iomega StorCenter px12-350r network storage array for small-to medium-sized businesses and distributed enterprises.
IHS projects record growth for consumer MEMS
News & Analysis  
9/2/2011   5 comments
The market for microelectromechanical systems in consumer electronics and mobile communications devices is on pace for record growth in 2011, thanks to the red hot media tablet and smartphone markets, according to market research firm IHS iSuppli.
New JEDEC spec online
Blog  
9/2/2011   2 comments
I just heard from my contacts at JEDEC that they have issued Release 4 of the DDR3 Serial Presence Detect (SPD) Specification.
Reinforced isolation for effective data couplers
Design How-To  
9/2/2011   2 comments
Understand the requirements and mandates for electric-shock safety with respect to this common component
Johnson Controls and Saft dissolve Li-ion EV venture
News & Analysis  
9/2/2011   4 comments
Johnson Controls, Inc., and Saft are ending their joint venture, Johnson Controls-Saft, which was formed in 2006 to develop and manufacture Li-ion vehicle batteries.
Altium Designer made available to over 5,000 GoEngineer customers
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
9/2/2011   Post a comment
Altium signs GoEngineer to distribute next-generation electronics design software to Western and South Central U.S.
Report: 1.5M LTE base stations ship by 2015
News & Analysis  
9/2/2011   4 comments
Carriers will deploy 1.5 million LTE base stations by 2015 with Ericsson the leading supplier and Alcatel-Lucent and Huawei battling for second place, according to In-Stat.
Free Webinar: Establishing a requirements-driven FPGA/ASIC design process
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
9/2/2011   Post a comment
This webinar will present advanced chip design methods and practices that are now essential for any design project.
Synopsys buys Indian verification firm
News & Analysis  
9/2/2011   4 comments
EDA and IP company Synopsys Inc. has acquired nSys Design Systems Private Ltd. (New Delhi, India), a supplier of verification intellectual property, for an undisclosed amount of money.
Are “Cord Hogs” the solution to multiple cables in your backpack?
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
9/2/2011   5 comments
This is a plastic “thing” that is designed in such a way as to facilitate your winding electric cables around it and securing them so they don’t unravel.
Improving performance using SPI-DDR NOR flash memory
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9/2/2011   Post a comment
The availability of new NOR Flash memory based upon the serial peripheral interface (SPI) provides developers with performance approaching parallel NOR while greatly reducing the device pin count.
Japan up, RoW down in flat July chip sales
News & Analysis  
9/2/2011   3 comments
It remains to be seen whether seasonal growth or economic uncertainty will characterize the global chip market in the second-half of 2011 as the July numbers favored neither side of the argument and came in flat and in-line with expectations.
Zarlink says it has other suitors
News & Analysis  
9/1/2011   3 comments
Canadian mixed-signal chipmaker Zarlink Semiconductor said its board of directors is negotiating with 15 unidentified third parties interested in acquiring all or part of the company.
Most useless machine ever plus another coin trick
Engineering Pop Culture!  
9/1/2011   8 comments
Have you ever seen a video of something called “The Most Useless Machine Ever”? In fact this is really rather cool…
Mobile measurement supports onboard EHV high-voltage testing
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9/1/2011   Post a comment
On-road EHV testing calls for considerably greater data acquisition and wiring challenges than stationary applications. Onboard or road test data collection within a typical test track environment subjects instrumentation to higher-than-usual shock and vibration inputs, placing greater mechanical demands upon components and systems.
Vishay Precision Group FRSH series of wraparound chip resistors
Product News  
9/1/2011   1 comment
Vishay has released new FRSH wraparound chip resistors for high temperatures to +225°C, featuring load-life stability to ±0.05% at +200°c for 2,000 hours at working power.
Researchers aim for energy-harvesting CPUs
News & Analysis  
9/1/2011   5 comments
A team of researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University was awarded two grants to create powerful, energy-efficient computer processors that can run an embedded system without requiring battery power.
An entrepreneur's view of solar
Blog  
9/1/2011   15 comments
Solar Cities Asia founder Valdis Dunis saw back in July that China had won the game in solar panels by massive investments in crystalline technology.
Ti offers 'Qi' inductive power transfer IC
News & Analysis  
9/1/2011   6 comments
Texas Instruments has introduced the bq500210, an IC that controls and transfers wireless power for contactless chargers compliant with the Qi standard from the Wireless Power Consortium.
Intel invests in device security firm Mocana
News & Analysis  
9/1/2011   2 comments
Intel Capital, the venture capital arm of the world's biggest semiconductor maker, has made a strategic investment of undisclosed size in Mocana, a provider of mobile and smart device security.
UK plans for white-space radio by 2013
News & Analysis  
9/1/2011   1 comment
Ofcom, the U.K. government's communications regulator, has issued a statement that white-space radio could be used for a mix of rural broadband, Wi-Fi services and machine-to-machine communications and that the technology could be launched in 2013.
Weidmuller launches M23 circular connector line
Product News  
9/1/2011   Post a comment
Weidmuller has introduced a new modular M23 connector family for signal, power and hybrid (signal and power) applications.
When the smart money got into/out of manufacturing
Blog  
9/1/2011   5 comments
For every sell off there is a buy in. So, of the two companies that have agreed to the transfer of an Oregon wafer fab, IDT and Alpha and Omega Semiconductor, which is right?
Analyst sees firm July, raises chip forecast
News & Analysis  
9/1/2011   2 comments
The three-month average of global chip sales for July is going to be reported as $24.8 billion, up compared with a figure of $24.68 billion reported for June by World Semiconductor Trade Statistics organization, according to Bruce Diesen, an analyst at Carnegie Group (Oslo, Norway).
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