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New portable apps drive growth in small display market
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10/31/2007   Post a comment
The increasing number of new portable applications is boosting sales of small/medium liquid crystal displays (LCDs), according to iSuppli.
A mathematical approach to designing capacitor arrays for switching converters
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Understand how to size the capacitors in a switching power converter
Optimize automotive 'supersystems'
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Investigation of catastrophic specification and complex architecture paths completes, and gives competence to, electronics system engineering.
Motorola prototype validates metal-oxide for WPAN device
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A Motorola prototype validates Phiar's metal-oxide electronics for 60-GHz radios to be used in IEEE 802.15.3c wireless personal area networks (WPAN).
Embedded design without hard barriers
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10/31/2007   Post a comment
When coupled with the right tools, an FPGA-based platform allows embedded designers to go from development to production without the need for custom hardware design.
Which FPGA development board are you using?
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
10/31/2007   Post a comment
I've been hearing some horror stories recently ... would you care to share yours?
You want to put a tracking device where?!
RF & Microwave Designline Blog  
10/31/2007   1 comment
RFID is an innovative, enabling technology, but is it time we dealt with the ethics of its implementation?
LNA targets comms, military, and space apps
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Tyco Electronics announces a M/A-COM variable-gain low noise amplifier (LNA) for communications, military, space, and radar applications from 5 to 9 GHz.
Record turnover at Wolfson for Q3, but shares suffer
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10/31/2007   Post a comment
Sales at Wolfson Microelectronics surged 21 per cent to £34 million ($70 million) in the third quarter ended September 30 compared with the same period last year, and the supplier of audio chips for consumer electronics products like the iPod said it was expecting 11 to 14 per cent growth in full-year revenues to between $226 million and $232 million.
Digital audio transformers work with sample rates to 192 kHz
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Digital audio transformers from MPS Industries feature a 1:1 turns ratio, Faraday shielding, and work with sample rates from 32 kHz to 192 kHz.
High-brightness LED driver incorporates PWM dimming
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10/30/2007   Post a comment
National Semiconductor says it has introduced the industry's first common-anode, current-mode, high-brightness LED driver with PWM dimming.
The single-chip baseband race
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10/30/2007   Post a comment
Will Strauss' latest newsletter has insightful takes on single-die baseband chips and DSP shipments. Check it out for analysis of Broadcom, Infineon, Qualcomm, TI, and more.
OFDM and DVB-H courses set for Munich
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10/30/2007   Post a comment
hueggenberg gbr is presenting a three-day course on OFDM and a one-day course on DVB-H in Munich.
The World's Shortest Stories
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
10/30/2007   Post a comment
Described as: "The perfect gift for those who claim to be too busy to read, and literary canapés for the rest of us."
The 700-MHz auction challenge
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10/30/2007   Post a comment
Watching Google's stock price is something of an obsession already among finacio-techies and I'm just not sure what the auctions are going to do to it.
Altera FPGAs featured in PROC algorithm acceleration boards
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10/30/2007   Post a comment
GiDEL utilizes Altera's Stratix FPGA families in latest PROC algorithm acceleration development systems.
TI's sub-1 GHz RF SoC integrates USB controller
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10/30/2007   Post a comment
The CC1111 is particularly useful when designed into a low-power sensor network utilizing TI's proprietary SimpliciTI network protocol.
Ember unveils EmberZNet PRO 3.1 to support new ZigBee PRO
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10/30/2007   Post a comment
The new protocol stack is well suited for secure applications in advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), home automation and monitoring, and building automation systems.
USB Bluetooth dongle design expands Bluetooth headset apps
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A USB Bluetooth dongle design from CSR lets PC users with stereo or mono Bluetooth headphones switch seamlessly between listening to music and taking a VoIP call.
S3 acquires Portuguese mixed-signal startup
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Silicon & Software Systems Ltd. (S3), a licensor of mixed-signal circuits for consumer products, has said it has acquired Acacia Semiconductor SA (Caparica, Portugal), a developer of data conversion intellectual property.
RFID Basics: Antenna Propagation
Design How-To  
10/30/2007   1 comment
While this book excerpt from The RF in RFID:Passive UHF RFID in Practice, focuses on RFID applications, it is an excellent primer for RF basics. This part covers antenna propagation.
EPCOS rolls out duplexer for WCDMA Band VIII
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10/30/2007   Post a comment
EPCOS is touting its latest product as the smallest duplexer for the WCDMA Band VIII.
Linux for DSP
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10/29/2007   Post a comment
The OS options for DSPs are growing, and Linux is at the top of everyone's list. Here's the latest on this popular OS.
OIS announces complete robotics middleware solutions
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Objective Interface Systems (OIS) Robotics Platform provides high-performance, highly reliable communications infrastructure in tiny footprint.
Altera ships first Arria GX development kit
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New Arria GX development kit from Altera is targeted toward low-cost FPGA transceiver-based designs.
Lattice and Dune to develop SPAUI-based network solutions
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LatticeSC FPGAs to provide low-cost, low-power SPAUI to SPI4.2 bridging solutions for Dune Networks' FAPs and traffic managers.
Are "horizontal emotes" taking over the world?
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
10/29/2007   Post a comment
I've recently been bouncing around a variety of websites featuring what I now think of as "horizontal smileys".
Atheros reduces Wi-Fi power, enables rapid deployment in battery-powered systems
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10/29/2007   Post a comment
The AR6002 ROCm consumes 70% less power in active mode than other solutions, the company says, and has near-zero impact in standby mode.
MEMS tunable digital capacitor samples for cellular applications
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10/29/2007   Post a comment
WiSpry has started to sample MEMS tunable digital capacitors that integrate low power CMOS control and voltage generation logic with an array of tunable RF-MEMS digital capacitors.
SiGe BiCMOS LNA achieves high-power gain
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10/29/2007   Post a comment
With a 20.5-dB gain and 0.8-dB noise figure, the MAX2659 amplifier from Maxim Integrated Products is well-suited for GPS, Galileo, and GLONASS applications.
RF SoC integrates radio, MCU, flash and USB
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10/29/2007   Post a comment
TI delivers a sub-1 GHz RF SoC with integrated USB controller for wireless sensor networks. The CC1111 chip -- with a RF transceiver, MCU, flash memory and USB -- is said to provide easier assembly and lower system cost.
LED backlight module saves energy
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10/29/2007   Post a comment
Delta Electronics has developed an energy-saving LED backlight module (BLM), which allows LEDs to achieve maximum homogeneous illumination.
XRONet Mobile WiMAX Wave2 chipset aims for low power
Product News  
10/29/2007   1 comment
The XRO7000 MAC/PHY SoC and XRO3000RF transceiver handle Mobile WiMAX Wave2 as well as Wave1 and WiBro.
HDMI stars on small screens
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10/29/2007   Post a comment
The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) connectivity standard for transferring uncompressed digital content at very high rates over a single cable has come a long way.
ICs ease Most network interface
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10/29/2007   Post a comment
Media Oriented Systems Transport (Most) is a networking standard enabling, within an automobile, the seamless transport of digital audio, video and packet-based data, along with real-time control information.
Power-over-Ethernet adapter provides 80-W from a single port
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10/29/2007   Post a comment
Phihong's high-power, single-port adapter provides up to 80W of power on a single Ethernet port, making it suitable for powering satellite receivers, video conferencing systems, access points, LCD displays, security cameras, kiosks and computer workstations.
Lighting epiphany: Light sensors advance automotive applications - Part 2, choosing sensors and their applications
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10/26/2007   Post a comment
The use of ambient light sensors throughout the automotive cabin offers unique benefits. This feature details the basics of ambient light sensing and its advantages in automotive applications.
Digital audio data transmitter suits consumer apps
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10/26/2007   Post a comment
The 24-bit AK4104 digital audio interface transmitter from AKM Semiconductor supports sampling rates up to 192 kHz and is packaged in a 16-pin TSSOP.
FPGA-based XMC card for high-performance signal and image processing applications
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10/26/2007   Post a comment
The XMC-442 provides systems integrators with a powerful FPGA-based computing engine for I/O or sensor processing or algorithm acceleration.
ESC India seen as watershed for its embedded industry
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10/26/2007   Post a comment
India's embedded design industry emerged earlier this month during the first Embedded Systems Conference.
The gas man cometh!
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
10/26/2007   Post a comment
In which a reader takes me back to my youth by reminding me of an old song by Michael Flanders and Donald Swann.
Alvarion nabs WiMAX trial in South America
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10/26/2007   Post a comment
The trial targets SME and corporate users in Rosario, Argentina, with primary fixed and nomadic broadband services; high-speed Internet and advanced voice services.
Anritsu's microwave signal synthesizer delivers super fast switching
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10/26/2007   Post a comment
The MG37020A utilizes advanced VCO-based hardware architecture to achieve its switching speed of 100 microseconds per point.
ON Semi offers ESD protection with ultra-low capacitance and low clamping voltage
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10/26/2007   Post a comment
The ESD9L is ideal for safeguarding high speed data lines in portable applications such as cell phones, MP3 players, PDAs and digital cameras.
Researchers advance into attosecond dimensions
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10/26/2007   Post a comment
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (MPQ) have succeeded to measure the time electrons need to jump from one atomic layer to the next one. The experiment could give valuable insights for the development of future petahertz electronics.
Mobile WiMAX test system delivers high measurement throughput
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10/25/2007   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies and Fujitsu Microelectronics partner to deliver chipset test system for Mobile WiMAX with high measurement throughput.
TrellisWare fields new RapidFire development platform
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10/25/2007   Post a comment
Stratix II FPGA-based development platform provides a seamless migration path to HardCopy II Structured ASICs
Xilinx at MILCOM 2007
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10/25/2007   Post a comment
Xilinx to demonstrate low-power solutions for radio modem and cryptography at MILCOM 2007.
Ultrawideband under the gun
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10/25/2007   Post a comment
In the race to a gigabit-per-second wireless link for the digital home, some ultrawideband backers are gasping for air while Wi-Fi proponents are revving up for the next lap.
Catalyst rolls dual, 300mA LDO regulator
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10/25/2007   Post a comment
Each LDO in the CAT6221 has an independent enable pins which combined, offer low quiescent current and a very low typical dropout voltage.
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