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Wire-to-board connectors offer secure mating retention
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4/30/2008   Post a comment
Molex Inc. has introduced a series of 2.00-mm pitch SMT wire-to-board connectors designed for applications that require secure electrical contact.
Power amplifiers offer high linearity, low current consumption
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4/30/2008   Post a comment
Avago Technologies has introduced one- and two-watt families of high-performance power amplifiers designed for next-generation cellular and WiMAX infrastructure applications.
'Missing link' memristor created: Rewrite the textbooks?
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4/30/2008   10 comments
HP Labs' Stanley Williams has invented the world's first memristor, the 'missing link' in circuit theory--a fourth passive-device type after resistors, capacitors and inductors--as predicted by University of California at Berkeley professor, Leon Chua.
How to raise the RTL abstraction level and design conciseness with SystemVerilog - Part 1
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4/30/2008   Post a comment
Using advanced HDLs like SystemVerilog, current hardware modeling styles can be enhanced both in terms of abstraction levels and overall efficiency.
A simple, cost-effective solution to protect FPGA designs
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4/30/2008   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products and Altera offer a simple, cost-effective solution to protect FPGA designs.
Avago delivers tiny FETs for multiple wireless apps
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VMMK-1218 and -1225 do not require negative voltage to operate, which results in lower costs and ease of use for RF designers.
Triquint and AWR launch incentive program for GaAs-MMIC designs
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4/30/2008   Post a comment
Project Jumpstart combines AWR's electronic design automation (EDA) tools and TriQuint's pseudomorphic high electronic mobility transistor (pHEMT) foundry process.
Maxim : Versatile class D amplifiers combine high efficiendy with low cost
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4/30/2008   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX9736A/B, a family of versatile single-supply, filterless Class D speaker amplifiers, which provide high-performance, thermally efficient amplifier solutions at a low solution cost.
Automotive vision system recognizes road signs: Part 1 - Basic functions
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4/30/2008   3 comments
Pattern recognition and processors deal with computational and I/O challenges of handling video data stream.
Analysis: IBM's Cell for Embedded?
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4/30/2008   Post a comment
BDTI recently investigated the current state of Cell products, and whether the architecture is likely to get significant traction in embedded applications.
UPS eases scaleable backup for dense computing environments
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10-kVA Pulsar MX Frame is billed as a low-cost entry solution to easy-to-populate modular systems.
Off-the-shelf LF antenna driver IC for hands-free car access systems
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4/30/2008   Post a comment
Claiming an industry first, the ATA5279 is an LF coil driver IC from Atmel Corporation that has been designed for Passive Entry Go (PEG) and Passive Go (PG) hands-free car access systems.
Power management IC simplifies CDMA phone designs
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4/29/2008   Post a comment
AnalogicTech has introduced the AAT2601, the company's first power management IC designed for the specific requirements of mid-range CDMA handsets.
Develop analog high-pass filters without capacitors in the signal path (Part 2 of 2)
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4/29/2008   1 comment
High-pass filters are often needed, but capacitors can adversely affect their performance; learn how to avoid them
Agilent EEsof enhances ADS
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4/29/2008   Post a comment
In this version, the company reports a 10x speedup in its 3D planar electromagnetic (EM) simulator (known as Momentum), and a 10X speedup in its non-linear harmonic balance circuit simulation with an advanced matrix preconditioner.
Teridian launches third generation power meter ICs
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4/29/2008   Post a comment
Teridian Semiconductor has launched its third generation of electricity metering chips that includes residential single phase, commercial and industrial three phase ICs, offering up to 256K bytes of storage with 10 MIPS processing power, advanced power management, LCD contrast adjust, and 0.5 second/day hardware RTC which consumes only 0.5µA.
RF transceiver targets WiMAX
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4/29/2008   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products reports it has the industry's first production-ready, single-chip, 2.3GHz to 2.7GHz, WiMAX MIMO RF transceiver that improves receiver SNR by 10dB
SwissQual unveils platform extension for optimization of WiMAX nets
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4/29/2008   Post a comment
The Switzerland-based company's Diversity is a quality measurement platform that provides simultaneous, end-to-end testing for voice, data and video.
Tips and tricks for predicting real-world 802.11n wireless performance
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4/29/2008   Post a comment
Wireless testing too often revolves around hooking up a handful or so of laptops, PDAs, IP phones and other mobile devices and blitzing the network with traffic. Although informative, this gives no visibility into the nuances of large networks. Think scalability, degradation and traffic differentiation.
Kleer secures $28 million Series B funding
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4/29/2008   Post a comment
Kleer's subsampling radio architecture delivers lossless CD-quality digital stereo audio and gives 10 times the battery life of a comparable Bluetooth solution.
The certification game
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4/29/2008   Post a comment
Wave 1 certification of Mobile WiMAX products is a good thing. Wave 2 certification would be infinitely better.
Leadis rolls out standalone Class-G headphone amplifiers
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4/28/2008   Post a comment
Leadis Technology Inc. is sampling standalone Class-G headphone amplifiers that are well suited for power sensitive applications such as mobile phones, MP3/PMPs, portable gaming, GPS/PNDs, notebook computers, and other portable audio products with a headphone output.
RF Puzzler: A "Radio Frequency" Device
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4/28/2008   2 comments
To simplify home management, this Radio Frequency device was recently installed in my house. Do you know what it is?
Microwave backhaul: design to deployment
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4/28/2008   1 comment
This article takes a look at the issues involved in creating a microwave backhaul system. For many of you, this may provide insight on how your customers are using your equipment. For others, it is a good primer on what to consider when planning microwave backhaul network.
Innovations in capacitive touchscreen technology to debut at the Society for Information Display exhibition
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4/28/2008   Post a comment
Wacom's patent-pending technology employs newly designed low-power circuitry and revolutionary reversing ramped electro-static fields to deliver pinpoint precision and drift-free performance to touchscreen users.
Vocoder IC offers full duplex capability
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4/28/2008   Post a comment
CML Microcircuits has added to its voice coder/encoder (vocoder) family a robust advanced low complexity waveform interpolation (RALCWI) IC dubbed the CMX638 that offers full duplex capability.
Second-generation 'Robot Guitar' takes the stage
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4/28/2008   Post a comment
Gibson's second-generation "auto-tuning" Robot Guitars include both Les Paul Studio and SG Special models and a Neutrik locking phone jack, along with all the features of the original Robot Guitar.
DO-254-certifiable Nios II embedded processor
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4/28/2008   Post a comment
Altera and HCELL Engineering announce DO-254-certifiable Nios II processor core for use in airborne hardware environments.
QuickLogic supplying engineering samples of PolarPro II CSSP solution platform
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4/28/2008   Post a comment
Small form-factor PolarPro platform from QuickLogic housed in a 6 mm x 6 mm BGA package for handheld devices; I/O structure highly optimized for mobile applications.
Lattice announces new CPLD family
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4/28/2008   Post a comment
New ispMACH 4000ZE CPLDs from Lattice address increasing demand for small, low-power, and low-cost portable products.
Altera launches DO-254 Global Partner Network
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Development environment provides specialty solutions and services for systems requiring DO-254 compliance.
MathStar leads in Field Programmable Computing Array (FPCA) category
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4/28/2008   Post a comment
In a new market study, Semico Research identifies MathStar's Arrix family as leading the Field Programmable Computing Array (FPCA) category.
Wavesat powers Indonesia's first WiMAX deployment
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4/28/2008   Post a comment
The 2.3 GHz basestations and subscriber unit solution was manufactured by Hariff DTE.
CSR : Audio processor includes MIDI synthesiser
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4/28/2008   Post a comment
CSR’s MusiCore1 is now being offered with mQSynth, a powerful wavetable MIDI synthesiser from QSound. CSR’s MusiCore1 is a fully featured single-chip stereo audio processor with Bluetooth for mobile phones.
Multirate DSP, part 2: Noninteger sampling factors
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4/28/2008   1 comment
Part 2 show how to change the sampling rate by a non-integer factor. It also looks at multistage decimation and polyphase filters. Finally, it applies the concepts of upsampling and downsampling to a CD player.
Hot-swap IC manages 3G wireless and beyond
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4/28/2008   Post a comment
Chip is industry's first fully compliant with ATCA specs for multiple-voltage Advanced Mezzanine Cards
Off-the-shelf dc/dc converter modules guaranteed to 30 krads
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4/25/2008   Post a comment
VPT Inc. has introduced more than 50 dc/dc converter modules specifically designed for space applications. Grouped into four product families, these new dc/dc converters deliver up to 120 watts of output power and operate reliably in harsh radiation environments.
3D Image sensors -- what are they?
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4/25/2008   Post a comment
The 3D image is not created by stereo vision.
Single chip IDTV software debuts
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4/25/2008   Post a comment
Cabot Communications, a specialist digital TV software supplier, announces that it has developed a single software stack IDTV solution that seamlessly supports both analogue and digital TV broadcasts.
Aluminum electrolytic capacitors deliver wide performance range
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4/25/2008   Post a comment
Cornell Dubilier has released six new series of aluminum electrolytic vertical-chip SMT capacitors targeted at a broad range of filtering, bypass and power supply decoupling applications.
High-frequency rectifiers increase system efficiency
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4/25/2008   Post a comment
Touting fast reverse recovery times and low forward voltage drop ratings, Vishay's 600-V FRED Pt Hyperfast rectifiers reduce switching losses in high-efficiency PFC and SMPS applications.
Azimuth unveils channel emulator for LTE and 4G
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4/25/2008   Post a comment
The ACE MX product line features a scalable architecture, universal frequency support error free testing.
Tattletale taps Wavecom for wireless portable alarm system
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4/25/2008   Post a comment
Wavecom's cellular wireless technology enables portable alarm systems to connect to Internet over the cellular network.
Video file delivery acceleration, workflow and storage for media and entertainment
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4/25/2008   Post a comment
The 2007 motion picture "Zodiac" was shot digitally, and the 18 million digital HD camera files filled 144 terabytes (TB) -- requiring with versioning, digital color grading, and archiving roughly 3.2 petabytes (PB). In big productions, many large video files must be transferred and distributed. A two-time Emmy recipient explains Signiant's alternative to TCP and UDP, which speeds and manages video file transfers.
Web seminar addresses radiated performance for WiMAX
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4/25/2008   Post a comment
Ever wish you knew more about how to pass radio conformance, protocol conformance, and interoperability certification tests for WiMAX? Then this web seminar from Agilent Technologies and ETS-Lindgren may be for you.
MMIC switch targets multi-band antenna designs
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4/25/2008   Post a comment
NEC has addressed multi-band antenna tuning with its new UPG2189TB high power single-pole single-throw (SPST) GaAs MMIC switch.
'How to Cheat': The Physics of RFID--Part V
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4/24/2008   Post a comment
In this final segment of Chapter 2 from 'How to Cheat at Deploying and Securing RFID,' we finally pull it all together with a summary of the chapter and a glossary of key terms used throughout the article. The entire chapter--The Physics of RFID--provides a basic understanding of the physics of RFID communications and the characteristics that affect system performance during an RF wave's journey.
Virtex-5 FPGA accelerates development of multi-definition keyer
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4/24/2008   Post a comment
Multi-channel, open-platform SD/HD video production switch from Ross Video takes advantage of integrated high-speed logic, DSP, and on-chip memory of Virtex-5 LXT FPGA.
Virtex-5 FPGA powers universal multi-channel processor
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4/24/2008   Post a comment
3G/HD/SD audio/video processor from Miranda Technologies leverages triple-rate SDI capabilities of the DSP-optimized Virtex-5 SXT platform.
New triple-rate SDI reference designs from Xilinx
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4/24/2008   Post a comment
Virtex-5 FPGAs enable future-proof interface designs capable of supporting 1080p60 video.
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