LED drivers provide control, circuit-protection design options
Design How-To 2/27/2012 1 comment
While the basic operating requirement for an LED driver is to supply a constant current for consistent lighting, automotive uses have stringent guidelines regarding temperature and humidity, voltage, ability to withstand harsh chemicals, electromagnetic interference and compatibility, as well as circuit protection.
World’s first quad core Mini-ITX board
Product News 2/27/2012 Post a comment
The EPIA-M900 and EPIA-M910 boards use the 1.2GHz VIA QuadCore E-Series processor for enhanced multi-tasking and multimedia performance on the lowest quad core power budget for next generation embedded products.
Smart roles high endurance MLC drive
News & Analysis 2/22/2012 1 comment
Smart Storage officially debuted as a company focused on solid-state drives for business systems, rolling out the Optimus Ultra, a high-end serial-attached SCSI drive.
Why I don’t buy Eyal’s 40G story
Blog 2/21/2012 4 comments
The chief executive of Mellanox is pushing server makers to adopt this year his 40 Gbit/s Ethernet controller, but I see him facing a steep hill and a big new competitor.
Industry considers counterfeit risk analysis tool
Blog 2/17/2012 11 comments
Obsolescence, market shortages and price hikes are the key motivational factors for counterfeiters to target a part and make a quick buck, according to data compiled by electronic components database firm SiliconExpert Technologies.
CEA-Leti opens 3-D IC packaging service
News & Analysis 2/1/2012 Post a comment
French research institute CEA-Leti has announced the launch of a 3-D packaging platform and service that provides industrial and academic partners with what it describes as a "mature" process for the production of 3-D interconnected products and projects.