100-kHz closed-loop realtime platforms target test Product News 7/26/2004 Post a comment Here's news of some 100-kHz (800-kHz aggregate) data-acq boards that can transform your PC into a closed-loop platform. Suitable for test and control applications, these boards are part of an expanding DSP-based series of data acquisition modules that run under Windows 2000 and Windows XP.
LCD Driver Board Solution - good image quality, affordable price Product News 7/22/2004 Post a comment Calibre UK launched their PremierView4-Lite LCD driver board solution for integration into OEM, presentation, industrial and surveillance LCD displays where good picture performance is important but cost is also a critical factor.
PremierView4-Lite features a compact low-profile footprint for building modern compact LCD displays and uses a Genesis image scaling chip for optimum image quality at all times.
Alliance seeks consensus for broadband over powerline News & Analysis 7/21/2004 Post a comment The HomePlug Powerline Alliance is seeking comments from industry over the specifications likely to be required for delivering data at broadband speeds over powerlines. The Alliance is also already finalizing its specification for HomePlug AV, a high-speed networking technology designed specifically for digital multimedia networks in the home. From London, John Walko filed this report.
Telecommunications PMC - ideal for enterprise and edge systems Product News 7/20/2004 Post a comment SBS Technologies introduced the Maxim 921-DS, a single site PMC module for full-duplex channelized DS3 connectivity. The cost-effective telecommunication product is designed for data applications requiring high-density connectivity using up to 28 T1 lines, multiple DS0s (up to 672) in clear channel, fractional and channelized DS3 applications such as routers, switches, wireless broadband and multi-service gateways.
Reference board speeds IC-based flyback design News & Analysis 7/7/2004 Post a comment International Rectifier's IRISMPS5 is a reference design for a flyback topology that uses the company's versatile and efficient IRIS4015 integrated switcher IC. The reference design, i.e., a universal-input AC/DC supply that delivers 6 amps at 15 volts, is suited to powering such systems as LCD monitors, CD/DVD players, fax machines, printers and set-top boxes.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.