RF design team raises funds for CMOS PA initiative
News & Analysis 7/30/2007 Post a comment
Is it possible to make a CMOS power amplifier for 3G cell phone applications that can operate with the same power efficiency and robustness as a gallium arsenide version? ACCO Semiconductor (Saint Germain en Laye, France) believes it has found a way to do just that and with its patent applications in hand is hoping to reap the benefits in a multibillion dollar market.
Telit readies dual processor M2M module
Product News 7/23/2007 Post a comment
Italian machine-to-machine networking modules specialist Telit has developed a GSM/GPRS module based on a dual CPU that it says significantly simplifies M2M design for POS terminals, fleet management systems and automated meter reading applications.
The Sound of Innovation at Cochlear Limited
Design How-To 7/15/2007 1 comment
Cochlear implants restore hearing by transmitting signals directly to the recipient's auditory nerve. Here's how Cochlear Limited uses model-based design to speed development of these remarkable devices.
Component orders bounce back, says ECA
News & Analysis 7/13/2007 Post a comment
Electronic component orders bounced back in June from a small dip the month before, according to the four-to-five week average index compiled by the Electronic Components, Assemblies & Materials Association (ECA).
Pegasys and On2 Technologies bring Flash video support to encoders
Product News 7/12/2007 Post a comment
TMPG, Inc. is introducing a free update to its popular TMPGEnc 4.0 XPress video encoding software. The update provides a new input option for FLV (Flash Video), a file format used specifically for video streaming distribution found, among others, on YOUTUBE(R) and SMILEVIDEO(R) user generated content sites.
NICs support PCI Express bus
Product News 7/5/2007 Post a comment
Allied Telesis has released the 2972 series of fiber Gigabit network interface cards (NICs) that use the new PCI Express (PCIe) bus for improved performance.