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posted in February 2009
Gennum coax video interface delivers uncompressed HD for surveillance, industrial imaging applications
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2/27/2009   Post a comment
Aviia (Advanced Video Interface for Industrial Applications) is a robust interface for high definition (HD) video over coaxial cable lengths up to 100 meters.
Optoelectronics set to benefit from BiCMOS manufacturing developments
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2/24/2009   Post a comment
Analog/mixed-signal foundry, X-FAB Silicon Foundries, has added several new options to its 0.6micrometer BiCMOS technology platform, two of which X-FAB boasts are 'first-of-a-kind capabilities' for the optoelectronics market.
PWM-controlled 4-20 mA current-loop transmitter provides galvanic isolation
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2/24/2009   2 comments
This circuit provides a connection between a PWM signal source and associated transmitter current loop without an electrically conductive path, thus ensuring accuracy and safety
Reversible diode debuts
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2/23/2009   1 comment
Rutgers University researchers have demonstrated what they claims in the world's first reversible diode that uses a ferroelectric material.
Huge opportunties seen for 40/100 GigE devices
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2/23/2009   Post a comment
Market research group CIR, which focuses on optical components and optical communications, suggests the economic downturn will not delay early adopters of 40/100 GigE as companies such as Google and Amazon already have a "desperate need" for 100G connections.
8-megapixel camera platform with backside illumination for phones
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2/20/2009   Post a comment
The platform combines Omnivision's OV8810 device with the Fujitsu Microelectronics mobile Milbeaut M-5MO advanced image signal processor.
Capteur CMOS 3 Mpixels avec grande profondeur de champ
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2/19/2009   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics annonce les premiers capteurs CMOS disponibles sur le marché à 3 Mpixels, avec un motif Bayers bruts, au format optique ¼ de pouce, et avec profondeur de champ étendue.
LED driver claims flickerless dimming
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2/17/2009   Post a comment
Responding to a significant number of requests for a TRIAC dimmable LED driver, National Semiconductor has introduced a constant-current controller that enables uniform dimming of LEDS without flicker.
Trend Communications : Fibre optic testers are inexpensive and easy to use
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2/17/2009   Post a comment
Six fibre optic testers from Trend Communications include optical power meters, attenuators and multimeters, laser sources, fibre identifiers and fault locators, and a PON (Passive Optical Networks) power meter.
TI lance le DLP amélioré WVGA
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2/16/2009   Post a comment
Texas Instruments va commencer à échantillonner sa nouvelle génération de chip DLP utilisant la technologie de visualisation par micro miroirs dans la deuxième motié de cette année avec une disponibilité de masse prévue fin 2009.
TI readies second gen DLP display technology
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2/16/2009   Post a comment
Texas Instruments will start sampling its second generation moving micromirror display technology in a chip during the second half of this year, with availability slated for late 2009.
Photonics specialist Agiltron acquires SensArray IR
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2/12/2009   Post a comment
Photonic components manufacturer Agiltron Inc. said it has acquired the assets of privately-held SensArray Infrared.
Vishay : Infrared emitters have high radiant intensity
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2/11/2009   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology broadens its optoelectronics portfolio with high-power, high-speed 830-nm surface-mount PLCC2 and 5-mm infrared emitters with high radiant intensity and a low forward voltage drop.
Reflective object sensor housed in miniature package
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2/11/2009   Post a comment
This sensor's IR LED and phototransistor are lensed to extend detection range to 1.0" (25.4mm).
La vision intelligente sur une puce bon marché
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2/9/2009   Post a comment
Un nouveau composant intelligent intègrant un DSP et un capteur d'image CMOS va faire baisser le côut des systèmes de vision dans l'éléctronique automobile, industrielle et grand public selon le CSEM.
Hungary bids to host European laser center
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2/5/2009   Post a comment
Hungary has submitted a bid to Brussels to host the first European large-scale laser facility dedicated to the fundamental study of laser-matter interaction.
Video: Startup's founder describes 'black silicon'
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2/5/2009   Post a comment
James Carey, co-founder of SiOnyx, talks about "black silicon," a material he developed that boasts more than 100 times the sensitivity of silicon, detects energy from the ultraviolet to the short-wave infrared bands, operates at a low voltage bias and, at less than 0.5 micron, is extremely thin.
Light-sensing photodiode reacts like human eye for auto safety applications
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2/2/2009   Post a comment
Sensor reacts to light like the human eye to allow automatic control of LCD brightness and keypad backlighting and to enable automotive safety and driver comfort features.
Xenics and Quadrox cooperate on thermal imaging and video management
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2/2/2009   Post a comment
Xenics thermal imaging cameras are now available integrated with Quadrox standards-based platform of video management software.
Sequans et Varioptic dans la Silicon 60 de EE Times
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2/2/2009   Post a comment
Seules 2 sociétés françaises, Sequans communications et Varioptic ont été reprises dans le palmarès Silicon 60 alors que l'on y retrouve 10 sociétés britanniques. Est ce dû à un manque de créativité ou de capitaux?
Surface-mount ambient light sensing photodiode reduces power consumption
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2/2/2009   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology has introduced of a photodiode-based ambient light sensor in a compact 0805-sized surface-mount package, featuring a small 0.85 mm profile and simple 2-pin connection.

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