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posted in March 2013
FCI expands Mini-SAS HD line with an active optical cable assembly
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3/28/2013   Post a comment
FCI’s Mini-SAS HD active optical cable offerings are fully compliant to the SFF-8644 standard and meet all signal integrity performance requirements outlined in both SAS 2.1 and SAS 3.0 protocols.
LED-on-microwire startup raises $13 million
Design How-To  
3/28/2013   1 comment
Solid-state lighting without a need of phosphors and at lower cost than planar LEDs is the promise from a startup that makes LEDs on a sea of sub-micron pillars
Creating solutions for health through technology innovation
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3/20/2013   2 comments
The medical industry has a huge potential as a market for technology. TI shows how some of its technologies are serving the industry.
Automotive HMI: More than just a machine interface
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3/19/2013   Post a comment
Multimedia and 3D graphics are gaining ground in vehicles. Not only in the infotainment sector, but also in the human-machine interfaces. To stay competitive, the automotive industry requires modular, scalable system solutions that must be taken into account as early as the semiconductor specification stage.
Automotive Ethernet: Evolution in the fast lane
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3/18/2013   4 comments
NXP engineers discuss new network topologies and components and describe an evolutionary path of Ethernet into automotive applications.
Silicon photonics to take center stage at optical event
News & Analysis  
3/18/2013   4 comments
Kotura will show a silicon photonics module, one of a wave of new products driving down 100G connections, at OFC/NFOEC this week.
Human brain map released
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3/6/2013   Post a comment
A research project aimed at mapping the neural pathways that underlie brain function and behavior has released an initial set of imaging and behavioral data to the scientific community.
Toshiba recognition processor helps drivers
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3/5/2013   3 comments
Visconti 3 is the latest in Toshiba's series of image recognition processors aimed specifically at automotive applications.
Car infotainment systems need multi-output power ICs
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3/5/2013   Post a comment
Engineers from Linear Technology outline the need for a multi-output IC that can provide a small solution footprint with a configurable number of moderately powered rails.
Startup builds 100-Gbps laser in CMOS
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3/4/2013   6 comments
A low-cost tunable laser made in CMOS could transform the architecture of datacenters and the economics of metro and long-haul communications networks, according to its maker, a startup from Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Solid state lighting LED driver targets commercial dimming apps
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3/4/2013   Post a comment
iWatt Inc announced it has introduced a digital AC/DC LED driver platform, and the first device is a two-stage, Flickerless LED driver with output power up to 45W.


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