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posted in January 2010
Haptic piezo controller helps to "feel the touch" in touch-screen applications
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1/29/2010   Post a comment
A novel haptic solution that provides customers with an enhanced, true "touch" experience with touch screens has been introduced Maxim Integrated Products which the company claims is the industry's first fully integrated, programmable HPC (haptic piezo controller) for single-layer and multilayer piezo actuators.
PTC thermistors in SMD package can be wave-soldered at up to 280 degree C
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1/28/2010   Post a comment
The SMD series of PTC thermistors announced by TDK-EPC are shipped with AEC-Q200 Rev-C qualification for use in automotive electronics applications involving frequent and rapid temperature changes.
Low-ESR solid tantalum chip capacitors feature built-in fuse
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1/28/2010   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology's TF3 Tantamount low-ESR solid tantalum chip capacitors are delivered in three molded case sizes and feature a built-in fuse for safety-critical applications.
Java Essentials for Embedded Networked Devices - Part 1: Windows and Linux set up
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1/25/2010   Post a comment
Part 1 of an excerpt from the book "Designing Embedded Internet Devices" (2003) discusses how to obtain and set up Java for both Windows and Linux personal computers.
3D passive integration startup launches $76M R&D program
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1/20/2010   Post a comment
Ipdia, the newly-formed startup that was once part of NXP BV's integrated passives device unit in Cote de Nacre, near Caen in Northwest France, has launched a R&D program for the development of ultra-miniaturized and high-performance silicon passive components.
Rise of the Embedded Internet
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1/19/2010   Post a comment
This Intel white paper looks at how breakthroughs in computing performance per watt, along with advances in wired and wireless broadband connectivity, will enable the development of billions of new intelligent embedded devices - the embedded Internet.
POWER - Tiny piezo motor runs on 3 VDC
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1/17/2010   Post a comment
SQUIGGLE RV micro motion system from Newscale Technologies runs on 3 VDC and uses 40% less power than larger actuators with similar performance.
Maxwell Technologies delivers one-millionth large cell ultracapacitor
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1/15/2010   Post a comment
Maxwell Technologies Inc. announced that it has reached a significant milestone in December with the delivery of its one-millionth large cell BOOSTCAP ultracapacitor.
Automotive thin film chip resistors offers ESD rating of 2kV
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1/15/2010   Post a comment
The PAT Series of AEC-Q200-qualified precision automotive thin film chip resistors released by Vishay Intertechnology have an ESD rating of 2kV, a TCR of ± 25 ppm/degree C, and are laser-trimmed to tolerances down to ± 0.1.
BI Technologies packs rotary potentiometers in guitar repair kit
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1/15/2010   Post a comment
TT electronics' BI Technologies has developed a guitar and pedal repair kit, designated GPK-101, that includes 12 different 24mm rotary potentiometers for tone and volume replacements.
SPI/I2C UART integrates an oscillator to offer fast data rates
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1/15/2010   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products has introduced what the company claims is industry's lowest power, fastest, and smallest serial UART to communicate over an SPI/I2C interface.
Bidirectional symmetrical single-line ESD protection diode
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1/11/2010   Post a comment
Vishay's compact VBUS05L1-DD1-G-08 provides a very low capacitance of 0.3pF for the protection of antennas, USB 3.0, and HDMI ports from transient voltage signals in portable electronics.
Resistive multi-touch single-chip controller targets advanced multi-touch screen market
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1/6/2010   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics has introduced an advanced multi-touch 'resistive' touchscreen controller chip to optimize the Bill of Materials of the electronics supporting the advanced multi-touch capability of smartphones, mobile internet devices and netbooks that feature touchscreens to support increasingly sophisticated 'apps' and games.
Hermetically sealed, very high precision bulk metal foil resistors
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1/6/2010   Post a comment
Vishay's latest generation of hermetically sealed, ultra-high precision bulk metal foil resistors features very low temperature coefficients and are manufactured to very high tolerances.

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