IRC receives approvals for 16 DSCC drawings Product News 7/24/2007 Post a comment IRC Advanced Film Division has expanded its military product capabilities, offering a broad range of military-specific products including precision chip resistors and resistor networks. The company has also received approvals for 16 DSCC drawings.
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.
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).
Molex moves to global approach to improve efficiency News & Analysis 7/11/2007 Post a comment LONDON — Molex has implemented the first part of its restructuring announced in August 2006 with a major change to its sales and marketing organization. In the company's 2006 annual report it said it would "transition to a global organizational structure that consists of market-focussed divisions during the 2007 financial year".
Hall-effect sensor suits harsh automotive and industrial apps Product News 7/3/2007 Post a comment Allegro has introduced a dual-channel Hall-effect sensor suitable for use in speed and direction sensing applications incorporating encoder ring magnet targets. The A3423 is highly sensitive and temperature stable making it suitable for use in harsh automotive and industrial environments.
IR exec resigns, fires CFO News & Analysis 7/2/2007 Post a comment Following an accounting snafu, International Rectifier Corp. has terminated its CFO, while another executive resigned from the chip maker.
Under the Hood : Inside the Apple iPhone Teardown 7/1/2007 Post a comment Semiconductor Insights kept the video cameras rolling as they dove inside the just-released Apple iPhone to find out what technologies and companies Apple relied on to create what has become the single hottest consumer device on the planet.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments