Intro to biomechatronics, Part 2 Design How-To 11/27/2011 6 comments This 600page book aims to provide fundamentals of electronic and mechanical components required to assist or replace limbs, senses, and even organs damaged by trauma, birth defects, or disease.
Skyworks SPDT switches target access points Product News 11/25/2011 Post a comment The small-package SKY13348-374LF and SKY13370-374LF are well suited for use in high-power access points and router applications given their matched ports which reduce low noise amplifier pulling and deliver better system performance.
Intro to biomechatronics, Part 1 Design How-To 11/25/2011 7 comments This 600page book aims to provide fundamentals of electronic and mechanical components required to assist or replace limbs, senses, and even organs damaged by trauma, birth defects, or disease.
SerDes chip enables integration of multiple video streams Design How-To 11/18/2011 2 comments In a parking assist system example, single twisted-pair communication and an interface chipset provide a bidirectional control channel with a minimum latency and general purpose I/O functionality, enabling seamless frame-synchronous processing of individual video data streams.
Hittite releases programmable direct conversion receiver Product News 11/14/2011 5 comments Fully field programmable, the HMC6383 platform is designed to serve as a receiver subsystem building block for various applications including cellular basestations, microwave radio, adaptive IF strips, wireless LAN, software defined radio and test equipment.
Nordic preps new RF family, TV remote News & Analysis 11/11/2011 2 comments Nordic Semiconductor announced plans to refresh its 2.4 GHz product line in the next nine months and showed a reference design for a connected TV remote control.
TI calls baseband a distraction, but is it? News & Analysis 11/10/2011 10 comments While Texas Instruments pushes forward quickly and aggressively with its OMAP mobile processor, some still wonder whether the firm’s “strategic decision” to leave out baseband could come back to bite it.
Ham radio in the 21st century Design How-To 11/7/2011 17 comments Ham radio today differs greatly from that of past years, but it still offers a fascinating way to explore electronics. Here’s a look at how it has changed and what it has to offer both old hands and newcomers alike.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 21 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...