With smart phones accounting for an increasing share of the mobile handheld market, more services and applications are being added, including premium TV and games, mobile banking, e-commerce, and even airline check-ins.
With an increasing need for security in the Card Payments industry, there is a growing trend for secure microcontrollers. With an increasing need to reduce card-originated fraud, the Pay TV industry tries to control media fraud, while the ID industry strives to reduce immigration fraud and the Smart Grid to reduce energy fraud.
Lyric Semiconductor, a DARPA- and venture-funded MIT spin-out, today emerged from stealth mode to launch a new technology called probability processing.
CUI, Inc.’s power line, V-Infinity, and their distributor Digi-Key Corporation, announced the addition of 10 and 15 W models to the VOF series of low cost open frame ac-dc power supplies. The VOF series has a low no-load power consumption of <0.5 W and efficiencies up to 83%. The...
V-Infinity announced the addition of a 2-A model to their V78XX switching regulator series. The compact V78XX-2000 series has been designed to be a high performance alternative to linear regulators.
TDK-EPC presents a new sample kit of EPCOS current-compensated ring-core power chokes.
Analog Devices, Inc. today introduced 12-bit and 10-bit mixed-signal front-ends (MxFEs) that reduce power and board space for developers of wireless infrastructure and portable radio equipment. The 12-bit AD9963 and 10-bit AD9961 MxFEs use 40 percent less power and 25 percent less printed-circuit board area...
At AHRA, medical imaging components manufacturer, Dunlee, will feature the Reevo 240G replacement CT tube. This tube is specifically designed as a replacement for use in the GE LightSpeed VCT and Pro 16 CT series systems.
International Rectifier, IR, a world leader in power management technology, has launched a new online insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) selection tool that enables design optimization in a wide range of applications.
Sensirion has launched new versions of its acclaimed SDP600 series, which are able to perform certified failsafe measurements. The digital SDP600 differential pressure sensors are already used successfully in medical applications...
A Georgia Tech-led team received $10 million to develop novel computing techniques for assessing children's behavior. The technologies could enable new approaches for identifying children at risk for developmental disorders and potentially improve treatment.
International Rectifier introduced a family of automotive DirectFET2 power MOSFETs for high frequency switching applications including the output stage for Class D Audio systems.
A recent engineering design challenge asked FPGA experts to design a “Logic Analyzer in a Day” using off-the-shelf Opal Kelly FPGA-USB modules and its Front Panel SDK. The objective was to showcase the design capabilities of these engineering experts...
This training module from Digi-Key and TT Electronics/Optek Technology provides guidance on managing junction temperature of high-power visible LEDs, including ways to remove heat.
When HDMI version 1.4 was publicly released in October 2009, it included a number of new features. Most of the new features are barely moving the needle on the consumer electronics industry's Richter scale. But one new HDMI 1.4 feature -- the implementation of 3D video mode -- is about to buckle the pavement of the status quo.