Advertisement
Blogs
Subscribe to ECN Magazine Blogs
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

ECN Daily

Digital voltage regulator minimises space and energy usage

August 15, 2011 7:21 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

Ericsson Power Modules has introduced an additional member in its family of 3E second-generation digital point-of-load (POL) voltage regulators with a new vertical-mount variant of the recently announced 40A-output BMR464 series. The new BMR464-SIP (BMR4642002) meets demands to save...

TOPICS:

Samsung selects U-Blox latest-generation GPS chip

August 15, 2011 7:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

u-blox’ latest-generation GPS chip UBX-G6010-ST has been chosen for the entire line of the award-winning Samsung SEN car navigation devices. This includes the SEN-410, Samsung’s most sophisticated multimedia navigator with 3D display and high-definition 7-inch touchscreen. The latest line...

TOPICS:

Optimizing RF Systems

August 15, 2011 7:20 am | by Pushkar Nandkar and Balasatish Gurlinka, Applications Engineers, Cypress Semiconductor | Comments

Wireless technology, with its ability to increase system flexibility and mobility, has become an integral part of many embedded and consumer applications. Even a simple RF system, however, introduces many critical design issues with a fair number of tradeoffs.

TOPICS:
Advertisement

easyRadio Advanced wireless modules reduce development time

August 15, 2011 7:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

Short range radio company LPRS is delivering production quantities of its latest generation of wireless modules, easyRadio Advanced (eRA). Manufactured in the UK, eRA offers significant improvements over earlier generations of easyRadio products and incorporates the latest version of...

TOPICS:

Hypertac develops a 128-way hi-rel miniature rectangular connector for harsh environments

August 12, 2011 7:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

Hypertac has unveiled the C128 Series, a new hi-rel 128-way two contact row PCB connector, which it will be exhibiting at DSEi in London next month. The new connectors utilise the company’s proprietary Tortac socket contact technology which has a …

TOPICS:

Two-in-one Low VCEsat Transistor and Trench MOSFET comes in ultra-compact package

August 12, 2011 6:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

NXP’s latest offering is the PBSM5240PF, an ultra-compact Medium Power transistor and N-channel Trench MOSFET housed in a leadless DFN2020-6 (SOT1118) plastic package. Measuring only 2 x 2mm and with a height of just 0.65 mm, the DFN2020-6 (SOT1118) has …

TOPICS:

ST extends Sound Terminal digital audio SoC family for flat screen TVs

August 12, 2011 6:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

STMicroelectronics has released two new Sound Terminal digital-audio system-on-chip ICs for home-entertainment applications, which will enable smaller new-product designs while also running cooler to help designers meet tough product-safety requirements. The STA381BW and STA381BWS are...

TOPICS:

Mobilizing Business Desktop Software

August 12, 2011 4:19 am | by Frank Kettenstock, VP of Marketing, Foxit (www.foxitsoftware.com) | Comments

Gartner Group estimates that by 2015 over 294 million tablets and over 1 billion smartphones will be in use - making mobile devices one of the hottest platforms for software developers to migrate to.

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Digital direction finding receiver covers a frequency range up to 6GHz with 120MHz instantaneous bandwidth

August 11, 2011 8:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

IZT’s new dual channel digital wideband receiver covers a frequency range from 20MHz up to 6GHz with 120MHz instantaneous bandwidth. The R4000-DF2 features a flexible real-time fast Fourier transform (FFT) processor to save valuable computing time in the customer’s direction …

TOPICS:

Ruggedised version of Xgen 1U-high MIL-COTS power supply available

August 11, 2011 8:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

Excelsys Technologies now offers ruggedised versions of its Xgen power supply range suitable for COTS/MIL applications and industrial installations in extreme environments. Now available with conformal coating for protection against harsh environments, the Xgen series of power supplies...

TOPICS:

Solid state lighting benefits the specialized medical illumination arena

August 11, 2011 6:09 am | by Joel Falcone, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Lighting, Excelitas Technologies | Comments

Excelitas Technologies envisions a broad spectrum of promising application areas that will benefit from the integration of solid state lighting but perhaps the most exciting and promising area is in the specialized medical illumination arena.

TOPICS:

Battery Power - A Breakthrough Technology

August 11, 2011 5:49 am | by Larry Nembhard, Engineer Manager – Keystone Electronics | Comments

Battery power has seen remarkable expansion with the introduction of a score of portable devices for business, industry, medicine, personal and recreational uses together with lighter, smaller, higher-powered cells.

TOPICS:

How Much Energy does Your TV Set Use?

August 11, 2011 2:28 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Comments

This week, Andrea compared the energy use of TVs with traditional incandescent light bulbs and talked about the heat coming off her TV set.

TOPICS:
Advertisement

RF transceiver company Lime Microsystems appoints CFO and product marketing director

August 10, 2011 12:21 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

Multi-band multi-standard RF transceiver company Lime Microsystems has announced two senior level appointments. Nick Stables becomes Lime’s chief financial officer, while Dale Wilson joins Lime in the role of product marketing director. Nick Stables is based in Lime’s UK headquarters,...

TOPICS:

Rutronik and Renesas expand distribution contract to cover whole of Europe

August 10, 2011 12:21 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

Rutronik will now be distributing the entire Renesas product range throughout Europe. Renesas has also selected Rutronik as its strategic automotive distributor for Europe, meaning Rutronik can now also supply automotive customers not previously directly served by Renesas. Other focus...

TOPICS:

Pages

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading