ECN recently visited Enpirion's offices and sat down with Mark Cieri, Director of Marketing and Business Development, and Ahmed Abou-Alfotouh, Ph.D., manager Systems Architect Group. In this video, Mark and Ahmed discuss the company's PowerSoC technology and the newly released EN5339 DC-DC converter which touts very high power density, efficiency, and reliability, while simplifying design flow and reducing total solution cost.
Quantenna Communications today introduced the QAC2300 chipset, the world’s first gigabit-speed IEEE 802.11ac wireless local-area networking (WLAN) solution.
Atmel Corporation announced it has achieved the touch controller market’s longest proximity sensing range of over 10 inches (25cm) with the QTouch AT42QT2120. A longer sensing range enables a system to wake up as an object or finger approaches the system.
Applimotion introduces custom direct drive motor systems with precision encoders and bearings in unique packages.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions, a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions, introduced today a new transformer designers’ kit for CATV / Broadband applications. The kit features 12 transformer models covering multiple impedance ratios and wind schematics.
austriamicrosystems today announced the first demonstration that enables NFC (near field communication) data transfer on removable secure elements using a micro-antenna design.
Following a successful 2010, MAZeT has been able to increase its number of received orders, sales and revenue in 2011. The MAZeT Executive Board expects that 2011 will be the most successful year in the 20-year history of the company.
CEVA announced that the CEVA-TeakLite-III DSP has become the industry’s first IP core approved by Dolby for the MS11 Multistream Decoder - the latest Dolby audio technology for enabling multi-format world-wide broadcast in home entertainment products.
In this edition of Five Questions, I am joined by Hiren Joshi of Aeroflex Ltd. The company recently added two new S-Series digital signal generators — the SGD in both 3 GHz and 6 GHz models...
Enpirion announced a new member of its power IC portfolio targeted at solid-state drives (SSDs) as well as industrial embedded applications. The EN5339 3A PowerSoC integrates the controller, power MOSFETs,
Aeroflex Limited announced it is adding two new S-Series digital signal generators — the SGD in both 3 GHz and 6 GHz models — and is also launching two new vector signal analyzers—the SVA, available in a 6 GHz and a 13 GHz model. The S-Series uses the company’s
This video demonstrates a working application example from Microchip's Accessory Framework for Android running on the chipKIT Development Platform.
I remember as a kid I was fascinated with phones. The idea that you could pick up the phone, dial it, and talk to someone on the other end was pretty neat.
Darnell Group’s first-edition analysis, "DC-DC Converter ICs: Power System in Package, Worldwide Technology Trends, Forecasts and Competitive Environment" identifies and quantifies where PSiP products are encroaching certain dc-dc converter IC markets and could replace...
Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc. reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. Net revenue for the third quarter of 2011 was $22.1 million, compared to net revenue of $25.0 million for...
AMETEK Programmable Power has added LXI compliance to most of its California Instruments ac-dc power sources. LXI is a widely adopted industry standard for LAN/Ethernet connectivity among various instrument manufacturers in order to create...
In this podcast we talk to Mark Thirman of Illume software about smart devices and the user interface.
Russia's unsuccessful launch of a Mars moon probe points up the problems of a once-pioneering space industry struggling to recover after a generation of brain drain and crimped budgets.
Fox Electronics offers its XpressO XO oscillators with a tight frequency stability to ±25 ppm over the operating temperature range of -20°C to +70°C in a miniature 3.2-mm x 2.5-mm package. The new HCMOS 3.3 V FXO-HC336 is appropriate for use in
When considering the deployment and timing considerations for LTE and LTE Advanced, a well thought out migration strategy needs to be in place.
Wind River has introduced Wind River Platform for Gateways, a software platform for the development of smart gateways. Initially targeting the residential gateway market, Wind River Platform for Gateways is the first in a series of smart gateway solutions...
Many engineers are surprised to learn that commodity thick film chips, the most commonly specified resistor today, perform well in high moisture environments, but have some long-term reliability concerns in high-sulfur environments. In addition, certain SMD and thru-hole metal film resistors are susceptible to corrosion due to moisture. Fortunately, there are answers to both of these design challenges.
Broadcom, Freescale Semiconductor, and OmniVision Technologies announced a jointly developed 360-degree surround view parking assistance system – presented as the world’s first Ethernet-based parking assistance solution.
Japan's securities watchdog may recommend that a levy be imposed on Olympus Corp for false financial reports, a source familiar with the case said on Sunday, a move which could prevent a delisting of the company's shares over one of the country's biggest corporate scandals.
TT electronics will be showing IndiSense - its new high performance position sensing technology - at Compamed in Germany this week. The product platform has been developed by AB Elektronik, the sensor division of TT electronics.