Barnes & Noble Inc reported a narrower quarterly loss as strong sales of the largest bookstore chain's Nook e-reader helped mitigate declining book sales.
In today's podcast we talk to Scott Kulchycki, marketing manager for National Semiconductor’s High-Speed Signal Path products about seeking new ways to increase radio capacity while reducing cost, size and weight.
Tektronix introduced what it asserts is the first mixed domain oscilloscope (MDO) that delivers the functionality of an oscilloscope and a spectrum analyzer in a single instrument. The MDO4000 Series gives engineers the ability to
The new PicoScope 4262 from Pico Technology is a two-channel, 16-bit very-high-resolution oscilloscope (VHRO) with a built-in low-distortion signal generator. With its 5-MHz bandwidth, it can analyze
Analog Devices introduced a digital PFC (power factor correction) controller with accurate AC power meter capability and inrush control functionality. This chip is desirable for AC/DC power-factor correction and precision power metering applications that require
STMicroelectronics has expanded its motion-sensor portfolio with the addition of what is presented as the world’s smallest high performance 3-axis analog gyroscope.
Analog Devices introduced a 200-MHz version of its ADSP-BF592 Blackfin embedded processor that delivers 400-MMAC performance for $1.99 each (in 1,000-unit quantities). The 200 MHz version achieves
Microchip Technology Inc. announced a Power-Line Modem (PLM) PICtail Plus Daughter Board Development Kit (part # AC164145) that is compliant with the utility frequency band and enables products to communicate using
Due to their much higher failure rate versus genuine equipment, counterfeits pose a threat not just to consumer safety but also to national security - because when they fail the entire systems in which they are embedded may also fail.
The Pittman family of slotless brushless DC servo motors are used to power a wide range of applications for the medical/biotech, semiconductor processing, business and computer equipment, and automation industries. The motor’s
Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®) announced that it intends to sell its Hillsboro, Oregon wafer fabrication facility and related assets to Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd. (AOS). Under a foundry service arrangement with IDT,...
Efficient Power Conversion Introduces Development Board for Systems Using Enhancement Mode Gallium Nitride FETsAugust 29, 2011 12:21 pm | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments
Efficient Power Conversion Corp. (EPC) introducef the EPC9005 development board to make it easier for users to start designing with a 40V enhancement-mode gallium nitride (eGaN™) field effect transistor (FET) in applications such as...
Wireless Power Consortium Announces First Independent Test Lab for QI Wireless Charging CertificationAugust 29, 2011 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments
The Wireless Power Consortium(WPC) and TÜV Rheinland announced the launch of a new independent compliance testing lab in Taiwan to meet the growing demand for Qi certification of wireless charging devices and products. Qi, the...
The HPC12 from Stackpole is a high power handling SMD resistive device. It is rated for 5 W of power in free air, but can handle 12 W continuously with 400 lfm air movement on standard recommended solder pads with
TT electronics OPTEK Technology has earned QML (Qualified Manufacturer List) certification from DSCC (Defense Supply Center – Columbus), re-establishing the company as a US-based supplier of JAN/JANTX semiconductors for high-reliability applications in defense and aerospace electronics systems.
Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of LXI switch solutions with the introduction of the 60-590 high density matrix. The matrix can be provided in configurations of 40x40 or 40x20 and has provision for loop thru connections and
Another Geek Moment Video discussing Texas Instruments' msp430 launchpad and cc430 low power microcontroller. Watch as this rocket is launched wirelessly from Digi-Key headquarters.
Supertex, Inc. introduced AT9919, an LED lamp driver integrated circuit (IC), designed for solid-state lighting applications in automobiles, such as head lights, tail lights, brake indicator lights, dome lights, and panel backlights. This AEC-Q100-compliant IC drives
Freescale Semiconductor is now sampling the first “base station-on-chip” products built on its innovative QorIQ Qonverge multimode platform.
Efficient Power Conversion Corporation introduced the EPC9005 development board to make it easier for users to start designing with a 40V enhancement-mode gallium nitride (eGaN) field effect transistor (FET)...
6WIND announced that it has become a member of the Network Intelligence Alliance (NI Alliance), an industry organization created for collaboration among the Network Economy’s technology providers.
Global Lighting Technologies held an initial public offering of shares of its common stock on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) on July 28, 2011.
Obesity is growing at alarming rates worldwide, and the biggest culprit is overeating. In a study of brain circuits that control hunger and satiety, Yale School of Medicine researchers have found that molecular mechanisms controlling free radicals-molecules tied to aging and tissue...
GreenCell, Inc. announced that they have demonstrated a new process for ceramic igniters and has successfully produced a 12 and 24V igniter. It is now developing and near completion on a 120 volt unit....
General Motors and LG Group will jointly design and engineer future electric vehicles, expanding a relationship built on LG’s work as the battery cell supplier for the Chevrolet Volt and Opel Ampera extended-range EVs....