Microchip Technology introduced its MRF89XA transceiver with a low receive current of 3 mA for longer battery life in 868, 915 and 950 MHz Sub-GHz wireless networks. The 868 MHz MRF89XAM8A and 915 MHz MRF89XAM9A transceiver modules are
Texas Instruments’ CSD86350Q5D Power Block consists of two asymmetric NexFET power MOSFETs with advanced packaging technology that delivers high-performance in low voltage synchronous buck half bridge applications including
It’s really not a question of whether or not the tablet computer will displace netbooks and laptops. What it comes down to is what functions the tablet computer will take over and what functions netbooks/laptops will retain.
Diodes Incorporated has released its first family of single-gate logic products. Built on an advanced 5 V CMOS process and offering performance enhancements over existing alternatives, the 74LVC1Gxx series provides
Semtech Corp. launched the SC173 and SC174 buck regulators. These devices are appropriate for office automation, networking and communications equipment; set-top boxes; portable products; power supply modules; and other embedded products. According to the company, the new SC173 and SC174 POL regulators
Picor announced the introduction of the PI3101 Cool-Power high-density isolated DC-DC converter delivering 60 W of output power in half the size of existing solutions, according to the company, and offering a
Tyco Electronics’ PolyZen ZEN059V130A24LS device helps provide circuit protection for electronics with USB ports and meets Suspend Mode power-consumption requirements for USB 3.0. The polymer-enhanced Zener diodes help provide
Tectrol introduced its high-density / high-efficiency front end power supply modules designed for datacom and storage. The TFE800 Series delivers 800 W in a 10” x 3.3” x 1.6” package with >90 percent efficiency. The TFE-800-48 front-end power supply modules deliver
At the 2010 Society for Information Display (SID) Conference, Phil Spivey, President and CEO of Ocular, discusses their newest advancements in multi-touch touchscreen technology, with input for up to 10 fingers.
At the 2010 Society for Information Display (SID) Conference, Carol Crawford from Microchip discusses their mTouch projected capacitive touchscreen sensing technology.
METCASE, the metal enclosures division of OKW has introduced the ‘METTEC’ 19” rack cases. These enclosures feature an attractive front bezel which incorporates unique ‘comfort handles’ for easy handling. Typical applications will include
Fujitsu Components America, Inc., purportedly the first manufacturer to obtain Windows 7 logo certification for a resistive multi-input touch panel, is marketing those touch panels in North America. Using Fujitsu’s proprietary technology, the resistive multi-input panels can
Alpha & Omega Semiconductor, Inc. (AOS) expanded its EZBoost family with their first white LED backlight driver, the AOZ1950. The AOZ1950 is designed and optimized for providing backlighting solutions for the latest portable devices using medium-sized LCD panels such as
Digi-Key Corporation announced it has stock on Torex's Series XC9235 and XC9236 step-down DCdDC converters. Torex's XC9235 and XC9236 Series are groups of synchronous-rectification type step-down DC-DC converters with built-in
WinSystems introduced the PXM-MiniPCIe, a SUMIT-ISM module that supports PCI Express MiniCards and two expansion USB connectors. It provides support for 802.11 a/g wireless, WLAN, and other high-performance communication functions that have been developed for
Nuvoton Technology Corp. expanded its next-generation Pro-X (PROgrammable Extended CODEC/SLCC) Series devices with the introduction of the N681622 Subscriber Line Control Circuit (SLCC). Supporting one Foreign eXchange Station (FXS) ports, the N681522 operates
Texas Instruments launched the Stellaris FPGA Expansion Board for the DK-LM3S9B96 development kit. The new board enables developers to evaluate the high bandwidth machine-to-machine (M2M) parallel interface capability of Stellaris MCU’s flexible External Peripheral Interface (EPI). With data widths of
Atego released the Aonix PERC Ultra SMP 5.4 with support for concurrent multi-processor garbage collection (GC) technology. Aonix PERC Ultra SMP addresses the need for multiprocessor and multicore solutions in complex mission-critical embedded and real-time Java applications.
A new device from the 3M Electronic Solutions Division provides reliable retention of CompactFlash Type I (CF I) and Type II (CF II) removable memory cards mated with 3M CF II card headers, helping to
Amulet Technologies announced the availability of GEMstudio, a drag-and-drop GUI development environment for creating high-end, color touchscreen human-machine-interfaces (HMI), with smartphone-like graphics, for 8-, 16-, and 32-bit bit embedded systems. This GUI development environment can
A researcher at North Carolina State University has developed a computer chip that can store enough to hold an entire library’s worth of information on a single chip.
National Instruments offers board-level backplanes from all of its PXI/CompactPCI and PXI Express chassis for OEMs to use in applications ranging from aerospace/defense to industrial embedded control. Engineers and scientists can use the PXI/CompactPCI backplanes to create
Numonyx B.V. introduced a set of products based on the new class of memory technology called phase change memory (PCM). The devices are asserted to deliver
Amulet Technologies announced the availability of six new plug & play LCD Evaluator Kits for popular displays from Hantronix, Tianma and Shelly. Amulet’s LCD Evaluator Program, also announced, is said to be the industry’s first program to provide
LynuxWorks, Inc. has combined efforts with Portwell, Inc. to deliver a proof-of-concept (PoC) wireless sensor platform for hospitals based on Intel technology. When monitoring vital signs (such as EKG and blood oxygenation) during a