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Embedded memory family is presented as industry’s fastest

July 27, 2013 12:12 pm | Samsung | Product Releases | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., is mass producing the world’s fastest embedded memory – asserted to be the industry’s first eMMC 5.0 devices – in 16 gigabyte (GB), 32 GB and 64 GB densities for next-generation smartphones and tablets. Featuring an interface speed ofSamsung Electronics Co., Ltd., is mass producing the world’s fastest embedded memory – asserted to be the industry’s first eMMC 5.0 devices – in 16 gigabyte (GB), 32 GB and 64 GB densities for next-generation smartphones and tablets. Featuring an interface speed of

Rocker switches include a splash proof rubber boot option for waterproofing

July 24, 2013 4:16 pm | C&K Components | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components has expanded its product offering of miniature rocker switches to include IP65-rated waterproof switches.  The miniature IP65-rated rocker switches have a splash proof rubber boot option for waterproofing.  Available in multiple versions and styles...

The must-have security device

July 23, 2013 3:54 pm | by Kasey Panetta, Managing Editor | Blogs | Comments

I am, by nature, a very anxious person. Alright, I am a worrier—particularly when it comes to leaving the house. Did I leave the garage door open? The stove on? The hair straighter plugged in? Did I lock all the doors? Windows? And that’s just when I leave for work.

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MSOs tout enhanced mixed signal performance, probing capability to 33 GHz

July 23, 2013 12:14 pm | Tektronix | Product Releases | Comments

Tektronix, Inc introduced the new MSO/DPO70000DX Series of performance oscilloscopes that feature models with 23-GHz, 25-GHz, and 33-GHz bandwidth and enhanced tools for debugging digital and analog circuits. The new MSO70000DX instruments provide

Compact, stripline design microwave directional coupler covers 0.5 GHz to 8.0 GHz frequency

July 23, 2013 10:36 am | Krytar | Product Releases | Comments

KRYTAR introduced a new directional coupler offering low insertion loss, high directivity and tight coupling. The new directional coupler is suitable for emerging wireless ultra-broadband designs and many test and measurement applications. These couplers can also

FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC) allows users to utilize the popular FMCs within the AMC format of the MicroTCA architecture

July 23, 2013 9:20 am | Vadatech, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Vadatech has announced new Advanced Mezzanine Card (AMC) carrier for a FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC) per VITA-57.    The design allows users to utilize the popular FMCs within the AMC format of the MicroTCA architecture.  Compliant to AMC.1, AMC.2, and AMC.4, the Vadatech AMC515 Carrier for FMC features a Virtex-7 chip in a 1925 package.

USB3 controller hubs offer high degree of flexibility and integration

July 22, 2013 2:33 pm | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

 Microchip Technology Inc. announced its third-generation USB3 Controller Hubs (UCH3s)—the four-member USB553XB-5000 family, which is SuperSpeed Logo Certified by the USB Implementers Forum and is the world’s first to integrate OTP Flash configuration memory, according to the company. 

Air-core inductors feature square profile, exceptionally high Q

July 22, 2013 1:19 pm | Coilcraft | Product Releases | Comments

Coilcraft’s new 1111SQ Series high-performance, square air core inductors offer exceptionally high Q factors — up to 200 at 400 MHz — and inductance values from 27nH to 47nH. The 1111SQ Series is available in seven models with footprints from just 2.67mm x 2.67mm.

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New kind of optical storage could last a million years

July 22, 2013 9:34 am | by M. Simon, Technical Contributor | Blogs | Comments

A new kind of optical storage is being developed. With this new technology a DVD sized optical memory could hold 360 Terabytes and the memory would be good for about a million years. Longevity and capacity are the key factors to consider in terms of data storage, but existing options are limited.

High-sensitivity limiting post amplifiers target 10Gbps FTTH PON, Ethernet, wireless and OTN apps

July 18, 2013 2:38 pm | Micrel | Product Releases | Comments

Micrel, Inc. launched the SY88053CL and SY88063CL limiting post amplifiers. The devices are suitable for FTTH XGPON and 10GEPON OLT (Optical Line Terminal) applications supporting the build out of next generation PON networks. This product family is also suitable for use in fiber optic transceiver modules

Computer system automatically generates TCP congestion-control algorithms

July 18, 2013 12:32 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

TCP, the transmission control protocol, is one of the core protocols governing the Internet: If counted as a computer program, it's the most widely used program in the world. One of TCP's main functions is to prevent network congestion by regulating the rate at which computers send data.

Computing toxic chemicals

July 18, 2013 10:08 am | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

A new computational method for working out in advance whether a chemical will be toxic will be reporting in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics. There is increasing pressure on the chemical and related industries to ensure that their products comply with increasing numbers of safety regulations.

Signal acquisition module ideal for precision microphone and accelerometer measurement

July 17, 2013 4:23 pm | Adlink Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

ADLINK Technology announces the release of its new four-channel USB 2.0 dynamic signal acquisition module, the USB-2405. A built-in IEPE excitation current source provides 2mA on each AI channel, and BNC connectors enable the USB-2405 to provide high accuracy and excellent dynamic performance....

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Temperature controller designed for embedded applications

July 16, 2013 12:47 pm | Oven Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Oven Industries’ 5R7-001 temperature controller creates a seamless transition between heating and cooling devices, as it serves as the commander of thermoelectric modules. With a bi-directional or unidirectional H-bridge configuration, the temperature controller has many benefits.

ADC board with 8GB deep RAM achieves >70dB dynamic range

July 16, 2013 9:55 am | Ultraview Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Ultraview Corporation has announced an ultra-fast PCIe data acquisition board allowing uninterrupted acquisition of two concurrent 2 GSPS 12-bit A/D channels or a single channel at up to 4 GSPS. The AD12-2000x2's unique combination of proprietary low-noise, low-distortion DC-2 GHz front end...

Robots to revolutionize farming, ease labor woes

July 15, 2013 10:45 am | by GOSIA WOZNIACKA & TERENCE CHEA, Associated Press | News | Comments

On a windy morning in California's Salinas Valley, a tractor pulled a wheeled, metal contraption over rows of budding iceberg lettuce plants. Engineers from Silicon Valley tinkered with the software on a laptop to ensure the machine was eliminating the right leafy buds.

Datacenters look to the moon to meet the cloud’s requirements

July 15, 2013 10:42 am | by Chris Warner, Executive Editor | Texas Instruments | Articles | Comments

When technology experts talk about the “Internet of Things,” it’s not an understatement. The sheer number of connected devices is growing at an unprecedented rate. IDC estimates mobile devices will total 1,832.3 million units in 2013 while predicting the total mobile phone shipments will reach 2,281.4 million units worldwide in 2017.

Advances in new material technology, according to engineers

July 15, 2013 9:42 am | by Kasey Panetta, Managing Editor | Blogs | Comments

Here at ECN we're always looking for what's going to change the world of electrical design. This month we're focusing on new material technology. From adhesives to thermal gap pad management, we want to know what's happening in your lab and on your benches!

Microsoft reboots with sweeping reorganization

July 12, 2013 12:57 pm | by BARBARA ORTUTAY & MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writers | News | Comments

Microsoft Corp. has decided its entire business needs a new operating system. CEO Steve Ballmer is restructuring the company to cope with a quickening pace of technological change that has left the world's largest software maker a step behind its two biggest rivals, Apple and Google.

First Apple computer sells at auction for $387,750

July 11, 2013 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An original Apple computer from 1976 has sold at auction for nearly $388,000. Known as the Apple 1, it was one of the first Apple computers ever built. It sold Monday for $387,750 at a Christie's online-only auction. Bolaffi, an Italian collections company, says in a statement that it bought the computer.

A tale of two cities: Ethernet meets PCIe

July 10, 2013 4:28 pm | by Michael Zimmerman, vice president of marketing, Tilera Corporation | Articles | Comments

Two industry megatrends are reshaping the way we design and deploy networks and compute (i.e. datacenter servers). The first is Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) with the goal of moving functions such as content distribution, firewalls and base station controllers from proprietary hardware to standard, low cost servers.

Building flexible circuits

July 10, 2013 4:17 pm | by Jan Vanfleteren, University Gent/imec | Blogs | Comments

A number of innovating technologies designed to tremendously increase user comfort in wearable and implantable electronics and sensor applications is on the horizon. Imec works on stretchable electronic circuits that can follow the random 3D shape of an object or body part, such as light sources for integration in textiles...

Self-healing embedded memories

July 10, 2013 4:11 pm | by Sandeep Kaushik, Product Marketing Manager, Synopsys | Blogs | Comments

Embedded memories are the most dense components within a system-on-chip (SoC), accounting for more than 50 percent of the chip area. Designed using aggressive design rules, embedded memories tend to be more prone to manufacturing defects and field reliability problems than any other core on the chip.

Self-healing circuits: A living immune system for ICs

July 10, 2013 4:08 pm | by Kasey Panetta, Managing Editor | Articles | Comments

One of the challenges of working with integrated circuits is as designers try to make ICs faster, the transistors become smaller and can’t handle as much voltage and the amount of variation grows. Plus, a single fault in the IC could mean a useless chip, bringing projects and products to sudden jarring halt.

PCI Express serial interface adapter supports all RS-232 modem control signals

July 10, 2013 11:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sealevel Systems announces the 7202e, a new low-profile two port RS-232 PCI Express serial interface adapter with advanced UART architecture. For maximum compatibility with a wide range of serial peripherals, the board supports all RS-232 modem control signals....

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