Healthcare costs are representing an increasing percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) for many countries, and it’s growing. This rising trend has created an urgent need for many countries to put in place an innovative and cost-effective method for delivering healthcare. With several technological advances achieved in recent years within the wireless industry, healthcare providers are more inclined to integrate wireless healthcare as part of the global healthcare system.
Advantech introduced its first ultra low power industrial mini-ITX motherboard featuring the latest Intel Atom N2600, N2800 and D2700 dual core processors with integrated graphics (GMA 640/400 MHz) and Memory Controller Hub (GMCH) on a single chip.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. unveiled the GreenChip SPR TEA1716 switched-mode power supply (SMPS) controller IC. Designed for use in 90-W to 500-W power supplies, the smart power resonant (SPR) TEA1716 combines
In this edition of Five Questions with Chris Warner, it's all about the data center. Don Shin of Freescale Semiconductor is my guest, and we’ll discuss the newest additions to the company’s QorIQ AMP Series of embedded multicore processors. The five questions cover the products’ performance characteristics as well as how they address power efficiency for the overall system.
Embedded Multicore Processor Family for Datacenters Touts Highest CoreMark Score and Adds New SeriesFebruary 8, 2012 8:31 am | Product Releases | Comments
Freescale Semiconductor has added to its QorIQ Advanced Multiprocessing (AMP) of embedded multicore processors. Featuring 24 virtual cores and based on Freescale’s dual threaded e6500 Power Architecture core, the
International Rectifier introduced its a family of CHiL digital PWM controllers that is said to dramaticall shrinks footprint and improve efficiency in a variety of mid-range to high-end and extreme server, desktop, and computing applications. The six new devices meet
Infineon Technologies introduced its new OptiMOS 40-V and 60-V power MOSFET families. These devices are optimized for synchronous rectification in Switched Mode Power Supplies (SMPS) such as
Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. announced a new family of ultra-high-efficiency, high-speed MOSFETs that are asserted to deliver significant improvements in trade-off characteristics between low on resistance (RDS(ON)) and low input capacitance
SoC Enables Measurement and Diagnostics for High-Power Monitoring in Industrial App and Data CentersFebruary 7, 2012 4:57 am | Product Releases | Comments
Maxim Integrated Products introduced the 78M6631, a Teridian 3-phase power measurement system-on-chip (SoC) that embeds power monitoring into high-load applications. This fully self-contained and customizable energy measurement system offers
ON Semiconductor's latest AC-DC controllers, shunt regulators and Schottky rectifiers will be demonstrated at the industry’s leading power electronics show.
STMicroelectronics’ L6699D controller for LLC resonant voltage converters is believed to be the first of its type to combine anti-capacitive protection, auto-adaptive dead-time and enhanced safe-start operation. These features are
VTI Instruments introduced its Sentinel EX Series of “Smart” Dynamic Signal analyzers (DSA). This series features measurement performance of 625 ksamples/sec/channel data rates, true differential inputs with
Agilent Technologies introduced a precision waveform analyzer for engineers involved in design verification and validation of high-speed electrical communications systems and components. With residual jitter below 50 femtoseconds, channel bandwidths to
Wolfson Microelectronics plc has announced the WM1811, the company’s loudest, smallest Audio Hub. This new ultra-low power stereo audio hub is designed to deliver
Covering a range of screen sizes from 5" to 82”, Zytronic's Projected Capacitive Technology (PCT) ZXY100 touch controller solution is now available as a discrete chipset in 32, 64, and 128 channel versions.
Sanjay Gajendra of Texas Instruments’ High-Speed Interface Products group joins me to discuss signal integrity in high-speed enterprise servers, routers and switches. We’ll also cover signal reach, the ICs’ 6-mW per gigabit power consumption characteristics, and how to
Backplanes are responsible for data traffic and supplying power to individual function boards managing large volumes of data to meet users’ transfer needs. Understanding the design and functionality of a backplane is crucial to maintaining a high-functioning network.
CEVA announced the availability of a new silicon-based, software development kit (SDK) for runtime software development based on the CEVA-XC323 DSP architecture.
Express Logic announced that it has ported its popular ThreadX RTOS and NetX TCP/IP stack to support a wide range of processors based on ARM’s Cortex-M4.
Lumex launched the QuasarBrite family of panel mount indicator LEDs with hundreds of standard technologies and expedited custom capabilities. The family features a 120V-AC LED that eliminates the need for AC to DC transformers, since
congatec AG, a leading manufacturer of embedded computer modules, announces the conga-TS67, a new low-power module for advanced designs.
Silicon Laboratories Inc. introduced what are said to be the industry’s smallest and lowest power customizable clock generators. Available in a 1.7 mm-squared package, Silicon Labs’ new Si512xx clock generator family offers up to
The CMX7861 ‘FirmCODEC’ is a full featured analog front end for DSP/FPGA/Microcontroller based systems. The device is a combination of codec, embedded signal processing and auxiliary system support functions, allowing
Inphi Corporation announced that load-reduced dual-inline memory modules (LRDIMMs), enabled by Inphi’s iMB, have been fully validated and supported on the new AMD Opteron 6200 Series processors, formerly code-named “Interlagos.” The validation provides
Intersil Corporation introduced what it asserts are the industry’s fastest, lowest power single and dual channel 14-bit analog-to-digital converters with JESD204B serial outputs. These serial output ADCs provide