PMC-Sierra, Inc. announced what are said to be the industry’s first true hardware 6Gb/s SATA/SAS RAID controllers with on-board DRAM cache for the entry-level market segment. The Adaptec by PMC family of Series 6E RAID controllers enable
MEMS Industry Group (MIG) will highlight advancements in micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), the tiny micro-machines providing intelligent sensing and actuation to mobile phones, video games, automotive safety systems, heart monitors, insulin pumps, smart home-automation systems, and a host of other applications, at SEMICON West 2011 (July 12-14, 2011, Moscone Center, San Francisco). Joined by MIG member-companies who are driving a market predicted to reach
IAR Systems announced an upgrade to IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas RX with advanced software performance analysis functionality to help users understand how well an application performs on the microcontroller.
IAR Systems today announced a complete starter kit for STMicroelectronics’ ARM Cortex-M3 based high performance STM32 F-2 series
With a low dropout voltage of 220 mV at 1.5 A, the AP7362 and AP7363 fixed and adjustable output linear regulators from Diodes Incorporated are positioned to help reduce power consumption and increase regulated voltage output stability. Their
Akros Silicon Inc. announced the Energy$ense family of multi-output, digital DC/DC power management unit (DPMU) ICs. Technology features include real-time power measurements and
A question answering machine like Watson could be applied to almost every level of commerce. You could have a Watson on the floor at Best Buy, or the support departments of large companies could keep a pet Watson for answering trickier questions.
Micron Technology announced that early engineering samples are available for its third-generation reduced latency DRAM (RLDRAM 3) high-bandwidth memory technology that enables a more efficient transfer of information across the network.
Ramtron International announced sampling of its newest ferroelectric random access memory (F-RAM) product built on the company’s manufacturing line at IBM.
Kontron introduced today its new universal single-width AdvancedMC™ processor module AM4120. This board is the first member of a new Kontron AdvancedMC™ product family with the Freescale™ QorIQ processors. The new AdvancedMC™ family is targeted to cost sensitive applications as well as powerful data plane and control plane applications. The universal Kontron AM4120 offers
Lauren Sommer wrote a great blog over the weekend about how supercomputers have hit the “energy wall” – a decidedly real supercomputing problem...
The iMSO-104 is the first mixed signal oscilloscope designed specifically for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
In this episode we talk to Tom Cross, X-Force Researcher at IBM Internet Security Systems, on software, systems, and device security.
MEN Micro now offers the G211F, a rugged 3U CompactPCI Serial Ethernet Interface board that accommodates four fiber optic Ethernet transceiver channels (1000Base-SX) for high-speed connections over extended distances up to 1,800 feet (550 m). Connected to the backplane via a PCI Express x4 link and managed by a single IEEE 802.3x-compliant Ethernet controller, the board's four channels provide data transfers of up to 1,000 Mbit/s when used simultaneously.
Sensors Expo returned to Rosemont Illinois in June and the mood inside the convention center was noticeably more optimistic than last year. Outside, the town was in the grip of a heat wave; but inside it was the technology itself that literally raised both the excitement level and the level of performance for new designs which made things seem, well, hotter. Here are just some of the highlights
JFW is proud to introduce our latest innovation in high-powered RF Switching.
Myriad Group AG announced an agreement to ship Myriad’s Jbed Advanced Java Virtual Machine (JVM) on Qualcomm Incorporated’s Brew® Mobile Platform (Brew MP™).
The Broadband Forum and the IPv6 Forum announced their cooperative effort to empower the successful adoption of IPv6 in broadband deployments worldwide, creating the ecosystem that will ensure the continued success of the Internet as new applications and user expectations grow beyond the bounds of the IPv4 protocol.
Cortus S.A., MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation and Taegee Company, Ltd., have collaborated to develop an advanced, low power, 32bit microprocessor based ASMCU (Application Specific Microcontroller) and associated IP for use in products such as tablet computers, smart phones, laptops and other widely-used touch screen applications.
P1dB Introduces Precision Stainless Steel SMA to SMA and N to SMA
WinSystems announced their EPX-C380, an EPIC-compatible, Intel 1.66 GHz Atom-based single board computer.
At Sensors Expo 2011, Vijendra Kuroodi, principal systems architect at ROHM Semiconductor, demonstrates the company's new BU21023/BU21024 Series of high-speed, high noise immunity, low voltage resistive touchscreen controllers.
Himax Technologies, today unveiled an industry-leading 3D timing controller for naked-eye 3D panels, suitable for handheld applications including tablet PCs, digital photo frames, portable DVD players and gaming devices.
Rohde & Schwarz’ RTO Series features a real time digital trigger that uses a common signal path for both the trigger and acquired data. This eliminates time and amplitude offset between the trigger and signal, enabling signals to be displayed
This training module, provided by Digi-Key and Qualtek, will give a brief history of the progression of the USB standard, educate the reader about the differences of Half and Full duplex, compare the specifications of USB 2.0 with USB 3.0, and showcase the newest features of USB 3.0.