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PIC32 Board for GUI Development Eliminates External Graphics Controller

August 8, 2011 11:44 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology announced the Low-Cost Controllerless Graphics PICtail Plus Daughter Board, which enables the development of graphics applications without an external graphics controller.

The Tinker's Toolbox - Nelson Quintana of Renesas on Low-Power Microcontrollers

August 8, 2011 7:57 am | Podcasts | Comments

In today's podcast we talk to Nelson Quintana of Renesas about their new RL78 microcontrollers.

Single-slot DAQ Chassis Supports Wireless, USB and Ethernet Buses

August 3, 2011 7:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

National Instruments announced a one-slot NI CompactDAQ chassis that supports wireless, USB and Ethernet buses, giving engineers and scientists the portability of a data logger with the performance and flexibility of

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PCI Express Gen3 Switches Include Native x2 Port Interfaces

August 2, 2011 8:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

PLX Technology, Inc. announced two new PCI Express 3.0 (PCIe Gen3) switches for emerging applications, including solid-state disks (SSDs), high-end workstations and enthusiast gamer desktop computers. The PLX ExpressLane PEX8713 (12 lanes, 10 ports) and PEX8717 (16 lanes, 10 ports) PCIe Gen3 switches are capable of

RIO Device Platform Expands with Intel Core i7 Processor-based System and Small, Single-board Devices

August 2, 2011 7:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

National Instruments expanded its NI reconfigurable I/O (RIO) platform with the addition of the highest performance and first multicore NI CompactRIO systems and smallest NI Single-Board RIO devices. The new NI cRIO-908x systems feature

128-Mbit, 64-Mbit and 32-Mbit Low Power Asynchronous SRAMs Have 32-bit Bus Widths

August 1, 2011 6:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. introduced 128-Mbit, 64-Mbit and 32-Mbit MoBL (More Battery Life) Asynchronous SRAMs with 32-bit bus widths. The SRAMs cater to applications in telecommunications, computers, peripherals, and consumer, medical and military domains to

The Tinker's Toolbox - Arlon Martin of Kotura on Silicon Photonics

July 28, 2011 11:38 am | Podcasts | Comments

In today's podcast we talk to Arlon Martin, VP of Marketing, Government Contracts & Industry Relations at Kotura, specialists in silicon photonics.

2G and 3G Small-cell Platform Can Provide a Complete Base Station on a Single PCB

July 28, 2011 11:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cambridge Consultants launched Sidewinder, said to be the smallest commercially available 2G and 3G small-cell platform. Suitable for use in mobile phone communications and professional radio, Sidewinder is

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Stanford Engineers Create Nanoscale Device for Brain-Inspired Computing

July 28, 2011 10:52 am | by Andrew Myers, Associate Director of Communications, Stanford School of Engineering | News | Comments

If you doubt the power of the human brain, ponder this for a moment: It takes today's state-of-the-art supercomputer eight-and-a-half minutes to simulate just five seconds of normal human brain activity.

FPGA Configuration via USB

July 27, 2011 11:17 am | by Fred Dart, CEO of Future Devices Technology International (www.ftdichip.com) | Blogs | Comments

OEMs now face heightening challenges which threaten their very livelihoods, forcing them to look at more innovative ways of developing new products to give them the edge over rival outfits.

MCU Family Enhances Connectivity and LCD Control

July 27, 2011 9:06 am | Atmel Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The  SAM9 ARM926-based family of microcontrollers (MCUs) from Atmel target applications in smart device, human machine interface, and machine-to-machine market segments.

USB Power Controller is Programmable

July 26, 2011 10:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

SMSC introduced a programmable USB power controller. The controller comes in three models – the UCS1001-1, UCS1001-2, and UCS1002 – and offers advanced USB based charging capabilities for engineers designing

Piezoelectric Nanowires Produce Electrical Signals From Mechanical Actions

July 26, 2011 6:27 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

Taking advantage of the unique properties of zinc oxide nanowires, researchers have demonstrated a new type of piezoelectric resistive switching device in which the write-read access of memory cells is controlled by electromechanical modulation.

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Software Helps Students Tackle Real World Challenges

July 21, 2011 11:30 am | by Ed Thum, Program Director, Global Marketing, IBM Rational | Blogs | Comments

Currently most college students learn core development skills by working on individual projects. But when those students eventually go to work for a larger software company, they will inevitably be part of a team of programmers, working on one small slice of a much bigger pie.

Audio System-on-a-Chip Is Presented as World’s First

July 21, 2011 6:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Wolfson Microelectronics plc has announced the WM5100, said to be the world’s first Audio System-on-a-Chip (SoC), integrating a low power, multi-channel audio hub, with full transmit path (Tx) noise cancellation, receive path (Rx) noise cancellation and

Network Video Surveillance Equipment Sales to Surpass Analogue in 2014

July 21, 2011 5:30 am | News | Comments

IMS Research’s latest report, “The World Market for CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment – 2011 Edition”, estimates that the world market for video surveillance equipment continued to achieve strong growth in 2010, in excess of 10% on the previous year, despite the persistent after-effects of the global economic downturn. This growth was predominantly driven by

Breakthrough in Micro-holographic Storage Technology Supports 500-Gigabyte Disc at Blu-ray Speed

July 21, 2011 4:59 am | News | Comments

GE’s research team has successfully demonstrated a micro-holographic material that can support data recording at the same speed as Blu-ray discs. This result builds

Taking the Pain out of Parallelizing Code for Multicore x86 Architectures

July 19, 2011 7:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

Vector Fabrics today announced the availability of its vfThreaded-x86 cloud-based software tool that facilitates the optimization and parallelization of applications for multi-core x86 architectures.

20-V, 3.2-A N-Channel and 20-V, 2.3 A P-Channel MOSFETs Come in Miniature SOT-23F Package

July 19, 2011 6:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Central Semiconductor introduced the CMPDM203NH 20V, 3.2A N-Channel and complementary CMPDM202PH 20V, 2.3A P-Channel MOSFETs. These devices, packaged in the industry standard SOT-23F, have low rDS(ON) characteristics of

Flat-packed 19-inch Wall Rack System Is Designed for Fast Installation

July 18, 2011 8:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

METCASE has launched the new RETEX EASYRACK range of 19” wall mount racks. These modern flat packed 19” wall cabinets are designed for fast installation of network cabling and electronics equipment, in data centers, or office or home office applications. The cabinets

OTT Video Sends Telcos Scrambling for Bandwidth Optimization Solutions

July 18, 2011 6:53 am | News | Comments

New findings from IMS Research's Global Bandwidth Utilization Model reveal that the telcos who are IPTV providers face substantial challenges adapting their networks to accommodate the onslaught of over-the-top (OTT) video. IMS Research estimates that in 2010 peak bandwidth utilization was

Curtiss-Wright Controls Joins OpenFabrics Alliance

July 14, 2011 12:04 pm | News | Comments

Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing has joined the OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA), promoters of the OpenFabrics Enterprise Distribution cross-platform, open-source software for high-performance, low-latency and energy-efficient computing.

Embedded Processor Offers Advanced Security Features

July 14, 2011 11:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

The APM86791 PacketPro Gen2 embedded processor from Applied Micro Circuits is designed to deliver the industry’s most advanced but cost effective network security measures for enhanced protection against intrusion threats, system hacking and theft of system-level intellectual property.

Enterprise Business Spending on Vioce, Data and Cloud Services to Increase Nearly 6 Percent, Says In-Stat

July 14, 2011 6:44 am | News | Comments

There has been little good news about the economy lately, particularly on the jobs front. New In-Stat research, however, shows that Enterprise business spending on IT and telecom services, which include cloud computing, wireless, wireline voice, wireline data, and business IP/VoIP, will move in a positive direction in 2011, increasing a healthy 6 percent over 2010.

MCUs Integrate USB and High-Precision Analog

July 13, 2011 9:14 am | Atmel Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Atmel announced additional features to the already-successful 8/16-bit AVR XMEGA microcontroller (MCU) family with the industry’s lowest power consumption of 100nA with 5µS wake-up time.

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