National Semiconductor announced a configurable I/O chip for serial digital interface (SDI) broadcast video equipment. This I/O chip allows manufacturers to program their BNC interface connectors as either inputs (equalizer) or outputs
WIN Enterprises introduced the PL-80120 a 1U rack-mounted hardware platform designed for network service applications. Built with Intel Embedded IA components with long term availability, the appliance supports the Intel Atom N450, D510, and D410 low-voltage processors with CPU-integrated Northbridge chipset. The device features
Digi-Key Corporation announced its availability of Micrel’s Zippy2 Ethernet Combo Board, the KSZ8851SNL-BBE-EVAL evaluation board for the KSZ8851SNL Ethernet controller. Jointly developed by Micrel and TinCanTools, the Zippy2 Ethernet Combo Board is a
Mind reading may no longer be the domain of psychics and fortune tellers – now some computers can do it, too.
Kontron’s front-side IP65-protected Kontron Pico Client industrial panel PC with resistive 5.7-inch VGA TFT touch-screen (640x480) is designed for visualization and control tasks in machinery and equipment. Owing to its low-power design, it is also appropriate for
International Rectifier introduced the IRF6706S2PbF and IRF6798MPbF DirectFET MOSFET chipset that offers efficiency for 12 V input synchronous buck applications including servers, desktops, and notebooks. The IRF6798MPbF Medium Can DirectFET provides
Pepperl+Fuchs introduced Segment Checker version 1.20 for validating the design of all Foundation fieldbus and Profibus PA segments, even in hazardous areas. Users drag and drop components into the project window, and edit the attributes to build a fieldbus segment. New to version 1.20 are the
C&K Components has developed a new series of through-hole subminiature detect switches. Available with pretravel and overtravel, the KM1202 features a reliable contact design with a minimum electrical life of 10,000 actuations at full load.
The PQ7-M103XL, a Qseven (Q7) open standard module from American Portwell Technology is built with Intel's Atom Z510PT (1.1 GHz) or Z520PT (1.33 GHz) processor and Intel System Controller Hub (SCH) US15WPT. This module, capable of
TT electronics BI Technologies has developed a new SMT power inductor. Designated the HM72B Series, the inductor measures 6.8 mm x 7.23 mm, with a maximum board height of 3.0 mm, and is designed for use in harsh environments.
For 40 years, so called integrated circuits have integrated little more than transistors, diodes and sensors assembled onto one piece of material.
The Mobidapter from Saelig is a USB memory stick reader which plugs directly into the SD memory slot, permitting reliable, rapid transfer of files from USB sources.
ON Semiconductor introduced five CMOS linear voltage regulator families. The NCP69x families are optimized for use in low current consumption portable battery-powered and ‘always on’ applications such as cable modems, satellite receivers, digital-set-top boxes and electricity meters. The NCP690, NCP691, and NCP692 are
The pCubee is a handheld cubic display system made with five flat-panel screens that uses perspective-corrected rendering and real-time physics simulation to create compelling visualization and interaction techniques for 3D content.
Solarflare equipped four Solarstorm SFN5122F dual-port 10GbE NICs on a four processor Intel Xeon Processor 7500 Series Server, achieving a new LAN speed record at 118 Gb/s network throughput.
Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have built and tested a device for trapping electrically charged atoms (ions) that potentially could process dozens of ions at once with the most versatile control of any trap demonstrated to date.
Symmetricom announced a line of embedded software solutions that enable network equipment manufacturers to easily incorporate synchronization technology into their offerings to provide more versatile, high performing solutions.
Google says it has identified cyber attacks aimed at silencing critics of a Chinese-backed bauxite mining project in Vietnam.
Users trying to access the site in English and Chinese reached the home page but were unable to complete searches.
Microsoft, Google and other companies are pushing to protect private information from government access.
The company is bringing in journalists, some from traditional outlets, to create more original content.
This video shows some applications and benefits of the OLED SmartSwitch which is a combination of a switch and a display.
Synopsys, a leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, and the Belgian nanoelectronics research center, imec, announced they have entered into a collaboration to use Synopsys TCAD (Technology Computer-Aided Design) finite-element method tools for characterizing and optimizing the reliability and electrical performance of through-silicon vias (TSVs).
The SFDMD Series is designed for applications that require a small footprint with high efficiency and brightness stability over a wide input voltage range, such as medical patient monitors, POS, kiosk, ATM, gaming and GPS displays. Less than 5 mm high, with a footprint of 2.782” (70.66 mm) x 0.96” (24.4 mm), drivers offer