Texas Instruments expanded its portfolio of Sitara ARM microprocessors (MPUs) with new AM389x Sitara MPUs that offer the industry’s highest-performing, single-core ARM Cortex-A8 with performance at up to 1.5 GHz. These MPUs also integrate peripherals that make them suitable for single-board computers, gateways, routers
Wind River introduces its fourth-generation commercial embedded Linux platform based on the recently released Linux 2.6.34+ kernel with cross-compiling toolchains GCC 4.4, EGLIBC 2.11 and GDB 7.
Triple-mode, single-transistor amplifiers based on graphene -- the one-atom-thick form of carbon that recently won its discoverers a Nobel Prize -- could become key components in future electronic circuits.
Consumers are continuing to look for touch apps with better battery life, faster response time, precise touches, grip suppression, and palm rejection on mobile Internet devices and Netbook screens.
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have made electromechanical switches – building blocks of circuits - that can take twice the heat that renders electronic transistors useless.
Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), the world’s leading university-research consortium for semiconductors and related technologies, joined today with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund $2 million in supplemental grants for nanoelectronics research.
AppoTize announced the release of the iPad application Convert2 – TechPro for iPad, a professional unit conversion program for scientists, engineers, technicians and students
Targeting embedded applications in areas such as wireless, industrial, and automotive, Integrated Silicon Solution, a leader in advanced memory solutions, added 64Mb and 32Mb densities to their line of Pseudo SRAMs.
The silicon intellectual property (IP) provider Evatronix announced its high performance SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Device Controller IP core has been officially certified by USB Implementers Forum
OSD’s 0.95” Full Color PMOLED is suitable for mobile hand held applications. It features a 96 x 64 resolution and is approximately 2 mm thick. Additional features include a high contrast ratio of 2000:1 and 65K colors. This compact display has
Fairchild Semiconductor’s FAN5358 is a step-down switching voltage regulator that delivers a fixed output from an input voltage supply of 2.7 V to 5.5 V. Using a proprietary architecture with
Agilent Technologies Inc. Introduced a 67 GHz PNA-X Series vector network analyzer (VNA). The new N5247A 67 GHz PNA-X allows engineers, working up to 67 GHz, to work with the company’s single-connection, multiple-measurement, PNA-X platform. This makes
International semiconductor manufacturers will present multicore CPUs and associated virtualization software and design approaches at the electronica 2010 trade fair to be held from November 9 to 12 at the Munich Trade Fair Center.
Atego announced the release of Aonix Perc Ultra SMP 5.4 with new support for concurrent multi-processor Garbage Collection (GC) technology atop ARM multi-core processors.
Kontron introduced its MicroTCA platform OM6040D, which is designed for up to four high-end AdvancedMCs and features a 10 Gbit/s Ethernet switched backplane enabling high data flow rates. In the maximum configuration with 4x Kontron AM5030 processor modules, the 5U platform
GE Intelligent Platforms announced the first in a new family of VME multifunction I/O boards designed specifically to address the problems caused by the growing constraints on size, weight and power in today’s military platforms.
Lantronix launched AccessMyDevice, a new enterprise-grade, Internet-based service enabling business and technology professionals to easily view, manage, control and service virtually any device from a web browser.
SmartProbe for AMD platforms enables a developer to comprehensively and efficiently evaluate and manipulate the inner workings of the processor, chipset and peripherals.
Ask an engineer who uses microcontrollers whether processor cores matter and you'll likely hear, "Not much." People at three MCU vendors--Silicon Laboratories, Renesas, and Microchip Technology echo this answer. The capabilities and types of peripherals blended into an MCU chip matter much more.
Wolfson Microelectronics plc has introduced its WM8325 power management subsystem, said to be the world’s highest current monolithic power management IC (PMIC). The IC is appropriate for portable multimedia applications including smartbooks, tablets, e-books, media players and smartphones. The WM8325 features
WinSystems introduced a PC/104-compatible 1 GHz single board computer (SBC), dubbed the PCM-VDX-2-512. It is designed for headless space- and power-limited systems. It has two Ethernet, four USB 2.0, and four asynchronous serial channels plus
This is a demo of STMicroelectronics' low-power microcontrollers using novel power sources, including a pumpkin.
The major advantage of ISP programming is that the manufacturer can have single production phase, eliminating programming stage prior to assembling the system.
Android is the poster child example for combining stability, performance and innovation in a mobile operating system that has been rapidly realized in an open source context
CUI Inc announced a new addition to its buzzer product line with the CSS-05 Series. Available in three configurations, the buzzers are housed in a 5 mm x 5 mm SMT package. Using magnetic technology, the series has