Texas Instruments unveiled its TMP103 digital temperature sensor, which consumes 97 percent less power and is 75 percent smaller than the next closest competitor, according to the company. It also provides
TE Connectivity (TE) launched 1.95-mm connectors to fit into various consumer devices such as cell phones and tablets that have limited space for SIM cards. These connectors offer partial shielding that provides
In this episode, we talk with Jack Bogdanski, Director of New Product Development at Microsemi about their new TRRUST-Stor secure solid state drive (SSD) designed from the ground up for aerospace, defense, and military applications.
SiTime Corporation introduced the SiT380X family of MEMS-based Voltage Controlled Oscillators (VCXOs) for telecom, networking and embedded applications. The SiT3808 and SiT3809 VCXOs offer
TDK-Lambda Americas announced 50-Watt ZWS50BAF and 75-Watt ZWS75BAF power supplies which combine efficiency, even at low load conditions, with a wide operating temperature range, small size and up to
WinSystems announced their EPX-C380, an EPIC-compatible, Intel 1.66 GHz ATOM-based single board computer (SBC). The device uses either the Intel ATOM single core N450 or dual core D510 processor combined with
Microchip Technology Inc. announced its next-generation, open-source integrated development environment — the MPLAB X IDE — with cross-platform support for Linux, Mac OS and Windows operating systems. New features include
AMD introduced the Radeon E6760 embedded discrete graphics processor. The GPU offers embedded system designers the combination of OpenCL support along with support for six independent displays to enable
If you’re part of a medium to large IT organization, it’s likely that you’re spending an increasing percentage of your application budget just to keep the lights on.
National Semiconductor introduced a family of PCI Express (PCIe) Gen-3 (8 Gbps) repeaters that offer desirable signal conditioning performance and low-power consumption for data center servers and storage systems. Powered by
VLSI Solution announced the VS1063 audio codec chip. According to the company, this IC can encode an unforeseen multitude of audio formats, from MP3 and Ogg Vorbis to G.711 u-law, G.711 A-law, G.722 and 16-bit PCM. The proprietary
VIA Technologies’ Nano X2 E-Series processors feature an optimized, power-efficient dual-core architecture most demanding 86-bit x86 embedded system design applications. Available in two models running at speeds of 1.2+ GHz and 1.6+ GHz, these processors
Atmel Corporation has integrated haptics capability to its QTouch capacitive touch controllers to support buttons, sliders and wheels (BSWs). This integration allows our customers to have a richer experience with
Texas Instruments announced what it asserts are the industry’s first ultra-low-power ferroelectric random access memory (FRAM) 16-bit microcontrollers. The MSP430FR57xx FRAM Series ensures data can be
Pulse introduced a dual central office VDSL2 splitter module. The B8891DVNL combines two central office (CO) splitter modules onto one platform. This configuration increases available printed circuit board space by 40 percent while
STMicroelectronics introduced the LSM303DLHC geo-magnetic module. Housed inside a miniature 3 x 5 x 1 mm package with operating current consumption down to just 110 uA, this module meets
ON Semiconductor extended its silicon based crystal oscillator (XO) clock module range. Six additions to the NBX Series provide a high accuracy reference clock solution with dual voltage capabilities and total frequency stability as low as
From cars to consumer goods, to military equipment to ATMs, we’re all familiar with systems. Increasingly, smart, connected devices are embedded in common, everyday devices in addition to special purpose systems, enabling huge improvements in our ability to manage the complexities of modern life.
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to returning guest Ashok Reddy, Director of IBM Rational, and continue our discussion on hardware and software, developing and disruptive technology, and the challenges facing today's engineer.
Datakey Electronics’ new RUGGEDrive line of portable memory solutions offers the data storage and transfer capabilities of consumer-grade USB flash drives and SD cards in a more reliable and secure package
A University of Pittsburgh-led team has created a single-electron transistor that provides a building block for new, more powerful computer memories, advanced electronic materials, and the basic components of quantum computers.
The person in the video shows how to stop a corrupted HD from clicking. Other tools can be used but this very novel solution has the advantage of being simple and directly effective.</
Diodes Incorporated has released what it asserts is the world’s smallest dual output omnipolar Hall effect switch IC, designed for open/close detection in portable, battery-powered products including cell phones and notebook PCs. The dual output AH1891 is
NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced what it asserts are the world’s smallest logic plastic packages measuring 0.9 x 1.0 x 0.35 mm with 0.3 mm pitch. The compact packaging design is suitable for leading-edge portable handheld devices such as smartphones, tablets and SD cards where
TT electronics BI Technologies has developed a line of single-and dual-digital rotary encoders. Designated the EN08 Series, the RoHS-compliant rotary encoders feature an 8-mm design with options of a