Supertex, Inc. introduced HV9861A, an open loop, average current mode control, LED driver integrated circuit (IC) designed to drive LEDs using a buck topology. It is suited for a variety of solid-state lighting applications, including
Sharp Corp cut its full-year operating profit forecast by 12 percent, hit by sliding domestic television sales but the cut was not as bad as the market had feared.
Britain's Virgin Media added 6,300 net new cable customers in the third quarter, reassuring investors after a disappointing second quarter, as subscribers showed a willingness to pay for higher quality services.
Sony Corp is to take over its mobile phone joint venture with Ericsson for 1.05 billion euros ($1.5 billion), as it seeks to exploit its music and video to help it catch smartphone leaders such as Apple Inc.
Nintendo Co Ltd said on Thursday it would make its first ever annual net loss this financial year, cutting earnings guidance for a second time as the soaring yen and weak software sales dealt fresh blows to the former games industry champion.
This is a demo video on how the Texas Instruments TPS92070 high efficiency lighting driver controller reduces part count, size, and cost.
Nokia unveiled two sleek new Microsoft Windows phones on Wednesday in time for Christmas, a first step in the ailing cellphone maker's fightback against Apple and Google.
Bourns, Inc. announced the availability of a new non-contacting magnetic rotary position sensor which is asserted to help increase product lifespan and reliability of applications that operate in harsh and high vibration environments.
AVX Corporation has extended the current rating of the Accu-Guard II Low Current Series to include 200 mA, 150 mA, 125 mA, 100 mA, 75 mA, 62.5 mA and 50 mA versions in a 0603 package. The miniature 0603 low
Microchip Technology Inc. announced an expansion of its Multi-Purpose Flash Plus (MPF+) memory portfolio, with the introduction of the SST39VF80XC and SST39VF160XC. The SST39VF80XC offers 8-Mbit of memory, while the SST39VF160XC offers
In today's podcast we talk to Richard Macary, President of SelectConnect Technologies, about Laser Direct Structuring and three-dimensional molded interconnect devices.
Rohde & Schwarz has added a high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) to its R&S UPP Audio Analyzer to enable the generation and analysis of HDMI data streams. The R&S UPP-B4 Series supports the latest HDMI 1.4a standard and provides
In today's podcast we talk to Gyan Tiwary of iWatt about driving solid-state lighting systems, especially LED-driven display backlights.
TomTom, the Dutch navigation equipment and digital map maker, is switching focus away from the cash-bleeding personal navigation devices that made it a household name to its auto and mapping services to restore growth and profits.
Verizon Communications Inc wireless subscriber growth was slower than expected in the quarter before the latest Apple Inc iPhone launch, but was still ahead of its biggest rival.
A new global art-prize competition for pictures created using a mobile device opens on Friday to any competitor bold enough to subject their work to scrutiny by a jury.
Microsoft Corp's flagship operating system made only slight gains last quarter, largely due to business and emerging market spending, holding back profit growth for the world's largest software company.
Mobile phones do not increase the risk of cancer, according to a large study involving more than 350,000 people by Danish researchers published Friday.
Broadcom Corporation announced its BCM85620 system-on-a-chip (SoC). Designed to address the need for higher bandwidth in mobile backhaul, the BCM85620 represents the industry’s first solution to deliver Gigabit bandwidth and beyond and is
The electricity meter is one device that no household connected to the grid can escape, and the technology utilized by analog meters (the most common type) dates to the late 19th century.
The Nintendo 3DS features 3D graphics with no need for special glasses. A built-in 3D Depth Slider allows you to adjust the intensity of the 3D settings on the Nintendo 3DS system to your liking.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today applauded member companies recognized by Newsweek as among the nation's greenest corporations. Dell, HP, IBM and Sprint Nextel took four of the top five spots on the list, which ranked America’s 500 largest corporations according to environmental impact, management and transparency.
Nuvoton Technology Corp., introduced the ChipCorder ISD9160 system-on-a-chip (SoC) device featuring a 32-bit ARM Cortex-M0 microcontroller core. The ISD9160 is designed to optimize low-power audio recording and playback in a range of demanding
Summit Microelectronics’ SMB220 and SMB221 integrated 10-A and 20-A buck regulators offer built-in MOSFET’s, digital programmability and non-volatile configuration. Applications include