MaxLinear announced the MxL603, its next-generation high-performance TV tuner for digital cable and terrestrial set-top box applications. Based on low-power 65-nm digital CMOS process technology, the tuner supports all global digital cable and terrestrial
Texas Instruments introduced its latest ZigBee RF4CE remote control solution with support for the upcoming ZigBee Input Device (ZID) profile, which enables mouse-like pointing functionality, keyboard and gesture- and touch-based input controls.
Murata Electronics North America expanded what it asserts is the world’s thinnest waterproof piezoelectric speaker product line. The new VSLBG2216E1100-T0 build’s on the company’s earlier waterproof model with enhanced sound quality through
The Cree XB-D LED delivers twice the lumens-per-dollar of other LEDs, in the industry’s smallest lighting-class footprint of 2.5 mm x 2.5 mm.
Broadcom Corporation introduced the BCM21552G 1GHz 3G cellular baseband and complete reference design to enable a range of next-generation features in affordable smartphones. Featuring Broadcom's InConcert connectivity suite, the new
DSP Group and Huawei Device announced that DSP Group's XceedR digital cordless chipset solution is powering the new Huawei F685 3G DECT Digital Cordless Phone.
Conexant Systems Inc., a leading supplier of innovative semiconductor solutions for imaging, audio, embedded modem, and video surveillance applications, today announced the CX20752 and CX20754 – two low-power, HD audio codecs aimed at delivering high-quality audio for the mobile PC market, including notebooks, ultrabooks and tablets.
Intersil Corporation introduced its new D2Audio DAE-3HT 12-channel digital sound processor and amplifier controller. Designed specifically to bring high quality audio to price sensitive sound bars and Blu-ray home theater systems, the DAE-3HT accepts up to
STMicroelectronics announced details of the first member of the Newman family of TV SoCs, part of ST's industry-leading broadcast plus connected-services platforms.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that its electronic test equipment will be used by NXP Semiconductors N.V. in a demonstration of its beam-forming technology for the next generation of communication and radar products at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Jan. 10-13. NXP will demonstrate a multi-Gbps wireless link based on
Rovi Cloud Services is a suite of entertainment-focused web services designed to enable the rapid development of innovative new products and applications for the connected consumer.
Entropic Communications announced its collaboration with Qualcomm Atheros to deliver home networking solutions and products based on the recently approved IEEE P1905.1 Draft Standard for Convergent Digital Home Networks.
MaxLinear Inc. announced the MxL683, its next-generation high-performance, single-chip receiver for ISDB-T and SBTVD-T terrestrial set-top box applications. This monolithic system-on-chip is
Fresco Microchip Inc. announced the FM5150A, its silicon tuner for global hybrid terrestrial and cable television.
Murata Electronics North America announced the expansion of its PKLCS Family with two new SMD piezoelectric sounders at 2.4 kHz for the portable, industrial, and automotive markets. The PKLCS1212E2400-R1 (consumer version) and
Belkin, a world leader in consumer electronics accessories and Siano, the world's leading supplier of mobile broadcast DTV solutions, announced a collaborative partnership that will enable both companies to design, develop and market high-quality mobile digital TV solutions. Belkin products, powered by Siano receiver chipsets, will enable high-quality TV viewing from a host of popular mobile devices. Through this collaborative venture, Belkin will
Texas Instruments Incorporated announced its new CC2541 Bluetooth low energy system-on-chip (SoC), aimed at Bluetooth Smart sensor applications for consumer medical, sports and fitness, security, entertainment and home automation. The SoC offers
Matthias Rose, who heads the marketing communications team of Fraunhofer's Audio & Multimedia division, discusses a new plug-in for digital audio workstation music-editing software.
Ramtron International Corporation added the FM25V20, a 2-megabit (Mb) high performance serial F-RAM device to its V-Family of F-RAM products. The FM25V20 features fast access, NoDelay writes, virtually unlimited read/write cycles (1e14), and
STMicroelectronics has introduced a high-performance, analog class-D audio amplifier with desirable power density. This achievement will allow equipment manufacturers to combine exceptional audio quality with a small form factor in next-generation home and
Anaren, Inc. announced that it has formed a strategic alliance with Tesla Controls (San Diego, CA) to develop and market a unique, streamlined approach to the typical familiarization routine, basic programming, and development process of wireless applications for the ZigBee Standard. The new solution will
Skycross announced commercial availability of the SkyCross VersiTune-LTE tunable antenna module for 4G LTE mobile devices. For device customers, the SkyCross VersiTune-LTE antenna module improves the user experience with enhanced data speeds and multiband, multifunction operation. For OEMs, the VersiTune-LTE module simplifies 4G LTE device design and reduces antenna volume by up to half, enabling manufacturers to
Ultra low power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor ASA (OSE: NOD) today demonstrates the world's first Bluetooth low energy (or Bluetooth Smart as Bluetooth low energy devices and sensors will now be marketed to consumers) smart navigation remote for the latest connected TVs and set-top boxes.
Movea announced the availability of a motion enabled remote control reference design with Movea's Air MotionIC firmware, using InvenSense's single-chip MPU-6150 6-axis MotionTracking device with a built-in Digital-Motion-Processor.
Entropic and Marvell introduced joint reference designs to provide the basis for service provider and consumer electronics products to bring MoCA 2.0 (Multimedia over Coax) home networks to market.