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.
MEDL Mobile,Â a leader in mobile apps development, announced that Andrew Maltin, CEO and Co-Founder, will participate in a CES panel discussion "Planet of the Apps" on Tuesday, January 10, 2:30 -- 3:30 pm at LVCC North Hall N254.
Fox Electronics released a new TCXO in a compact 2.5 mm x 2.0 mm x 1.0 mm package making them appropriate for GPS applications. The new FOX922-GP Series oscillators are available in six supply voltage options ranging from 1.8 V to 3.3 V (±5 percent standard) for
This week at International CES 2012, Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC), will be demonstrating the latest additions to its lineup of flash memory offerings – the TransMemory-EX series of USB flash memory products. The new drives are compliant with the new USB 3.0 standards – known as Super Speed USB. Initial storage capacities include a 32GB model and a 64GB model.
A cleaner and smarter energy future - available today - is on display at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. NRG (NYSE:NRG) is at the Consumer Electronics Show for the second time to highlight how innovations from NRG and two of its consumer businesses â€“ electricity retailer ReliantÂ® and electric vehicle charging network eVgoÂ® - are pioneering
D2 Technologies, the market leader in embedded IP communications software platforms, today announced the availability of mCUE® 4G, a converged 4G mobile communications client for Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and rich communications (RCS) video calling. mCUE 4G is tightly integrated and optimized for the Android™ OS platform to help carriers and device manufacturers deliver
GreenPeak announced that Comcast Cable Communications has selected GreenPeak's controller chips in conjunction with ZigBee RF4CE technology for use in television remote controls for its Xfinity TV service.
Myriad Group will deliver Java technology for use in Comcast’s tru2way set-top software platform to power the Xfinity TV service. The Myriad CDCA Java Virtual Machine will be integrated into Comcast’s Device Software Reference Design Kit to deliver a consistent operating environment and improved application performance.
News reports indicate that the iPhone 4S has stimulated users to increase mobile data usage by 1.6 times over that of the older iPhone 3G.
Don Schneider of Microchip’s Advanced Microcontroller Architecture Division joins me for this edition of 5 Questions. We’ll discuss Microchip Technology’s low-power PIC24F “GA3” family microcontroller (MCU) family which features
Freescale Semiconductor today announced the industry’s first solution that combines gesture recognition on resistive screen technology and capacitive touch sensing in a single integrated circuit.
Tri Cascade announced the availability of the elka 700-10, an energy gateway thermostat with energy in-home display.
Bosch Sensortec announced the BMG160 digital triaxial gyroscope for smartphone and gaming applications. Asserted to be the world’s smallest triaxial gyroscope, the part features