Winbond Electronics Corp. announced a family of new SpiFlash Serial Flash memories with the industry’s smallest packages per density, according to the company. The small form factors make them appropriate for space-critical designs, such as smart phones,
In this podcast we talk to Tony Valentino, Quickfilter Technologies COO, about signal managment issues and the challenges facing the designer.
Research In Motion Ltd (RIM), the maker of Blackberry smartphones, said its subscriber base in the UK had passed the 8 million milestone as it unveiled a new cloud-based music service in the country.
ECN recently visited Enpirion's offices and sat down with Mark Cieri, Director of Marketing and Business Development, and Ahmed Abou-Alfotouh, Ph.D., manager Systems Architect Group. In this video, Mark and Ahmed discuss the company's PowerSoC technology and the newly released EN5339 DC-DC converter which touts very high power density, efficiency, and reliability, while simplifying design flow and reducing total solution cost.
CEVA announced that the CEVA-TeakLite-III DSP has become the industry’s first IP core approved by Dolby for the MS11 Multistream Decoder - the latest Dolby audio technology for enabling multi-format world-wide broadcast in home entertainment products.
Enpirion announced a new member of its power IC portfolio targeted at solid-state drives (SSDs) as well as industrial embedded applications. The EN5339 3A PowerSoC integrates the controller, power MOSFETs,
This video demonstrates a working application example from Microchip's Accessory Framework for Android running on the chipKIT Development Platform.
I remember as a kid I was fascinated with phones. The idea that you could pick up the phone, dial it, and talk to someone on the other end was pretty neat.
In this podcast we talk to Mark Thirman of Illume software about smart devices and the user interface.
When considering the deployment and timing considerations for LTE and LTE Advanced, a well thought out migration strategy needs to be in place.
This past summer, for the first time in the history of LCDTVs, the average selling price (ASP) of a 42” LCDTV dropped below that of a Smartphone.
E Ink announced that the company has been recognised by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) with an Innovation Award for Electronics for the company's Pearl display.
The Swiss Army Knife is a portable product for blind people, integrating: Notepad, Portable Scan to Braille, and Twitter Communication.
VIA Technologies, Inc. announced the VIA VE-900 Mini-ITX Mainboard, a platform for DIY enthusiasts to custom build stylish home desktop and media center PCs. Featuring a high-performance 1.4 GHz VIA Nano X2 dual core processor and the VIA VX900 unified all-in-one
OSD Displays’ OSD160128P0907-10 measures in at 1.45” diagonal active-area in a 160x128 pixel resolution. According to the company, similar size color PMOLED displays feature only 128 x128 resolution, which
The Apple Thunderbolt Display has features including two channels of 10-Gbps throughput in both directions, up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0 and up to 12 times faster than FireWire 800.
STMicroelectronics announced the Freeman Premier family of TV System on Chip devices has been certified for Security Application by Irdeto, a global software security and media technology company.
Microchip Technology Inc. announced the RE46C180 — said to be the world’s first ionization smoke-detector IC with programmable calibration and programmable feature selection, and the first with horn synchronization and auto alarm locate. This ASIC also
Adobe Systems is halting development of its Flash Player for mobile browsers, surrendering to Apple in a war over Web standards, while signaling a strategic about-face that left Wall Street nervous about future growth.
The transformation of Seattle's South Lake Union district stands as a metaphor for this city's emergence as what some would argue is the West Coast's second most important hub of technology and entrepreneurship.
While mobile technology is racing into the future, lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology is stuck somewhere in the ’90s. Neither consumers nor mobile product manufacturers are happy with its performance and battery life issues. The problem is thermal instability.
Fairchild Semiconductor developed the FAN6756 PWM controller featuring mWSaver technology, which enables the reduction of standby power loss in the external circuit without using additional support ICs. The single-chip green-mode PWM controller is capable of
Microchip Technology Inc announced its first instrumentation amplifier, the MCP6N11. The new instrumentation amp features the company’s mCal technology, which is an on-chip calibration circuit that enables
It may not be a blood bath, but it will definitely be a dogfight. The television aisles of top U.S. retailers are poised for a hard-fought contest this holiday season as chains take little chances with budget-conscious shoppers.
Sprint Nextel must give AT&T hundreds of thousands of additional documents that the giant telecommunications company wants for a legal fight with the Department of Justice over whether it can buy smaller competitor T-Mobile USA, a special master in the case has ruled.