Mistral, a leading product realization company specializing in real-time embedded solutions, has announced daughter cards for TI evaluation modules (EVMs) based on TI’s Sitara AM1x microprocessors (MPUs) and OMAP-L1x application processors for embedded industrial, medical and consumer designs.
Texas Instruments today introduced the industry’s first -36-V low dropout regulators (LDO). The TPS7A30, paired with the positive voltage TPS7A49, provides designers with a total solution for powering precision analog applications.
The Consumer Electronics industry is already discussing glasses-free 3D televisions. But for Airmen monitoring drone feeds, they’re forced to stare at grainy, SD video. Yet according to a piece in the Air Force Times, the times they are a-changin’—the military may soon have HD cameras on drones.
PCI-Systems announced OpenVPX Conduction-Cooled PCI Express Cable Link Boards, enabling accelerated development of rugged conduction cooled embedded systems.
TDK-Lambda has released a new range of AC-DC external power supplies with models rated from 62 to 80 watts that are EISA and CEC Level IV and V compliant.
Fraunhofer IIS, the world’s authoritative source of audio and multimedia technologies, is presenting technologies for telepresence@home and HD video conferencing systems, featuring low delay, high quality audio and video for the first time at IFA 2010 in Berlin.
Darnell’s Power Forum (DPF ’10) has expanded its focus to include the latest developments on GaN power devices, the Smart Grid, Energy Harvesting and Digital Power.
The PLC Development Kit (TMDSPLCKIT-V2) is based on the industry's only PLC modem solution capable of supporting multiple modulation and protocol standards on a single hardware platform.
Ironwood Electronics' new Xilinx device converter - DC-QFP/PLCC84-J-01 allow upgraded system programmable Xilinx CPLD to be used in the previous generation system boards. These device converters can be soldered directly onto the SMT PLCC pads using standard solder methods.
A new serial digital interface (SDI) cable equalizer from National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) extends the reach of broadcast video signals by forty percent (200m at 3 Gbps) while delivering half the power (115 mW typical) of comparable equalizers.
Power electronics technologies are undergoing a more rapid evolution today than at any time in the past 30 years, including new system-on-chip packaging solutions.
Miyachi Unitek Corporation introduced its Uniflow3 power supply for resistance soldering, heat sealing and conductive adhesive bonding applications. Using pulsed heat technology, the Uniflow3 provides targeted heating and precision temperature control...
Once Burt Rutan's Scaled Composites announced the maiden flight of SpaceShipTwo, it was only a matter of time before Virgin Galactic would start selling tickets to space in earnest. This is great news for the development of commercial space, representing the first private steps into a new frontier.
TDK-EPC announced sample kit of EPCOS current-compensated ring core power chokes. These EMC components are designed for a voltage of 250 V AC and offer current capabilities of between 0.4 and 6.0 A. Their inductances are between 0.2 mH and 39 mH.
Bliley Technologies, Inc. introduced its latest T45 TCXO with an ultra-wide (military standard) temperature range for high-reliability, electronic system design. Where environmental performance is a consideration, the T45 TCXO is specifically designed for applications such as...
Murata Electronics North America today introduced the MHR03xx series of high voltage resistors that are available with tighter tolerances than previous versions. The narrower tolerance parts are the result of the company’s laser trimming technology.
Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products announced the release of an L circuit EMI filter designed to provide both inductance and series resistance for desirable transient performance. This feed-through solder-in filter’s miniature case size, .156" OD x .128" ID with body length of .200", for a total overall length of .715"...
Vectron International announced its VS-709 dual frequency voltage controlled SAW oscillator. It offers a 50 percent reduction in jitter performance compared to its predecessor, the VS-751, comes in a 5.0 mm x.7.0mm x 1.8 mm package and achieves <120 fsec of rms jitter over the offset bandwidth of 12 kHz to 20 MHz.
Xelerated is sampling its AX family of programmable Ethernet switches. Based on the company's wirespeed dataflow architecture, the AX family allows system vendors to unify switching and packet processing for fixed FTTx and mobile broadband access solutions.
Siemens Industry Sector is showcasing the latest energy-efficient technologies for energy management at the SPS/IPC/Drives exhibition in Nuremberg.
The Ashcroft GC52 wet-wet differential pressure transmitter now includes features that allow the instrument to provide direct flow readings by measuring dp across a restriction. Simple push-button settings let the user program the correlation between pressure and flow rate...
Crystek's CVCO55CC-1490-1550 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) operates from 1490 MHz to 1550 MHz with a control voltage range of 1.0V~10V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -115 dBc/Hz @ 10KHz offset and has excellent linearity. Output power is typically +5 dBm.
Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX2063, the industry's only fully programmable, multistate, dual-channel, digital IF/RF variable-gain amplifier (VGA). This easy-to-control device delivers an unparalleled combination of VGA performance, programmability, and component integration.
Are there still opportunities where digital is not being exploited to its full benefit? Yes, and Darnell’s Power Forum is where these opportunities will be discussed. It’s no longer about what digital can do, but changing application demands.
CML Microcircuits (www.cmlmicro.com) has announced the launch of a new Audio Scrambler and Sub-audio Signalling Processor to it’s family of analogue two-way radio ICs. The CMX138A, an upgrade based on the hugely successful CMX138 IC, is intended for use in half duplex analogue two-way radios or family radio equipment...