While CES 2011 saw no big product launches (sorry, no Verizon iPhone), there was still plenty to see. Here's a short sampling of the highlights.
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox, we talk with David Borison of Ralink about their mobile Wi-Fi product line for cell phones and portable consumer Electronics
Designers continue to face pressure from customers and competitors to produce products in a timely manner. Product planning and implementation is critical in this rapid pace environment.
Provided in plastic SMT packages, the HMC674LP3E, HMC675LP3E and the HMC676LP3E provide lower power consumption compared with traditional comparator solution and are optimized for high performance, high volume applications.
Jenni Balthrop with 3M Touch Systems demos a 23" Multi-Touch Display incorporating 3M's Projected Capacitive Technology.
Newport Corporation introduced the newest member of the CONEX integrated stage and controller product series. The CONEX-AGP controller is preconfigured with an Agilis AG-LS25-27P linear stage that includes a miniature, built-in, direct-read linear encoder. The CONEX-AG-LS25-27P, which integrates both products, offers
Chad Lucien with Hillcrest Labs demos the Loop Pointer coupled with the Kylo TV internet browser. Download Kylo for free at http://kylo.tv/.
Sensortechnics offers complex custom sensing and fluidic control systems for assembly into medical devices, instrumentation equipment and demanding industrial machines. These modules can
Anritsu Company introduced the MW8219A PIM Master, a field test solution that can locate the source of passive intermodulation (PIM), whether it is at the base station or in the surrounding environment. Covering the PCS and AWS cellular frequency ranges, the analyzer provides
Keystone Electronics’ new, miniature, screw terminal type binding post is suited for 22-15 AWG wire and used in high density PCB packaging. Rated 15 A, this compact, low profile design facilitates a broad range of capabilities for
Nuvation Engineering has developed a custom battery management system, fuel gauge and driver interface for electric vehicles. The innovative system is currently featured on the OptaMotive 'E. Rex'. The OptaMotive 'E. Rex' is on display at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week at Maxim's booth 30869. Through a close partnership with Maxim, Nuvation engineers designed the
Silicon Hive Introduces Next Generation Scalable Solution for High-Performance Multi-Format Video DecodingJanuary 8, 2011 8:10 am | Product Releases | Comments
Silicon Hive B.V. announced the availability of HiveGo VSS3240, a complete video system solution IP product enabling Full HD 1080p multi-format video decoding for various standard and proprietary video coding formats up to 60fps and 62.5Mbps as used in connected HDTV, optical disks and Digital Media Adapters. The VSS3240 advanced multi-core architecture offers
Pro-Tek5 Systems’ Ethernet Isolators offer a method of creating 5 kV isolation to equipment through the Ethernet cabling system. Suitable for patient management equipment applications, the PTI Series of Ethernet Isolators is available in 10/100 or Gigabit, providing
Tyco Electronics released a new USB 3.0 connector, which has retained all the great features of previous generations of USB interconnects while improving upon them in the areas of performance and power management. This USB 3.0 connector
Cees Links, Founder and CEO of GreenPeak Technologies, discusses the company's ZigBee-certified Remote Control 2.0.
Karl Volk with Maxim Integrated Products discusses the MAX8903 Switched Mode Charger.
The Diversified Electronics division of Marsh Bellofram Corp. has introduced the UPA-130S Series universal power alert. This “S” model, provides solid-on LED lighting and alert capabilities for
Stefanie Frank and Robert Bleidt, both with Fraunhofer, demo the company's HD communication technologies, including the H264 video codec and their echo-cancelling software.
Geir Kjosavik from Atmel goes over their new audio platform, said to improve sound quality in portable devices.
Xilinx, Inc announced at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show a new version of its popular Spartan(R)-6 FPGA Consumer Video Kit that gives systems designers a complete development platform for easily tapping into the flexibility and real-time video processing capabilities of Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs). Co-developed with and distributed by Tokyo Electron Device, the Consumer Video Kit supports
Jon Beall with Texas Instruments discusses the company's new wireless charging system.
Robert Bleidt with Fraunhofer (inventer of the MP3 and co-inventer of AAC technology) discusses the MPEG Surround audio codec, a collaboration with Texas Instruments.
Erling Njå Simenson from TI discusses an updated version of the company's PurePath wireless sound system.
Magnus Pederson from Atmel discusses the company's Zigbee-certified products.
Chris Chipman from Analog Devices discusses the company's video transmitter products.