In this episode, we talk to Derek Carlson, the VP of Development Tools at Microchip Technology about MPLAB X, the new Integrated Development Environment (IDE) from Microchip.
RF Micro Devices announced it has extended its portfolio of broadband components to include two new low power IQ Modulators featuring integrated fractional-N synthesizers and voltage controlled oscillators (VCO).
Vectron International announced the release of a high stability TCXO. The new VT-803 offers excellent close in phase noise combined with best in class stability in a 5 mm x 3.2 mm footprint.
Specialty Coating Systems introduced a new adhesion promotion technology – SCS AdPro Poly. The technology was specially engineered to solve the adhesion challenges of many polymeric materials, including
PMC-Sierra, Inc. announced what are said to be the industry’s first true hardware 6Gb/s SATA/SAS RAID controllers with on-board DRAM cache for the entry-level market segment. The Adaptec by PMC family of Series 6E RAID controllers enable
Today at Cisco Live, Cisco’s annual IT and communications conference, Emerson Network Power introduced Knurr DCM rack enclosures that specifically accommodate Cisco Nexus 7010 and 7018 switches.
The Controller Area Network (CAN) was first introduced by Robert Bosch to address the growing complexity of vehicle functions and networks.
Anritsu is proud to announce the planned introduction of the MD8475A Signaling Tester, with capability to test a wide range of applications on the latest high-speed, multi-mode LTE devices.
Spendvision announced the availability of its new eMoney module, which allows businesses to capture, manage and report on purchases made using Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. The module will enable eMoney transactions to be integrated with all other types of spend, making it easier for staff to record all expenses, irrespective of the payment method used, ultimately affording businesses greater insight into what employees are spending.
LSI Corporation today announced it is shipping in volume the TrueStore RC9700 read channel IP integrated into system-on-a-chip (SoC) designs for the hard disk drive (HDD) market. The TrueStore RC9700 is a second-generation 40nm read channel featuring a low-density parity check...
Texas Instruments Incorporated premiered its first module platform housing the WiLink™ 6.0 (WL1271) single-chip, wireless combo solution with TI’s open source, Linux-based OpenLink™ drivers. The OpenLink drivers are built on the community-validated mac80211 Wi-Fi driver and BlueZ Bluetooth® protocol stack.
Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 in B minor, better known as the “Unfinished Symphony,” was started but never finished even though Schubert lived another six years. The completed portion of the Unfinished Symphony was extraordinarily compelling.
Renaissance has designed a new octave band drop-in circulator, 3G7BH, that covers a bandwidth of 5.2 to 11 GHz over -20° to +85° C. With insertion loss less than 0.95 dB over the entire band, the circulator is robust to handle 20 Watts of incident RF power.
STMicroelectronics has made a significant step forward in its advanced high-definition TV System-on-Chip (SoC) platforms at the forefront of technology development for the next generation of connected TVs that are enabled to run Adobe AIR-based games and other applications.
National Semiconductor introduced a family of analog-to-digital converters that are the industry’s first to directly sample RF signals beyond 2.7 GHz, with third-order intermodulation distortion up to -71 dBc and sampling at up to 3.6 Giga-samples per second.
Return to Zero is a funny comic strip for engineers, with lab humor, odd situations, and exploding circuits that of course makes a sport out of solving the trickiest of engineering problems.
What business or developmental opportunities do you see in your space for the smart grid?
Texas Instruments premiered its first module platform housing the WiLink 6.0 (WL1271) single-chip, wireless combo solution with TI’s open source, Linux-based OpenLink drivers.
IAR Systems announced an upgrade to IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas RX with advanced software performance analysis functionality to help users understand how well an application performs on the microcontroller.
InCheck Technologies’ low-power, lightweight MEMS accelerometers are based on Analog Devices’ ADXL001 chip and feature MEMS accuracy and temperature stability with no field calibration required. Two sensors in one, these accelerometers with
Bill Hutchings of Microchip Technology talks about the company’s new 60 MIPS 16-bit dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) and PIC24 microcontrollers (MCUs).
When disaster strikes from harsh weather environments, power surges, or rolling blackouts, mission critical computing systems and manufacturing processes are at the highest risk of going down.
Global Connector Technology offers a new range of µUSB connectors in A and A/B formats with a wide variety of PCB mounting styles.
Board to board connector specialists GradConn launch U-Shaped thru hole connectors for planar PCB mating. The new range offers 2.00mm pitch spacing with single and dual in line options, the headers may be used as a economical one piece solution...
Whether you use a handful or thousands of sensors in a wireless network, communications can occur in many ways. But each approach requires a thoughtful analysis of distances between sensor nodes, node-power requirements, protocols, and network layouts, among other characteristics.