Fairchild Semiconductor’s FPF1038 / FPF1039 advanced load management switches reduce in-rush current, or high di/dt, when a switch is used to disconnect loads with high (>100µF) output capacitances.
To serve the steady migration from cold cathode florescent (CCFL) backlighting of LCD displays to LED backlights, TDK-Lambda has launched their new ALD Series of multi-output dc-dc backlight LED drivers. These drivers are specifically designed for LED backlighting of LCD displays that are now used in industrial and consumer applications.
Seiko Instruments has developed the S-1142 Series high-withstand voltage CMOS process positive voltage regulator that has a low current consumption and a high output voltage accuracy. Operating at a high maximum voltage of 50V and a low current consumption of 4.0µA (Typ.)...
Organizing your test strategy around a common test platform is a proven technique for reducing capital cost, increasing reuse, and lowering the operational overhead...
The Heise DXD digital pressure transducer delivers the benefits of digital communication at a bargain price. This versatile instrument is now available with a LabVIEW driver and a powerful new LabVIEW based utility software that allows the user to address, configure and monitor one or more DXDs.
Blizzard Entertainment has narrowly avoided a public relations nightmare: an unfavorable comparison with Communist China. The game publisher recently announced plans (then shelved them) to require real names (“Real ID”) on its forums. Meanwhile, China has vowed “to reduce anonymity” on the internet.
Intertronics introduces light-curable maskant for surface protection during harsh environment processing.July 13, 2010 10:34 am | Product Releases | Comments
SpeedMask® 730-BT from Intertronics is a DYMAX masking resin, formulated to provide excellent surface protection during chemical milling/etching, plating, anodizing, and aggressive grit-blasting operations, thus aiding in the manufacturing, overhaul, repair and rework of turbine engine blades, vanes and other turbine components, as well as many other metal finishing applications.
Algotronix Ltd., Edinburgh, UK announces the availability of an XTS-AES core to meet the NIST SP800-38E recommendation published in January 2010 and the IEEE 1619-2007 standard.
LynxOS-SE time- and space-partitioned secure RTOS for ARM Cortex-A8 processor enables power efficient, high-performance real-time mission-critical systems.
Imec sets major step towards 20nm half pitch interconnects with the realization of electrically functional copper lines embedded into silicon oxide using a spacer-defined double patterning approach.
Imec demonstrates the value of its SiGe above-IC MEMS technology platform for improving performance of state-of-the-art MEMS with the development of new MEMS devices. The new devices are a 15µm SiGe micromirror and a grating light valve for high-resolution displays. The devices were realized with imec’s generic CMOS-compatible MEMS process for the monolithic integration of MEMS devices directly on top of CMOS metallization.
Humanoid Robots are becoming very popular all around the world. Japan, Iran and Vermont are only a few places that have created such structures. You may be asking yourself, “What is a humanoid robot?”
Is Instaload Battery Tech one of those brilliant "why didn't anyone think of that before" moments, or just another patent on a really obvious idea?
In this month's Roundtable, we ask our guests about the impact of military RPV tech on the development of civilian systems.
Mag Layers USA, Inc. is proud to announce their Low Profile Ultra High Current Power Inductors. Mag Layers has an extremely wide range of product offerings for the growing demand of high current applications. They offer case sizes ranging from 3x3mm to 12x12mm with a frequency range to 1MHz and beyond.
ARM counts six large silicon suppliers as licensees for the Cortex-M3 processor core, which attests to its popularity. Microcontroller manufacturers license the Cortex-M3 core and its attendant debug-and-trace macrocells, called CoreSight. The CoreSight block includes many capabilities, and hardware and software engineers should know how to take advantage of them.
Nuvoton Technology its ChipCorder voice/audio device to enable telephony functions in commercial and consumer systems. The ISD61S00 provides a digital-audio interface, audio storage interface, macro-scripting ability, and streamlined programmability that allows designers to
Security concerns are a fact of life today and improved audio/video surveillance is extremely important for both private businesses and public entities. As the security/surveillance market transitions to digital from legacy analog-based systems, new capabilities and benefits are helping to spur market growth.
Microchip Technology Inc. today announced a new, cascadeable I2C serial EEPROM device with pre-programmed EUI-48-node addresses. This 24AA025E48 device expands Microchip’s existing family of EUI-48 devices in I2C, SPI, and UNI/O buses.
The Air Force is developing software that will help field commanders avoid improvised explosive devices (IEDs). The software will integrate data from multiple sources to provide real-time intel for mission planners.
Innovative Sensor Technology has developed a new MFS02 micro flow sensor that utilizes thin film technology to layer platinum micro heaters and temperature sensors on an ultra sensitive polymer membrane.
This video from Microchip provides an overview of the AR1000 Series Resistive Touch Screen Controller.
Providing advantages such as a high strength-to-weight ratio, no magnetic interference, high corrosion resistance, and dielectric insulation, LeeP springs are molded from SABIC Innovative Plastics’ Ultem resin.
Back in April, we reported on the Impulse HB-SIA, a solar-powered aircraft piloted by balloonist Bertrand Piccard. Powered by 11,628 monocrystalline silicon cells, the HB-SIA is an impressive piece of work. Yesterday, the craft achieved an important milestone: the first solar-powered night flight.
PICASO-GFX2 is an intelligent custom 4DGL (4D Graphics Language) Graphics Controller designed to interface with virtually all popular OLED and LCD display panels. It provides a graphics user interface solution for rapid application development and time-to-market. Built-in features include