National Semiconductor Corp. today introduced two configurable sensor analog front-end (AFE) integrated circuits (ICs) with unique technology that work together with new tools to fast-track signal path designs for a variety of sensors from major global manufacturers.
In a rare admission of defeat, an Al-Qaida leader in Pakistan conceded that drones are costing fighters and denying the terror network safe havens. This speaks to the continued success of the “drone war”, and will undoubtedly spur proponents of the F-35. According to Ustadh Ahmad Farooq, “There were many areas where we once had freedom, but now they have been lost,” he said.
Martek Power extends its technology leadership in power supplies designed specifically for railway applications with the introduction of a DC/DC converter designed to satisfy the majority of rolling stock DC power applications with a single unit.
With the advent of 4G wireless applications, the world is rapidly shrinking, drawing subscribers together in new and powerful ways. We are heading toward an always-on, always connected world. Engaging, media-rich mobile applications will become the norm...
National Semiconductor announced three multi-channel PowerWise 10 Gbps repeaters provide an equalization gain of 36 dB and consumes half the power (55 mW/channel) with twice the reach (20 meters over 24-AWG cable) of current solutions.
7-16 DIN adapters are highly desired in test applications such as base station passive intermodulation (PIM) testing. These low loss, low VSWR “rugged” adapters are designed to be used with portable antenna and cable analyzers.
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) today introduced a low-power Class-G headphone amplifier with an integrated digital-to-analog converter (DAC) and power rails for mobile handsets and media players.
A new series of high-performance infrared LEDs ideally suited for proximity sensor applications is now available from ROHM Semiconductor . The SIM-030/031ST and SIM-040/041ST surface-mount IR LEDs feature breakthrough IR wavelength technology...
Avnet has combined an Emerson Network Power Nano-ITX motherboard that provides a complete Intel Atom processor E640-based embedded system with a Spartan-6 FPGA PCI Express (PCIe) daughter card for easy peripheral expansion.
Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX9611/MAX9612, the latest additions to its industry-leading portfolio of high-side, current-sense amplifiers (CSAs). Designed for industrial, consumer, and automotive applications that require digitized current-sense data...
Power Integrations today announced seven new members of its popular LinkSwitch-PH family of LED driver ICs. Optimized for industrial and commercial settings where high efficiency and system longevity are dominant requirements, the new devices (LNK413-LNK419) are suitable for lighting applications...
International Rectifier today introduced a family of automotive qualified planar MOSFETs for a variety of applications used in Internal Combustion Engine (ICE), hybrid and full electric vehicle platforms. The family of new devices utilizing IR’s proven planar technology includes 55 V and 150 V standard gate drive N Channel MOSFETs...
Cerus Industrial, Inc. announces that it is shipping a new single phase motor starter for use with exhaust fans, unit ventilators, and fan coil units in installations that have building automation systems, occupancy sensors, or timers.
Analog Devices, Inc. today introduced two low-quiescent-current LDOs (low-dropout linear regulators) that deliver outstanding supply-rejection performance to help battery-operated portable equipment run longer and more efficiently.
W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) continues to enhance its engineered PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) technology for use in flat and round cables, making them the premier choice for demanding, extreme environments such as semiconductor manufacturing, aerospace, and industrial applications.
Renesas Electronics America Inc. announced the availability of its R2A20134 LED driver IC that supports LED lighting applications with high efficiency and a high power factor. The company’s voltage step-down control technology (single-stage) provide
Lumex announced the global launch of the surface mounted QuasarBrite 0404 RGB LED. Its 1.0 mm x 1.00 mm x 0.25 mm package size is asserted to be the smallest RGB LED package available today, and it is suited for multicolor LED indicator applications in
EOLITE expanded its "rod-type" fiber laser range with picosecond model HEGOA. The HEGOA fiber laser operates at 1030 nm, 515 nm or 343 nm with 30-ps pulses from
TT electronics OPTEK Technology has developed a UL- and VDE-rated optical isolator with 20 kV isolation and 2Mbit/s data transmission rates designed to comply with ATEX and ICEex certifications for
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox, we talk to Lex Kosowsky of Shocking Technologies about their new XStatic polymer nano-composite for protecting electronic products from the effects of ESD.
Micro Power announced IronWorks, an Iron Phosphate battery solution, which serves as a drop-in replacement for Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) batteries. This new standard U1 format battery intended for use with mobile equipment offers
Microchip Technology Inc., announced the RE46C190 3V photo smoke-detector IC with horn driver and boost regulator. Said to be the world’s first smoke-detector IC to offer
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. introduced the MAAM-009560, an HBT driver amplifier for cellular and WiMAX infrastructure applications. This driver amplifier covers a broad frequency range of
Hittite Microwave has introduced a GaAs pHEMT MMIC Power Amplifier for test instrumentation, microwave radio, and military and space applications from DC to 40 GHz. The HMC930 is a GaAs pHEMT MMIC Distributed Power Amplifier die that
HiWave Technologies’ DyadUSB Development Kit comprises two 12W RMS balanced mode radiator (BMR), full-range speaker drivers in tuned and sealed enclosures, plus a DyadUSB amplifier module featuring