At next week's International Solid-State Circuits Conference (February 19-23, 2012, San Francisco, USA), imec and Holst Centre present 14 papers on low power design for wireless communication and wireless sensor networks, and organic electronics.
6WIND Announces Support for Software-Defined Networking Based on Next-Generation Communications Platform from IntelFebruary 15, 2012 6:15 am | Product Releases | Comments
6WIND today announced support within the 6WINDGate software solutionfor the next-generation communications platform from Intel, code name “Crystal Forest.” 6WIND will showcase this support at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona...
The ground-breaking new MIC94300 /MIC94310 were developed to provide more efficient noise suppression for today's highly sensitive data and image capturing systems. The MIC94300 integrates a low-R DS(ON), current-limit switch and a low-pass filter that
Here is a short demo of some of the LED driver products Alpha and Omega Semiconductor was demonstrating at this year's APEC
NXP Semiconductors N.V. unveiled the GreenChip SPR TEA1716 switched-mode power supply (SMPS) controller IC. Designed for use in 90-W to 500-W power supplies, the smart power resonant (SPR) TEA1716 combines
GOEPEL electronic will be present again at this year's IPC APEX in San Diego, CA, exhibiting the latest JTAG/Boundary scan solutions and industry leading AOI, AXI, and THT inspection solutions at booth # 2450.
International Rectifier introduced its a family of CHiL digital PWM controllers that is said to dramaticall shrinks footprint and improve efficiency in a variety of mid-range to high-end and extreme server, desktop, and computing applications. The six new devices meet
Infineon Technologies introduced its new OptiMOS 40-V and 60-V power MOSFET families. These devices are optimized for synchronous rectification in Switched Mode Power Supplies (SMPS) such as
Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. announced a new family of ultra-high-efficiency, high-speed MOSFETs that are asserted to deliver significant improvements in trade-off characteristics between low on resistance (RDS(ON)) and low input capacitance
SoC Enables Measurement and Diagnostics for High-Power Monitoring in Industrial App and Data CentersFebruary 7, 2012 4:57 am | Product Releases | Comments
Maxim Integrated Products introduced the 78M6631, a Teridian 3-phase power measurement system-on-chip (SoC) that embeds power monitoring into high-load applications. This fully self-contained and customizable energy measurement system offers
ON Semiconductor's latest AC-DC controllers, shunt regulators and Schottky rectifiers will be demonstrated at the industry’s leading power electronics show.
STMicroelectronics’ L6699D controller for LLC resonant voltage converters is believed to be the first of its type to combine anti-capacitive protection, auto-adaptive dead-time and enhanced safe-start operation. These features are
LED Driver is Compatible with Traditional TRIAC Dimming, Analog Dimming and Non-Dimming Lamp DesignsFebruary 6, 2012 7:22 am | Fairchild Semiconductor | Product Releases | Comments
Fairchild Semiconductor introduced the FL7730 single-stage primary side regulation (PSR) controller with power factor correction (PFC), TRIAC and analog dimming compatibility, as well as the FL7732 for non-dimming applications. The FL7730 is an
This issue of ECN delves into consumer electronics -- in particular, the recent Consumer Electronics Show. Technical Editor Jason Lomberg discusses Microsoft’s recent departure from CES and its implications for the celebrated trade show.
Texas Instruments introduced a 100-V synchronous buck regulator with integrated MOSFETs. The 600-mA LM5017 is appropriate for telecommunication, industrial, smart grid and automotive systems. Used in conjunction with the WEBENCH online design tool, the regulator is
The 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show was a colossal disappointment...though I believe it's endemic of the event's declining importance. Still, CES is always a fun show, and it's always worth the trip. Enjoy these highlights!
CES 2012 was a mammoth display of the trend toward smart, connected devices for every form of consumer activity: toys, appliances, entertainment, health, mobility, etc.
Although the last official DMC 12 left the production line in the early 80's, a company in Texas have all the original factory presses and parts to start making 'as new' cars again in 2013, one option will be an Electric model.
News that VIZIO plans to enter the PC market caught quite a few CES attendees off-guard, and it was a common topic of conversation at the show this week. The company announced plans to market all-in-one (AIO) and notebook PCs.
As HD audio and speaker quality continue to evolve, the demand for higher quality audio increases. Audio streaming will compete with other types of media, including HDTV, video streaming and games. To help meet these HD-quality expectations, MPEG Surround enhances the streaming experience.
Wilocity is an Israel-based start-up that has been aggressive in pursuing the WiGig or 802.11ad silicon market. At CES, it has announced a marketing strategy for its 60 GHz solution that emphasizes the ability to use the technology at work, on the go, or at home.
At CES 2012, Qualcomm announced two more e-readers using its 5.7” mirasol display; these will be from Chinese companies Shanda and Hanvon. In November, Korea-based Kyobo released the first e-reader with mirasol display technology.
For a company that changed the world with its PC operating systems and dominated CES for over a decade, Microsoft left a mute impression in its swan song at the world’s largest consumer electronics show. Even the star power of American Idol’s Ryan Seacrest
Ken Chuang, Marketing Director at Conexant Systems, discusses their new low-power, high-compression video encoder.
Murata Electronics North America introduced its new wireless power transmission module at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show. The higher power capability of the LXWS Series enables wireless charging systems for