Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. expanded its portfolio of TMBS rectifiers using Trench MOS Barrier Schottky technology. Twenty new 45-V devices in four power package types were added, featuring
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (AOS) introduced two power MOSFETS. The new low-voltage devices are optimized for use on the secondary side of high efficiency DC/DC converters. By combining
International Rectifier’s IR3550 integrated PowIRstage synchronous buck gate driver IC with co-packed control and synchronous MOSFETs and Schottky diode is optimized internally for PCB layout, heat transfer and driver/MOSFET timing. The 60-A rated device is positioned to
Murata Power Solutions has introduced the OKI-T/36W Series of SMT point of load (PoL) DC-DC converters to its Okami range. Offered in the same DOSA standard SMT pinout as the company's OKY-T/3 and -T/5, the 24 Vin OKI-T/36W Series is said to achieve
ON Semiconductor expanded its portfolio of AC-DC power solutions for home electronics with the introduction of the NCP1234 and NCP1236 family of fixed frequency pulse width modulation (PWM) current mode controllers. These solutions are
Fairchild Semiconductor’s FAN302HL PWM controller for low standby power charger applications incorporates the company’s mWSaver technology to minimize standby input power consumption to <10 mW at 230 VAC to meet
Intersil introduced its ZL9101M fully encapsulated digital DC/DC power module for PoL power management in servers, telecommunications, networking, and storage equipment. This variable output step-down PMBus-compliant digital power supply includes
Maxim Integrated Products launched a new Teridian/Maxim energy-measurement system on chip (SoC), the 78M6613. This energy-measurement solution for AC/DC power supplies brings a high level of management and control to servers and other equipment in data centers. The SoC enables
Continuing to expand its capabilities to serve the growing and diverse needs of its customers, DILAS announced today at Photonics West 2011, that it is now producing solutions for homogenized areal illumination.
POF-PLUS, an EU sponsored research consortium backed by some of Europe’s largest telecom operators, including France Telecom and Telecom Italia, will present at OFC 2011 results of its research into and development of new commercially viable technologies for transmission at Gigabit speeds over Plastic Optical Fiber (POF).
Exar Corporation will demonstrate its latest linear and programmable power solutions at the 2011 APEC, March 6-10, 2011 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas, booth # 637.
Rogers Corporation will be in full force at the upcoming Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) and expo in the Fort Worth Convention Center, Fort Worth, TX, March 7-9, 2011. APEC 2011 (www.apec-conf.org) is a leading international conference and exhibition devoted to applied power electronics.
BPM Microsystems announces that its distributor, Polaris Systems Engineering Ltd., will highlight the Flashstream Flash Vector Programming System at the upcoming Hi-Tech Technologies Exhibition, scheduled to take place March 9-10, 2011...
TT electronics is using the forthcoming APEC 2011 event to highlight its very latest technologies targeting the alternative energy industries. Visitors to the TT electronics booth, number 536, will have the opportunity to
Visitors to the Verizon Wireless and Alcatel-Lucent booths at this year’s Mobile World Congress can experience the power of 4G LTE through live 4G LTE interactive multi-player gaming and live video conferencing between Barcelona and a moving 4G LTE-enabled vehicle in the United States.
Wind River has introduced updated versions of its Wind River Platform for Android and Wind River Framework for Automated Software Testing (FAST) for Android to help developers deliver feature-rich Android devices to market quickly and reliably.
Movidius today announces that it will be demonstrating the world’s most advanced mobile 3D technology at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), Barcelona, 14-17 February 2011. Movidius, producer of the world’s most advanced 3D coprocessors and the first company in the world to produce a full HD 3D platform for mobiles...
At this years Consumer Electronics show, the most interesting product I saw wasn’t a Windows 7 or an Android pad. Yawn. Perfectly fine products for sure, but not really new. Rather, simply a turn of the crank and put in an iPad like form factor.
The 15th Annual Components for Military and Space Electronics Conference will be held at the Los Angeles LAX Radisson Hotel, February 7 – 10, 2011. Please see http://www.cti-us.com/cmsemain.htm for registration information.
Kent Perry with SanDisk discusses three new flash drives, including the 128 gb compact flash drive. purportedly the biggest card in the industry.
Eric Lind with Contour Energy Systems discusses their new 3 V battery system at CES 2011.
To paraphrase David Farragut, damn the sales figures; full speed ahead! If CES 2011 signaled anything, it was the industry’s intent on shoving 3D down our throats. The most vocal proponent, Sony, claims they’ll “lead the industry’s charge for 3D.” Yet for the industry, it’s more like a holy crusade.
Every tradeshow has these: the strange products, human snafus, and general quirkiness that characterizes a large organized event. CES 2011 was no exception. From the "Kegputer" to "eyes-only" video gaming, there was plenty of uniqueness on display. Enjoy!
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.