Wolfson Microelectronics plc has officially launched its next-generation digital silicon micro-electro-mechanical-systems (MEMS) microphones, the WM7210 and the WM7220. These MEMS microphones offer
Microchip Technology Inc. and Powercast Corporation announced the Lifetime Power Energy Harvesting Development Kit for Wireless Sensors featuring PIC microcontrollers with eXtreme Low Power (XLP) Technology. This kit, composed of a 3 Watt Powercaster transmitter as the power source, two
According to a report published by Informa today there are now more femtocells than macrocells in America.
Texas Instruments introduced the C6A816x Integra DSP + ARM generation of processors which feature what are said to be the industry’s fastest single-core floating- and fixed-point DSP performance (up to 1.5 GHz) and the fastest single-core ARM Cortex-A8 core with performance up to
Texas Instruments expanded its portfolio of Sitara ARM microprocessors (MPUs) with new AM389x Sitara MPUs that offer the industry’s highest-performing, single-core ARM Cortex-A8 with performance at up to 1.5 GHz. These MPUs also integrate peripherals that make them suitable for single-board computers, gateways, routers
The CC2540 single-mode Bluetooth low energy system-on-chip and the CC257x ANT network processor can enable target applications to operate on a coin cell for more than a year.
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Precision Technology, Inc. (PTI) today announced the availability of the PTI Flash Board, a new, low-cost development board and prototyping platform for product developers looking to optimize their embedded applications, including portable data terminals...
California Eastern Laboratories (CEL) is now shipping its new MeshConnect EM357 module, built on the industry’s leading integrated circuit (IC) for ZigBee, the EM357 from Ember Corp. Designed for ZigBee Pro applications, the module runs the full ZigBee Pro software stack and Smart Energy profile, enabling applications such as smart meters...
Wind River today announced its collaboration with Alcatel-Lucent to develop common platform assets for Alcatel-Lucent’s wireless network base station portfolio.
John Day gives a overview of the Radio Thermostat demo in the Microchip Booth from the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference in Boston. Learn more about smart energy at http://www.microchip.com/smartenergy
Teridian Semiconductor Corporation has approved the new Model PT79546 V.22bis Modem Transformer from Datatronic Distribution, Inc., for use with its reference designs that include the Teridian IC Models 73M901CE and 73M1903.
OSD’s 0.95” Full Color PMOLED is suitable for mobile hand held applications. It features a 96 x 64 resolution and is approximately 2 mm thick. Additional features include a high contrast ratio of 2000:1 and 65K colors. This compact display has
Fairchild Semiconductor’s FAN5358 is a step-down switching voltage regulator that delivers a fixed output from an input voltage supply of 2.7 V to 5.5 V. Using a proprietary architecture with
Agilent Technologies Inc. Introduced a 67 GHz PNA-X Series vector network analyzer (VNA). The new N5247A 67 GHz PNA-X allows engineers, working up to 67 GHz, to work with the company’s single-connection, multiple-measurement, PNA-X platform. This makes
Semtech Corp. today announced the SX1233, a programmable ISM-band transceiver that combines the world’s highest bit rate (600 kbps) with a world-class link budget (137 dB), ultra-low power consumption, excellent ACR (adjacent channel rejection) and blocking immunity.
The THOR-16000 Ku-Band frequency synthesizer from EM Research operates at 15.5 GHz over a >5 percent bandwidth and features a RF enable/disable switch, suitable for On-Off Keying (OOK), Amplitude-Shift Keying (ASK) and Pulse-Position Modulation (PPM) techniques.
Narda introduced the Model 3000-10, a coaxial directional coupler that provides 10 dB of coupling from 225 MHz to 10 GHz, has flat frequency response characteristics, high directivity, and
Crystek has ruggedized its LL142 low-loss RF cable assemblies by incorporating a spiraled stainless steel casing, along with extra fortification provided by heavy-duty adhesive strain relief with a
u-blox announces LISA, a new family of small, ultra-fast wireless modems that support a wide range of high-bandwidth applications such as mobile computing, car infotainment, telematics systems and hand-held terminals.
WinSystems introduced a PC/104-compatible 1 GHz single board computer (SBC), dubbed the PCM-VDX-2-512. It is designed for headless space- and power-limited systems. It has two Ethernet, four USB 2.0, and four asynchronous serial channels plus
B&B Electronics Manufacturing Co., Inc. today announced that it is expanding its Zlinx Industrial Wireless product line with the Zlinx Xtreme IP67 Outdoor-Rated Radio Modems and I/O Modules. Featuring license-free, proprietary RF, the products are
Taiyo Yuden’s BRL2515 (2.5 mm x 1.5 mm, with a maximum height of 1.2 mm) and BRFL2518 (2.5 mm x 1.8 mm, with a maximum height of 1.0 mm) wire-wound power inductors offer
RF directional couplers from Aviel Electronics are available with common interfaces such as N type female connectors. The company designs and manufactures RF directional couplers with uncommon interfaces such as the HN female. The HN coaxial interface is a
Pletronix’ OeXO (OCXO equivalent Crystal Oscillators) Series of precision frequency signal generators provides the accuracy and precision of traditional OCXO’s but offers smaller package size and lower power, according to the company. The series is