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
CUI Inc announced a new addition to its buzzer product line with the CSS-05 Series. Available in three configurations, the buzzers are housed in a 5 mm x 5 mm SMT package. Using magnetic technology, the series has
Crystek's CVCO55CC-1490-1550 VCO (voltage controlled oscillator) operates from 1490 MHz to 1550 MHz with a control voltage range of 1.0 V to10 V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -115 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset and has
Anatech Electronics introduced the the AS10CN801 crystal notch filter, which has a notch center frequency of 10 MHz and notch bandwidth of 1 kHz. The filter’s rejection in the notch bandwidth is
Bourns, Inc. introduced its next-generation Transient Blocking Unit (TBU) Series of circuit protection devices designed to protect a broad selection of industrial and telecommunications applications. The series provides
Antenna Factor announced 2.45 GHz models of its HW and HWR Series antennas. These 1/2-wave center-fed dipole antennas offer desirable performance in a rugged and cosmetically attractive package. The HW has a
Murata Power Solutions extended its HPQ range of high power quarter-brick isolated DC-DC converters with the introduction of the HPQ-8.3, a 182.6W model with 8.3 V output, and a
Microchip Technology Inc. announced two digitally controlled DC/DC converter reference designs with advanced, high-efficiency topologies. Complete documentation — including software, Gerber files, MATLAB® models, Webinars and application notes — can be downloaded for free from Microchip’s Web site. These new reference designs are
LPRS announces the introduction of the latest generation of its market leading low power wireless modules, easy-Radio Advanced. eRA continues to offer simple to use, out-of-the-box wireless communication as previous versions, but with a number of new, innovative, features...
Cellular networks use a surprisingly large amount of power: approximately 2% of UK energy - about the same as aviation. Yet while greenhouse emissions of flying are very public/controversial, the wireless energy use is less visible.
This has been a good year for the electronic design community, with advances in hardware, software, materials, and technology. Take a moment to nominate your favorites for the 2010 ECN Readers Choice Tech Awards.
The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech introduced the EKI-6311GN, an IEEE 802.11n industrial wireless access point. It is said to deliver three times the throughput rates of a normal 802.11g. It is fully
Molex Incorporated announced that its next generation HDMI Type D (Micro) connector is available. The HDMI Type D (Micro) connector is a new miniaturized connector solution designed to
picoChip unveiled the PC333, a System-on-Chip (SoC) device specifically designed to extend the femtocell into the realm of public access infrastructure such as metro femto, rural femto and strand-mounted systems. The PC333 SoC is asserted to
It is fascinating how cellular usage varies around the world, its impact on emerging economies, and how that drives economic growth and improves lives.
Wireless systems are now fully mainstream in our lives, not only in the consumer world of cell phones, wifi enabled laptops and satellite television, but also in the mission and life critical world of aerospace and defense. Recent applications such as ADS-B (Automatic Dependant Surveillance - Broadcast) managed commercial airline flight...
Maxim Integrated Products introduced the MAX98088 stereo audio codec that leverages the company’s Flexsound audio processor. This proprietary technology is said to improve loudspeaker performance by
CEVA, Inc. introduced the CEVA-X1643, a 1 GHz DSP core designed to boost overall chip performance for a broad range of applications including wireline and wireless communications, surveillance and portable multimedia. Features include
The OSD050T0714-29 features a high-resolution WVGA (800xRGBx480) format in a 5.0” diagonal size. This TFT-LCD display features a parallel 24-bit TTL interface with a high-quality 16.7M color palette. The module has
austriamicrosystems has announced the AS3940, the first fully integrated 2.4 GHz multi-channel FSK (frequency shift keying) transceiver with integrated link manager for reliable control of star networks (up to eight clients). It features low power, high sensitivity (-100 dBm at 250 kbps, -92 dBm at 2 Mbps), data rates from
Although it is tempting to portray technology discussions as “battles” with a winner and loser, more often they will co-exist with technologies serving different needs at different times.
One thing I’ve learned over the years in the semiconductor industry is that I really don’t know anything. Or rather, what I think I know is always changing or isn’t quite what I thought it was.
This kit is an easy way for electronics designers to experiment with near field RF (Radio Frequency) charging of EnerChip CC rechargeable solid state energy storage devices.
Offered with a basic antenna included, the KDEC code-hopping receiver from Radiometrix provides the user with a complete ready to use receiver interface, enabling quick and easy deployment of a secure RF remote control system.
Since I last wrote about Net Neutrality, things have gone from unsettling to downright precarious. On August 9, when many Americans were on vacation, Verizon and Google announced “A joint policy proposal for an open internet,” which was breathtaking in its brazenness and frightening in scope.