An Electronicstalk guide
Start with the news release Monitoring system features Nordic transceivers from Nordic Semiconductor, which we summarised at the time by saying "Nordic Semiconductor has announced that Spantec has developed a fully comprehensive ANT+ telemedical remote monitoring system using Nordic nRF24AP2 eight-channel 2.4GHz ANT transceivers.". Several months prior to that, we featured the news release EASA certifies avionics unit with Altera processor from Altera: "The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified a safety-critical avionics system that includes a DO-254/ED-80-certifiable version of Altera's Nios II embedded processor.".
In December 2010, we covered the news from Texas Instruments - take a look at Power-management controller for standard MOSFETs which says: "Texas Instruments has introduced a power-management controller and driver for standard and logic-level N-channel MOSFETs used for low-voltage, secondary-side synchronous rectification. ".
Take a look also at the news release from RDP Electronics, Transducers suited to shock and vibration tests, as well as SoC ICs for cable and terrestrial set-top boxes from ST Microelectronics, and Ocean Blue SoCs suited for connected TV products from Ocean Blue.
Gain blocks for cellular bands GSM, CDMA and UMTS (December 2010)
Avago Technologies has expanded its high-performance power amplifier range with the MGA-31589 and MGA-31689 0.5-watt gain blocks, suitable for cellular infrastructure applications.
VGA for wireless infrastructure transceivers (December 2010)
Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the MAX2062, a fully programmable, multistate, dual-channel, analogue and digital IF/RF variable-gain amplifier suitable for automatic gain control circuits.
Sensor IC withstands harsh automotive environments (December 2010)
Allegro Microsystems has launched the A1356, a user-programmable linear Hall-effect sensor IC with a pulse width modulated (PWM) output for automotive gear and clutch detection and position sensing.
Tektronix offers architecture for PCI Express 3.0 (December 2010)
Tektronix has announced an addition to what it claims is the industry's most comprehensive solution for PCI Express 3.0.
Two-channel ADC for energy-harvesting sensors (December 2010)
The MAX11645 two-channel ADC is suited for applications ranging from energy-harvesting sensors to portable consumer electronics and point-of-load monitoring in networking and computer systems.
HTC material for low loss in high-power circuits (December 2010)
Rogers has introduced RT/duroid 6035HTC, a high-thermal-conductivity (HTC) laminate material engineered for low loss in high-power circuits.
TPS54618 for DSP- and FPGA-based communications (December 2010)
The TPS54618 provides 95-per-cent efficiency and operating current of 2.95-6V for point-of-load designs used in DSP- and FPGA-based communications, test and medical equipment.
FPGA-based frame grabbers for image acquisition (December 2010)
Stemmer Imaging can now offer what are said to be the world's fastest FPGA-based Cameralink frame grabbers from Silicon Software, which are suited as an OEM solution for image acquisition.
- VM60 XMC module incorporates Virtex-6 FPGA devices
Varisys has announced the availability of the VM60, an XMC module that includes two of the latest Virtex-6 FPGA devices and conforms to the Vita42.0 standard.
- Lattice announces FPGA device samples
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation has announced the availability of samples of the Lattice ECP3-150 FPGA.
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