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Light Rings Use LED Packages

June 13, 2008 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

OPTEK Technology’s OPA80 and OPA83 Series near-infrared light rings come in through-hole LED packages including surface mount devices with a viewing angle of 100° and 3 mm through-hole packages with viewing angles of 18° and LED quantities ranging from 10 to 24 V. The RoHS-compliant devices have a typical forward voltage of 1....

Sensor Delivers Low-Light Performance

June 13, 2008 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

OmniVision Technologies’ OV563-series of CameraChip sensors possess a light sensitivity of 960 mV/Lux-sec in a 1.75 micron OmniPixel3-HS architecture. The 5 mega pixel devices support automatic exposure control, gain control, white balance, 50/60 Hz luminance detection, and black level calibration....

Linear Power Amplifier Delivers +39 dBm OIP3

June 13, 2008 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Mimix Broadband’s XP1035-QH linear power amplifier supplies +39 dBM OIP3, 26 dB signal gain, and covers a power range from 5.9 to 9.5 GHz. The RoHS-compliant 4 mm 2 device features on-chip ESD protection structures and temperature compensated power detector, and DC bypass capacitors. The QFN-packaged GaAs MMIC amplifier is suited for applications such as point-to-point radio, LMDS, SATCOM, and VSAT....

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Module Functions with 2 GB Memory

June 13, 2008 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

MEN Micro’s XM50 PowerPC-based ESMexpress module runs up to 2 GB of soldered DDR2 SDRAM with error-correcting code (ECC) as well as non-volatile SRAM and FRAM. The nearly-ANSI-VITA-standardized device comes with a PowerQUICC III MPC8548 processor operating at up to 1.5 GHz and a maximum total power dissipation of 12 W....

Logarithmic Detector/Controller Operates at 3 GHz

June 13, 2008 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Hittite Microwave’s HMC612LP4(E) logarithmic detector/controller functions in applications in a frequency range from 50 Hz to 3 GHz. The RF power measurement device has a ۫ dB dynamic range from greater than 60 dB to 0.9 GHz, a 45 dB dynamic range at 3 GHz, an operating temperature range from -40°C to +85°C, and input frequencies from 50 Hz to 0....

Latches Offer Dynamic Offset Cancellation

June 13, 2008 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Allegro Microsystems’ A329-series Hall-effect latches feature dynamic offset cancellation that reduces the residual offset voltage caused by device package overmolding, temperature dependencies, and thermal stress. The temperature-stable devices include a voltage regulator, Hall-voltage transducer, small-signal amplifier, Schmitt trigger, and short-circuit protected open-collector output sinking up to 25 mA....

Ultra-Small SMT Oscillator

June 13, 2008 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Measuring 0.380 inches×  0.380 inches × 0.220 inches, Crystek Corporation offers the CVCO38CC-3660-3700 voltage-controlled oscillator. Operating from 3,660 to 3,700 MHz at a tuning voltage range from 0.300 to 4.7000 VDC, the device has an output power of +4.000 dBm (typ.) for a 50 Ω load with a supply of +5....

Platform Utilizes 18 GHz Frequency

June 13, 2008 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Astron Wireless Technologies’ HESA DF platform runs at a co-located frequency range from 2 MHz to 18 GHz for configuring multiple antenna elements in a small form factor. The device provides a customized DF antenna according to customer requirements and an environment that optimizes antenna and system efficiency....

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ARM Security Solutions and Numonyx Authenticated Flash

June 11, 2008 11:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Numonyx Through a combination of integrated hardware and software components, ARM TrustZone* technology provides the basis for a highly-protected system architecture targeted specifically at securing consumer products such as mobile phones, PDAs, set-top boxes or other systems running open Operating Systems (OS), such as Symbian OS, Linux and Windows CE....

Demystifying Embedded Code Storage

June 11, 2008 11:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Numonyx Embedded system designers have a variety of code execution methods to choose from: eXecute-In-Place (XIP), Fully Shadowed and Demand Paging. Using the best method is the key for a cost-effective solution. Each method has different implications in terms of RAM and Flash usage which directly affect the cost of the system....

Flash File Systems Overview

June 11, 2008 11:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Numonyx Flash memory is a non-volatile memory, which allows the user to electrically program (write) and erase information. The exponential growth of flash memory has made this technology an indispensable part of billions of electronic devices....

Basics of Phase Change Memory Technology

June 11, 2008 11:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Numonyx Phase Change Memory (PCM) is a term used to describe a class of non-volatile memory devices that employ a reversible phase change in materials to store information. Matter can exist in various phases such as solid, liquid, gas, condensate and plasma. PCM exploits differences in the electrical resistivity of a material in different phases....

Strategic Partnership Formed to Deliver Mobile Multimedia Audio and Voice

June 11, 2008 9:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

SPIRIT DSP, a supplier of voice, audio and video software engines, and Tensilica,® Inc. have formed a strategic partnership and can now deliver 18 optimized, high quality digital audio and voice software packages that run on Tensilica's HiFi 2 Audio Engine, an increasingly popular audio architecture for system-on-chip (SOC) designs....

Wireless Pioneers Plan October Dinner Celebrating 25 Years of Cellular

June 11, 2008 9:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

A group of wireless telecommunications leaders committed to preserving the history of the industry for future generations today announced plans for a dinner celebrating the 25th anniversary of the launch of cellular communications. The event, Cellular 25, is scheduled for Oct. 13 in Chicago. The Cellular 25 celebration marks the kickoff for the Wireless History Initiative (WHI), a broad-based, non-profit industry foundation forming to pr...

SGS and Nokia Siemens Networks Conclude a Business and Asset Transaction

June 11, 2008 9:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

On June 1, 2008 Nokia Siemens Networks concluded a business and asset transaction with SGS — a leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Nokia Siemens Networks transfers assets and personnel previously working on testing activities of the Research and Technology Platform business in the locations in Munich (Centre of Quality Engineering, Germany) with around 60 employees and Espoo (Finland) with around 10 empl...

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