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Mouser Stocking DLP Design’s Debugging Device

October 17, 2007 6:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mouser Electronics, Inc. announces it is stocking the DLP-FLASH2 debugger and programming device from DLP Design, a leading designer of solutions utilizing the latest technology in USB controllers, RF, FPGAs and microcontrollers. DLP-FLASH2 is a complete in-circuit debugging and programming solution for Microchip’s PIC16Fxx and PIC18Fxx PIC® MCUs....

Motorola’s Embedded Communications Computing Business Acquired

October 17, 2007 6:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Emerson and Motorola, Inc. announces that the two companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Emerson will acquire Motorola's Embedded Communications Computing (ECC) business for $350 million in cash. Motorola's ECC business, which had 2006 revenue of approximately $520 million, will strengthen Emerson's position in the $6 billion-and-growing merchant embedded computing industry....

Agilent Technologies Donates $13 Million in EDA Software

October 17, 2007 6:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies Inc. announces an agreement to provide Agilent EDA software, support and training, totaling $13 million, to a new hub of the Georgia Electronic Design Center (GEDC) in Atlanta. The new Agilent EDA Simulation Center will facilitate RF and microwave-system and circuit-design instruction and research for students, and serve as a catalyst for start-up companies involved in wireless communications design....


Tradeoffs between Single Phase and Three Phase Power

October 15, 2007 6:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Finding the right fit between individual power module size and overall system load can sometimes be challenging. By Gary Mulchay, Transistor Devices Inc. In order to maximize power transfer while minimizing conductor volume, utility power is generally supplied in a three-phase manner, either with or without a neutral click to enlarge Figure 1....

Minimizing Power Consumption and Energy Requirements in Wireless and Mobile Applications

October 11, 2007 7:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Only a circuit-activity-dependent analysis at the architectural level indicates where power optimization opportunities exist. By Lars Kruse, ChipVision Design Systems Inc. Power consumption and energy requirements today are the primary concerns of hardware designers who implement wireless and mobile applications....

Vibration Motor Driver IC Creates Worldwide Buzz in Personal Handsets

October 10, 2007 12:51 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The launch of Melexis MLX90283 brings new capabilities in packaging and power efficiency to the vibrating alert feature on cell phones, PDAs or iPhones. This single-phase brushless vibration motor driver IC allows increased battery life while still delivering strong and clearly detected vibrations....

The Shrinking Mobile Network

October 10, 2007 11:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Compact and fully-integrated, a NIB helps companies quickly build an internal mobile network that allows real-world testing. By Gilad Peleg, LGC Wireless Successful mobile networking products depend on thorough testing in real-world environments. What works for one handset, application, or service platform may not work for another, so the testing environment should be flexible enough to support all possible scenarios....

Trying on RF Amplifiers Get the Right Fit

October 10, 2007 11:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

Amplifiers continue to occupy greater board area, consume more power and have higher costs. The task of selecting the right amplifier for a specific application is more critical than ever. By Amer Droubi and Ray Baker, Mimix Broadband, Inc. As wireless standards keep evolving, RF system designers are faced with continuous challenges to reduce cost and size and to improve the overall performance of their systems....


PRISMT Web Portal

October 10, 2007 10:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

KORE Telematics announces key features to its PRISMT Web portal a comprehensive management interface for M2M wireless network services. PRISM now features enhanced online billing and usage reports that enable customers to view and manage their monthly bills in an easy-to-use, Web-based user interface....


Secure IP Telephony Solutions

October 10, 2007 10:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

Enterasys Networks Inc., the Secure Networks Company —, announces a comprehensive approach to secure IP Telephony solutions from leading voice vendors. Enterprises worldwide want to ensure the same reliability, quality, manageability, mobility and security of the traditional PBX with new voice-over-IP (VoIP) and unified communications solutions....

Gamma XPress

October 10, 2007 10:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

SUSS MicroTec, leading manufacturer of precision equipment for the semiconductor and emerging markets, launches the Gamma XPress, an advanced coating cluster targeting wafer bumping as well as LED manufacturing applications. The Gamma XPress coating cluster is offered in different configurations designed for specific applications....


October 10, 2007 10:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

Files2Phone1stWorks, a real-time communications software company with solutions for secure multimedia conferencing, collaboration and content delivery, announces the launch of Files2Phones — a powerful application that instantly displays the contents of files on a remote PC to your iPhone — securely, using SSL technology to protect your data....

Virtual Voice for Hire

October 10, 2007 10:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

IVO Software, the manufacturer of IVONA launches Internet users are now able to find out for free how the "virtual voice talent" reads, send voice messages to friends or publish on a blog. The service is very simple to use. You just enter any text in the appropriate window....

Sub-Harmonic Mixer

October 10, 2007 8:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hittite Microwave Corporation’s GaAs MMIC sub-harmonic SMT mixer is suited for microwave radios, VSAT, Test & Measurement, instrumentation and military applications from 14.5 to 19.5 GHz. The HMC258LC3B is a compact sub-harmonically pumped (x2) MMIC mixer with an integrated LO amplifier housed in a 3 × 3 mm leadless ceramic SMT package....

Design-in Over-current Protection with a Single Miniature Fuse

October 10, 2007 8:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

Addressing the need for smaller embedded device protection of higher-current applications, Littelfuse announces the release of a new series of fast-acting ROHS and UL compliant, subminiature surface-mount fuses. Measuring 10.10 mm (0.397 inches) long and 3.12 mm (0.123 inches) width and height, the Nano2 456 Series ceramic fuses are available in 20 and 30 A with interrupting ratings of 100 A at 125 VAC and 300 A at 65 VAC respectively....


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