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SH-MobileR2, Multimedia Host Processor with Integrated H.264/MPEG-4 Video Engine

May 9, 2008 7:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Renesas Technology America, Inc. announces the latest member in the SH-Mobile series of application processors for portable multimedia systems. The SH-MobileR2, designated SH7723, enables the design of portable and mobile devices with multimedia capabilities that are suitable for personal navigation devices (PNDs), portable media players and V2IP (video and voice over IP) terminals....

System Designed for Multiple Industries

May 9, 2008 7:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Emerson Network Power announces the Centellis™ 500, a fully deployable MicroTCA system that uses innovative plastic packaging, and Emerson’s MicroTCA Carrier Hub (MCH) and high performance processor module. The Centellis 500 is a completely tested and validated MicroTCA system available for half the price of previous generation MicroTCA systems....

Intel-based ATCA CPU Blade Offers Performance, Integration and Flexibility

May 9, 2008 7:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

The aTCA-6900, a next-generation AdvancedTCA (ATCA) CPU blade which features the latest Intel® 5100 chipset, two quad-core LV-Xeon processors, and two AMC bays for enhanced performance, integration and flexibility, is available from ADLINK Technology, Inc.® By incorporating Intel® 64-bit extended memory technology, the aTCA-6900 provides telecom equipment manufacturers (TEMs) with a powerful, cost-effective solution which offers in...


Silicon Success for Single Chip, Multi-standard Transceiver

May 9, 2008 7:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Lime Microsystems announces the availability of a single chip multi-band multi-standard reconfigurable transceiver IC. The chips have been tested and meet the original requirement for a highly frequency agile transceiver IC, operating from 375 MHz to 4 GHz. Sending and receiving data has been demonstrated successfully in each of the vital frequency bands required for WiMAX, 3G and LTE operation....

Channel Emulator for LTE and 4G Wireless Technologies

May 9, 2008 7:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Azimuth Systems Inc.’s new channel emulator product line is designed to address the complex needs of emerging 4G wireless broadband technologies, including LTE, IEEE 802.16m, UMB and other technologies that will be deployed in the 700 MHz spectrum. The Azimuth ACE™ MX product line delivers a new universal channel emulator specifically built to meet complex 4G smart antenna requirements, including those for MIMO and beam-forming....

PCB Design Cycle Time Cut in Half

May 8, 2008 12:51 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Mentor Graphics Corporation and Agilent Technologies Inc. have jointly developed solution that can significantly improve productivity for the design of RF circuits click to enlarge Using the RF Solution, specific parametric RF shapes can be imported into the Mentor environment and all parameters are maintained....

WiFi "Piggybacking": Is it a Question of Ethics?

May 8, 2008 12:40 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Nancy Maas Editor-in-Chief I'm sure we've all been tempted at some point to hop on another person's WiFi connection when we are in desperate mode to access that "life changing" email. The situation usually starts out very innocently. You've got a project to do, you set aside the time, fire up your laptop, hit the Internet Explorer icon and you get one of those dreaded error messages....

3G+ Baseband Prototype System Implementation Part 3 of 3

May 8, 2008 12:16 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Second- and third-generation serial RapidIO devices provide additional proprietary features to further enhance 3G+ baseband performance and function. Trevor Hiatt, IDT Flow-Control Management (FCM) Division This is the third and final article in a series focusing on how enhancements in second- and third-generation serial RapidIO devices can improve 3G+ baseband Figure 1: Here is the Silicon...


Triple Output Step-Down Switching Regulator for Portable Applications

May 8, 2008 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Allegro® announces a new triple output step down switching regulator. Allegro’s A4490 provides three high current, adjustable, high performance, switching regulator outputs with an input voltage range of 4.5 to 34 V. Each output is adjustable from 0.8 to 5 V with a maximum current of 2 A. Multiphase switching reduces EMI and minimizes stress on input capacitors by interleaving the turn-on cycle of the regulators....

Signal Generators Cover a Wide Range of Frequencies

May 8, 2008 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Portable and Lightweight Low Levels of Adjacent Channel Power Peak Output Power of Up to +16 dBm The IFR 3410 series from Aeroflex, Inc. contains portable, lightweight signal generators that cover a wide range of carrier frequencies to 6 GHz. High quality analog and vector modulation capabilities make them suitable for research, development and manufacturing applications....

90 nm Non-Volatile FPGA Family is Fully Qualified

May 8, 2008 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Lattice Semiconductor Corp. announces that the 17K LUT LatticeXP2–17 device, one of five members of its third-generation non-volatile LatticeXP2 FPGA family, has been fully qualified and released to volume production. Designed using the industry's most advanced non-volatile FPGA technology, a 90 nm embedded Flash process manufactured on 300 mm wafers, the LatticeXP2 devices provide the "instant-on" and reduced footprint benefits of ...

High-power LEDs Up to 90 Lumens per Watt

May 8, 2008 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Everlight Electronics Co. Ltd. introduces 1- and 3-W high-power LEDs that deliver high luminosity, long operating life and system efficiency in a broad range of designs. Part of Everlight’s XcelLED™ series, the EHP-AX08/P01 (1-Watt) and EHP-AX08/P03 (3-Watt) families are among the highest-flux emitters on the market....

Mini OCXO Offers High Phase Noise Performance

May 8, 2008 11:57 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Precision SC-Cut Crystal Frequency up to 250 MHz Small Hermetic Package Greenray Industries combines precision crystal technology with a low noise oscillator and multiplier to develop a family of miniature, ovenized crystal oscillators that are capable of delivering high phase noise performance up through 250 MHz....

Dual Small Signal MOSFETs for Portable Electronics

May 8, 2008 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

ON Semiconductor announces three new dual MOSFETs offered in an ultra-small SOT-963 package and optimized for space-constrained portable electronics. Measuring 1.0 × 1.0 mm, the SOT-963 offers 30% smaller mount area than comparable MOSFET solutions offered in a single SOT-723 package and a 60% smaller footprint than SOT-563 devices....

Microcontrollers and General Purpose DSCs in Small Packages

May 8, 2008 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Real-Time Clock and Calendar Two On-Chip Comparators Small Packages Measure 6࡬ mm Microchip Technology, Inc. announces its 10 PIC24H family of 40 MIPS 16-bit microcontrollers, its 10 dsPIC33 family of general purpose DSCs and its 10 dsPIC33 motor control and power conversion family DSCs....



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