Protect Power Components from Damage Caused by Thermal Events in Automotive and Industrial Applications.November 11, 2010 5:43 am | Comments
Tyco Electronics introduces a breakthrough technology that allows manufacturers to include surface-mountable thermal protection in their standard RoHS-compliant reflow assembly process. Manufacturers can realize significant savings by moving from hand assembly to cost-efficient surface-mount device (SMD) processes.
LOS ANGELES -- (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Soundfreaq announced the launch of Sound Platform, the company's first product: a wireless, hi-fi speaker, developed with LA-based design firm, Boombang. Launching just in time for the holidays, the Bluetooth-enabled device is equipped out-of-the box to support multiple devices, making it the perfect accessory for the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Android and Blackberry.
RFMD's High-Efficiency Power Transistor Delivers Superior Performance Versus GaAs and Silicon TechnologiesNovember 11, 2010 5:43 am | Comments
GREENSBORO, N.C., (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RF Micro Devices, Inc. recently announced that RFMD® has released into production the RF3932, a 75W, highly efficient gallium nitride (GaN) RF unmatched power transistor (UPT) that delivers superior performance versus competing GaAs and silicon power technologies.
Nextreme Thermal Solutions introduces the eTEC™ HV56 module, the next product in its high-voltage (HV) line of thin-film thermoelectric coolers (TECs) designed to address electronics cooling applications with larger heat pumping requirements. At 85°C, the eTEC HV56 can pump 6W or 58 W/cm² of heat in footprint of only 11 mm².
Thermal Management Solutions Enhance Performance and Service Life of LEDs and LED Lighting AssembliesNovember 11, 2010 5:43 am | Comments
ALBANY, N.Y. -- (BUSINESS WIRE)--To help increase the performance and service life of LEDs (light emitting diodes) and LED assemblies, Momentive Performance Materials has introduced a new line of thermally conductive silicones to be considered for use in LED manufacturing and assembly. Available as the TIA series of curable thermal gels and adhesives and TIS series of curable thermal compounds, the new products may help LED lighting manufacturers solve the ongoing challenges of heat transfer and dissipation in LED lighting assemblies.
ADA Technologies Awarded $100K Contract to Develop Improved Thermal Interface Materials for Use in MicrochipsNovember 11, 2010 5:43 am | Comments
DENVER -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ADA Technologies, Inc. received a $100,000 contract from the U.S. Air Force for Phase I research into the development of improved thermal interface materials (TIM) for use in microchips. Thermal management is a limiting factor in further reduction of microchip size, as well as in the design of more complicated circuits for a variety of applications, including solid state tactical lasers, non-lethal denial technologies, and power metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs).
Compact LED Driver ICs Enable Significant Energy and Cost Savings in Vehicle Headlights and Tail LightsNovember 10, 2010 6:33 am | Comments
Munich, Germany, (Electronica 2010) NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced the availability of fully integrated, highly flexible driver IC solutions designed for vehicle LED headlights and tail lights, based on automotive-qualified technology. The ASL1010NTK and ASL1010PHN are the industry’s first automotive LED driver ICs to integrate critical functionality such as direct LED temperature feedback, LED fault detection, internal PWM control for dimming, and short circuit protection – all on an automotive-qualified analog mixed-signal platform in an 8/16-pin package.
DUISBURG, Germany --(BUSINESS WIRE) -- mimoOn announced availability of mimoOn’s LTE PHY and stack software for macro and small cell basestations for Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) new C66x digital signal processors (DSPs). mimoOn’s Layer 1 SW has been integrated onto TI’s C66x-based, flexible, scaleable processor targeting LTE wireless infrastructure.
Freescale Semiconductor is now providing samples of 77 GHz silicon germanium (SiGe) integrated chipsets to select customers for use in automotive radar systems. Freescale’s radar solutions provide long- and mid-range functionality, allowing automotive systems to monitor the environment around the vehicle to help prevent crashes.
ZMDI Signs Cooperation Agreement with Fairchild Semiconductor on Point-of-Load Smart Power-Management TechnologyNovember 10, 2010 6:33 am | Comments
DRESDEN, GERMANY, (Electronics 2010) -- ZMD AG announced its strategic cooperation with Fairchild Semiconductor to develop energy-efficient power-management solutions for a range of point-of-load (POL) applications. According to the agreement, ZMDI’s advanced digital point-of-load technology, in conjunction with Fairchild’s XSTM DrMOS technology, will provide highly energy-efficient power-management solutions for applications such as base stations, telecommunications switches, network routers, servers, storage and industrial personal computers (PCs).
Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation is making its presence known Nov. 9-12 during the electronica 2010 trade show in Munich, Germany. With a growing European customer base, Digi-Key's presence at electronica 2010 will be even bigger and better this year. Digi-Key's expanded presence at electronica 2010 is the result of increased growth in Germany and the broader European market.
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. & SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- (BUSINESS WIRE)-- CardioNet, Inc. and MedApps, Inc. announced that they formed a strategic alliance to advance their positions in the mobile wireless medical market, through the Companies’ respective wireless patient monitoring technologies. The terms of the agreement are not being disclosed at this time.
NEW YORK and KANSAS CITY, Mo., /PRNewswire/ -- Zagat Survey, the world's leading provider of consumer survey–based leisure information, and Handmark®, a global leader in the development and distribution of mobile applications and services, today announced the release of ZAGAT TO GO™ for Windows Phone 7.
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., /PRNewswire/ -- Over the next five years, the US cable TV industry is expected to generate nearly $700 million in new revenue by providing telecommunications services to small, medium and large enterprises, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation.
CHICAGO, /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1,750 teachers across the country received the exciting news from U.S. Cellular that their classroom projects had been funded through the company's “Calling All Teachers” campaign. For a second year, the wireless carrier partnered with philanthropic website DonorsChoose.