Richardson RFPD announced immediate availability and full design support capabilities for two devices for 802.11ac applications from M/A-COM Technology Solutions (MACOM). The MAMF-010614 is a multi-function MMIC that includes a single-pole, double-throw (SPDT) switch and low noise amplifier (LNA) with bypass mode for the receive (Rx) path.LISTED UNDER: Low-noise | Circuits, Mixed Signal | Components, Other
With increasing OEM development of compact and low-cost Bluetooth low energy (BLE) devices and accessories, Fujitsu Components has introduced a new family of ultra-compact, BLE modules based on the Nordic Semiconductor nRF51822 SoC...LISTED UNDER: Boards & Modules | Circuits, SOC
Hittite Microwave has announced a new E-Band MMIC power detector that is ideal for communications systems, test equipment, sensors and general purpose RF detection over the 71 to 86 GHz frequency range...LISTED UNDER: IC | Circuits, SOC | Components, Other
Vishay Intertechnology has introduced a new series of high-precision thin film MELF resistors. Designed for demanding applications with high stability and reliability requirements...LISTED UNDER: Circuits, Thin Film | Components, Other
Cypress Semiconductor has introduced version 3.0 of its PSoC Creator Integrated Design Environment (IDE) for the PSoC 3, PSoC 4, and PSoC 5LP programmable system-on-chip architectures.LISTED UNDER: Boards & Modules | Circuits, SOC | Digital Hardware, DSPs
The nRF51922 System-on-Chip will allow the development of products that natively support ANT+ and Bluetooth low energy wireless technology and mean product developers; end users will no longer be forced to choose between these two previously incompatible wireless technologies.LISTED UNDER: Circuits, SOC | Components, Other
Lansdale Semiconductor has announced the continued availability of the ML3371 and ML3372 Low Power Narrowband FM IF (Frequency Modulation) (Intermediate Frequency) circuits originally designed and built by Motorola Semiconductor.LISTED UNDER: Circuits, Mixed Signal
Cypress Semiconductor has released new components for PSoC Creator 2.2, the integrated design environment (IDE) for Cypress’s PSoC 3, PSoC 4 and PSoC 5LP programmable system-on-chip architectures. The Component Pack 6 update includes four new PSoC Components—pre-verified “virtual chips.”LISTED UNDER: Chipsets, Other | Circuits, SOC
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. [NASDAQ: CY] has unveiled the PSoC 4 programmable system-on-chip architecture, which combines Cypress’s best-in-class PSoC analog and digital fabric and industry-leading CapSense capacitive touch technology with ARM’s power-efficient Cortex-M0 core.LISTED UNDER: Circuits, SOC | Components, Other | Receivers, Other
Elma Electronic Inc. (Fremont, CA), in cooperation with Pentek, Inc. (Upper Saddle River, NJ) and Concurrent Technologies (Woburn,MA), has developed a small form factor (SFF), OpenVPX-based signal acquisition system for processing and recording applications.LISTED UNDER: Circuits, Mixed Signal | Components, Other
Ironwood Electronics has introduced a new high-performance QFP socket for 0.4 mm pitch 128 pin QFP. The SG-QFE-7011 socket features a14 x 14 x 1.6 mm package size with 16 x 16 mm lead tip to tip and bandwidths up to 10 GHz with less than 1dB of insertion loss.LISTED UNDER: Circuits, Comparators | Circuits, Mil-Spec | Circuits, Mixed Signal
Sierra Wireless [NASDAQ: SWIR] has introduced the industry’s most advanced architecture for embedded wireless communications, designed to vastly simplify and accelerate the development and deployment of M2M solutions. The architecture will be available across 2G to 4G technologies in the next generation of AirPrime embedded wireless modules.LISTED UNDER: Circuits, Thin Film | Components, Other | Memory, DRAM
Pentek, Inc. has announced rackmount additions to its Talon RF/IF signal recording and playback systems. The Model RTS 2707 rackmount system and Model RTR 2747 rugged rackmount system, offer recording and playback of RF/IF signals up to 700 MHz with signal bandwidths up to 200 MHz.LISTED UNDER: Circuits, Mixed Signal | Components, Other | Digital Hardware, Other
Silicon Laboratories Inc. recently introduced an EZRadio® wireless IC solution designed to reduce the cost and complexity of one-way wireless links used in a wide range of consumer, industrial and automotive systems. The new Si4010 system-on-chip (SoC) RF transmitter enables developers to optimize remote keyless entry (RKE), garage door opener, remote control, building automation and security device designs for the lowest system cost and highest performance while ensuring one-way link integrity.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation has entered in an exclusive agreement with IBM for the development and manufacture of future generations of Peregrine’s patented UltraCMOS™ silicon-on-sapphire (SOS) process technology, the industry’s highest-performance radio frequency complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (RF CMOS) process.