8-Mpixel sensor chip targets scientific imaging

New 8-megapixel IT-EMCCD device, integrated cooler option for family provide new capabilities for medical, scientific & surveillance imaging PHOENIX, AZ – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), continues to strengthen…

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Wireless Power Handbook gets second edition

Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (www.epc-co.com) announces the publication of the Second Edition of the Wireless Power Handbook. This edition is a practical engineering handbook designed to provide power…

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Dorner announces acquisition of FlexMove

Dorner Holding Corp., the parent company of Dorner Mfg., has announced the acquisition of Penang, Malaysia-based FlexMove, a manufacturer of flexible chain conveyors for food, beverage, automotive, electronic and other industries. Dorner Mfg. is an industry leader in the design, applications, manufacturing and integration of precision industrial and sanitary conveyor systems. The addition of FlexMove

PC-based platform coordinates multiple arbitrary waveform generators

Tektronix, Inc., a worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, introduced a more convenient and flexible way for engineers to control signal sources and generate waveforms. The…

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Audio op amp puts out 150 mW

Texas Instruments introduced an audio operational amplifier (op amp) that sets the latest standard in audio performance. The OPA1622 is the newest addition to the company’s Burr-Brown™ Audio…

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Transient voltage suppressor arrays work in auto infortainment systems

ProTek Devices™ has introduced a new family of transient voltage suppressor arrays (TVS arrays) that provide circuit protection in various automotive infotainment and other automotive systems. The new…

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AMCI Adds Sales Rep to Florida & Georgia

Automation Support Group is now representing Advanced Micro Controls Inc (AMCI) in Florida and Georgia. AMCI has realized growth in Florida and Georgia, and recently added sales representation to better service the expanding market.  AMCI’s local sales representatives have a deep knowledge base of AMCI products, and provide assistance with product selection and support.  AMCI

32-bit firmware development framework for PIC32 MCUs

Microchip Technology Inc., a provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced its MPLAB® Harmony Ecosystem Program for the developers of embedded middleware and operating systems who…

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Bluetooth Smart SoCs Links Wearables to Apps for WeChat Users

Dialog Semiconductor plc, a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, solid state lighting (SSL) and Bluetooth Smart technology, announced its support for WeChat’s communications protocol,…

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Microwave, MMW digital phase shifters produce 255 phase steps

Pasternack, a provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, introduces a new series of 8-bit digital phase shifters which are programmable over a full 360 degree range and can produce…

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Watlow introduces a new brand strategy including a new logo and tagline

Watlow®, an industry provider in the design and manufacture of complete thermal systems, announced a comprehensive new branding strateg. A core component of the enhanced strategy will be newly designed logo and tagline icons. The new look was unveiled internally to team members across the globe the week of November 30, and the icons will be

Secure boot scheme for FPGAs, SoCs

Microsemi Corporation, a provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, and Intrinsic-ID, a provider of cyber physical security solutions based on physically unclonable functions (PUFs),…

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SoC, RoC ICs boost privary, connection security for Bluetooth Smart devices

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. announced its easy-to-use, single-mode PSoC® 4 BLE Programmable System-on-Chip and PRoC™ BLE Programmable Radio-on-Chip solutions are the world’s first to achieve full-featured Bluetooth 4.2 qualification, which…

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DACs Retain their Settings Without Power

Microchip Technology Inc., a provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced the expansion of its Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) product line with the MCP48FXBXX families of devices….

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Step-down DC/DC regulator sports PMBus serial digital interface for autonomous digital power system management

Linear Technology Corporation announces the LTM4677, a dual 18A or single 36A µModule® (power module) step-down DC/DC regulator with PMBus serial digital interface for autonomous digital power system…

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Scope-based USB-PD protocol decoder software sports real-time triggering and protocol decode performance

Keysight Technologies, Inc. introduced the industry’s first oscilloscope-based USB-PD (Power Delivery) protocol decoder software with real-time triggering and protocol decode performance. The Keysight N8837A USB-PD protocol trigger and…

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New ANG Active Next Generation Servo Inverter Series

Bonfiglioli Riduttori S.p.A., a global designer and manufacturer of gearmotors, drive systems and planetary gearboxes, announces the addition of a servo inverter series, ANG Active Next Generation, which…

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LVDT interface chips work over extended temperature range

Microsemi Corporation, a provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, announced the availability of a new device in its recently launched family of sensor interface…

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150-W High-Intensity LED Lights Replace 400-W Metal Halide units

Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a high intensity 150 watt LED light fixture that is a direct replacement for 400 watt metal halide fixtures. The GAU-LTL-150W-LED light fixture from Larson Electronics produces 19,500 lumens of high intensity light while drawing only 150

SoM carries 528-MHz ARM Cortex-A7 processor

Variscite once again sets a new market standard, introducing the DART-6UL, measuring only 25mm x 50mm. This highly flexible System-on-Module (SoM) is based on Freescale’s i.MX 6UltraLite family and carries a 528MHz…

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Design suite speeds SoC, FPGA development with market-specific C libraries

Xilinx, Inc. announced  the Vivado® Design Suite HLx Editions, enabling a new ultra high productivity approach for designing All Programmable SoCs, FPGAs, and the creation of reusable platforms. These…

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Low-power RS-485 transceiver includes low-voltage interface

Exar Corporation, a supplier of analog mixed-signal products serving the industrial, high-end consumer and infrastructure markets, announces the XR33202, a half-duplex, 20Mbps RS-485 (TIA/EIA-485) transceiver optimized to operate…

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Scope test suite covers HDMI Version 2.0, Embedded DisplayPort

Teledyne LeCroy announced the addition of QPHY-HDMI2 and QPHY-eDP, expanding its automated transmitter test solutions for display standards to include HDMI Version 2.0, and Embedded DisplayPort. The QPHY-HDMI2…

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1.2-kV/300-A SiC power modules target solar power inverters, industrial gear

ROHM has recently announced the development of a 1200V/300A full SiC power module designed for inverters and converters in solar power conditioners and industrial equipment. The high 300A rated…

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SPDT RF switch features low insertion loss

Integrated Device Technology, Inc.® (IDT®) introduced the industry’s first single-pole, double-throw (SPDT) RF switch featuring its patent-pending KZconstant impedance technology. The IDT F2923 is a low insertion loss SPDT absorptive…

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