Protocol stack improves data model handling

Axiros, a leader in device management and IoT solutions for service providers, enterprises, and OEMs, today announced that it has further evolved its AXACT TR-069 protocol stack with…

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SoC dev kit focuses on CAN, LIN slave communications

Cypress Semiconductor has introduced a new kit that enables designers to evaluate the Controller Area Network (CAN) and Local Interconnect Network (LIN) slave communication capability of Cypress’s PSoC…

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BLE module consumes less than 4 mA in RX, less than 3 mA in TX, below 1.2 µA in sleep mode

Atmel Corporation has announced the world’s lowest power Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) connectivity modules for small form factor applications. The ultra-low power Atmel SmartConnect XR and ZR modules…

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Top microcontroller threads on EDABoard.com – March

What causes the crystal to pause? – I have an ARM M0 processor + MCU connected with a 32.768KHz crystal. The crystal is connected to a load capacitor…

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SoC dual-core ARM Cortex IC targets printer applications

Marvell has announced its most advanced mainstream printer system-on-chip (SoC), the Marvell 88PA6220. This 28nm SoC delivers breakthrough performance at a low system cost by integrating a dual-core ARM…

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HDCVI Chipset delivers HD video over 500-m coax

Exar Corporation, a supplier of analog mixed-signal products serving the industrial, high-end consumer and infrastructure markets, announces a High Definition Composite Video Interface (HDCVI) chipset designed to deliver…

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Digitally controlled 60-dB programmable attenuators hit 40 GHz

Fairview Microwave Inc. a supplier of on-demand microwave and RF components, announces the release of their new digitally controlled programmable attenuators with performance up to 40 GHz and…

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Clock synthesizer keeps jitter ultralow from 2 MHz to 2,7 GHz

Linear Technology Corporation announces the LTC6951, a low phase noise integer-N synthesizer with an integrated VCO and an ultralow jitter clock distribution section, ideal for clocking data converters….

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Texas Instruments introduces new microcontroller dev kit

Newark element14 today announces the launch of  Texas Instruments’ MSP CapTIvate microcontroller (MCU) development kit, a comprehensive, easy-to-use platform providing real-time sensor tuning, all without writing a single…

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Optical transceiver modules come in inexpensive TO cans

Manufacturers of SFP28 modules for data center and radio fronthaul applications can now use TO-cans enabled by the industry’s first transceiver IC, which is shipping now from Maxim…

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Laser diodes for 100 Gbit/sec switching transceivers

 Oclaro, Inc. has announced the successful qualification of its non-hermetic 25Gbit/s 1.3 μm distributed feedback (DFB) laser diodes for 100Gbit/s transceivers. Featuring leading optical performance with low operating…

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FPGAs get cryptographic keys to prevent cloning

Microsemi Corporation, a provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the availability of its Secured Production Programming Solution (SPPS) for its field…

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Bluetooth LE module transmits to 400 m

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) has introduced a Bluetooth Low Energy module solution that extends the range of Bluetooth to 400 meters, eight times that of current Bluetooth…

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Low-power Wi-Fi modules target IoT apps

Microchip Technology Inc. has announced four compact, low-power, highly integrated solutions that allow Wi-Fi and networking capability to be embedded into virtually any device, including Internet of Things…

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DDR design IP will handle 16-nm FinFET chips

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. has announced that it is updating its leading-edge, high-speed SerDes communication interfaces and low-latency Denali DDR memory IP solutions to support TSMC’s 16nm FinFET Compact…

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SDK for extended-range Bluetooth router

Cassia Networks has unveiled its official SDK that will give developers and vendors the ability to create new applications utilizing the extended range for Bluetooth devices that its…

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Multiprotocol transceiver reduces component count in RS485/RS232 systems

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC2873, an RS485/RS232 multiprotocol transceiver in a small 20mm² package. The LTC2873 integrates all the functions necessary to provide the most compact multiprotocol…

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314 GB hard drive for Raspberry Pi platforms

WDLabs, a business growth incubator of storage solutions leader Western Digital Corporation has announced availability of the WD PiDrive 314GB, a storage device engineered to serve the Raspberry…

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WLCSP design package targets power-optimized wireless mobile devices

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. has announced the availability of the industry’s only foundry-proven IC packaging design and analysis solutions for advanced Fan-Out Wafer-Level Chip Scale Packaging (WLCSP) and…

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100G Ethernet MAC chip integrates RS-FEC to save power

Xilinx, Inc.has announced the delivery of the industry’s most flexible and comprehensive Ethernet portfolio for data center interconnect, service provider, and enterprise applications. Xilinx’s comprehensive IP portfolio includes…

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Industry 4.0 ethernet kit puts network designs on FPGAs

Avnet, Inc. has today introduced the new MicroZed Industry 4.0 Ethernet Kit (I4EK), enabling multi-protocol Industrial Ethernet solutions based on the Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC and Anybus…

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RS-485 transceivers combine transformer drivers with LDO regulators

Designers can achieve ease of design, high efficiency, and robust communication for industrial automation applications with the MAX14853/MAX14855 andMAX14943/MAX14949 family of highly integrated RS-485 transceivers from Maxim Integrated…

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Top microcontroller threads – February

Power factor measurement using PIC18f4520 – I have a 10” square fan, with 0.06/0.08Amps, 220/240V, 50Hz, properly working. I want to digitally measure the power factor of the fan, under…

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Emulation platform bolsters SoC verification abilities

Mentor Graphics Corp. has ushered in a new era of emulation by announcing new applications for the Veloce emulation platform. The new Veloce Apps—Veloce Deterministic ICE, Veloce DFT and Veloce…

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IoT framework software handles multi-protocol gateways, cloud management, gateway hardware and edge computing devices

eInfochips has announced its Internet-of-Things (IoT) framework called ‘IoT Xcelerator’, aimed at product companies that are looking to monetize opportunities in a hyper-connected future which would thrive on…

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