Integrated Circuits (IC)

Electronic Components & Devices

Synopsys Test Solution Deployed by Leading Automotive IC Suppliers for Higher Quality, Reliability and Functional Safety

November 16, 2016

New Capabilities Accelerate Time to Automotive Test Goals and ISO 26262 Certification

Highlights:

  • Leading automotive semiconductor suppliers successfully deploy Synopsys' synthesis-based test solution to meet their stringent test goals for higher levels of quality, reliability and functional safety
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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Robotics

SC2A11A SOC incorporates 24 cores of power-efficient ARM Cortex-A53.

November 15, 2016

Including Cortex-A53 MPCore 24cores, 1GHz processor, SC2A11A SOC is suitable for data center servers and edge computing in IoT (Internet of Things) systems. Offering DDR4-2133Mbps 64-bit and ECC Memory I/F, device provides optimal CPU balance of performance and power consumption. With UART, I2C, GPIO Serial I/F, unit comes with 2ch 1Gbps LAN wire. Unit offers PCI Express Gen2 and Root/Endpoint select and doesn’t require advanced cooling system.

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

MSP430 FRAM microcontroller writes without pre-erase or buffering.

November 9, 2016

Available in two modes MSP430FR5994 and MSP430FR2111, MSP430 FRAM Microcontrollers offer 256KB FRAM with MSP430FR5994 and unified FRAM memory in small 3x3 mm QFN package with MSP430FR2111. Integrating 10-bit analog-to-digital converter, EEPROM functionality, comparator, real-time clock, enhanced timers, internal oscillator with 16-bit MCU in MSP430FR2111, unit provides ferroelectric RAM and Supports around 50 math functions with optimized DSP library.

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Services

CB51 Boards for CableEye surface mount and TH connectors.

November 8, 2016

Suitable for all CableEye adapter boards, CB51 includes 4 sets of 60 solder pads of aligned and staggered pins at 1.25 mm and 1.5 mm pitch. Flexible for use in various configurations and combinations, device includes four preset locations for automatic detection and display of any-pin-count connector up to 60-pins. Rated to 700 Vdc or 500 Vac, unit comes with optional PinMap™software and is compatible on all CableEye models.

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Electronic Components & Devices

Espressif Licenses and Deploys CEVA Bluetooth in ESP32 IoT Chip

October 31, 2016

Espressif’s new Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Combo chip leverages RivieraWaves Bluetooth 4.2 dual mode IP MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., - October 26, 2016 - CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, today announced Espressif Systems, a leading fabless semiconductor company providing low power wireless solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT)...Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Analog Devices Collaborates with ARM to Improve Security and Energy Efficiency for IoT Connected Devices

October 27, 2016

NORWOOD, Mass. - Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today announced it is collaborating with ARM to provide ultralow power microcontrollers (MCUs) that enable more secure and energy efficient Internet of Things (IoT) based devices. By combining ADI’s innovative ultralow power mixed- signal technology with the new ARM Cortex-M33 processor featuring ARM TrustZone™ technology, ADI is addressing the...Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Frequency Doubler offers optimized isolation in small package.

October 24, 2016

Operating with input frequency range of 4–8 GHz, CMD225C3 GaAs MMIC Frequency Doubler can be driven with +15 dBm input signal with low conversion loss of 13 dB and optimized Fo and 3Fo isolations of at least 47 dBc. Device is 50 Ω matched to eliminate need for RF port matching. Housed in RoHS-compliant, 3 x 3 mm surface mount package, passive frequency doubler is suited for low phase noise frequency synthesizers and local oscillators. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Transportation Industry Products

Inertial Measurement Unit offers tactical grade stability.

October 21, 2016

Supporting high-accuracy navigation, guidance, and positioning, Model ADIS16490 is suited for applications ranging from aviation and unmanned systems to machine control, precision instrumentation, and smart munitions. Device features tactical grade in-run bias stability of 1.8°/hr and 3.6 µg. Angular random walk of 0.09°/root-hr and velocity random walk of 0.008 m/sec/root-hr help eliminate jitter in stabilization feedback loops as well as maintain low positional drift in navigation applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Quad Deserializer Hub supports driver assistance systems.

October 20, 2016

Compliant with MIPI CSI-2 specification, Model DS90UB964-Q1 with FPD-Link III interface simultaneously aggregates and replicates data from up to 4 cameras in automotive and radar applications. Dual outputs with virtual channel ID mapping and port replication save processor resources to speed processing of data from cameras at 100 MHz per sensor and 12-bit resolution. Adaptive equalization provides diagnostics that enable system to monitor cable health and take action before cable failure occurs. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

RS-485/RS-422 Transmitters feature 15 kV ESD protection.

October 20, 2016

Supplied in 3 x 3 mm, 6-pin TSOT23 package, Models XR33193, XR33194, and XR33195 feature data rates of 250 kbps, 2.5 Mbps, and 20 Mbps, respectively. XR33193 and XR33194 have slew-limited outputs for reduced EMI and error-free communication over long or improperly terminated data cables. XR33195 features 25 ns propagation delay and 5 ns driver-output skew. Operating from 3.3 V supply and drawing only 180 µA of supply current, all feature shutdown mode that consumes less than 2 µA. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Power Quality Monitoring AFE conserves development time.

October 20, 2016

Integrating embedded power quality algorithms, 7 ADCs, high-end reference, and flexible DSP core, ADE9000 integrated polyphase analog front end (AFE) enables designers of power quality monitoring solutions to measure and analyze pollution in order to prevent disruptions and long-term damage (primarily for 3-phase power meters). This integration simplifies additional complex algorithm programming and reduces component count while also enabling EN61000-4-30 Class S for power quality.
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Electronic Components & Devices

Microsemi and Future Electronics Announce \"Creative Seminar Series\" for Designing with New FPGA Development Kits

October 17, 2016

October and November Workshops Focus on Microsemi's Easy to Learn Libero SoC Design Suite ALISO VIEJO, Calif. - Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, and Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, today announced the Future Electronics Creative...Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Mentor Graphics, Northwest Logic, and Krivi Semiconductor Announce Availability of Complete DDR4 SDRAM IP Design and Verification Solution

October 7, 2016

WILSONVILLE, Ore. - Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT), Northwest Logic and Krivi Semiconductor today announced the availability of a complete DDR4 SDRAM IP design and verification solution that enables ASIC and FPGA design teams to quickly design and verify DDR4 memory subsystems in the Mentor Graphics IP Partnership Program. Together, Mentor Graphics, Northwest Logic, and Krivi...Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

High-Speed SDR SDRAMs extend battery life in mobile devices.

October 7, 2016

Offered in 8 x 9 mm 54-ball and 8 x 13 mm 90-ball FPBGA packages, Models AS4C32M16MS and AS4C16M32MS are internally configured as 4 banks x 8 Mbit x 16 and 4 banks x 4 Mbit x 32, respectively. Devices offer clock rates up to 166 MHz, power consumption of 1.8 V, and programmable read/write burst lengths of 1, 2, 4, or 8. Auto temperature-compensated self-fresh minimizes power consumption at low ambient temperatures, while partial-array self-refresh reduces power by only refreshing critical data. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Microcontrollers incorporate Core Independent Peripherals.

October 5, 2016

Helping designers overcome power and size limitations, 4 x 4 mm PIC32MM series offers Core Independent Peripherals and delivers low-power embedded control for IoT, consumer, industrial, and sensorless BLDC applications. Core Independent Peripherals, such as configurable logic cells (CLC) and multiple-output capture compare PWMs (MCCPs), offload tasks from CPU to lower power consumption and design complexity. Further power conservation is made possible via sleep modes. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

DC/DC Buck Converter offers DDR memory power solution.

October 5, 2016

With 2.95–6 V input, Model TPS54116-Q1 offers power management solution for DDR2, DDR3, and DDR3L memory subsystems in automotive and industrial applications. Integrated low- and high-side power MOSFETs and 1 A peak sink/source DDR VTT termination regulator support 4 A of continuous output current. Supplied in 4 x 4 x 0.75 mm WQFN package, synchronous step-down converter provides up to 2.5 MHz switching frequency, which can be set above medium-wave radio band for noise-sensitive applications. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Custom MMIC High Performance DC-18 GHz Switches and MMIC Amplifiers to 36 GHz on Display at European Microwave Week 2016

October 4, 2016

Chelmsford, MA – Custom MMIC, a leading developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) is pleased to announce attendance at European Microwave Week 2016. Custom MMIC products will be on display with our UK representative, Aspen Electronics, at European Microwave Week (EuMW) in London, this October from the 3rd-7th. Stop by the Aspen Electronics stand #121 to...Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

FPGAs and SoCs target Embedded Vision, IIoT applications.

September 30, 2016

As 28 nm-based FPGA in 8 x 8 mm package, Spartan®-7 provides connectivity solution for legacy and contemporary interfaces. Artix®-7 devices deliver optimized transceiver and signal processing performance with image processing bandwidth in multi-sensor embedded vision, while fully scalable, ARM® processor-based Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC single core devices offer single-chip solutions for analytic functions and cloud connectivity. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Vision Platform enables embedded neural networks.

September 30, 2016

Centered around imaging and vision DSP, CEVA-XM6 brings deep learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities to low-power embedded systems. This scalable, integrated hardware and software silicon IP platform lets developers efficiently harness power of neural networks and machine vision for camera-enabled smart devices. Architecture includes vector and scalar processing units as well as optimized instruction set, memory bandwidth, direct memory access, and hardware accelerators. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Stackpole's 0603 X 4 Chip Arrays Now AEC-Q200 Qualified

September 29, 2016

RALEIGH, NC (September 26, 2016) - Stackpole has completed AEC-Q200 testing for the RACF and RAVF Series thick film chip resistor arrays in its most popular size, the 0603 by 4 resistors. Per AEC-Q200, these chip resistor arrays must have an operating temperature range of -55 degree C to +150 degree C and survive a wide range of electrical and mechanical stress tests including exposure to high...Read More