Integrated Circuits (IC)

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Novatek Licenses CEVA-XM4 Imaging and Vision DSP for Embedded Visual Intelligence

August 18, 2016

Next-generation Novatek SoCs deploy CEVA’s latest vision processor for intelligent surveillance, drone anti-collision systems and automotive safety MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, today announced that Novatek Microelectronics, Taiwan’s 2nd largest fabless IC design house, has licensed and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Buck-Boost Regulators have high-current, -efficiency designs.

August 17, 2016

Supplied in 20-bump, 2.15 x 1.74 mm WLCSP, ISL91127 and ISL91128 operate in buck, boost, or buck-boost mode and provide smooth transitions between each to prevent noise and glitches. Features include 4.5 A switches, up to 96% efficiency, 1.8–5.5 V input range, 1–5.2 V output range, and 30 µA quiescent current. Additionally, ISL91128 features I²C programmable dynamic output voltage adjustability. Footprint of both products suits low-voltage, battery-operated devices. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital-to-Analog Converter supports smartphone testing.

August 10, 2016

With audio to 6 GHz frequency coverage and 12 GSPS update rate, 16-bit Model AD9164 supports high-resolution radar images for designers of military and commercial radar, as well as fast and accurate testing for precision instrumentation, such as smartphone testers. On-chip direct digital synthesizer ensures phase-coherent fast frequency hopping of less than 300 ns for up to 32 frequencies. In addition, converter features 2x interpolator, which enables configurability for lower data rates. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

One Stop Systems and Liqid Announce Unrivaled Performance in 3U FSA Platform

August 9, 2016

Up to 250 TB with Liqid OS and Kingston EP1000 NVMe SSDs EP1000 enables 4x greater performance than other PCIe SSDs Flash Memory Summit, Santa Clara Convention Center - August 9-11, 2016 - One Stop Systems, Inc. (OSS), the leader in PCI Express® (PCIe®) expansion technology, announces the results of stealth startup Liqid Inc.'s testing and validation of the OSS 3U Flash Storage Array... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

SSD Controllers support standard NVMe host interface.

August 8, 2016

Providing up to 20 TB flash capacity using 256 Gb flash, Flashtec NVMe2032 and NVMe2016 enable enterprises and data centers to realize high performance solid state drives utilizing NAND technologies. Controllers integrate DDR4 DRAM, alleviating bottlenecks and maximizing throughput. Devices are optimized for 4 KB random read/write operations, performing all flash management operations on-chip. In addition, controllers can achieve up to 1 million random read IOPS. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Four Gigabit DDR4 DRAM supports long-term requirements.

July 29, 2016

Organized as 256 Mb x 16, IS43QR16256A and automotive-grade IS46QR16256A come in 96-ball BGA package and operate at 1.2 V with speeds of 2,400, 2,100, 1,866, and 1,600. Power, bandwidth, performance, and reliability address networking, automotive, and industrial system needs. Along with bidirectional differential data strobe, features include data masking per byte on write commands, per DRAM programmability, DBI, Write Cycle Redundancy Check, dynamic ODT, and fine granularity refresh mode. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Automotive LED Driver enhances headlight system efficacy.

July 28, 2016

Offered in 16-pin TSSOP, S6BL112A one-channel, 2 A output, buck LED driver has 4.5–42 V input range and can drive LEDs at 2.1 MHz switching frequency. This enables headlight designs with small inductors, which allows physical size and BOM reductions. Synchronous control helps promotes conversion efficiency, which enables stable lighting system performance, while analog and PWM dimming function support enables precise brightness control. Switching frequency can be set from 205 kHz to 2.1 MHz. Read More

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

WPC v1.2, Qi-Certified Transmitter wirelessly delivers up to 15 W.

July 28, 2016

Supplied in 9 x 9 mm VQFN package, bq501210 enables connectorless models of industrial and medical equipment. Fixed-frequency solution, which enables 84% system efficiency with minimal thermal dissipation and EMI, supports multiple fast-charging protocols and can reduce end-application size by eliminate need for bulky wiring. Rail control output provides power to deliver full 15 W with inputs from 15–19 V and enables lower power operation, such as 5 W, with inputs as low as 5 V.
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Electronic Components & Devices

Device Controller IP comply with DSI v1.2 and CSI-2 v1.2 specs.

July 25, 2016

Respectively supporting up to 8 and 4 lanes of operation, DesignWare® MIPI® CSI-2SM Device Controller IP and DesignWare MIPI DSISM Device Controller IP let designers implement required camera and display functionality in mobile, automotive, and IoT applications. Both device controllers, interoperable with DesignWare MIPI D-PHY v1.2 operating at 2.5 Gbps/lane, offer integrated debug and test capability and comply with respective MIPI CSI-2 v1.2 and DSI v1.2 specifications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Isolated Gate Driver supports high-voltage applications.

July 20, 2016

Providing reinforced isolation of 5.7 kVrms, surge immunity up to 12.8 kV, and common-mode transient immunity >100 V/ns, Model UCC21520 is suitable for low-side, high-side, high-side/low-side, or half-bridge power management designs. Dual-channel device delivers propagation delay of 19 ns and channel-to-channel delay matching of <5 ns. Operating with 3–18 V input, driver features 4 A/6 A source/sink current, reducing switching losses via 6 ns rise time and 7 ns fall time for 1.8 nF load. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Mountain RF Sensors, Inc., a Boutique Electronics Design and Manufacturing Company, Announces Launch by Offering a Variety of Custom Radio Frequency (RF) Products for Government and Military Customers

July 19, 2016

Mountain RF Sensors wants to know, what have you been missing? Many RF products claim to have great sensitivity but that often comes at the price of masking weak signals when strong signals are also present.  How many weak intercepts have you not identified and critical intelligence not obtained?  Our line of RF products and software at a budget conscious price, paired with world class... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Integrated Circuits support Bluetooth® Low Energy v4.1.

July 18, 2016

Based on ARM® Cortex®-M0 processor, Models TC35678FSG, TC35678FXG, and TC35679FSG support Bluetooth® LE v4.1 communications for Bluetooth Smart devices, including wearable electronics, sensors, and high-end coin battery-powered devices. TC35679FSG is a mask-ROM-based product with no built-in Flash ROM, while TC35678FXG and TC35678FSG incorporate built-in 256 KB Flash ROM to store user programs and various data in standalone operations. ICs operate from 1.8–3.6 V at temperatures from -40 to 85°C. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

CMOS DDR3L SDRAM features 8 Gb density.

July 15, 2016

Housed in 78-ball, 9 x 13.2 mm, lead-free FBGA package, Model AS4C1G8MD3L is internally configured as 8 banks of 1G x 8 bits. Double data rate architecture enables fast transfer rates up to 1,600 Mbps/pin and clock rates of 800 MHz. Operating from single +1.35 V power supply, monolithic device is available with extended commercial temperature range of 0–95°C. Product offers fully synchronous operation and provides programmable read or write burst lengths of 4 or 8. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

D/A Converter optimizes television viewing experience.

July 13, 2016

Featuring 2.5 GHz bandwidth, 16-bit, 12 GSPS Model AD9162 exceeds 1.794 GHz optional future requirement specified by cable industry’s DOCSIS 3.1 standard. Dynamic range of -82 dBc SFDR at -167 dBm/Hz NSD allows designers to synthesize signals across wide frequency spectrum from direct-to-RF up to 6 GHz. Converter supports all wireless communications infrastructure protocols (WCDMA, LTE, LTE-A, and point-to-point), enabling advanced multiband and multi-standard radio designs.
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Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

DDR Memory-Termination Linear Regulator suits space applications.

July 12, 2016

Available in 16-pin dual-ceramic flat package, QML Class V and 100 krad (silicon) RHA qualified TPS7H3301-SP is immune to single-event effects up to 65 megaelectron volts per centimeter squared (MeV/cm²). This double-data-rate (DDR) memory linear regulator, which integrates 2 monolithic power FETs for source and sink termination and one internal voltage reference, has 0.16 in.² footprint. Stable termination power supply ensures single-event effects do not impact read-and-write operations. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

New Altair CAT-1/CAT-M Chipset to Pave Way for Smooth Transition to Next Phase of IoT Connectivity

July 11, 2016

Market-Attentive Dual-Mode LTE Chipset Leverages Altair's Flexible Architecture for Seamless Migration from CAT-1 to CAT-M HOD HASHARON, Israel - Altair Semiconductor (altair-semi.com), a leading provider of LTE chipsets, today announced that samples of its new dual-mode FourGee-1210 CAT-1/CAT-M chipset will be available later this year, enabling a... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Self-refresh DRAM serves as expanded scratchpad memory.

July 8, 2016

Based on low-pin-count HyperBus™ interface, 64 Mb HyperRAM™ serves as expanded scratchpad memory for rendering of high-resolution graphics or calculations of data-intensive firmware algorithms in automotive, industrial, and consumer applications. Device operates with read/write bandwidth up to 333 MBps and is available in 3 V and 1.8 V supply voltages. When paired with HyperFlash™ NOR Flash memory, HyperRAM offers solution for embedded systems where flash and RAM reside on same 12-pin HyperBus. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Wideband Distributed Amplifier offers 14 dB gain, high linearity.

July 7, 2016

From 2–20 GHz, CMD238 BroadRange Distributed Amplifier™ delivers 14 dB of gain with output P1dB of +26 dBm, output IP3 of +34 dBm, and 2nd harmonic level of -33 dBc. This GaAs MMIC (monolithic microwave integrated circuit) distributed amplifier, which operates from 5–8 V power supply, is pin-compatible with CMM0014 amplifier and features 50 Ω matched design that eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Nasa Awards Nuwaves Engineering 2016 SBIR Phase I Contract for Development of K-Band Power Amplifier for Satellite Communications Data Links on Unmanned Aircraft Systems

July 1, 2016

Middletown, Ohio – NuWaves Engineering, a veteran-owned small business providing advanced radio frequency (RF) and microwave solutions, today announced a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract from NASA to research and develop a high-efficiency Ku- or Ka-band RF power amplifier (PA) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) device for over-the-horizon (OTH) command and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Integrated Power Management IC is programmable and scalable.

June 30, 2016

Delivering flexibility and facilitated use, P9180A meets power needs of SoCs, FPGAs, and ASICs in multiple markets. Distributed power architecture lets engineers scale power beyond standalone capacity by adding distributed power units (DPUs) to system, and OTP configuration options allow for customizing settings and sequencing of P9180A and associated DPUs. Providing extended voltage ID range with 5 mV step size, solution complies with IMVP8/VR12.1 specifications. Read More