Integrated Circuits (IC)

Electronic Components & Devices, Services

ANSYS Simulation Solutions Bolster ARM Energy-Efficient IP For Internet of Things and Cloud Servers

April 28, 2016

ANSYS power, noise and reliability solutions assist power-efficient IP design for ARM PITTSBURGH - ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) has licensed its engineering simulation software tools to ARM (LON: ARM; Nasdaq: ARMH), the world's leading semiconductor intellectual property (IP) company for power efficiency, performance and reliability. The agreement will aid the ARM ecosystem and ARM® processor... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

GaN FET Power Stage minimizes power loss.

April 28, 2016

With integrated driver, 12 A/600 V Model LMG3410 is suited for hard-switching applications where it can reduce switching losses by as much as 80%. Single-channel device integrates built-in intelligence for temperature, current, and UVLO fault protection. Zero reverse-recovery current benefits totem-pole PFC and LLC topologies to maximize power density and efficiency. Compared to discrete GaN solutions, power stage's 8 x 8 mm QFN package minimizes power loss, component voltage stress, and EMI. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Stepping Motor Driver can run 2 motors simultaneously.

April 28, 2016

With 2-channel drive function, Model TC78S122FNG can run 2 stepping motors independently in high-voltage, low-power MOS process. Bipolar IC also provides interface for driving brushed DC motors, enabling use of stepping motors and brushed DC motors together in 6 combinations. Channels can be paralleled to double power handling. Housed in HTSSOP package with max ratings of 40 V and 2 A, device offers singe-, half-, and quarter-step driving capability for torque-speed tradeoff flexibility. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Test & Measuring Instruments

New Graphics System Uses Single Core for High Performance Video Processing

April 27, 2016

Chatsworth, Calif. – At Aviation Electronics Europe (AEE) this month, Aitech Defense Systems Inc. and CoreAVI will be exhibiting a demo of a high performance graphics system that captures images with an extremely low latency of two frames.  All video throughput runs under VxWorks on a single core of a 12-core T4240 processor, keeping the remaining 11 cores free for other processing tasks. ... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Analog Front End Sensor Interface simplifies sensor conditioning.

April 27, 2016

Available in QFN package with 3.5 x 3.5 mm footprint, XR18910 connects analog sensors to MCU or FPGA with embedded ADC and provides 14-bit signal path linearity. Onboard 10-bit DAC offers ±560 mV offset correction and allows independent offset value for each of 8 differential inputs, programmable gain instrumentation amplifier offers 8 fixed-gain settings from 2–760V/V, and integrated LDO provides regulated 3 or 2.65 V to power sensors. Controlled is via I²C serial interface. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Altera Demonstrates Ultra High Definition (UHD) Solutions at NAB; Offering a Path to Virtualized Studio Infrastructure

April 26, 2016

Altera delivers FPGAs, 4K60 Video Processing, Connectivity Interfaces and Accelerated H.265 CODEC solutions San Jose, Calif. — Altera, now a part of Intel Corporation, is demonstrating its field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) for broadcast and ProAV markets at  the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Conference being held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, in Las Vegas, NV, from... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Services

Future Electronics Promotes NXP's PTN5100, Industry's First USB-IF Compliant Type-C PD-PHY

April 25, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announced immediate shipping availability of the industry's first USB-IF compliant Type-C PD-PHY, from NXP.   PTN5100 is a single port USB Type-C power delivery (PD) PHY and Protocol IC that provides Type-C configuration channel interface and USB PD physical and protocol layer... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Dimmable LED Driver IC incorporates 650 V MOSFET.

April 21, 2016

Combining 650 V, 2 Ω power MOSFET with quasi-resonant controller, Model IX9907N is optimized for off-line dimmable LED applications. High voltage IC features digital soft-start and foldback correction as well as cycle-by-cycle peak current control, driving LEDs with greater than 90% efficiency and power factor correction of over 98%. Available in 8-pin SOIC package, IC includes output over-current and over-voltage protection, over-temperature shutdown, and supply under-voltage lockout. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Microcontrollers utilize 65 nm flash embedded logic process.

April 18, 2016

Part of TXZ™ Family of products, M3H Series comprises 30 microcontrollers based on ARM® Cortex®-M3 core. Devices include 12-bit A/D converter, 8-bit D/A converter, programmable motor control circuit, and general-purpose peripheral circuits including UART, I2C, TSPI, and timers. Supplied in low-pin-count packages ranging from 32–100 pins with flash memory from 32–128 KB, microcontrollers operate up to 40 MHz, supporting motor control and consumer and industrial device applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Timers & Clocks

Masterclock and Cyber Sciences Sync up to Simplify Timing

April 15, 2016

Achieve high-resolution time synchronization without expensive infrastructure changes. ST. CHARLES, Mo. - Masterclock, a provider of precision timing solutions for mission critical environments, today announced a strategic alliance with Cyber Sciences, a manufacturer of high-quality specialty products for monitoring and control of electrical distribution systems, to promote a simplified means... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Dual-Picture Video Processor suits automotive display panels.

April 15, 2016

Combining 10-bit AD converter, multi-color decoder to accommodate all major video formats, and power-supply voltage of 1.2 V/3.3 V, Model TC90195XBG supports high-resolution widescreen displays up to 1920 x 720 pixels. Processor features 2-picture composition mode and picture-separation mode with internal frame memory. Device can simultaneously output 2 digital video signals to 2 panels, with resolutions of 1,280 x 720 (LVDS output) and 800 x 480 (LVTTL output). Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Microsemi Collaborates with Solectrix to Introduce SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA-Based System-on-Module for Low Power and Secure Digital Signal Processing

April 14, 2016

SoM Enables Faster Time to Market for Imaging and Video Processing Systems ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, and Solectrix, an independent service provider specializing in the development of embedded systems, today announced the availability of... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Ultra-Wide Bandwidth RF Mixers offer application flexibility.

April 12, 2016

Available in 4 x 4 mm 24-TQFN package, VersaMixer™ F1792 (single-channel) and F1192 (dual-channel) RF mixers are designed for any radio system requiring high performance and low power operating from 400–3,800 MHz. Products consume 835 mW typ total for 2 channels and function over entire operating bandwidth without any changes in external components. Along with configurable-gain operation, mixers feature FlatNoise technology. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Supermicro® Exhibits New GPU SuperServer®, SuperBlade® and SuperWorkstations at NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference

April 6, 2016

Industry's Most Flexible Portfolio of GPU Optimized Server Solutions Enable Next Generation Compute Architecture for AI, Deep Learning and VR Applications SAN JOSE, Calif. - Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing solutions debuts its next generation GPU server architecture alongside new... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Socionext to Demonstrate World's First Single-Chip 8K Video Decoder and Most Efficient Video and Broadcast Device Technology at Annual NAB Show

April 5, 2016

Compact, Leading Edge 4K and 8K HEVC Video Processors Feature Low Power Encoding, Decoding for Full Range of Content and Service Providers SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Socionext Inc. will showcase a complete set of advanced video and broadcast demonstrations for content and service providers at the annual NAB Show in at the Las Vegas Convention Center April 18-21. At booth SU13913 in the South... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RFID Transponder operates at resonant frequency of 134.2 kHz.

April 5, 2016

Using power acquired from harvesting RF energy transmitted by RFID reader, Model NCD1015ZP sends out 128-bit packet that contains 64 bits of pre-programmed or custom-programmed identification data storage and 16-bit CRC-CCITT error checking code. Integrated ferrite antenna optimizes reading distance, while polyurethane encapsulating material boosts mechanical strength. Passive half-duplex transponder is suited for inventory management, ingress/egress discovery, and real-time container tracking. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Dual-Phase Digital Controller IC supports multiple configurations.

April 4, 2016

Available in 5 x 5 mm 32-QFN package, ZSPM1363 PWM controller can help optimize, monitor and, control high-power supply systems in telecom, server, storage, FPGA, and infrastructure markets. Integrated silicon requires minimal external component requirements, and extended one-time programmable (OTP) memory provides storage for multiple application configurations. Operating up to 125°C, controller features resistor-based compensation adjustment after programming if load condition changes. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

LED Driver IC targets ultra-thin tablet/mobile platforms.

April 4, 2016

Housed in tiny WLCSP-35 package, Model ARC1C0608 integrates 6 programmable current sinks, MOSFETs, control and driver circuitry, and dimming options. TIPS™ boost architecture delivers LED efficiency levels of 93.5% peak for up to 6 LED strings at 3.8 V input voltage. Running off single cell Li-Ion battery input voltage of 2.7–5.5 V, driver delivers up to 30 V output. IC can save 0.5 W (in typical 2 W host platform) when deployed in backlights for tablets and other smart mobile devices. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Temperature Sensors enable readings up to 20 in. away from IC.

April 1, 2016

Used for monitoring 2–4 channels, MCP990X System Management Bus (SMBus) temp sensor ICs exhibit ±1°C max accuracy over -40 to +65°C. Remote diode temperature measurement with resistance error correction compensates for voltage drops from connectors and long board traces, while sample-frequency hopping filter minimizes injected system noise from components. Package options include 8-pin, 2 x 2 WDFN for 2-channel MCP9902 and 10-pin, 3 x 3 DFN for 3-channel MCP9903 and 4-channel MCP9904. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Three-Axis Magnetometer targets portable devices.

April 1, 2016

Integrating monolithic 3-axis AMR sensor and signal conditioning ASIC into 1.2 x 1.2 x 0.5 mm BGA package, MMC3630KJ Series reaches ±30 G range with 600 Hz magnetic sensing bandwidth and better than ±10 accuracy in eCompass applications. Self-degaussing feature can eliminate output drift due to temperature change and residual magnetism from ambient magnetic field. Series also include interruption feature which can be used for motion detection and data acquisition ready notifications. Read More