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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Chip Module enables production of contactless cards.

Suited for contactless payment applications, 280 Â-µm chip module enables creation of prelaminates as thin as 345 µm. Card manufacturers can print colorful artwork on thicker print stock while maintaining 680-840 µm ISO standard for card thickness. Delivering transaction speed of 120 ms, it was developed with highly sensitive RF chip. Both module and payment application...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Dual-Channel DAC supports 3G and 4G communications.

Model DAC5688 is 16-bit, dual channel, 800 MS/sec DAC designed in 64-pin, 9 x 9 mm QFN package. Digital inverse SINC filter compensates for natural DAC sin (x)/x frequency roll-off and digital quadrature modulator correction feature allows IQ compensation of phase, gain, and offset. Unit includes dual CMOS data bus that provides 250 Mbps input data transfer/DAC channel. Input data can be...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Multimedia Coprocessor enables video on mobile phones.

OMAP-DM510 coprocessor supports up to 8 megapixel still images as well as up to DVD quality video at 30 fps for various video standards, including MPEG4 and H.264. Also able to deliver 3 fps of burst mode performance, it utilizes embedded image signal processor and video processors along with ARM processor. Unit can be paired with baseband modem and in high-end phones can offload video functions...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Single Chip integrates GPS, Bluetooth, and FM technologies.

Built on 65 nm DRP(TM) single-chip technology, NaviLink(TM) 6.0 (NL5500) combines A-GPS, Bluetooth 2.1, and FM receive/transmit capabilities. This enables manufacturers to introduce handsets with GPS capabilities to drive usage of GPS-based applications such as 3D mapping, location-based services, and safety services. Hardware implementation and software algorithms are optimized to ensure...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Analog Front End optimizes ultrasound system functionality.

Supplied in 15 x 9 mm package, AFE5808 enables design of portable to high-end ultrasound diagnostic equipment requiring optimized image quality and minimized power consumption. Complete analog signal chain solution offers 122 mW per channel power efficiency and low noise of 0.85 nV/rtHz at 2 MHz. It integrates 8 channels of LNA; voltage-controlled attenuator; programmable gain amplifier; low-pass...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Digital Signal Controllers feature fixed-point architecture.

Operating at up to 150 MHz, TMS320F282x Series is compatible with floating point F283x DSCs, and can be programmed using same development tools. Developer can create control system using floating-point operations for accuracy and rapid programming, then recompile same source code to be used on fixed-point device. Applications that do not need full performance of floating-point controller can be...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

TI Provides Free Wireless MCU Development Kits, Helping Embedded Designers

DALLAS (March 10, 2008) - Helping pave the way for faster, easier ultra-low power embedded control designs, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) will offer the sixth annual MSP430 microcontroller (MCU) 430 Day," a free, three-hour lunch-and-learn event to be held at over 150 locations worldwide, beginning March 25. Sessions will include a MSP430 overview, product updates and technical...

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