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Akros Silicon and Broadcom Interoperability Collaboration Supports New PoE 60 Watt Deployments

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Akros Silicon Inc., a premier supplier of leading-edge intelligent energy management ICs, today announced an interoperability collaboration with Broadcom Corporation to provide fully integrated support of the emerging PoE (Power over Ethernet) 60 Watt extension. Broadcom, a global innovator and leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, has a...

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MediaTek Wi-Fi SoC Powers New ASUS N300 Wireless Router

Advanced energy saving technology assures low-consumption green routers that provide fast and efficient wireless service HSINCHU, Taiwan- MediaTek Inc., a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia, today announced that its MT7620 Wi-Fi System-on-a-Chip (SoC) has been selected for the new ASUS RT-N14U N300 wireless router, debuting globally this...

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Qualcomm Atheros Hybrid Networking Chipset Enables AVM Combination Range Extender and Energy Management Device

-- AVM FRITZ! Powerline 546E Extends Range of the Home Network While Providing Automation and Remote Energy Management -- AMSTERDAM, -- Qualcomm Technologies Inc. (QTI) today announced that the hybrid networking technology of its networking and connectivity subsidiary, Qualcomm Atheros Inc., will power AVM's FRITZ! Powerline 546E solution. The AVM FRITZ! Powerline 546E combines HomePlug powerline...

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Chipset supports carrier-grade multi-room HD streaming.

With HomePlug™ AV2-compliant QCA7450/AR1540, customers can use homes' existing power outlets to optimize coverage and multimedia streaming performance, with high-speed connectivity of more than 500 Mbps. SmartLink Plus option enables transmission of powerline signals on multiple wires. When incorporated into broadband gateways, retail routers, and hybrid range extenders,Â- chipset provides...

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Maxim Integrated's Low-Power SFP Chipset Offers Optical Module Manufacturers a New Way to Reduce Production Cost

Laser driver with auto-calibration mode and SFP controller together simplify optical module manufacturing. SAN JOSE, Calif. - Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) introduces the MAX3711 laser driver/limiting amplifier combo chip with both automatic power control (APC) and extinction ratio control (ERC). The device is compatible with the DS1886, a small form factor pluggable (SFP) and...

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Jumpstart Automotive and Transportation Designs with TI's New Hercules(TM) TMS570 ARM-® Safety Microcontrollers, Power Management IC (PMIC) and Motor Driver

SafeTI(TM) design packages: 32-bit Hercules safety microcontrollers, TPS65381-Q1 PMIC and DRV3201-Q1 motor driver help speed and ease customer motor control design and certification HOUSTON - Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) announces 12 new Hercules(TM) TMS570 ARMÂ-® Cortex(TM)-R4 safety microcontrollers, complementary TPS65831-Q1 multi-rail safety power management...

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Metrology Chipset ensures energy meter magnetic immunity.

Able to compute active, reactive, and apparent energies for class 0.5 meters, ADE7978 chipset consists of ADE7978, 3-phase metrology IC combined with up toÂ- 4 ADE7933, 3-channel, sigma-delta,Â- fully isolated ADC ICs. LatterÂ- incorporates iCouplerÂ-® and isoPowerÂ-® technologies to implement isolated signal transfer and DC/DC power conversion acrossÂ- 5 kV-rated...

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TI Introduces New SafeTI(TM) Design Packages: Hercules(TM) ARM-® Cortex(TM)-R4 Safety Microcontrollers and Complementary Power Supply for Safety-Critical Applications

Latest 32-bit Hercules RM4x safety microcontrollers, TPS65381-Q1 power supply, software and documentation help designers more easily achieve IEC 61508 SIL-3 safety standards HOUSTON -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) introduces new SafeTI(TM) design packages for safety-critical medical, industrial and energy motor control applications. These design packages include 15 new...

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Maxim Integrated Announces Five High-Integration Products Targeted to Factory Automation and Automotive Markets

Maxim also introduces a reference design for a highly integrated Fit shirt to monitor vital signs required for immediate medical diagnosis. SAN JOSE, Calif. - Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) today introduced five high-integration products for the Factory Automation and Automotive markets that dramatically improve operating efficiencies and reduce costs. Maxim also announced it has...

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