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Differential Inductive Switch simplifies mechanical design.

Differential Inductive Switch simplifies mechanical design.

Available in 2 x 2 mm very-thin small-outline no-lead (WSON) package, 8-pin LDC0851 detects presence or absence of conductive material using coil drawn on PCB. Dual-coil architecture automatically compensates for variations in temperature and component aging. In addition to temperature-stable switching accuracy >1% of sensor coil diameter, product features contactless and magnet-free design...

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Motion Control Chips offer direct upgrade paths.

Motion Control Chips offer direct upgrade paths.

Series PCD46x1A features single-axis (PCD4611A), dual-axis (PCD4621A), and quad-axis (PCD4641A) models. With respective QFPs of 48, 64, and 100 pins, chip package and terminal allocation of all three modelsÂ- are compatible with those of PCD46x1 series. Series PCD46x1A can also mount on same boards as previous chips. Functionality lets CPU connect to chips with 8-bit parallel bus connection...

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Cryptography-Enabled 32-bit MCU adds security to IoT devices.

Supplied in 144-WFBGA package, CEC1302 (Part No. CEC1302D-SZ-C0) allows for pre-boot authentication of system firmware to ensureÂ- it is untouched and uncorrupted. ThisÂ- preventsÂ- such attacks as man-in-the-middle, denial-of-service, and backdoor vulnerabilities. Also, MCU can be used to authenticate any firmware updates and therebyÂ- protect system from malware or memory...

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In this eBook, we highlight some key advantages of Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) and show why every builder needs to consider adopting this remarkable construction advancement. We'll also introduce you to the latest innovation in CLT, GRIPBlock™, an exciting new technology that will change the way you look at CLT forever.

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Micro-Power Buck Converters (65 V) feature low quiescent current.

Micro-Power Buck Converters (65 V) feature low quiescent current.

Respectively intended for powering factory automation and automotive sensor applications, LM5165 and LM5165-Q1 are 65 V, 150 mA synchronous DC/DC buck converters thatÂ- feature 10.5 Â-µA quiescent current and 10-pin, 3 x 3 mm VSON package. Input voltage range of 3–65 V and dual control modes optimize efficiency and PCB area. Other features include dual MOSFETs, PFM and COT control...

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Vision DSP targets embedded neural network applications.

Vision DSP targets embedded neural network applications.

Based on Cadence Tensilica XtensaÂ-® architecture, CadenceÂ-® TensilicaÂ-® Vision P6 combines flexible hardware choices with library of vision/imaging DSP functions and applications. Device quadruples multiply-accumulate (MAC) performance compared to previous generation, and utilizes 8- and 16-bit arithmetic to optimize key vision functions such as convolution, FIR filters, and matrix...

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TV White Space Module ensures reliable broadband connection.

Using low-band spectrum in vacant UHF TV frequencies and IEEE 802.11af WiFi standard, Picasso Gen3 TV White Space Chip Module will allow hundreds of users to receive reliable broadband connection with data download speeds up to 96 Mbps from single base station. Unlike other wireless technologies, Gen3 non-line-of-sight signal penetrates walls, trees, foliage, and bends over hills, even at long...

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Autotalks License and Deploy CEVA DSP for Mass-Market V2X Chipset

CEVA-XC DSP powers Autotalks’ second-generation V2X communications solution supporting concurrent IEEE802.11p and IEEE802.11a/b/g/n/ac operation MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif and KFAR NETTER, Israel. - CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, and Autotalks Ltd., the world’s leading provider of integrated V2X chipsets, today announced that...

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

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 ARMÂ-® processor...

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GaN FET Power Stage minimizes power loss.

GaN FET Power Stage minimizes power loss.

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...

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