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MIT Technology Review Recognizes ABB Innovation among Top 10 Technologies

Development of hybrid High Voltage DC (HVDC) breaker will help shape the power grid of the future Zurich, Switzerland– ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has been recognized by MIT Technology Review for its hybrid high-voltage direct current (HVDC) breaker, placing it among the ten most important technology milestones of the past year. This is an annual list highlighting...

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Eight-Channel PWM Audio Processor integrates 2 ASRCs.

Supplied in 56-pin TSSOP, HD-compatible TAS5548 lets audio designers seamlessly mix 2 audio sources. Single-chip- solution accepts sample rates from 8–192 kHz and converts them to fixed rate of 96 or 192 kHz, eliminating need to create/store/change coefficients. Audio bandwidth of- 40 kHz- is compatible with Dolby® True HD and DTS-HD, and designers can optimize their products with 7-band...

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Everlight Has Obtained 1,000 Granted Patents

Everlight Has Obtained 1,000 Granted Patents

Pursuit of excellence and innovation—establishment of strong patent portfolio Shulin, New Taipei City – As one of the world's leading LED package manufacturers, Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. [TSE:2393], now holds more than 1,600 patents and patent applications. Moreover, Everlight obtained its 1,000th granted patent in March this year. Everlight's patent portfolio covers LED chips,...

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Thermal Engineering Associates Lowers the Cost of Thermal Testing

More New Thermal Interface Material Characterization Tools SANTA CLARA, Calif., -- Thermal Engineering Associates, Inc. (TEA) announces the availability of a new family of Thermal Interface Material (TIM) characterization tools that offer flexibility, standardization, and low cost. The tools are comprised of the popular TEA Thermal Test Chip (TTC) in sizes ranging from 2.5mm square to 12.8mm...

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Gas Gauge IC monitors lead-acid batteries.

Housed in 14-pin, 5 x 6 mm TSSOP package, Model bq34z110 supports multi-cell lead-acid battery packs with battery voltages of 4–64 V. Impedance Track™ algorithm constantly informs user about- battery's state-of-health and state-of-charge and maintains up to 95% accurate capacity measurement for entire life of battery. Gauge supports batteries used in mobile and stationary applications such...

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STMicroelectronics Powers Advanced Generation of Smart IPTV Set-Top Boxes from NTT Plala

The world’s highest performance set-top box SoC chosen for an advanced, high-end Android-based IPTV product Geneva, April 22, 2013- - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a top supplier of set-top box (STB) ICs, has revealed that its Orly system-on-chip (SoC) is powering a new generation of advanced...

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VIA Announces Distribution Partnership with Italy's Top Electronics and Embedded Systems Distributor, Jampel

VIA to showcase full range of products in the Jampel booth at Embedded IC Automation Fortronic 2013 Taipei, Taiwan - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient computing platforms, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Jampel, the top embedded distributor in Italy. The agreement gives Jampel the ability to promote, distribute, market and sell the full...

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Actions Semiconductor Introduces Second OWL Series Chipset

ZHUHAI, China, -- Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACTS), one of China's leading fabless semiconductor companies that provides comprehensive portable multimedia and mobile internet system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for portable consumer electronics, today announced-  the introduction of its new ATM7023 chipset. Actions' ATM7023 chipset is the second chipset in the OWL product series and...

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Marvell and SHARP® Demonstrate Smart Digital LED Lighting System at LIGHTFAIR International 2013

Marvell, Sharp and Orama collaborate to provide the first Digital LED Lighting System delivering a full range of the light from nature driving a new wave of LED lighting SANTA CLARA, Calif. and MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) and Sharp Electronics today announced the results of a collaboration to develop a Smart Digital LED Lighting System designed to enable custom-featured solution in...

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Microcontrollers are built on 65 nm flash process technology.

Differentiating applications using targeted performance headroom with TM4C123x ARM® Cortex-M4 floating-point core operating at up to 80 MHz, Tiva™ C Series- supports mixed-signal applications with integration- of- two 12-bit ADCs and- 3 comparators. Full ADC accuracy is- achievable at full 1 MSPS rating without any hardware averaging. Along with on-chip connectivity options, features...

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