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Fairchild Semiconductor Increases Focus on Mobile Handset Market

Long-Time Provider of Signal Path, Power Management Semiconductor Solutions Expands Mobile IP Portfolio SAN JOSE, Calif. - Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE:FCS), long-acknowledged as a power semiconductor leader, is increasing its focus on the mobile handset market. The company is building on its success in the development of semiconductor solutions that deliver new levels of functionality to help...

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Photo Smoke-Detector IC offers programmable operating modes.

Photo Smoke-Detector IC offers programmable operating modes.

Supplied in 16-pin SOIC 150 mil package, 3 V rated RE46C190 integrates horn driver and boost regulator as well as programmable calibration and operating modes. Programmability helps designers control smoke detector operation and enables one IC to be used to design smoke detectors for different markets and regulatory requirements. Operating current of 8 -µA typ enables up to 10 years of operation...

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HDMI Transmitters deliver flawless HD video.

Measuring 3.45 x 3.45 x 0.505 mm, 80 MHz Model ADV7525 and 150 MHz Model ADV7526 incorporate HDMI® v1.4 specification support for 3D display resolutions and extended colorimetry. Units support HDTV formats up to 720p60f/1080i and 1080p/60f at 1.8 V, making them suited for power-sensitive handheld designs, including mobile phones, mobile Internet devices, and digital still/DSLR cameras. Devices...

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Analog-to-Digital Converter achieves 101 dB SNR performance.

Analog-to-Digital Converter achieves 101 dB SNR performance.

Housed in 3 x 4 mm DFN and MSOP-16 packages, Model LTC2379-18 operates from 2.5 V supply and consumes 18 mW. Serial 18-bit, 1.6 Msps SAR ADC achieves 101 dB SNR and -118 dB THD while supporting fully differential ±5 V input range. Digital gain compression feature eliminates need for negative supply on ADC driver. Featuring max INL of ±2 LSB with no missing codes and guaranteed specifications...

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Qualcomm's Internet of Everything Module to Deliver 3G Connectivity in Telcare Blood Glucose Meters

3G-enabled Blood Glucose Meter Will Allow Diabetics, Caregivers and Physicians to Access Readings Anywhere, Anytime SAN DIEGO and BETHESDA, Md., - Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) and Telcare Incorporated today announced plans to integrate Qualcomm's wireless Internet of Everything Module (IEM) into the Telcare 3GM(TM) blood glucose meter being developed by Telcare. Telcare 3GM, currently in...

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Samsung Selects Broadcom's Integrated Dual-Band 802.11n Wi-Fi® Solution for a Wide Range of Blu-ray Disc® Players

Broadcom's Leading Blu-ray Disc® Platform Delivers the Ultimate High Definition Video User Experience for Home Entertainment LAS VEGAS - 2011 International CES -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has selected its integrated dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi® system-on-a-chip...

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Wireless Module supports HD A/V electronic devices.

Measuring 121.9 x 23.5 x 8.2 mm, WHDM-T005/R006 WirelessHD® Module integrates all components necessary for wireless video-area networks. Set of 4.0 Gbps and three 10.0 Mbps links maintained with 60 GHz array antenna and OmniLonk60(TM) beam forming technology enable uncompressed real-time communication of 1080p/60 Hz or 3D video with 32-192 kHz audio and back-channel audio. Operating from 12 V...

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Current Sink LED Backlight Drivers minimize component count.

Current Sink LED Backlight Drivers minimize component count.

Intended for high-end handheld displays, SC667 and SC668 can replace boost converters and charge pumps in high-end handhelds while providing display backlighting. Both incorporate smart Automatic Dropout Prevention (ADP) technology, which enables automatic and simultaneous monitoring of each current sink to avoid dropout as system loads turn on and off. While SC668 provides 8 current sinks, SC667...

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Broadcom Delivers Nine New 40nm Set -Top Box Solutions for the Full Resolution 3DTV Internet Connected Home

Cable, Satellite and IP STB Solutions Feature Higher Performance, Lower Cost and a Reduction in Power Consumption LAS VEGAS - 2011 International CES - Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced nine new cable, satellite and IP set-top box (STB) system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions that enable multiple ways for...

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Broadcom's Connected Digital TV and Blu-ray Disc® Platforms Power a Wide Range of LG Devices

Integrated Dual-Band 802.11n Wi-Fi and Advanced Connectivity Support Enable Exciting New Features and Applications, Enhancing the Overall User Experience LAS VEGAS - 2011 International CES --Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that LG Electronics (LG) has selected Broadcom chipsets for use in its wireless...

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