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System-on-Chip targets Bluetooth mono headsets.

Housed in 5 x 5 mm QFN package, ROCm(TM) AR3031 features integrated, high-density ROM, 32-bit CPU, 32 KB RAM, and RF switch. For power-savings, direct memory access protocol allows devices to transfer data with minimal CPU involvement. Power refinements are also achieved through fine-grained clock gating and use of voltage islands. Chip includes PCM interface for audio, as well as general purpose...

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Supervisory Circuits feature non-volatile fault memory.

Integrating signal as well as threshold and fault monitoring, MAX16031/MAX16032 EEPROM-based system monitors feature A/D converter, dual interface, and 1 internal and 2 external temperature sensors. They monitor 1 high-side current, 3 temperatures, and 8 voltages with 1% accuracy, while also simultaneously measuring, converting, and comparing signals to user-programmable thresholds, enabling...

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Single Transmitters feature

Powered by 3.3 V, ISL329xE Series RS-485/RS-422 Transmitters are available in 250 Kbps, 500 Kbps, and 20 Mbps models. All devices feature Tx enable pin that places IC in low power shutdown mode to minimize power consumption whenever transmitter is disabled. In addition to SOT23 package options, transmitters are available in 8-lead TDFN packaging with level translators on enable and data input...

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Differential ADC Drivers have 2-channel configuration.

Supplied in Pb-free, 4 x 4 mm, 24-lead LFCSP, ADA4937-2 and ADA4938-2 drive ADCs operating from DC to 100 MHz in DAQ systems serving industrial and communications applications. Distortion, depending on device, ranges from -120/-102 to -84/-90 dBc with single 3-5 V supplies (ADA4937-2) or -112/-108 to -79/-81 dBc with dual 5-10 V supplies (ADA4938-2). Both models have internal common-mode feedback...

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Line Card Access Switch requires +5 V supply.

Available in 20 or 28-pin SOIC, or 28-pin MLP package, Model CPC7595 features ringing test switch breakdown voltage of 320 V, and provides stable start-up conditioning during system power up and for hot plug insertion applications. It offers flexibility in line card design for traditional voice and integrated voice-data line cards found in CO and DLC communications equipment. Device contains...

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RFID Chips provide scalable EPC numbers up to 240 bit.

With ability to operate across long read ranges and in dense reader environments, UCODE G2XM and UCODE G2XL offer flexibility when using RFID in multiple applications requiring different EPC codes and storing additional application data. Sensitivity of ICs enable broadband antenna designs allowing inlets to cover complete UHF band from 840-960 MHz. Designed for inlay assembly and high...

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austriamicrosystems and IDS Microchip Announce Joint Development for Reader IC to Empower Portable UHF RFID Readers

austriamicrosystems and IDS Microchip Announce Joint Development for Reader IC to Empower Portable UHF RFID Readers

Unterpremstaetten, Austria, and Wollerau, Switzerland (October 25, 2007) - austriamicrosystems (SWX: AMS), a leading global designer and manufacturer of high performance analog ICs for communications, industrial, medical and automotive applications, and IDS Microchip, a provider of flexible RFID and sensors silicon system solutions, have partnered to develop an innovative UHF RFID reader IC...

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Analog Devices' Audio ICs Deliver Audiophile Sound for HDTV Experience

Audio processors and Class-D amplifiers provide digital TV designers with a complete audio subsystem optimized for performance, time-to-market and lower system cost. Norwood, MA(10/1/2007) - Expanding its Advantiv(TM) advanced television solutions portfolio, Analog Devices, Inc., today introduced audio processors and Class-D audio power amplifiers that deliver a complete advanced TV audio...

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Switching Regulator incorporates power-good indicator.

Switching Regulator incorporates power-good indicator.

Supplied in 8-pin MSOP or 3 x 3 mm DFN package, MCP1602 indicates when true voltage regulation has been achieved. Combination of adjustable and fixed output voltages, auto transition from PWM to PFM, as well as respective 45 -µA and 100 nA quiescent and standby currents helps this 2.0 MHz, 500 mA switcher reduce heat dissipation and extend battery life in portable/handheld electronic devices....

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New IBM Technology Enables Single-Chip Mobile Solutions

SANTA CLARA, CA - 12 Sep 2007: At the annual FSA Suppliers Expo and Conference, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the introduction of a new semiconductor technology designed for mobile handset and wireless technology markets. This new offering will enable chipset providers for mobile devices to further reduce the complexity of their components -- representing a significant savings in manufacturing...

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