Physical Layer IP delivers data transfer rates up to 6 Gbps.
Suited for notebook, desktop, and enterprise hard disk drives, 65 nm multi-interface TrueStore-® PHY8800 is part of integrated circuit and serves as electrical interface that performs data transmission between HDD and host. Device is compatible with SATA, SAS, and Fibre Channel protocols. It includes test features such as firmware-controllable signal analyzer that enables engineers to observe,...Read More »
STMicroelectronics Passes Shipment Milestone for Single-Chip Car Radio Tuner IC
ST reaffirms leadership in analog AM/FM car radio market with shipments of 15 million tuner ICs in less than two years Geneva, July 2, 2007 - STMicroelectronics, a world leader in automotive semiconductors, today announced it has shipped more than 15 million units of its TDA7540 high-performance single-chip tuner IC used in analog AM/FM car radio applications, reaffirming its position as one of...Read More »
Fujitsu and 123ID, Inc., Introduce Four New Biometric Developers' Kits to Enable Fingerprint Authentication for Windows-Based Applications
DKF-UMS-1120, 1130, 1117 and 1137 Are Based on the Fujitsu MBF200 and 123ID Software SUNNYVALE, Calif., and EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn., July 23 // -- Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA), a leading supplier of fingerprint sensor IC technology, and 123ID, Inc., an innovator in biometric software design, today introduced new development kits that enable developers to quickly incorporate...Read More »
Improvement in Turn-On Voltage of New Micro Switch, NanoBridge®, to Enable Smaller Chips, Increased Performance, and High Reliability
Tokyo, June 12, 2007 --- NEC Corporation, the National Institute of Materials Science (NIMS), and the Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST), have together succeeded in improving the turn-on voltage of a new nanometer-scaled switch, NanoBridge-® *1, which enables the operation voltage of the switch to be adjusted to that of CMOS. Programmable logic devices *2 employing NanoBridge-® can...Read More »
Guide to Switches for Your Application
Download this e-book to learn about the different types of switches available for pneumatic and hydraulic devices.Read More »
Synopsys Teams with UMC to Port Mixed-Signal Connectivity IP to 90- and 65-Nanometer Process Technologies
Synopsys' DesignWare IP for USB 2.0, PCIe, SATA and XAUI PHYs Developed for UMC's Leading-Edge Processes MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 27 / - Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced that it has teamed with UMC to port the Synopsys DesignWare-® USB 2.0, PCI Express, SATA and XAUI PHY semiconductor intellectual property (IP) to UMC's...Read More »
Microprocessor Supervisory IC monitors 4 voltage inputs.
Able to monitor up to 4 system supply voltages without requiring external components, AS1923 asserts single reset if any monitored supply voltage drops below threshold. Factory-trimmed voltage threshold options are available for monitoring +5.0, +3.3, +3.0, +2.5, +1.8, and -5.0 V supplies with -5% and/or -10% tolerances. Solution is also available with 1 or 2 user-adjustable threshold options,...Read More »
Hantro's Multi-Format Hardware Video Codecs to Drive Next Generation of Freescale Cellular Handset Solutions
OULU, Finland, June 27/ / -- Freescale Semiconductor and Hantro have signed an agreement to license Hantro's Multi-format hardware video codecs. The combination of Freescale's system on chip solutions and Hantro's codecs is expected to provide mobile handset users a feature rich video experience with high performance capabilities and low power consumption. Optimized for low power and high...Read More »
OmniVision and Scalado Collaborate to Make Camera Phones More User-Friendly
New On-Chip Technology Enables Fast Image Capture on Camera Phones SUNNYVALE, Calif. and LUND, Sweden, June 28 /-- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OVTI), a world leading supplier of CMOS image sensors for high-volume applications, and Scalado, a leader in mobile imaging software solutions for fast and memory efficient image processing, today announced a technology collaboration poised to...Read More »
Voltage Isolators offer 1, 25, and 150 Mbps speed options.
Supporting any combination of 3.3 or 5 V supplies, ISO722x family digital isolators feature 1 nsec channel-to-channel skew, 3 nsec part-to-part skew, 1 nsec jitter, 1 nsec pulse width distortion, and 4 kV ESD protection. Integrating capacitive isolation technology, units provide immunity against data corruption due to 25 kV/-µs voltage transients. Facilitating PCB layout, Model ISO7220 has 2...Read More »
Driver IC targets automotive air conditioning applications.
Designed for passenger car and 24 V truck applications, ATA6836 hex half-bridge driver IC features up to 40 V capacity. Each of 6 high-side and low-side drivers is capable of driving currents up to 650 mA via microcontroller, and device actuates 3 independent dc motors in 3 H-bridges and supports operation of up to 5 dc motors sharing 4 common lines. Circuit includes overtemperature warning and...Read More »
Triad WAU Wall Plug-In AC Power Supply May Be First To Meet Level VI Energy Efficiency Standard
Triad Magnetics, an industry leader and one of the most trusted names in transformer design and manufacturing, is proud to announce the release of the Triad WAU Wall Plug-In AC Power Supply. Engineered to provide robust performance and high reliability, it is setting the standard for 120V/60Hz power supplies. See our video to learn all about it.Read More »