Circuits

Automotive-Grade NFC Chip streamlines in-car device pairing.

With tap-to-connect technology,- BCM89095- simplifies setup for mobile device connectivity within vehicle and enables such comfort and convenience applications as keyless entry and vehicle settings. Near Field Communications (NFC) technology enables drivers to pair- mobile device by tapping it against dashboard instead of navigating menus on separate screens. Along with data rates to 848 kbps,...

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Quad-Core Chipset supports 4K Ultra HD video.

Intended for high-end Android tablets and OTT set-top boxes, 64-bit Falcon ATM9009 features quad-core ARM® Cortex™ A53 CPU with speeds up to 1.8 GHz and Series6 Rogue GPU from Imagination Technologies. SoC supports up to 4K Ultra HD decoding including HVEC/H.265 video decoding. Employing 28 nm process with Actions' Low Power Design Generation V technology, ATM9009 integrates EDP interface and...

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Bluetooth Smart Controller achieves sub-1 µA in standby mode.

Housed in 2.1 x 2.1 mm WLCSP package, Model BTLC1000 is intended for IoT and wearable markets, including portable medical, activity trackers, HMI devices, gaming controllers, and beacons. Bluetooth Smart link controller IC connects as companion to any Atmel AVR or Atmel | SMART MCU through UART or SPI API requiring minimal resource on host side. Both devices are fully integrated with...

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Leadless Ceramic SMT Package meets optoelectronic circuit needs.

Leadless Ceramic SMT Package meets optoelectronic circuit needs.

JDEC TO-style SMT leadless packages address photonics industry demands for SMT packaging solution as- alternative for standard TO-type packages. SMT packages can be produced for circuits and I/O configurations fully compatible with most JEDEC TO-style window caps, such as TO-8, TO-46, and beyond at operating frequencies up to 10 GHz and higher. Ability to use standard TO-style lids on...

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System on Module helps make automobiles safer.

When connected to car's telemetry system, System-on-Module uses- thermal camera to detect presence of children in vehicle. Sensor on module can also- detect increase in levels of toxic carbon monoxide. If child or pet is found on board and CO levels exceed specified thresholds, car alarm will be activated, and alerts are sent to emergency list. Based on i.mX 6 series applications processor, SoM...

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Quad-Output Programmable Universal PMIC accepts 6-40 V input.

Quad-Output Programmable Universal PMIC accepts 6-40 V input.

Able to power any FPGA, SoC, or DSP, XR77129 comes in RoHS-compliant, green/halogen-free, 7 x 7 mm TQFN package and features control architecture suited for 40 V inputs using 17-bit wide PID voltage mode VIN feed forward architecture. Single-input, quad-output, step-down switching regulator controller, with integrated gate drivers and dual LDO outputs, can also monitor and dynamically control and...

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MagnaChip Collaborates with Massachusetts General Hospital and Pohang University of Science and Technology on Magnetic Bio-Sensor Development

SEOUL, South Korea and CUPERTINO, Calif.- – MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ( MagnaChip ) (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, today announced it has launched a research collaboration focused on developing innovative, cost-effective silicon magnetic bio-sensor technology capable of monitoring extremely rare cells in blood....

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Integer-N PLL suits commercial space applications.

Integer-N PLL suits commercial space applications.

Radiation tolerant to 100 krad TID, UltraCMOS® PE97240 can perform for 10+ years in harsh space conditions. Phase-locked loop consists of dual modulus prescaler, counters, phase detector, and control logic.- Integer-N frequency synthesizer generates multiple output frequencies from single reference input frequency. Housed in 44-lead, hermetically sealed CQFP package, PLL consumes 75 -µA at 2.7...

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ULP Precision CMOS Op Amps deliver zero drift operation.

ULP Precision CMOS Op Amps deliver zero drift operation.

Targeting front-end amplifier circuits and power management designs, NCS325 and NCS333- offer respective quiescent currents of 21- and 17 -µA at 3.3 V and enhance- accuracy of motor control feedback and power supply control loops. Products, operating with- 350 kHz gain bandwidth with peak to peak noise down to 1.1 -µV from 0.1–10 Hz, provide rail-to-rail input and output performance and...

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Altera Demonstrates Industry's Highest Performance DDR4 Memory Data Rates in an FPGA

2,666 Mbps DDR4 Memory Interface in Arria 10 FPGAs and SoCs Optimized for Data-Intensive Applications San Jose, Calif. –- Altera Corporation (Nasdaq: ALTR) today announced it is demonstrating in silicon DDR4 memory interfaces operating at an industry-leading 2,666 Mbps. Altera’s Arria® 10 FPGAs and SoCs are the industry’s only FPGAs available today that support DDR4 memory at these data...

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