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System-on-Chip suits PC cards and mobile devices.

Fully compliant with IEEE 802.16e-2005 Mobile WiMAX standard, Mobile WiMAX SoC integrates 1024 FFT OFDMA PHY and full MAC processors to optimize performance and power consumption using 90 nm process technology. Housed in small-footprint FBGA package, mixed-signal baseband device includes interface for MIMO RF modules as well as adaptive modulation schemes, including 64QAM, 16QAM, QPSK, and BPSK.

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Laser Power Control IC targets high-definition DVD market.

Intended for HD-DVD or Blu-ray optical recorders and players, Model SP8029 provides power level control of 780, 650, and 405 nm wavelengths. Integrated photodetector combined with 20 GHz BiCMOS process results in circuit with pulse response settling times of less than 5 ns and bandwidths in excess of 100 MHz for high-speed writing operation. Model SP8029 enables support of full-length high...

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Cadence and ARM Introduce First Automated Design and Implementation Flow for the ARM Cortex-A8 Processor

SAN JOSE, California and CAMBRIDGE, England, July 24 -- ARM-certified Encounter RTL Design and Implementation Flow Boosts Productivity, Shortens Time to Market in Next-generation Mobile and Consumer Applications Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDNS) and ARM [(LSE: ARM; (Nasdaq: ARMHY)], today announced the joint development of the first automated RTL design and implementation flow for the...

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Switch supports 10/100 Ethernet optical standards.

Supporting 100BaseFX, 100BaseSX, and 10BaseFL, 3-port Model KSZ8893FQL offers integrated LED driver and post amplifier solution for short wavelength optical applications. Four-level priority queues enable triple or quadruple play services by prioritizing traffic by application. In conjunction with queue-based rate limiting, solution offers traffic shaping on per-application basis. Device comes in...

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STMicroelectronics and China's Dahua Technology Ltd Develop Cable/IP Dual-Mode Set-top Box

Dahua set-top boxes support H.264 HD/SD and MPEG4 P2 SD using ST's industry-first single-chip Cable/IP dual-mode solution Beijing, August 25, 2006 - STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), the leading supplier of silicon chips for set-top boxes (STBs), and Dahua Technology Ltd, China's largest cable and IPTV dual-mode STB provider, announced today that they have successfully designed and manufactured a...

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Application Processor helps reduce portable form factors.

Integrating core functions needed for development of portable multimedia devices, single-chip MP201 features on-chip video and audio data processors, memory, and peripheral interfaces in 14 mmÂ-² package. Integrated DSP can display 30 fps of QVGA video compressed with H.264 digital video codec or 30 fps of 480 x 480 MPEG4-compressed video. Other features include integrated power control...

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DC/DC Controller does not require sense resistor.

DC/DC Controller does not require sense resistor.

Featuring 550 kHz operating frequency, current-mode, step-up Model LTC3872 offers compact solution for converting 2.5-9.8 V input voltage to output voltage up to 60 V. When sense resistor is used, output voltage is limited only by external components. Low operating current of 250 Â-µA and shutdown current of 8 Â-µA extend battery life. Housed in thermally enhanced, 2 x 3 mm DFN package,...

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Next-generation Computed Tomography Partnership Opens Significant Growth Potential for austriamicrosystems

austriamicrosystems IC solutions help enable Siemens' next-generation computed tomography (CT) systems redefining the clinical role of CT UnterpremstÃ-¤tten, Austria (21 July 2006) - austriamicrosystems (SWX:AMS), a leading global designer and manufacturer of high-performance analog integrated circuits (ICs), and Siemens Medical Solutions (Med), one of the world's largest suppliers to the...

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Motion Controller SoC eliminates need for separate circuits.

Motion Controller SoC eliminates need for separate circuits.

Mixed signal system-on-a-chip (SoC), M3000, combines building blocks necessary to control and position multi-phase step motors while also working as high-speed, general-purpose MCU with communication, analog, and system functions. Along with phase current control circuits, SoC features acceleration, velocity, and position control circuits that free up CPU to perform other system control...

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Hardwired TCP/IP IC offloads stack for high-speed Internet.

Hardwired TCP/IP IC offloads stack for high-speed Internet.

Incorporating 10/100 Ethernet MAC, W3150A lends low-end microcontrollers near line speed Internet capabilities. It supports keep alive function and ADSL connection with PPPoE. Product also supports 4 independent, concurrent sockets and has embedded 16 KB data buffer. Also available, NM7010B network module includes W3150A, Ethernet PHY, and MAG-JACK with other glue logic to create component for...

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