Vishay's 3-V Infrared Receiver Series Offers Enhanced Sensitivity, 70% Reduction in Operating Current, Broader 2.5-V to 5.5-V Power Supply Range, and Improved EMI and ESD Immunity

Vishay's 3-V Infrared Receiver Series Offers Enhanced Sensitivity, 70% Reduction in Operating Current, Broader 2.5-V to 5.5-V Power Supply Range, and Improved EMI and ESD Immunity

MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA January 11, 2008 Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it is upgrading the performance of its 3-V infrared receivers with a new-generation IC that doubles the sensitivity of the device under low-light conditions. The IC is one of the major determinants of performance in an IR receiver, along with the photo diode and the optical package itself....

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System-On-Chip targets high-definition set-top boxes.

Manufactured in 65 nm process technology, Model BCM7335 features PVR functionality that supports standards for direct broadcast satellite STBs based on DVB-S2, DVB-S, and 8PSK. Integrating dual tuner/demodulator and AVC decoders that support multiple video formats, unit operates on dual-threaded MIPS® CPU core running at 450 MHz resulting in 950 DMIPS performance. Chip supports UMA and non-UMA...

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Automatic Fill System features integrated adhesive melter.

Combining melter and adhesive feed system, ProBlue® Fulfill(TM) System automatically maintains desired adhesive levels in melter tanks. Integrated capacitance sensor detects low adhesive levels and transmits signal to suction lance. Using vacuum, system conveys adhesive as pellets, pastilles, and mini-slats from supplied closed adhesive storage container directly to melter tank. Adding small...

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New P&H 'C-Series' Shovels Enter Service in Mines Worldwide

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - November 2007 - Several units of a new line of next-generation P&H C-Series electric shovels from P&H Mining Equipment recently entered service in major mining operations in Australia, Mexico, Peru and the United States. P&H formally introduced the new shovels in 2006 and dubbed them C-Series in part because they succeed and build upon the 90s-generation P&H B-Series...

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Siemens HC25 HSDPA Module Earns AT&T Certification

December 19, 2007 ATLANTA - Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. announced today that the HC25 HSDPA module for voice and data transmission, from its Wireless Modules group, is now certified by AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T). This certification will enable manufacturers who use the Siemens HC25 HSDPA module in M2M and mobile computing applications to certify and deploy their products on AT&T's 3G...

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WLAN Chip features 3 spatial streams.

Operating at 450 Mbps, TopDog® 11n-450 802.11n chip is built on 90 nm CMOS process technology and delivers 3 x 3 capabilities with 3 transmitters and 3 receivers. Backward compatible with previous 802.11a, b, g, and n versions, device optimizes performance of notebook and desktop PCs, printers, routers, set top boxes, digital TVs, gaming devices, and DVD players and recorders.

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MPEG-4 Set-top Boxes serve as multimedia hubs.

Comprising various single- and double-tuner host set-top solutions, DCX series offers HD video and surround sound audio capabilities that enable reception of on-demand and interactive digital cable programming. Model DCX3400 includes DVR capabilities, and all models offer multimedia hub capabilities that enable stored content to be shared with other compatible devices. Along with MPEG-2 and...

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Companion ICs provide transcoding, encoding, and decoding.

Suited for set-top boxes, consumer electronics, and PCs, XCode(TM) 3106, 3108, and 3111 provide MPEG2 to AVC transcoding, AVC to MPEG2 reverse transcoding, and AVC/MPEG2 decoding and encoding. To ensure video content remains protected, ICs offer full range of features including integrated CableCard, CAM/CI, and Smart Card interfaces; multiple encryption and decryption engines; and support for...

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System on Chip offers transcoding, decoding, and encoding.

Equipped with 400 MHz dedicated application processor, XCode 3290(TM) offers real-time MPEG2 HD to AVC HD transcoding, AVC HD to MPEG2 HD transcoding, and AVC/MPEG2 HD decoding and encoding. To ensure video content remains protected, chip includes CableCard, CAM/CI, and Smart Card interfaces; encryption and decryption engines; and support for multiple DRM schemes. SoC is suited for consumer...

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Receivers provide secure Internet alarm reporting.

Listed for UL864 and UL1610, rack-mounted NetLink(TM) TCP/IP Receivers interface with central station automation systems and are connected to each other with network crossover cable, where secondary mirrored receiver serves as Hot Backup duplicate receiver. In Automatic Mode, alarm signals are sent normally to automation system for processing. Manual Mode is used when direct operator interaction...

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