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TI Makes Programming in Real Time as Easy as 1-2-3

Introducing expanded PRU software support and the first PRU cape plug-in board for BeagleBone Black from TI DALLAS – The programmable real-time unit (PRU) on Sitara™ processors from Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) enables customers to differentiate their products by offloading real-time processing from the ARM® core. The PRU is a 200MHz low-latency multicore co-processor optimized for...

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Controls & Controllers

Microprocessor Units support 720p video playback.

Based on ARM® Cortex®-A5 processor, Atmel® SMART™ SAMA5D4 Series offers H264, VP8, and MPEG4 720p video playback capability at 30 fps. Devices leverage ARM® TrustZone technology to protect system against counterfeiting and allow safe storage of critical data. Featuring ARM NEON™ engine for accelerated signal processing for multimedia and graphics, SAMA5D4 Series runs up to 528 MHz and...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

DDR4 RCD and DB Chipset increases data rates.

Validated on Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 v3-based enterprise server platforms, DDR4 RDIMM and LRDIMM chipset includes M88DDR4RCD01 DDR4 Registering Clock Driver (RCD) in 253-ball Flip-Chip Fine-Pitch BGA package and M88DDR4DB01 DDR4 Data Buffer (DB) in 53-ball Flip-Chip Fine-Pitch BGA package for use on RDIMMs and LRDIMMs. Chipset lends to reduced power consumption and increased data rates,...

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DDR SDRAMs extend battery life in portable devices.
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

DDR SDRAMs extend battery life in portable devices.

Offered in 8 x 9 mm, 60-ball and 8 x 13 mm, 90-ball FPBGA packages, AS4C Series CMOS Double Data Rate Synchronous DRAMs include 256 Mb, 512 Mb, 1 Gb, and 2 Gb models with power consumption ranging from 1.7–1.95 V. Mobile DDR devices offer clock rates of 166 and 200 MHz, and provide programmable read and write burst lengths of 2, 4, 8, or 16. RoHS-compliant units come in extended and...

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How to Effectively and Efficiently Clean Heat Exchangers, Part I
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How to Effectively and Efficiently Clean Heat Exchangers, Part I

For refineries and petrochemical plants, cleaning heat exchangers is a dirty job but somebody has to do it. While there are many approaches on how to clean shell and tube heat exchangers, it is indisputable that the right method is absolutely critical for ensuring that equipment is fully operational. Otherwise, you could end up with a potential equipment shutdown, which will cost you time and money. In this three-part series, you will learn about the various benefits, methods, and obstacles involved in heat exchanger cleaning. Part one introduces the fundamentals of cleaning, as well as explores the pros and cons of on-site versus off-site services. Download the first of this three series to assist you in finding the best solution for your dirty job here.

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Alliance Memory at Electronica 2014

Alliance Memory at electronica 2014 Nov. 11-14 Messe Muenchen Munich, Germany Hall A5, Booth 224 At electronica 2014, Alliance Memory will be highlighting its latest offering of legacy IC solutions, including high-speed CMOS synchronous DRAMs (SDRAM) and mobile low-power double data rate (DDR), DDR2, and DDR3 SDRAMs featuring a wide range of densities, configurations, package options, and...

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Dual-Core MCUs suit functional safety applications.
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Dual-Core MCUs suit functional safety applications.

Based on 32-bit lockstep ARM® Cortex®-R5 cores in cached memory architecture, Hercules™ RM57Lx and TMS570LCx support speeds up to 330 MHz, delivering 550 peak DMIPS, 660 peak MIPS, and up to 330 MFLOPS. RM57Lx models help developers meet IEC 61508 functional safety standards, while TMS570LCx MCUs help meet ISO 26262 functional safety standard. Floating point devices support up to 4 MB of...

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Electronic Components & Devices

Cadence and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Announce First Test Chip Featuring ARM Cortex-A12 Processor in 28nm-SLP Process

Highlights: - Test chip designed to demonstrate performance and power characteristics of ARM® Cortex®-A12 processor on GLOBALFOUNDRIES' 28nm-SLP process - Achieved maximum frequency of 2.0GHz in 15 weeks using the full Cadence RTL-to-GDSII digital implementation and signoff solutions - Full suite of Cadence signoff tools used, including QRC Extraction, Tempus Timing Signoff Solution and the...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Texas Instruments and PureWave Networks Develop Industry-Leading Solutions Platform for Enterprise and Pico Small Cell Base Stations

Single-board platform provides OEMs with the fastest way to demonstrate, evaluate and develop small cell base stations BARCELONA, Spain – MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS – Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) and PureWave Networks, Inc., an innovative provider of advanced, cost-effective wireless base stations, announced their collaboration on a first-of-its-kind single-board, end-to-end (ENET to RF)...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Micro Mirror Array delivers bright images, extends battery life.

Based on DLP Cinema® technology, 0.3 in. HD Tilt & Roll Pixel (TRP) DLP® Pico™ chipset can generate high-definition (HD) displays from compact electronics. This micro-mirror array leverages TRP DLP architecture and adaptive IntelliBright™ suite of algorithms. Switching speeds of up to thousands of times per second enables compact, true-color RGB engines with 120 Hz video performance.

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Vector Sports Training Ball Offers Visible Point of Contact

Our goal is to help every athlete derive maximum enjoyment from their sport and become a better player. We offer a line of innovative training tools that combine cutting-edge technology and out of the box thinking to deliver an unbeatable competitive advantage. The Vector Sports Training Ball is just another example of our commitment to innovation. To learn how the Vector is helping ballplayers everywhere, see our video.

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