GP691 ZigBee Radio Chip and GPM6000 Modules for IoT

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At CES 2015, GreenPeak Technologies announced a new GP691 ZigBee communication controller chip and GPM6000 integrated ZigBee modules for Internet of Things applications and smart home devices. The GP691 ZigBee communications controller provides IEEE Standard 802.15.4-compliant robust spread spectrum data communication … Continue reading

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Expanded Multi-Range Programmable DC Power Supply Offerings

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B&K Precision recently announced the 9200 Series, which is its newest multi-range programmable DC power supply line. The series includes four 200- to 600-W models that can deliver power in any combination of the rated voltage and current up to the … Continue reading

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COMSOL Multiphysics 5.0 with App Builder and COMSOL Server to Run Simulation Apps

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COMSOL provides simulation software for product design and research to technical enterprises, research labs, and universities throughout the world. Its flagship product, COMSOL Multiphysics, is a software environment for modeling and simulating any physics-based system and for building applications. A … Continue reading

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WiLink 8 Range of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Modules

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Texas Instruments has announced the WiLink 8 combo connectivity modules to support Wi-Fi in the 2.4- and 5-GHz bands. The new highly integrated module family offers high throughput and extended industrial temperature range with integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The modules complement … Continue reading

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New PMR Common Platform Processor

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CML Microcircuits recently released a PMR common platform processor to support digital/analog FDMA PMR/LMR and two-slot TDMA digital systems. As engineers have moved two-way radio from analog to digital, a variety of digital FDMA and TDMA PMR/LMR systems have emerged along … Continue reading

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Quad Output Programmable Universal PMIC

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Exar Corp. recently announced the XR77129, a quad output programmable universal PMIC with an input operating voltage range of 6 to 40 V. Its patented control architecture is well suited for 40-V inputs using a 17-bit wide PID voltage mode VIN … Continue reading

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New EZ App Lynx Library for Creating Smart Bluetooth Sensors

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CCS C-Aware IDE now includes the EZ App Lynx library (#include <EZApp.c>). Quickly create a Bluetooth wireless sensor, or controller, that may be viewed or managed on a paired mobile device using the EZ App Lynx Android app. The free … Continue reading

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HumPRO Series Frequency-Hopping Digital Data Transceiver Module

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Hummingbird platform is a low-cost complete wide-band transceiver with microcontroller module. The HumPRO Ssries wireless UART module is a completely integrated RF transceiver and processor designed to transmit digital data across a wireless link. It has a built-in frequency hopping … Continue reading

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Dual Ethernet Module Operates as Independent Ports or Switch

Source: NetBurner

The NetBurner MOD54417 network core module provides 10/100 Ethernet connectivity with two Ethernet ports. The ports can operate independently, each with its own MAC address, or as an Ethernet switch, simplifying network infrastructure (i.e., daisy chaining) by enabling Ethernet devices … Continue reading

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New STM32 Micrcontrollers in Small Memory Sizes

Source: STMicroelectronics

STMicroelectronics’s new STM32F446 microcontrollers feature ARM Cortex-M4 based processing combined with 256- or 512-KB on-chip flash memory options. In addition to using STMicro’s ART Accelerator, the microcontrollers feature smart architecture, advanced flash technology, and an embedded ARM Cortex-M4 core to … Continue reading

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Mouser’s New Motor Control Application Site

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Mouser Electronics recently launched a new Motor Control Applications site for motor control engineers and anyone interested in control applications. The site features motor control resources and offers components available from Mouser Electronics for building motor control systems. The site’s Applications section segments … Continue reading

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New Power Factor-Corrected AC-DC Drivers for LED Lighting Apps

Source: ON Semiconductor

ON Semiconductor has announced two new series of power factor corrected (PFC) offline AC-DC drivers for high performance LED lighting applications. Extending the NCL3008x family of products, the NCL30085, NCL30086, and NCL30088 address single-stage design implementations up to 60 W that require high power factor. … Continue reading

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LED Light Engines Deliver Up to 4,000 Lumens

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Innovations in Optics has announced  high-power white LED light engines for OEM fiberoptic illumination. LumiBright Light Engines couple directly to liquid light guides and fiber bundles with no additional optics. They deliver up to 4,000 lumens into the light guide. … Continue reading

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FCC/CE/IC-Certified Bluetooth SMART Beacons

Source: EM Microelectronic

EM Microelectronic’s EMBC01 Bluetooth beacon recently achieved FCC certification for operation within the US, as well as IC certification in Canada and CE certification for operation in the European Union. You can use the compact EMBC01 beacon anywhere iBeacon and … Continue reading

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20-A Step-Down µModule Regulator Optimized for Low VIN to Low VOUT Conversion

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Linear Technology Corp. recently introduced the LTM4639, which is 20-A DC/DC step-down µModule (micromodule) regulator. According to Linear, the regulator can convert “2.5 to 7 V main-power system rails to point-of-load voltages as low as 0.6 V.” The LTM4639—which includes an inductor, … Continue reading

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