GuruCE and Lauterbach Establish Official Partnership

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Lauterbach and GuruCE—which manufactures high-quality Microsoft Windows Embedded Compact BSPs—recently announced an official partnership. The experts at GuruCE and Lauterbach already have a long working relationship that is now brought to an even higher level of cooperation. Lauterbach’s debugging expertise … Continue reading






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New USB3.0 Smart Hub Family

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Microchip Technology recently announced  the USB5734/44, a USB3.0 Smart Hub family that enables host and device port swapping, I/O bridging, and other serial communication interfaces. The USB5734 and USB5744 devices feature an integrated microcontroller that creates new functionality for USB hubs while lowering … Continue reading






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Innovative Magnetic Sensing Integrated IC

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Texas Instruments recently unveiled the DRV421 magnetic sensing IC with a fully integrated fluxgate sensor and compensation coil driver. It includes all the required signal conditioning circuitry. Compared to traditional Hall effect sensors, the DRV421 provides high sensor accuracy and … Continue reading






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New Low-Cost MEMS Inertial Accelerometer

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Silicon Designs recently announced the North American market introduction of the new Model 1525 Series integral inertial accelerometer family. Offering impressive low-noise performance, the nitrogen damped and hermetically sealed SDI Model 1525 Series is intended for tactical navigation, seismic, and other … Continue reading






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Next-Gen Premium Multichannel DAC Series

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A new series of 2/4/6/8-channel D/A converters from Asahi Kasei Microdevices (AKM) is powering the next generation of high-quality consumer electronic devices, measurement equipment, and control systems. The AK4452/AK4454/AK4456/AK4458 premium 32-bit DAC devices have up to eight channels. The devices are … Continue reading

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Happy Gecko MCU Family Simplifies USB Connectivity for IoT Apps

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Silicon Labs recently introduced new energy-friendly USB-enabled microcontrollers (MCUs). Part of its EFM32 32-bit MCU portfolio, the new Happy Gecko MCUs are designed to deliver the lowest USB power drain in the industry, enabling longer battery life and energy-harvesting applications. Based … Continue reading






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ARTIK Platform to Accelerate Internet of Things Development

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Samsung Electronics Co. recently announced the Samsung ARTIK platform to allow faster, simpler development of new enterprise, industrial, and consumer applications for the Internet of Things (IoT). ARTIK is an open platform that includes a best-in-class family of integrated production-ready … Continue reading






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VectorCAST Test Automation Platform Integration with Lauterbach TRACE32

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Vector Software has announced an advanced integration with the Lauterbach TRACE32 product. VectorCAST now enables development, test, and certification teams, to set and continuously collect, practically unlimited volumes of test data from RAM constrained embedded systems. This latest integration benefits … Continue reading






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High-Accuracy, 3-D Magnetic Sensor

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Infineon Technologies recently announced the availability of the TLV493D-A1B6, a 3-D magnetic sensor that features highly accurate three-dimensional sensing with extremely low power consumption in a small six-pin TSOP package. Magnetic field detection in x, y, and z directions enables the … Continue reading






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55-nm ULP Physical IP Solution for Energy-Efficient Applications

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ARM and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) recently announced the availability of a new ARM Artisan physical IP solution on 55 nm to accelerate the development of ARM processor-based embedded systems and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. UMC’s 55-nm ultra-low-power process (55ULP) technology … Continue reading






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Ultra-Low Power Wi-Fi Platform for IoT Applications

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Atmel and MXCHIP recently announced that they’re jointly developing an ultra-low power Internet of Things (IoT) platform with secure Wi-Fi access to the cloud, enabling designers to quickly bring IoT devices to market. The platform combines Atmel’s ultra-low power SMART SAM … Continue reading






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Miniature Low-Power TCXO/VCTCXO

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Housed in a small 2.0 × 2.5 × 0.8 mm ceramic package, IQD Frequency Products’s new IQXT-260 series of digitally compensated  TCXOs employs an analog ASIC for the oscillator and a high-order temperature compensation circuit that provides a smoother signal. … Continue reading






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Altium Launches Open Beta Program for PCB Design Tool

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Altium recenlty announced an open beta program for its community-driven PCB design tool. CircuitMaker is intended to address the unique needs of the electronics maker and hobbyist community with a free software offering. Anyone interested in participating in the open beta … Continue reading






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Fast 16-bit ADC, Four-Channel 14-bit ADC, & Digital Variable Gain Amp

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Texas Instruments launched the ADS54J60, which is the industry’s first 16-bit 1-GSPS ADC and the first to achieve over 70 dBFS signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) at 1-GSPS. Texas instruments also announced the highest-density, four-channel, 14-bit 500-MSPS ADC, the ADS54J54. To optimize … Continue reading






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New dsPIC33EP “GS” Family Optimized for Digital Power Applications

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Microchip Technology recently launched the 14-member dsPIC33EP “GS” family of digital signal controllers (DSCs).  The family delivers the performance needed to implement more sophisticated nonlinear, predictive and adaptive control algorithms at higher switching frequencies. The advanced algorithms enable energy-efficient power … Continue reading






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