Serial Memory Controller Meets AI and Machine Learning Needs

Microchip Technology has announced what is claims is the industry’s first commercially available serial memory controller. The SMC 1000 8x25G enables CPUs and other compute-centric SoCs to utilize four times the memory channels of parallel attached DDR4 DRAM within the … Continue reading

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Nissan Taps Renesas MCUs and SoCs for New Skyline Car

Nissan Motor has adopted Renesas’ chips for the ProPILOT 2.0 system featured in the new Nissan Skyline unveiled on July 16. The driver assistance system combines navigated highway driving with hands-off, single-lane driving capabilities, employing Renesas’ R-Car automotive SoC and … Continue reading

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Ryzen Embedded V1000 Module Supports Four USB 3.1 Ports

By Eric Brown Ibase has announced a COM Express Type 6 module equipped with AMD’s Ryzen Embedded V1000 system-on-chip. The announcement refers to the ET876 as a Compact module (95 x 95mm) like Ibase’s earlier, Intel 7th Gen “Kaby Lake” ET975, but … Continue reading

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Firms Partner on Integrated Sensor-to-Cloud Monitoring Solutions

Atmosphere and Radio Bridge have announced a partnership that integrates Radio Bridge sensors with Atmosphere’s cloud-based IoT platform for rapid deployment and management of several sensor technologies across multiple low-power wide area networks. An integrated solution was recently deployed for … Continue reading

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Arm-based SBC has PoE, Wi-Fi/BT and More

By Eric Brown Gateworks’ headless “Ventana GW5910” SBC runs OpenWrt or Ubuntu on a dual-core i.MX6 and provides GbE with PoE, WiFi/BT, optional GPS, Sub-1 GHz, and 2.4 GHz radios, and dual mini-PCIe slots for further wireless expansion.Freescale’s i.MX6 was … Continue reading

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80 V DC-DC Buck LED Driver IC Enables High Dimming Performance

Infineon Technologies has introduced an LED driver IC, the ILD8150/E, that features an innovative hybrid dimming mode technology for achieving 0.5% of the target current. With its supply voltage range from 8 V DC up to 80 V DC, the … Continue reading

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650 W Medical AC-DC Power Supplies Feature BF Class Insulation

XP Power has announced two new ranges of AC-DC power supplies that provide BF class insulation for healthcare applications where excellent EMC performance is a key requirement. The PBR500 and PBR650 series offer power levels up to 500 W and … Continue reading

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Switching Regular’s Low Quiescent Current Extends Battery Life

Texas Instruments has introduced an ultra-low-power switching regulator with what TI claims is the industry’s lowest operating quiescent current (IQ) at 60 nA, a third that of the nearest competitive device. The TPS62840 synchronous step-down converter delivers very high light-load … Continue reading

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Congatec Rolls Out Ten Modules Based on Coffee Lake H Processors

Congatec has announced 10 new COM Express Type 6 modules featuring the latest Intel embedded processor technology. The four Intel Xeon, three Intel Core, two Intel Celeron and one Intel Pentium processors are all based on the same Intel microarchitecture … Continue reading

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Semtech’s LoRa Technology Tapped for Food Temp Monitoring System

Semtech has announced that Laird Connectivity has integrated LoRa devices and LoRaWAN protocol in temperature monitoring sensors developed for the award-winning ComplianceMate solution, created by CM Systems. CM Systems, a provider of monitoring systems for food safety compliance and operational … Continue reading

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NXP and Microsoft Team Up for Energy-Efficient Edge Processor

NXP Semiconductors has announced a collaboration with Microsoft to deliver a new Microsoft Azure Sphere certified crossover applications processor, as an extension to NXP’s i.MX 8 high-performance applications processor series. The collaboration’s goal is to create a secure, ultra-efficient, intelligent … Continue reading

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Eurotech to Provide IoT Tech for New Paris Metro Lines

  Eurotech France, the French subsidiary of the Eurotech Group, has announced that it has been selected by Thales as a supplier of embedded hardware and IoT software for the CAVE project “Automatic Counting of Passengers” of the new Grand … Continue reading

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IoT Modules Enable Large-Scale LTE-M and NB-IoT Deployments

Telit has announced the ME310G1 (shown) and ME910G1 modules, designed for mass-scale LTE-M and NB-IoT deployments that feature hundreds of thousands or millions of devices. Based on the new Qualcomm 9205 LTE modem and featuring optional 2G fallback, the modules … Continue reading

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Controllers Ease EMI Qualification of Automotive Touchscreens

Three new maXTouch touchscreen controllers and optimization services are now available from Microchip Technology to address electromagnetic interference (EMI) and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) challenges faced by developers of automotive touchscreens. The TD family of touch controllers features a new differential … Continue reading

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Tiny Amplifiers Enable Small High Performance System Designs

Texas Instruments has introduced what it claims is the industry’s smallest current-sense amplifier in a leaded package and the smallest, most accurate comparators with an internal 1.2-V or 0.2-V reference. Offered in industry-leading package options, the INA185 current-sense amplifier, and … Continue reading

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