Electronic Products & Technology


September 23, 2017 by Stephen Law

Advanced Mezzanine Card conncets FPGA and DSPs

VADATECH AMC540 double-module AMC (Advanced Mezzanine Card) with Xilinx Virtex-7 XC7VX690T FPGA and dual multicore TI TMS320C667x Digital Signal Processors (DSP) provides an on-board managed switch that connects both DSPs and Virtex-7 FPGA to dual GbE base interface on the…
September 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

24W dc LED drivers are tiny

SEOUL SEMICONDUCTOR NanoDriver Series phase-cut dc LED driver series deliver a power density 10X higher than conventional LED drivers. Product series measures 13.5mm wide, and is available in four versions rated for 16W and 24W output power for operating LED…
September 18, 2017 by Stephen Law

Sidense and Intellitech collaborate on electronic chip IDs

Firms also combine efforts on anti-counterfeiting and semiconductor security for secure supply chain enablement
August 27, 2017 by Stephen Law

DRAM addresses rapidly growing market demand

SAMSUNG SEMICONDUCTOR 8-gigabyte (GB) High Bandwidth Memory-2 (HBM2) DRAM with 256GB/s memory bandwidth meets growing market needs across a wide range of applications including artificial intelligence, HPC (high-performance computing), advanced graphics, network systems and enterprise servers. Product consists of eight…
August 23, 2017 by Gregory Bryant, senior vice president and general manager Client Computing Group at Intel Corp.

Intel’s new processors deliver 40% performance leap

Generation on geneneration and a 2x boost vs. 5-year-old PC
August 18, 2017 by Stephen Law

Power Integrations signs global disty deal with Future

Power Integrations, provider of high-efficiency, high-reliability ICs for ac-dc, LED lighting and gate driver applications, reached a worldwide distribution agreement with Future Electronics, Montreal.  “Power supply, lighting and IGBT sub-system developers using PI products will have access to excellent technical…
August 16, 2017 by Stephen Law

Next-gen in-circuit debugger boosts speed, flexibility

MICROCHIP MPLAB ICD 4 in-circuit programming and debugging development tool for firm’s PIC microcontroller (MCU) and dsPIC digital signal controller portfolios includes all the features of the popular MPLAB ICD 3 tool while adding increased speed through a faster processor…
August 5, 2017 by Len Jelinek, senior director for semiconductor manufacturing, IHS Markit

Samsung semi revenue eclipses Intel’s

The speculation is finally over: But does the semiconductor industry have a new market share revenue leader. It depends how you look at the data. Analysing the data from a financial analyst perspective looking only at the top line, Samsung…
July 25, 2017 by Stephen Law

Wideband GaAs MMIC distributed power amplifier boosts linearity

CUSTOM MMIC CMD201P5 packaged distributed amplifier MMICs provides high linearity with high output power and very low return loss, beyond ultra-wideband performance of dc to 20GHz. Devices provide 11dB of gain with an output 1dB compression point of over 28dBm…
July 24, 2017 by Helen Knight, MIT News correspondent

3-D chip combines computing and data storage

Advance points toward new generation of computers for coming superstorm of data.
July 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

Low power microcontrollers come with USB support, peripherals

MICROCHIP PIC32MM ‘GPM’ microcontrollers (MCUs) are eXtreme Low Power (XLP) devices that provide large memory in small packages, including ample battery life for space-constrained applications. With the inclusion of several connectivity options, Core Independent Peripherals and feature-rich development boards, devices…
July 20, 2017 by Stephen Law

Modular synergy kits permit modular and expandable designs

RENESAS Synergy Kits are based on firm’s S1, S3, and S7 Series microcontrollers and are engineered to be modular and expandable wherever possible with emphasis on extremely easy and error-proof board configuration. Expansion ports make heavy use of industry-standard Pmod…