Diodes Inc. - High-voltage Hall-effect latch IC family offers sensitivity and output options (AH37xx family)

The new AH37xx family of high-voltage Hall-effect latch ICs, from Diodes Incorporated, provides various operating magnetic thresholds to achieve multiple functions.

This entry was posted on Oct 1, 2016

NXP Sells Biz Unit to China

NXP Semiconductor NV (Eindhoven, The Netherlands) has agreed to sell its standard products business unit to a Chinese consortium. This will involve the transfer of about one quarter of NXP's total workforce that is responsible for about one-fifth of NXP revenues.

This entry was posted on Jul 12, 2016

SRAM Takes the Wheel in Autonomous Vehicles

TORONTO—One area where SRAM is seeing some continued stickiness is the growing automotive segment, as vehicles continue to get smarter and provider more digital information, whether it's to help the driver or entertain the passengers.

This entry was posted on Jul 12, 2016

Maxim Exec Named Marvell CEO

Chip vendor Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Monday (June 20) named former Maxim Integrated Products Inc. executive Matthew Murphy president and CEO, replacing company co-founder Sehat Sutardja, who was forced to step down in April.

This entry was posted on Jul 12, 2016

IMEC, ARM Collaborate on 7nm Design

Processor intellectual property licensor ARM Holdings plc (Cambridge, England) has signed on to the INSITE collaborative research program on design at nanoelectroics research institute IMEC (Leuven, Belgium).

This entry was posted on Jul 12, 2016

NXP Aims to Target IoT

By taking Freescale Semiconductor's communications chip expertise and combining it with free internet of things (IoT) integration software, NXP aims to stop users from cutting the cable by offering smart. EIS LIMITED sell NXP IC.

This entry was posted on Jul 12, 2016

Ex-Broadcom Unit to Shape Cypress IoT Future now

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. last week closed the previously announced acquisition for $550 million of Broadcom’s Internet of Things business unit, in a move designed to establish Cypress as a wireless IoT processor powerhouse.

This entry was posted on Jul 11, 2016

Startup Debuts Open Source SoC

A startup aims to help a broader set of engineers roll their own silicon using its customizable open-source systems-on-chips. SiFive will publish specifications for an SoC based on an embedded Linux processor core and one using a microcontroller core both based on work of the RISC-V Foundation.

This entry was posted on Jul 11, 2016

FPGA Solve IoT Implementation Challenges

IoT development faces many challenges, but FPGAs can help. The Internet of Things (IoT) has become a wildly popular term these days, often used to describe a world in which virtually every electronic device connects to the Internet and each other.

This entry was posted on Jul 11, 2016

Micron Cut Jobs

U.S.-based semiconductor maker Micron Technology Inc. said Thursday (June 30) it would cut an unspecificed number jobs as part of a series of cost-cutting initiatives in the face of challenging conditions in the global memory chip market.

This entry was posted on Jul 11, 2016

ST grows STM32 MCU family with development tool

The expanded STM32L4 ecosystem builds on ST’s free STM32Cube platform. This comprises the STM32CubeMX initialization-code generator and configurator with power estimation for ultra-low-power design,

This entry was posted on Jul 11, 2016

LT8335 - DC-DC converter avoids interference problems in multiple topologies

The LT8335 operates from an input voltage range of 3V to 25V, suitable for applications with input sources ranging from a single-cell Li-Ion to automotive inputs. It can be configured as either a boost,

This entry was posted on Jul 11, 2016

Kemet - Aluminium electrolytic capacitors suit high ripple current applications (ALC10C391EE450)

Kemet’s family of aluminium electrolytic capacitors which now includes the ALC10 Series of snap-in capacitors up to 550VDC. The parts are ideal for high ripple current applications and offer a high surge voltage capability and long-life performance, says the company.

This entry was posted on Oct 8, 2015

Cypress - New SLC NAND flash memory family reduces system costs and improves security

Cypress Semiconductor has introduced a single-level cell (SLC) NAND Flash family for high-security applications.

This entry was posted on Oct 7, 2015

Fairchild - Advanced LLC resonant converter controller with synchronous rectifier control (FAN7688)

Fairchild’s FAN7688 is an advanced pulse frequency modulated (PFM) controller for LLC resonant converters with synchronous rectification (SR) that offers best-in-class efficiency for isolated DC-DC converters.

This entry was posted on Oct 7, 2015

Cypress - Is this the industry’s most integrated Bluetooth Smart module?

Cypress Semiconductor has introduced a Bluetooth Smart module – the market’s first Bluetooth Low Energy solution to integrate programmable analog and digital blocks in a fully-certified module.

This entry was posted on Oct 6, 2015

Intersil - Latest LDOs provide best-in-class dropout / transient performance for sensitive loads (ISL80510)

Latest from Intersil are two new high-performance, single-output low-dropout (LDO) voltage regulators that provide best-in-class dropout and transient performance for noise sensitive loads.

This entry was posted on Oct 6, 2015

Silicon Labs - Industry’s most cost-effective solution for voice-enabled ZigBee remote controls

Silicon Labs has released what it believes to be the industry’s most cost-effective solution for voice-enabled ZigBee remote controls. This comprehensive reference design solution significantly reduces the need for costly external hardware by implementing a high-quality, software-based audio codec into a single-chip wireless SoC.

This entry was posted on Oct 5, 2015

STMicroelectronics - Ultra low-power high-performance three-axis linear accelerometer (IIS328DQ)

STMicroelectronics IIS328DQ 3-axis linear accelerometer is an ultra low-power high-performance accelerometer with an SPI or I2C compatible digital serial interface.

This entry was posted on Oct 5, 2015

Texas Instruments - Highly-integrated low-noise low-drift 38.4-kSPS delta-sigma ADCs (ADS1262)

The new ADS1262 and ADS1263, from Texas Instruments (TI), are low-noise, low-drift, 38.4-kSPS, delta-sigma (ΔΣ) ADCs with an integrated PGA, reference, and internal fault monitors.

This entry was posted on Oct 4, 2015

Diodes Inc. - Decoding IC compatible with the HVDCP quick-charge 2.0 protocol (AP4370 d)

The Diodes Inc. AP4370 decoding IC which is compatible with the Qualcomm High Voltage Dedicated Charging Port (HVDCP) Quick Charge (QC) 2.0 protocol.

This entry was posted on Oct 4, 2015