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CML Microcircuits announces CMX979 - Dual PLL + VCO RF Chip
03.08.2017 · News
CML Microcircuits is pleased to announce the release of the CMX979 Dual PLL + VCO IC further expanding the company’s RF portfolio. The CMX979 is a low power dual RF/IF synthesiser + VCO that provide signal generation over a wide range of frequencies...
Screens become speakers, smartphones can lose micro-speakers
03.08.2017 · Articles
Redux has followed earlier announcements of its surface-wave-based haptics technology with a version specifically targeted at the smartphone, with which it aspires to “kill off smartphone micro-speakers”. The company’s surface audio tech from Redux transforms a smartphone screen into a loudspeaker, and also provides haptic feedback...
XMOS announces XVF3000 voice processor for integrated far-field voice capture and VocalFusion Speaker development kit
03.08.2017 · News
XMOS Ltd announces the launch of the XVF3000 family of voice processors, which provide class-leading far-field voice capture using arrays of MEMS microphones. With optional support for Sensory’s TrulyHandsfree technology, the industry’s leading voice-trigger solution, the XVF3000 family provides the most flexible and cost effective always-on voice interface in a single device...
Notch filter is insensitive to component tolerances
02.08.2017 · Circuits
Many approaches for creating notch filters, which reject a narrow band of frequencies and pass all others, are unsatisfactory because they allow the component tolerances to interact...
Ultrawideband 2 GHz to 22 GHz Distributed Low Noise Amplifier Now Offered in Plastic 4x4 QFN package
02.08.2017 · News
Custom MMIC announces the CMD241P4, a packaged version of its popular CMD241 ultra-wideband GaAs MMIC distributed low noise amplifier. The wideband operation, low noise figure, low current consumption, excellent return loss, and compact size of this distributed amplifier device make it ideal in use in L-, S-, C-, X-, Ku-, and K-band wideband radar, broadband microwave/millimeter wave communications...
NXP Makes Smart Connections Faster and More Reliable with New High Performance Wireless LAN Low Noise Amplifiers
01.08.2017 · News
NXP Semiconductors announced the introduction of its new wireless local area network Low Noise Amplifiers with Integrated Switch that makes smart connections faster and more reliable on smartphones, tablets, wearables and small Internet of Things devices...
Industry's First CAN Flexible Data-rate and CAN Partial Networking Transceiver Family Including Automotive Grade 0 Qualified Parts
31.07.2017 · News
The industry’s first family of Controller Area Network (CAN) transceivers including various automotive Grade 0 qualified parts is now available from Microchip Technology. The ATA65XX family adds six new devices to Microchip’s CAN portfolio...
Melexis announces new LIN bus gateway device
27.07.2017 · News
Melexis announces a new LIN-to-LIN gateway that overcomes the limitation of just 16 devices on a typical LIN bus. Each MLX81120 connects as a LIN slave on the main LIN bus and is controlled directly from the vehicle's Body Control Module (BCM). The new device allows for up to 16 LIN RGB slave modules on a private LIN bus, thereby permitting up to 196 LED lighting devices to be connected to a single BCM via a LIN bus...
Silego Announces a 130 V Surge-protected, 28 V Tolerant, USB Type C Integrated Power Splitter/Switch in WLCSP
27.07.2017 · News
Silego Technology announced the introduction of the SLG59H1302C – a very robust single-input, dual-output power splitter designed for mid- and high-end smartphones and tablet PCs...