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How two engineers used problem solving to turn a terminal diagnosis into hope for their son and countless others

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - TI - Think. Innovate - Everything changed for TI engineers Matt and Gina Hann on March 7, when they were told to prepare for the end of their...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:13:57 - #ti #semiconductor

QSFP-DD MSA Releases Latest Hardware Specification

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - Samtec Blog - The battle for next-generation optical transceivers remains active. The three leading specifications duking it out include COBO,...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:13:55 - #pcb #samtec #ipe

Over Temperature Effects of Gm_critical | A Technical Review

Electronics - Abracon News - The emergence of the IoT has accelerated the trend towards lower power consumption on many MCU and RF chipsets, pressuring IC...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:14:20 - #microcontroller #iot #abracon #ipe

ams opens nanoSpace facility

Electronics - ams - New JTC nanoSpace @ Tampines facility follows expansion in Ang Mo Kio earlier this year
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:14:19 - #semiconductor

IoT Hero Q-Free Moves Excess Traffic Off-Road by Helping People Park Faster

Electronics - Silicon Labs Blog - Parking is about to get a lot easier thanks to Brage Blekken and his team at Q-Free, who are harnessing the power of the...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:14:17 - #siliconlabs #iot #semiconductor

2017 Mobile World Congress Americas: Building a Safe, Secure Connected World

Electronics - ARM IoT - By now, most companies understand the importance of security in the connected world and how much IoT impacts their businesses. So,...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:14:15 - #iot #semiconductor

CalAmp Takes Equity Stake in ThinxNet GmbH

Electronics - CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP), a telematics pioneer leading transformation in a global connected economy, and ThinxNet GmbH, a leading German-based,...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:39:24 - #calamp #semiconductor

Cree Delivers New Brighter LED Bulbs to Market

Electronics - Cree (Nasdaq: CREE) announces the expansion of its award-winning bulb family with the launch of new high lumen directional LED bulbs
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:39:23 - #cree #semiconductor

GaN reliability standards reach milestone

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - TI - Power House - Design engineers faced with the challenges of reduced space and increased power demands are embracing gallium nitride (GaN)...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:43:12 - #ti #galliumnitride #power #siliconcarbide #eewire

"Trust, but verify" SPICE model accuracy, part 3: slew rate and input clamping diodes

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - TI - Analog Wire - Previous installments of this blog post series discussed the need to verify SPICE model accuracy and how to measure common-mode...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:43:11 - #ti #refdesign #eewire

Ascatron Unveils its First SiC Power Semiconductor

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - Ascatron provides next generation Silicon Carbide (SiC) power semiconductors using its proprietary 3DSiC(r) technology with a quality and performance...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:43:10 - #sic #power #siliconcarbide #eewire

Cisco Awards NXP Semiconductors

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), a worldwide leader in advanced connectivity solutions, today announced that it had received the 2017 Excellence...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:43:09 - #cisco #nxp #semiconductor

Saab Starts Testing of Airport Collaborative Decision Making Solution at Hong Kong International Airport

Military - Saab - Defence and security company Saab announces that Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) commenced successful operational trials of Saab's...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:42:33 - #ipe

Intel has invested more than $1 billion in AI companies

Enterprise - ZDNet News - ​Intel CEO Brian Krzanich ​penned an op-ed Monday that touts the company's AI investments.
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:14:39 - #semiconductor

Molex Drives Development of Next-Generation Network Technologies

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:14:06 - #molex #ipe

Distributed Computing's New Frontier is Wearables

Electronics - ARM IoT - Wearables such as Lumo Bodytech devices are a new frontier for distributed computing, leveraging machine learning.(read more)
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:14:05 - #iot #wearables #eewire

Increase Software Power Measurement Accuracy to 99 Percent in Windows 10 Devices with New Power Monitoring IC from Microchip

Electronics - Microchip - Product - Increase Software Power Measurement Accuracy to 99 Percent in Windows 10 Devices with New Power Monitoring IC from Microchip
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:14:04 - #semiconductor

Leading at the Edge: Intel Technology and Manufacturing

Electronics - Intel - Intel has been leading the pursuit of Moore's Law for its entire existence. We have continuously advanced silicon technology and moved...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:14:03 - #datacenter #semiconductor

Intel Technology and Manufacturing Day in China Showcases 10 nm Updates, FPGA Progress and Industry's First 64-Layer 3D NAND for Data Center

Electronics - Intel Programmable - Intel delivered key updates at its Technology and Manufacturing Day held in Beijing, China, on Sept. 19. Disclosures included...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:14:02 - #datacenter #fpga #semiconductor

150°C rated 1206-inch chip ferrite beads for automotive power lines

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:14:01 - #ipe

Interview with the physicist who has advanced wireless power

Electronics - EPC - Alex Lidow is CEO and co-founder of Efficient Power Conversion Corporation, has demonstrated the ability to transmit power from large surfaces.
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:14:00 - #eewire

PGA TOUR, Intel Launch Exclusive Collaboration to Expand Live Virtual Reality Coverage

Electronics - Intel - The PGA TOUR and Intel announced an exclusive relationship to produce and globally distribute...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:13:58 - #samsung #semiconductor

Modeling of Electromechanical Sensors & Systems

Electronics - IEEE Spectrum - In this webinar, PZFlex will explore and analyze some of the common pain-points, in complex device design and present pragmatic...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:39:37 - #eewire

2017 TDK Sensors Developers Conference

Electronics - EPCOS Press - TDK's wholly-owned subsidiary InvenSense, a leading provider of MEMS sensor platforms, is hosting the 2017 TDK Sensors Developers...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:39:36 - #semiconductor

Littelfuse TVS Diode Arrays Are Ideal for Protecting Chipsets with Geometries of 28nm and Smaller from ESD Damage

Electronics - Littelfuse - Littelfuse TVS Diode Arrays Are Ideal for Protecting Chipsets with Geometries of 28nm and Smaller from ESD Damage
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:39:35 - #littelfuse #semiconductor

Using Portable Stimulus in the Arm World: Creating bare-metal SW coherency scenarios

Electronics - ARM SoC - In this blog we will dig a little deeper into what PSLib supports and how it can be used Out-of-the-box to create a rich variety of...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:39:33 - #eewire

MaxLinear Debuts Breakthrough AirPHY(tm) Wireless Technology Delivering Multi-Gigabit Data Rates Through Concrete Walls and Non-Metallic Barriers Up to 12 Inches Thick

Electronics - Maxlinear - IBC technology demo will showcase 1Gbps and 25 Watts of power through aLow-E glass window
AirPHYTM ideal for GPON and 5G fixed wireless...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:39:32 - #maxlinear #acquisition #semiconductor

KEMET Institute of Technology Series Begins 34th Season

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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:39:31 - #kemet #ipe

QuickLogic to Showcase its ArcticPro eFPGA Solutions at Multiple GLOBALFOUNDRIES Events Worldwide

Electronics - QuickLogic - QuickLogic to Showcase its ArcticPro eFPGA Solutions at Multiple GLOBALFOUNDRIES Events Worldwide
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:00:05 - #globalfoundries #semiconductor

Lattice Semiconductor's iCE40 FPGA Enables Low Latency and Concurrent Sensor Processing in SteamVR Tracking

Electronics - Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), the leading provider of customizable smart connectivity solut...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:00:04 - #semiconductor

ADAMOS: Taking the IIoT into New Dimensions

SupplyChain - Software AG - ADAMOS, a new strategic alliance for machine and plant engineering, is going to take the Industrial Internet of Things...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:00:03 - #iot #eewire

Hardware Pioneers to host second IoT showcase in London

Components in Electronics - October event to gather latest Internet of Things start-ups and established IoT technology providers to showcase latest technologies Following...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:39:45 - #iot #eewire

Xilinx Wins EM Best FPGA Company Award for Demonstrating Leadership, Innovation and Excellence

Electronics Maker - Xilinx triumphs in technology and product innovation category for demonstrating leadership, product innovation, and excellence in its field New...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:40:39 - #xilinx #semiconductor

Intel plan to double in value by 2021

ElectronicsWeekly - Intel's CFO Bob Swan has a plan to double Intel's market cap to $300 billion and double its eps from $2.21 to $4 by 2021, reports The Oregonian....
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:40:38 - #semiconductor

Apple's iPhone X delay comes down to OLED screen shortage

USATODAY.com Technology News - OLED manufacturers can't build the screens fast enough as they increasingly pop up on smartphones, high-definition TVs, watches, and VR headsets.
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:40:37 - #semiconductor

Talent counts most in China IC development, says former SMIC CEO

DigiTimes - The most critical key to achieving a breakthrough in the development of China's semiconductor industry rests with talent, instead of funds, markets...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:40:36 - #semiconductor

AI processor emerging as new opportunity for China, says expert

DigiTimes - Artificial intelligence (AI) processors will constitute a new opportunity for development in China, as AI applications are emerging rapidly to...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:40:35 - #ai #robotics #semiconductor

MediaTek to unveil 5G prototype chip by end-2017

DigiTimes - MediaTek is expected to complete development of its 5G prototype chip by the end of 2017, and is gearing up for trials of its 5G solutions in...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:40:34 - #mediatek #semiconductor

Semtech and MultiPhy Demonstrate a Complete 100G Single Lambda Chipset at ECOC 2017

GlobeNewsWire: Semiconductors -
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:40:29 - #eewire

SMIC, Brite Semiconductor and Synopsys Collaborate to Deliver Low Power Platform for the Internet of Things

PR Newswire: Computer Software - IoT Platform Accelerates Designs for IoT Edge Devices with Synopsys Silicon-Proven ARC Data Fusion IP Subsystem, Brite ASIC Design Services,...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:40:28 - #synopsys #iot #eewire

MaxLinear Partners with Gospell to Deliver Low Cost dCSS LNB and 4K STB System Solution for Satellite TV Operators Worldwide

Business Wire: Semiconductor - MaxLinear and Gospell will develop a single-cable digital channel stacking switch (dCSS) LNB targeted at small- to-mid-size satellite operators.
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:40:23 - #maxlinear #semiconductor

MaxLinear Debuts Breakthrough AirPHY(tm) Wireless Technology Delivering Multi-Gigabit Data Rates Through Concrete Walls and Non-Metallic Barriers Up to 12-Inches Thick

Business Wire: Semiconductor - MaxLinear announced its new AirPHY(tm) technology that can transfer data wirelessly through typical building materials with throughput of up...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:40:22 - #maxlinear #semiconductor

Molex Awarded Cisco 2017 Supply Chain Operations Supplier of the Year Award

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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:13:33 - #cisco #molex #supplychain #ipe

Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) Receives 2017 Top 10 Power Products Award from Electronic Products China Magazine/21iC Media

Electronics - EPC - EPC's latest family of eGaN (r) transistors and ICs takes a quantum leap in increasing Performance while reducing costs for new and...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:13:32 - #eewire

ON Semiconductor's 100 V Bridge Power Stage Module Wins Top 10 Power Product Award 2017 in China

Electronics - On Semi - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, today announced that its industry-first...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:13:31 - #onsemi #power #semiconductor

Five Challenges Engineers Face in Power Supply Design

Electronics360 - In some cases, an existing power supply can be readily adapted from a different application. In other cases, it may be necessary to develop a...
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 22:38:39 - #powersupply #eewire

Amazon deal opens use of accelerated Xilinx FPGA software design

ElectronicsWeekly - Xilinx has made its software defined development environment, SDAccel available on Amazon Web Services (AWS). This means it will be used with...
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 22:38:37 - #xilinx #cloud #aws #fpga #eewire

DARPA Heeds Moore's Wisdom

EETimes - DARPA added six programs to its Electronics Resurgence Initiative to address the problems that Gordon Moore 50 years ago predicted would loom...
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 22:38:36 - #semiconductor

Semiconductor Sales Hit Record Growth in Q2

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - Industry analysts agree the semiconductor industry achieved one of its best second quarters in revenue growth, driven by the booming memory device...
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 19:14:12 - #semiconductor #outlook

Craftsman 30W Solder Iron for $4 + pickup at Sears

Deals - DealNews - Sears offers the Craftsman 30-watt Solder Iron for $4.42. Opt for in-store pickup to dodge the $6.25 shipping charge. That's $2 under...
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 18:13:13 - #eewire