News & Analysis
It's great to work at National Instruments - It's Official!
National Instruments UK & Ireland has been named among the UK’s 50 Best Workplaces in the Financial Times 2006 Best Workplaces Special Report. Listed for the first time, NI was ranked 40th. NI employees identified the company’s fun and friendly work environment and ethical culture among the characteristics which make the company a great place to work.
Triple-channel multiplexer for video switching has really high bandwidth
A triple-channel multiplexer for video switching from Intersil has been designed with what is said to be the industry¹s highest bandwidth and a slew rate that enables exceptional bandwidth even at the high levels typically associated with video signals.
TFTDriver Card Solution
Review Display Systems has announced a RoHS compliant TFT driver card that can offer ease of connectivity with a multiple range of inputs. Called the Giant card, it offers the end user the ability to drive TFT’s ranging from VGA to SXGA in resolution and screen sizes TFT’s from 6.5 to 17 in.
Full Support for New Xilinx High-Performance Virtex-5 Devices
Synplicity, Inc has announced that the latest version of its Synplify Pro® synthesis software provides full support for the industry's first 65-nanometer VirtexT-5 FPGA family just introduced separately by Xilinx, Inc.
Fairchild will Introduce RF Solutions for WCDMA Handset and WLAN Computing Applications at IMS 2006
Fairchild Semiconductor will display its solutions for RF wireless applications in booth 1041 at the upcoming International Microwave Symposium (IMS) conference. Fairchild’s comprehensive WLAN power amplifier solutions cover the entire spectrum of WLAN bands 802.11 a/b/g/n, while offering strong performance advantages such as high linearity, low current consumption, high levels of integration and ultra-compact packaging. Fairchild’s suite of...
Relays with Qualified Performance Across Wide Temperature Range from Avago
Avago Technologies has announced a pair of dual-channel high-speed optically isolated MOSFET (metal oxide silicon field-effect transistor)-output solid-state relays (SSRs) that feature performance that has been qualified over a wide industrial temperature range of -40°C to +85°C.
Compact split-core transducers are suitable for AC and DC primary currents up to 2000A
LEM has introduced the AHR series of AC and DC current transducers that offer precise measurement of nominal currents up to 2000A true RMS, extending the existing family that ranges from 100A to 1000A. These split-core transducers combine Hall-effect technology and signal conditioning in a compact case which is said to offer substantial savings in size (more than 50% compared to existing current transformers). They measure only 174 x 86 x 54.1 mm...
New Tech Marketing Manager for TES
TES Electronic Solutions SA has announced that Frederic Joly has been promoted to the position of Technical Marketing Manager. Joly will be responsible for helping to drive the continued growth of TES, with a particular focus on the rapidly expanding telematics market. Joly reports directly to Wayne Gilbert, the Director, Strategic Marketing for TES
Two join EDA's customer support team
EDA Solutions, exclusive European agents for Tanner EDA tools and MOSIS multi-project wafer services, has added to its sales and technical support teams with two new staff appointments. This follows a doubling of its Tanner EDA business in Europe over the last 3 years.
Silicon Laboratories acquires Silembia
Silicon Laboratories has announced the acquisition of Silembia, a privately held French company that develops semiconductor intellectual property for digital demodulation and channel decoding. Silicon Laboratories acquired Silembia in an all-cash transaction for approximately $20 million.