RF portfolio to cover signal chain for Macro Base Stations
Renesas Electronics has strengthened its RF portfolio for traditional macro Base Transceiver Stations (BTS) with four new high reliability, high performance devices, offering customers access to a complete RF signal chain solution. This expansion includes the industry’s first quad-channel F4482/1 TX Variable Gain Amplifiers (VGA) and the F011x family of dual-channel first-stage Low Noise Amplifiers (LNA).
1080p image sensor with Nyxel NIR for surveillance market
OmniVision Technologies has announced a 2.9 micron, 1080p image sensor that provides a high value option for adding the premium near-infrared (NIR) and ultra low light performance of its Nyxel and PureCel Plus technologies to mainstream surveillance cameras.
Partnership for automotive viewing camera solution
OmniVision and Nextchip have announced a joint automotive viewing camera solution solution that is pre-tuned to provide high quality images for rearview cameras (RVCs), surround-view systems (SVS) and e-mirrors in low-end and midrange vehicles.
Hybrid supercapacitors offer eight times higher energy density
The new HS/ HSL Hybrid Supercapacitors from Eaton provide a power density that is up to three times that of lithium-ion batteries. They are available at Rutronik UK.
Collaboration to validate radio access solutions
Viavi Solutions has announced that Mavenir is collaborating with VIAVI for lab validation of radio access solutions in the US. VIAVI’s lab test platform provides scalable test systems for validating network performance as experienced by end users, across multiple cells and different radio access technologies.
Delta WASP 2040 meets serial production demand
To answer the strong demand of serial production, WASP has announced that it now offers a new approach, giving the possibility to produce small series and allowing fast and cheap product variations with the new customized serial production. The Delta WASP 2040 PRODUCTION is a new automated process for 24h printing of technical materials, introducing the new automatic part removal system.
Alias-free AD7134 ADC enables increased functionality
Analog Devices has introduced the AD7134 alias-free analogue-to-digital converter (ADC) that significantly simplifies front-end design and speeds up time to market for precision DC-350kHz applications. Traditional precision data-acquisition signal chain design is a time-consuming activity as designers balance anti-alias filter requirements, passive component tolerances, phase and gain errors, as well as high-speed ADC drive requirements.
Five-minute charge Li-ion EV battery samples launched
StoreDot has announced the availability of its first-generation five-minute charge battery engineering samples. This represents a significant milestone for the company in its mission to eliminate the range and charging anxiety of electric vehicles (EVs), demonstrating the commercial viability of XFC batteries for the first time via a small form-factor battery cell.
100mA, step-down power module in 2.8x3.7mm package
The TPSM265R1 is a compact, easy-to-use module that operates over a wide input voltage range up to a maximum continuous input voltage of 65V. The module fully integrates a controller, MOSFETs, and an output inductor. The module is designed to quickly and easily implement a power design in a small PCB footprint.
Quantum sensors project for end-of-line battery testing
CPI has announced its participation in a collaborative project – termed the Quantum Sensors project – to develop sensors for quality assessment and battery grading in the manufacturing line. This project will advance electric vehicle battery manufacturing in the UK and overcome cost barriers to enable the widespread adoption of electric vehicles.