RF converter expands call capacity for wireless carriers
Analog Devices has introduced a mixed-signal front-end (MxFE) RF data converter platform that combines high-performance analog and digital signal processing for a range of wireless equipment such as 4G LTE and 5G millimetre-wave (mmWave) radios. ADI’s new AD9081/2 MxFE platform allows manufacturers to install multiband radios in the same footprint as single-band radios, which as much as triples call capacity available in today’s 4G LT...
Noise cancellation technology to transform listening to music
ams has recently unveiled new digital noise cancellation technology that will transform the experience of hearing music, having voice calls - and even the world around us - when wearing new, more comfortable true wireless earbuds.
Family of audio codecs deliver active noise cancellation
Dialog Semiconductor has announced a family of highly integrated audio codec chips that deliver Active Noise Cancellation (ANC), the DA740x product provides optimal audio performance in any environment to the rapidly-growing wireless headphones market. The global market for wireless headphones is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 20% generating revenues of around $34bn by 2024. With ANC rapidly becoming a de facto standard, D...
Multi-channel LDO regulator provides high PSRR performance
Dialog Semiconductor has announced its latest Configurable Mixed-signal Integrated Circuit (CMIC) device with Low Drop Out (LDO) regulator performance, the SLG51000. According to the company, the SLG51000 features the highest Power Supply Rejection Ratio (PSRR) and lowest output voltage noise of any programmable multi-channel LDO on the market, making it suitable to power advanced camera and sensor systems.
DACs deliver up to 2 VRMS output
The CS43131 and CS43198 high-performance MasterHIFI digital-to-analogue converters (DACs) from Cirrus Logic are now being shipped by Mouser Electronics. Supporting sampling frequencies up to 384kHz, the 32-bit stereo audio DACs deliver exceptional audio quality in a broad range of applications including smartphones, tablets, laptops, powered speakers, digital headphones, portable media players, and home theatre systems.
SAR ADCs feature 4 MSPS throughput rates
The AD7380 and AD7381 successive-approximation register (SAR) analogue-to-digital converters (ADCs) from Analog Devices are now being shipped by Mouser Electronics. The pin-compatible 16-bit AD7380 and 14-bit AD7381 ADCs feature throughput rates of 4 megasamples per second (MSPS) and a tiny 3 × 3mm LFCSP package.
High-speed, analogue-to-digital conversion in harsh environments
Twelve new Successive Approximation Register (SAR) Analogue-to-Digital Converters (ADCs), together with a companion differential amplifier designed specifically for the new portfolio of SAR ADCs have been announced by Microchip. Designed to operate in high temperatures and high electromagnetic environments, the MCP331x1(D)-xx family includes one million samples per second (Msps).
DACs address Mach-Zehnder Modulator (MZM) technologies
DACx1416 digital-to-analogue converters (DACs) from Texas Instruments (TI) are now being shipped by Mouser Electronics. The DACx1416 are a pin-compatible family of 16-channel, buffered, high-voltage-output DACs with 16-, 14-, or 12-bit resolution. They address the specific requirements of all Mach-Zehnder Modulator (MZM) technologies and biasing topologies, making them suitable for optical networking applications, as well as industrial automation...
Integration of LoRa Cloud geolocation service
Supplier of high performance analogue and mixed signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, Semtech Corporation, has announced the availability of LoRa Cloud geolocation, a new Cloud-based geolocation service that is compatible with the LoRaWAN protocol and almost any network server.
Audio mixed signal chipset designed for Huawei Honor FlyPods
Dialog Semiconductor has announced that its audio and Configurable Mixed Signal ICs (CMICs) have been adopted by Huawei for their HONOR FlyPods, the company’s latest True Wireless Stereo (TWS) earbuds. A Dialog’s SmartBeat DA14195 System-on-Chip (SoC) is integrated into each FlyPod earbud and is connected to a pair of Voice Pick Up (VPU) sensors.