Wireless power transfer has been around for a long time. The “crystal set” or “crystal radio” over 100 years ago used the power carried in the radio signal to produce sound without any amplification or receiving circuit power source. Early spark gap transmitters also used tuned wireless power transmission. Now the circuitry is more sophisticated […]
SiFive, the first fabless provider of customized, open-source-enabled semiconductors, today announced the availability of its Freedom Everywhere 310 (FE310) system on a chip (SoC), the industry’s first commercially available SoC based on the free and open RISC-V instruction set architecture, along with the corresponding low-cost HiFive1 software development board. As part of this availability, SiFive […]
Silicon Labs has introduced a Bluetooth software solution that enables developers to efficiently create Apple HomeKit-enabled accessories. Silicon Labs’ Bluetooth solution with HomeKit support is pre-tested by Apple. This gives developers time-to-market benefits, eases engineering effort and helps end-product vendors minimize risks when getting their HomeKit-enabled accessories to market. Available as a library with clean, easy-to-use […]
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Remcom announces the release of Wireless InSite® MIMO, a new version of its site-specific radio propagation software that simulates the detailed multipath of large numbers of MIMO channels while overcoming the increased level of computations required for traditional ray tracing methods. With a tremendous increase in the number of connected devices and mobile data demand […]
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Intersil Corporation today introduced two new USB-C™ buck-boost battery chargers that support bidirectional power delivery in ultrabooks, tablets, power banks and other mobile products. The single-chip ISL9238 and ISL9238A battery chargers replace competitive two-chip solutions to reduce customer bill of materials (BOM) costs by up to 40%. Both ICs employ Intersil’s patented R3™ modulation technology to […]
Fairview Microwave Inc., a supplier of on-demand microwave and RF components, launched a new line of waveguide bends operating from 5.85 to 90 GHz across 12 frequency bands (from C band to W band). These waveguide bends are frequently used in applications such as high-efficiency RF, test benches, instrumentation, microwave and mm-wave transmissions, MILCOM, SATCOM, […]
Microsemi Corporation today announced the availability of highly compact single-port SimpliPHY™ Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) and Fast Ethernet (FE) PHYs with supporting open-source Linux drivers. The new PHYs, including VSC8541 and VSC8531…
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Hirose, Downers Grove, Ill., has developed a miniature board-to-flexible printed circuit (FPC) connector designed for battery pack connections in mobile devices. With a space-saving design that includes a…
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AVX Corporation has released a new series of low profile, low pass filters with best-in-class performance. Based on AVX’s patented and proven multilayer organic (MLO®) high density interconnect technology,…
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Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (today announced RapidIO Gen3 interoperability with Xilinx UltraScale FPGAs, enabling a key technology for global rollout of 5G and other advanced network systems. IDT…
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