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IDT, Orange Silicon Valley, NVIDIA develop compute architecture to handle growing data demands
Integrated Device Technology (IDT) has announced the development of a compute architecture that is intended to handle the immense data demands of online gaming, high-performance computing and analytics through high-density, low-latency clusters of connected mobile processors. In conjunction with Orange Silicon Valley, IDT has co-developed a massive highly scalable, low-latency cluster of low-power NVIDIA Tegra K1 mobile processors, using the company’s RapidIO interconnect technology to connect multiple nodes at up to 16 Gbps.
New chipset to help drive innovation for tablets, phablets and handheld gaming devices
Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has launched the industry's first VESA’s embedded Display Port (eDPTM)-to-MIPI dual-DSI converter chipset. The new TC358860XBG chipset enables 4K2K ultra high definition (UHD) experiences on handheld electronic devices such as tablets, phablets and portable gaming systems.
Cypress radiation-hardened QDR-II+ SRAMs achieve QML Class V certification
Cypress Semiconductor has announced its radiation-hardened (RadHard) 72-Mbit Quad Data Rate II+ (QDR-II+) SRAMs and 4-Mbit fast asynchronous SRAMs have achieved Qualified Manufacturers List Class V and Class Q requirements - the highest standards of quality and reliability for aerospace-grade ICs.
FTDI Chip launches sophisticated USB 3.0 interface solution
Toshiba expands image recognition processors line-up
Second generation MEMS accelerometer and gyroscope suits automotive and industrial applications
Advanced optical sensor family integrates touchless gesture detection and e-commerce functionality
STMicroelectronics launches automotive audio processor
Renesas Electronics Europe announces PROFINET solution kit
China and strengthening US economy boost industrial semiconductor market in 2014
Continuing strength in China and a resurgent U.S. economy are combining to drive accelerated growth in the worldwide market for semiconductors used in industrial applications this year, according to new research from IHS Technology. Global market revenue for industrial semiconductors is expected to rise by 12.9 percent in 2014, reaching $38.5 billion, up from $34.0 billion in 2013. This represents an even larger increase in market growth compared to an 11.4 percent expansion in 2013.
Victrex opens new £16 million APTIV film plant
ams schedules 2015 multi-project wafer starts for analogue foundry customers
Charcroft acquires Tab Components
Blighter Sea Clutter Filter enhances E-scan radar’s effectiveness
Conrad Electronic invests 56 million Euros in logistics expansion
Conrad Electronics has invested over 56 million euros in expanding its logistics centre located at the company’s headquarters in Wernberg-Köblitz. Currently one of the most modern distribution facilities in Europe the new investment is intended to prepare the company for further expansion and expands the logistics centre with further storage and shipping capacity.
RS augments rapid-prototyping product portfolio with new Ultimaker 2 3D printer
Farnell element14 launches the full-featured Lark Board based on Altera's Cyclone V SoC
RS announces first stocks of new Raspberry Pi Model A+
DigiKey expands EDA software tools portfolio
Xilinx unveils SDAccel development environment for OpenCL, C and C++
Xilinx has launched the SDAccel development environment for OpenCL, C, and C++, enabling up to 25X better performance/watt for data centre application acceleration leveraging FPGAs. SDAccel, the newest member of the SDx family, combines the industry’s first architecturally optimising compiler supporting any combination of OpenCL, C, and C++ kernels, along with libraries, development boards, and the first complete CPU/GPU-like development and run-time experience for FPGAs.
Passive oscilloscope probes operate over wide temperature range
Altium and element14 partner to distribute new PCB design tool CircuitStudio
Touchscreen source measure unit instrument targets a broader range of applications
Atollic adds new configuration tool with latest release of TrueSTUDIO
New MCU family provides closed-loop digital control and safety monitoring with core independent peripherals
Microchip has announced an expansion of its 8-bit PIC microcontroller (MCU) portfolio, with the launch of the peripheral-rich, low-pin count PIC16(L)F161X family. These new MCUs introduce and expand the offering of Microchip’s Core Independent Peripherals (CIP), which were designed to reduce interrupt latency, lower power consumption and increase system efficiency and safety, while minimising design time and effort.
Buck converters from Diodes Incorporated enable smarter power regulation
Multi-channel driver and inverter IPMs introduced by ON Semiconductor
XP Power plug top power supplies comply with latest level VI energy efficiency standard
IR introduces new family of IGBT modules for high power industrial applications
HUBER+SUHNER expands ISO 6722 shielded cable family to meet automotive market requirements
To be better placed to meet the requirements of the automotive market, HUBER+SUHNER has expanded its RADOX family of shielded power and battery cables. Fully compliant with ISO 6722, the company now offers the intermediate cross-sections 8, 12, 20, 30, 40 and 60 mm2 which, in addition to the standard sizes, makes HUBER+SUHNER one of the first manufacturers to offer the entire cross-section set from 1.5 mm2 up to 150mm2.
Hirose releases smaller and lighter power connector for outdoor use
Molex introduces new Brad HarshIO IP67 digital compact ethernet modules
Hirose expands battery plug-in connectors for energy storage systems
Molex presents new coiled assemblies - ResilientFlex
KEMET introduces automotive polymer capacitors
KEMET has introduced its first automotive grade polymer capacitors. The T591 High Performance Automotive Grade Polymer Tantalum Series delivers stability and endurance under harsh humidity and temperature conditions.
Knowles provides new range of cost effective MLC capacitors
TT Electronics launches advanced metal film precision resistors
Vishay Intertechnology makes enhancements to PTN series resistors
Maxwell Technologies signs agreement with Corning to advance ultra-capacitor technologies
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