System design engineers for industrial applications, such as motor control inverter applications and high performance power systems, are looking for highly integrated gate driving and protection features in a single IC package to simplify design and improve efficiency. The newly-developed FOD8332 is an advanced
ISL8270M/71M family of digital power modules
Intersil, a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, announced the ISL8270M/71M family of digital power modules that dramatically reduce customer design complexity and accelerate time to market. Designed for 25/33 Amp applications, the ISL8270M/71M product family is based
CUI has introduced its second-generation high-density isolated intermediate bus converter (IBC) family - the NQBS series. The family has been specifically created to address the rising power requirements and efficiency demands in telecom systems and data centers.
Launched at the Applied Power Electronics
Infineon Technologies introduced a new series of LTE Low Noise Amplifiers (LNA) and Quad LNA banks specially designed to enhance the data rate in smartphones. LTE (also 4G) is the latest standard for wireless communication and allows for data rates up to 300 Mbit/s – compared to 56 Mbit/s in the latest UMTS
Nick Kanopoulos, CEO of eConais
In this PSDcast Nick Kanopoulos, CEO of eConais, talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the bemedded wireless space and the ways that designers can address putting that functionality into their systems. Wireless' role in devices has exploded in the growing demand for cloud-based systems in application
IGBT driver manufacturer CT-Concept Technologie GmbH, a Power Integrations company, has announced shipments of its first products to include its SCALE™-2+ gate driver chip set. SCALE-2+ technology enables soft shutdown (SSD) to be implemented in the event of a short circuit without requiring additional components.
The APE8937-HF-3 load switch
Advanced Power Electronics Corp. (USA), a leading Taiwanese manufacturer of MOS power semiconductors for DC-DC power conversion applications, has recently launched a small load switch with controlled turn on and very low on-resistance.
The APE8937-HF-3 load switch contains one N-channel MOSFET that
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The key to Industry 4.0 is the merging of the IT world with the production landscape. With its uniform horizontal and vertical communication capabilities, the real-time POWERLINK network is the perfect tool for making this happen. The Ethernet POWERLINK Standardization Group (EPSG) will be taking advantage of
LTC3111 synchronous buck-boost converter
Linear Technology announced the LTC3111, a synchronous buck-boost converter that delivers up to 1.5A of output current from a wide range of power sources, including single or multiple cell batteries, supercapacitor stacks and wall adapters. The device’s 2.5V to 15V input and output voltage range provides a
DSP, a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions
for converged communications and Conexant Systems, an audio and
imaging innovation leader, announced a joint reference design for
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John Carbone of Express Logic
In this PSDcast John Carbone of Express Logic talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design at embedded world 2014 about creating software for embedded systems that provides the level of functionality demanded by today's applications. The company recently introduced GUIX™, a graphical user interface (GUI)
TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, announces TS18UHV – the first 700V 8” 0.18um Power platform which allows customers to design in a smaller node, very high voltage ICs with an ability for highly functional integration. This also allows integration of an external power device and is suitable
Jason Dick, senior applications engineer for MTU Onsite Energy, presented “Generator Set Ratings: How they apply to Datacenter Applications” at the Datacenter Dynamics Converged New York conference. With more than 1,000 attendees, Datacenter Dynamics is the world’s largest peer-led data center conference
STMicroelectronics, a semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has revealed an advanced product family enabling power supply designers to drive up energy efficiency in applications such as solar inverters and electric vehicles, enterprise computing, and industrial
Digi-Key, an industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, announced a global distribution agreement with Nordic Semiconductor, a leading provider of ARM-based Bluetooth Low Energy solutions.
Nordic Semiconductor is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in ultra-low
ARM-based Ember ZigBee SoC portfolio
Silicon Labs, a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, announced a major expansion to its industry-leading ARM®-based Ember® ZigBee® system-on-chip (SoC) portfolio delivering unmatched wireless performance, energy efficiency and reliability for the Internet of Things (IoT). Silicon
Dave Baggaley of Inspired Energy
In this PSDcast Dave Baggaley of Inspired Energy talks about the importance of intelligent battery systems with Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design at the 2014 embedded world exhibition.
Inspired Energy specializes in the creation of smart Lithium-Ion
Pulse Class H line driver VDSL2 30MHz vectored transformer
Pulse Electronics, a leading provider of electronic components, adds a Class H line driver VDSL2 30MHz vectored transformer to its series of transformers that is compliant for use with the Lantiq Vinax V3 chipset family. The BX4289LNL and BX4289LNLT transformers are used with the Class H line driver to deliver
TE Connectivity’s Micro-MaTch connectors
TTI, a leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, now stocks TE Connectivity’s Micro-MaTch connectors. With its contact spacing of 1.27mm, the connector family fully complies with the electronic packaging requirements of today and the future. The system
Reza Kazerounian of Atmel
In this PSDcast Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design interviews Reza Kazerounian, Senior VP of Microcontrollers at Atmel, about the state of the industry and where he sees the microcontroller marketplace going, during the 2014 embedded world exhibition. In the interview Reza talks about the challenges and opportunities
Toshiba Electronics has launched a low-power Bluetooth® IC that supports Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) communications. The TC35667FTG, will find application in various wearable and healthcare-orientated smart devices, sensors, as well as smartphone accessories, remote controllers and toys.
At the recent 2014 Embedded World Exhibition and Conference in Nuremberg, Germany, Maxim Integrated Products demonstrated the novel advantages of highly-integrated analog solutions. Maxim's interactive demo kiosks exhibited embedded solutions for energy management, power management, and the signal-chain with
Atmel, a leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, released a family of solutions targeting the Internet of Things. The SmartConnect family combines Atmel’s ultra-low power MCUs with its wireless solutions and complementary software into a single package, allowing designers to easily
LTC3874 dual-phase synchronous step-down slave controller
Linear Technology introduced the LTC3874, a dual-phase synchronous step-down slave controller that generates currents up to 300A when paired with a companion master controller by extending the phase count in multiphase applications. Compatible master controllers include the LTC3866, LTC3875 and LTC3774, which
CUI announced a family of digital point-of-load (POL) DC/DC modules that set performance benchmarks in efficiency, power density, and transient response to address the rapidly-rising power challenges in distributed power architectures. The NDM3ZS-60 is a non-isolated module outputting 60A in ultra low-profile