Daily News today Monday 18th December, 2017 features the following:C.Hayes

Promoting collaboration, Renesas and Dibotics work on a lidar-based SoC for autonomous driving, and QuickLogic and Mentor develop a seamless design environment for the former’s eFPGA technology. Still with FPGA technology, Arrow has signed a global agreement with Alorium Technology. Adlink also introduces a development tool, this one targeting software defined radio, while Nexperia stays with the automotive theme and updates in-vehicle network protection. Finally, Maxim Integrated offers three isolated CAN transceivers for industrial communications.

  • Maxim_15-12-2017

CAN transceivers are robust for industrial comms systems

Isolated controller area network (CAN) transceivers from Maxim Integrated can increase the uptime of industrial systems, claims the company.

The MAX14878, MAX14879, and MAX14880 2.75 and 5.0kV family of […]

  • Adlink_15-12-2017

Spectra CX4 SDR SCA 4.1 modelling tool accelerates SDR development

Design of software defined radio (SDR) can be simplified, accelerated and validated with the latest modelling tool from Adlink Technology. The Spectra CX4 SDR Software Communications Architecture (SCA) 4.1 […]

  • QuickLogic-Mentor_15-12-2017

QuickLogic and Mentor develop seamless environment for eFPGA technology

Joining QuickLogic’s Aurora development tools, with Mentor’s Precision Synthesis, the two companies support the complete RTL to bitstream design flow for QuickLogic’s embedded FPGA (eFPGA) ArcticPro architecture.

Mentor’s Precision […]

  • Renesas_15-12-2017

Renesas Electronics and Dibotics to develop lidar for ADAS

Semiconductor company, Renesas Electronics, and Dibotics, which specialises in 3D lidar processing, will collaborate to develop an automotive-grade, embedded solution for lidar processing used in advanced driver assistance system […]

  • Intelligent car electronics

Drop-in replacement diodes improve ESD protection

The latest new generation of in-vehicle network protection diodes offer a higher surge current, greater ESD robustness and a significant improvement in ESD clamping performance, according to Nexperia, the […]

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SamacSys PCB library now includes Zuken’s PCB tools

Zuken has expanded its partnership with SamacSys to enable engineers and designers to download part information, symbols, footprints, and 3D models within their CR-8000 library to support their prototype […]

  • NationalInstruments_14-12-2017

NI heralds a new era in rugged, distributed data acquisition with FieldDAQ

Rugged, distributed and synchronised FieldDAQ devices have been announced by National Instruments (NI).

They are the most rugged NI DAQ devices to date and can acquire accurate, reliable measurements […]

  • Torex_14-12-2017

Pushbutton load switch ICs save battery power

Designed for mobile devices and others with small capacity batteries, the XC6192 series of pushbutton load switch IC from Torex Semiconductor have a power-save function.

The XC6192 ICs enable […]

  • Murata_14-12-2017

Power line inductor meets automotive high-speed interface applications

For automotive power over coax (PoC) circuit applications, Murata has introduced the LQW32FT series of inductors. According to Murata, they maintain stable operation, save on PCB space and reduce […]

  • Richardson RFPD_14-12-2017

Richardson RFPD Introduces GaN Systems’ evaluation board for Class D amplifiers

Distributor, Richardson RFPD, announces the availability and full design support capabilities for a new evaluation board from GaN Systems and Peregrine Semiconductor. According to Richardson, the collaboration between GaN […]

  • SiTime_13-12-2017

SiTime announces two oscillators to bring driverless cars closer to reality

Two oscillators from SiTime, the SiT9386 and SiT9387 oscillators are for automotive networking in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). According to SiTime, they will propel the automotive industry forward […]

  • Mouser_13-12-2017

Mouser encourages drone designs with STMicroelectronics’ evaluation board

Mouser Electronics is now stocking the STMicroelectronics (ST) STEVAL-FCU001V1 evaluation board, a compact flight-controller unit (FCU) suitable for small- and medium-sized quadcopter drone designs.

The FCU is scalable and […]

  • Maxim_13-12-2017

USB Type-C charger from Maxim eliminates ICs to charge and detect

A simple, cost-efficient means to enable fast and safe charging of USB Type-C portable devices is available from Maxim Integrated. The integrated, 15W MAX14748 USB Type-C charging and charger […]

  • Fischer_13-12-2017

Fischer offers pin headers with white insulating body for LEDs

The illumination in LED technology increasingly requires connectors which meet new technology levels. Connectors may have a small numbers of contacts in 2.54mm and smaller pitches, such as 2.0mm […]

  • RECOM_13-12-2017

AC/DC converters meet medical PCB designs

Recom has developed 18 and 30W AC/DCs for medical applications. The RACM18-ER and RACM30-ER AC/DC converters were developed for medical PCB designs, which are in need of full certifications […]

  • Farnell_13-12-2017

Farnell element14 launches LoRaWAN range for IoT network development 

Farnell element14 now offers a range of LoRaWAN products from The Things Network – the Things Gateway, the Things Uno and the Things Node – to enable users to […]

  • Intel-12-12-2017

Intel introduce Pentium Silver and Celeron processors based on Gemini Lake

Based on the Gemini Lake architecture, the Intel Pentium Silver and Intel Celeron processors are engineered for a balance of performance and connectivity and for long battery life, says […]

  • Diodes_12-12-2017

Offline constant voltage and PFC controller suits connected lighting

Diodes has released the AL1788, an offline constant voltage and power factor correction (PFC) controller that offers low standby power for connected LED lighting.

The AL1788 has been developed […]

  • Laird -12-12-2017

Thermoelectric modules provide laser diode cooling in small footprint

Designed for laser diodes, infra-red detectors, pump lasers and optical transceivers, the OptoTEC thermoelectric module offers superior heat pumping capability in a smaller and lighter footprint, claims Laird.

The thermoelectric […]

  • TEConnectivity_12-12-2017

TE Connectivity adds to Mini I/O connector system with Cat6A technology

Connectivity and sensor company, TE Connectivity, has expanded its Mini I/O product family with a Mini I/O Cat6A cable connector that combines a small form-factor with connection speed.

The […]