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Flex Logix Co-Founders Awarded Interconnect Patent for Connecting Any Kind OF RAM Between eFPGA Cores to Create Application-Optimized eFPGA Arrays

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – May 15, 2018 –  Flex Logix Technologies, Inc., the leading supplier of embedded FPGA (eFPGA) IP, architecture and software, announced that an additional switch interconnect patent, U.S. Patent 9,973,194, was issued today to Flex Logix, naming its co-founders Cheng Wang and Geoff Tate as the inventors. This patent, which builds on the tiling interconnect patents issued to Flex Logix in late 2017 … Read More → "Flex Logix Co-Founders Awarded Interconnect Patent for Connecting Any Kind OF RAM Between eFPGA Cores to Create Application-Optimized eFPGA Arrays"

AdaCore’s GNAT Pro Ada Toolchain Released for BlackBerry QNX

NEW YORK and PARIS, May 15, 2018 – AdaCore today announced a new partnership with BlackBerry to support the company’s industry-leading QNX operating system across AdaCore’s family of GNAT Pro software tools, including GNAT Pro Assurance, GNAT Pro Enterprise and GNAT Pro Developer. The support for QNX within the GNAT Pro product line will further expand the broad range of embedded platforms available to Ada users and … Read More → "AdaCore’s GNAT Pro Ada Toolchain Released for BlackBerry QNX"

Silicon Labs and Calnex Simplify SyncE Design and Testing with Proven Solution Using Marvell Alaska C 25GbE/100GbE Transceivers

AUSTIN, Texas and LINLITHGOW, UK – May 15, 2018 – Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) and Calnex Solutions ( http://www.calnexsol.com ) today announced a proven reference design for ITU-T G.8262-compliant Synchronous Ethernet (SyncE) applications at 25G and 100G Ethernet rates. The solution is based on the Marvell® Alaska® C family of high-speed Ethernet transceivers, Silicon Labs’ Si5348 low-jitter network synchronizer clock and … Read More → "Silicon Labs and Calnex Simplify SyncE Design and Testing with Proven Solution Using Marvell Alaska C 25GbE/100GbE Transceivers"

Highly Integrated Quad Low-Side Switch from STMicroelectronics Presents Rich Diagnostics for Smart Automation

The STMicroelectronics IPS4260L quad low-side intelligent power switch boosts efficiency and reliability in industrial automation, with four 260mΩTYP RDS(ON) power switches and protection features in a space-efficient, thermally enhanced package. The IC can manage up to 2.4A@TAMB=85°C (0.6A per channel or 2.4A on single channel) with the possibility to set current limitation threshold by external resistor and to parallelize the channel.

The very low rise and fall time (tr, tf < 1μs) allows high switching frequency (up to 250kHz) and makes it ideal for servo drives, motor controls, industrial-PC peripherals, programmable logic … Read More → "Highly Integrated Quad Low-Side Switch from STMicroelectronics Presents Rich Diagnostics for Smart Automation"

Presto Engineering Joins GLOBALFOUNDRIES Ecosystem as ASIC Partner

San Jose, Calif., May 15, 2018 – Presto Engineering Inc., a world leader in semiconductor product engineering and supply chain management, today announced that it has joined GLOBALSOLUTIONS®, GF’s ecosystem of partners that providesservices from conception to production. As an ecosystem partner, Presto will provide its post-silicon engineering and production turnkey solutions based upon GF’s technologies and services for customers across the globe.
The partnership will focus on specialized testing and packaging, leveraging Presto’s extensive mixed signal, radio frequency (RF) and analog test expertise … Read More → "Presto Engineering Joins GLOBALFOUNDRIES Ecosystem as ASIC Partner"

DfR Solutions Addresses Mission-Critical Impact on Electronics Reliability

Beltsville, MD – May 14, 2018 – DfR Solutions, leader in quality, reliability, and durability (QRD) solutions for the electronics industry, today announced that Dr. Craig Hillman, CEO of DfR Solutions is speaking at the IPC High Reliability Forum for Mil-Aero and Automotive Sectors in Linthicum, Maryland, taking place May 15-17, 2018. Dr. Hillman will present System-Level Effects on Solder Joint Reliability on Thursday, May 17 at 10:45 AM. Dr. Hillman is a preeminent authority on electronics design reliability. DfR Solutions works closely with Aerospace and Automotive industries to improve electronics reliability and safety.

Electronic systems … Read More → "DfR Solutions Addresses Mission-Critical Impact on Electronics Reliability"

MIL-STD-810G Shock and Vibration Rated Ruggedized Option Now Available for MagnaDC Programmable Power Supplies

May 15, 2018

Magna-Power Electronics, a leader in programmable power products worldwide, announced the immediate availability of a new military-standard (MIL-STD) rated ruggedized option for its popular SL Series and XR Series programmable DC power supplies. Tested to MIL-STD-810G functional shock and vibration specifications, the new Ruggedized Option (+RUG) is now available on 235 models spanning power levels 1.5 kW to 10 kW, voltage levels from 5 Vdc to 10,000 Vdc and current levels from 0.2 Adc to 600 Adc.

The Ruggedized Option, specified at time of order with option code +RUG, allows Magna-Power’s commercial programmable DC power supplies to be integrated … Read More → "MIL-STD-810G Shock and Vibration Rated Ruggedized Option Now Available for MagnaDC Programmable Power Supplies"

Cypress USB-C Technology Powers Advanced Mobile Computing Experience for Samsung DeX

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 14, 2018 – Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY), the embedded solutions leader, today announced that its USB-C technology brings versatile connectivity and fast charging to Samsung’s DeX Pad, helping to deliver a full-screen desktop experience to Samsung DeX users. Samsung DeX is a service that provides a PC-like experience with mobile devices. The DeX Pad accessory provides easy connection to peripherals such as a monitor, keyboard and mouse to use Samsung DeX. Cypress’ EZ-PD™ controllers allow Samsung DeX users to seamlessly connect their compatible Samsung Galaxy devices to the DeX Pad’s USB-C port for … Read More → "Cypress USB-C Technology Powers Advanced Mobile Computing Experience for Samsung DeX"

Gresham Power Electronics introduces a low profile 225 Watt Ultra High Density AC/DC ITE and Medical Power Supply

Gresham Power Electronicsthe Salisbury based Defence and Commercial power conversion specialist, announces the introduction of its latest micro-footprint, Ultra High Density (UHD) 225W output power supply the OF(M)225.

The OF(M)225 Series of open frame switching power supplies utilises a highly advanced circuit topology to deliver 225 Watts with fan cooling and 120 Watts convection cooled in an … Read More → "Gresham Power Electronics introduces a low profile 225 Watt Ultra High Density AC/DC ITE and Medical Power Supply"

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