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New Vishay Intertechnology ThermaWick™ SMD Thermal Jumper Chip Removes Heat From Electrically Isolated Components

MALVERN, Pa. — April 6, 2020 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced the ThermaWick™ THJP series surface-mount thermal jumper chip. The Vishay Dale Thin Film device allows designers to transfer heat from electrically isolated components by providing a thermal conductive pathway to a ground plane or common heatsink.

Featuring an aluminum nitride substrate with high 170 W/m°K thermal conductivity, the chip released today is capable of reducing the temperature of connected components by over 25 %. This reduction allows designers to increase the power handling capability of these devices or extend their useful life at existing operating conditions while maintaining … Read More → "New Vishay Intertechnology ThermaWick™ SMD Thermal Jumper Chip Removes Heat From Electrically Isolated Components"

Keysight Technologies Welcomes the University of Malaga to OpenTAP™ Project Community

SANTA ROSA, Calif., April 6, 2020

Keysight Technologies Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, is pleased to welcome the University of Malaga to the OpenTAP project community, with contributions from the Read More → "Keysight Technologies Welcomes the University of Malaga to OpenTAP™ Project Community"

Renesas RX13T 32-Bit MCU Enables Inverter Control in On-Off Switching Motors for Industrial and Home Appliances at Lower System Cost

Düsseldorf, March 31, 2020  Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today launched the RX13T Group of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) to enable highly efficient inverter control of compact motors such as fans or pumps in consumer and industrial applications that previously controlled motor operation through on-off switching. … Read More → "Renesas RX13T 32-Bit MCU Enables Inverter Control in On-Off Switching Motors for Industrial and Home Appliances at Lower System Cost"

NXP Streamlines Intelligent Device and Secure Edge-to-Cloud Development with Microsoft Azure RTOS

Eindhoven, Netherlands, April 2, 2020 – NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today expanded its partnership with Microsoft to bring Microsoft Azure RTOS, an industry-leading comprehensive real-time operating system (RTOS), to a broader range of processing solutions from its EdgeVerse portfolio. The collaborative efforts will give NXP’s developer community using MCUXpresso Software and Tools seamless access to the capabilities of Azure RTOS, including fully integrated middleware and tools for file management, graphical user interface, security, networking, and wired/wireless connectivity.

Currently, Azure RTOS support is available for many of NXP’s low-power, secure 32-bit LPC and i.MX RT … Read More → "NXP Streamlines Intelligent Device and Secure Edge-to-Cloud Development with Microsoft Azure RTOS"

Easy I/O Expansion Using Standard Ethernet Brings More Versatility to Rugged Avionics Systems

Technical Highlights
  • Rugged, compact subsystem easily extends system I/O for application-specific customization
  • Connects to multi-client/multi-server architecture for enhanced networking capabilities
  • Low power consumption minimizes draw on system resources 

Chatsworth, Calif. April 2020 – Aitech now offers the compact A174 that enables embedded designers to easily increase the functionality of rugged embedded systems, especially in avionics applications. Using a standard Ethernet interface, the new Read More → "Easy I/O Expansion Using Standard Ethernet Brings More Versatility to Rugged Avionics Systems"

GOWIN Semiconductor Adds VHDL Support to their GOWIN Synthesis FPGA Software for Complete RTL Language Support

SAN JOSE, Calif. and GUANGZHOU, China, March 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GOWIN Semiconductor Corp., the world’s fastest-growing programmable logic company, announces VHDL support for their GOWIN Synthesis FPGA development software enabling customers to use VHDL, Verilog, System-Verilog or mixed languages for RTL design entry.

In 1982, VHDL was originally developed at the behest of the U.S Department of Defense in order to document the behavior of the ASICs and later was adopted by IEEE 1076-1987 as a standard hardware description language. Since then, VHDL has been widely used in developing FPGA and ASIC designs. By adding … Read More → "GOWIN Semiconductor Adds VHDL Support to their GOWIN Synthesis FPGA Software for Complete RTL Language Support"

New 600W fan-less AC-DC power supply for medical (BF) and ITE/industrial applications

April 2, 2020 – XP Power has released a new series of convection cooled, 600W AC-DC power supplies. The ultra-compact power supplies deliver full load power under a wide range of conditions without additional cooling.

The UCH600 series is ideal for use where no forced air is available, or fan noise or the ingress of dirt is undesirable. This includes medical devices, as well as those requiring BF patient protection, that need to operate silently, also ITE or industrial electronics applications in environments where dirt ingress would be exacerbated by forced air cooling or where audible noise & fan reliability … Read More → "New 600W fan-less AC-DC power supply for medical (BF) and ITE/industrial applications"

Synopsys Expands Collaboration with Broadcom for 7nm and 5nm Designs

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —

Highlights:

  • Multi-year collaboration delivers optimized 7nm design flow and methodology for high-volume production designs using Synopsys’ Fusion Design Platform
  • Best-in-class digital-implementation tools including Fusion Compiler, IC Compiler II, Design Compiler NXT, PrimeTime and StarRC products are providing new opportunities for silicon differentiation at 5nm

Read More → "Synopsys Expands Collaboration with Broadcom for 7nm and 5nm Designs"

Easy I/O Expansion Using Standard Ethernet Brings More Versatility to Rugged Avionics Systems

Technical Highlights
  • Rugged, compact subsystem easily extends system I/O for application-specific customization
  • Connects to multi-client/multi-server architecture for enhanced networking capabilities
  • Low power consumption minimizes draw on system resources

Chatsworth, Calif. April 2020 – Aitech now offers the compact A174 that enables embedded designers to easily increase the functionality of rugged embedded systems, especially in avionics applications. Using a standard Ethernet interface, the new Read More → "Easy I/O Expansion Using Standard Ethernet Brings More Versatility to Rugged Avionics Systems"

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