2016-07-07 - Artesyn Embedded Technologies

DC-DC module offers up to 80amp, 200W output

With a footprint of just 25.4mm x 12.5mm, the non-isolated unit offers two independent and configurable 40amp, 100W outputs.

2016-06-30 - Rick Merritt

Getting PCIe 4.0 finally out the door

It’s been more than six years since the PCI SIG ratified its last major standard, the 8GT/s PCIe 3.0. But since then Ethernet and Fibre Channel groups have pushed copper networking to 25 and 32Gbits/s respectively.

2016-06-16 - Xilinx

Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC to support Android Lollipop

Xilinx’s MPSoC isolates hardware resources to allow a high-level operating system to co-exist with safety critical functions that are run by a RTOS on the integrated real-time processing unit.

2016-06-13 - congatec

Intel-based server-on-modules aimed at media processing

Congatec’s conga-TS170, based on the latest Intel Xeon E3-1578L and E3-1558 processors, boasts integrated Intel Iris Pro Graphics accelerated by 128Mbyte fast eDRAM and double graphics base frequency.

2016-06-09 - ARM

ARM physical IP for ARM Cortex-A73 rides TSMC 16FFC process

ARM’s Artisan FinFET platform is optimised for TSMC 16FFC process and will enable ARM SoC partners to design high performance implementations of Cortex-A73 for mobile and other consumer applications.

2016-06-06 - Susan Nordyk

14V PMIC boasts peak currents up to 3A

Exar’s XR77103 features an I2C interface that is used to control output voltage from 0.8V to 6V, switching frequency from 300kHz to 2.2MHz, power sequencing and current limit.

2016-06-02 - Marvell

Programmable switch designed for 2.5GbE with 40GbE uplinks

Coupled with Marvell’s 88E2040 quad NBASE-T PHYs, the Prestera 98DX325x offers a cost-effective way to support the convergence of the wired and wireless network, optimised for 24 and 48 ports of 2.5GbE.

2016-06-01 - Genesys Logic

USB3.1 memory card controller touts dual SD4.0 interface

The GL3225 family from Genesys Logic claims to support the highest reading/writing performance of SD4.0 memory cards, with and without over-clocking reference clock of UHS-II interface.

2016-05-23 - Allegro MicroSystems

DMOS full-bridge driver flaunts 1.6A and 40V output range

The A5988 from Allegro includes fixed off-time PWM current regulators, along with 2bit nonlinear DACs that enable stepper motors to be controlled in full, half and quarter steps, and DC motors.