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Electronic Design UPDATE: January 17, 2007

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Electronic Design UPDATE e-Newsletter  |  January 17, 2007

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Today's Table of Contents:
  • Editor's View: Filtering New Product Announcements — A Trade Press Editor's Perspective
  • Focus On Power: Converters Deliver 3 W From Tiny SIP
  • Now on electronicdesign.com: Engineering TV
  • News From The Editors:
    Chip Set Implements Complete Wireless USB Solution
    RTOSs Based On ARM Cortex-M3-Based Microcontrollers
    Half-Height HD DVD Writer Fits Desktop PCs
    New Phase-Change RAM Technology Garners Kudos
  • Embedded in Electronic Design Online: NXP LPC3180 Targets Portable Applications
  • Product Picks Online:
    16-Bit Programmable ADC Provides 25-V Protection
    Mobile WiMAX Baseband IC Teams With WiMAX/Wi-Fi Radio
    Transponder Coils Target Automotive Applications
    16-Gbit NAND Flash Chip Begins Sampling
    Fast Multifunction DAQ Boards Handle PCI, USB
  • Book Review: The Book of JavaScript, 2nd Edition
  • Upcoming Industry Events:
    Measurement Science Conference
    DesignCon 2007
    American Society for Quality Six Sigma Conference
Electronic Design UPDATE edited by Christine Hintze, Associate Editor

...editor's view

Filtering New Product Announcements — A Trade Press Editor's Perspective

Electronics companies make so many announcements about new products in one day that it's difficult to read them all. But that doesn't mean they should be posted verbatim online.

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...focus on...

Converters Deliver 3 W From Tiny SIP

Tracopower's isolated 3-W dc-dc converter modules provide remote on-off control and continuous short-circuit protection. They're particularly well suited for battery-operated and Green Power Compliant applications.

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...now on electronicdesign.com

Engineering TV

Engineering TV is a unique online video program by engineers for engineers. Presented by Penton Media's engineering publications, Engineering TV goes behind the scenes for an inside look at how today's engineers are shaping tomorrow's technologies.

Check out the latest Engineering TV videos from electronicdesign.com.

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...news from the editors

Chip Set Implements Complete Wireless USB Solution
Alereon's AL4300 provides all of the host interface, media access controller, and baseband processor functions needed to implement a Wireless USB device. It's designed for applications where space and power consumption must be minimized.

Click here for full article.


RTOSs Based On ARM Cortex-M3-Based Microcontrollers
CMX Systems offers CMX-RTX and the "lean and mean" CMX-Tiny+ RTOS for Luminary Micro's Stellaris microcontrollers based on the ARM Cortex-M3 microcontroller core.

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Half-Height HD DVD Writer Fits Desktop PCs
The SD-H903A HD DVD writer provides high-definition video editing and content creation capabilities on desktop systems and media centers. The device offers read and write support for legacy formats, allowing users to employ existing CD and DVD material along with high-definition DVD content.

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New Phase-Change RAM Technology Garners Kudos
Samsung Electronics' new phase-change random access memory (PRAM) technology combines the fast operating speed of RAM with the nonvolatility of flash memory. PRAM derives its memory capability from its unique ability to switch between two different states of matter with different electrical properties.

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...embedded in electronic design online

NXP LPC3180 Targets Portable Applications

NXP's LPC3180 builds on a 208-MHz ARM926EJ-S core and adds USB support for mobile applications. Technology Editor Bill Wong checks out this microcontroller in the LPC3000 Evaluation Board.

Click here for full article.



...product picks online Check all of our online product picks at www.electronicdesign.com.

...book review

The Book of JavaScript, 2nd Edition

This JavaScript overview provides the basics in a fashion that any embedded developer will appreciate. It covers JavaScript along with the more advanced AJAX. The book offers practical examples that can be tried with most Web browsers and servers.

Click here for full article.


...upcoming industry events

Measurement Science Conference
January 22-26, 2007
Long Beach, Calif.

DesignCon 2007
January 29-February 1, 2007
Santa Clara, Calif.

American Society for Quality Six Sigma Conference
February 12-13, 2007
Phoenix, Ariz.

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