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Automotive

TTTech Auto Introduces Networking ECU to Future-Proof Automotive E/E Architectures - News

April 26, 2023

VIENNA, AUSTRIA. TTTech Auto recently introduced its N4 Network Controller, a high-performance Electronic Control Unit (ECU) with advanced networking capabilities designed to play a central role in modern automotive E/E architectures and pave the way to software-defined vehicles. The N4 Network Controller provides all conditions to ensure cybersecurity according to ISO 21434 and enables functional safety features up to ASIL B according to ISO 26262.

Analog & Power

Alps Alpine Uses Siemens’ Symphony Platform to Verify Mixed-Signal Capacitance Detection IC - News

April 25, 2023

Alps Alpine used Siemens’ Symphony™ platform for mixed-signal applications when developing and verifying its new functionally safe capacitance detection integrated circuit (IC), which enables proximity, touch, and spatial gesture detection across a range of human-machine interface systems in applications like automotive and smart devices. The Symphony platform allowed Alps Alpine to achieve silicon accurate simulation for the new IC, increasing functional verification productivity by 5x.

Processing

SiTime Provides Precision Timing Solution for Lattice's Low Power FPGAs - News

April 24, 2023

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA. SiTime Corporation recently announced that it will provide its Cascade MEMS-based Clock-System-on-a-Chip (ClkSoC) and an Emerald OCXO or Elite X Super-TCXO precision timing solutions for Lattice Semiconductor's new synchronization hardware development platform.

Storage

Exascend Announces High-Capacity Enterprise and Industrial U.2 SSDs - News

April 07, 2023

Exascend, Inc. recently unveiled additions to its PCIe 3.0 PE3 and PI3 series in the form of industrial- and enterprise-grade, wide-temperature PCIe NVMe U.2 SSDs in 16 TB or 15,360 GB capacity. U.2 SSDs provide overall improvements over M.2 SSDs in latency, thermal performance, power consumption, and capacity to form factor ratio, making them suitable for deployment in enterprise data centers migrating to high-performing SSD use from traditional HDDs.

Analog & Power

ABB Launches SC1024 Power System for 5G Deployments - News

April 05, 2023

ABB Power Conversion's pole-mounted SC1024 enclosed power system is integrated with DC distribution, a 1600W rectifier, six rack units of space for 19" equipment within a weather-protected cabinet, and was designed for outdoor operation in small cell radio, private networking, and broadband applications. Measuring 26.38" x 25.49" x 21.19", the SC1024 provides suitable power capacity, a compact footprint, and end equipment space.

Open Source

ICOP's PDX3-057T-8A Passes CE/FCC/VCCI Certification - News

April 03, 2023

ICOP Technology Inc.'s PDX3-057T-8A is a compact platform with a wide 8-35 VDC power voltage input that passed CE/FCC/VCCI certification, including shock and vibration, making it suitable for use in demanding embedded and productive applications. The PDX3-057T-8A runs on a low-power 1GHZ Vortex86DX3 SoC CPU and includes 2GB of DDR3 memory for fast data transfer rates.

Security

New IBASE 1U Network Appliance Supports Up to 16 GbE Ports - News

March 30, 2023

Taipei, Taiwan. IBASE Technology Inc.'s recently released INA3605 platform is a 1U Enterprise Network Appliance designed for Intel® Xeon® E-2300 Processors that includes an IBASE MBN808 motherboard integrated with Intel® C252 PCH, 2x DDR4 slots with maximum configuration of 64GB, 2x SFP ports, and 6x 2.5G RJ45 GbE ports.

IoT

Semtech Rebrands to Reflect Vision of a Smart, Connected, Sustainable Planet - News

March 28, 2023

In the wake of Semtech Corporation's acquisition of Sierra Wireless, the company unveiled a refreshed brand reflecting its revitalized focus on sustainable IoT solutions. With the acquisition, Semtech's Cloud-to-chip portfolio has expanded to include products and services like semiconductors, software, cellular modules and routers, and connected services for digital transformation.

Processing

STMicroelectronics' New Single-Chip Antenna-Matching ICs - News

February 02, 2023

Geneva. STMicroelectronics expanded its single-chip antenna-matching ICs that simplify RF-circuit design with two additions: the MLPF-WB-02D3 for STM32WB microcontrollers and the MLPF-NRG-01D3 for BlueNRG-LPS microcontrollers.

IoT

Semtech Corporation Completes Acquisition of Sierra Wireless - News

January 20, 2023

CAMARILLO, CALIFORNIA, and VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA. Semtech's all-cash transaction amounts to a total enterprise value of around US$1.2 billion, almost doubling Semtech’s yearly revenue and adding about US$100 million of recurring revenue in high-margin IoT Cloud services. Semtech expects the acquisition to be immediately accretive to non-GAAP EPS and to generate US$40 million of run rate operational synergies within a year and a half.

Debug & Test

The Solve: Debug Infrequent Events with R&S MXO 4 ‘Scopes - Story

January 20, 2023

Failure to identify infrequent events when debugging waveforms can cost engineering teams a lot of time and money later in the development cycle.

Consumer

2023 Will See Continued Growth for Wearables, But Not With 5G Connectivity - News

January 19, 2023

In its whitepaper, 74 Technology Trends That Will—and Will Not—Shape 2023, analysts from ABI Research have identified 41 trends that will shape the technology market and 33 others that, despite receiving plenty of speculation and commentary, are less likely to move the needle over the next twelve months.

Storage

CES 2023: Folio Photonics' Enterprise-Scale Optical Data Storage Solution - News

December 29, 2022

SOLON, OHIO. At CES 2023, Folio Photonics will showcase how it is reenergizing data storage media with an enterprise-scale optical disc data storage solution designed to improve cost, margin, performance, and sustainability.

AI & Machine Learning

cnvrg.io ML Insider 2022 Survey Shows Continued Increase in AI Investment - News

December 23, 2022

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA. cnvrg.io, an Intel company, released findings from its 2022 ML Insider survey. The results indicated almost 50% of companies' belief in a continued increase in AI investment despite the current state of the economy. The survey also showed that a majority of organizations recognize AI's benefits, but overall adoption remains low because of a lack of AI talent and the complexity of the technology's development.

Open Source

Dev Kit Weekly: CodeBug - Video

December 23, 2022

Rome wasn’t built in a day — and neither are professional (or just experienced) programmers. Whether you’re 14 or 40, coding and programming can be a hobby, a useful skill to add to your resume, or something more. But you have to start somewhere, right? That somewhere could be this little CodeBugTM.

Networking & 5G

Skyworks and Sequans Introduce Small LTE-M/NB-IoT SiP Solution - News

December 02, 2022

MUNICH. Skyworks Solutions, Inc. and Sequans Communications S.A. introduced the SKY66431, a multi-band, multi-chip 5G Massive IoT system-in-package (SiP) solution that combines Sequans’ Monarch 2 modem with Skyworks’ RF front-end solution, creating a small, high-performing single package LTE-M/NB-IoT connectivity platform that maintains low power consumption.

Networking & 5G

Success Story: How an Open RAN PlugFest Cut Mobile Network Power Consumption by 10 Percent - Story

December 02, 2022

Unless you’re a network engineer, you probably don’t think about how much energy the mobile network infrastructure that connects our smartphones and other gadgets consumes. But if you did, you’d be shocked. According to the International Energy Agency, global data transmission networks consumed 260-340 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity in 2021. That’s roughly the same amount of energy that England, the country, consumed in the same year (333.2 TWh).

Networking & 5G

Renesas' LPWAN Product Line Expanded with NB-IoT-Capable Wireless Module - News

November 21, 2022

MUNICH, GERMANY & TOKYO, JAPAN. Renesas Electronics Corporation is expanding its low-power WAN product line as part of its strategy to deliver connectivity devices used for smart cities, smart homes, medical devices and industrial applications. The RYZ024A supports Cat-M1 and NB-IoT internet connectivity independent of a gateway, consuming 1µA (microamp) in power savings mode. The RYZ024A supports extended discontinuous reception (eDRX) with an extended voltage range of 2.2V to 5.5V, making it suitable for battery-powered applications.

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