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What is analogue-to-digital converter?
An electronic circuit that converts a continuously varying signal (temperature, pressure, voltage, etc.) into digital number comprising zeroes and ones.
Applications include anything that involves the digital processing of signals by a digital signal processor, microprocessor or microcontroller.
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As more electrostatic MEMS-based optical-switch products penetrate the market, scalability, reliability and tilt precision take on increased significance.
2004-02-02 Open architecture ATE tackles test woes
The basic idea behind the open architecture test system is to provide such modularization with specific focus on the use of third-party modules and test instruments.
2011-04-19 Op amplifier boasts lowest-noise, zero-drift
Analog Devices has released the ADA4528 zero-drift operational amplifier designed for instrumentation and medical applications that require precision over time and temperature without system calibration.
2011-06-09 OEMS join touchscreen bandwagon
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2005-01-13 Nordic chip solution offers 'CD-quality wireless audio streaming'
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2006-07-11 Nokia ramps 'fashion phone'
The Nokia 7280 appeared on the market as part of a series of "fashion phones" from the Finnish manufacturer. Given the phone's lack of an alphanumeric keypad and its slide-open-to-answer stick design, some might mistake the slender Nokia 7280 for a spy widget.
2004-09-01 No 'magic bullet' for signaling schemes
While PAM-4 may have an advantage for very high-loss channels, this advantage is not universal.
2007-08-24 Niobium oxide capacitors outclass aluminum electrolytics
OxiCap Niobium Oxide capacitors from AVX are set to replace traditional aluminum electrolytic capacitors in latest-generation LCD/PDP TV applications.
2006-08-08 Nike gizmo turns iPod into runner's virtual trainer
Nike+iPod Sport Kit combines inexpensive sensor technology and low-cost CMOS radios with specialized embedded MCUs to serve up a $30 wireless runner's gadget.
2005-02-23 NI unveils two more digital waveform generators
NI said that automated test engineers can now use its new 400Mbps and 200Mbps digital waveform generator/analyzers to interface to LVDS devices using the PXI platform.
2011-06-03 NI expands FlexRIO product line
National Instruments has added six new adapter modules to its FlexRIO product line.
2008-03-27 NI expands C Series line for data loggers
NI has announced four new C Series modules for data-logging applications including vibration/acoustical data logging and in-vehicle, structural, temperature and pressure testing.
2006-09-19 NFC shell turns Nokia 3220 into an e-wallet
Designed to replace the outer case of the Nokia 3220 GSM handset, the NFC "shell" provides interesting new applications for a handset that began life as a pretty basic camera phone.
2005-10-18 New op amp from TI operates from either single or dual supplies
Texas Instruments introduced a high-current, low-cost power operational amplifier (op amp) designed for driving a wide variety of loads while operating on low-voltage supplies
2006-07-25 New MCUs combine Flash, extended temperature range
The ST10 MCU family from STMicroelectronics is said to be one of few product ranges to combine embedded Flash and the temperature range of -40C to 125C.
2005-10-07 New DFM reference design flow for austriamicro's CMOS process
austriamicrosystems' business unit Full Service Foundry recently announced the availability of its DFM reference design flow for its 0.35?m high-voltage CMOS process.
2006-09-01 New cPCIBPMC versions feature extended temperature
Responding to customer request, Dynamic Engineering said it has developed two extended temperature versions of its cPCIBPMC design.
2003-06-16 Networked multimedia success hinges on DSP selection
Selecting DSPs for networked multimedia is complex. One must understand the attributes that could make the difference between a marginal implementation and a robust solution.
2007-02-06 NEC expands MCU line for inverter control apps
NEC Electronics has added six highly integrated devices to its 32bit RISC MCU product portfolio for inverter-control systems.
2006-01-20 NEC 32bit MCUs feature embedded flash memory
NEC Electronics has unveiled 23 additions to its V850 series of high performance, 32-bit general purpose microcontrollers.
2008-04-16 Multirate video clock generator asserts lowest jitter
According to National Semiconductor Corp., the LMH1982 multirate video clock generator with genlock delivers high-definition (HD) clock output jitter as low as 40ps peak-to-peak.
2009-10-15 Multiplexing tri-axis accelerometer outputs
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2006-03-13 Multichannel I/O data converter targets basestations
The 12bit multichannel I/O data converter from Analog Devices is said to pack all the functions necessary to monitor and control current, voltage and temperature.
2006-01-19 Multi-channel DAQ board uses switched-cap over-sampling A/Ds
Radstone's VME bus data-acquisition card is replete with analog signal conversion and conditioning based on a pair of Analog Devices AD9260 data converter chips.
2008-08-20 Motor control by ?PD78F0714
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2008-02-28 MOSFETs trim power losses by up to 30%
Infineon's OptiMOS 3 MOSFET families reduce power losses by as much as 30 percent in a given standard Transistor Outline package.
2008-09-04 Monitoring ICs convey real-time power info
Summit Microelectronics has introduced the SMM151/2/3 product family of environmental monitoring ICs.
2008-04-11 Modules tout ultrahigh-performance DSP
Acromag has rolled out the new PMC-VSX modules that feature a DSP-optimized Xilinx Virtex-5 FPGA that's reconfigurable for high-performance I/O processing and user-developed algorithmic computation.
2005-03-16 Modular scalable test set comprises source-measure ATE
When you consider that a dual-channel Model 2602 SourceMeter sells for less than $8,000, that seems like a pretty good deal that's worth investigating further.
2007-02-07 Modular kit rolls for Renesas MCUs
IAR Systems has announced a new IAR KickStart Kit that supports the full range of Renesas R8C, M16C and M32C devices by employing a modular design with a single base application board and several MCU modules.
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