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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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2005-02-14 MIT debuts 'bionic ear processor' for hearing impaired
A team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology described an analog "bionic ear processor7quot; with zero-crossing detection for the hearing impaired.
2008-03-17 Mirror tantalum capacitors reduce ESL to 1nH
Aimed at telecommunication infrastructure, networking, server and military/aerospace applications, the new mirror tantalum capacitors from AVX features a symmetrical design that reduces ESL to 1nH, which is half that of standard D-case sized devices.
2007-03-01 Minor role awaits WiMAX in next-gen cellular
WiMAX won't grab the brass ring as the technology that defines 4G cellular systems but it is likely to capture a healthy minority stake in that emerging sector and could help bring Internet access to a new-gen of consumer devices.
2012-10-30 Micronas 8bit MCU incorporates power transistors
Micronas HVC2480B 8bit controller, distributed by Rutronik, is ideal for BDC/BLDC motors with tight space requirements.
2011-05-03 Microcontrollers enable ASIL D approved safety applications
Infineon has introduced the Signature Watchdog CIC61508, a safety watchdog that can be integrated into safety relevant applications of automotive products.
2006-09-25 Microchip rolls out lower-cost entry point 8bit MCUs
Microchip's four-member PIC18F4321 8bit MCU family offers engineers a more cost-effective entry point to the PIC18 high-end 8bit MCU family.
2006-08-22 Microchip MCUs come in ultrasmall DFN packages
Microchip Technology announced that all members of its 6-pin PIC10F microcontroller family are now available in ultra-small 2-by-3mm DFN packages for space-constrained apps.
2005-10-11 Microchip broadens 16bit portfolio with 49 MCUs, DSCs
Microchip Technology rolls out 49 new 16bit devices comprised of the PIC24 16bit MCU family with 22 general-purpose MCUs, as well as 27 digital signal controllers under the dsPIC33 DSC family.
2005-10-12 Microchip 16bit MCU line highlights performance, compatibility
Members of Microchip's new family of 16bit PIC microcontrollers are capable of up to 40MIPS performance, feature 16KB of RAM and 256KB of flash program memory, and are available in up to 100-pin packages.
2010-11-30 MDDC 4-channel sensor signal amplifier designed for fast digital power conversion
MAZeT's MDDC 4-channel sensor signal amplifier boasts fast conversion
2006-08-14 MCUs suit cost-sensitive white goods
NEC Electronics America has expanded its 8bit MCU line to include 10 devices targeting cost-sensitive white goods that require only on/off sequence control.
2011-05-30 MCUs provide LED lighting efficiency
Renesas Electronics announces the availability of the RL78/I1A family of microcontrollers that implement LED control, power supply control, and communication functions all in a single chip.
2012-06-21 MCUs offer built-in touch interface
Fujitsu's MB95850/MB95860/MB95870 series of MCUs are designed with a high security, high precision and cost-effective dual FLASH in a capacitive touch interface.
2015-01-27 MCUs minimise standby power down to 30% at 1MHz operation
In low-power tasks, the RL78/I1D group has an operating current level that Renesas believes is much lower than that of competing products, and it wakes up from the stop-mode state very quickly.
2011-07-13 MCUs cut power consumption by 25%
Fujitsu Semiconductor Asia Pte Ltd has released MCUs specifically targeted for automotive applications.
2011-07-05 MCUs apply dual-channel Flash tech
Fujitsu Semiconductor's 8bit general-purpose MCU integrates dual-channel Flash, enabling a program to operate on one Flash channel while performing an operation on another Flash channel.
2006-04-19 MCU upgrades memory, peripherals
Freescale is giving users of its MC908JL family of 8bit microcontrollers what they are always asking for, more memory and more functionality.
2008-02-27 MCU touts low-voltage, small-sized design
Silicon Laboratories has entered the MCU market with an IC that operates at a record-low 0.9V and with sleep-mode current of 50nA.
2007-02-19 MCU integrates 8bit CPU, voice synthesis LSI
Oki Electric Industry has equipped its ML610300 series MCU with an 8bit CPU core and voice synthesis LSI.
2010-01-21 MCU dev't kit packs on-chip LCD driver
NEC Electronics Europe is offering the 78K0R development kit designed for the evaluation of the company's 16bit 78K0R/Lx3 microcontroller.
2008-04-17 Maxim touts polyphase IC for electricity metering
Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the MAXQ3180, a highly accurate and low-power polyphase IC for measuring electricity activity.
2007-05-15 Maxim exits standalone high-speed, high-res ADC market
Maxim Integrated Products will stop developing certain standalone high-speed, high-resolution ADCs with resolutions of 12bits or higher and speeds of 65MSps and higher.
2002-05-10 Matsushita enters 'Brain-on-a-Chip' development pact
Matsushita Electric Ind. Co. has entered a five-year development agreement with Tensor Biosciences in an effort to further the commercial reach of Tensor's "Brain-on-a-Chip" drug discovery technology.
2002-04-11 MathStar expands Gemini line with TIA, VCSEL driver
Targeted for 40Gbps SFF and SFP parallel modules, the MS1435 transimpedance amplifier and MS1436 VCSEL driver operate at 3.36Gbps with a 3.3V supply, and are suitable for VSR links, optical backplanes, and box-to-box and chassis-to-chassis applications.
2006-07-04 Magnetic linear position sensor comes in TSSOP20
iC-Haus has announced the iC-ML, an integrated magnetic linear position sensor/encoder assembled in a TSSOP20 package measuring 6.6-by-6.4-by-1.1mm.
2014-07-16 M2M in the car: Changing the way we drive
As a result of improving connectivity in the car, various types of new business models are emerging, which are likely to change the way we view car ownership and even driving itself in the coming years.
2011-10-10 Low-power SoC touts 10.2pJ/cycle at 0.54V
ST's 32bit microprocessor SoC is designed for medical, wireless sensor networks and mobile applications.
2008-05-15 Low-power 4bit MCU integrates high-res LCD driver
Seiko Epson has developed the S1C6F632, a low-power-consumption 4bit flash MCU that contains what is touted to be the highest-resolution dot-matrix LCD driver.
2007-02-19 Low-cost PS2 controller matches Sony's version sans the cord
The Game Elements GGE609U PS2 controller from Philips, available for about $22 to $25, matches up in price and function with Sony's own wired controller but dispenses with the cord.
2016-03-22 Low dropout regulators eliminate unwanted system noise
The ADP176x and ADP715x LDOs from Analog Devices, Inc. enable cleaner power rails, faster transient response and higher PSRR in noise-sensitive precision analog and RF applications.
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