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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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2006-06-07 ICS Sensor delivers high-speed DAQ
ICS Sensor Processing has announced the ICS-645B 32-channel high-speed data acquisition card.
2005-07-05 ICs feature functions needed for detecting physical intrusion
ST's new ultra-low-current security supervisors are said to be the first chip to integrate all functions for detecting physical and environmental intrusion required by the major security standards.
2006-01-18 I2C power supply controller for DC/DC converters
Linear Technology introduced a dual I2C power supply monitor and margining controller designed for digital management of power supplies in high-availability systems.
2005-04-26 I/O board is low-profile PCI plug-in
Selling for less than $700, ACCES I/O Products' PCI bus-compatible multi-function analog I/O board imparts 16-bit precision to PC-based measurement, analysis, monitoring and control apps.
2006-06-27 Hybrid ADC module cuts distortion by 90%
Optichron is sampling 16bit ADC modules that can reduce non-linear distortion by more than 90 percent in pipelined data converters.
2007-12-17 HVICs deliver improved performance
The latest high-voltage IC technologies are helping engineers address these demands by streamlining the design of the inverter-based variable speed motor drive solutions that are increasingly used in these applications.
2006-04-03 HSDPA chips combine ARM9 with DSP cores
Agere Systems claims it can develop HSDPA-based smart phones with its DAX455 chip with a DSP core for L1 and audio functions, and an on-chip ARM 9 for control-plane tasks.
2005-07-04 How to measure temperature in integrated systems
As thermal management becomes more significant, the techniques used become even more complex and conditional.
2005-03-02 Holtek MCUs provide 'excellent' noise rejection capabilities
Holtek's new HT46R51, HT46R52, HT46R53 and HT46R54 devices can be sub-divided according to their OTP Program Memory Capacities of 1K, 2K, 2K and 4K, respectively
2004-06-30 Hitachi PDP display incorporates e-ALiS technology
The new commercial PDP display from Hitachi incorporates the e-ALiS technology and the Advanced DIPP digital image processing circuitry.
2009-11-24 High-speed optocoupler tips 3mA drive current
Avago's ACPL-M50L single-channel optocoupler claims to operate on approximately 80 percent less drive current than today's standard 1MBd digital optocouplers.
2008-02-25 HD CMOS image sensor geared for industrial apps
Developed for industrial use, Thomson offers the 9211 high performance, high-definition (HD) sensor based on CMOS image technology for the broadcast industry.
2003-02-26 HBA introduces asynchronous FIFOs
High Bandwidth Access Inc. has introduced the FlexQ Async FIFOs that operate from 3V or 5V supplies with speeds of up to 12ns.
2008-04-10 Gyro sensors power next-gen PC mouse
A gyro-based mouse is an easy-to-use pointing and control system based on free-space movements and gestures.
2014-10-16 Getting started with bq76925 analogue front end
Bq76925 is combined with MCU to build a complete battery management system (BMS). This document tackles the important considerations that will aid in the design of the hardware and firmware of the BMS.
2011-12-22 Generate multiple PWM with DMA
Know how to use a timer and a direct memory access controller to generate additional PWM outputs.
2011-09-27 GbE SoC enables low cost Ethernet devices
Grid Connect's gridARM for cost efficient embedded systems include ARM7TDMI core, 10/100/1000 Ethernet MAC and many more.
2006-09-25 GateFlow module includes wideband DDC IP core
Pentek released the newest addition to its GateFlow installed-core products that includes a factory-installed wideband digital downconverter IP core.
2013-06-14 FSA rolls out 32bit RISC MCUs with ARM Cortex-M4 core
Fujitsu Semiconductor America's FM4 family of 32bit RISC microcontrollers operate from 3V and 5V power supplies and feature an ultra-wide bus for onboard flash memory.
2012-04-05 FPGAs boast anti-tamper, anti-counterfeit features
The Virtex-6Q family from Xilinx flaunt itself as a high performance programmable solution for major defense applications.
2011-10-04 FPGA cuts embedded computing cost
The PMC-SLX reconfigurable FPGA modules can be used in hardware simulation, in-circuit diagnostics and image processing.
2005-03-01 FPGA accelerates real-time app performance
Designers are eyeing new FPGAs with faster and better performance in DSPs and real-time applications. Rodger Hosking and Richard Kuenzler of Pentek say why.
2007-03-17 FPAAs energize analog future
In the same way that FPGAs have spawned advances in DSP, researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology believe their large-scale field-programmable analog array has the potential to seed growth in analog.
2002-12-27 Foundries wield intellectual property to gain an edge
Faced with excess manufacturing capacity and complex chip design challenges, Taiwan's biggest pure-play foundries are taking a fresh approach to the way they manage IP.
2007-08-17 Floating point coprocessor handles GPS data
Micromega's floating point coprocessor chip integrates new serial I/O capabilities with NMEA sentence parsing that makes it easy to add GPS data to embedded system designs.
2006-01-30 Firmware endows PCI bus digitizers with TDC conversion
Acqiris now offers peak analysis and time-to-digital conversion firmware for its existing Model AP240 and Model AP235 dual-channel reconfigurable PCI bus analyzer plug-ins.
2006-08-29 Fingerprint sensor IC adds security to PCs, notebooks
The new fingerprint sensor IC with TrustedCore PBA from Fujitsu Microelectronics America adds a vital layer of security to PCs, notebooks and tablet PCs.
2014-12-04 Finding the right MCU to accurately earmark resources
When you find an MCU with the I/O you like, you then need to determine how accessible that I/O is because some MCUs allow any function to be allocated to any pin.
2008-08-07 Filter software update packs improved user interface
Quickfilter Technologies Inc. has released version 4.0 of its QuickfilterPro4A software that is used to design filters that will be implemented in the company's QF4A512 programmable signal converter IC.
2008-10-17 FAQs: Motor control design
What is the optimal switching frequency I need to drive a motor?
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