- Freescale Introduces Four General-Purpose RF Amplifiers
Freescale Semiconductor unveiled four general-purpose broadband RF amplifiers that deliver high gain and linearity over bandwidths from DC up to 6 GHz. The amplifiers are well suited for applications ranging from WiMAX base stations to meter readers, set-top boxes, RFID readers and any application requiring a cost-effective, small-signal gain source.
- Atmel Secure Microcontrollers Powers Vitale 2 French National Health Card
Atmel(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), a global leader in the development and fabrication of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced that it has delivered volume quantities of its AT90SC12836RCT secure microcontroller, for the new generation Vitale(TM) 2 French National Health Card.
- Skelmir Ports CEE-J Virtual Machines to TI DaVinci Technology
Accelerating time to market and reducing the development cost of devices hosting Java applications, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) announced that Skelmir’s CEE-J(TM) Virtual Machines (VM) for embedded devices have been ported to, and optimized for, TI’s DaVinci(TM) technology. Device manufacturers in a range of vertical markets – both consumer and industrial — wishing to use the Java programming language to help future proof their products and build in portability, can now leverage the performance of TI’s DaVinci technology.
- Microtune Drive Digital TV Entertainment with Hybrid Tuners
In the coming global digital universe, consumers will be able to watch high-quality digital TV anytime, anyplace, anywhere. Microtune’s (NASDAQ: TUNE) tuners are making digital TV ‘freedom of choice’ possible. Microtune’s hybrid tuner chips bring sophisticated digital TV and video multimedia functionality to both trend-setting product innovations and to mainstream, high-volume consumer electronics.