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Imagination announces IoT radios

Imagination Technologies has announced the first of its Whisper Series5 radio baseband processors, which it calls radio processing units (RPUs). Available as intellectual property for integration into SoCs, there are versions for 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Smart, or both. The cores are designed for low power consumption, and applications…

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Video stabiliser plugs in-line

Isle of Wight DSP firm RFEL has announced an off-the-shelf real-time HD video stabiliser. Called StableEyesHD, it removes unwanted camera shake and picture rotation to increase the effectiveness of surveillance, security or situational awareness systems. It is installed by plugging it into the existing video cable connections…

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Rochester offers long-term supply of Altera FPGAs

Rochester Electronics is now offering a number of Altera’s mature FPGAs and CPLDs to provide long-term supply of devices for applications with extended lifespans. Rochester will market the products with the manufacturer’s full support. Devices covered by the agreement include select MAX 7000 CPLDs and FLEX, APEX…

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Small motor with integrated controller

Nanotec of Germany has introduced a 42mm flange motor with integrated controller and encoder. Called PD2-C, it comes in two electro-magnetic options: 12-48V stepper motor with 0.5Nm nominal torque, or brushless dc (BLDC) motor with 105W nominal output, peaking at 315W. “Due to its field-oriented…

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Tektronix targets low cost sig gen at schools

Tektronix has introduced the entry level AFG1022 arbitrary/function generator which the company said, at £438, is affordable for educational institutions and companies on a budget. Its specifications are more impressive than scope-based signal generators. The dual-channel generator has 25MHz bandwidth with 1mVpp to 10Vpp output, 14-bit…

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Data Modul designs touch PC for thick glass

Data Modul is offering a 10.1-inch panel PC with a resolution of 1,280×800 pixels (WUXGA) and 450cd/m2. The display incorporates SITO (single-side-ITO) capacitive touch technology. With the touch sensor bonded to the cover glass, the touch capability operates even with 30% thicker glass and…

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FPGAs for big space satellites

Microsemi has introduced a range of radiation-tolerant FPGAs intended for space applications requiring up to 150,000 logic elements and up to 300MHz of system performance. Typical uses for RTG4 include remote sensing space payloads, such as radar, imaging and spectrometry in civilian, scientific and commercial applications. Other applications…

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