Monthly Archives: September 2011

Industry increases UKESF scholarship support by 70%

The UK Electronic Skills Foundation (UKESF) has reported a 70% increase in industry support for the second year of its university scholarship programme. It now receives funding from 12 firms to award 51 UKESF Scholarships to elite electronics engineering undergraduate … Continue reading

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Energy Micro debuts a hundred new low-power microcontrollers

Energy Micro has introduced 100 new EFM32 Gecko energy friendly microcontrollers.  Pin and code compatible with the existing Gecko and Tiny Gecko products, the new ARM Cortex-M3 based Leopard Gecko and Giant Gecko microcontrollers bring memory configurations up to 1MB, … Continue reading

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Ericsson extends vertical-mount voltage regulator series for space-critical applications

Ericsson has introduced two new vertical-mounting members into its family of 3E digital PoL voltage regulators aimed at space-critical applications.

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ACAL BFi signs a pan-European distribution agreement with OriginGPS

ACAL BFi has signed a pan-European franchise agreement with OriginGPS, a manufacturer of miniature GPS modules.

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London needs 70,000 small cells for world-class mobile broadband

According to Doug Pulley, CTO of Picochip, for London to offer genuinely world-class, LTE everywhere mobile broadband, it will require the installation of 70,000 small cells across the capital, including 2,000 nodes covering the Underground network by 2015.

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Digital controller provides real-time adaptive loop compensation

Powervation’s new dual phase digital DC/DC controller, the PV3102, features Auto-Control, the company’s real-time adaptive loop compensation technology.

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Wireless muscle stimulator brings consumers the pro athlete technology used by HTC-Highroad

Nordic Semiconductor has revealed that the Compex Wireless, the world’s first wireless muscle electro-stimulator – as used by HTC-Highroad, the cycling team of top 2011 Tour de France sprinter Mark Cavendish – employs Nordic nRF24LE1 proprietary 2.4GHz SoCs.

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