STMicroelectronics and Objenious Collaborate to Speed Connection of IoT Nodes to LoRa® Networks

Geneva, Switzerland, and Sevres, France, October 3, 2017 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and member of the board of the LoRa Alliance™, and Objenious, a founding member of the LoRa Alliance and the first carrier in France to provide a nationwide LoRa® network, are working together to accelerate the connection of Internet-of-Things (IoT) nodes to LoRa networks. ST’s development kits certified on the Objenious network are available now, greatly reducing R&D effort and time to market in the creation of new LoRa devices.

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Bourns Announces Higher Power Efficiency Bridge Rectifier Products for Power and Switch Mode Power Supply Applications

RIVERSIDE, Calif., August 22, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced a new series of bridge rectifier diode products designed for converting alternating current (AC) to direct current (DC) in power applications. Designated Bourns® Model CDTO269-BR1xL, this new series of surface mount bridge rectifier diodes features low power loss and high efficiency, low forward voltage, high surge capability and high reverse robustness. Because offering greater power efficiency has become a key requirement in many next-generation designs, these features make Bourns' new bridge rectifier diodes ideal conversion devices in many switch mode power supply (SMPS), bridge full wave rectification, lighting ballasts and battery charger applications.

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Analog Devices’ Wideband GaN MMIC Amplifier Offers High Gain, Power and Efficiency in Compact Design

NORWOOD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Analog Devices, Inc. today introduced a wideband gallium nitride (GaN) power amplifier that offers best-in-class performance within a compact design. Covering the 300 MHz to 6 GHz spectrum, the highly integrated HMC8205 provides significant benefits for system designers of applications such as wireless infrastructure, radar, public mobile radio, and general-purpose amplification test equipment that require pulse or continuous wave (CW) support. The HMC8205 GaN MMIC amplifier offers unmatched integration, gain, efficiency, and wide bandwidth in a small footprint that requires minimal external circuitry, thereby reducing overall component count and board space.

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Analog Devices’ Wideband GaN MMIC Amplifier Offers High Gain, Power and Efficiency in Compact Design

NORWOOD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Analog Devices, Inc. today introduced a wideband gallium nitride (GaN) power amplifier that offers best-in-class performance within a compact design. Covering the 300 MHz to 6 GHz spectrum, the highly integrated HMC8205 provides significant benefits for system designers of applications such as wireless infrastructure, radar, public mobile radio, and general-purpose amplification test equipment that require pulse or continuous wave (CW) support. The HMC8205 GaN MMIC amplifier offers unmatched integration, gain, efficiency, and wide bandwidth in a small footprint that requires minimal external circuitry, thereby reducing overall component count and board space.

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Analog Devices’ Wideband RF Mixers Simplify Design and Significantly Reduce Time to Market for Industrial Applications

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today introduced a series of wideband, passive, in-phase quadrature RF mixers. Supporting the entire 2.5 to 42 GHz spectrum, the HMC819x mixers provide significant benefits compared to alternative discrete options available today and are ideal solutions for industrial applications such as test and measurement and defense electronics that require wideband support. Over 10 discrete components would be required to cover this same frequency range, as compared to what can be achieved with ADI’s three new devices without any compromise in performance. ADI’s HMC819x mixers are the industry’s only wideband solutions available in a standard SMT package, allowing them to be integrated efficiently in order to decrease overall design time and risk, while speeding time to market.

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AVX Releases New Passive Component Design Kit for IoT Applications

AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new IoT design kit. Comprised of a broad sampling of passive components ideally suited for use in the three primary IoT device networks - input voltage filtering and decoupling networks, timing device networks, and output impedance RF matching networks - the new Passive Components for the Internet of Things Design Kit (Part Number: KIT-IOT) allows engineers to quickly identify effective solutions for IoT devices with widely varying requirements for power, data-processing speed, form factor, and price, among other specifications.

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Analog Devices Adds POWERLINK to its RapID Platform Network Interface for Improved Design Flexibility and Reliability

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today announced it has added POWERLINK, a real-time industrial Ethernet protocol, to the RapID™ Platform Network Interface developed by the company’s Deterministic Ethernet Technology Group (formally Innovasic, Inc.). The complete, pre-tested, pre-certified solution enables system designers to add Industrial Ethernet to an existing product or to a new product in the fastest time and at the lowest cost. With the RapID Platform Network Interface, system designers have the flexibility to embed the RapID Platform into their field device application as a module or completely embed the module’s components into the field device’s circuit card.

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Bourns New Bridge Rectifier Diode Series Offers Industry-Leading Capabilities Enabling More Power-Efficient Designs

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced five new bridge rectifier product series designed for power and Switch-Mode Power Supply (SMPS) applications. The newly released products come in ultra-low profile packages of 1.0 mm to 1.4 mm making them well-suited for use in high-density board designs, and also for mounting onto the bottom side of Printed Circuit Board Assemblies (PCBAs) where necessary.

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