Microsemi, ST Collaborate on IoT

Aliso Viejo, Calif. — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced its collaboration with STMicroelectronics on a new electric vehicle car charger solution using Microsemi’s innovative PLC line driver. This is the first of several solutions targeting systems architects and designers who develop solutions for…

Marvell Launches Smart Home Cloud Center

CES  – Las Vegas — Marvell has launched its Smart Home Cloud Center, touted as the first highly integrated and scalable smart home cloud solution for mobile internet and Internet of Things. The platform combines multiple Marvell products and technologies into one integrated solution for the smart home, allowing mobile devices to have full control of smart devices such as…

Broadcom Delivers 5G Wi-Fi Chips, SoCs

CES – Las Vegas – Broadcom Corporation has expanded its portfolio of 5G Wi-Fi chips and system-on-chip (SoC) devices for mass market retail routers, wireless cable/DSL/PON gateways and set-top boxes (STBs). The new 802.11ac offerings enable OEMs to design products that meet consumer demand for streaming HD content wirelessly across multiple devices in the home, said…

Toshiba Launches 12-W Receiver IC

CES – Las Vegas – Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) has introduced the TC7765WBG wireless power receiver controller IC for wireless charging of tablet devices. Managing the 12-watt power transfer necessary for wireless charging of tablets, and compatible with the Qi low-power specification version 1.1 defined by the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), the TC7765WBG offers a comparable…

Broadcom Unveils Range of Products at CES

CES – Las Vegas — At the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, announced a range of new innovations optimized to enhance connectivity in the home, on-the-go and on-the-road. New product announcements include the world’s first DOCSIS 3.1 offering, new…

Imagination Debuts Imaging Framework for Android

CES – Las Vegas – Imagination Technologies (IMG.L) announces a new PowerVR imaging framework for Android: a set of software components that allow OEMs to integrate the latest computational photography and computer vision features into their camera applications, leveraging the inherent low-power parallelism of the PowerVR Rogue GPU. Advanced vision and computational photography features such as HDR…

Marvell Claims First 802.11ac Wave-2 4×4 Processor

CES – Las Vegas — Marvell has claimed the industry’s first 802.11ac Wave-2 4×4 processor, the Marvell Avastar 88W8964, featuring 160 MHz bandwidth and multi-user, multiple input and multiple output (MU-MIMO) support. With built-in 802.11ac 160 MHz support, the new chip achieves 2.6 Gbps peak data rate making it suitable for high speed enterprise access points and…

Toshiba Unveils Reference Design for Indoor Proximity Apps

CES – Las Vegas –Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) offers a complete reference model for indoor proximity applications, or beacons, which use Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to communicate signals detectible by smart devices. The TC35670 reference system, housed in a 75- x 35- x 12-mm case, comprises an ultra-low-power BLE component, a best-in-class NFC Type 3…