Analogix Introduces ANX7440/30 – First 10 Gbps Single-Chip Re-timer and USB-C Switch for DisplayPort Over USB-C for Notebooks, Desktop PCs, and 2-in-1 Convertible Laptops

August 17, 2016 09:15 AM Eastern Daylight Time SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE )–Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. today announced the availability of its ANX7440/30 family, the first integrated solution capable of switching DisplayPort™ version 1.3 and 1.4 at 8.1 gigabits per second (Gbps), as well as USB 3.1 Generation 2 (Gen2) 10 Gbps signals to support a…

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Powered by Kokam’s Ultra High Energy NMC Batteries, Solar Impulse 2 Completes First Flight Around the World by a Zero-Fuel Solar Airplane

SEOUL, South Korea , Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Kokam Co., Ltd, the world's premier provider of innovative battery solutions, today announced that the Solar Impulse 2 used batteries based on its advanced Ultra High Energy Lithium Nickel Manganese Cobalt (NMC) Oxide (Ultra High Energy NMC) battery technology to power the zero-fuel solar airplane's record-breaking…

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AMD, Nvidia GPU Battle Heats Up

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The first battles between AMD’s Polaris and Nvidia’s Pascal are now being waged, but it’s too early to tell who will win the war of the new graphics processors. “I’ve done testing but it’s a little goofy…[because] we are not in a position to compare the fastest with the fastest,” said…

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Richardson RFPD, Power Integrations Ink Global Deal

Geneva, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announced a global agreement with Power Integrations, Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, Richardson RFPD will distribute Power Integrations’ SCALE™ IGBT drivers for the high-power market, as well as its new SCALE-iDriver™ integrated circuits, on a worldwide basis. Power Integrations’ family of SCALE gate drivers reduce component count,…

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McMurdo Awarded US$3 Million Contract to Provide the U.S. Coast Guard up to 16,000 Emergency Distress Beacons

LANHAM, Md. , Aug. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — McMurdo, Inc., the most trusted name in emergency readiness and response and part of Orolia Group, announced today that it has been awarded a US$3 million contract with the United States Coast Guard (USCG). McMurdo will supply up to 16,000 FastFind® 220 personal locator beacons (PLBs) over the…

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