Hardware

Hardware refers to the physical elements of a computer. Also referred to as the machinery or the equipment of the computer. Examples of hardware in a computer are the keyboard, the monitor, the mouse and the processing unit However, most of a computer's hardware cannot be seen; It's inside the computer case.

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Integrated Impedance-Matching and Protection IC from STMicroelectronics Simplifies Portable GNSS Receivers

“STMicroelectronics’ BPF8089-01SC6 RF front-end for Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receivers simplifies design and saves real-estate by integrating the impedance-matching and electrostatic-discharge (ESD) protection circuitry typically implemented using discrete components. The BPF8089-01SC6 provides a 50Ω matched interface between …

NXP Unlocks the 6GHz Spectrum with a Wi-Fi 6E Tri-Band Chipset for Access Devices

“NXP Semiconductors N.V.(NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced it is laying the foundation for a new era of Wi-Fi 6 devices that can operate in the 6GHz band with its new CW641 Wi-Fi 6E Tri-Band system-on-chip (SoC). With increasing congestion …

ON Semiconductor Enhances IoT Asset Management with Angle of Arrival (AoA) Location Technology

“ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, today announced the availability of the Intelligent Locating System™ for the RSL10, the industry’s lowest power Flash-based Bluetooth® Low Energy radio System on Chip (SoC). Provided in a user-friendly CMSIS-Pack …

Renesas Launches New General-Purpose 64-Bit RZ/G2L Group of MPUs with Latest Arm Cortex-A55 for Improved AI Processing

“Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the expansion of its RZ/G2 general-purpose 64-bit microprocessors (MPUs), delivering improved AI processing for a wide range of applications. The expanded product lineup includes three …

Toshiba Starts Shipping World’s Smallest Bluetooth® Low Energy Module

“SASP™ technology realizes a module small enough to build into a button, bringing added convenience to health management and exercise analysis with wearable devices Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) has developed the world’s smallest (*1) Bluetooth® Low Energy module, with …

AMD Announces World’s Best Mobile Processors In CES 2021 Keynote

“Today, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced the full portfolio of AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series Mobile Processors, bringing the highly-efficient and extremely powerful “Zen 3” core architecture to the laptop market. New AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Mobile Processors provide unprecedented levels of …

BeagleBoard.org® and Seeed Introduce the First Affordable RISC-V Board Designed to Run Linux

“Seeed and BeagleBoard.org® have announced an official collaboration with the leading RISC-V solutions provider, StarFive, to create the latest member of the BeagleBoard.org® series, BeagleV™ (pronounced Beagle five.) BeagleV™ is the first affordable RISC-V board designed …

CES 2021: Intel Announces Four New Processor Families

“Delivering the Best Business, Education, Mobile and Gaming Computing Platforms for More Than 500 New PC Designs Coming in 2021 At its CES news conference, Intel highlighted how it is driving technology leadership with the introduction of more than 50 …

Increase the Runtime of Space-Constrained Wearable and IoT Applications with Industry’s Smallest Solar Harvesting Solution by Maxim Integrated

“MAX20361 reduces solution size by at least 50 percent while also improving harvest efficiency Designers of space-constrained designs can now significantly increase runtime with the MAX20361 single-/multi-cell solar harvester with maximum power point tracking (MPPT) from Maxim Integrated Products …

Microchip Releases Industry’s First 24G SAS/PCIe Gen 4 Tri-mode Storage Controllers into Production

“Smart Storage Platform delivers 3x higher performance than competing solutions Server OEMs and cloud operators designing storage platforms for next-generation data centers need to deliver significantly higher performance through PCIe® Gen 4 x16 CPU interfaces and support for the latest …