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IDT opens new product line with 8 GHz RF switch

The first in a line of radio frequency switch ICs, and featuring ultra-high isolation and linearity, the F2912 is an absorptive 50Ω SP2T RF switch aimed at base stations (2G, 3G and 4G), microwave backhaul and front haul, test equipment, CATV headend, WiMAX radios, and wireless systems.


Stereolithography rapid-prototyping 3D print machines – in distribution

The first stereolithography-based 3D printer available from RS enables high-quality fine-detail plastic prototyping and building of production-ready parts. RS Components (RS) has added the small-format production-quality micro-SLA ProJet 1200 from 3D Systems to its range of rapid-prototyping 3D printers, enabling printing of sacrificial originals for mould making.

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Cadence extends verification suite to aid 26262 compliance

Cadence Design Systems has added an automotive functional safety verification solution, which it says reduces the effort required by automotive silicon designers to prepare for ISO 26262 compliance by up to 50%. An expansion to the Cadence Incisive functional verification platform, the new fault injection and safety verification technologies help automotive engineers automate ISO 26262 compliance for traceability, safety verification and tool confidence level (TCL).