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Biking for Heroes – Wolverton to Plugstreet

Last year they were riders in the storm. This time round, they rode into battle…fields. And all because they got on their bikes to raise money for charity. For this week, 20 exhausted Milton Keynes Rugby Club members returned to Wolverton after a three day, 280 mile, Ring of Fire tour of the battlefields of France and Flanders. But it wasn’t just any old bike ride, oh no…

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Ultralow LDO Regulator from Ricoh

Ricoh launches ultralow 0.2 µA current consumption LDO regulator in miniaturised packaging Ricoh Europe (Netherlands) B.V. Semiconductor Support Centre has launched the RP118, a 100mA, ultra-low consumption LDO (low-dropout) regulator in smallest possible packages for the IoT market and portable devices. Benefiting in particular from a current consumption of just 0.2µA at no-load and a…

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Microchip Simplifies Development of Smart, Connected & Secure Solutions

Microchip simplifies the development of smart, connected and secure solutions with a hardware cryptography-enabled microcontroller Key Facts: Full-featured CEC1702 microcontroller streamlines security implementation for an increasingly connected world Offers complete hardware cryptography-enabled solution in a single package Combines easy-to-use encryption, authentication, private and public key capabilities with programming flexibility Reduces compute time by orders of…

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Ricoh launches ultra-compact step-down converter for height-constrained devices

Ricoh launches ultra-compact 0.5A/1A, 6MHz step-down DC/DC converter for height-constrained devices Ricoh Europe B.V. Semiconductor Support Centre has introduced a low height, synchronous PWM/VFM step-down DC/DC converter, which is available in a 0.5A or 1A output current version. The compactness of the RP519 DC/DC converter makes it ideal for designers to use in space- and…

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StarChip’s Secure IC for Bank Cards Enabled by SST’s SuperFlash® Technology

Secure Device Manufactured with 110 nm Technology Contains Embedded SuperFlash Technology from SST  Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, through its Silicon Storage Technology (SST) subsidiary, today announced their embedded SuperFlash® technology is enabling secure bank cards through a secure integrated circuit (IC) from StarChip®, a…

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