News – 2008.04.24 Late Edition

Molex BradControl I/O Modules Support EtherNet/IP Protocol
Molex Incorporated (NASDAQ:MOLX) (NASDAQ:MOLXA), announces the addition of EtherNet/IP(tm) to the industrial protocols supported through its Classic 60mm wide family of BradControl(tm) I/O modules. The BradControl family of I/O modules provides a reliable solution for connecting industrial controllers communicating on industrial networks to I/O devices. BradControl Classic 60mm wide I/O modules already support connections to Modbus TCP (UDP) and now support EtherNet/IP.

Aberdeen Announces Product Innovation Executive Summit
Aberdeen, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE:HHS) will host the annual Product Innovation Executive (PIE) Summit next week in San Francisco CA in partnership with MCADCafé.com on May 1-2, 2008 at the Westin Hotel in San Francisco, CA. Attending product executives will have the opportunity to hear from industry thought leaders who will share their accomplishments in four distinct categories:

TI Announces DAC5688 Digital to Analog Converter for 3G, 4G
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) introduced a 16-bit, dual channel, 800 MSPS digital-to-analog converter (DAC). The new device builds on the field-proven design of the DAC5687 and continues to push the space and performance boundaries in transmit DAC solutions for wireless base stations, software-defined radio applications and multi-frequency test equipment.

Analog Devices Debuts ADE51xx, ADE55xx SoC Energy Metering Solutions
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) is expanding its portfolio of market-leading energy metering solutions with the ADE51xx and ADE55xx single-chip metering devices, which are designed for the increasingly sophisticated communications networks used by today’s energy markets. Globally, solid-state energy meters are replacing failure-prone electromechanical systems, which are subject to meter tampering and cannot easily support new features.

Teridian Semiconductor Rolls Out 71M653x Power Meter ICs
Teridian Semiconductor Corp. announced availability of its next generation of electricity metering solutions. The 71M653x family includes residential single phase, commercial and industrial three phase ICs, offering up to 256K bytes of storage with 10 MIPS processing power, advanced power management, LCD contrast adjust, and 0.5 second/day hardware RTC which consumes only 0.5uA.

Analog Devices Unveils ADA4898 Ultra Low Noise Operational Amplifier
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal-processing applications, introduced the ADA4898, the latest addition to its portfolio of low-noise operational amplifiers (op amps). Following the success of the ADA4899 and AD8099 operational amplifiers, the ADA4898 offers designers a unique blend of low distortion, low noise, and high speed for applications that also require high precision.