PC/104 board delivers dense digital I/0 Product News 1/25/2000 Post a comment Using a pair of home-brewed 48-port ASICs, WinSystems Inc. has introduced a dense digital I/O board that packs 96 digital channels into the meager 3.6 x 3.8-inch real estate of the PC/104 form factor.
Meter does statistical power analysis Product News 1/25/2000 Post a comment The Gigatronics 8650A Series of universal power meters now can count histograms, do cumulative and complementary-cumulative distribution functions (CDF/CCDF), and handle strip charts-a boon for power measurements during the design and testing of wireless communications systems.
Kenwood's dc electronic loads test to 1 kW Product News 1/25/2000 Post a comment The PEL series of dc electronic loads from Kenwood Test and Measuring Instruments are suitable for aging, characteristic-analysis and product life testing of switching power supplies, batteries, fuel cells and power transistors.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.