Arrow opens programming center in Malaysia Product News 1/29/2001 Post a comment Arrow Electronics Inc., Melville, N.Y. announced today the opening of a new 9,000-sq.-foot, full-service programming center in Penang, Malaysia, which is scheduled to become fully operational in early February.
Conexant rolls out world's fastest crosspoint switch device Product News 1/15/2001 Post a comment NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Conexant Systems Inc. here today introduced what the company claims is the world's fastest crosspoint switch device.
Conexant's CX20487 is said to quadruple the amount of traffic on the network. The chip allows 136 independent channels to switch traffic at 3.3-gigabits-per-second (Gbps) per channel, enabling a total throughput of 449-Gbps and 1.8-terabits-per second (Tbps) of input/output performance.
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.