RF SoC integrates radio, MCU, flash and USB Product News 10/29/2007 Post a comment TI delivers a sub-1 GHz RF SoC with integrated USB controller for wireless sensor networks. The CC1111 chip -- with a RF transceiver, MCU, flash memory and USB -- is said to provide easier assembly and lower system cost.
Google expands its venture-funding role in India Product News 10/29/2007 Post a comment Search giant Google Inc., describing the Indian market as hamstrung by a dearth of early-stage venture capital, announced two more pacts here that aim to give it more breadth in the venture funding of companies in the country.
Suss Microtec issues profit warning Product News 10/29/2007 Post a comment Chip manufacturing equipment vendor Suss Microtec will fail to reach its own business goals for the current year. The company obviously has problems with the acceptance of new machines installed at customers.
HDMI stars on small screens Product News 10/29/2007 Post a comment The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) connectivity standard for transferring uncompressed digital content at very high rates over a single cable has come a long way.
HD VMD launches in India Product News 10/26/2007 Post a comment New Medium Enterprises (NME) will unveil the world's first Multi Layer Disc and Player format and High Definition Bollywood film titles in India at the Times AV Revolution Expo at Bombay Exhibition Center.
Synopsys boosts manufacturing test quality Product News 10/26/2007 Post a comment Aimed at design organizations worldwide, the TetraMAX small delay defect automatic test pattern generator (ATPG) from Synopsys is designed to improve manufacturing test quality compared with conventional at-speed test methods.
QP Semi replaces Philips' 82Sxxx bipolar PROMs Product News 10/26/2007 Post a comment QP Semiconductor announced that the Defense Supply Center, Columbus (DSCC) has approved the company's reengineered and redesigned versions of the obsolete Phillips 82S123A (5962-8670301xx) and 82S129A (5962-8778802xx).
Display can control viewing angle Product News 10/26/2007 Post a comment NEC LCD Technologies has developed a TFT LCD module with controllable viewing angle. According to user needs, the viewing angle can be selected either as narrow or wide.
Ultrawideband under the gun Product News 10/25/2007 Post a comment In the race to a gigabit-per-second wireless link for the digital home, some ultrawideband backers are gasping for air while Wi-Fi proponents are revving up for the next lap.
Euro strength hits German chip market Product News 10/25/2007 Post a comment The German semiconductor market has shrunken by 10 percent in September, industry organization ZVEI reports. The book-to-bill ratio as a mid-term indicator indicates a continuing downturn.
ST takes fresh approach to MCU evaluation Product News 10/25/2007 Post a comment ST has developed a self-contained, pre-programmed evaluation package for the recently-announced STM32 flash microcontroller family that provides both a fun introduction and serious development tools and links to an on-line development community.
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.