Fast touch panel debuts Product News 12/19/2000 Post a comment Touch screens from Densitron Corp. can exceed 1 million operations at a single point, with transmissivity greater than 80 percent and reflex response times less than 30 ms.
Screen printer sports a rotating head Product News 12/19/2000 Post a comment An innovative screen printer for use in printed circuit board production and SMT applications called the KS-1700 Printer from Juki Automation Systems Inc., features a floating and rotating squeegee head design.
Disk drive analyzer hits 4 Gsamples/sec Product News 12/19/2000 Post a comment The DDA 260 disk drive analyzer from LeCroy Corp. provides a 500-MHz increase in system bandwidth, twice the sampling rate, four times the memory length and several measurement techniques not available in previous generation products.
PMC module provides gateway to Sharc Product News 12/19/2000 Post a comment The PMC HH1 high-speed DSP gateway module is one of two new products launched by Radstone Technology Corp. Based around the Analog Devices ADSP-21160, the unit is a fully compliant PMC module designed to act as a high-speed data gateway to or from Radstone's Vantegra-2 DSP Sharc-based VME boards.
TRW plans new indium phosphide wafer line Product News 12/15/2000 Post a comment New indium phosphide integrated circuits will soon be available for the new satellite and terrestrial broadband systems planned for 60-to-90-GHz range and for new frequencies opneing up above 100-GHz. TRW Space and Electronic Systems. is building a 4-inch indium phosphide wafer line at its Redondo Beach, Calif., headquarters to sell the chips on the commercial market.
Hyundai secures $650 million in new bank loans Product News 12/15/2000 Post a comment Hyundai Electronic Industries Co. on Friday took the first step in its financial restructuring by obtaining $650 million in new bank loans to pay off short-term bonds coming due in the next year. Hyundai had hoped to recycle its large short-term debt into longer term loans, but the latest financing must be paid back in one to two years.
Bell Microproducts adds Gallantry to its portfolio Product News 12/12/2000 Post a comment Expanding its network offerings, Bell Microproducts Inc. has entered into an agreement with Gallantry Technologies Inc., a provider of business broadband gateways, to distribute the company's GallantWEB product line throughout the Americas and Europe.
Dense-Pac reports 28% jump in revenue Product News 12/12/2000 Post a comment Benefiting from continued demand for high-density packaging, Dense-Pac Microsystems, Garden Grove, CA, reported third-quarter revenues of $9.6 million, a 28% increase over the same period of the previous fiscal year and 34% over the previous quarter.
Motorola adds ARM to MPU stable Product News 12/4/2000 Post a comment Acknowledging the dominant position that ARM has taken in the wireless handset market, Motorola Inc.'s Semiconductor Products Sector (SPS) has entered into a licensing agreement that makes Motorola only the second announced company with the right to modify the ARM architecture.
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.