Avnet, Zarlink ink distribution deal Product News 12/31/2007 Post a comment Avnet Electronics Marketing and Zarlink Semiconductor have entered into a global distribution agreement that allows the distributor to sell Zarlink's optical and telecommunications products.
Selco expands value-added services Product News 12/31/2007 Post a comment Selco Products has expanded its value-added services department to meet OEM demand for fully assembled, ready-to-install customized thermal components in a variety of configurations.
Terrestrial digital radio goes mobile Product News 12/31/2007 Post a comment At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, HD Radio developer iBiquity will show new features for the terrestrial digital radio format, such as an iTunes "tagging" feature that makes it easier to purchase music, while touting low-power chip support and reference designs tailored to move the HD Radio platform into portable devices.
Headers meet RoHS reflow processes Product News 12/28/2007 Post a comment Molex Inc. has introduced its Mini-Fit RTC (RoHS Temperature Capable) headers, aimed at mid-range power applications that require high-density and current-carrying capability.
NTIA approves Philips converter boxes for coupon program Product News 12/26/2007 Post a comment Philips announced today that the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has approved three set-top digital-to-analog converter boxes to its list of coupon-eligible tuners. The three new converter boxes are marketed under the Magnavox and Philco brands.
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.