Power PLCC-4 LEDs offer more colors Product News 2/29/2008 Post a comment Avago has added four new colors -- cool white, warm white, blue and green -- to its family of super half-watt power PLCC-4 surface-mount LEDs for automotive and electronic sign applications.
Memscap's operational result up 85% in 2007 Product News 2/29/2008 Post a comment French provider of micro-electromechanical systems Memscap SA has reported that its gross margin, amounting to 7.5 million euros, represents 46 percent of the consolidated revenue for fiscal year 2007, ending Dec. 31. The consolidated operational result is negative of 0.9 million euros, compared to a loss of 6 million euros for fiscal year 2006, up by 85 percent on a year-on-year basis.
ARM tools add support for DaVinci and OMAP35x Product News 2/27/2008 Post a comment The ARM RealView family of development tools will provide enhanced support for the Texas Instruments DaVinci and OMAP35x platforms, including the recently-released DaVinci TMS320DM355 digital media processor and OMAP35x processors.
Infineon launches 900-V Superjunction MOSFET line Product News 2/27/2008 Post a comment Infineon Technologies AG is touting its latest product line as the industry's first 900 V superjunction MOSFETs specifically intended for high-efficiency SMPS (switched-mode power supply), industrial and renewable energy applications.
Micrel expands high power density line Product News 2/27/2008 Post a comment Micrel has added a member to its high power density family of products, a fully-integrated 4A synchronous buck regulator dubbed the MIC22400 for powering systems from 3.3V and 5V supply rails.
France buys 2.85% stake in ST Product News 2/27/2008 Post a comment The French government has bought 2.85-percent stake in STMicroelectronics NV from Finmeccanica SpA for about 260 million euros so as to preserve STís independence, reported French President Nicolas Sarkozy's office.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Timesí 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.