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Vishay acquires Infineon's infrared components business for $120 million
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6/27/2001   Post a comment
MALVERN, Pa. -- Vishay Intertechnology Inc. late today announced that it will acquire the infrared components business of Germany's Infineon Technologies AG for $120 million. Under the terms, Vishay will take over Infineon's development, marketing and distribution activities in the infrared space. Infineon's infrared components business is headquartered in San Jose.
Intel planning second 300-mm-wafer development fab in Oregon
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6/27/2001   Post a comment
Intel Corp. Wednesday confirmed that it has filed permit applications to build a $2 billlion development fab capable of 0.07-micron design rules in Hillsboro, Ore., its second 300-mm-wafer plant at the site.
Fast-connect power block
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6/25/2001   Post a comment
Ranoda connector clicks in 10 seconds
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6/25/2001   Post a comment
Ranoda Electronics Inc. says its insulation displacement connector (IDC) for terminating discrete wires or multiconductor ribbon cables connects in 10 seconds.
Industrial SBC hosts 3-D, MPEG-2/DVD playback
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6/25/2001   Post a comment
The DPX-81 industrial single-board computer from Densitron Corp. uses the new ConnectBus interface standard, which allows embedded PCs and SBCs that fail in the field to be replaced in a single operation.
Embedded MPU packs 16 Gflops for VME
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6/25/2001   Post a comment
Developers of computationally demanding programs such as military radar, signal intelligence and weapon systems can now process more data in real-time and reduce the size and complexity of their systems with Sky Computers Inc.'s Merlin 500 embedded multiprocessor for VME boards and systems.
Molypermalloy powder inductors handle 40 A
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6/25/2001   Post a comment
Responding to demands for higher-current devices compatible with today's powerful microprocessors, BI Technologies Corp. has rolled out a moly-permalloy-powder-based family of surface-mount inductors that are capable of handling up to 40 amps.
SDRAM DIMM shrinks to 1.2-inch height
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Kentron Technologies claims to take some of the heat out of the 1U Internet server format with a new high-density, ultralow-profile double-date-rate (DDR) SDRAM dual-in-line memory module.
Ultrasparc SBC supports 2-Gbyte memory
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6/25/2001   Post a comment
A Sparc-based single-board computer from Momentum Computer is targeted at data communications applications, including telecommunications servers, switches, routers and wireless basestations. Dubbed the Leopard, the CompactPCI system is built around an Ultrasparc IIe processor that operates at 500 MHz and supports up to 2 Gbytes of main memory.
Fibre Channel connectors fast, rugged
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6/18/2001   Post a comment
Sabritec has launched a line of high-speed Fibre Channel connectors, contacts and cable assemblies intended for avionics and other systems that need rugged connections.
Single-board computer can endure 100-krad radiation
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6/18/2001   Post a comment
The commercially based MASS486, Space Electronics' 32-bit Intel 486 single-board computer designed to operate in the harsh-radiation environment of space, sustains a total radiation dose up to 100 krad (Si), depending on orbit. The board has single-event latchup immunity to greater than 40 Mev/mg/cm5 and single-event upset immunity up to 5 Mev/mg/cm5. It operates in temperature ranges from -45 degrees C to 70 degrees C.
CompactPCI board totes Mobile Pentium III
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6/18/2001   Post a comment
A highly integrated 6U CompactPCI CPU based on Intel's Mobile Pentium III processor and targeted at the expanded performance and memory needs of the embedded marketplace is now available from PEP Modular Components Inc.
X86 module fits into embedded systems
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6/11/2001   Post a comment
The MZ104, an X86 single-board computer in PC/104 format from Tri-M Engineering, has a compact size of 3.55 x 3.775 inches and an off-the-shelf-40 degrees C to 85 degrees C extended-temperature rating.
CompactPCI chassis spurs development
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Tracewell Systems Inc. has introduced an eight-slot development system for CompactPCI-based electronic products.
Legacy async DRAMs eye nets
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For manufacturers of networking and telecommunications equipment or set-top boxes that still need them, Integrated Silicon Solution Inc.
Next-gen wireless to gain new power meter features
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New capabilities for second-, third- and 2.5-generation wireless communications development are promised in the EPM-P Series Power Meters from Agilent Technologies Inc.
Detector investigates die attachments
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An inspection system that delivers higher-contrast images for easier detection of failures in low-absorption materials within chip packages has been launched by Phoenix X-ray Systems + Services Inc.
Hynix adds 32-Mbit parts to flash line
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6/11/2001   Post a comment
Hynix Semiconductor Inc. (formerly Hyundai Electronics Industries) has added two 32-Mbit, low-voltage flash memories to its portfolio. With access times as low as 70 nanoseconds, the HY29DS322/323 and HY29LV320 can support emerging cell phone features such as Web browsing and voice recognition.
Network processors are app-specific
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Mindspeed Technologies, the Conexant Systems unit focused on the Internet-infrastructure market, has developed a family of application-specific network processors that perform specific data-link controller functions, such as asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) shaping, policing and segmentation and reassembly (SAR).
1U rack holds 2 cassette power supplies
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Unipower's PowerCassette Rack is a 1U-high, 19-inch rack that holds two of the company's new PowerCassette switching power supplies.
Modular power supplies cover medium-range use
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Taking modular power supplies to the next level, Lambda has introduced a series of high-density 450- and 650-watt units as well as a 1,500-W system that can provide up to 20 configurable outputs.
Cypress in talks with Lara Networks
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6/6/2001   Post a comment
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. is in talks with Lara Networks Inc. and is expected to announce a technology alliance as early as today aimed at boosting Cypress' presence in the network processing market.
Low-pin-count C51 flash CAN MCU joins Atmel line
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6/4/2001   Post a comment
Atmel Corp.'s T89C51CC02 flash-based CAN microcontroller is intended to supplant its earlier T89C51CC01 in the company's CANary line for industrial and automotive markets.
PCI I/O card fits 8255 use
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6/4/2001   Post a comment
Sealevel's PIO PCI cards provide 24, 32, 48 and 96 channels of buffered-drive digital I/O emulating 8255s.
Card guides cool 'pizza box'
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PCI bus boards offer high channel count
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6/4/2001   Post a comment
Six plug-and-play PCI bus boards from Measurement Computing Corp. provide 64 single-ended or 32 differential 14-bit analog inputs with sample rates up to 3 MHz.
Dual PowerPC board debuts
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6/4/2001   Post a comment
The Adirondack dual-PowerPC ATX board from SBS Technologies Inc. runs at processor speeds from 400 to 667 MHz.
CompactPCI SBCs target telephony use
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6/4/2001   Post a comment
Advantech Technologies Inc. here and Force Computers (San Jose, Calif.) have each introduced compact peripheral component interconnect (PCI) single-board computers (SBC) for the telephony market.
Development kit features QNX real-time platform
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6/4/2001   Post a comment
Arcom Control Systems has unveiled a simple and ready-to-run development kit featuring the QNX real-time platform (RTP).
CPCI system packs more into an 8U rack
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Millennium Gold from One Stop Systems is an 8U system offering telephony, wireless communications and Internet equipment-provider support for more boards and larger storage in a smaller space.
Motorola processor rollouts turn spotlight on processes
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6/4/2001   Post a comment
Submicron CMOS and silicon germanium carbon (SiGe:C) processes shared the spotlight with a new security processor at Motorola's Smart Networks Developer Forum, held here, as the company launched a plethora of chips and revealed plans for others.
Nvidia rolls out nForce chipset for AMD motherboards
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6/4/2001   Post a comment
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Nvidia Corp. Monday rolled out its newest graphics chipset at the Computex trade show here, as five of Taiwan's largest motherboard makers said they will begin offering the device in AMD Athlon 4 PC motherboards.


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