Adapters marry SSOPs to Sowic-based pc boards Product News 8/8/2000 Post a comment A line of Correct-A-Chip adapters that enable devices in shrink small-outline packages to be used on boards designed for the older small-outline wide-body IC (Sowic) packages without board rework or redesign is new from Aries Electronics Inc.
Converters go for high current Product News 8/8/2000 Post a comment Celestica's MicroKool S100 and S150 series dc-to-dc converters provide a high current source (10 and 15 amps, respectively) at low voltages in a single-in-line package for embedded microprocessors, FPGAs, programmable-logic devices and communications processors.
Connectors vary configurations Product News 8/8/2000 Post a comment Harting Inc. of North America is aiming its circular industrial/electrical connector series, the Han R23, at measurement and automatic control systems, as well as field-bus systems.
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.