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Aeroflex cards tout CAM
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8/30/2001   Post a comment
An addition to the e.Card distributed query processor family from Aeroflex UTMC, the e.Card Lite (UT505-PCI-LX) features the company's UTCAM-Engine content-addressable memory plus 256 Mbytes of system memory and up to 512 Mbytes of CAM memory.
MEN Micro mezzanine card simplifies digital I/O
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8/30/2001   Post a comment
The P13 PC MIP mezzanine card from MEN Micro, featuring a 48-bit TTL I/O interface, uses the same line drivers and receivers as SCSI and is organized into six 8-bit groups.
Atmel programmable SoC eyes under-$5 tag for 2002
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8/30/2001   Post a comment
Atmel Corp. has launched a RISC-based programmable system-on-chip (SoC) that it expects will sell for less than $5 in volume next year.
Winbond pulls designers out of Toshiba on word of DRAM divestiture
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8/29/2001   Post a comment
HSINCHU, Taiwan -- Amid reports that Toshiba Corp. is planning to sell its DRAM business, Winbond Electronics Corp. has withdrawn its technical team from Toshiba's lab and put plans for a 300mm-wafer fab on hold.
Chip-equipment shipments fall 37.2% in Q2 from Q1 levels, says SEMI
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8/24/2001   Post a comment
SAN JOSE -- It's still unclear that the chip-equipment market has hit the bottom in the current IC downturn, that is based on the latest--and gloomy--shipment and order figures. Worldwide shipments of semiconductor equipment hit $7.1 billion in the second quarter of 2001, a 39.5% decline from the like period a year ago and a 37.2% drop sequentially, according to a new report from the Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) trade association here today.
Memory modules on app-specific path
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8/24/2001   Post a comment
Personal computers still eat up the lion's share of memory modules, but demand from makers of networking and telecommunications gear has begun to fragment the module market.
Hynix chairman denies existence of debt-for-equity plan
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8/23/2001   Post a comment
Hynix Semiconductor Co. Thursday denied press reports coming from Korea that it was discussing a debt-for-equity proposal as part of the financially troubled company's latest refinancing plan.
NEC and Matsushita to jointly develop 3G phones
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8/20/2001   Post a comment
NEC Corp. and Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Monday confirmed that they will jointly develop third-generation Internet access cellular phones and wireless PDAs.
7U VME64x backplane line ranges from 3 to 18 slots
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8/20/2001   Post a comment
Four 7U VME64x backplanes from Bustronic Corp. come in three-, eight-, 10- and 18-slot sizes, extending the company's range of 7U VME64x backplanes from three to 21 slots.
Cypress pushes CPLD envelope with 200k-gate part
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8/20/2001   Post a comment
Cypress Semiconductor has begun sampling one of the world's largest complex programmable logic devices (CPLDs), the Delta39K200.
Qualcomm to invest $300M in carrier customer
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8/16/2001   Post a comment
CDMA technology leader Qualcomm Inc. today said it plans to invest $300 million in NextWave Telecom Inc. and work with the carrier to deploy a nationwide CDMA2000 wireless network in the United States.
Net card fits PC/104-plus
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8/13/2001   Post a comment
The 4161 from Mesa Electronics is a 10/100 Base T Ethernet card that comes in a PC/104-plus format. Thus, in addition to the stack-through PCI connector, the standard PC/104 stackthrough connector is available.
SBS launches 2-Gbit Fibre Channel PMCs
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8/13/2001   Post a comment
Two 2-Gbit Fibre Channel host bus adapter boards from SBS Technologies have been designed to address the ever-expanding bandwidth requirements of real-time and storage applications.
Server delivers 500 MHz in 1U rack-mount chassis
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8/13/2001   Post a comment
The RackMount-1UAX1105 server from Rave Computers offers Sun Microelectronics' Netra AX1105 motherboard integrated into a 1U rack-mount chassis, a 200-watt power supply compatible with power factor correction and carrying a -48-Vdc option and two additional cooling fans for better performance and reliability.
Advantech rolls out dual Pentium III SBC
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8/13/2001   Post a comment
The PCA-6277 industrial single-board computer (SBC) from Advantech Technologies Inc. uses Via Technologies' Pro 133A chip set with dual Socket 370 processors that support Intel's Pentium III up to 1 GHz.
Card enables IEEE 1394 connection for VMEbus System
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8/6/2001   Post a comment
The VMOD-40/60FW from Janz Computers is based on the 6U embedded board MC68040/060, which allows VMEbus systems to be IEEE 1394-connected to hard disks, scanners and multimedia devices, using the Firewire interface.
Multichannel DDR megacore
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8/6/2001   Post a comment
Palmchip Corp. has introduced one of the first multichannel double-data-rate (DDR) shared memory processor megacores, the CG-7420.
FIFO queuing devices debut
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8/6/2001   Post a comment
Startup High Bandwidth Access has launched a line of first-in/first-out queuing devices for traffic management in bandwidth-intensive applications on 3.3-volt broadband communications systems.


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