Aeroflex cards tout CAM Product News 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.
Chip-equipment shipments fall 37.2% in Q2 from Q1 levels, says SEMI Product News 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 Product News 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.
Net card fits PC/104-plus Product News 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.
Server delivers 500 MHz in 1U rack-mount chassis Product News 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 Product News 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.
FIFO queuing devices debut Product News 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.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros & cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight, as are piloted airplanes? Is the technology advancing faster than we can answer the questions it poses?
Panelists: Chad Sweet, Director of Engineering, Qualcomm; Yannick Levy, VP Corporate Business Development, Parrot; Jim Williams, ex-FAA drone chief; Michael Drobac, Exec. Director, Small UAV Coalition; Moderator: Junko Yoshida, Chief Int'l Correspondent, EE Times