Newsbits: Broadband flood, iPhone in China Product News 8/28/2009 Post a comment Two separate signs of growth in communications hit today as the U.S. government reported it received nearly 2,200 applications requesting nearly $28 billion in stimulus funding for proposed broadband projects and Apple struck a deal with China Unicom to sell the iPhone in China.
HSL to provide femtocells directly to mobile users Product News 8/28/2009 Post a comment HSL (Hay Systems Ltd), a provider of mobile infrastructure, is making their HSL 2.75G Femtocell available directly from the company to mobile users around the world to improve mobile service availability for 2G and 3G mobile users.
Ethernet no threat to FlexRay, NXP says Product News 8/27/2009 Post a comment Recent discussions to establish Ethernet in automotive applications are no threat to the position of FlexRay as the data transmission technology of choice for safety critical applications, believes NXP as one of the founding members of the FlexRay Consortium.
Fluke Networks completes acquisition of AirMagnet Product News 8/27/2009 Post a comment Fluke Networks, involved in network installation, certification, testing, monitoring and analysis, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of AirMagnet, a provider of performance, security and compliance solutions for wireless LANs.
Daimler, Bosch extend short-time working Product News 8/27/2009 Post a comment Despite the silver linings industry pundits currently are painting at the horizon, slow demand persists in many areas of the automotive industry. In this week OEM Daimler and tier one Bosch announced to extend their short-time working schemes.
Arasan adds MIPI to IP stable Product News 8/27/2009 Post a comment Arasan Chip Systems, Inc. has released its MIPI (Mobile Industry Processor Interface) High Speed Synchronous Interface (HSI) controller IP and software stack.
Taray appoints Bernie Aronson to Board of Directors Product News 8/27/2009 Post a comment Taray, Inc., a supplier of electronic design automation for design of
FPGA-based systems, announced it has made a key addition to
its board of directors with the appointment of Bernie Aronson, an
industry veteran in semiconductors and electronic design automation.
Small engines get greener Product News 8/26/2009 7 comments Emissions from small gasoline engines could be reduced using a new analog chip that Freescale Semiconductor introduced at a technology forum in Shenzhen, China.
MIPS adds high def, ALi to its Android push Product News 8/26/2009 Post a comment MIPS Technologies took small steps forward on its journey to bring the Google Android operating system to consumer electronics devices, demonstrating a high def Android system and adding Taiwan's Ali Corp. to its list of partners.
MI Technologies strengthens European presence Product News 8/26/2009 Post a comment MI Technologies, a global supplier of RF and Microwave antenna test and measurement products, systems and services, has announced a significant step towards strengthening its European reach with the addition of a new facility near London.
Camden : Power fuses conform with IEC 60269 Product News 8/26/2009 Post a comment The CamdenBoss Powerfuse range includes aR semiconductor fuses in 8.5 x 31.5 mm and 10 x 38 mm sizes, aM motor circuit protection fuses in 8.5 x 31.5 mm sizes and gG general fuses in 8.5 x 31.5 mm and 10 x 38 mm sizes.
Chip supports realtime accident data recording Product News 8/25/2009 Post a comment Automotive OEMs, accident researchers and insurance companies increasingly are interested in an equipment component for cars which in aircraft has been established as standard equipment already for a long time: A drive recorder. This 'black box' could record accident data in realtime, shedding light on the cause of an accident.
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.