RF power semis market set for growth, changes News & Analysis 1/2/2008 Post a comment The high power RF semiconductor market is set for major growth over the next four years, but the wireless infrastructure business will not dominate the sector as significantly as it does now, according to market research group ABI.
Synopsys gets the blues News & Analysis 1/2/2008 Post a comment There are one or two YouTube videos that were actually about electronic design automation (EDA), but we figured some people might like to see Synopsys workers at play instead. That's Guri Stark, vice president of corporate marketing, on harmonica.
Nokia Siemens set to acquire Apertio News & Analysis 1/2/2008 Post a comment Nokia Siemens Networks is paying about Euros 140 million for privately held Apertio Ltd., a company focusing on hardware and software for the integration of mobile, fixed, and converged communications networks.
Palm-sized 'pico-projector' enabled by MEMS Product News 1/2/2008 Post a comment Microvision debuts its pico-projector technology at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) using a single digital micro-mirror based on a micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) chip to enable a five cubic centimeter battery-powered laser scanning module that projects 8- to 80-inch images.
Silicon Line raises funds in Series A round News & Analysis 1/2/2008 Post a comment Silicon Line GmbH (Munich, Germany), a fabless chip company focusing on ultra low power analog ICs, has has secured initial funding in a Series A round led by Belgium-based Capital-E and Germany-based Munich Venture Partners.
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.