Design Con 2015
Breaking News
News Analysis
Content posted in November 1998
Page 1 / 13   >   >>
HP-led splinter group to proceed with real-time Java spec
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
The latest salvo in the war between Hewlett-Packard Co. and Sun Microsystems Inc. for control of real-time Java will be fired this week, when an HP-led coalition is expected to announce it has linked up with a standards body to formally oversee its effort to forge a real-time specification.
Intel, Cisco take stake in optical component pioneer
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
Intel Corp. (Santa Clara, Calif.) and Cisco Systems Inc. (San Jose, Calif.) have each invested about $10 million for minority stakes in Bookham Technology Ltd., a pioneer in the use of silicon for the fabrication of optical and opto-electronic components. Intel and Cisco are each thought to have received a little over 5 percent of Bookham in return for their investments.
Wafer Capacity Could Fall Short In 2000
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
Third-party wafer capacity could end up in short supply if chip manufacturers increase their use of contract manufacturing.
LG boosts LCD production
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
LG Group will realign its thin-film transistor (TFT) LCD business to attract foreign investment and ramp up display production.
Verisity adds spec-based verification
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
Verisity Design Inc. has added temporal language support to its Specman test-bench development software, embracing a new methodology it calls "spec-based verification." The company's Specman Elite brings some of the advantages of formal model checking into a familiar simulation environment.
Syntest Announces Its First European and Israeli Distributors
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.---Nov. 23, 1998--Syntest Technologies, Inc. (Sunnyvale) announced that it has signed with distributors in Germanyand Israel. TRIAS Mikroelektronik (Krefeld, ...
Actel Announces Future SX Device Volume Pricing to Drop by as Much as 63Percent
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Nov. 30, 1998--Actel Corp. (Sunnyvale) announced that list prices for its fastest FPGA devices will be reduced by up to 63 percent in the secondhalf of 1999. ...
John Sanguinetti Joins Novas Software's Board
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
Milpitas, Calif.--Nov. 24, 1998--Novas Software, Inc. announced that John Sanguinetti has joinedthe company's board of directors. John Sanguinetti is the founder of ...
National builds a scanner chip
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
National Semiconductor Corp.'s just released integrated scanner chip promises to lower the price and improve the quality of desktop color scanners. Though the 36-bit scanner-on-a-chip follows devices from Exar Corp., Burr-Brown and others into an increasingly competitive market, National's LM-9830 fulfills the company's long-term promise to use its analog components as building blocks for mixed-signal integration.
Prototype FPGA cracks GHz barrier
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
Xilinx Inc. claims to have reached GHz speeds with a prototype FPGA, attributing the feat to the power of pure-play foundries.
Wafer foundry shortage possible in 2000, warns report
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
Third-party wafer foundry capacity could end up in short supply by the year 2000 if chip manufacturers increase their use of contract manufacturing, warns a new report from Semico Research Corp. here.
Intel puts specs for 440ZX chipset online
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
Intel Corp. is now providing technical documentation on its web site for its forthcoming 440ZX and 440ZX-66 chipsets for mid-range and low-cost PCs.
Via signs patent license with Intel
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
In a move that lifts some of Taiwan's core logic for Pentium II systems from legal limbo, Via Technologies Inc. announced today (Nov. 30) that it has reached a joint patent license agreement with Intel Corp. The agreement solidifies the legality of Via's Pentium II Slot 1 core logic products, and helps to resolve several outstanding intellectual property issues relating to Via's chip sets.
Hitachi's losses top $1 billion
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
Hitachi's losses top $1 billion
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
Analysis: Cable industry not set for 'super' set top
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
With standards still in flux, set-top and semiconductor makers in the United States and Europe are being left largely to their own devices in the drive to define a feature-rich, reliable "super set-top" box for next-generation TV. Chip and system vendors face a tough balancing act: They must design their platforms flexibly enough to accommodate evolving specifications for the U.S. cable industry while also ensuring that the same platform complies with individual set-top requirements from potenti
Equator debuts "software TV" engine
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
Equator Technologies this week will take the wraps off a device that it calls a "software television." Fully programmable in C, the MAP1000 media processor-scheduled to roll out at the Western Show, here-formats digital video and graphics for display on high-resolution monitors. It also provides NTSC image enhancement and MPEG-4 decoding, and anticipates advanced video services such as videoconferencing and interactive gaming.
National Semi Puts Scanner On A Chip
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
The system-on-a-chip solution incorporates all the functions of a high-performance color scanner.
Samsung Increases Alpha Production
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
The company has set a target of $100 million in sales for the Alpha product next year.
Actel to reduce FPGA prices
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
Samsung ramps up new Alpha processor
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
Briefs
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
Vishay holds steady course
News & Analysis  
11/30/1998   Post a comment
TSMC cuts VISC, ups Etron stake
News & Analysis  
11/28/1998   Post a comment
ScanFact tracks inventory online
News & Analysis  
11/28/1998   Post a comment
SPT intros low-power ADC
News & Analysis  
11/28/1998   Post a comment
PC makers delay move to DVD-ROM
News & Analysis  
11/28/1998   Post a comment
Online brands still up for grabs
News & Analysis  
11/28/1998   Post a comment
NEMI mulls embedded future
News & Analysis  
11/28/1998   Post a comment
Lucent steps up GSM platform
News & Analysis  
11/28/1998   Post a comment
Level One in major telecom push
News & Analysis  
11/28/1998   Post a comment
Koreans boost DRAM output
News & Analysis  
11/28/1998   Post a comment
Ixys, Siemens sign IGBT deal
News & Analysis  
11/28/1998   Post a comment
IT offers competitive advantage
News & Analysis  
11/28/1998   Post a comment
Fab shutdown leaves 2 cos. in lurch
News & Analysis  
11/28/1998   Post a comment
Cos. join to close sourcing loop
News & Analysis  
11/28/1998   Post a comment
CPOs must forge links to CEOs
News & Analysis  
11/28/1998   Post a comment
Back to business
News & Analysis  
11/28/1998   Post a comment
Page 1 / 13   >   >>


Top Comments of the Week
Flash Poll
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Tired Old iPad 2 vs. Shiny New iPad Air 2
Max Maxfield
8 comments
I remember when the first iPad came out deep in the mists of time we used to call 2010. Actually, that's only four years ago, but it seems like a lifetime away -- I mean; can you remember ...

<b><a href=Betajet">

The Circle – The Future's Imperfect in the Present Tense
Betajet
5 comments
The Circle, a satirical, dystopian novel published in 2013 by San Francisco-based writer Dave Eggers, is about a large, very powerful technology company that combines aspects of Google, ...

Martin Rowe

Make This Engineering Museum a Reality
Martin Rowe
Post a comment
Vincent Valentine is a man on a mission. He wants to make the first house to ever have a telephone into a telephone museum. Without help, it may not happen.

Rich Quinnell

Making the Grade in Industrial Design
Rich Quinnell
16 comments
As every developer knows, there are the paper specifications for a product design, and then there are the real requirements. The paper specs are dry, bland, and rigidly numeric, making ...

Special Video Section
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...
General-purpose DACs have applications in instrumentation, ...
Linear Technology demonstrates its latest measurement ...
10:29
Demos from Maxim Integrated at Electronica 2014 show ...
Bosch CEO Stefan Finkbeiner shows off latest combo and ...
STMicroelectronics demoed this simple gesture control ...
Keysight shows you what signals lurk in real-time at 510MHz ...
TE Connectivity's clear-plastic, full-size model car shows ...
Why culture makes Linear Tech a winner.
Recently formed Architects of Modern Power consortium ...
Specially modified Corvette C7 Stingray responds to ex Indy ...
Avago’s ACPL-K30T is the first solid-state driver qualified ...
NXP launches its line of multi-gate, multifunction, ...
Doug Bailey, VP of marketing at Power Integrations, gives a ...
See how to ease software bring-up with DesignWare IP ...
DesignWare IP Prototyping Kits enable fast software ...
This video explores the LT3086, a new member of our LDO+ ...
In today’s modern electronic systems, the need for power ...