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Les équipements Wi-Fi poursuivent leur croissance en 2005
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11/30/2005   Post a comment
Les ventes de dispositifs intégrant la technologie Wi-Fi ont crû de 64% en 2005 et dépasseront 120 millions d’unités avant la fin de l’année, selon une étude publiée par In-Stat et la Wi-Fi Alliance.
Plastic Logic adds $16 million to VC round
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Plastic Logic Ltd., a leading developer of plastic electronics, has added $16 million to its Series C round of investment, the company said.
Intel partners with TiVo on Viiv, says report
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Intel Corp. has signed up TiVo Inc. and about 40 other companies to work on making sure Intel’s upcoming Viiv entertainment PC is a success, according to an Associated Press report which cited Intel as its source.
Entegris va fermer son usine en Allemagne
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Entegris Inc. prévoit de fermer son usine à Bad Rappenau, en Allemagne, et de transférer la production de produits vers d’autres sites de l’entreprise aux Etats-Unis et en Asie.
Rothschild investit 5,9 M$ dans Chipidea
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R Capital Technologies, fonds de capital-risque dirigé par Rothschild Gestion, a investi près de 5 millions d’euros dans Chipidea Microelectronica SA, fournisseur de circuits analogiques et à signal mixte sous la forme de propriété intellectuelle.
SemIndia signs AMD to India wafer fab project
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SemIndia Inc., a consortium of Indian technologists, has agreed to lead the investment of $3 billion in a wafer fab in India to make chips using technology licensed from Advanced Micro Devices Inc. An agreement signed between the two companies Wednesday (Nov. 30) covers manufacturing and technology licensing and business development based on x86 processor intellectual property from AMD.
Intel obtient une subvention pour son usine en Israël
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Après un retard dû à des problèmes politiques, le gouvernement israélien a accordé une subvention de 525 millions de dollars à Intel Corp. Le géant des puces utilisera l’argent pour construire une nouvelle usine de plaquettes en Israël.
Entegris schließt deutsche Fertigung
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Der Anbieter von Automatisierungsausrüstungen Entegris will seine Produktionsstätte im badischen Bad Rappenau schließen. Die dort gefertigten Produkte sollen künftig an anderen Standorten in den USA und Asien hergestellt werden.
Intel obtains grant for Israel fab
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After an apparent delay due to political problems, the Israeli government has approved a $525 million grant for Intel Corp. The chip giant will use the funding to build a new wafer fab in Israel, according to Globes online.
Intel mulls Oregon fab expansions
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Continuing its massive expansion efforts, Intel Corp. is mulling a plan to build and upgrade its wafer fabs in Oregon, according to a report from The Oregonian.
Australia's NICTA unveils secure embedded OS
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The National ICT Australia (NICTA) laboratory has developed an advanced open source operating system (OS) that it thinks will increase the security, reliability, and trustworthiness of embedded systems.
Real-time Linux comes to AMD dual core 64-bit CPUs
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FSMLabs has ported a version of its RTLinux to 64-bit the dual care AMD Opteron microprocessor capable of the single digit microsecond timing needed for many hard real time embedded applications.
Industrial-grade hi-rel CF cards cover density spectrum
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11/30/2005   Post a comment
Targeting industrial-grade applications WinSystems has introduced five CompactFlash (CF) cards that with densities from 128 MB to 2 GB and operate from -40 to +85 Centigrade.
TEL offering engineering capabilities enhancement module
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Tokyo Electron Limited plans to deliver an evaluation version of an equipment engineering capabilities enhancement module, known as TDX, next month.
Stocks slip at EDA's 'big three'; Magma up
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Shares of the "big three" EDA vendors trended downward for a second straight day, while Magma Design Automation posted a small gain.
Entegris to shutter German manufacturing facility
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Entegris plans to close its manufacturing plant in Bad Rappenau, Germany, and relocate the production of products made in that plant to other company sites in the U.S. and Asia.
NY firm named design center for TI's military foundry services
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Design and verification services provider Integre Technologies has been named an authorized design center for Texas Instruments Inc.'s HiRel, Defense & Aerospace Foundry Services.
Semtech reports sales and earnings
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Analog and mixed-signal semiconductor supplier Semtech Corp. posted net earnings of $11.5 million, or 15 cents per share on sales of $60.9 million in its third fiscal 2006 quarter ended Oct. 30.
Samsung admission could benefit Rambus
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Samsung Electronics admitted that it conspired with other companies to fix the price of DRAM between Jan. 1, 2001 and June 15, 2002, according to the U.S. Department of Justice plea agreement that company representatives signed last month.
Impinj Inc får Texas Instruments som kund
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11/29/2005   Post a comment
Texas Instruments och Impinj Inc har slutit ett avtal kring RFID Gen 2 kretsar. Det fablösa Impinj får sälja sin Monza RFID-lösning åt Texas Instruments som kommer att bygga sina tidiga Gen 2 RFID-tags på Impinjs teknologi.
Design software provides improved performance for Lattice FPGAs
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Companies claim designers can expect to achieve up to a 20 percent performance improvement and significant area savings compared to competitive solutions.
Lattice and Synplicity CPLD/FPGA seminar series
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Forthcoming seminar series to be held in cities throughout the United States and in multiple cities in Europe and Asia.
Robust CE sales buoy industry hopes
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Reports of strong sales of consumer electronics the first full weekend of the holiday season are giving the electronics industry an early reason to cheer.
Trio-Tech acquires Chinese test, burn-in facility
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Trio-Tech International has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Globetronics Shanghai, a semiconductor testing and burn-in business located in Shanghai, China.
Design tool suite boosts FPGA-PCB integration
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Altium releases Altium Designer 6.0, which provides a unified approach to electronic product development.
LDO regulator powers low-voltage MPU cores
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Micrel Inc. launched an ultra high-bandwidth, low-dropout, 5-A voltage regulator for powering core voltages of low-voltage microprocessors.
Applied subsidiary acquires component cleaner
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Applied Materials subsidiary Metron Technology Inc. has agreed to purchase all of the outstanding shares of privately held ChemTrace for an undisclosed cash amount.
Rothschild invests $5.9 million in Chipidea
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R Capital Technologies, a venture capital fund managed by Rothschild Gestion, has invested about 5 million euro (about $5.9 million) in Chipidea Microelectronica SA (Lisbon, Portugal), a provider of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor circuits in the form of intellectual property.
Here come 10-bit 4-Gsample/s RF digitizers
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Got the need for data-conversion speed? Slated for RF and ATE applications, data conversion instrument maker Acqiris is readying what it claims will be the world's first 10-bit 4-Gsample/s digitizers. These 3U-sized PXI digitizers will exhibit input bandwidths up to 3 GHz.
Intel devrait relever ses prévisions pour le 4ème trimestre
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Intel Corp. devrait revoir à la hausse ses prévisions de chiffre d’affaires pour le quatrième trimestre. La demande de PC en octobre et en novembre justifierait cette tendance haussière, selon l’analyste Glen Yeung de Citygroup.
Die Globalisierung erreicht die Universitäten
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Kaum eine Industrie ist heute stärker an globalen Strukturen ausgerichtet als die Elektronik und die Informationstechnik. Doch sind Ingenieure und Technische Hochschulen für die Globalisierung gerüstet? Weltweit haben sich nur eine Handvoll Universitäten zur Spitze vorgearbeitet – in Deutschland ist die TU München dabei.
Synplicity tool claims improved performance for Lattice FPGAs
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Lattice Semiconductor and Synplicity jointly that version 8.4 of Synplicity's Sinplify Pro logic synthesis engine provides additional performance enhancing features for Lattice FPGA devices, resulting in up to 20 percent performance improvement and significant area savings.
TI delivers on OMAP 2 promises
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Making good on commitments made last year to jointly develop 3G solutions with NTT DoCoMo, Texas Instruments has started sampling multi-mode UMTS chipsets to handset makers supplying the Japanese operator.
Analog-Digital-Wandler für hochohmige Sensoren
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11/29/2005   Post a comment
Mit hohen Werten für Auflösung und Linearität glänzt der neue A/D-Wandler LTC2442 von Linear Technology. Einsatzfelder sieht der Hersteller vor allem in der Messtechnik.
Les ouvriers de Siltronic consentent à une baisse de salaire pour conserver leur emploi
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Les ouvriers de l’usine de fabrication de plaquettes Siltronic AG viennent d’accepter de travailler davantage sans que leur soient payées les heures supplémentaires. Ceci vient en contrepartie d’un investissement qui leur permettra de conserver leur emploi en Allemagne et qui pourra entraîner la création de nouveaux emplois.
Companies team for Linux-based integrated phone
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Linux operating system specialist MontaVista Software, Inc., has teamed with Mobilinux Open Framework partners SKY MobileMedia, Bluefin Mobile and Digital Airways to develop an integrated mobile phone solution atop MontaVista's Linux OS.
Seagate, Sony up the ante in disk drive market
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Disk drive supplier Seagate Technology LLC has implemented Sony Corp.’s Cybercapture technology in a 1-in. hard disk drive, paving the way for faster recording of photographic and video data.
PXI plug-in packs programmable resistance decade
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Remember the days of resistance decade boxes and substitution boxes? Here’s a modern PCI equivalent that's PC-controlled, of course.
USDC awards Plextronics OLED contract
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The U.S. Display Consortium (USDC) has awarded Plextronics a $1.8 million two-phase R&D contract to continue developing its technology for organic light emitting diode (OLED) displays.
Broadband over powerline to light up utilities
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Though still a niche market, broadband networking over power lines — whether in the home or in the wider area — could turn out to be a major revenue earner for power utilities, according to a just published report form ABI Research.
Zoran s’allie à Thomson pour une conception de référence de TV numérique
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Zoran Corp. et le groupe Thomson Syntoniseurs ont développé une conception de référence numérique à analogique qui permet aux fabricants de tubes cathodiques d’intégrer, de décoder et d’afficher des sources de télévision numérique conformes à la norme A-74 définie par le comité ATSC.
Bluetooth records fast growth, SIG launches consumer programs
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Bluetooth shipments passed the milestone of 9.5 million units per week in September 2005, nearly doubling the 4.75 million per week in May, according to IMS Research.
Elesta safety relay has only 275 mW coil capacity
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11/29/2005   Post a comment
Elesta relays has extended its SIS range of safety relays with the type SIS112 for applications in which a high type of protection, small design volume and a minimal coil capacity are required. The relay is equipped with two switching contacts (1 NO / 1 NC), and is driven by a very sensitive drive with a nominal coil capacity of only 275 mW.
USB box works as general-purpose hardware resource
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Here's a plug-and-play instrument using realtime embedded processing power that can operate as a bi-directional I/O system. Each pin or signal can be individually defined as an input, an output, or as a bi-directional line. A Windows interface communicates to your PC through a plug-and-play USB interface. eeProductCenter Senior Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn reports.
Semico prévoit une hausse des prix chez les fondeurs en 2006
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Le chiffre d’affaires annuel des fonderies devrait croître de 29% en 2006 par rapport à 2005, selon la société d’études de marché Semico Research Corp.
Nanoident baut weltweit erste Fab für organische Sensoren
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11/29/2005   Post a comment
Das Startup-Unternehmen Nanoident baut die weltweit erste Fab für die Herstellung organischer Halbleitersensoren. Für die Polymer-Elektronik bedeutet das einen großen Schritt in Richtung Kommerzialisierung.
iSystem vereinfacht Entwicklung von embedded Systemen
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Die Softwareanbieter iSystem und Artisan haben als erstes Ergebnis ihrer Kooperation eine On-Target-Simulation für UML-gestützte Entwicklungsprozesse vorgestellt. Mit ihrer Zusammenarbeit reagieren die beiden Softwareanbieter auf Forderungen vor allem aus der Automobilbranche nach durchgängigen Werkzeugen für den gesamten Entwicklungsprozess von embedded Systemen.
Chip sales strong on PC, iPod, Xbox, says analyst
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Monthly chip sales are expected to improve to a three-month average of $20.3 billion in October, up from $19.5 billion in September, according to Handelsbanken Capital Markets.
NanoDynamics to commercialize 'nanowire'
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NanoDynamics Inc. has announced it would commercialize nanowire fabrication technologies developed by its New Zealand-based partner, Nano Cluster Devices Ltd., to make possible a new generation of nanoscale electronic devices and semiconductors.
1-watt DC/DC powers test, data acquisition apps
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11/29/2005   Post a comment
Texas Instruments' DCP010507DB, a 1-watt DC/DC converter, delivers a dual ±7-volt output that's suited to powering basic data acquisition systems, test and measurement equipment with sensors that require isolation, and motor controllers.
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