September chip sales up 8.1% y-on-y, says SIA News & Analysis 11/1/2005 Post a comment Global sales of semiconductors in September were 8.1 percent ahead of the same month a year before, according to statistics held by the U.S. Semiconductor Industry Association. This shows stronger growth than the three-month average sales figure for September which was up 5.6 percent on the same month in 2004.
TTP Communications loss prompts 10% cut plan News & Analysis 11/1/2005 Post a comment TTP Communications plc, made a loss in the first half of its financial year to Sept. 30, due to collapsing revenues and increased R&D costs. The company said it would seek to reduce the company’s annual cost structure by 10 percent by the end of the financial year.
IP Telephony Finds Its Voice News & Analysis 11/1/2005 Post a comment Advances in telecommunications are now ushering in another tool for call center agents, IP telephony. Call centers can now implement traditional voice features similar to data applications.
What's New News & Analysis 11/1/2005 Post a comment This month's update about products that improve customer service, customer support and sales.
Audio power amp eradicates switching noise Product News 11/1/2005 Post a comment Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) today announced what it said is the first Class-KB audio power amplifier based on bipolar, complementary metal oxide semiconductor and double-diffused metal oxide semiconductor technology.
IGBT touts best-in-class avalanche spec Product News 11/1/2005 Post a comment Fairchild Semiconductor's FGA25N120ANTD 1200-volt NPT-Trench IGBT claims best-in-class avalanche immunity with optimized trade-off performance between switching and conduction losses to increase system reliability and efficiency in induction heating (IH) applications.
Power management IC ups the programming margin Product News 11/1/2005 Post a comment Lattice Semiconductor promotes its ispPAC-POWR1220AT8, the first chip in its second generation Power Manager II devices, as a complete power management solution that provides an optimized set of programmable digital and analog functions for Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture (ATCA) applications and the like. "Our second generation Power Manager II devices (which add power supply margining, trimming and sequencing), in addition to integrating all power supply management functions into one c
Survey: business presentations are boring News & Analysis 11/1/2005 Post a comment In a recent online poll of 382 business managers, some 71 percent of respondents said that they have fallen asleep or been sleepy during an “uninteresting” presentation, according to a survey by Infommersion Inc.
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.