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IEC announces DesignVision winners at DesignCon 2007
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Honoring the best products as the most beneficial to the semiconductor industry, the International Engineering Consortium (IEC) announced today the winners of the highly-coveted 2007 DesignVision Awards at DesignCon 2007.
XIRRUS Wi-Fi confirmed to be highly resilient
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Xirrus, Inc. announced today test results by The Tolly Group confirming multiple features of the Wi-Fi Array designed to maximize network uptime creating a highly available, resilient Wi-Fi network.
Emerson ATCA blade delivers high-speed fabric interface with two 10-G Ethernet channels
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Emerson Network Power's Embedded Computing business, formerly Artesyn Communication Products announced a high-speed switched fabric interface for its KAT4000 ATCA telecom blade
Vitesse delivers breakthrough signal integrity to small form factors
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Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation announced the availability of the VSC3304, a 8.5 Gbps, 4x4 port, crosspoint switch
Molex high-density SFP+ interconnects support 10G
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Molex announced the development of the SFP+ Interconnect System. This complete solution meets the next generation Small Form Factor (SFF) 8431 specification and reaches 10 Gbps speeds using the same port space as a standard SFP system.
APA Cables & Networks future-proofs FTTP deployment
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APA Cables & Networks (APACN) announced a complete Cross-Connect Upgrade Kit for the APACN Fiber Scalability Center (FSC), the Company's product-line of Outside Plant (OSP) cabinets for any Fiber-to-the-Premise (FTTP) architecture.
High-speed fabric interface provides dual 10 Gbits/s Ethernet channels
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Emerson Network Power's new Embedded Computing business has released a high-speed switched fabric interface for its KAT4000 AdvancedTCA telecom blade. The enhanced interface provides dual 10-Gbits/s Ethernet channels.
National buys German data converter firm
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National Semiconductor Corp. said that it is acquiring Xignal Technologies AG, a German-based developer of high-speed data converters.
Silicon Image hits Analogix with infringement suit
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Silicon Image filed a federal lawsuit against Analogix Semiconductor, alleging copyright infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, and unlawful, unfair and fraudulent business practices.
First standards-compliant 10GBASE-T server adapter public demo held
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SYSTIMAX Solutions and Solarflare Communications announced the industry's first public performance demonstration using Solarflare's Solarstorm 10GBASE-T server adapters and the SYSTIMAX GigaSPEED X10D cabling solution.
OKI Electric selects Eureka 4-Lane PCI Express IP Core
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Eureka Technology Inc. announced OKI Electric Industry Co. Ltd. has selected and successfully implemented the 4-Lane PCI Express IP core from Eureka Technology for its product development.
Energy-efficient Ethernet study group formed
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The Ethernet Alliance, an industry group dedicated to the continued success and expansion of Ethernet technology, today announced that the IEEE 802.3 working group recently voted to support the formation of an Energy-Efficient Ethernet (EEE) Study Group.
Flextronics gets 3Q lift in sales, profits
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A recharged focus on its electronics manufacturing services business helped boost fiscal third-quarter sales and profits at Flextronics International Ltd.
A Global Industry... In Transition
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If you lead, manage or support a customer contact center, you are part of a worldwide profession... one that is evolving daily and one that's led us to create a new resource for you: The Global Report on Call Centre Practices!
Card-edge connectors meet MicroTCA spec
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FCI has developed press-fit, card-edge connectors for MicroTCA applications.
Cool it, say chip designers
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Designers are struggling to keep cool as they confront thermal challenges in all designs: chips, boards, modules and systems.
AMD share of x86 market hits new peak
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Advanced Micro Devices took its largest slice ever of the x86 market in the last quarter of 2006, according to a report released Wednesday from a PC market researcher.
Celestica's 4Q revenue and losses grow
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A sudden downturn in demand from telecom customers on top of an inventory pileup at its Mexico faclity left Celestica Inc. with a net loss for both the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2006.
Xilinx CEO says IC business models under pressure
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The semiconductor industry will see only moderate growth in the near term, with three IC-manufacturing business models evolving over time, warned Xilinx CEO Wim Roelandts.
MathStar expands sales and support in Europe, Middle East, and Africa
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Arrix family of field programmable object arrays (FPOAs) now available to the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) markets.
Altium Designer wins IEC DesignVision Award at DesignCon 2007
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Altium Designer unifies the design of hardware, programmable hardware, and the development of the embedded software.
Dual current sense amplifiers deliver fast response, precision
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Linear's LTC6103 contains two independent, high side current sense amplifiers that feature input bias current of 170-nA max and maximum input offset voltage of 450-µV. This precision performance allows the part to resolve very small currents and still operate over a large dynamic range.
Driver amplifier touts wide frequency range for wireless apps
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Check out M/A-COM's latest high dynamic range driver amplifier. The MAAMSS0070 is a single-state device tailored specifically for wireless applications such as basestations, WiMax and WiBro.
Update: Sea search resumes for missing Microsoft researcher
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Coast Guard search-and-rescue teams on Wednesday resumed the hunt for missing Microsoft researcher Jim Gray,
ACS Increases Its Bilingual Services
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Expansion accommodates growing demand for Spanish bilingual agents.
GloNav taps Jazz to produce low-power GPS RFIC
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Using Jazz's 0.18-micron SiGe BiCMOS process, GloNav has developed a low-power L1 GPS RFIC that operates from a single 1.8-V supply to consume just 15-mW of power, a key requirement for today's cellular handsets, portable consumer devices and battery-operated GPS devices.
Darlington transistors integrate thermal compensation diode
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Allegro MicroSystems has developed a series of Darlington transistors exclusively for home and professional audio amplifier markets. These STD03N/P transistors feature built-in compensation diodes and high power handling.
Xilinx CEO says IC models under pressure
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The semiconductor industry is projected to experience moderate growth in the near term -- with only three IC-manufacturing business models evolving over time, warned Wim Roelandts, president, chairman and chief executive of Xilinx Inc.
Converge opens Tokyo office
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Converge announced the opening of its first Japanese office, located in Tokyo. The independent components distributor is rapidly expanding its global presence, having opened sites in Europe and Israel in December.
Telrex Releases CallRex Professional 3.5
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New software offers enterprise scalability, greater multi-site support, streamlined storage, archiving and additional security.
Clockless IP core opens up advanced smart card applications
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The HT80C51MX clockless IP core is based upon the versatile 80C51 Memory eXtension (MX) architecture. It opens the route to new, more complex and memory hungry 8-bit applications.
WUSA-TV brings HD to the Web
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Digital Rapids' format-agile StreamZHD media encoding and streaming system was used by Washington, D.C. CBS affiliate WUSA-TV delivered the President's January 23 State of the Union Address live on the Web in high definition.
Voice synthesis LSI equipped with OTP memory
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Oki has released voice synthesis LSI equipped with OTP memory, enabling customers to write voice data on site.
Power transistors target audio amplifiers
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Allegro MicroSystems introduces two single transistors targeted at the home and professional audio amplifier markets.
Cherokee rectifies the front-end design
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Power Review - Here's the skinny on Cherokee's evolving line of front-end rectifiers, with the CAR2500 a benchmark performer, says the company's Mike Wagner.
High-brightness flash LED aids in auto focus
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Avago Technologies has introduced a high-brightness green auto focus auxiliary flash LED to assist the auto focusing function in digital still cameras when used in low ambient light conditions.
Quad I/Q demodulator and phase shifter replaces delay lines in ultrasound equipment
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In an effort to reduce component count and power consumption in medical applications, Analog Devices has developed a quad I/Q demodulator and phase shifter that is says replaces delay lines in medical ultrasound equipment.
Oil moisture meter protects motors and transformers
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Transmitters of the EE36 Series from E+E Elektronik allow accurate online-monitoring of moisture content in oil.
Silent relay targets the home automation market
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To address growing demand in the home automation market, Omron has introduced a quiet version of its G5RL power relay.
DRAM market outgrows Qimonda
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; Recent figures from market watcher DRAM Exchange suggest that for the global DRAM market the supply will remain tight. German European vendors - i.e. Qimonda slightly lost market share.
V-form housings allow easy, one-handed operation
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The Senso-Case range of hand-held cases is designed to meet the requirements of ergonomic single-hand operation, suitable for right-handers as well as left-handers.
Hynix 4Q sales up on strong DRAM demand
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South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor Inc. posted a fourth quarter 2006 net profit of 1.04 trillion won (about $1.1 billion) on consolidated revenues of 2.61 trillion won (about $2.8 billion), the company said Wednesday (Jan. 31).
Sony Ericsson to make mobile handsets in India
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Sony Ericsson is joining the growing list of mobile phone suppliers that will make or have made for them handsets in India, perhaps the fastest growing market for mobile communications. The company will start making handsets in Chennai through a deal with its global CEM partners, Flextronics and Foxconn.
Acquisition creates industrial Ethernet giant
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U.S. based data cabling and signaling devices manufacturer Belden CDT Inc. has bought German industrial Ethernet and infrastructure specialist Hirschmann Automation and Control GmbH (HAC) for 200 million ($260 million).
Hitachi liquid-cooling system headed to HP workstation
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Hewlett-Packard plans to offer Hitachi's newly developed liquid-cooling system in HP's high-end workstation used in manufacturing, research, and the entertainment industry.
Alcatel-Lucent appoints head of Portuguese activities
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Telecom equipment provider Alcatel-Lucent announced it has appointed António Beato Teixeira to lead its activities in Portugal.
High power AlN resistors combine robust performance with a green material
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APX-CS series aluminum nitride resistors feature a metal center stripe on the backplane to improve thermal conductivity through to the customer’s groundplane, thus enhancing power capacity.
EDA startup Jasper settles in France
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Seeking to expand its presence in Europe, Jasper Design Automation, a privately-held provider of high-level formal verification solutions, announced it has opened new sales and support headquarters for Europe and the Middle East in Pornichet, near Nantes (France).
Megapixel cameras are designed for high-end security applications
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1/31/2007   Post a comment
Lumenera’s Le256 series of megapixel cameras are designed for higher-end security applications, particularly in low-light conditions and where a high dynamic range is required.
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