DVD platform boasts Wi-Fi capability Product News 1/31/2007 Post a comment Zoran has teamed with middleware provider Kestrelink to offer a wireless-connected DVD player platform with Wi-Fi capability, based on Zoran's Vaddis DVD multimedia processor and the KestrelMedia networking connectivity suite.
L'ANR nomme sa directrice News & Analysis 1/31/2007 Post a comment L’Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) a annoncé la nomination en conseil des ministres de Jacqueline Lecourtier en tant que directrice générale de l’établissement public.
Sony Ericsson to make mobile handsets in India News & Analysis 1/31/2007 Post a comment 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.
US-Firma Belden kauft Hirschmann Automation News & Analysis 1/31/2007 Post a comment Der US-Verkabelunbgsspezialist Belden CDT Inc. hat Hirschmann Automation and Control (HAC) übernommen. Mit dem Deal rundet Belden sein Portfolio im Markt für Industriesteuerungen und Industrial Ethernet ab.
IBM, CeRoma team for Power PC-enabled media chips Product News 1/31/2007 Post a comment IBM and CeRoma Ltd. (Caesarea, Israel) have formed a partnership to develop, manufacture and sell digital media chips based on the PowerPC architecture for applications such as set-top boxes, internet protocol television (IPTV), digital television (DTV) and multiple transmission standards.
Un robot humanoïde entre au Laboratoire LIRMM News & Analysis 1/31/2007 Post a comment La recherche française en robotique s’enrichit en accueillant le nouveau robot humanoïde HOAP3 au sein du Laboratoire d’informatique, de robotique et de microélectronique de Montpellier (LIRMM – CNRS –Université de Montpellier 2).
Acquisition creates industrial Ethernet giant News & Analysis 1/31/2007 Post a comment 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).
Hynix 4Q sales up on strong DRAM demand News & Analysis 1/31/2007 Post a comment Hynix Semiconductor 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. Hynix said favorable DRAM market conditions persisted through the quarter.
Control your ESR capacitors, say EEs News & Analysis 1/30/2007 Post a comment Design engineers debated the practical uses of controlled equivalent series resistance bypass capacitors at an evening panel discussion during DesignCon here Monday (Jan. 29). One of the most heated debates in the signal integrity community concerns the proper ESR value of bypass capacitors.
Actel expands channel in China News & Analysis 1/30/2007 Post a comment To promote wider use of its field-programmable gate array devices by Chinese designers, Actel Corp. announced a significant expansion of its sales channel in Greater China.
Enhanced Xilinx FPGA tool extends serial I/O debug capabilities Product News 1/30/2007 Post a comment Check out Xilinx's latest version of its ChipScope Pro software and Serial I/O toolkit. Version 9.1i extends serial I/O debug capabilities to support 65-nm Virtex-5LXT FPGAs. This release also delivers 60% faster clock speeds and comprehensive low-cost BERT capabilities for RocketIO multi-gigabit transceivers.
Cypress Semi to sell R&D fab News & Analysis 1/30/2007 Post a comment Cypress Semiconductor agreed to sell its Silicon Valley Technology Center to private equity firms for approximately $53 million in cash, but will remain a customer of the research fab.
Submini relay switches up to 10 amps Product News 1/30/2007 Post a comment CIT Relay & Switch has released the subminiature J105E series relay for low voltage signal change-over in a variety of instrumentation, computer, security, telecommunications, test and medical equipment applications.
Cadence bringt Low-Power-Ansatz in Designsoftware ein News & Analysis 1/30/2007 Post a comment Cadence Design Systems unterstützt mit seiner Software für Design, Verifikation und Implementierung von Halbleiterchips künftig das Datenformat CPF (Common Power Format) für die Beschreibung leistungsrelevanter Parameter. Damit unternimmt das Softwarehaus einen möglicherweise entscheidenden Vorstoß zugunsten des kontrovers diskutierten Datenformats.
My Mom the Radio Star Max MaxfieldPost a comment I've said it before and I'll say it again -- it's a funny old world when you come to think about it. Last Friday lunchtime, for example, I received an email from Tim Levell, the editor for ...
A Book For All Reasons Bernard Cole1 Comment Robert Oshana's recent book "Software Engineering for Embedded Systems (Newnes/Elsevier)," written and edited with Mark Kraeling, is a 'book for all reasons.' At almost 1,200 pages, it ...