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Life-long testing prescribed for chips
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Chip testing strategies continue to perplex the industry as sub-100 nm node designs become more commonplace. The debate came into focus at this year's International Test Conference here, where the consensus was that one-time testing of ICs will no longer cut it.
Agile Software buys Tradec
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Asset adds TopCAT to board testing
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ASSET InterTech has added TopCAT (Topology and Cluster Analysis Technology) to its latest version of ScanWorks, version 3.3.2. The company made the announcement at the International Test Conference here.
Sendo wins first round against Microsoft
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British mobile phone maker Sendo has won an initial round in its legal battle with Microsoft Corp., its former partner, for alleged misuse of proprietary information used in its mobile handsets. A judge today (Wednesday October 1st) rejected Microsoft's attempts to dismiss the suit or to have it moved from Texas to Washington.
Graphics controller cuts display costs for military, aerospace
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Graphics board maker Peritek (Oakland, Calif.) rolled out a ruggedized PMC board on Monday (Sept. 29) that could dramatically cut the cost of graphics boards for military and aerospace applications.
Co-processor synthesis startup wins first-round funding
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CriticalBlue, a Scottish EDA startup preparing tools for accelerating software in embedded microprocessor applications, has won around $2 million in its first round of venture capital funding. The company has also announced the promotion of cofounder David Stewart to CEO, and appointment of Peter Denyer as a nonexecutive director.
ST présente un programme de R&D avancé pour le développement de cellules solaires à faible coût
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Basée à Catane et à Naples, une équipe de recherche s'efforce de mettre l'expertise en nanotechnologie de STMicroelectronics au service du développement de nouvelles technologies de cellules solaires, susceptibles de « concurrencer à terme les méthodes traditionnelles de production d'électricité ». Hier, elle a présenté un programme de recherche avancé, selon lequel il serait possible de réduire sensiblement les coûts de production de l'électricité fondée sur l'énergie solaire.
CSR lines up component suppliers for $14 Bluetooth headset
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CSR (Cambridge Silicon Radio) has signed agreements with nine leading component suppliers that will make it possible for CSR to integrate a Bluetooth headset solution for less than $14.
Analog optimiert Rauschen und Verzerrungen in neuem OpAmp
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Eine bisher unerreichte Kombination aus niedrigem Rauschen, niedrigen Verzerrungen und niedrigem Eingangsstrom verspricht Analog Devices den Anwendern seiner neuen Operationsverstärker der Familie AD8099.
CPRI rolls out 3G basestation radio interface spec
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The main partners in the Common Public Radio Interface initiative (CPRI) — Ericsson, Huawei, NEC, Nortel Networks and Siemens — have finalised in a remarkable short four months the specification for the key internal interface for a third generation radio base station.
IMEC unveils smart antenna scheme
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European research center IMEC is using this week's Communications Design Conference here to discuss a smart antenna technology that combines the functionality of MIMO and SDMA technology to improve performance in wireless LAN networks.
Aeroflex develops PXI-based wireless test line
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Aeroflex is coming out of the gate this month with a line of modular wireless test products developed around the PXI form factor.
Focus on components in Asia
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As manufacturing continues to migrate from the United States and Europe to China, North American components distributors are taking a hard look at what it means to support their customers and what it will take to have a major presence in China.
Cisco suspends patent litigation against Huawei
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Cisco has suspended its patent infringement lawsuit against Chinese telecomms equipment maker Huawei Technologies. As part of the agreement, Huawei will stop selling any disputed routers and has voluntarily modified some of its routers and switches that Cisco claimed infringed its intellectual property.
64-Bit-Prozessoren: AMD will es jetzt wissen
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Mit einem kräftigen Marketingschlag will Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) mit einer neuen 64-Bit-Prozessorserie dem Erzrivalen Intel im PC-Markt ein Bein stellen. Gleichzeitig hofft der ewig Zweite der Prozessorbranche, damit das Ende der 32-Bit-Computerei einläuten zu können.
La nouvelle solution de Wavecom facilite le développement de téléphones portables multimédias
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« La demande de téléphones portables haut de gamme est en pleine croissance, et nous prévoyons que le marché mondial dépassera les 40 millions d'unités d'ici l'an prochain », avance Guy Lanrezac, directeur marketing Handsets de Wavecom SA. Devant une telle vigueur du marché, la société française présente cette semaine le Feature Phones Development Lab. Solution complète de technologie sans fil, le Feature Phones Development Lab permet avant tout un développement facile et rapide des téléphones p
VoIP adapter reference design
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A SIP-based VoIP reference design has been released for analog and cordless telephone adaptors.
Linux platform for PowerQUICC III
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An embedded Linux board support package has been unleashed for Motorola's PowerQUICC III family of processor.
Rethinking How to Handle Backplane Traffic
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Proposed backplane architecture separates control and address information from packets on a channel-by-channel basis to improve overall data channel throughput.
Im Nanobereich könnte Silizium seinen Vorteil verlieren
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Diamanten halten ewig, oder? Nicht wenn es danach geht, was Forscher der Ohio State University (OSU) in der Kristallstruktur des Siliziums zu sehen glauben.
Galvins Abgang nährt Spekulationen um Motorolas Halbleitersparte
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Der vergangene Woche bekannt gegebene Rücktritt von Christopher B. Galvin als CEO der Motorola Inc. macht einen Spin-off des firmeneigenen Halbleiterbereiches (SPS) nach Ansicht von Experten wahrscheinlich.
Samsung und Toshiba: Joint Venture bei Opto-Disks
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Samsung Electronics und Toshiba legen ihre Geschäftsbereiche für Optodisks in einem Joint Venture zusammen. Die Unternehmen hoffen dadurch die Betriebskosten zu senken und in diesem Markt die Führung zu überhehmen, der sich unter starken Preisdruck befindet.
Sun projette la conception de circuits dans son centre en Inde
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Sun Microsystems Inc. (San Jose, Californie) envisage d'élargir la petite équipe qui travaille dans son India Engineering Center (IEC) de Bangalore dans le but d'entamer la conception complète de semi-conducteurs.
Une spin-off d'IBM et une université s'associent pour concevoir une solution System On Package
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Endicott Interconnect Technologies Inc. s'est associé au Packaging Research Center du Georgia Institute of Technology en vue de développer une nouvelle technologie appelée SOP (« system-on-package »).
Les spécialistes de l'électronique automobile se creusent la tête pour trouver de nouveaux procédés
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La réunion du VDI, baptisée « Elektronik im Kraftzfahrzeug » (l'électronique dans l'automobile), a été placée sous le signe du logiciel. Afin de maîtriser la complexité toujours croissante de l'électronique, il ne suffira plus à l'avenir d'offrir des produits de haute qualité. Les experts recommandent la mise en ?uvre de normes adéquates pour les interfaces et les données et, de plus en plus souvent, pour les procéd
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