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Pointing device minimizes space, maximizes stress
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Cursor-controls manufacturer CTS Corp. has introduced its Series 108 3DtrackStik pointer, whose symmetrical mounting base enables it to rotate in 90 degrees increments and provides more options to route a flex cable to a system board.
LCD modules juggle both Asian, Western characters
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Densitron Corp. America has a pair of compact monochrome LCD modules with both alphanumeric- and Asian-character generators on board.
SBC packs full functions
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The MSC-6540A from Mitac Industrial Corp. is a single-board computer with a comprehensive set of peripherals and I/O on an 8 x 5.7-inch board.
ISA/PCI demodulator is programmable
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The Telemetry and Communications Products operation of SBS Technologies Inc. is offering a digital multimode demodulator board for ISA and PCI bus systems.
Inductorless interface chip serves smart card readers
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Linear Technology Corp. says its LTC1755 inductorless interface IC for smart card readers draws 60 microamps of supply current (less than 1 microamps in shutdown) and needs two bypass capacitors and a charge pump capacitor to interface between a smart card socket and a host microcontroller.
14-bit DAC packs transmitter features
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National Semiconductor Corp.'s 14-bit, 135-Msample/second DAC14135 digital-to-analog converter is optimized for use in multicarrier cellular and wireless local loop basestations, as well as in instrumentation and direct digital synthesis, asymmetric digital subscriber line and hybrid fiber-coax modems.
Cirrus audio D/A sports low cost
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Cirrus Logic says that its CS4391 audio digital-to-analog converter will help bring universal DVD to mainstream audiences.
IC optimizes channel traffic
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Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (AMCC) has introduced Missouri, a single-chip framing and pointer processing device that supports channelized OC-48 Sonet and SDH traffic.
Power chips eye notebook PC
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Vishay Siliconix says its power MOSFET chip set improves the efficiency of dc-to-dc conversion circuits.
Redback pays $4.3B for company still in prototype stage
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Redback Networks Inc. ratcheted the valuation craze up another notch on Monday (Nov. 29) when it announced it would acquire Siara Systems Inc. (Mountain View, Calif.), a startup broadband access specialist, for stock valued at $4.3 billion.
Too Old To Start?
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I am a thirty-one year old sales manager for the company I currently work for, but I would like to go back to college in Computer Engineering. When I finish college I'll be 35. My question is, how will this affect my job search?
NEC, Hitachi form joint-venture DRAM company
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Hitachi Ltd. and NEC Corp. formalized their plan on Monday (Nov. 29) to establish a joint-venture memory company by the end of this year, which is slated to begin operation next April with an aim of eventually becoming the world's largest seller of DRAMs.
Intrinsix Among the 500 Fastest-Growing Technology Companies in the USA.
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Westboro, Mass--November 23, 1999--Intrinsix Corp., announcedthat it was named one of the 500 fastest-growing technology companies inthe United States by Deloitte ...
Chip Express Names Stephen McMinn and Howard Brodsky to the Office of the President.
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Santa Clara, Calif--November 23, 1999--Chip Express Corporation announced the appointment of Stephen McMinn and Howard Brodsky to the Office of the President. Joining ...
MOSAID announces second quarter results-- fifth consecutive quarter of growth.
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Ottawa, Ontario--November 23, 1999--MOSAID Technologies Inc. reported revenues of $11,636,000 for its second fiscalquarter ended October 29, 1999, representing an increase ...
Hyundai increases SDRAM speed to 200 MHz
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Hyundai Microelectronics has pushed the speed of its single-data-rate SDRAM to 200 MHz, rolling out a device today for graphics subsystem operations and high-performance point-to-point applications.
Consolidation binge continues
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Lucent FO design gains edge
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CompactPCI bus switches have undershoot hardening
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Fairchild Semiconductor's FSTU32160 bus switches isolate peripheral and network interface cards from a bus during live insertion and withdrawal.
Port-bypass circuits target Fibre Channel
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Applied Micro Circuits Corp. has added two 1.0625-Gbit/second port-bypass circuits to its family of chips for Fibre Channel.
SRAMs save board space
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Cypress Semiconductor has unveiled four x36 dual-port SRAMs in 172-ball, 15 x 15-mm ball-grid array packages that save 54 percent of board space compared with Cypress's x36 dual-port TQFP packages.
Delta-sigma D/A targets consumer audio systems
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Burr-Brown Corp. has tailored its PCM1737, a 24-bit, 192-kHz sampling delta-sigma digital-to-analog converter, for consumer audio applications such as DVD and CD players, audiovisual receivers, HDTV systems and car audio.
D/A converters can do 40-MHz updates
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Maxim Integrated Products' MAX5180 family of monolithic CMOS digital-to-analog (D/A) converters are said to be capable of 40-MHz update rates while operating from 2.7 V to 3.3 V.
LCD boasts print-quality output
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Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. continues to phase in new LCDs using its high-resolution, low-temperature polysilicon thin-film-transistor (TFT) technology.
Lithium-ion polymer batteries get recharged
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Battery makers have struggled for some time to keep up with the demand from portable product OEMs for smaller, lighter and higher-capacity rechargeables.
Portable keyboard can stow away inside a shirt pocket
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Think Outside calls its Stowaway "the world's first no-compromise portable keyboard," folding down to a 3.6 x 5.1-inch package that opens into a full-size 12.8 x 5.1-inch keyboard.
Kemet to trade on NYSE
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Cypress announces 1-Mbit quad-port RAM
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Emphasizing bandwidth over density, Cypress Semiconductor Corp. today will unveil a family of quad-port RAMs designed to allow data-intensive network traffic to flow more smoothly. The product family is the latest effort by Cypress to bring its traditional SRAM strengths to bear in fast-growing markets such as Internet-access equipment and storage-area networks.
CynApps claims speed gains in C++ library
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CynApps this week is claiming a significant performance boost in a new version of CynLib, its open-source C++ class library for hardware design. But the company's claim of a six-fold performance advantage over the rival SystemC class library is based on a benchmark exercise whose originator says is not meant to be a meaningful comparison.
Startup QuArc unveils tiny MPEG-2 core
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QuArc Inc., a tiny startup based here, will unveil today what it claims is the fastest and smallest high-definition MPEG-2 video decoder core in the industry.
NumeriTech offers silicon-vs.-layout checking
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Introducing a new and final step in the deep-submicron design process, Numerical Technologies Inc. (NumeriTech) this week will roll out SiVL, a "silicon-vs.-layout" checking tool. This kind of checking is needed to ensure that layouts at 0.18 micron and below will match the actual silicon, according to the company.
Survival of the fittest
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I've never had an automobile accident-except, of course, when it was the fault of someone else. So I always felt I was an exceptionally competent New York driver. Until Kathmandu.
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