Sony Announces 16-Mbit SRAM News & Analysis 12/1/1998 Post a comment San Jose--Nov. 30, 1998--Sony Electronics, Inc. (San Jose) announced CXK77V80160TM-9, a 16-Mbit SRAM. Sony's latest high-speed synchronous SRAM is organized as 2,097,152 ...
Imedia offers MPEG video multiplexer News & Analysis 12/1/1998 Post a comment Imedia Corp., a digital video specialist, launched an architecture for video statistical re-multiplexing for MPEG-2 video at this week's Western Show. The company's CherryPicker architecture can route and multiplex video streams in order to groom digital-video program content.
Transmeta's Ditzel looks to VLIW's future at Micro-31 News & Analysis 12/1/1998 Post a comment David Ditzel, president and chief executive of Transmeta Corp., kicked off the Micro-31 conference yesterday (Nov. 30) with a warning that the success of upcoming very-long-instruction-word (VLIW) processors will hinge on good physical implementations and on the availability of robust compilers.
Chinese concern may buy Siemens fab in England News & Analysis 12/1/1998 Post a comment A Chinese telecommunications company is apparently interested in taking a stake in Siemens' 18-month-old semiconductor fabrication facility in Scotland, which Siemens said it would close if it could not find a buyer.
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.