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ITU set to hold Telecom World 2006 in Hong Kong
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The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is set to move its quadrennial Telecom World exhibition from its normal venue, Geneva, to Hong Kong, for the next event in 2006.
Analyst Niles sees strong upturn just ahead
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Dan Niles, the oft-quoted stock analyst turned high-tech fund manager, said here Tuesday (March 30)that underinvestment in semiconductor capital equipment over the past three years has created a favorable climate for semiconductor supply and demand.
Intel to pay $225 million to settle with Intergraph
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Intel Corp. said it has settled the remaining issues in a patent infringement suit with Intergraph Corp. The case, relates to Intel's Itanium, which Intergraph alleged contravened certain of its patents.
Dry reed switches tackle tough jobs
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Providence, R.I. — Targeting high reliability automatic test equipment, security, industrial and computer applications, Coto Technology's new RI-90 Series changeover dry reed switch offers an initial contact resistance of 140 milliohms (max).
Push switches focus on auto apps
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The next generation of SPED series push switches from ALPS Electric Co., Ltd. features near-silent operation, smooth operational feel, and a thinner profile for lamps in car cabin interiors.
Symmetry expands display portfolio
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Strengthening its display products portfolio, Symmetry Electronics Corp. has signed two new North American distribution agreements with AAEON Electronics and Emerging Display Technologies (EDT). Symmetry will distribute AAEON's entire product line of single board computers and EDT's full line of STN and FSTN LCDs, and LTPS TFTs. The distributor will support both lines through its Display Products Division.
Modular jack integrates LEDs
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Kycon's new multi-port, side entry modular jacks feature integrated LEDs for telecommunications, networking systems, security systems, and multimedia set-top box applications.
Molded connectors offer color-coded wires
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Waytek Inc. is supplying its molded connectors with color-coded wires. These assemblies are available in loop style with a male or female connector on each end, or with a male or female connector on one end only.
TCXOs designed for GPS
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CMAC MicroTechnology has developed a new series of global positioning system (GPS) temperature compensated crystal oscillators (TCXOs) that can be used with the recently launched Chinese Beidou (Twin Star) navigation satellites.
Digi-Key and AVX form global partnership
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Digi-Key Corp. and AVX Corp. have signed a global distribution agreement that allows Digi-Key to sell AVX's products worldwide.
Fujitsu extends AccelArray line
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One of the selling points of structured ASIC architectures has been delivering far more performance than FPGAs: almost the same performance as cell-based ASIC designs in the same geometry. For most blocks in most applications, little is lost since structured ASICs are still more than adequate.
Trade barriers a slippery slope, analyst warns
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A leading industry forecaster warned that erecting trade barriers in North America as a response to high-tech offshoring would cripple the global semiconductor industry.
Mid-range digital oscilloscopes are ergonomically designed
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Scope maker LeCroy has some new mid-range LCD touchscreen oscilloscopes with both 2- and 4-channel instruments. These tout bandwidths of 200 MHz, 350 MHz, and 500 MHz. All six models offer 2-Gsample/s sample rates.
Maxwell launches ultracap in standard battery form factor
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Maxwell Technologies, Inc. has unveiled its first BOOSTCAP ultracapacitor in a standard battery-sized package. Maxwell said it's the first company to offer ultracapacitors packaged in an industry standard form factor.
Power rocker switches deliver multiple functionality
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Newton, Mass. — ITT Industries, Cannon's new single pole (CM) and double pole (CN) series of panel mount power rocker switches are available in a wide choice of configurations and actuator designs.
Infineon opens RFID center for logistics application
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Infineon Technologies AG said it has opened a new radio frequency identification (RFID) center in Graz, Austria, to support designers, equipment manufacturers and end-market users interested in developing and deploying the technology.
Focus on the class of audio amps
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The sweet sound you hear in your home theater, your portable CD headset, and your multi-speaker car audio may be sheer magic to your ears, but it required diverse design techniques that presented several design challenges before it could go live.
Microsoft previews CE 5.0
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Microsoft Corp. said the new version of its Windows CE due out this summer will offer tool improvements, better multimedia and 50 new production-quality drivers.
Telecom Services Moving Offshore
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A Deloitte survey found that though telecom lags behind other industries in moving its services labor force offshore, as much as 5% could be remote as soon as 2008.
QoS Testing In The Call Center
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Whether you're moving to IP or staying with TDM, call centers need to assess the quality of their transmissions " before poor service harms customer relationships.
Sequence claims key optimization patents
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Sequence Design has announced four new patents that cover key analysis and optimization technology, according to the company. The patents cover clock tree insertion, circuit optimization, zero-skew buffer insertion, and match delay buffer insertion.
Ulrich Schumacher : les raisons de sa démission
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La discorde au sein du conseil d'administration concernant la direction stratégique de la société et des conflits du travail ont conduit Ulrich Schumacher à rendre son tablier de P.-D. G. d'Infineon Technologies AG le 25 mars dernier. align="left">
Sony studio bets on Blu-Ray; Nokia mixes radio, TV and cellular
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A studio affiliated with Sony Corp. on Monday (March 29) became the first to officially commit to launching its new titles on the Blu-ray high definition disk format.
Sematech signe avec le Texas pour un centre de recherche sur les matériaux
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International Sematech et l'Etat du Texas ont annoncé lundi 29 mars 2004 qu'ils avaient signé un contrat visant à fournir 40 millions de dollars en fonds d'Etat à l'Advanced Materials Research Center (AMRC). Ce dernier mènera des recherches sur les matériaux sur les sites de Sematech, de l'Université du Texas à Austin et d'autres universités texanes dont on ignore encore le nom.
QNX to offer SCTP, IP filtering support in next development suite
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QNX Software Systems is to offer native support for networking features such as SCTP (stream control transmission protocol) and IP Filtering with Network Address Translation (NAT) on its upcoming Momentics development suite v6.3.
La reprise du secteur des semi-conducteurs est-elle déjà terminée ?
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Un grand nombre d'analystes s'accorde à dire que la reprise des semi-conducteurs est sur le point de se terminer et que le secteur devrait à nouveau sombrer dans la récession en 2005. Cependant, pour d'autres analystes, la reprise ne ferait que commencer.
ZMD: Durch Analogtechnik immun gegen 'asiatische Grippe'
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Mit einer Auslastung nahe der Schmerzgrenze segelt der auf Analogtechnik spezialisierte Chipherstelller ZMD AG den meisten Mitbewerbern in der Branche davon. Gegenüber der asiatischen Konkurrenz sieht sich das Unternehmen als nahezu unverwundbar an. Der Vorstandsvoritzende Thilo von Selchow ließ EETimes.de in seine Karten gucken.
IMEC follows DSP plus parallel processor array trend
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Building on previous research on reconfigurable systems, conducted with Xilinc Inc., the Belgian R&D organization IMEC has set up a research program to investigate flexible power-efficient architectures for wireless and multimedia systems.
After Schumacher two more resign from Infineon
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Following on from the resignation of Ulrich Schumacher from his positions as president and chief executive officer of Infineon Technologies AG, two more executives have resigned and the company has spoken of a "change of direction" for the headquarters and communications functions.
Nano work chases self-cooled chips
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Future chips may be self-ventilating, thanks to added microfluidic-like layers that pump heat-laden air off-chip using a classic "corona wind" effect.
Chip market recovery set to last, says researcher
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Market researcher Future Horizons is bucking the conventional industry wisdom in a report that downplays forecasts of a short-lived recovery and chip market downturn in 2005.
ARC, Green Hills ink tools deal
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Cores vendor ARC International on Monday (March 29) struck a deal with Green Hills Software to bring GHS's development environment to its customers.
Packet comms consortium lays out work program
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The International Packet Communications Consortium (IPCC) has laid out the immediate initiatives its working groups will target, with interconnection rules and procedures for public Voice over IP at the top of the agenda.
China agrees to talks with U.S. on chip tax
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SAN FRANCISCO -- China has agreed to talks with the U.S. over a controversial and allegedly "discriminatory" value-added tax that affects U.S. semiconductor imports.
Des travaux à la nanoéchelle visent à créer des puces à refroidissement automatique
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Il se pourrait que les futures puces soient à ventilation automatique grâce à l'ajout de couches de type microfluidique capables de pomper l'air chargé de chaleur hors des puces en ayant recours à un effet corona classique. La Purdue University a breveté cette technique en nanoéchelle, et deux membres de l'équipe de recherche ont cofondé une entreprise qui commercialisera les aspects de ce système de refroidissement.
Chipmarkt: Erholung ist von Dauer
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Das britische Marktforschungsinstitut Future Horizons sagt dem Chipmarkt eine längerfristige Erholung voraus. Die Briten gehen damit auf Gegenkurs zur verbreiteten Ansicht, dem aktuellen Aufschwung sei nur eine kurze Dauer beschieden, der Abschwung bereits für 2005 programmiert.
Integrated flash device
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The OneNAND flash device integrates a NAND flash memory core, flash interface, and controller logic.
Chips kühlen sich selbst -- per Nanotechnik
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Die Chips der Zukunft könnten sich selbst kühlen. Das ermöglicht eine Entwicklung der renommierten amerikanischen Purdue University. Das Prinzip nutzt "Koronarwinde" im Nano-Maßstab.
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