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Silicon Valley Group Ships 100th Micrascan Lithography System
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5/22/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--May 21, 1997--Silicon Valley Group (SVG; San Jose, CA) announced the shipment of its 100th Micrascan deep ultraviolet (DUV) step-and-scan lithography tool. The ...
DynaLab to Distribute and Market Diba Software in Asia
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5/22/1997   Post a comment
Menlo Park, CA--May 21, 1997--Diba Inc. (Menlo Park, CA) announced that it has signed an agreement with DynaLab Inc., a Taiwan-based information services company, to resell Diba's ...
SAMPO to Sell Diba-Enabled Internet Television Set Top Devices in Taiwan, China, and U.S. Markets
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5/22/1997   Post a comment
Menlo Park, CA--May 21, 1997--Diba Inc. (Menlo Park, CA) and the SAMPO Group, one of the largest consumer electronics manufacturers in Taiwan, announced that SAMPO will sell Diba-enabled ...
NEC Semiconductor Group Makes a Full Commitment to the Smart Card Market
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5/21/1997   Post a comment
Orlando, FL--May 20, 1997--NEC (Tokyo, Japan) and Bull Information Systems announced that they have joined forces in developing a first generation of cost-effective microprocessor ...
U.S. Robotics Exhibits Spyglass Prism Dynamic Content Conversion Solution at CelluCommEXPO 97
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5/21/1997   Post a comment
Scottsdale, AZ--May 20, 1997--U.S. Robotics and Spyglass Inc. (Naperville, IL) announced a relationship focused on delivering Internet infrastructure server solutions to wireless ...
ALR Announces Microsoft Windows NT Server Enterprise Support for Advanced Server Systems Product Line
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5/21/1997   Post a comment
Irvine, CA--May 20, 1997--Advanced Logic Research Inc. (Irvine, CA) announced support for Microsoft Windows NT Server Enterprise Edition. Citing improved scalability and enhanced ...
Synchronicity Closes Funding Round
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5/21/1997   Post a comment
Boston, MA--May 19, 1997--Synchronicity Inc. (Boston, MA) announced it closed a $3.1 million round of funding. Its lead investor is Canaan Partners (Rowayton, CT, and Menlo Park, ...
S-MOS Systems and Mitsubishi Announce Second Sourcing Agreement for Mitsubishi's 3D-RAM Frame Buffer Memory
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5/21/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, CA--May 20, 1997--The Electronic Device Group of Mitsubishi Electronics America Inc. and S-MOS Systems Inc., the semiconductor affiliate of Seiko Epson Corp., announced ...
Nikon's Shoichiro Yoshida Appointed Vice Chairman of SEMI
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5/21/1997   Post a comment
Mountain View, CA--May 19, 1997--Shoichiro Yoshida, executive vice president of Nikon Corp. (Japan), has been appointed vice chairman of the Semiconductor Equipment and Materials ...
Symbios Logic Demonstrates Broadly Scalable Storage Solutions at Microsoft Scalability Day
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5/21/1997   Post a comment
Fort Collins, CO--May 20, 1997--Symbios Logic Inc. (Fort Collins, CO) announced its support of Microsoft Scalability Day, a teaming of Microsoft and its partners in the server ...
Oki and Schlumberger Announce New Smart Card and Reader Package
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5/21/1997   Post a comment
Orlando, FL--May 20, 1997--Oki Advanced Products (Marlboro, MA) and Schlumberger Electronic Transactions (Orlando, FL) announced that Oki's Value-Checker PLUS product will be ...
Aptix Invites DAC Attendees to Call Home
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5/21/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--May 19, 1997--Aptix Corp. (San Jose, CA) will provide free telephone calls from their Design Automation Conference (DAC) Booth 866 over an emulated cordless telephone. ...
Texas Instruments Sign-Off Flow UtilizesViewlogic's ASIC Verification Tools
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5/20/1997   Post a comment
Texas Instruments Sign-Off Flow UtilizesViewlogic's ASIC Verification Tools Marlboro, ...
SCM Microsystems and Intel Sign Technology Licensing Agreement
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5/20/1997   Post a comment
Los Gatos, CA--May 19, 1997--SCM Microsystems announced (Los Gatos, CA) that it has signed a technology licensing agreement with Intel Corp. (Santa Clara, CA). To assist Intel ...
Motorola Ships New Chip for GSM SIM Cards
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5/20/1997   Post a comment
East Kilbride, Scotland--May 19, 1997--Motorola (Phoenix, AZ) announced the availability of a new chip designed for GSM digital mobile telephone SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) ...
Spyglass and Thomson Consumer Electronics Enter Licensing, Professional Services Agreement
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Naperville, IL--May 19, 1997--Spyglass Inc. (Naperville, IL) announced it has signed a licensing and professional services agreement with Thomson Consumer Electronics Inc. (Indianapolis, ...
North American Semiconductor Equipment Industry Posts April 1997 Book-to-Bill Ratio of 1.13
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Mountain View, CA--May 16, 1997--The North American semiconductor equipment industry posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.13 for April 1997, compared with the revised ratio of 1.18 ...
Integral Peripherals Announces New Capacity Point in its 1.8-inch Viper Family of PCMCIA Cards
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5/20/1997   Post a comment
Boulder, CO--May 19, 1997--Integral Peripherals Inc. (Boulder, CO) announced the introduction of the Viper 8085E. Like the Viper 170E and 340PA PC Cards, the Viper 8085E will provide ...
Sun Starfire Server Begins Volume Shipments
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5/20/1997   Post a comment
Mountain View, CA--May 19, 1997--Sun Microsystems Inc. (Mountain View, CA) is ramping up production of its Starfire (the Ultra Enterprise 10000 server) system to meet increasing ...
NetChannel Chooses SurfWatch Parental Controls for Its TV-Based Internet Service
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Los Altos, CA--May 19, 1997--Spyglass Inc.'s (Naperville, IL) SurfWatch Software division announced that its Internet filtering and parental control software will be bundled with ...
Duet Technologies Receives ISO 9001 Certification
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San Jose, CA--May 19, 1997--Duet Technologies (San Jose, CA) announced that the company's research and development facility in India has received ISO 9001 certification for quality ...
Denali Software to Demonstrate First OMI Link Between its Memory Modeler, Verification Environments
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5/19/1997   Post a comment
Palo Alto, CA--May 19, 1997--The first Open Model Interface (OMI) linking together modeling and verification environments will be demonstrated by Denali Software (Palo Alto, CA) ...
Sente Enters VHDL Marketplace with Watt Watcher Power Analysis Software
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Chelmsford, MA--May 19, 1997--The latest release of Sente Inc.'s (Chelmsford, MA) power analysis software suite for the design of ICs, which begins shipping today, will include ...
HP Raises Dividend
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5/19/1997   Post a comment
Palo Alto, CA--May 16, 1997--The Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto, CA) board of directors approved an increase of the quarterly dividend on the company's common stock from $0.12 ...
AMP Introduces Signal Integrity Analysis Software
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5/19/1997   Post a comment
Harrisburg, PA--May 19, 1997--AMP Inc. (Harrisburg, PA) introduced AMPredictor Signal Integrity Analyzer (SIA) software, a simulation program that allows digital system design ...
Altera Sets PLD Density Record
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5/19/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--May 19, 1997--Altera Corp. (San Jose, CA) announced the shipment of the EPF10K130V, the world's largest programmable logic device (PLD). The newest device ...
Vantis Expands MACH 4 Family with Four New Members
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5/19/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, CA--May 19, 1997--Vantis, the programmable logic company from AMD, announced it has scaled its MACH 4 family to a 0.35 m EEPROM process and extended its offerings ...
Escalade Rolls Out DesignBook Version 3.0
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5/19/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--May 19, 1997--Escalade Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) began shipping the latest release of DesignBook, electronic design automation (EDA) software created to help designers ...
Chrysalis Announces Industry's First Symbolic Simulator
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5/19/1997   Post a comment
North Billerica, MA--May 19, 1997--Chrysalis Symbolic Design Inc. (North Billerica, MA) announced the Multi-Cycle Analyzer module for its Design INSIGHT formal RTL design verification ...
Hitachi to Join a Consortium to Launch Open Multi-Application Smartcard Platform
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5/19/1997   Post a comment
Tokyo, Japan--May 16, 1997--Hitachi Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) announced that it will join the Multi-Application Operating System (MULTOS) consortium called MAOSCO as a leading member ...
UTMC and FirstPass' Joint Efforts Result in Rad-Hard Essential Services Node for Space Applications
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5/16/1997   Post a comment
Colorado Springs, CO--UTMC Microelectronic Systems Inc. (Colorado Springs, CO) and FirstPass Inc. (Castle Rock, CO) announced the completion of a rad-hard ASIC called the Essential ...
Precedence Inc. Expands Management Team
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5/16/1997   Post a comment
Campbell, CA--May 12, 1997--Precedence Inc. (Campbell, CA) appointed Tedd Corman director of systems business development. Corman will play a key role in advancing Precedence's ...
Microtec and Trillium Digital Systems Partner to Reduce Development Costs and Time to Market for Communication Systems
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5/16/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--May 12, 1997--Microtec (Santa Clara, CA), a Mentor Graphics ...
Artisan Components Introduces Fast Embedded Memories
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5/16/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--May 12, 1997--Artisan Components Inc. (San Jose, CA), formerly VLSI Libraries Inc., announced availability of their fastest embedded SRAM (Static RAM) memories and ...
Zoran Introduces the Vaddis Family of Integrated DVD Decoders
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5/16/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--May 12, 1997--Zoran Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) announced the Vaddis family of DVD decoders. The Vaddis family is a DVD solution targeted at second-generation DVD ...
Gemplus and Thomson Subsidiary, IDMATICS, Form Partnership to Develop Contactless Chip-Based Identity Card
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5/16/1997   Post a comment
Montgomeryville, PA--May 15, 1997-- Gemplus Corp. and IDMATICS announced that they have formed a partnership to develop a contactless, chip-based identity card. According ...
ALDEC Inc. and Marshall Industries Offer Starter Kit for Lattice
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5/16/1997   Post a comment
Henderson, NV--May 12, 1997--ALDEC Inc. (Henderson, NV) announced the release of ACTIVE-CAD supporting Lattice Starter Kit. The starter kit will be distributed exclusively by Marshall ...
IKOS Systems Announces Appointment of Robert Hum to Vice President of Engineering Position
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5/16/1997   Post a comment
Cupertino, CA--May 12, 1997--IKOS Systems Inc. (Cupertino, CA) announced the appointment of Robert Hum to vice president of engineering. In this role, Hum will be responsible ...
PALMCHIP Introduces Fully-Integrated, Low-Power Controller Core for OEM Mass Storage Design
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5/16/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--May 12, 1997--PALMCHIP (San Jose, CA) introduced Greenlite, a controller core designed for mass storage applications such as hard disk drives, CD-ROM drives, and ...
Analog and Digital Devices Announces Multimedia 56 kbps Modem
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5/15/1997   Post a comment
Tustin, CA--May 14, 1997--Analog & Digital Devices (ADD) has released the AD56K Modem Series, it was announced here by Carl Jaafar, CEO. According to Jaafar, the new series ...
Programmer's Paradise to Distribute Antares Alliance Group's EdgeworX
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5/15/1997   Post a comment
Dallas, TX--May 14, 1997--Antares Alliance Group (Dallas, TX) announced a European distribution agreement with Programmer's Paradise Inc. (Shrewsbury, NJ). Under the agreement, ...
OrCAD Partners with Deutsch Technology Research to Provide Analog and Mixed-Signal Simulation Software
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5/15/1997   Post a comment
Beaverton, OR--May 14, 1997--OrCAD (Beaverton, OR) announced the signing of a reseller agreement with Deutsch Technology Research. Under the terms of the agreement, OrCAD DIRECT ...
Overland Data Announces New Desktop DLT Automation with LXS Mini Library
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5/15/1997   Post a comment
San Diego, CA--May 14, 1997--Overland Data Inc. (San Diego, CA) announced a highly reliable, yet affordable desktop DLT storage solution with the introduction of the LXS, a compact ...
Plaintree Systems Demos Gigabit Switching Hardware at Las Vegas Networld+Interop Exhibition
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5/15/1997   Post a comment
Newton, MA--May 14, 1997--Plaintree Systems Inc. (Newton, MA) demonstrated an operating model of its WaveSwitch 9200 gigabit switch at the Networld+Interop 97 conference and ...
Microsoft and Tandem Demonstrate 64-Processor Windows NT Server-Based System
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5/15/1997   Post a comment
San Francisco, CA--May 14, 1997--Microsoft Corp. (Redmond, WA) and Tandem Computers Inc. (Cupertino, CA) demonstrated the largest Microsoft Windows NT Server network operating ...
DataBeam's H.323 Toolkits Save Steps for Developers of LAN-Based Multimedia Conferencing Products
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5/15/1997   Post a comment
Lexington, KY--May 14, 1997--DataBeam Corp. (Lexington, KY) announced the availability of its H.323 Toolkit Series, the most comprehensive set of tools for embedding real-time ...
Synchronicity Launches DesignSync HLD
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5/15/1997   Post a comment
Boston, MA--May 12, 1997--Synchronicity (Boston, MA) launched DesignSync HLD, the first in a series of Design Management Groupware (DMG) which enables true collaborative design ...
Escalade Rolls Out DesignBook Version 3.0
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5/15/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--May 12, 1997--Escalade Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) began shipping the latest release of DesignBook, electronic design automation (EDA) software created to help designers ...
Viewlogic Introduces Internet-Enabled EDA
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5/14/1997   Post a comment
Viewlogic Introduces Internet-Enabled EDA Marlboro, MA--May 12, 1997--Viewlogic Systems ...
Atmel Adds Second In-System Programmable SPI Microcontroller
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5/14/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--May 12, 1997--Atmel Corp. (San Jose, CA) announced that it has expanded its line of in-system programmable (ISP), downloadable Flash microcontrollers with a device ...
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