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WiMAX patent suit settled
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5/28/2004   Post a comment
In what may be a portent of future legal conflicts, Wi-LAN, Inc. and Redline Communications said they have settled a patent dispute covering technology used in wireless broadband equipment.
Realtek finally rolls out WLAN chip set
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More than a year after its Asian rivals, Realtek Semiconductor Corp. has finally pushed out the door the RF component of its wireless LAN chip set.
Asia's online gaming market to hit $1 billion by 2005
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Asia's online gaming market is set to surpass $1 billion by next year, with most growth coming from China and South Korea, according to market estimates.
Infineon: Noch keine Entscheidung zum DRAM-Ausstieg
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Infineon will sicher seine Logiksparte behalten. Über eine Abspaltung des Speichergeschäfts aber hat das Unternehmen noch keine Entscheidung getroffen. Auf einer Konferenz in London stand Infineon-Manager Dominik Asam Rede und Antwort.
Power-Brückenchip spart Platz im Auto
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5/28/2004   Post a comment
Eine komplette H-Brückenschaltung für hohe Ströme hat STMicroelectronics in einem Gehäuse integriert. Ausgelegt für ein breites Applikationsspektrum, können vor allem Anwender aus dem Automotive-Sektor mit dem Chip Leiterplattenfläche, Gewicht und letztlich Kosten sparen.
Nanomagnete erzeugen Mikrowellen
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Auf der Suche nach neuen Techniken zur Datenspeicherung und Signalverarbeitung gehen die Wissenschaftler an der Cornell University neue Wege: Sie versuchen per Elektronen-Spin die Magnetisierung von Kobalt-Nanomagneten zu beeinflussen.
E-Papier nähert sich dem Reifestadium
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SiPix, ein Entwickler von 'elektronischem Papier', wird künftig mit Polymer Visions, einem Technologie-Ableger von Philips Electronics, gemeinsam forschen. Die frischgebackene Vereinbarung unterstreicht das wachsende Interesse der Branche an flexiblen Displays, dem 'electronic paper'.
Clock generators
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The FemtoClocks family of clock generators delivers between 500 to 900-fs jitter performance in telecom, storage, and optical networking designs.
Cadence eröffnet F&E-Center in Moskau
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Im Rahmen seiner Globalisierungsstrategie hat Cadence Design Systems ein Büro in Moskau eröffnet. Der Anbieter von EDA-Software setzt damit seine strategischen Investitionen in Russland fort. Die neue Einrichtung ist gleichzeitig das erste EDA-Forschungs- und Entwicklungszentrum, das in Russland von einem ausländischen Unternehmen betrieben wird.
Un logiciel de contrôle vidéo fait son entrée dans l’arène du sport
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Les logiciels de segmentation et de reconnaissance d’objets utilisés dans des applications vidéo, telles que la reconnaissance faciale dans les caméras de sécurité, sont désormais appliqués aux programmes de sports.
Un fabricant de papier électronique va collaborer avec une coentreprise de Philips
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SiPix, un développeur de papier électronique, a annoncé mardi (25 mai) la signature d’un accord de développement conjoint avec Polymer Vision, une coentreprise de technologie avec Philips Electronics. Cet accord est le signe d’un intérêt croissant du secteur pour les écrans flexibles et le papier électronique.
Intel investit dans une société japonaise de produits chimiques pour puces
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Intel a annoncé mercredi (26 mai) qu’Intel Capital Japan et Jafco avait investi 4 millions de dollars dans Tri Chemical Laboratories Inc., fabricant de matériaux semi-conducteurs.
Freescale tritt Netzprozessor in die Tonne
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Freescale Semiconductor, der ehemalige Halbleiterbereich Motorolas, hat die Entwicklung einer neuen Gneration von Netzprozessoren (NPUs) gestoppt. Damit zeichnet sich ab, dass die Übernahme des auf solche Architekturen spezialisierten Unternehmens C-Port Corp. ein Flop war.
US-Hersteller Brillian prescht mit LCoS-HDTVs vor
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Was die Konsumenten in Sachen hochauflösende TV-Bildschirme demnächst erwarten können, wurde auf der Jahreskonferenz der 'Society for Information Display' (SID) in dieser Woche vorgestellt.
Un projet européen promeut la télévision via des téléphones portables
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Un projet européen financé par le cinquième programme-cadre de l’Union Européenne permettra bientôt aux téléphones portables bimodaux d’accéder à des programmes de télévision et à Internet.
Verilog schism feared as Accellera bypasses IEEE 1364
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5/27/2004   Post a comment
Setting the stage for what critics fear could result in a Verilog language schism, the Accellera standards organization voted Thursday (May 27) to donate SystemVerilog 3.1a to a new IEEE working group. Bypassing the IEEE 1364 committee will result in a faster standard, said Dennis Brophy, Accellera chair (right).
Minolta Dimage X: a different view on optics
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Electronics integration continues to reduce camera form-factor and cost though a clear partitioning of digital and analog functions suggests little technical or economic benefit from combining disparate functions into a common IC process. Sometimes the road less-integrated provides an optimum balance of function, design risk, and cost, particularly when it comes to mixed-signal systems, writes David Carey in this installment of Under The Hood " Analog Edition. That doesn't mean there isn't a lot
Cisco still rules Ethernet switch, enterprise router markets
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Cisco Systems continues to dominate different router and switch segments, according to reports from market research firm Infonetics Research.
Buck converters provide alternative to LDOs
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Modern portable consumer electronics are integrating so many features that the latest incarnations often become hard to classify.
Samsung develops CVD wiring process for 70-nm DRAM
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Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has developed a chemical vapor deposition (CVD) method for depositing aluminum interconnect in DRAMs using a 70-nm manufacturing process.
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Intersil targets analog market with Xicor deal
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Smart battery ICs and expertise in data conversion were among the assets that made Xicor Corp. a key acquisition for Intersil Corp., executives from both companies said.
All-metal sealed keypads target harsh environments
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5/27/2004   Post a comment
EAO Switch has expanded its line of sealed and anti-vandal keypads with the introduction of its all-metal sealed S series. These new keypads are designed for high-use public and industrial environments such as for access control, banking, and kiosk applications. In addition, the new line aids the visually impaired by providing a "blind" pin locator that can be found on key "5" as well as options for Braille and raised characters.
Test plug works with standard PLCC sockets
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5/27/2004   Post a comment
Aries Electronics offers a new 44-pin test plug for use with standard PLCC sockets. For maximum user flexibility, the test plug can either have a cable soldered directly to the plug, or a socket or header on the topside of the new plug.
These differential amplifiers drive the complete range of A/D converters
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Analog Devices' newest fully differential high-speed amplifiers are designed to deliver the industry's best combination of low noise, low distortion and wide dynamic range"ideal for driving high-speed, analog-to-digital converters.
Intersil targets analog market with Xicor deal
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Smart battery ICs and expertise in data conversion were among the assets that made Xicor Corp. a key acquisition for Intersil Corp., executives from both companies said.
Forschertrio erzielt Durchbruch bei Gate-Isolatoren
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STMicro hat zusammen mit CEA-Leti und Aixtron einen Prozess für die Herstellung ultradünner Gate-Isolatorschichten für CMOS-Transistoren in den 65-nm- und 45-nm-Nodes entwickelt. Mit dem Prozess lässt sich der berüchtigte Transistor-Leckstrom deutlich reduzieren. Die Entwickler dürften damit eines der bedeutsamsten Hindernisse für die Einführung dieser Geometrien aus dem Weg geräumt haben.
Sagem : commande substantielle de terminaux mobiles par le Chinois Ningbo Bird
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5/27/2004   Post a comment
Que la branche Communications de Sagem se réjouisse, le leader de la téléphonie mobile en Chine, Ningbo Bird Co. Ltd., vient de lui commander plus de 500 000 téléphones mobiles myX5-2.
Chip diffusion modeling yields better maps
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Diffusion modeling similar to the technique used to design semiconductors has helped solve a long-standing problem in information display — the cartogram.
Skyworks starts licensing SMV vocoder
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Skyworks will start licensing its selectable mode vocoder (SMV) technology to developers of CDMA handsets and infrastructure equipment, a move that the company said will allow designers to increase voice capacity and quality in their networks.
Analogs Fusiv: Eine Plattform für Sprache, Daten und Video
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Mit einer hochintegrierten Plattform schafft Analog Devices neue Möglichkeiten für den Breitband-Zugang digitaler Consumergeräte zum Internet. Die 'Fusiv'-Prozessorfamilie vereinigt eine Reihe von Funktionen in einem Chip, für die bislang separate Bauteile erforderlich waren.
Infineon exec says no decision yet on DRAMs
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A senior executive with Infineon Technologies AG said the chip maker is eager to maintain its logic IC portfolio but has made no decision on whether to jettison all or part of its memory business.
Staff anger at Bookham GaAs line closure
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Employees at Bookham Technology's site at Caswell, near Towcester in the UK, have been expressing anger and disbelief at being told last week that the 150mm (6") GaAs line is to close with the loss of around 60 jobs. The line, which makes Mach-Zender high-speed optical modulators as well as MMICs, was transferred from 100mm to 150mm wafers just a year ago.
Focus-On: Cards to enable Gbit-speed Ethernet
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5/27/2004   Post a comment
Focus-On: Cards to enable Gbit-speed Ethernet. With 1-Gbit/s and even 10-Gbit/s Ethernet in the offing, at least two board-level products are almost ready for deployment.
Video-Tracking oder wie Fußball aufs PDA kommt
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5/27/2004   Post a comment
Bislang hat Software für die Objekterkennung und –Verfolgung nur in Video-Applikationen wie Sicherheitskameras Einzug gehalten, die damit die Identifizierung von Gesichtszügen erledigen. Jetzt soll die gleiche Technik auch die Übertragung von Sportveranstaltungen spannender und vor allem rekonstruierbar machen.
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