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Passive equalizers extend data transmission reach on FR-4 backplanes
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National Semiconductor has introduced two power-saver passive equalizers that double the data transmission reach of FR-4 backplanes in applications such as routers, storage subsystems and wireless base stations.
Small low-power DC/DC converters suit portable designs
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Texas Instruments has introduced 2.25-MHz step-down DC/DC converters, housed in 6-pin, 2 x 2-mm SON packages with +/-1.5 percent voltage regulation for portable and battery-powered applications.
WiMAX module enables next-generation mobile broadband
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SyChip has launched its first mobile WiMAX chip-scale module that adds WiMax functionality to mobile handheld devices.
Noise modules provide wide bandwidth frequencies to test filters, RF systems
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Wireless Telecom Group is offering a pair of noise modules for the computing and military equipment markets that deliver the wide bandwidth frequencies required to test filters, electronic circuits or RF systems.
Potentiometer switch saves panel space
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Electro-Mech's SW44511 tactile feel momentary potentiometer switch offers both rotary and push-on functionality.
Custom module eases boundary-scan integration with Teradyne ICT
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JTAG Technologies has released the JT 2147 Custom Function Module (CFM) for use with its Symphony 228xPLUS integration package for Teradyne's TestStation in-circuit testers.
FEI sees record sales
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FEI Co. said sales for the quarter ended July 1 were $148.6 million, up slightly compared to the first quarter of 2007 and up 33 percent compared to the second quarter of 2006.
Amkor posts flat sales
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Amkor Technology Inc. said sales of $652 million for the second quarter of 2007 were flat from the first quarter of 2007 and down 5 percent from $687 million for the second quarter of 2006.
Luminus Devices' PhlatLight LEDs illuminates new Slim DLP HDTVs
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Luminus Devices, Inc. has announced that Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. has begun shipping its new line of Slim Depth LED Engine Widescreen DLP HDTVs with 1080p resolution, featuring Luminus' patented PhlatLight LED technology. Luminus' high-powered, energy-efficient LED illumination is used in place of a UHP or arc lamp light source.
ST houses 1-Mbit serial SPI bus EEPROM in SO8 narrow package
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Fast interface for high-density EEPROM memory is well-suited for parameter storage in DTV, gaming, car infotainment, medical equipment and computer peripherals.
Unit measures voltage, current in electronic components
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Yokogawa Electric has developed the GS820, a multi-channel source measure unit that measures voltage, current and other characteristics of semiconductors and electronic components.
SHA-1 EEPROM offers bidirectional authentication
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Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the DS28CN01, a secure memory device that provides bidirectional challenge-and-response authentication protection by using the internationally recognized SHA-1 (Secure Hash Algorithm) cryptographic algorithm.
Wi-Fi enclosures house Cisco access points in hazardous locals
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TerraWave Solutions announced the availability of indoor and outdoor enclosures for hazardous locations where critical health and safety standards apply. The enclosures are designed to house the Cisco 1200 and 1500 series access point and other wireless products.
OLED driver IC sharpens images in MP3 players, handsets
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Leadis Technology Inc. has started to sample the LDS519, a mono OLED driver IC with integrated controller supporting four gray 96x64 and 48-Icons.
First production FPGAs to demo interoperability with DDR3 SDRAM technology
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Xilinx partners with leading suppliers to make DDR3 SDRAM controller designs a reality for higher performance with lower power in Virtex-5 FPGAs.
Power system triples output for industrial applications
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Eltek Valere's compact 130V DC power system offers up to 50 amps of power in two rack units of space.
Infineon samples automotive microcontrollers
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Infineon's 32-bit MCUs for safety automotive systems feature a high-performance central processing unit (CPU) that can process up to 80 million instructions per second (MIPS) at 80 MHz.
Pickering rolls out PXI RF switching modules
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Pickering Interfaces has introduced high-density RF modules that provide switching characteristics to 3-GHz.
Carbon nanotube growth tool used for sensor research
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ITA, the advanced technologies research institute in Trapani, Sicily, has selected a carbon nanotube growth tool from Surrey NanoSystems, a joint venture between the University of Surrey's Advanced Technology Institute and CEVP Ltd, so as to conduct nanocomposites and mechanical sensor research. In parallel, both parties have signed a three-year development partnership to share intellectual property.
Altera offers complete USB 2.0 device controller solution
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New USB 2.0 device controller solution from Altera and System Level Solutions includes a soft IP core, software and class drivers, and snap-on PHY daughtercards.
Nvidia holt bei Grafikchips gegen Intel auf
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Bewegung im Grafikchip-Markt: Nvidia hat im zweiten Quartal deutlich Marktanteile hinzugewonnen und zum Platzhirsch Intel aufgeschlossen. AMD dagegen hat seine Abwärtstendenz fortgesetzt.
LED driver modules suit many lighting applications
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ROHM has developed isolated LED driver modules utilizing constant current circuits optimized for LED driving.
Un microscope éléctronique MEBE sur le sol français
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Grande première en Europe : un microscope électronique à balayage environnemental (MEBE) Hitachi de dernière génération, permettant la caractérisation des matériaux à l'échelle nanométrique sans dégradation des échantillons, vient d'être installé au sein de l'Ecole des Mines de Douai.
Cyan raises funds for overseas expansion
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Cyan Holdings, the fabless semiconductor group that develops low powered, configurable microcontrollers, has raised £5.3 million ($10.7 million) of working capital in a share placing on London's AIM market.
Melexis suffers from strong euro
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In the second quarter, Melexis achieved revenues of €50,65 million (about $ 70 million), virtually on the same level as in the same quarter last year. A decline in the company's wireless business was offset by strong demand for opto products.
Circuit-sized quantum effect observed
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Magnetic quantum effects have been harnessed for the first time at lithographic sizes up to 30 nanometers long, holding the promise of future semiconductor circuits for quantum computers.
Intel invests in BridgeWave
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BridgeWave Communications Inc., a supplier of gigabit wireless solutions, has secured $7.8 million in Series 3 financing.
EDA grows 10 percent in Q1
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The EDA Consortium said that the electronic design automation (EDA) industry revenue for the first quarter grew 10 percent to $1.345 billion, versus $1.223 billion in the like period a year ago.
Sumitomo buys Cambridge Display Technology
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Japan's Sumitomo Chemical Co. has acquired Cambridge Display Technology (CDT) of the U.K., a developer of technologies based on polymer organic light emitting diodes (P-OLEDs).
Low-loss AC current sensor reduces board space by 75 percent
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Silicon Laboratories has announced a low-loss high-accuracy ac current sensors for a wide range of power applications.
Intel, SiRF work on GPS for mobile platforms
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GPS chip specialist SiRF Technology Holdings Inc. has signed a license and joint development agreement with Intel Corp.
2-wire bus buffer provides bi-directional capacitance
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The LTC4307-1, an HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) compliant bidirectional bus buffer, provides capacitance buffering and level shifting between HDMI source and sink devices.
Crosspoint switches support data rates up to 4.25-Gbits/s
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TI has rolled out two analog chips that are capable of functioning as either crosspoint switches or buffers, giving designers the flexibility to use the devices in a wide variety of applications.
Hiring Report: Tripwire In Search Of Java Software Engineers, QA Skill Sets
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The configuration audit and control solutions maker is looking to hire on in a variety of disciplines and wants professions who not only offer the right technical fit, but bring the right interpersonal 'fit.'
SST introduces high-performance NAND Controllers for mobile storage applications
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Addressing the performance, compatibility, functionality and reliability needs of solid state mass storage solutions, Silicon Storage Technology has announced the ATA flash disk controller SST55VD020 and the CompactFlash card controller SST55LC200.
Green Hills Software verstärkt Deutschland-Präsenz
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Der Echtzeitbetriebssystem-Anbieter Green Hills Software eröffnet eine Geschäftsstelle in München. Als Regional Sales Manager wird Norbert Eichner die Niederlassung leiten.
Innova Card enters Japanese market
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Innova Card, provider of secure hardware and software solutions for trusted terminals, has signed a distribution agreement with Altima Corp. so as to ensure sales coverage on the Japanese territory.
Sharp combines LCD, solar wafer production
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With an investment volume of 380 billion Yen (about $3.2 billion), Sharp plans to build a 10G production for LCD panels. The company plans to use certain process steps for the production of thin film solar wafers as well.
Low-cost WLED drivers address entry level markets
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With AnalogicTech’s AAT3193, designers of cell phones for cost-sensitive markets can provide basic illumination for low-cost TFT-LCD panels in an extremely small footprint of 2 x 2 mm.
Suss rolls coating cluster
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With its new coating cluster Gamma XPress, Suss MicroTec addresses chip manufacturers who use advanced packaging. The machine can be used for wafer bumping as well as for LED manufacturing applications.
Earth ground tester helps to ensure safe connections
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Fluke has introduced an entry-level Fluke 1621 Earth Ground Tester to complement its range of earth ground measurement products.
Austriamicrosystems launches quad-voltage microprocessor supervisory circuit
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Quad-voltage microprocessor supervisory circuit offers precise monitoring of multi supply systems without the need for external components
Commentary: Sweet deal for Sugar
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Nvidia closing the gap on Intel in graphics chips
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Nvidia has made significant gains during the second quarter in graphics chip shipments and is closing the gap on market leader Intel while AMD continued to lose ground compared to its share in the corresponding quarter last year.
Hitachi fiscal Q1 loss shrinks as sales rise
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Hitachi Ltd. reported improved results for its fiscal first quarter ended June 30 on higher sales and lower operating costs. The company said the global economy continues to strengthen, boosting sales but offset by weakness in the U.S. housing sector.
Crosspoint switches support data rates up to 4.25 Gbits/s
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The devices provide an exceptional combination of high speed, low power and low-jitter performance for applications such as XAUI signal buffering/muxing, backplane redundancy and high-speed network routing in end-equipments such as wireless base stations and IP network routers.
Alcatel-Lucent posts net loss of €336 million in Q2
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Impacted by merger costs and writedowns, Telecommunications equipment provider Alcatel-Lucent reported a net loss of €336 million for the second quarter of 2007, compared to a profit of €302 million for the same period last year.
Infineon to oust CFO Guenther
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Only four months after hiring Ruediger Guenther as Chief Financial Officer, Infineon apparently tries to get rid of him. Press reports here cite his 'authoritarian management style' as the reason.
BSkyB to pay £125 million for Amstrad
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Satellite broadcaster BSkyB is buying, for £125 million, one of its largest set top box suppliers, Amstrad. The surprise deal will see Amstrad pass from the hands of one iconic name in British business to another, the Murdoch family.
2-wire bus buffer provides bi-directional capacitance isolation for HDMI
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Linear Technology has introduced the LTC4307-1, an HDMI-compliant bidirectional bus buffer that provides capacitance buffering and level shifting between HDMI source and sink devices.
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