High-accuracy AC current sensors save board space Product News 7/30/2007 Post a comment Silicon Laboratories has introduced the Si8500 family of low-loss, high-accuracy AC current sensors for a wide range of power applications. The Si8500 integrates the functional equivalent of a current transformer circuit into a 4 x 4 x 1-mm QFN package.
CSA Travel Protection News & Analysis 7/30/2007 Post a comment CSA runs multiple call centers, including its 35-member customer service center and 13-member claims center. Come see how CSA Travel Protection provides extensive experience and superior customer service through their call center operations.
Cox Communications News & Analysis 7/30/2007 Post a comment As the nation's third-largest cable television provider, Cox Communications serves 535,000 basic cable customers and 2,300 employees countywide. Find out how they keep their customers connected.
Home Depot Supply News & Analysis 7/30/2007 Post a comment Seven Contact Centers strong, HD Supply FM has 500 customer service representatives servicing customers nationwide. Join in on a tour of the headquarters and a session that will give an overview of HD Supply FM's order placement function through the Contact Center Operations. Specifically, the Customer Service teams, Quality Assurance/Training Programs, VOC/Customer Advocate Center, Te
Stanford confabs explore multi-core CPUs, nets News & Analysis 7/30/2007 Post a comment The Hot Chips and Hot Interconnects conferences have posted their programs that will provide a look inside some of today's leading multi-core processors and research in on- and off-chip networks future versions of such CPUs may use.
RF MEMS switches to enter wireless handset apps News & Analysis 7/30/2007 Post a comment In an analysis of the market potential of radiofrequency (RF) microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) switching, French research and strategy consulting company Yole Development highlighted that they would generate $990 million market in wireless handset applications in 2013.
IC Insights sees big shakeup in 1H07 chip ranking News & Analysis 7/30/2007 Post a comment Though there has been little movement among the top ten semiconductor suppliers during the first half of 2007 compared to 2006 rankings, market research group IC Insights says there has been some significant changes in the ranking amongst the next ten.
Schneller Kreuzschalter von Texas Instruments News & Analysis 7/30/2007 Post a comment Datenraten bis zu 4,25 Gigabit je Sekunde unterstützen zwei neue Kreuzverteiler-Switches von Texas Instruments. Mit den Chips wendet sich das Unternehmen vor allem an Entwickler von Enduser-Netzwerk-Equipment.
Career Profile: VP Of IT/Exinda Networks News & Analysis 7/30/2007 Post a comment John Bothe believes interpersonal communications is the most import non-IT skill needed for tech leaders as it's critical to understanding the needs of senior management, network end users, partners and vendors.
3S Photonics crée un conseil scientifique News & Analysis 7/30/2007 Post a comment En ligne avec sa stratégie de diversification, 3S Photonics, spécialiste français des composants et modules optiques pour réseaux de telecommunications, vient de rassembler des experts de centres de recherche ou des universitaires publics ou semi-publics au sein d'un conseil scientifique.
Mitsui and Nano Proprietary extend Carbon Nanotube license Product News 7/30/2007 Post a comment Nano-Proprietary, Inc., through its subsidiary, Applied Nanotech, Inc., has announced that Japan based Mitsui & Co., Ltd. has extended its exclusive option to extend royalty bearing licenses on behalf of Nano-Proprietary to companies headquartered in Japan which will allow the use of NPI's carbon cold cathode intellectual property for the manufacture of lighting devices.
Denon launches new AV Receivers featuring HDMI v.1.3a and Deep Color Product News 7/30/2007 Post a comment Denon Electronics has announced a brand new lineup of thirteen completely re-designed advanced A/V receivers. The company's new line features leading-edge technologies such as HDMI 1.3a capability with support for Deep Color, advanced networking, WifFi, and specially designed custom integration features.
16-Gbit MLC NAND flash weighs in Teardown 7/30/2007 Post a comment
To meet increasing demand for more digital storage, leading flash memory manufacturers are touting their latest single-chip 16-Gbit MLC NAND flash devices. Earlier this year, Toshiba announced a 16-Gbit MLC NAND flash manufactured in the 56-nm process node. Samsung, meanwhile, introduced a 16-Gbit MLC NAND flash using a 51-nm process, a half a process node ahead of Toshiba's.
Omron shrinks FPC connectors News & Analysis 7/30/2007 Post a comment Omron has further miniaturised its FPC connector portfolio, with an ultra-low profile version that is just 0.5 mm thick fully assembled, as well as a solution offering a reduced footprint, based on a very small front-back depth.
TI--Ericsson 3G handset deal dials up full platforms, open OSes News & Analysis 7/30/2007 Post a comment Underscoring an industrywide move toward full-platform solutions for handsets--a trend that could have serious implications for second- and third-tier chip suppliers--Texas Instruments Inc. and Ericsson AB have announced that they will co-develop custom 3G handsets that leverage TI's Omap processor line and Ericsson's 3G RF and modem technology.
ST loses $758M in quarter News & Analysis 7/30/2007 Post a comment STMicroelectronics suffered a hefty, $758 million loss in the second quarter on charges related to the contribution of its flash memory business to a joint venture.
AMD facing cash crunch, S&P warns News & Analysis 7/30/2007 Post a comment Advanced Micro Devices Inc. had its B/Negative corporate credit rating reaffirmed last week by a major credit evaluation firm, which warned that the rating could drop early next year if AMD fails to improve its cash flow.
Distrib takes world view News & Analysis 7/30/2007 Post a comment A little more than a year after taking over as chief executive officer at Premier Farnell plc, Harriet Green is firmly putting her imprint on the London-based electronic-component distributor and its subsidiaries in Europe, North America and Asia.
Osram drops OLED displays for lighting News & Analysis 7/30/2007 Post a comment Osram GmbH will cease production of OLED-based displays and close the related fab in Penang, Malaysia. In the future, the company will focus on lighting solutions, also based on OLED technology.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros & cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight, as are piloted airplanes? Is the technology advancing faster than we can answer the questions it poses?
Panelists: Chad Sweet, Director of Engineering, Qualcomm; Yannick Levy, VP Corporate Business Development, Parrot; Jim Williams, ex-FAA drone chief; Michael Drobac, Exec. Director, Small UAV Coalition; Moderator: Junko Yoshida, Chief Int'l Correspondent, EE Times