Emulator News & Analysis 8/31/2001 Post a comment The SS-V850 emulation system supports the V850 family of MCUs.
Automotive SoC News & Analysis 8/31/2001 Post a comment Designed for automotive "mechatronic" applications, wherein electronics systems are physically integrated with mechanical elements, the L9805 SoC contains an ST7 microcontroller core...
Hitachi to eliminate 14,700 jobs, cut chip capital spending 57% News & Analysis 8/31/2001 Post a comment TOKYO -- Hitachi Ltd. today outlined massive cutbacks in its businesses, including the elimination of 14,700 jobs worldwide--about 4% of its workforce--and restructuring of its trouble semiconductor division. The company called the moves "emergency management measures" aimed at reviving turnaround efforts that began two years ago.
Arc and Siroyan catch ARM's Amba bus News & Analysis 8/31/2001 Post a comment ARC International and Siroyan have joined the list of companies to adopt ARM's Amba as an on-chip system bus, making it easier for both companies to plug into systems and IP built around it.
Ericsson ökar licensieringstakten News & Analysis 8/31/2001 Post a comment Genom att skapa ett nytt företag, Ericsson Mobile Platforms, ska Ericsson kunna öka sin licensiering av sina 2,5G- och 3G-plattformar till andra tillverkare av mobiltelefoner och trådlösa apparater.
Intel and AMD declare an I/O truce News & Analysis 8/31/2001 Post a comment SAN JOSE --- Archrivals Intel Corp. and AMD Corp. have reached d??tente on their separate high-speed I/O standards, and officials of both firms told EBN they are hoping to make Intel's 3GIO and AMD's HyperTransport work together.
Taiwan's Aopen issues apology to Intel for pre-announcing Brookdale News & Analysis 8/31/2001 Post a comment TAIPEI, Taiwan -- AOpen Inc. must be in hot water, as the Taiwanese company here issued an apology to Intel Corp. for pre-announcing a PC motherboard line based on Intel's 845 chip set, code-named Brookdale.
AOpen is now asking the news media to remove its news release "any print, electronic, or other form'' that pre-announced the Brookdale chip set.
Telecom seen driving India's IC market News & Analysis 8/30/2001 Post a comment The telecommunications and consumer electronics sectors are expected to drive a healthy expansion of India's semiconductor market over the next several years, according to a market survey.
Asat's sales fall 49% sequentially; expects a 10-15% decline in current quarter News & Analysis 8/30/2001 Post a comment HONG KONG -- Hong Kong's Asat Holdings Ltd. today reported sales of $25 million in its first fiscal quarter ended July 31, down 75.7% from the like period a year ago and a 48.7% decrease from the previous quarter.
Net loss for the quarter was $20.3 million, or minus $0.15 per American Depository Share (ADS) share. The loss included a $1.5 million charge for reorganization expenses associated with the company's cost-reduction program.
Intel details next-generation I/O spec News & Analysis 8/30/2001 Post a comment Intel Corp. provided a first look at technical details for Arapahoe, the third-generation system I/O expected to replace the ubiquitous PCI bus in a broad range of computer and communications systems, at the Intel Developer Forum this week.
Intel outfits Itanium processor for faster runs News & Analysis 8/30/2001 Post a comment Intel Corp.'s next-generation Itanium processor, code-named McKinley, has undergone such a performance-enhancing makeover that it has a shot at running at least 50 percent faster than the current Itanium line, the company said.
3DSP lines up software development support from India's Wipro News & Analysis 8/30/2001 Post a comment BANGALORE, India --Wipro Technologies here today announced it has joined a partnership program at U.S.-based 3DSP Corp. to develop MPEG-4 video software for digital signal processing (DSP) ICs. The two companies said they are also planning an ongoing alliance for wireless and video applications, based on 3DSP's platform.
Intel previews new network processor for 10-Gbit operations News & Analysis 8/30/2001 Post a comment SAN JOSE--Intel Corp. Thursday gave a peek at its second-generation IXP network processor, planned for next year at a 1-GHz frequency handling 10-gigabit/second transmission rates.
Sean Maloney, executive vice president and general manager of the Communications Group, told EBN at the Intel Developers Forum that the new IXP processor will use the next-generation Xscale
ARM-based core that is also being introduced in 2002.
Intel gives preview of new IXP network processor News & Analysis 8/30/2001 Post a comment SAN JOSE--Intel Corp. Thursday gave a peek at its second- generation IXP network processor, planned for next year at a 1GHz frequency handling 10-gigabit/second transmission rates.
Sean Maloney, executive vice president and general manager of the Communications Group, told EBN at the Intel Developers Forum that the new IXP processor will use the next-generation Xscale ARM-based core that is also being introduced in 2002.
Hynix samples first 0.13-micron DDR SDRAM devices News & Analysis 8/30/2001 Post a comment SAN JOSE -- During the Intel Developer Forum (IDF), Hynix Semiconductor Inc. here announced that it has begun sampling its first 0.13-micron products--a family of 512-megabit double-data-rate (DDR) SDRAMs.
At the same time, the Korean chip giant also rolled out a new line of low-profile memory modules that supports DDR SDRAMs.
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