LED-backed LCD TVs on healthy growth path News & Analysis 9/1/2010 Post a comment LCD TV panel makers are targeting aggressive growth for LED panel shipments, with plans to reach 40 percent LED penetration in Q4’10, and to exceed 50 percent in Q2’11, according to the latest DisplaySearch report.
Automating static timing analysis process Product News 9/1/2010 Post a comment EMA Design Automation announced TimingDesigner 9.25 with enhanced Automerge functionality, which the company claims, dramatically decreases the time required for performing interface timing analysis.
Lyrtech makes financial progress News & Analysis 9/1/2010 Post a comment Lyrtech Inc. (Quebec City, Canada) which specializes in digital signal processing technologies and supplies a range of DSP-FPGA development platforms has reported a net profit of $0.1 million for the second quarter of 2010.
GlobalFoundries shows 28-nm AMS design kit Product News 9/1/2010 1 comment GlobalFoundries is making a 28-nm analog/mixed-signal design flow development kit available to customers, the company said at the opening of its Global Technology Conference in Santa Clara, California.
Purdue pump uses body heat to deliver drugs News & Analysis 9/1/2010 4 comments Purdue University researchers have developed a pump for drug-delivery patches that might use arrays of "microneedles" to deliver a wider range of medications using the body's heat to transfer the drugs.
Freescale forms joint lab with Chinese automaker News & Analysis 9/1/2010 1 comment Engineers from Beiqi Foton Motor and Freescale Semiconductor will work together to integrate Freescale microcontrollers and sensors into automotive control systems for the powertrain, chassis, safety and "green" aspirations of the Chinese automakers.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.