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Zygo rolls metrology tool for 45-nm node
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Optical metrology supplier Zygo unveiled a front-end semiconductor metrology tool, the Z3D 7000, targeted toward metrology challenges at the 45-nanometer node and beyond.
SafeNet introduces secure IP cores
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Information security provider SafeNet introduced silicon intellectual property cores said to deliver the advanced levels of security mandated by new industry standards and market requirements for improved protection of data at rest and data in transit.
ARM RealView 3.0 optimized for SoC features
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ARM Holding plc released version 3.0 of its RealView Development Suite, described as an integrated, end-to-end tool chain for hardware/software co-development, optimized for the system-on-chip features requested by embedded systems developers.
Motorola sells automotive business to Continental
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Motorola Inc. has agreed to sell its automotive business to automotive supplier Continental AG for $1 billion in cash, enabling the communications company to focus more on its wireless and broadband communications businesses.
Half of design projects are late
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In an ongoing and troubling trend, more than one half of current embedded design projects are running behind schedule, according to a new survey released at the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) here.
FEI CEO steps down amid losses
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Amid losses and a failed merger, metrology specialist FEI Co. said that Vahe A. Sarkissian has stepped down as the company's chairman, president and chief executive officer.
Reliability keying future chip designs
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The ever-more important role reliability issues play in chip design was examined at the recent 44th International Reliability Physics Symposium (IRPS) and the seventh annual International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED).
VLSI lists '05 semi tool market share winners
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Semiconductor equipment vendors Advantest Corp., Applied Materials Inc., ASM International N.V. and KLA-Tencor Corp. were the winners in their respective categories in terms of sales for 2005, according to VLSI Research Inc.
Interest in embedded Linux remains low, survey finds
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Only 17 percent of embedded systems designers are currently using embedded Linux, and 66 percent say they are either not interested in using it or do not expect to be using it anytime soon, according to the results of a survey released here at the Embedded Systems Conference Silicon Valley.
Planar inductor targets portable electronic devices
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JFE Mineral has developed a planar inductor that combines high performance with an ultra-thin package for low-profile portable electronic devices.
Clock chips exceed Sonet jitter specs
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Analog Devices Inc. expanded its clock and data recovery (CDR) offering with four chips that tout outstanding jitter performance to simplify optical network designs.
Sealed switches operate up to 1 million cycles
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Designed for a broad range of applications, CIT's RoHS-compliant ST series of sealed tactile switches operate up to 1,000,000 cycles with an optional stainless steel dome contact.
Altium Designer adds support for Altera's Nios II
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Windows-based EDA tool provider Altium announced that the latest version of its Altium Designer unified electronic product development system includes full support for embedded designs using the Nios II FPGA-based soft processor from Altera.
Altium unveils next-gen compiler system
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At the Embedded Systems Conference Silicon Valley, Windows-based EDA tool provider Altium unveiled a new complier system billed as the company's next-generation unified hardware/software compiler technology.
Xilinx claims lowest cost PCI Express starter kit
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Claiming the industry's lowest cost PCI Express starter kit, programmable logic vendor Xilinx unveiled a Xilinx PCI Express starter kit with a list price of $349, based on the company's Spartan-3 FPGAs.
IEEE moves to standardize wireless co-existence methodologies
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The document for assessing coexistence of wireless networks is expected to be published in 2008.
Credence VP resigns amid reorganization
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Credence Systems Corp. has reorganized its operations - a move that resulted in the departure of long-time automatic test equipment (ATE) veteran Jean-Luc Pelissier, according to a report from SG Cowen Securities Corp.
TI converges on Bluetooth, WLAN and FM audio
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Texas Instruments Incorporated has started sampling to selected mobile phone designers a device that integrates mobile WLAN, Bluetooth and FM stereo audio in one chip.
Renesas joins Sematech manufacturing group
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In a move to gain access to leading-edge technology, Japan’s Renesas Technology Corp. has joined the International Sematech Manufacturing Initiative (ISMI).
Linear Technology, Primarion team on POL products
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Analog IC supplier Linear Technology Corp. has signed an agreement with digital IC supplier Primarion Inc., to produce digital point-of-load (POL) products for networking, computing and telecommunications infrastructure.
Artimi's WiMedia UWB chip supports 3-5 GHz and 6-9 GHz
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The RF IC has features for support of Detect and Avoid (DAA) operation in the 3-5 GHz band once regulators approve the technology.
Altera tool accelerates C into hardware in Nios II-based systems
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Programmable logic supplier Altera rolled out a productivity tool for developers of Nios II-based systems said to substantially increase the performance of embedded software.
MIPS, msystems team on security platform
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MIPS Technologies has teamed with storage solutions vendor msystems to develop a security platform for the set-top box, digital television, consumer electronics, networking and mobile markets.
Micron, OmniVision tip sensors for security
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At this week’s International Security Conference West show in Las Vegas, Micron Technology Inc., OmniVision Technologies Inc. and others are expected to show new CMOS image sensors for emerging security applications.
Chip integrates Bluetooth and FM audio for mobile handsets
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TI develops a hardware and software platform that integrates Bluetooth technology and high-fidelity FM audio.
Saifun Semiconductors completes secondary offering
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Nonvolatile-memory maker Saifun Semiconductors Ltd. said it raised $115.6 million in a secondary issue on the Nasdaq. Of that, $105.3 million will go to shareholders and the remainder to the company’s coffers, adding to the $175.8 million in cash the company reported holding at the end 2005.
India's Videocon joins bidding race for Polaroid
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India's Videocon Group has joined the bidding fray for Polaroid Corp., according to a report in The Economic Times (Mumbai).
Startup enables IC variability characterization
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Startup Stratosphere Solutions rolled out StratoPro, a combination of IP and software that embeds test structures that fabs use to characterize process variability.
Samsung SDI to invest $751 million into PDP plant
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Raising the stakes in the flat-panel TV market, South Korea’s Samsung SDI Co. Ltd., said Monday (April 3) it would invest 730 billion won ($751 million) to build a plasma display plant that would begin operation in May 2007.
Grau railway power supplies cater for different supply voltages
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Grau Elektronik has developed a converter family for different railway system voltages. The choosable output power can be 75 W, 150 W and 300 W. The standard output voltage is 24 V.
Lucent, Alcatel finalize $36 billion merger
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Lucent Technologies and Alcatel have finalized their proposed ‘merger of equals’ over the weekend to create a telecommunications equipment group that will have sales of just over $25 billion.
Global chip sales down 2.2 percent from January
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In what is historically a poor month for semiconductor sales, worldwide shipments in February came in at $19.2 billion in February, 6.8 percent higher than for the same month last year.
USB JTAG debuggers target ARM, Xscale, PowerPC micros
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4/1/2006   Post a comment
A pair of inexpensive USB 2.0 JTAG debug interface devices are now available from Macraigor Systems. These devices target ARM, Xscale, and PowerPC microprocessors.
Cypress claims first QDR II+, SDR II+ samples
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4/1/2006   Post a comment
Claiming an industry first, Cypress Semiconductor said it has begun sampling QDR II+ and DDR II+ SRAM devices.
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