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WiMedia Alliance to support UWB regulatory effort
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4/29/2005   Post a comment
In a turnabout, Intel and the WiMedia Alliance have agreed to sponsor and attend a meeting in San Diego later this month in an effort to accelerate the move toward international rules for ultrawideband signaling.
Dell to expand India outsourcing, says report
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4/29/2005   Post a comment
Dell Computer plans to add 2,000 people in India by the year's end as the PC maker seeks to make the country a hub for software development and back-office work, an Associated Press report said Friday (April 29).
E-passport makers hail U.S. retreat
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4/29/2005   Post a comment
Global electronic passports suppliers hailed a decision by the U.S. State Department to add a requirement for additional security measures in next-generation U.S. passports.
Microsoft rejoint l’Alliance WiMedia
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4/29/2005   Post a comment
Microsoft Corp. a annoncé vendredi (29 avril) avoir rejoint l’Alliance WiMedia, groupe chargé de la promotion des technologies de communications sans fil à ultra large bande.
Microsoft joins WiMedia Alliance
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4/29/2005   Post a comment
Microsoft Corp. announced Friday (April 29) it has joined the WiMedia Alliance, an industry group promoting ultrawideband wireless communications technology.
PCI combo card generates spectrally pure mixed-signals
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4/28/2005   Post a comment
With two 16-bit output channels running at 400-Msamples/s, here's a PCI plug-in card that works as a spectrally pure mixed-signal waveform generator. It's just the ticket for video, or IF strip testing.
Matsushita chief backs effort to unify next-generation DVD spec
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4/28/2005   Post a comment
Matsushita President Kunio Nakamura endorsed the effort to unify the next-generation DVD standard, saying concessions from both sides on technology are possible.
Nomadic fiber-optics tester supplants multiple instruments
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4/28/2005   Post a comment
Here's a new line of metro-area optical time-domain reflectometers that combine measurement and analysis functions with optical power meters, light sources, and Internet Protocol testing. These battery-powered nomadic instruments combine the functions of multiple instruments, giving you an all-in-one handheld that can be used to confirm optical access service connections as well as IP network transmission performance.
CO2 transmitter/sensor installs in ventilation channels
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4/28/2005   Post a comment
A sensor is designed for accurate measurement of CO2 levels in heating, ventilation and air conditioning applications. It's available for measuring in ranges of 2000-ppm and 5000-ppm.
Wideband FPGA-equipped signal processor plays in Windows PCs
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4/27/2005   Post a comment
Here's news of a PC-based 12-bit digitizer and oscilloscope card that can reach sampling speeds of up to 400-Msamples/s. As a PCI plug-in, it touts a depp on-board memory of up to 4-Gbytes to store 2-Gsamples.
Rambus affirme avoir remporté trois procès
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4/27/2005   Post a comment
Rambus Inc., développeur de licences de technologie d’interface mémoire, a annoncé avoir remporté trois litiges distincts.
Les sociétés japonaises protègent le contenu des disques durs amovibles
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4/27/2005   Post a comment
Hitachi Ltd., Pioneer Corp., Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd et Sharp Corp. ont conclu un accord pour le développement et l’octroi de licence pour les technologies de protection du contenu SAFIA (Security Architecture For Intelligent Attachment) relatives aux disques durs amovibles utilisés dans les ordinateurs de bureau et les produits électroniques grand public.
Motorola opens 3G development center in China
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4/27/2005   Post a comment
151 Motorola Inc. has opened a development center in Beijing, China, to help develop 3G network solutions globally, as well as provide direct support for 3G customers in China.
Giang Dao named COO of International Sematech
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4/26/2005   Post a comment
Giang Dao, who earlier ran its lithography research division, has been named chief operating officer for advanced technology at International Sematech.
Agilent senkt Preisschwelle für Digital-Oszilloskope
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4/26/2005   Post a comment
Agilent senkt Preisschwelle für Digital-Oszilloskope
Japanese companies team to protect content on removable hard drives
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4/26/2005   Post a comment
Hitachi Ltd., Pioneer Corp., Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd., and Sharp Corp. have agreed to develop and license Security Architecture For Intelligent Attachment (SAFIA) content protection technologies for removable hard drives used in consumer electronics and PCs.
Wireless LAN test suite runs on Windows PCs
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4/25/2005   Post a comment
Making WLAN tests? Check out this new software that runs on any PC running Windows 2000 or XP. Lyocom's new Test Suite works with PC-hosted instruments from National Instruments and Ascor to provide signal generation and measurement capabilities for wireless LANs.
With eye on China, DoD task force warns of IC drain
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4/25/2005   Post a comment
A Pentagon report amplifies growing concerns about the migration of semiconductor manufacturing from the U.S. to Asia.
Rambus claims successes in three legal cases
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4/25/2005   Post a comment
Rambus Inc., a licensor of memory interface technology, claimed legal successes in three separate cases.
Dolby Labs prevails in patent suit with Lucent
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4/25/2005   Post a comment
Dolby Laboratories Inc. has announced it has received a favorable from that the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California stating the company did not infringe on two patents belonging Lucent Technologies Inc. relating to Dolby compression technology.
Freescale, Philips to team on FlexRay products
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4/25/2005   Post a comment
Freescale Semiconductor and Royal Philips Electronics have agreed to share their FlexRay technologies in an effort to speed up the adoption of FlexRay products.
Streamline medical ultrasound designs with monolithic Doppler phase-shifter
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4/25/2005   Post a comment
Analog Devices, Inc. created an IC that simplifies the development of continuous wave (CW) Doppler imaging in stationary and portable ultrasound systems.
Low cost digital storage scopes are big on features
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4/25/2005   Post a comment
It doesn't make economic sense to equip a field technician or an engineering lab bench (or even a school lab) with a high-speed expensive instrument when a 60-MHz or 100-MHz scope will fill the bill. Agilent Technologies addresses that with four portable digital-storage oscilloscopes that sell for about 20 percent less than competing scopes. With bandwidths of 60-MHz, 100-MHz, 150-MHz, and 200-MHz, Agilent's new DSO3000 Series are dual-channel instruments with big color LCDs.
Japanese group proposes logic LSI foundry for semi industry
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4/22/2005   Post a comment
Concerned with the declining presence of Japan in the system-on-chip LSI market, the Economic Research Institute in Japan has proposed to form an independent logic LSI foundry that would combine industry-wide human, financial and intellectual resources in Japan.
IBM to reportedly sell 200mm semi plant
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4/22/2005   Post a comment
IBM Corp. is seeking to sell or lease almost 1 million square feet of semiconductor research and manufacturing plant in East Fishkill, N.Y., according to unpublished reports.
L’Inde envisage un effort universitaire pour combler le manque d’ingénieurs
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4/22/2005   Post a comment
L’ISA (India Semiconductor Association) annonce son intention de lancer un programme « passerelle universitaire » afin de s’attaquer au problème du manque d’ingénieurs diplômés des institutions indiennes.
House energy bill includes R&D funds for photovoltaics
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4/21/2005   Post a comment
Energy legislation approved by the House includes provisions to fund research on renewable resources and photovoltaics.
USB high-voltage I/O module supplants PCI equivalent
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4/21/2005   Post a comment
As Universal Serial Bus continues its ascendancy for many moderate-speed measurement and data acquisition applications---especially those where plug-and-play in a PC environment is paramount---data acquisition and test-and-measurement supplier Measurement Computing is dishing up a USB-based high-voltage, high-current digital I/O module. It's an alternative to, or replacement for, PCI-based systems used for high-voltage monitoring and control.
Study finds nanotech patent 'gold rush'
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4/21/2005   Post a comment
A new study concludes that a "gold-rush mentality" grips nanotechnology research.
Japanese companies team on ID tag format
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4/20/2005   Post a comment
Four major Japanese IT companies---NTT Data Corp., Fujitsu Ltd., Hitachi, Ltd. and NEC Corp-- have formed an initiative to establish a common platform for identification (ID) tag based service interoperability
Une nouvelle spécification ouvre la voie légale au partage des films téléchargés
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4/20/2005   Post a comment
Une spécification, lancée très discrètement en fin de semaine dernière pourrait faire pour la vidéo ce que l’iPod d’Apple a fait pour la musique.
Cadence prévoirait de fermer son unité de services de conception en Ecosse
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4/20/2005   Post a comment
La société de CAO électronique Cadence Design Systems Inc. se préparerait à fermer son unité de services de conception à Livingstone, en Ecosse. Elle devrait, de ce fait, supprimer la majorité des 90 postes de conception, selon un communiqué publié sur Internet.
Halla says U.S. chip industry must move beyond Moore's Law
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4/20/2005   Post a comment
National Semiconductor Corp. chief Brian Halla wants the U.S. chip industry to end its reliance on Moore's Law as its calling card.
500-kHz 16-bit analog I/O board is low-profile PCI plug-in
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4/20/2005   Post a comment
Here's news of a high-resolution data converter and control board that's priced at less than $700 a pop. The new plug-in is a PCI bus-compatible multi-function analog I/O board that imparts 16-bit precision to PC-based measurement, analysis, monitoring and control applications. Either commercial temperature range or industrial temp range versions can be ordered. PCI-X and PC/104 versions are available, too.
Xybernaut fires CEO, COO amidst scandal allegations
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4/20/2005   Post a comment
Mobile and wearable computer hardware vendor Xybernaut Corp. said Wednesday (April 20) it had fired several top-level officers and announced the resignation of its accounting firm after an independent audit revealed widespread management corruption, including the use of company funds for personal expenses and nepotism by the company's CEO.
Halla says U.S. chip industry must move beyond Moore's Law
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4/20/2005   Post a comment
National Semiconductor Corp. chief Brian Halla wants the U.S. chip industry to end its reliance on Moore's Law as its calling card.
Acacia Technologies files patent suit against Intel, TI
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4/19/2005   Post a comment
IP licensing company Acacia Research Corp. said its Microprocessor Enhancement Corp. subsidiary has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in California against Intel Corp. and Texas Instruments Inc.
Tool suite tests VoIP WLANs
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4/19/2005   Post a comment
Designed to test voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) over WLAN systems, the VeriWave Analysis Test Suite assesses voice quality metrics of real-world networks.
Tool suite tests VoIP WLANs
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4/19/2005   Post a comment
Designed to test voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) over WLAN systems, the VeriWave Analysis Test Suite assesses voice quality metrics of real-world networks.
New Test Gear Helps Cottage Codec Creators
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4/19/2005   Post a comment
With brewing codec wars between Microsoft's VC-1 codec and MPEG- 4 Part 10 AVC (aka H.264), one subtle point is easily forgotten: There are many different "flavors" or variations of each codec, depending on who creates it. A cottage industry is flourishing, and Tektronix has the test tools to support it.
50-MHz IF signal analyzer is Windows-based
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4/18/2005   Post a comment
Working with software-defined radios? Then check out this shoebox-sized IF signal analyzer. It runs an embedded Intel microprocessor and uses Windows as an operating system. Providing 50-MHz of bandwidth, it can display time domain, frequency domain, and waterfall displays.
Test suite checks VoIP-over-wireless LANs
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4/18/2005   Post a comment
Here's news of an industry-first voice-over-Internet-Protocol-over-WLAN tester. VeriWave's VoIP-over-WLAN Analysis Test Suite assesses voice-quality metrics of realworld VoIP-over-WLANs, analyzing traffic prioritization, evaluating network behavior in the presence of non-voice traffic, and measuring overall call quality when users roam between WLAN Access Points.
UTStarcom inks $20 mllion contract with China Netcom
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4/18/2005   Post a comment
UTStarcom Inc. has signed infrastructure contracts valued at $20 million with China Netcom Group to expand the operator's existing IP-based PAS (Personal Access System) networks in the Henan and Liaoning provinces, as well as in metropolitan Beijing and Tianjin.
Cellphone functional tester works on-the-air
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4/18/2005   Post a comment
Enabling remote test of cellphones, test-and-measurement house Willtek Communications is rolling out a new mobile phone tester dubbed the Model 4208. As a new member of the company's existing GSM-band testers, this latest box is a compact instrument that works as an RF generator and analyzer, supporting mobile phone tests over a short distance using built-in rubber ducky antennas.
UTAC strikes new alliance with key RFIC designer
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4/18/2005   Post a comment
Test and Assembly Center Ltd. announced a new strategic alliance with one of the city-state's main radio-frequency integrated circuit design and service companies.
SEC delays stock-option accounting rules
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4/15/2005   Post a comment
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has delayed by six months implementation of new accounting rules for expensing stock options.
Taiwan erwägt höhere Strafen für Technologie-Transfers
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4/15/2005   Post a comment
Angeblich aus Gründen der nationalen Sicherheit und des öffentlichen Interesses strebt die taiwanesische Regierung strengere Kontrolle bei Technologie-Transfers an.
Sides close to deal on HD disk format
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4/15/2005   Post a comment
Opposing camps in the high-definition disk format battle are close to a compromise on key components of their competing standards based on blue laser technology.
Sanyo, Sharp join DVD6C for licensing DVD patents
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4/15/2005   Post a comment
The DVD6C Licensing Group (DVD6C) announced Friday that Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd. and Sharp Corp. have joined its worldwide joint licensing program.
Merix to acquire Hong Kong board supplier
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4/14/2005   Post a comment
Printed circuit board supplier Merix Corp. announced Thursday (April 14) it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the operations of pc board maker Eastern Pacific Circuits Limited (EPC), based in Hong Kong, for $120 million in cash.
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