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Tektronix, LitePoint address LTE design, troubleshooting
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4/30/2008   Post a comment
Tektronix, Inc. and LitePoint Corp. have partnered to deliver a solution for LTE development.
Competition winners highlight breadth of NFC applications
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4/30/2008   Post a comment
A system that allows hotel guests with NFC-enabled mobile phones to bypass the check-in process and unlock their doors using their phones was one of the winners in a competition held this week at the 2nd European NFC Developers Summit in Monaco.
Micronas fancies with industrial markets
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4/30/2008   Post a comment
Against the background of problems with its consumer business and encouraged by substantial success in its automotive division, Swiss chip maker Micronas eyes to industrial markets.
Fulcrum creates open-source software partnership for Ethernet switches
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4/30/2008   Post a comment
Ethernet switch chip developer Fulcrum Microsystems Inc. announced an effort to provide open-source methods for developing protocol middleware for LAN switching.
HSPA+ test solution for 3GPP compliant components
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4/30/2008   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies has announced that its Vector Signal Analysis (VSA) software now offers HSPA+ analysis capability, claiming to be the only commercially available HSPA+ signal analysis test solution in the industry.
Dual-channel signal source creates digital arbitary waveforms and offers fast channel switching of 15 ns
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4/30/2008   Post a comment
Narda, an L-3 Communications company, has introduced the Model 10512 programmable signal source that digitally creates frequency-modulated "noise" waveforms and applies them to a carrier whose center frequency can be varied ±50 MHz in less than 100 ns.
PXI accessory attaches to any NI eight-slot PXI or PXI Express chassis
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4/29/2008   Post a comment
National Instruments has introduced the PMA-1115 portable touch-screen monitor with integrated keyboard that attaches to any NI eight-slot PXI or PXI Express chassis.
Broadcom switch paves road to 40G
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4/29/2008   Post a comment
Companies driving to 40 Gbit/s Ethernet could settle on a single proposal as early as their next meeting, thanks in part to a recent switch from Broadcom which unveiling a range of new 65nm Ethernet chips at Interop.
Asset building open embedded test tools
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4/29/2008   Post a comment
Asset Intertech is developing open embedded instrumentation tools based on the preliminary P1687 Internal JTAG (IJTAG) specifications.
Group drives Gbit home network effort
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4/29/2008   Post a comment
Eleven companies have officially launched the HomeGrid Forum, a new consortium to accelerate work on a way to unify the fragmented world of home networking and aiming to speed up work on an ITU standard to define chips that can carry data at rates up to a gigabit per second across coax, phone or power lines.
SwissQual unveils platform extension for optimization of WiMAX nets
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4/29/2008   Post a comment
The Switzerland-based company's Diversity is a quality measurement platform that provides simultaneous, end-to-end testing for voice, data and video.
Software gap in NFC mobile payment vision
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4/28/2008   Post a comment
Near Field Communication is poised to take off perhaps as early as 2010 as an enabling technology for mobile payment systems using cellphone handsets, but significant pieces of the software infrastructure for this market are missing and silicon opportunities in NFC may be limited, according to an upcoming report from the EE Times Market Intelligence Unit.
Synopsys debuts 5 GHz PCI express core
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4/28/2008   Post a comment
Synopsys officially rolls out a silicon core for PCI Express 2.0 April 28, claiming the 5 GHz technology is beginning to get attention from designers at a time when experts say the industry is moving at a relatively slow pace down the Express road map.
More IT operations open in Poland
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4/28/2008   Post a comment
US-based Acxiom, an IT services company, announced plans to open an IT center in Gdansk, Poland, which could employ up to 500 IT specialists.
Arbitrary/function generator provides high signal amplitude
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4/25/2008   Post a comment
Tektronix Inc. has extended its AFG3000 series with the addition of the AFG3011 arbitrary/function generator for high-signal amplitude applications.
High-tech contributions to prez candidates top $25 million
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4/25/2008   Post a comment
The high-tech industry has so far kicked in more than $25.5 million in campaign contributions to U.S. presidential candidates, according to a survey by a watchdog group.
Azimuth unveils channel emulator for LTE and 4G
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4/25/2008   Post a comment
The ACE MX product line features a scalable architecture, universal frequency support error free testing.
TMD Technologies turns up the power with Ku band TWT
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4/25/2008   Post a comment
TMD Technologies is offering a higher power, fast warm, Ku band travelling wave tube (TWT), rated at 400 W continuous power.
Sensor & Test to offer broad supporting program
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4/25/2008   Post a comment
The Sensor & Test trade fair (Nuremberg, May 6 though May 8), has published its supporting scientific and technological program. Five conferences and a number of forums provide a broad range of topics for test and automation engineers.
Web seminar addresses radiated performance for WiMAX
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4/25/2008   Post a comment
Ever wish you knew more about how to pass radio conformance, protocol conformance, and interoperability certification tests for WiMAX? Then this web seminar from Agilent Technologies and ETS-Lindgren may be for you.
Reference source designed to simplify RF calibration and improve productivity
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4/24/2008   Post a comment
Fluke Europe B.V., has announced the Fluke 9640A-LPN (low phase noise) RF Reference Source, a higher-performance synthesizer designed to simplify RF calibration and improve calibration lab productivity for even more demanding workload coverage.
Silence on tax exemptions hurting Indian startups
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4/24/2008   1 comment
Uncertainty about extending a 10-year tax holiday for IT companies have left Indian chip design houses in a quandary.
Executive moves: Cadence, Mentor announce promotions
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4/24/2008   Post a comment
Leading EDA vendors announced executive moves this week.
Anxious weekend ahead for Galileo backers
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4/24/2008   Post a comment
Teams that have been developing and financing the Giove-B demonstrator and test satellite for Europe's fledgling satellite navigation project, Galileo, will have an anxious weekend as the bird is scheduled to be launched in the early hours of April 27th.
WiMAX Forum taps Tektronix for official protocol test tool
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4/24/2008   Post a comment
Tektronix's G35-WiMAX protocol test solution will serve as the reference point to analyze the responses of individual devices in test scenarios specified by the WiMAX Forum.
DoD may push back on Apple's P.A. Semi bid
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4/23/2008   2 comments
Apple Inc. may have to face the ire of the U.S. Department of Defense following its planned acquisition of P.A. Semi Inc because the startup's PWRficient processor is designed into DoD programs in every major branch of the armed services, said one P.A. Semi customer who expects Apple will end production of the parts.
Agilent adds HSPA+ analysis capability to VSA software
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4/23/2008   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies has announced that its Vector Signal Analysis (VSA) software now offers HSPA+ analysis capability, which the company claims is the first commercially available HSPA+ signal analysis test solution in the industry.
Manufacturing test product supports Freescale's latest storage processors
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4/23/2008   Post a comment
Kozio's kDiagnostics provides a manufacturing solution for functional testing of Freescale-based hardware, including the MPC837xE series of processors, as well as numerous other CPUs and chipsets.
iNEMI takes its roadmap on the road
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4/23/2008   Post a comment
iNEMI, the International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative , is holding a workshop in Europe to give industry the opportunity to review "work in progress" on its 2009 roadmap.
Boom seen in SIM card shipments
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4/23/2008   Post a comment
Shipments of SIM cards last year increased by 28 percent, with growth being driven by demand and opportunities in emerging markets and from the latest high-speed multimedia handsets.
Semicon Moscow debuts in June
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4/23/2008   Post a comment
Semi International is expanding its activities in Russia from trade missions to a Semicon conference and show on par with its other global events.
Automated test product supports AMCC PowerPC processors
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4/23/2008   Post a comment
Kozio Inc., a provider of automated hardware functional test for digital circuit boards, announced support for the latest AMCC Power Architecture processors, the PowerPC 460EX and PowerPC 460GT.
Agilent teams with NextWave on WiMAX power calibration, production test
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4/23/2008   Post a comment
The companies will collaborate to optimize RF power calibration speed and production test capabilities
T-Mobile tips broad push for open platforms
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4/23/2008   Post a comment
T-Mobile plans to drive open software platforms across all its handsets, an executive for the carrier said at a conference where he and other speakers touted the coming Google Android platform as an "iPhone for the masses" that will help spur open innovation in handsets.
FPGA design and verification solutions from Lattice and Aldec
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4/22/2008   Post a comment
High-speed Aldec simulator is claimed to be the only OEM mixed-language simulator for FPGA design.
Tektronix : Arbitrary-function generator offers 40 V peak-to-peak amplitude
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4/22/2008   Post a comment
The AFG3011 arbitrary/function generator is the latest addition to the Tektronix AFG3000 Series of signal sources for design, test, and manufacturing engineers.
Indian design business reached $6 billion in 2007
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4/22/2008   Post a comment
According to a study released by the India Semiconductor Association, the India's design sector is expected to grow by over 21 percent during the next three years on a compounded annual growth basis to $10.96 billion.
Qimonda to realign partner network
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4/22/2008   Post a comment
Qimonda will take further strategic measures to reduce its dependency to from the PC market. Against the background of another quarter with towering losses, Qimonda CEO Kin Wah Loh explained in a conference call that he plans to "re-engineer" the company's partner network.
Yokogawa : PC-based data-acquisition system combines high performance and ease of use
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4/22/2008   Post a comment
The Yokogawa SL1000 is a PC-based data-acquisition unit designed to provide high-speed data logging and fast data transfer in electro-mechanical and power measurement applications.
Solid-state power amplifier delivers enhanced performance and spurious response
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4/22/2008   Post a comment
CAP Wireless has announced a new version of its RM022020 power amplifier (PA) with enhanced performance that provides both excellent pulse fidelity and improved spurious response (typically -85dBc).
Web site aims to limit channels for fake chips
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4/22/2008   Post a comment
The Semiconductor Industry Association has launched a directory of authorized silicon distributors as part of an ongoing effort to attack what it says is a rising problem in chip counterfeiting that the SIA is fighting on several fronts, including China where huge stores of fake goods operate freely.
Solid state programmable attenuator covers 700 MHz to 6.0 GHz
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4/21/2008   Post a comment
Featuring a small and compact housing, the ATS0760-63 solid-state programmable attenuator from eubus GmbH extends the company's portfolio of solid state attenuators.
ExpressCard interfaces target avionics testing
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4/21/2008   Post a comment
GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms has introduced three RoHS-compliant ExpressCard interfaces for testing aircraft systems.
PXI, PCI, and VXI oscilloscopes offer benchtop performance
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4/21/2008   Post a comment
ZTEC Instruments has introduced the ZT4210 series of 300-MHz oscilloscopes in PXI, PCI, and VXI form factors.
PXI embedded controllers deliver improved performance
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4/21/2008   Post a comment
National Instruments has introduced two low-cost PXI embedded controllers that deliver increased performance for value-based test, measurement, and control applications.
Aeroflex and Innowireless partner to accelerate development of 3GPP LTE mobile devices
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4/21/2008   Post a comment
Aeroflex and Innowireless have announced that they have entered into a technology partnership designed to accelerate the development of 3GPP LTE mobile devices for subscribers.
UPA targets 400Mbps+ powerline technology
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4/21/2008   Post a comment
The Universal Powerline Association is gathering industry consensus round an effort to develop the PowerMAX specification for powerline communications technology that will deliver 400Mbits/ second and beyond.
2008 ACE Awards slideshow: Winners, one and all
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4/18/2008   Post a comment
The stars were out last week as EE Times presented its 4th Annual Creativity in Electronics, or ACE, Awards. Take a look at out slideshow.
Letter to the editor: Quality problem starts at U.S. patent office
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4/18/2008   6 comments
Letter to the editor: Quality problem starts at U.S. patent office.
India's Wipro to set up in Wroclaw
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4/18/2008   Post a comment
Wipro, India's third largest IT firm, announced plans to set up a research and service center in Wroclaw, Poland, to provide support to Switzerland-based client Credit Suisse.
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