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Nanotech pioneers win Kavli Prize
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5/30/2008   Post a comment
Two nanotechnology pioneers were honored with the Kavli Prize, a $3 million award shared among seven recipients.
Watermarks need privacy controls, group says
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5/29/2008   Post a comment
Digital watermarks can compromise consumer privacy if not designed and deployed correctly, according to a new white paper from The Center for Democracy & Technology that lays out best practices for creating and using watermarks.
Advantest doubles dynamic test handler throughput
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5/29/2008   Post a comment
Advantest has announced its M6242 dynamic test handler that provides throughput of 42,200 units per hour for high-volume production test of memory devices such as DRAM.
Dynamic test handler delivers precision positioning for LCD drivers
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5/28/2008   Post a comment
Advantest has introduced the M7522 dynamic test handler with high-speed precision accuracy for TAB and COF-packaged LCD driver ICs.
Measurement/automation software reduces application development time
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5/28/2008   Post a comment
National Instruments (NI) has released Measurement Studio 8.5 to add test and measurement functionality to the latest Microsoft development environment.
Computer models how nanoparticles harm cells
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5/28/2008   Post a comment
Named for Buckminster Fuller, buckyballs--tiny nanoparticles composed of just 60 carbon atoms (carbon-60)--can enter cells and accumulate to cause damage, according to research scientists at two universities.
Next up for LSI: Ethernet?
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5/28/2008   Post a comment
For a company now focused exclusively on storage and networking markets, LSI Corp. has a glaring lack of standard Ethernet products, and chief executive Abhi Talwalkar is exploring the options for the venerable Silicon Valley icon.
Honeywell opens automotive R&D center in Czech Republic
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5/28/2008   Post a comment
US-based Honeywell opened an engineering-and-test center for automotive turbochargers in Brno, Czech Republic.
NI TestStand 4.1 offers multicore support
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
National Instruments has released NI TestStand 4.1, the latest version of the company's test management software, which now helps engineers develop faster test systems with multicore processor support.
USB-based instruments deliver modular test system
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
Agilent introduces a family of USB-based modular instruments, comprised of oscilloscopes, function generator, source/measure unit and switch matrix, for electronic functional test and troubleshooting applications.
PV manufacturing industry pools interests in organization
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
Companies focusing on production technology for solar silicon ingots, wafers, solar cells and PV modules have joined their forces in launching the International Photovoltaic Equipment Association (IPVEA). The group intends to intensify cooperations and unlock synergies.
My Perfect Gig aims to match EE 'must have' skills with right job
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
My Perfect Gig, Inc. aims to bring the accuracy of industry-specific, skills-based matching intelligence to a whole new level with two online services.
Macedonia attracts another car components manufacturer
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
Investment momentum is picking up in Macedonia with the third company to announce manufacturing plans in eight months.
VeriWave's eco-system test generators target vertical applications
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
WaveClient allows wireless device manufacturers to create in the laboratory the actual network eco-system surrounding the device.
Car production build up in CEE brings along test challenges
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5/26/2008   Post a comment
Engineers are finding the shift in car manufacturing to Central and Eastern Europe brings along challenges in vehicle testing due to the growing electronics content.
UPC Studio Software simplifies AC power testing
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5/24/2008   Post a comment
Test Manager feature saves time and money with user-definable test plans
Nanotubes may be as bad as asbestos
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5/23/2008   Post a comment
Carbon nanotubes could cause the same maladies as asbestos, according to a study by University of Edinburgh.
Test system reduces test time for automotive devices
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5/22/2008   Post a comment
Advantest's T7723 mixed-signal test system cuts test time by up to 30% for high-density automotive devices.
Test cookbook for UWB WiMedia 1.2 spec details transmitter analysis, receiver testing
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5/22/2008   Post a comment
Analysis software reads the digital information from the RF waveform to determine the demodulation method on a packet-by-packet basis.
Spec a year away for 40/100G Ethernet
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5/22/2008   Post a comment
The IEEE 802.3ba group developing a spec to drive Ethernet at rates of 40 and 100 Gbits/second reports significant progress from its last meeting, but it may take at least another nine months to cook a standard that could be the basis for first-generation products.
Minister: Indian 3G spectrum issues to be resolved soon
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5/22/2008   Post a comment
The Indian government will announce plans for rolling out 3G wireless spectrum with the next two months, according to government official.
3M Aerospace sets up manufacturing in Poland
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5/22/2008   Post a comment
US-based 3M Aerospace announced plans to build an aerospace- related manufacturing plant in Wroclaw, Poland.
Designers draft multicore programming guide
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5/22/2008   Post a comment
The Multicore Association is kicking off an effort to define best programming practices for embedded multicore processors, hoping within a year to define and create a guide to handling the thorniest problems in the growing arena of parallel software.
Indian embedded software seen moving up the value chain
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5/21/2008   Post a comment
Indian companies are now moving toward higher-end embedded software development and are increasing their expertise in specific domains, a study has found.
Two-channel audio analyzers generate signals down to 0.1 Hz
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5/21/2008   Post a comment
Audio Precision has unveiled two-channel models of its APx500 series audio analyzer with breakthrough features.
DRAMs gear up for next-gen graphics
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5/21/2008   Post a comment
Three DRAM makers are shipping parts using GDDR5, a new memory interface initially supporting data transfers at 4 Gbits/second per pin that will serve a new generation of graphics controllers expected from Advanced Micro Devices and archrival Nvidia as early as June.
Intel's Barrett: Tech does little good without improved education
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5/21/2008   Post a comment
Speaking at an IT conference in Malaysia, Intel chairman Craig Barrett said providing technology to poor countries will do little good without improved education.
On Semi: Slovakia fab closure not caused by euro adoption
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5/21/2008   Post a comment
On Semiconductor’s recent decision to close a fab in Piestany, Slovakia to cut costs was not caused by the country’s plans to adopt the euro currency, said John Nelson, ON Semiconductor’s COO.
Hurled eggs miss Microsoft CEO in Budapest; IT initiative signed
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5/21/2008   Post a comment
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer ducked eggs thrown at him in Budapest, where he signed an IT training initiative agreement.
DoD reviewing Apple's bid for PA Semi
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5/20/2008   Post a comment
The U.S. Department of Defense is reviewing Apple Inc.'s acquisition of embedded PowerPC designer PA Semi Inc. that reportedly put into jeopardy the future of a wide variety of military programs that had designed in the startup's processor.
VeriWave converges on testing network's edge
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5/20/2008   Post a comment
VeriWave has optimized testing for the converging network "edge" by encompassing testing of both wireless and wired LANs.
Irwin Jacobs to chair National Academy of Engineering
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5/20/2008   Post a comment
Qualcomm Inc. CEO Irwin Jacobs will chair the National Academy of Engineering as part of a new slate of elected officials.
Wind River, Intel ride Linux into car market
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5/20/2008   Post a comment
Intel and Wind River Systems have teamed up to create a Linux/x86 platform for car electronics, debuting at the Telematics Detroit 2008 conference based on Intel's low-power Atom processor and a new variant of Wind River's embedded Linux.
Microsoft on CEE: Despite concerns, the best has yet to come
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5/20/2008   Post a comment
Microsoft’s Vahe Torossian, VP for Central and Eastern Europe, believes CEE is on a steady growth track despite a shortage of skilled labor and the domination of outsourced work over startup activity.
Complete TD-SCDMA test solution for network deployment, installation, and maintenance
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5/20/2008   Post a comment
Anritsu has introduced three new options that make its award-winning BTS Master and Spectrum Master families a complete TD-SCDMA handheld test solutions for deploying, installing, and maintaining TD-SCDMA networks now being deployed in China.
Laser energy detector delivers highly accurate and fast measurements
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5/19/2008   Post a comment
Ophir-Spiricon has introduced a laser energy detector that measures repetitive pulses at up to 25,000 pulses per second, the fastest in the industry, claims the company, when paired with the Pulsar-4 Multi-Channel USB Smart Head to PC Interface
VeriWave unveils test solution for wireless and wired mobile IP Networks
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5/19/2008   Post a comment
The WaveBlade Ethernet 1104 and WaveQoE are used with VeriWave's WaveTest performance benchmarking platforms.
Wolfowitz to head U.S.-Taiwan trade group
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5/19/2008   Post a comment
Paul Wolfowitz, one of the architects of the Iraq war and ousted head of the World Bank, has been named to head the board of an influential U.S.-Taiwan lobbying group.
Intel in St Petersburg negotiations
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5/19/2008   Post a comment
Intel Corp is in talks with the St Petersburg government about a potential investment.
Wavesat rolls multi-mode baseband
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5/19/2008   Post a comment
Chip designer Wavesat debuts today (May 19) a new multicore DSP architecture capable of handling baseband processing for multiple broadband networks including WiMax Wave 2, Wi-Fi and the next-generation Personal Handyphone System.
Temperature measurement instrument supports Ethernet
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5/18/2008   Post a comment
Data Translation has released an Ethernet version of its temperature measurement instrument, TEMPpoint, which provides a standard Ethernet connection to support remote monitoring and control of thermocouples, RTDs, and voltages in the field and on the factory floor.
Logic analyzer looks into CAN bus
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5/16/2008   Post a comment
Intronix has added a CAN interpreter to its LA1034 logic analyzer. The device allows to easily display and analyze signals and protocols on a CAN bus.
Researchers transmit medical images via mobiles
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5/16/2008   Post a comment
Researchers from the Hebrew University (Jerusalem, Israel) and the University of California, Berkeley, say they have developed a process that transmits medical images via cellular phones.
Asset attests to embedded-test structures
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5/15/2008   Post a comment
As a natural extension of trends in the test and measurement business, the electronics industry is moving toward embedded instrumentation. Leading this movement is Asset InterTech Inc., dedicated to the development of IEEE 1149.1 tools.
Multimedia test system delivers fast, low-cost measurements
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5/15/2008   Post a comment
VI Technology claims its Multimedia Test System offers the fastest path to analog and digital audio and video measurements for multimedia devices.
PCI digitizers, waveform generators get more memory
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5/15/2008   Post a comment
Strategic Test has equipped all of its PCI and PCI Express cards for PCI digitizers and waveform generators with 256 MBytes of on-board memory for longer signal recording and generation times.
Infrastructure problems will slow earthquake recovery efforts
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5/15/2008   Post a comment
With China focused on an intense search for survivors after a devastating earthquake, the government is deferring efforts to repair damaged infrastructure, limiting the ability of high-tech firms to resume normal manufacturing operations.
Cable tester offers voice control
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5/15/2008   Post a comment
CAMI Research Inc. has released new software for its CableEye cable and wire harness tester that allows production engineers to use synthetic speech and voice recognition for hands-free operation.
Rohde & Schwarz transmitter suitable for outdoor use
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5/14/2008   Post a comment
The R&S NV8303VO supports the ATSC, MediaFLOTM, DMB-T, DVB-T/-H digital standards, as well as standards such as A-VSB.
VC investments in Europe rebound in Q1
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5/14/2008   Post a comment
Venture capital investment in European companies rebounded during the first quarter of 2008 to Euros 1.4 billion, compared with Euros 1.26 billion in the last quarter, but the picture is patchy, with cleantech investments falling substantially.
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