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Noise modules provide wide bandwidth frequencies to test filters, RF systems
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7/31/2007   Post a comment
Wireless Telecom Group is offering a pair of noise modules for the computing and military equipment markets that deliver the wide bandwidth frequencies required to test filters, electronic circuits or RF systems.
Custom module eases boundary-scan integration with Teradyne ICT
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7/31/2007   Post a comment
JTAG Technologies has released the JT 2147 Custom Function Module (CFM) for use with its Symphony 228xPLUS integration package for Teradyne's TestStation in-circuit testers.
Unit measures voltage, current in electronic components
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7/31/2007   Post a comment
Yokogawa Electric has developed the GS820, a multi-channel source measure unit that measures voltage, current and other characteristics of semiconductors and electronic components.
Pickering rolls out PXI RF switching modules
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7/31/2007   Post a comment
Pickering Interfaces has introduced high-density RF modules that provide switching characteristics to 3-GHz.
Progress, controversy mark IEEE 802.11 plenary meeting
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7/30/2007   Post a comment
The IEEE 802 committee's recently concluded plenary session included reports of progress in several areas and continuing disagreement in others.
Veteran electronics editor Lydon dies of cancer
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7/28/2007   Post a comment
James J. Lydon, longtime editor of Electronic News and mentor and editorial role model for many of the most influential people in high technology business journalism, died at 76 due to complications from bone marrow cancer on July 27.
Consumer testing hijacked?
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7/27/2007   Post a comment
With interoperability issues for digital entertainment systems still dogging the consumer electronics industry, a subsidiary of the chip vendor that invented the High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) has seized the opportunity to turn the industrywide problem into a profit center.
Fabless chip vendor Entropic readies IPO
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7/27/2007   Post a comment
Entropic Communications Inc., a fabless chip vendor based in San Diego, announced plans for an initial public offering of its common stock.
Imagine fires back against BigBand's lawsuit
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7/27/2007   Post a comment
Video platform specialist Imagine Communications has filed a counterclaim to BigBand Networks' patent-infringement lawsuit, calling it "baseless litigation" and categorically denying the allegations.
EC charges Intel with anticompetitive practices
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7/27/2007   Post a comment
EC antitrust regulators have concluded that Intel has abused its dominant position in the microprocessor market. The legal proceeding could end with a billion-euro fine for Intel.
Voltage/current measurement instrument targets automotive and power management
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7/26/2007   Post a comment
Teradyne's DC90XP, a high-power voltage/current source and measurement instrument for FLEX and microFLEX test systems, targets automotive and power management markets.
EU set to free up spectrum restrictions
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7/26/2007   Post a comment
The European Commission is proposing to repeal long-standing European regulations on using frequency bands that are currently employed for the GSM network.
Tektronix tools aid in China's DTV push
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7/26/2007   Post a comment
Tektronix and China Electronics Standardization Institution have created a joint laboratory for advanced research and assessment of digital RF and digital TV standards in China.
IEEE picks up VSIA's standards work
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7/26/2007   Post a comment
The IEEE has formed two study groups to explore the creation of IEEE standards based on work done at the VSI Alliance.
STATS ChipPAC disappoints with 2Q results
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7/26/2007   Post a comment
STATS ChipPAC posted dismal results for the second quarter, with net profit tumbling nearly 60 percent from the prior year to just $7.4 million.
Silica, Seoul sign pan-Europan distribution deal
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7/26/2007   Post a comment
Avnet subsidiary Silica is to distribute Seoul Semiconductor's complete line of LEDs and solid state illumination products in Europe.
Time instrument delivers 25 million events-per-second throughput rate
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7/25/2007   Post a comment
Agilent's TC890 time-to-digital converter features six independent stopwatches for precise timing measurements from a common start event to multiple stop events at a high resolution.
Semiconductor Research Corp. to receive U.S. tech award
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7/25/2007   Post a comment
Semiconductor Research Corp. is among several U.S. technology companies to receive the National Medal of Technology during a White House ceremony.
Local players missing in growing Indian electronics market
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7/25/2007   Post a comment
Few Indian manufacturers are poised to be strong players in any of the local electronics market.
Confusion dogs the launch of 3G services in India
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7/24/2007   Post a comment
Bharti Airtel, India's largest wireless phone services provider, is awaiting government approval to launch 3G services, but the process is fraught with complications.
Software package simplifies digital RF test signal creation
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7/24/2007   Post a comment
Tektronix has announced the availability of RFXpress, an advanced software package that performs RF/IF/IQ waveform creation and editing of digitally modulated signals for its AWG5000 and AWG7000 arbitrary waveform generators.
Memory tester debuts for small lot production
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7/23/2007   Post a comment
Verigy's latest product delivers high-mix, low-volume, low-cost production in small footprint.
Europe urged to energize VC backing for green projects
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7/23/2007   Post a comment
Technology development group TTP has issued a call to arms to European venture capital groups to invest in early stage green technology projects, or face just getting the dregs of green projects in a few years time.
Parametric test systems migrate to Linux OS
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7/19/2007   Post a comment
Keithley Instruments has announced several enhancements to its S600 Series Parametric Test Systems including a migration to the Linux OS.
DMB group slates EC decision on mobile TV
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7/19/2007   Post a comment
Members of WorldDMB -- the organization which promotes the adoption and implementation of Eureka 147 based technologies -- strongly criticized, and said they "continue to be mystified" by, the European Commission's unilateral support of DVB-H for mobile television in Europe, apparently to the exclusion of all other mobile TV standards, including those developed by European industry such as T-DMB.
When Intel speaks, do chip test execs listen?
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7/19/2007   Post a comment
Intel Corp.'s director of test operations threw down the gauntlet at a panel of automated test equipment executives at the Semicon West Test Summit.
Graphical software available for LXI test instruments
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7/19/2007   Post a comment
Data Translation says it has released the first drag and drop graphical software for LXI test and measurement applications.
Portable protocol analyzer supports 3.0 Gbits/s data rates
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7/19/2007   Post a comment
Catalyst Enterprises has expanded its line of Serial ATA (SATA) and Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) protocol analyzers with the introduction of the low-cost portable STX-131.
Pickering expands LXI-compliant switch line
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7/18/2007   Post a comment
Pickering Interfaces is expanding its LXI-compliant switching product line with the introduction of the 60-310 high-voltage matrix and the 60-510 LXI low thermal EMF matrix.
Hardware in the loop fault simulation modules debut
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7/18/2007   Post a comment
Pickering Interfaces is expanding its PXI switching product line designed for hardware-in-the-loop fault simulation applications with three modules—the 40-190, 40-195 and 40-196.
EC set to mandate DVB-H for mobile TV
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7/18/2007   Post a comment
The European Commission has backed the DVB-H flavor of mobile TV as a standard and has called for member states and the industry to push ahead as fast as possible implementing the technology.
IBM's Paul Horn retires, Kelly named research chief
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7/18/2007   Post a comment
IBM Research chief Paul Horn is retiring, ending a 28-year career at IBM that included 11 years as head of one of the world's largest technology research organizations.
Noise Com introduces J7000 series jitter test systems
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7/18/2007   Post a comment
The NoiseCom J7000 Jitter Test System is a designed to be a powerful test instrument to alter serial signal streams through injection of Gaussian noise in a way that reflects real-world signal behavior.
European chip production not competitive, warns Infineon CEO
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7/18/2007   Post a comment
Infineon CEO Wolfgang Ziebart warned the European semiconductor production has already lost its competitiveness against Asian countries. Wages are too high and government aid is too low in Europe, he said.
US support vendor to open Vietnam technology center
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7/17/2007   Post a comment
Support vendor establishes Vietnam presence as more electronics manufacturers eye the country.
IC test system handles high-speed serial buses
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7/17/2007   Post a comment
Credence Systems claims the enhanced Sapphire D-6432DFT instrument is the first integrated semiconductor test system with far-end loopback implementation for high-speed serial buses.
Researchers call for more funds, easier immigration
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7/17/2007   Post a comment
The U.S. government needs to spend more money on long-term research and multi-disciplinary education and open its doors wider for international researchers, according to a pending report from the Presidential Commission on Advanced Science and Technology.
Advantest, Wavecrest co-develop jitter analysis test tool
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7/16/2007   Post a comment
Advantest and Wavecrest have launched a jointly developed jitter analysis software tool (JAT) for Advantest's multi-lane 6.5 Gbits/s high-speed interface SerDes test solution.
Handheld XRF analyzers achieve improved detection limits
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7/16/2007   Post a comment
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has launched a new platform of handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzers with improved detection limits and shorter measurement times.
Ireland launches research program on mobile technology
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7/16/2007   Post a comment
Looking to the future of mobile technology, Ireland has launched a €2.45 million ($3.37 million) research program.
French telematics provider selects Telit's GPRS technology
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7/16/2007   Post a comment
After having conducted tests at its Trieste-based laboratories, French telematics provider masternaut announced it has selected Telit Communications SpA, Italian supplier of wireless modules for machine-to-machine (M2M) applications, for its GPRS data transmission technology.
Philips looks to cut stakes in NXP, LG. Philips LCD
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7/16/2007   Post a comment
Royal Philips Electronics is looking to sell its remaining 20 per cent stake in NXP Semiconductors and reduce its share in its LG.Philips LCD joint venture to below 20 percent, the company said as it announced greatly increased profits for the second quarter on the back of the sale of its stake in foundry TSMC.
Electromagnetic field simulator features power rail extraction
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7/13/2007   Post a comment
Ansoft enhances its SIwave full-wave electromagnetic field simulator with new features for power rail extraction in low-voltage/high-current PCB and IC package designs.
Component orders bounce back, says ECA
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7/13/2007   Post a comment
Electronic component orders bounced back in June from a small dip the month before, according to the four-to-five week average index compiled by the Electronic Components, Assemblies & Materials Association (ECA).
IEEE meeting advances broadband over powerline specs
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7/13/2007   Post a comment
Broadband over powerline networking in the home came a step closer this week with major agreements concluded at the IEEE P1901 working group standardization effort that was held in Edinburgh, Scotland.
What's hot at Semicon West?
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7/12/2007   Post a comment
A slew of companies are showing products at Semicon West.
ON expands Philippines presence
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7/12/2007   Post a comment
ON Semiconductor registered a vote of confidence in the Philippines, unveiling plans to increase its production presence there substantially by 2010.
Agilent, GCT partner on WiMAX manufacturing test system
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7/12/2007   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies and GCT Semiconductor have announced plans to jointly implement a WiMAX manufacturing test system for GCT's WiMAX chipsets.
Broadcom, battling Qualcomm, offers free IC license for public safety
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7/12/2007   Post a comment
Broadcom Corp. said it is willing to grant free licenses for its patented wireless chip technology to state and local public-safety users.
Global VCs continue to target China, India -- and U.S.
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7/11/2007   Post a comment
Venture capitalists continue to go global, with China the preferred spot for manufacturing investment and India favored for R&D and engineering, according to a new survey.
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