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Oasis file format gets endorsed by DFM startup
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9/30/2005   Post a comment
Oasis Tooling is expected to announce next week that Aprio Technologies is the first commercial licensee of Oasis test cases and tools to assist in the development and optimization of Oasis database technology for photomask layout exchange and interchange.
CriticalBlue supporting Power architecture with Cascade
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9/30/2005   Post a comment
Embedded systems design tool startup CriticalBlue has added support for IBM's Power architecture to its Cascade co-processor synthesis tool
Hynix unveils roadmap for 70-nm NAND flash
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9/30/2005   Post a comment
Korean chip maker Hynix Semiconductor Inc. has disclosed an aggressive product roadmap to mass produce NAND-based flash memory.
Bird mulls handset manufacture in India
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9/30/2005   Post a comment
China’s largest mobile handset manufacturer, Bird, is considering setting up a handset manufacturing plant in India but will decide after talks with supplier and software developers back in China.
U-Nav files answer, counterclaim to SiRF's complaint
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9/29/2005   Post a comment
U-Nav Microelectronics has filed in U.S. District Court an answer and counterclaim to the complaint for patent infringement filed by SiRF Technology.
Litho magnification ratio unlikely to change at 32 nm
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9/29/2005   Post a comment
The existing lithography mask standard of 4X magnification with 26-mm field size is will likely remain unchanged through the 32-nm technology node, according to a consensus of semiconductor equipment suppliers and manufactures at a recent Sematech-sponsored workshop.
Motorola exec to Congress: improve communications
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9/29/2005   Post a comment
Motorola Inc. corporate vice president of technology Gary Grube has called on Congress to immediately improve the nation's emergency communications infrastructure in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Low-cost data-acq modules leverage USB 2.0
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9/29/2005   Post a comment
Here's news of two low-cost USB 2.0 multi-function data acquisition devices. These low-noise modules are powered by the 12-Mbit/s USB bus and convert at 10-ksample/s and 48-ksample/s speeds.
iSuppli boosts LCD-TV shipment forecast
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9/29/2005   Post a comment
and material suppliers, market research firm iSuppli Corp. has raised its forecast for LCD-TV shipments, citing declining prices, rising consumer acceptance and increasingly efficient panel production.
Wipro demos video transfer over UWB
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9/29/2005   Post a comment
Wipro Technologies, the design services arm of Wipro Ltd., demonstrated video transfer between two laptops using ultrawideband technology.
Ericsson, SeaMobile team on wireless network at sea
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9/29/2005   Post a comment
Wireless communications company Ericsson has signed a three-year contract with wireless voice and data supplier SeaMobile Inc., to provide wireless voice and data services at sea.
IEEE approves Property Specification Language standard
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9/28/2005   Post a comment
In what may be record time for the IEEE standardization process, the organization has approved the standard for Property Specification Language for the verification of complex software.
Samsung to join International Sematech
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9/28/2005   Post a comment
Samsung Electronics Corp., the world's second-largest semiconductor vendor, will announce soon that it has joined International Sematech as a full research member.
Malaysia foundry, Taiwan design house team up
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9/28/2005   Post a comment
Silterra Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and Goyatek have entered into an agreement to jointly develop and support fabless semiconductor customers worldwide.
PXI RF test modules go to 6-GHz
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9/28/2005   Post a comment
Adding 6-GHz capability to provide seamless coverage of mobile device testing, test-and-measurement house Aeroflex is releasing two new PXI modules to its product line-up. They're for high-speed testing of RFICs and other devices for WLAN and WiMax.
EDA Consortium issues call for DAC papers
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9/28/2005   Post a comment
The Electronic Design Automation Consortium has issed a call for industry contributions to the 2006 Design Automation Conference technical program.
Taiwanese R&D organization joins OCP-IP
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9/28/2005   Post a comment
The SoC Technology Center of the Industrial Technology Research Institute has joined the intellectual property plug-and-play standards organization Open Core Protocol International Partnership.
IEEE creates task force to develop next PoE standard
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9/28/2005   Post a comment
The IEEE 802.3 has created a new task force to develop an enhanced PoE standard, dubbed PoEPlus, based on the objectives of the IEEE PoEPlus Study Group.
Scholarships offered for IT security
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9/27/2005   Post a comment
A group promoting information security is offering scholarships to post-graduate students working on information security research projects.
California Micro, Epson ink foundry deal
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9/27/2005   Post a comment
Semiconductor supplier California Micro Devices has completed a wafer supply agreement with Seiko Epson Corp., engaging the Japan-based Epson foundry as a high-volume wafer source for ICs targeting the mobile handset, personal computer and digital consumer electronics markets.
IEEE-802.11b analysis software handshakes with Wi-Fi receiver
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9/27/2005   Post a comment
Portable RF test equipment supplier Berkeley Varitronics Systems is rolling out an IEEE-802.11b Wi-Fi hardware receiver/software package for Windows. The passive network-independent product graphically and textually scans, monitors, and logs all 2.4-GHz 802.11b Wi-Fi networks.
Ruggedized nomadic chassis houses PXI test set
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9/27/2005   Post a comment
Check out this ruggedized PXI test set. Although designed initially for flight-line military testing, it will find application in many industrial and field applications, too.
Secure cellphone spec advances
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9/27/2005   Post a comment
An ad hoc industry group has taken its first step toward delivering in the first half of 2006 a hardware-security standard for cellphones.
Lightwave analyzer tests high-speed electro-optical components
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9/26/2005   Post a comment
Test-and-measurement house Agilent Technologies is debuting a lightwave component analyzer that's slated to accelerate broadband infrastructure build-out, as well as lower design and manufacturing costs of high-performance network components. It will test PIN diodes, laser drivers, receivers, amplifiers, sensors, lasers, transmitters, optical modulators, photodiodes, optical passive components, and fiber waveguides.
Low cost USB pod turns PC into scope, logic analyzer, more
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9/26/2005   Post a comment
Here's an affordable PC-based pod that functions as a programmable oscilloscope, logic analyzer, and digital signal generator---and more---all in one compact unit. It communicates with your PC using high-speed USB 2.0.
India gearing for outsourced ESL design
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9/26/2005   Post a comment
India’s software skill base, growing hardware design skills and the increasing software content in electronics is making the country a likely source of Electronic System Level (ESL) design.
Ciena to set up research center in India
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9/26/2005   Post a comment
Telecom equipment maker Ciena Corp. will set up a research center at Gurgaon near New Delhi, its first R&D center outside North America.
Tester gets multimedia messaging service hooks
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9/23/2005   Post a comment
Reflecting the trend of increased multimedia applications in 3G mobile devices, Anritsu is rolling out an enhanced version of its existing signaling tester. The enhancement permits the signaling application tester to perform MMS (multimedia messaging service) transmission/reception tests, as well as increased SMS (short message service) and video call test analysis.
PC-controlled ATE debuts
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9/23/2005   Post a comment
ATE vendor Nextest Systems is rolling out two new semiconductor test systems for cost-sensitive applications. One uses a PC for control. The other is based on a single circuit board.
Catalog sheds light on lightwave test
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9/23/2005   Post a comment
Here's a new catalog that provides detailed information on products for optical, electrical, protocol, and service-level testing. The catalog details wares for the installation and commissioning of broadband and triple-play services and infrastructures.
20-slot PXI chassis serves test
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9/23/2005   Post a comment
Geotest-Marvin Test Systems announces the addition of a 20-slot PXI chassis series to its family of PXI modules and mainframes. The new chassis features one system controller slot and nineteen PXI/CPCI slots.
Qualcomm integrates WLAN functions into handsets
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9/23/2005   Post a comment
Wireless technology provider Qualcomm Inc. has announced that its Mobile Station Modem chipsets will support Philips' wireless local area network (WLAN) module.
Philips Semiconductors targets PC market
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9/22/2005   Post a comment
Philips Semiconductors has designated the PC market as “one of the top three high-growth areas” for the company’s newly organized Home business unit.
House OKs manufacturing technology bill
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9/22/2005   Post a comment
The House approved legislation that seeks to boost U.S. manufacturing technology.
Microsoft to push broadband access in India
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9/22/2005   Post a comment
Microsoft Corp. said it will join forces with telecommunications service providers, PC companies and banks here to offer a broadband and PC package at affordable rates.
Freescale partners with Indian design houses
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9/22/2005   Post a comment
Instead of waiting for the Indian semiconductor market to grow, Freescale Semiconductor is partnering with Indian design houses to create solutions around Freescale products for the regional and even global market.
WFI inks $25 million Army contract
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9/21/2005   Post a comment
Wireless communications company Wireless Facilities Inc. has been awarded a contract for aerial target related services from the U.S. Army valued at $25 million over five years.
Qualcomm raises guidance
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9/21/2005   Post a comment
Wireless technology provider Qualcomm Inc. has increased its financial guidance for the fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended Sept. 25, 2005.
India sets up committee to study innovation, funding
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9/21/2005   Post a comment
India’s Planning Commission has set up a Committee on Technological Innovation and venture capital that will scan the country’s policy environment for venture capital and examine technological innovation.
Fear driving telecom companies to VoIP, says survey
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9/20/2005   Post a comment
Global telecom carriers are accelerating their plans to offer Internet-based VOIP services for fear of losing critical business to competitors, according to a report by Heavy Reading.
Samsung reportedly fined by regulators for false documents
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9/20/2005   Post a comment
South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co. has been fined 60 million won ($58,000) by the Korean regulatory agency Fair Trade Commission for obstructing a government investigation and falsifying pertinent documents, according to several online press reports.
PCI signal generator plug-ins make performance tradeoffs
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9/20/2005   Post a comment
A new family of ARB cards for the PCI platform comprise ultra-fast arbitrary waveform generators. These plug-ins give you 12-bit resolution at D/A conversion rates of up to 1 billion samples/s.
India to launch a dozen satellites over 5 years
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9/20/2005   Post a comment
India plans to launch as many as a dozen communications satellites in the next five years at an overall cost of about $750 million.
Automated test suite serves second-gen PCI Express
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9/19/2005   Post a comment
Test-and-measurement equipment maker LeCroy Corp. is offering what it says is the industry's first automated test suite for PCI Express testing and validation.
Digital waterwark software targets passport security
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9/19/2005   Post a comment
Digimarc Corp. and a Hungarian partner said they are developing interoperable digital watermark software for detecting security features on travel documents.
Terminal lets you drive RF signal generator
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9/19/2005   Post a comment
Here's news of a synthesized signal generator usable to 1-GHz. Priced under $1000, it features a dedicated digital output with programmable voltage levels for testing digital systems and ICs, and it provides an AC-coupled and a differential output for testing RF wireless devices.
Nintendo proposes concept game controller
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9/19/2005   Post a comment
Nintendo Co. Ltd. will introduce a game controller the company hopes will become a new standard, according to Satoru Iwata, president of Nintendo, in his keynote speech at the Tokyo Game Show.
Indian firm seeks U.S. design partner
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9/19/2005   Post a comment
D’Gipro Systems is talking to an unidentified U.S. firm in an attempt to capitalize on the growing need for design services from India.
China's ZTE plans WiMAX trial in Pakistan
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9/19/2005   Post a comment
WiMAX will soon be touching down in Pakistan.
DVD Forum to study China-only format
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9/16/2005   Post a comment
The DVD Forum is studying the possibility of a Chinese-only format based on the HD DVD spec.
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