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Singapore's Temasek targets Malaysian automation firm
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
Temasek Holdings, the Singapore government's investment arm, appears set to expand its footprint in the regional electronics industry.
TI targets e-passport market with FRAM-based security chips
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9/27/2007   Post a comment
Texas Instruments said it will enter the secure government ID market with products built around ferroelectric memory and microcontroller technologies.
USB data acquisition devices offer 80 I/O channels
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9/26/2007   Post a comment
NI delivers several data acquisition devices that address high-channel count, portable and benchtop applications, and BNC connectivity.
Market watcher slashes chip forecast
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9/26/2007   Post a comment
Market watcher iSuppli Corp. has cut its forecast of global semiconductor revenue growth in 2007 to 3.5 percent, down from its previous prediction of a six percent rise due to weakness in sales in the first half of the year that will not be offset by the current uptick in growth.
Elektrobit interface tester supports WiMAX, LTE
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9/26/2007   Post a comment
Finnish communications group Elektrobit has started selling to chip developers, equipment suppliers and network providers a bsestation interface tester that conforms to both mobile WiMAX and 3GPP Long Term Evolution specifications.
Traffic generator supports PCI Express 2.0 designs
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9/25/2007   Post a comment
LeCroy Corp. has introduced its next-generation high-performance traffic generator and exerciser for PCI Express 2.0.
Tool 'engages' EE students
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9/24/2007   Post a comment
Why have American students been losing interest in electrical engineering? One theory is that dramatic technological advances in electronics have had the unintended consequence of making electronics less accessible to curious young minds.
Arris, C-COR create cable gear giant in $750M deal
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9/24/2007   Post a comment
In a deal that combines two leading suppliers of networking equipment for cable operators, Arris is to buy C-COR for approximately $730 million in cash and stock.
e2v joins Power.org alliance
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9/24/2007   Post a comment
Sensors, semiconductors and electronic tubes specialist e2v is joining the Power.org group, the company announced at the Power Architecture Developer Conference.
Beast of a fight ahead over Galileo funding
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9/21/2007   Post a comment
Differences between member states could scupper the European Union's plans to salvage funding for the ill fated Galileo satellite navigation system after private companies earlier this year decided not to back the project as originally intended.
Less is more for new HP Labs director
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9/21/2007   Post a comment
The new director of HP Labs, Prith Banerjee, hopes to help sort through a forest of R&D projects at Hewlett-Packard Co. to replicate his successful experience turning a university research project in the commercially successful startup Accelchip.
PXIe RF vector signal generator offers data streaming capability
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9/20/2007   Post a comment
National Instruments has released the NI PXIe-5672, a RF vector signal generator that delivers signal generation from 250 kHz to 2.7 GHz, 20 MHz of instantaneous bandwidth and real-time data streaming at up to 25 MS/s.
Measurement instrument delivers jitter analysis up to 80 MHz
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9/20/2007   Post a comment
SyntheSys Research has introduced the BERTScope 11000A digital communications receiver with jitter analysis (DCRj) for 10 Gbits/s telecommunications testing.
Emerson joins SCOPE Alliance
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9/20/2007   Post a comment
The Embedded Computing business of Emerson Network Power announced it has joined the SCOPE Alliance and introduced SCOPE-compliant AdvancedTCA blades this week at the AdvancedTCA Europe Summit in Chessy, France.
New supporters join COM Express group
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9/20/2007   Post a comment
Six new members, all from Taiwan, have joined the COM Industrial Group which tries to set a standard for graphics and other core features for COM Express board computers.
U.K set to free up spectrum for mobile broadband
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9/20/2007   Post a comment
Britain's communications and media regulator Ofcom has opened up the possibility of another specrum auction as it revealed plans to open some of the 900 MHz bands to more efficient use and increasing competition in mobile services.
Interposer for protocol analyzers makes PCI Express analysis easier
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9/19/2007   Post a comment
LeCroy Corp. has introduced an ExpressModule interposer for its PETracer PCI Express protocol analyzers.
Temperature measurement instruments deliver high accuracy
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9/19/2007   Post a comment
Data Translation has introduced the TEMPpoint series of high accuracy temperature measurement instruments.
Test platform targets aerospace/defense applications
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9/19/2007   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies has released the latest version of the Agilent Virtual Rack platform for test system creation and revision in aerospace/defense applications.
WiMAX Wave2 test system meets MIMO requirements
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9/19/2007   Post a comment
LitePoint Corp. has released its IQmax MIMO test system aimed at WiMAX devices with Wave 2 functionality.
DoD halts orders for 'selective availability' GPS
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9/19/2007   Post a comment
A DoD decision implements in architecture a presidential order ending the GPS "off" feature.
Electronics help predict global warming
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9/18/2007   Post a comment
Semiconductor modeling tools enable scientists to make more accurate predictions about global warming.
Realities intrude on Vietnamese dream
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9/18/2007   Post a comment
Investors pouring into Vietnam's fast-growing technology sector are being greeted with a talented workforce and strong government support -- but also a few hazards.
Doubts grow about wisdom of Alcatel-Lucent merger
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9/18/2007   Post a comment
As the first anniversary of Alcatel's transatlantic takeover of Lucent Technologies Inc. approaches, a tentative verdict is beginning to emerge about the transaction: It's not looking positive.
Indian center to be Xilinx global R&D hub
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9/18/2007   Post a comment
Xilinx Inc.'s center in Hyderbad, India, will serve as its global R&D hub.
Anritsu fields handheld Mobile WiMAX analyzer
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9/18/2007   Post a comment
The nine- pound analyzer has three options: RF, demodulation, and OTA.
LitePoint unveils WiMAX Wave2 test system
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9/17/2007   Post a comment
A basic system includes a pair of IQmax-500s plus a new synchronizing unit along with IQsignal, creating a 2x2 configuration.
Serial analyzers support PCI Express 2.0
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9/17/2007   Post a comment
Tektronix has introduced the TLA7S16 and TLA7S08 serial analyzers for test and validation of PCI Express (PCIe) 1.0 and 2.0 designs.
VXI oscilloscopes target aerospace/defense ATE applications
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9/17/2007   Post a comment
ZTEC Instruments has introduced the ZT4610 VXI digital oscilloscopes, targeted at high-density aerospace and defense ATE applications.
India team unveils new approach to test digital modules
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9/17/2007   Post a comment
A team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur have developed new approach for testing digital modules embedded in mixed-signal VLSI circuits.
Countervailing forces propel patent reform
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9/17/2007   Post a comment
The U.S. patent system is shifting under a building head of political steam. But just what all the changes and their fallout will be is still unclear.
Engineering services firms expand offerings as design needs shift
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9/17/2007   Post a comment
Third-party R&D/engineering services providers are expanding their offerings to meet growing demand from chip companies large and small.
Guidelines released for Indian chip, solar manufacturing
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9/17/2007   Post a comment
Six months after announcing a framework for semiconductor, LCD, solar cell and other electronics manufacturing India, potential manufacturers can now start applying under the guidelines.
European court rejects Microsoft antitrust appeal
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9/17/2007   Post a comment
Microsoft has suffered a major setback in Europe as the Luxembourg-based European Court of First Instance rejected almost all the substative arguments in its appeal to annul the antitrust decision made in 2004 by the European Commission.
Universal bond tester provides quick-start modules
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9/14/2007   Post a comment
Royce Instruments has introduced the System 650 universal bond tester with quick-start test modules that permit rapid changeover between wire pull, tweezer pull, ball bond shear, cold ball pull or die shear tests.
System switch/multimeter platform delivers flexibility with multiple options
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9/14/2007   Post a comment
Keithley's LXI Class B compliant Series 3700 system switch/multimeter platform offers four mainframe options including an optional integrated DMM and six plug-in cards.
Instruments improve chip test productivity
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9/14/2007   Post a comment
Keithley has expanded its product line for semiconductor characterization and production tests. New models of its series 2600 allow measurements of extremely low currents while at the same time reducing costs, the company claimed.
Toolset delivers high-speed signal integrity analysis
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9/13/2007   Post a comment
Synopsys and SiSoft deliver timing and signal integrity analysis toolset for package and printed-circuit-board (PCB) design.
Memory makers back flash standard
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9/13/2007   Post a comment
Seven electronics companies announced their support for an industry specification for next-generation removable flash memory cards.
Panel formed to develop plug-and-play bus specs
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9/13/2007   Post a comment
Three member companies of the PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturing Group have formed a subcommittee to develop plug-and-play specifications for Com Express.
Altera, European firms launch HD initiative
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9/13/2007   Post a comment
Seeking to foster the adoption of high definition broadcast systems design, Altera Corp. has launched the High Definition Quality Initiative. 4i2i Communications Ltd, ATEME SA, Let It Wave SA and PLD Applications joined the initiative as founding members.
Fast tuning low power VME-based ELINT tuner
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9/13/2007   Post a comment
The M/A-COM TU-6401 is a lightweight low power SIGINT microwave tuner designed for signal search and collection applications. It provides simultaneous narrowband and wideband IF (intermediate frequency) outputs centered at 160 MHz (100 MHz bandwidth) and 1 GHz (500 MHz bandwidth).
WiMAX Wave 2 test system includes MIMO and waveform generation capabilities
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9/13/2007   Post a comment
LitePoint Corporation has unveiled its IQmax MIMO system aimed at WiMAX devices with Wave 2 functionality. As it has with previous test solutions, the latest system uses a common-platform approach that covers product development through product QA.
Test tool targets mobile WiMAX devices
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9/12/2007   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies has introduced a wireless networking test set and OFDMA measurement application software as a complete one-box transmitter and receiver test solution for mobile WiMAX devices.
Debugger supports ARM Cortex cores
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9/12/2007   Post a comment
American Arium has launched SourcePoint 6.5.1, the latest update to its debugger line for ARM-architecture processors. Version 6.5.1 supports ARM7, ARM9, ARM11 and Cortex cores; offers serial wire debug (SWD), and delivers enhanced Linux OS-aware debug support
FCC OKs digital TV rules pushed by cable operators
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9/12/2007   Post a comment
The Federal Communications Commission has adopted digital TV transition rules that will require cable operators to either carry digital broadcast signals in analog format or downconvert digital signals for subscribers.
Patent litigation on the rise in semi sector
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9/12/2007   Post a comment
Patent protection litigations are on the increase in the semiconductor industry and the trend is expected to continue for the near future as more companies push to enforce their rights over inventions and as small technology companies push to raise their royalty revenues.
Tele-health group delivers specs
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9/12/2007   Post a comment
The Continua Health Alliance has defined an initial set of standards including versions of Bluetooth and USB to enable networked consumer health care systems and services and will roll out early next year a logo and compliance program.
Malaysian budget tackles needs of tech investors
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9/12/2007   Post a comment
Budget plans introduced by Malaysia attempt to address some of the key grievances of tech companies active in the country, such as skilled labor shortages and security fears.
Microwave tuner analyzes RF signals at top speed
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9/12/2007   Post a comment
Tyco's TU-6401 SIGINT microwave tuner features an RF down converter that is coupled with a direct digital synthesizer to separate tuning speed from phase noise, providing what the company claims is the industry's fastest tuner.
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