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WiMax emulator debuts
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9/30/2008   Post a comment
Elektrobit Corp. rolled out what it claims is the industry's first radio channel emulator aimed at manufacturers of basestations and subscriber devices using WiMax, LTE and other 4G wireless network standards.
Analog front-ends satisfy handheld ultrasound
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9/30/2008   Post a comment
Texas Instruments has introduced 8-channel and 16-channel analog front ends (AFEs) especially for handheld ultrasound systems.
Group plans science and tech policy event
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9/30/2008   Post a comment
A group of scientists and technologists will convene a national conference in October in an effort to get science and technology issues on the front burner of the 2008 presidential campaign.
Iannucci departs from Nokia
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9/30/2008   Post a comment
Bob Iannucci has resigned from his post as chief technology officer at Nokia with immediate effect.
LEM : Voltage transducer meets IRIS requirements
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9/30/2008   Post a comment
LEM introduces the DV series voltage transducer for insulated voltage measurements from 1200 to 4200 Vrms.
Calex : Infra-red temperature sensor has remote adjustable emissivity setting
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9/30/2008   Post a comment
Calex' PyroEpsilon series of non-contact temperature sensors measures the temperature of inaccessible or moving objects and materials.
Firms launch mobile broadband awareness campaign
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9/29/2008   Post a comment
An initiative led by the GSM Association has united 16 IT and wireless service providers--including Microsoft , Dell, Toshiba, Qualcomm and T-Mobile--to drive the adoption of notebook computers with mobile broadband capability.
PMC-Sierra seeks to unify WiMax bands
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9/29/2008   Post a comment
PMC-Sierra Inc. will unveil its solution for unifying five different frequency bands at this week's WiMax World.
Nokia, Huawei sign cross licensing accord
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9/29/2008   Post a comment
Finnish communications group Nokia and its wireless infrastructure joint venture Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) have sealed a cross-licensing agreement with China's Huawei covering essential patents for wireless standards.
Anritsu enhances Site Master handheld analyzers
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9/29/2008   Post a comment
The enhancements include a 30% improvement in sweep speed, optical Distance-To-Fault (DTF) measurement capability, advanced post analysis tools, and a ruggedized phase stable cable with reinforced handgrip.
Ipetronik appoints Manager of the new Engineering & Consulting Division
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9/29/2008   Post a comment
Ipetronik has appointed Dr. Ullrich Hesse as the manager of their new Engineering & Consulting division.
Instrument provides fast, easy I-V characterization
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9/26/2008   Post a comment
The Keithley Series 2600A System SourceMeter instrument family combines a precision power supply, true current source, DMM, arbitrary waveform generator, V or I pulse generator with measurement, electronic load, and trigger control in a single instrument.
Meltdown unlikely, says Stanford economist
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9/26/2008   Post a comment
A general economic slowdown is the most likely result of the current woes on Wall Street, according to a leading economist who would not rule out a small risk of a more general financial meltdown.
Viterbi set to receive National Medal of Science
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9/26/2008   Post a comment
Wireless industry pioneer Andrew Viterbi, co-founder of Qualcomm and creator of the Viterbi Algorithm, will be honore along with six other researchers and inventors in receiving a National Medal of Science for 2007.
Firmware update enhances performance for mobile WiMAX test set
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9/26/2008   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies has announced a series of new features in a firmware update for its E6651A Mobile WiMAX Test Set.
Analysts stay cool as Wall Street woes unfold
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9/26/2008   Post a comment
Analysts remain hopeful the crisis on Wall Street might not have a strong negative impact on the electronics industry, and some are taking a wait-and-see approach on a day when another bank collapsed and a legislative rescue package is still being hammered out.
Wroclaw attracts US software developer
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9/26/2008   Post a comment
US-based Precision Software will open a software development center in Wroclaw, Poland, according to Paiz, Poland's investment promotion agency.
Control/monitoring solutions reduce energy costs in older plants
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9/25/2008   Post a comment
Cypress Envirosystems has introduced a family of control and monitoring solutions designed to help older buildings and manufacturing sites cut energy costs and boost productivity. These products upgrade pneumatic thermostats, manual steam trap monitoring and dial gauges in minutes, providing payback in less than one year.
Capacitance meter offers fast and wide measurement range
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9/25/2008   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies has introduced the E4981A capacitance meter with a fast speed and wide measurement range.
Instrument combines scope, logic analyzer and pattern generator functions in single device
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9/25/2008   Post a comment
Link Instruments, Inc. has introduced the MSO-19 mixed-signal oscilloscope that combines logic analyzer and pattern generator functions together with TDR functions in a single device.
Power Integrations says court finds patents enforceable
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9/25/2008   Post a comment
A U.S. District Court has dismissed a challenge by Fairchild Semiconductor to the enforceability of four patents held by high-voltage analog IC vendor Power Integrations and ruled the patents enforceable, Power Integrations said.
Opinion: Three ways Wall Street hurts tech
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9/25/2008   1 comment
The debacle on Wall Street will cool a hot beta market once hungry for the latest high end computer and communications gear, tighten a source of financing that has helped companies soldier through tough times and create a difficult economic climate that will color all markets and initiatives.
SIA urges House action on R&D tax credit extension
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9/24/2008   Post a comment
The Semiconductor Industry Association praised the U.S. Senate for approving a two-year extension of the research and development tax credit and urged the U.S. House Representatives to immediately take action on the bill.
Panasonic will demo high def 3DTV in Japan
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9/24/2008   Post a comment
Consumer giant Matsushita Electric Co. Ltd. has developed a prototype stereoscopic 3-D television and Blu-Ray Disc player that supports high definition and aims to work with the Blu-Ray Disc Association to set a standard around the 3-D format it hopes to use for the system.
Jedec absorbs MultiMedia Card Association
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9/23/2008   Post a comment
Standards organizations Jedec Solid State Technology Association and the MultiMediaCard Association have merged.
U.S. high tech exports sank 3% in '07, trade group says
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9/23/2008   Post a comment
U.S. high-tech merchandise exports declined 3 percent last year to $214 billion, according to a report by AeA, the trade group formerly known as the American Electronics Association.
Agilent bundles MATLAB with its signal analyzers
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9/23/2008   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies and The MathWorks today announced that MATLAB is now available with the purchase of Agilent's EXA, MXA, or PSA signal analyzers.
dSPACE, VaST simulate automotive SW on virtual HW platforms
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9/23/2008   Post a comment
dSPACE GmbH and VaST announced they have joined efforts in simulating automotive and Autosar-compliant software on virtual hardware platforms.
Free Device Description Explorer for CANopen and Powerlink
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9/23/2008   Post a comment
IXXAT announces a new tool that enables the user to inspect respectively convert CANopen and Powerlink device description files conforming to the CiA 306 and CiA 311, as well as the upcoming EPL V2.0 XML specifications.
Intel's Barrett berates U.S government policies
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9/23/2008   Post a comment
The U.S. is throwing its future down the drain. That was one of the startling statements from Craig Barrett, Intel chairman, in an interview with Business Week magazine.
Data converter achieves record sampling rate from 16bit resolution
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9/23/2008   Post a comment
Offering speeds that were once achieved only from lower resolution analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), Texas Instruments has introduced a 16bit, single-channel ADC with a sample rate of 200MS/s.
Silicon Valley divided in 2008 election
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9/22/2008   1 comment
Silicon Valley and the electronics industry it symbolizes is divided by its own version of red and blue states—and a few colors in between.
Euro investment bank in talks with Indian cleantech sector
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9/22/2008   Post a comment
Europe's leading private banking group is in talks with Indian clean technology companies to offer investment services and to help them list on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
Receiver drives 8 Gbit/s Fibre Channel
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9/22/2008   Post a comment
Phyworks Ltd. has introduced a receiver that aims to simplify the path to designing 8 Gbit/second Fibre Channel connections, now ramping up in storage networking gear.
Broadband over Powerline group pushes on deployment
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9/22/2008   Post a comment
The 26-partner OPERA 2 powerline communications consortium is entering its next, crucial phase as the EU-backed group tries to convince operators to deploy the technology it has developed in a meaningful way in different grid topologies.
Audio pros look, listen and learn
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9/22/2008   Post a comment
GSMA touts greener cellular basestations
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9/19/2008   Post a comment
The GSM Association has launched its Green Power for Mobile initiative, ensuring that environmental issues remain high on the agenda for the mobile sector.
Tessera suit alleges UTAC failed to pay royalties
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9/19/2008   Post a comment
Tessera Technologies has filed suit against semiconductor test and assembly services provider United Test and Assembly Center for allegedly failing to pay royalties.
High-channel-density oscilloscopes earn LXI compliance
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9/19/2008   Post a comment
ZTEC Instruments has earned LXI Class C compliance for its 1-GHz ZT4610 and 300-MHz ZT4210 LAN/Ethernet-based digital oscilloscopes.
Boundry scan module offers structural test of DIMM240 interfaces
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9/19/2008   Post a comment
GOEPEL electronic has extended its CION family of boundry scan I/O modules with the introduction of the CION Module/DIMM240.
ITC to look into patent claims over Nintendo's Wii
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9/19/2008   Post a comment
The Washington based International Trade Commission will rule over a patent violation claim against games console maker Nintendo brought by a Rockland, Maryland based research company, Hillcrest Labs, which says the hugely successful Wii console violates its IP.
SEMI book-to-bill stuck at 0.83
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9/19/2008   Post a comment
For the second straight month, North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.83 in August, the fab tool trade association SEMI said.
Thermometer module designed for non-contact temperature measurements
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9/19/2008   Post a comment
Parallax Inc. has introduced the MLX90614 infrared thermometer module, which is an intelligent non-contact temperature sensor with a single-pin serial interface for connection to most microcontrollers.
Portable 60 to 300 MHz Oscilloscopes for efficient debug
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9/18/2008   Post a comment
LeCroy introduces the WaveAce series of digital oscilloscopes that expands its line of portable, cost-efficient and easy to use oscilloscopes in the 60 MHz to 300 MHz range.
NextWave looks to dispose of infrastucture division
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9/18/2008   Post a comment
One of the fastest growing wireless chip and system companies, NextWave Wireless Inc.(San Diego, California), has received a commitment from Avenue Capital Management II, L.P. and Sola for $100 million of much needed new financing. A major restructuring will follow
Peak power meters deliver wide bandwidth, high sampling rate
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9/18/2008   Post a comment
Anritsu Company has introduced the ML2480B series of wideband peak power meters that combine a 20-MHz bandwidth and 64 MS/s sampling rate for next-generation wireless and military communications applications.
Patent startup gains high profile backing
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9/17/2008   Post a comment
RPX Corp., a startup in the business of acquiring high tech patents, has gained an undisclosed amount of backing from two large venture capitalists, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Charles River Ventures in a sign the market for buying and licensing patents continues to expand amid rising litigation.
Class action suit targets MEMC
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9/16/2008   Post a comment
A New York-based law firm has named MEMC Electronic Materials the target of a class action suit, alleging that the company and its CEO failed to disclose production problems that adversely impacted its financial results for the quarter ended June 30.
GridWise Alliance adds 15 new members
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9/16/2008   Post a comment
The GridWise Alliance has announced that fifteen leading companies and academic institutions have joined the national coalition. This alliance aims to transform the nation's electric power system into a smart grid system to manage energy consumption more efficiently.
Lattice Semi to cut 14% of workforce
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9/16/2008   Post a comment
Programmable logic vendor Lattice Semiconductor said it would eliminate about 125 jobs as part of a restructuring plan to better align operating expenses with near-term revenue expectations.
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