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High accuracy comparator achieves fast, precise signal detection
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National Semiconductor launches a low-power precision comparator with integrated 2.048-V reference that provides adjustable hysteresis for the highest accuracy signal detection in power supply and battery monitors, sensor interfaces and threshold detectors.
Protection devices safeguard high-speed I/O on portables
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Semtech has expanded its RailClamp platform of protection products with the introduction of two low-voltage devices to safeguard high-speed I/O ports in portable systems.
Optoisolators provide electrical isolation in contaminated environments
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OPTEK Technology has developed a series of optically coupled isolators that feature extended electrical isolation for medical, industrial and office equipment.
Optically coupled isolators deliver data rates up to 250 kBaud
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Leveraging its Photologic sensor technology, OPTEK Technology has developed a series of optically coupled isolators that provide a direct TTL/STTL interface with four output options and the capability to drive eight TTL loads without additional circuitry.
Ferrite core inductor operates at high switching frequencies
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BI Technologies has developed a through-hole ferrite core inductor that provides increased efficiency in voltage regulator applications.
LED driver delivers LED dimming in 256 brightness steps
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Catalyst Semiconductor has expanded its line of bus products with the CAT9532, a 16-bit LED driver with dimmer and blinker control functions.
Functional tester targets automotive apps
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Agilent Technologies has introduced a low-cost, small-footprint functional tester designed for automotive test markets.
Analysts look for Sanmina-SCI's upside
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Sanmina-SCI Corp. had some promising news in its latest quarter: Revenue was slightly higher, gross margins swung up nicely and inventories fell to a two-year low.
ASE Test's Q3 up as it goes private
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ASE Test Ltd., one of the world's largest independent providers of semiconductor testing services, said net revenues totaled $128.2 million for Q3.
EDA 2Q revenues grew 11.4 percent
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EDA industry revenues grew 11.4 percent in the second quarter to more than $1.4 billion, the EDA Consortium reported.
New portable apps drive growth in small display market
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The increasing number of new portable applications is boosting sales of small/medium liquid crystal displays (LCDs), according to iSuppli.
Amphenol and FCI sign second source agreements
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Amphenol and FCI have entered into second-source agreements covering three high-speed backplane connector product families.
ADI's Lew Counts: IC process shapes industry, society
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On the eve of his retirement, Lew Counts of Analog Devices looks at the industry's situation and future from veteran's perspective. His theme: It's all about the process.
Samsung buys CMOS image sensor firm
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South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has acquired TransChip Israel Ltd., a developer of CMOS image sensors.
LNA targets comms, military, and space apps
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Tyco Electronics announces a M/A-COM variable-gain low noise amplifier (LNA) for communications, military, space, and radar applications from 5 to 9 GHz.
Motorola prototype validates metal-oxide for WPAN device
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A Motorola prototype validates Phiar's metal-oxide electronics for 60-GHz radios to be used in IEEE 802.15.3c wireless personal area networks (WPAN).
VenturEast launches $150 million India fund
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Venture capital continues to pour into India on the heels of new investments by Google Inc. and Cisco Systems in recent days.
UMC's Q3 up, Q4 and capex forecast down
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Amid capital spending cuts for 2008, Taiwan's United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC) posted strong Q3 results but it projects a lull in Q4.
Better '08 for chip industry if glut ends early, predicts Applied's Splinter
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A strong holiday season in the U.S. and Europe and strong sales around the Chinese New Year will go a long way toward a better year for the global chip industry, a company executive said.
Ofcom chief airs concerns about EU telecom regulation
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National telecoms regulators in Europe have started flexing their muscles about plans by the European Commission to shake up the regulatory framework and setting up a pan-European watchdog.
Record turnover at Wolfson for Q3, but shares suffer
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Sales at Wolfson Microelectronics surged 21 per cent to £34 million ($70 million) in the third quarter ended September 30 compared with the same period last year, and the supplier of audio chips for consumer electronics products like the iPod said it was expecting 11 to 14 per cent growth in full-year revenues to between $226 million and $232 million.
Archuleta tapped as CEO by Plastic Logic
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Flexible active-matrix display backplanes specialist Plastic Logic has appointed Richard Archuleta Chief Executive Officer and member of the company's Board of Directors .
Elmos widens sales, presents positive outlook
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Automotive chip manufacturer Elmos AG (Dortmund, Germany), has continued its growth in the third quarter. Now the company plans to widen its capacity.
Earthquake shakes Northern California
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A 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook the Santa Clara Valley in Northern California on Tuesday (Oct. 30) evening.
Digital audio transformers work with sample rates to 192 kHz
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Digital audio transformers from MPS Industries feature a 1:1 turns ratio, Faraday shielding, and work with sample rates from 32 kHz to 192 kHz.
Three-channel LED drivers simplify PCB designs
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The Supertex CL3xx LED driver family delivers high voltage, constant currents to three LED strings and simplifies PCB designs with a 8-lead power package and one external component.
High-brightness LED driver incorporates PWM dimming
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National Semiconductor says it has introduced the industry's first common-anode, current-mode, high-brightness LED driver with PWM dimming.
Tact switches achieve longer operational life
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C&K Components has extended the operational life of its KSC and KSR series of tact switches, aimed at industrial, consumer and automotive applications.
OFDM and DVB-H courses set for Munich
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hueggenberg gbr is presenting a three-day course on OFDM and a one-day course on DVB-H in Munich.
Gennum acquires Snowbush Microelectronics
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Gennum Corporation has announced it has acquired Snowbush Microelectronics, one of the leading suppliers of analog and mixed-signal intellectual property (IP) cores. This acquisition accelerates Gennum's new product introductions for 2008 and beyond as they gain access to an array of high-performance analog and mixed-signal solutions.
Line-interactive UPSes back 15 servers
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The Evolution series sets claim as the first line-interactive type with a space saving, multi-position power distribution unit for supporting multiple servers in an IT environment.
NASA expands Altium tool use
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NASA's Johnson Space Center has selected Altium Designer as the standard to unify electronic design for NASA's leading spaceflight-related research center.
Philips signs up for Moore Microprocessor Patent portfolio
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Royal Philips Electronics has become the 23rd company in as many months to purchase a Moore Microprocessor Patent portfolio license, and the third major European company to purchase a license following Schneider Electric, Nokia Corporation and Lego.
Alcatel-Lucent sells Avanex stake
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Alcatel-Lucent announced it has sold its remaining shares in Avanex Corp., supplier of integrated photonic subsystems, integrated optical modules and passive optical components, to the Pirelli Group. The transaction amounted to €33.4 million ($48.1 million).
Horizon Semi rolls out single chip native 1080/60p HD decoder for STBs
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Horizon Semiconductors has announced the immediate availability of industry's first single chip multi-standard native 1080/60p high definition decoders for triple-play/quad-play Cable, Satellite and IPTV Set-Top Box, Digital Video Recorders and Home Media Centers.
Memory card interface integrates five functions for portables
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STMicroelectronics has introduced a highly-integrated chip, using the company's IPAD technology, which provides five functions required by memory card interfaces in portable devices that use removable SD protocol cards.
TI's sub-1 GHz RF SoC integrates USB controller
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The CC1111 is particularly useful when designed into a low-power sensor network utilizing TI's proprietary SimpliciTI network protocol.
DC-AC inverter drives two industrial LCDs
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Taiyo Yuden expands its DC-AC inverter line for driving CCFLs in LCD backlighting applications with the introduction of a low-profile driver designed for 10 to 15-inch industrial panels.
Altera FPGAs featured in PROC algorithm acceleration boards
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GiDEL utilizes Altera's Stratix FPGA families in latest PROC algorithm acceleration development systems.
Cisco plans new $100 million venture fund in India
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Cisco Systems Inc. will invest another $100 million in early-stage Indian technology companies, doubling venture funding it announced two years ago as part of its $1.1 billion investment plan for India.
ASE's sales, profits jump
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Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE), the world's largest independent provider of IC packaging and testing services, reported sales of NT$27,733 million ($855.3 million) for the third quarter of 2007, up 4 percent year-over-year and up 19 percent sequentially.
Seagate shutters Northern Ireland facility
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Hard drives specialist Seagate Technology is abandoning one of its two manufacturing plants in Northern Ireland, which will result in about 780 full time employees losing their jobs.
Ember unveils EmberZNet PRO 3.1 to support new ZigBee PRO
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The new protocol stack is well suited for secure applications in advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), home automation and monitoring, and building automation systems.
USB Bluetooth dongle design expands Bluetooth headset apps
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A USB Bluetooth dongle design from CSR lets PC users with stereo or mono Bluetooth headphones switch seamlessly between listening to music and taking a VoIP call.
Qimonda relaunches Aeneon brand
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Memory maker Qimonda has announced to re-position its Aeneon brand. Instead of no-name PCs, Aeneon will be associated with channel sales. The Qimonda brand will be connected to B-to-B and contract markets, explains the company.
SMIC's Q3 loss widens
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China's Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) posted lackluster sales and a loss of $25.6 million in the third quarter, due to severe price declines in the DRAM market.
On Semi's sales up, profit flat
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On Semiconductor Corp. said revenues in the third quarter of 2007 were $402.9 million, an increase of approximately 6 percent from the second quarter of 2007.
MIPS to enter the 32-bit MCU fray
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MIPS Technologies Inc., best known as a supplier of IP cores used in SoCs, will enter the fast-growing, high-volume 32-bit microcontroller market.
Memory tester targets multi-chip packages
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The T5781 test system from Advantest offers high test speeds of 533-Mbits/s for next-generation MCPs, devices that combine multiple memory types, including NAND, NOR and DRAM, in a single package.
Failure module simulates faults for auto electronic control unit testing
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ETAS has released the ES4440 Compact Failure Simulation Module to insert electrical faults in the wire harness of a powertrain Electronic Control Unit (ECU) to verify the software and hardware passes diagnostics tests.
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