Breaking News
News Analysis
Content tagged with Semiconductors posted in January 2004
<<   <   Page 5 / 5
Mesh networks gather steam with standards
Product News  
1/5/2004   Post a comment
Many organizations recognize the value that a wireless mesh network can provide, but are unsure whether they should implement one that is managed or ad hoc. The decision revolves around how to implement an authentic network without wires: one that is scalable, secure, managed and architected for performance. The need for mesh networking and its many inherent advantages has led to a call for standards in ad hoc networks that should solve many of the outstanding issues.
Coax chipset enables home net backbones
News & Analysis  
1/5/2004   Post a comment
chip set from startup Entropic Communications lets end users turn their coaxial connections into a backbone network in the home. Wireless connections-mostly wireless-LAN links-are quickly becoming the de facto approach for distributing broadband connections and multimedia content from a router to a node, such as a laptop. But Wi-Fi systems struggle to penetrate some walls and thus fall short in providing total coverage in a home. That coverage issue will loom larger as end users start to distri
IC market to exceed SIA's 2003 forecast
News & Analysis  
1/5/2004   Post a comment
The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) said it expects global chip sales to exceed its 15.8- percent growth forecast for 2003 compared to the previous year. At the same time, worldwide sales of semiconductors rose to $16.13 billion in November 2003, a 4.5 percent increase from the $15.43 billion recorded in October. The total also represented a 25.7 percent rise from November 2002, SIA reported Monday (Jan. 5).
PCTEL acquires antenna specialist Maxrad for $20 million
News & Analysis  
1/5/2004   Post a comment
PCTEL maintains a portfolio of more than 115 analog and broadband communications and wireless patents, issued or pending, including key and essential patents for modem technology. The products are sold or licensed to PC manufacturers, PC card and board manufacturers, and wireless carriers. It just completed a $20-million acquisition of Maxrad Inc., an antenna specialist for broadband wireless, in-building wireless and land mobile radio.
ATI spins digital TV tuner/decoder chip
News & Analysis  
1/5/2004   Post a comment
ATI Technologies Inc. is rolling out a digital TV chip that integrates front-end digital terrestrial and cable demodulators and a back-end high-definition MPEG-2 decoder. The X210VC "DTV-on-chip" will give ATI "at least a two-year jump" on DTV silicon competitors, said director of marketing Mike Gittings.
Chip growth will stay hot all year, forecasters say
News & Analysis  
1/5/2004   Post a comment
The IC market recovery, now entering its second year, will see rapid growth before peaking late this year or early next and giving way to more moderate growth in 2005, analysts said. Bolaji Ojo has this report.
Audio DSPs strike a balance between features, affordability
Product News  
1/5/2004   Post a comment
Marty Gold reviews the newest audio DSPs from Cirrus Logic that are unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show. The parts strike a balance between features and affordability.
First Digitally Programmable, Signal-Conditioning Auto-Zero Amplifier
Product News  
1/5/2004   Post a comment
The ADI op amp AD8555 offers designers a high-accuracy, zero-drift, turnkey solution to program both gain and offset, allowing for greater design flexibility and lower costs in automotive, medical, and industrial process control applications.
Renesas H8S/2114F 16-Bit Microcontroller for Notebook PCs
Product News  
1/5/2004   Post a comment
One Mb flash memory facilitates system BIOS program storage, simplifies PC keyboard control and power control unit development
Top Companies
News & Analysis  
1/3/2004   Post a comment
Control failure by sensing the heat
Product News  
1/1/2004   Post a comment
Controlling the amount of heat produced or dissipated by today's more powerful electronic equipment becomes critical as the real estate shrinks enabling heat related problems to occur more easily. It can be a tricky challenge to resolve but several companies are offering possible solutions.
<<   <   Page 5 / 5


Most Recent Comments
HitheshM500
 
NIRANKUSH456
 
NIRANKUSH456
 
David Ashton
 
Rich Krajewski
 
sranje
 
MeasurementBlues
 
MeasurementBlues
 
Sanjib.A
Flash Poll
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
3 comments
A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Max Maxfield

Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
Max Maxfield
7 comments
I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
37 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Karen Field

July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
Karen Field
140 comments
Steve Jobs allegedly got his start by dumpster diving with the Computer Club at Homestead High in the early 1970s.

Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)