Schwaches Jahr für Chip-Industrie erwartet News & Analysis 1/4/2005 Post a comment Hohe Lagerbestände, sinkende Verkaufspreise und ein schwaches wirtschaftliches Umfeld werden die Aussichten der Halbleiterindustrie für 2005 verdüstern. Die Investmentbank Pacific Crest Securities erwartet einen weltweiten Umsatzrückgang von 4 Prozent gegenüber 2004.
IC market to decline 4% in '05 News & Analysis 1/3/2005 Post a comment Amid the current inventory correction problem, falling ASPs and related economic factors, the semiconductor industry is expected to decline by 4 percent in terms of worldwide sales in 2005 over 2004, according to a report from Pacific Crest Securities Inc. on Monday (Jan. 3).
AMD unveils media processor, teams with TiVo for DVRs Product News 1/3/2005 Post a comment AMD has unveiled a system-on-chip (SoC) solution for portable media players that supports direct video content transfer to digital video recorders and scaling to DVD-quality displays. At the same time, AMD is partnering with TiVo to support its DVR initiative.
Worldwide chip sales jump 1.3% in November, says SIA News & Analysis 1/1/2005 Post a comment Worldwide sales of semiconductors grew to $19.02 billion in November, an increase of 1.3 percent from $18.8 billion in October, and an increase of 18 percent from the $16.12 billion in the like period a year ago, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported late Thursday (Dec. 31).
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments