Silicon Labs acquires SNR Semiconductor News & Analysis 10/4/2000 Post a comment SRN, based in Austin, specializes in the design of CMOS-based analog and mixed-signal IC cores for use in communications applications. Under the terms, SNR Semiconductor will become part of Silicon Laboratories' Wireline Products Division.
Oki rolls out low-cost linear Codec for handsets News & Analysis 10/3/2000 Post a comment SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Oki Semiconductor here has announced a new linear Codec device designed to lower the costs of digital-cellular handsets.
Based on the company's digital signal processor (DSP) architecture, the ML7041 supports several cellular standards, such as code-division multiple access (CDMA), Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM), and time-division multiple access (TDMA).
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.