Serial transceivers support 32-Mbps applications Product News 5/5/2009 Post a comment With standard pin out compatibility, Exar's new devices not only support current 20Mbps applications, but can be extended to 32Mbps levels for next generation industrial automation, security networks, process control, plant environmental control, remote sensing and metering applications.
Cost drives Broadcom's Emulex bid News & Analysis 5/4/2009 Post a comment Broadcom Corp.'s $764 million unsolicited bid for Emulex Corp. is all about consolidating to save costs by garnering expertise in Fibre Channel over Ethernet and a board-level business.
Report: Ultrawideband dies by 2013 News & Analysis 5/4/2009 5 comments Ultrawideband technology is effectively dead in consumer and computer markets, according to a new report from market watcher In-Stat that says Wi-Fi will take the vast majority of the market for handling high definition video over wireless links while Wi-Fi variants and 60 GHz options will grab a thin slice of the pie.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.