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Broadcom offers $47 million to buy NFC pioneer
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6/18/2010   Post a comment
Fabless communications chip company Broadcom Corp. has announced that it has agreed to buy Innovision Research & Technology plc, a pioneer of RFID and NFC circuits and intellectual property, for $47.5 million in cash.
DAC panel: Disruptive 3-D vias will follow applications
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6/17/2010   Post a comment
At the Design Automation Conference here key thought leaders in the area of 3-D packaging made an attempt to forecast a roadmap for 3-D thru silicon vias interconnects.
WiMAX group updates mobile standard
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6/16/2010   Post a comment
Amid threats from a rival standard, the WiMAX Forum has reached a milestone in advancing the speed of data and the efficiency of broadband wireless networks based on the 802.16e Mobile WiMAX standard.
RS-485 transceivers allow remote network configuration
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6/16/2010   Post a comment
Maxim has unveiled a pair of RS-485 transceivers that integrate switchable dual-termination (100ohm/120ohm) resistors to enable remote network configuration, enhancing scalability.
EnOcean claims expanded cooperation with TI
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6/16/2010   Post a comment
Energy harvesting company EnOcean GmbH has said it has expanded its cooperation with Texas Instruments Inc. to provide wireless control systems for building automation.
RMS detector accurately measures large crest factor signals in 3G and 4G devices
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6/16/2010   Post a comment
With a .8 mm x .8 mm footprint, Analog Devices' ADL5505 TruPwr RMS detector allows optimization of the linear power amplifier's performance to increase efficiency and battery life.
Toshiba reports 16-nm nanowire transistor
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6/15/2010   Post a comment
Toshiba Corp. has developed technology for a nanowire transistor, a major candidate for system LSI in the 16-nm generation and beyond.
PicoChip raises $20 million for femto push
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6/15/2010   Post a comment
Baseband chip supplier PicoChip Design Ltd. has secured an additional $20 million of equity funding to support expansion plans in the femtocell market. The ten-year-old company said it is on track to achieve 50 percent quarter-on-quarter sequential revenue growth in the second quarter.
eSilicon links with S3 for design service
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6/14/2010   Post a comment
Design and manufacturing services provider eSilicon Corp. has teamed up with design services and IP licensor S3 Group for a worldwide deal.
Blog: DSP benchmarks for Intel Architecture processors, part 2
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6/14/2010   Post a comment
Kenton Williston looks at some memory performance and inter-processor bandwidth benchmarks that show how both types of bandwidth have seen major improvements in the latest Intel Architecture processors.
Blog: Notebook lineage delivers fan-less performance
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6/14/2010   Post a comment
Maury Wright considers how the Intel GM45 and GS45 Express Chipsets - each with a lineage to the notebook market - also suit fan-less embedded applications.
TSMC's May sales rise is lower than average
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6/14/2010   Post a comment
Foundry giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSMC) said its unconsolidated May sales were approximately NT$33.84 billion (about $1.05 billion), an increase of 3.5 percent over April 2010 and an increase of 38.3 percent over May 2009.
Building a reliable magnetic card reader (Part 1 of 2)
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6/14/2010   1 comment
Understand the challenging nature of the signal, and what must be done to detect and decode it properly
An IMEC Technology Forum compendium
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6/11/2010   Post a comment
Set out below are a number of articles, videos and a photographic slideshow authored from a press tour to the IMEC research centers in Eindhoven, The Netherlands and Leuven, Belgium. The tour was held immediately prior to the IMEC Technology Forum in Antwerp, Belgium, where many of the same topics were discussed.
IMEC set to take transistors 'sub-threshold'
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6/11/2010   Post a comment
Researchers at IMEC are investigating the operation of transistors below the threshold voltage. The goal is to further improve power efficiency.
Digital PFC ICs surpass analog PFCs on performance, price
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6/10/2010   Post a comment
Designed for energy-related markets, Cirrus Logic Inc. has launched a new product line of digitally controlled, discontinuous conduction mode, active power factor correction (PFC) ICs for use in power supplies rated up to 300 watts
Wafer prices, allocation up in Q1, says GSA
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6/10/2010   Post a comment
Rising wafer prices, longer lead times and, in some cases, wafer rationing, characterized foundry chip supply in the first quarter of 2010, according to a survey conducted by the Global Semiconductor Alliance.
Diodes enters standard logic product sector
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6/9/2010   Post a comment
Built on an advanced 5V CMOS process, Diodes has launched two series of single-gate logic products: the 74LVC1Gxx series, which provides users with the eight most popular standard logic functions in SOT25 and SOT353 package options, and the 74LVCE1Gxx series, which offers enhanced performance versions of these same functions.
WSTS predicts chip market will grow 28% in 2010
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6/9/2010   Post a comment
WSTS has raised its forecast for the annual growth of the semiconductor chip market to 28.6 percent. It now projects that the semiconductor market will reach a value of $291 billion in 2010.
Achieve robust designs with Six Sigma--Part II
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6/8/2010   Post a comment
Customers want reliability, efficiency, flexibility, and affordability. To deliver products, this robust, quality manufacturing isn't enough. Here's a complete blueprint for implementing Six Sigma product design including such proven techniques as Voice-of-Customer (VOC) and Critical-to-Quality (CTQ) to Kano modeling. See how Six Sigma bridges critical gaps between R&D, product and process.
Cirrus Logic rolls audio ICs
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6/8/2010   Post a comment
Cirrus Logic introduced a pair of audio ICs targeted for smartphones and mobile consumer electronics applications.
Freescale scales down mixed-signal microcontrollers
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6/8/2010   Post a comment
Freescale moves entire microcontroller line to the 90 nanometer node, in order to offer its unique thin-film storage (TFS) that can be configured as either a large flash or a small EEPROM, plus includes analog functions, touch interface and super long batterlife and multiple low power modes.
Emulex to buy server chip vendor for $159M
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6/7/2010   Post a comment
Emulex said it signed a definitive agreement to acquire ServerEngines, a a privately held fabless chip vendor, in a cash and stock deal worth about $159 million.
Chip processes gesture recognition for innovative HMIs
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6/7/2010   Post a comment
Gesture recognition is not only a technology for computer games and mobile devices – it increasingly is also an option for innovative automotive human-machine interfaces. Chip maker Elmos AG now has implemented the respective signal processing within one chip.
Single-chip 802.11n dual-band 3x3 wireless chip revolutionizes multimedia over WiFi
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6/7/2010   Post a comment
Broadcom has announced a single-chip 802.11n dual-band 3x3 wireless solution designed to revolutionize how users experience multimedia content in their homes.
Managing the power in wireless sensor networks powered by energy-harvesting circuitry
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6/7/2010   1 comment
Wireless sensor networks, combined with energy harvesting, are a powerful combination; understand how supercapacitors can help deliver the needed power
Amimon promotes WHDI 2.0 as Wi-Fi’s future remains unsettled
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6/7/2010   Post a comment
As the Wi-Fi’s future remains unsettled, Amimon promotes WHDI 2.0 spec, scheduled for release in the second quarter of 2011, by hitting all the hot-button issues revolving around wireless HD video apps.
Software drives mesh nets for smart meters
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6/7/2010   Post a comment
Arch Rock is releasing software based on Internet Protocol standards for a new generation of radio chips from companies such as Analog Devices and Texas Instruments aimed at supporting wireless mesh neighborhood networks to link smart meters to utility networks.
20-nm ready for tape out in 2012, says ST
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6/4/2010   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics NV will be ready to tape out designs using a 20-nm CMOS low power process technology in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to Jean-Marc Chery, the company’s chief technology officer.
ST sees strong demand, no inventory build up
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6/4/2010   Post a comment
STMicrolectronics told analysts that it sees strong customer demand and no signs of that demand going to inventory. With the company stating that it is running its manufacturing at full capacity utilization the comments highlighted that 2010 should be a boom year.
HP researcher predicts memory-centric processors
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6/2/2010   1 comment
Hewlett-Packard researchers are exploring ways to make their memristor the centerpiece of a future server design and have determined low power processors such as those based on ARM cores are superior for some data center workloads.
New specs rev Infiniband to 100 Gbits/s
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6/2/2010   Post a comment
The trade group behind the Infiniband interconnect is adding new 50 and 100 Gbit/second milestones to its road map, claiming its members will deliver products for them by early 2012 as the technology revs up to compete with the next wave of Ethernet.
SerDes integrates zero-latency control channel for industrial video applications
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6/2/2010   Post a comment
National Semiconductor's latest SerDes chipsets deliver clock, high-speed data and a low-speed, bidirectional I²C control bus over a single twisted wire pair, which it claims reduces interconnect size, weight and cost by up to 50 percent for industrial video, imaging and display applications.
Student Entrepreneur: Gets competitive
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6/1/2010   1 comment
Simon Barker, EE Times' resident Student Entrepreneur decides to enter his university's Enterprise Challenge competition. But he leaves it late and burns the midnight oil!
IBM makes oscillator from nanowire transistors
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6/1/2010   Post a comment
A series of functional 25-stage ring oscillators has been made by a team of researchers from the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center using silicon nanowire transistors with diameters down to 2.6-nanometers.
Analysis: Big spenders reinforce boom-bust cycle
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6/1/2010   2 comments
A surge in announcements of increased chip making capital expenditure is not going to make an impact any time soon. But when the spending does hit it will almost certainly produce an oversupply bust sometime as consolidation amongsts the pure-play IDMs exacerbates the boom-bust cycle.
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