Update: Group delays vote on 3GIO support News & Analysis 7/30/2001 Post a comment A PCI standards organization decided Friday (July 27) to delay a vote on support for a next-generation I/O scheme backed by Intel Corp. until Aug. 3, saying it needed more time to review the spec.
Intel and TI license ARM's upcoming 'v6' core for future processor products News & Analysis 7/30/2001 Post a comment CAMBRIDGE, England -- ARM Ltd. here today announced an extension of its RISC processor-licensing pact with Intel Corp. to include a next-generation ARMv6 architecture and other core designs. The Cambridge company today also announced a licensing agreement for ARMv6 cores with Texas Instruments Inc., which will use the low-power consuming RISC processor core in chip sets for 2.5 and 3G cellular phone handsets.
Oki aims to jumpstart Bluetooth with module, chip set and software package News & Analysis 7/23/2001 Post a comment SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Oki Semiconductor today launched a complete Bluetooth systems solution, including a module with chip set, software, an antenna and connector for products connecting to the short-range wireless link. The 18-by-38-mm module and Bluetooth protocol-stack software are intended to help accelerate product introductions in the marketplace.
NeoMagic hopes to weave new magic with RISC-based chips for handhelds News & Analysis 7/10/2001 Post a comment SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Making its way on the comeback trail, NeoMagic Corp. here today announced the first in a family of chips for next-generation handheld appliances and other portable products.
The new MiMagic line of chips are systems-level products based on a 32-bit RISC processor core from Mips Technologies Inc. Based on the Linux operating system, the chip line also includes other components on the same device, such as embedded DRAM, graphics, audio, video, Universal Serial Bus, and peri
Virage unveils self-test/repair memory for system-on-chip designs News & Analysis 7/9/2001 Post a comment FREMONT, Calif. -- Virage Logic Corp. today claimed development of the industry's first on-chip self-test and repair memory solution for system-on-chip designs. The STAR (self-test/repair) memory system will lower costs and increase SoC production yields by making embedded memory blocks more intelligent, said the Fremont company.
MIPS expects revenues to fall 45-50% from prior quarter News & Analysis 7/2/2001 Post a comment MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--MIPS Technologies Inc. here today said its revenues for the just-ended quarter are expected to be 45-to-50% lower than the prior three-month period. The supplier of RISC processor cores estimated that revenues would be $14-to-$15 million in the company's fiscal fourth quarter, ended June 30, with earnings per share near breakeven.