HD interface chipsets allow CE systems to connect wirelessly Product News 9/24/2007 Post a comment Check out these Wireless High-Definition Interface (WHDI) chipsets from Amimon, that make it possible for a wireless HD video connectivity net that allows consumer electronic devices to share HD content throughout the entire home, up to 30 meters (100 feet) through walls, while maintaining wire-equivalent quality with no latency.
Startup tools Ethernet for telecom News & Analysis 9/24/2007 Post a comment Startup Lightstorm Networks has come out of stealth mode with its plans and its first chip, the Brooklyn-10, tailoring Ethernet switching to the needs of telecom carriers.
Optical transceiver targets wireless base stations Product News 9/21/2007 Post a comment Designed to support standards for cellular, WiFI, and WiMAX networks, Avago's latest optical transceiver supports high speed serial links over multimode optical fiber at signaling rates up to 3.7-Gbits/s for wireless base station applications involving the OBSAI or CPRI protocols.
Intel chip targets iPhones News & Analysis 9/19/2007 Post a comment Intel Corp. showed progress and a peak down the road map toward its goal of enabling a new class of iPhone-like devices using its x86 processors and the WiMax network with its Silverthorne processor and Menlow and Moorestown platforms.
Micron, Dialog in new iPod nano Product News 9/19/2007 Post a comment For its latest version of the iPod nano, Apple apparently has exchanged most semiconductor suppliers, U.S. based market researcher group iSuppli has found. For instance, NXP chips are no longer used. However, with Dialog Semiconductor another European chip maker made it on Apple's shopping list.
Ericsson modules challenge Qualcomm, WiMax Product News 9/19/2007 Post a comment Ericsson AB has developed its first module to bring high-speed cellular data to notebooks and other client devices, challenging a market where Qualcomm reigns and crossing swords at the Intel developer Forum with Intel which is promoting adoption of WiMax.
RF antenna module integrates GPS receiver Product News 9/17/2007 Post a comment Targeting the mobile handset, portable navigation device and portable media player applications, Antenova Ltd.'s GPS RADIONOVA M10214-A RF antenna module is housed in a small package that combines its GPS antenna technology with the SiRFstarIII GSC3LTf GPS receiver.
PLX, Mellanox roll Express Gen2 chips News & Analysis 9/17/2007 Post a comment Silicon is on the way with new switches from PLX Technology and new 10 Gbit Ethernet and 20 Gbit/s Infiniband adapter cards from Mellanox Technologies using the new PCI Express 2.0 standard to plow broader internal data paths for servers, storage systems and graphics.
Your walls will be changing Design How-To 9/12/2007 1 comment It may not be obvious yet but digital entertainment may end up on your walls replacing the conventional picture hanging in your home. Driven by systems that enable taking digital pictures with downloading and displaying content easily and following the growth of digital and wireless phone cameras, the digital photo frame market is starting to expand rapidly. With continuing lower prices of LCD displays and the growing expectation of a visual media experience and you can see the potential.
IBM, Arrow expand design collaboration News & Analysis 9/10/2007 Post a comment Distributor Arrow Electronics Inc. and IBM Corp.'s Global Engineering Solutions unit will expand their ties by combining Arrow's custom chip design and logistics operations with IBM's foundry services, the partners said.
Radisys snares Intel's ATCA, PCI business News & Analysis 9/10/2007 Post a comment Radisys Corp. is acquiring Intel Corp.'s modular communications platform business in a transaction including a $25 million purchase price along with $6.75 million of inventory and other considerations.
GaAs chip integrates Wi-Fi, Bluetooth RF front ends Product News 9/3/2007 Post a comment Check out ANADIGICS' front-end ICs that offer a high level of GaAs on chip integration by incorporating a power amplifier (PA), a low-noise amplifier (LNA), a Bluetooth path, and an RF antenna switch all in a single low-profile package measuring 3 mm x 3 mm x 0.55 mm.
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.