Move over Blu-ray and HD DVD: Here comes HD VMD Design How-To 10/31/2007 Post a comment The HD VMD format is currently being adopted by content providers and distributors in more than a dozen regions worldwide, including Australia, Brazil, Central Europe, China, France, Germany, Iceland, Japan, Scandinavia, the Middle East, Russia, and the United States. With a collective number of movie titles totalling nearly 4000, and growing.
Record turnover at Wolfson for Q3, but shares suffer News & Analysis 10/31/2007 Post a comment Sales at Wolfson Microelectronics surged 21 per cent to £34 million ($70 million) in the third quarter ended September 30 compared with the same period last year, and the supplier of audio chips for consumer electronics products like the iPod said it was expecting 11 to 14 per cent growth in full-year revenues to between $226 million and $232 million.
The single-chip baseband race Signal Processing DesignLine Blog 10/30/2007 Post a comment Will Strauss' latest newsletter has insightful takes on single-die baseband chips and DSP shipments. Check it out for analysis of Broadcom, Infineon, Qualcomm, TI, and more.
Gennum acquires Snowbush Microelectronics News & Analysis 10/30/2007 Post a comment Gennum Corporation has announced it has acquired Snowbush Microelectronics, one of the leading suppliers of analog and mixed-signal intellectual property (IP) cores. This acquisition accelerates Gennum's new product introductions for 2008 and beyond as they gain access to an array of high-performance analog and mixed-signal solutions.
Alcatel-Lucent sells Avanex stake Product News 10/30/2007 Post a comment Alcatel-Lucent announced it has sold its remaining shares in Avanex Corp., supplier of integrated photonic subsystems, integrated optical modules and passive optical components, to the Pirelli Group. The transaction amounted to €33.4 million($48.1 million).
NASA expands Altium tool use News & Analysis 10/30/2007 Post a comment NASA's Johnson Space Center has selected Altium Designer as the standard to unify electronic design for NASA's leading spaceflight-related research center.
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.