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Insulated Battery Straps - 3 types accommodate most applications
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A variety of 9 Volt insulated battery straps manufactured in 3 types to accommodate most applications has been made available by Keystone Electronics.
Multi-Ports Eliminate Baseband Processing Bottlenecks
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Inter-processor communication has become the new bottleneck in next-generation mobile phone designs. Fortunately, multi-port memories can solve this problem by providing higher bandwidth and modularity to the baseband processing section of a mobile.
AMD présente son processeur Opteron à double cœur
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Advanced Micro Devices Inc. présente un processeur 64 bits constitué de deux noyaux parallèles.
Atomuhr-Chip für Handys
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Wissenschaftler des staatlichen US-Forschungszentrums National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) haben eine winzige Atomuhr entwickelt. Der Zeitgeber im Chipformat könnte künftig in Handys und anderen batteriebetriebenen Mobilgeräten eine wesentlich genauere Zeitbassis liefern als derzeit möglich.
Leiterplattenindustrie im Juni mit mehr Aufträgen
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Der deutsche Markt für Leiterplatten war im Monat Juni auf Wachstumskurs. Die jüngste Statistik des ZVEI-Fachverbands Electronic Components and Systems lässt Anzeichen für einen nachhaltigen konjunkturellen Aufschwung erkennen.
Chip-Branche setzt auf "Abwarten und Tee trinken"
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"Abwarten und Tee trinken" - so lautet das momentane Credo der Halbleiter-Branche. Ursache sind zahlreiche Unsicherheitsfaktoren wie die Entwicklung des Ölpreises, die instabile Lage im Irak und die anstehende Wahl des US-Präsidenten. Davon ist jedenfalls Wilfred Corrigan, Chairman und CEO von LSI Logic, überzeugt.
Intel will demo its first multi-core CPU at IDF
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Mark down Sept. 7 as the date Intel Corp. unofficially switches from frequency to parallelism as its main microprocessor philosophy.
IBM, Intel open up blade server specs to industry
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In what could jumpstart the overall systems business, IBM Corp. and Intel Corp. said they are teaming up to open up the specifications for IBM's blade server line.
Analyst's Couch: Micron ends Q4 on high note
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Micron Technology Inc. has ended its fourth fiscal quarter on a high note despite market jitters and a potential oversupply in the DRAM business, according to a report from Lehman Brothers Inc.
Altera releases development kits for FPGA, CPLD families
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Altera Corp. has introduced development kits for its Stratix II FPGAs and Max II CPLDs.
PC-hosted software rides herd on CAN Bus
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Here's a review of new PC-based software and hardware that can acquire data from an in-vehicle network. Use it to gather engineering data to analyze a vehicle's performance, using data from networks conforming to both CAN and J1850 standards. eeProductCenter Senior Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn describes the system in detail.
Rugged touch screens withstand harsh environments
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Targeting point-of-sale (POS) and industrial process control display applications, Touch International's new IRTouch touch screens use infrared touch technology to provide highly transparent and highly reliable touch screens for maintenance-free and calibration-free solutions.
Acer reshuffles top management
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Taiwan's Acer Inc. said company founder Stan Shih will step down at the end of the year.
Fluke hands off UK PCB assembly to Plexus
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Electronics manufacturing services provider Plexus Corp. announced an agreement to take over printed circuit board assembly for Fluke Precision Measurement in the United Kingdom.
Agilent's new proximity sensor beats the fumble-fingered competition hands down . . . literally
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Review: You may never have trouble again remembering which button to push for the speakerphone option on your mobile phone thanks to Agilent's new optical proximity sensor. Touted as the industry's first optical proximity sensor for mobile applications, this nifty — and low-cost — sensor allows cell phone users to automatically switch from speakerphone to earpiece mode and vice versa in cell phones by simply placing the phone near your ear. This sensor, which may be the first solution
Oscillators target low power and low phase noise requirements
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Valpey Fisher Corp. has expanded its frequency control portfolio with the addition of new oven-controlled crystal oscillator (OCXO) and temperature-compensated voltage-controlled crystal oscillator (TCVCXO) lines that feature low power consumption and low phase noise.
FCC official jumps to NAB.
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A senior official at the Federal Communications Commission is leaving the agency to join the broadcast industry's lobbying arm.
Heard on the Beat: KLA, Therma-Wave settle suit.
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The rich get richer in the semiconductor equipment industry, especially KLA-Tencor Inc. Last week Therma-Wave Inc., a Fremont, Calif.-based metrology equipment supplier, posted an 8-K discussing a material agreement with rival KLA-Tencor of San Jose, Calif.
First Wi-Fi-secure products certified, QoS certification pending
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The Wi-Fi Alliance has announced the first products to be certified for Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 security compliance.
Chip liest Fingerabruck und verarbeitet die Daten
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Ein komplettes Biometrie-Modul mit integrierter Datenverarbeitungseinheit stellt der Mixed-Signal-Spezialist Atmel vor. Das Modul ist zum Einbau in Zugangskontrollanlagen, Schlösser, Point-of-Sales-Terminals und andere Sicherheitseinrichtungen vorgesehen.
Entry-level toolset supports PIC MCU line
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Microchip Technology Inc.'s new entry-level development tools are said to allow user-friendly evaluation of analog processing and simple programming with the company's PIC Microcontrollers.
UWB camp forms SIG, finalizes physical-layer spec
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The Multiband-OFDM Alliance said it has formed a special interest group to develop technical specifications based on its version of ultrawideband high-rate, short-range wireless communications.
Blu-ray Disc BD-ROM spec adds Microsoft's video codec
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The Blu-ray Disc Association and Microsoft have agreed to include the VC-1 advanced compression video codec, the proposed SMPTE standard based on Windows Media Video 9, as a mandatory codec in Blu-ray Disc's BD-ROM specification for video playback equipment.
Matsushita seeks to unify consumer platforms
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Matsushita Electric has unveiled what it calls an integrated platform that aims to link future consumer electronics devices while reducing the software development load.
Intel utilise un nouveau silicium contraint dans son procédé technologique 65 nm
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Intel Corp. dévoile son procédé technologique 65 nm et, plus particulièrement, les améliorations apportées à sa technologie de silicium contraint.
Reflective Object Sensors - use three different optical technologies
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Pacer Components offers a sensor which is available with three different optical technologies, infrared, visible red and VCSEL in the same common package
M8 Female Socket Connectors - for PCB mounting
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Like in the case of the M 12 connector families from Binder, there are now also good-value straight and angled M8 connectors available for PCB mounting
Membrane Keypad - with 2-step tip points
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Schurter is expanding the Keypad Line with a new 2-step contact technology with separate switching elements
RapidIO drängt in die Datenkommunikation
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Die RapidIO Trade Association hat zwei Spezifikationen verabschiedet, die als Schlüssel für den Einsatz paketorientierter Daten-Applikationen in Kommunikationssystemen gelten.
Bluetooth-IC schafft Datenrate von 3 Mbit/s
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Der Chiphersteller RF Micro Devices hat erste Muster eines CMOS-Bluetooth-SoCs (System-on-Chip) mit einer Datenrate von bis zu 3 Mbit/s vorgestellt.
Toyota meldet Fortschritte bei Siliziumkarbid-Wafern
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Siliziumkarbid-Wafer in ungewohnter Spitzenqualität zeigt die Forschungsabteilung des japanischen Automobilherstellers Toyota auf der 5. Europäischen Konferenz über Siliziumkarbid. Die Ergebnisse der Gemeinschaftsentwicklung von Toyota und Denso könnten eine neue Ära bei strahlungsunempfindlichen Hochleistungs-Elektronikbausteinen für hohe Temperaturen einläuten.
Indien: globale Expansion gefährdet Inlandsgeschäft
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Die starke Position indischer IT-Dienstleister im weltweiten IT-Markt könnte sich auf eigenem Territorium negativ auswirken. Davor warnt jetzt das Marktforschungsunternehmen Gartner. Durch ihre globale Position könnten die Unternehmen im wachsenden indischen Inlandsmarkt für IT-Dienstleistungen gegenüber der internationalen Konkurrenz an Boden verlieren - wenn sie sich nicht wieder verstärkt des Heimatmarkts annehmen, so Gartner.
ARM setzt für IP-Zukunft auf Artisan
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Für fast einer Milliarde Dollar hat ARM den kalifornischen Bibliotheken-Entwickler Artisan Components übernommen. Das Unternehmen aus dem britischen Cambridge sichert sich damit ein solides Standbein im künftigen Markt für Intellectual Property (IP). Vielleicht könnte sich die Artisan-Übernahme schon bald als echtes Schnäppchen herausstellen.
ARM setzt für IP-Zukunft auf Artisan
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Für fast einer Milliarde Dollar hat ARM den kalifornischen Bibliotheken-Entwickler Artisan Components übernommen. Das Unternehmen aus dem britischen Cambridge sichert sich damit ein solides Standbein im künftigen Markt für Intellectual Property (IP). Vielleicht könnte sich die Artisan-Übernahme schon bald als echtes Schnäppchen herausstellen.
Agilent powers up newest DC supplies with multiple I/Os
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Hot on the heels of Agilent Technologies's recent announcement of new modules and paralleling enhancements for its N6700 MPS power sources, the company is rolling out its newest N5700 Series. Billed as system DC power supplies, they offer what Agilent claims is the industry's highest power densities, with one unit in the mix providing up to 1.5-kW in a space-saving 1U-high package.
True colors shine through with RGB LED technology
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Developing a RGB LED illuminated switch has proved to be challenging for switch manufacturers. Jeff Kroening, product development manager for NKK Switches explains how the company overcame key challenges in the development of RGB illumination, and how the technology benefits designers in their new designs.
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