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posted in June 2004
Digital Bus Switches - offer beyond rail-to-rail switching
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6/30/2004   Post a comment
Pericom Semiconductor has released eight NanoSwitch digital bus switch products that are ideally suited to address the operational requirements of next generation Servers, RAID, Super VGA, Memory Bank Switching, and High-performance Networking/Telecom Backplanes.
Disk drive makers in Singapore feeling the squeeze
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6/28/2004   Post a comment
It's not like the bank riots in Argentina, but still a bit ominous. Reports that Seagate Technology will eliminate about 3,000 jobs worldwide and trim operating costs by $150 million prompted contract workers to seek work elsewhere. From Singapore, Tony Santiago filed this report.
Kosteneffektives Kabelbaum-Design für die Automobiltechnik
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6/25/2004   Post a comment
Selbst einfache Mittelklasse-Pkws enthalten heute so viel Elektronik, dass manch einer vorschlagen möchte, große Elektronikfirmen sollten doch ihre eigenen Automarken auf den Markt bringen. Die Komponenten oder Funktionseinheiten dieser Hersteller machen bereits 60 bis 80 Prozent der gesamten Stückliste eines Fahrzeugs aus. Wer weiß, vielleicht leisten sie damit schon den Großteil der Wertschöpfung in der Produktion?
1.8-GHz system-on-module will run Pentium M 745
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6/24/2004   Post a comment
There's been a spate of miniature system-level microprocessor boards recently that are smaller than ever---almost bursting at the seams with ports, features, and PC-compatible hooks. A soon-to-be-released mobile processor module is a PCI bus product that can provide scalability up to 1.8-GHz using Intel Pentium M processor 745s.
cPSB Telecom Blade - has five Gigabit Ethernet channels
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6/24/2004   Post a comment
Artesyn Communication Products announced the Katana3752, the industry's highest performance cPSB (CompactPCI Packet Switching Backplane) telecom blade
Thumb drives are hitching a ride to a speedy ramp-up
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6/21/2004   Post a comment
Thumb drives — so called for their diminutive size — are quickly becoming a mass-market phenomenon, but despite their capacious storage, they lack a couple of key attributes: They have no speed standards and you can't boot a Windows computer from them. Rick Merritt has this report.
HyperTransport group shifts focus to Asia
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6/21/2004   Post a comment
The HyperTransport Consortium, which until now has focused its effort in the United States, is beginning to shift its attention to emerging Asian markets as well as Europe.
Intel: Neue Prozessoren, neue Märkte
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6/21/2004   Post a comment
Mit der Markteinführung neuer Chipsets und Prozessormodelle will Intel die Evolution der PC-Architektur einen deutlichen Schritt voranbringen: Erstmals unterstützen Intel-Chipsets die neue Busarchitektur PCI Express. Darüber hinaus hat der Hersteller neue Märkte im Fadenkreuz – der PC soll zur Unterhaltungszentrale im heimischen Wohnzimmer avancieren.
Intel: Neue Prozessoren, neue Märkte
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6/21/2004   Post a comment
Mit der Markteinführung neuer Chipsets und Prozessormodelle will Intel die Evolution der PC-Architektur einen deutlichen Schritt voranbringen: Erstmals unterstützen Intel-Chipsets die neue Busarchitektur PCI Express. Darüber hinaus hat der Hersteller neue Märkte im Fadenkreuz – der PC soll zur Unterhaltungszentrale im heimischen Wohnzimmer avancieren.
Quad-A/D VMEbus boards grab signals at 105-Msample/s rates
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6/18/2004   Post a comment
Here's a family of new VMEbus boards for RF signal processing. Packing high-res A/D converters and large FPGA resources, the plug-in platforms can capture multiple channels up to 200-MHz of IF data, preprocess each channel individually, and execute algorithms that require access to all channels.
PC/104plus Board - with Transmeta processor
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6/17/2004   Post a comment
Kontron's PC/104plus board MOPSlcd™ provides significantly more performance per Watt thanks to the initial implementation of the Transmeta™ Crusoe™ TM5500 processor. The total power consumption of the 800 MHz CPU board is typically only three Watts, making it ideal for applications that require low power consumption, low heat generation, high values of EMC and a fanless design.
Motorola kauft Force Computer
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6/17/2004   Post a comment
Mit dem Kauf von Force Computer will Motorola sein Produktspektrum bei Embedded-Computern abrunden. Die deutsch-amerikanische Firma Force Computers soll in Motorolas Computer Group integriert werden.
Motorola kauft Force Computer
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6/17/2004   Post a comment
Mit dem Kauf von Force Computer will Motorola sein Produktspektrum bei Embedded-Computern abrunden. Die deutsch-amerikanische Firma Force Computers soll in Motorolas Computer Group integriert werden.
FPGA-based VME board will deliver TeraOPs performance
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6/16/2004   Post a comment
FPGA-oriented computer maker Nallatech has pre-released info on a high performance VME-based motherboard that will provide TeraOPs (operations-per-second) of computational power when it becomes available later this year.
Miniature single-board computer breaks $100 barrier
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6/16/2004   Post a comment
Tiny single-board-computers can now be bought for less than $100 a pop.
Motorola buys embedded specialist Force Computers
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6/16/2004   Post a comment
Motorola, Inc. has agreed to acquire embedded boards maker Force Computers.
Miniature Pentium module is the cat's meow of single-board computers
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6/14/2004   Post a comment
Want an ultra-small Pentium board for power-packed point-of-control applications? Then check out General Micro Systems's P60x. It's a 4 x 4-in. single-board computer based on Intel's new Embedded Roadmap Pentium M Processor 745. GMS's bus-less board dissipates only 12-W of power, and lays claime to be the world's smallest full-featured Pentium M single-board computer. Read eeProductCenter Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn's review, and GMS's release notes, and decide for yourself.
USB-to-Serial bridge offers additional life for legacy peripherals
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6/11/2004   Post a comment
Many of these applications have been using the various UART interfaces and neither need nor want to make the transition to USB. Here's an interface that can add life to those periperhals.
PXI data-acq board is wide dynamic-range low-frequency instrument
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6/10/2004   Post a comment
Billed as an industry-first, National Instruments is rolling out a 24-bit analog I/O data-acq PXI module. It can let you simultaneously generate and acquire signals for sound and vibration measurements.
In-a-box data-acq communicates via USB
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6/9/2004   Post a comment
eeProductCenter Senior Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn reviews a new 500-ksample/s data-acq product line that combines PCI functionality with high-speed USB 2.0 connectivity. Both board-level and box-level products are debuting.
Bi-directional eight-channel level translator guarantees up to 40-Mbps data transfer
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6/9/2004   Post a comment
Analog Devices is launching the first in a new series of digital switches that allow a single IC to provide bi-directional data transfer and voltage translation. Its eight channels allow a mix of simultaneous read and write functions with bi-directional data transfer.
Focus-On: Latest data-acq plug-ins ride popular buses
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6/9/2004   Post a comment
Focus-On: Data acquisition is more straightforward to implement than ever before, thanks to myriad plug-in and turnkey hardware and software products. Recent wares range from slow-speed data-acq systems suitable for acquiring values from slowly changing sensors, to high-speed digitization engines that can sample and store fast-changing waveforms.
God Bless USB: SMSC's port hub may open millions of new slots
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6/8/2004   Post a comment
SMSC's USB2502 provides customers a new level of choice in usb2.0 port expansion. The controller introduced this week is a 2-port integrated device designed to replace (or lower the cost of) a 4-port implementation.
Focus-On: Latest data-acq plug-ins ride popular buses
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6/8/2004   Post a comment
Focus-On: Data acquisition is more straightforward to implement than ever before, thanks to myriad plug-in and turnkey hardware and software products. Recent wares range from slow-speed data-acq systems suitable for acquiring values from slowly changing sensors, to high-speed digitization engines that can sample and store fast-changing waveforms.
Embedded ATX board puts Intel P4 power into legacy systems
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6/4/2004   Post a comment
Embedded subsystem vendor WIN Enterprises is rolling out a new motherboard to serve as a drop-in replacement for legacy systems with a standard ATX footprint. The off-the-shelf but customizable board puts Pentium-4 technology into systems that require ISA and other legacy components.
ATI, Nvidia take different tacks to first PCI-Express desktops
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6/2/2004   Post a comment
Archrivals Nvidia Corp. and ATI Technologies Inc. are taking very different approaches as they roll out graphics processors and modules aimed at the first crop of PCs supporting the serial PCI Express interconnect. Rick Merritt has this report.
ATI, Nvidia take different tacks to first PCI-Express desktops
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6/1/2004   Post a comment
Archrivals Nvidia Corp. and ATI Technologies Inc. are taking very different approaches as they roll out graphics processors and modules aimed at the first crop of PCs supporting the serial PCI Express interconnect.


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