Obsolete products fuel a cottage industry
News & Analysis 6/16/2003 Post a comment
Product obsolescence has become a major concern for equipment makers as profit-starved suppliers are increasingly dumping old parts in favor of filling their fabs with new, higher-margin devices.
Magfusion's MEMS-based relay tackles space, cost issue
News & Analysis 6/9/2003 Post a comment
Magfusion Inc. claims it is introducing today a MEMS-based relay for radio frequency switching that provides a space-saving, low-cost alternative to electromechanical relays for automated test equipment and wireless communications applications requiring long life and high-frequency performance.
National enhances online tool suite
News & Analysis 6/2/2003 Post a comment
National Semiconductor Corp. today is launching an online enhanced suite of product selection and design tools for its analog chips, betting that easing procurement and time-to-market for its customers will improve sales.