Power PLCC-4 LEDs offer more colors
Product News 2/29/2008 Post a comment
Avago has added four new colors -- cool white, warm white, blue and green -- to its family of super half-watt power PLCC-4 surface-mount LEDs for automotive and electronic sign applications.
Phyworks beats the 10G Ethernet drum with EDC chip
News & Analysis 2/26/2008 Post a comment
Communications chip specialist Phyworks (Bristol, England) is launching at the Optical Fibre Communications expo in San Diego, California, a CMOS retimer with EDC that offers 10G Ethernet performance in legacy fibre infrastructure as well as laser driver for small form factor modules operating at between125Mbit/second and 1.25Gbit/second.
Startup debuts low power 10G optical module
News & Analysis 2/25/2008 Post a comment
Lightwire Inc. is sampling an optical transceiver based on a novel CMOS design, claiming lower power and size than competing alternatives for the 10GBase-LRM device it will demo at the Optical Fiber Conference.
Given Imaging's Q4 revenue jumps 25%
News & Analysis 2/22/2008 Post a comment
Revenues of Given Imaging Ltd. (Yoqneam, Israel), a startup that supplies a camera which can be swallowed to obtain pictures of the digestive tract, increased 24.8 percent to $34.2 million compared to $27.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2006.
Q-Cells builds solar cell production line in Malaysia
Product News 2/19/2008 1 comment
Solar cell manufacturer Q-Cells (Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany) has decided to erect a new production line in Malaysia and to expand the thin film module production in its Calyxo subsidiary. The move widens Q-Cells head start in the solar cell business.
Optical interconnect startup raises $10 million
News & Analysis 2/19/2008 Post a comment
IPtronics A/S (Roskilde, Denmark), a start up focusing on silicon for parallel optical applications, has closed a Series B round worth $ 10.25 million, to be used for further developments of its technology and expansion of global sales.
Dolphin unveils 32-bit CPU for ultra low power apps
News & Analysis 2/5/2008 Post a comment
Dolphin Integration SA, French provider of embedded memories and audio converters in the form of intellectual property cores, has introduced a 32-bit processor for system-on-chip embedded control applications including power management.