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.
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.