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Laser cuts automotive template cost
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5/26/2006   Post a comment
Laser scanning eliminates physical templates, chopping cost and development time. Benefits also include greater accuracy and quicker engineering changes.
Nistica snags first-round funding
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5/24/2006   Post a comment
Three executives with roots in Lucent Bell Labs and Photoris Inc. have launched a new company, Nistica Inc., which has received Series A funding. William Cadogan, former chairman of ADC Communications, has been named chairman of Nistica.
High-speed optocoupler is optimized for the automotive market
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5/23/2006   Post a comment
Avago Technologies said it has rolled out the industry's first high-speed optocoupler designed specifically to meet the performance and reliability requirements of the automotive market.
Zarlink acquires optical components maker
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5/22/2006   Post a comment
Zarlink Semiconductor has acquired the optical I/O business of Primarion Inc., a supplier of digital power conversion ICs, for $7 million in cash.
Optical encoders tout smallest package
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5/21/2006   Post a comment
Avago Technologies claims to introduce the industry's smallest reflective incremental optical encoder. Available in a surface-mount lead-free package, the AEDR-8400 encoder measures 3.00 x 3.28 x 1.262-mm.
Vishay’s IrDA FIR transceivers support IrSimpleShot protocol
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5/19/2006   Post a comment
The TFDU6300 and TFDU6301 FIR transceivers are fully compliant with IrDA Physical Layer, transmitting data over distances upwards of 0.7 meters
3.3-V optocoupler claims fastest speed at 25 MBd
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5/16/2006   Post a comment
Avago Technologies said it has introduced the industry's fastest 3.3-V/5-V optocoupler that is capable of transmitting data at 25 megabaud (MBd).
Intel to phase out Giga chip line
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5/12/2006   Post a comment
Struggling Intel Corp. will halt future development of optical physical-layer products developed by Giga A/S, a Copenhagen company Intel acquired in 2000 for $1.25 billion.
HP forms Asia-Pacific tech center in Bangalore
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5/11/2006   Post a comment
Hewlett-Packard has formed an advanced technology center in Bangalore, India, the first of its kind in the region.
Avanex narrows loss
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5/8/2006   Post a comment
Photonics product supplier Avanex Corp. posted a net loss of $10.2 million, or 6 cents per share on sales of $40.1 million in its third fiscal 2006 quarter ended March 31, compared with a loss of $18.9 million, or 13 cents per share on sales of $40.3 million in the year-ago quarter.
Bookham books narrower losses in Q3
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5/5/2006   Post a comment
Bookham Inc. posted losses of $48 million for its third quarter ended April 1 on revenues up 7 percent to $53 million. The company said it expects fourth-quarter sales in a range of $52 million to $55 million.
Laser scanning speeds aftermarket auto electronics
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5/3/2006   Post a comment
Switching from a coordinate measuring machine to a laser scanner helps an automotive aftermarket parts manufacturer get instrument panels and automotive infotainment video products to market four weeks faster.
DARPA's latest challenge gets down and raises the bar
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5/2/2006   Post a comment
For the next competition, robot vehicles will have to obey traffic regulations, merge into traffic, and traverse roadways in an urban environment.
Advanced Photonix signs $1M optical receiver deal
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5/1/2006   Post a comment
Advanced Photonix Inc. has entered a multi-year strategic agreement with a leading telecommunications equipment manufacturer located in central Europe for 10Gb/s and 40Gb/s high-speed optical receivers.


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