HB LED drivers enable greener lighting products Product News 8/26/2008 Post a comment Maxim's 2MHz, high-brightness (HB) LED drivers with an integrated MOSFET and high-side current-sense circuitry reduce the size, complexity, and cost of solid-state lighting (SSL) designs, simplifying the implementation of green lighting technology.
Updated: Intel CTO surveys tech future News & Analysis 8/21/2008 Post a comment Intel Corp. is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2008, and Intel CTO Justin Rattner devoted his keynote address at its developer forum to "what the next 40 years of technology might look like."
Group crafts spec for 100G networking News & Analysis 8/13/2008 Post a comment The Optical Internetworking Forum has taken the first giant step toward defining a standard for long distance networking at 100 Gbits/second, choosing a modulation scheme in an effort that aims to kick start development on integrated optical modules.
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.