Optical component sales fall again in Q2 News & Analysis 9/17/2007 Post a comment Persistent inventory corrections has led to a second consecutive quarter-on-quarter decline in the sales of optical components, with the sector falling by 5 percent in the second quarter to $936 million compared with the first quarter, according to market research group Ovum RHK.
Researchers claim optical comms breakthrough News & Analysis 9/10/2007 Post a comment Researchers at the Optoelectronics Research Centre within the University of Southampton, U.K., have developed a filter that can be used in high bit-rate optical systems to remove noise introduced when signals are transmitted over long distances.
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.