Multicolor LEDs brighten portables Product News 7/10/2003 Post a comment Driven by the demands of portable products, LED manufacturers are conjuring up displays with lower power consumption, smaller packages, higher brightness and the flexibility to deliver greater product differentiation.
Planar transformers eye dc/dc apps Product News 7/2/2003 Post a comment In the still-custom and basically OEM transformer business, the cost of quickly spinning new platforms using planar, or flat, transformers in embedded designs is still too high for many applications.
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.