MANHASSET, N.Y. We continue counting down the top 5 technology stories of 2006 at EE Times.com.
Chip breakthroughs dominated the list, but applications also generated interest among readers, reflecting growing pressure to bring products to market sooner.
Our No. 4 story of 2006 by London editor Peter Clarke disclosed a major advance in the emerging area of CCD image sensors. Clarke's dispatch described how Dalsa Semiconductor (Waterloo, Ont.) managed to fabricate an image sensor with an impressive 111 million pixels.
The division of Dalsa Corp. said its 10,560-by-10,560 pixels configuration makes it the world's highest-resolution CCD image sensor.
We'll continue counting down the top technology stories of 2006 in the days ahead.