News & Analysis
TI and Widevine Technologies Deliver Secure Video Distribution from Hollywood Studios to the Home
Widevine Technologies, the leading has embedded its protection capabilities into Texas Instruments DaVinciT technology-based digital media processors to facilitate secure consumption of broadcast and VOD content on a wide range of consumer devices.
Ramtron to showcase line of automotive FRAM memory parts at Convergence 2006
Ramtron International has announced plans to exhibit at Convergence 2006 from October 16 to 18 in Detroit, USA, where it will preview its line of FRAM devices to be qualified for AEC Q100. Convergence is a premier automotive electronics conference that unites the world’s leading electronics technologists, engineers, and business executives to discuss significant topics related to the future of electronics in automobiles. This year’s theme i...
David Long becomes Tundra's CFO
Tundra Semiconductor Corporation has announced that David Long has joined the Company as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Long is responsible for leading the Company’s global financial operations, reporting requirements, and shareholder communications.
Fairchild to Examine the Role of “Digital” in the Power Management Market at the 2006 Digital Power Forum Conference
Fairchild Semiconductor will offer insights on digital power management at the 2006 Digital Power Forum (DPF ’06) on September 18-20 in Richardson, Texas. This international conference focuses on the latest practical advancements related to the use of digital power control techniques in electronic systems.
National Instruments Enhances DeviceNet Driver for Control Applications
National Instruments has announced the release of NI-DNET 1.5, the latest driver software for plug-in NI DeviceNet interfaces. In addition to providing high-level, easy-to-use functions for rapid application development, this upgrade introduces two significant new utilities, the DeviceNet Configurator and the DeviceNet Analyser. These two tools provide National Instruments DeviceNet users with the functionality they need to easily develop a solut...
Charcroft keeps exclusive Klixon agreement after TI's sale of Sensors & Controls Division.
Charcroft Electronics has announced that it will continue as the UK’s exclusive franchised distributor for Klixon following the $3 billion sale of Texas Instruments’ Klixon Sensors and Controls division on April 27th 2006, in which the division’s name was changed to Sensata Technologies. Widely recognised as the world's leading brand of sensors and controls, the Klixon range is used in a wide range of applications, particularly in the milit...
AnalogicTech agrees to acquire the power management analogue business of IPCore Technologies Corporation
AnalogicTech has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the power management analogue business of IPCore Technologies Corporation, including IPCore’s subsidiary Analogue Power Semiconductor Corporation (AP Semi) and certain related assets.
Latest Version of Component Sourcing Service IC4me is Easier to Use, More Comprehensive and Gives Faster Results
Focus EDL announces the latest version of its component sourcing service IC4me. Apart from a new look, IC4me now provides users with access to a much larger database of component manufacturers and suppliers, is easier to use, gives better feedback and provides quicker results. It can be found at www.ic4me.com
FET Corporation Leverages Serial RapidIO-Based Tool to Unlock the Power of TI's C64x+ DSPs in Communications Infrastructure Applications
Fabric Embedded Tools Corporation (FET) has announced the availability of its version 2.1 release of RapidFETT which leverages host capable Serial RapidIO endpoints such as Texas Instruments' digital signal processors (DSPs). RapidFET is a network management and diagnostic tool proven to work well with TI's TMS320C6455 and TMS320TCI6482 DSPs to configure systems quickly, isolate problems and manage system traffic. The enumeration, auto discovery ...
TI's DaVinciT Technology Powers New IP Set-Top-Box Solution from Konka
China-based Konka Group Ltd. has developeda new Internet Protocol set-top-box solution based on DaVinciT technology from Texas Instruments. The Konka IPB5310, ideal for home video and audio entertainment, delivers a low cost solution that is easy to implement, boosting the adoption of IPTV services in China and worldwide.