News & Analysis
RoHS support from Penny + Giles
High precision manufacturer of displacement sensors and joysticks, Penny + Giles, has developed a new service to help customers comply with the RoHS Directive.
Sony and Polecam collaborate to improve training of surgeons
Sony Europe’s Image Sensing Solutions Division has announced that it has extended its relationship with Polecam Ltd, by collaborating in the realisation of Medcam, a system for capturing high-quality close-up images of medical theatre work. Medcam uses the Sony FCB S3000P colour block camera, which incorporates 3-CCD technology and an integrated 12x optical zoom to produce broadcast-quality results.
EDA Solutions sponsors Austin in bid for Mini Challenge 2006 crown
EDA Solutions, exclusive European agent for chip design tool vendor, Tanner EDA, and multi-project wafer specialist, MOSIS, is sponsoring a driver in the UK Mini Challenge series of motor races this year.
Ericsson Power Modules opens center of excellence in Shanghai
Ericsson Power Modules has launched its APAC (Asia Pacific and China) center of excellence. The center includes R&D, manufacturing, customer sales and service, and also project resources.
DT Electronics is Atmels 'Best European Independent Distributor'
Coventry based DT Electronics has been named 'Best European Independent Distributor' at the recent Atmel sales conference in Marrakech. It is the first time this award has been given by Atmel in recognition of the important role that specialist independent distributors now play in its network.
ErSt Electronic offers IP soft cores under the SignOnce license
ErSt Electronic has joined the common license consortium and now offers both netlist and full VHDL versions of all its soft IP cores under the terms of the SignOnce IP License.
Quantum's rotary slider chip used by Samsung
Quantum Research Group has won a contract to supply Samsung in Korea with its rotary slider touch control chip, the QT511, for use in a top-of-the-range microwave oven, the RE-C23AN.
New boss at Syfer Technology
Howard Ingleson has been appointed as Managing Director of Syfer Technology Limited in Norwich, UK. Howard, a graduate of York University with a BS in Physics, joined Syfer in 1995 from Oxley where he was the Business Manager of the EMI filter division.
Anglia adds Microchip
Anglia has signed a UK and Ireland distribution agreement with Microchip Technology. It is Anglia’s fifth new semiconductor signing in recent months.
Tundra Semiconductor Acquires Potentia Semiconductor
Tundra Semiconductor has announced the acquisition of Potentia Semiconductor Corporation (“Potentia Canada”) for C$1.4 million in cash. The acquisition includes the power controller business of Potentia Canada which Tundra will continue to operate. Tundra is not acquiring the digital video display device business of Potentia Canada. This business including all of its current employees and its customers will proceed as a new venture under t...