News & Analysis
Infineon and Nokia Announce Collaboration to Develop Leading LTE Solutions
Infineon Technologies AG and Nokia today announced a cooperation to develop advanced radio frequency transceiver solutions. The agreement covers a non-exclusive collaboration to ensure the compatibility and interworking of Nokia’s advanced licensable baseband modem technologies and Infineon’s leading RF solutions.
Infineon’s TPM Security Chips Receive Global TCG and Common Criteria Certification and UK Government Approval; Showing World Trust in Infineon Security Expertise for PC and Data Network Protection
Infineon Technologies today announced it is the world’s first semiconductor provider of TPM (Trusted Platform Module) security chips that successfully passed most stringent security tests currently defined for PC security. The Trusted Computing Group (TCG), an impartial not-for-profit organization, confirmed that Infineon’s TPM is “TCG Certified”. The TCG certification is based on the international security standard “Common Criteria”...
German Research Project CoSiP Lays Foundation for Simultaneous Development of Chip, Package and PCB Board for System-in-Package Applications
The growing complexity of microelectronic systems makes it necessary to align and coordinate the development of chips, packages and boards at a very early stage, especially when it comes to system-in-package (SiP) applications.
ON Semiconductor to Acquire California Micro Devices for $4.70 per Share in an All-Cash Tender Offer
ON Semiconductor and California Micro Devices today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which ON Semiconductor will acquire California Micro Devices (CMD) through a cash tender offer of $4.70 per share. With net cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments of approximately $45 million at the end of November 2009, the transaction value of CMD represents an enterprise value of approximately $63 million and an equ...
SAMSUNG Electronics can save up to 90% engineers’ time with ESI’s VisualDSS
ESI Group announced today the recent implementation of a Simulation-Based Design environment in Samsung Electronics Corporation’s (SEC) Visual Display division. The unified Simulation-Based Design environment relies on VisualDSS, ESI’s end-to-end Decision Support System enabling companies to build and manage simulation models for multi-domain usage, to manage simulation content and data, and to automate project workflow.
Korenix Releases JetView Pro, free for download Intelligent NMS Network Management Software
To show users the performance of JetView Pro – the new Korenix patented Intelligent Network Management Software, Korenix provides an exclusive opportunity for a free NMS trial. Administrators can now download the free NMS software from Korenix website and test its various capabilities for the Korenix JetNet, JetPoE, JetRock series managed switches, which support LLDP and JetView Pro features.
Korenix JetI/O Series Intelligent Ethernet IO Modules – Winner of the “Automation-2009” Exhibition!
Korenix is proud to announce, that its JetI/O Series Intelligent Ethernet IO Serial Modules honorably received the 1st place Diploma of “Automation-2009” in the Category of Input/Output Devices at the AISS-AutomaticaA 2009 exhibition in Ukraine. The annual AISS-AutomaticA is a specialized international exhibition and leading national presenter of equipment components and technologies for industrial automation and built systems.
Circuit Cellar and WIZnet Launch the iMCU Design Contest 2010
The design contest simply requires the use of WIZnet’s new chip (the W7100) as part of your embedded project. The W7100 is an Internet MCU integrating a Hardwired TCP/IP core with an 8051 processor. The resulting integration is known as ‘iMCU.’
Holst Centre, imec and TNO report a world-first plastic transponder circuit at 50 kb/s
At the International Electronics Devices Meeting, Holst Centre, imec and TNO presented the world-first organic transponder circuit with a bit rate of 50kbits/s. This bit rate approaches the requirements for the Electronic Product Coding (EPC) standards.
Open-Source SERCOS III Master Library Available
SERCOS International announces that an open source software driver library for the SERCOS III real-time Ethernet communication system master implementation is now available via the sourceforge.net online-portal. The software can be used by interested users (control manufacturers, tool suppliers) according to the LGPL license, without any license fees and without any usage limitations.