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Intersil takes its Analog knowledge to China
Intersil will present its key analogue experts during a five-city tour in China to share the latest analogue technology at five free, live seminars to be held in Shenzhen, Xiamen, Chengdu, Guangzhou and Wuhan. ‘The Analogue Authority’ is the theme of this year’s analogue seminar hosted by Intersil. Presented by Intersil’s analogue experts, the one-day intensive analogue seminars will take place from June 26 through July 5, 2006 in China...
Online database of RoHS compliance documents launched by ACAL
ACAL Technology has launched a comprehensive online database of RoHS compliance documents. Registration to the site is free and provides access to a searchable database of RoHS documentation on over 10,000 products including semiconductors, power supplies, boards and systems.
Lantronix appoints two ACAL Group companies
ACAL Technology and ACAL IT have entered into a sales distribution agreement with US-based Lantronix (NASDAQ: LTRX). This agreement establishes ACAL as one of Lantronix's European Master Distributors providing value added resellers with a local distributor in the region.
First IP Video Security Camera Based on TI's DaVinci Technology
Nexvision, a manufacturer of IP network video security solutions, today announced the first IP video security camera prototype based on TI's DaVinci(tm) technology. The Nexdome(r) Dragonfly leverages the dual-core TMS320DM644x architecture based on DaVinci technology to create a versatile, plug-and-play video security solution that can be tailored to meet specific customer demands, benefiting from the implementation of open industry standards suc...
Tiny low-cost touch sensor for consumer hand-held applications
Quantum Research Group, the charge-transfer capacitive touch company, has announced the QT100, a single-channel sensing chip in an RoHS-compliant, 6-SOT-23 package. Designed primarily for use in hand-held products – mobile phones and MP3 players – this is the smallest charge-transfer device in the company’s product range.
Anglia signs second distribution agreement this week!
Anglia has signed a UK and Ireland distribution agreement with Japanese connector manufacturer Hirose. Hirose manufactures a wide range of connectors for applications that include automotive, digital cameras and digital video cameras, mobile phones and PDAs, notebook PCs, DVD recorders, plasma display panels, as well as a range of RF and microwave components.
TI's 45-nm Chip Manufacturing Process Doubles Output per Wafer, Lowers Power and Boosts Performance
HONOLULU - Before the start of the prestigious 2006 Symposium on VLSI Technology, Texas Instruments unveiled details of a 45-nanometer semiconductor manufacturing process that leverages a "wet" lithography process to double the number of chips produced on each silicon wafer, increase processing performance and reduce power consumption. Through the use of numerous proprietary techniques, TI will drive the capabilities of its multi-million tra...
picoChip named by FierceWiFi as a 2006 “Fierce 15" mobile broadband company
picoChip announced today that it has been named in FierceWiFi’s annual Fierce 15 list, honoring picoChip for its innovation in the wireless market. FierceWiFi is an internationally recognized email newsletter published by FierceMarkets (www.fiercemarkets.com), designed to provide executives with up-to-date information on the wireless broadband marketplace, from WiFi to WiMAX and beyond. picoChip’s multi-core DSP has established it as the lea...
National Instruments Showcases Essential Technologies for Test and Design at NI Military/Aerospace Solutions Conference 2006
National Instruments is hosting the Military and Aerospace Solutions Conference at Twickenham Rugby Ground on Wednesday 19th July, 2006. This free one-day conference and accompanying exhibition features technical demonstrations and case studies of the latest technologies for automated test and control design for military and aerospace applications. The conference explores how virtual instrumentation delivers open, flexible frameworks, through pl...
Fairchild Semiconductor Opens Global Power Resource™ Design Center in South America to Address Critical Markets
Brazil Design Center to assist customers in the region by offering on-site design solutions for their automotive, lighting, motor drive, telecom and consumer electronics applications