News & Analysis
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
New Mitel IP Phones Leverage Texas Instruments VoIP Technology for Enhanced Features in the Enterprise
Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE:TXN) (TI) and Mitel(r), a trusted provider of voice-centric IP communications solutions for the enterprise, today announced that Mitel's new series of IP phones are based on TI's leading Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology. TI's TNETV1050 IP phone solution is being leveraged across Mitel's new 5300 series IP phones to deliver real-time access to applications and services, including web browsing, con...
MAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES BROADENS ULTRACAPACITOR DISTRIBUTION NETWORK TO SERVE GROWING WORLDWIDE DEMAND
Local Partners Expand Access and Customer Support in Asia Pacific and South Asia Transportation, Automotive Industrial and Consumer Electronics Markets
Tundra Semiconductor acquires Silicon Logic Engineering
Tundra Semiconductor Corporation (TSX:TUN), the leader in System Interconnect, today announced that it has acquired Silicon Logic Engineering, Inc. (“SLE”) of Eau Claire, Wisconsin for $14 million USD. SLE is a leader in developing high-performance communications and computer chip products for some of the world's largest networking and computing customers. The addition of SLE’s highly advanced resources, expertise and intellectual property ...
picoChip expands presence in USA with opening of Boston office
picoChip announced today that it is expanding its technical support network with the establishment of a new office in Boston, Massachusetts. The company already has a Sales Office in San Jose, California, and the new Boston office will act as a technical support center for North America. picoChip’s multicore DSP has established it as the leading architecture for WiMAX infrastructure (16d upgradeable to 16e), and a key supplier to the emerging...