News releases on Electronicstalk categorised by date

Sunday 11 April
to Saturday 17 April 2004

Transceiver range covers all 10Gbit/s fibre optics

Agilent Technologies has released a complete family of 10Gbit/s Ethernet, Fibre Channel and Sonet/SDH fibre-optic transceivers for enterprise, storage and metro networks.

News from Avago Technologies (16 April 2004)

Chassis has plenty in store for video recording

The RCK-410D is an industrial chassis for rack-mountable digital video recording systems.

News from Aicsys (16 April 2004)

Programmer covers the full range

The MPLAB PM3 universal device programmer supports all of Microchip's PIC microcontrollers (MCUs) and dsPIC digital signal controllers (DSCs).

News from Microchip Technology (16 April 2004)

Two displays for 3MHz function generators

The TG300 series is a range of three function generators with a maximum frequency of 3MHz and dual displays for simultaneous digital indication of frequency and level.

News from TTi (Thurlby Thandar Instruments) (16 April 2004)

Compiler qualified for reference flow

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is to integrate the Cadence Encounter RTL Compiler into its next-generation reference flow.

News from Cadence Design Systems (16 April 2004)

Bluetooth turns handset to virtual office

 User Application Article  The Orange SPV E200 uses the CSR BlueCore Bluetooth solution.

News from Cambridge Silicon Radio (16 April 2004)

Buy development tools online

Computer Solutions has launched an online web shop - believed to be the first in the UK to offer such a wide range of products.

News from Computer Solutions (16 April 2004)

IP report to cover more categories

The EDA Consortium and the VSI Alliance have worked together to expand the EDA Consortium's Market Statistics Service's Semiconductor Intellectual Property revenue reporting.

News from EDA Consortium (16 April 2004)

Power modules simplify air-conditioner design

 User Application Article  Samsung Electronics Co has selected Fairchild's compact, dual inline packaged SPM smart power modules to power its new line of three-phase inverter-based air conditioners.

News from Fairchild Semiconductor (16 April 2004)

Debugger and probe speed automotive MCU designs

The TimeMachine 4-D debugger and SuperTrace probe are now available for the Motorola MPC5554, a 32bit PowerPC controller for advanced automotive and industrial systems.  Brochure Available 

News from Green Hills Software (16 April 2004)

MOSFET driver aims for next-generation notebooks

The ISL6208 is a 30V synchronous-buck MOSFET driver IC designed for high-current multiphase power solutions in notebook PCs.

News from Intersil (16 April 2004)

Serial transceivers speed to Profibus applications

The ISL4486 and ISL81486 are new ultra-high-speed Linearlink RS485/422 serial data transceivers.

News from Intersil (16 April 2004)

Mentor expands role in IEEE standards

Mentor Graphics has expanded its role in the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA).

News from Mentor Graphics UK (16 April 2004)

Molex completes Cinch acquisition

Molex has completed its previously announced transaction to acquire the automotive and specialty connectors business of Connecteurs Cinch.

News from Molex UK (16 April 2004)

Cosimulation tool scoops EDN award

The MathWorks software tool Link for ModelSim has won the EDN Innovation of the Year Award in the EDA: Design Exploration category.

News from MathWorks (16 April 2004)

USB acquisition gets personal

The PMD-1608FS is the latest addition to the Personal Measurement Device (PMD) product line from Measurement Computing Corp.

News from Measurement Computing (16 April 2004)

Addon eases test report generation

The LabView Report Generation Toolkit 1.1 is an addon that incorporates Express technology introduced in LabView 7 Express, to speed up the creation of Microsoft Excel and Word reports.  Brochure Available 

News from National Instruments (16 April 2004)

Funding to enable further RF developments

Nanotron Technologies has closed its 4th round of funding successfully and raised Eur 8 million of additional capital.

News from Nanotron Technologies (16 April 2004)

Supermicro is first to embed latest management

OSA's Intelligent Platform Management Interface version 2.0 (IPMI v2.0) firmware and software building blocks are now used in Supermicro server products.

News from OSA Technologies (16 April 2004)

Embedded bus controllers take Windows onboard

Two PC/104 1553 boards from Parvus Corp now include device driver support for Windows 9x/2000/NT/XP and DOS 6.2, as well as source code for C and Visual C.

News from Parvus Corp (16 April 2004)

More power for embedded board range

The PCM-6892 is the latest addition to the RDS Compact Board family, with a top CPU speed of 1.0GHz, making it a very attractive proposition for applications such as home automation and kiosks.

News from Review Display Systems (16 April 2004)

Expansion for sales team

Specialist distributor Switchtec has made two appointments in its sales department that will enable the company to increase its focus in its target areas, develop its customer base and increase sales.

News from Switchtec (16 April 2004)

New approach integrates IC design and manufacture

Synopsys and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have devised a new collaborative, holistic approach to integrating semiconductor design and manufacturing.

News from Synopsys (16 April 2004)

No cadmium required for power relays

The RX series of PCB power relays is fitted with environmentally friendly cadmium-free contacts, complying with the RoHS Directive which will ban or restrict hazardous substances from 1st July 2006.  Brochure Available 

News from Tyco Electronics UK (16 April 2004)

Report reveals competitive Edge

Mobile operators worldwide are looking to Edge as either a permanent fix for data offerings or as an interim solution to allow more robust data and voice services for the next half-decade.

News from Visant Strategies (16 April 2004)

Substrate solves power LED thermal problems

A novel aluminium-based substrate technology provides an optimum solution for thermal performance, yielding increased life expectancy and improved luminous densities for surface mount power LEDs.  Brochure Available 

News from TT Electronics Welwyn Components (16 April 2004)

Xsilogy to use wireless for process monitoring

Ember Corp has teamed up with Xsilogy to develop the next generation of wireless systems for managing demanding industrial processes in chemical, energy and industrial water treatment applications.

News from Ember Europe (16 April 2004)

Accellera joins IEEE Standards Association

Accellera has become a Corporate Member of the IEEE Standards Association.

News from Accellera (15 April 2004)

Low risk for drop-in industrial Bluetooth solution

New from Amplicon is the blu2i range of intelligent Bluetooth adapters from TDK Systems.

News from Amplicon (15 April 2004)

Developer kit accelerates 32bit designs

The ARM RealView developer kit for STMicroelectronics is a c