News releases on Electronicstalk categorised by date

Sunday 19 December
to Saturday 25 December 2004

Support centres certified worldwide

The Mentor Graphics Customer Support Division has been certified for the sixth consecutive year under the prestigious Support Centre Practices (SCP) Certification Programme.

News from Mentor Graphics UK (24 December 2004)

Survey confirms shrinking SBC form factors

A new study of the global market for active backplane motherboards in embedded and real-time applications confirms that this market is shifting rapidly toward the use of smaller form factors.

News from Venture Development Corp (24 December 2004)

Mobile comms tester evolves for W-CDMA compliance

Cetecom's MINT mobile communications integrated tester has recently been validated for W-CDMA protocol and RF testing.

News from AT4 wireless (24 December 2004)

Cord connectors have the right angle to save space

Schurter has a new range of cord connectors that are rated for use with cordsets up to 16/21A.  Brochure Available 

News from Schurter (24 December 2004)

VCOs take buffer amplifiers onboard

Hittite Microwave Corp has released two new SMT packaged MMIC VCOs with integrated buffer amplifiers, available from MRC Components.

News from MRC Components (24 December 2004)

RFIC targets distortion cancellation applications

A new high-dynamic-range vector modulator RFIC is ideal for wireless infrastructure applications from 1800 to 2200MHz.

News from MRC Components (24 December 2004)

Record year for stencil shipments

DEK has reached a record number of stencil shipments for 2004, supplying nearly 75,000 innovative stencil products to customers around the world.

News from DEK (24 December 2004)

Memec has global appeal for IR

International Rectifier has selected Memec to provide technical sales, marketing, distribution and logistics globally as an extension of its existing sales and support channels.

News from International Rectifier (24 December 2004)

New engineer has designs on expansion

Contract electronics manufacturer Datalink Electronics has hired a new engineer for its Consultancy and Design Department.

News from Datalink Electronics (24 December 2004)

Datalink grows through acquisition

Datalink Electronics is on course to achieve annual sales of GBP 9 million by 2006 following its acquisition of Quasson.

News from Datalink Electronics (24 December 2004)

Lucent repeats gold award

Artesyn Communication Products has received a 2004 Golden Link Award from Lucent Technologies' Supply Chain Networks Group.

News from Emerson Network Power Embedded Computing (24 December 2004)

Selection guide focuses on MMICs

Available now from MRC Components is the latest Hittite Microwave Corp product selection guide.

News from MRC Components (24 December 2004)

Serial convertor puts medical kit online

Multi-Tech Systems has added a new member to its embedded Universal Socket Connectivity family for the medical device industry.

News from Multi-Tech Systems (23 December 2004)

High rating for surface-mount fuselink

The latest addition to Schurter's range of RoHS compliant products is the UMT 250 fuselink.  Brochure Available 

News from Schurter (23 December 2004)

Analyst backs MIPS to prosper

Analyst Carter Driscoll of IRG Research has initiated coverage of MIPS Technologies with a "buy" rating.

News from MIPS Technologies (23 December 2004)

Universal influences China's IT industry

To celebrate its 20th anniversary this year, China Electronic News jointly organised an awards event to identify 'The most influential enterprises in China's information technology in 20 years'.

News from Universal Instruments (23 December 2004)

Editor gets to grips with VHDL and Verilog

Now available free of charge from HDL Works, Scriptum is a high end text editor that integrates with the company's Ease and HDL Companion tools.

News from HDL Works (23 December 2004)

Chip capacitors stay more stable

NSHC series chip capacitors have a stacked metallised polypropylene sulphide film construction that helps them achieve stable performance in demanding applications.

News from NIC Components Europe (23 December 2004)

Optical mouse sensor works on dodgy surfaces

A new LED-based optical mouse sensor provides better tracking control than previous-generation LED-based devices.

News from Avago Technologies (23 December 2004)

Single chip for European terrestrial demodulation

A new COFDM demodulator chip can perform the front-end processing of terrestrial digital TV transmissions throughout Europe.

News from STMicroelectronics (23 December 2004)

Thermal design software turns to IC packages

Fluent and Harvard Thermal have entered into a technology licensing agreement to embed Harvard Thermal's PTD product into Icechip, a detailed thermal design software for IC packages.

News from Fluent (23 December 2004)

SoC tools handle designs of any size

Esterel Studio 5.2 is a comprehensive tool suite for the design and verification of complex consumer and multimedia SoCs.

News from Esterel Technologies (22 December 2004)

US Government orders radio test sets

The Aeroflex Wichita Division has received orders aggregating $11.3 million for RCTS-001 SINCGARS radio test sets and RCTS-003 life support radio test sets from the US Government.

News from Aeroflex (22 December 2004)

CompactPCI CPU market begins to evolve

A recent study of of SBCs and embedded CPU blades in embedded and real-time applications shows that native switch fabric access is becoming a necessity in CompactPCI SBC products.

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