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Linaro announces Spreadtrum Communications as latest Club Member
10/29/2014 1:02:47 PM
Linaro Ltd, the not-for-profit engineering organization developing open source software for the ARM® architecture, today announced that Spreadtrum Communications (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. has joined Linaro as a Club Member. Spreadtrum has been at the forefront of bringing competitively priced mobile platforms based on Android operating systems to the market since 2012, and most …
Renesas Electronics Announces Early Retirement Program
10/29/2014 11:53:18 AM
Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723, “Renesas Electronics”), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced an early retirement incentive program for its employees in Japan. 1. Reasons and background to the early retirement plan Though Renesas Electronics Group’s consolidated net sales and operating income are improving, it still sees the …
600W – 250V RF Transistors from STMicroelectronics Leverage Latest High-Voltage Technology for Smaller, More Reliable Class-E Power
600W – 250V RF Transistors from STMicroelectronics Leverage Latest High-Voltage Technology for Smaller, More Reliable Class-E Power
10/28/2014 2:19:28 PM
Geneva, October 28, 2014 – STMicroelectronics’ STAC250V2-500E 13.6MHz RF power transistor delivers industry-leading robustness and high power density in a miniaturized and thermally efficient package for high-output class-E industrial power supplies.   The STAC250V2-500E has load-mismatch capability of 20:1, the highest in the industry, for enhanced safety up to the …
Autotech Council brings the Auto Ecosystem together to build new innovation
10/16/2014 9:00:00 AM
The Autotech Council’s recent Developer Challenge brought OEMs, Tier 1 Vendors, and VCs to San Jose to collaborate with software developers which resulted in several new auto-based applications. The Autotech Council Developer Challenge allowed developers on the leading edge of automotive and connected car applications to work with OEM and Tier 1 engineers to create new apps …
Rad-Hard Voltage References from STMicroelectronics
Deliver Stable Reliable Performance in All Conditions
Rad-Hard Voltage References from STMicroelectronics Deliver Stable Reliable Performance in All Conditions
10/15/2014 9:57:46 AM
Geneva, October 15, 2014 – STMicroelectronics has added two shunt Voltage References to its rapidly expanding portfolio of rad-hard products for aerospace applications. The RHF1009A is an adjustable (2.5 – 5.5V) voltage reference, while the RHF100 is a 1.2V fixed voltage reference. Specifically designed to sustain the radiation levels found in space and pin-compatible with …
Creative Electron Announces New Custom and OEM X-Ray Division
10/13/2014 1:33:39 PM
Creative Electron announced today the creation of a new division dedicated to the design and manufacture of custom and OEM x-ray inspection solutions. The new division will be lead by Dr. Glen Thomas, an industry veteran with decades of experience in designing custom solutions for a wide range of applications – from wood to small animal radiographic inspection. The Custom …
Cypress’s TrueTouch® Gen5 Touchscreen Controller for Superphones and Tablets Delivers New Features, Including Industry’s Best Gloved-Finger Tracking
10/13/2014 10:54:14 AM
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) today announced that its TrueTouch ® Gen5 touchscreen controller family for large-screen superphones, smartphones, tablets and e-readers now delivers multiple new advanced features, including the world’s best gloved-finger tracking on capacitive touchscreens. The TMA568 controller has also added “hover” support, which enables …
Telecom Council Announces Results from 2014 Innovation Showcase
Telecom Council Announces Results from 2014 Innovation Showcase
10/9/2014 2:19:41 PM
Telecom Council of Silicon Valley today announced the results of their 2014 Innovation Showcase. In July of this year, 13 budding startups  were selected by 13 top executive innovation scouts from the telecom industry to be highlighted as technology to watch. Judges included technology experts from BT, NTT Docomo, Ericsson, HTC, JT Global, Orange, Qualcomm, …
Creative Electron Inc. Launches High-Quality Desktop X-Ray Inspection System
10/3/2014 4:29:34 PM
Creative Electron , a leading manufacturer of x-ray inspection systems announced today that it has added the TruView™ Cube  to its growing line of made in the US TruView™ X-Ray products. The TruView™ Cube provides a high quality desktop solution for x-ray inspection of BGA’s, small LED/luminary assemblies, and surface mount devices. Ideal for process validation and process …
Seventh Annual Telecom Council Service Provider Forum SPIFFY Award Winners Announced
Seventh Annual Telecom Council Service Provider Forum SPIFFY Award Winners Announced
10/2/2014 12:47:00 AM
The Service Provider members of the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley awarded 7 young telecom companies for their innovation, execution, management, and technologies at the association’s  annual  SPIFFY Award  ceremony, on day 1 of the annual TC3: Telecom Council Carrier Connections Executive Summit. SPIFFY nominees attended the ceremony, supported by Ericsson, joined by over …
ARM Achieves 50X Faster OS Boot-Up on Mali GPU Development using Cadence Palladium XP Platform with ARM Fast Models
10/1/2014 11:08:11 AM
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced that ARM® utilized Cadence® Palladium® Hybrid technology and ARM Fast Models to achieve a 50X faster OS boot-up during the development of its ARM Mali™-T760 GPU. Compared to the previous emulation only solution, this resulted in up to 10X speed-up of overall …
NI Introduces Industry’s Widest Bandwidth High-Performance Microwave Vector Signal Analyzer and Fast Switching Continuous Wave Signal Generator
10/1/2014 11:02:07 AM
NI (Nasdaq: NATI), the provider of solutions that enable engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges, announced today the industry’s widest bandwidth high-performance 26.5 GHz microwave vector signal analyzer (VSA) and a fast tuning 20 GHz continuous wave signal generator. The two new instruments complement the extensive NI modular …
NXP Unveils Versatile Microcontroller Family to Drive a Smarter User Experience in Next-Generation Embedded Designs
10/1/2014 10:57:16 AM
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced the release of the LPC82x family of microcontrollers, dramatically extending the versatility of the ARM Cortex-M0+-based LPC800 Series for use in today’s highly connected, sensor-dense and IoT designs. With double the memory (over the LPC81x family), a new 1.2 Msps ADC, DMA, and triple the serial connectivity, the LPC82x …
Mobiles Hear Better in Loud Environments with Advanced MEMS Microphone from STMicroelectronics
Mobiles Hear Better in Loud Environments with Advanced MEMS Microphone from STMicroelectronics
10/1/2014 9:31:09 AM
Geneva, October 1, 2014 – The STMicroelectronics MP23AB02B MEMS microphone maintains ultra-low distortion at less than 10% up to very high external sound-pressure levels, enabling equipment such as smartphones and wearable devices to perform better when placing calls or recording audio in loud environments.   With acoustic overload level of 125dBSPL and signal-to-noise …

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