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Siemens to acquire Camstar

Friday October 24, 2014

Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Camstar Systems Inc., one of the proven market leaders in enterprise Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) software. The acquisition will build on Siemens’ industrial digitalization strategy by broadening its integrated product development ... — Read More


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CMOS LNA Aids UWB Receivers

Friday October 24, 2014

Download this article in .PDF format This file type includes high resolution graphics and schematics when applicable.The broad swath of spectrum (7500 MHz) allocated by the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in 2002 in the 3.1 to 10.6 GHz range creates many opportunities ... — Read More


Mid-infrared quantum cascade laser with 24.4μm wavelength

Friday October 24, 2014

24 October 2014 ETH Zurich has produced a quantum cascade laser (QCL) that is claimed to have the longest mid-infrared (MIR) wavelength so far [K. Ohtani et al, Appl. Phys. Lett., vol105, p121115, 2014]. Figure 1: Double metal waveguide structure for QCL laser bar. — Read More


Keysight Technologies to Demonstrate Hardware and Electronic Design Automation Software Solutions at EPEPS 2014

Friday October 24, 2014

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Software eases ISO26262 implementation

Friday October 24, 2014

October 24, 2014 // Christoph Hammerschmidt Automated driving and advanced driver assistant systems make safety-critical vehicle functions increasingly proliferant. Thus, the developers of these functions have to comply with the tough requirements of ISO standard 26262 which can be ... — Read More


IDC Manufacturing Insights Welcomes Product Lifecycle Management Program Director

Friday October 24, 2014

IDC Manufacturing Insights announced the addition of Jeff Hojlo, program director, product innovation, to the team.  In this new role, Hojlo will focus his research and analysis on the product lifecycle management (PLM) market and product innovation strategies, including topics such ... — Read More


Cadence Design Systems (CDNS) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.02 EPS

Friday October 24, 2014

Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.02, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. — Read More


Altera Looking For High-End Domination In 2015

david manners | Friday October 24, 2014

Altera reckons it has a chance to take the high performance end of the FPGA market next year. “We’re going to be in a density class performance class all of our own,” says CEO John Daane, “and we think that will allow us to capture a vast majority of the high-end market as we roll that ... — Read More


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Swedish researchers set new world record for wireless data transmission rates

Friday October 24, 2014

The transmission rate of 40 Gb/s set the record for an operating frequency of 140 GHz--more than 40 times faster than the ceiling for LTE Advanced of 1 Gbit/s, reports EE Times. The research was presented as part of a Breaking News panel at the 2014 IEEE Compound Semiconductor Integrated ... — Read More


Good Old Q3

david manners | Friday October 24, 2014

In his book ‘Chip Management’ the distinguished former CEO of Toshiba Semiconductor, Tsuyoshi Kawanishi quotes the remarks of a famous Japanese general Takeda Shingen. “Spring is the colour of the pink cherry blossom,” said Shingen, “autumn is the colour of the red leaves, summer is ... — Read More


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AdaCore Development Environment Selected for New Spanish Satellite Project

Friday October 24, 2014

AdaCore today announced that its GNAT Pro cross-development environment has been selected by the Polytechnic University of Madrid ( Universidad Politécnica de Madrid / UPM), for the UPMSat-2 UNION satellite project’s real-time on-board and ground control software. — Read More


Buyers Accumulate Shares of Cadence Design Systems, Up 1.8%

Friday October 24, 2014

Up 1.8% to $17.01, Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS), is one of today's notable movers. The Dow is up 0.5% to 16,751 and the S&P is currently up 0.3% to 1,957. Cadence Design Systems, Inc. provides software technology, design and consulting services and technology. — Read More


Microsoft Eyes Expanding FPGA Role

Friday October 24, 2014

Microsoft is exploring the possibility of putting an FPGA on every server in its datacenters. It’s only a rough concept right now, but it could ease a very real pain point on the horizon. The company runs more than a million servers, and it sees a network bottleneck coming sometime in ... — Read More


Spanish satellite engineers choose AdaCore development environment for satellite control software

Friday October 24, 2014

BRISTOL, United Kingdom, 24 Oct. 2014. Oficials at the Polytechnic University of Madrid ( Universidad Politécnica de Madrid / UPM) have selected AdaCore’s GNAT Pro cross-development environment for the UPMSat-2 UNION satellite project’s real-time, on-board and ground-control software. — Read More


Heilind Now Stocking Ribbon Cable Wire-to-Board Interconnect System by 3M

Friday October 24, 2014

Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, has expanded its stock of the 3M™ Shrouded Boardmount Header, .050" x .050", 452 Series. The new product additions join the line of small but robust .050" (1.27 mm) pitch ribbon cable to PCB interconnects ... — Read More


Novel Data Circuits Transmit and Receive Strong Signals at Higher Frequencies

Friday October 24, 2014

The photo shows the 140 GHz transmitter chip, containing an I-Q modulator, a 3-stage amplifier, and a x3 frequency multiplier for the local oscillator. The chip was designed by Sona Carpenter, Herbert Zirath, and Mingquan Bao. Data-transmission measurements was done by Simon He. — Read More


Altera (ALTR) Earnings Report: Q3 2014 Conference Call Transcript

Friday October 24, 2014

As is our practice, we will on December 10 issue a press release followed by a brief conference call to walk you through the elements of 2015 guidance. Now, let me turn the call over to John. John Daane (President, CEO, Chairman): Thank you, Ron. — Read More


ISSI to Participate at the Wells Fargo Securities Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on November 13

Friday October 24, 2014

Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. ISSI, +0.08% a leader in advanced memory and analog IC solutions, today announced that the Company will attend the Wells Fargo Securities Technology, Media and Telecom Conference to be held at The Waldorf Astoria in New York City. — Read More


Heilind Now Stocking Ribbon Cable Wire-to-Board Interconnect System By 3M

Friday October 24, 2014

Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, has expanded its stock of the 3M ™ Shrouded Boardmount Header, .050" x .050", 452 Series. The new product additions join the line of small but robust .050" (1.27 mm) pitch ribbon cable to PCB interconnects ... — Read More


Microwave vector signal analyser: wideband and fast-switching

Friday October 24, 2014

National Instruments says it has the industry’s widest bandwidth high-performance 26.5 GHz microwave vector signal analyser (VSA); and also introduces a fast tuning 20 GHz continuous wave signal generator, expanding the measurement capabilities of the PXI platform. — Read More

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