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Solutions for Semiconductor Tool Qualification at ISMI Manufacturing Week

October 6, 2011 8:25 am | Comments

CyberOptics Semiconductor will discuss how a “Wireless Particle Counting Wafer Improves Semiconductor Tool Qualification” during ISMI Manufacturing Week 2011 to be held in Austin, TX during October 17 - 21. On October 20th, during technical session 8, Allyn Jackson, CyberOptics Technical Support Manager, will explain how the WaferSense® Airborne Particle Sensor offers faster, more accurate qualification of process tools than traditional particle measurement methods such as monitor wafers and bench-top counters.

BVS Adds Associate Partner in the U.K.

October 6, 2011 8:21 am | by Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Associate Editor | Comments

Berkeley Varitronics Systems, a leading provider of advanced wireless solutions and products to the domestic and international wireless telecommunications and security markets has tapped L&G International, Ltd. as an associate partner for the U.K.. L&G will be selling and supporting Berkeley's cell phone detection products throughout the United Kingdom.

Corning Cable Systems Introduces Innovative Fiber-to-the-Antenna Wireless Solutions

October 5, 2011 12:09 pm | Comments

Corning Cable Systems  introduces its preterminated Evolant Solutions for Wireless Networks. Based on fiber-fed remote radio technology, the field-proven fiber-to-the-antenna (FTTA) solutions enable fast plug-and-play deployments that can save time and money. Today’s wireless operators face ongoing challenges to supply the coverage and capacity customers want, especially for data.


Streamline Production and Delivery of Digital Entertainment with TotalCode

October 5, 2011 12:05 pm | by Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Associate Editor | Comments

Rovi Corporation announced the launch of TotalCode, which is a new line of high-quality encoding solutions with advanced capabilities to help streamline the production and delivery of digital entertainment. Built on Rovi's industry-proven MainConcept codec technology, and including support for the latest adaptive streaming codecs, TotalCode is designed for post-production facilities and enterprise-class digital content providers such as broadcasters, cable operators and digital storefront operators.

New IEE President Further Integrates HSI Technology into Product Development

October 5, 2011 11:55 am | by Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Associate Editor | Comments

IEE, specializing in the design, test support and fielding of human system interface (HSI) display technologies in a wide range of military/aerospace, industrial and retail applications, has appointed Thomas Whinfrey as president and CEO. Whinfrey brings more than 25 years of experience in managing operations and strategies for a number of large companies throughout the military and aerospace industries.

AVX Commits to 'Solutions for Hope Project' Through Use of Conflict-Free DRC Tantalum Ore

October 5, 2011 11:51 am | Comments

AVX Corporation announced that it has taken delivery of the first shipment of verified conflict-free DRC tantalum ore from the 'Solutions for Hope Project' through the secure "closed pipe" supply line. AVX is also pleased to announce that four additional leading technology companies have joined the project, including Intel and HP.

Massive-Capacity, Auto Aiming & Tracking Wireless Systems

October 5, 2011 11:42 am | Comments

Integrated Solution Enables High Capacity Backhaul for Fixed-to-Mobile and Mobile-to-Mobile Applications Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems and DragonWave announced the successful integration of BATS’ automatic antenna aiming and tracking technology with DragonWave’s Horizon packet microwave solutions.

MTN Partners with Arieso to Manage Network Performance

October 5, 2011 11:39 am | Comments

MTN South Africa has enlisted the services of Arieso, a provider of customer-centric network performance solutions for mobile operators, to prepare, monitor and maximise the performance of its 3G network for end-users nationwide. MTN has deployed ariesoGEO to precisely locate performance issues and traffic hotspots in its mobile networks using location-aware subscriber information.


Silicon Oscillator Company eoSemi Names Intralink as Business Development Partner for East Asia

October 5, 2011 11:35 am | Comments

eoSemi has appointed Intralink as strategic sales partner for the East Asian markets of Japan, China, Taiwan and Korea. Headquartered in Oxford, UK, with offices in Tokyo, Shanghai, Taipei and Seoul, as well as locations across Europe and the United States, Intralink creates and implements business development strategies for Japan, China, Taiwan and Korea to enable technology companies to gain entry to these markets and establish a permanent presence through a local subsidiary, acquisition or partnership.

Tacos Java CardTM OS Platform on StarChip SCF SIM Controllers Available

October 5, 2011 8:51 am | by Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Associate Editor | Comments

Simulity and StarChip announced the availability of Simulity Tacos Java CardTM OS platform on StarChip SCF SIM controllers. The TACOS-J platform is a contact-based Java (U)SIM card built on Simulity's TACOS Enterprise Edition. It is fully compliant with Java Card 2.2.1 Specifications and Visa GlobalPlatform 2.

FPD Resolution Continues to Rise, Especially in Mobile Devices

October 5, 2011 6:35 am | Comments

Increasing demand for high information content and multimedia capability in mobile devices continues to drive flat panel display resolution to higher levels of pixel density. With panel makers developing ultra-high resolutions, such as 4K × 2K for TVs and QXGA (2048 × 1536 pixels) for tablet PCs, the average pixel density of flat panel displays is expected to grow over the next few years.

Quick Analysis of iPhone 4S Announcement

October 5, 2011 6:28 am | by Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Associate Editor | Comments

Defying some expectations that Apple today would introduce the iPhone 5—an entirely new model supporting 4G—the company instead rolled out the iPhone 4S, an incremental update of the existing iPhone 4. This confirms the IHS outlook issued in July that the new iPhone introduced by Apple in 2011 likely would not include the next-generation 4G technology known as Long Term Evolution (LTE).

AFP Confirms Pioneering Role in HD

October 5, 2011 6:18 am | Comments

The first global news agency to provide its entire video production in HD format, AFP is now filming and broadcasting HD video in Spanish. The development in September 2011 provides significant benefits for AFP clients in Latin America, including access to HD quality videos, faster transmission and specially produced videos for the Latin American market.

Fujitsu Selects Wind River for Android Testing

October 5, 2011 6:17 am | Comments

Wind River, a world leader in embedded and mobile software, announced Fujitsu Limited is using Wind River Framework for Automated Software Testing (FAST) to test its next-generation Android smartphones for software quality, performance and compliance. Wind River FAST for Android is a fully automated software testing solution for Android-based devices that facilitates lower testing costs and faster time-to-market for device manufacturers “Delivering timely innovation and software quality are key differentiators for any Android device manufacturer,” said Jerry Ashford, vice president and general manager of mobile solutions at Wind River.

Ultra-Low-Voltage SoC for Medical, Wireless Sensor Networks and Mobile Applications

October 5, 2011 6:15 am | by Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Associate Editor | Comments

STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, and the Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) of Massachusetts Institute of Technology presented the results of an advance R&D project targeting a low-power microprocessor technology at this year’s European Solid-State Circuits Conference in Helsinki, Finland.


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