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Calypto Design Systems Acquires Mentor Catapult C Synthesis Tool

August 26, 2011 8:14 am | Comments

Calypto Design Systems announced it has acquired Catapult C Synthesis from Mentor Graphics Corporation. The merger of two market-leading electronic system level (ESL) products, Catapult C Synthesis and Calypto SLEC System-HLS verification tool, will create a better integrated ESL hardware realization flow, and enhance the company’s partnership with Mentor Graphics, a leader in ESL technology.

Mouser Electronics Sponsors Ho-Pin Tung at the Indy Grand Prix at Sonoma

August 26, 2011 7:44 am | Comments

Mouser Electronics is gearing up to sponsor Chinese Indycar driver Ho-Pin Tung in the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma on August 28. This race marks Mouser’s third Indy appearance this year with Sam Schmidt Motorsports. Ho-Pin Tung will be driving the #88 Mouser Honda as he becomes the first Chinese driver to run in an Indycar event.

Industry Leaders Predict a White Space Economy

August 26, 2011 7:27 am | Comments

Cambridge, UK — Cambridge Consultants has today released a report discussing the foremost business opportunities in wireless technologies enabled by White Space frequencies, predicting the development of the first White Space consumer devices in the next five years. The report, entitled “White Space radio: High Street Hit or Left In the Lab?” is the culmination of a White Space workshop hosted by Cambridge Consultants, and brings together experts from across the wireless and broadcast industries including representatives from Nokia, Samsung, BBC, BSkyB, Neul and CSR to discuss White Space technology.


Smartphones to Account for Majority of Cellphone Shipments by 2015

August 26, 2011 7:12 am | Comments

El Segundo, Calif. — Driven by booming sales of low-end models, shipments of smartphone will rise to account for more than half of the worldwide cellphone market in 2015, according to a new IHS iSuppli Mobile Handset Market Tracker report from information and analysis provider IHS (NYSE: IHS). Global smartphone unit shipments will soar to 1.

SRS Labs and Spice Mobility Bring HD-Quality Audio Enabled Mobile Devices to Indian Market

August 26, 2011 6:54 am | Comments

SRS Labs, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRSL) announced that it has signed an agreement with Spice Mobility, an India-based mobile brand, to incorporate SRS WOW HD within their feature phones starting with the new Cappuccino model. “Following the global demand and infatuation with mobile phones and multimedia devices, India is experiencing tremendous growth when it comes to mobile phone adoption,” said Bob Lyle, Vice President of Mobile Solutions Group for SRS Labs.

GaN, SiC, Digital Power, PwrSiP, Wireless Charging and More at DPF '11

August 26, 2011 6:32 am | Comments

Corona, California, August 25, 2011 – The Plenary Session at the 2011 Darnell Power Forum will feature senior executives from Efficient Power Conversion, Electric Power Research Institute, IBM, Qualcomm, SemiSouth Laboratories, Petra Solar, Transphorm and Cree. Plenary session topics will include new data center power architectures, advanced GaN and SiC devices, wireless charging technologies, renewable energy, and the smart grid.

Personal Communication Still Key to Customer Service in Today's Marketplace

August 26, 2011 6:24 am | Comments

By: Jim Greig, Sales and Marketing Manager Electronic Materials In today’s tough economic times, there is a lot of discussion about how to communicate in a more cost-effective and efficient manner. And while social media and the myriad of electronic tools we now have at our disposal certainly have their place in marketing and sales efforts, as well as customer relations, there is still a need for personal communication.

First BPM Software with Integrated e-Commerce System

August 25, 2011 10:53 am | Comments

AuraPortal has announced the international launch of their Online Commerce Module which allows companies to offer their products on the Internet to their customers, through an attractively designed and well organized web user interface with improved ease of use and comprehensive purchasing transaction capabilities.


LeCroy Announces International Distribution Agreement with Mouser

August 24, 2011 10:51 am | Comments

LeCroy Corporation announces an international distribution agreement with Mouser Electronics. Mouser’s state-of-the-art global distribution network will place LeCroy oscilloscopes, arbitrary function generators and logic analyzers within easy reach of electronic design engineers and production equipment buyers in nearly every corner of the world, as well as expand the support network for LeCroy products.

iCore Maintains Network Reliability During 5.9 Earthquake

August 24, 2011 7:18 am | Comments

At approximately 1:51 PM on Tuesday, August 23, 2011, an earthquake struck the Washington, D.C. Metro Region. With a magnitude of 5.9, the earthquake impacted cities as far as Chicago and Boston. Although, no major infrastructures were damaged by the earthquake, the heaviest strain came from the increased call volume from cell phones and landline customers.

IPVEA Finalizes 2011 Photovoltaic Production Forum Program

August 24, 2011 4:42 am | by The Forum program will be broken into three sessions, which will be led by IPVEA members and other industry experts: | Comments

The International PV Equipment Association (IPVEA), an independent, non-profit organization of manufacturers and suppliers of photovoltaic (PV) fabrication equipment and related raw materials, announced that it will co-organize the PV Production Forum 2011 with the EU PVSEC during the 26th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference & Exhibition (EU PVSEC) in Hamburg, Germany.

Ben Heck Uses Google's ADK to Mod Baby Car Seat Motion Simulator

August 23, 2011 6:01 am | Comments

In the latest episode of the “The Ben Heck Show,” sponsored by element14, the first collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, modding guru Ben Heck employs Google’s Android Open Accessory Development Kit (ADK) to fulfill a viewer’s request to create a baby car seat that simulates the calming motion of riding in a car.

Optimized Test Suite Generation

August 22, 2011 4:44 am | Comments

This video shows how Wind River's Test Management's Automatic Test Suite Generator creates an optimized test suite based on changes between builds, enabling you to run the only of test cases that validate those changes and generate the maximum coverage for a given time constraint. www.windriver.

A Simple Way to Identify Which Snapdragon System is Right for You

August 19, 2011 7:07 am | Comments

Qualcomm is introducing a new way for our customers, our industry colleagues and consumers to identify the Snapdragon chipset that fits their needs. Those of you who know us well know that our current Snapdragon family of processors has grown to encompass over 15 different chips with feature sets that target mass market smartphones all the way through high end smartphones and tablets.

Bluetooth-Enabled Device Shipments Expected to Exceed 2 Billion in 2013

August 19, 2011 6:31 am | Comments

Bluetooth wireless technology is a short-range wireless standard that enables a broad array of electronic devices to connect. The technology continues to evolve and expand, taking advantage of the desirable attributes it possesses: small-form factor radio, low power, low cost, built-in security, robustness, ease-of-use, and ad-hoc networking abilities.


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