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Nvidia’s Mike Rayfield said “this is the year of quad-core,” implying this is also the direction phones are going in 2012, according to Dailytech. One smartphone with a Tegra 3 was shown at CES: A Fujitsu.The quad had a strong showing in tablets at CES, with several examples displayed and …
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As previously announced, Kemet paid an initial purchase price of USD 30 million at the closing of the transaction, and will make additional deferred payments of USD 45 million over a thirty month period after the closing. Kemet will also be required to make quarterly royalty payments for tantalum powder …
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Intel Corporation and Motorola Mobility were entering into a multi-year, multi-device strategic relationship that includes smartphones which Motorola will begin shipping later this year using Intel Atom processors and the Android platform.”Though there are 5 billion mobile subscribers in the world, less than 800 million are using a smartphone today. …
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The 2.5GHz Octeon III processors provide the most compute power of any standards-based communications processor chip, at an unmatched 120GHz of 64-bit compute processing per chip. Octeon III delivers up to 4X higher application performance than the Octeon II with significantly superior performance per watt.Furthermore, Octeon III is the industry’s …
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“Android is fundamentally changing the embedded world, enabling the industry to move beyond fragmented, proprietary operating systems that use a number of different kernels, to a single framework for application development. SiS and MIPS share a vision of how the power of Android will transform the consumer entertainment experience in …
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The decision was at a board meeting held on Jan. 19, 2012.Established in 1987 and located in Mannheim, Germany, LiPPERT has around 40 employees with a predominantly R&D and technical background and has extensive experience in the design and manufacture of quality embedded PC systems for rugged environments. Jim Liu, …
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Movidius has partnered with Toshiba Electronics Europe to develop a complete 3D system solution for the smartphone market. Movidius’ MA1178 has been combined with Toshiba’s 8 Megapixel EDOF (extended depth of field) cameras to enable 3D camera module manufacturers to deliver a compelling 3D imaging solution, ideally suited to top …
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Laird Technologies, Inc. acquired Microwave Materials Group (MMG), the holding company of Emerson & Cuming Microwave Products.“Electronic devices are always evolving into smaller, more powerful products so the shielding requirements continue to change,” said Michael Sutsko, President of Laird Technologies Performance Materials Division. “MMG broadens the range of products we …
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The acquisition nearly doubles TowerJazz’s current internal manufacturing capacity, cost-effectively increasing production by 60’000 wafers per month. The added capacity to serve the growing needs of its expanding blue chip customer base, combined with the additional business potential in Japan, is expected to help position TowerJazz to achieve its expressed …
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Thinfilm has signed a non-exclusive licensing agreement with Acreo, which develops printed displays for a variety of applications. Thinfilm has also entered into a technology assessment agreement with Imprint Energy, which is developing an innovativeprinted battery technology.Thinfilm is a provider of roll-to-roll printed, rewritable non-volatile memory products. The company recently …
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EnergyTrend research indicates, as downstream orders flooded in, related vendors continued to receive orders and negotiate prices during the Chinese New Year vacation period. Even now, after the holiday period has ended, vendors’ product lines are at loaded capacity. The influx of rush orders that initially was expected to be …
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“Our original iPad 2 teardown featured the black, 16GB, Wi-Fi only version. There’s absolutely no reason why we’d take apart 17 other iPads, but we felt it worthwhile to at least document the differences between the Wi-Fi only, GSM, and CDMA versions”, states iFixit.So here are a few details on …
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