Movidius today announces that it will be demonstrating the world’s most advanced mobile 3D technology at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), Barcelona, 14-17 February 2011. Movidius, producer of the world’s most advanced 3D coprocessors and the first company in the world to produce a full HD 3D platform for mobiles...
International Rectifier today introduced a family of automotive qualified planar MOSFETs for a variety of applications used in Internal Combustion Engine (ICE), hybrid and full electric vehicle platforms. The family of new devices utilizing IR’s proven planar technology includes 55 V and 150 V standard gate drive N Channel MOSFETs...
?Fourth quarter net revenues increased 6.6% sequentially; 39.9% gross margin ?2010 net income of $830 million on highest ever net revenues of $10.35 billion ?Net financial position improved $732 million in 2010 to $1.15 billion* ?Record year for the full range of ST?s ?Sense and Power?...
Researchers at the University of Surrey have discovered a way to grow high-quality carbon nanotubes over large areas at substrate temperatures below 350ºC, according to findings published this month in Carbon journal.
Novel nanostructured materials promise longer device life for less cost than current solder solutions .
Hires key inventor Brian Richardson.
Lexington-based RainDance Technologies Inc., a provider of microdroplet-based tools for single molecule and single cell analysis, announced that it has closed a $37.5 million Series D financing round.
One of the original biotech stars, Amgen, has reached agreement to acquire Woburn-based BioVex Group Inc. for what could total $1 billion – $425 million in upfront cash and up to $575 million in additional payments based on regulatory and sales milestones.
Mercury Computer Systems Inc., which makes digital signal processing systems for the defense and medical imaging markets, said Tuesday its profit more than doubled in its fiscal second quarter on a 23 percent jump in revenue.The company reported net income of $5.2 million, or 22 cents a share,...
The Cornell Genetic Ancestry Project will map the 'deep' ancestry of 200 undergraduate volunteers and sponsor discussions concerning genetic testing.
ZBB Energy Corp. announced that it has acquired the Wisconsin-based power electronics firm Tier Electronics, LLC for a $1.35 million promissory note paid over 3 years, 800,000 shares of common stock and assumption of...
Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. has signed an agreement with the Baoying government in China’s Jiangsu Province to increase its investment in Baoying. Under the agreement, the government will make land adjacent to Sensata’s existing...
Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) announced fourth-quarter revenue of $3.53 billion, net income of $942 million and earnings per share of 78 cents. Earnings per share included 14 cents from the combination of the gain...
Redmond, Wash. – January 17, 2011 – Crane Aerospace & Electronics, Crane Electronics, Inc., Microelectronics Solutions, a segment of Crane Co. (NYSE: CR), signed another five year contract with Cochlear Limited.
DURHAM, NC – Duke University bioengineers have developed a new method for rapidly producing an almost unlimited variety of man-made DNA sequences.
Renesas Electronics America Inc. announced the availability of its R2A20134 LED driver IC that supports LED lighting applications with high efficiency and a high power factor. The company’s voltage step-down control technology (single-stage) provide
Lumex announced the global launch of the surface mounted QuasarBrite 0404 RGB LED. Its 1.0 mm x 1.00 mm x 0.25 mm package size is asserted to be the smallest RGB LED package available today, and it is suited for multicolor LED indicator applications in
EOLITE expanded its "rod-type" fiber laser range with picosecond model HEGOA. The HEGOA fiber laser operates at 1030 nm, 515 nm or 343 nm with 30-ps pulses from
TT electronics OPTEK Technology has developed a UL- and VDE-rated optical isolator with 20 kV isolation and 2Mbit/s data transmission rates designed to comply with ATEX and ICEex certifications for
Micro Power announced IronWorks, an Iron Phosphate battery solution, which serves as a drop-in replacement for Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) batteries. This new standard U1 format battery intended for use with mobile equipment offers
Yaskawa Electric Corp developed the "SiC-QMET," a motor driving system for electric vehicles (EVs), by using a silicon carbide (SiC)-based power semiconductor device.
Cornell professors Harry Greene, Paul Sawyer, Robert Smith and Robert Thorne have been chosen for this year's Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellowships, the Cornell Board of Trustees has announced.
Microchip Technology Inc., announced the RE46C190 3V photo smoke-detector IC with horn driver and boost regulator. Said to be the world’s first smoke-detector IC to offer
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. introduced the MAAM-009560, an HBT driver amplifier for cellular and WiMAX infrastructure applications. This driver amplifier covers a broad frequency range of
Hittite Microwave has introduced a GaAs pHEMT MMIC Power Amplifier for test instrumentation, microwave radio, and military and space applications from DC to 40 GHz. The HMC930 is a GaAs pHEMT MMIC Distributed Power Amplifier die that