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Partners demonstrate ‘trail blazing’ DSP based on FD-SOI process 13/02/2014

CEA-Leti and STMicroelectronics have described an ultra wide voltage range digital signal processor at ISSCC. The device is based on 28nm ultra thin body buried oxide FD-SOI technology.  Read More

Transceiver circuit supports wireless patient monitoring 12/02/2014

Belgian research institute imec has teamed up with Fujitsu Laboratories to develop a wireless transceiver circuit for body area network (BAN) applications.  Read More

Lime tapes out next gen FPRF transceiver chip 12/02/2014

Transceiver chip firm Lime Microsystems has taped out its second generation device, the LMS7002M.  Read More

Intel unveils energy efficient network developments at ISSCC 11/02/2014

Intel is presenting a paper to the International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) today that addresses energy efficient networks on chip (NoCs). It says NoCs are key enablers for exascale computation as they make it possible to shift the power budget away from communication and towards computation.  Read More

ARM targets mid range smartphones with new Cortex core 11/02/2014

ARM has announced the ARM Cortex-A17 processor and the ARM Mali-T720 GPU, both targeted at mid range mobile phones and at consumer applications such as smart TVs. The Cortex-A17 core is said to bring a 60% improvement in performance compared to Cortex-A9 processors and to support ARM's big.LITTLE processing approach.  Read More

Implantable chip to replace cochlear implants? 11/02/2014

Cochlear implants that are entirely implanted could soon be on the way thanks to researchers in the US.  Read More
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'Smallest' multiprotocol transceiver unveiled 11/02/2014

Measuring just 5 x 5mm2, Exar's SP335 multiprotocol transceiver is claimed to be less than half the size of comparable discrete designs.  Read More

Microchip buys Supertex for $394m 11/02/2014

Microchip Technology has acquired Supertex, a US based manufacturer of high voltage analogue and mixed signals ICs, for around $394million (£240m).  Read More

Plastic's fantastic for flexible AMOLED display 10/02/2014

In a development expected to accelerate the market for flexible and wearable displays, Plastic Logic has teamed up with OLED materials supplier Novaled to create a fully flexible, all-plastic AMOLED display.  Read More

Researchers target microsystems technology at wearable medical devices 10/02/2014

As part of the EU WiserBAN project, researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute of Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin are developing a microsystem designed to make hearing aids small enough to be concealed within the ear.  Read More

Touch controller promises faster response time, superior resolution 10/02/2014

Zytronic's latest touch controller, the ZXY300, is designed to offer superior touch point resolution and millisecond level response speeds.  Read More

Blu Wireless secures £1m for 60GHz wireless IP 10/02/2014

Bristol-based start up Blu Wireless has closed a £1million funding round to advance its silicon IP for 60GHz wireless applications.  Read More

News analysis: Acquisition strengthens Microsemi’s position in the supply chain 07/02/2014

Timing, they say, is everything and it's certainly the case in the electronics industry. At the more sophisticated end of the consumer market, and in the telecomms, mobile comms and military sectors, the need for an accurate timing source is paramount.  Read More

Industrial electronics market rebounds 07/02/2014

The market for industrial semiconductors ended 2013 on a high, with overall revenue up convincingly from the previous year and reversing the 5% decline of 2012.  Read More

One molecule generates RGB for use in OLED displays 07/02/2014

Researchers from Universidad Veracruzana in Mexico say they have developed a molecule capable of producing the three colours necessary for displaying images on OLED displays.  Read More

Ballistic transport could spawn new devices, says research team 06/02/2014

Research conducted by Georgia Tech and its partners shows that electrical resistance in nanoribbons of epitaxial graphene changes in discrete steps following quantum mechanical principles.  Read More

Graphene could be a starting point for diamond based nanoelectronics materials 06/02/2014

Researchers at Rice University in Houston, in association with Russian collaborators, believe they can create perfect sheets of diamond a few atoms thick – something which is called diamane – from stacked sheets of graphene. They add the transformation could be done chemically and without the need for high pressure.  Read More
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RIoT board aims to speed Android development 06/02/2014

element14 has launched an open source, single board platform for the Internet of Things (IoT).  Read More

Test trends to IoT 06/02/2014

Now in its sixth year, the Automated Test Outlook is National Instruments' examination of trends in the test sector.  Read More

Cadence buys Forte, looks to build HLS offering 06/02/2014

Looking to expand its presence in the high-level synthesis (HLS) market, Cadence has announced its intention to acquire Forte Design Systems, a provider of SystemC based HLS and arithmetic IP.  Read More

Altera, Wind River work together to develop tools to support SoC FPGAs 06/02/2014

Altera and Wind River have developed and deployed tools and solutions for Altera's SoC FPGAs. Following the collaboration, Wind River's operating systems and development tools now support Altera's multicore ARM processor based SoC platforms.  Read More

Solar cell manufacturing process could have wider application 05/02/2014

A research team at the University of California, Los Angeles has created a process for manufacturing highly efficient photovoltaic materials and says the approach shows promise for low cost industrial production of solar cells.  Read More

Graphene plays central role in drug delivery experiments 05/02/2014

There are potentially adverse side effects when a drug is active throughout the body, not just where and when it is needed. Looking to overcome this problem, scientists at the University of Pittsburgh are reporting progress on a new way to deliver medicine in a much more targeted way.  Read More

Optoelectronic researchers recognised with Rank Prizes 05/02/2014

Pioneering optoelectronics researchers will each receive £15,000 from the Rank Prize Fund, established in 1972 by Lord Rank to encourage a greater understanding of the field. The awards will be made at a ceremony in London on 10 February.  Read More

Code computer celebrations 05/02/2014

Seventy years ago Colossus was used to decipher German codes for the first time. While this became a breakthrough in intelligence that is claimed to have reduced the war by years, it was also the first application of an electronic computer.  Read More

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