Reported in the new Strategy Analytics study, "Automotive Semiconductor Vendor 2006 Market Shares" the automotive electronics industry saw an increase of $1.12 billion in chip vendor revenues in 2006 in compared to 2005.
Vivace Semiconductor has announced it has signed an agreement with the IGRS Engineering Lab, to jointly develop reference designs based on Vivace's chips that can be used to develop products that are compliant with the new home networking standard.
Brion Technologies has announced the availability of Tachyon Lithography Aware Design (LAD), an extension of the company's Tachyon suite for optical proximity correction (OPC) verification and OPC application.
Oki Electric Industry Co. has announced it has succeeded in developing what is thought to be the world’s first ultra small DSRC (Dedicated Short Range Communication)(1) wireless module for embedding in mobile phones to be used for DSRC inter-vehicle communication systems.
Allectra is a vacuum components manufacturer and distributor offering a range of components for high vacuum and UHV including Feedthroughs, Wires and Cables, Viewports, Fibre Optics for Vacuum, Motors, Vacuum Chambers, Flanges and Fittings. Additionally Allectra offers explosion bonded Aluminium to Stainless Steel transitions now in use on several synchrotrons. Allectra's product range spans more than 1000 products for use on vacuum systems of all types.
Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum offers a broad range of advanced vacuum solutions for use in manufacturing and analytical processes, as well as for research purposes. The Segment’s core capabilities centre on the development of application- and customer-specific systems for the creation of vacuums and extraction of processing gases. Areas of application are to be found in the coating of microchips, CDs and DVDs during production, as well as in the manufacturing of optical glass that can only be coated in a vacuum.
Fujitsu Limited (Fujitsu), Fujitsu Microelectronics of America, Inc. (FMA), and Jazz Semiconductor, Inc. (Jazz announced that they will work together to manufacture System-on-Chip (SoC) products for RFCMOS devices.
Dialog Semiconductor Plc and E Ink Corporation have both announced the launch of new products resulting from a strategic partnership that will open up new markets for electronic paper displays (EPD). ;;