Mentor Graphics Corporation announced that it is enabling Silicon Valley Technical Institute (SVTI) to develop and offer a broad range of continuing education courses based on Mentor's tools in the areas of design for manufacturability (DFM), nanometer IC design, physical verification and integrated systems design.
The SEZ Group has introduced its Esanti platform targeting front-end-of-line (FEOL) cleaning and resist-stripping processes. SEZ has become the market leader in the back-end-of-line (BEOL) single wafer wet processing by being the first in the arena and maintaining a technology lead.
The CEO Members of the EU ICT Task Force presented their final Report entitled ;"Fostering the Competitiveness of Europe's ICT Industry" to Commission Vice-President Günter Verheugen (Enterprise & Industry) and to Commissioner Viviane Reding (Information Society & Media).
Eyelit, Inc., manufacturing software provider of operations for the electronics, MEMS and semiconductor industries announced that Touchdown Technologies, developer and manufacturer of advanced MEMS probecards, has purchased Eyelit’s Enterprise Manufacturing Execution suite to manage and control its production operations.
Honeywell Specialty Materials announced that it will expand its Shanghai-based Asia Technology Centre to boost its research and development capability and meet increasing customer needs in Asian markets, particularly China.
NXP Semiconductors, formerly Philips Semiconductors, and Sony Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish by mid-year 2007 a joint venture (JV) that will drive global adoption of contactless smart card applications in mobile phones.