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Mentor Graphics Assigned Patent for Memory-based Trigger Generation Scheme
October 25, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 24 -- Mentor Graphics, Wilsonville, Oregon, has been assigned a patent (8,868,974) developed by two co-inventors for a "memory-based trigger generation scheme in an emulation environment." The co-inventors are Charles Selvidge, Wellesley, Massachusetts, and Gregoire Brunot, Montrouge, France.

GlacialPower Presenting Latest DALI Products and LED Drivers at electronica 2014
October 24, 2014
Taipei, Taiwan, October 24, 2014 --(PR.com)-- GlacialTech Inc., the lighting technology manufacturer, is presenting its latest LED drivers, DALI lighting components, and switch mode power supplies at electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany from November 11-14, 2014. GlacialTech invites all interested to visit its booth #139/5 in Hall B2.

Cree Posts 1Q Financial Results
October 24, 2014
Cree reported revenue of $427.7 million for its first quarter of fiscal 2015, ended Sept. 28. In its release on Oct. 21, the Company said that this represents a 9 percent increase compared to revenue of $391.0 million reported for the first quarter of fiscal 2014. GAAP net income for the first quarter was $11.1 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, a decrease of 64 percent year-over-year compared to GAAP net income of $30.5 million, or $0.25 per diluted share, for the first quarter of fiscal 2014. On a non-GAAP basis, net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 was $29.6 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, a decrease of 38 percent year-over-year compared to non-GAAP net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 of $47.3 million, or $0.39 per diluted share.

Access Fixtures Introduces New Wildlife Friendly LED Amber Flood Lights
October 24, 2014
Access Fixtures unveiled new LED amber flood lights as part of its line of wildlife-friendly luminaires. According to a company release, in many areas, especially coastal communities, excessive artificial lighting can harm wildlife, like sea turtles that need a dark sky to orient towards the ocean. For this reason, many local ordinances require wildlife-friendly lighting. Access Fixtures LED amber flood lights and area lights are visible to humans, but not to most species affected by artificial lighting.

Actions Semiconductor Unveils 28nm OWL Series Chipset
October 24, 2014
Actions Semiconductor debuted its latest 28nm process based quad-core application processor offering for the tablet and OTT set-top box markets at Global Sources' China Sourcing Fair - Electronics & Components held October 11 - 14 at the Asia World-Expo in Hong Kong.

Global Speech Technology Market
October 23, 2014
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Speech Technology in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Automatic Speech Recognition, Text-to-Speech, and Speaker Verification. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 88 companies including many key and niche players such as -24/7 Customer, Inc.

Global Electronic Contract Manufacturing Services Market
October 23, 2014
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Electronic Contract Manufacturing Services in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Consumer Electronics, Computers & Peripherals, Telecommunications, Industrial Electronics, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 308 companies including many key and niche players such as -Altadox, Inc.Benchmark Electronics, Inc.Celestica, Inc.Compal Electronics, Inc.Creation Technologies LP Download the full report:https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/22343/ I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONSStudy Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1Disclaimers I-2Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3Consumer Electronics I-3Computers & Peripherals Segment I-4Telecommunications I-4Industrial Electronics I-4Other End-Use Segments I-4

Aehr Test Systems Announces Follow-On Order for ABTS(TM) Test System From Leading IC Manufacturer
October 23, 2014
FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aehr Test Systems (Nasdaq:AEHR), a worldwide supplier of semiconductor test and burn-in equipment, announced today that it has received a follow-on order for an ABTS test and burn-in system from a leading multi-national manufacturer of advanced logic integrated circuits (ICs) for automotive, embedded processing, digital signal processing and analog applications. The order includes a down payment and volume pricing discount. This system is planned to ship in the second quarter of Aehr Test's fiscal 2015. "We are extremely pleased to receive this order for an additional very high capacity production system from this customer that is in the process of ramping up production of automotive devices," said Mark Allison, vice president of sales at Aehr Test Systems. "Because of the need for extremely high reliability in automotive applications, there is a strong need for both qualification and production burn-in of these devices. Also, with decreasing geometries and increasing densities, the absolute power and variation in power is increasing, which we believe makes ABTS systems an ideal solution with their ability to dissipate up to 36kW of power and to individually control the temperature of each device. We believe that these capabilities provide the largest device capacity in the industry."

Mentor Graphics Appoints Vice President for PCB Design
October 23, 2014
Mentor Graphics Corp. (NASDAQ: MENT) the market share and technology leader in printed circuit board (PCB) design, today announced the appointment of A.J. Incorvaia to the role of vice president and general manager of the company's Board Systems Division. The Mentor Graphics Board Systems Division offers a complete PCB flow, providing many of the world's largest system design companies with a range of scalable solutions to reduce the time, cost and risk of electronic system design.   

Soft Machines Unveils VISC(TM) Microprocessor Architecture Breakthrough; Revives Performance-per-Watt Scaling
October 23, 2014
Soft Machines Inc., a Silicon Valley-based semiconductor startup company, today announced the Soft Machines VISC(TM) architecture. The VISC architecture is a breakthrough in microprocessor performance-per-watt scaling and will significantly improve performance and power for all segments of the computing ecosystem. The VISC architecture has been developed in response to single-core frequency and power-scaling issues and multi-core programming challenges. "I believe VISC ushers in the third wave of computer architecture," stated Soft Machines co-founder, vice chairman and CEO Mahesh Lingareddy. "We've been quietly building the company and developing the VISC architecture for more than seven years. Now that we have working silicon proving the invention, the time to unveil our breakthrough has arrived, and I could not be more excited. We have also proven that you can still build successful semiconductor startup companies and create value with the right vision, technology, team and investors."


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