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NEC Display Solutions America: FDA 510(K) Clears 30-inch Unit as Diagnostic Radiology Monitor
July 24, 2014
NEC Display Solutions of America said that its new 30-inch MultiSync MD302C6 LCD wide-screen display received Food and Drug Administration 510(k) market clearance for diagnostic review applications in healthcare organizations.

$200m boost for R&D on tiny semiconductors
July 24, 2014
THE Government and 10 industry partners are injecting $200 million over the next three to five years for research and development into the manufacture of smaller, more efficient semiconductors. The R&D will be carried out in four joint labs set up by the Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and the 10 companies. IME executive director Kwong Dim-Lee told The Straits Times yesterday that there is huge demand building for sensors and other devices designed to be always connected to the Internet.

A*Star, partners unveil 4 joint semicon labs; They represent commitment of S$200m
July 24, 2014
FOUR advanced semiconductor labs - representing a commitment of S$200 million from the public and private sectors - were launched yesterday by A*Star's Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and 10 industry partners.

MediaTek and Japan Display Introduce Mobile 120Hz Display Technology
July 24, 2014
MediaTek unveiled the latest technology that enables 120Hz display on mobile devices. According to a company release, the product is made possible by combining Japan Display's panel technology with MediaTek System on Chip's (SoC) processing capabilities.

NEC Display Solutions Launches MD302C6 Color Diagnostic Monitor
July 24, 2014
NEC Display Solutions of America reported that its new 30-inch MultiSync MD302C6 LCD wide-screen display received Food and Drug Administration 510(k) market clearance for diagnostic review applications in healthcare organizations.

Power Integrations' New LinkSwitch-3 ICs Meet 2016 DoE 6 EPS Efficiency Regulations for Smartphone and Tablet Chargers; Highly integrated devices enable charger designs up to 10 W with only 28 components
July 23, 2014
Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI ), the leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, today announced the launch of its LinkSwitch(TM)-3 family of highly integrated monolithic switching ICs. The new devices deliver accurate primary-side regulation for chargers and adapters up to 10 W, making them suitable for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices, particularly those subject to 30 mW no-load limitations, such as upcoming mandatory US DoE EPS efficiency regulations and EU CoC Tier 2 guidelines.

Markets for Silver Nanomaterials as Transparent Conductors
July 23, 2014
Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Markets for Silver Nanomaterials as Transparent Conductorshttp://www.reportlinker.com/p02027606/Markets-for-Silver-Nanomaterials-as-Transparent-Conductors.html SummaryThe growth of the touch-screen market has focused efforts on alternative materials that might make a dent in ITO's dominance as a transparent conductor. Several years ago the hype was all about carbon nanotubes, but now it appears that nanomaterials made from silver are much more likely to gain market share.In this report, we assess the current state of the market for transparent conductors made with silver nanowires and silver nanoparticles. This report draws from research gathered from NanoMarkets ongoing industry research program in the area of transparent conductors, but we have also brought the story right up to date based on the latest developments in the sector, showing what the current prospects are for silver nanomaterials in the transparent conductor sector.

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in California (July 23)
July 23, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 23 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in California. *** Micron Technology Assigned Patent for Etch Bias Homogenization ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 23 -- Micron Technology, Boise, Idaho, has been assigned a patent (8,785,314) developed by Fabio Pellizzer, Cornate d' Adda, Italy, Hernan A. Castro, Shingle Springs, California, and Eddie T. Flores, Folsom, California, for etch bias homogenization. The patent application was filed on May 3, 2012 (13/463,245). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,785,314.PN.&OS=PN/8,785,314&RS=PN/8,785,314 Written by Deviprasad Jena; edited by Jaya Anand.

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Intel, NVIDIA, ARM Holding, VMware and Texas Instruments
July 23, 2014
Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Intel Corp (Nasdaq:INTC-Free Report), NVIDIA Corp (Nasdaq:NVDA-Free Report), ARM Holding (Nasdaq:ARMH-Free Report), VMware (NYSE:VMW-Free Report) and Texas Instruments (Nasdaq:TXN-Free Report). Today, Zacks is promoting its ''Buy'' stock recommendations.Get #1Stock of the Day pick for free.

Garmin® Team X Introduces New G3X(TM) Touch 7-Inch Touchscreen Display Option and Connext(TM) Cockpit Connectivity for Experimental Aircraft
July 23, 2014
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today a new 7-inch G3X Touch display option for experimental amateur-built and light sport aircraft. The new high-resolution infrared touchscreen display complements the existing 10.6-inch G3X Touch system, offering new panel design options and redundancy. All G3X Touch displays support Connext cockpit connectivity between avionics and mobile devices featuring wireless flight plan transfer capabilities and more. Dual Garmin G3X Touch Displays (Photo: Business Wire) "Team X, our dedicated experimental avionics team, continues to push the envelope by introducing innovative avionics for pilots and homebuilders in the sport aircraft market," said Carl Wolf, vice president of aviation sales and marketing. "Customization and flexibility are key when designing an aircraft panel and the new 7-inch G3X Touch display offers just that - the option to tailor the instrument panel to the needs of any homebuilder, while equipping them with an intuitive touchscreen-based flight display with incredible capability."


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