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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.

Power Electronics Market Outlook Shows 9.6% CAGR to 2018
October 24, 2014
ReportsnReports.com adds Global Power Electronics Market 2014-2018 and Power Electronics Market by Substrate Wafer Technology, Devices, Applications, and Geography - Analysis & Forecast to 2014 - 2020 research reports to the semiconductor and electronics section of its online library. TheGlobal Power Electronics Market 2014-2018research report forecasts the industry to grow at 9.6% CAGR during 2013-2018. The Global Power Electronics market can be segmented into five end-user segments: Commercial, Industrial, Consumer Electronics, Transportation, and Others. Power electronics is the use of solid state electronics for the control and conversion of electrical energy. Most of the electronic systems are concerned with the transmission and processing of data and signals. These power electronic devices have high power efficiency, high blocking voltage, and the ability to work on low power. The most typical power electronic device is an AC/DC converter, which is used in various applications such as televisions, computers, and battery chargers.

Despite fallout with GTAT, Apple still adamant on producing sapphire displays for its mobile devices
October 24, 2014
According to a recent Reuters report, tech giant Apple is presently reviewing its options for continuing the production of sapphire screens for its mobile devices. The report comes within weeks of Apple's fallout with its main sapphire-screen manufacturing partner, GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT).

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.

Keysight Technologies Introduces Transmitter Testing Solution for USB 3.1
October 24, 2014
SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Keysight Technologies, Inc. today introduced transmitter (TX) test support for the USB 3.1 specification with the U7243B USB 3.1 transmitter performance validation and compliance test software. The test software allows authorized test centers to certify SuperSpeed USB and SuperSpeed USB 10-Gbps devices and gives in-house test and performance validation engineers the tools to ensure their devices comply with the USB 3.1 specification. The Keysight USB 3.1 solution provides accurate test results to reduce development costs and simplify measurement processes for test engineers in the consumer electronics, cable manufacturing and semiconductor industries. The test software operates on Keysight’s 90000 X-, Q- and Z-Series Infiniium real-time oscilloscopes with bandwidths of 16 GHz and higher. Access to the test signals through a USB test fixture is required.

-Mentor Graphics Appoints Vice President for PCB Design
October 24, 2014
ENP Newswire - 24 October 2014Release date- 23102014 - WILSONVILLE, Ore.-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.

USPTO Published Patent application of MENTOR GRAPHICS CORPORATION titled as "CLOUD SERVICES PLATFORM"
October 24, 2014
United States Patent and Trademark Office has received an application no. 20140313542, published on October 23, 2014, by MENTOR GRAPHICS CORPORATION, titled as "CLOUD SERVICES PLATFORM" for the registration of patent.

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.


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