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A*STAR introduces four joint laboratories to support semiconductor industry
July 24, 2014
July 24: A*STAR's Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and its 10 industry partners have introduced four joint laboratories 'Advanced Semiconductor Joint Labs' representing a commitment of S$200 million between private and public sectors to support semiconductor industry, A*STAR said in a statement.

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.

$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.

-Mentor Graphics Announces New Worldwide Sales Executive
July 24, 2014
ENP Newswire - 24 July 2014 Release date- 23072014 - WILSONVILLE, OR-Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced the appointment of Mike Ellow as senior vice president, World Trade, effective August 1, 2014.

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.

Radisys' Telecom Cloud-Ready Platform Wins 2014 INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award; Ideal for data plane applications, T-Series Ultra Platform provides TEMs and mobile operators with the right capability mix to reap the benefits of NFV deployments
July 23, 2014
Radisys® Corporation (NASDAQ: RSYS), a market leader enabling wireless infrastructure solutions, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has awarded its telecom cloud-ready T-Series T40 Ultra Platform a 2014 INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award . The NFV Pioneer Award honors products that have demonstrated innovation, unique features and noteworthy developments toward realizing the benefits of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). OpenStack and OpenFlow enabled Radisys' T-Series platforms are a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS), open standards-based ATCA solution, pre-configured with the latest Intel® silicon to meet operators' high-performance requirements for Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and NFV deployments. The T-Series platforms are virtualized using KVM-based and VMWare ESXi hypervisors. Performance in virtualized environment is further optimized using an implementation of Radisys' vMRF (virtualized Media Resource Function) and vEPC (virtualized Evolved Packet Core) application software.

PDI Introduces LC Filters for Oil Exploration and Monitoring Applications
July 23, 2014
Middleton, WI – Precision Devices Inc. (www.pdixtal.com), a member of the Avrio Technology Group LLC, has announced a new line of Filters targeting the Oil Field Exploration and Mining market.  These products are band pass filters ranging in center frequency up to 2360MHz.

Mentor Graphics Assigned Patent
July 23, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 23 -- Mentor Graphics, Wilsonville, Oregon, has been assigned a patent (8,788,982) developed by George Lippincott, Lake Oswego, Oregon, Yuri Granik, Palo Alto, California, and Sergey Kobelkov, Moscow, for a "layout design defect repair using inverse lithography."

A*STAR IME launches four joint labs to help semiconductor industry
July 23, 2014
SINGAPORE: A Singapore research institution on Wednesday (July 23) launched four laboratories as the Government takes further steps to position the city-state as a world-class innovation hub for the semiconductor industry. The four Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR) Institute of Microelectronics' (IME) Advanced Semiconductor Joint Labs will leverage IME's research capabilities in advanced lithography, metrology, assembly, and wafer level packaging, which are key semiconductor technology processes. The industry partners involved in this international collaboration are: Applied Materials, Dai Nippon Printing, DISCO, KLA-Tencor, Mentor Graphics, Nikon, Panasonic Factory Solutions Asia Pacific, PINK, Tokyo Electron and Tokyo Ohka Kogyo.

Mentor Graphics launches integrated solution for heterogeneous SoC development
July 21, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Mentor Graphics Corporation, a provider of electronic design automation software, has launched an integrated solution for heterogeneous system-on-chip, or SoC, development.


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