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Ez usb Cx3 Camera Controller Delivers 5 gbps Usb 3.0 Performance To New 3 d Camera From Raytrix
July 28, 2014
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP ("CY-Q") - Ez-usb Cx3 Camera Controller Delivers 5-gbps Usb 3.0 - Performance To New 3-d Camera From Raytrix Cypress Semiconductor Corp. announced that Raytrix GmbH has selected Cypress's EZ-USB(r) CX3(TM) USB 3.0 camera controller for its new 3-D camera. The EZ-USB CX3 controller, which is now in full production, delivers 5-Gbps performance to the innovative R42 3-D Light Field Camera. The R42 supports up to 40-Megapixel resolution and 4,000 images, leveraging the CX3 solution's throughput to provide 3-D images with extended depth-of-field. The versatile camera is small enough for convenient use in a variety of applications, including machine vision, motion tracking and surface inspection.

PLX Vice President to Chair Flash Memory Summit Panel on Maximizing SSD Storage Performance, Flexibility, Cost
July 28, 2014
PLX Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLXT), the global leader in PCI Express(R) (PCIe(R)) silicon and software connectivity solutions enabling emerging data center architectures, today announced that Larry Chisvin, PLX(R) vice president of strategic initiatives, will chair a panel titled Taking Full Advantage of SSD Technology at the upcoming Flash Memory Summit (FMS). Comprised of industry experts from several segments of the solid-state drive (SSD) market, the panel Chisvin leads will address how storage-system professionals can maximize SSDs' performance and flexibility, while reducing its overall costs. It takes place Thursday, August 7, 2:40 to 3:55 p.m., at FMS, held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, Calif.

Cypress's EZ-USB CX3 Camera Controller Delivers 5-Gbps USB 3.0 Performance to New 3-D Camera From Raytrix; Flexible CX3 Solution Now in Production; Supported by New Reference Design Kit
July 28, 2014
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) today announced that Raytrix GmbH has selected Cypress's EZ-USB(R) CX3(TM) USB 3.0 camera controller for its new 3-D camera. The EZ-USB CX3 controller, which is now in full production, delivers 5-Gbps performance to the innovative R42 3-D Light Field Camera. The R42 supports up to 40-Megapixel resolution and 4,000 images, leveraging the CX3 solution's throughput to provide 3-D images with extended depth-of-field. The versatile camera is small enough for convenient use in a variety of applications, including machine vision, motion tracking and surface inspection.

The 10-Minute Tapeout Quote: Join eSilicon and SemiWiki for a Webinar Demonstrating eSilicon's New Automated GDSII Quoting Tool; Thursday, July 31, 2014 8:00 AM PDT
July 28, 2014
In this GDSII tapeout webinar, participants will witness an actual tapeout quote being generated based on real-time input from Bob Dunnigan, vice president of operations at Ikanos, an eSilicon customer. SemiWiki's Daniel Nenni will moderate the event and provide his perspective regarding the impact of Internet commerce on the semiconductor industry.

ON Semiconductor introduces new Lithium-ion battery protection controller
July 25, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: ON Semiconductor, which designs, manufactures and markets semiconductor components, has introduced a new Lithium-ion battery protection controller for smartphones and tablets.

Lattice introduces new iCE40 Ultra family
July 22, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Lattice Semiconductor Corporation has introduced the iCE40 Ultra family, reportedly delivering the integration of emerging infrared remote, barcode, touch, user identification, and pedometer functions with customization capabilities for makers of mobile consumer devices.

Lam Research releases new etch and deposition products for advanced patterning
July 21, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Lam Research Corp., a supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to semiconductor industry, has released two new products, 2300 Kiyo F Series conductor etch system, and the VECTOR ALD Oxide system, to enable advanced patterning.

ON Semiconductor introduces LC898214XC auto focus controller
July 21, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: ON Semiconductor, which designs, manufactures and markets semiconductor components, has introduced the LC898214XC auto focus controller for camera modules in smartphones.

ON Semiconductor announces enhancements to CCD image sensor portfolio
July 18, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: ON Semiconductor, a provider of signal management, logic, discrete and custom solutions, has announced that it is enhancing the charge-coupled device, or CCD, image sensor portfolio, with new technology that reportedly improves imaging performance for industrial applications.

Global English (Middle East and North Africa Financial Network)
July 18, 2014
http://www.abnnewswire.net/rss2/menafn/abn_menafn_en.aspInvestor and industrial consumption of silver has advanced at a healthy pace in 2014, reflected in the silver price increasing 5 percent as of July 15 from the beginning of the year. Building on an impressive 2013, investors continued to boost silver holdings in the first half of 2014. Silver exchange traded funds (ETF) backed by physical silver added 7.0 million ounces (Moz) of silver bullion through June; in contrast, gold ETF holdings dipped by 1.4 Moz ounces over the same time period. Globally, silver bullion coin sales are up 4.5 percent through the 1st quarter of 2014, according to precious metals consultancy Thomson Reuters GFMS.


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