News – 2006.11.01 – Early Edition

  • Samsung Creates 16-Chip Multi-Stack Package Technology for Memory
    Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, announced today that it has developed the industry’s first process to enable innovative production of a 16-chip multi-chip package (MCP) of memory. The new MCP technology supports the industry-wide demand for small form factors and high-densities that will accommodate multimedia-intensive user applications. Samsung’s new 16-chip MCP technology, when applied to 8Gb NAND flash chips, can enable up to a 16 gigabyte (GB) MCP solution.
  • OKI Updates Face Sensing Engine for Embedded Systems
    Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:6703) today announced the development of “Face Sensing Engine(TM) (FSE) Ver3.0,” a middleware for embedded systems. OKI adds a new function that can detect several faces from a data of a single photo and can verify specific faces, providing industry-leading processing performance.
  • Evalue Unveils EES-3723 EPIC-Core Modular Barebones System
    Evalue newly announces the EES-3723, a modular-design barebones system, that can accommodate any of Evalue’s EPIC single board computers to fulfill different system requirements. System options range from Intel(R) Pentium(R) M, VIA CN700/CX700M V4 Eden platforms. With dimensions of 226 mm x 151 mm x 74 mm, the EES-3723 is stylish in appearance and robust in mechanical design, which allows high heat conductivity and satisfies space-limited applications.
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  • Acrosser Introduces AR-B2002 PCI Bus Gaming Machine Control Card
    Acrosser Technology, Co., LTD today announces the release of the AR-B2002, a PCI bus I/O control card designed for gaming machine applications requiring digital I/O for various gaming control functions. The AR-B2002 accommodates gaming machine controls with digital I/O, timer, battery backup SRAM, intrusion logger, software security, real time clock.
  • TI Creates Lowest Distortion, 16-bit Operational Amplifier
    Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE:TXN) (TI) introduced today an expansion of its high-performance family of fully- differential amplifiers that drive high-speed and high-resolution analog-to- digital converters (ADC). Designed for high accuracy 3.3-V to 5-V data acquisition systems, the new wideband device offers rail-to-rail output and provides both low noise and the lowest distortion for demanding applications such as wireless communication, test and measurement and medical imaging.
  • Sensory Microchip Powers Sensory Microchip Powers Lucky the Incredible Wonder Pup
    Household pets everywhere better take heed – there’s a new dog in town called Lucky the Incredible Wonder Pup(TM). Designed for children 5 years and older, Lucky listens to his owner like a good dog, and understands fifteen different voice commands. Lucky’s intelligence is based on a microchip developed by Sensory, Inc., a Silicon Valley company that provides speech recognition and synthesis technologies for use in low-cost consumer electronics. This chip provides the ability for Lucky to bark, sing and respond to his owner, just like a well-heeled pet should.