Security Standard for Flash Memory Cards

01 August, 2002

Sandisk and Toshiba have announced the creation of a mobile commerce (MC) extension standard for flash memory cards. The standard will enable the implementation of security functions in addition to the standard memory features that are already supported by such cards.

CPU Card

09 July, 2002 | Supplied by: Protech Group

The Prox-1710 P4 CPU card is powered by an Intel 845 chipset and can run up to 2.2 GHz. Equipped with an ATI Rage Mobility M6 VGA chipset, the CPU card is empowered to support the AGP 4x standard.

Switch Joystick

09 July, 2002 | Supplied by: Tenrod Australia Pty Ltd

The Oliver Control 1000 series switch joysticks comes with options such as screw or bush mounting, single or double pole configuration and a choice of operation mode, which is determined by limiter plates featuring, single axis, double axis, cross, diagonal and eight point star.

GMS V191 Atlantis-V Single Board Computer

09 July, 2002 | Supplied by: Embedded Logic Solutions Pty Ltd

The GMS V191 Atlantis-V from General Microsystems is a PowerPC single board computer. The V191 uses a PowerPC 7410 processor that operates from 500 MHz up to the 1 GHz operation of the future.


03 July, 2002

Physicists at the Institute for Microstructural Sciences (Ottawa) have created a prototype of a single-spin transistor, that consists of a quantum dot connected to spin-polarised leads.

GHz technology and RF businesses

13 June, 2002

Advance Power Technology RF (APT-RF) is a newly formed organisation and brand. It is the result of the integration of the RF businesses of APT and of two RF acquisitions, GHz Technology (January 2002) and Microsemi RF (May 2002).

Optical Pea Shooter

11 June, 2002

Researchers from the University of Bath in England have propelled polystyrene beads through a hollow fibre with a laser beam.

Richardson fibre optic unit

23 May, 2002

Richardson Electronics has announced the formation of a Fibre Optic Communications business unit.

Advanced Organic Light Emitting Device Research

20 May, 2002

Universal Display Corporation, Princeton University and the University of Southern California have announced the expansion and extension of their collaborative research agreement on advanced organic thin film devices, including organic light emitting devices (OLEDs) for flat panel displays, organic lasers, organic lighting and other areas of organic electronics through 2007.

DC-DC Controller

14 May, 2002 | Supplied by: Power Technology & Element Energy

Maxim has introduced the MAX1966/MAX1967 voltage-mode, 100 kHz PWM step-down DC-DC controllers to provide low cost 1 to 15 A power supplies.

Network Converter

14 May, 2002 | Supplied by: Boston Technology Pty Ltd

The model 9365 converter from Telebyte is designed to enable networks using the latest DB9 interface connections to communicate between RS-485 or RS-422 devices, and RS-232 equipment at data rates up to 115.2 Kbps.

Precise 16 bit DAC

14 May, 2002 | Supplied by: Soanar Limited

Linear Technology has introduced the LTC1592, claimed to be the only 16-bit current output DAC that has a software programmable output range.


13 May, 2002

Engineers and scientists from three United Kingdom universities are combining to produce, what they claim to be, the world's smallest electronic nose, an industrial device that is able to replicate the odour sensor capability of the human nose.

AMD and Microsoft collaborate to further 64-bit computing

06 May, 2002

AMD has announced it is collaborating with Microsoft to incorporate 64-bit support for the future 8th-generation AMD Athlon and Opteron processors into the Windows operating system.

China becomes major "chip" centre

11 April, 2002

Rob Westerhof, Chief Executive of Philips Electronics China Group, says Hong Kong is going to benefit as China becomes the world's semiconductor centre.

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