News 2008.07.21 Late Edition

iSuppli Webinar Reveals Truth About MEMS
Just how fast is the MEMS industry really growing? There’s not much consensus, as evidenced by various market forecasts, which have the industry growing between 5 percent to 19 percent annually. Has the MEMS business entered a growth plateau, or is it set to undergo an explosive expansion as it taps into new opportunities in the long-touted market for sensors in consumer electronics products?

Connect One Releases iChip CO2144 Miniature M2M IP Controller
Connect One released iChip CO2144, a new addition to its iChipSEC family of machine-to-machine (M2M) IP Controllers. CO2144 offers complete IP connectivity and security in small form factor, 10×10mm LFBGA 144-ball package. This miniature package supports wireless LAN and all cellular standards, making it ideal for applications such as automotive, remote monitoring, and medical devices where secure, robust connectivity is essential. Multiple power-save modes increase battery life for these mobile devices.

Denali Databahn Memory Controller Supports LPDDR2 Specification
Denali, Inc., a world-leading provider of electronic design automation (EDA) software and intellectual property (IP), announced that its Databahn[tm] memory controller and PHY IP supports the pre-released LPDDR2 specification, as currently defined by JEDEC – the leading developer of standards for the solid-state industry.

Texas Instruments Rolls Out TPS23753 Power over Ethernet Controller
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) introduced a 13-W Power over Ethernet (PoE) powered device controller with onboard DC/DC converter specifically designed to meet the needs of IEEE 802.3af-compliant applications. The new, highly-integrated device eases system design and size for PoE applications, including IP phones, IP security cameras, wireless access points, security card readers and RFID scanners, to name a few.