Cypress Semiconductor introduces the world’s first Infotainment USB Host/Peripheral controller. The EZ-Host is targeted to the automotive industry to make communication between car and GPS, MP3 players, mobile handsets and in-vehicle radios as easy as a USB port. The EZ-Host is a 16-bit RISC microcontroller with 2 configurable SIEs and one configurable I/O block.Continue Reading
USB devices will continue to infiltrate the market for the next 5+ years and GetUSB will be there to report the action. According to In-Stat, a high-tech market research firm, USB-enabled electronics devices will double from 1.4 billion in 2005 to 2.8 billion in 2010.Continue Reading
GetUSB Summary: Newnham uses a proprietary lossless graphics transport format that converts the pixel signal to be transferred via USB then renders the signal pack into pixels to be viewed. The driving force for the product is to make adding monitors to PCs and laptops quick and easy, like any other USB device.
Innovative USB NIVO Connects Monitors to PCs using USB 2.0 with Real-Time, Highly Interactive User Experience; Company Announces Kensington Design WinContinue Reading
BOISE, Idaho, and FREMONT, Calif., March 8, 2006 – Micron Technology, Inc., (NYSE: MU) and Lexar Media, Inc., (Nasdaq: LEXR) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Micron to acquire Lexar in a stock-for-stock merger. Under terms of the agreement, each outstanding common share of Lexar will receive 0.5625 shares of Micron stock. Micron anticipates issuing shares in exchange for 81.6 million Lexar shares outstanding. Additional Micron shares will be issued upon the exercise of assumed stock options.Continue Reading
Oxford Semiconductor Announces Industry’s First Single-Chip Combination USB and Memory Host Controller
Oxford Semiconductor Inc., a leading provider of high-performance connectivity solutions for consumer, storage and multimedia applications, today announced the industry’s first controller with full-speed host and high-speed peripheral USB connectivity combined with support for multiple storage interfaces. The OXU140CM, Oxford Semiconductor’s new all-in-one connectivity solution is ideal for consumer electronics devices that require high-performance connectivity for data transfer and access to expanded memory for additional storage.Continue Reading
Press ReleaseSirit Inc. (TSX: SI), a leading provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, today unveiled the Sirit Plug-n-Play product line – an innovative and cost-effective family of Secure Digital (SDIO) and USB based multi- protocol ‘plug and play’ products, supporting a wide range of RFID applications.Continue Reading