Summit Microelectronics Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced that its SMB120 nine-channel Programmable Power Manager (PPM) IC has been named as a finalist in the EE Times Ultimate Products Award competition. EE Times will announce the winners in its February 28 issue. "The SMB120 brings a new level of flexibility to analog power system design that […]
Enpirion Inc. (Bloomsbury, NJ), a developer of power management solutions, has moved the location of its headquarters from Bloomsbury, NJ, to Bridgewater, NJ, as part of its long-term growth strategy. The larger facility includes additional office, lab and product development space, and the location has highway, air and rail access. "This new facility is a […]
The Darnell Group Inc. (Corona, CA) announced its Second Annual Digital Power Forum (DPF) 2005, which will be held September 12-14, 2005, in Boston, MA. The three-day international conference will serve an audience of decision makers who are interested in learning about, and contributing to, the latest practical advancements and anticipated future developments related to […]
Volterra Semiconductor Corp. (Fremont, CA), a provider of high-performance analog and mixed-signal power management semiconductors, reported financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2004. Net revenue for the fourth quarter of 2004 was $14.6 million, an increase of 125% over net revenue of $6.5 million for the fourth quarter of […]
Primarion Inc. (Tempe, AZ), a mixed-signal semiconductor company that provides digital control of power solutions, announced its second-generation suite of Primarion™ Digital...
Primarion Inc. (Tempe, AZ), a mixed-signal semiconductor company that provides digital control of power solutions, announced its new high-efficiency 1U voltage regulator module (VRM) reference boards, which combined with Primarion's Digital Multiphase Power chipset, delivers 86% efficiency at 105 A load currents, while meeting the difficult power requirements of next-generation microprocessors. The Primarion 1U VRM […]
Potentia Semiconductor Corp. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), a power-management company, announced its configurable PS-2406 power subsystem controller IC, which provides comprehensive power management of up to four secondary-side dc-dc power converters and offers a serial data link to the company’s range of primary-side power-management ICs. The PS-2406’s ability to monitor and act on power system information […]
iWatt Inc. (Los Gatos, CA), a power management IC company developing and marketing digital controllers for power supplies, announced that Curtis Davis has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer. Davis, who has more than 25 years experience in the semiconductor industry, brings significant operating and technology development expertise that will be instrumental in […]
iWatt Inc. (Los Gatos, CA), a power management IC company developing and marketing digital controllers for power supplies, announced that Jim McCreary has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering. McCreary leads the company's engineering efforts and product development strategy. He brings strong engineering leadership and distinct IC-domain expertise as well as a proven […]
iWatt Inc. (Los Gatos, CA), a power management IC company developing and marketing digital controllers for power supplies, announced that Larry Finch, a managing director at Sigma Partners, was elected Chairman of the Board. Finch brings a wealth of operational experience in moving early-stage technology companies through high-growth stages of development. He has advised more […]
Flextek Electronics Co. offered its MultiDriver™ board, which saves valuable time by providing an integrated system for digital controller development. Typical applications...
Zilker Labs Inc. (Asutin, TX) announced development of a new power management technology that will ease the design challenges and improve the time to market of embedded applications, including telecom, datacom, storage, instrumentation and other rack-based equipment. Zilker Labs' proprietary Digital-DC™ technology minimizes the number of components required in board-level power designs, reducing system costs, […]
Zilker Labs Inc. (Asutin, TX) announced that it has been invited to join leading power supply and semiconductor manufacturers in a coalition formed by Artesyn Technologies. The initiative is focused on developing a new digital protocol, called Power Management Bus or PMBus™, which will define an open architecture for power system control over an industry-standard […]
Power-One Inc. (Camarillo, CA) announced that net sales for the fourth fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2004, increased 7% to $71.9 million compared with $67 million for the fourth quarter of 2003. For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2004, net sales were $280.3 million, an improvement of nearly $24 million, or 9%, over net […]
The 17th Annual Embedded Systems Conference will be held March 6-10, 2005, at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, CA. Featuring new one-day and two-day seminars focused on design issues in emerging technology sectors, including consumer systems, 3G cellular, and network systems and enabling technologies such as field-programmable gate arrays, digital signal processors and […]