National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) introduced the LM2852, the first member of its new, high-efficiency SIMPLE SYNCHRONOUS™ buck regulator family. This...
Volterra Semiconductor Corp. (Fremont, CA), a provider of high-performance analog and mixed-signal power management semiconductors, reported that a former company employee (Shin-Guo Tsai) was arrested by federal agents on February 27, 2005, for allegedly e-mailing proprietary Volterra data sheets to semiconductor company CMSC Inc. (Taiwan) on December 25, 2004. A criminal complaint filed in the […]
Summit Microelectronics Inc. (San Jose, CA), a supplier of programmable, mixed-signal, power management platform solutions, announced two new devices in a growing...
Andigilog Inc. (Tempe, AZ), a fabless analog and mixed-signal semiconductor company, announced that it has received $6.2 million from outside investors to complete its Series A financing. The final Series A investments were led by Valley Ventures, Mission Ventures and Palisades Ventures. Andigilog intends to use the funds to market its existing products and to […]
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 […]
Delta Electronics Inc. (Taipei, Taiwan), in conjunction with Summit Microelectronics Inc. (San Jose, CA), a supplier of programmable mixed-signal power management platform...
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 […]
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 […]