XM Radio becomes even more portable with Delphi Corp.’s Premium Sound System, which transmits Satellite Radio sound transmitted seamlessly through the Delphi SKYFi3, Roady XT, MyFi and Audiovox Xpress XM receivers. The MaxxBass DSP chip from Waves Audio Ltd., an Israeli DSP provider, helps provide large-system sound, providing bass enhancement for high sound quality even at low volumes with small speakers. The PSS includes an integrated XM antenna and handle. In addition to the various XM receivers, the $179 unit can be linked to MP3 players, providing even more versatility.
In a move that strengthens its 3D design business, Stratasys continued a 15-month buying spree this week by announcing its plan to acquire GrabCAD, a provider of a cloud-based collaboration environment for engineers.
Many diverse markets take advantage of semiconductor IP; so many that no one can recite the entire list without leaving off several. So why do we track all the vertical markets? They all have a unique set of requirements and value attributes differently. One major vertical market segment is automotive.
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