Broadcom Corp. (www.broadcom.com) has rolled out BCM2045, reportedly the industry's first 0.13-micron single-chip Bluetooth transceiver. With 3 Mbps enhanced data rate (EDR) addemdum, it is designed to provide power savings and multimedia capabilities to mobile phones, notebook and desktop computers, PDAs, and wireless peripherals. The BCM2045 also makes it possible to save 50 percent OEM/ODM external bill of materials and achieve smaller printed circuit board space utilization.
Fifty-six-year-old Pasquale Russo has been doing metalwork for more than 30 years in a tiny southern Italy village. Many craftsmen like him brought with them fabrication skills when they came from the Old World to America.
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