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.
The new composites manufacturing innovation center is intended to be a source of grand challenges for industry, like the kind that got us to the moon under JFK. These aren't the words its new CEO Craig Blue used, but that's the idea and the vision behind the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.