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posted in December 2005
Still, competitive pressures and issues around which standards to use for transmission are damping enthusiasm a bit.
PolyFuel has developed a very thin membrane for fuel cells in handheld devices that it claims delivers 33% more power density than the previous industry benchmark.
This year will hit $235 billion, the highest since the previous record-setter year 2000, when revenues reached $223 billion.
The market research company said Friday (Dec. 9) worldwide semiconductor revenue is expected to reach $235 billion this year, a 6.9 percent increase from 2004, and the first time the sector has surpassed the previous record-setting year since 2000, when revenues reached $223 billion.
The WiMedia Alliance has received ECMA approval for its standard and wants to halt all related IEEE efforts because of long-standing problems and delays in that organization, it says.
Six years in the making, the service offers simultaneous voice and data and, for now, covers Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.
Mobile WiMax trials and certification testing based on the new IEEE spec are expected to start in the first quarter of 2006, organized by the WiMax Forum.
Frederik Jacques Philips helped turn his family light-bulb business into a multinational electronics powerhouse.
The technology represents a major advance for practical applications that take advantage of the thermal conductivity of carbon nanotubes, especially in mobile communications, company researchers claim.