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2009-08-18 08:31:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- California Micro Devices (Nasdaq: CAMD) today announced the PicoGuard CM6100, a low capacitance electrostatic discharge (ESD) device providing two channels of 15 kV protection for USB 2.0 Hi-Speed interfaces and for LVDS (low voltage differential signal) and emerging serial interfaces such as MIPI(R) (Mobile Industry Processor Interface) used in handsets and other mobile devices. The CM6100 is based on CMD's PicoGuard line of ESD...

2009-08-18 08:30:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- California Micro Devices (Nasdaq: CAMD) today introduced the latest ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection device in the XtremeESD family utilizing the PicoGuard ((R)) XS architecture, the CM1238. It provides 8 channels of ESD protection that meet + -15kV contact discharge, and + -20kV air discharge per the IEC61000-4-2 standard as well as the 100 Ohm differential impedance matching requirements of the HDMI((R)) 1.3a and...

2009-07-09 05:00:00

GENEVA, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a leading supplier of semiconductors for consumer products, has introduced a new IC that delivers superior sound quality from portable music players and feature-phones by excluding high-frequency interference from cellphones. This new device is ideal for the growing number of cellphones being shipped with music-playback capabilities, which iSuppli predicts will grow to exceed one billion handsets annually by 2010,...

2009-06-10 06:30:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from NanoMarkets, a leading industry analyst firm based here, predicts that new opportunities are rapidly emerging in the conductive coatings market as the result of new applications and novel materials. Once a highly mature sector centered on coating or plating metals for equally slow-growing applications, the conductive coatings market will see a growth spurt brought on by demanding new requirements for electrodes, EMI/RFI shielding,...

2009-06-01 05:30:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- California Micro Devices (Nasdaq: CAMD) announced that Sharp Electronics Corporation has selected its CM1234 low capacitance electrostatic discharge (ESD) solution to protect multiple HDMI(TM) video ports in eleven new Sharp Aquos series liquid crystal display (LCD) TVs. The CM1234 design wins include six models of the Aquos E series full HD LCD TVs and five models of the Aquos BD series LCD TVs. Designed for the US market, all the...

2009-05-07 07:00:00

Compact ESD protection device requires up to 80 percent less board space DALLAS, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Portable consumer electronics designers can save board space with integrated circuits (ICs) in the PicoStar(TM) package that Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) introduced today. The ultra-thin package, about as thin as a human hair, is the first to give system designers the option to embed silicon components inside the printed circuit board (PCB) to maximize board space....

2009-05-04 05:00:00

Electrostatic spraying technology provides a superior tool in the fight against Swine Flu. "It's not just what you spray, but how you spray a disinfectant that matters most," says Bruce Whiting of Electrostatic Spraying Systems, Inc. (ESS). WATKINSVILLE, Ga., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- While the threat of swine flu is having a negative impact on many industries, Electrostatic Spraying Systems, Inc. (ESS), announced today unprecedented sales orders for its portable electrostatic sprayers in...

2009-04-30 08:30:00

EDN Hosting 'Designing with LEDs Workshop 2009' in Santa Clara SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- California Micro Devices (Nasdaq: CAMD) will be showcasing its innovative LuxGuard(TM) family of total turnkey solutions for ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection and thermal management for high power, ultra high brightness LED (light emitting diode) lighting applications at EDN's "Designing with LEDs Workshop 2009" in Santa Clara, California, on April 30. A pioneer in...

2009-03-09 08:30:00

CM1282 Provides Robust ESD Protection for FM Radio, GPS, Bluetooth and WLAN Applications MILPITAS, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --California Micro Devices (Nasdaq: CAMD) today announced the PicoGuard CM1282, a single channel ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection device for the FM radio, GPS, Bluetooth and WLAN antennas used in today's most advanced mobile handsets. The CM1282 is based on CMD's PicoGuard line of low capacitance ESD protection products, providing industry leading...

2009-02-25 08:30:00

Ideal for HDMI(TM) and DisplayPort(TM) Applications in Digital Consumer, PC and Mobile Applications MILPITAS, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- California Micro Devices (Nasdaq: CAMD) today introduced the latest ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection devices in the XtremeESD(R) family, the CM1235 and CM1236. Both devices incorporate the award winning PicoGuard XS architecture that features integrated impedance matching with improved ESD performance. They feature 8 channels of ESD...


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