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2010-10-08 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) a leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog semiconductors, and Green Energy Solar (GESOLAR), a leading provider of solar energy products and services, today announced that samples of GESOLAR smart panels are available now. The modules, incorporating HUBER+SUHNER NS3 junction boxes featuring National Semiconductor's award-winning SolarMagic(TM) power optimizer chipset, will be...

2010-10-05 06:58:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM), a leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog semiconductors, announced today that it is collaborating with Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world's largest producers of crystalline silicon solar panels, to develop "smart panel" technology, incorporating National Semiconductor's award-winning SolarMagic(TM) power optimizer chipset into Suntech solar panels...

2010-09-29 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM), a leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog semiconductors, today announced that it will display SolarMagic(TM) smart panel technology in its booth at the Solar Power International Conference. Several of National's solar partners will also feature SolarMagic smart panel technology in their booths. Incorporated into junction boxes and solar modules, National's award-winning...

2010-09-27 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today announced the LM3492 LED driver with dynamic headroom control that accurately and efficiently drives current to two independently dimmable strings of LEDs. The LM3492, a member of National's PowerWise® energy-efficient product family, maximizes system efficiency and reduces system complexity and cost in automotive LCD backlight applications. The LM3492's dynamic headroom...

2010-09-13 14:28:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lewis Chew, chief financial officer of National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM), will speak at 9:15 a.m. Pacific Time on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010 at the Deutsche Bank 2010 Technology Conference at the Westin San Francisco in San Francisco, Calif. A live audio webcast will be made available at: http://www.national.com/analog/invest/conf Following the conference, a replay of the presentation will be available for 30 days. About...

2010-09-13 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced WEBENCH® FPGA Power Architect, the industry's first design tool to model and optimize power supplies for FPGAs in minutes. WEBENCH FPGA Power Architect incorporates the detailed supply requirements of more than 130 of the newest FPGA devices from Altera Corp. and Xilinx, Inc. Modern power supply systems, including advanced FPGAs, are complex to design,...

2010-09-07 08:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today unveiled the industry's first eight-channel ultrasound transmit/receive chipset specifically designed for portable ultrasound systems used in hospitals, clinics, ambulances and remote point-of-care facilities. The PowerWise® chipset's innovative circuit architecture enables the design of both hand-carried and handheld units that deliver longer battery life and imaging performance...

2010-09-07 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. and National Semiconductor Corporation announce a wide-ranging strategic alliance to advance ultrasound technology, creating ultrasound imaging systems that produce enhanced image quality and advanced 3D/4D imaging capabilities, while consuming less power. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070904/SIEMENSLOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-09-02 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A new serial digital interface (SDI) cable equalizer from National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) extends the reach of broadcast video signals by forty percent (200m at 3 Gbps) while delivering half the power (115 mW typical) of comparable equalizers. The emergence of 3D-TV, which requires stereoscopic video to be captured with two independent cameras, is forcing broadcasters to migrate to higher data rates (up to 3 Gbps) to transport...

2010-08-30 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today announced the addition of WEBENCH LED Architect to its award-winning portfolio of online WEBENCH® Designer tools. The first of its kind, WEBENCH LED Architect enables both novice and expert designers to perform real-time comparisons and optimize complex lighting systems for performance, size and cost in minutes. To start a design, the designer enters desired light output...


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