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International Rectifier becomes wholly owned subsidiary of Infineon Technologies as buy closes

International Rectifier becomes wholly owned subsidiary of Infineon Technologies as acquisition closes

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., 14 Jan. 2015. Executives of semiconductor specialist Infineon Technologies AG in Neubiberg, Germany, have completed their acquisition of power electronics designer International Rectifier Corp. in El Segundo, Calif.

Multichannel data converter FMC for harsh-environment military uses introduced by Pentek

Multichannel data converter FMC for harsh-environment military uses introduced by Pentek

UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., 14 Jan. 2015. Pentek Inc. in Upper Saddle River, N.J., is introducing the Flexor model 3316 multichannel high-speed-data-converter FPGA mezzanine card (FMC) for harsh-environment military applications.

The critical value of human intelligence in the cockpit

THE MIL & AERO BLOG 13 Jan. 2015. Modern avionics represents truly amazing technology. Sensors are growing in sophistication, digital satellite communications is helping guide aircraft to their destinations more efficiently than ever before, and small powerful computers are blending sensor inputs to produce on-board real-time situational awareness.

Worldwide semiconductor market expected to see 9.4 percent revenue growth from 2013 to 2014

Worldwide semiconductor market expected to see 9.4 percent revenue growth from 2013 to 2014

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., 13 Jan. 2015. The global semiconductor market is expected to show 9.4 percent revenue growth from 2013 to 2014, say analysts at market researcher IHS Technology in Englewood, Colo.

Rugged Gigabit Ethernet switch for military vehicles and aircraft offered by Curtiss-Wright

Rugged Gigabit Ethernet switch for military vehicles and aircraft offered by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 13 Jan. 2015. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the Parvus DuraNET 20-11 rugged, small, lightweight 8-Port Gigabit Ethernet switch for manned and unmanned military and civil ground vehicles and aircraft.

Carnegie Mellon to apply synthetic vision technology to help keep snow plows safe on the road

Carnegie Mellon to apply synthetic vision technology to help keep snow plows safe on the road

WASHINGTON, 12 Jan. 2015. Federal transportation authorities are asking researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh to borrow from defense and aerospace synthetic vision technology to develop an enhanced vision system to enable snowplow drivers to see clearly in blizzard conditions.

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