According to In-Stat, the top three uses for future tablet owners are email, personal information management, and multimedia consumption (audio, video and gaming). Last year’s small crop of tablets was being touted as potential e-readers (a way to compete against the Amazon Kindle lineup). But the next generation of tablets will be marketed as consumer multimedia consumption devices positioned to compete squarely against the Apple iPad.
Protecode(R), Inc., creator of the world’s fastest and most reliable software Intellectual Property (IP) engine, launched the Library IP Auditor (LA), an extension to the Protecode Enterprise IP Analyzer (EA) product in its flagship product suite of IP assessment tools. The addition of this product is in response to the growing usage of open source and other third-party content in enterprises and the interest in integrating applications with existing development processes.
Dialog Semiconductor plc (FWB: DLG), a leading provider of highly integrated innovative power management semiconductor solutions, has announced that it has purchased power management technology through an asset transaction from Diodes Zetex GmbH.
Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of customized, performance-critical components for wireless systems and other advanced electronics applications, announced the release of its newest application note titled “Thermoelectric Assemblies for Food and Beverage Applications”. This application note is the newest in a series of notes describing the role of Thermal Management in numerous market segments.