Referring to industry sources, they report that last Tuesday Korean companies negotiated to raise prices by 5-7%, i.e. up to $7-8 per 256 Mbit DDR chip. The negotiations may finish successfully, as the coming season of X-mas volume sales makes OEM partners worry about stable component shipments.
TerraTec Aureon 7.1 Space supports 7.1-channel audio at 24 bit / 96 kHz, features 100 dB SNR, supports DirectSound, Sensaura 3D, EAX 1.0/2.0, MacroFX, A3D 1.0, AC3 and DTS. TerraTec Aureon 7.1 Space has 8 eight discrete outputs, supports 2-, 4-, 6- (5.1) or 7.1-channel output, optical digital in and out, line- and mic-in.
5.1-channel TerraTec Aureon 5.1 Sky supports 24 bit / 96 kHz sampling frequency, features 100 dB SNR, has optical digital output, supports DirectSound, Sensaura 3D, EAX1.0/2.0, MacroFX, A3D 1.0, AC3 and DTS. It is supplied with Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP WDM drivers.
5.1-channel TerraTec Aureon 5.1 Fun supports 48 kHz sampling frequency, supports 2-, 4-, 6-channel sound. Aureon 5.1 Fun supports EAX 2.0/1.0, 3Dl2, Direct Sound 3D, Sensaura 3D.Wacom announced shipments of its new package, including a graphical tablet, pen, and Volito mouse, and launched MyVolito website.
Tablet brief specifications:
Shipments will start in October 2002. The recommended price is 59.90 euro.
Adaptec announced the release and shipments of 39320D-R (on the photo), 39320-R dual-channel, and 29320-R, 29320LP-R single-channel Ultra320 SCSI controllers. They are designed for data storage systems, video editing, streaming audio/video.
New products base on the new Adaptec chip, providing 320 MB/s data transfer speed, and supporting Adaptec HostRAID, RAID division, mirroring and hot sparing.
Adaptec SCSI Card 39320D-R and 39320-R are designed for medium and large enterprise servers, at that Adaptec SCSI Card 39320D is optimized for external SCSI connections, Adaptec SCSI Card 39320 for internal. In their turn, Adaptec SCSI Card 29320-R and 29320LP-R are designed for basic level servers and high-performance workstations. ASC-29320LP-R is a low-profile rackmount server controller.
Any ATI partner may participate in the "Certified By ATI" program. Qualification tests include:
According to the results, ATI Customer Service will post information about every tested and certified product.
Currently the following ATI RADEON 9000 PRO products are certified:
Additional information about other products is to be posted on ATI website in the nearest future. The list of ATI partners, participating in certification, is here.
Made using S-IPS technology, the panel should be volume-produced in H2 2003.
Source: The DigiTimes
According to The Financial Times, Fujitsu and AMD negotiate to converge production capacities and organize a new joint venture for flash memory production. AMD share is expected to be 60%, Fujitsu will own other 40%. The venture creation will supposedly be announced in January 2003.
According to Gartner Group, in 2001 Intel occupied the first place in the flash memory market with the 25.7% of world production. The second and third places were taken by AMD and Fujitsu, respectively. After the asset convergence production volumes of the new venture wil make 23.4%.
So, the flash memory partnership between AMD and Fujitsu can be improved in the near future. As you know, as far as in 1993 these companies created Fujitsu AMD Semiconductor joint venture, based on Fujitsu production facilities, where Fujitsu owns 50.01%.
Source: Nikkei Net
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