Compaq and Camstar Debut Semiconductor Manufacturing System

By pennNET Staff

CAMPBELL, Calif.—July 11, 2000—Compaq Computer Corporation and Camstar Systems Inc. announced the release of a computer integrated manufacturing solution for semiconductor test, assembly and packaging.

According to Camstar, the TAP suite solves back-end problems, provides for a paperless operation, offers wireless technologies for input/output convenience, and allows manufacturing data to be shared over the Internet.

Camstar says the product is based on Microsoft’s Windows DNA technologies including Component Object Model, Visual Basic for Applications, ActiveX, and Object Linking and Embedding for Process Control.

The TAP Suite includes components developed by Compaq and its partners, which are integrated through standard bus technologies. Camstar?s Windows NT-based InSite serves as an MES framework component and is included as part of the base system.


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