Pyxis Raises Funding for R &#38 D

(July 7, 2006) SANTA CLARA, CA &#151 Pyxis Technology, a design for manufacture (DFM) routing company, raised $9.2 million in series-B funding for continuing R &#38 D and for developing a sales and marketing infrastructure for customer support. Seeing manufacturing and yield issues as design-dependent, Naeem Zafar, president and CEO, Pyxis, said he chose Formative Ventures as an investment partner because of their prior experience with electronic design automation (EDA) technology.

(July 7, 2006) POCATELLO, ID &#151 Interton, a hearing aid system manufacturer, has selected AMI Semiconductor (AMIS) to develop advanced wireless capabilities for hearing aid devices. The battery life expectancy for hearing devices complicates additions of wireless technology; therefore, AMIS will develop ultra low-power radio frequency (RF) subsystems for devices.


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