Alliances abound

To bring affordable Internet imaging solutions to businesses, Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NJ) and Encanto Networks Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) have entered a comarketing relationship that will combine Kodak`s digital imaging products and Encanto`s web station and connection services to provide low-cost, easy-to-use Internet imaging. . . . Applied Materials Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) has partnered with Sematech (Austin, TX) to develop an advanced Scanning Electron Microscope-based automatic defect class

Alliances abound

To bring affordable Internet imaging solutions to businesses, Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NJ) and Encanto Networks Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) have entered a comarketing relationship that will combine Kodak`s digital imaging products and Encanto`s web station and connection services to provide low-cost, easy-to-use Internet imaging. . . . Applied Materials Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) has partnered with Sematech (Austin, TX) to develop an advanced Scanning Electron Microscope-based automatic defect classification system. This high-speed review system will be used on future semiconductor wafers with feature sizes of 0.18 mm and below. . . . DY 4 Systems Inc. (Kanata, Ontario, Canada), a manufacturer of VMEbus systems, and Systran Corp. (Dayton, OH), a specialist in ANSI Standard Fibre Channel technology, have agreed to collaborate to bring high-data-rate Fibre-Channel-based systems to the military/aerospace industry. Joint cooperation on the development of the new 64-bit SH-5/ST50 series of microprocessors for interactive set-top boxes, digital video products, car multimedia systems, and other consumer products has been announced by Hitachi Ltd.(Tokyo, Japan) and SGS-Thomson Microelectronics Inc. (San Jose, CA). . . . Toshiba America Medical Systems (Tustin, CA) and Eastman Kodak`s Health Imaging Division (Rochester, NY) have entered into a joint marketing and sales agreement that will combine Kodak`s clinical application and image management technologies with Toshiba`s ultrasound systems to produce complete digital imaging systems.

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