CoWare Webcasts Design of Ultra Wideband Wireless Networking Products

11/24/2003 - CoWare, Inc., the leading supplier of system-level electronic design automation (EDA) software and services, announced the program for the first of several web seminars on designing, developing, and implementing complex convergence products. This first seminar will focus on the design of Ultra Wideband (UWB) wireless networking products. Renowned wireless design expert Dr. Manouchehr Rafie will present on "Opportunities for UWB Design," including where the technology fits in the wireless landscape, major design issues, and information on the newest design and verification solutions.

A brief introduction will be given by Dr. Heinrich Meyr, CoWare's chief scientist and professor and co-director of the Institute for Integrated Signal Processing System at the Aachen University of Technology (RWTH Aachen). The seminar will also include an update from Eshel Haritan, vice president of SPW engineering for CoWare, on the newest release of CoWare's Signal Processing WorksystemTM (SPW) product line for communications and multimedia systems designers.

The web seminar will be held on December 3, 2003, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PST, and on December 4, 2003 from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time. Each seminar will include an interactive Q&A session.

For more information or to register for the seminar, which is free of charge, contact Tamme Delfino at 408-392-8546 or visit

About Dr. Manouchehr Rafie, Ph.D.
Dr. Rafie has over twenty years of technology and executive experience, including 14 years in advanced wireless communications systems and architecture engineering. He holds several patents in advanced communications signal processing, and has been published in more than 60 technical publications. Currently founder and CTO of ViFi, Rafie was previously the technical director of the 3G Program for National Semiconductor, president and CTO of ULTERA Communications, adjunct professor at UC Berkeley, and CTO of CALY Networks. He was also a group director for Cadence Design Systems, where he founded the company's Wireless Design Services group. Dr. Rafie has also led and managed the design and implementation of over 35 key projects, including a 3G (multi-mode/band UMTS), general-purpose OFDM digital modem, and an Iridium ISU baseband processor. He is a technical instructor, lecturer, and editor of various publications.

About CoWare
CoWare, the leading supplier of system-level electronic design automation (EDA) software, is revolutionizing system on chip (SoC) and embedded software development by enabling engineers to create design platforms optimized for specific market requirements. Its software is employed today by major systems, intellectual property (IP) and semiconductor companies worldwide. For the second year, the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal has recognized CoWare as one of the fastest-growing private companies in Silicon Valley. For more information, visit:

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