News – 2006.10.31

  • The MathWorks Streamlines Development with Link for Cadence Incisive
    The MathWorks today introduced Link for Cadence Incisive, which offers verification of hardware description language (HDL) implementations based on MATLAB(R) and Simulink(R) models. Link for Cadence Incisive integrates MATLAB and Simulink with the Incisive(R) functional verification platform from Cadence Design Systems, Inc., for efficient design and verification of systems-on-a-chip (SoC), application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs), and field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) through cosimulation.
  • eMagin to Ship Pre-Production Samples of SVGA-3DS Microdisplays
    eMagin Corporation (EMA:AMEX) will begin shipping pre-production version samples of the world’s smallest pixel-pitch display. The SVGA-3DS will be available in limited quantities with a custom interface design & reference kit (IDRK) in December.
  • Microchip Medical Products Group Targets Medical Device Market
    Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, today announced the formation of the Medical Products Group (MPG) to address the emerging challenges of the medical electronics market through close partnerships with medical device makers.
  • ADLINK Technology Connects DAQ Cards with MATLAB
    ADLINK Technology unveils a complimentary driver to integrate MATLAB(R) Data Acquisition Toolbox with almost one hundred ADLINK data acquisition and control cards in a variety of form factors: PCI Express(R), PCI, CompactPCI and PXI.
  • Tensilica Adds Ogg Vorbis Decoder to Xtensa HiFi 2 Audio Engine
    Tensilica(R), Inc. today announced that it has added an Ogg Vorbis decoder for its popular Xtensa(R) HiFi 2 Audio Engine and Diamond 330HiFi processor core. The Xtensa HiFi 2 Audio Engine is the most popular audio processor core on the market, designed into devices ranging from cellular phone handsets to prosumer audio.
  • Mentor Unveils HyperLynx 7.7 for Signal Integrity Simulation, Analysis
    Mentor Graphics(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT), the market and technology leader in printed circuit board (PCB) design solutions, today announced the immediate availability of HyperLynx(R) 7.7, the latest version of its powerful and easy-to-use tool suite for pre- and post-layout signal integrity (SI) simulation and analysis. HyperLynx 7.7 includes significant productivity and technology enhancements targeted at classic high-speed bus technologies, as well as the rapidly emerging SERDES (SERialization/DE-Serialization) interconnect standards for connecting serial drivers and receivers.
  • NI PCI Express Frame Grabbers Support Every Major Camera Standard
    National Instruments (Nasdaq:NATI) today announced that it has expanded its digital camera support with the release of three new PCI Express-based frame grabbers. With the new NI PCIe-8255R, NI PCIe-8231 and NI PCIe-1427 frame grabbers, National Instruments now offers support for every major digital camera bus, including IEEE 1394b, Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) Vision and Camera Link. National Instruments is the only vision component provider to offer PCI Express hardware for all three major buses.
  • Addi-Data Joins RTX Embedded Driver Partner Program
    Ardence, the global leader in developing software platforms for the on-demand world, today announced that Addi-Data, German manufacturer of PC-based solutions for industrial measurement and automation, joined the RTX Embedded Driver Partner Program and now provides RTX drivers for most of its PCI and CPCI data acquisition boards.
  • AdaCore Rolls Out GNATstack Software Stack Analysis Tool
    AdaCore today launched GNATstack, a software analysis tool that enables software development teams to accurately predict the maximum size of the memory stack required to host an embedded software application. GNATstack is an important component of AdaCore’s High-Integrity solution (GNAT Pro HIE), which is an enhanced Ada development environment used for building safety-critical, embedded software applications that require certification. The tool is targeted at system designers creating high integrity and high reliability embedded applications.
  • AMCC Adopts Mentor Graphics’ Questa, AVM, SystemVerilog Products
    Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) today announced that Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC) (Nasdaq: AMCC) has consolidated their functional verification activities and flow on the Mentor Graphics(R) Questa(TM) next-generation functional verification platform and Mentor’s Advanced Verification Methodology (AVM).
  • CEVA Introduce CEVA-X1641 High-Performance Quad-MAC DSP
    CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA)(LSE: CVA), the leading licensor of digital signal processor (DSP) cores, multimedia and storage platforms to the semiconductor industry, today announced the CEVA-X1641(TM) — the newest addition to the company’s industry-proven family of CEVA-X DSP cores and fully compliant with the CEVA-X Instruction Set Architecture (ISA).
  • Synopsys Announces Complete, Single Vendor Interface DDR2 SDRAM IP
    Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced that it will expand its DesignWare(R) Cores intellectual property (IP) with the planned release of a single vendor, complete system-level interface solution for high-performance DDR2 SDRAM memory subsystems.
  • MtekVision Succeeds on 3-Million-Gate Camera Signal Processor with Magma
    Magma(R) Design Automation Inc. (Nasdaq:LAVA), a provider of semiconductor design software, today announced that MtekVision, Korea’s largest fabless company, has successfully implemented a 3-million-gate Camera Signal Processor (CSP) for mobile applications using Magma’s Blast Fusion(R), Blast Power(TM), Blast Rail(TM) NX and Blast Noise(R). With the Magma software’s integrated low-power and physical design capabilities, MtekVision was able to meet their power, timing, signal integrity and area goals while accelerating the design cycle.
  • MotionDSP Debuts Patented, Military-Grade Video Enhancement Technology
    MotionDSP, an emerging leader in digital video enhancement, today announced the company’s first product and specific details on its patented, military-grade video enhancement technology. MotionDSP’s patented algorithms correct and enhance the poor quality of user-generated content caused by the limited optics and capabilities of mass-market devices such as mobile phones and digital cameras. The company’s technology was originally developed at the University of California, Santa Cruz by one of the world’s foremost authorities in image processing, Professor Peyman Milanfar.
  • AXIOMTEK Launches SBC84710 Embedded SBC with VIA V4 Processors Support
    AXIOMTEK, as a trusted Applied Computing Platform provider, is pleased to launch a new low power consumption 3.5″ embedded SBC, the SBC84710, which supports ultra low voltage VIA V4 Eden/C7 processors for power-efficient and fanless operation applications. This fanless embedded board is equipped with the latest VIA CX700 chipset which integrates all the cutting-edge features of a modern chipset’s North and South bridges into a single-chip package.
  • Xyratex Showcases Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) Solutions
    Xyratex Ltd. (NASDAQ: XRTX), a leading provider of storage enclosures for OEMs and Solution Integrators, will demonstrate its industry-leading line of Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) solutions at the Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall Exhibition and Conference in Orlando, Florida, October 31 – November 3 in booth G11.
  • Xyratex Ships E5402E 3Gb SAS – SAS/SATA RAID System
    Xyratex Ltd. (NASDAQ: XRTX), a leading provider of storage enclosures for OEMs and Solution Integrators, today announced that the E5402E 3Gb SAS – SAS/SATA RAID system is now shipping. Xyratex will demonstrate this new system at Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall Exhibition and Conference in Orlando, Florida, October 31 – November 3, 2006.
  • AMCC PowerPC Reference Platforms Ship with Kozio’s kDiagnostics
    Kozio, Inc., the leading provider of automated validation software ideally suited for board bring-up, manufacturing test and power-on self test, today announced support for Applied Micro Circuit Corporation’s new PowerPC(R) 440SPe Katmai, 440EPx Sequoia, 440GRx Rainier and 440GX Taishan Evaluation Kits. Kozio’s kDiagnostics software will ship on these four new AMCC evaluation platforms, and support from Kozio is available immediately for custom designs using any of these processors.
  • LibreStream Licenses NCT’s VOIP Echo Cancellation Technology
    Cambridge voice technology experts, NCT have licensed their ClearSpeech voice technology to Canadian company LibreStream Technologies, Inc. who specialize in the development of wireless video conferencing technology. LibreStream have licensed NCT’s ClearSpeech echo cancellation technology for incorporation in their ‘n-sight Mobile Video Collaboration System’, the first mobile device that incorporates all the components necessary to participate in a wireless, full duplex voice, video and data collaboration session with a remote user using VoIP (voice over internet).