- ST Unveils 16-Mbit Page-Erasable Serial Flash with 4 Kbyte Sectors
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), the world’s leading supplier of serial Flash memory, announced the addition of a 16-Mbit memory chip with 4-Kbyte sectors to the page-erasable M25PE serial Flash family, which is ideal for PC BIOS applications as well as for optical disk drives, digital voice recorders, networking products and set-top boxes (STBs). The new M25PE16 is accessed through an SPI-compatible serial bus operating at up to 50MHz and is the first Serial Flash device from ST with 4 Kbyte subsectors.
- SwitchCore Reduces Time-to-Market with Telelogic DOORS, Tau
Telelogic (Nordic Exchange/Mid Cap/TLOG), the leading provider of software solutions that align advanced systems and software development with business objectives, announced that SwitchCore AB (Stockholm Exchange: SCOR), Lund, Sweden, a manufacturer of integrated network devices for data, voice and video communication based on the Ethernet standard, is using Telelogic DOORS and Tau to improve its processes and products. Independent market analysts rank SwitchCore as the world’s fastest growing supplier in the Gigabit Ethernet switching device market.
- Freescale, FlexRay Technology Drive BMW X5 Sports Activity Vehicle
Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE:FSL) (NYSE:FSL.B) and the BMW Group are bringing a higher standard of innovation to the market with the industry’s first use of FlexRay(TM) technology in BMW’s new X5 Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV).
- Big Faceless Organization Creates Japanese Version of Website
Big Faceless Organization (BFO), provider of high quality Java software components, are delighted to announce the launch of the Japanese version of its website. The BFO Japanese website will display when the preferred language is set to Japanese on your web browser. Every page of the BFO site has been meticulously translated into Japanese.
- Acrosser Introduces AR-ES0892 Intel Core 2 Duo Embedded System
Acrosser Technology, Co., LTD announces the release of AR-ES0892, the Embedded Systems designed for Gaming and Embedded applications. In general, it is for applications that typically requires reliable and powerful computing, superior graphical performance, multiple I/O configurations and most importantly a long product life support. The AR-ES0892 is powered by the latest Intel Core 2 Duo, Core Duo as well as Celeron M processors. Integrated with the Trustee Platform Module (TPM), it also provides excellent software security.
- LSI Logic Acquires Metta Technology for $7 Million
LSI Logic Corporation (NYSE: LSI) announced it has acquired Metta Technology, Inc. for approximately $7 million in cash. Metta Technology, Inc., a privately held company with principal offices in Pune, India, develops multimedia system-on-chip technology and related software for consumer electronics products.
- SANYO Adopts Synopsys DFT MAX Scan Compression Automation Solution
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, announced that SANYO Semiconductor Co., Ltd., a leading supplier of consumer electronics products, has adopted the Synopsys DFT MAX scan compression automation solution to further increase the test quality of its digital designs. Using DFT MAX, SANYO engineers decreased test data volume by more than 90 percent, enabling them to achieve their high-quality test goals in less time. DFT MAX takes advantage of physical-aware links within the Synopsys Galaxy(TM) Design Platform, enabling designers to avoid costly iterations and achieve rapid design closure.
- Synopsys Builds EDA Industry’s First Supercomputer
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, announced it is the first electronic design automation (EDA) company to be included on a list of sites operating the world’s most powerful supercomputers. The Synopsys-built supercomputer was ranked as the 242nd most powerful supercomputer in the world by Top500, an independent organization of international supercomputing experts that tracks the world’s most powerful computers.