News – 2006.12.07

  • Agere Debuts TrueNTRY X122 Low-Cost Cellular Phone Platform
    Agere Systems (NYSE: AGR) introduced the TrueNTRY(TM) X122, a low-cost cellular phone platform for the market’s largest segment. This announcement coincides with this week’s 3G World Congress and Mobility Marketplace 2006 in Hong Kong.
  • Enea Unveils DSPNet TCP/IP Stack for Digital Signal Processors
    Enea (STO:ENEA), the world leader in advanced device software, announced DSPNet, a compact, high-performance TCP/IP stack for its OSEck DSP real-time operating system. The compact new stack, optimized for deeply embedded applications with tight size and cost constraints, occupies less than 40 kbytes of memory and can support IPv4, IPv6, and dual-mode IPv4/IPv6 traffic. DSPNet supports raw IP/UDP/TCP BSD Sockets and provides a zero-copy API based on BSD Sockets. Enea will also offer a broad range of optional security and networking applications for the new stack.
  • Relativity Technologies Application Remodeler Offers UML-Based Remodeling
    How does a company constantly realign its operations to compete in today’s global marketplace when its business processes are embedded in complex, rigid, and poorly documented enterprise applications? Relativity Technologies, Inc. provided the first reliable and comprehensive solution to this challenge with the Application Remodeler(TM) module of its Modernization Workbench(R) platform.
  • Iona Wi-Fi Portable Internet Radio Costs Less than $15 to Build
    Cambridge Consultants will launch a platform design which rewrites the economics of the emerging internet radio market. Based on just two ICs, the Iona Wi-Fi portable radio can be built with an electronic bill-of-materials (eBOM) costing less than $15.
  • ST Receives Automotive-Grade Qualification for ST7FMC Microcontrollers
    STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), one of the world’s leading suppliers of microcontrollers for automotive applications, announced that its ST7FMC microcontroller family has been Automotive-Grade qualified to meet the specific and rigorous demands of the automotive market. Built around an industry-standard 8-bit core and designed for driving Brushless Direct Current (BLDC) motors, the microcontroller family is ideal for use in various car body applications such as fuel and water pumps, cooling fans and interior blowers.
  • ZigBee Alliance Certifies XBee and XBee-PRO OEM RF Modules
    Digi International (NASDAQ:DGII) announces that its MaxStream branded XBee(TM) product family has been ZigBee Certified by the ZigBee Alliance. The XBee and XBee-PRO OEM RF modules passed rigorous independent testing to become one of only four products to receive ZigBee certification.
  • DVS Offers Free Version of Spycer Data Manager
    At this year’s IBC in Amsterdam Spycer(TM), the innovative software by DVS, was strongly sought after. This intense demand has prompted DVS to offer a basic version to anyone being interested in the new data manager. The free version allows full browsing and search capabilities. It is possible to search data locally as well as via the network depending on how many Spycer(TM) applications are available.
  • Fujitsu Creates Bio-Based Polymer for Components from Castor Oil
    Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Laboratories Limited announced their development of a new polymer with a high bio-content(1) that uses castor oil extracted from the seeds of the castor bean(2). The new bio-based polymer features superior flexibility that can withstand repeated bending. Fujitsu will consider using this new bio-based polymer for small components of notebook PCs and mobile phones, such as connector covers.
  • Intel Showcases WiMAX Connection 2300 Mobile Baseband Chipset
    Intel Corporation announced design completion of its first mobile WiMAX baseband chip. Combined with the company’s previously announced single-chip, multi-band WiMAX/Wi-Fi radio, the pair creates a complete chipset called the Intel(R) WiMAX Connection 2300. This development marks another major step in Intel’s efforts to deliver an “always best connected” mobile Internet experience for future laptops and mobile devices.
  • MIPS Technologies Files Patent, Trademark Lawsuit Against Trident
    MIPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIPS), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital consumer, networking, personal entertainment, communications and business applications, announced that the company filed a patent and trademark infringement lawsuit against Trident Microsystems, Inc. on December 1, 2006 in the United States District Court, Northern District of California. After business discussions have failed to resolve Trident’s unauthorized use of MIPS Technologies’ intellectual property (“IP”), the company has taken this next step.
  • MOXA Offers Vista Certified Multiport Serial Boards, Device Servers
    MOXA has received approval from Microsoft’s Windows Hardware Quality Laboratories (WHQL) for Windows Vista x86 and x64 editions, making MOXA the world’s first provider to offer Vista-certified multiport serial board and serial device server products.
  • DVCon 2007 Reveals Keynote Speaker and Technical Program
    The Design and Verification Conference (DVCon), sponsored by Accellera, announced that Moshe Gavrielov, Executive Vice President and General Manager for the Verification Division at Cadence, will be the keynote speaker for the 2007 conference. In addition, the technical program is now available on the DVCon website and advance registration is open. The conference will be held Wednesday, February 21through Friday, February 23 at the DoubleTree Hotel in San Jose, California.