News – 2006.12.12

  • Texas Instruments Rolls Out Quad-Port Power over Ethernet IC
    Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) introduced the industry’s first fully integrated Power over Ethernet (PoE) management device that allows multi-port enterprise systems to deliver up to 25 watts of power over a standard Ethernet cable. Supporting operation at -40 to +125 C, the power source equipment (PSE) manager enables commercial, industrial, medical and military applications to manage Ethernet-powered devices using nearly twice the power as previous IEEE 802.3af-compliant systems.
  • TSMC 90nm RF Process Design Kit Available for Cadence Virtuoso
    Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS), the leader in global electronic-design innovation, and TSMC (TAIEX: 2330, NYSE:TSM), the world’s largest pure-play foundry, announced the availability of TSMC’s 90-nanometer RF Process Design Kit (PDK) for the new Cadence(R) Virtuoso(R) custom design platform. The 90-nanometer RF PDK is one in a series of TSMC PDKs supporting the latest Virtuoso platform, a comprehensive system that accelerates silicon-accurate design of analog, mixed-signal, and RF devices.
  • SoftJin’s Programmable Synthesis Engine Integrates with HDL Front End
    SoftJin, a customized EDA (Electronic Design Automation) software development services company, and Verific Design Automation announced that SoftJin’s Programmable Synthesis Engine (PSE), a logic optimization and mapping software product that is customizable for a variety of programmable platform architectures, has been integrated with Verific’s Hardware Description Language (HDL) component software.
  • 42Networks Embedded VoIP Module Connects with Dovado Mobile Broadband
    42Networks, a Stockholm and Shanghai based provider of broadband telephony products and services, and DOVADO FZ-LLC, a company based in the Dubai Internet City with its extension in Stockholm, have launched the Dovado WRG (Wireless Residential Gateway) in which 42Networks has integrated its embedded VoIP module.
  • Xirrus Wi-Fi Sharp Cell Technology Extends RF Shaping Capabilities
    Xirrus, Inc., the only provider of high performance, long range Wi-Fi products, announced the availability of its Sharp Cell technology that further advances Xirrus’ RF shaping capability by sharply defining the edge of the coverage area produced by the Wi-Fi Array. Sharp Cell also limits the RF bleed outside of a building promoting a more secure network and reduces the interference to neighboring Wi-Fi networks.
  • Packet Design Receives Patent for Border Gateway Protocol Routing
    Packet Design, Inc. has won its first patent for a technology that addresses security and reliability issues in the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), the routing protocol used by virtually all network routers for communication between service providers and large enterprises.
  • Innominds Software Opens Second Innovation Center in Hyderabad
    Innominds Software, a leading provider of Outsourced Software Product Engineering, announced the launch of its second Product Engineering (PE) Innovation Center in Hyderabad that will boost company’s fast track growth strategies in Application and Tools Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), Mobile and Telecom markets globally. The new Software PE Innovation center spread over 20,000 Sq. Ft facility at the Info City will offer extended product engineering know-how and collaborative research support for Innominds’ growing list of customers worldwide.
  • Atmel Increases Internal Data Bandwidth with ARM9-based Microcontroller
    Atmel(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), announced the newest member of Atmel’s SAM9 family, the AT91SAM9263 embedding a 200 MIPS ARM926EJ-STM-based microcontroller that overcomes the bottlenecks that occur with conventional ARM9TM-based MCUs in graphically-interfaced, data-intensive applications such as networked medical monitoring equipment and GPS navigation systems.
  • NEC Selects TI OMAP 2 Platform for 3G FOMA N903i Phone
    Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE: TXN) (TI) announced that its OMAP(TM) 2 platform has been selected to provide compelling multimedia functionality for one of NTT DoCoMo’s newest FOMA(R) 3G handsets, the FOMA N903i from NEC. Based on TI’s OMAP2430 processor, this handset delivers a wide range of entertainment and productivity functions, packaging some of the most desirable multimedia applications into a single handset supporting DVD-quality video and best-in- class VGA color display.
  • FSMLabs Adds Carrier Grade RTOS Support to AMD Opteron ATCA Platform
    FSMLabs released carrier grade real-time operating system support for the new ATCA telecommunications reference design from AMD (NYSE: AMD). FSMLabs’ RTLinux for the AMD Opteron(TM) processor-based 64-bit Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture (AdvancedTCA(R)) platform from Pinnacle Data Systems (PDSi) is available immediately and is superbly suited to emerging convergence applications where data plane and management functions need to be tightly coordinated.
  • NEC Rolls Out 16- and 32-Bit All Flash Microcontrollers
    NEC Electronics America, Inc. announced that it has added sixteen new devices to its comprehensive lineup of 16- and 32-bit all flash microcontrollers (MCUs). These latest MCUs offer up to twice the memory and a significant increase in pin-count options compared to previous devices in the line.
  • Micron Acquires Image Sensor Business from Avago Technologies
    Enhancing its position as the world’s leading supplier of CMOS image sensors, Micron Technology, Inc. (NYSE:MU), announced the acquisition of Avago Technologies’ image sensor business. The acquisition provides Micron with an experienced imaging team, select imaging products and intellectual property relating to Avago’s image sensor business.