News – 2006.12.13

  • NI Adds QNX Neutrino RTOS Support to LabVIEW Embedded Design Platform
    National Instruments and QNX Software Systems have teamed up to extend the LabVIEW graphical dataflow environment to the QNX(R) Neutrino(R) real-time operating system (RTOS). Engineers now can use the NI LabVIEW Embedded Development Module with the QNX Neutrino RTOS to add comprehensive support for multicore processors and target any supported hardware platform for QNX Neutrino.
  • Acrosser Unveils AR-B1622 PCI-104 CPU Module with AMD LX 800 Processor
    Acrosser Technology, Co., LTD announces the introduction of AR-B1622, the new PC/104 form factor SBC with AMD LX800@0.9W processor offers superb energy efficient and excellent performance, accompanied with rich features include DDR SODIMM memory support, COM ports, USB 2.0, EIDE interface, Watchdog timer, 10/100 Ethernet, Compact Flash slot, and 24bit TTL LCD interface.
  • Altera Rolls Out Production-Qualified Stratix II GX FPGAs
    Altera Corporation (Nasdaq: ALTR) announced that it has begun shipping its production-qualified Stratix(R) II GX FPGAs. The high-density Stratix II GX family provides up to 20 low-power transceivers operating between 600 Mbps and 6.375 Gbps with an unprecedented 127 Gbps of aggregate serial link connectivity.
  • ATEME to Showcase PMP Reference Design, easee at CES 2007
    Since more than 8 years, ATEME has been focused on delivering high quality and performance video technology. Its broad offer particularly focuses on Portable Media Players, Set-Top Boxes, IFE, DMAs…
  • CEFRIEL Joins Lattice LEADER Design Services Program
    Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) announced that CEFRIEL, an Italian ICT (Information and Communication Technology) center of excellence in research, education and innovation, has joined the Lattice LEADER Design Services Program, a highly select global network of companies.
  • AdaCore, Boeing, Smiths Aerospace, Wind River Celebrate C-130 AMP Aircraft
    AdaCore joins The Boeing Company, Smiths Aerospace and Wind River Systems in celebrating the successful first flight of the C-130 Avionics Modernization Program (AMP) aircraft, which took place on September 19th.
  • Wipro Selects VLSI and System Design Services from Cadence
    Cadence Design Systems (India) Pvt Ltd., the Indian subsidiary of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) announced that Wipro Technologies, the global IT services division of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) and also the world’s largest independent R&D services provider, has chosen Cadence for its VLSI and System Design services business portfolio.
  • Connect One Receives Recognition with M2M 100 Directory
    Connect One(TM), the Device Networking Authority(TM), has been named to the M2M Magazine M2M 100 for 2007. The M2M 100 is a list of the most important and influential machine-to-machine (M2M) technology providers. Connect One manufactures semiconductors and device servers that facilitate reliable and robust Internet connectivity for M2M applications.
  • M2M 100 Directory of Top Machine-to-Machine Companies Selects Comtech
    Comtech M2M, a leading Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Solution Provider, is pleased to announce their selection for the M2M 100 annual directory of top M2M technology and service provider companies for the third year running by M2M Magazine, published by Specialty Publishing Co.
  • Fusion Technology to Drive 3D Silicon
    Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced semiconductor technology solutions, shared stunning prospects for a new industry-fusing technology era that will offer tremendous global opportunities for expanded use of three-dimensional (3D) silicon-based technologies. At the plenary session of the 2006 International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) on Monday, Dr. Chang-Gyu Hwang, president and CEO of Samsung Electronics’ Semiconductor Business, said that we are at the doorstep of the largest shift in the semiconductor industry ever, one that will dwarf the PC and even the consumer electronics eras.
  • Samsung Speeds Mobile Applications with Fusion Memory Chip
    Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced semiconductor technology solutions, announced that it has developed a prototype fusion memory chip that can significantly increase the data processing speed between processors in mobile applications. Samsung’s new fusion solution, OneDRAM, is expected to be specified in the design of handsets, game consoles and in other digital applications, especially those that use 3-dimensional graphics.
  • Teradyne, LogicVision Integrate Silicon Diagnostic Solutions with IG-XL OS
    Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) and LogicVision, Inc. (NASDAQ: LGVN) announced that they have established seamless interaction between LogicVision’s ETAccess(TM) semiconductor diagnostic products and Teradyne UltraFLEX(TM) test systems. Teradyne’s Test Assistance Group (TAG) and LogicVision jointly engineered the new software interface that enables users easy access to LogicVision’s embedded memory and logic built-in self-test (BIST) device structures.
  • Microchip Technology Wins Stevie Award
    Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, announced that Mitch Little, vice president of worldwide sales and applications, was honored with a Stevie(R) Award in the “Worldwide VP of Sales of the Year” category in The 2006 Selling Power Sales Excellence Awards. Additionally, Microchip’s worldwide sales organization was named a finalist in the “Global Sales Team of the Year” category.
  • Hitachi, Renesas Enable Stable Fabrication of Phase-Change Memory
    Hitachi Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) and Renesas Technology Corp. announced the development of a new cell technology that will enable stable fabrication of phase-change memory while maintaining low-power operation performance.
  • NXP Unveils Low Cost, Multimedia-Enabled Navigation Device Solution
    Paving the way for increased adoption of location-based services, NXP Semiconductors announced a full solution for low-cost, portable GPS devices with advanced multimedia capabilities. Building on NXP’s Nexperia(TM) mobile multimedia processor PNX0190, the new offering includes NXP Software’s swGPS(TM) Personal, a groundbreaking software solution for GPS, along with ALK Technologies’ industry-leading CoPilot(R) navigation software – providing everything a designer needs to build a low-cost, multimedia-rich portable media player (PMP) with navigation capability for connected consumers on-the-go.
  • Sequence PowerTheater Enables Ubicom to Reduce Power Consumption by 25%
    Communications and Media Processor standout Ubicom has chosen Sequence Design’s PowerTheater because it demonstrated the ability to reduce power consumption in its multi-core IC logic arrays by 25 percent.