News – 2007.01.11

  • ARM AMBA Platform IP Available for eASIC 90nm Nextreme Structured ASIC
    eASIC Corporation, a provider of Structured ASIC devices and Configurable Logic IP, announced the availability of ARM AMBA Platform IP (PIP-AMBA) from CAST for eASIC’s 90nm Nextreme Structured ASIC product family. CAST, who joined the company’s newly established eZ-IP Alliance program, will partner with eASIC to provide customers with the essential IP cores and software infrastructure for eASIC’s soft ARM926EJ microprocessor core.
  • Rambus Licenses Memory Patents to Spansion
    Rambus Inc. (Nasdaq:RMBS), one of the world’s premier technology licensing companies specializing in high-speed chip interfaces, and Spansion Inc. (Nasdaq:SPSN), the world’s largest pure-play provider of Flash memory solutions, announced that they have signed a patent license agreement. This five-year, royalty-based agreement grants Spansion a license to a broad range of Rambus patents. Rambus management does not expect revenue generated from this license agreement to be material. Specific terms of the agreement are confidential.
  • Aeroflex Rolls Out Test Solution for Assisted-GPS Mobile Handsets
    Aeroflex has launched a fully integrated solution for testing A-GPS (Assisted-GPS) enabled mobile handsets. The solution is based on the highly successful and well-proven Aeroflex 6103 AIME and 6103 AIME/CT mobile handset test systems. It has been designed to address the rapidly emerging development and conformance test requirements for A-GPS-based mobile handsets by testing A-GPS implementation in the laboratory thereby eliminating the need for costly field trials and reducing time-to-market. The solution is designed to support the development lifecycle of A-GPS devices from initial R&D through to conformance test.
  • MiraVid Offers Program, Transport Stream Analysis for MSight Analyzer
    MiraVid Inc., a global provider of MPEG technologies and tools, announced the immediate availability of a program and transport analysis option for MSight(TM) Analyzer. The program and transport stream analyzer option enables feature-rich system layer debugging, full system conformance, and STD buffer modeling verification. MSight Analyzer supports H.264, VC-1, and MPEG-4/2/1 over transport stream or program stream.
  • Sandbridge Technologies Adopts Sequence PowerTheater, CoolTime
    Sequence Design, the EDA leader in power-aware SoC design solutions, announced that wireless IC pioneer Sandbridge Technologies has adopted Sequence’s PowerTheater and CoolTime for timing-aware dynamic voltage drop optimization on its next-generation products.
  • International Rectifier Unveils Robust 600V Single-Channel ICs
    International Rectifier, IR(R) (NYSE:IRF), a world leader in power management technology, introduced a series of robust single-channel high-voltage integrated circuits (HVIC) for a wide range of applications including motor control, lighting, switch mode power supplies, industrial and welding, and solar panel battery chargers.
  • SignalWizard Real-Time Filter Design Tools Head to Europe
    Kane Computing have recently signed an exclusive distribution agreement with EZFIR to sell the SignalWizard family of real-time filter design products in Europe. The Signal Wizard 2.5 brings the power of digital signal processing to any audio-bandwidth domain that requires electronic signal filtering. Applications include audio signal processing, sensor signal conditioning, signal analysis, vibration analysis, education and research in electrical, electronic and other physical sciences.
  • IBASE Debuts Mini-ITX Motherboard with Intel Core 2 Duo, 945GM Chipset
    IBASE Technology, a leading manufacturer of embedded computing platforms, releases the MB899X Mini-ITX motherboard that supports the latest Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo processor and the Mobile Intel(R) 945GM Express chipset. The new board comes with a PCI-E x16 slot providing up to 30 times the throughput of the PCI bus, translating into a bandwidth of 4 Gbps (Gigabytes per second).
  • TI Introduces Two New Target Boards for eZ430 Development Tool
    Giving designers of portable, battery-powered applications added flexibility and functionality in a low cost, full-featured development environment, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) announced availability of two new target boards for the eZ430 development tool: the T2012 and the MSP-Mojo. At $10 for a pack of three target boards, the T2012 features the MSP430F2012 ultra-low power microcontroller (MCU) with an integrated high performance 200 ksps, 10-bit analog to digital converter (ADC).
  • Nanosecond Timing Synchronization for Electronic Trading Systems
    In response to Regulation NMS and MiFID, FSMLabs announced immediate availability of Nanosecond Timing Synchronization software for Electronic Trading Systems using RTLinuxPro technology. RTTimeSync was originally created by FSMLabs for use by the military for mission-critical and safety-critical communications systems and has been adapted to handle the stringent trading timestamp regulations for NMS and MiFID.